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PEGGY AND JOAN
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1316198
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format, cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, cover edges worn. Some slight grubbiness to rear cover and light scratch marks to front. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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LITTLE FOLKS' BOOK OF COLOURED PICTURES
No author listed. Illustrated by Inez Topham; Harry Woolley; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Lawson Wood; Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1506060
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial covers, front shows boy eating slice of melon. Full page colour illustration to each page, 12 in total, with title below. 10.25 x 8. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few marks/fingermarks to contents, mainly to margins. Colours still bright.

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THE BIG COSY CORNER STORY BOOK
Written by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Honor C. Appleton; Inez Topham; et al..
Stock no. 1405365
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Big "Bumpy" Book. Cloth spine, pictorial boards showing two girls on a settee reading a book. Stories, rhymes & puzzles. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. 10" x 7". Spine and corners bumped. Some wear to corners and board edges. A little scuffing to top of front board. Light browning to endpapers. Some hinges cracked. Light foxing to endpapers otherwise contents clean.

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THE MERRY LAUGHTER BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by M.A. Peart; Honor C. Appleton; Rosa C. Petherick; Elsie Blomfield; Peter Fraser; et al..
Stock no. 1315737
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1927. Very good condition.

An anthology of short stories. Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing boy and girl on a swing. 8 full-page colour illustrations, b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Knight and the Dragon" (told in rhyme). Spine bumped, corners worn. Covers are slightly grubby with a few small ink spots to rear cover. Gold address label to top margin of front pastedown (which is also the frontis - but it is in the margin so picture not affected). Prize plate neatly inserted at inner margin of title-page. Grubby fingermarks and pale page browning to contents. Neat list of illustrator names written in pencil to verso of title-page.

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JOSEPHINE KEEPS SCHOOL
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1405180
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1935. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Large format, cream cloth spine. Beige boards with pictorial onlay to front. 8 pretty colour plates. B/w text illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to page edges. Small tears to bottom of some pages. Top corner of page 11/12 missing. Stain to bottom of page 44 and margin of plate opposite, also affects a few pages before. Couple of hinges pulled leading to bottom of a couple of plates being detached. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears, creases and several small areas of loss. Wrapper is grubby with a few marks. Some browning to verso.

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TALES & PICTUIRES AND FAIRY FUN
No author listed. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Honor C. Appleton; Peter Fraser; Lunt Roberts; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1505552
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover shows girl sat in wicker chair reading, fairy on her foot. Colour and b/w illustrations. 10.25 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover is scuffed and slightly grubby with some pen marks. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents a bit fingered with a few margin marks and an odd margin tear. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers.

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THE SWINGBOAT STORY BOOK
Written by Eleanor B. Simeon; Alison Uttley; Jessie Pope; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Honor C. Appleton; Harry Rountree; Gordon Robinson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1505447
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows children in swingboat. 9.75 x 7.25". Colour frontis. Colour & b/w illustrations. First story is Dick's Catch by Simeon. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light marks and scratches to front cover. Rear cover slightly grubby. Faint erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Neat colouring to about 3 illustrations. Some light foxing and an odd mark to contents.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - FOURTH YEAR
Written by Ethel Talbot; Edward Shirley; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy; Harold Earnshaw; Frank Adams; Anne Anderson; Caterina Patricchio; Harry Rountree; Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1505442
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1916. Almost very good condition.

The Little One's Annual. For all Boys and Girls who are Good Chums. Packed full of fun by Edward Shirley and lots of other Folks. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front cover has rubbed patch near top edge and a few light scratches. Rear cover is grubby. ink inscription to front pastedown. Rear joint partially cracked. Light foxing and a few marks to contents.

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MY OWN BOOK OF COLOURED PICTURES
No author listed. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Honor C. Appleton; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1505281
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial covers, front shows baby with toy monkey. 12 full page colour illustrations with title below. Spine worn with 3.5" split to rear edge which has been glued into place, small split with some fraying to top. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby and marked. Split to tape at bottom of most hinges. 3.5" split to top of one hinge. Crack to one board alongside spine. Small margins to margins, illustrations still bright.

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JOSEPHINE'S HAPPY FAMILY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1505133
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1923. Good condition.

Large format, cream cloth spine. Beige boards with pictorial onlay to front. 8 pretty colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 63 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners and a little to cover edges. Browning to spine and some cover edges. Covers grubby with some small marks, tiny chips to edges of onlay plus a couple of scratches and grubby marks. Both joints and a couple of hinges cracked. Neat ink inscription to front endpaper. Colouring to about 3 b/w illustrations. About 4 pages are torn along spine edge for top 3", mainly next to cracked hinges. Endpapers browned. Just a few marks and fox spots to contents.

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THE BOOK OF FAIRY STORIES
Written by Marjory Bruce. Illustrated by Nora Fry; Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1504722
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. circa 1934. Almost very good condition.

16 Stories. Red cloth spine, pictorial paper front board shows witch reading to pixies. First story is Henny-Penny. 4 colour plates by Appleton plus numerous b/w illustrations by Fry. 125 pages. Spine bumped and faded with 0.75" hole to rear edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with a little scuffing. Ink inscription to front pastedown and completed book plate below. A couple of hinges cracked. Contents lightly browned with some foxing and just an odd mark. All plates present, one has a couple of small marks.

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JOSEPHINE GOES TRAVELLING
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1504622
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1940. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth spine. Beige boards with large pictorial onlay to front. 8 attractive colour plates. B/w text illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Light lines to onlay (only visible at certain angles). Front cover ever so slightly bowed. Pencil inscription to front endpaper, small bookseller's ink stamp to front pastedown. Half-title page and last text page very browned. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Brown spots affect lower margins on a few pages including one plate. Dustwrapper has loss, mainly from top of spine and lower corner of front panel. Also has a few small tears and is grubby.

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