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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 2131570
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth, red titles and black vignettes to front cover and spine. 24 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Spotting and marks to covers. Corners and spine are a little bumped. Foxing throughout and to outer page edges.
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THE DAINTY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2131560
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verse for children. Browning, foxing and marks to covers; some surface paper rubbing/lifting. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks to pages.
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LET'S PRETEND
Written by Georgette Agnew. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2131347
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A book of poems for children. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Delightful b/w line and silhouette drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; darkening to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; loss; very grubby!
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BALLOON LAGOON AND THE MAGIC ISLANDS OF POETRY
Written by Adrian Mitchell. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2131151
Published by Orchard Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Get yourself lost in exotic islands of magical verse. A collection bursting with poems for every passing mood. Glazed pictorial boards. Black and white illustrations ISBN: 1860394469. SIGNED by author with ink drawing to front endpaper.
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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2131141
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and throughout. A few other margin marks.
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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Robert Broomfield.
Stock no. 1817714
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A humorous tale written principally by a lady of ninety, edited with additional verses by Ruskin. Oblong format. Pictorial boards, 31 pages. Colour illustrations. Board corners bumped & rubbed with small split to top of spine. Front joint starting to pull from bottom edge. Inscription in ink to verso of free front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn.
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THE DOUBTFUL GUEST
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 2131130
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being a tale - perhaps an allegory - of deceptive simplicity, with universal meaning for all civilized men and women. Oblong format. Yellow pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0396076289. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges; some closed tears; repaired with tape to verso; foxed.
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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2131109
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 14th 1926. 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Marks and foxing to outer page edges; some going through to edges of page margins.
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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131066
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Light grey cloth with blue decorations to front cover. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some spotting to covers. Partially erased inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout; also to plate mount pages, but plates are still fine!
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A BOY AND HIS ROOM & THE ADVENTURES OF ISABEL
Written by Ogden Nash. Illustrated by Ionicus.
Stock no. 2131051
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards. Superb b/w illustrations throughout. Delightful and humourous verse, depicting two children: a vivid description of a boy's room; and how Isabel confronts and conquers her bad dreams. Spine is faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; some scuffs.
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FAIRIES AND FRIENDS
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 1817673
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and title/vignette to front cover. 57 pages and 8 page list of publications to rear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing and grubby marks throughout.
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COMPLETE POEMS FOR CHILDREN
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1817672
Published by Heinemann. 1st thus 1994. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 267 pages plus index. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0434969176. Pictorial dustwrapper has very slight loss to top rear corner.
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