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THE QUEEN OF HEARTS AND OTHER PLAYS
Written by Edgar A. Browne. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1317376
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

Contains: Queen of Hearts; The Frog Prince; Beauty and the Beast; Bluebeard. Beige cloth, brown titles and vignette to front within a yellow oval. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 142 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some fingering to contents.

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A KETTLE FULL OF MAGIC AND OTHER STORIES AND POEMS
Written by Jean Kenward. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 2125273
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340423390. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Also a gift inscription (not from author), in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.

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THE GAY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2125071
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Cream boards with large colour picture to front cover. Full page colour illustrations; all pages printed on only one side. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks and spotting to covers. Damp mark along top edge of rear cover. Light foxing and some margin marks internally.

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PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie; May Byron. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2124967
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 6th 1951. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Retold for Boys and Girls by Byron. Large format. Blue cloth with dark illustrations and gilt titles. 12 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 188 pages. Bumping to corners. A few mottled fade marks to spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some grubby marks and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has front flap MISSING, with creasing, tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners. Wrapper is also grubby.

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ENID BLYTON'S LUCKY STORY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2124942
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles and horse shoe vignette. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded, with uneven mottling to rest of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Creasing to rear endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks to corners.

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FORMULA FERRARI
Written by Umberto Zapelloni.
Stock no. 1610411
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed boards. The first official inside story of the most successful team in the history of Formula 1. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0340834714. Spine is bumped and lightly faded.

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THE HAPPY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2124873
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial boards. Pretty colour pictures accompany children's verse. Wear to cover edges. Covers are a bit grubby and darkened. Rear cover has a few spots and grubby marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing.

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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2124594
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1927. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 14 colour plates tipped onto brown card and then tipped onto pages, each with a captioned paper guard. 195 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven darkening to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper; creasing to front endpaper. Some page browning and foxing. Frontis has a little surface paper damage to page where it has been mounted - looks like it has come away and been remounted.

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ENID BLYTON'S JOLLY STORY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1815637
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. First story is The Dumpy Wizard's Party. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased and edge-worn, loss to top and tail of spine, chip to rear corner, light scribble to front panel, front flap is detached but present.

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EVEREST THE UNCLIMBED RIDGE
Written by Chris Bonington; Charles Clarke.
Stock no. 2124213
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos. Large format. ISBN: 0340332387. SIGNED by both authors to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1317200
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

Large format. Yellow cloth covers with black titles and vignettes. 19 tipped-in colour plates and 1 b/w portrait of Dulac. Published for The Daily Telegraph by Hodder & Stoughton. Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby to edges. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed. Light foxing to contents. All plates present and in fine condition

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MOTHER GOOSE
No author listed. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2123942
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1938. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Grey cloth with red titles. 12 colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. 208 pages. Spine is very browned, with what looks like a couple of damp marks. Spotting, foxing and fading along edges to rest of covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing; mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few page margin marks. All plates present.

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