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PILOT OF THE HIGH ANDES
Written by Frederic Nelson Litten.
Stock no. 2131884
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with brown/red titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. Some offsetting to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is torn with some loss; marked.

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MISS EMMA OF DUSTBIN ALLEY
Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood.
Stock no. 2131640
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Miss Emma was a maiden lady cat who had made a delightful home for herself in a dustbin. Pale blue boards, red titles. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 80 pages. Presentation plate, inscription in ink, tape marks and tear to front endpaper. Surface paper lifting to front pastedown, where it appears something has been removed. Tape and other marks to rear endpaper/pastedown. Some foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; some loss; foxed with grubby marks.

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ADVENTURE ON THE MOON
Written by Nina Carroll. Illustrated by Nina Carroll.
Stock no. 2118564
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Written & illustrated by 12-year-old Nina Carroll. 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Blue cloth boards with blue title to front. Cup ring stain to front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a few bits of loss; creased and grubby.

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CLARRIE COOT
Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood.
Stock no. 1711690
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. 2nd 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth. Oblong format. Beautiful colour plates plus b/w drawings. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Wrapper torn with loss and price-cut.

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THE ENCHANTED SHIP
Written by Isobel St. Vincent.
Stock no. 1205471
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A historical series. Green cloth boards, black titles & vignette. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper grubby and torn with creases and a little loss.

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TRYLLA AND OTHER SMALL FRY
Written by Gunnar Gunnarsson. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard.
Stock no. 1104093
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Circa 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Corners are bumped. Tape marks to endpapers. Price-cut wrapper is torn with loss and some tape repairs.

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ADVENTURE ON THE MOON
Written by Nina Carroll. Illustrated by Nina Carroll.
Stock no. 822074
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Almost very good condition.

Written & illustrated by 12-year-old Nina Carroll. 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Blue cloth boards with blue title to front. Spine browned, covers marked. Some minor foxing else contents clean.

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THE LITTLE BIRTHDAY HORSE
Written by Hilda Boswell. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell.
Stock no. 379734
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Circa 1951. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations throughout. Covers edge worn and a bit grubby. Inscription in ink to inside of front cover. 3.5cm tear to lower spine of covers and page margins. Centre pages detached but still present, pages beneath have 10cm tear to spine. Pages are a bit grubby but pictures still nice and bright. A very scare Hilda Boswell item.

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A VISIT TO GRANDMA
Written by Judith Zimet. Illustrated by Giammaria Mazzoleni Biffi.
Stock no. 736460
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Adapted by Zimet this is the story of a family of foxes. Superb full-page colour illustrations, some with opening doors, cupboards and windows. Large format. Top and tail of spine bumped and slightly worn. A few faint marks to covers. Pages edge-browned else contents fine with all openings working and no damage. Unusually good condition for this fragile book.

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HAPPY RETURNS
Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Ernest H. Thomas.
Stock no. 316715
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Very good condition.

Yellow cloth, black titles. B/w text illustrations. A few colour plates. 99 pages. Oblong, 7.5 x 10". Covers ever so slightly grubby. Spine and corners bumped. A nice copy.

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TEN OLD MEN
Written by Stephen Southwold. Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey.
Stock no. 724845
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Circa 1948. Very good condition.

Being the Story of a Thousand Wonderful Years. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners just a little worn and covers very slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. "Old book" smell to contents else a nice clean copy.

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