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THE GOLDEN GOOSE
No author listed. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 2127830
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1942. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream/buff boards with 'Leslie Brooke's Children's Books' to cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Some surface paper damage/lifting to front cover. Uneven browning and foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to title page. Some foxing.

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THE TALE OF MR. TOD
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2127638
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Small format. Pale orange boards, green lettering. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 93 numbered pages. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Spine is browned; wear to edges. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to endpapers.

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THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER
Written by Leslie Linder; Anne Carroll Moore; Enid Linder; Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2127271
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 2ND 1956. Very good condition.

Second Edition with an appreciation by Anne Moore. Green cloth, gilt titles. 336 pages. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. Front hinge next to frontis is cracked. A few foxspots to outer page edges.

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MILLICENT MOUSE AND HER FUNNY WEE HOUSE
Written by Arthur Mansbridge. Illustrated by Jessie May Ellerby.
Stock no. 2127243
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1927. Fair condition.

Brown boards, with dark brown titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Backstrip is MISSING. Some marks to covers. Colouring (possibly watercolouring) to b/w illustrations throughout. A reading copy.

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THE TALE OF BEATRIX POTTER A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Margaret Lane. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1816417
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The fascinating story of Beatrix Potter with 4 colour and other b/w plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, black title to front. Slight surface paper damage to front join and endpapers resulting in small hole in joint. Text block browned. All plates browned in margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with significant loss to front panel and spine, closed edge-tears to horizontal edges.

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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE No. 2
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 2126738
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contains The Three Jovial Huntsmen; Sing A Song For Sixpence; The Queen of Hearts; The Farmer's Boy. Grubby marks and scuffs to covers. Couple of holes to cloth to front cover. Some foxing.

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THE TALE OF LITTLE PIG ROBINSON
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2126374
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title. Brown vignette & lettering. Pictorial endpapers. 6 colour plates plus b/w drawings. Larger format than the other "Tales". 96 pages. Spine is browned. Some foxing to covers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing also to pages throughout.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.
Stock no. 1317373
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Light brown cloth with brown titles and vignettes, gilt title to spine. 8 colour plates. 308 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Very pale browning to endpapers. Some hinges are slightly pulled but binding still tight.

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THE BOOK OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by A.L. Haydon. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 2125194
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

An account of the brave deeds and merry pranks of the famous outlaw. Green boards, black titles. 263 pages. 6 colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; couple of doodles (now faded) to covers. Appears that front endpaper is missing. Foxing. All plates present.

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THE BOX OF 'MRS' BOOKS
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 2124955
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

A small square box (4.25 x 4.25") containing six of the "Mrs." books: Mrs. Purr; Mrs. Nibble; Mrs. Cackle, Mrs. Polly, Mrs. Bear and Mrs. Waddle. Each book has pictorial paperwraps, colour and two-tone illustrations. Staples to spines of books have rusted. Contained in a nearly very good cardboard box, which has 1" split to one edge and some other marks and scuffs; some creasing.

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LAND AND WATER BUGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by T.R.E. Southwood. Illustrated by H.D. Swain; P. Entwistle; H.M. Entwishle; T.R.E. Southwood; Dennis Leston.
Stock no. 1815854
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wayside and Woodland Series. Green leather-look covers with gilt and black titles. With 32 coloured plates by Swain. 31 b/w plates and 153 text figures by Entwistle and the authors. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny closed edge tears.

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THE CARELESS CHICKEN
Written by Baron Krakemsides. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson.
Stock no. 1815599
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Story told in verse. Square format. Green boards, circular onlay to front cover. 46 pages. Full-page colour illustrations. Spine rubbed with splitting and wear to top. Surface paper loss to top front of front board. Faint name in ink and small mark to front endpaper. A few scattered fox spots to contents. Binding firm.

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