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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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THE GOLLIWOGG'S CIRCUS
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton; Jean Upton.
Stock no. 1316917
Published by The Original Golliwogg Company; Francis Joseph. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the original 1903 edition, limited to 1000 copies. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Cover redrawn by Jean Upton. ISBN: 1870703383.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE AUTUMN
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1208885
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1926. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown decorated boards wih pictorial onlay. Blue pictorial endpapers. B/w frontis. 24 beautiful colour plates. "Tiny Tots Series". Corners very slightly bumped. Spine slightly worn at top and tail. Pages very lightly browned else clean. Wrapper is grubby at spine and folds with loss at edges.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1814763
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 125 pages. Top edge gilt. Boards a little marked but gilt to front still bright. Cloth backstrip has been re-glued directly to spine, loss to top & tail, touched up with blue ink to sides. Rear hinge pulled. A few marks to contents. A few scattered foxspots. One plate has a corner crease.

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CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 1208871
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Bright pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Very slight rubbing at top of spine and top corners else a fine copy in red slipcase which is just very slightly marked.

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SONGS FOR LITTLE PEOPLE
Written by Norman Gale. Illustrated by Helen Stratton.
Stock no. 1208842
Published by Archibald Constable & Company. 1st 1896. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt titles and decorations. B/w text illustrations throughout. A book of poetry for children. 110 pages, top edge gilt. Spine bumped with slight wear at top and tail. Light marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Foxing to half-title and facing page, also last page and verso of rear endpaper. Light page browning else contents clean. A lovely bright copy.

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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. 1208821
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Almost very good condition.

R. Caldecott's Picture Books. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 22 pages. Covers creased and a little grubby. Light creasing to pages. A couple of margins marks else contents clean.

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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. 1208818
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

R. Caldecott's Picture Books. Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 22 pages. Covers lightly browned. Content bright and clean.

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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 1316863
Published by Michael Dempsey; Studio Vista. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An Agony in Eight Fits. Large format. Beige boards, with black title to spine. B/w line drawings by Steadman. ISBN: 0904518086. Spine bumped. Some slight browning to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale page edge browning. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine (also affecting spine edge of panels.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1208800
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Published for the Daily Telegraph by Hodder & Stoughton. Large format. Cream cloth with dark blue titles and vignettes. 16 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown stiff paper with decorative border. 11 x 8.5". Spine darkened, covers slightly soiled. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers, title page and some page margins browned. Plates fine.

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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK NO. 1
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1609761
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small square format. Cream pictorial boards. Full page colour illustrations (a few double spreads). B/w text illustrations. Contains The Diverting History of John Gilpin, The Three Jovial Huntsmen and An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog. 5.5 by 4.5 inches. Spine browned and scuffed. A little scattered foxing.

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NONSENSE NONSENSE!
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1814723
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards and endpapers. One of Robinson's rarest illustrated books. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Scattered foxing throughout and a few grubby marks.

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ALL ROUND THE CLOCK
Written by Robert Ellice Mack. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 1814718
Published by Griffith Farran & Co.. 1st 1887. Almost very good condition.

Poems for children. Green cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Green floral endpapers. Beautiful colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations, lithographed by Ernest Nister of Nuremberg. 64 pages. Corners rubbed and worn, boards a little scuffed. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots and margin marks. Binding is a little loose.

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