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THE CHILDREN'S TREASURY OF PICTURES AND STORIES No. XVIII
Written by Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; Robert Hudson; et al; Edward Shirley. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1506094
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1917. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title and vignette, cream pictorial boards with picture of children in boat in night sky to top half, black title to bottom half. Adverts to rear cover and endpapers. 4 Colour plates by Anderson, b/w text illustrations throughout. Brazil story is While Frank had Measles. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine faded. Covers grubby and marked. Light crease to rear cover. Both joints and a couple of hinges cracked. Ink presentation inscription to verso of frontis. Some marks to contents but most pages are clean. A little foxing/browning. All plates present.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - SEVENTH YEAR
Written by Edward Shirley. Illustrated by Harold Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1505450
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

For Boys and Girls. Edited by Shirley. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows two children on scooters. 16 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 320 pages. First story: How we caught the spy. Spine bumped, worn and partially darkened. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby. Small bump to outside edge of front cover. A couple of hinges starting to crack. A few marks and fingermarks to contents plus odd small margin tear.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - THE LITTLE ONES' ANNUAL THIRD YEAR
Written by Edward Shirley; Jacqueline Clayton; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; E. Dorothy Rees; Anne Anderson; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1315068
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1916. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows boy and girl marching in soldier outfits. 24 colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. 320 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, cover edges worn. Front cover is a little grubby, as is rear. Prize plate to front endpaper. Joint between endpaper and frontis is cracked. Some foxing and fingering and some page margin tears but contents generally clean.

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WHEN I WAS BORN
Written by Edward Shirley. Illustrated by Beryl Reid.
Stock no. 1314430
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1920. Good condition.

The Jingle Books No. 7. Large format. Red cloth spine. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Binding has been professionally reinforced, new endpapers as well. Corners worn. Inscription in ink to half-title. Plates all present and in fine condition. Some light colouring to the b/w illustrations. There is light foxing and grubby fingermarks to the pages.

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SPORT AND PLAY
Written by Edward Shirley. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 671525
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour plates. Front endpaper missing. Rear joint cracked. Browning to endpapers. Corners rubbed. Plates clean and bright.

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REGGIE AND I
Written by Edward Shirley. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 710375
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. 64 pages. Illustrated with colour plates. Spine bumped, corners worn. A few small dents to board edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Top corner of first page has been torn out (not affecting text). Generally a very nice copy.

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