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THE GIRLS' BOOK OF SPORTS
Written by Winifred Norling; et al.
Stock no. 588343
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board shows girl and puppy. B/w illustrations. First story Christmas At Conifers. Most of the b/w illustrations have been neatly coloured in.

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THE 'AFTER YOU' STORY BOOK
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Fay Inchfawn; et al. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Hilda Cowham; W. Heath Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 588143
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1st 1921. Good condition.

One of a series of four story books, each with 6 colour plates and scores of illustrations. This one has very pretty pictorial boards showing a little boy peeping from behind a tree at a little girl sitting eating an apple. Pictorial endpapers by W. Heath Robinson. Front endpaper shows characters from fairy tales, rear endpaper characters from nursery rhymes. Red cloth spine with black titles. 10x8". Spine is a little grubby. A few scuff marks to covers. Corners are bumped and worn. Foxing to outer page edges. A few closed margin tears. One hinge pulled. Five of six colour plates missing. 4 b/w illustrations have been coloured in.

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THE GREYFRIARS HOLIDAY ANNUAL 1976
Written by Frank Richards; Peter Todd; Martin Clifford; et al.
Stock no. 432022
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Howard Baker Omnibus Volume. ISBN: 0703000756. Light rubbing to a couple of corners and spine. Pictorial wrapper is faded to spine and a little edge-chipped.

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WHEN MOTHER WAS A LITTLE GIRL
Written by Amy Blanchard; et al. Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Stock no. 737006
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Blue patterned cloth with oval colour onlay and title label to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 25 gorgeous full-page chromolithograph illustrations. Spine browned. Corners bumped and Lightly worn. Light stain to edge of rear cover, affecting edge of rear pastedown. Front cover a bit grubby. Closed tear to rear endpaper. 1" crack to front joint. Embossed name stamp to front endpaper. Light margin marks to contents but plates are beautifully bright and colourful.

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MY PLAYTIME STORY BOOK
Written by Leila Berg; Ellen Elliott; Nellie Hibbart; Elizabeth Fleming; et al. Illustrated by L.R. Brightwell; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Isabel Veevers; et al..
Stock no. 585482
Published by Murray's Children's Books. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title, pink pictorial boards. Two-tone text illustrations. First rhyme is "When I Was A Little Boy". Corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Old price (5p) written in red ink on front board. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Pale page edge browning. Contents clean.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 12TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 584675
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

12th year. Orange cloth spine. Brown pictorial front board showing sailor. 6 colour plates, 4 b/w plates. Interesting article on the Channel Tunnel! Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corners worn. All plates present but one partially detached, and one with frayed edges.

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HAPPY PLAYHOURS
Written by L. Haskell; Helen J. Wood; et al. Illustrated by W. Rainey; et al..
Stock no. 584129
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1903. Good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover showing two children on a sledge. Blue floral patterned endpapers. Chromolithograph frontis, two-tone and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine slightly marked. Corners worn. Rear cover scratched and grubby. Front cover slightly grubby. Foxing to front endpaper and some foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. 1 page has closed margin tear. Some finger marks to page margins.

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THE PURPLE BOOK FOR BOYS
Written by Herbert Strang; G. Lusignan; Captain Charles Gilson; et al.
Stock no. 735574
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine and purple pictorial boards. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. Large format. First story is "William the Silent" by Lusignan. Spine slightly bumped, light rubbing to cover edges. Prize plate to front pastedown. Very faint foxing to outer page edges.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 16TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 582695
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1923. Very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial boards show cricketer. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Exciting stories for boys. 176 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some marks and wear to covers. A few small patches of colouring to a few pages. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. SOme foxing.

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STUBBLE-TOES AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Pat Dawson; et al.
Stock no. 581248
Published by Mellifont Press Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Rear cover has a colouring page, which has been completed in pencil crayon.

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THE SUMMER DAYS STORY BOOK
Written by nancy hayes; et al. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 734614
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Beige endpapers with b/w illustrations featuring fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters by Heath Robinson. 6 colour plates, many b/w illustrations. First story is "The Squirrel's Party" by Hayes. Corners worn, edges rubbed. Spine bumped. Covers just a little grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint cracked. Contents foxed but clean.

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SUPER SPORTS 25 YEARS OF CLASSIC MID-ENGINE LE MANS COUPES
Written by John Allen; Ian Bamsey; et al.
Stock no. 486033
Published by Foulis; Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Celebrating 25 years of spectacular, sometimes dangerously so, high speed racing by some of the most beautiful and potent cars ever to have graced the circuits of the world. Large format. B/w and some colour photos. ISBN: 0854296891.

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