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GRANNY'S OLD STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1321143
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full page colour illustrations and b/w illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown has been removed. Some tears to page margins with a couple of small pieces of loss (text not affected). Foxing to textblock.

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SOUVENIR OF MR. PREEDY & THE COUNTESS 200TH PERFORMANCE
Written by R.C. Carton. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1320794
Published by David Allen & Sons Ltd. 1909. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Beige cardwraps. 12 colour illustrations (scenes from the play) printed on beige paper. Bound together with yellow string tie. A nice copy.

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WINTER JOYS FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall; E. Lance; et al..
Stock no. 1320793
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

A mix of stories and verses. Cloth spine, pictorial boards, front cover shows two children on a sledge on ice. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners worn. A few light scratches to rear cover. Joints just starting to crack. Foxing to endpapers and text block, last text page is browned. Just an odd fingermark to contents and looks like small staple(?) indentations to margins of first pages.

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THE FIRELIGHT BOOK OF NURSERY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2132133
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Full page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is Puss in Boots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and chipping to corners. Presentation plate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE, THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON AND GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Daniel Defoe; J.R. Wyss; Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318464
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Retold For Little Folk. Pictorial front board showing ship on rough sea. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired but free-endpaper is missing. Foxing to some pages and to textblock.

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THE HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318020
Published by William Heinemann. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14 x 10"). Pictorial paperwraps showing Miss Muffet with cobweb and spider. Colour illustrations throughout. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin on small piece of white paper which has been tipped onto the title-page. Cover edges are slightly worn, splits to spine. There is some loss to the top edge of the rear cover. Some light stains and creases to covers. Some light fingermarks to page margins and some light foxspots but generally contents are clean.

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BLACKIE'S POPULAR FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1317819
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front board shows oriental man approaching lamp on top of stand. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Corners worn and edges slightly rubbed. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to edge of front cover. Small ink scruibble (covering old price) to front free-endpaper. A few light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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BLACKIE'S POPULAR NURSERY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1506098
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Unpaginated. Spine bumped, browned and worn. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few marks and light browning to rear cover. Book plate to front pastedown. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Just an odd mark/fingermark to contents.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 3RD YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; Clifton Bingham; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Alice Talwin Morris. Illustrated by Charles Robinson; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1405424
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1907. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front board showing children round a brazier. Colour and b/w illustrations. First story is Bastable Cove by Strang. 192 pages Spine bumped, rubbed and darkened. Corners bumped and very worn. Board edges worn. Covers scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some hinges cracked. Top corner of frontis missing. Colouring to one b/w illustration. Some foxing. Grubby marks to most page margins. A few small margin tears.

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THROUGH THE WOOD
Written by Harold Avery. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1505698
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

A picture book. Large format 11.5 x 9.5", cloth spine and pictorial boards show boy watching weasels. 24 colour plates. 50 pages. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby. A few marks/fingermarks to contents. Margin tear to first text page. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. All plates present.

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OUR DIARY OR TEDDY AND ME
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1405171
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format 10 x 8". Blue cloth with red titles to front. Full-page colour illustrations throughout, 30 text pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine is browned. Covers are grubby and browned. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing below. Rear joint beginning to crack. Front endpaper is missing. Rear endpaper and frontis are loose. Browned tape marks to inner margin of prelims. Front endpaper is creased. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Transfer of colour from some illustrations to page opposite. Couple of light crayon marks. Some foxing and some grubby marks mostly to page edges.

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THE CHUMS
Written by John Hassall. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1405170
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Slightly better than good condition.

An account of the sports of Reggie Wynne and Billy Grove for one year. Red cloth spine. Red pictorial front board with cream titles. 'TNS' logo on rear board. Full page colour illustrations opposite a page of text. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Front board is scratched. Some bubbling to paper on rear board and rear pastedown. Small patch of paper missing on rear board affecting some writing. Boards are generally grubby. Rear joint badly cracked. Small blind stamp to rear endpaper. Some black spotting and browning to endpapers. Transfer of colour from some colour illustrations to opposite page. Some foxing and fingering.

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