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SHORELANDS WINTER DIARY
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824210
Published by Book Club Associates. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Sequel to Shorelands Summer Diary. Bird observations on Anglesey in the Winter months. Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations & b/w sketches throughout. A few small marks to half-title page. Contents otherwise fine. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824209
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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GIDEON IN AFRICA
Written by Benjamin Rabier. Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Stock no. 1824208
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Red cloth spine. The adventures of Gideon the duck and his animal friends. ISBN: 041686290X. Spine lightly faded, boards a little grubby but still nice and bright. Contents are lovely and bright.

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THE STORY OF PUSS IN BOOTS RETOLD FROM THE ORIGINAL
Written by Frank H. Sweet. Illustrated by Frances Bassett Comstock.
Stock no. 1824207
Published by McLoughlin Bros.. 1st 1912. Good condition.

An Account of the Adventures of a Cat and it's Master From a Poor Miller's Son to a Marquis. Large format. Cloth spine, blue pictorial boards. Yellow and green text illustrations plus 5 full page colour plates. Large text. 52 pages. Edges of boards rubbed, corners worn. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents a little grubby. Plate facing page 32 is detached and chipped at open edge. Hinges pulled.

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YESTERDAY'S CHILDREN: THE ANTIQUES AND HISTORY OF CHILDCARE
Written by Sally Kevill-Davies.
Stock no. 1824206
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An enthralling and vividly written account of the history of child-raising over the last four centuries, and the everyday objects which were used. Grey cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Colour frontis and colour pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 185149135X. Text block a little grubby. Grubby mark to lower corner of pages 286 & 287 (facing pages). Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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JOHN PIPER THE COMPLETE GRAPHIC WORKS: A CATALOGUE RAISONNE 1923 - 1983
Written by Orde Levinson. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 1824205
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Compiled and edited by Orde. A complete catalogue of John Piper's etchings, aquatints, wood engravings, lithographs and screenprints with detailed information about each entry. Large format. White cloth boards, black titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571149901. Boards clean. Date in pencil (will not erase) to top of front endpaper. Pastedowns are bubbled (binding fault). Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top edge to verso. Mild musty odour present.

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PIPER'S PLACES
Written by Richard Ingrams; John Piper. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 1824204
Published by Chatto & Windus; The Hogarth Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

John Piper in England & Wales. Large format. Grey boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0701125500. Lower edges of boards lightly rubbed. Gift inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, rubbed at top of spine, faded to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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SHORELANDS SUMMER DIARY
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824203
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A charming and vivid account of Tunnicliffe's adventures upon settling in the island of Anglesey. Large format. Red cloth, gilt bird vignette to front cover. Magnificent colour and b/w plates. Board edges lightly rubbed. Text block browned with minor foxing. Contents very nice. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips and tears, spine browned, rear panel is grubby.

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SAND-HOPPERS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1824202
Published by Collins. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Doggle (a mongrel) is the hero of the story. Cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Reprint. Cloth spine browned to top & tail. Corners of boards rubbed, some browning to board edges. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is worn and browned to spine, rear panel is grubby.

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DUCKS AND DRAKES
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1824201
Published by Collins. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Three children are sent to stay on a farm where they find Mother Hubbard and subsequently a little farm of their own. Brown cloth, white titles. Large format. Attractive colour and b/w illustrations. Fading to top and lower edge of front board. Large gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few chips and closed tears, fading to spine, and a few marks.

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BOB-TAIL PUP
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Cynthia Harnett; Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1824200
Published by Collins. 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A charming tale of a bob-tail pup, called Grey Lass, who is so earnest in her attempts to be a good sheep-dog that she collects the sheep when they are not wanted! Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour and b/w illustrations of Old English Sheepdogs. Reprint. Cloth spine faded. Boards slightly bowed. Light rubbing to board edges. A few minor foxspots present. Title page and first page of story detached (appear as if they were never bound in). Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with a couple of closed tears and a small chip, a few minor foxspots, some blue pencil marks to rear panel.

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NOTHING BUT DOGS
Written by K.F. Barker. Illustrated by K.F. Barker.
Stock no. 1824199
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, green titles. 100 superb b/w illustrations of a variety of dog breeds. The book helps pet-owners and particularly children to understand their dogs better. Spine slightly browned. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Text block browned. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn, chip to top of spine affecting OGS of Dogs in title, surface paper loss to lower edge of rear panel and rear panel is grubby. Musty odour present.

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