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THE RUNAWAY TOYS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124902
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial covers. Easy to read text, only a few pages long! Includes Teddies, Sailor, Golly. Colour illustrations. Card wraps. Creasing to cover corners. Some foxing.

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TERTIUS AND PLINY
Written by Ben Frankel. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1814629
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Life is rather dull for Tertius and Pliny in Mrs Kay's antique shop - until the day Uncle Max buys Tertius for his nephew and niece. But he doesn't forget his old friend Pliny, left behind in the shop... Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 041619012x.

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TALES OF TOYTOWN
Written by S.G. Hulme Beaman. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Stock no. 1406804
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1946. Almost very good condition.

Light brown cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. 6 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 158 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Titles on spine a little worn. A little surface paper damage to front endpaper plus faint ink line. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing mainly to page edges. Margin marks to a couple of pages.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOYS
Written by Constance Eileen King.
Stock no. 1609297
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. In addition to a general historical description of each category, the book includes alphabetical entries on the major manufacturers, and also advice for the collector as well as comments on care and cleaning. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0707917126. Corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, edge creased and torn.

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TOYTOWN PARTY
Written by Yvonne Perrin. Illustrated by Yvonne Perrin.
Stock no. 1507095
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Pixie Book. Green pictorial boards. 4x4". Colour illustrations. A little wear to ends of spine and cover edges. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to front endpaper at top of spine. A few fox spots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a couple of tiny tears, wear to spine and folds, lightly foxed.

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CASSELL'S BOOK OF INDOOR AMUSEMENTS, CARD GAMES, AND FIRESIDE FUN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506806
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. circa 1880. Fair condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title block and black vignettes. Red and green cloth boards with gilt and black titles and vignettes. Sections are Round or Parlour Games, Toy Games and Toy-Making, Mechanical and Arithmetical Puzzles, Card Games, Parlour Magic and Fireside Fun. B/w diagrams. 224 pages plus publication list. Second Edition. Heavy wear to spine and corners. Splits to cloth at ends of spine. Covers grubby, spine browned. First gathering is detached, from front endpaper to page 16. Another gathering detached, pages 145 to 160. Joints cracked. Small bookseller's stamp to front endpaper, ink name to verso of frontis. Heavy foxing to tissue guard and title page. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean.

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THE TREASURES OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Iona Opie; Brian Alderson.
Stock no. 2122414
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The material is drawn from the Opie collection of rare children's books, toys and games. Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1851453342. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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TALES OF TOYLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Hilda McGavin.
Stock no. 1405862
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Another Enid Blyton book - this time all about the delightful Land of Toys, where Tiptoe the Fairy Doll and Jolly the Sailor live happily together in Jolly Cottage... Light orange cloth, red titles. B/w illustrations. Large text. 152 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers damp stained. Pencil ticks to booklist at front of book. Name (Susan) in pencil to invitation. Light foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine and rear panel is browned. Foxing, mainly visible on verso.

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ENID BLYTON'S LITTLE BOOKS NO. 5 - TALES OF THE TOYS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred E. Kerr.
Stock no. 1505653
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. circa 1942. Very good condition.

Small format. White pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Staples starting to rust. Wear to spine. A few fox spots to covers. Contents browned with a few corner tip creases but generally clean.

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ADVENTURES IN TOYLAND
Written by Edith King Hall. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1505531
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Poor condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles, front cover shows jack-in-the-box knocking over two toys/dolls as he pops up. 8 Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Corners bumped and worn. Spine and cover edges darkened. Covers grubby. A few hinges cracked and rear joint starting to crack. Ink inscription to prelims. Marks to contents. 2 plates are MISSING. Tissue guard missing from frontis.

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THE BOOK OF PENNY TOYS
Written by Mabel Dearmer. Illustrated by Mabel Dearmer.
Stock no. 1313589
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.; The Macmillan Company. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Burgundy cloth spine with green pictorial boards. Full-page colour illustrations throughout. 94 pages, all edges red. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light scuffing to covers. A few small chips to spine cloth, cleverly disguised with matching ink(?). Quite heavy foxing and a musty smell to contents. A couple of pages have very slightly ragged edges. A very nice copy of an extremely rare book.

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ADVENTURES IN TOYLAND
Written by Edith King Hall. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1109459
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles, front cover shows jack-in-the-box knocking over two toys/dolls as he pops up. 8 Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Spine & corners rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks and foxspots to contents. A few hinges pulled but binding still tight.

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