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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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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. 1506871
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1929. 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. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A couple of tiny nicks to cover edges. Covers grubby and marked. Presentation plate to front endpaper. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Some light foxing and browning mainly to endpapers and taxt block. Text pages very good.

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JILL'S JOLLIEST SCHOOL
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley.
Stock no. 1505755
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth, brown titles and border to front and spine. 4 b/w plates. Top edge of pages brown. 272 pages. 7.5 x 5". circa 1940s. Spine lightly bumped. Name in pen to front endpaper and small amount of tape residue to pastedowns. Contents clean. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of large tears and creases with some tape repairs. Spine is chipped at ends and possibly faded. Tape residue to flaps.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 21ST YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Madeline Barnes; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Doris Pocock; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Nina K. Brisley; Rosa C. Petherick; Ernest A. Aris; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1811945
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1925. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with black title and illustration. Pictorial front board shows boy watching girl make cats cradle in hands (oriental dragon on wall behind). Colour plates and illustrations, b/w text illustrations. First story is "How We Stole an Uncle From Australia". Edges rubbed & worn. Hinge between colour plate & 117 and also 136 & colour plate is pulled (i.e. the section is starting to loosen but binding is still holding). A few minor margin marks. All colour plates present. A few closed margin tears. Overall a nice, bright copy.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 21ST YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Madeline Barnes; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Doris Pocock; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Nina K. Brisley; Rosa C. Petherick; Ernest A. Aris; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1315640
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1924. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with black title and illustration. Pictorial front board shows boy watching girl make cats cradle in hands (oriental dragon on wall behind). Colour plates and illustrations, b/w text illustrations. First story is "How We Stole an Uncle From Australia". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light scratch marks to front cover. Grubby mark to verso of front free-endpaper and frontis (possibly remains of a squashed insect!). Light fingering else contents clean.

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MISS DETERMINATION
Written by Frances Toft. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley.
Stock no. 1704227
Published by R.T.S.. 4th Circa 1921. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 190 Pages. Bookplate to front pastedown. Spine faded.

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AN EXCITING TERM
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley.
Stock no. 732923
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light grey cloth, blue titles and vignette of girl to spine. Four b/w plates. 255 pages. Spine bumped. Slight darkening to cover edges. Erased pencil name to front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering to page margins. Dustwrapper is worn and creased with 2 x 1" loss to lower edge of front panel, some darkening at edges and grubby on rear panel and spine. Tape repairs on verso of dustwrapper edges.

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