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STORIES TOLD TO CHILDREN
Written by Michael Fairless. Illustrated by Flora White.
Stock no. 2134630
Published by Duckworth & Co.. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Uneven fading and browning to corners. Corners are bumped. A few ink numbers to front endpaper. Some foxing and browning throughout.

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PARABLES FROM NATURE
Written by Margaret Gatty. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 2134629
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1921. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, yellow titles and vignettes. Colour plates with captioned tissue guards plus b/w plates. 350 pages. Spine is browned with a few small splits at edges. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.

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THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE
Written by George MacDonald.
Stock no. 2134626
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Maroon cloth with embossed decoration to front and gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and numerous b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Some fraying to cloth and wear on one corner. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES RETOLD IN ONE-SYLLABLE WORDS
Written by Brothers Grimm.
Stock no. 2134588
Published by McLoughlin Bros.. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffs and marks. Page browning and some foxing. Colour illustrations are still lovely and bright.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS THEIR BEST-KNOWN TALES
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin; Nora A. Smith; Mark Helprin. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 2134587
Published by Quality Paperback Book Club. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour plates. Introduction by Helprin.

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THE ODDS AND THE EVENS
Written by L.T. Meade. Illustrated by Percy Tarrant.
Stock no. 2134584
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Dark blue pictorial cloth; red/gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Binding is loose/weakening at front joint; front endpaper is partially detached. Name in ink to half-title page. Some foxing. A few plates are loose.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1320857
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Third printing. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Publisher's slipcase is just a little rubbed at edges.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2134560
Published by Folio Society. 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth and cream titles with black and cream illustrations on front covers. Colour plates. First published by the Folio Society in 1992, reissued with a new binding as a boxed set of two volumes in 2002. This single volume issued in 2012. Contained in red slipcase which has a few light scuff marks.

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JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2134559
Published by Folio Society. 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth and cream titles with black and cream illustrations on front covers. Cream title to spine. B/w text illustrations by the author. First published by the Folio Society in 1991, this is a reissue with a new binding. Ninth printing. A fine copy in red slipcase which has light scuff marks.

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THE ISLE OF VOICES AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1821486
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

A selection from The Complete Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson published by The Modern Library, New York in 2002. 14 colour plates including frontispiece. Black cloth with silver and blue blocked design, silver title to spine. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few faint scuff marks.

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THE COMPLEET MOLESWORTH
Written by Geoffrey Willans; Wendy Cope. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1821478
Published by Folio Society. 2014. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Introduced by Wendy Cope. Third printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with faint scuffing.

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THE THIRD CLASS AT MISS KAYE'S
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 1320832
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1918. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 255 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners slightly rubbed. Small booksellers label at bottom of front pastedown. Name and date in ink and small pencil scribble to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Rear endpaper is creased at top corner. A little foxing and fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.

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