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Alfred Bestall

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THE BOY NEXT DOOR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407030
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Three children, home for the holidays find a mysterious boy living next-door. Red cloth, black titles. Black and white illustrations. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Fading to spine and board edges. Small split in cloth at top of spine. Small bookseller's label to top of front pastedown. Boards are slightly bowed. Foxing mainly to page edges. Bottom corner of some pages lightly creased. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears (including to front fold and spine) and creasing. Some of the tears have been mended on verso with clear tape. Some loss to top and bottom of spine. Chipping to corners. Light foxing to verso.

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315522
Published by The Home Library Book Company. 1st 1927. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Large format. Green cloth, black title to spine. Covers are badly damp stained (think the original colour was green but not 100% sure). Spine and corners bumped and worn. Foxing to endpapers and browning to textblock. Scarce original wrapper is worn to spine and corners with loss, large tear to rear edge of spine. A few light stains to wrapper.

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2116905
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Good condition.

Very large format. Orange cloth, black titles to spine. Music by Alec Rowley. 24 full page illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. Spine is bumped and faded. Corners are bumped and worn, with a bit of cloth fraying. Cover edges are faded, with wear. Joints are cracked, with wear, showing webbing through. Foxing throughout. Some plays have pencil marks/names next to characters lists. All plates present.

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton; Alec Rowley. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1102900
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Very large format. Russet cloth, gilt title and decorations to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 240 pages. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton; Alec Rowley. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 576252
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Very large format. Russet cloth, gilt title and decorations to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 240 pages. A few marks to front cover. Spine and corners just very slightly bumped. Small piece missing from lower margin of page 109. Small closed margin tears on pages 111, 113 and 161. A few faint foxspots to endpapers and a few faint margins marks else contents bright and clean. A very nice copy of this handsome book.

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