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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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FANNY MCFANCY A PASSION FOR FASHION
Written by Patricia Thackray. Illustrated by Sandra Forrest.
Stock no. 2128958
Published by Green Tiger Press. Circa 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tall slim format. Written in verse. Red boards, pink title to spine. 'Fanny McFancy of Whooping Crane Square was a bird of fashion, a bird of great flair...' Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0881381136. Second printing. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed, lower corners lightly bumped. Contents clean. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, lightly unevenly faded at edges.
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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Henry Holiday.
Stock no. 2128943
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1899. Very good condition.

Red cloth with extravagant gilt decorations. 83 pages. 7.5 x 5". B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Spine is browned. Some bumping to cover edges and corners. Name sticker to front pastedown. Some light foxing.
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GOBLINS
Written by Spike Milligan. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2128874
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique and hilarious collection of verse in celebration of the genius of Heath Robinson. Brown boards, gilt vignette to front. Colour illustrations for each verse (originally published in Heath Robinson's Book of Goblins, 1934). Unpaginated. 6.5 x 4.75". Small format. ISBN: 009131920X. Foxing to outer page edges and to wrapper; some fading to spine.
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THE HIGHWAYMAN
Written by Alfred Noyes. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2128849
Published by Oxford University Press. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A story told in verse. Large format. Card wraps. Striking b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780192723703.
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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL AND OTHER VERSES FROM THE RED BOOK
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Roger Garland.
Stock no. 1816938
Published by Unwin Paperbacks. 1991. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A delightful volume of songs, rhymes and poems from The Red Book with many tales to tell. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0044407270. Reprint. Browning throughout.
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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1317605
Published by Forum Books Ltd.. 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Forum Collectors' Edition of The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures. A painstaking reproduction of a 19th century edition, printed in 5 colours. Cream pictorial boards. ISBN: 1872081002. Slight rubbing to corners and slightly fading to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is faded at edges and spine.
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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2128705
Published by Lighthouse Books Ltd.; Chatto & Windus. 1948. Very good condition.

Yellow illustrated boards. B/w illustrations to text throughout. 44pp. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges.
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THE KING'S BREAKFAST
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2128678
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.; Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cloth spine, pink pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Poems set to music. Music by Fraser-Simpson. Bumping to spine and corners. Some fading to top and tail of spine. Damp mark to bottom edge of front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn into two pieces down spine; has some tentative tape 'repairs' to verso. Some loss to wrapper along edges; grubby marks.
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THE MAISIE-DAISIE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2128676
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

A book of poems. Off-white cloth with pink title and pictorial onlay to front. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations around verses. Bumping na dwear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers; some spotting. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing and a few grubby margin marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Illustrations are still beautifully bright!
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2128504
Published by Princess House. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 1851702008. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning.
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PREFABULOUS ANIMILES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1317578
Published by Heinemann. 1968 Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Amusing animals verses with b/w illustrations to text. 56 pages. ISBN: 0434958840. Ex-lib with remains of labels. Front free-endpaper removed. Old price in black felt-tip pen to half-title. Foxing to page edges and light finger creases to page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel.
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THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH
Written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Stock no. 2128251
Published by Castell Brothers. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Small square format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Pretty chromolithographs plus b/w illustrations. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with corner piece of loss to one corner on rear panel; a few light marks.
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