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An ABC of children told in rhymes... Awkward Ada, Dirty Dick, Kind-Hearted Kitty, Particular Paul, etc etc. Each rhyme is illustrated with a full-page colour illustration. Green decorated cloth with black title to spine and cream title to front cover. All edges are gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some stains (minor) to front cover. Apart from some foxing the contents are clean and bright.
Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. Heavy staining to top corner of cover, which goes through to prelims. Smaller stain to bottom. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing. Margin marks - couple of pages are starting to come loose, where hinges are cracked. This is a reading copy ONLY!!
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 and corners bumped. Front endpapers have been neatly replaced. Foxing to rear endpapers. Some light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean. Light musty smell to contents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.