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AN ALPHABET OF MAGIC
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2135905
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Green cloth with red title to spine. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Some fading. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few pages to contents.

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LUCY & TOM'S 123 AND ABC
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135481
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations. Two books in one. ISBN: 0241140757. Small grubby mark to front endpaper.

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LUCY & TOM'S A.B.C.
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135480
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0575033983. Light bumping/knocks to corners and along cover edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning.

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A FOUR-TONGUED ALPHABET
Written by Ruth Brown. Illustrated by Ruth Brown.
Stock no. 2135469
Published by Andersen Press Ltd.. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

An alphabet in four languages: English, Spanish, French and German. Yellow glazed pictorial boards, vivid colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862643279. Spine is faded. A few light marks to covers. Contents are lovely and bright!

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LUCY & TOM'S A.B.C.
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1321614
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0575033983. Spine and corners bumped. One gathering is pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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A IS FOR OX
Written by Lyn Davies.
Stock no. 1321050
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

A short history of the alphabet. Small format. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine, gilt & brown decoration to covers. Brown endpapers. Book is fine. Original orange slipcase is lightly spotted on one side, small white make to one edge.

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ABC
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320959
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1892. Fair condition.

A shaped cardwraps book, front shows ABC in large letters with a girl reading an ABC book in the centre. 3 letters to a page with chromolithograph illustrations. Spine is covered with grey paper and split. Loss to lower edge of rear cover. Contents are loose with large tear to first page. Inscription in ink to inside front cover.

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ABC AND ALL THAT
Written by Gladys M. Rees. Illustrated by Gladys M. Rees.
Stock no. 1319692
Published by Robert Hale Limited. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In addition to a new rhyming alphabet, the nursery child's first introduction to numbers, coins, measure, time, the days, months and seasons and even some first prayers. Black pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 86 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges slightly worn. Some light foxing. A light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, slight loss of surface paper to top corner of rear panel.

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CHRISTOPHER'S BOOK
Written by Merula Salaman.
Stock no. 2133966
Published by The Cresset Press. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. An ABC and counting book in one! Colour & b/w illustrations. Top 1.5" of spine is MISSING! Rest of spine is split in different places on both sides. Marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few pages internally, but contents are generally still very good.

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NOUVEL ALPHABET DES METIERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319309
Published by Bernardin-Bechet. Circa 1860. Good condition.

Blue cloth spine, yellow paper boards. 72 pages. Several alphabets in different fonts, short stories and fables in French text. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners worn, edge rubbed. Covers grubby. Pastedowns are browned. Foxing and some page browning to contents. Inscription in ink to rear pastedown.

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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.

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ENID BLYTON'S ROAD SAFETY COLOURING BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Connolly.
Stock no. 1318253
Published by H.A. and W.L. Pitkin Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial paper wraps. A-Z book of road safety with pictures to colour. Covers are edge worn. Light damp staining to page. Staples rusty. Colouring pages NOT touched.

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