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THE RIDDLE OF THE PAINTED BOX
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1819217
Published by Noel Carrington. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A vivid, fast-moving story of an unusual adventure on the Grand Union Canal. Orange cloth. B/w illustrations. 164 pages. Staining to boards. Spine slightly cocked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some colouring to b/w frontis. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily repaired with tape to verso which has aged and is now showing through to the front. Some surface paper loss to rear panel of dustwrapper and some loss to spine.

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TROUBLE AT TOWNSEND
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 2131550
Published by Transatlantic Arts Ltd.. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

The story of two city children sent to stay on a farm where they thought nothing ever happened. They soon changed their minds. The story was also filmed on Malcolm Saville's farm in Hertfordshire. Green cloth, yellow title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 128 pages. Damp mark to bottom of front cover, which goes through boards to some pages of book; wrinkling. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is torn with damp marking; 2-3" piece of loss to bottom of front panel.

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JIMMY
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1507442
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers. Title to front and spine, vignette of Jimmy also to spine. 272 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Lower corners bumped. Gilt on spine dulled. Tape repair to small tear on edge of page 35. Nick to top edge of a few pages near centre of book. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears which have been repaired on verso with tape but this has shown through on front. Wrapper slightly grubby with some foxing on verso.

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TROUBLE AT TOWNSEND
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1609067
Published by Transatlantic Arts Ltd.. 1946. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

The story of two city children sent to stay on a farm where they thought nothing ever happened. They soon changed their minds. The story was also filmed on Malcolm Saville's farm in Hertfordshire. Peach cloth. Blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 128pp. Spine bumped and faded. Wrapper is creased and edge chipped with areas of loss, reinforced to verso with tape.

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THE FLYING FISH ADVENTURE
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1813772
Published by John Murray. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Michael and Mary are sent to the Cornish coast to recover from whooping cough; there they meet John and their adventures begin... A thrilling mystery story. Light blue cloth, red titles. B/w drawings. 174 pages. Boards nice and clean. A few minor foxspots to text block. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with slight loss to top of spine and a little grubby to rear panel.

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YOUNG JOHNNIE BIMBO
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1813770
Published by John Murray. 1st 1956. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Michael and Mary Story. Mike and Mary and their friend Vicky are spending a holiday on the Grand Union Canal. Pale blue boards, red titles. B/w illustrations. Slight browning to top & tail of spine else boards clean and bright. Light browning to endpapers. A few minor foxspots else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is grubby to rear panel.

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ON GUARD SPOT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1406302
Published by News of the World. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

Red pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 6 x 6.75". Corners a little rubbed. Top corner of book slightly creased. Rear cover is grubby. Top corner of some pages slightly grubby otherwise contents generally clean. Staples beginning to rust. A nice copy of a scarce item.

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ROUND THE YEAR STORY BOOK
Written by Alan Hyder; Berta Lawrence; Vivien Batchelor; et al. Illustrated by Rene Cloke; Lunt Roberts; Neave Parker; Eileen Soper; et al..
Stock no. 1505917
Published by P.R. Gawthorn Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows children playing each with a month on them. First story is 'The Girl Who Liked Fairy Tales. Pretty colour plates and two-tone text illustrations. 163 pages. Base of spine bumped. Minimal wear to spine and corners. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Just a odd fox spot otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is badly torn around bottom half of spine and along rear fold and into rear panel, with creasing but very little loss. Small tears and creasing to top of spine. A few other chips and tears to edges.

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TALES & PICTUIRES AND FAIRY FUN
No author listed. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Honor C. Appleton; Peter Fraser; Lunt Roberts; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1505552
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover shows girl sat in wicker chair reading, fairy on her foot. Colour and b/w illustrations. 10.25 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover is scuffed and slightly grubby with some pen marks. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents a bit fingered with a few margin marks and an odd margin tear. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers.

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THE SECRET OF THE HIDDEN POOL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1503111
Published by John Murray. 1st 1953. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A "Michael and Mary" book. In this, the 4th story about Michael and Mary Bishop and their Scotty dog Dougal, they have an exciting adventure in the curious country of the great landslip, on the Dorset coast between Lyme Regis and Seaton. Cream boards, green titles. B/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Some foxing and yellowed tape marks to covers. Neat ink inscription to front endpaper. Some browning to endpapers and foxing to page edges. Contents smell slightly of smoke. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some loss at base of spine. Large tear to top of spine has been repaired on verso with tape, now yellowed. Pink stains to rear panel.

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JIMMY
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1313153
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Green cloth covers. Title to front and spine, vignette of Jimmy also to spine. 272 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, a few tiny dents to cover edges. Fading to gilt on front cover. Heavy foxing to endpapers and page edges/margins.

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CARAVAN FOR THREE
Written by Ursula Bloom. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1502862
Published by University of London Press. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Three children set off for their holidays in the caravan driven by the colourful Mr. Pepper. Blue cloth, dark blue titles to spine and small vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 217 pages. Spine faded, cover edges alongside browned/foxed. Neat ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to front endpaper. Dustwrapperis edge worn with a few small tears and chips. Spine is stained.

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