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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1318621
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1927. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine and corn4ers bumped. Slight discolouration to front cover and rear cover unevenly faded. Wear to front edge of spine. Name in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing and page browning to endpapers and first and last pages. Some hinges pulled and cracked. Some grubby marks to page margins.

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MR LEAR: A LIFE OF ART AND NONSENSE
Written by Jenny Uglow. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1818940
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2017. Fine condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards with gilt title. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780571269549. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light score mark to rear board.

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THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly B. Thomson.
Stock no. 1318574
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Very good condition.

A Kiddie Kut Book. Shaped pictorial card wraps and pages. Bright colour illustrations throughout with peep-through windows. Name and address filled in on belongs to box (inside front cover). Old price (1/6) written in blue biro to rear cover. Some slight rubbing to cover and shaped page edges else contents 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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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.

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THE BABY'S OPERA
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818417
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1877. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Black endpapers. Colour illustrations and text decorations printed by Edmund Evans. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free front endpaper starting to detach from bottom. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Rear hinge split but binding hanging on. Page 49/50 and 55/56 is detached but present. Other hinges pulled. Contents therefore fragile in binding. A few grubby marks to contents.

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THE BABY'S BOUQUET
Written by Lucy Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818416
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1878. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Square format. Decorated endpapers. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. "A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes". Companion volume to "The Baby's Opera". Corners worn, boards a little browned. Cloth spine is fraying and has a couple of small pinholes to lower rear edge. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Hinges pulled. A few margin marks.

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AFTERNOON TEA
No author listed. Illustrated by J.G. Sowerby; H.H. Emmerson.
Stock no. 1318459
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1880. Good condition.

Green cloth spine, yellow and green pictorial boards. Pretty colour pictures accompany the rhymes. Covers are edge worn and scuffed. Spine is worn with slight loss of cloth to top and tail and splits at both edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to free-endpaper which is detached but still present. Joints are cracked. Page 9/10 has a slightly ragged edge. Contents are a bit grubby but not too bad.

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SONNEZ LES MATINES
Written by Gabriel Pierne. Illustrated by George Delaw.
Stock no. 1318376
Published by Adrien Sporck. Circa 1902. Good condition.

A selection of childrens nursery rhymes and songs (in french) set to music. Illustrated boards, green cloth spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 9 x 11". 47pp. Spine bumepd and rubbed corners worn and edges rubbed. Front cover is lightly scuffed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Free-endpaper has been re-inserted and both joints have been repaired with paper tape. Creasing to prelims. Some light page browning and fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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HEROES AND HEROINES
Written by Eleanor Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft.
Stock no. 1318294
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. History in rhyme. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 1" loss to base of spine and very slight loss at top. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and some fingering to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with loss at edges, grubby and foxed.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318197
Published by The Bodley Head. 1912. Very good condition.

Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt decorations. New edition. 136 numbered pages plus booklist to rear. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.

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TAILS WITH A TWIST
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward Tennyson Reed.
Stock no. 1318180
Published by E. Arnold. Circa 1898. Good condition.

28 rhymes, 20 full page two colour illutrations. 'Pure unadulterated nonsense'! White boards, pictoral front cover. Cloth spine. 72 pages. Oblong format. Covers are grubby and worn. Front free-endpaper has been replaced, front joint was broken and has been repaired with white tape. Contents are grubby. A few pages have pieces torn from the margins (including the title-page). A reading copy.

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