POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)
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I AM THE SEED THAT GREW THE TREE
Written by Fiona Waters; Various. Illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon.
Stock no. 1322343
Published by Nosy Crow Ltd. Circa 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.
A nature poem for every day of the year. Blue cloth spine with cream title, pictorial boards. 333 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780857637703. 3rd printing. Tiny indentation to lower edge of rear cover. Contents fine.
Wonderfully humourous soliloquies including the famed "Lion and Albert". Complemented by Hassall's ingenious drawings. Cardwraps with pictorial onlay showing Mr. and Mrs. Ramsbottom at Blackpool. Two-tone drawings throughout. Contains 12 poems. Some foxing present. Covers a little grubby and stained. Contents very nice.
Pictorial onlay 'The Doctor Visits Young Albert' to front cover. Cardwraps. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Contains 12 poems. Heavy foxing to covers, text block and endpapers. Else contents clean.
THE LITTLEST ONE
Written by Marion St. John Webb; Ralph Dunstan. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant; Kathleen Nixon.
Stock no. 1322270
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.
Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title. Grey paper boards, large pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates by tarrant, b/w text illustrations by Nixon. Music by Dunstan. 116 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few marks to covers. Small mark to front free-endpaper and a few light fingermarks to page margins.
TRADITIONAL NURSERY RHYMES AND CHILDREN'S VERSE
Written by Michael Foss; Lorraine Gerry; Leslie Gerry. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Lawson Wood; Charles Folkard; Dorothy M. Wheeler; et al..
Stock no. 2136303
Published by Michael Joseph. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718115562. Second impression. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.
ALL THE PRETTIEST NURSERY RHYMES AND SOME NEW ONES
Written by J.R. Sinclair; et al.
Stock no. 2136292
Published by The Sunday School Union. Circa 1903. Almost very good condition.
The Red Nursery Series. Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to edges; some scuffs. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.
A collection of 44 favourite poems and rhymes of childhood, selected and illustrated by Doane. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Covers edge rubbed. Spine split at top and tail. Small mark to front cover. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and browned, splits at spine ends with loss at base.
Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine, pictorial front board. 8 colour plates, b/w illustrations throughout. A story told in verse. Spine bumpe and rubbed, cover edges rubbed. Some slight scuffing/wear to covers. Small tear to lower margin of title-page. Title-page browned. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally a nice copy of a scarce Nister book.
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". Covers slightly grubby and spine lightly browned. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. A few foxspots to textblock. Plates fine.
Milligan's first book. Pink pictorial boards with black titles. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn, covers edge rubbed. Light browning to endpapers and page edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn, browned and grubby with 1" loss to top and tail of spine.
A Book of Rhymes. Green cloth with black titles and vignettes. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. A few spots to textblock. Small grubby erasure mark to top corner of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and corners with some tape reinforcements on verso, wrapper is foxed.
LEWIS CARROLL THE COMPLETE WORKS
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel; Henry Holiday; Arthur B. Frost; Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 1322173
Published by Crw Publishing. 1st thus 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Collector's Library Editions. Large, heavy format. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 479 pages, all edges gilt. ISBN: 1904633943. Spine and corners bumped, small marks along spine edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed/creased and faded to top edge of front panel.