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STORIES FROM EVERYWHERE
Written by Rhoda Power. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1320440
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A collection of myths and folk tales from around the world. Blue cloth, black titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to spine, a faint damp stain to top corner of front cover. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed, some foxing and a couple of other marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and foxed, loss to top and tail of spine and some slight loss at corners.

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JO RETURNS TO THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1320291
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1936. Fair condition.

Blue cloth. Gilt title to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates by Brisley. 303 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners are bumped. Covers grubby and rubbed. Front joint is cracked with free-endpaper missing. Small booksellers label to front pastedown. 1 plate is missing. Foxing and fingering else contents clean.

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THE EXPLOITS OF THE CHALET GIRLS
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1320036
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1937. Good condition.

A chunky volume. Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w frontis. 302 pages. Spine is faded, with foxing. Covers are marked. Foxing throughout. A reading copy.

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THE GIRLS OF GWYNFA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1317186
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1927. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Boys' and Girls' Gift Books series. Red boards with black titles and borders to front and spine. Colour frontis plate. 310 pages. Spine bumped. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is grubby and foxed, tear to lower edge of rear panel (with loss) and hole to top of spine (mainly affecting GW of Gwynfa).

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 17TH YEAR
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; Maurice Clifford; E.M. Hunter. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; Ernest A. Aris; Sylvia Venus; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1208816
Published by Partridge. Almost very good condition.

Red spine with black title and vignette of a child climbing a flagpole. Pictorial board showing a girl with a red umbrella holding a doll with houses and other children in the background. Blue & red pictorial endpapers by Brisley. Colour plates. Full page four tone illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and darkened. Corners worn. Front cover bright. Rear cover soiled. Mark to front endpaper. Occasional margin marks to contents.

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THE RIVALS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1316845
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1936. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, dark blue title to spine. B/w frontis plate by Nina K. Brisley. 272 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine bumped and foxed. Splash mark to front cover. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with loss to top and tail of spine and to lower edge of rear panel, split at spine and strengthened on verso with clear tape.

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WILFRED'S ANNUAL 1931
No author listed. Illustrated by Jaques Browne; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1406408
Published by Daily Mirror. 1931. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Front cover showing Wilfred hanging a red bow over a picture. Colour plates and numerous illustrations. 200 pages. Spine bumped and faded. 'Wilfred's Annual 1931' written in ink on spine. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Some scuffing to front cover. Rear cover a little marked and grubby. Book plate and erased writing to front endpaper. Some hinges cracked. Foxing mainly to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.

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THE MERRY BOOK FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
Written by Agness E. Cash; Nina K. Brisley; John Lea; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; M. Dorothy Hardy; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 1406210
Published by Partridge. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front board showing a girl and a boy with a boat. Red titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. First story is Mrs. Orpington's Odd Chicken by Agness E. Cash. Spine bumped and browned. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear cover is grubby. Front board slightly rubbed. Remains of book label to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers, title page and some page edges. Some hinges cracked. Foxing mainly to page edges. One plate creased at top corner. Dusty marks to last page of text, although text is still legible.

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THE TOM-TIT STORY BOOK
Written by Jessie Pope; Elsie Blomfield; Mabel L. Tyrrell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Nina K. Brisley; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1406053
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board showing two children looking at the tits in the trees. Two colour plates plus b/w illustrations including one by Gordon Robinson. First poem is Flowers for Mummy by Jessie Pope. Spine and corners bumped. Corners very worn. Some surface paper damage to top of front cover. Mark to bottom of front board which also affects rear cover and bottom of last 6 pages. Rear board is grubby and marked.Couple of hinges pulled. Closed tear to side margin of one page. Prize presentation plate to verso of front endpaper. Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 20TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Constance Heward; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1506151
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream/beige cloth spine with black title and illustration, pictorial front board showing boy and girl making a daisy chain. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story is "After The Party" by Barnes. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby with some scratches. Spine browned. One hinge cracked. Light stain to bottom of front endpapers. Some margin tears. A few marks and fox spots to contents but many pages are clean.

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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1925
Written by Harry Golding; Natalie Joan; Cecily M. Rutley; May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Nina K. Brisley; Margaret Tarrant; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1506035
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1925. Almost very good condition.

Twentieth year of issue. Red cloth spine. Front cover shows young girl in green dress. Endpapers by Anne Anderson. Edited by Golding. 12 Colour plates and numerous two tone illustrations. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A couple of small marks and scratches to covers. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims. Just an odd mark/margin tear to contents. All plates present.

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MERRY DAYS
Written by Madeline Barnes; Mabel M. Stevenson; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Frank Hart; E. Dorothy Rees; et al..
Stock no. 1405336
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1929. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, front board shows boy and girl in snow (girl carrying parcels). Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is "How Toby Came To Tea" by E.S. Spine bumped and frayed. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Front board is scratched and rear board grubby. Some hinges cracked. Inscription to front endpaper plus '1 Hedges' stamped in ink. A second inscription plus name and address in belongs to box. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Neat colouring to some b/w illustrations.

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