ANTHOLOGY - POETRY
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Written by Edward Blishen. Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith; Charles Keeping; et al..
Stock no. 1318626
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A book that has something for every young reader! Short-stories by well known authors, such as Rosemary Sutcliff and Eric Allen. There are also poems of all sorts scattered throughout the book. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. 202 pages. Dustwrapper is slightly creased at spine and corners. Contents fine.
Written by Ethel Talbot; Hilda F. Moore; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; H.R. Millar; et al..
Stock no. 2131239
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Circa 1922. Good condition.
Cloth spine, black title. Front cover shows 3 young girls standing in the street and looking at a copy of Tiny Tots! First story is 'The Three Imps'. Colour, two-tone and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Some bumping and chipping to corners. Grubby marks to rear cover. Foxing and some margin marks. Tears to a few page margins.
THE BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by Michael Morpurgo; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley; Emma Chichester Clark; et al..
Stock no. 2130581
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
An illustrated treasury of stories and poems in aid of The Prince's Foundation for Children & the Arts in celebration of HRH The Prince of Wales's sixtieth birthday. Edited by Morpurgo and Blake. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780224083607. Small fade mark along top edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased.
ENTERTAINING STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Enid Blyton; Clifton Bingham; Dora Newton; et al.
Stock no. 2130463
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. 8 early stories/poems by Enid Blyton. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping/small splits to spine. Foxing and some browning to covers, outer page edges and to pages throughout. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
A RIDE TO PICTURELAND
Written by Dorothea Moore; Ethel Talbot; John Lea; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Audrey J. Watson; Harry B. Neilson; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 2129171
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows a young woman driving with a dog in the passenger seat. First story is 'Great-Great-Grandmother's Christmas' by Moore. Colour plates and line drawings. Spine is faded, browned and has split to base; some chipping. Scuffing marks to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Title page is MISSING! A few hinges are pulled. Browning to outer page edges and some page margins, which also have a few small tears. A reading copy.
THE PANSY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; William Blake; et al. Illustrated by Chloe Preston; Lilian A. Govey; et al.; Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129168
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Edited by Strang. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone illustrations. One corner of onlay to front cover has been torn off. Spine is faded with damp stains spreading to both boards. Bumping and wear to covers and corners. Some foxing throughout. Colour plates are still very good.
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 2124885
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1920. Good condition.
Card wraps. Circular pictorial onlay to front cover, showing a boy climbing over a stile. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story/rhyme is 'Compulsory Education'. Heavy creasing and foxing and wear to covers. Presentation plate is stuck to inside front cover. Grubby marks and foxing to pages.
Written by Angela Brazil; Maud E. Sargent; et al. Illustrated by George Morrow.
Stock no. 2124563
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows a young girl reading a book, with the help of pixies/fairies! Angela Brazil Story is 'The Slap-Bang Boys'. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and some cover edges; chipping along cover edges. Damp mark to corner of rear cover. Front endpaper is MISSING. Biro to page 29 and to contents page. Some foxing. 4 colour plates.
BREEZES FROM THE WELSH MOUNTAINS: A SCRAP BOOK OF CAMBRIAN POSE AND POETRY
Written by John Pryse.
Stock no. 1812842
Published by John Pryse. 1st 1858. Good condition.
Compiled by John Pryse. Dark blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 67 pages plus contents to rear. Boards worn at spine edges to front and rear, remains of a label to front. Joints starting to crack. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers. Contents clean.
BABIES AN UNSENTIMENTAL ANTHOLOGY
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie. Illustrated by Bob Graham.
Stock no. 1506564
Published by John Murray. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A view of babyhood that is original, robust, and above all entertaining. Square format, grey boards. Silver title to spine. Great b/w text illustrations throughout. 142 pages. Top of spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a couple of light marks to rear panel. A nice copy.
THE TOM-TIT STORY BOOK
Written by Jessie Pope; Elsie Blomfield; Mabel L. Tyrrell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Nina K. Brisley; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1406053
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than good condition.
Brown cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board showing two children looking at the tits in the trees. Two colour plates plus b/w illustrations including one by Gordon Robinson. First poem is Flowers for Mummy by Jessie Pope. Spine and corners bumped. Corners very worn. Some surface paper damage to top of front cover. Mark to bottom of front board which also affects rear cover and bottom of last 6 pages. Rear board is grubby and marked.Couple of hinges pulled. Closed tear to side margin of one page. Prize presentation plate to verso of front endpaper. Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.
THE HURDY GURDY
Written by M.A. Hoyer; Mary Boyle; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by W. Foster; Helena Maguire; et al..
Stock no. 1505816
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1899. Good condition.
A Book for the Little Folks' Playtime. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows cat playing the Hurdy Gurdy. 11.25 x 9.25". Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with 0.5" split to front edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with marks and scratches. Both joints cracked. One sheet (4 pages) loose, have become detached from rusty staples. Prize plate to front pastedown, bookseller's ink stamp to rear pastedown. Pages edge browned with a few marks and fingermarks. Chromos still bright.