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No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1507318
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. circa 1958. Good condition.

16 enchanting colour plates. Pictorial front cover. Orange cloth spine. 128 pages includes index. The Sunshine Series. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with some faint writing to front cover. Spine browned with name ink stamp near centre. Front endpaper has been stuck to pastedown. Name and date in pen and in child's writing to half-title page, ink stamp to verso of frontis. Marks and foxing to contents. All plates present, one has grubby mark to margin. Line drawn on text block.

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Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1208652
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, green titles, onlay to front board. 34 numbered pages. Small format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0723206139. Base of spine just very slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly marked and creased.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1406741
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, dark green titles and decorative peach border to front cover. Beautiful mounted colour plates and two-tone text illustrations. 108 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to half title page which has been partially covered in black ink, some of which can be seen on next page. Light brown marks to prelims which correspond with ink marks. Some page browning. Fingering to some pages. Edges of pages 25 - 32 have been roughly trimmed. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some tears. Loss to bottom of spine. Spine is browned. Wrapper is grubby.

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Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie.
Stock no. 1316533
Published by Williams and Norgate Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Rhymes you knew at school, all collected together for the first time and combined with the Opie's valuable notes, witty and erudite. Blue cloth. Spin and corners bumped. A couple of small faded patches to spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Price-cut wrapper is foxed and has a couple of patches of loss to spine (corresponding with the faded patches to the book).

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Written by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 1406623
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1965. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Nonsense verse, riddles and stories by many authors. Children's Illustrated Classics series. Beige/orange illustrated boards. 4 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Surface paper damage to both paste downs and to half title page. Numbers in ink to top of front endpaper. Foxing mainly to page margins and edge of text blocks. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Bottom edge of front panel and top edge of rear panel are ragged. Small label with number 828 on it to bottom of spine. Wrapper covered in plastic film which has been unevenly trimmed and is grubby.

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Written by Joyce B. Clegg. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1406616
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. circa 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 413. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Early reprint. Bumping to spine and corners. Some foxing to prelims. One page is creased. Marks to top margins of a couple of pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. A few marks to rear panel. Couple of light scratches to front panel. Name to front flap. Browning and light foxing to verso.

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Written by S. Louis Giraud.
Stock no. 1316411
Published by Strand Publications. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Front cover shows Curly Locks, Curly Locks. 3 superb pop-ups. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers just a little grubby. Some foxing and fingering to text pages. Pop-ups in excellent working condition, the first just has a small tear to one piece.

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Written by Ant Belmont. Illustrated by Ant Belmont.
Stock no. 1813344
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 the author/illustrator to verso of front endpaper.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Sybil Tawse.
Stock no. 1406463
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Good condition.

Dark yellow pictorial cloth with black titles to spine. Green titles and vignette of Mother Goose to front cover. 12 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. 224 pages. 9 x 6.75". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top of boards bumped. Covers are grubby. Front joint beginning to crack. Several hinges cracked. Browning to endpapers. 1 plate is MISSING. Page 161 and most of page 160 coloured pink -possible paint. Surface paper damage and light yellow colouring to illustration on page 11. Colouring to some illustrations. Corner torn off one page. Foxing and fingering to contents.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 1506832
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. circa 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

With Numerous Pictures and Picture-Pages. Orange glazed pictorial boards show scenes from Hey Diddle Diddle rhyme.7.5 x 5.25". B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Spine very worn with loss from ends, surface loss and 2.25" split to rear edge causing flap to base. Wear to cover edges and heavy wear to corners. Covers a little grubby. Endpapers browned with in inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. Grubby fingermarks and marks to contents.

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Written by E.J. Barks. Illustrated by Dora Barks.
Stock no. 1506821
Published by Warrillows Ltd.. circa 1925. Good condition.

Chops the Pekingese didn't want to wear a muzzle so he left home. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover. Colour plates plus green and white illustrations. 23 pages. Text in rhyme. Spine bumped with small holes to top half, front edge browned. Covers grubby and marked, loss of surface along bottom edge of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. A few fingermarks to contents. Light browning to margins of plates.

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Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by M. Ellen Edwards; John C. Staples.
Stock no. 1506757
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial covers. Small format, 6.25 x 5". Chromolithographs and rhymes. Sepia text. Spine bumped and worn, corners worn especially lower front corner. Covers marked and lightly browned. Staples rusty. Some foxing and browning and an odd fingermark to contents.

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