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THE NIGHTINGALE
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 1318805
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth with nightingale silhouette to front cover. Black titles to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Charming silhouette illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers discoloured and slightly grubby. Child's pretend library markings (in ink) to rear free-endpaper. Some marks to page margins.

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CHILDREN STILL
Written by John F. Macpherson. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 2125999
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 4 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to front endpaper. Also includes a hand written postcard from the author to the same previous owner. Chipping along bottom of spine; some fraying/loss to cloth. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Some foxing. What look like browned glue marks to pastedowns. All plates present.

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THE CHILDREN AT HAPPY HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Kathleen Gell.
Stock no. 1507248
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with green titles and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Red, green, black and white plus b/w illustrations throughout. 65 pages. Base of spine worn, looks like been wet at some stage. Covers slightly grubby to edges. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is very creased and torn, front flap detached and top half missing. Some other small pieces of loss, also grubby, pencil marks to rear panel.

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POGO'S HOUSE
Written by Jo Norling; Ernest Norling.
Stock no. 1406416
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition.

The story of Lumber. Cream pictorial cloth with green and brown titles and vignettes. Pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. 42 pages. 8 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Browning to endpapers. A little foxing mostly to page edges.

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THE CHILDREN AT HAPPY HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Kathleen Gell.
Stock no. 383695
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with green titles and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Red, green, black and white plus b/w illustrations throughout. 65 pages. Spine and corners are slightly bumped. Some slight darkening to top and tail of spine and to corners. Address label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is foxed, grubby, worn and torn with loss and tape repairs on verso.

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MISTER ICY-COLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Will Nickless.
Stock no. 596030
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1948. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 16 short stories. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Contents very good. Covers rubbed and slightly faded to spine. 2nd printing November 1948.

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MISTER ICY-COLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Will Nickless.
Stock no. 596033
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1948. Very good condition.

Red cloth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 16 short stories. 2nd printing in same year as first. Very light foxing to endpapers else contents fine. Rear board lightly marked.

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THE CHILDREN AT HAPPY HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Kathleen Gell.
Stock no. 579461
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth. Green title and vignette to front. Three-colour pictures plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped. A few small damp marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some to contents.

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MISTER ICY-COLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Will Nickless.
Stock no. 571559
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1948. Fair condition.

Red cloth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 16 short stories. Cover very worn and stained with split to side of spine. Corners bumped and worn. Name and pen marks to front endpaper.

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