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A LITTLE BOOK OF OLD RHYMES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2129892
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, black titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. Decorated endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Foxing to outer page edges and some internal pages. Wrapper is price-cut with name in ink to front flap; couple of closed edge-tears; some grubby marks.

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THE LORD OF THE RUSHIE RIVER
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1317437
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, title to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. Blue illustrated endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine and corners bumped. A few foxspots to contents. Last small b/w illustration has been very neatly coloured in. Dustwrapper (price 2/6) is edge worn with small tears, tiny hole to front edge of spine and slightly grubby to rear panel and spine.

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AUTUMN SONGS WITH MUSIC
Written by Cicely Mary Barker; Olive Linnell. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1507198
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1930. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

From Flower Fairies of the Autumn. Grey paper boards with blue titles, blue cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. 12 poems with accompanying tipped-in colour plates and music by Linnell. A lovely book. Spine bumped and worn with a couple of marks. Wear to corners with some loss of surface from top corner of front cover. Rear cover is marked (water?) with light crease to bottom corner. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Light stains to bottom edges of endpapers and some pages. Foxing throughout. All plates present and in very good condition. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, also grubby with stains and with hole to centre of spine. Some tape repairs to tears on verso.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SPRING
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1405998
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Brown paperboards with chequerboard design, colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to text pages. A little light fingering to edges of some plates, otherwise plates are in very good condition. Price-0cut dustwrapper is edge worn with some small tears. Label to top of front panel covering part of title. Wrapper is grubby.

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GROUNDSEL AND NECKLACES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1405867
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, pictorial onlay to front board. Blue pictorial endpapers. Beautiful colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 48 pages. 5.5 x 4". Spine and corners bumped. Spine vertically creased. Large inscription to verso of frontis. Foxing to page edges and border of one plate. Colour plates bright. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears, Wrapper is grubby.

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FAIRIES OF THE TREES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1405768
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1940. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, black title to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board of "The Mulberry Fairy". 24 colour plates throughout. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Blue illustrated endpapers. Bumping to spine and corners. Pencil writing erased from title page. Pages browned. Couple of hinges are cracked. Some light foxing to verso of illustrations. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Wrapper is grubby. Foxing to verso.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SPRING
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1405582
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1940. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Brown paperboards with chequerboard design, colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates. A little bumping to spine and corners. Dated inscription to verso of front endpaper. Couple of hinges cracked. Foxing throughout and some grubby marks including to some plate margins. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with some foxing and is a little grubby.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 28TH YEAR
Written by Norman Hunter; Cicely Englefield; Barbara Euphan Todd; Cicely Mary Barker; et al. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; H.M. Brock; Harry Rountree; Cicely Mary Barker; Rene Bull; et al..
Stock no. 1505762
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial front board by Topham showing children with puppies. Cream Spine with black titles and vignette. Orange and green flowered endpapers. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Hole In The Road" by Madeline Barnes. Spine bumped. Corners and cover edges are bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby with light scratches to front cover. Both joints and a couple of hinges starting to crack. A couple of margin tears. Puzzle partially completed. Some foxing and browning. Contents generally clean. All colour illustrations present.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 28TH YEAR
Written by Norman Hunter; Cicely Englefield; Barbara Euphan Todd; Cicely Mary Barker; et al. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; H.M. Brock; Harry Rountree; Cicely Mary Barker; Rene Bull; et al..
Stock no. 1505561
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front board by Topham showing children with puppies. Cream Spine with black titles and vignette. Orange and green flowered endpapers. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Hole In The Road" by Madeline Barnes. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges, tiny split to base of spine. Front cover is grubby with some scratches and pencil marks. Both joints cracked showing webbing beneath, front endpaper detached, rear endpaper almost detached with ragged edges. A couple of hinges cracked. Colouring to a couple of illustrations and crossword completed in pencil. Contents generally clean. Odd margin tear. All plates present but one has a tear and the frontis is partially detached.

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OLD RHYMES FOR ALL TIMES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1505546
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1930. Very good condition.

Rhymes collected and illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker. Large format. Beige cloth, green title to spine, red & green title & vignette to front. Cream pictorial endpapers. 12 full page colour plates including frontis. Numerous b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Both joints starting to crack, one hinge cracked. Foxing and an odd fingermark to contents. All plates present.

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SUMMER SONGS WITH MUSIC
Written by Cicely Mary Barker; Olive Linnell. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2115451
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Beige paper boards with green titles. Green cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. 12 poems with accompanying tipped-in colour plate and music by Linnell. Bumping and wear to spine and cover edges. Red marks to cloth spine. Some scuff marks and indentation marks to rear cover. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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SUMMER SONGS WITH MUSIC
Written by Cicely Mary Barker; Olive Linnell. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1713072
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1926. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige paper boards with green titles. Green cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. 12 poems with accompanying tipped-in colour plate and music by Linnell. Light foxing to prelims. Wrapper chipped and grubby with odd short closed tear.

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