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SPIDER - THE HORRIBLE CAT
Written by Nanette Newman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 729619
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Purple pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. Spider isn't the sort of cat you usually read about. He is untidy, wriggly, fat in some places, thin in others, snarly, scratchy, and very, very mean... ISBN: 185145814X. Tiny dent to top edge of front cover. Contents clean.
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THE STORY OF JESUS
Written by S. Louis Giraud. Illustrated by Eileen Watts.
Stock no. 729657
Published by Strand Publications. Circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

Bookano Living Pictures Series. Blue boards with onlay of Jesus face to front. Colour endpapers. Contains nine full colour pop-up scenes. 9.75 x 7.5". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to verso of half-title. Light foxing to contents. Pop-ups in excellent working order.
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FOSCA THE FOWLER
Written by Draycot Dell. Illustrated by Glossop.
Stock no. 729669
Published by Puzzle Books Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Capital Story and Jig-Saw Puzzle Solution in One Book. Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 42 piece puzzle contained in envelope to rear of book. Cover edges worn and covers grubby. Contents clean. Puzzle complete, envelope slightly damaged.
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COLUMBINE
Written by Franzeska G. Ewart.
Stock no. 729734
Published by Spindlewood. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Columbine is a puppet. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0907349536. Spine and corners slightly bumped, tiny scratch mark to lower edge of front cover. Inscription SIGNED by author on title page.
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ANYBODY AT HOME?
Written by H.A. Rey. Illustrated by H.A. Rey.
Stock no. 729990
Published by Chatto & Windus. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Spiral bound stiff card wraps. Full-page colour pictures which fold out/lift-the-flap to reveal a new scene. Covers worn along spine edge and edge rubbed. Slight creasing to covers. Ink name stamp and tiny booksellers sticker to inside of front cover. Some light creasing to folded flaps and some grubby fingermarks but generally contents very good.
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THE HORKEY
Written by Robert Bloomfield. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 730008
Published by MacMillan. 1882. Good condition.

A Provincial Ballad. Beautiful colour text illustrations throughout. Illustrated boards. Cloth spine. All edges blue. Cr 4to. Corners worn with slight loss of surface paper. Cover grubby. A few small rusty marks to spine. A few hinges cracked with rusty staple marks. Some pages have grubby fingermarks to margins but generally contents are clean but a little loose.
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ROLLO'S VACATION
Written by Jacob Abbott.
Stock no. 730026
Published by Sheldon & Company. 1861. Very good condition.

Part of the Rollo series. New edition, revised by the author. Brown embossed cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear, a couple of tiny ink spots to spine. Name and date in pencil to front pastedown and name in ink to front endpaper. A few page margins are slightly grubby but generally contents are clean.
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CLEG KELLY ARAB OF THE CITY
Written by S.R. Crockett.
Stock no. 730028
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1896. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 442 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped, some faint scratch marks to covers. Two names in ink to front pastedown. Contents clean.
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A CHILD'S BOOK OF HOURS
Written by Constance Irving; Noel Irving.
Stock no. 730066
Published by Oxford University Press. Very good condition.

13 full-page coloured illustrations, many other illustrations to text. Printed on thick card, linen-hinged. Tall folio measuring 15 x 9.5". Cloth backed pictorial boards. Delightful rhymes featuring the hours of the day from morning to school-time, dinner time etc. Beautifully illustrated and unusually bound. Spine bumped with slight fraying to top, small nick to side of spine. Corners worn. Covers a bit grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some fingering to plate margins (actual pictures not affected). A nice copy of a scarce book.
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A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS: THE BAD BEGINNING
Written by Lemony Snicket. Illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Stock no. 730154
Published by Egmont Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

The first in the series. An unhappy tale about unlucky children. Pictoral boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0749746114. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Glittery mark to belongs to box and small patch of surface wear to front pastedown. Contents fine.
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A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS: THE AUSTERE ACADEMY
Written by Lemony Snicket. Illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Stock no. 730155
Published by Egmont Books Ltd.. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Book The Fifth. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1405208716. Tiny bump to top corner and miniscule rub to lower corner else mint.
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PLATKOPS CHILDREN
Written by Pauline Smith. Illustrated by Barbara Shaw.
Stock no. 730257
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A spirited picture of the life of some South African children on the Veldt. Yellow cloth, brown titles and vignettes. Full-page b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Light foxing to covers and top edges slightly darkened. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A couple of foxspots to contents but generally clean. White pictorial wrapper is edge chipped with slight loss, browned to spine and a bit grubby.
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