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DRAKE'S DRUM AND OTHER SONGS OF THE SEA
Written by Henry Newbolt. Illustrated by A.D. McCormick.
Stock no. 726970
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1943. Very good condition.

Light green cloth with elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and gilt vignette to spine and gilt title. Pictorial endpapers. 12 tipped-in colour plates mounted on blue card with gold borders and decorations. A handsome book. Spine and corners slightly worn. A couple of small spots to rear cover. Name and date to half-title. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to contents.

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THE PET BUBBLE BOOK
Written by Ralph Mayhew; Burges Johnson. Illustrated by Rhoda C. Chase.
Stock no. 557364
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

The sixth Bubble Book. Small format. Pictorial paperboards. 3 rhymes with accompanying gramophone records. Colour illustrations. All records present and complete but untested. Covers grubby. No tears.

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THIRD BUBBLE BOOK
Written by Ralph Mayhew; Burges Johnson. Illustrated by Rhoda C. Chase.
Stock no. 557366
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1918. Very good condition.

Small format. Pictorial paperboards. 3 rhymes with accompanying gramophone records. Colour illustrations. Covers slightly grubby. Bookplate to front pastedown. All records present, complete but untested. Split to side of two of the record pockets otherwise contents very good.

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THE CAT AND THE CASTLE
Written by Mary Cockett. Illustrated by Doreen Caldwell.
Stock no. 665884
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1987. Very good condition.

One of the Hopscotch series. Glazed pictorial boards. b/w illustrations. SIGNED by author on title=page. Corners slightly worn.

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QUALITY STREET
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 724430
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Slightly better than good condition.

A Comedy in Four Acts. Large format. Elaborately decorated blue/lilac cloth covers, large gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. 22 beautiful tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations.198 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn with slight loss of cloth to base of spine. Light spotting to rear cover. Front hinge pulled. Some fingermarks to page margins and paper guards but all plates are present and in fine condition.

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THE BOOK OF SIMON
Written by A.S.M. Hutchinson. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 709560
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with gilt titles. Colour portrait frontis, full-page b/w plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers and prelims. White pictorial wrapper is worn and torn at edges with extensive tape repairs and grubby.

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GOOD AFTERNOON, CHILDREN
Written by Columbus. Illustrated by John Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 703842
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Very good condition.

Wireless stories and plays from The Clildren's Hour. Edited by Columbus. Yellow cloth, grey titles and decorations. 4 Colour plates and many b/w illustrations. 267 pages. 9.5 x 6". Spine and corners bumped. Covers very slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper partly erased, name to belongs to box. Page-edge foxing.

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ANDREW AND THE GARGOYLE
Written by Clare Cooper. Illustrated by Joanna Stubbs.
Stock no. 328233
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 124 pages. ISBN: 034028756x. Boards a little grubby, contents excellent.

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JACK AND JILL
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 379298
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Very good condition.

Large format (29 x 25.5cm). Brown cloth spine, blue pictorial boards - front shows black silhouettes of Jack and Jill (dog and cat) in front of full white moon. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 short chapters each with a colour plate. Spine slightly bumped. Light rubbing to cover edges. Some foxing and discolouration to front board and light scuffing to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint just starting to crack. Foxing to contents but plates beautifully bright and contents generally clean.

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HUNTS WITH JORROCKS
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 703316
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

From 'Handley Cross'. Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 23 tipped-in tissue guarded plates mounted on dark green card. 214 pages. Spine is faded and a little bumped with some spotting. Front joint cracked. Light foxing otherwise contents are fine.

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CAPTURING THE GOLDEN BIRD
Written by Jean Chapman. Illustrated by Sandra Laroche.
Stock no. 714601
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Hans Christian Andersen. Blue boards, gilt titles to spine. B/w silhouette illustrations. ISBN: 034041930X. Lower edges and corners rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge creased.

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SONGS FOR YOUTH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 720827
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1924. Very good condition.

From collected verse by Kipling. Red cloth, black titles. 243 pages. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Foxing to outer page edges. Endpapers browned. Some slight surface paper damage to front pastedown.

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