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LITTLE CHICKS PLAY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Millicent Sowerby; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1404750
Published by Humphrey Milford. Slightly better than good condition.

Mrs. Strang's Play Books series. A board book which opens front and rear. 6 board pages printed on both sides with small sentence of text below large colour illustrations. Corners bumped and worn. Cloth on edges is fraying in a couple of places. Front board browned and a bit grubby. Surface paper damage to bottom of rear board which has a couple of marks and is grubby. Browning and a few margin marks to contents
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THE GREAT BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by Mary S. Reeve; Ernest A. Aris; Anne Anderson; May Smith; et al..
Stock no. 1505127
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1927. Very good condition.

Edited by Mrs Strang. Pictorial boards and spine. Front board showing 'By The Sea'. Colour frontis, two-tone and b/w illustrations. First story: The Secret of the Lake. Spine and corners bumped with wear. Spine browned. Covers slightly grubby and scuffed. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Some hinges starting to crack. Endpapers browned. Contents are generally clean with some light foxing to page edges.
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THE PEEK-A-BOOS IN WINTER
Written by Chloe Preston. Illustrated by Chloe Preston.
Stock no. 2118454
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Original embossed paper boards, red cloth spine with gilt lettering. 18 full-page colour plates. Cute chubby children. Scuff marks to covers (mostly to rear cover). Damp mark along bottom edge of front cover and a couple of edges. Uneven fading and some wear to spine. Bumping to spine and corners; chipping and wear to corners. Foxing throughout. A couple of page margin tears to some pages (including at least one illustration page). Binding is starting to become a little weak. Illustrations are beautifully bright!
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BIGGLES CHARTER PILOT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Mendoza.
Stock no. 2118395
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1943. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dodo & crocodile vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 157 pages. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is badly torn and creased, with some loss to rear panel; yellowing and brittle tape to edges.
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THE STORY OF EBENEZER BRISTLES
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1314881
Published by Humphrey Milford. circa 1920. Fair condition.

A Uncle Toby Book. Brown cloth spine, chequered pictorial front board. B/w text illustrations plus colour plates. Ebenezer Bristles is a hedgehog. Covers are edge worn and scuffed. Damp damage to page edges throughout. A couple of pages are loose but still present. A reading copy of an early edition.
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THE HIDEAWAY-FOUR
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby; Grace Lodge.
Stock no. 2117232
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Circa 1928. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. The Little Giant Books Series. Colour frontis by Sowerby, b/w illustrations throughout by Lodge. Some light bumping and wear to top and tail of spine. Presentation plate tipped in to front endpaper, which also has name in pencil. Light page browning.
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NANCY CALLS THE TUNE
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1404139
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1944. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige cloth, purple title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Front joint beginning to crack. Pages are lightly browned. Light foxing mainly to page edges. Dustwrapper is in two halves with the split being at the rear of the spine. The front flap is partially detached and the rear flap has tears along the join. The rear panel is grubby and torn piece of white paper to verso to strengthen it. Loss to top of spine and and front panel.
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NANCY AT ST. BRIDE'S
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Stock no. 1404138
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1933. Slightly better than good condition.

Cream cloth with black border lines and green swan design to front cover, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cloth at the top of the spine is beginning to split. Board edges lightly rubbed. Spine browned and covers grubby. Both joints are cracked. Endpapers are browned. Foxing throughout which is especially heavy to prelims and last few pages.
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SONGS FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Written by T.W. Stephenson. Illustrated by Lilian A. Govey.
Stock no. 1314662
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloths pine, buff boards with black titles and decoration to front along with a large colour onlay. 20 children's songs set to music. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers just a little grubby. Small chip to spine edge of front cover (small patch of paper covering missing). Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents.
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THE BIG BOOK FOR TINIES
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby; Enid Warne Browne; B. Butler; et al..
Stock no. 1503943
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1932. Slightly better than good condition.

Matt pictorial paper boards entitled 'Baby's Play Time' to front depicting small girl pulling doll in trolley, dark red titles. Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates, two tone and b/w illustrations. First story is Mrs Brown Hen. Large print text. Edited by Strang. Spine is bumped and worn with some loss of surface paper at either end also slightly faded and marked. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers a bit grubby and scuffed. Front joint cracked next to frontis. Rear joint and some hinges also cracked. Browning to endpapers and prelims, heavy foxing to contents. Small dated inscription to prelims. One plate detached and has large corner crease. Creasing to title page.
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THE RED UMBRELLA
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 2115778
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

The Little Giant Books. Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine an corners. Wear along cover edges. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing.
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DIMSIE HEAD GIRL
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1503792
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1st 1925. Good condition.

Green covers with black title and decoration to front cover and spine. Colour frontis plus 4 b/w illustrations. 280 pages. Covers are damp stained. Top of spine bumped. Wear to corners. Front cover slightly bowed. Prize plate to front endpaper. Top of text block grubby. Some foxing. One hinge cracked. Contents generally clean.
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