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ODDLE AND IDDLE
Written by Lily Collier. Illustrated by Joyce Crawshay Williams.
Stock no. 2126697
Published by John Murray. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

The Goblins Of Aloe Shamba. Green cloth, colour pictorial onlay to front. Brown titles. Colour frontis plus 8 b/w plates. 280 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Damp markings to page edges, including pastedowns. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some ink marks to front endpaper and pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1208807
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue textured cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Seven colour plates including frontis and over 50 b/w illustrations. 239 pages. All plates present, two have a creased corner. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few hinges are pulled but binding still sound. Very occasional foxspots to contents.

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GOBLIN ISLAND
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 2123598
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1908. Very good condition.

Rebound. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine.Colour frontis and title-page. B/w plates. 316 pages. Some wear to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some margin marks.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1506906
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue textured cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Seven colour plates including frontis and over 50 b/w illustrations. 239 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. A couple of tiny bumps to cover edges. Spine browned and gilt on spine and front dulled. A couple of marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing to contents and text block otherwise very good.

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HOB AND BOB A TALE OF TWO GOBLINS
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Charles Stewart.
Stock no. 1506840
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A fairy story in which children will find many old nursery rhyme friends. Yellow cloth. Colour sketches throughout. 63 pages. 9.5 x 7.5 inches. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to covers with some darkening to top and bottom edges. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Grubby fingermarks to first few pages, rest clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears and chips, loss from top of spine and top of front flap. Hole to front edge of spine. Very grubby.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1504631
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Top edge blue. Seven colour plates including frontis plus numerous b/w illustrations. 239 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened with a couple of nicks to cloth on top edge. Bump to lower edge of front cover. Covers have some scuffing causing light patches, darkening to some edges. Completed bookplate to front endpaper. A few hinges cracked, some showing webbing beneath. Light browing to endpapers. Contents very good, just an odd mark. All colour plates present, two are partially detached.

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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1314197
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Name and date in ink to front fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is edge worn/torn/chipped with small section of loss to centre of spine, some foxing to wrapper.

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STORIES FROM ELFLAND: GOBLIN GREY
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson. Illustrated by L.A. Govry.
Stock no. 1204200
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Covers are browned with corner crease. School stamp to inside front cover.

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THE MAGIC CROOK OR THE STOLEN BABY
Written by Greville Macdonald. Illustrated by Arthur Hughes.
Stock no. 1201459
Published by A.C. Fifield. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

A Fairy Story. Green cloth, white titles. B/w illustrations. 273 pages + 2 page booklist. Top edge gilt. Free endpapers lightly browned. A few scattered foxspots but contents generally clean and bright. Top and tail of spine and corners lightly bumped and rubbed.

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ODDLE AND IDDLE
Written by Lily Collier. Illustrated by Joyce Crawshay Williams.
Stock no. 449120
Published by John Murray. 1st 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

The Goblins Of Aloe Shamba. Green cloth, colour pictorial onlay to front. Brown titles. Colour frontis plus 8 b/w plates. 280 pages. Book: book plate to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents generally very good. Corners bumped and rubbed. Rear board marked.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 821391
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Top edge blue. Seven colour plates including frontis plus numerous b/w illustrations. 239 pages. Corners lightly bumped & rubbed. Original blue cloth lifting slightly at spine edge on upper front cover (hard to notice). Gilt titles nice and bright. Joints expertly and neatly repaired. All colour plates present and have light unobtrusive foxing, plate facing page 112 has tiny closed tear to lower margin not affecting illustration. Neat colouring to page 7 and 35 in pencil crayon. A few hinges pulled. Some scattered foxing to contents, mainly to prelims and last few rear pages. Overall, a nice copy.

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THE HIGGLEDY PIGGLEDY GOBLINS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 813764
Published by World Distributors Ltd.. 1st 1964. Very good condition.

A Sunshine Picture Story Book. Thin cardwraps. Square format. Colour and two tone illustrations. Covers slightly grubby. Pages browned.

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