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CHILD VERSES FROM 'PUNCH'
Written by George Greenland; Eleanor Farjeon; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Phyllis Chase.
Stock no. 2131626
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt titles. B/w text illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning; foxing to outer page edges.

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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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TINY TOTS
Written by Ethel Talbot; Hilda F. Moore; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; H.R. Millar; et al..
Stock no. 2131239
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Circa 1922. Good condition.

Cloth spine, black title. Front cover shows 3 young girls standing in the street and looking at a copy of Tiny Tots! First story is 'The Three Imps'. Colour, two-tone and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Some bumping and chipping to corners. Grubby marks to rear cover. Foxing and some margin marks. Tears to a few page margins.

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FASCINATING STORIES FOR GIRLS
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson; Ethel Talbot; Mary Shrewsbury; Barbara E. Todd; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; G.E. Studdy; et al..
Stock no. 2131182
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Jolly Bookshelf series. Yellow pictorial covers, tennis player to front, hockey player to spine. 9 stories and 1 poem. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 96 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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BO-PEEP A BOOK OF STORIES AND PICTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Written by Enid Blyton; Eric Wood; Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Lilian Gask; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Phyllis Chase; Helen Jacobs; et al..
Stock no. 2130939
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards, front cover showing Bo-Peep and her sheep. B/w and two-colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of corners have had tips coloured in the same colour as the original. A few scuffs and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is partially cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and margin marks. A few hinges are pulled. One page has neat blue colouring to pictures. Some page margin tears. Binding is starting to become a little weak.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - SEVENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Mabel Lucie Attwell; S.B. Pearse; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 2130301
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy and girl giving rabbit a carrot. 320 pages. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; edges have been 'touched up' with colour ink. Uneven browning to spine. Marks to rear cover. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges.

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A RIDE TO PICTURELAND
Written by Dorothea Moore; Ethel Talbot; John Lea; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Audrey J. Watson; Harry B. Neilson; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 2129171
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows a young woman driving with a dog in the passenger seat. First story is 'Great-Great-Grandmother's Christmas' by Moore. Colour plates and line drawings. Spine is faded, browned and has split to base; some chipping. Scuffing marks to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Title page is MISSING! A few hinges are pulled. Browning to outer page edges and some page margins, which also have a few small tears. A reading copy.

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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 CHUMMY BOOK - SEVENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Mabel Lucie Attwell; S.B. Pearse; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1609756
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1919. Good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy and girl giving rabbit a carrot. 320 pages. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Corners and board edges worn with some surface loss. Boards scuffed, with some marks and fading. Some scattered foxing.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - THIRTEENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy; Peter Fraser; Harold C. Earnshaw; Lawson Wood; Arch Webb; et al..
Stock no. 1814676
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Large format, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 16 colour plates. Spine and edges rubbed. Rear board browned. Front endpaper missing. All plates present. A few scattered foxspots.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Florence Harrison; Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; Violet M. Methley; et al. Illustrated by Florence Harrison; Warwick Reynolds; Frank Wiles; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1507661
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper boards show girl in red blazer with tennis racket, cloth spine. 4 colour plates, 1 colour plate by Florence Harrison. B/w and two tone illustrations. First story is 'The Socialist' by Mrs. J.D. Westwood. 208 pages. Spine bumped, worn and browned with a few marks. Corners and cover edges worn. Marks to covers. Small amount of crossed out writing to front endpaper. Grubby mark to top corner of half-title page. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Light foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present.

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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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