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CHILDREN IN VERSE

Written by Thomas Burke
Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton
Published by Duckworth & Co. in 1913

CHILDREN IN VERSE
Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2126520
1st. 1913. Hardback. Almost very good condition.

50 songs of playful childhood. Lovely blue cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 beautiful colour tipped in plates with captioned tissue guards. B/w text illustrations. 135 pages. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and cornes. Some fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. One plate is a bit creased. One page has a couple of large closed tears; now repaired with magic tape.
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CHILDREN IN VERSE
Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 713246
1st. 1913. Hardback. Almost very good condition.

50 songs of playful childhood. Blue cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine, embossed title and vignette to front cover (signifying 2nd issue). 8 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few grubby spots to covers. Old booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Some light foxing. A desirable copy of the second issue of first edition (no gilt stamping to front cover).
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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CHILDREN IN VERSE
Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 805720
1st. 1913. Hardback. Almost very good condition.

50 songs of playful childhood. Blue cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine, embossed title and vignette to front cover (signifying 2nd issue). 8 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers foxed. Second issue of the first edition (no gilt stamping to front cover).
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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