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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN 17TH YEAR
Written by Margaret Baker; Charles S. Bayne; Cecily M. Rutley; Cicely Englefield; et al. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve; Grace Lodge; M.A. Peart; A.H. Watson; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 2132699
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format. Red boards with large pictorial onlays to spine and front board (showing children playing with kites). Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and illustrations in colour and b/w throughout. First story is "The Robber Baron". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some surface paper damage to rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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DIMSIE GOES BACK
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1318078
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with gilt titles and brown vignettes to spine and front cover. 277 pages. Colour frontis plus 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Foxspots to page margins and textblock. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby and worn with loss, large section of loss to lower front panel.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 2130302
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper has tears and chips; minimal loss, also faded to spine.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 1507725
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to covers, rear cover slightly grubby. Title page and contents page detached from bottom threads. Foxing and odd grubby mark to contents.

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 10TH YEAR
Written by Bessie Marchant; C. Bernard Rutley; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Joan Griffith; Mary Strange Reeve; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1507723
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial front cover shows two young ladies in cloche hats carrying Christmas presents. Pictorial spine. Orange and grey endpapers showing an Arabian scene. 10th year. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small flap with crease to onlay at top of spine. Colours bright on covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from top of spine and rear panel. Spine and panels slightly faded and foxed. Stain to spine in title.

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MRS. STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Phillippa Francklyn; Thora Stowell; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Winifred Darch; et al. Illustrated by Howard K. Elcock; Mary Strange Reeve; M.D. Johnston; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1506885
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial onlay of girl in yellow dress, pictorial front cover shows two girls, one playing recorder. 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 168 pages. First story is 'The Sea-Eagle' Nest' by Francklyn. Spine browned, bumped and worn with a little loss from top edge of onlay. Wear to corners and cover edges. Uneven fading and a few marks to covers. A couple of hinges cracked. A little foxing, mainly to text block. One plate partially detached.

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THE BIG BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; nancy hayes; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Anne Rochester; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 1506882
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1931. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front shows girl walking in rain called The Silver Lining. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story is That Ordinary Girl by Hayes. Also includes two stories by D.F.Bruce: Captain Betsy and The Secretary's Keys. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover slightly grubby. Front joint and a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Endpapers browned, pencil writing about contents to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to text block and prelims. Text pages very good.

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DIMSIE HEAD GIRL
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1503792
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1st 1925. Good condition.

Green covers with black title and decoration to front cover and spine. Colour frontis plus 4 b/w illustrations. 280 pages. Covers are damp stained. Top of spine bumped. Wear to corners. Front cover slightly bowed. Prize plate to front endpaper. Top of text block grubby. Some foxing. One hinge cracked. Contents generally clean.

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THE NEW HOUSE CAPTAIN
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1402408
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1930. Good condition.

The First of the Srpingdale Books. Red cloth with black title and decoration to front board and spine. Frontis and 4 b/w illustrations. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine is faded. Grubby marks to boards. Endpapers browned. Joints beginning to crack. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Frontis is missing. Foxing and some grubby marks.

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THE NEW HOUSE CAPTAIN
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1309965
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1st 1928. Fair condition.

Yellow and blue cloth with vignettes to spine and front cover. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. 288 pages. Covers are worn and grubby. Prize plate to front pastedown partially torn out. Frontis plate has been badly torn and now has tape repairs on vesro and a small hole to centre. Pencil scribbles erased from title-page. One plate missing and one has large section torn off (and missing) from lower corner. Contents foxed and fingered.

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THE SCHOOL ON THE MOOR
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1309926
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with black titles and vignettes to front and spine. 285 pages. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Covers are lightly browned to spine and there is a faint damp stain to front cove, title and vignette on front faded making the cover look a little bit grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Some hinges pulled. 1.5" closed tear to lower margin of title-page. Some light foxing and some slight damage to top inner corners of last pages.

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