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THE TERROR OF THE SEAS
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 2131012
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Stone cloth with black title to spine, black and orange titles and decoration to front cover. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges.

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PRETTY PICTURES FOR LITTLE FOLKS
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 2130449
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1898. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial front cover. B/w photos. Scarce item. Spine is bumped and browned. Some marks to covers. Front joint is cracked; showing webbing; binding is starting to weaken. Staples have rusted; showing through to pages.

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MAKING MODEL RAILWAYS
Written by Staton Abbey; Alan N. Carter; et al.
Stock no. 2129132
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1959. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Model-Making Series. Yellow boards, black title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Some marks and wear to covers. Bumping to corners. Foxing and some grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is creased and browned with what appears to be mottling/damp staining.

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ROGUES OF SHERWOOD FOREST
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125260
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. A Story of the Son of Robin Hood. 8 Colour plates and 80 photographs. Based on Columbia Pictures' Technicolour adventure drama 'Rogues of Sherwood Forest'. Spine is bumped and browned. Bumping also to corners, with wear. Grubby marks to endpapers and some page margins. A little foxing. Colour plates are all present.

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THE STORY OF YELLOW DUCKLING
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1814881
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Uncle Toby Tales. A charming story book for children, printed in clear, large type. Brown cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations and colour plates. 32 pages. Undated. Board edges lightly rubbed, small dent to top front edge of board. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and small chips, a little grubby.

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NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 1208811
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1934. Very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial covers, front shows girl with goose on a ribbon. Illustrated endpapers. With 2 colour plates and 70 b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners bumped and worn. Front cover a little scuffed. inscription in ink to front endpaper and small closed tear to lower edge. Name in ink on verso of front endpaper. A few marks to contents but generally clean.

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THE STORY OF EBENEZER BRISTLES
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1814708
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

An Uncle Toby Book. Brown cloth spine, chequered pictorial front board. B/w text illustrations plus colour plates. Ebenezer Bristles is a hedgehog. Boards marked, edges rubbed, corners worn. Sticker over name to verso of frontispiece. A few margin marks. Binding a little loose to front hinge.

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THE WISHING WELL
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123271
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations.

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CIRCUS RING
Written by Mary Grant Bruce.
Stock no. 1406137
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, black title to spine. B/w frontis. 192 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine faded. Covers a little mottled. Booksellers label to bottom of front pastedown. Endpapers browned. A little foxing to frontis margin and some page edges. Price -cut dustwrapper is edge worn and a little creased. Couple of small marks to rear panel. Browning to verso.

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MY OWN PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Ernest A. Aris; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1405335
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Greeen spine and rear board, front cover shows child with toy horn on a rocking horse. 24 colour plates plus other illustrations. 10 x 7.5". Spine a little bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. A little surface paper damage to rear board which is also scratched. Some hinges are cracked. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing. Grubby marks to page margins.

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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1927
Written by Harry Golding. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Margaret Tarrant; Chris G. Temple; Alan Wright; et al..
Stock no. 1405231
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1927. Good condition.

Twenty-second year of issue. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows child with a plate of fruit. 12 colour plates plus two-tone and b/w illustrations to text throughout. Pictorial endpapers by Alan Wright. First story is The Magic Knocker by Christine Chaundler. 264 pages. 10" x 7.25". Spine bumped and worn with splits to top and bottom. 5.5" split in cloth at front edge. Corners bumped and very worn. Board edges rubbed and scuffed. Scuffing and some marks to boards. Front joint cracked at top. Endpapers browned. Name and address in ink to verso of front endpaper. Ink tracing of picture beneath on tissue guard for frontis. 3 plates are MISSING. Foxing and some grubby margin marks.

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NURSERY RHYMES AND VERSES
No author listed. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1505499
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows Queen of Hearts baking, rear board shows two ladies, one with spinning wheel by Brisley. Illustrated endpapers. 4 colour plates plus 150 b/w illustrations all by Lambert. Spine bumped with wear and a little wrinkled. Wear to corners and cover edges with some loss of surface. Bump to outside edge of front cover. Some rippling and light pink marks to endpapers. One hinge cracked. 2" tear to title page alongside spine. Most pages are clean. All colour plates present but one has not been printed straight on the page, marks to verso of another.

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