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HUDSON BAY
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Bayard; et al..
Stock no. 2131243
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1886. Good condition.

Or Everyday Life in the Wilds of North America. Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. B/w illustrations by various artists from sketches by the author. Floral decorated endpapers. 367 pages. Splitting to cloth at top and tail of spine, with fraying. Scuffing and some marks to edges. Corners are bumped. Covers have grubby marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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EVERY GIRL'S STORY BOOK
Written by Leonora Fry; Elinor Stretton; W.H. Morris; Dora Chapman; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by G.W. Goss; et al..
Stock no. 2131241
Published by The Avenue Press. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows girls out walking - two are looking at a map. First story is 'Drama by Car' by Fry. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some wear and spotting to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; grubby marks and foxspots, but minimal loss.

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TINY TOTS
Written by Ethel Talbot; Hilda F. Moore; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; H.R. Millar; et al..
Stock no. 2131239
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Circa 1922. Good condition.

Cloth spine, black title. Front cover shows 3 young girls standing in the street and looking at a copy of Tiny Tots! First story is 'The Three Imps'. Colour, two-tone and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Some bumping and chipping to corners. Grubby marks to rear cover. Foxing and some margin marks. Tears to a few page margins.

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FROM REMBRANDT TO VERMEER CIVIL VALUES IN 17TH CENTURY FLEMISH AND DUTCH PAINTING
Written by Bernd Wolfgang Lindemann. Illustrated by Rembrandt; Vermeer; et al..
Stock no. 2131196
Published by Motta. 1ST 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9788864130071. A few small knocks along cover edges. Contents are excellent!

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FASCINATING STORIES FOR GIRLS
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson; Ethel Talbot; Mary Shrewsbury; Barbara E. Todd; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; G.E. Studdy; et al..
Stock no. 2131182
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Jolly Bookshelf series. Yellow pictorial covers, tennis player to front, hockey player to spine. 9 stories and 1 poem. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 96 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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THE NEW BLUE BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Anne Page; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston; K.W. Coales; et al..
Stock no. 2131181
Published by Oxford University Press. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards showing girl hanging from rigging of yacht. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story 'The Wallflowers' by Page. Bumping and wear to edges, corners and spine. A few marks to covers; scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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THE LOVESOME BOOK FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Kay Rossiter; P.B. Longson; Lee Anderson; et al. Illustrated by B. Spurr; P.B. Longson; Lesley Gordon; et al..
Stock no. 2131159
Published by The Epworth Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover with advert to rear cover. Edited by Rossiter. First story is 'Betty and the Dream-Man'. Includes dot-to-dots and musical score. Bumping to top and tail of spine and corners; a little chipping to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Dot-to-dots and a couple of other puzzle/colouring pages have been completed, but erased (can still see indentations etc). Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; a little loss.

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THE CHILDREN'S SONG BOOK
Written by Alfred W. Tomlyn. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Harry Rountree; et al.; A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2131158
Published by Andersons-Edinburgh-Limited. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

A book of children's rhymes set to music. Fabric covered boards with gilt title to front; colour decorations. First Song/Rhyme is 'A Farmer went Trotting'. Also includes Baa! Baa! Black Sheep; Jack and Jill; Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star; Wee Willie Winkie and more. Two-tone plates, including frontis by Lawson Wood. Some grubby marks to covers. Hinges are cracked; binding a little weak. Foxing to outer page edges. A few small margin marks.

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OUR LITTLE DOTS VOLUME XX
Written by Constance M. Lowe; Maud Maddick; Marian Isabel Hurrell; et al. Illustrated by A.F. Lydon; Sybil Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2131156
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations and photos. Split to top of spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Darkening to cover edges. Prize plate to verso of frontis. Foxing. Edge tear to titile page.

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SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley; Evelyn Whitaker; et al. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 2131155
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine, decorated blue boards. Four colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. First story "Maisie and the Fairies" by Owsley. Top and tail of spine are bumped and faded, with marks. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and loss to top edges of panels. Smaller loss along bottom edges of panels.

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HAPPY DAYS
Written by Mabel Mackintosh. Illustrated by K. Harrow; et al..
Stock no. 1317826
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Edited by Mackintosh. Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial front board showing two young girls baking. 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. Spine bumped. Corners worn and cover edges rubbed. Heavy foxing to contents.

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JUST WHAT I LIKE
Written by K.E. King; A.R.T. Haverfield; Norman Hunter; Madeline Barnes; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Warwick Reynolds; Gordon Robinson; Florence Mary Anderson; Ruth Cobb; et al..
Stock no. 1317823
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards with cloth spine. A collection of short stories by various authors. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story 'The Little Brass Knob'. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Covers slightlty edge rubbed. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Frontis is part detached at top.

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