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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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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 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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TINY TRUE TALES OF ANIMALS
Written by Mary Macleod. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 571661
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1909. Good condition.

True animal stories, some of which appeared first in the Children's Magazine "Sunday", others are found in books of biography or travel, by writers whose names are well known. Pictorial boards. 6.75 x 5.25". 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Backstrip almost detached and in two halves. Boards scuffed and worn and slightly bowed. Joints cracked. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pale foxing and small dampstain to endpapers. Contents generally clean.

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FLOWERS OF DELIGHT
Written by Leonard De Vries.
Stock no. 323560
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1965. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Culled by De Vries from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. An agreeable Garland of Prose & Poetry for the Instruction and Amusement of little Masters and Misses and their distinguished Parents. Large format. Brown decorated boards with gilt title to spine. Embellished with some 750 elegant woodcuts and Engravings of which upwards of 125 are coloured. 232 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Pictorial wrapper is price-cut and very slightly grubby.

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FLOWERS OF DELIGHT
Written by Leonard De Vries.
Stock no. 624726
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Culled by De Vries from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. An agreeable Garland of Prose & Poetry for the Instruction and Amusement of little Masters and Misses and their distinguished Parents. Large format. Brown decorated boards with gilt title to spine. Embellished with some 750 elegant woodcuts and Engravings of which upwards of 125 are coloured. 232 pages. Top 2.25" of front endpaper cut out and removed. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Otherwise, contents fine. Pictorial wrapper edge-rubbed, small closed tear to rear repaired to verso with clear tape. Rear of wrapper a little grubby.

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LOTS OF FUN
Written by J.H. MacNair; et al.
Stock no. 325728
Published by Lewis's Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine. First story 'There is no place like home'. Some colour paltes and many b/w text illustrations. Boards edge rubbed and a bit grubby. Spine bumped. Inscription to front endpaper. Contents browned. A lovely reading copy.

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IN DOORS AND OUT
Written by Clifton Bingham; Mrs. Percy Dearmer. Illustrated by W.H.C. Groome; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 326269
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

'Pictures and stories for little folk'. Red pictorial boards, large format. Grey endpapes. Packed with colour, two-tone and b/w plates and text illustrations, including one b/w doggy illustration by Wain. First story is 'The Snow Man'. Boards worn with pencil marking to rear board. Spine and corners bumped. Contents a little spotted. One colour plate badly creased and tape repaired. One joint cracked. Some colouring to a couple of illustrations. A nice reading copy.

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THE STORY BUMPER
Written by Edith Millard; Violet M. Methley; Constance Heward; et al. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 713911
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1938. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front shows girl waving to boy and dog in boat. First story 'Bubble and Squeak' by Millard. 3 colour plates, two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine and corners worn. Covers slightly grubby and marked. Prize-plate to front endpaper. Some light foxing.

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JOLLY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 718844
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Corners worn. Edges rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Prizeplate to front pastedown. Contents browned and foxed affecting margins of plates.

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