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OLDER MOUSIE
Written by Golden Gorse. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 2132142
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Continues the story of Moorland Mousie. Popular Edition. Green cloth, burgundy titles. B/w illustrations. 127 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with couple of closed tears.

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PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 2131043
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Popular Edition. A beautiful book with b/w sketches throughout. Grey cloth, blue titles and vignette. 69 pages. Large format (11 x 8.5"). Marks to rear cover, with what appears to be damp marking. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some tears and chips; a little loss.

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PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1815632
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Popular Edition. A beautiful book with b/w sketches throughout. Grey cloth, turquoise titles and vignette. x and 72 text pages, 83 sketch pages. Large format. Boards nice and clean. Browning to endpapers, foxing to text block, occasional foxing to contents. Pencil doodles to page 83 and rear free endpaper. Buff pictorial dustwrapper is split to front edge, worn with slight loss at corners and top & tail of spine, light scratching to rear panel.

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SERIOUS BUSINESS
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1314677
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Dark red titles to front cover and gilt title to spine. Large format. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures of children going about their 'business'. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing and fingering but contents generally clean. Price-cut wrapper is browned and foxed, edge worn with small tears and some slight loss.

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OLDER MOUSIE
Written by Golden Gorse. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1311868
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1936. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Popular Edition. Red cloth spine with blue title, brown paper boards. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Cover edges worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents else clean. Dustwrapper is in two pieces with tears and loss at edges and substantial loss to spine.

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MOORLAND MOUSIE
Written by Golden Gorse. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1311856
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine with black title, beige boards with dark green title to front. Green endpapers. 16 superb b/w plates. A delightfully told story of the life and adventures of an Exmoor pony and the young people associated with him. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light mark to front cover. Heavy foxing throughout (some to tissue-guards but not to plates). Some light fingermarks to page margins. Front joint is cracked. Original orange dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby, spine browned.

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OBOLI, BOBOLI AND LITTLE JOBOLI
Written by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated by Elinor Darwin.
Stock no. 1401654
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1942. Good condition.

Five short stories. Red pictorial card wraps. Black titles to spine. Five full page colour illustrations plus b /w text illustrations. 79 pages. Spine is split at top and bottom with slight loss of backstrip. Covers a bit grubby. Some joints are broken where backstrip is missing but binding generally firm. Bookplate to front endpaper. 5cm x 1.5cm piece missing from bottom of one page. Large crease to top of a page. Pages a little browned.

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THE MOUSE'S HOUR
Written by M. Fitzgerald. Illustrated by K.F. Barker.
Stock no. 1308676
Published by Country Life Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A fantasy in rhyme. Pale grey cloth, green titles to spine and front cover. B/w pencil sketches. Very small green mark to front cover. Light damp stain to base of spine, affecting front and rear covers. Endpapers lightly browned, a few foxspots to contents else clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut (large section cut from front flap), is foxed and slightly grubby and has a few small marks to rear panel.

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THE ODD ONES
Written by Christine Chaundler. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 381569
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 3rd 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The "Odd Ones" were Simon, the little brother who was always left out when the two older boys at the Rectory got together, and Larry the Cairn, whose master let Rufus, a lovely red setter, take his place in his affections. Beige cloth, green titles. Charming b/w illustrations. 106 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some fading to covers (mainly to top of spine edge on rear cover). Some light foxing else contents clean. Cream dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to spine edge on rear panel.

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BRONCHO
Written by Richard Ball. Illustrated by G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 330356
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Beige cloth spine, brown boards. Dark brown titles. Lovely b/w sketches. Very slight wear to spine and corners. Contents clean. A nice copy.

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BRONCHO
Written by Richard Ball. Illustrated by G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 711749
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Beige cloth spine, brown boards. Dark brown titles. Lovely b/w sketches. Corners worn. Spine bumped and slightly foxed/marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A nice copy.

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JUST MONKEYS
Written by Maurice Wilson. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 720403
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth, white titles. 23 superb colour plates plus many b/w drawings to text. An artist's study of monkeys at the zoo, at play, furious, at meal-time, sulking and all kinds of monkeys. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean. Cream pictorial wrapper is a bit grubby, edge torn with loss at top rear edge and tape repairs on verso.

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