POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)
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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1317257
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A book no devotee of The Hobbit can afford to miss... a selection of verses which are masterpieces of technical skill. Attractive colour pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0048210196. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with minimal loss to spine and corners.
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1815756
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. Almost very good condition.
White pictorial boards with same image on front and rear. Colour illustrations. Boards are grubby, rubbed at edges. Stain affecting page 23 but only affecting one verse (of three). Contents generally clean.
A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 1317245
Published by Gallery Childrens books. 1st thus 1990. Fine condition.
Oblong format. Green cloth, gilt title. Oval onlay to front cover. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0856921920.
WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2124410
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 6th 1924. 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. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping and a little fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few hinges are a little pulled. Still a very good copy of this popular classic!
THE OWL & THE PUSSY CAT & OTHER NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Owen Wood.
Stock no. 1815630
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1978. Very good condition.
Large format. White glazed pictorial boards. Bright colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0233970185. Light damp stain to top of rear board. Boards a little grubby. Light crinkling to top edges of contents.
THE CARELESS CHICKEN
Written by Baron Krakemsides. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson.
Stock no. 1815599
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Story told in verse. Square format. Green boards, circular onlay to front cover. 46 pages. Full-page colour illustrations. Spine rubbed with splitting and wear to top. Surface paper loss to top front of front board. Faint name in ink and small mark to front endpaper. A few scattered fox spots to contents. Binding firm.
COMPLETE POEMS FOR CHILDREN
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124296
Published by Heinemann. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 267 pages plus index. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0434969176. Chipping to base of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE BED BOOK
Written by Sylvia Plath. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2124275
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A delicious play of fancy in this inspired catalogue of desirable beds. Pink boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571109292. Light browning along cover edges. Page edge browning. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges with creasing and a few small chips and nicks.
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1815527
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good condition.
Brown cloth spine, white pictorial boards. 24 pages. Colour illustrations. Ex-library. Boards grubby and rubbed with some surface paper loss. Contents detached. Page edge browning.
EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1317200
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1915. Very good condition.
Large format. Yellow cloth covers with black titles and vignettes. 19 tipped-in colour plates and 1 b/w portrait of Dulac. Published for The Daily Telegraph by Hodder & Stoughton. Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby to edges. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed. Light foxing to contents. All plates present and in fine condition
OUT AND ABOUT
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2124111
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An enchanting little girl and her baby brother romp through the year, finding their own special pleasures in the elements. Pictorial glazed boards. Wood chip effect endpapers. Delightful colour illustrations. Easy to read text. Unpaginated. 10.5 x 9". ISBN: 0744506050. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
ORIGINAL RIDDLES IN RHYME
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees.
Stock no. 2124069
Published by Geographia Ltd.. Very good condition.
Small oblong format. Colour illustrations. Some wear to cover edges; a bit of scuffing. Creasing to endpapers. Some margin marks.