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THE BIG BUDGET FOR CHILDREN
Written by Elizabeth Gould; Alfred Bestall; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Gordon Robinson; Barbara C. Freeman; Peter Fraser; et al..
Stock no. 1325969
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1935. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front showing children pulling a small boat ashore. First story is "Mr. Percy Pickles" by Gould. Includes "Zammy the Zebra" by Bestall. Colour frontis. B/w plates and illustrations. Covers are slightly edge worn and lightly foxed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing, heavy to textblock.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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MY NICEST STORY BOOK
Written by Ada Leonora Harris; Evelyn Smith; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Ruth M. Arthur; et al. Illustrated by Helen Jacobs; Jack Orr; Harry Rountree; Harry B. Neilson; Honor C. Appleton; Anne Anderson; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1325501
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Orange cloth spine, pictorial front board showing a girl reading surrounded by toys. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First story is Tales Of A Grandfather. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Name in green crayon to front pastedown. Foxing to textblock, endpapers and some page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss, rear panel is grubby with tears.

Price: £54.00 £45.90.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S DIARY FOR 1920
Written by Lilian Holmes. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1325407
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1920. Good condition.

Small format. Beige cloth with large colour only to front. 6 colour plates with verses on the rear. Spaces for each day of the year plus other sections at rear. Covers warped. Joints and hinges cracked but binding still tight. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents unused but foxed.

Price: £58.00 £49.30.

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SIX AND TWENTY BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1325042
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1889. Almost very good condition.

An ABC of children told in rhymes... Awkward Ada, Dirty Dick, Kind-Hearted Kitty, Particular Paul, etc etc. Each rhyme is illustrated with a full-page colour illustration. Green decorated cloth with black title to spine and cream title to front cover. All edges are gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some stains (minor) to front cover. Apart from some foxing the contents are clean and bright.

Price: £295.00 £250.75.

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WITH ROBERTS TO CANDAHAR
Written by F.S. Brereton. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1324689
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

A tale of the third Afghan war. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages plus 16 page catalogue to rear. All edges are olivine. Spine and corners bumped, spine slightly darkened. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper and name in ink to half title-page. Foxing otherwise contents clean.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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A LITTLE HANDFUL
Written by Harriet J. Scripps. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1324663
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1st 1894. Very good condition.

Attractive green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 4 b/w plates. Illustrators name is incorrectly printed as J. Leslie Brooke on title-page. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front pastedown. Light foxing to textblock.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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IN THE KING'S NAME
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1324594
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1905. Good condition.

Or, The Cruise of the Kestrel. Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. vii + 374 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers scuffed and slightly marked. Name plate to front pastedown. Pencil doodles erased from margins of page 65 and pencil doodles to rear endpapers. Joints and hinges pulled and cracked causing contents to be slightly loose. Contents are foxed and a bit grubby.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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KIDNAPPED BY MOORS
Written by F.S. Brereton. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 1324587
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

A story of Morocco. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 400 pages. All edges olivine. 8 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Damp staining to edges of rear cover and some scuffing of illustration on front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown, name plate to front free-endpaper. Joint between endpaper and half title-page is cracked. Some hinges pulled and cracked but binding still tight. Some grubby fingermarks and some foxing to contents.

Price: £35.00 £29.75.

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CLARINDA'S QUEST
Written by Ethel F. Heddle. Illustrated by Frances Ewan.
Stock no. 1324481
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

A story of London. Green pictoirial cloth with gilt titles. 6 tinted plates. 359 pages plus booklist to rear. All edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped. Light mark to spine edge of front cover, small white mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to textblock.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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UNDER THE SPANGLED BANNER
Written by F.S. Brereton. Illustrated by C.M. Padday.
Stock no. 1324470
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1919. Almost very good condition.

A tale of the Spanish-American War. New Edition. Grey pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to textblock.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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THE BOYS OF WYNPORT COLLEGE
Written by Frederick Harrison. Illustrated by Harold Copping.
Stock no. 1324336
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Good condition.

A story of school life. Green pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 351 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers lightly scuffed. Endpapers browned. Foxspots to prelims and textblock. Plate opposite pg 224 has been reinserted and has slightly ragged edges.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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TWO THOUSAND YEARS AGO OR, THE ADVENTURES OF A ROMAN BOY
Written by Rev. A.J. Church.
Stock no. 1324323
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1904. Very good condition.

New Edition. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 384 pages plus 32 page catalogue to rear. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Tiny splash mark to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown and name plate to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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