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THE PIGEON ACE
Written by Enid Marx. Illustrated by Enid Marx.
Stock no. 1323524
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1943. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light foxing to covers. Foxing to contents. One page has a large tear and crease, two others have small tears. Still a nice copy of a scarce book.

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GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE
Written by David Walliams. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1323468
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In his old age Grandpa has become confused. He believes he is back in World War II when he was an RAF Spitfire pilot. Only one person can understand him: his grandson Jack. Together they embark on the adventure of their lives. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780007494019. Slight bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a bit creased at edges.

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SKY HIGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1323262
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The strange story of Deeley Montfort Delaroy, told by his war-time comrade and friend, Captain Eric (Tubby) Wilde. Blue boards, black title to spine. Revised and reset edition. Spine and corners bumped. Some light browning/foxing to spine. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed on verso, is edge chipped with slight loss and a bit grubby to rear panel.

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AN ELEPHANT IN THE GARDEN
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2139571
Published by The Book People Ltd.. Circa 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Elizabeth, Karli and their mother are avoiding the Russian troops which would be hard enough to do, even if they didn't have an elephant to look after! Glazed pictorial boards. 232 pages. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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A SUB AND A SUBMARINE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by E.S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 2139252
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Story of H.M. Submarine R 19 in the Great War. Blue pictorial cloth. Frontis plus 3 b/w plates. 256 pages. Some light wear to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; some nicks and marks, but minimal loss.

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BIGGLES IN FRANCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138312
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 300 Copies, this edition also has an original hand drawn illustration by Skilleter to front endpaper. The first and only hardback edition. 12 stories, plus b/w illustrations. This is Copy No. 229. Tiny knock to top of spine of book and to wrapper. Pale browning to top edge of rear panel of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WORRALS FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1322681
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 4th 1949. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with light titles and vignette. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Front free-endpaper is missing, some surface paper damage to pastedown where it has been torn out. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to top of spine.

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DEFIANT CITY
Written by Jospeh Bato. Illustrated by J.B. Priestley.
Stock no. 2134878
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w illustrations. Couple of corners are bumped. Some spotting. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some repairs to verso with paper tape. Some grubby marks to wrapper.

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WHEN EAST MEETS WEST
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by C.M. Padday.
Stock no. 1320554
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1913. Good condition.

A story of the Yellow Peril. Olive green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Grey endpapers. 6 b/w plates. 292 pages, all edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped and worn with small splits at top and tail of spine. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Joints cracked. Some foxing to textblock and page margins. 1 plate is missing (opposite page 211).

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WINGED VICTORY
Written by V.M. Yeates.
Stock no. 2131885
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some foxing; nicks to corners.

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WINGED VICTORY
Written by V.M. Yeates.
Stock no. 1818566
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Reprint. Text block lightly browned and foxed. Faint pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapepr is browned to spine, has foxing and is lightly worn at corners.

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THE LITTLE JEEP
Written by Paul Corey. Illustrated by Jack Zander.
Stock no. 1318014
Published by The World Publishing Company. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A Rainbow Book. 'The war was over and Joey, the little jeep, wanted to go home...' The story of a World War II jeep. Matt pictorial boards. Two-tone & colour illustrations throughout. Lower cover edges are worn. Some slight corner creases and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is very worn with some loss to spine and corners, grubby to rear panel and has a large tear to front fold.

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