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THE QUEEN OF HEARTS AND OTHER NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Esme Eve.
Stock no. 1321147
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Mother Goose Book: Part Three. Original published as a large edition, now divided into four parts, of which this is the third. Pale blue boards with dark blue title to spine. 152 pages. Colour and two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small brown spot to front cover. Endpapers lightly browned and slightly grubby. Dustwrapper is worn, creased and torn with tape repairs on verso.

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THE MOVING SPIRIT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321145
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. Very good condition.

How the Motor Car Grew Up - from the film "The Moving Spirit". Glazed pictorial boards, colour illustrations. Painting contest to rear. Unpaginated. Oblong format (8 x 10"). Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small stain to top of spine. Foxing to title-page and last page (competition rules). Painting contest as been partially coloured in (name and address section scribbled in with green crayon. Some light grubby marks to pages.

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AUNT LOUISA'S NURSERY FAVOURITE
Written by Aunt Louisa. Illustrated by Kronheim.
Stock no. 2134719
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 24 superb Kronheim plates. Comprising 4 stories: Hey-Diddle-Diddle; Pussy's London Life; Robin's Christmas Eve and Uncle's Farmyard. Some knocks and bumps to cover edges and corners. Small nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Marks to covers, including what appears to be a damp stain to rear cover. New endapers. Foxing to pages throughout, but colour illustrations are still lovely and vivid!

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THE DANDY LION
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2134718
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Nister No. 584. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial paper covered boards shows Fully clothed Dandy Lion in top hat with a billboard in the background. Colour frontis of 'The Stork and the Owl'. B/w illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Damp mark down edge of rear cover. Some scuffing. Award plate to front pastedown. Page browning; some other marks to pages.

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WHEN ALL IS YOUNG
Written by Robert Ellice Mack. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 2134716
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show young girl in a blue & white pinafore holding a baby and watching a kitten and puppy at her feet. Verse for children. Colour chromolithographic illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to cover edges, corners and spine. Scuffing and marks to covers. Has possibly been rebound or restitched at some point; the front fly-leaf is now missing. Foxing and marks to pages throughout. Illustrations are still bright.

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AT HOME
Written by J.G. Sowerby; Thos. Crane. Illustrated by J.G. Sowerby; Thomas Crane.
Stock no. 2134715
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. Circa 1881. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Foxing throughout, with a few grubby margin marks.

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PONTO PAGES FROM THE DIARY OF A PET DOG
Written by Kate J. Fricero. Illustrated by Kate J. Fricero.
Stock no. 2134713
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine, brown boards, yellow pictorial onlay to front cover. Delightful full-page colour illustrations in french-fold format. Stapled binding. Unpaginated. 11 x 8.5". Heavy wear to corners, with some chipping; bumping. Scuff and other marks to covers, with uneven browning to rear cover. Foxing to outer page edges and paler throughout internal pages. Grubby marks to pages, but illustrations are still nice and bright.

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ELOISE IN PARIS
Written by Kay Thompson. Illustrated by Hilary Knight.
Stock no. 2134712
Published by Max Reinhardt. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Paris has just been discovered by Eloise the little girl from the Plaza... Here is what Eloise does in Paris: everything. The effect is rawther extraordinaire. If you come to Paris with Eloise you will always by glad you did. Large format. Blue boards with gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations to text throughout. Bumping to corners and spine. Fade mark to top edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a little loss at corners; some foxing and browning.

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THE ANIMATED PICTURE BOOK OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Julian Wehr.
Stock no. 2134710
Published by The Pilot Press Ltd.. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Spiral bound, pictorial stiff cardwraps. Colour and two-tone illustrations throughout, including 4 colour scenes with movable tabs. Bumping to corners; some chipping along cover edges. Marks to covers. Name in ink to title page. Light foxing throughout; heavier to prelim pages. Movables are still very good - but a couple of the tabs have creasing.

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LITTLE ANN AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Jane Taylor; Ann Taylor. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2134709
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine and corners, cream pictorial boards. Plain endpapers. 64 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. All edges green. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Scuffing and marks to covers. Wear to cloth corners, which have a little fraying to cloth. Foxing throughout. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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NO-SITCH: THE HOUND
Written by Phil Stong. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1321144
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st USA 1936. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners slightly worn and edges lightly rubbed. A few light marks to covers. Contents clean. Light musty smell to contents.

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GRANNY'S OLD STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1321143
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full page colour illustrations and b/w illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown has been removed. Some tears to page margins with a couple of small pieces of loss (text not affected). Foxing to textblock.

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