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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1505941
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head; Charles Scribner's Sons. 1912. Fair condition.

Small format 7 x 4.75". Black cloth with gilt titles, gilt thistle border to front cover. B/w illustrations. 136 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine bumped, faded and slightly worn. A little wear to corners. Marks to covers. Name in ink across front endpaper. One hinge almost broken, holding on by threads, a couple of others cracked so binding weak. Contents generally clean.
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THE ORIGINAL POEMS AND OTHERS
Written by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor; Adelaide O'Keeffe. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 1505938
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt/white/pale green decorations, gilt titles. Colour frontis & title page and other b/w plates. xl and 411 pages. Edited by E.V. Lucas. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Tiny split to top edge of darkened spine. A couple of marks to covers. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Contents generally clean with just a little light browning and foxing. Endpapers slightly grubby.
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THE MAISIE-DAISIE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1505927
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. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby. Large ink inscription to verso of frontis. A little light foxing to text block. Contents very good.
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THE OXFORD BOOK OF CHILDREN'S POETRY
Written by Michael Harrison; Christopher Stuart-Clark. Illustrated by Tem Doran; et al..
Stock no. 2121270
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. 336 pages. ISBN: 9780192762764. 6th printing of this edition. Light wear along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THE SLEEPY-SONG BOOK
Written by Eugene Field; May Byron; Florence Campbell. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1505815
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

Music by H.A.J. Campbell. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and large pictorial onlay to front cover. 13 colour plates. 83 pages. Spine bumped, worn and browned. Corners worn. Covers slightly grubby with a few marks to onlay including small patch of surface paper damage by title. Light browning to endpapers. Faint ink stamp and erased numbers to bottom margin of title page. Light foxing and an odd fingermark to contents. Three small ink spots to text block. A couple of corner tips creased. All plates present.
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WOODLAND VERSE
Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood.
Stock no. 1812200
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Circa 1940. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Rhymes of nature. Green cloth boards with dark green title to front (no title to spine). Colour illustrations. 64 pages. Boards lightly faded at horizontal edges else clean. Imprint from text on front flap of dustwrapper to free front endpaper (faint). One or two minor marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn and grubby.
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A POSY OF RHYMES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Jeannie Kirby.
Stock no. 1812197
Published by Wm. Smith & Sons. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Small format. Green cloth boards with gilt title to front. 47 pages. B/w footers. SIGNED by the author (very sincerely Yours) to half-title page. Boards a little mottled by damp (not too bad). Name in ink to front pastedown. Tape repair to lower margin of contents page and one other instance (not affecting text).
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THE MODERN STRUWWELPETER
Written by Jan Struther; Ernest H. Shepard. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1812194
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Good condition.

Originally appearing in PUNCH. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A modern Struwwelpeter... stories in rhyme of children getting up to mischief. 37 pages. Boards stained and grubby, edges rubbed, corners worn. Cloth spine faded. Grubby finger marks to contents and hinges pulled but binding tight. Evidence of a well-loved book!
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A BOOK OF MODERN BALLADS
Written by E.B. Browning; W.S. Gilbert; F.E. Weatherly; et al. Illustrated by Alice Havers; J. Pauline Sunter.
Stock no. 1505809
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. circa 1895. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth, gilt and silver decorations to front cover. Chromolithos, some full-page. 40 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers grubby, gilt dulled, a lot of white marks to rear cover. A few hinges cracked so binding feels weak. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Browning, light foxing and a few marks to endpapers and contents. Patch of light blue colour to edge of one colour plate.
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GUARDIAN ANGELS
Written by Nora Hopper; Helen M. Burnside; M.A. Hoyer; et al. Illustrated by A. Dixon; Frances Brundage; M. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 1505808
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1905. Good condition.

Father Tuck's Golden Gift Series. A book of poems and stories related to angels. Edited by Edric Vredenburg. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Beige floral decorated endpapers. 6 beautiful chromolithograph plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine bumped and browned with small hole near centre. Covers grubby and marked, light crease to lower corner of front cover, loss of surface near top corner. Faint writing to front endpaper and ink inscription to verso. Some grubby marks to contents. All chromo plates are MISSING.
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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1208545
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 4th 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book no devotee of The Hobbit can afford to miss... a selection of verses which are masterpieces of technical skill. Attractive colour pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0048210196. Corners bumped and rubbed. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is rubbed at edges with slight wear at corners.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1405313
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine, large pictorial onlay to front. Decorated endpapers. 9 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 124 pages. 9.5 x 7". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. 1.5" split to top of spine. Gilt on spine is dulled. Chips to pictorial onlay. Mottling to rear board. Rear joint cracked and front joint beginning to crack. Inscription in ink to half- title page. Endpapers are browned. Some foxing but many pages are clean.
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