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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
Written by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1824160
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

A magical account of Dylan Thomas's own childhood and of a Christmas Day in a small Welsh town. A Dolphin Paperback. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460027727. A lovely copy.

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ABOUT RAILWAYS
Written by Herbert Simon; William Fenton.
Stock no. 1323611
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 113. Pictorial paperwraps. Covers lightly edge rubbed. Crease to top corner of rear cover and a few top page corner tips also creased. Light foxing to textblock.

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MEMOIRS OF A BRITISH AGENT
Written by R.H. Bruce Lockhart.
Stock no. 1824159
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction, Epilogue and Notes by Robin Bruce Lockhart. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Dark blue endpapers. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed and marked.

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DISCOVERY OF THE POLES
Written by Quintin Riley. Illustrated by Richard Taylor.
Stock no. 1323610
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1957. Good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 111. Oblong format, paper wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Covers a bit grubby and edge rubbed, lower corner of front cover quite badly creased (creasing also affects first few pages. Contents pulled at staples.

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HOW TO PLAY CRICKET
Written by Alf Gover. Illustrated by Leonard Hagerty.
Stock no. 1323609
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

Puffin Pictue Book No. 109. Pictorial paper wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Light foxing to textblock. Light fingermarks to spine edge of rear cover.

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THE SWANSEA & MUMBLES RAILWAY (LOCOMOTION PAPERS 50)
Written by Charles E. Lee.
Stock no. 1824158
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1988. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Reprint with additions. ISBN: 0853613818. Reprint with new photographs. Previous owner's address label to inside front cover (small). Contents fine.

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CHURCHES AND CATHEDRALS THEIR BUILDING AND USE
Written by Helen Leacroft. Illustrated by Richard Leacroft.
Stock no. 1323608
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1960. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 108. Blue pictorial paperwraps, oblong format. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Cover edges very slightly rubbed. Light crease to lower corner of rear cover. Light foxing to textblock.

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BIRD STUDY IN A GARDEN
Written by E.A.R. Ennion. Illustrated by E.A.R. Ennion.
Stock no. 1323607
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Puffin Picture Book No. 106. Colour and b/w illustrations. Lower corner tips slightly creased. Stains to rear cover have seeped through to inside pages.

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NORTH WALES VOLUME II
Written by M.J.B. Baddeley; C.S. Ward.
Stock no. 1824157
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 10th Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering Llangollen, Bala, Dolgelley, Barmouth, Cader Idris, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Welshpool, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Aberystwyth. Red cloth. Folding map of North Wales to front. Wartime edition and therefore no maps included except two: Fold-out map of North Wales and of Aberystwyth. Boards faded to a dark pink. One or two margin marks but generally clean. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few small chips to edges, browned to rear panel.

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WILD ANIMALS IN BRITAIN
Written by Paxton Chadwick. Illustrated by Paxton Chadwick.
Stock no. 1323606
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 105. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. A couple of small edge tears to covers. Some slight foxing to spine. Contents clean.

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BINDING YOUR OWN BOOKS
Written by John Woodcock. Illustrated by John Woodcock.
Stock no. 1323605
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1956. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 104. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. Two-tone illustrations. Covers and textblock slightly foxed.

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THE HUMAN BODY
Written by Cyril Bibby. Illustrated by Ian T. Morison.
Stock no. 1323604
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 102. Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and colour illustrations. Name in ink to front cover (x2) and to first page. Annotations in ink to some pages. Foxing to textblock.

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