ANTHOLOGY - STORY
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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.
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.
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.
JOAN'S VISIT TO TOYLAND AND OTHER TALES
Written by Alfred Freemantle; Sewell Stokes; et al. Illustrated by Gladys Peto.
Stock no. 2124050
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Blue boards, colour pictorial onlay to front cover. The Uniform Series. Easy-to-read text. NEW backstrip, with original paper spine laid down (browned with wear); New front endpaper. Some foxing and browning. Wear to cover edges; a little bumping.
THE NEW BOOK OF THE AIR
Written by Howard Leigh; W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 1814728
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. A few Johns' stories. Spine browned, top & tail worn. 2 plates detached and worn at edges. A few foxspots and margin marks.
THE FABER BOOK OF NURSERY STORIES
Written by Barbara Ireson. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2123818
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition.
A nice selection of short stories. B/w text illustrations throughout. Card wraps. 189 pages, including index. ISBN: 0571132782. Covers are unevenly browned, with a few marks. Light creasing to corners.
LISTEN TO THIS
Written by Laura Cecil; et al. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1814590
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collection of 13 stories selected for reading aloud to young children. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370311000. Uneven browning to dustwrapper.
BLACKIE'S GIRLS' STORY BOOK
Written by Angela Brazil; Josephine Elder; Doris Pocock; Dorothea Moore; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; C.E. Brock; P.B. Hickling; et al..
Stock no. 1507663
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.
Beige cloth spine, pictorial front board showing school girl with tennis racket. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. 208 pages. 9.75 x 7.25". circa 1923(?). Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Top 2" of front endpaper removed. TJ in circle in pen to half-title page. Foxing to contents but generally clean. All plates present, frontis is detached.
SCHOOLGIRLS' STORY BOOK
Written by Joanna Lloyd; Josephine Elder; Mary Vivian; Emmaline Carr; Shirley Murrell. Illustrated by Muriel Gill; Frank Insall; Savile Lumley; et al..
Stock no. 1507662
Published by The New Century Press. Almost very good condition.
Cloth spine, yellow pictorial covers show girls playing cricket. 6 stories. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Unpaginated. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn. A couple of marks to spine and covers. Ink inscription to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Browning to contents, especially endpapers and page edges.
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1609225
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Fair condition.
Red cloth spine with black titles. Pictorial front cover with red title. 4 colour and 4 b/w plates. Contains 5 W.E. Johns stories. Boards worn at corners and edges. Spine marked. Inscription to front endpaper. Joints cracked and broken. Hinges pulled. Pages browned. Wormholes to some corners. Page 11 detached and edge chipped. Book has tobacco smell. A reading copy.
THE LUCKY GIRLS' BUDGET
Written by F. Fraser Carloss; J.P. Milne; et al.
Stock no. 1609203
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.
Pictorial boards. Front cover shows girls playing golf. First story is 'The Rescuers Rescued', by Carloss. Spine and corners bumped. Board edge scuffed and worn with some surface damage. Inscription to front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Scattered foxing.
THE GIRLS' BIGGEST BOOK
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Estrith Mansfield; Katharine Oldmeadow; et al. Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood; D. Osborne; et al..
Stock no. 1316544
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine. Front board shows 3 girls in a sail-boat. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Girls of Rocklands School" by Oxenham, also contains "A Treasure From The Snow" by same author. Spine bumped and slightly faded with a small rust stain to top front edge. Corners worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper has been partially erased. Some hinges cracked causing contents to be a little loose. Light foxing throughout and a couple of fingermarks.