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SUNNYSIDE TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 732141
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. 1938. Very good condition in a fair 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". Corners worn. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title. Contents lightly browned but clean. A couple of hinges pulled. Dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with loss (1" loss to lower edge of front panel). A lovely bright copy.

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FINGERS CROSSED
Written by Chris Powling. Illustrated by Jean Baylis.
Stock no. 732060
Published by Blackie. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

13 stories and 13 poems for nine year olds. Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0216921139. SIGNED by author with inscription on title page. Spine very slightly bumped.

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MISCELLANY FOUR
Written by Edward Blishen.
Stock no. 425063
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of short stories and poems that incorporate b/w illustrations and colour plates. Edited by Blishen. SIGNED by author to title page (With No accompanying inscription). Covers grubby, edges worn, corners bumped. Some light surface paper damage to pastedown. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little grubby and has a cover stuck to verso.

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FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 561097
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. Slightly better than very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 3 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. A lovely bright copy. Very pale foxing to verso of plates and very light browning to page margins.

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FLYING STORIES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 561098
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. 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. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Rear cover a little grubby. A few pale foxspots and light browning to page pages. A lovely copy of this scarce title.

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FLYING STORIES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 571263
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. 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. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Covers scuffed. All plates present. Light page browning else contents clean.

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SLEEPY CASTLE
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple.
Stock no. 622037
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title & decoration. Front cover shows children in night clothes gathering around town crier holding lamp. First story is Ronnie and the Beehive. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Base of cloth spine starting to fray. A few marks to rear board. Possible that colour plates may have been removed. Foxing present.

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GAY COMPANY
Written by Catherine Scales. Illustrated by Moubray Leigh.
Stock no. 622145
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Our feelings sally forth as we follow George the cat and his friend down the long white road; laughter and friendliness are aroused by the very plodding of the tramp, and in 'Sarah and the Artist' there is fantasy light as gossamer. Beige cloth spine with dark blue titles. Blue cloth with dark blue vignettes to front and rear. Colour and delicate b/w drawings by Leigh. 188 pages. Spine lightly foxed. One or two foxspots to contents. Rear endpaper browned. Some hinges pulled. Price-cut dustwrapper edge-worn with slight loss and grubby.

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MY CHOICE
Written by Elizabeth Gould; J.D. Westwood; et al. Illustrated by Barbara C. Freeman; Robert Aitchen; et al..
Stock no. 569001
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1952. Almost very good condition.

An anthology of short stories the first of which is 'Dawn and Moonlight' by Gould. Blue cloth spine, front coveer shows boy & girl with dog on top of a hill. Colour plates plus b&w illustrations. Spine faded. Edges worn. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. A few marks to contents. Rear board grubby.

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MY BIG BEDTIME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 657831
Published by Tiger Books. 1st thus 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Delightful rhymes and stories. ISBN: 1870461258.

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MY BIG BEDTIME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 803008
Published by Tiger Books. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Delightful rhymes and stories. ISBN: 1870461258. price-cut wrapper is slightly grubby to rear.

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MY BEST STORY BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 569104
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Limited. Good condition.

Green cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front board with white titles. Colour frontis. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. Some colouring to b/w illustrations. 1 gathering almost detached. Some foxing.

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