POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)
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THE GOOD CHILD'S YEAR BOOK
Written by Violet Jacob. Illustrated by Violet Jacob.
Stock no. 1318654
Published by Foulis. Good condition.
Beige cloth spine with title-label, grey boards with title-label to front cover. 67 pages. Colour illustrations. Verses for each month of the year. Spine and corners bumped. Some marks to covers. Inscription in pencil and a light pencil doodle to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing to prelims and last few pages. Rear joint is partially cracked.
Written by Edward Blishen. Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith; Charles Keeping; et al..
Stock no. 1318626
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A book that has something for every young reader! Short-stories by well known authors, such as Rosemary Sutcliff and Eric Allen. There are also poems of all sorts scattered throughout the book. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. 202 pages. Dustwrapper is slightly creased at spine and corners. Contents fine.
Written by Louis Ratisbonne; Jeanne Rivet. Illustrated by H. Ney.
Stock no. 1318576
Published by Choudens. Good condition.
Large format. Blue cloth spine. White boards, illustration to front. Blue endpapers. Colour illustrations. French text and musical score. Spine and corners bumped and worn, cover edges slightly worn. Rear cover is marked and front cover slightly grubby. Contents clean.
HEITERE BILDER FUR UNSERE KNABEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318560
Published by Braun & Schneider. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.
"Cheerful Pictures For Our Boys". Large format. Red cloth spine, card wraps. Hand-coloured illustrations throughout. 24 pages. Rhymes in German. Covers are browned, slightly worn at corners and slightly damp stained at lower edges. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally contents are clean.
CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2132146
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
Bright pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks.
STORY PLAYS FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Written by Mary Leora Hall; Sarah Elizabeth Palmer.
Stock no. 2132131
Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Green pictorial cloth. Musical score, some b/w drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Couple of nicks to cloth on corners. Spotting and foxing to some pages.
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2132024
Published by Faber & Faber. 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Large format. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. New Edition. Bumping and scuffing, with wear and edge chipping to cover edges. Couple of small splits to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; tape repairs to verso; some loss; grubby marks.
CHILD VERSES FROM 'PUNCH'
Written by George Greenland; Eleanor Farjeon; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Phyllis Chase.
Stock no. 2131626
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.
Brown cloth, gilt titles. B/w text illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning; foxing to outer page edges.
WILL YOU COME AS WELL?
Written by Fay Inchfawn. Illustrated by Treyer Evans.
Stock no. 2131625
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.
A book of poems for children. Green cloth with black titles to spine and front cover and small black vignette to lower front cover. Plain endpapers. Cute b/w text illustrations. 128 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top 1" of front endpaper has been cut off; name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
THE BLUE POETRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 1318456
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1918. Good condition.
New Impression. Lovely blue cloth covers with blind stamped design to front and gilt title to spine. Numerous illustrations in b/w throughout. 348 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Pencil writing to front endpapers has been erased. Tissue-guard to frontis is browned and there is some light foxing to the contents. The binding is slightly pulled causing contents to be a little loose.
HILL TOPS AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Lydia Crowe. Illustrated by Lydia Crowe.
Stock no. 1318297
Published by Arthur Wigley & Sons Ltd.. 1935. Very good condition.
Green cloth, gilt vignette and title. Decorated endpapers. Lovely b/w text illustrations throughout. 82 pages. 9 x 7.5". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock. Grubby fingermarks to verso of title-page. Some light foxing and marks to endpapers.
AN ELEGY ON THE GLORY OF HER SEX MRS. MARY BLAIZE
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1318257
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Good condition.
R. Caldecott's Picture Books. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 22 pages. Name in ink to top edge of front cover, corner tip torn from same. Covers sligthly grubby. Contents generally clean.