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A Sunshine Picture Story Book. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Sambo meets a Pixie who sees past his skin colour to his kind heart. Slight creasing to corners. Some light foxing to some page margins.
Complied and published for 'The Followers of Rupert'. Contains one story - Rupert on Coon Island. Cream pictorial card wraps, 9.5 x 7". Colour illustrations. 23 pages.
THE SECOND HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Sylvia Venus; Noel Hopking; Hilda McGavin; et al..
Stock no. 1819783
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth spine, green boards. Gilt titles and vignette. Colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Includes a story about The Golliwog Who Smoked! Boards slightly mottled. Small biro pricing to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, repaired to verso with clear tape, price crossed out in and new price written in biro on front flap.
A Collins Colour Book. The story of a paddle-steamer who goes up and down the Mississippi. Oblong format. Brown cloth. Colour illustrations. Damp staining to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some loss.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows Bonzo wearing a crown and sat on a donkey. Colour frontis, two-tone illustrations throughout. Contains a story entitled "The Little Nigger Boy". Spine is faded and worn. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Frontis is MISSING! Foxing. Name in belongs to box and inscription in ink to same page. A few closed edge tears to lower margins (no loss). Page 13/14 detached at top gutter edge. A few marks to contents.
A story for children of the splendid ship "Dragon-fly". Custard is a cowardly member of the crew! Oblong format. Plain white boards, punched holes to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Light foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, some light foxing to endpapers. A couple of grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is browned and foxed with edge wear and minimal loss. Printed by Kyle, Palmer & Co. Ltd of Kuala Lumpur.
MY OWN BIG BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Woolley; Frank Insall; Harold Earnshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1502623
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1945. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine with red titles. Pictorial front board showing two children dancing. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners and cover edges worn. Some marks to covers. Pen inscription to front pastedown and name in belongs to box. Light vertical crease to front and rear endpaper. Neat colouring to one page otherwise contents very good.
Grey/blue boards with dark titles and decorations. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; grubby marks to covers. Spine has been repaired with glue (was at one time split). A few pages to prelims partially stuck back in (possibly incorrectly). Grubby margin marks. Foxing to outer page edges.
Orange cloth. Delightful colour illustrations. The story of three little black children - Little Black Tag, Rag & Bobtail. 6 x 4.5". Unpaginated. Some page browning. Wrapper is a bit grubby and edge-creased.
Pictorial onlay to front with pictorial boarders. Colour illustrations. Corners lightly bumped. A few fox spots to contents.
Onlay to front cover with decorated border. Colour illustrations. Top 1/2" of spine split to both sides. A Little foxing, but contents and covers generally bright.
Yellow cloth, gilt title to spine and blind stamped publishers motif to front cover. B/w plates. 210 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, cover edges lightly rubbed. Spine slightly darkened. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of hinges pulled. Some foxing to contents but generally clean.