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JOLLY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 2127788
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with a few large tears and chips; only a little loss to a couple of corners and top of spine.

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SHORT TALES FROM STORYLAND
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by Mrs Seymour Lucas; Eveline Lance.
Stock no. 2127776
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

A volume of thirty stories by Everett-Green. Maroon cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl trying on a bonnet. 6 chromolithograph plates, b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Wear to spine and cover edges. Some bumping. Scuff marks to covers. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Grubby margin marks.

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THE ACE BOOK OF COMICS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arthur Catherall; Douglas V. Duff; et al. Illustrated by Will Nickless; Geoffrey Whittam; et al.; Cecil Orr.
Stock no. 2126959
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. Colour, b/w and two-tone illustrations. First story is 'The Gap' by Arthur Catherall. Includes "The New Aerofoil" by W.E.Johns (a Biggles adventure). Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; a little loss.

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OUR DARLINGS
Written by Charles Herbert; et al. Illustrated by S.I. Venus; K.I. Noble; Basil Reynolds; et al..
Stock no. 2126730
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1924. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows children around Father Christmas, who has a sackful of toys over his shoulder. Full length story is 'Miss Interference' by Charles Herbert. Colour plates mounted on brown stiff paper. Other illustrations in b/w. Bumping o spine and corners. Wear along cover edges. Foxing and some page browning. Inscription in ink to verso of title page.

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THE QUENTIN BLAKE BOOK OF NONSENSE STORIES
Written by Quentin Blake; Roald Dahl; Lewis Carroll; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1317406
Published by Viking. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Maroon boards with gilt title to spine. An anthology of Nonsense stories, including 'A Mad Tea-Party' by Carroll, 'Round the World' by Edward Lear and many others. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670869821. Spine ends of book and wrapper slightly bumped. Contents fine.

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THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.

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FIRELIGHT TALES
Written by Z.A.R. Nesbit. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac; Gilbert James; et al..
Stock no. 2125070
Published by Sully & Kleinteich. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Red boards, gilt titles; colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates and b/w illustrations. The Fireside Library. American Edition. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. Some darkening also to spine. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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CASSELL'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Enid Blyton; Barbara Todd; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Florence Harrison; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 2124954
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1927. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine, with pictorial onlay. Front cover shows colourful birds sitting on a perch. First story is 'Nimble-Gnome and the Fairy Baby'. Some chipping to onlay on spine. Covers are bumped and worn. Surface paper damage to front cover; with some loss, which has been 'coloured in'. Foxing and grubby margin marks. Lengthy inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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STORY LANDS
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.

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NICE STORIES
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.

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OLD CHRISTMASES
Written by William Strode; Edward Hall; William Bradford; Samuel Pepys; et al. Illustrated by Anthony Gross.
Stock no. 2124450
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Greetings Book (which could be sent through the post). Card wraps. Colour illustrations. B/w illustrations. Creasing to corners. Bookplate stuck to inside front cover. Some foxing. Pictorial 'wrapper', which also doubled as envelope has previous owner's name and address in ink to rear panel. Damp marking all way down spine and to verso. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and small tears/nicks.

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BLACKIE'S STORY-TIME BOOK
Written by Chris Tent; Gladys Davidson; Theodora Wilson Wilson; May Byron; Florence Harrison; et al. Illustrated by Agnes Richardson; Thomas Maybank; Harold C. Earnshaw; Louis Wain; Florence Harrison; N. Buchanan; Hilda Cowham; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2124405
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with black title. Pictorial paper boards show young boy saluting behind a young girl waving a handkerchief. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. A book of stories by various authors and illustrated by various illustrators. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading to spine. Scuffing and marks to covers, with heavy wear and chipping to corners. Some foxing and finger marks.

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