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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to books written for children or juveniles.

First editions of children's classics, including Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, J. K. Rowling, A. A. Milne and J. M. Barrie.

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  1. Zoot-Suit Murders.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author "For Dink Bruce, who knows there's more than 1 way to skin a cat, suit a fish, churn the waters of this life ?& the next G. Con Abrazo Grande Hermano, Thomas Sanchez, Key West, 30 November 81". The recipient was Benjamin "Dink" Bruce, whose father Telly Otto Bruce ("Toby")... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 107958

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  2. King Bongo.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "For mi compadre at Mile Zero, Dink Bruce. Thomas Sanchez, Key West, 4 May 2003" on the title-page. The recipient was Benjamin "Dink" Bruce, whose father Telly Otto Bruce ("Toby") arrived in Key West at the behest of his Arkansas friend Ernest Hemingway... Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 107936

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