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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Stevenson, Robert Louis. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent. Stock no. 449089
Chatto & Windus. 1919. Fair condition with no wrapper. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover plus gilt title to spine. 12 beautiful colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 125 pages, top edge blue. 1 plate is missing (pg 100) and 1 plate has been reinserted with tape (which has browned) and has slightly ragged edges because of this. Joints cracked. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Endpapers browned. A couple of page margin tears have been repaired with tape which has now browned. Corners, top and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. A reading copy only of this collectable classic. [R]
Price: £15.00
THE GREAT BOOK FOR TINIES
Strang, Mrs. Herbert. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent & Govey, Lilian A. & Macgregor, Angusine & et al.,. Stock no. 1302487
Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition with no wrapper. Pictorial boards, front cover shows a young child picking daisies; captioned 'Daisy Chain'. First story is "The Very Best Babies". Spine slightly bumped, spine and corners lightly worn. A few tiny marks to covers and a couple of small surface paper scrapes to front cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Contents clean. [R]
Price: £16.00
STORIES FOR BABY
Strang, Mrs. Herbert. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent. Stock no. 708448
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. 1934. Good condition. Baby's Books series edited by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Pictorial cardwraps. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. Covers creased, worn and a little grubby with some surface paper damage to top rear edge. Small drawing to top corner of verso of front cover. Page corners very slightly dogeared otherwise contents bright and clean. [R]
Price: £24.00
THE BIG BOOK FOR TINIES
Strang, Mrs. Herbert & et al,. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent & et al.,. Stock no. 1806827
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. 1928. Very good condition with no wrapper. Cream pictorial boards. Front shows little girl with a dog. First story is "The Party". Edges rubbed. Front joint between front endpaper and frontispiece is starting to pull. Contents clean. [S]
Price: £28.00
THE HAPPY BOOK
Sowerby, Githa. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent. Stock no. 377888
Hodder & Stoughton, Henry Frowde. Circa. 1909. Very good condition with no wrapper. Cream pictorial boards. Pretty colour pictures accompany children's verse. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed with minimal loss to top of spine. Covers ever so slightly grubby and foxed. Front joint just starting to crack. Some light fingering to page margins else contents clean. [R]
Price: £58.00
THE DAINTY BOOK
Sowerby, Githa. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent. Stock no. 377891
Hodder & Stoughton, Henry Frowde. Circa. 1915. Very good condition with no wrapper. White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verse for children. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby and foxed. Some very light fingering to page margins else contents clean. [R]
Price: £58.00
CHILDHOOD
Sowerby, Githa. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent. Stock no. 377898
Chatto & Windus. 1907. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Blue boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates. B/w illustrations to text. A book of poems. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners worn. Damp stains to rear cover and slight rubbing to edges of front cover. Foxing to contents and a few small fingermarks. A corner tip of one plate has been creased (not affecting actual picture). Contents are generally clean. [R]
Price: £68.00
A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Stevenson, Robert Louis. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent. Stock no. 1308204
Chatto & Windus. 1st. 1908. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Colour plates. 125 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small split to front edge of spine. Cover edges very slightly foxed/grubby. Endpapers browned. Contents foxed. Small split to front joint and webbing showing at half-title. [R]
Price: £68.00
THE BUMBLETOES
Sowerby, Githa. Illustrated by Sowerby, Millicent. Stock no. 377886
Chatto & Windus. 1907. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover, pictorial onlay to centre of front cover. 12 colour and many line illustrations. 60 pages. A story in verse. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light fingermarks to page margins. Pages 10/11 & 26/27 have surface paper damage where pages were stuck together, picture on page 26 slightly damage to top corner. Some other marks/foxspots but contents are generally clean. Red dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with minimal loss at corners, some light faded patches to front edges. [R]
Price: £80.00

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