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NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2127836
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 10th Good condition.

Beige cloth, dark titles to spine and front cover. Oval pictorial onlay to front cover. 48 colour plates (including endpapers). Circa 1935. Front cover is bowed with bumping to corners, many grubby marks and browning. Other marks and browning to spine and rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title pae. All plates present. Some foxing and grubby marks to pages throughout. Some hinges are pulled. A reading copy.

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SWALLOW OF THE SEA
Written by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Margaret Dobson.
Stock no. 2127829
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver titles and decorations. Pages from a Yacht's Log. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading/browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2127787
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author hand-coloured for this edition. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Slip case is also in excellent condition, with some light wear to corners.

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GREEN EGGS AND HAM
Written by Dr. Seuss. Illustrated by Dr. Seuss.
Stock no. 2127775
Published by Collins & Harvill. Circa 1970. Very good condition.

Bright orange pictorial boards. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Superb colour illustrations accompany the nonsensical verse. 9" x 6.5". Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

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DREAMLAND SHORES
Written by Norman Ault. Illustrated by Norman Ault.
Stock no. 2127764
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

A Book of Verse for Children and Others. Large format. Green cloth spine with yellow title and blue/yellow vignette. 6 tipped-in colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping/scuffing to edges. A few grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Frontis plate has 1" closed tear. Plate to opposite page 56 is creased to corners, with creasing and some browning to edges of page.

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UNDER THE WINDOW
Written by Kate Greenaway. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1816552
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1930. Good condition.

Olive green pictorial boards, cream cloth spine. Pictorial endpapers. A book of rhymes. Charming colour illustrations throughout. 55 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Spine browned and title to spine is faded. Boards browned. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Closed tear to margin of page 55 (no loss). A few grubby marks to contents. Front hinge splitting between endpaper and half-title page. Hinges pulled.

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BABIES
Written by Alice Higgins. Illustrated by Maud Tousey.
Stock no. 2127703
Published by Whitman. Circa 1933. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations above small verse. Some scuffing to covers, which is also browned with some grubby marks and foxspots. Odd margin mark.

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MY BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Muriel Dawson.
Stock no. 2127692
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

A Tuck Book. Stiff card wraps. Pictorial front cover. Charming colour illustrations with rhymes below. Creasing to cover corners. A few foxspots and marks. Staples to spine have rusted. A few grubby marks to covers.

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MOTHER GOOSE
Written by Brian Wildsmith. Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.
Stock no. 2127668
Published by Oxford University Press. 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Collection of Nursery Rhymes especially chosen with children in mind. Large format. White pictorial boards, lilac cloth spine. Bold colour illustrations. ISBN: 0192796119. Browning along cover edges. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few marks and some chips and nicks to corners.

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DEAN'S GIFT BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 1816511
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1970. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

White boards, gilt titles. Bright colour pictures every page. First rhyme after title page is The North Wind Doth Blow. ISBN: 0603075029. Boards unevenly browned, bowed along bottom front edge. Messy name in belongs to box and small biro scribble to title page. One page has a gutter-edge crease at lower edge. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn and torn with a large amount of loss to lower front corner.

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THE THREE JOVIAL PUPPIES
Written by E.D. Cuming. Illustrated by J.A. Shepherd.
Stock no. 2127501
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, dark pictorial covers. Colour illustrations and rhymes. A tale of three foxhound puppies. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to cover edges. A few scuff marks to covers. Foxing and some page browning. Appears to rear joint has been repaired.

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A SKY FULL OF KINDNESS
Written by Rob Ryan. Illustrated by Rob Ryan.
Stock no. 2127356
Published by Sceptre. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, white title to spine and vignette to front cover. Join two birds on an epic adventure as they become parents for the first time. From his studio in East London, Rob Ryan cuts pictures out of paper that are exhibited and sold in his shop, Ryantown, and all over the world. This is his second book. ISBN: 9781444723410. Small bump along one cover edge. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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