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GRIMMS' FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2127779
Published by The Children's Press. Very good condition.

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2124994
Published by The Children's Press. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards, front picture of the fox and the eagle. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First fable is The Eagle and the Fox. A few marks to spine. Wear to cover edges, with some chipping. Rear cover has a few stains. Page browning. A few foxspots and page margin marks.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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PIXIES' PLAYTIME
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316873
Published by The Children's Press. Very good condition.

Red pictorial paperwraps. Welcome to Pixieland. Colour illustrations. Light edge rubbing to covers. Pale page browning.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Laurence Alma Tadema. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1507698
Published by The Children's Press. Slightly better than good condition.

Proverbs and Rhymes Games. Foreword by Tadema. Orange cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board shows Mother Goose with two children, rear board is orange. 8 colour plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers rubbed. Pencil lines etc. to rear cover. Front joint cracked, rear joint badly cracked, webbing showing. A few margin tears and marks to contents. Foxing.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THRILLING AIR STORIES
Written by T.C. Bridges; Geoffrey Prout; et al.
Stock no. 1608410
Published by The Children's Press. Very good condition.

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Laurence Alma Tadema. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1314985
Published by The Children's Press. Almost very good condition.

Proverbs and Rhymes Games. Foreword by Tadema. Orange cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board shows Mother Goose with two children, rear board is orange. 8 colour plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Some foxing to covers and spine. Top 1" of front joint cracked. Large foxspots to contents (mainly to prelims and page margins) else contents clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE INVINCIBLE FIFTH
Written by E.E. Cowper. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1403731
Published by The Children's Press. circa 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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JOLLY DAYS
Written by Olive Chandler; Eleanor Farjeon; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1312301
Published by The Children's Press. circa 1930. Good condition.

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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ANIMAL ANTICS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1806558
Published by The Children's Press. Slightly better than very good condition.

Yellow pictorial card wraps. Large colour illustrations to each page with text below. 6 pages. Light browning otherwise a nice copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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ANIMAL ANTICS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1806553
Published by The Children's Press. Very good condition.

Yellow pictorial card wraps. Large colour illustrations to each page with text below. 6 pages. Browning to margins else a fine copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WE'RE IN THE SIXTH!
Written by Carol Ann Pearce.
Stock no. 1206149
Published by The Children's Press. 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Turquoise boards with silver titles and vignettes to front cover. Pages browned Wrapper: Price-cut
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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CHRISTINE OF THE FOURTH
Written by W.E. EASTWAYS.
Stock no. 1804562
Published by The Children's Press. Circa 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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