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THE SWEEP AND THE DAFFODIL
Written by Mabel Constanduros. Illustrated by Harry Folkard.
Stock no. 1806816
Published by Alston Rivers Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Humorous poems, monologues and a burlesque play, eminently suitable for performance by children. Red cloth boards, blue title to front. Four coloured plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Staining to spine. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is very neatly repaired with a sheet of closely matching coloured paper to underside, helping to disguise loss to spine and edges.
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QUALITY STREET
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 2105532
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

A Comedy in Four Acts. Large format. Elaborately decorated blue/lilac cloth covers, large gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. 22 beautiful tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations.198 pages. All plates present. Spine and corners slightly worn with small nick in cloth at base of spine. Covers are browned. Browning to edge of textblock. Contents bright and clean.
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EIGHT LITTLE PLAYS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 2105432
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 8th 1936. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, small title label to front cover. Bottom 1cm of spine is missing. Some grubby marks to covers; wear to edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased, with some loss; now disguised by being stuck to piece of paper beneath.
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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton; Alec Rowley. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1102900
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Very large format. Russet cloth, gilt title and decorations to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 240 pages. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
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THE Z WAS ZAPPED
Written by Chris Van Allsburg. Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.
Stock no. 822858
Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company. 1st USA 1987. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

American Edition. The Alphabet Theatre Proudly Presents a Play in Twenty-Siz Acts. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0395446120. Light rubbing to wrapper corners.
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ENID BLYTON'S BOOK OF HER FAMOUS PLAY 'NODDY IN TOYLAND'
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Beek.
Stock no. 440858
Published by Sampson Low. Circa 1956. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red boards, black title to spine and vignettes to covers showing toytown train and folk. Colour pictorial endpapers. Full-page colour plates. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some ink marks to covers. A little chipping to top of spine. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to page margins. Illustrations are still bright.
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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 592177
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1936. Very good condition in a fair 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. Book: all plates present. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Top and tail of spine bumped. Wrapper almost complete but torn with loss.
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ENID BLYTON'S BOOK OF HER FAMOUS PLAY NODDY IN TOYLAND
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 591400
Published by Sampson Low. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. gilt illustration of the toytown train on front and rear cover. Colour plates, some double page spreads. A play in three acts. 9.75 x 7.5 inches.
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A BOOK OF LITTLE PLAYS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 588835
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 2nd 1928. Very good condition.

Reading Practice No.8. Blue cloth covered limp cardwraps. 5 plays. Grubby marks to covers.
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THE MOTHERS' MEETING
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 579290
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

A Play. Pictorial card wraps. Minor surface damage to front cover.
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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 734024
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Beautifully decorated green cloth covers, gilt title to spine. Illustrated endpapers. 25 super tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 197 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine mottled and gilt rubbed. Otherwise covers are bright and clean. Name in ink to verso of frontis page. Some top page corner tips very lightly creased. All plates present and in fine condition. In original tissue wrapper and box. Box is in several pieces. FRAGILE
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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton; Alec Rowley. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 576252
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Very large format. Russet cloth, gilt title and decorations to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 240 pages. A few marks to front cover. Spine and corners just very slightly bumped. Small piece missing from lower margin of page 109. Small closed margin tears on pages 111, 113 and 161. A few faint foxspots to endpapers and a few faint margins marks else contents bright and clean. A very nice copy of this handsome book.
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