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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 31ST YEAR
Written by Barbara C. Freeman; Norman Hunter; Ruth Ainsworth; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Cicely Mary Barker; Peter Fraser; Kenneth Harrow; et al..
Stock no. 1505963
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth spine with dark titles. Pictorial front cover shows four children at a campfire. Colour plates plus colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly grubby. Wear to corners, especially bottom corner of front cover. One hinge starting to crack. Just an odd mark to contents. A nice copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Michel Simeon.
Stock no. 1405490
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st UK 1967. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 110 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0048230782. Spine bumped and worn. Laminate split at front edge of spine and is missing at bottom. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Light browning to page edges and a few foxspots otherwise contents very good. Possible faint smell of smoke.
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THE WITCHES
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1405489
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"This is not a fairy-tale. This is about REAL Witches. None of your silly black hats and broomsticks - the truth is MUCH MORE SCARY..." Gloriously gruesome secrets aptly illustrated in b/w by Blake. Dark green boards, gilt titles to spine. 208 pages. 9.5 x 6.25". ISBN: 0224021656. Spine and corners bumped. Small bump to side of front board. Indent to front endpaper. Pages browned but clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Some faint scratch marks to panels.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1505962
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. circa 1921. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front board showing little girl laid on her back under a grape vine. 7 colour plates. Large format. 159 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and top edge of rear cover slightly darkened. Spots of wear to front cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers and prelims. A little foxing and an odd mark to contents.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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ONCE ON A TIME
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1405488
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1925. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis plus numerous b/w text and full-page illustrations. A book written in 1915 "for the amusement of my wife and myself at a time when life was not very amusing" - A.A. Milne. Originally published in 1917 with illustrations by H.M. Brock. 269 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers marked and a little grubby. Name in ink to half -title page. Front joint beginning to crack. Rear endpaper plus previous two pages heavily browned. Front endpapers and pages lightly browned. Some foxing and fingering. Slight bumping to bottom and middle of text block.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RATCATCHER TO SCARLET
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1505961
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1927. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Black cloth with red titles and fox head vignettes. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 123 pages. Spine bumped and worn with tiny splits to cloth at ends. A little wear to corners. Faint marks and scratches to covers. Red colour on spine faded to white, slight wear to title on front cover. Endpapers browned. One hinge cracked. Some light foxing and an odd mark to contents.
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THE GIRLS OF ROCKLANDS SCHOOL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood.
Stock no. 1405487
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

First part of "Jen Of The Abbey School". Orange cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis. 91 pages plus 4 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned. Covers a bit grubby. Small ink mark to front board and '17' in ink to front endpaper. Some hinges cracked. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing and light fingering to some pages.
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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1505960
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with red titles and vignette. Red endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 198 pages. Preface by Michael Morpurgo. A lovely copy contained in original slipcase which has a tiny mark and bump to the top edge. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE FLOWER SHOW
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Stock no. 1405486
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.

A little brown mouse book. Green pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations throuhgout. 65 pages. Spine bumped, rubbed and browned. Bottom corners badly bumped affecting all pages. Board edges a little rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. A few foxspots to paged edges otherwise contents are bright and clean.
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THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1405485
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. 215 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine is faded. Covers a little grubby. A few hinges are cracked. Some foxing, mostly to page edges and some fingering. A few neat entries in ink.
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JENNINGS IN PARTICULAR
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 1405484
Published by Collins. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, red title to spine. 4 b/w full-page illustrations. 192 pages. Top edge red. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to prelims and page margins. Light brown marks to a few pages. Top of text block is damp spotted and the colour has run a little onto the top of pastedowns and a few pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Rear panel is grubby. A few red marks from top of text block.
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THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTER RAILWAY AND THE AVON AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE RAILWAY
Written by Colin G. Maggs.
Stock no. 1608192
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

2nd enlarged edition. Oakwood Library of Railway History 26. Green card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853614350. A couple of small marks, and old price sticker, to covers.
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