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Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.

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THE PRIZE FOR GIRLS AND BOYS 1919
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125233
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1919. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. 12 coloured plates, including frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping and heavy wear to a couple of corners; loss. Page edge browning and foxing with some grubby margin marks.

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CHICKABIDDY STORIES
Written by Edmund Mitchell. Illustrated by S. Barham.
Stock no. 1506902
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Green cloth covers with red titles and yellow decoration and chicks, small oval onlay to front. 7 stories. 4 tipped-in colour plates on brown mounts plus b/w illustrations. 110 pages. Spine bumped and slightly browned. Small mark to bottom edge of rear cover. New front endpapers. A few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Endpapers browned. Just an odd fox spot and mark to contents. All plates present.

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COSY CORNER TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Gordon Robinson; G.F. Christie; et al..
Stock no. 1506852
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Short stories and rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children and dog by grandfather clock. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Contains b/w cat illustration by Wain. Spine bumped, worn, faded and foxed with a couple of small splits. A little wear to corners and cover edges. Front cover lightly scuffed with scribble to title. One hinge cracked. Contents edge browned and foxed.

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THE PRIZE FOR GIRLS AND BOYS VOL 65
Written by Hilda T. Skae; F.J.S. Bennett; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Peacock; Marjorie Slade; Gordon Robinson; Winifred Barham; Joyce Mercer; et al..
Stock no. 1506240
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine, yellow and red pictorial front cover shows 3 children under cherry tree. Volume LXV on verso of title page. 140 pages. Adverts to rear cover and endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine lightly browned. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. One hinge cracked. Name and address in pencil to verso of frontis. Large tear through text to page 133/4. Contents have some foxing but are generally clean otherwise.

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THE PRIZE FOR GIRLS AND BOYS 1915
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506238
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1915. Almost very good condition.

Deep pink cloth with black decoration around gilt title block on front cover. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 210 pages. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers unevenly faded with a few marks. Small hole to front cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents browned with some foxing. 3" tear to page 193. All plates present,

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SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1908
Written by G.I. Whitham; A. Katharine Parkes; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford; C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; Helen Miles; et al..
Stock no. 2121245
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1908. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows 3 girls in a field walking up to a cow and its calf. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 412 pages. First story is "Basil the Page". Some scuffing and wear to covers, with uneven browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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THE FAIRCHILD FAMILY
Written by Mrs. Sherwood; Mary E. Palgrave. Illustrated by Florence M. Rudland.
Stock no. 1505894
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1931. Almost very good condition.

Maroon cloth covers with turquoise, yellow and green of three children surrounded by ribbon and flower border. Black title blocks. B/w illustrations. 470 pages plus book list. Spine and corners bumped. Light splash marks to rear cover. A couple of hinges cracked. Scratch marks to text block. Light page edge browning otherwise contents clean.

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PIXIE PLAYTIME
No author listed. Illustrated by Agnes Richardson; Gordon Robinson; Edgar Norfield; M.M. Gell; et al..
Stock no. 1505796
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. circa 1935. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Pictorial covers show continuous scene of pixies racing on tortoises. Red title page. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Stories and rhymes. First story: Two Little Stars. Bumping and wear to spine and corners, slight loss of surface at ends of spine. Erased writing on front pastedown. Contents lightly browned but clean. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a few small pieces of loss. Small hole to rear fold. Brown tape stuck to worst tear on verso.

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CHATTERBOX ANNUAL 1927
Written by J. Erskine Clarke; et al.
Stock no. 1208382
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1927. Very good condition.

Front cover shows galleon. First story is "The Dim Red Dawn" by Mrs. Hobart Hampden. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 316 pages. Competition closing date is January 1928. Spine and corners bumped, corners worn. Front cover slightly scuffed, rear cover slightly marked. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Contents bright and clean.

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FROM STORY TO STORY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1315689
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows children with a lantern on a wall looking out to sea. First story is "Somebody's Washing". Colour frontis. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge rubbed. Some slight scuffing to front cover. Endpapers browned, light page browning throughout.

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AFLOAT ON THE DOGGER BANK
Written by Henry Charles Moore. Illustrated by John Prater.
Stock no. 2120752
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1909. Good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth, black titles. A Story of Adventure On The North Sea and In China. 10 b/w plates, including frontis. Scuffing and wear to covers; small hole to cloth on spine. Bumping to spine and corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Some page browning and foxing. All plates present.

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BROWNIKINS AND OTHER FANCIES
Written by Ruth Arkwright. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2119802
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1910. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Large pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates, mounted on brown stiff paper. Other b/w illustrations around text. Music is by J.W. Wilson. Creasing and some wear to covers. A little light scribble to front cover. Some foxing and page browning. Some grubby margin marks.

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