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SOME TRIUMPHS OF MODERN EXPLORATION
Written by B. Webster Smith.
Stock no. 2132964
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with black titles and decoration. 6 b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tears and chips; some loss; very creased.

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JOSEPHINE'S BIRTHDAY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1819218
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Beige boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations. Top & tail of spine fraying. Corners worn. Boards grubby and stained. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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BLACKIE'S BOYS' ANNUAL
Written by Percy F. Westerman; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2132738
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition.

Large format. White cloth spine with dark title and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows cowboy and horse on the prairie. First story is "Rabbit Unwin" by Richard Bird. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; Some scuffing to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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A SUB AND A SUBMARINE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 1318750
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Four b/w illustrations including frontis. Two-tone blue pictorial boards. 256 pages. An adventure story set in World War I. Boards clean. Spine slightly bumped and cocked. Foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, slightly grubby to rear panel.

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TENNYSON'S GUINEVERE AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Alfred Tennyson. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 2132542
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Beautiful Poems series. Grey boards, dark grey title and vignette to front cover. Blue title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are browned. Small amount of loss to top and tail of spine; some splits. Corners are bumped, with wear. Marks and browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and pages throughout book.

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THE FIRELIGHT BOOK OF NURSERY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2132133
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Full page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is Puss in Boots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and chipping to corners. Presentation plate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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THE HOUSE ON THE RIVER
Written by Charlotte Baker. Illustrated by Charlotte Baker.
Stock no. 2132022
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Davy wishes his houseboat would float away... Blue cloth, dark blue title to spine and vignettes to front cover. B/w illustrations. A couple of knocks to corners. Browning to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and chips; some loss; also foxed.

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ADVANCE IN THE AIR
Written by F.V. Monk; H.T. Winter.
Stock no. 1818733
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The advances in the science and art of aerial travel of the time. Written for boys and girls. Blue cloth. B/w photos and diagrams. Top edge blue. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to text block and prelims. A few grubby marks present. One gathering is bound upside-down pages 128-144. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and scuffed to rear panel.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE, THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON AND GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Daniel Defoe; J.R. Wyss; Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318464
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Retold For Little Folk. Pictorial front board showing ship on rough sea. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired but free-endpaper is missing. Foxing to some pages and to textblock.

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LIE-DOWN STORIES
Written by Natalie Joan. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318353
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Stories by Natalie Joan, delightfully illustrated with 8 colour plates and b/w drawings in the text. Beige cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board showing mother putting child to bed. 77 pages. 10" x 7.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired with white paper tape. Contents are pulled causing them to be a little loose. Some light foxing and other marks but generally contents clean.

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THE JENNY WREN STORY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1318352
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. 2 colour plates by Lucie Attwell, B/w text illustrations by various artists. First story is "The Sick Doll's Diary". 9.75" x 7". Spine and corners worn, lower 1" of spine was split and has been glued down. Edges rubbed. Joints cracked. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
Written by Christina Rossetti. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 1318326
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Cream decorated cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 36 tipped-in colour plates mounted on grey card with captioned tissue guards plus 36 b/w illustrations. 369 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 2" thick. Large format, 10.5 x 8.25". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and rear cover lightly scuffed. Top 3" of front edge of spine has been split and repaired. Front joint cracked. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxspots to contents. Plates all present and in fine condition.

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