POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)
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THE TREASURE CAVE
Written by Cynthia Asquith. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; Daphne Jerrold; A.K. MacDonald; Denis MacKail.
Stock no. 2126731
Published by Jarrolds. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.
A book of prose and verse edited by Asquith. Blue cloth, dark title to spine and vignette to front cover. Tipped-in colour plates mounted on green card, b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. 6 colour plates present.
'T JAARTJE ROND
Written by Martien Beversluis. Illustrated by Freddie Langeler.
Stock no. 2126688
Published by Gebr. Kluitman. Very good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Text in Dutch. A full page colour plate to go along with verse for each month of the year. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Page edge browning. A few margin marks.
Written by Eugene Field. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1317446
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. circa 1940. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth, gilt decoration to spine and vignette to front cover. 218 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly worn. Gilt to covers has dulled. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Textblock is slightly dusty and foxed. Some light fingermarks to page margins.
A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1317445
Published by The Hopetoun Press. 1st thus 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Wood engravings by Hassall. Cream buckram with gilt title to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge worn with a couple of neat magic tape repairs on verso. Rear panel is slightly grubby and spine is slightly faded.
POEMS FROM A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Claire Littlejohn.
Stock no. 2126606
Published by Orchard Books. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition.
A Poetry Pop-Up Book. Glazed pictorial boards. 4 pop-up scenes. ISBN: 1852130253. Spine is faded. All pop-ups in excellent working order.
EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126522
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.
Light grey cloth with blue decorations to front cover. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a couple of chips to cloth on corners. Some foxing and page browning. Plates are still in excellent condition!
CHILDREN IN VERSE
Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2126520
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.
50 songs of playful childhood. Lovely blue cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 beautiful colour tipped in plates with captioned tissue guards. B/w text illustrations. 135 pages. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and cornes. Some fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. One plate is a bit creased. One page has a couple of large closed tears; now repaired with magic tape.
TENNYSON'S GUINEVERE AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Alfred Tennyson. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 2126384
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.
Deluxe white binding with gilt titles and decorations to spine, gilt illustration to front cover. 24 tissue-guarded tipped-in colour plates, mounted on green card. 12 full-page b/w illustrations and other decorations. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Green pictorial endpapers. Wear to a couple of tiny nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. Contents page has corner creased. All plates are present and are in gorgeous condition!
THE ROSE FYLEMAN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Hilda T. Miller.
Stock no. 2126378
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.
Selected from the poems of Rose Fyleman. With 12 plates in colour and 12 other illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Gilt vignette to front cover. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. All plates present. Some foxing and browning to pages, with a few grubby margin marks. Mount page to second plate in book is damaged; appears to have had edge torn off and then glued back together.
MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL II (EDWARD I TO RICHARD III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126369
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Green cardwraps. 2 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Chipping and wear to spine and cover edges. Some uneven fading and browning. Creasing. Some foxing.
A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.
Stock no. 2126339
Published by Oxford University Press. 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Yellow cloth spine. Brightly coloured pictorial boards. Yellow endpapers. Vivid colour illustrations throughout. Reprint. Some surface paper damage along edges of covers and pastedowns, where original publishers clear cover has been stuck to verso of wrapper and then pulled off. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with original clear cover stuck to verso by publisher. Browning to wrapper.
SILVER-SAND AND SNOW
Written by Eleanor Farjeon.
Stock no. 2126301
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.
Pink cloth, silver title to spine. A book of poetry for children. 316 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. Some other bumping along cover edges. Contents are very good.