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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 10TH YEAR
Written by Theodora Wilson Wilson; Alice Talwin Morris; Jessie Pope; May Byron; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Helen Stratton; H.M. Brock; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 1505386
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette, pictorial front cover shows boy tying skates on girl. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. 192 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light scratch to front cover and a little rubbing. Rear cover is grubby and marked. Inscription dated 1915 to front pastedown. Two pictorial labels to verso of frontis. A few hinges cracked. Contents fingered. Odd margin tear. Heavy foxing to first and last pages with just a few fox spots to contents.
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THE POOR DEAR DOLLIES
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick.
Stock no. 1404567
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards with red titles. Green cloth spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine re-backed. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Some small indents to rear board. Small bump to top of rear board which also affects internal pages. Boards are grubby. Small red mark to top of front board. Name and date to front endpaper. Front joint beginning to crack. One hinge cracked. Erased writing and slightly sticky residue possibly from removal of label to front endpaper which is a little grubby. Some foxing and fingering to contents.
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THE ADVENTURES OF TROOPER PEEK-A-BOO
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Chloe Preston.
Stock no. 1503844
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1916. Slightly better than good condition.

Timothy Peek-a-Boo decides to become a soldier. Paper boards with pictorial onlay and brown titles, 7.75 x 6.5". Illustrated endpapers. 4 plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine reglued into place, some damage at top and bottom. Wear to corners. Some browning to cover edges and a few marks to covers and onlay. Front joint cracked with glue seeped through from spine repair showing along joint. Tiny tear to top edge of front endpaper. Half-title page browned. Some marks to contnets but many pages are clean. Last plate has marks to margin and a little wax(?) to picture. Brown spot on lower edge affects last couple of pages and endpapers.
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J.M. BARRIE'S PETER PAN & WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie; May Byron. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2114846
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Retold by May Byron for Little People With the Approval of the Author. 7 gravure illustrations. Blue cloth, black titles. 144 pages. Top 0.5 - 1" of spine is MISSING. A little fading along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased, with chipping - 0.5 - 1" to top of spine is torn off.
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JUST FOR A CHANGE
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick.
Stock no. 1710935
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

A little girl changes places with her doll... Small format (4.75 x 3.75"). Blue boards with white title and colour vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and b/w vignettes throughout. Spine has a small repaired crack to base and has small chips to top and tail.
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JACK AND JILL
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2113069
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Almost very good condition.

Large format (29 x 25.5cm). Brown cloth spine, blue pictorial boards - front shows black silhouettes of Jack and Jill (dog and cat) in front of full white moon. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 short chapters each with a colour plate. Book has been rebacked, with original spine and endpapers laid down. Some scuffing to covers; with marks. Bumping to cover edges. Foxing and some grubby marks.
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PEEK-A-BOO PAM
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Chloe Preston.
Stock no. 1308319
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Very good condition.

The Peek-A-Boo Booklets series. A shaped book. 3.75 x 10.25". Thick card covers. Two-tone illustrations at top and tail of each page. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Slight wear to top edge of 'hat' on front board. Foxing to contents and a light pencil erasure mark to title-page. A nice copy of a scarce book.
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FORAGER HIS ADVENTURES
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1105953
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1912. Good condition.

Happy Family Series No. 6. Brown boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Title on cover is 'Cecil Aldin's Happy Family'. 8 x 7.5 inches. Joints badly cracked showing webbing. Lacks front endpaper. Rear endpaper detached and torn with loss. Three pages with an edge tear. Spine slightly split and worn at base. Corners rubbed. Covers grubby. Colour plates bright.
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JUST FOR A CHANGE
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick.
Stock no. 385719
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Very good condition.

A little girl changes places with her doll... Small format (4.75 x 3.75"). Blue boards with white title and colour vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and b/w vignettes throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, covers very slightly grubby. Name in ink to front pastedown. Prelims are missing, book opens to page "The Wish". Light foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.
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CAT'S CRADLE
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 629216
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1909. Good condition.

A Picture-Book for Little Folk. Grey pictorial paper boards depict mother cat with ball of yarn sitting next to kitten in a cradle. Dark grey endpapers. 6 Full page colour illustrations of cats plus colour illustrations to every page of rhyme. A later reprint (the first being 1908) with rhymes in a different order: First rhyme is Playtime in Pussy-Town. REDUCED FROM £300. Backstrip missing. Edges rubbed, corners worn. A few marks and surface paper wear to covers. 0.25" loss to top of spine. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. One or two minor crayon marks. Grubby finger marks throughout. Centre spread and verso has tape repair at middle edge for 5". Still a nice copy of a scarce Louis Wain book.
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CAT'S CRADLE
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 627754
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1909. Good condition.

A Picture-Book for Little Folk. Grey pictorial paper boards depict mother cat with ball of yarn sitting next to kitten in a cradle. Dark grey endpapers. 6 Full page colour illustrations of cats plus colour illustrations to every page of rhyme. A later reprint (the first being 1908) with rhymes in a different order: First rhyme is Playtime in Pussy-Town. REDUCED FROM £400. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Backstrip missing. Some loss of paper to lower edge of front cover not obliterating the illustration in anyway. Top three stitches of binding broken hence contents a little loose. Large tear to front endpaper messily repaired with tape. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few closed tears to edges of some pages. Contents a little grubby. Crayon mark across two lines of text to last page 'Goodbye'.
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A DAY WITH OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by May Byron.
Stock no. 377974
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Days With The Poets series. Peach boards, black title and colour onlay to front board, gold title to spine. 5 colour plates. Covers darkened at spine and edges. Lower front corner creased. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light grubby marks and a few foxspots to contents but generally clean. A couple of hinges are just starting to crack.
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