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AN OLD-TIME YARN
Written by Edgar Pickering. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 1319679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

'Or, with Hawkins and Drake'. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis plus two b/w plates. 288 pages plus 15 page publisher catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, small stain to gilt title-block on spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to contents else clean.

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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 2133967
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Humourous rhymes. Printed on one side of the paper only. Scuffing to covers; wear and bumps. Binding is weak - front joint is completely broken. Front endpaper and half-title page are MISSING! Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Written by Olive Cook.
Stock no. 2133689
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A representative selection of the characteristic scenes of this surprising county. B/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some tape repairs to verso; a few small pieces of loss.

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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 Cecil Aldin; Arthur Rackham; 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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