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MARY POPPINS FROM A TO Z
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
Stock no. 2126002
Published by Collins. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Dark pink cloth, black title to spine and vignette of Mary to front cover. 26 short episodes, one for each letter of the alphabet. Pale foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some foxing and a few grubby marks.
ENID BLYTON'S ROAD SAFETY COLOURING BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Connolly.
Stock no. 2125811
Published by H.A. and W.L. Pitkin Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.
Oblong format. Pictorial paper wraps. A-Z book of road safety with pictures to colour. Some browning. Staples to spine have rusted. NO pages have been coloured in; all clean. A few foxspots.
ABC IN LIVING MODELS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125756
Published by Bookano Strand Publications Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.
Bookano Series. A book in which all the letters of the alphabet stand up in life-like form when the pages open. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Covers are very grubby and marks; pen to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which also has corner tip torn off. All pop-ups are in excellent working order. Some foxing. Rear endpapers/pastedown has pen doodles.
PETER PAN'S ABC
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Flora White.
Stock no. 2125360
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Good condition.
Pale cloth covers with gilt titles. Oblong pictorial onlay to front cover, with other decorations bordering it. Colour plates throughout, which accompany the alphabet. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Erased pencil drawing to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Binding is a little weak; a few hinges are pulled; some chips and tears where plates are bound in. A few plates have margin tears and grubby margin marks. A reading copy.
NURSERY RHYMES ABC
No author listed. Illustrated by T.H. Collins.
Stock no. 2125234
Published by Dean & Son. Fair condition.
Card wraps. Dean's Charming Graphic Alphabet Series. Colour illustrations. Spine is damaged, with some loss; chipping and splitting. Name in ink to front cover. Covers and pages are foxed. A reading copy.
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2125175
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.
Yellow pictorial boards. Brown pictorial endpapers. A great ABC book with colour pictures to every page and a list of words to rear which can be found within the pictures. 8.5 x 6.5". Spine is split all the way down front edge; so that webbing is showing; some chipping and loss to top of spine. Corners are bumped, with some chipping. Grubby marks to covers; a few scuffs. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins, else contents are still generally very good.
THE WOODLAND FAIRY ABC
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125171
Published by Renwick of Otley. Very good condition.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour frontis; 'The Reward'. B/w illustrations. A few marks to covers. Page browning, with some foxing.
THE GASHLYCRUMB TINIES
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 2124070
Published by Harcourt, Brace & Company. Circa 1997. Very good condition.
Or, After the Outing. An Appalling Alphabet which introduces a gallery of enchanting tots and produces a gasp of involuntary mirth when they attain Dreadful Demise. Slight oblong format. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 5.25 x 6". ISBN: 0151003084. 2nd printing of this edition. Bumping along top and bottom cover edges. Top edge is also a little faded. Very lengthy inscription in ink to previous owner. Rest of contents are excellent!
PETER RABBIT'S ABC FRIEZE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1814942
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.
Appley Dapply, Benjamin Bunny, Cottontail and more of Peter's friends help teach the alphabet. In three sections. ISBN: 0723256373. A few minor marks and light creases to cover. Friezes in excellent condition.
Written by Merula Salaman. Illustrated by Merula Salaman.
Stock no. 1208819
Published by Pleiades Books. 3rd 1945. Very good condition.
Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Oblong format. Delghtful colour illustrations. An ABC book. Corners and top and tail of spine worn. Edges rubbed. Some marks to covers. Bookplate and name in ink inside front cover. Contents bright and clean.
TIMOTHY AND MADAM MOUSE A NON-ABC BOOK
Written by Jane Thayer. Illustrated by Don Madden.
Stock no. 2123794
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Pictorial boards. Not a traditional ABC book - but still teaching children their letters. Two-tone illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0437794091. Small splits to top and tail of spine, with a little loss. Wear along cover edges. Small patch of surface paper damage to top of front cover. Foxing to covers. Some browning to pages.
QUENTIN BLAKE'S ABC
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1814599
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.
A is for Apples, some green and some red; B is for Breakfast we're having in bed... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures. ISBN: 0224026178. Tiny 'dint' to front edge of spine (minor). Contents fine.