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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2114423
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

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. Light wear to cover edges. Light page browning.

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IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1109217
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1971. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown pictorial boards. The second book in Sendak's famous Wild Things trilogy. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0370015495. Ex-lib., with tape marks to pastedowns; marks to some pages. Wrinkling and some grubby marks to pages. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few marks - especially damp mark to rear panel.

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ENCHANTMENT IN THE GARDEN
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2114248
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

"A lonely little girl whispers into the ear of a marble statue boy and breathes life into his soul...". Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Superb colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370323327. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SING ROUND THE YEAR
Written by Donald Swann. Illustrated by Roy Spencer.
Stock no. 1402464
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Songs of Praise, selected and composed by Donald Swann. Green boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370010701. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Light browning to board edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small hole to front endpaper. Pale browning to endpapers and a couple of marks otherwise contents clean. Slight musty smell to book. Orange and green dustwrapper is price -cut and a little edge worn.

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THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE AND OTHER POEMS
Written by William Morris. Illustrated by Jessie M. King.
Stock no. 1208008
Published by John Lane; The Bodley Head. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles, borders and decoration. B/w illustrations. 310 pages. Small grubby mark to front endpaper. Spine faded. Front endpaper missing.

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ENCHANTMENT IN THE GARDEN
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1108957
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

"A lonely little girl whispers into the ear of a marble statue boy and breathes life into his soul...". Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Superb colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370323327. Top of spine bumped. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some light edge-creasing.

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THE LUNATIC AT LARGE
Written by J. Storer Clouston; Hugh Greene. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1710188
Published by The Bodley Head. 1974. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Book not illustrated but colour pictorial wrapper by Quentin Blake. The Bow street library. Introduced by Greene. ISBN: 037010921X. Price on wrapper front flap has been crossed through with ink.

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THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES
Written by Frank Corsaro. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1808214
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Stone cloth with gilt title to spine and brown/red vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and endpapers. The Glyndebourne Version. ISBN: 0370305779. 'D' inked to vertical edge of text block but no damage inside seen. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Contents fine. Clear acetate wrapper has loss to top and bottom (possibly the reason for the 'D').

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STUFF AND NONSENSE
Written by Laura Cecil. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 2112374
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Compiled by Cecil. An anthology of stories and poetry for younger readers - to be read aloud. 92 pages. ISBN: 0370313070. A little bumping along cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing and a couple of small nicks.

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THE HUNTED KING
Written by Laurence Meynell.
Stock no. 1108651
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Earlham Library Series. Yellow cloth with black title ot spine. Novel based on Charles I's son when he is hunted from place to place in southern England. A little bumping to a couple of cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with fading to spine and a few marks; couple of small nicks to edges.

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THE STORY OF THE THREE BEARS
Written by William Stobbs. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1501680
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 32 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A couple of small stains to rear cover. A little foxing and a few small marks to contents. Fingering to some pages. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn and ever so slightly grubby.

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THE MINISTER'S NAUGHTY GRANDCHILDREN
Written by Eva Bexell; Joan Tate. Illustrated by Gerald Rose.
Stock no. 1310672
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

The New Acorn Library. Translated from the Swedish by Tate. Glazed pictorial boards. 92 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0370301064. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to top and tail of spine. Foxing to textblock. Name written vertically to edge of front pastedown.

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