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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Florence Harrison; J.D. Westwood; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Florence Harrison; Warwick Reynolds; et al..
Stock no. 1317811
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial front cover showing girl with basket of fruit. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story is The Castle in the Gorge by Mrs. J.D. Westwood. Contains Flowers and Folklore by Angela Brazil and a poem and colour plate by Florence Harrison. Spine slightly bumped, corners slightly worn. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Textblock is just a little grubby. A nice copy.

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CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM DICKENS
Written by Mary Angela Dickens; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 2131124
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Cloth spine with colour pictorial boards. 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Told by his grand-daughter Mary Angela Dickens & others. Stain to spine. Bumping and wear to corners; chipping to corners. Scuffing to covers. Page browning; some margin marks.

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FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 2131067
Published by John Hamilton. Almost very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 3 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Bumping and chipping to corners and top and tail of spine. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

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AMERICA'S GREAT COMIC-STRIP ARTISTS
Written by Richard Marschall. Illustrated by R.F. Outcault; F. Opper; Harold Gray; Charles M. Schulz; et al..
Stock no. 2131007
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver title to spine. Includes various reproduced comic strips in b/w and colour. ISBN: 0896599175. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tape repairs to top and tail of spine.

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THE FOXHOUNDS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND THEIR MASTERS AND HUNTSMEN
Written by Humphrey F. De Trafford; et al. Illustrated by Cuthbert Bradley; et al..
Stock no. 2130948
Published by Walter Southwood & Company. 1906. Very good condition.

Large format. Heavy volume! Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w plates and photos. Spine and edges are unevenly faded. Slight bow to front cover. Marks to outer page edges, with a few margin marks.

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NOTITIA VENATICA A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING
Written by Robert T. Vyner. Illustrated by Henry Aiken; et al..
Stock no. 2130946
Published by Rudolph Ackermann. 1st 1841. Good condition.

To which is added A Compendious Kennel Stud Book (1840). Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles and red title label to spine. B/w illustrations. Rebacked, with original spine laid down and what appear to be original endpapers reused. Uneven fading to covers. Bumping to edges and corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Margin marks.

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BO-PEEP A BOOK OF STORIES AND PICTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Written by Enid Blyton; Eric Wood; Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Lilian Gask; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Phyllis Chase; Helen Jacobs; et al..
Stock no. 2130939
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards, front cover showing Bo-Peep and her sheep. B/w and two-colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of corners have had tips coloured in the same colour as the original. A few scuffs and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is partially cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and margin marks. A few hinges are pulled. One page has neat blue colouring to pictures. Some page margin tears. Binding is starting to become a little weak.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Margaret Middleton; Florence Harrison; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston; C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1817635
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with blue title. Pictorial front board shows girl with tennis racquet. Colour plates. B/w text illustrations. First story is "One Crowded Hour" by Margaret Middleton. Board edges rubbed, corners worn, spine browned, rear board scuffed. Gift inscription in ink to verso of frontispiece. Text block grubby. A few grubby margin marks.

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LITTLE FROLIC
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Ernest A. Aris; Agnes Richardson; Hilda Cowham; et al..
Stock no. 1317799
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Circa 1937. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards and spine showing chubby children illustrated by Agnes Richardson. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "Pups in a Pickle". Covers are worn, slightly grubby and scratched. Inscription in ink on belongs to page (name in belongs to box and "from Glyn 13/11/37" below). Foxing to contents.

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FIRESIDE TALES
Written by Clifton Bingham; L. Laurance; L. Haskell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; et al..
Stock no. 1817620
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards and spine showing children enjoying winter sports. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. First story is In Blackberry Time by F. Clifton Bingham. Board corners worn, Boards a little grubby. Belongs to box completed in pencil. Hinges pulled but binding tight. A few scattered foxspots. Some neat colouring e.g. b/w illustration opposite page 52.

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THE ANNOTATED CLASSIC FAIRY TALES
Written by Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2130862
Published by Book Club Associates; W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited with and introducation and notes by Tatar. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. Book Club Edition (W.W. Norton originally published it). Some corner creasing. Contents are still excellent.

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STIRRING STORIES FOR BOYS
Written by Eric Duthie; et al. Illustrated by Ralph Thompson; et al..
Stock no. 2130859
Published by Odhams Books. 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Edited by Duthie. Writers include Anthony Buckeridge, Arthur C. Clarke, Captain W.E. Johns and more. Pale blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping and browning along cover edges and to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks and marks; minimal loss.

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