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THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE
Written by George MacDonald.
Stock no. 2136426
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Maroon cloth with embossed decoration to front and gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and numerous b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; marks to covers; chipping to couple of corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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A ROVING COMMISSION
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1322066
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. Subtitled "Or Through The Black Insurrection of Hayti". First edition published in 1899 but dated 1900. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked. Joints cracked. All plates present, tear to one plate has been repaired on verso. Some minor page margin repairs. Light foxing and page browning. Hinges pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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THE MADCAP OF THE SCHOOL
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by Balliol Salmon.
Stock no. 1321909
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Lower 2" of front joint (between frontis and title-page) is cracked. Light page browning else contents clean.

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JUNK, THE PUPPY
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 2135896
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial paperboards showing puppy in dog kennel. B/w illustrations of cute little pup. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping and chipping to corners. Front joint is partially broken at top of pages; binding starting to become weak. Marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE RETOLD FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Edith Robarts. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2135788
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1909. Fair condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. Heavy staining to top corner of cover, which goes through to prelims. Smaller stain to bottom. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing. Margin marks - couple of pages are starting to come loose, where hinges are cracked. This is a reading copy ONLY!!

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A LITTLE BOOK OF OLD RHYMES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321682
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, black titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. Decorated endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine slightly bumped. A couple of tiny dents to lower cover edges. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly grubby.

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FAIRIES OF THE TREES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321681
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown chequered boards, dark title to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board of "The Mulberry Fairy". 24 colour plates throughout. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Blue illustrated endpapers. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Child's inscription in ink to front endpapers. Light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with some tiny tears and slightly grubby to rear panel. 'New' price label of 2/6 net to front covering original printed price.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE WAYSIDE
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321680
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Decorated boards, colour onlay to front. Blue illustrated endpapers. Colour plates throughout. Unpaginated. 5.5 x 4.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed on verso, edge rubbed and slightly grubby. 'New' price sticker of 2/6 net to front flap covering printed price of 3/- net.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SPRING
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale brown paper boards with black title and chequerboard design. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. Beautiful colour pictures. Spine and corners slightly bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge rubbed.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SUMMER
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321678
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown chequered boards, dark brown titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay of "The Convolvulus Fairy". 24 beautiful colour plates. Blue illustrated endpapers. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped, some slight rubbing to cover edges. Light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is just ever so slightly edge rubbed with tiny tears and a tiny bit grubby.

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HANSEL AND GRETEL
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Rie Cramer.
Stock no. 1321670
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow and white pictorial boards. Brown and white pictorial eps. Beautiful full-page colour illustrations every page. Hansel and Gretel are depicted as chubby little children reminiscent of Mabel Lucy Attell's cherubs. A lovely little book. 7 x 5.5". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is lightly creased and edge rubbed.

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DICK O' THE FENS: A TALE OF THE GREAT EAST SWAMP
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Frank Dadd.
Stock no. 1822483
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards showing huntsmen in gilt to spine and front board. Gilt titles, bevelled edges. Green text block. Twelve full page illustrations in b/w. 383 pages plus 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Spine lightly faded and lightly worn to top & tail. Corners lightly rubbed. Name stamp and erasure marks to free front endpaper. Scattered foxspots throughout. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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