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HEIDI GROWS UP
Written by Johanna Spyri; Charles Tritten. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane.
Stock no. 1315947
Published by Collins. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second book about Heidi in which she has many adventures and surprises and a happy ending in which her fondest dreams are realised. Green boards. 3 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. 256 pages. ISBN: 000161102X. Spine bumped. Page browning and foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed and has a small edge tear to lower front panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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HEIDI
Written by Johanna Spyri. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane.
Stock no. 1315946
Published by Collins. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new translation by M. Rosenbaum. Very pale green boards. Dark green title and decoration to front cover. B/w endpapers. Colour frontis plus two other full page colour illustrations. Spine bumped. Some lower page corners (including one plate) creased. Foxing and page browning else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with tear to top of spine and slightly grubby to rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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HEIDI'S CHILDREN
Written by Johanna Spyri; Charles Tritten. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane.
Stock no. 1315945
Published by Collins. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cream boards, brown title to spine and front cover. 3 colour plates. B/w chapter headers. Spine bumped. A couple of small marks to covers. Small indentation to top edge of front cover. Foxing and page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and foxed.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE CHILD'S CHRISTMAS
Written by Anne Wood. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1315944
Published by Blackie. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of Christmas stories. A unique picture of Christmases past and present. Colour plates by various artists. B/w text illustrations by Charles Robinson. Red boards. Gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0216923549. Spine bumped. Small scratch mark to centre of rear cover. Dustwrapper is a little rubbed at corners.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
Written by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1315943
Published by J.M. Dent. circa 1987. Very good condition.

A magical account of Dylan Thomas's own childhood and of a Christmas Day in a small Welsh town. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460027727. Light rubbing to corners. Some light damp staining to edges of prelims.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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NODDY AND TESSIE BEAR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Robert Lee.
Stock no. 1405643
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; The Richards Press. circa 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Noddy Book No. 12: Pink pictorial paper boards with colour titles. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0361004133. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. A little fingering otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed. Spine is faded. Light pen marks by title on front panel. Faint foxing to folds on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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CAT & CANARY
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1405642
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1984. Almost very good condition.

Tall format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 086264075X. SIGNED by author to half title page. Top of spine badly bumped. Corners and bottom of spine a little bumped. Surface paper damage to rear pastedown. Small closed tear to rear endpaper. Contents very good.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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NODDY AND THE FARMYARD MUDDLE
Written by Sophie Smallwood. Illustrated by Robert Tyndall.
Stock no. 1315942
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Blyton's Granddaughter writes a new classic Noddy adventure! Larger format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007318018.
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NODDY GOES TO TOYLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Beek.
Stock no. 1315941
Published by Harper Collins. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A special edition to celebrate sixty years since the first edition. Larger format, red pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007285228.
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THE OUTING
Written by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1315940
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A hilarious account of a day trip by charabanc (men-only) to Porthcawl. Orange boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460047043. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has minimal rubbing at corners.
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1315939
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Light green boards, gilt title to spine. Green pictorial endpapers. 101st edition with additional illustrations (all b/w). ISBN: 0416393608. Spine very slightly bumped, very light browning to edges of covers. Contents fine. Bright wrapper with minimal edge rubbing.
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CASTLES TO WARSHIPS ON THE GREAT WESTERN FOOTPLATE
Written by Jack Gardner.
Stock no. 1812643
Published by John Murray. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Jack Gardner was a footplateman whose duties took him from steam locomotives to diesels and on to the High Speed Train. His autobiography provides all railway enthusiasts with a rare, first-hand account of working with locomotives over five decades. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0719542650. A fine copy in a dustwrapper which is fading to spine.
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