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THE PEEK-A-BOO GIPSIES
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Chloe Preston.
Stock no. 575151
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1922. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing little gipsy character with horse and wagon. 6 vividly coloured plates plus b/w text illustrations. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Endpapers browned. Plates superb. Matching pictorial stiff card wrapper is edge-chipped, has a scratch to front, a few grubby marks and is rubbed at folds. Exceptionally rare in original wrapper.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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JACK AND JILL
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 379298
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 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. Spine slightly bumped. Light rubbing to cover edges. Some foxing and discolouration to front board and light scuffing to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint just starting to crack. Foxing to contents but plates beautifully bright and contents generally clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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