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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1318892
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good condition.

Title inside book is "The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures". Red cloth spine, pictorial front cover showing shock-headed Peter. Book list on rear cover. Colour illustrations. Covers are worn and scuffed. Damp stain to rear cover. Front joint is cracked at top half. Contents are browned but generally clean with a few small margin tears.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2133165
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. 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. Spine slightly sunned else a fine copy in matching yellow decorated slipcase.

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THE GOREY ALPHABET
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1318736
Published by Constable. 1st UK 1961. Almost very good condition.

Published in the US in 1960 as "The Fatal Lozenge". Small format. Pink pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Covers are faded to spine and edges, some wear to top corner of front cover. Name plate to front free-endpaper. A few foxspots else contents clean.

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SONGS FOR CHILDREN FIRST SERIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318699
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1869. Almost very good condition.

Well-known rhymes. Beige cloth, gilt title to front cover. 62 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Mark to gilt title on front cover (gilt still readable). Heavy foxing to contents, some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1318621
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1927. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine and corn4ers bumped. Slight discolouration to front cover and rear cover unevenly faded. Wear to front edge of spine. Name in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing and page browning to endpapers and first and last pages. Some hinges pulled and cracked. Some grubby marks to page margins.

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MR LEAR: A LIFE OF ART AND NONSENSE
Written by Jenny Uglow. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1818940
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2017. Fine condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards with gilt title. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780571269549. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light score mark to rear board.

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THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly B. Thomson.
Stock no. 1318574
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Very good condition.

A Kiddie Kut Book. Shaped pictorial card wraps and pages. Bright colour illustrations throughout with peep-through windows. Name and address filled in on belongs to box (inside front cover). Old price (1/6) written in blue biro to rear cover. Some slight rubbing to cover and shaped page edges else contents clean.

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STORY PLAYS FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Written by Mary Leora Hall; Sarah Elizabeth Palmer.
Stock no. 2132131
Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial cloth. Musical score, some b/w drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Couple of nicks to cloth on corners. Spotting and foxing to some pages.

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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.

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THE BABY'S OPERA
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818417
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1877. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Black endpapers. Colour illustrations and text decorations printed by Edmund Evans. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free front endpaper starting to detach from bottom. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Rear hinge split but binding hanging on. Page 49/50 and 55/56 is detached but present. Other hinges pulled. Contents therefore fragile in binding. A few grubby marks to contents.

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THE BABY'S BOUQUET
Written by Lucy Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818416
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1878. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Square format. Decorated endpapers. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. "A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes". Companion volume to "The Baby's Opera". Corners worn, boards a little browned. Cloth spine is fraying and has a couple of small pinholes to lower rear edge. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Hinges pulled. A few margin marks.

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ABROAD
Written by Thomas Crane; Ellen Houghton. Illustrated by Thomas Crane.
Stock no. 1318460
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. Good condition.

Companion book to 'At Home'. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. 8.5 x 7.5". Colour pictures throughout. Covers are edge worn. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. There is some loss of the paper covering to spine edges. Joints have been reinforced. Textblock and page margins are grubby.

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