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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1608191
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small splits and surface loss at top and tail of spine, with pieces of clear tape reinforcing spine. Name in Belongs To box. NOT price-cut. Approx. 2 inch closed tear to top of title page. Colouring contest page REMOVED. Some colouring to a couple of pages. Small areas of loss along edge of pages 17-20.
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THE JENNINGS REPORT
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 1405483
Published by Collins. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red mottled boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. ISBN: 0001621599. Bumping to spine, corners and edges of front board. Inscription in ink to top of front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Light brown mark to one page. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Three pieces of tape to verso to cover small tears. Damp mark to bottom of rear cover.
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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1405482
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The final instalment of the Harry Potter saga. Pictorial boards. 607 pages. ISBN: 9780747591054. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and a little rubbed. Faint red marks to endpapers. Page edges browned. Contents very good. Book leans a little to one side. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and chipped. Spine is very faded with a couple of small red spots.
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HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1405481
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Fifth in the Harry Potter series. Pictorial boards. 766 pages. ISBN: 0747551006. Slight bumping to spine. Corner of one page creased. Light browning to pages. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed. Light marks to spine which is faded. Seller's price label to rear panel. Crease to rear flap. Grubby marks to part of verso of rear panel.
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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1405480
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Harry Potter's 6th year at Hogwarts. Pictorial boards. 607 pages. ISBN: 0747581088. Spine and corners bumped. Small split to front of spine. Light foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. Spine is very faded.
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THE WISE GRASSHOPPER
Written by Constance Barnes.
Stock no. 1505959
Published by Art & Educational Publishers Limited. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Whilst missing her spaniel who has disappeared in the garden, Jane is astonished to find fairies. Through them, she meets the Wise Grasshopper who helps her to learn how fairies and human kindness work together to solve many human problems. Blue cloth spine. Blue pictorial paper boards. Full page colour illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 38 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light crease to front cover. Some light browning and foxing to covers. Sunday School present label to front endpaper with address in ink below. Two margin tears to bottom edge of page 13/14. One hinge starting to crack at top. Just an odd fox spot to contents.
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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan. Illustrated by Frederick Barnard; J.D. Linton; W. Small; et al..
Stock no. 1505958
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. circa 1898. Slightly better than good condition.

Tan cloth with gilt and yellow titles. vignette of man leaning on stick, shield and sword to spine. Introductory Notice of the Author by Rev. William Landels. 47 illustrations by various, engraved by Dalziel Brothers. 415 pages plus book list. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers a bit grubby. Spine darkened. A couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription to top edge of front endpaper. Contents very good, just a few fox spots.
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THE BRAMBLY HEDGE LIBRARY
Written by Jill Barklem. Illustrated by Jill Barklem.
Stock no. 1405479
Published by Carnival. circa 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Boxed set of 8 Brambly Hedge books published by Collins. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0007605153. Books are in excellent condition. Slipcase is a bumped at corners. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE LONELY ISLAND
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1505957
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Slightly better than good condition.

Or The Refuge of the Mutineers, a tale founded on fact. Blue pictorial cloth shows birds flying, gilt sun. Gilt title block and ship to spine. 6 b/w plates. vi + 413 pages + 16 page booklist. Spine bumped, worn and browned with tiny splits to ends and 1" split to bottom of front edge. Lower corners bumped and worn. Some fading and marks to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Both joints cracked. Rear endpapers browned. Some foxing. Contents generally clean. All plates present.
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CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA
Written by L.M. Montgomery.
Stock no. 1505956
Published by L.C. Page & Company. 1st USA 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

Pale green cloth covers, gilt titles, square pictorial onlay of Anne Shirley to front cover. Colour frontis. 306 pages plus book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn, nicks to cloth at base of spine. Grubby marks to covers, spine slightly browned with mark near centre, wear to onlay. Ink name and date and bookseller's label to front endpaper. A few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Frontis partially detached. Light stain to top and/or bottom margins of quite a few pages. Top edge of text block grubby. Some light foxing and browning plus an odd mark to contents.
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THE RUNNING HARE
Written by John Lewis-Stempel.
Stock no. 1405478
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The secret life of farmland. The study of plants and animals that live in and under ploughed land. Black boards with gilt title to spine. Patterned endpapers. B/w illustrations. 298 pages. ISBN: 9780857523266. Dustwrapper a little edge -worn. Sticker to front panel.
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BEETLES AND THINGS
Written by Olwen Bowen. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1505955
Published by Elkin Mathews & Marrot. 1st 1931. Slightly better than good condition.

Pale blue pictorial cloth, orange titles, 8.5 x 7. Front cover shows line of insects etc. walking. Numerous b/w illustrations. 134 pages plus 2 page book list. Spine bumped and worn with splits to front edge and chip to bottom. A little bumping and wear to corners. Covers unevenly faded with wear and some marks. Front joint has been repaired and bottom outside edge of front endpaper is ragged. Name in ink to front pastedown. Circular stain to bottom margin of page 102/103, contents generally clean otherwise.
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