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STUFF AND NONSENSE
Written by Laura Cecil. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 2112374
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.
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THE SONGS OF BIRDS STORIES AND POEMS FROM MANY CULTURES
Written by Hugh Lupton. Illustrated by Steve Palin.
Stock no. 1605582
Published by Barefoot Books. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Stories & poems collected and retold by Hugh Lupton. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1841480444. SIGNED by author (with dedication) on first page. Wrapper is edge rubbed.
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HOME PICTURE BOOK FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1108938
Published by Sunshine Publishing Company. Slightly better than good condition.

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.
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COME OUT TO PLAY
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 1108873
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1918. Almost very good condition.

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.
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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.
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STORIES FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Christine Chaundler; Dorothy Russell; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Katharine Oldmeadow; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by Topham; et al..
Stock no. 1108499
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Repeated pattern to boards; boy and girl stood underneath tree, looking up. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Little Old Woman and the Queen That Came To Tea' by Chaundler. Stories and rhymes. Pinnacle Series. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little chipped and nicked to corners; minimal loss; some edge-creasing.
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WARNE'S PLEASURE BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by W.J. Gordon; Emmaline Carr; C. Bernard Rutley; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Savile Lumley; Albert Morrow; et al..
Stock no. 1311093
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Front shows a girl sitting at a window with a dog seeking attention. First story is "The Coming of Kitty" by Carr. 4 colour plates, b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, small nick to base of spine. Grubby pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Light vertical creases to prelims. Heavy foxing to contents.
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THE BONNIE BIG STORY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Topham.
Stock no. 1310576
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Front cover shows children on a sledge. Four colour plates. Many b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some pale page browning else contents clean.
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THE MAKE-BELIEVE STORY BOOK
Written by Isabel M. Peacocke; Felix Leigh; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Anne Anderson; W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1501390
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Illustrations include: 2 b/w full-page by Anderson; endpapers by Robinson; 6 b/w illustrations by Wain, one of which is full-page (cats!). Spine bumped and faded. Corners and cover edges worn. Indentation to front cover (on boy's calf). Covers worn and a little grubby. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. A few illustrations have been neatly coloured in including one of the full page Anne Anderson illustrations. Couple of hinges cracked. Very edges of frontis and some plates lightly marked. Some foxing and a few grubby margin marks.
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MONSTER BOOK FOR TINIES
Written by Kathleen Pearcey; Mabel Esther Allan; et al.
Stock no. 1604783
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Front cover shows animal characters, including one in wooden pram. Colour frontis + two-tone illustrations. First story is 'Blackberry Jam' by Pearcey. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. First few pages have light vertical crease. Foxing to outer page edges.
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THE WONDER BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Enid Blyton; Malcolm Saville; Joyce Lankester Brisley; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Eileen Soper; Pauline Baynes; et al..
Stock no. 1309604
Published by Odhams Press Limited. 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green decorated cloth. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. First story "The Down Fast". Enid Blyton story "Brer Rabbit Tales". Spine and corners bumped. Light grubby marks to margins of contents page else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn torn and chipped with slight loss. Title on dustwrapper is "The Daily Herald Wonder Book For Children".
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ALL BUT ONE TOLD BY THE FLOWERS
Written by E. Nesbit; Florence Scannell; Ellis Walton; Helen Marion Burnside; et al. Illustrated by Helen Jackson; Mabel Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 2110077
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover. Raphael Tuck & Sons "Prize" series. B/w illustrations and colour chromolithograph plates. Scuffing and wear to covers. Bumping to corners. Some chipping along cover edges. Binding is a little weak in places. Joints are cracked.
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