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LITTLE SONGS
Written by Tom Pierce Cowling. Illustrated by Lilian Amy Govey.
Stock no. 2126826
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

A Book of Poems with Music for the Nursery. Large format. Orange/brown cloth, black/gilt decoration and titles, pictorial onlay to front cover of girl at piano. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 20 Songs and music. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning throughout.

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TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
Written by Ranulph Fiennes.
Stock no. 2126631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Story of the Transglobe Expedition 1979-82. Colour photos. ISBN: 0340252774. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine.

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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126525
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1982. Almost very good condition.

Facsimile edition of this classic children's tale. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Blue endpapers. 15 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. 254 pages. ISBN: 0340277327. Wear to cover edges; a bit of scuffing. Some marks. Front endpaper is creased. Some foxing and browning, but contents are very good.

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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126522
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Light grey cloth with blue decorations to front cover. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a couple of chips to cloth on corners. Some foxing and page browning. Plates are still in excellent condition!

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EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126380
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

De-luxe edition limited to only 350 signed and numbered copies. 15 glorious tipped-in colour plates mounted on vellum, each mount edged with gold. White cloth elaborately decorated with gilt to front cover and spine. Vellum endpapers. Deckled edges. 170 pages. 11.5 x 9". SIGNED by Dulac to verso of a free front endpaper. This is Copy No. 52. Spine and edges are browned. Bump to bottom of spine. Some grubby marks to cloth. Surface paper damage to front pastedown, where it appears that something has been removed (possibly a bookplate). Front endpaper has inscriptions in ink; one crossed out, with tape glue marks, where again it appears that something has been removed. Rear pastedown also has some surface paper damage. Edge tear to margin on one contents page. Some darkening and grubby margin marks to pages. All plates are present and beautifully bright.

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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2126057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. 23 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue-guards. Assumed 1st edition. Spotting/browning to spine; some chipping to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Wear along cover edges; a few small nicks at corners. Some foxing and browning, mostly to prelims. All plates present. Bottom corner of page 144 has small piece torn off.

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THE AUTOCRAT OF THE NURSERY
Written by L.T. Meade. Illustrated by T. Pym.
Stock no. 2126022
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1884. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt/black titles. B/w illustrations. 2-3" split to base of spine, with some fraying to cloth. A couple of other smaller splits to spine. Browning to spine. Wear and bumping to corners, with some chipping. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks and foxing.

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OLD TIME TALES
Written by Lewis Marsh. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125998
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Circa 1921. Almost very good condition.

15 tales of many lands. 6 colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. Illustrated green cloth covers. 155 pages. 7.75 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small nick to spine. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and some grubby margin marks.

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THE FAVOURITE: SARAH, DUCHESS OF MARLBOROUGH
Written by Ophelia Field.
Stock no. 1816270
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Biography of Sarah Churchill, first Duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744), the glamourous and controversial subject of hundreds of satires, newspaper articles and publications both during her lifetime and after her death. Grey boards, red foil title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 034076807X. Second printing.

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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2125673
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Dark gold cloth with dark green titles and vignettes. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Some spotting to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and some foxing. Margin tear to contents page. 4 plates have creasing. All plates present.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2125652
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. A few light grubby marks to covers. Small split in cloth to base of spine. A few scuff marks to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. All plates are present and in excellent condition.

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THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Written by Francis Turner Palgrave. Illustrated by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Stock no. 2125650
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth with black titles. 12 beautiful tipped-in and tissue-guarded colour plates. Darkening to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; edge-tears and chips; a bit of loss to top edge and some corners.

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