ANTHOLOGY - STORY
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THE SILVER SHIP
Written by Cynthia Asquith; Angela Thirkell; Flora Klickmann; et al. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; H.M. Brock; A.K. MacDonald; et al..
Stock no. 1312284
Published by Putnam. 1st 1932. Very good condition.
New Stories, Poems & Pictures for Children collected by Asquith. Large format. Light blue cloth, green titles. Colour plates, black and white illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Prize plate to front endpaper. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.
LITTLE TALES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Lucy Laing; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Inez Topham; Lilian Rowles; et al..
Stock no. 2113101
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition.
Pictorial boards. Front cover shows two rabbits and mouse fishing. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story "On guard". The Pinnacle Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers and edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing; mostly to outer page edges.
JACK FROST DAYS
Written by John Lea; Ethel Talbot; Edith Millard; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Agnes Richardson; Alice M. Cook; N. Parker; M. Morris; et al..
Stock no. 2113059
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1923. Very good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine. A Collins Picture BOok. Front cover shows children sledging. An anthology of stories and rhymes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are a little bowed. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Prize plate to front endpaper, with inscriptions in ink. A few grubby margin marks.
SHORT TALES FROM STORYLAND
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by Mrs Seymour Lucas; Eveline Lance.
Stock no. 1311841
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1902. Almost very good condition.
A volume of thirty stories by Everett-Green. Blue cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl trying on a bonnet. 6 chromolithograph plates, b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, small light stain to spine. Tear to page 87 is neatly repaired. Grubby fingermarks page margins and light browning to endpapers. Ragged edge to one plate.
Green pictorial boards with a picture of a girl in a red cloak surrounded by rabbits. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis . B/w and two tone illustrations. First story is Up a Tree. Spine is bumped and rubbed. Heavy bumping and rubbing to corners. Board edges are scuffed. A few marks to covers. Front joint is cracked. Inscription in ink to title page. Page edge browning. Foxing mainly to prelims and page edges.
THE CHILDREN'S HOUR STORIES, JIGSAWS AND PAINTING
Written by Charles Perrault; A.A. Milne; Richmal Crompton; et al. Illustrated by Rene Cloke; et al..
Stock no. 2112942
Published by Daily Express. 1935. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine. Two jigsaws (one each to pastedowns). Colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'Riquet With The Tuft' by Perrault. Spine is grubby and worn. Corners are bumped. Jigsaws are COMPLETE and present. One painting has been completed.
Written by Hilda T. Skae; Cecily M. Rutley; Theodora Wilson Wilson; et al. Illustrated by Ruth Cobb; A.E. Jackson; John Hassall; et al..
Stock no. 1311788
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1923. Almost very good condition.
Stories and verses. Large format. Green cloth spine, front board shows a girl with dolls and a puppy under an umbrella, sheltering from the rain. First story is "Peter's Adventure Under The Sea" by Rutley. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small, light damp stain to edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering, old price in biro to front pastedown.
THE HOLE IN THE WALL AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Gillian Avery. Illustrated by Doreen Roberts.
Stock no. 1808304
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An enchanting collection of children's stories originally written between 1796 and 1886. Authors include Keary, Sherwood, Edgeworth, Yonge, etc. Edited by Avery. Green cloth, silver title to spine. 161 pages. B/w text illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pale mark to half-title page. Minor foxing to text block. Price-cut wrapper is edge-creased.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Compiled by Cecil. An anthology of stories and poetry for younger readers - to be read aloud. 92 pages. ISBN: 0370313070. A little bumping along cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing and a couple of small nicks.
Pictorial boards. Cloth spine. B/w illustrations. First story is 'Birnie and Skip'. Many other short stories/tales and rhymes. Creasing and wear to spine. Scuffing to covers. Binding is a bit weak - joints are cracked and some hinges are pulled. Page browning.
Home and Abroad Series. Cloth spine, stiff cardwarps with paper covering. Front cover shows a young girl on her horse jumping a fence. First story is A Visit to the Country. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Large print. Edges rubbed, corner worn. Creasing to front board. 2" tear to paper covering on rear cover. Foxing mainly to endpapers and prelims.
WHISKERS TO THE RESCUE AND OTHER CHILDREN'S STORIES
Written by Elizabeth Kimber; W.H. Hunter; et al.
Stock no. 1108546
Published by Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Larger format. Red/brown cloth with black titles to spine and front cover, with rabbit vignette also to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some damp marks to covers. Corners are bumped. Wrapper is nearly torn in two down one fold; chipping and some nicks; a little loss; creased.