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Written by Eleanor Tyrrell. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1321665
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Cream cloth, pictorial onlay. Illustrated endpapers. 6 beautiful colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations to text. 111 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly grubby and title on spine rubbed. Foxing to contents.

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BUSY LITTLE FOLK
No author listed. Illustrated by Ruth Cobb; Ethel K. Burgess; Harold Earnshaw; N. Buchanan; Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1320060
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps, front shows two children gardening, Blackie's picture Books advert to rear. 8.5 x 6". Full page colour illustration to insides of covers. Stories and rhymes with b/w illustrations. Rear cover is a little grubby. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Split to lower 2" of spine. Some slight fingering to page margins.

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THE WORLD'S BEST STORIES FOR BOYS & GIRLS
Written by Winifred Biggs. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2133906
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.; T. Nelson & Sons. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards with gilt titles. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. 624 pages. Selected by Biggs. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE BOOK OF TALES FOR LITTLE FOLKS
Written by Marjory Bruce. Illustrated by Nora Fry; Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1319203
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1932. Good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board (illustrated by Cuthill) showing Aladdin. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 284 pages. A book of well-known tales. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn, grubby and scuffed. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and finger marks to contents but generally clean.

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JOSEPHINE'S BIRTHDAY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1819218
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Beige boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations. Top & tail of spine fraying. Corners worn. Boards grubby and stained. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - NINTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Constance Heward; Dixon Rutherford; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Honor C. Appleton; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1318355
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows black cat and white dog, blue spine with white titles and horse's head. First story is 'The Housing Problem'. 287 pages plus one page book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Vertical crease to rear cover. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents, mainly textblock and some other marks.

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JOSEPHINE'S BIRTHDAY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2131086
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth spine. Beige boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Marks to some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; a little loss; grubby marks; pencil colour scribble to front flap.

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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2130344
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial boards. 8 coloured illustrations plus b/w drawings. 63 pages. 7 x 5.5". The Miniature Series. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Colour frontis is creased. Wrapper is grubby with some wrinkling; appears to have damp marking to verso.

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CHILDREN IN VERSE
Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2126520
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

50 songs of playful childhood. Lovely blue cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 beautiful colour tipped in plates with captioned tissue guards. B/w text illustrations. 135 pages. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and cornes. Some fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. One plate is a bit creased. One page has a couple of large closed tears; now repaired with magic tape.

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THE JOSEPHINE DOLLY BOOK
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2126375
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Contains "Josephine's Happy Family", "Josephine, John and the Puppy" and "Josephine is Busy". Cream cloth spine, beige boards with pictorial onlay to front. Each story contains 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing, with a little surface paper lifting to some cover edges. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink and pencil to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning to some pages internally. 24 colour plates present.

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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2125664
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Buff paper-covered boards with cream cloth spine. Colour onlay to front cover. 8 exquisite colour plates plus 16 b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Damp/splash mark to top corner of front cover and along top of rear cover. Spine is grubby. Some foxing. All plates present.

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THE CHILDREN'S ROBIN HOOD
Written by F.H. Lee. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 2125160
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

One in the children's bookshelf series. 78 pages. Colour frontis by Aris. Retold by Lee. Some fading along cover edges. Ink stamp to front endpaper with transfer to front pastedown. Wrapper has corner cut from bottom of front flap; edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; faded to spine.

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