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POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

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CHRISTMAS 1993 or SANTA'S LAST RIDE
Written by Leslie Bricusse. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 2130789
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This sparkling poem tells how wars, bureaucracy and politics make life more and more difficult for Santa Claus, until the dreadful Christmas of 1993 drives him to issue an ultimatum....... Glorious full page colour illustrations and b/w vignettes. Tan cloth covers. 12" x 8.5". Unpaginated. Large format. ISBN: 0571146511.
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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2130761
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 6th 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; fading to front cover, which is a bit bowed. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges 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. 2130748
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 4th 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 to spine and corners; with wear. Small nicks in cloth at top and tail of spine. A few marks to covers; scuffing to rear. Joint to rear is nearly broken; front joint appears to have been repaired (glued). Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.
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THE SLEEPY-SONG BOOK
Written by Eugene Field; May Byron; Florence Campbell. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2130746
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Almost 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small chips to cover edges. Spotting/fading to spine. Scuffing to onlay. Foxing to some pages throughout, but heaviest to outer page edges. All plates present.
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NEW PICTURES IN OLD FRAMES
Written by Gertrude M. Bradley; Amy Mark. Illustrated by Gertrude M. Bradley.
Stock no. 2130744
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; Mark + Moody Limited. 1894. Good condition.

Large format. Blue boards with gold titles and decorations. Being a Book of Verse for Girls & Boys. Written in Old French Forms. B/w illustrations. Uneven browning/fading to covers. 1.5" loss to paper cover at base of spine; 1" loss to top. Bumping and wear, with some chipping to corners and cover edges. Foxing is heaviest to endpapers, prelims, outer page edges and last few pages. 2" closed tear to half-title page.
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THE TYGER VOYAGE
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 2130579
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial green boards. Orange endpapers. Lovely colour illustrations facing each page of verse. 30 pages. 10 x 7.75 inches. ISBN: 0224012371. Browning to page edges. Spine is faded.
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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 2130510
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1974. Very good condition in a almost 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. Bumping to base of spine; a little wear. Page edge browning. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; a few closed tears and chips; minimal loss.
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FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT AND THE KISS OF TRUTH
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 2130342
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wildly inventive fantasy with splendidly exuberant illustrations. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571138411. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper edge-creased.
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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2130268
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1915. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Yellow cloth covers with black titles and vignettes. 19 tipped-in colour plates and 1 b/w portrait of Dulac. Published for The Daily Telegraph by Hodder & Stoughton. Some browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and margins. All plates present. Several plates have creasing to them. Wrapper is MISSING spine, but most of front and rear panels are present - torn and chipped with some marks.
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THE PELICAN CHORUS AND QUANGLE WANGLE'S HAT
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Kevin W. Maddison.
Stock no. 1317729
Published by Ash & Grant. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

White pictorial boards. Bright water colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0904069400. A few light foxspots to covers and to textblock. Some light creasing to edges of dustwrapper.
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THE OLD BALLAD OF THE BABES IN THE WOOD
Written by Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130149
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Bodley Head Fairy Tale Picture Book (General Editor: Kathleen Lines). Pictorial boards. Large colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. 28 pages. 9.25 x 6.5". Story in verse. ISBN: 0370011341. Wrapper is unevenly foxed with 1" tear to bottom of front panel.
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THE COMPLETE NONSENSE OF EDWARD LEAR
Written by Edward Lear; Holbrook Jackson. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2130122
Published by Faber & Faber. 3rd 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial cloth. B/w text illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly foxed and browned; some tears and chips, but minimal loss; creasing. Pen mark to front panel.
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