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NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL - 26TH YEAR
Written by Alfred C. Playne; M.A. Hoyer; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; et al..
Stock no. 305513
Published by Ernest Nister. 1914. Very good condition.

Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows Town Crier surrounded by children. Full page colour illustrations and b/w illustrations throughout. First story 'When daddy's ship came home' by L.L.Weedon. Spine and corners worn, cover edges slightly rubbed. Front cover still bright and clean, rear cover a little scuffed. Some light page browning and foxing else contents clean, name in pencil on front endpaper.

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THE FIFTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee; et al..
Stock no. 803120
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red cloth spine. Gilt titles. Coloured endpapers and illustrations. 192 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine has damp-stain mark. Inscriptions in ink to verso of half-title page and title page. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased with some loss which has been neatly disguised with colour photocopy beneath.

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THE FIFTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee; et al..
Stock no. 803977
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red cloth spine. Gilt titles. Coloured endpapers and illustrations. 192 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Boards a little grubby to edges. Light crease mark to front board. Pictorial wrapper is torn and creased with some loss. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper.

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IN DOORS AND OUT
Written by Clifton Bingham; Mrs. Percy Dearmer. Illustrated by W.H.C. Groome; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 326269
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

'Pictures and stories for little folk'. Red pictorial boards, large format. Grey endpapes. Packed with colour, two-tone and b/w plates and text illustrations, including one b/w doggy illustration by Wain. First story is 'The Snow Man'. Boards worn with pencil marking to rear board. Spine and corners bumped. Contents a little spotted. One colour plate badly creased and tape repaired. One joint cracked. Some colouring to a couple of illustrations. A nice reading copy.

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TONS OF FUN FOR CHILDREN
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Freda M. Rose; et al..
Stock no. 376925
Published by McCorquodale & Co.. Good condition.

Bright yellow pictorial boards. Front cover (illus by E. Dorothy Rees) shows children and a dog in a boat. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Corners rubbed. Pages browned. Title page has centre picture removed. One hinge cracked.

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LOOK AT THIS!
No author listed. Illustrated by Frederick Parker; Rene Cloke; Cyril Cowell; Frank Adams; et al..
Stock no. 403570
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A book of coloured pictures. A board book. Yellow pictorial covers. Green cloth spine. 7 x 5.5". Covers edge worn and a bit grubby. Contents generally lovely and bright.

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THE STORY BUMPER
Written by Edith Millard; Violet M. Methley; Constance Heward; et al. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 713911
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1938. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front shows girl waving to boy and dog in boat. First story 'Bubble and Squeak' by Millard. 3 colour plates, two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine and corners worn. Covers slightly grubby and marked. Prize-plate to front endpaper. Some light foxing.

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JOLLY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 718844
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Corners worn. Edges rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Prizeplate to front pastedown. Contents browned and foxed affecting margins of plates.

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FLYING STORIES
Written by Flight-Lieutenant; George E. Rochester; W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 718902
Published by John Hamilton. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine illustrated by Bradshaw. Includes 3 stories by W.E. Johns. 6 colour plates and 4 b/w plates. 248 pages. Spine and corners worn. Boards slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page-edge browning throughout otherwise contents clean.

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THE CHILDREN'S CARGO
Written by Cynthia Asquith; et al. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest; A.H. Watson; Daphne Jerrold; et al..
Stock no. 726950
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Lady Cynthia Asquith's annual with contributions by Milne, De La Mare, Bellloc, Fyleman etc. Beige cloth with cream title labels to front and spine. Tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Title label on spine missing. Small initials written on front endpaper. Plate mounts are slightly creased at edges but plates mostly fine with a couple having very light corner creases.

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HAPPY ALL DAY!
Written by Brenda Girvin; Josephine Bullen; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry Neilson; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 728251
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Pictures and Stories for the Little Ones. Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour frontis. Two-tone illustrations including dogs and cats by Wain. Spine and corners worn with a couple of small splits to spine. Some scoremarks to covers. Rear cover grubby. Fingermarks to page margins but generally contents clean.

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THE STONE AGE NEWS
Written by Fiona MacDonald. Illustrated by Chris Molan; Christian Hook; et al..
Stock no. 728756
Published by Gareth Stevens Publishing. 1st 2001. Fine condition.

A lively, informative volume takes a close look at prehistoric food, art, crafts, cloth, community life and more. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0836827783.

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