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THE TOY BOX ANNUAL
Written by Agnes Hart; Ann Stafford; Violet M. Methley; et al. Illustrated by Ruth Cobb; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1505954
Published by Allied Newspapers Limited. circa 1936. Slightly better than good condition.

Full of Cut-Out Models, Games, Stories and Toys. Orange pictorial covers show man stood among toy models, yellow titles. Advert to rear cover. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. 95 pages. Spine bumped and worn, especially to top, bottom and edges with some loss of surface. Wear to corners. Covers slightly grubby. A few hinges cracked. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. Some puzzles done and half of page 93/94 missing. Contents generally clean.
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MY LITTLE CORNER
Written by Mrs. O.F. Walton.
Stock no. 1505953
Published by The Religious Tract Society. circa 1911. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with black decorative borders and white title to front. Gilt titles and black and yellow pattern to spine. B/w plates and text illustrations. 160 pages plus book list. A little bumping to spine. Large ink presentation inscription to front endpaper. One hinge cracked. Some browning. Foxing, mainly to prelims and text block.
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RUTH'S PATH TO VICTORY
Written by Evelyn L. Thomas.
Stock no. 1505952
Published by The Religious Tract Society. circa 1899. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth shows two women driving horse and carriage, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Spine bumped, worn and browned. Wear/stains to front edge of spine. Corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby. Ink presentation inscription to front endpaper with slight transfer to pastedown. Light browning and an odd mark to contents.
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THE KITTEN PILGRIMS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1505951
Published by James Nisbet & Co.. circa 1892. Slightly better than good condition.

Or Great Battles and Grand Victories. Brown boards with gilt title block, gilt and black vingette. B/w frontis and illustrations throughout. 118 pages plus book lists. 7.5 x 5". A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with faint stains only visible at certain angles. Most hinges cracked. Personal library label to front pastedown and ink inscription to front endpaper. Half-title browned. Light browning and a few marks to contents.
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THE CHERRY TREE
Written by Derek Tangye. Illustrated by Jean Nicol Tangye.
Stock no. 1405477
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The latest of the author's Minack chronicles evoking the life of Derek and Jeannie Tangye on their flower farm. Threading through the narrative is the story of Cherry, the little black cat Jeannie found curled up at the foot of the cherry tree, starving. How will Ambrose, the famous cat of The Ambrose Rock, undisputed King of Minack, take to the new arrival?. Red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 178 pages. ISBN: 0718127412. Bumping to top corners. A little foxing to the top of the text block otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with a little foxing to flaps. Remains of a label and a small mark to front panel.
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BALLET SHOES FOR ANNA
Written by Noel Streatfeild. Illustrated by Mary Dinsdale.
Stock no. 1405476
Published by Collins. 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Anna & her two brothers are orphaned by an earthquake and brought from Turkey to live in England with their Uncle. However, their Uncle thought that dancing is sinful and Anna, who belives nothing should come before her dancing, somehow has to earn enough money to pay for her ballet shoes. Mottled pink boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0001950045. Spine bumped. Name to top of front endpaper. Some foxing to top edge of textblock. Contents are very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears.
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SCIURUS THE STORY OF A GREY SQUIRREL
Written by Jan Taylor. Illustrated by Harold George.
Stock no. 1405475
Published by Collins. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating insight into squirrel behaviour to delight young naturalists. Beautiful pictorial boards. numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0001957430. Spine and corners bumped. Contents bright and clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge rubbed. Pen scribble over price on front flap.
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HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1405474
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fifth in the Harry Potter series. Pictorial boards. 766 pages. ISBN: 0747551006. A little bumping to spine and corners. Page edges browned. Small mark to bottom corner of text block. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. Small mark to spine.
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THE TOWER TO BISPHAM THE BLACKPOOL TRAMWAY SINCE 1960 VOLUME TWO
Written by Brian Turner.
Stock no. 1812412
Published by Rails Publishing. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The second of three books showing how the famous tramway along Blackpool Promenade developed from a precarious survivor in 1960 into the age of the Supertram, operating some of the most modern vehicles in the world. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. Corners lightly rubbed, contents fine. Minor dampstain to top edge of front panel of dustwrapper.
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THE ORIGINAL BULLEID PACIFICS
Written by John Scott-Morgan.
Stock no. 1812411
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Haynes Great Locomotives Series. The design, construction and operation of the locomotives in their original form, when fitted with what was termed 'air-smoothed' casing. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781844259540. A lovely copy!
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LIVERPOOL CITY OF ARCHITECTURE
Written by Quentin Hughes.
Stock no. 1812410
Published by The Bluecoat Press. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Second Edition. This beautifully illustrated book shows, through the careful selection of key buildings, why Liverpool has become the finest city of architecture in this country outside London. Large format. Matt pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 1872568211. A few minor scuffs to covers. Contents fine.
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THE LEYLAND ATLANTEAN
Written by Gavin Booth.
Stock no. 1812409
Published by Nostalgia Road Publications; Crecy Publishing Limited. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Leyland Alantean revolutionised the design and layout of the double deck buses when it was first shown to the world in 1956. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781908347411. A lovely copy.
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