POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)
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Written by Christina Rossetti. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127855
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Beige boards, black title to spine. Re-issue of the 1939 edition. 4 colour plates plus b/w drawings. ISBN: 0245598847. Inscription in ink to verso of free front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with 1" tear to one edge; some browning.
A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2127785
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 2nd 1896. Very good condition.
Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w text illustrations. 136 pages plus publication list to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to page margins.
THE JACKIE JACKDAW BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2127768
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.
Off-white cloth with orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Pretty colour and b/w illustrations accompany short verses for children. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to coves. Small patch of surface paper damage to onlay to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Pencil colouring to half-title page, which also has 1" margin tear. Some grubby margin marks.
Written by Alice Higgins. Illustrated by Maud Tousey.
Stock no. 2127703
Published by Whitman. Circa 1933. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations above small verse. Some scuffing to covers, which is also browned with some grubby marks and foxspots. Odd margin mark.
A CAT AND MOUSE LOVE STORY
Written by Nanette Newman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2127695
Published by Heinemann Quixote Press. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format, glazed pictorial boards, gorgeous colour pictures. ISBN: 0434980455. Some fading to spine.
FLUTES AND CYMBALS
Written by Leonard Clark. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2127665
Published by The Bodley Head. 1973. Very good condition.
Poetry for the young. Large format. Orange pictorial boards. 103 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0370010906. Bumping to a couple of corners and cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning.
FANNY MCFANCY A PASSION FOR FASHION
Written by Patricia Thackray. Illustrated by Sandra Forrest.
Stock no. 1816499
Published by Green Tiger Press. Circa 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Tall slim format. Written in verse. Red boards, pink title to spine. 'Fanny McFancy of Whooping Crane Square was a bird of fashion, a bird of great flair...' Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0881381136. Second printing. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed, lower corners lightly bumped. Contents clean. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, lightly unevenly faded at edges.
THE TYGER VOYAGE
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 2127433
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1976. Very good condition.
Glazed pictorial green boards. Orange endpapers. Lovely colour illustrations facing each page of verse. 30 pages. 10 x 7.75 inches. ISBN: 0224012371. SIGNED by Illustrator to title page. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few small chips. Heavy page creasing to pages 19/20.
THE LION'S CAVALCADE
Written by Ted Walker. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge; Harry Willock.
Stock no. 1816453
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Red glazed pictorial boards. Striking colour pictures. Based on The Lion's Masquerade and Elephant's Champetre by A Lady 1808. ISBN: 0224017012. Boards lightly scuffed.
THE SHOEING OF JERRY-GO-NIMBLE AND OTHER DIALECT POEMS
Written by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe; et al. Illustrated by Fred Lawson.
Stock no. 2127301
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.
Dark yellow/orange cloth with black titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fading to rear cover. Bookplate and tape marks to front pastedown. Some foxing.
A GREAT BIG CUDDLE: POEMS FOR THE VERY YOUNG
Written by Michael Rosen. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1816406
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A stunning new collection of poems that fizz off the page with sound and rhythm, energy and laughter! Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Vibrant colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781406343199. SIGNED by the author and illustrator. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
A FLOWER FAIRIES TREASURY
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2127208
Published by Colour Library Direct; Frederick Warne. Circa 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Published for Colour Library Books by Frederick Warne. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Beautiful colour pictures throughout. Bumping to base of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; couple of small nicks.