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ENID BLYTON READERS 4
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2133408
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition.

Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 15 short stories, the first being "The Conjuring Wizard". Some wear and a few nicks to cover edges/spine. White correction fluid over a name in ink to top of title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Some corner tip creasing.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 3
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2133407
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Fair condition.

Decorated card wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Creasing and marks to covers; repair to base of spine. Title page is MISSING. Foxing to outer page edges. A reading copy only!

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ENID BLYTON READERS 1
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1319086
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 13 short stories, the first being "The Peppermint Party". Spine and corners a little worn. Covers a little grubby. School ink stamp to verso of front cover. Small nick to the top of the first few pages. Tick marks to contents list and occasional margin mark but contents generally clean.

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PLAYTIME STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry B. Neilson; Levine Helmer; et al..
Stock no. 1319054
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows girl walking a large dog in the snow. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First item is "Cheerful Conversation". 1 b/w Louis Wain illustration entitled "A bogus Father Christmas". Spine slightly bumped and grubby. Corners worn. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Endpapers have been professionally replaced. Contents are browned and foxed.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 3
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318987
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1942. Good condition.

Decorated card wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Covers are edge worn and grubby, spine split. Some ink splodges to text pages and some pages charred. Grubby fingermarks to contents.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 1
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318985
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 13 short stories, the first being "The Peppermint Party". Covers slightly edge rubbed and grubby. Staples rusty. Small white sticker stuck to base of spine (and wraps around onto covers). 2" tear to inner margin of title-page.

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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1318963
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. SIGNED by artist to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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BEDTIME STORIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318932
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Circa 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows a clock in the background with a boy and a girl infront - the boy is reading to the little girl, who is cuddling a doll of colour. First story is 'The Lollipop Shop'. Two-tone illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge rubbed. Light creases to covers. Name in ink in belongs to box. Some foxing and fingering to page margins.

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SHAMROCK AND SPEAR TALES AND LEGENDS FROM IRELAND
Written by F.M. Pilkington. Illustrated by Roy Spencer.
Stock no. 2132483
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covered boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few knocks to cover edges. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.

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TALES AND CONVERSATIONS; OR THE NEW CHILDREN'S FRIEND
Written by Mrs. Markham.
Stock no. 1318694
Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. 1st 1832. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Quarter bound with black leather, gilt titles and raised bands on spines and marbled boards. 292 & 295 pages. A collection of short stories. Slight wear to cover edges. Rear joint or volume 1 and front joint of volume 2 cracked. Each volume is inscribed in ink to 7 year old Mary Senior Clark who grew up to be an author notably of "Lost Legends of the Nursery Songs" published in 1870. Some foxing to contents but generally clean.

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OPEN THE DOOR
Written by Margery Fisher; et al. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; et al..
Stock no. 2132411
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dustwrapper design by Edward Ardizzone. A collection of Margery Fisher's own choice of stories by famous childrens authors. B/w illustrations by various artists. Red boards. Gilt titles. 381 pages. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0340037091. Spotting to covers, which have bowing to front cover. Corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents are still very good. Ardizzone illustrate wrapper is edge-torn and chipped and creased, but with minimal loss, some uneven fading to rear panel.

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TRAVELLERS' INDIA: AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by H.K. Kaul.
Stock no. 1818888
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This anthology deals with published travel accounts from ancient time to the early twentieth-century, selected by H.K. Kaul, Librarian at the India International Centre, New Delhi. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 019560654X.

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