Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.
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A Little Wonder Book. A Tale of the King's Navee. 16 excellent colour plates. Colour pictorial boards, cloth spine. Decorated endpapers. 96pp. 6" x 4.75". Spine has been replaced with paper spine; original boards and contents. Some scuffing and wear to covers. Scribble to a few blank pages. Inscription in ink to prelims. Grubby marks throughout. Some page margin nicks/tears.
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Stories from the Old and New Testaments. The Sunshine Series. Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 24 colour plates. Covers edge worn. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Child's name and address in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing, mainly to textblock but also affecting some page margins.
The Lily Series. Cream decorated cloth, gilt titles. B/w frontis. 247 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped, some rubbing to spine. Endpapers browned. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to contents else clean.
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Prince Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly bumped, foxed and rubbed. Small brown spot to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.
Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to surface paper on front cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing and margin marks throughout. All plates present.
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127786
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates and 18 monotone. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. All colour plates are present. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; one piece of loss to top of front panel; a few other smaller chips of loss.
Light brown cloth with black titles and pictorial onlay of a scene in Aladdin to front. Pictorial endpapers. 48 colour plates. Stories included are: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; Sinbad the Sailor; Aladdin: or the Wonderful Lamp; The Sleeper Awakened; The Enchanted Horse; and The Talkative Barber. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Large inscription to verso of frontis. Pencil and pencil colour inscription to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a large piece of loss to bottom edge of front panel; other smaller pieces of loss to corners. Wrapper is also creased and worn. Numbers written in colour to front flap. All plates present.
The Sunshine Series. Cloth spine. 16 Colour plates and 8 sepia plates by Theaker. 176 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.
"The Sunshine Series". Pictorial boards, cloth spine. 16 colour plates. 128 pages. 10 x 7.25". Tape marks and surface paper damage to lower spine and gutter edgesx. Corners worn. Spine browned.
Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Corners worn with board exposed. Scattered foxing throughout. A few heavy pencil marks including to at least one plate. Some hinges pulled.
WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1911
Written by Harry Golding; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Jessie Pope; Gladys Davidson; A.L. Harris; et al. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse; Thomas Maybank; Jessie Pope; et al..
Stock no. 1506006
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. 1911. Slightly better than good condition.
Blue cloth spine, gold pictorial boards with front cover showing girl in white dress and cap with a dog. 12 coloured plates numerous b/w illustrations. First story - The Soldiers. Spine bumped, worn and darkened. Corners bumped and worn. A couple of heavy bumps to cover edges. A few light scratches to covers. A couple of hinges cracked at start of book, first gathering pulled. Contents generally clean but with some browning and foxing.
THE STORY WONDER BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Harry Golding; May Wynne; Anne Anderson; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Grace Jones; S.B. Pearse; Margaret Tarrant; Inez Topham; et al..
Stock no. 1505990
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A fantastic range of story classics, decorated with 8 colour plates, hundreds of two-colour and other pictures. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Illustrated end papers. First story The Sea Babies, frontis is The Fairy Lantern. 264 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn, wear to cover edges. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Light browning to endpapers. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Contents very good. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with some loss, mostly from ends of spine. Brown paper stuck along edges on verso. Rear panel grubby.