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THE THREE BAD DUCKLINGS
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1318024
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small format. Boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates plus some b/w text illustrations. Spinea and corners bumped and worn. Browning and foxing to contents, ink stamp of printers to rear pastedown (Bradshaw Central Printing Works).

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OSCAR DANBY, V.C.
Written by Rowland Walker. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 1317896
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

A tale of the Great European War. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 255 pages. 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Slight fading to spine. Heavy foxing to contents and some light browning to endpapers.

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A RIDE TO PICTURELAND
Written by Dorothea Moore; Ethel Talbot; John Lea; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Audrey J. Watson; Harry B. Neilson; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 2129171
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows a young woman driving with a dog in the passenger seat. First story is 'Great-Great-Grandmother's Christmas' by Moore. Colour plates and line drawings. Spine is faded, browned and has split to base; some chipping. Scuffing marks to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Title page is MISSING! A few hinges are pulled. Browning to outer page edges and some page margins, which also have a few small tears. A reading copy.

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MRS BEAK-DUCK AND HER FRIENDS IN THE WOOD
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1816544
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small format. Brown boards, red title to front. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine lightly rubbed. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents browned but clean.

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THE INFANTS' MAGAZINE FOR 1915 49TH VOL
Written by John Lea; Felix Leigh; et al. Illustrated by A.L. Bowley; Louis Wain; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Frank Adams; et al..
Stock no. 1506908
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. 1915. Almost very good condition.

Containing the monthly parts for 1914. Blue cloth covers, black decoration, gilt titles to front cover and onlay featuring bears, black titles to spine. Adverts to rear board and endpapers. 12 colour plates, including colour frontis by Wain. Two tone and b/w illustrations. 8.75 x 7". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers darkened in places. Writing worn on spine. Presentation plate to front endpaper and tiny bookseller's label to pastedown. Verso of frontis is slightly grubby. Rest of contents clean but browned.

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HAPPY ALL DAY!
Written by Sheila E. Braine; Dorothea Moore; Fay Inchfawn; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Margaret Tarrant; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1505810
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictures and stories for the little ones. Pictorial front board shows children picking apples. Black titles to spine. Adverts to rear board. 3 colour illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and very worn with some loss of surface. Heavy wear to corners and cover edges. Couple of tiny patches of surface paper damage to front cover, rear cover grubby and stained to edge with surface paper missing from lower inside corner. Name and address in pencil to verso of frontis. Marks to contents, mostly to margins.

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THE INFANTS' MAGAZINE 1917
Written by John Lea; et al. Illustrated by Harold C. Earnshaw; Ernest A. Aris; A.L. Bowley; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 1405282
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. 1917. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children looking at rabbit peeping out of snow. Adverts to rear cover and endpapers. Colour plates and blue and white illustrations. 188 pages. First story Daisy, Tom and Bertram. Spine bumped, worn and browned. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Covers are grubby. Creasing to front cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Browning to page edges and a few light foxspots. Small tears to margins of some plates. 51st volume.

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THE INFANTS' MAGAZINE FOR 1915
Written by John Lea; et al. Illustrated by A.L. Bowley; Louis Wain; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 1405281
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

Containing the monthly parts for 1914. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing two children feeding a robin. Adverts to rear board and endpapers. 12 colour plates, including colour frontis by Wain. Two tone and b/w illustrations. 8.75 x 7". Spine bumped and worn with a little fraying to cloth at the bottom. Corners bumped and very worn. Board edges rubbed with bottom of rear board being worn with a couple of small areas of surface paper damage. A few scratches to rear cover. Joints cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges also cracked. Prize presentation plate to middle of front pastedown. Pages browned.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S CHILDREN'S BOOK 1929
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2119803
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows about twenty small characters including tin soldier and large yellow duck in blue bonnet. 8 gorgeous colour plates and numerous b/w drawings. Large format. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to covers. Chipping, with a few splits to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks. A few pages have creasing. All plates present.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 5TH YEAR
Written by Dorothea Moore; John Lea; Fay Inchfawn; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Louis Wain; Harold C. Earnshaw; Savile Lumley; Margaret Tarrant; Chris Temple; et al..
Stock no. 1505453
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine with black titles and black vignette, pictorial front board shows small girl riding on shoulders of older girl. Advert to rear cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. Colour plates, two-tone and b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped with a few small, light marks. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover slightly grubby. Paper covering rear joint split for 1" at top and bottom. Nick to outside edge of front endpaper. Dated ink inscription to verso of frontis. A couple of hinges cracked. Brown mark, mostly to inner margins of two pages, one of which is a two-tone illustration page. A few fox spots and fingermarks but generally clean otherwise.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by John Lea; Christine Chaundler; Elsie Blomfield; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; G.E. Studdy; Ernest A. Aris; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 1404925
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette of a boy climbing a flag pole. Pictorial front board showing a horse eating hay from a girl's skirt with her dog looking on. Advert for 'The Children's Friend' to verso. Pictorial endpapers. Colour and two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Rear board scuffed and grubby. Rear joint beginning to crack, showing some webbing. Endpapers browned. Bumping to inner top corner. Some foxing and grubby marks but many pages clean.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Dorothea Moore; Ethel Talbot; Queenie Scott-Hopper. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Joyce Lankester Brisley; H.G.C. Marsh; et al..
Stock no. 1404924
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial front board showing a boy and a girl on a cloud. Includes 4 b/w illustrations and endapers illustrated by Louis Wain. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Some bumping to bottom edge of boards. Covers a little grubby. Vertical crease to front endpaper. Couple of hinge are cracked. Browning to endpapers and contents. Some light foxing otherwise contents are clean.

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