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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN 17TH YEAR
Written by Margaret Baker; Charles S. Bayne; Cecily M. Rutley; Cicely Englefield; et al. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve; Grace Lodge; M.A. Peart; A.H. Watson; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 2132699
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format. Red boards with large pictorial onlays to spine and front board (showing children playing with kites). Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and illustrations in colour and b/w throughout. First story is "The Robber Baron". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some surface paper damage to rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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THE ADVENTURE CLUB
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 2131045
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers. B/w plates. Spine is a bit faded. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned and foxed with some chips and nicks; a few corners of loss.

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NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 2130210
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Children's illustrated Classics series. Red and cream decorated cloth with black titles. Colour frontis, line drawings to text. Wrapper is edge-creased with scuffing and tears; some chips; bottom corner of front flap also cut off.

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A GALLERY OF CHILDREN
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 2128607
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth, with orange titles and 3 children to front. B/w illustrations. Reprint. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Surface paper lifting to front pastedown, where an inscription has been rubbed out/erased. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with loss to top of spine and front panel; some creasing.

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THE TREASURE CAVE
Written by Cynthia Asquith. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; Daphne Jerrold; A.K. MacDonald; Denis MacKail.
Stock no. 2126731
Published by Jarrolds. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

A book of prose and verse edited by Asquith. Blue cloth, dark title to spine and vignette to front cover. Tipped-in colour plates mounted on green card, b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. 6 colour plates present.

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BORDER PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1405723
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The 3rd Marjorie book. New Edition. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis & b/w illustrations. 205 pages. Spine bumped. Name and date to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears to spine. Rear panel is grubby.Spine browned. Couple of marks to front panel, more visible on verso.

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MARJORIE & CO.
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1405722
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

New Edition. Bright orange/pink cloth. Gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Top of spine bumped. Name and dated inscription in ink to front endpaper. Rear endpapers browned. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears. Spine browned. Rear panel grubby and marked. Small piece of surface paper damage to rear panel.

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STOLEN HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1405721
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The story of how the children's holiday nearly ended in disaster - all Marjorie's fault of course! New Edition. Orange cloth, colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine a little bumped with a small dark mark at bottom. Name and date to front endpaper. Last couple of pages browned. Top corners of pages 55 - 62 are creased. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears to either side of spine. Spine and rear panel are grubby. Spine faded.

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TOLD AGAIN
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1506138
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with yellow vignette and titles. 8 colour plates plus black and white illustrations. 320 pages. 8 x 5.5". 19 tales. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Browning to spine and edges of front cover. Some marks to covers. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Light foxing and an odd mark to contents.

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THE SILVER SHIP
Written by Cynthia Asquith; Angela Thirkell; Flora Klickmann; et al. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; H.M. Brock; A.K. MacDonald; et al..
Stock no. 1811946
Published by Putnam. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Stories, Poems & Pictures for Children collected by Asquith. Large format. Light blue cloth, green titles. Colour plates, black and white illustrations. Rear board damp mottled and top of rear edge nibbled. Name in belongs to box. Damp staining to vertical margin of last few pages and pastedown. A few grubby marks to contents. Dustwrapper is heavily dampstained to rear panel and grubby to front panel with some slight loss at edges.

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NUMBER FOURTEEN JOY STREET
Written by Olive Dehn; Madeleine Nightingale; Margaret Baker; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Mary Baker; A.H. Watson; et al..
Stock no. 2119367
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green decorated cloth and endpapers. Tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/browning to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with edge-tears and chips; some tape repairs to verso; small pieces of loss.

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THE SILVER SHIP
Written by Cynthia Asquith; Angela Thirkell; Flora Klickmann; et al. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; H.M. Brock; A.K. MacDonald; et al..
Stock no. 1312284
Published by Putnam. 1st 1932. Very good condition.

New Stories, Poems & Pictures for Children collected by Asquith. Large format. Light blue cloth, green titles. Colour plates, black and white illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Prize plate to front endpaper. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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