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LITTLE FOLKS' PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1318325
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1921. Good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shwoing girl and boy running after a small dog with a doll in its mouth. 6 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse, first story is "Betty". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges worn with some small indentations. Damp stain to lower edge of rear cover and spine edge browned. Small brown stain to edge of front cover and "Miss Ruck" and "5" written in red biro to top of front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown, name and date in ink to free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents (including a few plate margins but pictures unaffected).

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DUMPY BOOK FOR CHILDREN
No author listed. Illustrated by Peter Fraser.
Stock no. 1317888
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Grey pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. First story 'Little Pink Pig and His Three-Legged Stool'. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked. Light foxing to contents.

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THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T MAKE FRIENDS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1317832
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Colour frontis plus one other colour plate. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Plate opposite page 80 is partially detached. Heavy foxing to textblock and some page margins.

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FASCINATING STORIES FOR GIRLS
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson; Ethel Talbot; Mary Shrewsbury; Barbara E. Todd; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; G.E. Studdy; et al..
Stock no. 2131182
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Jolly Bookshelf series. Yellow pictorial covers, tennis player to front, hockey player to spine. 9 stories and 1 poem. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 96 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley; Evelyn Whitaker; et al. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 2131155
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine, decorated blue boards. Four colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. First story "Maisie and the Fairies" by Owsley. Top and tail of spine are bumped and faded, with marks. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and loss to top edges of panels. Smaller loss along bottom edges of panels.

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THE OLD MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2130756
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1938. Slightly better than good condition.

Small format. Pictorial front cover and spine. Red pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. 96 pages. Chipping to edges and corners of covers and spine; some loss. Damp mark to front cover. Lengthy inscription in ink to verso of 2 plate page. Grubby margin marks; some foxing.

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STORIES OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by H.E. Marshall.
Stock no. 2130313
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Told to the Children. Colour pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to covers, with scuffing and marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - SEVENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Mabel Lucie Attwell; S.B. Pearse; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 2130301
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy and girl giving rabbit a carrot. 320 pages. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; edges have been 'touched up' with colour ink. Uneven browning to spine. Marks to rear cover. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE GEORGIE-PORGIE BOOK
Written by Jacqueline Clayton. Illustrated by Margaret Clayton.
Stock no. 2128677
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Off white cloth with orange title and border to front cover, with colour pictorial onlay. Colour plates. Some browning to cover edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. A few grubby margin marks.

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THE RUSTLERS OF RATTLESNAKE VALLEY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Drake Brookshaw.
Stock no. 2128608
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, colour frontis. A thrilling tale of the ranches and deserts of Arizona. Gilt to spine has faded., Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink (partially erased, with some surface paper damage) to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; bottom 2-3" of spine are torn, with some loss. Grubby marks to rear panel.

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PALADINS IN SPAIN
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 2126280
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.

Green cloth, blue titles to spine. Colour frontis, five b/w illustrations. 168 pages. 8 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and some marks/scuffing to covers. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.

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STORIES OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by H.E. Marshall.
Stock no. 2125154
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1965. Good condition.

Larger format. Told to the Children. Colour pictorial boards. Colour frontis and 3 other colour plates. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to covers; some fraying to cloth at spine top and tail. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown. Colouring to some illustrations internally. Margin marks and some foxing. A reading copy.

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