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THE DAINTY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2131560
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verse for children. Browning, foxing and marks to covers; some surface paper rubbing/lifting. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks to pages.

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THE GAY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2125071
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Cream boards with large colour picture to front cover. Full page colour illustrations; all pages printed on only one side. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks and spotting to covers. Damp mark along top edge of rear cover. Light foxing and some margin marks internally.

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THE HAPPY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2124873
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial boards. Pretty colour pictures accompany children's verse. Wear to cover edges. Covers are a bit grubby and darkened. Rear cover has a few spots and grubby marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing.

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MY BIRTHDAY
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1407036
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1911. Slightly better than good condition.

Cream pictorial boards. Pretty colour pictures accompany children's verse. Green and white illustrations. Printed on one side of the paper only. Top and bottom of spine badly bumped and worn. Small areas of backstrip missing at top and bottom. Corners bumped. Wear to top of rear cover. Light blue ink marks to front cover. Light pencil mark to rear cover. Covers are browned and grubby. Endpapers foxed. One hinges badly cracked and a couple of others are pulled. Small tears to top of a couple of pages. Pencil marks to margin of one illustration. Grubby margin marks.

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BUSY BEES
Written by Edric Vredenburg; George Manville Fenn; Helen Marion Burnside; Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by W. Foster; E.M. Taylor; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1505466
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Father Tuck's Golden Gift Series. Stories and verses. Edited by Vredenburg. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl outside shop with dog, book advert to rear cover. Colour frontis, two-tone and b/w illustrations. 72 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. 0.5" piece missing from backstrip near base. Covers grubby with light scratches to front cover. Front joint starting to crack, one hinge cracked. Name in pen or pencil to both endpapers and prelims. Small hole rubbed to front endpaper when trying to erase something. Grubby fingermarks to verso of frontis and transfer of ink from name opposite. Browning and a few marks to contents and endpapers.

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THE GLAD BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1313594
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. circa 1939. Almost very good condition.

White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verses for children. Spine and corners bumped and worn, 2" split to base of spine. Foxing to covers. One hinge cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. One plate has been slightly creased. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Some very light foxing and fingering else contents clean.

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CHILDHOOD
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2114719
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Blue boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates. B/w illustrations to text. A book of poems. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing to corners. Chipping to cloth at top and tail of spine. Uneven fading to cover edges. Foxing and some grubby margin marks throughout. Stitching is pulled in a few places.

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CHILDHOOD
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1311253
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Blue boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates. B/w illustrations to text. A book of poems. Spine and corners bumped. Covers faded and damp stained, old tape mark to edge of rear cover. Spine slightly darkened. Inscription in ink and small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to contents and some light fingering else clean.

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CHILDHOOD
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 377898
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Blue boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates. B/w illustrations to text. A book of poems. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners worn. Damp stains to rear cover and slight rubbing to edges of front cover. Foxing to contents and a few small fingermarks. A corner tip of one plate has been creased (not affecting actual picture). Contents are generally clean.

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THE BUMBLETOES
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 377886
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1907. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover, pictorial onlay to centre of front cover. 12 colour and many line illustrations. 60 pages. A story in verse. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light fingermarks to page margins. Pages 10/11 & 26/27 have surface paper damage where pages were stuck together, picture on page 26 slightly damage to top corner. Some other marks/foxspots but contents are generally clean. Red dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with minimal loss at corners, some light faded patches to front edges.

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