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THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF EMMA
Written by Dorothy Ann Lovell. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 1405951
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition.

Emma is a royal doll. She tires of life in a museum and tries to escape. Yellow cloth, black picture and titles. B/w illustrations. 163 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine and part of front board browned. Covers a little grubby. Small piece of blue sticky paper to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Couple of page corners are creased. Top edge of text block is dusty. Grubby mark to side of text block.
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PEGGY AND JOAN
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1316198
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format, cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, cover edges worn. Some slight grubbiness to rear cover and light scratch marks to front. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Grubby fingermarks to page margins.
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THE SMITH FAMILY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Stock no. 2121577
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations to text. 87 pages. Approx. 9 x 7". Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All colour plates are present.
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THE SILENT PLAYMATE
Written by Naomi Lewis. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 1315869
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Collection of Doll Stories. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. For doll lovers of all ages. Black and white illustrations throughout. 219 pages. ISBN: 0575026189. Minimal bumping to spine and corners.
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JOSEPHINE'S BIRTHDAY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1405190
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth spine. Beige boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine worn and a little marked. Small (glue?) mark plus a little rubbing to top of front board. Name in ink and grubby mark to front endpaper. Small closed tear at bottom of half -title page mended with magic tape. Some light foxing and fingering but contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears. Some small marks to front panel. Ticks to some book titles on rear panel. New price label to front flap. Wrapper is grubby with some foxing and browning to verso.
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JOSEPHINE KEEPS SCHOOL
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1405180
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1935. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Large format, cream cloth spine. Beige boards with pictorial onlay to front. 8 pretty colour plates. B/w text illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to page edges. Small tears to bottom of some pages. Top corner of page 11/12 missing. Stain to bottom of page 44 and margin of plate opposite, also affects a few pages before. Couple of hinges pulled leading to bottom of a couple of plates being detached. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears, creases and several small areas of loss. Wrapper is grubby with a few marks. Some browning to verso.
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THE MARY FRANCES KNITTING AND CROCHETING BOOK
Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer.
Stock no. 1505524
Published by George G. Harrap & Company. Fair condition.

Or Adventures Among The Knitting People. Blue cloth covers with large pictorial onlay to front, gilt titles to spine. 8 colour photos of dolls wearing makes from book plus b/w illustrations. 270 pages. Covers are very marked, possibly damp staining. Spine bumped with wear and fraying to base. Front joint is almost broken behind frontis, holding by approx. 4" of webbing. All colour photos are present but most are partially detached, one is detached. Text pages are very good.
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AUNT LOUISA'S LONDON GIFT BOOK
Written by Aunt Louisa.
Stock no. 1505487
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1867. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth covers with gilt title block and decorations. 10.5 x 9.25". 24 pages of chromolithographs by Kronheim. Contains Nusery Songs, Edith and Milly's Housekeeping, Life of a Doll and John Gilpin. Book rebacked using original spine, new endpapers. Spine and corners bumped. Corners worn. Deep scratch to front cover. A few small marks and a little scuffing to covers. Ink name and date to prelims. One chromo has some coloured scribble near top and there is some outlining in colour to the browning on the blank pages opposite other chromos. Crease to frontis and small amount of pen scribble to blank page opposite. Contents and browned and foxed with a few marks.
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RAGGEDY ANN STORIES
Written by Johnny Gruelle. Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle.
Stock no. 1505182
Published by P.F. Volland Company. circa 1918. Slightly better than good condition.

A Volland Happy Children Book. Red paper boards with yellow titles and pictures of Raggedy Ann. 9.25 x 6.25". Illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Top 2.5" and bottom 1.25" of backstrip missing, wear to remaining. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly scuffed. Large tear to front endpaper has been repaired but final inch of tear has not. Erased writing on front endpaper and half-title page, also pen line and grubby marks to half-title. 3 hinges starting to crack. A few marks and fingermarks to contents but many pages are clean. Endpapers browned.
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JOSEPHINE'S HAPPY FAMILY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1505133
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1923. Good condition.

Large format, cream cloth spine. Beige boards with pictorial onlay to front. 8 pretty colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 63 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners and a little to cover edges. Browning to spine and some cover edges. Covers grubby with some small marks, tiny chips to edges of onlay plus a couple of scratches and grubby marks. Both joints and a couple of hinges cracked. Neat ink inscription to front endpaper. Colouring to about 3 b/w illustrations. About 4 pages are torn along spine edge for top 3", mainly next to cracked hinges. Endpapers browned. Just a few marks and fox spots to contents.
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RAGGEDY ANN IN COOKIE LAND
Written by Johnny Gruelle. Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle.
Stock no. 1315082
Published by P.F. Volland Company. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial boards. 95 numbered pages. Colour illustrations throughout and pictorial endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown (x2!). Some light fingering to page margins and light foxing to textblock.
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THE POOR DEAR DOLLIES
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick.
Stock no. 1404567
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards with red titles. Green cloth spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine re-backed. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Some small indents to rear board. Small bump to top of rear board which also affects internal pages. Boards are grubby. Small red mark to top of front board. Name and date to front endpaper. Front joint beginning to crack. One hinge cracked. Erased writing and slightly sticky residue possibly from removal of label to front endpaper which is a little grubby. Some foxing and fingering to contents.
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