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SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1897
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321199
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1897. Very good condition.

Pictorial grey cloth with gilt titles. Colour (chromolithograph) frontis. B/w illustrations throughout. 412 pages plus 16 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Small embossed booksellers address label to front free-endpaper. Ink writing to verso of frontis. Some page browning. Grubby mark to top of page 2.

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FAIRY TALES FROM INDIA
Written by Katharine Pyle. Illustrated by Katharine Pyle.
Stock no. 1321198
Published by J.B. Lippincott Company. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. 12 colour plates. 229 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and top edge of rear cover. A few light marks to covers. Ex-libris plate to front free-endpaper (no name entered). Small patch of surface paper damage to front pastedown. Small patch of old tape stuck to rear pastedown and remains of a small booksellers label to same page. Page edge browning and a light musty smell to contents.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll; Austin Dobson. Illustrated by Andrea D'Aquino.
Stock no. 1321197
Published by Rockport Publishers Inc.. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781631590757. Very light finger crease to lower corner tips of first 30 pages.

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ENID BLYTON'S ADVENTURE TREASURY
Written by Enid Blyton; Mary Cadogan; Norman Wright.
Stock no. 1321196
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. A classic selection of short stories, poems and extracts drawn from the best Enid Blyton adventure writing. Compiled by Cadogan and Wright, with a foreword by Helen Cresswell and a personal memoir from Gillian Baverstock. ISBN: 0340765135. SIGNED by Norman Wright by means of a white sticker to half title-page ("for Liz All best wishes Norman Wright"). Spine and corners slightly bumped. Binding error means that two pages are not quite parted fully (lower corners folded over and not cut as they should be). Dustwrapper has a small tear to top of front panel.

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BOYS' AND GIRLS' STORY BOOK NO. 3
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Hilda McGavin; Ernest A. Aris; Sylvia Venus.
Stock no. 1321195
Published by News Chronicle. 1st 1935. Good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial boards. Three colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges worn. Scuffing to front cover. Rear cover is grubby with some ink marks. Front joint is broken but webbing is still holding the binding together. Some hinges pulled and some foxing. Contained in original posting box which is in good condition.

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NICHOLAS AND THE FAST MOVING DIESEL
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321194
Published by Oxford University Press. 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This edition partly re-written and entirely re-drawn. Yellow pictorial boards with red spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light finger creases/marks to endpapers. Some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly creased.

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PETER THE WANDERER
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321193
Published by Oxford University Press. 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Peter finds a golden key lying in the road near his home and sets off to find its owner. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0192796062. Spine bumped. Some foxing to covers. Covers slightly edge worn. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at top, small tear to lower edge of front panel and a few light marks.

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THE LITTLE HORSE BUS
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321192
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1st USA 1974. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0385098251. Slight bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxing to endpapers. Small mark (pencil erasure) to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1321191
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert at front of a huge snow scene. 1st story Rupert and Doctor Lion. 124 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine has split along rear edge and has been glued down. Slight loss to to top of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1321190
Published by Daily Express. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Minimal bumping to corners. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Some faint foxing else contents clean.

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1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman; Ned Sherrin. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1321189
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Introduced by Ned Sherrin. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. 10th printing.

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LOOKING AT CARRIAGES
Written by Sallie Walrond.
Stock no. 1822030
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. Horse-drawn vehicles from 18 different countries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0720712823. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light mark to lower corner of front board. Text block lightly browned. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with creasing to laminate at spine.

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