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THE DECEMBER BABY
Written by Noel Streatfeild.
Stock no. 1321523
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A gift for the mother of a new baby and, in fact for all parents and parents-to-be. An anthology giving suggestions for names, noting the influence of the stars and listing some of the distinguished people born on each day of the month as well as information about them. B/w illustrations. Cream boards with gilt titles and vignette to front. Spine and corners bumped. Browning inside covers. Foxing to text block. Tobacco smell to contents. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and chipped.

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SMITH'S LONDON JOURNAL
Written by H. Allen Smith.
Stock no. 2133852
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st 1953. Almost very good condition.

The amusing journal of an American in London. Red cloth, white title to spine. 234 pages includes glossary. Spine bumped, sunned and slightly marked. Corners bumped. A couple of foxspots to endpapers. Pages lightly browned else clean.

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DOWN THE CORRIDORS
Written by Fielden Hughes.
Stock no. 1404072
Published by Oxford University Press; Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

This book is about the life of a large boys' school during one typical day. Black boards with yellow titles to spine. 157 pages. Spine a little bumped. Inkstamp to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers. A few foxspots to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn with some tears. Piece of rear panel has been torn off and repaired with clear tape. Rear panel is grubby.

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MO'S ADVENTURE
Written by Robert Hartman. Illustrated by Robert Hartman.
Stock no. 1402061
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st 1947. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The ninth Buffin book. Blue boards, gilt title and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Mo is a duckling. Spine and corners bumped. Small tear and bump to top of front board which is faded to grey. A little fading to bottom of front board. A little surface paper damage to top of front endpaper. Some browning to endpapers and prelims. Stitching is loosening but contents are still firmly attached. Dustwrapper is edge worn and rubbed with a few small tears, which have been taped on verso. Front panel is creased. Verso of wrapper is foxed.

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THE APRIL BABY
Written by Noel Streatfeild.
Stock no. 1310305
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology for the month giving suggestions for names, noting the influence of the stars and listing some of the distinguished people born on each day of the month as well as information about them. Blue boards, red titles. B/w illustrations. 89 pages. Spine bumped. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit edge rubbed and very slightly grubby to rear panel.

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LITTLE WIDE-AWAKE
Written by Leonard De Vries.
Stock no. 690422
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st thus 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology from Victorian children's books and periodicals in the collection of Anne and Fernand G. Renier. Colour & b/w illustrations. Grey cloth. Name in ink to front endpaper. A few foxspots to endpapers. Wrapper price-cut with lightly rubbed corners.

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