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THE HEDGEHOG FEAST
Written by Rowena Stott. Illustrated by Edith Holden.
Stock no. 1816133
Published by Michael Joseph; Webb & Bower. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Based on Edith Holden's exquisite water-colour illustrations, Rowena Stott has added the words to the paintings to make up a delightful story about the hedgehog family. Brown glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0718116933. Some light fingering creasing to contents (not grubby). Light creasing to pictorial dustwrapper.
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BRIEF TO COUNSEL
Written by Henry Cecil. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124287
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Foxing and some browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a couple of closed tears and nicks.
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ANDROMEDARY SR1
Written by Hans Stempel; Martin Ripkens. Illustrated by Heinz Edelamnn.
Stock no. 1317032
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Castrop and Rollit are on a mission to steal the precious cobalt flowers belonging to the Mars mice... Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w pictures throughout. 12.5 x 9". ISBN: 071810840X. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and faded to spine.
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KISS KISS
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1814620
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Eleven short stories. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge red. Name and old price in ink to front endpaper. Heavy browning to text block and top edge stained (not affecting contents). Pictorial dustwrapper is browned at spine, worn at corners with slight chipping and browned to rear panel.
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THE HEDGEHOG FEAST
Written by Rowena Stott. Illustrated by Edith Holden.
Stock no. 1507571
Published by Michael Joseph; Webb & Bower. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Based on Edith Holden's exquisite water-colour illustrations, Rowena Stott has added the words to the paintings to make up a delightful story about the hedgehog family. Brown glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0718116933. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. All pages slightly rippled. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a faded spine. Small yellow label to front flap.
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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1814109
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Bookplate to half-title page with inscription in ink. Light browning to text block and very few minor marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few foxspots to verso.
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WAR AT THE TOP
Written by James Leasor.
Stock no. 1812947
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the experiences of General Sir Leslie Hollis. A frank and fascinating story of soldiers, statesmen, and world leaders seen by one privileged to sit in at most of the major policy discussions of the war. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Foxing to prelims and text block. Red custwrapper is lightly worn at corners, and faded to spine.
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A CHILD ALONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2122672
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The much loved naturalist, artist and author recalls his early life. B/w illustrations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. ISBN: 0718116909. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to top and tail of spine and a couple of corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning.
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THE MULBERRY BUSH
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Isobel Morton-Sale; John Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 1506532
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with maroon titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. Farjeon has written rhymes around the games of childhood. Some foxing to covers and text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a chip to base of spine and small hole above. Browning to spine and edges. Small mark to rear fold.
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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315890
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of Rupert traced from the Fleet Street circulation battles through to the present day. Packed with illustrations including rare material never before published. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 169 pages includes bibliography of the Rupert annuals. 9.75 x 7". ISBN: 0907516769. Spine very slightly bumped. Dustwrapper just a little edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine.
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THE CHERRY TREE
Written by Derek Tangye. Illustrated by Jean Nicol Tangye.
Stock no. 1405477
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The latest of the author's Minack chronicles evoking the life of Derek and Jeannie Tangye on their flower farm. Threading through the narrative is the story of Cherry, the little black cat Jeannie found curled up at the foot of the cherry tree, starving. How will Ambrose, the famous cat of The Ambrose Rock, undisputed King of Minack, take to the new arrival?. Red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 178 pages. ISBN: 0718127412. Bumping to top corners. A little foxing to the top of the text block otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with a little foxing to flaps. Remains of a label and a small mark to front panel.
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THE BEST OF BB AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1505548
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of extracts from all BB's adult books and a few extracts from his timeless children's books as well. Accompanied by the superb scraperboard illustrations of the author. Grey boards, black title to spine. 277 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0718125649. Bump to top edge of front cover by spine and tiny bump to bottom edge. Very light browning to top edges of covers. Bookseller's stamp to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block and light browning to top edges of pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tear to base of spine and rear fold, a few fox spots.
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