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STORIES FROM FROISSART
Written by Henry Newbolt. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2131052
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. Circa 1899. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with creasing; edge-tears and chips; a few pieces of loss.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Margaret Middleton; Florence Harrison; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston; C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1817635
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with blue title. Pictorial front board shows girl with tennis racquet. Colour plates. B/w text illustrations. First story is "One Crowded Hour" by Margaret Middleton. Board edges rubbed, corners worn, spine browned, rear board scuffed. Gift inscription in ink to verso of frontispiece. Text block grubby. A few grubby margin marks.

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THE SHADOWLESS MAN
Written by Adelbert Von Chamisso. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2130448
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue illustrated cloth showing man with cape and stick walking toward the reader. Red titles on yellow background. Colour frontis with tissue guard. 16 b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 106 pages. Scuffing to covers. Bumping along edges and corners. Browning and marks to rear cover. Marks and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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CHIRP AND CHATTER
Written by Alice Banks. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2130158
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1922. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. With 54 b/w illustrations by Browne. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few nicks and chips. Fading to spine; marks to covers, including cup ring mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing and margin marks.

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MY OWN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 2127766
Published by Arrowsmith. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth, gilt titles; blue decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Gilt to spine is faded, spine is also browned; some chips to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Bumping and wear to corners. Browning to cover edges. Some foxing. A few pages have small chips/nicks to margins.

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THE QUEEN OF HEARTS AND OTHER PLAYS
Written by Edgar A. Browne. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1317376
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

Contains: Queen of Hearts; The Frog Prince; Beauty and the Beast; Bluebeard. Beige cloth, brown titles and vignette to front within a yellow oval. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 142 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some fingering to contents.

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BETSY-GO-LUCKY OF THE FOURTH
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1814725
Published by Jarrolds Publishers. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 284 pages. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates. Boards lightly marked. Joints weak but binding tight. Prize bookplate to front endpaper. Scattered foxing.

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ST. GEORGE FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1406635
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A tale of Cressy and Poitiers. Dark green pictorial cloth, gilt title block and picture to spine, gilt title to front cover. 8 b/w plates. 352 pages. All edges green.. All page edges olive. Purple endpapers. 8 b/w plates including frontis. 352 pages, 32 pages of adverts. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Gilt to title dulled. Couple of marks to rear board. Front joint and hinges cracked. Inscription to front pastedown. Frontis and front endpaper partially detached. Fingering to page margins including margins of some plates. Some wear to olive covering of page edges. Undated.

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THE SEVEN WISE SCHOLARS
Written by Ascott R. Hope; Dr. R. Macfie. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1406462
Published by Blackie & Son. 1887. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 223 pages + 32 page booklist to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small splits in cloth at top and bottom of spine. Covers are marked and grubby. Some hinges are cracked. Name and date to front flyleaf. A little foxing. Grubby marks to some margins.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 13TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1506670
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1921. Slightly better than good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. A collection of adventure stories for boys. 13th year. 176 pages Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Splits to spine edges, backstrip possibly glued into place, a little loss of cloth from top of spine. Cover a bit grubby, front cover scratched. Endpapers browned and foxed. Q1441 in pen to front endpaper and small smudge to top corner. Foxing, mainly to text block and prelims. A few marks to contents.

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THE SCHOOL GIRL'S ANNUAL
Written by Flora Klickmann. Illustrated by Maude Angell; Louis Wain; Persis Kirmse; G.L. Stampa; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1506659
Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl and horse's head. Title on front cover reads School Girl's Stories. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Includes two articles and b/w illustrations by Louis Wain. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby, scuffed and rear cover is darkened. Front joint cracked between frontis and title page. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Endpapers browned, white marks to rear endpapers. Text pages very good.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506407
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Poor condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small line indentation to top of front cover. Looks like an unsuccessful attempt has been made to clean the covers which are now part shiny/part matt and unevenly coloured and marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Frontis and one other plate MISSING, a few have small ink spots to them. Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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