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1 Piggly Plays Truant: A story in verse for children with illustrations in colour (A Ladybird Book, Series 401)
Macgregor, A. J. (story and illustrations by) ; Perring, W. (verses by) Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Publication date not stated in this edition but Piggly Plays Truant was first published in 1946 and this is a later printing from c. 1966. Bright orange boards with picture of the two little pigs on the front board. There is a small scribble towards the bottom edge of the front board. Rubs to the spine edges, spine ends and corners, with short nicks to the boards at the spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are clean but there are light handling creases to pages throughout. Lovely bright illustrations by Angusine Macgregor. Unpaginated. Printed price on the front pastedown of 2/6. Tally of over 180 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover and list of 8 titles in the series on the back cover, ending with Five Little Kittens. 105448 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
3 Bunnikin's Picnic Party: A story in verse for children with illustrations in colour (A Ladybird Book, series 401)
Macgregor, A. J. [Angusine] (story and illustrations by) ; revised verses by W. Perring Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1940 Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Buff boards with line illustration and titles in blue. First published in 1940, this is a later printing - the book is c. late 1950s and the dust jacket is earlier and has probably come from a c. 1952 copy. The boards are rubbed and chipped at the spine ends, with a small hole in the spine. The binding is quite firm. There is a gift inscription written in blue biro at the top edge of the front endpaper. There are light general handling creases to all pages but the pages are clean, except for tiny mark on the front endpaper and a small, light mark on the page facing title page. Illustrations are bright and fresh. The dust jacket is worn; heavily rubbed at the edges, with loss at the spine ends, top edge and corners, light marks, small hole in the spine, front flap price clipped. Rear dust jacket flap has a full list of titles in the series (to date) - 15 titles listed, the last one is Pippety's Unlucky Day. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107154 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 Jeremy's Day in the Country: A story in verse for children with illustrations in colour (Ladybird Book, Series 401)
Macgregor, A. J. ; with revised verses by W. Perring Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1949 Hardcover Fair Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. 7th edition. Unpaginated. First published in 1941; the third edition of 1943 was the first to have the revised verses by Perring; this copy is the 7th edition, of 1949. Pale orange / cream boards, with pictorial onlay. The front board is creased down the centre, boards are generally greyed and have rubs to the spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light grubby handling marks to pages (no major stains, just minor thumbing etc. and one page of text has two very pale brown stains). Several pages have small flattened creases at the top corner. There are two heavily creased / crumpled pages in the middle of the book (2 leaves, which is 4 pages). The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with some old tape repairs to the underside of the jacket and three small pieces of tape on the outside of the jacket at the spine ends and one corners. Further rubs and chips to dust jacket edges, some light marks and some foxing to the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. List of titles on the rear dust jacket flap ends with Mr. Badger to the Rescue. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308760 
Price: 25.00 GBP

     



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