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ANNO'S HAT TRICKS
Written by Mitsumasa Anno. Illustrated by Akihiro Nozaki.
Stock no. 446780
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1985. Fine condition.

A book to introduce young readers to the concept of logic. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370308492.

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ON FRIDAY SOMETHING FUNNY HAPPENED
Written by John Prater. Illustrated by John Prater.
Stock no. 383875
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1982. As new condition.

Two mischievous children romp through the week leaving havoc in their wake, but on Friday something funny happends when they are mysteriously well behaved. Large square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Easy to read, minimal text. ISBN: 0370304497.

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PONIES AND POACHERS
Written by David Severn. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 382811
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. The story of an unusual summer holiday. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers bright and clean. Inscription in ink and address details to front endpaper. Rear endpaper is partly browned. Contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and browned, loss to top and tail of spine.

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PONIES AND POACHERS
Written by David Severn. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 381028
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. The story of an unusual summer holiday. Spine and corners just a little bumped. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned and a few light foxspots else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped and grubby, loss to top and tail of spine and small tear to base of spine at rear edge.

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IN GRANDPA'S HOUSE
Written by Philip Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 599236
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1986. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370307445. Some light wear to wrapper.

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ANGUS AND THE CAT
Written by Marjorie Flack. Illustrated by Marjorie Flack.
Stock no. 594220
Published by The Bodley Head. 2nd Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Angus is an inquisitive Scottie dog who now has a cat living in his home - a cat who boxes Angus's ears and takes his food and sits in his sunshine... Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour and black and white illustrations throughout. Rear cover a little grubby. Small name in ink to front endpaper. A few finger marks to contents. Pictorial wrapper is a little grubby, a little edge-rubbed with a few tiny closed edge tears.

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THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 589975
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The sixth in the 'Narnia' series but the one in which it is explained how all the adventures began. Green boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w drawings. 183pp. 8 x 5.5". REDUCED FROM £780. Some light wear to cover corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pages internally are clean. Pictorial wrapper is price-cut, chipped to a couple of corners and top and tail of spine. Wrapper also has a few light marks and is slightly browned to spine. A very nice copy of the 1st edition of this classic title!

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THE FRANTIC PHANTOM AND OTHER INCREDIBLE STORIES
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Geraldine Spence.
Stock no. 734970
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Continuing the funny saga of the mythical kingdom of Incrediblania. Purple boards with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 93 pages. ISBN: 0370109074. Spine and corners bumped. Date and old price in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is price-cut and faded to spine.

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NIFFS AND WHIFFS
Written by Jennifer Curry. Illustrated by Susie Jenkin-Pearce.
Stock no. 426363
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

Compiled by Jennifer Curry. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Smells evoke memories - this is an anthology of poems - a plethora of pongs, both pleasant and putrid! ISBN: 0370315561. SIGNED by compiler, with inscription on verso of half-title page. Small bump with a little wear to top of spine. Contents are fine.

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THE GRANITE BEAST
Written by Ann Coburn.
Stock no. 425445
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Ruth is forced to move from the city to the Cornish coast after her father's death. She begins to have nightmares about a catastrophic disaster.... ISBN: 0370315456. SIGNED by author, with inscription on title page. Light bumping to spine and corners. Some page browning.

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HORSESHOES AND HANDLEBARS
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Sheila Rose.
Stock no. 575081
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Green boards. B/w illustrations. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Spine faded. Boots Library label to front cover. Contents fine.

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THE MISSING LINK
Written by Kate Thompson.
Stock no. 425129
Published by The Bodley Head. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Missing Link, the first novel in a trilogy; charts the journey of Christie as he travels with his step-brother Danny, on a quest to find Danny's mysterious mother in the Fourth World... Purple boards, gilt title. ISBN: 0370324099. SIGNED with inscription by author to title page. 2nd impression.

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