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GREEN WOOD
Written by Leonard Clark. Illustrated by Trevor Parkin.
Stock no. 2136301
Published by Max Parrish. 1ST 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's childhood in the Forest of Dean. B/w illustrations. Wrapper has some edge-wear and a glue sticker mark to front panel.

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THE BRM STORY
Written by Louis T. Stanley.
Stock no. 2134325
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A critical examination and appraisal of what was the most criticised car in British racing history. B/w photos. A few marks to covers; small browning to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; slight musty odour. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE LITTLE TRAIN
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Dorothy Craigie.
Stock no. 1316398
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1957. Slightly better than good condition.

Red boards, gilt vignette of train to front cover. Large colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Easy to read text. 36 pages. 8.5 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby and with little indentation marks to fore-edges (teeth marks?). A brown spot to page edges/margins and some light foxing and fingering. Blue crayon marks to pages 4&5 otherwise contents clean.

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CONQUEROR'S GOLD
Written by Dan Corby.
Stock no. 1502904
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1965. Slightly better than good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Four boys and an old man are trapped in a cellar with no obvious escape route and water seeping in. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. 128 pages. Ex-library with stamps and remains of label to prelims. Rear endpapers grubby. Text pages very good. A couple of small dents to text block. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with one small tear.

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THE KINGDOM OF CARBONEL
Written by Barbara Sleigh. Illustrated by D.M. Leonard.
Stock no. 626524
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1959. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Carbonel has been summoned to the presence of the Great Cat - who would guard his kingdom and royal kittens while he was away? Light tan boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Small foxspots to top of text block. Almost invisible tiny closed tear to bottom of title page. Pictorial wrapper is lightly rubbed at corners. A beautiful copy of a scarce book in its original wrapper!

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THE YOUNG CICERO
Written by James Barbary. Illustrated by Shirley Farrow.
Stock no. 734288
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Famous Childhoods series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Minimal bumping to corners. Two names in ink to front endpapers covered with white typing fluid. Dustwrapper is edge torn and creased with minimal loss at corners.

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TEA WITH MR TIMOTHY
Written by Geoffrey Morgan. Illustrated by Nicholas Fisk.
Stock no. 622205
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a black-and-white cat called Mr Timothy and the three people whose life he shared and influenced during the Mid-Thirties. Yellow boards. 94 pages. 8 x 5.5 ins. Top rear corner bumped. Light foxing to endpapers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial wrapper lightly foxed, a little grubby and title to spine slightly faded.

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