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THE GOLDEN AGE
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1504040
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1928. Almost very good condition.

Lovely cream cloth with gilt titles and black silhouette illustration to front cover. B/w silhouette and line drawings to text. 166 pages plus 4 page publication list to rear. Top edge red. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Spine darkened. Some grubby marks and foxing to covers. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Just an odd mark to contents.

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THE BROWNIES AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Juliana Horatia Ewing. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1503984
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1954. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The Children's Illustrated Classics. Beige decorated cloth. 8 colour plates plus b/w line drawings to text. Spine and corners bumped. List of titles in prelims has some pencil underlining. Light browning to endpapers and foxing to page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped especially at ends of faded spine. Pencil underlining to titles on rear flap. Some browning and foxing, mostly visible on verso.

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SUSAN, BILL AND THE WOLF-DOG
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2114863
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The first book about Susan and Bill in which Susan finds herself moving to the country and living next-door to Bill - just the sort of friend she has always wanted. Red boards, black titles and vignette. 117 pages. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to top and tail of spine. Erased inscription to front endpaper. A few foxspots. Wrapper is creased and marked, with edge-tears and pieces of loss to top and tail of spine and corners; names in ink to front flap.

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SONGS FROM NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1310992
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.; Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd.. 2nd 1928. Very good condition.

Music by Fraser-Simson. Large format. Cream cloth spine, brown boards with white pictorial title label. 10 songs with music. Small b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Centre hinge is cracked. Some light fingering but contents generally clean.

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SUSAN, BILL AND THE WOLF-DOG
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1310245
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The first book about Susan and Bill in which Susan finds herself moving to the country and living next-door to Bill - just the sort of friend she has always wanted. Red boards, black titles and vignette. 117 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with slight loss to spine and corners.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1202182
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 10th 1925. Almost very good condition.

Deluxe red leather binding with gilt decoration to spine and vignette/border to front cover. All edges gilt. 99 pages. B/w text illustrations. 2ND edition of the Deluxe calf binding, although 10th edition of this title overall. Damp mark to bottom edge of front cover that is 1" in height at most. Damp is also to rear cover at base, next to spine and in triangular patch outwards. Chipping to leather at base of spine, with a little loss. Bumping to top of spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Damp patches go through to pastedowns and endpapers and few pages of book either side. Browning and foxing. Some grubby margin marks. Covers nice and bright.

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SONGS FROM NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1702224
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.; Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd.. 1st 1927. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Music by Fraser-Simson. Large format. Cream cloth spine, brown boards with white pictorial title label. 10 songs with music. Small b/w illustrations. Wrapper torn with loss, mainly 1" to top of spine and 4" by 3" triangle to bottom right corner of front panel.

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PLAYTIME & COMPANY
Written by E.V. Lucas. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1801536
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Rhymes for children. Corners lightly worn, covers a little scuffed, red spine slightly faded. Contents clean.

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PLAYTIME & COMPANY
Written by E.V. Lucas. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 379606
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Rhymes for children. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Title label to spine has browned and chipped with loss. Browning and wear to cover edges. Endpapers and page edges browned else contents clean.

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THE VERY YOUNG CALENDAR 1930
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 594439
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1930. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwrap calendar, which is bound together with blue cord through punched holes at top. One and two colour illustrations, with a verse for each month of the year. A few grubby brown marks to covers and a few light marks internally. Couple of months have markings to them, where calendar was used in 1930! 'April' has tear to one hole at top - so now only attached by the one hole. A scarce item! Reduced from £400.

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WINNIE-THE-POOH AND EEYORE'S TAIL
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 593895
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1953. Very good condition.

A New Full-colour Edition with 4 pop-ups. Spiral bound. Pictorial stiff boards. Full colour throughout. Corners lightly worn. Contents clean and bright. A few creases to pop-ups.

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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 592059
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Slightly better than very good condition.

In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced..! Deluxe edition in publisher's blue calf binding. Gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Very very light rubbing to top and tail of spine and corners. A few very light scuffs to covers. Inscription in ink dated 1928 to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of very small margin marks, one small margin tear and a few light creases to corner tips of last few pages. Otherwise contents are beautifully bright and clean. A super copy of this handsome book. Contained in original box with white title label to lid. Box is worn at edges and reinforced with 'magic' tape along two edges of the lid.

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