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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318197
Published by The Bodley Head. 1912. Very good condition.

Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt decorations. New edition. 136 numbered pages plus booklist to rear. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.
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HECTOR PROTECTOR AND AS I WENT OVER THE WATER
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1318026
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Two nonsense nursery rhymes wonderfully illustrated by full-page colour pictures. 7.5 x 8.5". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0370007743. Spine bumped. Light page browning throughout. There is a small damp mark to textblock (but it doens't affect the actual pages). Dustwrapper is lightly browned and is grubby and edge rubbed.
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BEN'S EXPEDITION
Written by Griselda Gifford. Illustrated by Robert Micklewright.
Stock no. 2130665
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with black title to spine; vingette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with small tear hole; a little loss.
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THE MYSTERY OF THE WOODEN LEGS
Written by Griselda Gifford. Illustrated by Barry Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2130664
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

All Sue could see from the basement flat were the legs and feet of the people walking past. One morning Sue saw something very odd. Two sticks were walking along the pavement followed by four furry paws, the wheels of a tricycle, two small feet in dirty sandals and a rope which twitched. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine and acorn vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 96 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Light wear to wrapper edges.
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THE OLD BALLAD OF THE BABES IN THE WOOD
Written by Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130149
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Bodley Head Fairy Tale Picture Book (General Editor: Kathleen Lines). Pictorial boards. Large colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. 28 pages. 9.25 x 6.5". Story in verse. ISBN: 0370011341. Wrapper is unevenly foxed with 1" tear to bottom of front panel.
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THE GOLDEN APPLE
Written by Max Bolliger; Roseanna Hoover. Illustrated by Celestino Piatti.
Stock no. 2130081
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Full page colour illustrations. Simple text. 12 x 8.5". ISBN: 0370015363. Foxing to spine. Bumping and wear, with some chipping along cover edges and corners. Scuff marks to rear cover.
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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 2129085
Published by The Bodley Head. 2nd 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and corners; some browning along cover edges. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some closed tears and chips; a little loss; couple of blue ink rings to front panel.
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JONADAB AND RITA
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2128540
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Toy donkey Jonadab is longing for adventure... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780370329284. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SHIP'S COOK GINGER
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2128455
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

Another Tim story. Blue and yellow glazed pictorial boards. Colour and bw drawings throughout. ISBN: 0370300041. Bumping to spine. Some foxing to front cover. Page edge browning.
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TIM'S LAST VOYAGE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2128454
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Water-colour and b/w line drawings, many double spread. Pink and green pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370020030. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to prelims. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks.
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THE LITTLE HORSE BUS
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1317586
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370020227. Spine bumped. Some slight rubbing to edges. Evidence of some pencil erasure marks to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and has a small mark to lower edge of rear panel and some light foxing on verso.
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THE LITTLE STEAMROLLER
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1317584
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format, pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0370020235. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Small split to centre of spine (2.5cm). Inscripiton in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale page browning to endpapers. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with tear to centre of spine and a few light grubby marks to front panel.
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