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ANIMAL PLAYTIME
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry B. Neilson; J.A. Shepherd; et al..
Stock no. 1320518
Published by James Clarke & Co.. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows Fox with cockrel. B/w illustrations throughout. Some cats by Wain. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front cover illustration is still bright. Some slight chipping of paper covering to spine. Small binding error of crease in paper to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of title-page (dated 1909) and one name crossed out and replaced with another. Some slight foxing and fingering to contents. Light tobacco smell to contents.

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LOUIS WAIN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry Rountree; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1319478
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine with dark brown title and illustration, pictorial front board. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations (mostly Wain but others also). Spine is grubby. Covers are edge worn and also grubby, a couple of small scratch marks to front cover. New endpapers. Some light foxing. Some colouring to some of the b/w illustrations and some erasing as well. There is a musty (tobbaco?) smell to the contents.

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PLAYTIME STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry B. Neilson; Levine Helmer; et al..
Stock no. 1319054
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows girl walking a large dog in the snow. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First item is "Cheerful Conversation". 1 b/w Louis Wain illustration entitled "A bogus Father Christmas". Spine slightly bumped and grubby. Corners worn. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Endpapers have been professionally replaced. Contents are browned and foxed.

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OUR DARLINGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edith Farmiloe; Harry B. Neilson; Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1817642
Published by John F. Shaw. 1910. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards with decorations to spine & front, pictorial onlay to front cover shows two children playing in a rock pool. Bevelled edges. Mounted colour plates plus full-page colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 336 pages plus four pages publisher adverts 'Autumn Announcements'. Boards rubbed and browned with some fraying to cloth. Front endpaper is missing. Contents have grubby finger marks mostly to margins.

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A RIDE TO PICTURELAND
Written by Dorothea Moore; Ethel Talbot; John Lea; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Audrey J. Watson; Harry B. Neilson; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 2129171
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows a young woman driving with a dog in the passenger seat. First story is 'Great-Great-Grandmother's Christmas' by Moore. Colour plates and line drawings. Spine is faded, browned and has split to base; some chipping. Scuffing marks to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Title page is MISSING! A few hinges are pulled. Browning to outer page edges and some page margins, which also have a few small tears. A reading copy.

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THE CARELESS CHICKEN
Written by Baron Krakemsides. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson.
Stock no. 1815599
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Story told in verse. Square format. Green boards, circular onlay to front cover. 46 pages. Full-page colour illustrations. Spine rubbed with splitting and wear to top. Surface paper loss to top front of front board. Faint name in ink and small mark to front endpaper. A few scattered fox spots to contents. Binding firm.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 17TH YEAR
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; Maurice Clifford; E.M. Hunter. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; Ernest A. Aris; Sylvia Venus; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1208816
Published by Partridge. Almost very good condition.

Red spine with black title and vignette of a child climbing a flagpole. Pictorial board showing a girl with a red umbrella holding a doll with houses and other children in the background. Blue & red pictorial endpapers by Brisley. Colour plates. Full page four tone illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and darkened. Corners worn. Front cover bright. Rear cover soiled. Mark to front endpaper. Occasional margin marks to contents.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOLS 43 & 44
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; W. Heath Robinson; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1506676
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1896. Good condition.

2 volumes bound in one. Dark green textured cloth, gilt title to spine. 12 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 2.5" split to top of front edge of spine. Covers a little grubby. Name in ink to front endpaper and pencil writing to pastedown. Front joint cracked by index and first page of index is partially detached. One gathering pulled with ragged edges. Foxing and browning to pages and plates, worst at edges. All plates present.

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HOLIDAYS
Written by Chas. Herbert. Illustrated by Jaques Browne; Leigh Kidman; Levine Helmer; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1506065
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows girl and three puppies. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Front joint cracked next to frontis and one hinge cracked. Some light browning and foxing to contents. All plates present. Neat colouring to some of the b/w illustrations.

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OUR DARLINGS
Written by W. Davenport Adams; Catharine Shaw. Illustrated by Edith Farmiloe; Harry B. Neilson; Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1315885
Published by John F. Shaw. circa 1910. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows two children playing in a rock pool. Mounted colour plates plus full-page colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Cr 4to. 336 pages plus 4 page book list at rear. First story is "In the Days of Chivalry". Covers are edge worn, spine and corners bumped and spine slightly darkened. Fingermarks to page margins. Small stick sticker to front pastedown. Small corner crease to one of the mounted plates.

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FIRST STEPS
Written by Mabel A. Marsh. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Angusine Macgregor; J.H. Hartley; Florence Hardy; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1505974
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Slightly better than good condition.

A Picture Reading Book for Little Folks. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover showing a mother in a chair reading this book to her little toddler, white border. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, heavy wear to corners and some wear to cover edges. Front joint split for half its length. One hinge badly cracked. Name erased from front pastedown and belongs to box. All lower page corners bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Contents generally clean.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOL 42
Written by Edward S. Ellis; F.M. Holmes; Charles H. Bennett; et al. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; St. Clair Simmons; W. Rainey; et al..
Stock no. 1505859
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1895. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth boards, front shows 3 youngsters, one with hoop. 6 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. 427 pages plus book list. Serial stories are The Bell Buoy of Wanflete Sound, The Foolish Fox and Omas: The Story of an Indian Girl. Spine bumped and worn, corners worn. Light marks to rear covers. One joint cracked. Name in pencil twice to front endpaper. Some foxing and marks to contents. Small margin tear and crease to title page. All plates present.

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