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BIRDS
Written by M.K.C. Scott; J.A. Henderson.
Stock no. 2134677
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt titles. 48 Colour plates. The Shown Series. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; scuffing; small tears/chips at corners.

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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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TALES OF BRER RABBIT
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1319506
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1925. Good condition.

Retold by Blyton. Blue cloth, black titles, borders and vignette to front cover. Reading Practice - No. 2. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers are badly damp stained. Name in ink to front pastedown and also to free-endpaper. Contents are well fingered/grubby. Hinges cracked. Small black mark to edge of textblock.

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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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THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND
Written by John Buchan.
Stock no. 1818286
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Paperwraps stapled booklet. B/w photos and fold-out plan. 44 pages. Staple binding has rusted and thus the covers detached, contents still tight. Covers scuffed and rubbed.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - NINTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Constance Heward; Dixon Rutherford; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Honor C. Appleton; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1318355
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows black cat and white dog, blue spine with white titles and horse's head. First story is 'The Housing Problem'. 287 pages plus one page book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Vertical crease to rear cover. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents, mainly textblock and some other marks.

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