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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1319207
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing. Dustwrapper has loss at all edges, is grubby and is missing the front flap.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1318631
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly bumped, foxed and rubbed. Small brown spot to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127786
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates and 18 monotone. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. All colour plates are present. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; one piece of loss to top of front panel; a few other smaller chips of loss.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127734
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Some browning to spine. All plates present. Some marks to page 241. Wrapper is torn and creased with loss along edges; some grubby marks.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127488
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1st 1918. Very good condition.

48 richly coloured plates (which includes the colour endpapers). Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Colour onlay to front cover. 472 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Chipping to corners. Front cover is a bit bowed. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing.

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TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127181
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1941. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth with black titles and pictorial onlay of a scene in Aladdin to front. Pictorial endpapers. 48 colour plates. Stories included are: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; Sinbad the Sailor; Aladdin: or the Wonderful Lamp; The Sleeper Awakened; The Enchanted Horse; and The Talkative Barber. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Large inscription to verso of frontis. Pencil and pencil colour inscription to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a large piece of loss to bottom edge of front panel; other smaller pieces of loss to corners. Wrapper is also creased and worn. Numbers written in colour to front flap. All plates present.

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A GIFT FROM THE SEA
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1317129
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth, front shows boy and girl sitting on a fence with a book. One colour plate, b/w illustrations. 62 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock. Neat colouring to a couple of the b/w illustrations.

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THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1814790
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

"The Sunshine Series". Pictorial boards, cloth spine. 16 colour plates. 128 pages. 10 x 7.25". Tape marks and surface paper damage to lower spine and gutter edgesx. Corners worn. Spine browned.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1609762
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. c. 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour Book series. 48 colour plates (including endpapers). Beige cloth, colour pictorial onlay to front. 472 pages. Spine and corners bumped. inscription to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded at spine; worn and torn with loss at edges.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1507399
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1938. Very good condition.

Abridged from the original tale. Dark green cloth covers with black titles to spine, children silhouettes in yellow block to spine and front cover. 6.5 x 5". 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Ink inscription to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to endpapers. A few small marks and fox spots to contents, a few of the small b/w illustrations have been neatly coloured in. All plates present.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1609175
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. c. 1912. Good condition.

Abridged from the original tale. Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. 6 attractive colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Board edges scuffed. Prize inscription to front pastedown (dated 1911-12)

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PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1922
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson; A.E. Jackson; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; L. Church; et al..
Stock no. 1506257
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1922. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine. Yellow pictorial front board. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine browned. Covers a little grubby and scratched. Surface paper damage to rear cover. Rear joint and a few hinges cracked. Contents very good, just an odd mark.

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