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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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LULLABY-LAND
Written by Eugene Field. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2124003
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head; Charles Scribner's Sons. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with blind titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Songs of Childhood. Bumping to corners. Uneven browning to covers. Grubby marks to endpapers and a few page margins.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2123984
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front. Colour illustrations. 99 numbered pages. ISBN: 0416152627. Bump to top of spine. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.

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THE BOOK OF THE FLOWER FAIRIES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2123947
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1936. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contains poems and pictures from Flower Fairies of the Spring, Summer and Autumn. Green cloth with gilt titles and vignette. 72 glorious colour plates. Grey/green endpapers. Small bump to top of spine. Light vertical crease to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to half-title page, which is also foxed. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges; a few to page margins. Contents are still in excellent condition. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased, with some small pieces of loss.

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THE ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrated by Keith Henderson; Norman Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2123943
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st thus 1911. Very good condition.

Large format. Grey/blue cloth with gilt titles. Rendered out of the French into (Old/middle) English by Chaucer. Tissue-guarded colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few corner tips have a little fraying to cloth. Foxing - heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins.

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THE BOOK OF FAIRY POETRY
Written by Dora Owen. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2123940
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

A collection of fairy poems by poets such as Keats, De La Mare, Lang, Milton, Rosetti, etc. edited by Dora Owen. Grey cloth, blue titles and vignettes. Illustrated endpapers. 16 beautiful tipped in and guarded colour plates mounted on grey card. 180pp. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp mark down edge of front cover. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. All plates are present - some have corner creasing to them.

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A FLOWER FAIRIES TREASURY
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1317056
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A delightful collection of the best-loved Flower fairies illustrations with their poems. Small format with glazed pictorial boards. 254 pages. 6 x 5". ISBN: 9780723246831. Spine slightly bumped and a small pencil erasure mark to front free-endpaper else a fine copy. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge creased and a tiny bit faded to spine.

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SECRET SPELLS & CURIOUS CHARMS
Written by Monika Beisner. Illustrated by Monika Beisner.
Stock no. 1317047
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Wishes expressed in verse. ISBN: 0224022822. Spine faded (including front spine edge). Contents fine.

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RHYME? AND REASON?
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by A.B. Frost; Henry Holiday.
Stock no. 1317011
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1892. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette and borders to front. 65 illustrations by Frost and 9 by Holiday. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine browned. Some spotting to covers and a few ink marks to rear cover. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Name and date in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Some hinges pulled causing contents to be slightly loose.

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LITTLE ANN AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Jane Taylor; Ann Taylor. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1814934
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1909. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine and corners, cream pictorial boards. Plain endpapers. 64 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. All edges green. Boards lightly browned and lightly scratched/scuffed. Minor foxing to first illustration. A few margin marks.

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ADVENTURES OF MARY AND JOHN
Written by George W. Gunn. Illustrated by Edna Longest.
Stock no. 1814884
Published by J. I. Austen Co.. 1907. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Green pictorial cardwraps. Stapled binding. Colour & b/w illustrations. Written in verse. Name in ink written vertically to rear cover. A few minor margin marks. A few very light creases.

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VERSES FOR GRANNIE
Written by S.M. Fox. Illustrated by Dorothea Drew.
Stock no. 1814883
Published by Thomas Burleigh. 1st 1899. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth boards, dark blue title to front only. Green floral patterned endpapers. 39 pages printed on one side of the page only. B/w illustrations. Boards a little grubby and marked. Lengthy inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper (of interest to the reader). Text block dusty.

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POETRY FOR CHILDREN
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by Winifred Green.
Stock no. 1316919
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. circa 1915. Very good condition.

With a prefatory note by Israel Gollancz. Attractive decorated blue and cream cloth. 127 pages, edges untrimmed. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned.

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