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A GIFT FROM THE SEA
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1317129
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth, front shows boy and girl sitting on a fence with a book. One colour plate, b/w illustrations. 62 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock. Neat colouring to a couple of the b/w illustrations.

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THE STOKES FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes.
Stock no. 1815387
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

A comprehensive photographic guide to North American birds. Bonus CD with more than 600 bird sounds to rear. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. xxiii and 791 pages including index. ISBN: 9780316010504. CD is MISSING. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine.

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REX MILLIGAN HOLDS FORTH
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mazure.
Stock no. 1317128
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Another lively term at Sheldrake Grammar School. Green boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Foxing to textblock and some page margins. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to base of spine and torn at lower corner of front fold.

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BIRDS OF COSTA RICA A FIELD GUIDE
Written by Carrol L. Henderson.
Stock no. 1815386
Published by University of Texas Press. 1st 2010. Very good condition.

A dedicated field guide to the birds that travelers are most likely to see, as well as to the unique or endemic species that are of high interest to birders. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. xiv and 387 pages including index. ISBN: 9780292719651. Cover and contents slightly warped from storage else contents are fine.

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REX MILLIGAN RAISES THE ROOF
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mazure.
Stock no. 1317127
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The hilarious misadventures of Milligan, R. are set against the background of a large day school. Red boards, black title to spine. 8 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned, a few light spots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and grubby, faded to spine with minimal chipping, slight surface paper damage to top front corner of front panel (by removal of a small label).

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MOLESWORTH'S GUIDE TO THE ATOMMIC AGE
Written by Geoffrey Willans. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1317126
Published by The Vanguard Press. 1st USA 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This time Molesworth's invaluable advice and widsom is universal.... Black boards, silver vignette to front cover and silver and orange title to spine. 104 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed, a few small nicks to lower cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with a tear to top edge of front panel which has been tape repaired on verso.

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TWO LITTLE SCAMPS AND A PUPPY
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by Edmund Blampied.
Stock no. 1317125
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

White cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board. B/w frontis and illustrations. One colour plate. 63 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Staples rusty causing some staining to spine. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock.

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THE JOLLIEST TERM ON RECORD
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by Balliol Salmon.
Stock no. 1317124
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Olive green cloth covers. Vignettes to front cover and spine. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers browned and some foxing to textblock. Grubby dustwrapper has loss to spine and corners and is browned and foxed on verso.

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WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS COSTA RICA
Written by Barrett Lawson.
Stock no. 1815384
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2009. Very good condition.

Detailed information that makes it easy for both expert and novice birders to plan and enjoy a trip to this avian paradise. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w maps. 365 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408125120. Slight creasing to first few pages. Light rubbing to corners of covers.

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REX MILLIGAN'S BUSY TERM
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mazure.
Stock no. 1317123
Published by Lutterworth Press. 2nd 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with minimal loss at corners and grubby to rear panel.

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A PATRIOTIC SCHOOLGIRL
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by Balliol Salmon.
Stock no. 1317122
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1932. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige pictorial covers showing girl carrying flag. 4 B/w plates. 288 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn with large amount of loss and both flaps almost detached (held in place with old tape on verso), wrapper grubby.

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THE HISTORY OF ORNITHOLOGY
Written by Valerie Chansigaud.
Stock no. 1815383
Published by New Holland. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Takes a clear chronological approach, which is enriched with thought-provoking discussion of the subject. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 239 pages. ISBN: 9781847734334. Some very slight crinkling to top margins.

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