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THE ELEPHANT WAR
Written by Gillian Avery. Illustrated by John Verney.
Stock no. 1401947
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The fourth story of the Smith family, beginning with a misunderstanding (like many wars before and since). Red boards, silver title to spine. 256 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to bottom of boards. Bottom edge of text block marked (possibly damp) which also affects bottom corners of some pages. Endpapers browned. Foxing mostly to prelims and page edges. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears. Spine and edges are browned. Rear panel is grubby. Damp staining to bottom - more noticeable on verso which is heavily foxed.
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THE TRAMPOLINE
Written by John Pudney. Illustrated by John Verney.
Stock no. 1306367
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Story of Miss Pleak with her woolshop in a sleepy country town, told in verse. Pink cardwraps with black title and vignette to front. 30 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. SIGNED by the author to the title-page (inscription to Julia). Front joint is starting to crack else a super copy. Blue pictorial wrapper which is slightly edge rubbed with some light browning.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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