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THE PANJANDRUM PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1319582
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Good condition.

Containing: Come Lasses and Lads, Ride a Cock-Horse, A Farmer Went Trotting, Mrs. Mary Blaize & The Great Panjandrum Himself. Oblong format. Beige pictorial cloth. Colour pictures and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Free-endpapers missing (front and rear). Some colouring to title-page of first rhyme. Some foxing and fingering.

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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1319581
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Good condition.

Contains the Diverting History of John Gilpin; The House That Jack built; An Elegy on the Death Of A Mad Dog and The Babes In The Wood. Large, square format. Cream pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Sepia line drawings. Free-endpapers missing (front and rear). Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to spine edge of front cover, covers slightly grubby. Colouring and pencil scribbles to contents.

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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK No. 2
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1319580
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations throughout. Page edges red. 9.1 x 8". Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. 1.5" cut to top edge of front cover (goes all the way through the cover). Front free-endpaper removed. Large tears to first couple of pages (caused by a knife?). Some foxing and browning to contents.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2133993
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Spine appears to have a little fading. Fifth printing. Slip case is very good.

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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 2133967
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Humourous rhymes. Printed on one side of the paper only. Scuffing to covers; wear and bumps. Binding is weak - front joint is completely broken. Front endpaper and half-title page are MISSING! Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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GRANDMA'S ATTIC TREASURES
Written by Mary D. Brine.
Stock no. 2133955
Published by Griffith and Farran. Circa 1906. Good condition.

Larger format. Blue cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. A Story of Old-Time Memories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some tears to cloth at base of spine; some fraying. Marks to covers. Front endpaper is nearly fully detached. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing throughout.

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MY FAVOURITE NURSERY RHYMES & TALES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Tony Ross. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1820347
Published by Reader's Digest. Circa 2010. Fine condition.

Retold and illustrated by Tony Ross. Large format. Three books with pictorial boards: My first Nursery Stories; My Favourite Nursery Rhymes; My Favourite Fairy Tales. Includes Nursery Rhymes CD. ISBN: 9780276446542. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase and still wrapped in original shrinkwrap.

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OUR FAVOURITE NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by A.W. Bayes; T. Dalziel; J.B. Zwecker.
Stock no. 2133898
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Fair condition.

Card wraps. With upwards of 100 illustrations. New (cloth) spine; original covers, which have browned; some tears and creasing; numbers in ink to bottom of front cover. Appears to be ex-lib., but with minimal markings. Foxing and marks.

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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2133897
Published by George Allen. 1st 1885. Almost very good condition.

A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Brown cloth, gilt vignette & title to front. 22 woodcuts. With new illustrations by Greenaway. Nearly 2" split to cloth at base of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1319476
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1910. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An early edition. Small format, green cloth spine with black title and cream pictorial boards. 52 pages, colour illustrations throughout. Minimal bumping to spine. Some slight browning to covers, mainly at lower edges. Endpapers lightly browned. Light yellow mark to textblock. Contained in a very scarce original glassine dustwrapper which is browned and edge chipped.

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THE PANJANDRUM PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1319226
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Containing: Come Lasses and Lads, Ride a Cock-Horse, A Farmer Went Trotting, Mrs. Mary Blaize & The Great Panjandrum Himself. Oblong format. Beige pictorial cloth. Colour pictures and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small stain to lower edge of front cover. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Vertical creases to front free-endpaper.

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GOOSEY GANDER
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by Jane M. Dealy.
Stock no. 1319129
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. 1st Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial covers. Small format, 6.25 x 5". Chromolithographs and rhymes. Sepia text. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers grubby and marked. Staples rusty. A couple of the chromolithographs have small spots of surface paper damage, assume they have been lightly stuck to page opposite. Contents clean but browned with a few fox spots. Not dated but British Library say possibly 1884.

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