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MRS. STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Phillippa Francklyn; Thora Stowell; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Winifred Darch; et al. Illustrated by Howard K. Elcock; Mary Strange Reeve; M.D. Johnston; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1325625
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with pictorial onlay of girl in yellow dress, pictorial front cover shows two girls, one playing a whistle(?). 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 168 pages. First story is 'The Sea-Eagle' Nest' by Francklyn. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn. Onlay to spine is a little sunned. Crease to corner of front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; M.I.K. Carruthers; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Brenda Girvin; Barbara Euphan Todd; et al. Illustrated by Florence Harrison; M.D. Johnston; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1325622
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1925. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

7th year. Brown cloth spine with pictorial onlay showing girl with holly. Pictorial front board shows same girl walking dog. First story is "Black Into White" by Carruthers. Also includes "Biddy's Bright Idea" by D.F. Bruce. 6 colour plates including frontis by Harrison. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped, top edge of pictorial onlay on spine is slightly worn. Lower edge of front cover is rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light browning to endpapers and heavy foxing to textblock and page margins else contents clean. Scarce dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some tape repairs on verso. Small hole to base of wrapper spine.

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Angela Brazil; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Wal Paget; et al..
Stock no. 1325621
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing girl on a gondola. First story "The Night Riders" by Esmee Rhoades. 168 pages. Colour plates, b/w illustrations to text. Brazil story is 'Sylvia's Saturday Tea-Party'. Spine bumped. Covers are edge worn with surface paper loss to edge of front cover. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to contents.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; C.E. Brock; Helen Stratton; C.E. Brock; et al.; et al.; et al..
Stock no. 1325620
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Fair condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing girl playing tennis. Includes "A Horrible Fix" by D.F. Bruce. Colour plates, b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with splits. Covers edge worn. Scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Name in pencil to front pastedown and some green crayon marks to front free-endpaper. Pencil scribbles to margins of a couple of plates. Biro mark to margin of a text page. Pencil doodles to rear endpapers. Heavy foxing and fingering. Pages 46/7 have large brown marks (from something which was pressed between the pages.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 1325618
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. Spine bumped. Covers slightly edge worn. Inscription in ink (partially faded) to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing and some fingering to page margins. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby and edge worn, tear to top of spine tape repaired on verso, rear panel has large section of loss to top edge and some smaller pieces of loss at other edges.

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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THE GOLDEN BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Katharine Tynan; R.D. Blackmore; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by M. Sankey; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 1325520
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Orange cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour frontis. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. D.F. Bruce story is 'Enid's Extreme Measures'. Spine bumped. Covers edge rubbed. Heavy foxing to textblock and some foxing to contents. Name in belongs to box has been erased (causing slight surface paper damage). Front free-endpaper has been removed. Scarce dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss and a bit grubby.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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THE VIOLET BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Estrith E. Mansfield; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1325519
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Good condition.

Violet cloth spine with black title and illustrations. Purple boards, white titles and decoration, oval onlay. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story "Aurora's Ride" by Mansfield. Also includes "The Prefect of the Third Form" and "The Chetwold Scholarship" by Brazil. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers faded and discoloured. Front joint cracked. Heavy foxing to prelims, textblock and some page margins.

Price: £15.00 £12.75.

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THE GREAT BOOK FOR TINIES
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield; Lilian A. Govey; May Smith; et al..
Stock no. 1325498
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1932. Good condition.

Red pictorial boards, front shows a baby girl "I See You!". Colour frontis, b/w and 3-colour illustrations. First story is Two Little Hens. Covers are edge worn and scuffed, spine bumped. Name and address in red crayon to verso of frontis. Messy tick marks and some writing to contents pages. Some hinges cracked. Foxing else contents clean.

Price: £12.50 £10.63.

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THE GREAT BOOK FOR BROWNIES
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Madge S. Smith; Constance Savery; Margaret Baker; et al. Illustrated by H.R. Millar; Grace Lodge; A.H. Watson; M.D. Johnston; Barbara C. Freeman; et al..
Stock no. 1325497
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1934. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards "Glad & Gay". Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. First story is A Brownie Brew. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint (between endpaper and half-title) is cracked. Some hinges pulled. Foxing to textblock else contents clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE GREAT BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Florence Harrison; Natalie Joan; K.W. Coales; M.A. Peart; Margaret Baker; et al. Illustrated by Florence Harrison; May Smith; K.W. Coales; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1325496
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1933. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, front shows two children on a bike "merry days". Colour frontis (possibly by Harrison?) plus b/w and 3-colour illustrations. First story is The Magic Goose Quill. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Rear cover scuffed. Endpapers are browned. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Rear joint is broken but the binding is still holding (by glue?). Some hinges cracked. Foxing else contents clean.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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THE GREAT BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; S.M. Hills; M. Horace Smith; M.A. Peart; et al. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; May Smith; et al..
Stock no. 1325495
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1932. Good condition.

Pictorial boards showing children "in the hayfield". First story is Cornpop and Wen - Two Milllers. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations (some 3-colour). Spine and corners bumped. Corners bumped, top rear corner worn. Dent to lower edge of rear cover. Heavy foxing to contents.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE GREAT BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Dorothy Brown; Catherine A. Morin; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Alan Wright; Grace Lodge; Winifred M. Ackroyd; Lilian A. Govey; et al..
Stock no. 1325494
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Scene shows children with kites "play-time". Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. First story is "Crinkley's Lamb". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers a bit faded and grubby. Some evidence of erased pencil markings to front free-endpaper. Some grubby fingermarks and also some light foxing.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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