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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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CHILDREN AND LITERATURE VIEWS AND REVIEWS
Written by Virginia Haviland.
Stock no. 739247
Published by The Bodley Head. 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Essays by distinguised authors, illustrators and critics covering such topics as the history of children's books, what makes a children's classic, what children enjoy reading and why, etc. Red cloth, black title to spine. 468 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370015959. Spine bumped. Contents fine. White wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby.
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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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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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THE HISTORY OF LITTLE TOM TUCKER
No author listed. Illustrated by Paul Galdone.
Stock no. 555920
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370011252. Corners worn. Bottom edge of boards lightly foxed. Pale foxing to a few pages. Pictorial wrapper has a couple of tiny closed tears and is edge-creased.
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THE HISTORY OF SIMPLE SIMON
No author listed. Illustrated by Paul Galdone.
Stock no. 804490
Published by The Bodley Head. 1975. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Two Tone illustrations. ISBN: 0370007662. Spine and boards unevenly faded. Spine bumped. Ink mark to crease of spine. Contents clean.
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