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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 10TH YEAR
Written by Bessie Marchant; C. Bernard Rutley; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Joan Griffith; Mary Strange Reeve; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1507723
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial front cover shows two young ladies in cloche hats carrying Christmas presents. Pictorial spine. Orange and grey endpapers showing an Arabian scene. 10th year. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small flap with crease to onlay at top of spine. Colours bright on covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from top of spine and rear panel. Spine and panels slightly faded and foxed. Stain to spine in title.

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MRS. STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by 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. 1506885
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial onlay of girl in yellow dress, pictorial front cover shows two girls, one playing recorder. 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 168 pages. First story is 'The Sea-Eagle' Nest' by Francklyn. Spine browned, bumped and worn with a little loss from top edge of onlay. Wear to corners and cover edges. Uneven fading and a few marks to covers. A couple of hinges cracked. A little foxing, mainly to text block. One plate partially detached.

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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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COLLINS' CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; Barbara E. Todd; Marjory Royce; Geoffrey Boumphrey; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Harry Rountree; Phylis E. Paul; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1506790
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial cloth spine with blue titles. Front cover shows boy dressed as guardsman and girl in blue dress with wings. First story Scare-Fawkes and Guy-Crow. Colour plates, two-tone and b/w illustrations. 180 pages. Spine bumped and worn, picture rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby and scratched. Front joint feels weak. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents generally clean. All plates present but one is loose.

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MRS. STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Phillippa Francklyn; Thora Stowell; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Winifred Darch; et al.
Stock no. 1505231
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1924. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth with pictorial onlay to spine and front cover. 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story is 'The Sea-Eagle' Nest' by Francklyn. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and lower edge of front cover. A couple of small marks to rear cover and fading to edges. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Hinge cracked next to first page of text and first gathering pulled so feels very loose. A few hinges cracked. Contents generally clean with just a little foxing.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Brenda Girvin; Thora Stowell; Lilian Holmes; Winifred Darch; et al. Illustrated by Mary S. Reeve; Grace Lodge; Florence Harrison; C.E. Brock; H.R. Millar; et al..
Stock no. 2112786
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1923. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pictorial front cover shows three girls sitting on grass, one reading a book. First story is "The Influence of Anne" by D.F.Bruce. 6 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Some light wear to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and browning; a few grubby margin marks. Wrapper is chipped to corners, with a little loss; some grubby marks.

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MERRY STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Ierne L. Plunket; Margaret Baker; Thora Stowell; et al.
Stock no. 426525
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards, colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Witch's Cottage' by Ierne L. Plunket. Board edges worn, a few corners bumped. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Some light browning to verso of frontis. A few light foxspots to contents. Contents are tight. A little chipping to edges of wrapper, with some foxing and grubby marks - but nice and complete!

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