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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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ANNO'S MAGICAL ABC
Written by Mitsumasa Anno; Masaichiro Anno. Illustrated by Mitsumasa Anno; Masaichiro Anno.
Stock no. 621515
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1981. Slightly better than very good condition.

An anamorphic alphabet. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Mirror paper in a pocket inside front cover. ISBN: 0370304055. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Mirror paper missing from pocket. Contents fine.

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FUMIO AND THE DOLPHINS
Written by Chiyoko Nakatani. Illustrated by Chiyoko Nakatani.
Stock no. 684024
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1970. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370015193. Spine, corners and edges rubbed and worn. Top of spine split for 1 inch with a little loss. Contents bright. Wrapper is grubby, foxed, a litle chipped at edges with a few creases.

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ANGUS AND THE CAT
Written by Marjorie Flack. Illustrated by Marjorie Flack.
Stock no. 619188
Published by The Bodley Head. 1962. Very good condition.

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. Corners bumped and rubbed. Small split to top of spine. Boards a little grubby. Some pages has creased corners.

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THE TRIUMPH OF INTEGRITY
Written by Duncan Grinnell-Milne.
Stock no. 989824
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of General Charles De Gaulle. B/w photos. Wrapper edge-chipped.

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SNEEZE AND BE SLAIN
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 316759
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

And other incredible stories. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 126 pages. 8 x 5.5". Slight bumping to board edges otherwise a fine copy.

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LARKY LEGENDS
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by James Arnold.
Stock no. 319562
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, red titles and decorations. Illustrated endpapers. Numerous b/w text illustrations. 220 pages. 8.5 x 7". Spine a little bumped. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Contents otherwise bright and clean. Dustwrapper a little edge worn, with chipping to spine - neatly tape repaired to rear. An excellent copy of the first edition.

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THE FRANTIC PHANTOM AND OTHER INCREDIBLE STORIES
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Geraldine Spence.
Stock no. 326118
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost 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. Small name to front endpaper. Dustwrapper faded to spine, sticker remains to front flap.

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OUR SIDE OF THE PLAYGROUND
Written by Tony Bradman. Illustrated by Kim Palmer.
Stock no. 403526
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1991. Fine condition.

Are girls and boys really that different? This challenging collection of poems will get you thinking. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0370315820. SIGNED with inscription by author on title page.

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SCARF JACK
Written by Peter Kavanagh.
Stock no. 730717
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An adventure story in which the reader is caught and held by the speed of action; at the end he may also be left with a deeper understanding of what lies at the root of the present-day troubles in Northern Ireland. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0370300793. SIGNED by the author twice! "With Best wishes to Jennie from P.J.Kavanagh" on front endpaper, "P.J.Kavanagh" on title page. Spine and corners bumped. Spine of wrapper slightly sunned.

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