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THE NIGHTINGALE
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 1318805
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth with nightingale silhouette to front cover. Black titles to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Charming silhouette illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers discoloured and slightly grubby. Child's pretend library markings (in ink) to rear free-endpaper. Some marks to page margins.

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN 17TH YEAR
Written by Margaret Baker; Charles S. Bayne; Cecily M. Rutley; Cicely Englefield; et al. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve; Grace Lodge; M.A. Peart; A.H. Watson; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 2132699
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format. Red boards with large pictorial onlays to spine and front board (showing children playing with kites). Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and illustrations in colour and b/w throughout. First story is "The Robber Baron". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some surface paper damage to rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS THE SEVEN SONS
Written by Margaret Baker.
Stock no. 2124881
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1939. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Early reader for children aged 7-8. Browning to covers and pages. Vertical creasing to pages.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 29TH YEAR
Written by May Wynne; Margaret Baker; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker; Louis Wain; Hilda Cowham; et al..
Stock no. 1405243
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1927. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows girl in mop cap and pink/green gown with 2 boys in medieval clothes, one dressed as a jester. Red cloth spine with black titles. Pretty colour plates plus numerous b/w and two-tone illustrations. First story is "Rosalie, the Dark-Haired Princess". Spine bumped and a little faded with 29 written in blue biro. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear board a little creased. Covers grubby. Front joint starting to crack. Inscription in ink to front endpaper along with old tape mark. Name in belongs to box. Front endpaper browned. A little foxing to page edges. Crosswords completed in pencil otherwise contents clean.

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TROTTERS
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 2119454
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

A story about PIGS - Tubby who was fat, Teeny who was small amd Trotters who was most trouble... Wonderful silhouette illustrations throughout. Orange cloth. 83pp. 8.5 x 6.5" Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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NUMBER FOURTEEN JOY STREET
Written by Olive Dehn; Madeleine Nightingale; Margaret Baker; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Mary Baker; A.H. Watson; et al..
Stock no. 2119367
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green decorated cloth and endpapers. Tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/browning to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with edge-tears and chips; some tape repairs to verso; small pieces of loss.

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THE WEATHERCOCK AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 1501939
Published by University of London Press. 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 12 stories. 128 pages Corners bumped. A little fading to some cover edges and top and bottom of spine. A couple of small marks to covers. Some foxing to endpapers, contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a little loss at top and bottom of spine. Rear panel is very grubby, spine is darkened. Clear cover has been taped to inside of dustwrapper.

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A LITTLE BOOK OF HAPPY GAMES
Written by Margaret Baker.
Stock no. 1401682
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Very good condition.

One of The Little Big Books. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 64 pages. Small format. Covers a little grubby. Small piece missing from bottom of rear cover. Page edges a little darkened. Creasing to bottom of last few pages, otherwise contents clean.

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TINKER TAILOR AND OTHER NONSENSE TALES
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 809745
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1942. Fair condition.

Blue cloth with dark titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Covers are a little bowed, grubby and scuffed, with bumping to conrers and edge. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and grubby finger marks throughout. Some partially erased pencil colouring to some pages. Tear to page 15. A reading copy only.

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MERRY STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Ierne L. Plunket; Margaret Baker; Thora Stowell; et al.
Stock no. 426525
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards, colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Witch's Cottage' by Ierne L. Plunket. Board edges worn, a few corners bumped. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Some light browning to verso of frontis. A few light foxspots to contents. Contents are tight. A little chipping to edges of wrapper, with some foxing and grubby marks - but nice and complete!

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THE LOST MERBABY AND THE WISHING-NUT TREE
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 231293
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Illustrated with silhouttes throughout. ISBN: 0722655398. Obliterated name to front endpaper. price-cut wrapper.

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THE LOST MERBABY AND THE WISHING-NUT TREE
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 621680
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1979. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Illustrated with silhouttes throughout. ISBN: 0722655398. Base of spine lightly bumped. Pictorial wrapper very slightly faded at spine and lightly rubbed at corners.

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