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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE WAYSIDE
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1406757
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Decorated boards, colour onlay to front. Blue illustrated endpapers. Colour plates throughout. Unpaginated. 5.5 x 4.25". A little bumping to spine and corners. Board edges a little browned. Small bump to top of rear board. Contents excellent. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed. New price sticker covers the printed price on the front flap. Rear panel is slightly grubby.
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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE GARDEN
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1406756
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, black titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay of "The Scilla Fairy" to front board. Blue illustrated endpapers. 24 super colour plates. Small format, 5.5 x 4.5". Spine and corners bumped. Top and bottom of spine a little rubbed. Marks to top of rear board. Couple of light margin marks. Plates are bright. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and a little chipping to folds. Rear panel and spine slightly grubby.
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TIMMY THE TUG
Written by Ted Hughes; Jim Downer. Illustrated by Jim Downer.
Stock no. 1507246
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Blue boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Super colour illustrations. Story in verse. ISBN: 9780500514962. Tiny amount of wear to ends of spine. Rear cover ever so slightly grubby. Contents fine.
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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Henry Holiday.
Stock no. 1507228
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1899. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth with extravagant gilt decorations. 83 pages. 7.5 x 5". B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened. Gilt rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. One hinge cracked, joints starting to crack. A couple of small marks to endpapers. Name in ink to half-title page. Some grubby marks to contents, first few pages are the worst.
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THE BOOK OF FAIRY POETRY
Written by Dora Owen. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1507205
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

A collection of fairy poems by poets such as Keats, De La Mare, Lang, Milton, Rosetti, etc. edited by Dora Owen. Grey cloth, blue titles and vignettes. Illustrated endpapers. 16 beautiful tipped in and guarded colour plates mounted on grey card. 180pp. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A little darkening to spine and some cover edges. A few light spots to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims, page edges and last couple of pages. Grubby fingermarks to last text page. Edge of page 9/10 and 11/12 has not been cut in binding process so pages still joined, a couple of other pages edges have uneven edges assume were not cut and have been opened roughly. Contents generally clean. All plates present, 2 have very light corner creases, paper guard to frontis has vertical crease.
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FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT AND THE KISS OF TRUTH
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1507203
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wildly inventive fantasy with splendidly exuberant illustrations. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571138411. Surface paper damage alongside spine on two pages, looks like they have been stuck together at some stage. A nice copy otherwise. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn.
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CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 1813922
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

Bright pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Sixth printing. Contained in publisher's bright red slipcase in fine condition.
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THE TYGER VOYAGE
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 1813896
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1976. Slightly better than 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 Nicola Bayley to title page (no dedication). Slight surface paper damage to gutter edge of front pastedown and free front endpaper. Top corner crease to free front endpaper. Contents clean.
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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SUMMER
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1507127
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, black titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay of "The Convolvulus Fairy". 24 beautiful colour plates. Blue illustrated endpapers. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine bumped with small splits to ends and slight loss. Corners bumped and worn. A couple of small marks to covers. Two erasure marks to front endpaper. Grubby fingermarks to edge of half-title page and an odd one to contents. One hinge starting to crack. Dustwrapper is edge worn with chipping to ends of spine and folds. Rear panel slightly grubby.
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MR. MEAD AND HIS GARDEN
Written by John Vernon Lord. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 1813612
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1980. Very good condition.

A story told in verse. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Large colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224010417. Corners lightly bumped, boards a little grubby. A few marks to endpapers, prelims and last blank page.
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EARTH CARE WORLD FOLKTALES TO TALK ABOUT
Written by Margaret Read Macdonald.
Stock no. 1507038
Published by Linnet Books. 1st 1999. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Forty-one tales, fables, poems, stories, and numerous proverbs from over thirty countries or ethnic groups. Grouped by concept, these tales touch upon both human and ecological themes. Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 161 pages. ISBN: 0208024166. Ex-Library with stamps and labels to both sets of endpapers, stamps to text block. Text pages very good. A little bumping to spine and corners. Duswrapper is edge worn with library labels to base of spine.
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A DOZEN DOGS OR SO
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1316414
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

LIMITED EDITION, limited to 250 copies. White calf spine with gilt title. Burgundy cloth covers with gilt title to front. 47 pages, top edge gilt but others untrimmed. 12 wonderful colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. SIGNED by the author and artist, this is copy no. 132. Some staining to rear edge of spine and slight discolouration to lower edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing, especially to endpapers and page edges.
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