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BLACKIE'S BOYS' ANNUAL
Written by Percy F. Westerman; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2132738
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition.

Large format. White cloth spine with dark title and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows cowboy and horse on the prairie. First story is "Rabbit Unwin" by Richard Bird. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; Some scuffing to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2132698
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are 'the very essence of the British spirit' selected and introduced by Nichols. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing/grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Includes a card from Brock. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some chips and nicks; some repaired to verso with sticky tape. Wrapper also has some grubby and brown marks.

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THE SINGING WOOD
Written by Lady Frazer. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2131743
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A charming collection of 18 original fairy stories in the classic manner. Illustrated blue cloth covers. Colour frontis plate, b/w chapter headings and tail pieces throughout. 144 pages. 8.25 x 6". Spine is bumped, with some fading. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased/wrinkled with some grubby marks and small nicks to edges.

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THE JENNY WREN STORY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1318352
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. 2 colour plates by Lucie Attwell, B/w text illustrations by various artists. First story is "The Sick Doll's Diary". 9.75" x 7". Spine and corners worn, lower 1" of spine was split and has been glued down. Edges rubbed. Joints cracked. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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DO YOUR DUTY
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2131403
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1904. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth and spine, with gilt title to spine. Colour frontis + 7 b/w illustrations. 112 pages + catalogue to rear. 7x 4.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine browned. Covers mottled and a little rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents, some heavy.

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ROBIN HOOD AND THE MEN OF THE GREENWOOD
Written by Henry Gilbert. Illustrated by Walter Crane; H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2125188
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards with beige cloth spine. 24 illustrations in colour and line by two excellent illustrators. 372pp. 8 x 5.5". Inscription in ink; partially crossed out to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. All plates present. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a bit of loss; some repairs to verso; grubby marks and some foxing.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS BILL SAWYER'S V.C.
Written by Herbert Strang. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2124875
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1939. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Only 23 pages in length. Some creasing and browning to covers and some pages internally.

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BLACKIE'S STORY-TIME BOOK
Written by Chris Tent; Gladys Davidson; Theodora Wilson Wilson; May Byron; Florence Harrison; et al. Illustrated by Agnes Richardson; Thomas Maybank; Harold C. Earnshaw; Louis Wain; Florence Harrison; N. Buchanan; Hilda Cowham; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2124405
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with black title. Pictorial paper boards show young boy saluting behind a young girl waving a handkerchief. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. A book of stories by various authors and illustrated by various illustrators. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading to spine. Scuffing and marks to covers, with heavy wear and chipping to corners. Some foxing and finger marks.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1208889
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown suede covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are "the very essence of the British spirit" selected and introduced by Nichols. All plates present. Spine slightly bumped. Rear cover a little scuffed. 4 x 4 inch piece cut from top corner of front endpaper. Contents near fine.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' STORY BOOK
Written by Angela Brazil; Josephine Elder; Doris Pocock; Dorothea Moore; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; C.E. Brock; P.B. Hickling; et al..
Stock no. 1507663
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Beige cloth spine, pictorial front board showing school girl with tennis racket. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. 208 pages. 9.75 x 7.25". circa 1923(?). Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Top 2" of front endpaper removed. TJ in circle in pen to half-title page. Foxing to contents but generally clean. All plates present, frontis is detached.

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YOUTH, YOUTH...!
Written by Desmond Coke. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1609544
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards with gilt titles and illustration. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and scuffed. Endpapers browned. Inscription to front endpaper (a presentation copy to Charles E. Brock).

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' STORY BOOK
Written by Angela Brazil; Josephine Elder; Doris Pocock; Dorothea Moore; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; C.E. Brock; P.B. Hickling; et al..
Stock no. 1406409
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Beige cloth spine, pictorial front board showing school girl with tennis racket. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. 208 pages. 9.75 x 7.25". Spine bumped and rubbed with small splits to top and bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Covers grubby and marked. Front joint cracked and mended with tape. Frontis detached. Slight colouring to one plate. Pencil scribble to rear endpapers and some other pages. Red pen and pencil scribble to verso of one plate. A little foxing and some fingering to page margins.

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