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THE BIG PICTURE BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 588845
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Front cover shows a boy handing a young black and white puppy to a girl through a window. Colour plates & b/w and two tone illustrations. Spine is faded, bumped and worn, with small split to top. Edges are bumped and worn. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.
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THE ORANGE BOOK FOR BOYS
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 584677
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1922. Very good condition.

Orange and pale blue pictorial boards. 9 colour plates. Numerous b/w illustrations. Book: all plates present, Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corners worn.
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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 12TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 584675
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

12th year. Orange cloth spine. Brown pictorial front board showing sailor. 6 colour plates, 4 b/w plates. Interesting article on the Channel Tunnel! Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corners worn. All plates present but one partially detached, and one with frayed edges.
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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 16TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 582695
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1923. Very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial boards show cricketer. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Exciting stories for boys. 176 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some marks and wear to covers. A few small patches of colouring to a few pages. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. SOme foxing.
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MERRY STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Ierne L. Plunket; Margaret Baker; Thora Stowell; et al.
Stock no. 426525
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards, colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Witch's Cottage' by Ierne L. Plunket. Board edges worn, a few corners bumped. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Some light browning to verso of frontis. A few light foxspots to contents. Contents are tight. A little chipping to edges of wrapper, with some foxing and grubby marks - but nice and complete!
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FARM YARD PUPPIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 595720
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, buff paper boards with red title and two black/white/tan puppies running and looking at you to front. B/w white pictorial title page with red title. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Pale green endpapers. Chappie the puppy takes his chum on a mischievous tour of the farmyard. Edges rubbed, corner worn, covers nice and bright. Joints are weak with exposed mull but binding still tight. A few scattered foxspots and margin marks to contents but generally a nice clean copy.
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Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 595719
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1922. Slightly better than good condition.

Black cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Six colour plates plust b/w illustrations. 44 pages. 'A Story in Seven Breaths'. The story of Smut, a little black puppy of the Scotch terrier breed and his six-year old mistress. Corners worn, cloth spine worn with holes and fraying. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint cracked. Contents clean.
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THE DEPUTY CAPTAIN
Written by Richard Bird.
Stock no. 802249
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. Spine faded and bumped with a couple of nicks to top and tail. Corners bumped. Light marks to boards. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to contents.
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A THOUSAND MILES AN HOUR
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 679245
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour pictorial paper boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 160 Pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Front joint cracked. Light foxing throughout. A few hinges pulled. Wrapper browned, edge-torn and chipped, repaired with tape to verso.
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THAT BOARDING-SCHOOL GIRL
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by R.H. Brock.
Stock no. 730325
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pretty pictorial boards with wraparound picture by Sybil Tawse. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 160 pages. 8.25 x 6.25". Spine bumped, corners slightly rubbed. Front free-endpaper professionally replaced. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Original pictorial wrapper is worn at spine and corners with only minimal loss and also has a few tiny closed edge tears.
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