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GOOPS AND HOW TO BE THEM
Written by Gelett Burgess. Illustrated by Gelett Burgess.
Stock no. 2124959
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st 1900. Very good condition.

A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating many Juvenile Virtues Both by Precept and Example With Ninety Drawings. Pictorial orange cloth with cream title blocks and black titles. B/w illustrations. 8.5 x 7". Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Prize 'plate' to front endpaper - now detached. A couple of relevant newspaper cuttings stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing and page browning.

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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1317262
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1950. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Humourous rhymes. Printed on one side of the paper only. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few small marks to rear cover. Small inner margin tears to pages 17 & 18. Light fingermarks to endpapers and some page margins. Title-page is foxed and lightly browned

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THE FAMILY ALBUM
Written by John Yeoman. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1815911
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Great-Uncle Bertie (who thinks he's a budgie), Cousin Lucy (who's mad about paint) and Auntie Amanda (who teaches mice ballet) are just three of the remarkable relatives immortalised in the lively verse and illustrations of an unusual Family Album. Pink glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0241132932.

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MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB AND OTHER NURSERY SONGS
Written by H.A. Rey. Illustrated by H.A. Rey.
Stock no. 2124246
Published by Penguin. 1st 1951. Good condition.

Puffin Picture Book 91. Oblong format. Pink pictorial paper wraps. Delightful colour illustrations. Words and music. Contents are almost detached from covers, which are unevenly faded and foxed; damp mark along bottom edge and a couple of nicks. Contents are still very good - lovely and bright!

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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1815527
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, white pictorial boards. 24 pages. Colour illustrations. Ex-library. Boards grubby and rubbed with some surface paper loss. Contents detached. Page edge browning.

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ORIGINAL RIDDLES IN RHYME
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees.
Stock no. 2124069
Published by Geographia Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small oblong format. Colour illustrations. Some wear to cover edges; a bit of scuffing. Creasing to endpapers. Some margin marks.

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THE BLUE RHYME BOOK
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Myrrha Bantock.
Stock no. 1317177
Published by Boosey & Co. Ltd.; Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1933. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue spine. Pictorial paper boards. Music by Thomas F. Dunhill. B/w illustrations with the rhymes and musical scores. Covers slightly browned at edges with faded to base of spine. Title-page and last page partly/lightly browned. Stitching pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss, creased to lower front edge and a little grubby in general.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1609934
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1927. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped and scuffed. half-title page is browned, with inscriptions and two teddy bear drawings. A few foxspots, but contents generally clean and bright.

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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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