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THE MAGIC JACKET
Written by Nicholas Brennan. Illustrated by Nicholas Brennan.
Stock no. 2135935
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1976. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 072265085X. Bumping to spine; some marks to covers. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and loss to top edge of front panel; some tape repairs to verso.

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PEEPO!
Written by Allan Ahlberg. Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg.
Stock no. 2135687
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations with holes to peep through! ISBN: 0722657072. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with a slightly browned spine; a few marks and some small nicks/creases.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1321589
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. Minimal bumping to spine. Finger creases to margins of first few pages. Some foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased/rubbed. Contained in a pictorial slipcase which is lightly browned to spine, has the remains of a small white label to rear panel and some light score marks to front panel.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1321266
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed/worn. Slipcase is lightly browned with small damp stain along top edge of rear panel. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to top corner of spine of slipcase.

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THE DOLL'S HOUSE
Written by Lothar Meggendorfer. Illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer.
Stock no. 1319988
Published by Kestrel Books. 3rd 1979. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the Antique Pop-Up Book. The book unfolds to over four feet, revealing five old-fashioned domestic scenes connected by doors which open and close. Size when closed is 8.5 x 10". ISBN: 0722655347. Covers are edge rubbed. Name and date in ink to rear cover. Contents fine.

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STORIES OF ROYAL DEESIDE'S RAILWAY
Written by A. Derek Farr.
Stock no. 2133145
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1971. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903174006. Spine is faded. Some light creasing to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2128349
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Bumping and a little fading to top and tail of spine. Small white label with gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper has top corner cut from front flap;faded to spine; edge-creased with some chips and a few small bits of loss.

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BOSTOCK AND HARRIS OR THE NIGHT OF THE COMET
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Martin Cottam.
Stock no. 2126422
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A sequel to "The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris". Blue boards, title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722655290. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some scuffing; foxed to verso.

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THE OLD JOKE BOOK
Written by Allan Ahlberg. Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg.
Stock no. 2124369
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0722652372. Small split to top of spine, which is also faded. A few grubby marks to endpapers.

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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2123884
Published by Kestrel Books. 7th 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few closed tears and chips; some grubby marks.

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THE BASSUMTYTE TREASURE
Written by Jane Curry.
Stock no. 2123015
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0722654375. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased, faded to spine with a few small nicks to edges; some scuffing.

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COME HITHER VOLUME II
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Diana Bloomfield.
Stock no. 2118036
Published by Kestrel Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of poems. Pale green boards with gilt title to spine. Numerous b/w wood engravings to text. ISBN: 0722654715. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine and edges; some foxing.

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