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THE ENORMOUS TURNIPSouthgate, Vera.Illustrated by Lumley, Robert.
Stock no. 1304343
Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st. 1970. Very good condition with no wrapper. Ladybird Series 606D. The original 'well-loved tales' classic! Green pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some small scratch marks to top edge of rear cover. Child's name in ink to front endpaper. A very small, light fingermark to front endpaper else contents bright and clean. A nice copy of the first edition. [R] 0721402674.Price: £28.00
FLIGHT TWO: CANADADaniell, David Scott.Illustrated by Matthew, Jack.
Stock no. 1305860
Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st. 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Ladybird Series 587. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. [R] Price: £7.00
THE LADYBIRD BOOK OF BRITISH RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVESJoiner, D.L.. No illustrator listed.
Stock no. 1401522
Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. circa. 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Ladybird Series 584. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. (Front cover shows train coming from the right side). First page shows 'Britannia' and 'Duke of Gloucester'. Spine and corners bumped. Small indent to top of front board. Slight darkening to edge of boards. Creasing to a few page corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and rubbed with slight loss. A little browning and foxing. [R] Price: £5.00
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THE ADVENTURES OF WONK - THE SNOWMAN
Illustrated by Kiddell-Monroe, Joan. Stock no. 1303763
Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 2nd. 1948. Good condition in a good dustwrapper. Ladybird Series 417. Blue boards with pale blue vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Also contains: KIDNAPPED. Spine and corners bumped and worn with split to base of spine. A few old tape marks to endpapers and some erased pencil markings to front endpaper. A few hinges are pulled/cracked showing webbing beneath and causing contents to be loose (binding still tight). There is a 1.5" closed tear to one page which has been repaired with tape (which is starting to brown with age). Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a number of small pieces of tape at edges (which is starting to brown with age). [R]
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