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THE COUNTRY LIFE BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Susanne Mitchell.
Stock no. 1506550
Published by Country Life Books. 1st 1984. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of the most popular as well as some of the less well-known rhymes, riddles, songs and games which have been a cherished part of childhood for generations. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. ISBN: 0600357287. Spine and lower corners bumped. Inscription in pen to front endpaper. Marks to pages 66 and 67, mostly in lower margin. Some light foxing, mainly to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears and some creasing, spine faded, slightly grubby.
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THE COMPLETE LIMERICK BOOK
Written by Langford Reed. Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Stock no. 1506546
Published by Jarrolds Publishers. 3rd 1924. Almost very good condition.

The origin, history and achievements of the Limerick, with about 350 selected examples. Admirably illustrated by Bateman's humorous cartoons. Yellow pictorial cloth. 147pp includes index of limericks. Spine bumped with nicks to bottom edge. Covers grubby with darkening to spine and edge of front cover. Light crease to front endpaper and following page. Endpapers lightly browned. Heavy foxing to contents.
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THE MULBERRY BUSH
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Isobel Morton-Sale; John Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 1506532
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with maroon titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. Farjeon has written rhymes around the games of childhood. Some foxing to covers and text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a chip to base of spine and small hole above. Browning to spine and edges. Small mark to rear fold.
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MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1506525
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1956. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Small format, pictorial boards with green spine. Colour pictures. All edges yellow. Spine bumped with small white mark at top. Corners worn. Fox spots to bottom edges. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears, chips and some creasing, worst tear is 2" to bottom of front panel. Also browned and foxed.
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TOOTLES THE TAXI AND OTHER RHYMES
Written by Joyce B. Clegg. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2122219
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1974. Almost very good condition.

Ladybird Series 413. Blue pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0721401953. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Small tear hole to base of spine at rear. Tally no. 350 and original price of 18p net to rear cover. Small page margin tear to front endpaper. Grubby marks and some foxing to a few pages.
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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1405947
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 13th 1939. Slightly better than good condition.

Cheaper form. Blue cloth, black titles and small vignettes to front cover. B/w text illustrations throughout. 103 pages. 7.5 x 5". Bumping to spine, corners and top and bottom of front board. Spine browned and foxed. Board edges browned. Couple of small white marks to front cover. Small piece of blue sticky paper to front pastedown. Name and address to front endpaper. Traces of red crayon to front endpaper. Endpapers are browned. Couple of hinges are cracked. A few foxspots.
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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1405946
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1940. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes of Pooh and Christopher Robin to front cover. Originally published in 1924, this is the"Cheaper Edition". 100 pages. B/w text illustrations. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Spine is browned. Covers unevenly faded and lightly foxed. Small piece of blue sticky paper to front pastedown. Couple of hinges are cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. A little foxing to page edges.
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LUCIE ATTWELL'S BOOK OF VERSE
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Eunice Close; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2122050
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Pictorial yellow boards, showing a couple of small children reading 'Verse' book. First verse is 'The Rainbow'. Beautiful colour illustrations in typical Attwell style throughout. Bump along bottom edge of rear cover. Contents are beautifully bright and clean. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing.
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THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN VERSES
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1506333
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1932. Slightly better than good condition.

Being When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six. Blue cloth covers with gilt borders and vignette to front. 12 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 210 pages. 8 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine darkened. Covers grubby. Name and address in ink to front endpaper and as ink stamp to rear pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Endpapers browned, front endpaper creased. Some foxing and a few marks to contents. One plate MISSING.
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THE LADYBIRD BOOK OF BEDTIME RHYMES
Written by Geoffrey Lapage. Illustrated by George Brook.
Stock no. 1316156
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 17th 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 413. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Pretty colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn. Remains of a small blue triangle sticker to rear panel of wrapper.
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THE MARGARET TARRANT NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1812687
Published by Collins. 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A first Nursery Rhyme book which small children will treasure. Large format. Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 000183732X. Small erasure scuff mark to free front endpaper. Gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Contents fine. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed and grubby.
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OLD DUTCH NURSERY RHYMES
Written by J. Rontgen; R.H. Elkin. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 1316102
Published by Augener Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover, pictorial onlay to front. Pretty colour pictures, each with verses with music on facing pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Faint damp stain to rear cover. Joints cracked but binding still tight. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to page margins. A few small edge tears at margins.
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