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THE LITTLEST ONE
Written by Marion St. John Webb; Ralph Dunstan. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant; Kathleen Nixon.
Stock no. 2140188
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1928. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title. Dark paper boards, large pictorial onlay to front. 4 colour plates by tarrant, b/w text illustrations by Nixon. Music by Dunstan. 116 pages. Some rubbing to title on spine. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges and some margins. One plate has pink ink smudges to margin.

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FAVOURITE FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2140187
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The sunshine series. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. 16 Colour plates. Contains 10 classic fairy tales. 128 pages. 10 x 7.25". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing and browning. Partially erased inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2140186
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

The Sunshine Series. Pictorial boards, green cloth spine. 24 colour plates. 176 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to varying degrees throughout. Plate opposite page 27 has large tear to it, some repair marks, but not together quite straight - so edge is ragged. Tape shadow marks to page 26 and page 29.

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JOAN IN FLOWERLAND
Written by Margaret Tarrant; Lewis Dutton. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2140185
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Joan is a little girl who believes in fairies and when the gardener tells her that the best place to find them is among the wild flowers, she goes in search of them. Tinkler the elf acts as guide, and Joan makes some wonderful discoveries. Cream cloth, red titles and fairy vignette to front cover. Green pictorial endpapers. Full-page colour illustrations of flower fairies and b/w text illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Tape residue marks to pastedowns. Foxing to outer page edges. Browning lines across a few pages. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some tape repairs and residue; a few grubby marks.

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THE MARGARET TARRANT NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2140075
Published by Collins. 1st 1944. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. Large format. Beautiful colour and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading/browning to spine and some cover edges. Bumping to page corners, especially corresponding to spine. Browning to outer page edges.

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THE POND FAIRIES
Written by Marion St. John Webb. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2140003
Published by Modern Art Society. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Small format, Pale green boards with dark green titles and vignette to front cover. 6 pretty tipped-in colour platess. Spine browned, especially to base, top of spine bumped. Pencil writing erased from lower margin of frontis (below actual plate). Faint colouring to first few b/w text illustrations. Foxing to contents, plates not affected. Pictorial wrapper is edge chipped with loss to base of spine, grubby, foxed and rubbed to spine.

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THE LITTLEST ONE
Written by Marion St. John Webb. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1323089
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1922. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Author's name on title page is listed as Marion St John Adock (Mrs Sidney H. Webb). 4 pretty colour plates illustrate this collection of poems for young children. Grey boards with brown title and silhouette vignette. Spine and corners bumped, some wear to cover edges. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some slight loss.

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2137937
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

A nice collection of the traditional nursery fairy tales with 16 full page colour illustrations and b/w sketches throughout. Cloth spine. Colour pictorial cover. 74 pages. 11.5 x 9". Wear and chipping along cover edges; some fading to front cover. Uneven browning to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few page corner creases. Some margin marks.

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THE LITTLEST ONE
Written by Marion St. John Webb; Ralph Dunstan. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant; Kathleen Nixon.
Stock no. 1322270
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title. Grey paper boards, large pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates by tarrant, b/w text illustrations by Nixon. Music by Dunstan. 116 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few marks to covers. Small mark to front free-endpaper and a few light fingermarks to page margins.

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AN ALPHABET OF MAGIC
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2135905
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Green cloth with red title to spine. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Some fading. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few pages to contents.

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OUR ANIMAL FRIENDS
Written by Harry Golding. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1317825
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

24 colour plates. Sunshine Series. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Large format. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Covers edge rubbed. Light stain to front cover. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock. 1 plate is missing.

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FAIRY JIGSAW BOOK
Written by Marion St. John Webb. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1817449
Published by The Medici Society Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Rediscover the work of artist Margaret Tarrant with these five fairy jigsaw puzzles. Each puzzle is accompanied by a charming poem by Marion St John Webb. ISBN: 0855032669. Fading to spine. Corners and lower edges bumped. Contents fine and all pieces present.

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