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BIGGLES ON THE HOME FRONT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324355
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Spine slightly bumped. A couple of light marks to front cover. Light foxing to textblock else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn with minimal loss at corner, light vertical crease to front panel.

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OWLS OF EUROPE
Written by Heimo Mikkola. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1324354
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A review of the 13 owls breeding in Europe and an additional four species in lands adjoining the Mediterranean in North Africa and the Middle East. Brown boards, gilt title and owl vignette to spine. Colour plates, b/w photos and b/w illustrated chapter headers. 397 pages. ISBN: 0856610348. Bumping to top and tail of spine. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased and browned.

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THE ART OF TOY STORY 3
Written by Charles Solomon; John Lasseter; Lee Unkrich; Darla K. Anderson. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 1324353
Published by Chronicle Books. 1st 2009. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The technical challengs, triumphs and emotional hurdles that faced the Pixar team as they developed the toys' new adventure. Oblong format. Blue boards with white title to spine and embossed title to front cover. 175 pages. Some fold-out pages. ISBN: 9780811874342. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few small dents to front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased with a small tear to top rear edge and a barcode label stuck to rear panel.

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PARROTS OF THE WORLD
Written by Joseph M. Forshaw. Illustrated by William T. Cooper.
Stock no. 1324352
Published by Lansdowne Editions; Weldon Publishing. 3rd 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third (revised) edition. Large, heavy format. 12.25 x 8.75 inches. 672 pages. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Every species and subspecies including those now extinct is described. Standard taxonomic measurements taken from museum specimens are listed as part of these descriptions. Information on distribution, status, habitats, general habits, movements, feeding, call-notes, and nesting habits, including measurements of eggs are given. There is a distribution map for each species. A total of almost 500 birds are magnificently illustrated in colour. ISBN: 0701828005. Spine and corners bumped with small split to base of spine. Small dents to cover edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has a couple of small puncture holes to rear edge of spine and there is a barcode label stuck to rear panel.

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DEER OF THE WORLD
Written by Valerius Geist.
Stock no. 1324351
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Their Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology. Large format, heavy format. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. 421 pages. ISBN: 1840370947. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Name plate (Garfield the cat) to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge creased with a couple of small tears and barcode label stuck to rear panel.

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JAGUAR XK ENGINE
Written by Dave Pollard.
Stock no. 1324350
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

History, buying, rebuilding, uprating. Glazed pictorial boards. 190 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859600077. Spine and corners bumped. Barcode label stuck to rear cover. Contents fine.

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I ONLY HAVE TO CLOSE MY EYES
Written by Kenneth Williams. Illustrated by Beverlie Manson.
Stock no. 1324349
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Accompanied by his cat, a small boy dreams up wonderful worlds in which he plays many roles - among them the king of the castle, an explorer in a jungle and the ringmaster of a circus. Glazed pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Large colour illustrations with smaller b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0460061755. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Barcode label stuck to rear cover.

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THE MAGIC WOOD
Written by Harry Phillips. Illustrated by H. Paul.
Stock no. 1324348
Published by Horace Marshall & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

A Talking Book with record contained in sleeve at rear of book. Narrated by Frank Phillips. Large format. Beige cloth with large colour onlay to front. 16 colour pictures to follow the story. Spotting to covers; a little bowing to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Title page is price-cut. Some foxing. All plates present. Record is present in sleeve to rear and has a crack going across the centre of it (so very unlikely to work, although unchecked). Sleeve has is worn at the edges with some splits.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1324347
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial laminated boards - Rupert and friends building a snowman. 1st story Rupert and the Friendly Sea-Lion. 123 pages. 10x7 inches. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Some wrinkling to the pastedowns (binding error). Name and address in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Painting contest page has been neatly removed. Crease to top corner of title-page. Contents clean.

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TOYTOWN... THE WORLD OF S.G. HULME BEAMAN
Written by S.G. Hulme Beaman; G.G. Grange. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Stock no. 1324346
Published by Gerard Gaston Grange. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A compilation of the stories of all S.G. Hulme Beaman's popular Toytown plays which were broadcast exclusively on its former Home Service programme "Children's Hour" by BBC Radio in years now long gone. Large, heavy format. Red cloth, gilt titles. 512 numbered pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0953944107. Spine bumped. Front joint cracked. Contents otherwise fine. Dustwrapper is edge worn/creased and faded to spine.

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RT - THE STORY OF A LONDON BUS
Written by Ken Blacker.
Stock no. 1324345
Published by Capital Transport. 2nd 1980. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Large format. B/w photos. 280 Pages. ISBN: 0904711242. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers faintly browned and foxed. Contents otherwise fine. Dustwrapper is edge worn and faded to spine, barcode label stuck to rear panel of wrapper.

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THE MYSTERIOUS TALE OF GENTLE JACK AND LORD BUMBLEBEE
Written by George Sand; Gela Jacobson. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin.
Stock no. 1324344
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Told in English for the first time. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 74 pages. ISBN: 0416085326. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Foxing to contents. Large but neat inscription in ink to front free-endpaper.

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