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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2136224
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1924. Almost very good condition.

The first in the Milne Pooh quartet in which we meet Winnie-The-Pooh for the first time in the Teddy Bear, poem 'A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise...' Delightful rhymes and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; spine is also browned with some fraying to cloth on edges. Marks to covers. Browning to pages. Marks to margins throughout.

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THE SOUTH WALES SQUIRES
Written by Herbert M. Vaughan.
Stock no. 1823112
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

A Welsh picture of social life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. B/w plates. Spine browned/faded but gilt title still bright. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Small split to cloth at front edge of spine. Text block browned and grubby. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents also affecting margins of plates. Tiny nick to top edge of a few pages including one plate.

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UPPER FOURTH AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1322080
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, red titles and vignette. Pink pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. A tiny black spot to rear cover. Ink number and doodle surround written to front free-endpaper. Inscription in ink to half title-page. Lower corner of half-title/frontis has been neatly removed. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to spine and corners, biro tick marks to title list on rear flap.

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THIRD YEAR AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1322079
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Third book about Malory Towers. Cream cloth, dark titles and vignette to front. Blue pictorial endpapers show a map and view of Malory Towers. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine and corners bumped, slight marking to spine edge and a tiny dent to top edge of front cover. Tiny embossed booksellers stamp to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to textblock. Inscription in ink to half title-page, which is also partly (and lightly) browned. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with minimal loss to spine and corners.

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SECOND FORM AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1322078
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, dark titles. B/w illustrations. Spine very slightly bumped. White mark to edge of spine. Endpapers lightly browned. Small split to front joint at top. Textblock is foxed. Date in pencil to half title-page. Dustwrapper is damp stained on rear panel (mostly only visible on verso), there are white scuff marks to the edges of the wrapper and some slight chipping to spine and corners (minimal loss). A super copy of a scarce first edition.

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FIRST TERM AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 1322077
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, green titles and vignette. Blue and green pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. 153 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some slight fading to cover edges. Both pastedowns have faded (fading caused by glue in binding process?). Light foxing to endpapers and textblock. Small name and address in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little edge worn and faded to spine, slight chipping with minimal loss. A super copy of a very scarce first edition.

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THE O'SULLIVAN TWINS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable.
Stock no. 2135774
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Red titles. B/w illustrations. Another school story about St. Clare's. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks, spotting and wear to covers. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is price-cut to front flap; very browned to spine; a few chips and nicks to edges and corners; some grubby marks.

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SUMMER TERM AT ST. CLARE'S
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable.
Stock no. 2135773
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, white titles, vignette of two schoolgirls to front cover. B/w illustrations. 153 pages. Spine and cover edges have varying degrees of fading. Some spotting to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some browning. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips - inches of loss to top and tail of spine; other loss along edges and to corners. Wrapper is also grubby.

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CLAUDINE AT ST. CLARE'S
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable.
Stock no. 2135772
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The 5th story of St. Clare's. Pink cloth, dark titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. 153 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn with small chips of loss; cup ring marks/stains to rear panel.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE SECRET ROOM
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2135615
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being the third adventure of the five find-outers and dog. Red boards, dark title to spine and magnifying glass vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips - loss to top and tail of spine and a couple of corners and edges; some grubby marks.

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THE TWINS AT ST. CLARE'S
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable.
Stock no. 2135603
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A school story for girls. Yellow cloth with blue lettering. 8 b/w drawings. 217 pages. Fading and foxing to spine. Mottling/foxing to rest of covers. Bumping to corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning; some light foxing. Contents are still very good. Wrapper has bottom 2-3" of rear panel and base of spine torn off and MISSING; other corners of loss; front panel is mostly complete.

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THE SECOND FORM AT ST. CLARE'S
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable.
Stock no. 2135602
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This is the fourth book in the popular 'St. Clare's' series. Orange cloth with dark blue titles and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 157pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. Wrapper has 2" loss to base of spine; other tears and chips; smaller nicks of loss along edges. Some foxing also to wrapper.

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