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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1819207
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, black & white illustrations. ISBN: 0701106050. Fourth impression. Boards a little bowed. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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THE GOOD CHILD'S YEAR BOOK
Written by Violet Jacob. Illustrated by Violet Jacob.
Stock no. 1318806
Published by Foulis. Very good condition.

Beige cloth spine with title-label, grey boards with title-label to front cover. 67 pages. Colour illustrations. Verses for each month of the year. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Remains of front panel and front flap of wrapper. Top edge of rear cover is faded.

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VISIONS IN VERSE FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT AND INSRUCTION OF YOUNGER MINDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318792
Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe; Cuthell And Martin; J. Walker; Lackington, Allen And Co.; R. Lea; J. Nunn; Darton And Harvey; Scatchard And Letterman; Longman, Hurst, Rees And Orme; J. Murray. 1808. Good condition.

A new edition with six elegant plates. Small format. Red embossed leather covers with bands and gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers. 144 pages, all edges gilt. Cover edges slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby. Name in ink to verso of frontis. Musty smell and foxing to contents.

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FULL OF FUN
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2132546
Published by Scott & Sleeman. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, blue cloth spine. Front board shows cat at a writing desk with 3 kittens behind. Colour mounted frontis plate, two dogs playing at the sea-side. B/w illustrations throughout, many of cats! 87 pages. 10 x 8". Spine has faded to brown, with some other marks; appears to have been repaired to top and tail at some point. Heavy scuffing and surface paper damage to covers. Corners are bumped and very worn. Joint/hinge between title page and frontis is cracked, showing stitching and webbing. Foxing and browning to pages throughout.

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THE JACKIE JACKDAW BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2132543
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

Off-white cloth with orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Pretty colour and b/w illustrations accompany short verses for children. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endppaer. Margin marks and some foxing. A couple of small page margin tears.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2132540
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1924. Very good condition.

The first in the Milne Pooh quartet in which we meet Winnie-The-Pooh for the first time in the Teddy Bear, poem 'A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise...' Delightful rhymes and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine is faded, with some bumping, also to corners. Name and date in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page edge browning, a few light foxspots.

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THE GOOD CHILD'S YEAR BOOK
Written by Violet Jacob. Illustrated by Violet Jacob.
Stock no. 1318654
Published by Foulis. Good condition.

Beige cloth spine with title-label, grey boards with title-label to front cover. 67 pages. Colour illustrations. Verses for each month of the year. Spine and corners bumped. Some marks to covers. Inscription in pencil and a light pencil doodle to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing to prelims and last few pages. Rear joint is partially cracked.

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RONDE ENFANTINE
Written by Louis Ratisbonne; Jeanne Rivet. Illustrated by H. Ney.
Stock no. 1318576
Published by Choudens. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. White boards, illustration to front. Blue endpapers. Colour illustrations. French text and musical score. Spine and corners bumped and worn, cover edges slightly worn. Rear cover is marked and front cover slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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HEITERE BILDER FUR UNSERE KNABEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318560
Published by Braun & Schneider. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

"Cheerful Pictures For Our Boys". Large format. Red cloth spine, card wraps. Hand-coloured illustrations throughout. 24 pages. Rhymes in German. Covers are browned, slightly worn at corners and slightly damp stained at lower edges. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally contents are clean.

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STORY PLAYS FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Written by Mary Leora Hall; Sarah Elizabeth Palmer.
Stock no. 2132131
Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial cloth. Musical score, some b/w drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Couple of nicks to cloth on corners. Spotting and foxing to some pages.

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PEACOCK PIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2132024
Published by Faber & Faber. 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. New Edition. Bumping and scuffing, with wear and edge chipping to cover edges. Couple of small splits to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; tape repairs to verso; some loss; grubby marks.

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CHILD VERSES FROM 'PUNCH'
Written by George Greenland; Eleanor Farjeon; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Phyllis Chase.
Stock no. 2131626
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt titles. B/w text illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning; foxing to outer page edges.

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