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Peakirk Books

With over 25 years experience, we are specialists in 20th century juvenile literature and children's books stocking most authors of boys & girls story books including Enid Blyton, Elinor Brent-Dyer, W. E. Johns, Malcolm Saville, M. E. Allan, E. J. Oxenham and many, many more. We also stock collectable fairy tales & illustrated books including Arthur Rackham, Ida Outhwaite & Lewis Carroll, plus the more modern classics of Roald Dahl & Harry Potter. Additionally we carry a large selection of very good condition Rupert Annuals and original Ladybird books. CRIME FICTION is our other specialism with a large selection of Agatha Christie, Gladys Mitchell, John Rhode, Miles Burton, E. C. R. Lorac, Glyn Carr ( Showell Styles ) and many more authors available. We also provide a free book search service for ANY book on any subject or value, and there is no fee or obligation to buy if we're successful. Finally, we have a well established website with a full internet & mail order service and we ship to most destinations worldwide.

Aunt Louisa's Welcome Gift comprising John Bull's Farm Alphabet; Tabby's Tea Fight; Rover's Dinner Party; London Characters. With 24 pages of illustrations from original designs. Printed in colours by


Large 4to; bottle green cloth cover with gold gilt lettering to upper panel and spine. Bright gold gilt illustration of cat on upper panel, and also black illustration and decoration. Spine ends rubbed, and cloth splitting a little at ends. No inscriptions. First couple of pages a little damaged at edge. One blank page looks as if it has had a mend.the colour in the pictures is still remarkably bright. Pages have occasional mark as the book has been used, but is still more than good for age.