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LIE-DOWN STORIES
Written by Natalie Joan. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318353
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Stories by Natalie Joan, delightfully illustrated with 8 colour plates and b/w drawings in the text. Beige cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board showing mother putting child to bed. 77 pages. 10" x 7.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired with white paper tape. Contents are pulled causing them to be a little loose. Some light foxing and other marks but generally contents clean.

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PAM'S SECRET-HOUSE
Written by Natalie Joan. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2123831
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Paperboards, colour pictorial onlay. Colour illustrations of Pam and her dollies. Colour pictorial endpapers. Small format. A few marks to covers; bumping to corners and a couple of cover edges. Name and address in pencil to verso of front endpaper and verso of half-title page, else contents are excellent.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 27TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Eleanor B. Simeon; Evelyn Smith; Natalie Joan; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Hilda Cowham; Harry Rountree; Florence Mary Anderson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1506891
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1931. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows three children, rocking horse and dog, black titles. Colour plates, plus colour, tint and b/w illustrations. 200 pages. First story - Tommy's Topper by Madeline Barnes. Spine bumped, worn and grubby with a vertical crease from top to bottom. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers grubby. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription in To box on front endpaper and 1930 written to verso of frontis. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean. A little foxing.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Natalie Joan; Florence Harrison; Lucy Bickersteth; Margaret Middleton; et al. Illustrated by Frank E. Wiles; Florence Harrison; Radcliffe Wilson; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1506890
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows a girl waving a hankie, ice-skating. First story is 'Pen the Poacher' by Joan. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, slightly browned and grubby. Wear to corners and cover edges. A couple of small patches of surface paper damage to front cover. Rear cover a little grubby. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Contents very good just some light foxing.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN
Written by Dorothy Brown; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Jessie Pope; Natalie Joan; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by M.A. Peart; Lilian A. Govey; M. Sankey; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1506879
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Fair condition.

Large format. Grey paper boards with onlay to front of children sat by trees in blossom listening to story. Colour plates, three-tone and b/w illustrations. First story The House in the Tree. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Onlay to spine very worn. browning to some cover edges. Rear joint broken, some hinges cracked. Endpapers browned. A few grubby marks to contents. Foxing to text block.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Natalie Joan; Ruth Cobb; C. Bernard Rutley; E.E. Cowper; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Ruth Cobb; Alfred Bestall; et al..
Stock no. 1406406
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth spine, black title. Pictorial front board shows two girls in hiking gear, one looking at map. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Treasure Hunt' by Joan. Frontis by Bestall. 208 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Small bump to top of front board. Board edges a little rubbed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Joints are beginning to crack. Foxing to contents.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Natalie Joan; Evelyn Smith; Angela Brazil; Alice Parry Gunn; Joyce M. Westrup; Lilian Holmes; Lady Middleton; et al. Illustrated by Frank E. Wiles; P.B. Hickling; C.E. Brock; Radcliffe Wilson; et al..
Stock no. 1406404
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

White cloth spine, with red title. Pictorial front cover shows a girl in a sunhat picking flowers. First story is 'Two Cats-and One Other'. Verse also included. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Covers grubby. Rear joint and some hinges cracked. Foxing to contents. One plate partially detached.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 16TH YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Natalie Joan; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; Agnes Richardson; M.A. Peart; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 1506186
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Pale blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy reading book, girl with black cat under her arm and other characters in the background.Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 176 pages. First story is "How We Let Lodgings" by Mrs. G. Wemyss. Angela Brazil story is "A Terrible Handful". Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby with a few marks and scratches, small amount of surface paper damage to front cover. A couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. Pale stain to edge of title page and small stain to lower margin of frontis. Contents generally clean. All plates present.

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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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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 24TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Ethel Talbot; Natalie Joan; et al. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker; Frank Adams; Rosa C. Petherick; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1505800
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large heavy format. Cream cloth spine with black title and vignette, pictorial front board shows boy climbing trellis and girl catching roses. First story is Diana's Idea. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 232 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Light browning to endpapers with small bookseller's label to rear pastedown and two faint yellow marks to front endpaper. A few hinges cracked but binding still firm. Contents are generally clean but with some light foxing.

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THE BIG BUDGET FOR CHILDREN
Written by Natalie Joan; W. Kersley Holmes; Ethel Talbot; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by R.H. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2119425
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1933. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Covers show children ice skating and on a sledge. First piece is 'The Warning' by Natalie Joan. B/w illustrations and some plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping and small splits to edges. Grubby marks to covers. Bookplate to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning.

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AMELIARANNE IN TOWN
Written by Natalie Joan. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 1504936
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1934. Almost very good condition.

Peach boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners with chip from top of spine. Covers slightly grubby with browning to spine and cover edges. Ink name and date to top margin of title page. A few margin marks and fingermarks to contents but many pages clean.

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