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LUCY & TOM'S A.B.C.
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1321614
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0575033983. Spine and corners bumped. One gathering is pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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THE KITTENS' ABC
Written by Clare Turlay Newberry. Illustrated by Clare Turlay Newberry.
Stock no. 1321476
Published by Hamish Hamilton. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Big cats and little kittens - twenty-six of them; of all kinds, colours and occupations - fill the pages of this alphabet book by an artist famous for her cat drawings. Red cloth with title in blue and green on front cover. Delightful colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light foxing to contents. Stitching is pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Dustwrapper is worn with loss to front panel edges, damp stained to both panels and worn to spine.

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A IS FOR OX
Written by Lyn Davies.
Stock no. 1321050
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

A short history of the alphabet. Small format. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine, gilt & brown decoration to covers. Brown endpapers. Book is fine. Original orange slipcase is lightly spotted on one side, small white make to one edge.

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ABC
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320959
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1892. Fair condition.

A shaped cardwraps book, front shows ABC in large letters with a girl reading an ABC book in the centre. 3 letters to a page with chromolithograph illustrations. Spine is covered with grey paper and split. Loss to lower edge of rear cover. Contents are loose with large tear to first page. Inscription in ink to inside front cover.

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ABC AND ALL THAT
Written by Gladys M. Rees. Illustrated by Gladys M. Rees.
Stock no. 1319692
Published by Robert Hale Limited. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In addition to a new rhyming alphabet, the nursery child's first introduction to numbers, coins, measure, time, the days, months and seasons and even some first prayers. Black pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 86 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges slightly worn. Some light foxing. A light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, slight loss of surface paper to top corner of rear panel.

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CHRISTOPHER'S BOOK
Written by Merula Salaman.
Stock no. 2133966
Published by The Cresset Press. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. An ABC and counting book in one! Colour & b/w illustrations. Top 1.5" of spine is MISSING! Rest of spine is split in different places on both sides. Marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few pages internally, but contents are generally still very good.

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NOUVEL ALPHABET DES METIERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319309
Published by Bernardin-Bechet. Circa 1860. Good condition.

Blue cloth spine, yellow paper boards. 72 pages. Several alphabets in different fonts, short stories and fables in French text. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners worn, edge rubbed. Covers grubby. Pastedowns are browned. Foxing and some page browning to contents. Inscription in ink to rear pastedown.

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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.

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ENID BLYTON'S ROAD SAFETY COLOURING BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Connolly.
Stock no. 1318253
Published by H.A. and W.L. Pitkin Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial paper wraps. A-Z book of road safety with pictures to colour. Covers are edge worn. Light damp staining to page. Staples rusty. Colouring pages NOT touched.

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EASY STEPS FOR LITTLE FOLKS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131359
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1904. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Large format. Stiff card covers. Pictorial front cover show two children sitting on a bench looking at a book, with sunflowers in the background. B/w illustrations. Chipping and some loss to cloth at top and tail of spine. Corners are bumped, with chipping. Binding weak; stitching is starting to come loose in a few places. Bookplate to inside front cover. Foxing and grubby marks. A reading copy.

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ABC ALL COLOUR BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131288
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Lilac glazed boards. A lovely book of ABC for children. Full page illustrations for every letter to a page. 10.5 x 8.5". Unpaginated. Bumping to spine and corners. Margin tear to rear endpaper.

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AUNT LOUISA'S FIRST BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Aunt Louisa.
Stock no. 2130317
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Larger format. Cloth spine. Pictorial covers. Fully Illustrated. Includes ABC and 123, Tell the time, Nursery rhymes and more! A few inch split to top of spine at rear; some fraying to cloth. Bumping and heavy wear to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks. Binding is weak; some pulling to stitching.

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