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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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TENNYSON'S GUINEVERE AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Alfred Tennyson. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 2126384
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

Deluxe white binding with gilt titles and decorations to spine, gilt illustration to front cover. 24 tissue-guarded tipped-in colour plates, mounted on green card. 12 full-page b/w illustrations and other decorations. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Green pictorial endpapers. Wear to a couple of tiny nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. Contents page has corner creased. All plates are present and are in gorgeous condition!

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THE ROSE FYLEMAN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Hilda T. Miller.
Stock no. 2126378
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Selected from the poems of Rose Fyleman. With 12 plates in colour and 12 other illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Gilt vignette to front cover. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. All plates present. Some foxing and browning to pages, with a few grubby margin marks. Mount page to second plate in book is damaged; appears to have had edge torn off and then glued back together.

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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL II (EDWARD I TO RICHARD III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126369
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. 2 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Chipping and wear to spine and cover edges. Some uneven fading and browning. Creasing. Some foxing.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.
Stock no. 2126339
Published by Oxford University Press. 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Yellow cloth spine. Brightly coloured pictorial boards. Yellow endpapers. Vivid colour illustrations throughout. Reprint. Some surface paper damage along edges of covers and pastedowns, where original publishers clear cover has been stuck to verso of wrapper and then pulled off. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with original clear cover stuck to verso by publisher. Browning to wrapper.

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SILVER-SAND AND SNOW
Written by Eleanor Farjeon.
Stock no. 2126301
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Pink cloth, silver title to spine. A book of poetry for children. 316 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. Some other bumping along cover edges. Contents are very good.

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THE CHILDREN'S BELLS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.
Stock no. 2126268
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition.

This collection of poems has been chosen by the author from many of her previous books of prose and verse for children. Pale blue/green covers with silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 277 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Uneven fading/browning to covers. Foxing/grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126238
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1924. Almost 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. Front cover is a bit bowed. Fade marks to top edges of covers. Corners and spine are bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2126234
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Large pictorial onlay to front. Decorated endpapers. 12 colour plates with tissue-paper guards. Numerous b/w text illustration. Top edge gilt. Spine is bumped and browned; small tear to cloth to top. Cover corners are bumped. A few small scuffs to pictorial onlay. Joints are partially cracked. Bookplate and inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Some foxing to pages throughout. 3 plates have ragged margins. Creasing to some tissue guards.

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THE GRANDMA MOSES NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Written by Clement Clarke Moore. Illustrated by Grandma Moses.
Stock no. 2126029
Published by Random House. Circa 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. American edition. ISBN: 0679815260. 2nd printing. Light edge-creasing to wrapper; small sticker to base of wrapper spine.

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FLORA'S FEAST A MASQUE OF FLOWERS
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2125939
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1890. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper boards. Blue cloth spine. Floral decorated endpapers. Beautiful colour illustrations to every page, decorative text. 40 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; small tear hole to spine, with a little fraying of cloth. Chipping along cover edges; a few grubby marks. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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SONGS AND VERSE
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Russell Ayto; Axel Scheffler; et al..
Stock no. 2125848
Published by Ted Smart. Circa 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Produced for The Book People Ltd. A visual feast zinging with colour and wit. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224070657. Wrapper a bit edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE BOOK OF THE FLOWER FAIRIES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2125754
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

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. Spine is faded, with some bumping and wear. A few corners are bumped. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout. An early reprint. All plates present.

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