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THE SECOND HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Sylvia Venus; Noel Hopking; Hilda McGavin; et al..
Stock no. 1819783
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, green boards. Gilt titles and vignette. Colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Includes a story about The Golliwog Who Smoked! Boards slightly mottled. Small biro pricing to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, repaired to verso with clear tape, price crossed out in and new price written in biro on front flap.

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STEAMBOAT BILL
Written by Charles Crowther. Illustrated by Charles Crowther.
Stock no. 2131197
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Collins Colour Book. The story of a paddle-steamer who goes up and down the Mississippi. Oblong format. Brown cloth. Colour illustrations. Damp staining to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some loss.

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BONZO'S ANNUAL 1948
Written by G.E. Studdy. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2130320
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1948. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows Bonzo wearing a crown and sat on a donkey. Colour frontis, two-tone illustrations throughout. Contains a story entitled "The Little Nigger Boy". Spine is faded and worn. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Frontis is MISSING! Foxing. Name in belongs to box and inscription in ink to same page. A few closed edge tears to lower margins (no loss). Page 13/14 detached at top gutter edge. A few marks to contents.

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CUSTARD
Written by Nea W. Ensor. Illustrated by Nea W. Ensor.
Stock no. 1314786
Published by Nea W. Ensor. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story for children of the splendid ship "Dragon-fly". Custard is a cowardly member of the crew! Oblong format. Plain white boards, punched holes to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Light foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, some light foxing to endpapers. A couple of grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is browned and foxed with edge wear and minimal loss. Printed by Kyle, Palmer & Co. Ltd of Kuala Lumpur.

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MY OWN BIG BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Woolley; Frank Insall; Harold Earnshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1502623
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine with red titles. Pictorial front board showing two children dancing. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners and cover edges worn. Some marks to covers. Pen inscription to front pastedown and name in belongs to box. Light vertical crease to front and rear endpaper. Neat colouring to one page otherwise contents very good.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK MINGO
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 2114330
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Grey/blue boards with dark titles and decorations. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; grubby marks to covers. Spine has been repaired with glue (was at one time split). A few pages to prelims partially stuck back in (possibly incorrectly). Grubby margin marks. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK BOBTAIL
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 2114110
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth. Delightful colour illustrations. The story of three little black children - Little Black Tag, Rag & Bobtail. 6 x 4.5". Unpaginated. Some page browning. Wrapper is a bit grubby and edge-creased.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK QUASHA
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1708990
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial onlay to front with pictorial boarders. Colour illustrations. Corners lightly bumped. A few fox spots to contents.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK QUIBBA
Written by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1708989
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Onlay to front cover with decorated border. Colour illustrations. Top 1/2" of spine split to both sides. A Little foxing, but contents and covers generally bright.

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STEAMBOAT BILL
Written by Charles Crowther. Illustrated by Charles Crowther.
Stock no. 449259
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Collins Colour Book. The story of a paddle-steamer who goes up and down the Mississippi. Oblong format. Brown cloth. Colour illustrations. Contents are pulled from covers. Wrapper is worn to corners, with some chipping and small closed tears.

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THE CHRONICLES OF AUNT MINERVY ANN
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 378074
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1899. Very good condition.

Yellow cloth, gilt title to spine and blind stamped publishers motif to front cover. B/w plates. 210 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, cover edges lightly rubbed. Spine slightly darkened. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of hinges pulled. Some foxing to contents but generally clean.

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UNCLE REMUS OR THE STORY OF MR. FOX AND BRER RABBIT
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Rene Bull.
Stock no. 737200
Published by Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Limited. Circa 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very large format (12.5 x 10"). Beige cloth with brown and red title and colour illustration to front. With twelve tissue-guarded colour plates by Rountree and eighty-four pen and ink text illustrations by Bull. A wonderful edition of this classic story. Spine and corners bumped. A dozen or so pinholes to rear cover (a couple of which penetrate the last few pages). Inscription in ink to front endpaper (dated 1942). Light foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Green wrapper (with pictorial onlay to front) is edge creased with tears at corners which are repaired with magic tape on verso, creasing to top edge of rear panel and the same pinholes affecting the rear cover. Very slight loss at corners. A nice copy of this attractive but scarce edition.

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