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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by Alfred Colbeck; A.L. Haydon; Violet M. Methley; et al.
Stock no. 1317897
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1918. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 320 pages. First story is "Von Katsch's Black Magic" by Colbeck. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout, mainly to page edges. Light page browning.

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LITTLE FOLKS 1888
Written by Theo Gift; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Walter Crane; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 1317887
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1888. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictiorial front board shows a boy and a girl ice-skating. Serial stories are: Little Oddity and King Penguin Land. Chromolithograph and tinted plates, b/w text illustrations. Covers are worn, grubby and foxed. Spine bumped. Front joint is partly broken. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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BUSTER BOOK 1968
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317864
Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w comic strips. Slight rubbing to cover eges. Damp stain to top edge of rear cover, also affecting last page.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOL 26
Written by Mrs. Molesworth; Edward S. Ellis; et al.
Stock no. 1317860
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1887. Almost very good condition.

New and Enlarged series. Blue cloth spine, pictorial front board showing girl looking out window towards a dog. 3 colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. 380 pages. Serial stories are Aunt Clotilda's Guests and The Boy-Hunters of Kentucky. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn, a little grubby and scuffed. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents. I can only see two colour plates in this volume so possibly one is missing?

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BLUE PETER ANNUAL No. 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131402
Published by BBC. 1964. Fair condition.

Red spine, yellow pictorial glazed boards. Colour pictures. Spine is MISSING! Bumping and wear to corners; damp mark to top corner of front cover. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing; mostly to outer page edges. Crossword puzzle DONE in ink. Ink mark to page 25. A reading copy.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Winifred F. Peck; Florence Harrison; C. Bernard Rutley; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Ruth Cobb; et al..
Stock no. 2131358
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front board shows a girl in skirt and blazer with a black dog on a lead. First story is "The First Flight" by Peck. 4 colour plates, b/w text illustrations throughout. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping. Marks to spine. Partially removed bookplate to front endpaper, with some writing. Foxing to outer page edges. Margin marks. Tear to page 181.

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GILES 1954-55 ANNUAL FACSIMILE
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2131273
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. Nearly fine condition.

Collectors Limited Edition. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of Giles No. 9. ISBN: 1904329020. Still has certificate of authenticity. Copy No. 0590. Contained in slip case in very good condition; some rubbing and wear to corners.

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BONZO'S ANNUAL 1950
Written by Christine E. Bradley. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131249
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1950. Good condition.

Pictorial front board shows Bonzo eating grapes with parrot. Cloth spine. Packed full of stories and verses. Colour and two tone illustrations throughout. Spine is browned and spotted. Heavy scuffing and wear to covers. Damp marks to rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Damp staining to some page margins. Foxing and browning. A reading copy.

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TINY TOTS 1929
Written by Enid Blyton; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham.
Stock no. 2131248
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1929. Fair condition.

Cloth spine with pictorial onlay of children playing in the snow. Front board shows children on sledges. Colour frontis (by Cowham). Colour plates plus twot-tone text illustrations. First story is "Merry Down Wood". Blyton story is 'Bobtail's Magic Ring'. Bumping and wear, with chipping to cover edges; some colouring to cover edges where loss has tried to be disguised. Split with fraying to cloth at top of spine. Foxing throughout. Scribble to a couple of pages. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Joints are cracked. Margin tears. A couple of pages are torn, but taped back in. A reading copy.

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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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RUPERT ANNUAL 1977
No author listed. Illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 2131193
Published by Daily Express. 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert walking with 2 penguins. 1st story Rupert and the Winkybickies. The last Rupert annual drawn by Alex Cubie. 115 pages. 10x7 inches. ISBN: 0850790832. A few small knocks to cover edges. NOT price-cut; belongs to box is clean. Page edge browning; light foxing.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131191
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. A superb reproduction of the last soft-cover annual. Collectors' Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836170. Light creasing to very corner tips. A few foxspots to outer page edges. Certificate of authenticity is present (Numbered: 07366). Slip case is very good - some wear and a few scuff marks.

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