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PLAYFELLOWS
Written by Hilda Hart; Norman Gale; Grace C. Floyd. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson; Agnes Richardson; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1306716
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

Father Tuck's Golden Gift series. Red cloth spine, pictorial boards with front showing dog and puppy. Colour frontis plate, b/w and two-tone illustrations to text. First verse is "Good Manners and Bad". Quite a few cat illustrations by Wain. Spine slightly bumped. Corners worn and cover edges rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (ink thumb print to top edge of same page). Page browning and some small marks to margins else clean.

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FLYING STORIES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2105981
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 4 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Covers are worn, with some chipping and loss of paper; cloth showing through. Some foxing and browning to pages.

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THE GREAT BOOK OF SCHOOL STORIES FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Alice Massie; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al.
Stock no. 1105900
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Circa 1934. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial boards and spine. Front board shows "The Winner". Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. First story "Deep Down" by Massie, includes "Erica the Ever-Right" by Bruce. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and some joints cracked.

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THREE CHEERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1305222
Published by Lewis's Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. First story is "The Fairies and the Frying Pan". 6 plates, b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn, there is a tiny hole to front edge of spine. Contents are browned and foxed but otherwise clean.

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HIDE AND SEEK
Written by Christine Chaundler; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; E. Dorothy Rees; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1305221
Published by Lewis's Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, white pictorial boards. First story is "The Kid in Fancy Dress" by Chaundler. 6 colour plates (including one possible cat one by Wain entitled "Having a good time" although there is no signature). B/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Corners slightly worn. Covers are a little grubby and there is a patch of surface paper damage to spine edge of rear cover. Contents are foxed and browned but otherwise clean.

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OUR BOYS' STORY BOOK
Written by D.H. Parry; L.L. Weedon; George Manville Fenn; Arthur Lee Knight; et al.
Stock no. 1305007
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Good condition.

Green cloth spine, green pictorial front board showing man aiming gun at a grizzly bear. First story is "A Close Shave". 4 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 144 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are slightly grubby with light damp stains at edges of rear cover. Messy writing/crayon marks to front endpapers. There is a crease to the top corner of the half title-page. Foxing and fingering but contents are generally clean. A couple of hinges are cracked.

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THE BAIRN'S TOY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; Savile Lumley; et al..
Stock no. 1304630
Published by The Epworth Press. circa 1924. Very good condition.

A book of short stories. Red cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone illustrations. First story is "Spritely The Fairy". Spine is worn with a few tiny holes. Corners worn. Covers are a little grubby. There is an inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. There is some page browning and foxing but contents generally clean.

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SILVER JACKANORY
Written by Joan Aiken; Helen Cresswell; Dick King-Smith; Tony Robinson; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; et al..
Stock no. 1202908
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

To mark the 25th birthday of BBC TV's Jackanory a group of well-known writers were asked to write a story on the theme of silver... Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 2 stories illustrated by Blake. ISBN: 0563361719. Front joint is cracked. Light page edge browning else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby, a tiny closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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STORIES FOR BOYS
Written by Harold Avery; J. Grant; A.S. Jackson; et al.
Stock no. 1303304
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1928. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front cover shows a red indian with a bow and arrow. 192 pages. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Secret of Raven Cove" by Harold Avery. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink and removal of small label to front endpaper. Some light foxing else contents clean.

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SUNNYSIDE TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1102138
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy and girl on barrel in the sea. Colour plates and b/w illustrations, all by the same artist, a few very similar to the style of Arthur Rackham. First story is "John, Topsy and the Raven". Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is torn with some chipping.

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THE UNHAPPY PIG AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Vera Salveta; et al.
Stock no. 1701635
Published by Mellifont Press Limited. Very good condition.

Yellow paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Some foxing. Small tear to front cover.

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TURN AGAIN LANE
Written by Gwendolen Mary Evans. Illustrated by Gwendolen Mary Evans.
Stock no. 448920
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Stories and verse. Contents very good indeed. Corners worn. Boards marked.

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