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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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MY BIRTHDAY
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1407036
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1911. Slightly better than good condition.

Cream pictorial boards. Pretty colour pictures accompany children's verse. Green and white illustrations. Printed on one side of the paper only. Top and bottom of spine badly bumped and worn. Small areas of backstrip missing at top and bottom. Corners bumped. Wear to top of rear cover. Light blue ink marks to front cover. Light pencil mark to rear cover. Covers are browned and grubby. Endpapers foxed. One hinges badly cracked and a couple of others are pulled. Small tears to top of a couple of pages. Pencil marks to margin of one illustration. Grubby margin marks.
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LITTLE DUTCHY - NURSERY SONGS FROM HOLLAND
Written by Will Ransom. Illustrated by Rie Cramer; Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1507493
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Nursery Songs From Holland. Large format. Blue cloth spine. Brown boards with very large colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour frontis plus 12 mounted colour plates. Poems plus songs and music. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name to top edge of front cover. A few small marks to covers. Contents are clean but there is foxing throughout.
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SONGS OF INNOCENCE
Written by William Blake. Illustrated by Jacynth Parsons.
Stock no. 1609547
Published by The Medici Society Ltd.. 1927. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Spine and corners bumped; covers scuffed, edge dented. Inscription to front endpaper. Endpapers browned.
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THE ANIMALS NOAH FORGOT
Written by A.B. Paterson. Illustrated by Norman Lindsay.
Stock no. 1814148
Published by Lansdowne Press. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Enlarged and redesigned edition. Australian children's verse. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0701804408. Dustwrapper spine faded and worn top & tail. Rear panel a little scuffed.
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TINKER TAILOR
Written by A.P. Herbert. Illustrated by George Morrow.
Stock no. 1814047
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

A child's guide to the professions. In this diverting book the duties of many professional persons are fearlessly revealed and no boy whether he is to be a Gentleman, an Apothecary, or the Lord Chancellor can afford to ignore it! Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations accompany the humourous rhymes. 64 pages. Boards a little grubby. Edges rubbed. Browning to endpapers and foxing throughout. Pictorial orange dustwrapper is in two halves (separated at spine) and torn with loss.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Josephine Wheeler Weage.
Stock no. 1406824
Published by Whitman Publishing Company. circa 1918. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with embossed title to spine. Large pictorial onlay to front board. Butterfly decorated endpapers. 7 colour plates plus 9 b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 140 pages. 9 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. Marks to spine and rear board Onlay has small chip and is a little grubby. Front joint broken and is joined to rest of book by browned tape. Rear joint badly cracked and has been covered with clear tape. Several hinges are also cracked meaning the binding is a little loose. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. One b/w plate has been coloured in. Grubby marks, including pencil marks to several pages. Top corner of contents bumped.
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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1507334
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Chatto Pocket Library no. 4. Green cloth spine with gilt titles. Green and black patterned covers with square containing title and illustration to centre. B/w illustrations. 44 pages. ISBN: 0701160519. Light scratch to title square on front cover. Contents clean.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Andrew Lang.
Stock no. 1507330
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1914. Good condition.

Dark green cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine, embossed gilt vignette to front. Pocket edition, small format. New impression. Introduction by Andrew Lang. B/w photo frontis. 155 pages. Spine bumped, worn and faded, loss from ends, small split to base. Corners bumped and worn. Covers unevenly faded. Stains to bottom corners on covers and pastedowns. Endpapers browned, crease to top corner of front endpaper and tiny bookseller's sticker to pastedown. One hinge cracked. Contents very good. Tissue-guard to frontis browned.
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THE TRAVELLER
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 2123230
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Pale cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Spine is faded. Bumping to corners. Uneven foxing to covers. Page edge browning.
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ENID BLYTON'S TREASURY OF VERSE
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1609287
Published by Purnell; Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.. 1987. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0361035012. Spine bumped with a little wear of surface laminate. Black ink crossing out on front endpaper, showing through and transferred to next page.
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A TREASURY OF VERSE FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Written by M.G. Edgar. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1316625
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1922. Good condition.

Blue cloth with green title and vignette to front cover and gilt title to spine. 127 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, covers just a little grubby. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents. There is a 1.5" tear to top corner of front free-endpaper.
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BECAUSE A FIRE WAS IN MY HEAD
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1609181
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

101 Poems to Remember. Light blue boards, white title to spine. Edited by Morpurgo. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571205836. Spine and corners bumped.
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