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POUR TOI
Written by Kristina Niven. Illustrated by Fiona Owen.
Stock no. 2140686
Published by The Medici Society Ltd.. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Limited edition to 1050 Copies. Colour illustrations. Some poems/rhymes are in French, rest is in English. ISBN: 0855030844. SIGNED by author and illustrator to verso of title page. This is Copy No. 706. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few marks. NO slipcase. A few foxspots to cover edges and outer page edges.

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THINGS
Written by Roger Hargreaves. Illustrated by Roger Hargreaves.
Stock no. 2140336
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous colour illustrations. ISBN: 034027445X. Spine is browned. Some knocks along cover edges. Page edge browning.

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THE LITTLEST ONE
Written by Marion St. John Webb; Ralph Dunstan. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant; Kathleen Nixon.
Stock no. 2140188
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1928. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title. Dark paper boards, large pictorial onlay to front. 4 colour plates by tarrant, b/w text illustrations by Nixon. Music by Dunstan. 116 pages. Some rubbing to title on spine. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges and some margins. One plate has pink ink smudges to margin.

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I SAW ESAU
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2140114
Published by Walker Books. 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Schoolchild's Pocket Book of verse. Green boards, gilt titles to spine. Colour illustrations. More than 170 rhymes. Small format. 160 pages. ISBN: 0744521513. Top corners bumped. Name in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; some edge wear; small barcode label to inside of rear flap.

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THE LITTLEST ONE
Written by Marion St. John Webb. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1323089
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1922. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Author's name on title page is listed as Marion St John Adock (Mrs Sidney H. Webb). 4 pretty colour plates illustrate this collection of poems for young children. Grey boards with brown title and silhouette vignette. Spine and corners bumped, some wear to cover edges. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some slight loss.

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THE PEACOCK PARTY
Written by Alan Aldridge; George E. Ryder. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge; Harry Willock.
Stock no. 2139979
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Green glazed pictorial boards. A Sequel to The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast. Superb colour illustrations with a double-spread fold-out at rear of book. ISBN: 0224015915. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Browning to page edges. 'PROOF' stamp to title page. Fold-out page to rear has crease along one edge.

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THE SHIP'S CAT
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2139978
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412. Spine is faded and bumped to top. Foxing and some page browning; heaviest to prelims and last few pages.

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THE BUTTERFLY BALL AND THE GRASSHOPPER'S FEAST
Written by William Plomer; Richard Fitter. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2139977
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

This is the tale of the summer's day, deep in the woods of England, when the Butterflies and Grasshoppers invited all the creatures of air and land to a Ball and Feast. Large format, glazed pictorial boards. Stunning colour pictures. Nature Notes by Richard Fitter. ISBN: 0224008080. Spine is faded. Foxing to prelims, page edges and margins of some pages. Original invitation to the ball is still present and loosely inserted.

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THE ROBIN AND THE WREN
Written by Ian Serraillier. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Stock no. 2139971
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of the authors poems. Pictorial boards. Brown endpapers. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 0722650086. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine; a few nicks to edges.

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THE BLUE POETRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 2139764
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1891. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth. Beautiful gilt decoration to front cover. B/w plates. All edges gilt. Gilt decorations to front cover are still lovely and bright! Spine is a bit darkened. Bumping to corners. Foxing to varying degrees to pages throughout book.

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RAINBOW HOUSES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Arthur Vine Hall. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1322926
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1923. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book of poems. Red cloth, black titles. 92 pages. 6 colour plates. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Endpapers partly browned, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is a little edge chipped, slightly grubby and a little browned to spine.

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CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2138794
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Some fading to spine. Slip case is very good - uneven fading to edges, white marks/scuffs.

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