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SILLY VERSE FOR KIDS
Written by Spike Milligan. Illustrated by Spike Milligan.
Stock no. 1322230
Published by Dennis Dobson. 2nd 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Milligan's first book. Pink pictorial boards with black titles. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn, covers edge rubbed. Light browning to endpapers and page edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn, browned and grubby with 1" loss to top and tail of spine.

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QUENTIN BLAKE'S NURSERY RHYME BOOK
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2135556
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Bumping to spine and corners. Small nick to base of spine.

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INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF MY UNCLE ARLY
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Dale Maxey.
Stock no. 1321691
Published by Collins. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the tale of eccentric Uncle Arly whose shoes were always far too tight and whose way of life was altogether extraordinary. Large format. Pink pictorial boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine slightly bumped, some slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed with small mark to base of spine.

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A BOOK OF NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1321526
Published by Gowans & Gray Ltd.. 1919. Good condition.

Minature Edition. Pictorial card wraps (illustration to front by Hassall). B/w illustrations. Covers grubby, foxed and edge rubbed. Tobacco smell to contents. Fingering to page margins.

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MISTER BANNOCK
Written by Edgar Primrose Dickie. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
Stock no. 1320447
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A nonsense story. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 91 pages. Covers are mottled, fading to top front edge. Spine bumped. Tiny dents to lower edges of covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel, foxed on verso.

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TAILS WITH A TWIST
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward Tennyson Reed.
Stock no. 1318180
Published by E. Arnold. Circa 1898. Good condition.

28 rhymes, 20 full page two colour illutrations. 'Pure unadulterated nonsense'! White boards, pictoral front cover. Cloth spine. 72 pages. Oblong format. Covers are grubby and worn. Front free-endpaper has been replaced, front joint was broken and has been repaired with white tape. Contents are grubby. A few pages have pieces torn from the margins (including the title-page). A reading copy.

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THE OWL & THE PUSSY CAT & OTHER NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Owen Wood.
Stock no. 1815630
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

Large format. White glazed pictorial boards. Bright colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0233970185. Light damp stain to top of rear board. Boards a little grubby. Light crinkling to top edges of contents.

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TEAPOTS AND QUAILS AND OTHER NEW NONSENSES
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2123967
Published by John Murray. 1st 1953. Very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer. Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death. Brown pictorial boards. B/w drawings to text. Spine faded. A few scuff marks and grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

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NONSENSE NONSENSE!
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1814723
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards and endpapers. One of Robinson's rarest illustrated books. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Scattered foxing throughout and a few grubby marks.

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QUENTIN BLAKE'S NURSERY RHYME BOOK
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1814627
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Spine lightly browned. A few minor foxspots.

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THE STORY OF THE FOUR LITTLE CHILDREN WHO WENT ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Gillian Martin.
Stock no. 1507585
Published by Impact Books. 1st thus 1993. Almost very good condition.

The four children take with them a small cat to steer the boat, an elderly Quangle-Wangle to cook the dinner and a large kettle! Delightful nonsense. Glazed pictorial boards, bright colour illustrations. 11.25 x 7.75". Originally published in a limited edition by the Old Stile Press 1989. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded. Odd light scratch to covers. Front endpaper slightly grubby. Title underlined with black pen on title page and with pink pen on first text page.

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FIDDLESTICKS
Written by David Naylor. Illustrated by Ian Hassall.
Stock no. 1315461
Published by The Diamond Press Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Nonsense verse. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. 118 pages. Full-page colour and two-tone text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Prize plate to front endpaper. Foxing to contents. A few small page edge nicks.

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