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SOMEBODY'S PLAYMATES
Written by George Manville Fenn; Clifton Bingham; Edric Vredenburg. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; R.J. Wealthy.
Stock no. 2137694
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover showing rabbit in open hutch eating and two puppies looking up at it. 2 colour plates, including frontis. Two-tone, black and white and silhouette illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers; a little chipping. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby marks and foxspots.

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THE FROG PRINCE AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2137642
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

The Moorgate Library series, Fairy Tale Gems. Green cloth spine with black title. Decorated boards with colour plate to front. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 57 + 58 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning and scuffing to covers. Frontis is partially detached. Foxing - mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE BOOK OF CATS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137115
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Untearable book. Spine appears chipped away. Wear to cover edges. Corner creasing to covers. Page browning; some light foxing.

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THE RAINBOW QUEEN AND OTHER STORIES
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by E. Taylor; M.F. Taylor; M. Bowley.
Stock no. 1321638
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1903. Very good condition.

Green illustrated cover with black lettering. A Gem Childrens Library book. Black and white illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Front free-endpaper missing. Browning to contents.

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THE DOG WHO WASN'T WHAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2134320
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Extracts from the diary of a Mongrelian named Gibus, so-called, says his master, because his face reminds him of his opera hat when it is shut up! Large format. Light brown pictorial cloth. Delightful and amusing colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which is browned and also has some margin chips and tears. A few gatherings are pulled - with a few leaves starting to come loose next to spine - some are torn. One page has large tear, but does not obstruct text on either side.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1319245
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

The Raphael House Library series. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 135 pages, publication list to rear. Spine bumped and split at lower 2". Corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Covers are scuffed and slightly grubby. Some hinges cracked/pulled. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Foxing to last few pages.

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THE DOG WHO WASN'T WHAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133293
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Extracts from the diary of a Mongrelian named Gibus, so-called, says his master, because his face reminds him of his opera hat when it is shut up! Large format. Light brown pictorial cloth. Delightful and amusing colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.

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LITTLE BROWN HEN
No author listed. Illustrated by Violet M. Williams.
Stock no. 2131162
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Father Tuck Little Book. Small square format (4.25 x 4.25"). Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping along cover edges. Some foxing.

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CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM DICKENS
Written by Mary Angela Dickens; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 2131124
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Cloth spine with colour pictorial boards. 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Told by his grand-daughter Mary Angela Dickens & others. Stain to spine. Bumping and wear to corners; chipping to corners. Scuffing to covers. Page browning; some margin marks.

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NIBLUMS THE MISCHIEVOUS MICE
No author listed. Illustrated by Jacquil.
Stock no. 1817636
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Stiff pictorial cardwraps, staple binding. Colour illustrations throughout with text below. Top & tail of spine bumped. Boards a little grubby. Gift inscription in ink to inside of front cover. Contents are clean but feeling a little loose in staples.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 17TH YEAR
Written by Annie Matheson; Norman Gale; Hilda Hart; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; M. Bowley; Agnes Richardson; et al..
Stock no. 2129327
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial onlay to front cover shows two girls on a sledge. Pale green floral endpapers. Colour plates, two-tone and b/w text illustrations. All edges gilt. First story is "The Three Princesses". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Front joint is cracked and partially repaired. Name in ink to half-title page and transferred to verso of front endpaper. Frontis is partially detached. Foxing. Some margin marks; colouring to some illustrations.

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TIDDLES OR THE VANISHING CAT
Written by Diana Noel. Illustrated by Margaret Milnes.
Stock no. 2127782
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Tuck Book. Large pictorial stiff card covers. Colour illustrations. Tiddles devours a pot of Vanishing Powder... Some bumping to corners. Wear to covers; a few scuff marks. New stitching to binding (staples are missing). A few margin marks. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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