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THE NEW BLUE BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Anne Page; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston; K.W. Coales; et al..
Stock no. 2131181
Published by Oxford University Press. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards showing girl hanging from rigging of yacht. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story 'The Wallflowers' by Page. Bumping and wear to edges, corners and spine. A few marks to covers; scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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TAIL-WAGGER'S GREAT BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Josephine Elder; Joe Walker; et al. Illustrated by Eileen Soper; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 2130496
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w photos and illustrations. Edited by Mrs. Strang. An anthology of stories by different authors. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 2130302
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper has tears and chips; minimal loss, also faded to spine.

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THE PANSY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; William Blake; et al. Illustrated by Chloe Preston; Lilian A. Govey; et al.; Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129168
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Edited by Strang. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone illustrations. One corner of onlay to front cover has been torn off. Spine is faded with damp stains spreading to both boards. Bumping and wear to covers and corners. Some foxing throughout. Colour plates are still very good.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 1507725
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to covers, rear cover slightly grubby. Title page and contents page detached from bottom threads. Foxing and odd grubby mark to contents.

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THE BIG BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; C. Bernard Rutley; E.E. Cowper; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Mary S. Reeve; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1507689
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1932. Good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Front shows a girl on the river. First story is "Judy and the Treasure" by Agnes Frome. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Stain to top inch of spine, top edge of text block and small area alongside on rear cover. Other light stains to spine, rear cover rubbed. Rear joint broken but webbing is holding firmly in place, a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Ink name and address to front endpaper, a little transfer of ink to pastedown opposite. Light browning and a little foxing.

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THE BIG BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; nancy hayes; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Anne Rochester; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 1506882
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1931. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front shows girl walking in rain called The Silver Lining. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story is That Ordinary Girl by Hayes. Also includes two stories by D.F.Bruce: Captain Betsy and The Secretary's Keys. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover slightly grubby. Front joint and a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Endpapers browned, pencil writing about contents to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to text block and prelims. Text pages very good.

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THE GREAT BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 1506876
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Front board shows two children on a swing "ever so high!". First story is "Six and Twenty Fairy Cows". Colour frontis. B/w and two-tone illustrations to text. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby and scuffed. Remains of postage stamp to front endpaper, remains of small label to rear pastedown. Ink name stamp to verso of frontis. Joints and a couple of hinges cracked. Foxing to text block.

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MY BIG PICTURE BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby; Lilian A. Govey; E. Dorothy Rees; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1505710
Published by Humphrey Milford. circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Large format 11 x 8.5". Cloth spine, green covers, red titles and picture of children in hay field to front cover. Full page colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations. Contains stories and rhymes. Spine bumped, faded and worn with small tear to top edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover scuffed, a few small marks to front cover. Belongs to box completed in ink, dated 1935. Previous owner's small label to front pastedown, tape residue to top edge of title page. One hinge cracked. Foxing, mainly to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Contents generally clean.

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MY BIG BOOK OF PICTURES
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by Alan Anderson; Alan Wright; Lilian A. Govey; et al..
Stock no. 1405182
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Slightly better than good condition.

One of Mrs Strang's Play Books. Front cover shows children flying kite. Board pages bound by three strips of webbing. 9 x 7.5" Contains 10 full page colour illustrations with two lines of rhyme beneath. Loss of surface from bottom inside corner of front cover approx. 2 x 1". Slight wear to board edges. Covers a little grubby with a couple of tiny spots of surface paper damage on front cover. Light brown stains to bottom inside corner of all pages but gets less as you go through book. Top margins are slightly grubby. Colours bright.

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PRETTY PUSSY'S PLAY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby; Vernon Stokes; Lilian A. Govey; et al..
Stock no. 1505378
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

Mrs. Strang's Play Books series. Unbreakable Books. 9 x 7.5". Pictorial boards show kittens and puppy to front, cow and cats to rear. Board pages, 10 illustrations internally including inside covers with two lines of text below each, 4 are by Sowerby. Pages bound with strips of tape. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a little grubby. Name and price in pencil to top margin on inside of front cover. Grubby marks to margins. Illustrations still bright.

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LITTLE CHICKS PLAY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Millicent Sowerby; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1404750
Published by Humphrey Milford. Slightly better than good condition.

Mrs. Strang's Play Books series. A board book which opens front and rear. 6 board pages printed on both sides with small sentence of text below large colour illustrations. Corners bumped and worn. Cloth on edges is fraying in a couple of places. Front board browned and a bit grubby. Surface paper damage to bottom of rear board which has a couple of marks and is grubby. Browning and a few margin marks to contents

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