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THE CONJUROR'S BOX
Written by Ann Lawrence. Illustrated by Brian Alldridge.
Stock no. 1827973
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A strange and exciting story full of colour, magic and humour. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 190 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722668066. Boards clean. A few marks to text block and endpapers. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed, faded to spine, lightly rubbed at corners, sticky patch to rear panel.

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THE CONJUROR'S BOX
Written by Ann Lawrence. Illustrated by Brian Alldridge.
Stock no. 1327469
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A strange and exciting story full of colour, magic and humour. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 190 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722668066. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed and faded to spine and rear spine edge.

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GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
Written by Michelle Magorian.
Stock no. 1326074
Published by Kestrel Books; Penguin Books Ltd. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two days before the declaration of War in 1939 Willie along with hundreds of other children was evacuated from London. He found himself in Little Weirwold and takes some time to adapt to the quiet of the countryside and Tom Oakley the old man with whom he lodges. Winner of The Guardian Children's Fiction Award. Dark green boards, metallic title to spine. 304 pages. ISBN: 0722657013. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and a little edge creased.

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SEARCHING FOR BEAUTY: LETTERS FROM A COLLECTOR TO A STUDIO POTTER
Written by Richard Jacobs.
Stock no. 1825566
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In these forty letters from a collector to a studio potter, Richard Jacobs attempts two momentous revisions to the spirit of the times. The first is a reinsatement of the word 'beauty' as a meaningful and unapologetic description in our daily lives... Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 095488406X. A lovely copy.

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THE SLY CORMORANT AND THE FISHES
Written by Aesop; Brian Patten. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1325013
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Adaptations into poetry of the Aesop Fables. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers. Superb colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722653603. Spine slightly bumped. Pale page browning else contents fine. Dustwrapper is very lightly browned.

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GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
Written by Michelle Magorian.
Stock no. 1324802
Published by Kestrel Books; Penguin Books Ltd. 1984. Very good condition.

Two days before the declaration of War in 1939 Willie along with hundreds of other children was evacuated from London. He found himself in Little Weirwold and takes some time to adapt to the quiet of the countryside and Tom Oakley the old man with whom he lodges. Winner of The Guardian Children's Fiction Award. Dark green boards, metallic title to spine. 304 pages. ISBN: 0722657013. Spine and corners bumped. Evidence of pencil erasure to front free-endpaper. Top edge of textblock is slightly dusty. Otherwise contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is a little creased at edges and quite badly faded to spine.

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NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF
Written by Jan Mark. Illustrated by David Parkins.
Stock no. 1824958
Published by Kestrel Books. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of stories, set in pre-television days of the early fifties, when people created thier own imaginary worlds of horrors.... Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722656777. SIGNED by the author to free front endpaper (Best wishes and date). Foxing to text block. Browning to endpapers. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and foxed mainly to top edges and inside flaps.

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THE ROBIN AND THE WREN
Written by Ian Serraillier. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Stock no. 2139971
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of the authors poems. Pictorial boards. Brown endpapers. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 0722650086. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine; a few nicks to edges.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2139532
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. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned to spine. Slip case is very good; a few marks.

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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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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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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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