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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.
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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.
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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.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318197
Published by The Bodley Head. 1912. Very good condition.

Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt decorations. New edition. 136 numbered pages plus booklist to rear. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.
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PRETTY PICTURES
Written by L.L. Weedon. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1318159
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

No. 917. Pictorial front cover shows boy pushing girl in a wheelbarrow. 5 colour pop-up scenes. B/w text illustrations. This copy is SOLD WITH ALL FAULTS (too numerous to mention them all). Corners worn. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Remains of a small label to top corner of front cover. Rear cover is scuffed. Birthday greeting card stuck to front free-endpaper. Some pages are loose with ragged edges. All pop-ups in need of repairs and possibly have pieces missing. Slight grubby fingermarks to page margins. A very scarce book.
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SOUTH AND EAST
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Jacynth Parsons.
Stock no. 1318119
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited to 2750 copies. Grey cloth, black vignette and silver titles to front cover. Story in verse set in the time of King Arthur. 6 colour mounted plates (set onto grey card with paper guards). 23 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing else contents clean and plates bright. White pictorial wrapper is grubby and edge worn, small chip to lower edge of rear panel.
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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1318042
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1924. Almost very good condition.

The first in the Milne Pooh quartet in which we meet Winnie-The-Pooh for the first time in the Teddy Bear, poem 'A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise...' Delightful rhymes and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned. Covers marked. Endpapers browned. Joints and some hinges cracked. Pencil doodle to rear free-endpaper. Small piece torn from lower edge of page before first verse (has title "When We Were Very Young" on it). Some grubby marks and a few small crayon marks to text.
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THE DAISY; OR, CAUTIONARY STORIES IN VERSE
Written by Elizabeth Turner.
Stock no. 1318037
Published by John Harris. Circa 1900. Good condition.

Small format, 5 x 3.75". Cardwraps. 30 b/w engravings on wood. 66 pages plus publication list. Facsimile of 1807 edition. Adverts to rear of the book dated 1899-1900. Covers are grubby and edge worn. Tiny booksellers sticker inside front cover. Front joint is reparied with white paper. Contents are browned. Contained in custom made blue cloth covered box.
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IN ARCADY
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 1318035
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Very good condition.

Small format (5 x 4"). White pictorial cardwraps. Chromolithograph illustrations. All edges gilt. Covers slightly grubby. Some light page browning/foxing else contents clean. Tiny booksellers sticker to inside front cover.
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THE DAINTY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2131560
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verse for children. Browning, foxing and marks to covers; some surface paper rubbing/lifting. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks to pages.
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BALLOON LAGOON AND THE MAGIC ISLANDS OF POETRY
Written by Adrian Mitchell. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2131151
Published by Orchard Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Get yourself lost in exotic islands of magical verse. A collection bursting with poems for every passing mood. Glazed pictorial boards. Black and white illustrations ISBN: 1860394469. SIGNED by author with ink drawing to front endpaper.
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THE DOUBTFUL GUEST
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 2131130
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being a tale - perhaps an allegory - of deceptive simplicity, with universal meaning for all civilized men and women. Oblong format. Yellow pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0396076289. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges; some closed tears; repaired with tape to verso; foxed.
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