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BONZO'S ANNUAL 1950
Written by Christine E. Bradley. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131249
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1950. Good condition.

Pictorial front board shows Bonzo eating grapes with parrot. Cloth spine. Packed full of stories and verses. Colour and two tone illustrations throughout. Spine is browned and spotted. Heavy scuffing and wear to covers. Damp marks to rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Damp staining to some page margins. Foxing and browning. A reading copy.

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THE BONZOOLOO BOOK
Written by G.E. Studdy. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131238
Published by Partridge. Circa 1930. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows cat and dog laughing! Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Only a working copy! SOLD WITH ALL FAULTS. Scuffing and creasing to covers; loss to onlay on front. Grubby marks to covers. Binding is weak; some pages are partially detached. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. 10 plates - 1 is torn, with loss, 1 has been coloured in. Foxing and margin marks. Some page margin tears.

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FASCINATING STORIES FOR GIRLS
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson; Ethel Talbot; Mary Shrewsbury; Barbara E. Todd; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; G.E. Studdy; et al..
Stock no. 2131182
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Jolly Bookshelf series. Yellow pictorial covers, tennis player to front, hockey player to spine. 9 stories and 1 poem. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 96 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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BONZO'S ANNUAL 1947
Written by G.E. Studdy. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2130432
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1947. Good condition.

Red pictorial boards showing Bonzo playing with a jack-in-the-box. Red cloth spine. Full colour frontis. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine is faded with some faded writing. Chipping along cover edges. Corners are bumped. Frontis is MISSING. Foxing to prelims, last few pages and outer page edges and margins.

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BONZO'S ANNUAL 1948
Written by G.E. Studdy. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2130320
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1948. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows Bonzo wearing a crown and sat on a donkey. Colour frontis, two-tone illustrations throughout. Contains a story entitled "The Little Nigger Boy". Spine is faded and worn. Scuffing and chipping to edges; corners are bumped. Frontis is MISSING! Foxing.

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A BOX OF TRICKS
Written by George Jellicoe. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 1815596
Published by John Swain & Son Limited. Poor condition.

Invented and drawn by G.E. Studdy; Explained by George Jellicoe. Orange pictorial boards. Blue endpapers showing Bonzo Pup. Colour plates plus blue & white illustrations. VERY fragile. A reading copy only. Backstrip worn away and lower half of contents thus loose. Edges of boards rubbed, corners worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and name and address in pencil to verso of same. Binding extremely fragile. Grubby marks to contents.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - THIRTEENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy; Peter Fraser; Harold C. Earnshaw; Lawson Wood; Arch Webb; et al..
Stock no. 1814676
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Large format, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 16 colour plates. Spine and edges rubbed. Rear board browned. Front endpaper missing. All plates present. A few scattered foxspots.

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A LUCKY DIP
Written by George Jellicoe. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 1316778
Published by John Swain & Son Limited. 1st 1923. Good condition.

Small format. Red cloth spine, white pictorial boards. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations featuring doggies. Covers are edge worn and a bit grubby. Joints and hinges are cracked/pulled causing binding to be a little loose. Small tear to lower edge of front free-endpaper which is also part detached at spine. Crayon doodles to prelims and rear endpapers (some partially erased). Tiny piece of loss to lower edge of rear free-endpaper. Grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout. Still a decent copy of a scarce little book.

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FASCINATING STORIES FOR GIRLS
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson; Ethel Talbot; Mary Shrewsbury; Barbara E. Todd; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; G.E. Studdy; et al..
Stock no. 1506871
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

The Jolly Bookshelf series. Yellow pictorial covers, tennis player to front, hockey player to spine. 9 stories and 1 poem. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A couple of tiny nicks to cover edges. Covers grubby and marked. Presentation plate to front endpaper. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Some light foxing and browning mainly to endpapers and taxt block. Text pages very good.

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BONZO'S COUNTRY HOLIDAY
Written by G.E. Studdy; George Jellicoe. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 1406355
Published by John Swain & Son Limited; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1925. Very good condition.

Small format (13 x 10.5cm). Pictiorial cardwraps. Full-page colour illustrations plus double-spread centre fold. Unpaginated, 14 pages. Staples rusty. Rear cover a little grubby. Some light spotting to a couple of pages. Light margin marks to centre pages. Contents are otherwise very good. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - ELEVENTH YEAR
Written by Harold Avery; Angela Brazil; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; G.E. Studdy; Harold Earnshaw; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1505914
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1920. Almost very good condition.

For boys and girls. Pictorial boards showing a boy and girl skating on front and a boy and a girl on spine. Black titles to spine and orange titles to front board. Colour plates plus black and white illustrations. Brazil story is 'The Scallywag Boys'. First story is The Spoil Sport by Avery. 10.25" x 8". Spine bumped with some rubbing to vignette. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few marks and scratches to covers. Pencil writing about contents to front endpaper. Some browning to endpapers, prelims and last couple of pages. Evidence of something having been stuck to rear endpaper. Contents very good.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - ELEVENTH YEAR
Written by Harold Avery; Angela Brazil; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; G.E. Studdy; Harold Earnshaw; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1405242
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

For boys and girls. Pictorial boards showing a boy and girl skating on front and a boy and a girl on spine. Black titles to spine and orange titles to front board. Colour plates plus black and white illustrations. Brazil story is 'The Scallywag Boys'. First story is The Spoil Sport by Avery. 10.25" x 8". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some fading to spine. Front cover and edges rubbed and worn. Rear cover grubby and marked. Top of rear board next to spine badly bumped. Top inner corner of contents also bumped. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges pulled. Dated inscription to front endpaper. Page 17/18 is detached from book. Browning to endpapers. A few small marks otherwise contents generally clean.

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