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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1971
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Penelope Douglas; Sylvia Allen; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 379326
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1971. Very good condition.

Large format. Cream glazed pictorial boards, front shows a boy and girl and little puppy dog, 'Hello! Here we are again!. Colour and two-tone illustrations. ISBN: 0603070043. Spine and corners bumped, a few tiny dents to lower edges. Light speckles to front cover (paint?) and a light crease to lower corner of rear cover. Some puzzle and colouring pages completed. Light page browning. Contents generally clean.

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ROYAL BURGH OF STRANRAER
Written by John Shearer Brown Boyd; et al.
Stock no. 595679
Published by Stranraer And District Local History Trust. 1st 2000. As new condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. 1617-1967-2000. ISBN: 0953577643.

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TUCK'S ANNUAL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Enid Blyton; Pamela Brown; et al.
Stock no. 595301
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1953. Almost very good condition.

Includes "Shadow the Sheepdog" by Blyton and "Toby Takes A Bow" by Pamela Brown. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Front cover shows children boarding an aeroplane. Edges rubbed & worn. Small square patch of surface paper loss to top of rear cover. Inscription in blue pencil to verso of front endpaper. Front joint starting to crack. Very few foxspots, contents generally clean and bright.

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COLLINS CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Claire Moore; Mollie Chappell; Ivy L. Wallace; Violet Needham; et al.
Stock no. 594319
Published by Collins. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows a winter scene, with carol singers stood singing in the street. First story is 'Serena and the Crow's Nest' by Claire Moore. Includes puzzles, stories, articles, poems and cartoon stories. Spine is unevenly faded, with mottle marks. Cover edges are bumped and worn. 3 pages opposite page 40 are misbound. A few page margin tears. Crossword to page 76 is completed.

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HANES LOUIS NAPOLEON AND OTHER TITLES IN WELSH
Written by J. Ceiriog Hughes; Jenkin Thomas; et al.
Stock no. 593121
Published by H. Humphreys; Hughes A'I Fab. Circa 1865. Very good condition.

Title on spine is Amyrw. 5 titles bound together in full brown diced leather binding. Text in Welsh. Includes: Hanes Louis Napoleon Diweddar Ymerawdwr Ffraingc published by H. Humphreys, b/w frontis, 56 pages + 3 page booklist, undated but c1865; Oriau'r Hwyr by J. Ceiriog Hughes, Llyfr I, published by I. Clarke, 123 pages + 3 page booklist, undated but c1865; Dyddanwch Yr Aelwyd, Yn Cynnwys Caneuon Dewisol, published by Hughes A'i Fab, 160 pages, undated but c1865; Caniadau Gan Y Diweddar Manod Wylld, published by J. Cox, dated 1867, 104 pages; Hanes Bywyd Siencyn Penhydd by Mr. Jenkins Thomas, published by Hughes A'i Fab, undated but c1867, 136 pages. Corners rubbed. Some light browning but in general contents are very good. Name in ink to individual title pages.

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TO NURSERY LAND WITH LOUIS WAIN
Written by Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 626882
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

Edited by Edric Vredenburg. Father Tuck's "Golden Gift" Series. Red cloth spine with black title. Pictorial boards show dozing mother cat with rocking cradle of three kittens in front of a fireplace. Colour frontis plus b/w and two tone illustrations of cats and some of dogs throughout. REDUCED FROM £460. Top of boards and frontispiece damp stained. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Slight margin loss at top of title page and next four pages. A few grubby marks to last page else contents lovely, clean and bright. A nice copy of a scarce title.

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OUR DARLINGS
Written by Ravenor Bullen; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 739451
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1914. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board shows a girl at the seaside listening to a shell. Green pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates mounted on brown paper (2 cat plates by Wain and 5 plates by Aris), numerous b/w text illustrations throughout (including many non-cat illus by Wain). 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped, corners worn, edges rubbed. A couple of scratch marks to front cover and covers slightly grubby with foxing on rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. One colour plate (of a teddy) is lightly creased and one Wain plate has a light corner crease. Contents are clean.

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BOXER AND OTHER STORIES
Written by C.T. Stoneham; et al.
Stock no. 591638
Published by The Bruce Publishing Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

A collection of popular stories. Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour frontis & b/w illustrations. 156 pages. Spine is faded. Edges are worn. Light foxing.

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SECOND CORONET BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Eric Leyland; Sonia Myson; et al. Illustrated by Robert McGillivray.
Stock no. 433647
Published by Sampson Low. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. First story is "Desert Trail". Top of spine and a couple of corners are bumped. Couple of small margin tears to pages. Pictorial wrapper is price-cut, with edge-tear and chipping, with loss to top of spine and a few corners.

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PLAYWAYS ANNUAL
Written by Enid Blyton; et al.
Stock no. 590933
Published by Playways Office. Very good condition.

Orange cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board shows children playing on a mat, pretending it's a boat. Colour plates. Two-tone illustrations. With a long story by Enid Blyton 'The Saucy Jane Family'. A picture to paint partially completed. Light foxing to endpapers else contents fine. Corners rubbed.

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THE CAPTAIN VOL XXIX
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Percy F. Westerman; et al.
Stock no. 589323
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1913. Good condition.

April to September 1913. A magazine for boys and "old boys". Burgundy cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations plus colour folding plate. "Aldershot, 1913" by P.G.Wodehouse. Spine split and worn. Covers grubby and marked. Page-edge browning.

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FUR COATS AND FEATHER FROCKS
Written by Clifton Bingham; Edith E. Cuthell; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by W. Foster; et al..
Stock no. 737967
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1892. Very good condition.

Contains short stories and verse about animals. De-Luxe Edition with red pictorial cloth and gilt title to front cover. 24 chromolithograph plates, b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing to contents, mainly to margins and some grubby fingermarks but generally contents are clean.

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