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Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Flora White.
Stock no. 2125360
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Good condition.

Pale cloth covers with gilt titles. Oblong pictorial onlay to front cover, with other decorations bordering it. Colour plates throughout, which accompany the alphabet. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Erased pencil drawing to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Binding is a little weak; a few hinges are pulled; some chips and tears where plates are bound in. A few plates have margin tears and grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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No author listed. Illustrated by T.H. Collins.
Stock no. 2125234
Published by Dean & Son. Fair condition.

Card wraps. Dean's Charming Graphic Alphabet Series. Colour illustrations. Spine is damaged, with some loss; chipping and splitting. Name in ink to front cover. Covers and pages are foxed. A reading copy.

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Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2125175
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.

Yellow pictorial boards. Brown pictorial endpapers. A great ABC book with colour pictures to every page and a list of words to rear which can be found within the pictures. 8.5 x 6.5". Spine is split all the way down front edge; so that webbing is showing; some chipping and loss to top of spine. Corners are bumped, with some chipping. Grubby marks to covers; a few scuffs. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins, else contents are still generally very good.

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Written by Edward Pye-Smith. Illustrated by W.F. Northend.
Stock no. 2125172
Published by C. & J. Temple. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. Beautiful colour illustrations. Rhymes. Corners are bumped. Some darkening to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Illustrations are lovely and bright, just a few grubby margin marks.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 2125171
Published by Renwick of Otley. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour frontis; 'The Reward'. B/w illustrations. A few marks to covers. Page browning, with some foxing.

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Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Bryan Ward.
Stock no. 2124447
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1972. Almost very good condition.

An alphabetical story. Book 7 in the Ant and Bee series. Small oblong format. Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0718200373. Some damage to spine, where it appears to have been taped at one time - some laminate and colour missing. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 2124070
Published by Harcourt, Brace & Company. Circa 1997. Very good condition.

Or, After the Outing. An Appalling Alphabet which introduces a gallery of enchanting tots and produces a gasp of involuntary mirth when they attain Dreadful Demise. Slight oblong format. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 5.25 x 6". ISBN: 0151003084. 2nd printing of this edition. Bumping along top and bottom cover edges. Top edge is also a little faded. Very lengthy inscription in ink to previous owner. Rest of contents are excellent!

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Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1814942
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Appley Dapply, Benjamin Bunny, Cottontail and more of Peter's friends help teach the alphabet. In three sections. ISBN: 0723256373. A few minor marks and light creases to cover. Friezes in excellent condition.

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Written by Merula Salaman. Illustrated by Merula Salaman.
Stock no. 1208819
Published by Pleiades Books. 3rd 1945. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Oblong format. Delghtful colour illustrations. An ABC book. Corners and top and tail of spine worn. Edges rubbed. Some marks to covers. Bookplate and name in ink inside front cover. Contents bright and clean.

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Written by Jane Thayer. Illustrated by Don Madden.
Stock no. 2123794
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Not a traditional ABC book - but still teaching children their letters. Two-tone illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0437794091. Small splits to top and tail of spine, with a little loss. Wear along cover edges. Small patch of surface paper damage to top of front cover. Foxing to covers. Some browning to pages.

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Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1814599
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

A is for Apples, some green and some red; B is for Breakfast we're having in bed... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures. ISBN: 0224026178. Tiny 'dint' to front edge of spine (minor). Contents fine.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Kris.
Stock no. 1609536
Published by Collins. Very good condition.

A Pixie Book. Very small format. Pictorial boards. Colour text illustrations. Board edges scuffed and worn. Initials in ink to front pastedown.

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