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THE BOOK OF NONSENSE AND MORE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1321694
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. The Copyright Edition. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light stains to covers. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Some light browning to endpapers. A few small marks to page margins else contents clean. Slight musty smell to contents.

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THE TALE OF TUPPENNY
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Marie Angel.
Stock no. 1321687
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

White pictorial boards. Colour illustrations of Tuppenny the guinea-pig. Originally published as Chapter 1 of The Fairy Caravan, this is the later book form. ISBN: 0723217246. Spine and corners slightly bumped. White covers are slightly grubby. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn.

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THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1321686
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Pale green boards, green titles. 84 numbered pages. Small format. Charming colour illustrations throughout. Minimal bumping to spine. Covers slightly grubby and spine browned. Contents clean.

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BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES AND THEIR EGGS
Written by T.A. Coward; J.A.G. Barnes. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; et al..
Stock no. 1822353
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Based on the original 3 volume work by Coward. Brown cloth, gilt titles and decoration. 359 pages including index. ISBN: 0723209995. Boards clean and bright. Browning to text block and endpapers. Strong musty odour present else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded to spine.

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WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND TREES
Written by Edward Step. Illustrated by Mabel E. Step.
Stock no. 1822352
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Pocket Guide to the British Sylva. Dark green cloth, gilt and black titles with gilt vignette. 175 plates, 24 of which in colour and 151 from photographs by Henry Irving and the Author, also 57 text illustrations. 182 Pages. Text block a little grubby. Front joint starting to crack. Name in pencil to front endpaper and a few pencil marks. Contents generally clean and tight.

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THE ROLY-POLY PUDDING
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1321642
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1919. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with white boards with colour illustration and blue titles to front. Larger format. Colour and b/w illustrations. 69 pages. Spine bumped, corners worn. Covers are scuffed and slightly scratched. Light foxing and some grubby fingermarks to contents. Erased pencil marks to rear pastedown.

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RAILWAYS OF TO-DAY: THEIR EVOLUTION, EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION
Written by Cecil J. Allen.
Stock no. 1822251
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1930. Very good condition.

With tabular appendices of notable engineering features, locomotive types, classes and dimensions, fastest and longest train journeys, etc. Exhaustive index and 36 coloured plates, a complete sectional chart of a modern express locomotive, 200 photographic reproductions and 25 diagrams in the test. With supplement. This is the revised edition. Red cloth boards, navy blue titles and locomotive vignette to front. Spine lightly faded and lightly cocked. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Joints cracked. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Contents clean.

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THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
Written by Robert Browning. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1321616
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 10 x 8.5". ISBN: 0723205868. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small museum ink stamp to lower corner of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little edge worn/creased.

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THE STORY OF SAMMY STICKLEPIN
Written by Margaret Alleyne. Illustrated by Mary Robinson.
Stock no. 1321527
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 4th 1957. Very good condition.

Square format. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and text-block.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WEATHER
Written by Reginald M. Lester.
Stock no. 1321424
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer Book No. 22. Containing 16 pages of colour illustrations, 48 pages of half-tones and many text drawings. Blue boards with darker blue titles. Spine and corners bumped, small dent to lower edge of front cover. Light foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and slightly grubby, foxed on verso.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS' EGGS
Written by G. Evans. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 1321422
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 18. Describing more than 180 eggs, with 179 illustrations, of which 153 are in colour. Brown boards with black titles. Revised Edition. ISBN: 0723200602. Light foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is price-cut, faded to spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FERNS
Written by Francis Rose; W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1321421
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 12. Describing 54 species with colour and photographic illustrations and introductory text figures. Revised edition. Green boards. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and slightly grubby. Publisher's revised price sticker to front flap.

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