The Children's Press
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BIG BOOK OF FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm; Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2134472
Published by The Children's Press. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format, pictorial boards and spine. 4 pretty colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Well-known favourites by Grimm and Andersen. Small chip to top of spine. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing throughout! Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a little loss; foxed and browned.
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Peggy Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1320198
Published by The Children's Press. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Cream pictorial boards. Front covers illustrated by Peggy Earnshaw (shows Alice and the caterpillar). Four colour plates and b/w illustrations by Rountree. Spine bumped, covers slightly edge rubbed. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Verso of frontis (first page) is browned. Light page browning throughout. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge worn, tears to top and tail of spine.
Large format. Blue cloth spine. Paperboards with colour picture to front. 8 pretty colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Spine bumped. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name and date to front free-endpaper. Some heavy foxing, mainly at textblock.
Proverbs and Rhyme Games. Foreward Laurence Alma Tadema. Green cloth spine Pictorial front board shows Mother Goose with broomstick on the back of a flying goose. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 128 pages Spine has darkened (now looks a blue/green colour). Some chipping to spine. Bumping and wear with chipping to corners and cover edges. Rear cover is grubby, with surface paper damage and loss. Foxing; mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few hinges are pulled.
Contains 46 stories. Blue cloth covers with red titles to spine and front cover. Small red vignette of Hansel and Gretel to front cover. 4 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. 224 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Grubby marks to endpapers and some page margins. All plates present. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins.
Large format. Yellow cloth spine. 8 colour illustrations, b/w illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and outer page edges foxed. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to prelims and page margins.
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Light blue boards. Black titles to spine. B/w frontis. 216 pages. Spine and corners worn. Bottom of boards scuffed. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Frontis is partially detached. Couple of hinges cracked. A few marks to page margins but contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and creased with a few small tears. Rear panel and spine are grubby.
Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Contains numerous short stories, b/w illustrations throughout, 4 colour plates. Spine rebacked with blue cloth (not very professionally as it is coming away from the front board). Covers are edge worn and there is a damp stain to the edge of the rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title. Front joint has been neatly repaired.
Yellow pictorial card wraps. Large colour illustrations to each page with text below. 6 pages. Light browning otherwise a nice copy.
Yellow pictorial card wraps. Large colour illustrations to each page with text below. 6 pages. Browning to margins else a fine copy.