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FOUR AND TWENTY TOILERS
Written by E.V. Lucas. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 1319584
Published by Grant Richards. Circa 1903. Good condition.

Large, oblong format. Brown cloth spine with gilt title. Cream boards. 24 short rhymes for occupations such as builder, vet, clock-winder etc. Each with a full-page colour plate. Covers are worn and grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Joints are cracked but binding is still tight. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Light fingermarks to contents and light page browning to endpapers.

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OLD COUNTRY LIFE
Written by S. Baring Gould. Illustrated by W. Parkinson; F.D. Bedford; F Masey.
Stock no. 1818312
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First published in 1890 by Methuen & Co. Only too often nowadays do we hear people bemoaning the passing of rural peace, quiet and neighbourliness. This book could be considered just another complaint on the subject until we realise that it was first published in 1890. All the ingredients of old country life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. x and 358 pages. ISBN: 071581107X. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Browning to text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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THE ORIGINAL POEMS AND OTHERS
Written by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor; Adelaide O'Keeffe. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 1505938
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt/white/pale green decorations, gilt titles. Colour frontis & title page and other b/w plates. xl and 411 pages. Edited by E.V. Lucas. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Tiny split to top edge of darkened spine. A couple of marks to covers. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Contents generally clean with just a little light browning and foxing. Endpapers slightly grubby.

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THE ORIGINAL POEMS AND OTHERS
Written by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor; Adelaide O'Keeffe. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 1801480
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 2nd 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt/white decorations. Colour frontis & title page and other b/w plates. xl and 210 pages. Edited by E.V. Lucas. Large area of damp mottling to rear cover. Corners lightly worn. Top of spine worn and split. Gilt titles nice and bright. Damp has not affected the contents. Minor foxing to endpapers. Hinges slightly pulled, binding tight. Contents generally clean.

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THE ORIGINAL POEMS AND OTHERS
Written by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor; Adelaide O'Keeffe. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 598917
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 2nd 1905. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt/white decorations. Colour frontis & title page and other b/w plates. xl and 210 pages. Edited by E.V. Lucas. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Rubbing to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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THROUGH MERRIE ENGLAND
Written by F.L. Stevens. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 621519
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1928. Very good condition.

The Pageantry and Pastimes of the Village and the Town. Blue pictorial cloth. Pretty colour plates and endpapers plus b/w text illustrations. 214pp. 8.25 x 6.5". Corners rubbed, lower front corner worn. Lower front edge rubbed & fraying. A few marks to rear cover. Top & tail of spine rubbed. Top of spine discoloured. Corners bumped. Contents clean.

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THROUGH MERRIE ENGLAND
Written by F.L. Stevens. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 621915
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

The Pageantry and Pastimes of the Village and the Town. Blue pictorial cloth. Pretty colour plates and endpapers plus b/w text illustrations. 214pp. 8.25 x 6.5". Corners worn. Spine discoloured. Top spine frayed. Couple of small nicks to spine. Tiny pin holes to rear cover. Light discolouration to edges of cover. Foxing mainly to outer page edges and page margins.

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THROUGH MERRIE ENGLAND
Written by F.L. Stevens. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 652066
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Good condition.

The Pageantry and Pastimes of the Village and the Town. Blue pictorial cloth. Pretty colour plates and endpapers plus b/w text illustrations. 214pp. 8.25 x 6.5". Spine worn with 2" crack to top edge. Also a little faded. Some slight foxing.

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