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TOT AND TIM ANNUAL 9TH YEAR
Written by Barbara E. Todd; Constance Heward; Violet Metheley; Madeline Barnes; et al. Illustrated by Charles Robinson; Grace Lodge; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1325965
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1928. Good condition.

Beige cloth spine, front cover shows two children playing at Tally-Ho. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 139 numbered pages. First verse is "The Lane in May" by Tadema. Covers are grubby and edge-worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing.

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THE VIOLET BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Estrith E. Mansfield; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1325519
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Good condition.

Violet cloth spine with black title and illustrations. Purple boards, white titles and decoration, oval onlay. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story "Aurora's Ride" by Mansfield. Also includes "The Prefect of the Third Form" and "The Chetwold Scholarship" by Brazil. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers faded and discoloured. Front joint cracked. Heavy foxing to prelims, textblock and some page margins.

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GENTLE JESUS: A LIFE OF CHRIST FOR LITTLE FOLKS
Written by Helen E. Jackson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson; W.S. Stacey.
Stock no. 1325251
Published by The Sunday School Union. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gitl titles. Green floral endpapers. B/w frontis by Robinson, b/w plates by Stacey. 223 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light score marks to rear cover. Endpapers partly browned. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Some light foxing.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1324440
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1906. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w text illustrations. 136 pages plus publication list to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners are bumped. A couple of small marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper and tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers, foxing to textblock.

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GOLDEN SUNBEAMS 1899-1900
Written by Mary E. Lester; Maud Carew; Edith Farmiloe; et al. Illustrated by Charles Robinson; T.H. Robinson; W. Heath Robinson; Edith Farmiloe; et al..
Stock no. 1324329
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1900. Almost very good condition.

Includes 2 years from January 1899 to December 1900. Yellow cloth with gilt borders and gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine professionally rebacked. New endpapers. Cloth a bit grubby. Page edge browning else contents clean.

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BABES AND BLOSSOMS
Written by Walter Copeland. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2137442
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, gilt title. Beige boards with illustration to front. Verse by Copeland, colour illustrations throughout by Robinson. Spine is browned with a few marks. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some scuffing. NEW endpapers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some grubby margin marks.

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SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1900
No author listed. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; A.G. Walker; W.H.C. Groome; Helen Miles; George Woolliscroft Rhead; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2133964
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1900. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards with white decorative borders and embossed white illustration of girl and boy to front. Bevelled edges. Colour frontispiece entitled 'Preparing for the Flower Service'. B/w illustrations by various artists. 412 pages plus 24 page publisher advert to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to over edges. A few marks to covers and uneven fading to rear. Reward plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

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ONCE ON A TIME
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318726
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis plus numerous b/w text and full-page illustrations. A book written in 1915 "for the amusement of my wife and myself at a time when life was not very amusing" - A.A. Milne. Originally published in 1917 with illustrations by H.M. Brock. 269 pages. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Frontis is part detached and lightly browned at margins. Some light foxing to contents.

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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318593
Published by Collins. Circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, Gilt titles and decoration to front cover. 4 tipped-in colour plates. Pictorial title page. Decorative orange border to each page. 94 pages. 11 x 7.75". Spine and corners bumped. Covers unevenly faded. Small hole to front edge of spine at base, spine is also a little faded. Removal of a small label to front free-endpaper. Light corner creases to plates.

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MARGARET'S BOOK
Written by H. Fielding-Hall; Alfred H. Miles. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318046
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1913. Good condition.

Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations. All edges gilt, 12 mounted colour plates with tissue-guards & numerous b/w/ illustrations. 283 pages. Pale blue illustrated endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine and cover edges faded. Some small marks to covers. Inscription in ink and a blank name-plate to verso of frontis page. Heavy foxing to contents and some light fingermarks to page margins.

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2131616
Published by The Children's Press. Almost very good condition.

Proverbs and Rhyme Games. Foreward Laurence Alma Tadema. Green cloth spine Pictorial front board shows Mother Goose with broomstick on the back of a flying goose. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 128 pages Spine has darkened (now looks a blue/green colour). Some chipping to spine. Bumping and wear with chipping to corners and cover edges. Rear cover is grubby, with surface paper damage and loss. Foxing; mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few hinges are pulled.

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THE GOLDEN BUDGET OF NURSERY STORIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131356
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine showing Puss in Boots. Colour frontis. B/w text illustrations. Wear to cover edges and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Colouring to some b/w illustrations internally.

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