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NUTCRACKER
Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1405678
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with silver titles and embossed decoration to the front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour pictures throughout. Large format. ISBN: 0370308409. Spine and corners bumped. Small patch of surface paper damage to front endpaper. A few light marks to text block edge otherwise contents are excellent. Dustwrapper is edge worn and rubbed.

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BELINDA BEAR
Written by Cam. Illustrated by Cam.
Stock no. 2118399
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1949. Good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Small, thin format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout and printed on coloured paper. Backstrip is MISSING! Contents are very good. Wrapper is present, but in four pieces with chips and substantial loss (especially to spine); some tape.

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TIM'S LAST VOYAGE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1404530
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Water-colour and b/w line drawings, many double spread. Pink and green pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370020030. Spine and corners a little bumped. Contents are clean. Wrapper has been price-cut by publisher with new price sticker above. A little edge rubbed with a small mark to front panel.

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PROFESSOR BRANESTAWM UP THE POLE
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1314805
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The 4th book about Professor Branestawm. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 130 pages. ISBN: 0370012429. Spine slightly bumped. Light brown spot to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (ink very slightly smudged). A few light foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears but only minimal loss and is grubby to rear panel.

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SARAH'S ROOM
Written by Doris Orgel. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2117196
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A pocket-sized picture book with delicate drawings by Sendak and rhyming text. Yellow pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370011384. Light bumping along a couple of cover edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some foxing and edge-creasing.

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A GENIUS FOR FAILURE: THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN ROBERT HAYDON
Written by Paul O'Keeffe.
Stock no. 1713374
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The tragedy of Haydon lay in the extent to which his failures were unwittingly engineered by his own actions - his refusal to resort to the painting of fashionable portraits, for example, and his self-destructively acrimonious relationship with the RA. Colour plates. 568 pages. ISBN: 9780224062473. SIGNED by author to title page. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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JOURNEY THROUGH NEPAL
Written by Mohamed Amin; Duncan Willetts; Brian Tetley.
Stock no. 2115046
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0370310969. Some light fading to couple of cover edges. A little page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with a little fading to spine; edge-creasing with a couple of tiny nicks.

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THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY
Written by Ezra Jack Keats. Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats.
Stock no. 1606062
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Words and music by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati and Harry Simeone. ISBN: 0370015118. Corners rubbed. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper has a couple of small edge tears.

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FLUTES AND CYMBALS
Written by Leonard Clark. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1313416
Published by The Bodley Head. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poetry for the young. Large format. Orange pictorial boards. 103 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0370010906. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed.

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THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES
Written by Frank Corsaro. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1711696
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Stone cloth with gilt title to spine and brown/red vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and endpapers. The Glyndebourne Version. ISBN: 0370305779.

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WILY FOX AND THE BABY SHOW
Written by David Severn. Illustrated by Geoffrey Higham.
Stock no. 1711685
Published by The Bodley Head. 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format 4.25 x 5.5". Pictorial boards. Full page colour illustrations. Small chip to top edge of front board. Wrapper edge-worn and chipped. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper.

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PLIMPLOMPLIMPS THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JACK-IN-THE-BOX
Written by Julius Berstl; Compton Mackenzie. Illustrated by Wilgart Hofheinz.
Stock no. 1711471
Published by The Bodley Head. Circa 1938. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Scissor-cut b/w illustrations. Foreword by Macenzie. Covers and edges worn. A few marks to covers. Ink inscription and marks to front endpaper.

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