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I-Spy Wild Flowers

By: 'Big Chief I-Spy'

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The Dickens Press: 1970

Seller ID: 006072

ISBN: 0850900212

Condition: Very Good


Small format stapled card covers; 48pp. Light rubbing to cover edges, internally clean. A spotter activity guide for children. View more info

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A Garden for My Child

By: BLOOM, Ursula

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, John Gifford: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005919

Condition: Good


Grey boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 84pp; b/w frontis diagram. Boards lightly marked and bumped to corners; offset browning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and chipped to corners with small loss to upper corner of rear panel. Ideas for children's gardens, including wigwams, crow's nests and ponds for sailing boats. View more info

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The Enid Blyton Nature Readers 5

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 008338

Condition: Very Good


Undated. Stapled pictorial card covers; 32pp; two tone ills. Previous owner details inside front cover; scattered foxing to pages; rusting to staples. One of a series of entertaining nature books, this edition contains 'The Cross little Tadpole'' and 'Silky and the Snail'. View more info

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The Enid Blyton Nature Readers 10

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 009035

Condition: Good


Undated. Stapled pictorial card covers; 32pp; two tone ills. Previous owner details inside front cover; foxing and occasional mark to pages. One of a series of entertaining nature books, this edition contains 'Mooo-ooo-ooo!' and 'Old Ugly, the Water-Grub'. View more info

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Pets (Magpie Pocket Book)

By: BRAYDEN, Valerie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1969

Seller ID: 010365

ISBN: 0718816633

Condition: Near Very Good


Small landscape format pictorial boards; colour ills. Slight skew to spine with light rubbing and marking to boards. Based on the Thames Television Series. View more info

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The Zoo Story

By: BRIGHTWELL, L.R.

Price: £16.00

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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Ant Antics

By: CAVE, Estella (Ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006001

Condition: Near Very Good


Green pictorial paper-backed boards with green cloth spine in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 115pp; 12 colour ills plus 16 b/w ills by the author. Boards sunned to spine ends with very slight lean to spine and small bump to lower edge; previous owner inscription to front endpaper; significant foxing to endpapers, more scattered throughout. Price clipped dustwrapper is chipped to corners and spine ends, rubbed and lightly creased to edges, browned to spine with scuffing and... View more info

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Wild Flowers (Puffin Picture Book 81)

By: CHADWICK, Paxton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 011638

Condition: Good


Undated. Landscape pictorial paper covers; b/w and colour ills. Marking and previous owner name to cover; creasing to corners with one missing corner tip; small split to foot of spine; mark to top edge of first page. View more info

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Bush Babies

By: DALE, Kim

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Lothian Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002375

ISBN: 0734405936

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light scuffing to boards; thumbing and occasional faint creasing to pages. A 'lift-the-flap' book of Australian wildlife. View more info

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Round the Year Stories (The Autumn Book)

By: EDWIN, Maribel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008942

Condition: Near Very Good


Tan cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 106pp; four colour plates plus b/w ills. Bumping to corners with indentation line mark to front. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and tears; the front panel has a closed creased tear across the image which has been repaired to the reverse side. View more info

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The Batty Book: The True History of a Bush Baby

By: FOSTER, Catherine G.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005817

Condition: Good


Tan cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 75pp; b/w ills by the author. Boards bumped to corners and spine ends; foxing and offsetting to endpapers; small pin hole to rear pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine, rubbed to edges, chipped to corners with small untidy chipped tear to lower edge of front panel. The true account of Batty the little Bush Baby - a small, furry, large-eyed African animal. View more info

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Moshi the Jackal

By: GIBSON, Tas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Rex Collings: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001734

ISBN: 0860360547

Condition: Good


Landscape brown boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly bumped corners, very slight wavy lower page edge. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, small tear to one corner, name written in pen faintly visible to rear panel along with grubby marks. The author, a wildlife artist, tells and illustrates the adventures of Moshi the jackal on the African plains. View more info

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Indoor Gardening (A Ladybird Book)

By: GRIFFIN-KING, J.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Loughborough, Ladybird Books: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004011

ISBN: 0721402321

Condition: Good Plus


Matt pictorial boards; 52pp; colour ills. Foxing and tanning to cover. Ladybird Series 633, tally number 340 and revised price of 18p to rear. View more info

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Animals of History

By: JENKINS, Alan C.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Oliver and Boyd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006310

Condition: Very Good


Large format textured pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 76pp; b/w and colour ills. Light tanning to outer edges of boards; light bumping to spine ends; toning to pages. View more info

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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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The Modern Ark: The Endangered Wildlife of Our Planet

By: LITTLEJOHN, Claire

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Manchester, World International: 1989

Seller ID: 003835

ISBN: 072351643X

Condition: Very Good


Large format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills; includes model ark and 32 pairs of press-out animals. Minimal wear to covers; tanning to pages; model ark unused and still present. A guide to endangered animal life in eight different habitats. View more info

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A Trip to the Seashore (A Young World Tripper Book)

By: MARWOOD, Desmond

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Nelson Young World: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002970

ISBN: 072380723X

Condition: Good


Landscape glazed pictorial boards; 29pp; colour ills. Bumping to spine ends and corners; laminate starting to peel to spine. Uncle George takes Tony and Anne on a trip to the seashore. View more info

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Walt Disney's Cougar Animal Adventure

By: MONTGOMERY, Rutherford

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Purnell & Sons, Ltd.: 1961

Seller ID: 008926

Condition: Near Very Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 124pp; black, white and orange ills. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners; couple of page corners creased. Price-clipped dustwrapper is a little crinkly and rubbed, chipped and creased to edges with 8cm tear to spine edge of front panel. A Fact-Fiction Nature Story. View more info

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Creatures That Climb (Peeps at Nature for Little People)

By: MORTON, June

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, A&C Black: 1928

Seller ID: 010286

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 48pp; 15 ills of which 8 are colour. Slight splay to boards with rubbing to corners, splitting and fraying to spine ends; previous owner name and foxing to front endpaper; occasional mark to pages. View more info

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More Adventures with the Zoo Man

By: SETH-SMITH, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008977

Condition: Near Very Good


A Greenjacket Book. Grey cloth boards in matt dustwrapper; 192pp; 15 b/w photographs. Bumped corners and lower edge; foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustrapper is rather grubby with rubbed and creased edges and several small nicks and chips. A sequel by the popular Zoo Man of the BBC Children's Hour. View more info