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Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1317605
Published by Forum Books Ltd.. 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Forum Collectors' Edition of The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures. A painstaking reproduction of a 19th century edition, printed in 5 colours. Cream pictorial boards. ISBN: 1872081002. Slight rubbing to corners and slightly fading to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is faded at edges and spine.

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Written by Alma Strettell. Illustrated by Emily J. Harding.
Stock no. 2128673
Published by George Allen. 1st 1894. Very good condition.

Yellow/gold cloth with gilt titles and elaborate decoration to front cover. Collected and rendered into English Verse. With 77 illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Small stain to top page edges. A little foxing.

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Written by Florence Perkins. Illustrated by Jean Du Bouillier.
Stock no. 2128586
Published by The Schauer Printing Studio, Inc.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. American Edition. Blue spine. Rainbow striped covers with black illustration/title to front. 7 full-page b/w illustrations to accompany the rhymes. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. There are Inscriptions and annotations in ink, which appear to be by the Author (possibly a proof copy?). Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a few 1-2" pieces of loss to spine; smaller loss to edges; some grubby marks.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Phyllis Chase.
Stock no. 2128457
Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. The well known counting rhyme! Easy-to-read text. Learn to count to 20! Staples to spine have rusted; some rust to covers.

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Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Rowland Emett.
Stock no. 2128249
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Book of Rhymes. Green cloth with black titles and vignettes. B/w illustrations throughout. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper has parts of flaps cut off (vertically), so some text missing. Wrapper also has some foxing; creasing; tears with repairs to verso.

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Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2128245
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1927. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. Gilt to spine has also faded. Corners are bumped. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page. Front endpaper is creased. Foxing to outer page edges. A few light margin marks.

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Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2128140
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

A fantastic collection of nursery rhymes! Soft green leather/suede covers, gilt titles. . Gilt page edges. Colour frontis piece. Some two tone colour plates. B/w illustrations throughout. Larger format. Heavy wear and some damage to cover edges. Pastedowns are starting to come away from suede at edges; also creased. Marks to covers; a few nicks. Some damp marks along a few edges. Some margin marks, but contents are still generally very good in this more unusual format of this title!

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Written by Julia Ellsworth Ford; Witter Bynner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128075
Published by Moffat, Yard & Co.. 1st USA 1919. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Title to front cover is 'Snickerty Nick and the Giant'. 3 colour plates. B/w plates. Marks and wear to cover; cup ring marks to rear cover. Margin marks and foxing throughout. Plate to page 30 has had its end trimmed off and has margin repairs.

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Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1816758
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. Colour decorated endpapers. 8 super full-page colour illustrations. Absolutely packed with b/w text illustrations. 243 pages. ISBN: 0416615805. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Light browning to text block. Light creasing to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly browned and rubbed at corners.

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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. Includes a few of the author's prose sketches and lyrics plus two short plays, written while cruising in the Sea Swallow. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to prelims and edge of textblock. Spine slightly sunned. Contents bright and clean.

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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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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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