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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1320857
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Third printing. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Publisher's slipcase is just a little rubbed at edges.

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THE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Michael Rosen. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane; L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1320808
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Gold/beige pictorial cloth. Introduced by Rosen. Colour illustrations. Book itself is fine. Contained in publisher's green slipcase which has a few very light dusty marks.

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LITTLE BOOKS FOR LITTLE PEOPLE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320558
Published by Castell Brothers. Circa 1900. Very good condition.

Small box (11.5 x 9cm) containing 6 small rhyme books: Three Blind Mice, Little Blue Boy, Bo-Peep, The Man in the Moon, Baa! Baa! Black Sheep and Little Miss Muffett. Each book has pictorial cardwraps. Chromolithograph text illustrations. 3 of the books are lightly foxed on the covers. The box is just a little edge worn and lightly foxed.

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THE OLD MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1320450
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1938. Good condition.

Small format. Pictorial front cover and spine. Red pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. 96 pages. Spine and corners are worn with some slight loss of surface paper. Covers are lightly scratched. Some light foxing to contents.

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A FLY WENT BY
Written by Mike McClintock. Illustrated by Fritz Siebel.
Stock no. 1320439
Published by Collins and Harvill. 2nd 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to contents. Simple story told in rhyme. 62 pages. 9 x 6.5". Spine bumped, covers edge rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn.

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LET'S HAVE A BITE! A BANQUET OF BEASTLY RHYMES
Written by Robert L. Forbes. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320433
Published by Overlook Duckworth. 1st USA 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Find the mouse in each illustration! ISBN: 9781590204092. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light evidence of erased pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and edge rubbed. Remains of a sticky label to rear panel.

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STRUWWELPETER OR, MERRY STORIES AND FUNNY PICTURES
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1320432
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 24 pages printed one side only. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Rear cover slightly grubby. Foxing and some fingering to contents. Light smell of tobacco to contents.

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DAME PERKINS AND HER GREY MARE
Written by Lindon Meadows. Illustrated by Phiz.
Stock no. 1821069
Published by Sampson Low, Son & Marston. 1st 1866. Almost very good condition.

Or, The Mount For Market. Purple cloth with gilt titles and decoration to front cover. Colour illustrations. All edges gilt. Ex-lib with usual library labels and markings. Spine browned, boards discoloured and marked. Corners worn. Front endpaper missing. Joints cracked but binding tight. All plates present. Some grubby marks to contents.

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APPLEY DAPPLY'S NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1320091
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Green boards with red lettering. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 52 numbered pages. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front joint cracked. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks at page margins.

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THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319992
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition.

A reproduction from "The Children's Tableaux", first published in 1896 by Ernest Nister. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 wonderful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510000908. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Slight wear to spine edges. Some fading to covers. Pale browning to spine and a small damp stain to rear edge of spine. Contents fine.

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LONDON STREET GAMES
Written by Norman Douglas.
Stock no. 1820904
Published by Singing Tree Press. 1st thus 1968. Almost very good condition.

Outdoor games played on the streets of London. Yellow cloth boards, title to spine. Originally published in 1916, this copy is re-issued by Singing Tree Press. Ex-lib with usual markings and label remains, also some marks and remains of labels to boards. Boards are a little grubby. Contents otherwise clean.

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WARNE'S NATIONAL NURSERY LIBRARY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134190
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1876. Almost very good condition.

Title to front cover: Cinderella and Other Nursery Stories. Comprising: Cinderella; The Three Bearsl; The Pets; Tom Thumb; Punch and Judy. 40 pages of colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little fraying to cloth at corners. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks; page corners creased.

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