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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1316105
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Russet cloth with gilt title to spine and elaborate peacock and elephant design to front cover. 20 superb colour plates, tipped onto cream card with decorative border and each with a tissue-guard. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Dent to lower edge of rear cover. Covers faded to spine and edges with some slight spotting to front edges. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Plates present and fine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn.
Stock no. 1506170
Published by T. N. Foulis. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth covers with gilt illustration to front cover, gilt titles to spine. 7 x 5.5". 8 Colour plates. Repetitive background illustrations to text pages. 123 pages plus book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A couple of bumps to cover edges. Browning to spine and cover edges. Some of gilt on front cover is rubbed. Two names in pen to front endpaper, one crossed out. Front joint starting to crack by frontis. Browning to endpapers and some page edges. Contents generally clean. All plates present.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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CHILD WHISPERS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1316062
Published by J. Saville & Co.. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Enid Blyton's first book for children. Oblong format. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. 24 pages. A book of poems for children. Covers edge slightly rubbed and covers just a little grubby. Some pale brown marks to contents and some foxspots. This is a nice copy of a very scarce book. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Written by Clement Clarke Moore. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1506155
Published by Weathervane Books. circa 1976. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 4 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0517185210. 8th printing. Wear to spine and corners, a couple of spots of wear to covers. Faint stain to front cover. Inscription in red pen to verso of front endpaper. Just an odd small mark to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears and chips, lightly stained on front panel and spine, slightly grubby, clear tape to top of spine on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SUMMER
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1506146
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue and white patterned covers, red titles in white title blocks, thistle fairy picture to front. Small format 5.5 x 4.25". 24 beautiful colour plates. Blue illustrated endpapers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Red poster paint type marks to two blank pages at end of book and faint red marks to last plate and text page opposite. Some foxing and an odd mark to contents but generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to bottom of front panel, a couple of tears near loss, small patch of surface paper damage and faint red marks to title block.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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LULLABY-LAND
Written by Eugene Field. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1506136
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head; Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1898. Good condition.

Green cloth with attractive gilt titles and vignettes. B/w text illustrations. 228 pages. All edges gilt. 7.5 x 5.25". Spine bumped, worn and browned with small splits to cloth at ends. Corners bumped with slight wear. Covers unevenly faded and a bit grubby. Bookplate, bookseller's label, two small pieces of surface paper damage and erased writing to front pastedown. Browning to front endpaper and rear endpapers. Rear joint cracked, front joint and a few hinges starting to crack. Library stamps to preface page and verso of title page. Contents generally clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GAY GO UP
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Decie Merwin.
Stock no. 1506134
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. Childrens Poetry. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. 1"crack to front joint. A couple of hinges cracked. Pages 23-26 DETACHED. A little foxing and an odd mark to contents.
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THE FAIRIES
Written by William Allingham. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1315956
Published by Michael O'Mara books Limited. 1st UK 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Fairies, with it's combination of humor, fantasy, enchantment, and mischief- will weave it's spell afresh each time it is read! Oblong format. Orange boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1854790374. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few small marks to covers. Some light wrinkling of pages else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly wrinkled and just a little rubbed at corners.
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TOP OF THE HEAP
Written by Ant Belmont. Illustrated by Ant Belmont.
Stock no. 2121934
Published by Ant Belmont. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards; gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780957550506. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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SILVER AND GOLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Ethel F. Everett.
Stock no. 1506113
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st USA 1927. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour pictorial endpapers. 8 colour plates. Poetry for children. A little bumping to spine and lower corners. Spine ever so slightly faded. Rear joint just starting to crack. A couple of faint erased numbers to rear endpaper. Contents clean and bright. All plates present.
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CHILD VERSES FROM 'PUNCH'
Written by George Greenland; Eleanor Farjeon; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Phyllis Chase.
Stock no. 1506108
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt titles. B/w text illustrations. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Ink name and date to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Very light browning and a little foxing to contents otherwise clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SPRING
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1405582
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1940. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Brown paperboards with chequerboard design, colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates. A little bumping to spine and corners. Dated inscription to verso of front endpaper. Couple of hinges cracked. Foxing throughout and some grubby marks including to some plate margins. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with some foxing and is a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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