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TODDLES LEARNS TO COUNT
No author listed. Illustrated by Iris Watson.
Stock no. 2131119
Published by Toddles Press. Almost very good condition.

A rag book, 8 cloth pages with bold, easy to read text and bright colour illustrations. Square format. 6 x 6". A few brown splash/stains to front cover. Browning and grubby marks to contents.

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UNO'S GARDEN
Written by Graeme Base. Illustrated by Graeme Base.
Stock no. 1817627
Published by Penguin; Viking. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illuminating blend of storybook, puzzle book and numbers book - a moving and timely tale about how we all unknowingly affect the environment around us, just by being there, and how we can always learn from our mistakes and find ways of doing things better. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Fabulous colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780670041916. Light rubbing to dustwrapper corners.

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NUMBEARS - A COUNTING BOOK
Written by Kathleen Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2130600
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1ST 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A charming counting book which children (and adults) will treasure. Blue boards, gilt to spine. Cream endpapers. Lovely full-page colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 10.5 x 8.25". ISBN: 0416956904.

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AUNT LOUISA'S FIRST BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Aunt Louisa.
Stock no. 2130317
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Larger format. Cloth spine. Pictorial covers. Fully Illustrated. Includes ABC and 123, Tell the time, Nursery rhymes and more! A few inch split to top of spine at rear; some fraying to cloth. Bumping and heavy wear to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks. Binding is weak; some pulling to stitching.

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THIS OLD MAN
No author listed. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1814632
Published by Collins. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Musical Counting Book. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. One pop-up to last page. Paper engineering by Rodger Smith. ISBN: 0001845594. Music NOT working. Pop-up in excellent condition.

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MY FIRST BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Rochester.
Stock no. 1505565
Published by Birn Brothers. Very good condition.

Cloth spine, red pictorial front cover shows two rosy-cheeked children reading. 10.5 x 8.5". Illustrated endpapers. Seven sections, Letterland, Numberland, Homeland, Tableland, Playland, Gardenland and Slumberland. Colour illustrations throughout. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few tiny marks to covers. Some light browning to endpapers. Just an odd fingermark to contents. Colours still lovely and bright.

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THE ABC PICTURE BOOK
Written by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 1505184
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Cosy Corner Picture Book. Illustrated alphabets and some numbers. Green cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children reading a book, 10 x 7.5". Illustrated endpapers. 2 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Some wear to spine and corners. Covers a bit grubby. Ink inscription to verso of frontis. Light foxing to text block. Contents clean. Book has slight musty smell.

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THE EASY READING BOOK
Written by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 1505183
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Very good condition.

Cosy Corner Picture Book. Contains the alphabet, counting, puzzles and short stories. Red spine, pictorial front cover shows girl and doll stood facing each other, 10 x 7.5". Illustrated endpapers. Two colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover grubby. Ink inscription to top corner of front pastedown. Erased pencil scribble to rear endpapers. Foxing and a few marks to frontis, title page and first two text pages, rest of contents have less foxing and just a very odd mark. Some of dot-to-dots have been completed then erased.

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OUR DARLING'S FIRST BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker; Harry B. Neilson; Edith A. Cubitt.
Stock no. 1315069
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1926. Good condition.

Bright Pictures and Easy Lessons for Little Folk. Large format. Pictorial front cover - little girl reading. 6 coloured plates (including 4 by Barker and a double-page spread) + b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge worn and grubby. Prize inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers foxed and lightly browned. Some foxing to contents. Some hinges cracked. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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NODDY'S ONE, TWO, THREE BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1404616
Published by Purnell. Almost very good condition.

Yellow glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Reprint - no date. Spine and corners bumped. Stitching a little loose. Puzzles on pastedowns completed. Foxing and page browning plus a few small marks to contents.

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ONE OLD OXFORD OX
Written by Nicola Bayley. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 1504452
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

A counting book featuring a tongue-twister and lovely colour illustrations for each number from 1 to 12. Glazed pictorial boards. Unpaginated. 10 x 7. 5 inches. ISBN: 022401353X. SIGNED, with best wishes, by illustrator on title page. Spine is faded and some uneven fading to front cover. Small erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Bookplate with name on to verso of front endpaper. A few light fox spots to prelims.

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ONE OLD OXFORD OX
Written by Nicola Bayley. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 1504446
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

A counting book featuring a tongue-twister and lovely colour illustrations for each number from 1 to 12. Glazed pictorial boards. Unpaginated. 10 x 7. 5 inches. ISBN: 022401353X. SIGNED by illustrator on title page. Very light indentation line to rear cover. Erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper otherwise contents clean.

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