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THE CUCKOO CLOCK
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1323008
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile reprint of the 1931 children's edition. Illustrated with 16 colour plates and numerous line drawings. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge purple. ISBN: 0333290593. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is faded at spine and edges and has a damp stain to lower edge of rear panel.

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PENELOPE'S ENGLISH EXPERIENCES
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 2131111
Published by Gay and Bird. 1901. Very good condition.

Dark green boards, gilt titles and thistle decorations. Title to covers is 'Penelope's Experiences England'. Being extracts from the commonplace book of Penelope Hamilton. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. 174 pages plus book list. Light bumping to spine and corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. A few light margin marks.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 2130302
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper has tears and chips; minimal loss, also faded to spine.

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MARTIN PIPPIN IN THE APPLE-ORCHARD
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 2126269
Published by W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.. 8th 1926. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with dark brown titles and vignette to front cover. 5 mounted colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top of spine has splits to cloth at both edges, with some fraying. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Half-title page is creased and foxed. Inscription in ink to verso of title page. Some foxing and page margin creases. All plates present.

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THE BROAD HIGHWAY
Written by Jeffery Farnol. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1814677
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1912. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with elaborate gilt titles and decorations. Small oval onlay to front cover. 24 tissue-guarded colour plates. 493 pages. Top edge gilt. Rear board marked. Front board has dent at lower edge. Endpapers browned. One tissue guard missing. A few scattered foxspots.

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 10TH YEAR
Written by Bessie Marchant; C. Bernard Rutley; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Joan Griffith; Mary Strange Reeve; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1507723
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial front cover shows two young ladies in cloche hats carrying Christmas presents. Pictorial spine. Orange and grey endpapers showing an Arabian scene. 10th year. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small flap with crease to onlay at top of spine. Colours bright on covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from top of spine and rear panel. Spine and panels slightly faded and foxed. Stain to spine in title.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Florence Harrison; Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; Violet M. Methley; et al. Illustrated by Florence Harrison; Warwick Reynolds; Frank Wiles; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1507661
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper boards show girl in red blazer with tennis racket, cloth spine. 4 colour plates, 1 colour plate by Florence Harrison. B/w and two tone illustrations. First story is 'The Socialist' by Mrs. J.D. Westwood. 208 pages. Spine bumped, worn and browned with a few marks. Corners and cover edges worn. Marks to covers. Small amount of crossed out writing to front endpaper. Grubby mark to top corner of half-title page. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Light foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present.

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LORNA DOONE
Written by R.D. Blackmore. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Charles E. Brittan.
Stock no. 1506950
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Boots the Chemists. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn, tiny splits to cloth at ends of spine. A few small marks to front cover, spine darkened. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing, mainly to prelims and text block. All plates present, one has slight damage where it has been stuck to page opposite.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Natalie Joan; Florence Harrison; Lucy Bickersteth; Margaret Middleton; et al. Illustrated by Frank E. Wiles; Florence Harrison; Radcliffe Wilson; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1506890
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows a girl waving a hankie, ice-skating. First story is 'Pen the Poacher' by Joan. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, slightly browned and grubby. Wear to corners and cover edges. A couple of small patches of surface paper damage to front cover. Rear cover a little grubby. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Contents very good just some light foxing.

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THE BIG BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; nancy hayes; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Anne Rochester; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 1506882
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1931. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front shows girl walking in rain called The Silver Lining. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story is That Ordinary Girl by Hayes. Also includes two stories by D.F.Bruce: Captain Betsy and The Secretary's Keys. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover slightly grubby. Front joint and a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Endpapers browned, pencil writing about contents to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to text block and prelims. Text pages very good.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 16TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1506880
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1923. Very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial boards show cricketer. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Exciting stories for boys. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine lightly browned/faded and titles worn. A few marks to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing to text block. Contents generally clean. Repaired margin tear to one plate and page either side.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN
Written by Dorothy Brown; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Jessie Pope; Natalie Joan; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by M.A. Peart; Lilian A. Govey; M. Sankey; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1506879
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Fair condition.

Large format. Grey paper boards with onlay to front of children sat by trees in blossom listening to story. Colour plates, three-tone and b/w illustrations. First story The House in the Tree. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Onlay to spine very worn. browning to some cover edges. Rear joint broken, some hinges cracked. Endpapers browned. A few grubby marks to contents. Foxing to text block.

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