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ANDERSEN'S FAIRY STORIES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1319263
Published by The Children's Press. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Paperboards with colour picture to front. 8 pretty colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Spine bumped. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name and date to front free-endpaper. Some heavy foxing, mainly at textblock.

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CASSELL'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1923
Written by Enid Blyton; Marjorie Seymour; Walter Copeland; Agnes M. Miall; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; Florence Mary Anderson; E. Dorothy Rees; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Harry Rountree; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 2133269
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1923. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine with dark titles and vignette. Front cover shows three children in a canoe. First story Tom's Pigs by Marjorie Seymour. Illustrated endpapers by Anne Anderson. Colour plates, colour and b/w illustrations. 200 pages. Spine and corners worn. Small tear in cloth at base of spine. Edges of boards exposed on rear cover where pictorial onlay has worn away. Endpapers browned. Minor worm damage to top corner of frontis. Clear tape repair to gutter of pages 154 and 155 where pages have pulled from stitching. Binding sound. Occasional foxspots but contents generally clean.

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THE JACKIE JACKDAW BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2132543
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

Off-white cloth with orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Pretty colour and b/w illustrations accompany short verses for children. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endppaer. Margin marks and some foxing. A couple of small page margin tears.

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STORIES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Emily Underdown. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318495
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1913. Very good condition.

Small format. Blue cloth, orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. 157 pages. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Heavy foxing to textblock. Light page browning to endpapers. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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LIE-DOWN STORIES
Written by Natalie Joan. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318353
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Stories by Natalie Joan, delightfully illustrated with 8 colour plates and b/w drawings in the text. Beige cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board showing mother putting child to bed. 77 pages. 10" x 7.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired with white paper tape. Contents are pulled causing them to be a little loose. Some light foxing and other marks but generally contents clean.

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LITTLE FOLKS' PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1318325
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1921. Good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shwoing girl and boy running after a small dog with a doll in its mouth. 6 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse, first story is "Betty". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges worn with some small indentations. Damp stain to lower edge of rear cover and spine edge browned. Small brown stain to edge of front cover and "Miss Ruck" and "5" written in red biro to top of front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown, name and date in ink to free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents (including a few plate margins but pictures unaffected).

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY STORIES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2130782
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles, vignette to front cover and border. 8 stories. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping and fraying to cloth at edges and to top and tail of spine. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.

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THE OLD MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2130756
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1938. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial front cover and spine. Red pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. 96 pages. Chipping to edges and corners of covers and spine; some loss. Damp mark to front cover. Lengthy inscription in ink to verso of 2 plate page. Grubby margin marks; some foxing.

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THE SLEEPY-SONG BOOK
Written by Eugene Field; May Byron; Florence Campbell. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2130746
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Music by H.A.J. Campbell. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and large pictorial onlay to front cover. 13 colour plates. 83 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small chips to cover edges. Spotting/fading to spine. Scuffing to onlay. Foxing to some pages throughout, but heaviest to outer page edges. All plates present.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - SEVENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Mabel Lucie Attwell; S.B. Pearse; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 2130301
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy and girl giving rabbit a carrot. 320 pages. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; edges have been 'touched up' with colour ink. Uneven browning to spine. Marks to rear cover. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE CUDDLY-KITTY BOOK
Written by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 2130273
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

The Nursery Zoo series, The Second Cage. Red cloth boards with large pictorial onlay to front cover. One page of text facing one full page colour illustration printed one side of page only. Spine is bumped and faded. Bumping and wear to corners. Covers are a bit bowed. Joint next to frontis is partially broken. Some marks to endpapers, outer page edges and margins.

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THE FAIRY-TALE OMNIBUS
Written by Brothers Grimm; Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2129320
Published by Collins. 1943. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, yellow titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plate, b/w illustrations to text throughout, 4 other beautiful colour plates. Unpaginated. 10.25 x 7". A wonderful selection of well-known Fairy Tales by Grimm and Andersen. Bumping and wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Page browning. All plates present. Wrapper is creased with closed tears, but minimal loss; grubby marks.

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