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THE QUOKS
Written by Luxor Price. Illustrated by Luxor Price.
Stock no. 2127324
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Stiff pictorial card covers. Large format. 6 wonderful colour plates and numerous b/w full- page drawings. Each text page surrounded by a decorative border. Highly imaginative and amusing! Heavily browned to spine and cover edges. Some rust showing through from staples beneath binding.Some creasing to cover corners. Some foxing and grubby marks. Small stain/damp mark to front cover. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Last page has small amount of colouring to b/w illustrations. All plates present.

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A HEAD GIRL'S DIFFICULTIES
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 2125310
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Tan cloth with dark titles, vignette of girl sitting to front cover and vignette of girl to spine. 4 b/w plates. 328 pages. A chunky volume (1.75" thick). A few marks to covers; ink mark to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.

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ADAM BEDE
Written by George Eliot. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1814789
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

523 pages. Blue cloth with pictorial onlay. Gilt decorations. Colour and b/w illustrations. Corners lightly rubbed. Gilt titles bright. Minor foxing to text block, bleeding to some page margins. All plates present.

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THAT LITTLE LIMB
Written by May Baldwin. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1407068
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with darker blue titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. B/w frontis only by Attwell. 198 pages. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Covers a little grubby. Front endpaper MISSING. Part of front pastedown has been torn off. Joints and several hinges cracked. Small bookseller's sticker to bottom of rear pastedown. Rear endpaper browned. Foxing, mainly to page edges.

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THE CHALET GIRLS IN CAMP
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1316371
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and stripes to spine. 234 pages. Spine slightly bumped, some very slight fading to base of spine. Old tape marks to verso of wrapper (which show through on rear panel a bit) also affect the pastedowns and covers of the book a little. Wrapper is price-cut by publisher with new price printed above.

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THE SCHOOL OF UPS AND DOWNS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Harold C. Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1406217
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1st 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth covers. 6 b/w plates. 327 pages. 7.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned and rubbed. Rear cover is grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned and have some lighter marks on them. Foxing mostly to page edges and an occasional margin mark. Plates are all present.

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THE HOLE AND CORNER BOOK
Written by B. Parker. Illustrated by N. Parker.
Stock no. 1404293
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards show family of rabbits peeping from covers. Brown & white illustrations. Animal rhymes. Heavy bumping and wear to corners. Spine bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Front board is a little bowed. Rear cover scuffed with a couple of small holes. Creasing to front board. Browning to endpapers. Some light fingering, otherwise contents generally clean. Page corner tips are slightly bent.

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A HEAD GIRL'S DIFFICULTIES
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1404021
Published by W. & R. Chambers. circa 1930. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles, vignette of girl sitting to front cover and vignette of girl to spine. 4 b/w plates. 328 pages. A chunky volume (1.75" thick). Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small split to top of spine has been mended. Couple of pen marks to rear board. Rear joint badly cracked, showing webbing beneath. Small bookseller label to bottom of rear board. Some hinges cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to page edges plus heavy foxing to endpapers. Green pencil mark to page 203 and partially erased pencil marks to pages 236-237.

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WHITE TURRETS
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1313270
Published by W. & R. Chambers. circa 1897. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. 4 b/w plates. 230 pages plus 32 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine and front cover edges slightly darkened. A few light scuff marks to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown, name and date in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing and fingering to contents else clean.

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STRANGE QUEST AT CLIFF HOUSE
Written by Nancy Moss. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 1206231
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1963. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Susan and Cissie solve the mystery, unmask the miscreant and finally penetrate Twinkle's secret and bring to happy fulfilment her strange quest. Pale blue boards, black titles to spine. B/w frontis. 202 pages. Book: book plate to front pastedown. Pages browned. Wrapper price-cut and slightly edge-chipped.

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THE LAND OF LORNE
Written by T. Ratcliffe Barnett.
Stock no. 1204263
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1933. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

And the Isles of Rest. B/w photos. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Foxing to outer page edges.

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GIRLS OF THE FOREST
Written by L.T. Meade. Illustrated by Percy Tarrant.
Stock no. 1301221
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 10 b/w plates. 404 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and rubbed. Front joint cracked. Some fingering and foxing and a few hinges pulled.

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