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THE TOM-TIT STORY BOOK
Written by Jessie Pope; Elsie Blomfield; Mabel L. Tyrrell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Nina K. Brisley; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1406053
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board showing two children looking at the tits in the trees. Two colour plates plus b/w illustrations including one by Gordon Robinson. First poem is Flowers for Mummy by Jessie Pope. Spine and corners bumped. Corners very worn. Some surface paper damage to top of front cover. Mark to bottom of front board which also affects rear cover and bottom of last 6 pages. Rear board is grubby and marked.Couple of hinges pulled. Closed tear to side margin of one page. Prize presentation plate to verso of front endpaper. Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by John Lea; Christine Chaundler; Elsie Blomfield; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; G.E. Studdy; Ernest A. Aris; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 1404925
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette of a boy climbing a flag pole. Pictorial front board showing a horse eating hay from a girl's skirt with her dog looking on. Advert for 'The Children's Friend' to verso. Pictorial endpapers. Colour and two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Rear board scuffed and grubby. Rear joint beginning to crack, showing some webbing. Endpapers browned. Bumping to inner top corner. Some foxing and grubby marks but many pages clean.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 15TH YEAR
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Elsie Blomfield; Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; G.H. Thompson; Hilda Cowham; Agnes Richardson; et al..
Stock no. 1404894
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

15th Year (from preface by Vredenburg.) Brown spine with pictorial boards. Front board shows three children, one holding a dog, another a basket and the third some holly. 8 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. Last four pages are booklist. Spine bumped and worn. Corners bumped and very worn. Bump to top edge of rear board and to side edge of front board. Board edges are scuffed. Rear board browned. Small address label to top of front pastedown. Brown tape mark to top of front endpaper where a list had been stuck. Endpapers browned. One plate partially detached. Some foxing otherwise contents generally clean.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 7TH YEAR
Written by Agness E. Cash; John Lea; Elsie Blomfield; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Elsie Blomfield; A.L. Bowley; Arthur Cooke; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1315363
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine. Front cover shows children watching Santa Claus disappear into a forest. First story is The Brownietown Christmas Alphabet. Colour plates plus b/w and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Cover edges slightly rubbed. Rear cover is a bit scuffed. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to contents (some heavy). One page corner has not been trimmed correctly during the binding process and is creased.

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THE ROSEBUD ANNUAL 1915
Written by Elsie Blomfield; Agness E. Cash; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Lilian Welsh; et al..
Stock no. 1314219
Published by James Clarke & Co.. 1915. Very good condition.

Front cover shows girl with a dog sat next to a red indian. Maroon cloth spine. 191 pages. 9.5 x 7.5". Colour frontis (by Wain featuring a crocodile and a bear), b/w and two-tone text illustrations throughout, many Wain cats. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Rear cover just a little grubby. Inscription in ink to half-title. Grubby fingermarks to some page margins.

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THE ROSEBUD ANNUAL 1916
Written by Elsie Blomfield; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; N. Buchanan; et al..
Stock no. 1310493
Published by James Clarke & Co.. 1916. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows girl in red cape carrying holly and ivy followed by elves. Maroon cloth spine. 191 pages. 9.5 x 7.5". Colour plates plus b/w and two-tone text illustrations throughout, many Wain cats. Covers are edge worn and grubby to rear. Spine bumped. Endpapers browned. Pencil writing (name and date) to title-page. Contents clean.

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