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THE BELLS OF LONDON TOWN
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly B. Thomson.
Stock no. 1321698
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

A Kiddie Kut Book. Shaped pictorial card wraps and pages. Colour illustrations every page with peep-through windows. Some creases to covers. Crayon scribbles to inside front cover. Some light browning to the top of the shaped pages.

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THE BABY'S BOUQUET
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1321689
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1908. Almost very good condition.

A fresh bunch of old rhymes and tunes, with music. A Companion to the 'Baby's Opera'. Brown cloth spine. Green and cream pictorial boards. Colour pictures printed by Edmund Evans. Spine slightly bumped. Corners worn. Foxing to contents.

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A LITTLE BOOK OF OLD RHYMES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321682
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, black titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. Decorated endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine slightly bumped. A couple of tiny dents to lower cover edges. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly grubby.

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THE PYTHON AND THE PEPPERPOT
Written by Keith Faulkner. Illustrated by Jonathan Lambert.
Stock no. 1321618
Published by Pyramid Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"This book is written all in rhyme, about a phyton's horrid crime". Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1871307244. Faint damp stain affects the edges of the pages. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit edge rubbed.

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A BOOK OF NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1321526
Published by Gowans & Gray Ltd.. 1919. Good condition.

Minature Edition. Pictorial card wraps (illustration to front by Hassall). B/w illustrations. Covers grubby, foxed and edge rubbed. Tobacco smell to contents. Fingering to page margins.

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ADVICE TO JULIA: A LETTER IN RHYME
Written by Henry Luttrell.
Stock no. 2135289
Published by John Murray. 1820. Good condition.

Brown boards; paper title to spine. New edition. Scuffing and marks to covers; uneven fading. Chipping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout. Some page edge creasing. A reading copy.

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HAPPY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by N. Westrup; et al..
Stock no. 1321468
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

"Untearable". Blue cloth with gilt title and pictorial onlay to front. Rhymes to first half of book. "Cinderella" to second half. B/w and full-page colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some slight grubbiness to cover edges. Centre hinge is cracked, contents are a little loose but still securely bound. Light page browning throughout.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1321437
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Purple cloth, gilt title to spine and small vignettes to front covers. Lilac illustrated endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine bumped. Light spotting to covers. Heavy foxing to page edges. Pink dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with slight loss at corners.

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LITTLE GREEN RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 1321435
Published by Gallery Children's Books. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth covers with pictorial onlay and gilt title. beautiful colour illustrations with sweet rhymes. 23 pages. Small, oblong format (5 x 7"). ISBN: 085692184X. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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LAYS OF A LONDONER
Written by Clement Scott.
Stock no. 2134802
Published by David Bogue. 1st 1882. Almost very good condition.

Peach cloth with gil title and dark brown vignettes. Book of verse. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing and page browning.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2134780
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 4th 1928. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine is browned with bumping and wear to top and tail. Corners are bumped. A few small marks to covers. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims, outer page edges and a few to page margins. Contents are generally still very good.

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THE BABY'S OPERA
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2134729
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. 56 pages. A Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses, The Music by the Earliest Masters. Binding is starting to become weak. Corners are bumped with heavy wear; chipping and some loss. Uneven fading to covers. Foxing and marks. Stitching is pulled in several places.

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