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MISS FLUFFY BEAR'S SCHOOL
Written by E.E. Ellsworth.
Stock no. 1319035
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

6 delightful stories with b/w illustrations in Blackie's Easy-To-Read Series. Light brown cloth with dark brown titles and vignette of fox to front. Child's ink marks to front free-endpaper and to small illustration on title-page, a few light fingermarks to endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners, rear panel is a grubby.

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WONDERS OF TRANSPORT
Written by Cyril Hall.
Stock no. 2133274
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1913. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Written for children but a fascinating read for anyone interested in the history of transport. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Green edges to textblock. 32 b/w reproductions from photographs. 286 pages. Triumphs of Enterprise Series. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Occasional foxspots, mainly to margins. Original pictorial wrapper is grubby with loss at edges. Small tape marks on wrapper flaps and pastedowns. Address label to rear pastedown. A nice bright clean copy.

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FAITHFUL FRIENDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 1819578
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.

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BUNDLE'S BELONGINGS
Written by M.E. Rotton. Illustrated by Cicely Steed.
Stock no. 1318946
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Bundle's real name is Catherine Mary and her belongings are her family. Blue cloth with black titles and border lines. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Spine faded and slightly bumped. Some damp staining to cover edges. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed and grubby, slight loss to top and tail of spine.

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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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