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TEAPOTS AND QUAILS AND OTHER NEW NONSENSES
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2123967
Published by John Murray. 1st 1953. Very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer. Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death. Brown pictorial boards. B/w drawings to text. Spine faded. A few scuff marks and grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

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THE ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrated by Keith Henderson; Norman Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2123943
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st thus 1911. Very good condition.

Large format. Grey/blue cloth with gilt titles. Rendered out of the French into (Old/middle) English by Chaucer. Tissue-guarded colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few corner tips have a little fraying to cloth. Foxing - heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins.

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MOTHER GOOSE
No author listed. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2123942
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1938. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Grey cloth with red titles. 12 colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. 208 pages. Spine is very browned, with what looks like a couple of damp marks. Spotting, foxing and fading along edges to rest of covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing; mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few page margin marks. All plates present.

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THE JACK AND JILL BOOK OF JOLLY JINGLES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317113
Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Jack & Jill book of happy verses and gay pictures that everyone will love. Small verses opposite bright colour pictures throughout. Buff boards with large black vignette to front. Unpaginated. 7 x 4.5". Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just slightly worn/nicked at corners.

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MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2123902
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1956. Good condition.

Beige leather with gilt titles and borders. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour illustrations. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans Ltd. Spine is worn and faded; bottom 3" are split, small piece of loss to base. A few marks to covers. Printers code is: 368.456.

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RHYMES WITHOUT REASON
Written by Mervyn Peake. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2123899
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1974. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Originally published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1944. ISBN: 0416795404. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Some foxing and margin marks.

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THE FANCIFUL FROG
Written by Ant Belmont. Illustrated by Ant Belmont.
Stock no. 2123856
Published by ABC. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A classic story of the princess and the frog with a twist in the tale and a happy ending. Told in rhyme. Small format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780957550513. SIGNED by author to verso of front endpaper, with dedication to previous owner.

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LITTLE ANN AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Jane Taylor; Ann Taylor. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1814934
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1909. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine and corners, cream pictorial boards. Plain endpapers. 64 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. All edges green. Boards lightly browned and lightly scratched/scuffed. Minor foxing to first illustration. A few margin marks.

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OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Jack Orr; Mabel Sims; et al..
Stock no. 1316970
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format, pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations to inside covers, colour illustrations throughout. 14 pages. Covers edge rubbed, creased and very slightly grubby. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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VERSES FOR GRANNIE
Written by S.M. Fox. Illustrated by Dorothea Drew.
Stock no. 1814883
Published by Thomas Burleigh. 1st 1899. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth boards, dark blue title to front only. Green floral patterned endpapers. 39 pages printed on one side of the page only. B/w illustrations. Boards a little grubby and marked. Lengthy inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper (of interest to the reader). Text block dusty.

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RED APPLE AND SILVER BELLS
Written by Hamish Hendry. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1814879
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Red cloth, silver titles and decorations. Red, black and white frontis and decorative title page, numerous b/w illustrations. 152 pages. All edges gilt. A few marks to boards. A few scattered foxspots and fingermarks.

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THE QUEEN OF HEARTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1316946
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Beige boards with dark brown titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. 7 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown card. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight darkening to spine and cover edges. Name in ink to half-title page. Foxing to contents. One hinge is slightly cracked.

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