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THE JOLLY BOOK - SIXTEENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Hugh Orton; Bessie Marchant; Mary Shrewsbury; et al. Illustrated by R.H. Brock; Hilda Cowham; Harold Earnshaw; Thomas Henry; et al..
Stock no. 1208815
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1926. Very good condition.

Pictorial cloth spine shows boy hanging from title. Pictorial front cover shows two children fishing, they have caught a boot. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 278 pages. First story: The Magic Matchbox. Spine rubbed and bumped, illustration on spine faded. Edges rubbed and corners worn. Prize-plate to front endpaper. Occasional faint fingering and foxing to contents.

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 10TH YEAR
Written by Bessie Marchant; C. Bernard Rutley; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Joan Griffith; Mary Strange Reeve; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1507723
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial front cover shows two young ladies in cloche hats carrying Christmas presents. Pictorial spine. Orange and grey endpapers showing an Arabian scene. 10th year. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small flap with crease to onlay at top of spine. Colours bright on covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from top of spine and rear panel. Spine and panels slightly faded and foxed. Stain to spine in title.

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GRETA'S DOMAIN
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by W. Rainey.
Stock no. 1407052
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1911. Slightly better than good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. 6 b/w plates. 282 pages plus 32 page book list at rear. Some bumping to spine and corners. Corners rubbed. Couple of little bumps to top and bottom of rear board. Book leans to one side. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint and some hinges badly cracked meaning binding feels loose. Marks mostly to margins of some pages. 1 plate is MISSING and one is detached.

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ISLAND BORN
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 1208282
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1921. Good condition.

A Tale of Hawaii. Grey cloth with orange borders and vignettes. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. All plates present. Covers soiled with white marks to rear. Spine bumped. Corners slightly bumped. Endpapers browned. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to prelims, edge of textblock and some page margins.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - SIXTEENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Hugh Orton; Bessie Marchant; Mary Shrewsbury; et al. Illustrated by R.H. Brock; Hilda Cowham; Harold Earnshaw; Thomas Henry; et al..
Stock no. 1505448
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial cloth spine shows boy hanging from title. Pictorial front cover shows two children fishing, they have caught a boot. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 278 pages. First story: The Magic Matchbox. Spine bumped, wear to picture on spine. Corners bumped and worn, heavy bump to lower front corner. Bump to top edge of rear cover. Covers slightly grubby and worn. Ink inscription to front endpaper and name to top edge. Tear alongside spine to top edge of page 87. Endpapers browned, foxing to text block. Light browning to about 6 pages, possibly something has been pressed between them, contents generally clean otherwise.

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SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1904
Written by E.W. Grierson; S.L. Heward; Bessie Marchant; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; A.G. Walker; Helen Miles; et al..
Stock no. 1315246
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1904. Very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows boy and girl on steps of a house talking to a man with a wooden leg. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. First story is "How The King Escaped". Spine bumped, corners and cover edges lightly rubbed. A few scuff marks to front cover. Prize inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Some foxing to textblock.

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JENNY'S ADVENTURE
Written by Bessie Marchant.
Stock no. 1807802
Published by I.W. Butcher. Almost very good condition.

Or, On the Trail for Klondyke. Green pictorial boards. Greeen & white frontispiece, 192 pages. Covers scuffed and marked, base of spine starting to fray. Prize-plate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing present.

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THE GIRLS' ALL-ROUND BOOK OF STORIES, SPORTS, AND HOBBIES
Written by Mrs. Walter Wood; Christine Chaundler; Edna Lake; Constance Harwood; Bessie Marchant; Elsie J. Oxenham; et al.
Stock no. 1108136
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1946. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. Front cover shows girl with a tennis racket. Oxenham story is 'Freda Joins the Guides'. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to covers. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning.

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TWO OF A KIND
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1706095
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth. B/w frontis plus 3 other plates. 253 pages. Price-cut wrapper is grubby with small patch of surface damage to front panel.

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IN PERILOUS TIMES
Written by Bessie Marchant.
Stock no. 1303901
Published by Gall and Inglis. circa 1909. Very good condition.

A tale of Old Canterbury. Green pictorial cloth. Gilt title label to spine. Colour frontis plate plus 3 b/w illustrations. 230 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Rear joint is cracked. Light browning to endpapers and heavy foxing to outer page edges. A clean copy.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOL 116
Written by Doris Pocock; Alfred Judd; Bessie Marchant; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Harry Rountree; D. Newsome; Cuneo; et al..
Stock no. 385985
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1932. Good condition.

Blue cloth spine, red pictorial front board (illustration by Lawson Wood) of dog harassing jester. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 476 pages. Spine bumped. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers scuffed and a little scratched. First gathering of pages (prelims) detached - held in by small piece of tape. Name in ink to front endpaper. Old glue marks to inner margins of endpapers. Some hinges cracked. Contents are generally clean.

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THE BESSIE MARCHANT OMNIBUS BOOK
Written by Bessie Marchant.
Stock no. 434834
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Contains: The Gold-Marked Charm; Sally Makes Good; Three Girls in Mexico. Red cloth, black titles. A few grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with a few small edge-tears and chips with a little loss to top and tail of spin.e

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