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EVERY GIRL'S STORY BOOK
Written by Leonora Fry; Elinor Stretton; W.H. Morris; Dora Chapman; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by G.W. Goss; et al..
Stock no. 2131241
Published by The Avenue Press. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows girls out walking - two are looking at a map. First story is 'Drama by Car' by Fry. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some wear and spotting to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; grubby marks and foxspots, but minimal loss.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - FIFTEENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Gordon Whitehead; Amy Steedman; Gunby Hadath; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Laurie Tayler; Harold Earnshaw; Albert Morrow; Harry Woolley; Warwick Reynolds; et al..
Stock no. 1506869
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, blue pictorial matt boards show boy and girl, boy blindfolded. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 287 pages. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby and marked. Endpapers browned. A couple of hinges starting to crack. All plates present. Contents generally clean.

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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1925
Written by Harry Golding; Natalie Joan; Cecily M. Rutley; May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Nina K. Brisley; Margaret Tarrant; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1506035
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1925. Almost very good condition.

Twentieth year of issue. Red cloth spine. Front cover shows young girl in green dress. Endpapers by Anne Anderson. Edited by Golding. 12 Colour plates and numerous two tone illustrations. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A couple of small marks and scratches to covers. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims. Just an odd mark/margin tear to contents. All plates present.

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THE JOY BOOK CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1924
Written by Hilda Cowham; Clarence Winchester; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; Jacques Browne; Alfred Bestall; et al..
Stock no. 2121589
Published by E. Hulton & Co. Ltd.. 1924. Good condition.

Stories and pictures for little folk. Cloth spine, yellow pictorial front board showing golly and other toy friends in a plane. 207 pages. Colour plates plus b/w and two-tone text illustrations. First story is "Christmas Snowflakes" by Cowham. Bumping and wear top spine and corners. Damp mark to bottom corner of front cover. Browning to spine. Long split to one side of spine, with fraying to cloth. Chipping to paper on cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxign and margin marks.

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THE STORY WONDER BOOK
Written by May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; Ethel Talbot; Ernest A. Aris; et al. Illustrated by Rene Cloke; Gordon Robinson; Ernest A. Aris; Mary Brooks; et al..
Stock no. 2121588
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Stories and Pictures for Boys and Girls. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Sea Babies" by May Wynne. Colour frontis is 'The Home of the Mermaid'. Spine is very faded, with some foxspots. Corners very worn with top corner creased. Front and rear joints cracked and weak but remainder of binding sound. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Minimal foxing to contents.

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THE STORY WONDER BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Harry Golding; May Wynne; Anne Anderson; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Grace Jones; S.B. Pearse; Margaret Tarrant; Inez Topham; et al..
Stock no. 1505990
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A fantastic range of story classics, decorated with 8 colour plates, hundreds of two-colour and other pictures. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Illustrated end papers. First story The Sea Babies, frontis is The Fairy Lantern. 264 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn, wear to cover edges. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Light browning to endpapers. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Contents very good. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with some loss, mostly from ends of spine. Brown paper stuck along edges on verso. Rear panel grubby.

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THE JOYBOOK CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1924
Written by Hilda Cowham; May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; Harold Earnshaw; Newnham; et al..
Stock no. 1405333
Published by E. Hulton & Co. Ltd.. 1924. Slightly better than good condition.

A picture and story annual for little folk. Large format. Cloth spine. Yellow pictorial front cover shows toys on aeroplane. Colour plates and illustrations plus b/w illustrations. First story is Christmas Snowflakes by Cowham. 207 pages. Spine bumped and darkened. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Rear cover grubby. Several hinges cracked. Dated inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Some foxing mainly to page edges and a few grubby marks.

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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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THE JOY BOOK CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1924
Written by Hilda Cowham; Clarence Winchester; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; Jacques Browne; Alfred Bestall; et al..
Stock no. 1315727
Published by E. Hulton & Co. Ltd.. 1924. Almost very good condition.

Stories and pictures for little folk. Cloth spine, yellow pictorial front board showing golly and other toy friends in a plane. 207 pages. Colour plates plus b/w and two-tone text illustrations. First story is "Christmas Snowflakes" by Cowham. Covers are edge worn and spine is bumped. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers are page edges and some very light fingering to page margins. Some hinges are pulled causing contents to be a little loose bit still firmly attached. Generally a nice copy.

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THE HAUNTED RANCH
Written by May Wynne. Illustrated by John Harris.
Stock no. 2113598
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, black titles and border. Colour frontis. Dean's Reward Series. 247 pages. Heavy dent to top edge of front cover and some corresponding pages. Small split to top of spine. Corners are bumped. Browning to cover edges. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with piece of loss to rear cover; some to corners.

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A TERM TO REMEMBER
Written by May Wynne. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
Stock no. 1605737
Published by Aldine Publishing Company. c. 1939. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. Colour frontis. 192 pages. Some scuffing to board edges. Inscription to front endpaper. Rear joint pulled.

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STORIES FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Christine Chaundler; Dorothy Russell; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Katharine Oldmeadow; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by Topham; et al..
Stock no. 1108499
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Repeated pattern to boards; boy and girl stood underneath tree, looking up. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Little Old Woman and the Queen That Came To Tea' by Chaundler. Stories and rhymes. Pinnacle Series. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little chipped and nicked to corners; minimal loss; some edge-creasing.

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