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THE SINGING CUPBOARD
Written by Dana Faralla. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2137153
Published by Blackie. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The 100th book that Ardizzone has illustrated! Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w text illustrations throughout. 90 pages. 8 x 6". Fading to a couple of cover edges. Marks and foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few pages internally. Wrapper appears damp marked with some brown marks and foxing.

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ANNA ALL ALONE
Written by Martha Sandwall-Bergstrom; Joan Tate.
Stock no. 1320443
Published by Blackie. 1st UK 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Translated by Tate. Set in Sweden, this is the second book about Anna the orphaned servant girl. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 119 pages. ISBN: 0216905303. Some light fading to cover edges. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut and lightly browned.

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PET'S PROJECT
Written by Cora Langton.
Stock no. 1318247
Published by Blackie And Son Limited; Blackie. Circa 1911. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. Gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. 64 pages plus 12 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly dusty. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Textblock is dusty. Some page corner creases and some some grubby marks to margins.

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SALLY'S SUMMER TERM
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Joan Thompson.
Stock no. 2130760
Published by Blackie. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

On the day before term starts the ceiling falls down at Cherrytree. Where the girls to live? They move to the Hydro and meet Lennox Kirkland the new Senior whose father is trying to develop a new building site. What with that and helping to unravel the mystery of the dying fir trees Sally is kept very busy. Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Marks and mottling to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has tape marks to flaps; couple of closed tears to top edge of front panel.

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COUSIN SARA
Written by Rosa Mulholland. Illustrated by Frances Ewan.
Stock no. 1402410
Published by Blackie. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

A story of Arts and Crafts for girls. Olive green cloth covers, large vignette to front and spine. 6 b/w plates. 399pp & 32pp adverts. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed, A few marks and scratches to covers. Prize plate to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to prelims, page edges and margins plus a few grubby marks. Page edges roughly trimmed.

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THE POBBLE AND THE RUNCIBLE CAT
Written by Muriel Lamb. Illustrated by Virginia Smith.
Stock no. 1502244
Published by Blackie. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Pobble and his great friend, the Runcible Cat, had a great many extraordinary, exciting and often quite frightening adventures after Pobble lost his toes... Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 88 pages. ISBN: 0216900492. A little bumping to spine and corners. Uneven fading to covers. Name in pen to front endpaper and some foxing to endpapers. A couple of stains to text block which have affected page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears and with small area of loss from bottom of front panel. Labels stuck to verso to strengthen edges. Foxing on verso.

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WILBERFORCE AND THE BLUE CAVE
Written by Leslie Coleman. Illustrated by John Laing.
Stock no. 1108570
Published by Blackie. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 021689770X. A couple of fox spots to outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly browned.

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FORT WILBERFORCE
Written by Leslie Coleman. Illustrated by John Laing.
Stock no. 1108569
Published by Blackie. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0216902150. Some browning to wrapper.

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TOPSY AND TIM'S PET SHOW
Written by Jean Adamson; Gareth Adamson. Illustrated by Jean Adamson; Gareth Adamson.
Stock no. 1807878
Published by Blackie. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Topsy and Tim Handy Books series. Small format. Cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0216902851. Slight remains of a label to rear cover. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine.

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SALLY'S SUMMER TERM
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Joan Thompson.
Stock no. 2110623
Published by Blackie. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

On the day before term starts the ceiling falls down at Cherrytree. Where the girls to live? They move to the Hydro and meet Lennox Kirkland the new Senior whose father is trying to develop a new building site. What with that and helping to unravel the mystery of the dying fir trees Sally is kept very busy. Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Possible ex-lib. with small sticker to base of spine and remains of white label to front endpaper, which also has inscriptions in ink. Foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with browning and some edge-creasing.

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SALLY'S SUMMER TERM
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Joan Thompson.
Stock no. 1309769
Published by Blackie. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

On the day before term starts the ceiling falls down at Cherrytree. Where the girls to live? They move to the Hydro and meet Lennox Kirkland the new Senior whose father is trying to develop a new building site. What with that and helping to unravel the mystery of the dying fir trees Sally is kept very busy. Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Spine bumped. Prize inscription in ink and pencil erasure marking to front endpaper. Foxing to page edges else contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little worn at spine and corners (very minimal loss) and is a bit grubby to rear panel.

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THE RELUCTANT SCHOOLGIRL
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 2109328
Published by Blackie. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt titles. 288 pages. Small splash/damp mark to bottom of front cover. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few small brown marks to wrapper.

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