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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 25TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Constance Heward; Jessie Pope; Eleanor B. Simeon; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Rene Bull; Harry Rountree; H.R. Millar; Anne Anderson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1321154
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth spine with black titles. Colour pictorial front board shows boy and girl hanging balloons and decorations. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story A Couple of Guineas. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown (name not filled in). Foxing, mainly to textblock. Tobacco smell to contents.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - NINTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Constance Heward; Dixon Rutherford; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Honor C. Appleton; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1318355
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows black cat and white dog, blue spine with white titles and horse's head. First story is 'The Housing Problem'. 287 pages plus one page book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Vertical crease to rear cover. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents, mainly textblock and some other marks.

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LITTLE FOLKS' PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1318325
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1921. Good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shwoing girl and boy running after a small dog with a doll in its mouth. 6 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse, first story is "Betty". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges worn with some small indentations. Damp stain to lower edge of rear cover and spine edge browned. Small brown stain to edge of front cover and "Miss Ruck" and "5" written in red biro to top of front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown, name and date in ink to free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents (including a few plate margins but pictures unaffected).

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THE TWINS AND TABIFFA
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2127236
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1937. Almost very good condition.

Tabiffa is a big black cat who belongs partly to Peter but mostly to Binkie and Dinkie the four-year old twins. Peach paperboards with large pictorial onlay to front. Cute colour and b/w illustrations. Chipping to base of spine; a little loss. Wear to cover edges. Some grubby marks to covers. Light damp stains to lower edges of covers, also affecting a few page margins inside. Foxing and a few margin marks.

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AMELIARANNE CAMPS OUT
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 1317438
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1939. Good condition.

Cloth spine with pictorial boards. Colour endpapers. Superb colour illus throughout. Also b/w illus surrounding text. Covers are edge worn with slight loss of paper covering to corners. Foxing and light browning to covers. Front cover has been used to lean on while writing. Foxing throughout and other light fingermarks to page margins. Some creases to inner page margins and some hinges pulled/cracked. Front joint is cracked. Pencil name to front free-endpaper has been erased.

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AMELIARANNE GIVES A PARTY
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2124960
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine, with black titles. Front cover shows a girl offering her cheek to a boy for a kiss. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine is unevenly faded. Corners are bumped and worn, with a little chipping. Inscription in ink and ink stamp name to front endpaper. A few light margin marks. Contained in a LATER wrapper (3/6 net) which is torn and creased, with loss to top and tail of spine and a couple of edges; faded to spine.

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AMELIARANNE GIVES A CHRISTMAS PARTY
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2124834
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

reddish brown cloth spine with black title. Red pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine is unevenly faded. Wear to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom 3" of spine MISSING; smaller piece of loss to top of spine. Horizontal, repaired tear across full width of front panel; some other chips and tears with small bits of loss.

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AMELIARANNE AND THE GREEN UMBRELLA
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2124272
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Blue boards with large pictorial onlay to front cover. Delightful colour illustrations. The first Ameliaranne book. Onlay to front cover is browned and creased, with corner of loss; some small tears. Splash stain to spine, spreading to rear cover. Fading/browning to covers, so that they don't look blue anymore. Foxing to endpapers. A few margin marks, else contents are very good and clean.

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AMELIARANNE CINEMA STAR
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2123907
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. Pictorial endpapers and colour illustrations. 1" near top of spine has paper torn off, showing webbing beneath. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to letter on title on pictorial onlay. Browning to endpapers; a couple of foxspots. Contents are still very good.

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AMELIARANNE CAMPS OUT
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 1407081
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1945. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cloth spine with pictorial boards. Colour endpapers. Superb colour illus throughout. Also b/w illus surrounding text. Spine and corners bumped. Corners worn. Spine faded especially at top and bottom. Small bumps to bottom of rear board. Board edges rubbed. Some foxing to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn with several tears including to front fold. Creasing to top and bottom of panels. Loss to top and bottom of spine and bottom of front panel. Wrapper is foxed and grubby.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 20TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Constance Heward; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1506151
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream/beige cloth spine with black title and illustration, pictorial front board showing boy and girl making a daisy chain. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story is "After The Party" by Barnes. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby with some scratches. Spine browned. One hinge cracked. Light stain to bottom of front endpapers. Some margin tears. A few marks and fox spots to contents but many pages are clean.

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THE CHILDRENS TREASURY NO. XXII
Written by Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Mabel Quiller-Couch; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1506095
Published by Thomas Nelson. Good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Top half of front covers shows two children lying on rug reading, bottom half has black title on cream. 4 colour plates by Anne Anderson. 143 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine browned. Covers grubby and worn. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Name in pen and pencil sums to front endpapers. 2 transfers stuck to verso of frontis with some transfer to page opposite. Colouring to at least three b/w illustrations. Some marks to contents. Endpapers browned. Text block foxed. All plates present.

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