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THE PRINCESS AND THE FROGSouthgate, Vera.Illustrated by Capaldi, .
Stock no. 1306754
Ladybird Books. circa. 1975. Good condition with no wrapper. Ladybird series 606D. The original 'well-loved tales' classic! Pink pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Covers are very worn. Spine split to top half of rear edge. Some light marks to rear pages but contents generally clean. Original price of 18p printed to rear board. [R] 0721403565.Price: £6.50
HOW IT WORKS: THE HOVERCRAFTHayden, E.S..Illustrated by Robinson, B.H..
Stock no. 2105392
Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st. 1969. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Ladybird Series 654. Blue pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Wear to top and tail of spine. A few foxspots to front endpaper. Tally no. 230 and original price of 2/6 to rear cover. [S] 0721402313.Price: £7.00
THE CHILD OF THE TEMPLEDiamond, Lucy.Illustrated by Inns, Kenneth.
Stock no. 2105459
Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Ladybird series 522. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations throughout. The Old Testament story of Samuel. Browning to cover. Bookplate (homemade) partially removed from verso of front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some wear. [S] Price: £5.00
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THE ADVENTURES OF WONK - GOING TO SEA
Illustrated by Monroe, Joan Kiddell. Stock no. 434700
Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 3rd. 1943. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Series 417. Blue boards with colour vignette and titles. Also contains: THE NEW FISHING NET. Spine is a little bumped and browned. One hinge internally is slightly pulled. Contents are lovely and bright. Pictorial wrapper is foxed and browned to verso; also has small tape repairs to verso; some chipping to edges and a few small patches of loss to top and tail of spine, also has tear hole to spine in middle, with a little loss. Small patch of loss also to top of front panel. Still a nice copy of this rarer item. [R]
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