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Seabirds

By: LEYLAND, Eric

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Edmund Ward: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010982

Condition: Good


Truth in a Tale Series No.12. Small format blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 64pp; colour and b/w ills. Rubbing and bumping to corners; couple of small marks to cloth. Dustwrapper is nicked and rubbed to edges with a rather fragile spine edge, a small hole to front flap edge and chipped to corners. View more info

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Doctor Dolittle's Look-Inside Book

By: LOFTING, Hugh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Purnell:

Seller ID: 004317

Condition: Good


Copyright 1967. Adapted by Vivian Bennett. Pictorial boards with cut-away windows with two small books inside: Animal Scrapbook and Sea Adventure. Boards rubbed to edges; previous owner gift insciption inside covers and to front pastedown of both little books; spine ends and edges rubbed to little books and stapled binding is a little shaky. View more info

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Minnie

By: MACARTHUR-ONSLOW, Annette

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002036

Condition: Near Very Good


First UK edition. Green boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Tanning to pages. Dustwrapper is price clipped and tanned with rubbed edges and chipped corners; 3cm tear to lower edge of rear panel. The story of Minnie the cat, whose life is disrupted by the arrival of a family at her cottage. Written and illustrated by the Australian author of 'UHU'. View more info

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UHU

By: MACARTHUR-ONSLOW, Annette

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Rapp & Whiting: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009963

ISBN: 0853911363

Condition: Near Very Good


Third impression. Navy cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 64pp; colour and b/w ills. Slight bow to boards; foxing to page block edges; occasional mark to pages, which are a little musty. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly scuffed with lightly rubbed edges. The story of a baby owl rescued from the wild. View more info

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The Adventures of Dominie Dormouse

By: MACNAIR, J.H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 004768

Condition: Good to Fair


Dean's Pixie Series No.2. Small format card covers with pictorial onlay; 40pp; colour ills. Pictorial onlay is faded and creased with two small chips to lower edge; cover is rubbed and lightly marked with small losses to spine ends; previous owner name and significant foxing to title page; light marking to pages, rusting to staples and stubbing to some corners. View more info

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Babies of the Wild

By: MACROW, Brenda G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Blackie:

Seller ID: 010079

Condition: Very Good


Copyright 1962. Orange cloth boards lacking dustwrapper; colour ills. Small pen mark to rear board; toning and occasional light mark to pages. View more info

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Field Folk - Animal Rhymes for Children

By: MACROW, Brenda G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010902

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards in green pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills; pictorial endpapers. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly creased to edges with a number of nicks and chips with larger tear to upper edge of front panel and tape repair to reverse; light foxing to rear panel. A collection of beautifully illustrated animal poems. View more info

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The Tale of Babi Monkey

By: MAGILL, Valerie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co: 1948

Seller ID: 008927

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Rubbing to spine edge and corners; foxing and light marking to cover; pages a little crinkly with occasional light mark; small hole and tear to lower edge of two pages; crease to the corner of another. The story of a baby monkey discovering the world around him. View more info

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Jokes Are Not Funny

By: MANSFIELD, Creina

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cheshire, Millrace: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003415

ISBN: 1902173066

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 20pp; b/w ills; pictorial endpapers. Boards have a couple of small indentation marks to rear. Dustwrapper has similar indentation marks, light rubbing to edges and small mark to lower edge. Basil the cat goes missing after a visit to the Vet. View more info

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The Magic Island

By: MARSH, Janet

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006694

ISBN: 0718124820

Condition: Good


Landscape navy cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills by author. Bumping to upper edge of boards; marking to lower edge of front board; toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with rubbing and small nicks to edges with stainiing to lower edge. Edmund is saved from being Mr Pike's lunch on a visit to Magic Island. View more info

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Good Manners/Pussies Mustn't Fight

By: MARSHAK, S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers:

Seller ID: 010772

Condition: Good


Stapled paper wraps; colour ills; translated from the Russian by Dorian Rottenberg. Tanning to cover with rubbed edges and corners and splits to spine ends with chipping to upper edge of back cover; thumbing/light creasing to pages. View more info

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Munya the Lion

By: MARTIN, Dorothy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010650

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth boards with brown lettering and lion cub vignette in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 48pp; b/w and two tone ills. Previous owner gift inscription to front pastedown; light tanning to pages; pastedowns a little cockled. Price-clipped dustwrapper is grubby, tanned and foxed with rubbing and a number of chips to edges.The story of a South African lion cub. View more info

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Lady Muck

By: MAYNE, William

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007733

ISBN: 0434967483

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards: 32pp; colour ills. Previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper. A tale of two pigs on the hunt for truffles. View more info

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Make Way for Ducklings

By: MCCLOSKEY, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004746

ISBN: 0670451495

Condition: Very Good


Large format pictorial boards with reinforced binding in matching dustwrapper; sepia ills. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and corners with 6cm tear to upper edge of front panel; Caldecott medal sticker to front has started to peel, now in removable sleeve. Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1941, this classic picture book is a tale of Mallards on the move in Boston. View more info

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Fly Home McDoo

By: MCCLURE, Gillian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004554

ISBN: 0233971084

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards lightly bumped to head of spine. Dustwrapper is unclipped with light edgewear. A racing pigeon leaves Glasgow for paradise, but discovers that home is much safer. View more info

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Muff the Circus Monkey

By: MCGUINNESS, Lurline

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004822

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth boards with gilt lettring in pictorial dustwrapper; 29pp; colour and b/w ills. Tanning and light thumbing to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has a number of creased tears, some with tape to reverse, and chips to corners; light sunning to spine, now in removable sleeve. Muff the circus monkey meets some strange animals from the Australian bush. View more info

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Waggle

By: MCMENEMY, Sarah

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 2003

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002039

ISBN: 0744592305

Condition: Very Good


Landscape glazed pictorial boards. Spine slightly knocked; scratch mark to one page. Rosie finds a name for her wiggly, waggly puppy. View more info

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Smoky Joe in Trouble: Being the Further Adventures of a Sagacious Cat Told By Himself

By: MEYNELL, Laurence

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003095

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth with red decs to front in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 122pp; b/w ills. Light foxing to page block edges and endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper has 4cm tear to upper edge of front panel, smaller nicks to upper edge of rear panel; chip to head of spine; light marking and tanning to rear panel; foxing and browning to reverse, now in removable sleeve. A sequel to 'Smoky Joe', the adventures of a cat. View more info

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Lassie and the Cub Scout

By: MICHELSON, Florence

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Wisconsin, Western Publishing: 1966

Seller ID: 010883

Condition: Good


A Whitman Tell-a-Tale Book. Small format pictorial boards; colour ills. Cloth tape repair to spine; rubbing to edges and bumping to corners; internally lovely and clean. View more info

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Kastantas and the Birds

By: MIEZELAITIS, Eduardas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vaga Publishers: 1979

Seller ID: 010776

Condition: Good


Laminated card covers; 39pp; colour ills. Rubbing and creasing to cover with light marking; thumbing, light creasing and occasional mark to pages. View more info