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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing white cat with rabbit. Colour plates, b/w illustrations. Corners bumped and worn.
NIGHT LIGHT STORIES
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple.
Stock no. 1207758
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1932. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing two children sitting under a tree watched by birds and rabbits. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. 9.75" x 7.5". Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Verso of frontis lightly browned. Wrapper: slightly edge-chipped.
Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. A few Johns' stories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
THE GIRLS' ALL-ROUND BOOK OF STORIES, SPORTS, AND HOBBIES
Written by Mrs. Walter Wood; Christine Chaundler; Edna Lake; Constance Harwood; Bessie Marchant; Elsie J. Oxenham; et al.
Stock no. 1108136
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1946. Very good condition.
Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. Front cover shows girl with a tennis racket. Oxenham story is 'Freda Joins the Guides'. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to covers. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows two girls - one reading a book, sat on the grass, the other waving a white hanky at a passing sail boat. First story is 'Birthday Roses' by Grace Mary Golden. Colour and b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Scuffing to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning.
THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 1308325
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and foxed. Some light staining to covers. Front joint cracked. Contents browned but clean.
Large format. Pictorial cloth, showing boys in a row boat. First story is 'The Lame Duck' by Frank Hart. 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. covers are very grubby. Corners are bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Some grubby margin marks and foxspots.