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COLLINS' CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Katharine Tynan; Christine Chaundler; Ethel Talbot; Katharine Oldmeadow; et al. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; A.A. Dixon; Agnes Richardson; R. James Williams; et al..
Stock no. 2125067
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format, cloth spine, front cover shows two children sledging, three stood behind. 5 colour plates plus 23 full page colour illustrations, b/w illustrations to text. 184 pages. First story is Chris's Knight by Tynan. Heavy bumping and wear along cover edges and to spine; some chipping. Fading to spine. Foxing to rear cover and throughout book.

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THE BIG BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; C. Bernard Rutley; E.E. Cowper; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Mary S. Reeve; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1507689
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1932. Good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Front shows a girl on the river. First story is "Judy and the Treasure" by Agnes Frome. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Stain to top inch of spine, top edge of text block and small area alongside on rear cover. Other light stains to spine, rear cover rubbed. Rear joint broken but webbing is holding firmly in place, a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Ink name and address to front endpaper, a little transfer of ink to pastedown opposite. Light browning and a little foxing.

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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR GIRLS VOLUME FIFTEEN
Written by A.L. Haydon; Ethel Talbot; Violet M. Methley; Christine Chaundler; Doris Pocock; et al.
Stock no. 1506875
Published by R.T.S.. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and pictorial onlay to spine and front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story is 'The White Lady of Glenshee' by Talbot. Edited by Haydon. Spine and corners bumped and worn, nick to top edge of spine. Covers slightly grubby with pale pink stain to top corner of rear cover. Front endpaper has been stuck to pastedown. Rear joint and a few hinges cracked. Foxing to text block. Grubby mark to rear pastedown. Contents generally clean.

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THE MERRY BOOK FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
Written by Agness E. Cash; Nina K. Brisley; John Lea; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; M. Dorothy Hardy; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 1406210
Published by Partridge. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front board showing a girl and a boy with a boat. Red titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. First story is Mrs. Orpington's Odd Chicken by Agness E. Cash. Spine bumped and browned. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear cover is grubby. Front board slightly rubbed. Remains of book label to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers, title page and some page edges. Some hinges cracked. Foxing mainly to page edges. One plate creased at top corner. Dusty marks to last page of text, although text is still legible.

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JUST GERRY
Written by Christine Chaundler.
Stock no. 1405874
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The Haversack Library series. Dark blue boards with black title to spine, vertical line decoration to spine & front with circular vignette of George & dragon in black to front. Brown pictorial endpapers. B/w frontis. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and board edges browned. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to front flyleaf. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Slight crease to a couple of pages (binding error). Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with loss to top and bottom of spine. Wrapper is browned and grubby.

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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1925
Written by Harry Golding; Natalie Joan; Cecily M. Rutley; May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Nina K. Brisley; Margaret Tarrant; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1506035
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1925. Almost very good condition.

Twentieth year of issue. Red cloth spine. Front cover shows young girl in green dress. Endpapers by Anne Anderson. Edited by Golding. 12 Colour plates and numerous two tone illustrations. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A couple of small marks and scratches to covers. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims. Just an odd mark/margin tear to contents. All plates present.

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THE STORY WONDER BOOK
Written by May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; Ethel Talbot; Ernest A. Aris; et al. Illustrated by Rene Cloke; Gordon Robinson; Ernest A. Aris; Mary Brooks; et al..
Stock no. 2121588
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Stories and Pictures for Boys and Girls. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Sea Babies" by May Wynne. Colour frontis is 'The Home of the Mermaid'. Spine is very faded, with some foxspots. Corners very worn with top corner creased. Front and rear joints cracked and weak but remainder of binding sound. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Minimal foxing to contents.

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THE JOYBOOK CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1924
Written by Hilda Cowham; May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; Harold Earnshaw; Newnham; et al..
Stock no. 1405333
Published by E. Hulton & Co. Ltd.. 1924. Slightly better than good condition.

A picture and story annual for little folk. Large format. Cloth spine. Yellow pictorial front cover shows toys on aeroplane. Colour plates and illustrations plus b/w illustrations. First story is Christmas Snowflakes by Cowham. 207 pages. Spine bumped and darkened. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Rear cover grubby. Several hinges cracked. Dated inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Some foxing mainly to page edges and a few grubby marks.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - FIFTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Christine Chaundler; S. Rosamond Praeger; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Harold Earnshaw; Margaret Tarrant; Hilda Cowham; M.D. Spooner; et al..
Stock no. 1505445
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

For all Boys and Girls who are Good Chums. Edited by Chisholm. Cloth spine, pictorial front board (by Lawson Wood) called Full of Plums for Little Chums. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 320 pages. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby, browning to edges of rear cover. Bottom of rear joint starting to crack. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Some light foxing and just an odd mark to contents. All plates present.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - FOURTH YEAR
Written by Ethel Talbot; Edward Shirley; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy; Harold Earnshaw; Frank Adams; Anne Anderson; Caterina Patricchio; Harry Rountree; Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1505442
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1916. Almost very good condition.

The Little One's Annual. For all Boys and Girls who are Good Chums. Packed full of fun by Edward Shirley and lots of other Folks. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front cover has rubbed patch near top edge and a few light scratches. Rear cover is grubby. ink inscription to front pastedown. Rear joint partially cracked. Light foxing and a few marks to contents.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by John Lea; Christine Chaundler; Elsie Blomfield; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; G.E. Studdy; Ernest A. Aris; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 1404925
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette of a boy climbing a flag pole. Pictorial front board showing a horse eating hay from a girl's skirt with her dog looking on. Advert for 'The Children's Friend' to verso. Pictorial endpapers. Colour and two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Rear board scuffed and grubby. Rear joint beginning to crack, showing some webbing. Endpapers browned. Bumping to inner top corner. Some foxing and grubby marks but many pages clean.

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CASSELL'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Arthur Applin; Nancy M. Hayes; Christine Chaundler; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Eric Wood; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Florence Mary Anderson; E. Dorothy Rees; et al..
Stock no. 1404898
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine with sporting vignette. Pictorial front cover shows four children opening a large orange door/book? Colour and b/w illustrations. 184 pages. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Large scratches to front board. Damp mark to rear board which is grubby. Name in ink to top of front endpaper plus initials to front pastedown and endpaper. Both joints cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges also cracked. Browning to pages. Grubby marks to margins, including to some plates.

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