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Mystery Painting Just Clean Water and a Brush
1 Mystery Painting Just Clean Water and a Brush
Possibly Alf Cooke 1930s Card Covers Very Good 
A lovely little magic painting book, that looks very much as if it comes from the 1930's; the 1st page gives detailed instructions 'for the little artists' as to how to complete the pictures; the next page gives a practice page of a butterfly for a child to practice doing a magic painting, and this has been neatly done; the first picture - Kitty's Party has also been neatly completed, as has a little of the next picture - after this the child slost interest and the rest of the book is untouched; this book looks like one of a small series, possibly produced by the publisher Alf Cooke, but no information is given on the book; ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Steeple Folly, Atkinson, M. E.
2 Atkinson, M. E. Steeple Folly
UK: Bodley Head, 1950 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Hbk In d/w; dark red cloth cover; nice clean copy; illustrated eps; d/w not price clipped; rear of d/w foxed; vg+/vg-; ; 1st edition of scarcer title (last in Locket children series) ; Lockett Children; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Penny Buff A Clydeside School in the 'thirties, Bowie, Janetta
3 Bowie, Janetta Penny Buff A Clydeside School in the 'thirties
Constable 1975 0094604509 / 9780094604506 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
1st edition hbk in d/w; vg/vg-; a little wear to d/w; inscription from author to a recent pupil on her birthday, on the fep; the 'Penny Buff' was the endearing nickname for the beginner infants' class in Clydeside schools. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt, Brisley, Joyce Lankester
4 Brisley, Joyce Lankester Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt
UK: Harrap, 1968 0245590005 / 9780245590009 Second Printing Hardback Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket Illustrated by Joyce Lankester Brisley 
Hbk in d/w; illustrated mustard cloth boards with matching designed d/w; this copy, despite being almost 50 years old, looks as if it has just come off the printing press - it is in amazingly good condition; it came to me from someones collection - where it has been in the interim I have no idea but it has been beautifully preserved. Collector's copy; ; Milly-Molly-Mandy Series; Vol. 6; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Puzzle Book of Dogs, Hubbard, Clifford L B
5 Hubbard, Clifford L B The Puzzle Book of Dogs
London Frederick Warne 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by B Butler 
Small Square 8vo hbk in d/w; Book in dustwrapper in really nice condition; most attractive dustwrapper that matches the design on the book cover; no handwriting inside book; lovely colour plates of dog varieties; d/w is price clipped, but generally a gorgeous example - a collectors copy; vg+/vg; we have taken the year of publication as 1956 from the printing number 351.356 ; Illustrated Books for Children; Square Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Gently in an Omnibus Three Complete Novels of Alan Hunter's Famous Chief Inspector Gently - Gently Does It; Gently through the Mill; Gently in the Sun, Hunter, Alan
6 Hunter, Alan Gently in an Omnibus Three Complete Novels of Alan Hunter's Famous Chief Inspector Gently - Gently Does It; Gently through the Mill; Gently in the Sun
UK Cassell 1966 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
1st UK edition; hbk in d/w; vg+/vg+; no inscriptions or handwriting inside; d/w complete and not price clipped; UK 1st edition thus; ; Chief Inspector George Gently; Cassell Crime Connoisseur; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Norwich Poems 1943-44, Hunter, Alan
7 Hunter, Alan The Norwich Poems 1943-44
Norwich Soman-Wherry Press 1946 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Starke 
Paperback: Blue card, slightly rusty stapled wrappers, lettered in black, and dustjacket lettered in red & black on beige paper, illustrated with cartoon by Starke. 55pp. The poems are Hunter's (more recently known for his series of Inspector George Gently books) attempt to sketch into verse the aspect, legends & noteables of Norwich & locality. This book is in remarkably good condition - never read in equally good dustwrapper, and still with its unused decorated Christmas envelope that accompanied it, to be sent as a Christmas gift. See picture.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Michael Graham: Police Constable, Hunter, John
8 Hunter, John Michael Graham: Police Constable
UK: Victory Press, 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hbk in d/w; Vg/vg; fep has evidence of removed sticker; nice clean copy in attractively illustrated period dustwrapper; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Grave Mistake, Marsh, Ngaio
9 Marsh, Ngaio Grave Mistake
UK Collins Crime 1978 0002312670 / 9780002312677 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
1st edition hbk in d/w; 8vo; vg++/vg; lovely copy of book - scarlet cloth boards with gold lettering to spine; no handwriting inside; very clean; hardly if ever read; d/w has a couple of very small closed tears at edges, neatly repaired on inside; not price clipped (4.50) ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Chronicles of Avonlea In Which Anne Shirley of Green Gables and Avonlea Plays Some Part, and Which Have to Do with Other Personalities and Events, Including the Hurrying of Ludovic, Old Lady Lloyd, Thtraining of Felix ..etc., Montgomery, L M
10 Montgomery, L M Chronicles of Avonlea In Which Anne Shirley of Green Gables and Avonlea Plays Some Part, and Which Have to Do with Other Personalities and Events, Including the Hurrying of Ludovic, Old Lady Lloyd, Thtraining of Felix ..etc.
London Harrap 1912 0245555617 / 9780245555619 First Edition; First Printing Hardback Very Good- Illustrated by George Gibbs 
1st edition 1st impression; 306pp +8pp catalogue; colour frontis of Anne Shirley by George Gibbs; this is replicated in square mounted and pasted on front cover (as produced) l gilt lettering to upper pane; and to spine; no handwriting in book eg names; pages generally nice and clean, still white and book is good and sound, and without hinge cracking; the binding is grey cloth; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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The Elusive Grasshopper (Author Signed Copy), Saville, Malcolm
11 Saville, Malcolm The Elusive Grasshopper (Author Signed Copy)
London: Newnes 1951 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Bertam Prance Signed by Author
1st edition hbk in d/w; signed by Malcolm saville on half title page - says - Signed by the Author Malcolm Saville' ; an almost very good copy of book in an almost very good copy of d/w; just a few general signs of wear commensurate with age/use rather than any major faults; small name/postcode just inside cover; d/w not price clipped (8/6) ; ; Lone Pine; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Wonder Paint Book, Thomson, Molly B (Illustrated by)
12 Thomson, Molly B (Illustrated by) Wonder Paint Book
London; sunshine Press, nd Hardcover Good+ 
H/b; illus boards; originally had paints inside; a charming book which has a colour illustration by M B Thomson on one side of page, and an outline on opposite page for child to paint in; many pictures not filled in, some filled in and some partially completed. Lovely illus. G++ ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Readers Arranged on the Word-Building Principle First Infant Reader with Coloured Illustrations, Various
13 Various Chambers's Twentieth Century Readers Arranged on the Word-Building Principle First Infant Reader with Coloured Illustrations
London; Chambers; N.D. Hardcover Very Good 
H/b; green/black illus boards; vg; nice condition; 8vo; 128pp; ; Chambers 20th Century Reader; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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