ANTHOLOGY - STORY
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CATS AND DOGS FOR LITTLE FOLKS
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Cecil Aldin; Rosa C. Petherick; G.W. Goss; et al..
Stock no. 1315538
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Good condition.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows two children, two cats and two dogs. Colour & b/w illustrations including double page spreads in colour by Aldin, and two b/w pages by Rackham. Spine has slight loss at top and 2" loss at base. Corners are worn, covers slightly edge rubbed. Foxspots and fingermarks to contents. Old tape marks to inner margins of frontis and title-page and old tape repairs to last page. Prize plate to verso of title-page (which is the belongs to page). Some margin tears.
MY VERY BEST BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; MD; R. Hope; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1505511
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1909. Almost very good condition.
Stories and rhymes for little folk. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine. Colour frontis plus colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and discoloured. Wear to corners and cover edges, some loss of surface on corners. Covers grubby with pencil writing in title. Large, dated ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers. Just an odd mark to contents.
Written by Mabel Mackintosh. Illustrated by Chris Temple; Harry B. Neilson; Marjorie Slade; et al..
Stock no. 1315531
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. circa 1932. Very good condition.
Stories and Pictures for the Little Ones edited by Mabel Mackintosh. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl washing her toy. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny nick to edge of rear cover. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Small Xmas sticker to belongs to box and pencil name. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to contents.
HERE AND THERE
Written by Evelyn Stebbing; Ethel Talbot; Alice Massie; Jessie Leckie Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Harry Rountree; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1315476
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1929. Very good condition.
Pictures, Stories, Poems. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows a young boy with a shopping basket. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First Story is The Lost Dog. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed, corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small xmas sticker to front endpaper and flower transfer sticker to belongs to page. Foxing to contents. Pencil inscription to belongs to box has been erased. Contents clean.
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Margery Williams; Nora Chesson; et al. Illustrated by M. Bowley; E.M. Taylor; T. Noyes Lewis; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1505486
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1909. Almost very good condition.
Stories and poems. First story is The Wizard's Ring. Pictorial front board showing Granny with two girls. Edited by Vredenburg. Red cloth spine. Colour frontis with b/w and two tone illustrations. Father Tuck's "Golden Gift" series. Spine bumped. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover slightly grubby. Name and date in pencil and small red marks with small patches of surface paper damage to front pastedown. Outside edge of front endpaper and frontis creased and nicked. A couple of hinges cracked. Endpapers and contents browned with a couple of marks.
HAPPY HEARTS AND MERRY EYES
Written by L.T. Meade; Evelyn Everett-Green; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Foster; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1505464
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1922. Almost very good condition.
A book of stories and verses. Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial front board showing children in a cart being pulled by a donkey. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Goose Step". Stains to both bottom corners and top edge of rear cover. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover is mottled. Inscription in ink to top edge of front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and page edges. One hinge cracked. Light creasing to top inside corner of all pages. Just an odd mark to contents.
THE SWINGBOAT STORY BOOK
Written by Eleanor B. Simeon; Alison Uttley; Jessie Pope; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Honor C. Appleton; Harry Rountree; Gordon Robinson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1505447
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows children in swingboat. 9.75 x 7.25". Colour frontis. Colour & b/w illustrations. First story is Dick's Catch by Simeon. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light marks and scratches to front cover. Rear cover slightly grubby. Faint erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Neat colouring to about 3 illustrations. Some light foxing and an odd mark to contents.
THE BLINDED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS GIFT BOOK
Written by George Goodchild; et al. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson; C.E. Brock; W. Heath Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1404945
Published by Jarrold & Sons. Almost very good condition.
Compiled by G. Goodchild, stories by John Galsworthy, G.K. Chesterton, Mrs. E. Nesbit, H.G. Wells and many others. Beige decorated cloth, brown titles. Colour frontis by Hugh Thomson 'The Blinded Soldier' tipped in. B/w and colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some bumping to cover edges. Covers are grubby and marked. Both joints are slightly cracked. Foxing to page edges and margins and some fingering but many pages are clean.
TOLD IN THE GLOAMING
Written by Gladys Peto. Illustrated by Gladys Peto.
Stock no. 1404904
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. circa 1934. Very good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine with black title and decoration. Pictorial front board. 8 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly grubby. Corners bumped and worn. Small bump to top of front board. Few small marks to rear board. Front board a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint a little pulled. Endpapers lightly browned. Some marks to page edges otherwise contents clean.
CASSELL'S ANNUAL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by John Comfort; C.B. Stuart; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Angusine Macgregor; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1505413
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1909. Very good condition.
Dark red pictorial covers with gilt titles, front cover shows 9 children. First story Teddy's Ostrich Drive. With over 100 pictures in colour and many illustrations in black and white. Spine bumped and worn, also slightly faded and gilt rubbed. A little bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. A couple of marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. A few fingermarks/ marks to contents and a little foxing but most pages are clean.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE 1890
No author listed.
Stock no. 1505383
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1890. Good condition.
An Illustrated Weekly. Vol VI - No. 261 Nov 16, 1889 to Vol VI - No. 312 Nov 8, 1890. Large volume. Red covers with gilt and black title and decorations. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 832 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, small split to top of darkened spine. Covers grubby and marked. Both joints cracked, showing webbing beneath, and some hinges cracked. Prize plate and small bookseller's label to front endpaper. Some foxing, worst on verso of plates. Contents mostly clean.
OFF AND AWAY! PICTURES AND STORIES FOR EVERY DAY
Written by Fay Inchfawn; Ethel J. Barks; Sheila E. Braine; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; A.L. Bowley; Elsie Blomfield.
Stock no. 1404829
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.
Pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus two tone illustrations. Endpapers are adverts. Spine bumped and worn, showing webbing, with 2" split to bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Some surface paper damage to rear cover which is a little grubby. Front cover slightly bowed and a bit grubby. Endpapers browned. Some foxing. Colouring to many pictures. Pencil drawing to verso of one plate. Faint scribble to a couple of pages plus some grubby marks. A reading copy.