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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1322549
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... Undated, early reprint. Spine and corners bumped. Light browning to textblock. Prize plate to verso of frontis. Foxing to prelims. Textblock a little grubby. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and grubby.

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THE ST. BERGA SWIMMING POOL
Written by Theodora Wilson Wilson. Illustrated by J.R. Burgess.
Stock no. 2135448
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pat's determination that St. Berga's should have its own swimming pool although adventures came thick and fast before that dream came true. Blue cloth, dark titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 260 pages. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a few small pieces of loss; grubby marks to rear panel.

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THE CORAL ISLAND
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134980
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 8 colour plates. 336 pages. Ballantyene Books series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and marks to covers. Grubby marks and foxing internally. Some page corner creasing. A reading copy.

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HUDSON BAY
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134974
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles, black/orange borders. Colour frontis. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Page browning and foxing. Frontis is starting to come away near top.

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THE STEEPLE A BOOK FOR BOYS
Written by Gordon Whitehead; Harold Avery; A.S. Jackson; Arnold Haythorne.
Stock no. 1321012
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. Happy Hours Series. Slight bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers; some indentation marks and rust to rear cover. Some foxing to pages.

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THE OLD MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1320450
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1938. Good condition.

Small format. Pictorial front cover and spine. Red pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. 96 pages. Spine and corners are worn with some slight loss of surface paper. Covers are lightly scratched. Some light foxing to contents.

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THORNTREE MEADOWS
Written by Roger Nett. Illustrated by John Nash.
Stock no. 1320445
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A pig, a hippo and an aardvark and their adventures. Red boards, black title to spine. Two colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers a little warped. A few tiny foxspots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with heavy foxing.

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JOLLY MOTOR RIDES
No author listed. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2133453
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1930. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 4 colour plates by Kennedy. B/w illustrations. Spine is bumped and browned. Grubby marks and scuffs to covers. Binding is weak and starting to break in places. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. Small name and address label stuck to rear pastedown.

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PINKITY'S PRANKS AND OTHER NATURE FAIRY TALES
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2133405
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1925. Fair condition.

Blue cloth with black titles. Reading Practice - No. 3. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib. - cancelled stamp to front endpaper. Covers and contents are VERY grubby in places! A working copy only. Binding is starting to become a bit weak.

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OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
Stock no. 1318904
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at base. 1 plate is MISSING from this copy. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with creases, 2" loss to top of spine and rest of spine is browned. Price on front flap of dustwrapper is 7/6.

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SIMPLE CUSTOM CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318894
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the conventions and rites that influence your conduct. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Colour illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned else contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and slightly grubby.

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SUSAN, BILL AND THE GOLDEN CLOCK
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2131632
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black lettering and small illustration to front. Colour frontis, and 6 b&w illustrations. Part of the Susan & Bill series. 118 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; repaired to verso with sticky tape. Some small loss to wrapper; a few surface paper chips to rear panel.

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