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THE STORY WONDER BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Harry Golding; May Wynne; Anne Anderson; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Grace Jones; S.B. Pearse; Margaret Tarrant; Inez Topham; et al..
Stock no. 1505990
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A fantastic range of story classics, decorated with 8 colour plates, hundreds of two-colour and other pictures. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Illustrated end papers. First story The Sea Babies, frontis is The Fairy Lantern. 264 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn, wear to cover edges. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Light browning to endpapers. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Contents very good. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with some loss, mostly from ends of spine. Brown paper stuck along edges on verso. Rear panel grubby.

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HAPPY ALL DAY!
Written by Sheila E. Braine; Dorothea Moore; Fay Inchfawn; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Margaret Tarrant; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1505810
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictures and stories for the little ones. Pictorial front board shows children picking apples. Black titles to spine. Adverts to rear board. 3 colour illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and very worn with some loss of surface. Heavy wear to corners and cover edges. Couple of tiny patches of surface paper damage to front cover, rear cover grubby and stained to edge with surface paper missing from lower inside corner. Name and address in pencil to verso of frontis. Marks to contents, mostly to margins.

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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1927
Written by Harry Golding. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Margaret Tarrant; Chris G. Temple; Alan Wright; et al..
Stock no. 1405231
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1927. Good condition.

Twenty-second year of issue. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows child with a plate of fruit. 12 colour plates plus two-tone and b/w illustrations to text throughout. Pictorial endpapers by Alan Wright. First story is The Magic Knocker by Christine Chaundler. 264 pages. 10" x 7.25". Spine bumped and worn with splits to top and bottom. 5.5" split in cloth at front edge. Corners bumped and very worn. Board edges rubbed and scuffed. Scuffing and some marks to boards. Front joint cracked at top. Endpapers browned. Name and address in ink to verso of front endpaper. Ink tracing of picture beneath on tissue guard for frontis. 3 plates are MISSING. Foxing and some grubby margin marks.

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GAMES FOR PLAYTIME & PARTIES
Written by Stanley V. Wilman. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1405040
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

With and Without Music. Large format. White cloth spine, white pictorial front board. Tipped-in colour frontis, colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 82 pages. 12" x 9". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Some splash marks to front board and dark marks to rear board. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink for front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and prelims. A few marks to prelims otherwise contents are generally clean.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 5TH YEAR
Written by Dorothea Moore; John Lea; Fay Inchfawn; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Louis Wain; Harold C. Earnshaw; Savile Lumley; Margaret Tarrant; Chris Temple; et al..
Stock no. 1505453
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine with black titles and black vignette, pictorial front board shows small girl riding on shoulders of older girl. Advert to rear cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. Colour plates, two-tone and b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped with a few small, light marks. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover slightly grubby. Paper covering rear joint split for 1" at top and bottom. Nick to outside edge of front endpaper. Dated ink inscription to verso of frontis. A couple of hinges cracked. Brown mark, mostly to inner margins of two pages, one of which is a two-tone illustration page. A few fox spots and fingermarks but generally clean otherwise.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - FIFTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Christine Chaundler; S. Rosamond Praeger; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Harold Earnshaw; Margaret Tarrant; Hilda Cowham; M.D. Spooner; et al..
Stock no. 1505445
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

For all Boys and Girls who are Good Chums. Edited by Chisholm. Cloth spine, pictorial front board (by Lawson Wood) called Full of Plums for Little Chums. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 320 pages. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby, browning to edges of rear cover. Bottom of rear joint starting to crack. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Some light foxing and just an odd mark to contents. All plates present.

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1505406
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. 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". Circa 1930s. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Wear to edge of onlay. Rear cover slightly browned and grubby with small amount of faint pencil writing. Endpapers browned. A couple of hinges cracked. Light foxing throughout otherwise contents clean. All plates present, tear to edge of one just touches margin of illustration, nicks to top edge of another.

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THE HIDDEN YEARS
Written by John Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1404686
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 14 colour plates. Stories of Jesus. A little bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Foxing throughout mostly to margins, including plate margins. Brown mark to top of pages 240/241 where possibly something has been pressed. Contents otherwise generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some small tears. Wrapper is grubby and foxed.

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SONGS WITH MUSIC FROM A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1404349
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. circa 1916. Slightly better than good condition.

Music by Rev. Thomas Crawford. Cream boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Name and address in ink and pencil writing to top of front board. Brown mark to bottom of front board and spine. Boards are grubby. Booksellers sticker to bottom of front pastedown and has rubbed red colour onto endpaper. Some hinges are cracked. Score marks to a few pages. Light fingering to a some pages.

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RHYMES OF OLD TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1314642
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Cream cloth, dark green titles and decorative peach border to front cover. Beautiful mounted colour plates and two-tone text illustrations. 108 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers a bit grubby with a light splash mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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THE WELCOME BOOK FOR TINY FOLK
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2116778
Circa 1943. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Favourite Nursery Rhymes and Stories. A lovely teaching aid for small children with a progressive style of teaching, and many delightful colour illustrations by Tarrant. Blue boards, black titles, 92 pages. Easy-to-read text. Bumping and wear to cover edges. Some browning/foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned, with large tears and a few large pieces of loss; to top and tail of spine; corner on rear cover; creased with some scuffing.

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JOHANN THE WOODCARVER
Written by Gilmore Wood. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1313264
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

White and blue pictorial boards with red titles. 6 delightful colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Nos 1-4 written in ink to prelims. A couple of light fingermarks to margins otherwise contents clean.

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