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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1321966
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Very good 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. Spine faded which a few small spots at centre. Contents fine. Slipcase is faded at opening edges, black mark to base of slipcase.

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STRAWBERRY FAIR AND OTHER RHYMES AND BALLADS
Written by Carole Tate. Illustrated by Carole Tate.
Stock no. 2135939
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition.

Collection of songs, rhymes and ballads capturing the atmosphere and life of the old fairs and markets up to Victorian Times. Superb colour pictures. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0001957627. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing throughout and stain to bottom edges of margins to some pages.

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JOKEBY, BURLESQUE ON ROKEBY
Written by John Roby.
Stock no. 2135877
Published by Thomas Tegg. 1813. Fair condition.

Leather spine and corners. Blue boards. A Poem, in six cantos. 8th edition, corrected and enlarged. Colour frontis. Much of leather spine and corners are chipped away/worn away and missing. Stitching to binding can be seen through spine. Covers are grubby and foxed. Prelims are almost detached. Foxing and page browning. Musty smell to book.

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HORACE IN LONDON
Written by James Smith; Horatio Smith.
Stock no. 2135876
Published by John Miller. 1st thus 1813. Good condition.

Pale blue boards with paper title to spine. Consisting of Imitations of The First Two Books of The Odes of Horace. Third edition. Much of paper covering to spine is chipped away (so can see gatherings/stitching of pages underneath. Covers are marked. Foxing throughout, but heaviest to prelims and endpapers and outer page edges. Name in ink to title page. Binding a bit weak; a few hinges are pulled. A working copy ONLY!

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RHYME STEW
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2135815
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Hare likes a flutter, the Tortoise cheats, and they're racing for right of veto on a vegetable patch; the Emperor's new ski clothes tickle the court ladies but leave him cold on the slopes... Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 79 pages. ISBN: 0224026607. A few spots to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with small chips to top and tail of spine.

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PEEPO!
Written by Allan Ahlberg. Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg.
Stock no. 2135687
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations with holes to peep through! ISBN: 0722657072. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with a slightly browned spine; a few marks and some small nicks/creases.

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THE LOST SPELLS
Written by Robert Macfarlane. Illustrated by Jackie Morris.
Stock no. 2135660
Published by Hamish Hamilton. Circa 2020. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine and blind decorations. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780241444641. 4th printing.

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NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Paula Rego.
Stock no. 1321826
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Introduction by Marina Warner. Large format. Green cloth spine with gilt title, b/w illustration to front & back cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. 70 pages. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1822682
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Red boards, gilt and black decorations. Introduced by Quentin Blake. Illustrations by the author, for this edition are Hand coloured by Richard Beards. Still in original shrinkwrap which is slightly grubby.

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BEDTIME & MOONSHINE
Written by Nicola Bayley. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 2135559
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lullabies and nonsense! Dark blue boards with silver titles to front and spine. Sweet full page colour illustrations. 9.5 x 7 inches. ISBN: 0744507847. Couple of small marks to covers. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and small edge-tear to bottom of front panel.

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QUENTIN BLAKE'S NURSERY RHYME BOOK
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2135556
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Bumping to spine and corners. Small nick to base of spine.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by John Yeoman. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2135554
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

A poetic journey through time. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. Illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout with large easy to read text. ISBN: 0744505135. Wear to top and tail of spine; couple of small nicks.

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