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FIRESIDE TALES
Written by Clifton Bingham; L. Laurance; L. Haskell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; et al..
Stock no. 1817620
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards and spine showing children enjoying winter sports. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. First story is In Blackberry Time by F. Clifton Bingham. Board corners worn, Boards a little grubby. Belongs to box completed in pencil. Hinges pulled but binding tight. A few scattered foxspots. Some neat colouring e.g. b/w illustration opposite page 52.

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THE ABBEY GIRLS IN TOWN
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick.
Stock no. 2124918
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

Beige cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and b/w plates. 314 pages. All edges gilt. An early reprint (6 end pages to this book, 1st edition had 3). Large split down rear side of spine; fraying of cloth. Small split to base of spine; other chipping to corners. Binding is a little weak. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 21ST YEAR
Written by Edric Vredenburg; M.I.K. Carruthers; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; M.A. Peart; Hilda Cowham; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1609757
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title and illustration. Front pictorial board shows boy and girl in wintry scene with puppy, mistletoe and basket of goodies. 6 colour plates (including one of cats by Wain - A Beauty of Japan). B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. First story is December's Guest. 21st issue of Father Tuck's annual. Spine and corners bumped; corners and board edges worn with some surface loss.

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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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FAIRYLAND STORIES
Written by Brothers Grimm; Hans Christian Andersen; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Hilda Cowham; Rosa C. Petherick; et al..
Stock no. 2121579
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Children's Own Library series. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour plates and two tone text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping to cloth at top and tail of spine. Small damp mark along top edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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FIRST STEPS
Written by Mabel A. Marsh. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Angusine Macgregor; J.H. Hartley; Florence Hardy; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1505974
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Slightly better than good condition.

A Picture Reading Book for Little Folks. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover showing a mother in a chair reading this book to her little toddler, white border. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, heavy wear to corners and some wear to cover edges. Front joint split for half its length. One hinge badly cracked. Name erased from front pastedown and belongs to box. All lower page corners bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Contents generally clean.

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HOLIDAY FROLICS AT THE FARM
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green; Edric Vredenburg; Mary Boyle; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Mabel F. Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1505913
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1910. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards with cloth spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Stories and verses. 88 pages plus book list. Spine bumped and worn. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few small marks to covers. Nick to edge of half-title page. Contents very good just some light browning and foxing.

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STORIES FOR ALL TIMES
Written by Sheila E. Braine; Evelyn Everett-Green; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; Rosa C. Petherick; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1505700
Published by Nister & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

No. 5081. Chunky format (4cm thick). Red cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl whispering in boy's ear. First story is "Peace With Honour" by Geraldine Glasgow. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations (including one Wain cat plate accompanying a verse called "All Afloat" by Clifton Bingham. Reprint, no date. Minimal bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Contents lightly browned with some foxing and an odd mark. One hinge cracked.

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THE MERRY LAUGHTER BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by M.A. Peart; Honor C. Appleton; Rosa C. Petherick; Elsie Blomfield; Peter Fraser; et al..
Stock no. 1315737
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1927. Very good condition.

An anthology of short stories. Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing boy and girl on a swing. 8 full-page colour illustrations, b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Knight and the Dragon" (told in rhyme). Spine bumped, corners worn. Covers are slightly grubby with a few small ink spots to rear cover. Gold address label to top margin of front pastedown (which is also the frontis - but it is in the margin so picture not affected). Prize plate neatly inserted at inner margin of title-page. Grubby fingermarks and pale page browning to contents. Neat list of illustrator names written in pencil to verso of title-page.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 21ST YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Madeline Barnes; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Doris Pocock; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Nina K. Brisley; Rosa C. Petherick; Ernest A. Aris; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1811945
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1925. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with black title and illustration. Pictorial front board shows boy watching girl make cats cradle in hands (oriental dragon on wall behind). Colour plates and illustrations, b/w text illustrations. First story is "How We Stole an Uncle From Australia". Edges rubbed & worn. Hinge between colour plate & 117 and also 136 & colour plate is pulled (i.e. the section is starting to loosen but binding is still holding). A few minor margin marks. All colour plates present. A few closed margin tears. Overall a nice, bright copy.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 21ST YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Madeline Barnes; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Doris Pocock; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Nina K. Brisley; Rosa C. Petherick; Ernest A. Aris; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1315640
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1924. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with black title and illustration. Pictorial front board shows boy watching girl make cats cradle in hands (oriental dragon on wall behind). Colour plates and illustrations, b/w text illustrations. First story is "How We Stole an Uncle From Australia". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light scratch marks to front cover. Grubby mark to verso of front free-endpaper and frontis (possibly remains of a squashed insect!). Light fingering else contents clean.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 22ND YEAR
Written by Edric Vredenburg; A.L. Harris; Grace C. Floyd; Hilda Hart; et al. Illustrated by J.A. Labrousse; Rosa C. Petherick; Louis Wain; Hilda Cowham; Ruth Cobb; G.H. Thompson; et al..
Stock no. 2120402
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows boy about to kiss girl under the mistletoe, she's holding teddy, dog in front. Edited by Vredenburg. 6 colour plates, incl. 2 by Wain. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 128 pages. Heavy crease to corner of rear cover. Chipping and wear to other covers. Couple of splits to spine, with some fraying to cloth. Binding is a bit weak - some pages have partially come away at hinge. Name in ink to front endpaper with tape mark. All plates are present - but frontis has chipping along edge, with some loss and at least one other plate has margin tear. Pages 31/32 and one plate are Detached. A reading copy.

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