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SHADOW THE SHEEP-DOG
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by G.W. Backhouse.
Stock no. 1321700
Published by Collins. 1956. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Seagull Library edition. Blue boards, silver title and vignette. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. 256 pages. Spine bumped. Name plate to front free-endpaper. A few small purple marks to title page (felt-tip pen?). Some foxing, mainly to prelims and outer page edges. One page corner tip is creased. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and creased with some minimal loss.

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INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF MY UNCLE ARLY
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Dale Maxey.
Stock no. 1321691
Published by Collins. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the tale of eccentric Uncle Arly whose shoes were always far too tight and whose way of life was altogether extraordinary. Large format. Pink pictorial boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine slightly bumped, some slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed with small mark to base of spine.

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S SECOND STORYBOOK
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1321675
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001941631. Spine and corners bumped, some slight wear to corners. Child's name in ink to half title-page else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine and worn at corners with a large tear to top front corner.

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THE NEW NATURALISTS VOLUMES 1-10
No author listed.
Stock no. 1822496
Published by Collins. Circa 2008. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A facsimile set of volumes 1-10 contained in sturdy slipcase. Volumes are: Butterflies; British Game; London's Natural History; Britain's Structure & Scenery; Wild Flowers; Natural History in the Highlands and Islands; Mushrooms and Toadstools; Insect Natural History; A Country Parish; British Plant Life. 10 volumes in lovely condition contained in publisher's slipcase which is just lightly rubbed.

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THE TAIL OF HUNKY DORY
Written by Racey Helps. Illustrated by Racey Helps.
Stock no. 1321658
Published by Collins. Circa 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The tale of a dormouse. Red boards, black vignette and title. Blue end- papers. Enchanting pictures in colour and b/w. 46 pages. 7 x 5.75". Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some light pencil erasure marks to front free-endpaper. White pictorial wrapper is slightly edge worn.

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THE MOLE (NMN 22)
Written by Kenneth Mellanby.
Stock no. 1822369
Published by Collins. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph series. Perhaps the most engaging of all our wild animals, an account of the mole's natural history written with charm and clarity. Green cloth. 18 b/w photos and 35 text figures. 159 pages includes index. ISBN: 0002131455. Light fading to boards following the design of the dustwrapper. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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FUNGI (NN 96)
Written by Brian Spooner; Peter Roberts.
Stock no. 2135402
Published by Collins. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. Green buckram, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0002201526. Some pencil underlining to text, with annotation/writing to front wrapper flap - this has been used as a textbook. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks.

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THE BOY NEXT DOOR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1321596
Published by Collins. 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Seagull Library edition. Blue boards, silver titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 254 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby with heavy foxing on verso of spine.

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SEVEN YEARS AND A DAY
Written by Colette O'Hare. Illustrated by Beryl Cook.
Stock no. 1321588
Published by Collins. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

10.75" X 8.5". Glazed pictorial boards. Delightful story of a 'lucky' six toed cat. Illustrated by the distinguished painter, Beryl Cook, who has illustrated a book for first time. ISBN: 0001957457. Slight rubbing to corners. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges, tiny white scratch mark to rear panel.

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THE PARTRIDGE: PESTICIDES, PREDATION AND CONSERVATION
Written by G.C. Potts.
Stock no. 1822198
Published by Collins. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The aim of this book is to achieve a better understanding of partridge ecology, and thereby promote methods of conservation which could arrest the enormous tide of decline for this species. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0003832988. Large bookplate to front pastedown else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE TURRET
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Garth Williams.
Stock no. 1321512
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Had anyone suggested that when Miss Bianca resigned from being Chairwoman of the Mouse Prisoners' Aid Society the whole organisation might turn against her, they would have been shouted down in horror by the entire mouse population. Yet that is exactly what ha pagesened... The third book about Miss Bianca is a memorable story with enchanting illustrations. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. 142 pages. ISBN: 0001848011. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby.

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A PONY FOR SALE
Written by Diana Pullein-Thompson. Illustrated by Sheila Rose.
Stock no. 1321503
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Seagull library edition. Blue boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Page browning throughout. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed and just a little grubby to rear panel.

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