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Billy Bun

By: BRIGDEN, Susan Jane

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 009358

Condition: Good


Undated. Paper backed pictorial boards with green cloth spine, no dustwrapper; colour ills by the author. Boards rubbed to edges, bumped and worn to corners; previous owner address stamped twice plus erased details and initial in pen to front endpaper; foxing to endpapers and page block edges; couple of marks to pages. Written and illustrated by a 14 year schoolgirl. View more info

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The Zoo Story

By: BRIGHTWELL, L.R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press Limited: 1952

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009002

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 247pp; b/w ills; map endpapers. Light watermarking to rear board; light foxing to page block edges. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges with water marking to rear panel and spine, more visible to reverse side. The story of London Zoo. View more info

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Freddy's Cousin Weedly

By: BROOKS, Walter R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003313

ISBN: 1585673099

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with pig vignette in pictorial dustwrapper; 283pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to spine ends; illustration list states there should be a frontis but this is missing - if removed it has been done very neatly and book would otherwise be near Fine. Unclipped dustwrapper has minor edgewear with small scuff to rear panel. Freddy's shy cousin comes to stay at the Bean Farm. View more info

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Let's Visit the Farm

By: BRUCE, Ella

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Medici Society: 1974

Seller ID: 006524

ISBN: 0855030313

Condition: Near Very Good


Landscape card covers; 24pp; colour ills. Light sunning, rubbing to edges and corners of cover, stubbing to corner tips of pages. View more info

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The Cat's Purr

By: BRYAN, Ashley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012250

ISBN: 0689310862

Condition: Fine


Reinforced binding in green cloth and gold lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 43pp; sepia line drawings by author. Unclipped dustwrapper has light rubbing to edges and corners with a tiny nick to lower edge of front panel and a couple of small marks; folds slightly off-centre. An old West Indian folk-tale of how cats got their purr. [1019: N2] View more info

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Borka: The Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers (40th Anniversary Edition)

By: BURNINGHAM, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 007918

ISBN: 0224064940

Condition: Near Very Good


40th Anniversary Edition. Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Bump to lower corners. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed and creased to edges with creasing and small nick to head of spine. Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1964.this is the story of a little goose born without feathers. View more info

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Invasion at Upney Junction

By: BUTTERWORTH, Nick

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009308

ISBN: 0356091856

Condition: Good


Small format glazed pictorial boards; 37pp; colour ills. Boards lightly tanned with bumped corners, esp lower corners; light thumbing and tanning to pages. A brave gang of mice, first encounted in The Sunday Express, enact their glorious deeds in sleepy, deserted Upney Junction. View more info

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Treasure Trove at Upney Junction

By: BUTTERWORTH, Nick

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009870

ISBN: 0356091872

Condition: Good


Small format glazed pictorial boards; 37pp; colour ills. Boards lightly tanned, bumped to corners and spine ends, patch of colour lifting to front endpaper; thumbing and occasional mark to pages. A brave gang of mice, first encounted in The Sunday Express, enact their glorious deeds in sleepy, deserted Upney Junction. View more info

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The Badger's Bath (Percy the Park Keeper)

By: BUTTERWORTH, Nick

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010400

ISBN: 0001981323

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light thumbing and toning to pages. View more info

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The Fox's Hiccups (Percy the Park Keeper)

By: BUTTERWORTH, Nick

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010401

ISBN: 0001981161

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light thumbing and toning to pages; small mark to front pastedown. View more info

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The Owl's Lesson (Percy the Park Keeper)

By: BUTTERWORTH, Nick

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010402

ISBN: 000198277X

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light thumbing and toning to pages. View more info

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Tonio's Cat

By: CALHOUN, Mary

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012266

ISBN: 0688133142

Condition: Fine


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Unclipped dustwrapper has very light rubbing to spine ends. Tonio longs for his dog, who had to be left behind in Mexico when his family moved, but finds another friend in need. [1019: P1] View more info

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Barbara Lamb

By: CAM [CAMPBELL, Barbara Mary]

Price: £70.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011977

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; full page colour ills by the author. Boards rubbed to edges and worn to corners with neat tape repair to spine which has some paper loss. Barbara the lamb dreams of becoming a famous singer. [719: F2] View more info

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The Deer in the Pasture

By: CARRICK, Donald

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001778

ISBN: 0437308979

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Front endpapers lightly marked, lower edge of front free endpaper starting to peel away. Dustwrapper is unclipped with rubbed edges and split corners, upper corner has been taped; larger tear and creasing to upper edge of rear panel. View more info

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Farmyard Animals and Their Young

By: CARRUTH, Jane

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Limited: 1967

Seller ID: 002792

Condition: Good


Large format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Boards tanned and bumped to corners and spine ends; pages toned. A look at the farmyard animals that have inspired poets and writers of nursery rhymes. View more info

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The Adventures of Billy Bee

By: CARTER, Margaret A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Background Books Limited: 1946

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002460

Condition: Fair


Pictorial paper backed boards with red cloth spine; 79pp; four colour plates and b/w ills. Surface lifting to upper corner and top edge of front board; water mark to lower edge; previous owner name crossed through in biro to front endpaper; very thin pages have been exposed to damp and are crinkly throughout, particularly to lower edge and upper corners; watermark more visible to colour plates; two pages have small tear to lower edge; one illustration coloured in. A reading copy only. View more info

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The Proud and Fearless Lion

By: CARTWRIGHT, Ann & Reg

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004651

ISBN: 0091652707

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards have a number of small bumps and indentations to edges and corners; toning, thumbing and occasional small mark to pages. View more info

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A Home in a Tree

By: CASTLEY, Dora; FOWLER, Kathleen & CARSTAIRS, Sheila

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 010080

Condition: Good


Enchantment Books. Textured pictorial boards; 16pp; colour ills. Slight bow to boards; foxing and thumbing to pages. View more info

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A Hat for Rabbit

By: CASTLEY, Dora; FOWLER, Kathleen & CARSTAIRS, Sheila

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Nelson:

Seller ID: 008698

Condition: Fair


Undated. Enchantment Books. Textured pictorial boards; 16pp; colour ills. Significant foxing to boards with indentation (possibly teeth marks!) to upper edge and lower corner; indentation scratches to rear cover; foxing and light thumbing to pages. View more info

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Ernest the Elephant

By: CATFORD, Barbara

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1941

Seller ID: 011170

Condition: Good


Second edition. Small format pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 70pp; colour ills. Slight lean to spine; boards rubbed to edges and worn to corners with 2.5cm repaired tear to head of spine; patches of surface loss to spine covering; one internal gutter slightly cracked. Ernest is dismayed to view his reflection in Madame Tussaud's mirror. View more info