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A collection of 13 stories selected for reading aloud to young children. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370311000. Uneven browning to dustwrapper.
And other incredible stories. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 125 pages. 8 x 5.5". ISBN: 0370301617. Foxing to outer page edges.
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Or Are You Sure You Want a Dog? Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations in cartoon strip style. ISBN: 0370018079. Fading to spine and lower edges of covers. A little bumping to corners and cover edges. Light browning to endpapers.
HIGGLETY PIGGLETY POP! OR THERE MUST BE MORE TO LIFE
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1507594
Published by The Bodley Head. 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The tale of Jennie the Sealyham terrier, who packs her black leather bag with the gold buckles and goes out into the world to look for something more than everything. Square brown boards with yellow title to spine and square picture to front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370015053. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, spine lightly browned, tiny bit grubby.
A Tale From the Brothers Grimm, translated by Edgar Taylor. Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 037002026X. Fading to spine and some cover edges.
A gripping escape story for young readers. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0370109740. Light uneven fading to boards. Page browning. Foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily foxed, rubbed at edges and faded to spine.
Contains Part I Beyond the Marble Mountain. First published 1948. Part II, Back To The Marble Mountain, first published 1949. Turquoise boards with gilt title to spine. 249 pages. B/w text illustrations. The fortunes and adventures of Bear, Goat, Owl and Ostrich. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss, large piece of loss to top edge of rear panel.
HOME FROM THE SEA
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406423
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Poems for young readers chosen and introduced by Ivor Brown. Dark blue boards with gilt titles. Pale green endpapers. B/w illustrations. 80 pages. Some marks to endpapers. Name and date to front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and foxed. Spine is browned.
Poems for Young Readers chosen and introduced by Rummer Godden. Grey boards with gilt titles to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations. 70 pages. A little bumping to spine. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Light mark to bottom of spine/ rear panel. Laminate on spine beginning to crack. Spine is browned. Light foxing.
Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth. "Sendak's Life and Works are explored in affectionate detail, including many colour and b/w illustrations and folding plates, a moveable scene and a facsimile of the tiny mock-up that Sendak first made for the story that would later become Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0370303865. A lovely copy.
A beautiful book! Pictorial boards, Colour illustrations throughout. Oblong format, 7.25 x 9.5". ISBN: 0370020200. Bumping and wear to corners and along cover edges. Foxing throughout. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; torn and chipped, with some loss; creased with marks.
A black top hat blows off the head of its rich owner and lands on the bald head of an old soldier. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370011279. Laminate is slightly lifting at spine edges on both book and wrapper and slightly wear to base of spine. Otherwise the book is in fine condition. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and lightly foxed on verso.
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