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COLLINS CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Edward Boyd; Jane Shaw; Enid Blyton; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell; Racey Helps; Jean Walmsley Heap; et al..
Stock no. 1318935
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows Santa hanging from a TV Aerial! First story "The strange happening at number 8" by Boyd. Includes "The Page That Blew Away" by Blyton. 5 colour plates plus b/w and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped, corners worn. Removal of a plate to verso of front free-endpaper. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Remains of dustwrapper is tucked inside book.

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WOODLAND STORIES
Written by H. Mortimer Batten. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1318888
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. Tales of animals and birds. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations and photos. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and cover edges faded and cloth a little grubby. Some foxing to contents.

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EXTINCT MONSTERS
Written by H.N. Hutchinson. Illustrated by J. Smit; et al..
Stock no. 2133150
Published by Chapman & Dodd Ltd.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

A Popular Account of Some of the Larger Forms of Ancient Animal Life. Describing the lost creations of the old world, clothing their dry bones with flesh and suggesting backgrounds such as are indicated by the discoveries of geology. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 24 b/w plates and 38 text illustrations. 254 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Remains of small label on front pastedown. 3 lines of pencil text to half-title and a few pages with pencil annotations. Name in ink to top of title page. Prelims foxed and foxspots to contents mainly to page and plate margins.

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CREATURES OF OTHER DAYS
Written by H.N. Hutchinson. Illustrated by J. Smit; et al..
Stock no. 2133148
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1896. Almost very good condition.

Popular Studies in Palaeontology. Grey-green cloth, gilt title to spine, red vignette to front cover. 24 b/w plates plus numerous b/w text illustrations. 270 pages includes index. SIGNED dedication by the author on front endpaper 'To Joan With the Author's kind regards, 1895'. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine lightly browned. Small closed tear in cloth to lower edge of rear cover. Small name stamp on half-title page. One gathering pulled but still holding. Foxing to prelims else contents clean.

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THE MIDLAND RAILWAY ITS RISE AND PROGRESS
Written by Frederick S. Williams. Illustrated by T. Sulman; E.M. Wimperis; Frederick S. Williams; et al..
Stock no. 1819343
Published by Bemrose & Co.. 4th 1878. Very good condition.

A Narrative of Modern Enterprise. Fourth Edition. Red/brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and tooled decorations. B/w engravings. xvi & 687 pages plus reviews to rear. All edges gilt. Boards browned, corners rubbed. Endpapers browned. Light greying and a few light marks to margins. A nice copy for its age.

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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Richard Grimmett; Carol Inskipp; Tim Inkskipp; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1819318
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 888 pages including index. ISBN: 0713640049. Vertical crease to spine.

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BLACKIE'S BOYS' ANNUAL
Written by Percy F. Westerman; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2132738
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition.

Large format. White cloth spine with dark title and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows cowboy and horse on the prairie. First story is "Rabbit Unwin" by Richard Bird. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; Some scuffing to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN 17TH YEAR
Written by Margaret Baker; Charles S. Bayne; Cecily M. Rutley; Cicely Englefield; et al. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve; Grace Lodge; M.A. Peart; A.H. Watson; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 2132699
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format. Red boards with large pictorial onlays to spine and front board (showing children playing with kites). Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and illustrations in colour and b/w throughout. First story is "The Robber Baron". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some surface paper damage to rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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THE SEVENTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; S.W. Purvis; et al..
Stock no. 1318766
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine. Orange boards. Colour plates by S.W. Purvis. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Cover edges slightly rubbed. Foxing to prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is very worn and creased with slight loss to spine, most of front flap is missing and there are tape repairs on verso.

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THE TENTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Robert MacGillivray; Hilda McGavin; et al..
Stock no. 1318765
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, red boards with gilt titles. Colour plates and illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light marks to front cover. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and folds, creased and torn to rear panel. There are tape repairs on the verso of the wrapper.

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THE NINTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Helen Jacobs; et al..
Stock no. 1318764
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.; C.A. Publications Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, with gilt titles. Peach boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with just a little loss at spine and corners.

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OPEN THE DOOR
Written by Margery Fisher; et al. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; et al..
Stock no. 2132411
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dustwrapper design by Edward Ardizzone. A collection of Margery Fisher's own choice of stories by famous childrens authors. B/w illustrations by various artists. Red boards. Gilt titles. 381 pages. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0340037091. Spotting to covers, which have bowing to front cover. Corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents are still very good. Ardizzone illustrate wrapper is edge-torn and chipped and creased, but with minimal loss, some uneven fading to rear panel.

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