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JUST WHAT I LIKE
Written by K.E. King; A.R.T. Haverfield; Norman Hunter; Madeline Barnes; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Warwick Reynolds; Gordon Robinson; Florence Mary Anderson; Ruth Cobb; et al..
Stock no. 1317823
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards with cloth spine. A collection of short stories by various authors. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story 'The Little Brass Knob'. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Covers slightlty edge rubbed. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Frontis is part detached at top.

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THE PARTY BOOK
Written by Madeline Barnes. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2130778
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Large format. Pictorial front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping along edges. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 27TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Eleanor B. Simeon; Evelyn Smith; Natalie Joan; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Hilda Cowham; Harry Rountree; Florence Mary Anderson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1506891
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1931. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows three children, rocking horse and dog, black titles. Colour plates, plus colour, tint and b/w illustrations. 200 pages. First story - Tommy's Topper by Madeline Barnes. Spine bumped, worn and grubby with a vertical crease from top to bottom. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers grubby. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription in To box on front endpaper and 1930 written to verso of frontis. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean. A little foxing.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 23RD YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Will H. Ogilvie; Jessie Pope; Evelyn Smith; et al. Illustrated by Frank Adams; Warwick Reynolds; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 1506153
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth spine, front cover shows girl & boy reading a book on floor. Colour plates. Two-tone & b/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Front joint partially cracked, one hinge cracked. Belongs to box on front endpaper completed in pen. Light foxing, fingermarks and a few marks to contents but many ages are clean. All plates present.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 20TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Constance Heward; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1506151
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream/beige cloth spine with black title and illustration, pictorial front board showing boy and girl making a daisy chain. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story is "After The Party" by Barnes. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby with some scratches. Spine browned. One hinge cracked. Light stain to bottom of front endpapers. Some margin tears. A few marks and fox spots to contents but many pages are clean.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 23RD YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Will H. Ogilvie; Jessie Pope; Evelyn Smith; et al. Illustrated by Frank Adams; Warwick Reynolds; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 1506036
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1926. Fair condition.

Orange cloth spine, front cover shows girl & boy reading a book on floor. Colour plates. Two-tone & b/w illustrations. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Joints badly cracked, holding by threads, a few hinges cracked too so binding feels weak. Colouring to some b/w illustrations. Last text page partially detached. A few marks to contents. All plates present but one is detached.

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MERRY DAYS
Written by Madeline Barnes; Mabel M. Stevenson; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Frank Hart; E. Dorothy Rees; et al..
Stock no. 1405336
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1929. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, front board shows boy and girl in snow (girl carrying parcels). Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is "How Toby Came To Tea" by E.S. Spine bumped and frayed. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Front board is scratched and rear board grubby. Some hinges cracked. Inscription to front endpaper plus '1 Hedges' stamped in ink. A second inscription plus name and address in belongs to box. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Neat colouring to some b/w illustrations.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 24TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Ethel Talbot; Natalie Joan; et al. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker; Frank Adams; Rosa C. Petherick; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1505800
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large heavy format. Cream cloth spine with black title and vignette, pictorial front board shows boy climbing trellis and girl catching roses. First story is Diana's Idea. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 232 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Light browning to endpapers with small bookseller's label to rear pastedown and two faint yellow marks to front endpaper. A few hinges cracked but binding still firm. Contents are generally clean but with some light foxing.

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JUST WHAT I LIKE
Written by John Lea; D.M. Percy Smith; Madeline Barnes; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Harold Earnshaw; G.W. Goss; et al..
Stock no. 1505791
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1948. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards with green cloth spine. A collection of short stories by various authors. 8 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story 'Bobby's Ride'. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Small patch of surface paper damage and pen word by title. Rear cover slightly grubby. Prize plate to front pastedown. 2" tear to title page alongside spine. Name in pen in belongs to box. Dot-to-dot completed in pencil. Light foxing.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 21ST YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Madeline Barnes; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Doris Pocock; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Nina K. Brisley; Rosa C. Petherick; Ernest A. Aris; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1811945
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1925. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with black title and illustration. Pictorial front board shows boy watching girl make cats cradle in hands (oriental dragon on wall behind). Colour plates and illustrations, b/w text illustrations. First story is "How We Stole an Uncle From Australia". Edges rubbed & worn. Hinge between colour plate & 117 and also 136 & colour plate is pulled (i.e. the section is starting to loosen but binding is still holding). A few minor margin marks. All colour plates present. A few closed margin tears. Overall a nice, bright copy.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 21ST YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Madeline Barnes; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Doris Pocock; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Nina K. Brisley; Rosa C. Petherick; Ernest A. Aris; Cicely Mary Barker; et al..
Stock no. 1315640
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1924. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with black title and illustration. Pictorial front board shows boy watching girl make cats cradle in hands (oriental dragon on wall behind). Colour plates and illustrations, b/w text illustrations. First story is "How We Stole an Uncle From Australia". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light scratch marks to front cover. Grubby mark to verso of front free-endpaper and frontis (possibly remains of a squashed insect!). Light fingering else contents clean.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 23RD YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Will H. Ogilvie; Jessie Pope; Evelyn Smith; et al. Illustrated by Frank Adams; Warwick Reynolds; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 1305091
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1926. Good condition.

Orange cloth spine, front cover shows girl & boy reading a book on floor. Colour plates. Two-tone & b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some scuffing to front cover, rear cover slightly grubby and spine slightly darkened. Name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Some grubby fingermarks and light foxing to contents.

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