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THE MARY FRANCES COOK BOOK
Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Margaret G. Hays; Jane Allen Boyer.
Stock no. 1405209
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. Good condition.

Or Adventures Among the Kitchen People. Dark blue cloth oblong onlay. 9.5 x 6.75 ". Colour frontis plus b/w and two-tone illustrations. 175 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Corners worn. Title on spine faded. Covers are heavily marked, possibly damp stained. Both joints badly cracked, showing webbing beneath. Endpapers browned and marked. Erased writing to flyleaf. Bottom 2" of frontis cut off. Small closed tears to frontis mended on verso with clear tape. Two pages at end of book detached. Some pages creased. A few foxspots. Edge of text block is grubby.

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THE BOOK OF FAIRY STORIES
Written by Marjory Bruce. Illustrated by Nora Fry; Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1504722
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. circa 1934. Almost very good condition.

16 Stories. Red cloth spine, pictorial paper front board shows witch reading to pixies. First story is Henny-Penny. 4 colour plates by Appleton plus numerous b/w illustrations by Fry. 125 pages. Spine bumped and faded with 0.75" hole to rear edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with a little scuffing. Ink inscription to front pastedown and completed book plate below. A couple of hinges cracked. Contents lightly browned with some foxing and just an odd mark. All plates present, one has a couple of small marks.

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THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS
Written by William M. Timlin. Illustrated by William M. Timlin.
Stock no. 1314201
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

One of the classic works of fantasy and the author's solitary children's book. Only 2000 copies printed of which 600 were used for the American edition. Large format. Vellum spine with gilt titles and decoration. Grey paperboards. 48 magical colour plates. Both calligraphic text and plates are mounted on grey art paper making this a truly unusual item. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some chipping to top and tail of spine. Covers are grubby and marked, edges are rubbed. There is some surface paper damage to covers, particularly at edges. Binding re-stitched. Some damage to front endpaper. Small margin tears. Apart from some slight fingering all plates seem fine. A good copy of this scarce item.

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ANIMAL STORIES
Written by Stephen Southwold. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1312417
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st thus 1933. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth spine with pictorial front board (design by Aris). Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 126 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers partly browned, foxing to textblock and some page margins. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge chipped with only minimal loss.

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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 595605
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st 1929. Slightly better than very good condition.

Publisher's de-luxe binding. Olive green morocco with gilt titles. Front cover has coloured leather inlaid illustration. Pictorial endpapers. 12 colour plates. A handsome book. Light bump to one edge of front cover. A little bumping to spine. A few brown marks to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates are present and in fine condition - a really lovely copy of this special publishers edition.

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