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THE NIGHTINGALE
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1321780
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial front cover showing a Japanese scene. Grey and white decorated endpapers. 4 richly coloured plates. 47 pages. 7.5 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light foxing to covers and spine slightly browned. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light foxing to contents.

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THE WORLD OF CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1321779
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth. Pictorial endpapers. 8 coloured plates. Shepard's delightful and familiar line illustrations throughout. A compilation of "When We Were Very Young", first published in 1924, and "Now we are Six" first published in 1927, published together this edition. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Old tape marks to endpapers and some slight surface paper damage to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some foxing.

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THE ADVENTURES OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1321778
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

A light blue slipcase containing three classic books by Nesbit: 'New Treasure Seekers', 'The Story of the Treasure Seekers', and 'The Wouldbegoods'. Each book is bound in green cloth with gilt titles and a pictorial illustration to the front cover with a cream cloth background. Each book has numerous b/w illustrations and is beautifully presented. A lovely collection! Books are fine. Slipcase is just a little grubby.

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GREY RABBIT FINDS A SHOE
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1321777
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red pictorial boards. Red and white pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. 63 numbered pages. 7 x 5.5". ISBN: 0001941224. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Small binding error has caused slight damage to base of inner margins of last few pages. Dustwrapper is foxed and edge worn.

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MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1321776
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1914. Almost very good condition.

An early edition. Small format, green cloth spine with black title and cream pictorial boards. 52 pages, colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Cover edges rubbed with a dent and small patch of wear to lower edges. Covers slightly browned. Endpapers lightly browned. One hinge cracked.

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BINGO BONES AND THE BOGGART
Written by K.H. Roberts. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1321775
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Bingo Bones meets a boggart at the slag heap. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340278536. SIGNED by the author to verso of half title-page ("To John Best Wishes K.H. Roberts"). Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Ex-Libris plate to front free-endpaper. Contents fine.

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S PANCAKE DAY
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1321774
Published by Collins. 1st 1967. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Hare finds an old frying pan in the hedge and Grey Rabbit puts it to good use. Green pictorial boards. Enchanting colour illustrations. 7 x 5.5". 63 numbered pages. ISBN: 0001941267. The contents have been bound into the book upside down. Spine bumped. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Frontis removed. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss and light foxing. Original price-cut, 'new' price sticker and further 'new' pencil price to front flap.

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT AND THE SNOW-BABY
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Stock no. 1321773
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 000194133X. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Endpapers partly browned. Price-cut wrapper is foxed and edge rubbed.

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HANGMAN'S HOLIDAY
Written by Dorothy L. Sayers. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 1822639
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2018. Fine condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. B/w text illustrations. Follows the text of the first edition (1933) with minor emendations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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KINDRED
Written by Octavia E. Butler; Tananarive Due. Illustrated by James E. Ransome.
Stock no. 1822637
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2019. Fine condition.

Introduced by Tananarive Due. A science-fiction thriller. Blue boards. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE DIARY OF A COUNTRY PARSON
Written by James Woodforde; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Stephens.
Stock no. 1822636
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Extracts from R.L. Winstanley's transcript from the diaries, 1759-81, selected by David Hughes. Blue cloth spine with burgundy title block and gilt title. Marbled boards. Red endpapers. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson; Helen Stratton; A.D. McCormick; A.L. Davis; A.E. Norbury.
Stock no. 1321772
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1899. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, pictorial front cover and spine. Gilt titles. 551 b/w illustrations throughout. 472 pages. Large, heavy format, 11" x 8.5". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Name in ink to half title-page crossed out with pink biro and another name written below. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean.

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