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JUST WHAT I LIKE
Written by K.E. King; A.R.T. Haverfield; Norman Hunter; Madeline Barnes; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Warwick Reynolds; Gordon Robinson; Florence Mary Anderson; Ruth Cobb; et al..
Stock no. 1317823
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards with cloth spine. A collection of short stories by various authors. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story 'The Little Brass Knob'. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Covers slightlty edge rubbed. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Frontis is part detached at top.

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OUR DARLINGS IN NURSERYLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Elphick; E. Stuart Hardy; Gordon Robinson.
Stock no. 1817611
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1913. Good condition.

Nister book No. 3817. 'Our Darlings' series. Nursery Rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows a red clothed elf and a little girl wearing a green spotted dress and a Dutch bonnet, riding on a broomstick. Tipped in colour frontis plus numerous b/w line drawings. Front board clean and bright, rear board a little grubby and stained, rubbed at vertical edge. Binding is fragile and loosening with some hinges pulled wide. Prize plate to front pastedown. Name in ink to top margin of frontis (not affecting frontispiece illustration in anyway). Foxing and grubby marks throughout.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOL 70
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green; John Comfort; Frances Hodgson Burnett; Olaf Baker; W. Gurney Benham; et al. Illustrated by Muriel Hunt; Gordon Robinson; Alice M. Cook; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2128136
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1909. Very good condition.

The Young People's Magazine. Green pictorial cloth covers show girl getting out of vehicle. gilt titles. Adverts to endpapers. 6 colour plates. 476 pages. Serial stories are General John, The Heart of a Hero, The Land of the Blue Flower, Round the World on an Airship and Teddywinkle's Picnic. Spine is browned and bumped. Some scuffing to front cover. A few grubby margin marks. Covers are by Charles Robinson.

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BOYS' AND GIRLS' STORY BOOK NO. 4
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Sylvia Venus; E.H. Davie; Gordon Robinson.
Stock no. 1406445
Published by News Chronicle Ltd.. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Front cover shows Brer Rabbit sat on post fishing, advert to rear. 2 colour plates, packed with b/w text illustrations. 223 pages. Spine bumped and rubbed a little faded. Corners bumped and worn. Red marks to rear panel and edge. Light browning and a couple of marks to rear endpapers. Foxing to page edges. Some fingering to contents.

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COSY CORNER TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Gordon Robinson; G.F. Christie; et al..
Stock no. 1506852
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Short stories and rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children and dog by grandfather clock. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Contains b/w cat illustration by Wain. Spine bumped, worn, faded and foxed with a couple of small splits. A little wear to corners and cover edges. Front cover lightly scuffed with scribble to title. One hinge cracked. Contents edge browned and foxed.

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THE TOM-TIT STORY BOOK
Written by Jessie Pope; Elsie Blomfield; Mabel L. Tyrrell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Nina K. Brisley; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1406053
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board showing two children looking at the tits in the trees. Two colour plates plus b/w illustrations including one by Gordon Robinson. First poem is Flowers for Mummy by Jessie Pope. Spine and corners bumped. Corners very worn. Some surface paper damage to top of front cover. Mark to bottom of front board which also affects rear cover and bottom of last 6 pages. Rear board is grubby and marked.Couple of hinges pulled. Closed tear to side margin of one page. Prize presentation plate to verso of front endpaper. Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.

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THE PRIZE FOR GIRLS AND BOYS VOL 65
Written by Hilda T. Skae; F.J.S. Bennett; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Peacock; Marjorie Slade; Gordon Robinson; Winifred Barham; Joyce Mercer; et al..
Stock no. 1506240
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine, yellow and red pictorial front cover shows 3 children under cherry tree. Volume LXV on verso of title page. 140 pages. Adverts to rear cover and endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine lightly browned. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. One hinge cracked. Name and address in pencil to verso of frontis. Large tear through text to page 133/4. Contents have some foxing but are generally clean otherwise.

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THE STORY WONDER BOOK
Written by May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; Ethel Talbot; Ernest A. Aris; et al. Illustrated by Rene Cloke; Gordon Robinson; Ernest A. Aris; Mary Brooks; et al..
Stock no. 2121588
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Stories and Pictures for Boys and Girls. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Sea Babies" by May Wynne. Colour frontis is 'The Home of the Mermaid'. Spine is very faded, with some foxspots. Corners very worn with top corner creased. Front and rear joints cracked and weak but remainder of binding sound. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Minimal foxing to contents.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Catherine A. Morin; Grace C. Floyd; et al. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker; C.E.B. Bernard; Louis Wain; Gordon Robinson; Chris Temple; et al..
Stock no. 1505918
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards, front shows girl in green dress in foreground, boy in kilt and other girls behind. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone text illustrations. First story is "The Little Roundy Man Finds A Chimney". Spine a little worn and darkened. Wear and bumping to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby with scuffing and small amount of scribble to rear cover. New endpapers. Belongs to box completed in pencil. Fingering to lower margins, mostly in first half of book. One colour plate partially detached with tear to inner margin.

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PIXIE PLAYTIME
No author listed. Illustrated by Agnes Richardson; Gordon Robinson; Edgar Norfield; M.M. Gell; et al..
Stock no. 1505796
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. circa 1935. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Pictorial covers show continuous scene of pixies racing on tortoises. Red title page. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Stories and rhymes. First story: Two Little Stars. Bumping and wear to spine and corners, slight loss of surface at ends of spine. Erased writing on front pastedown. Contents lightly browned but clean. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a few small pieces of loss. Small hole to rear fold. Brown tape stuck to worst tear on verso.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Catherine A. Morin; Grace C. Floyd; et al. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker; C.E.B. Bernard; Louis Wain; Gordon Robinson; Chris Temple; et al..
Stock no. 1315560
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1925. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards, front shows girl in green dress in foreground, boy in kilt and other girls behind. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone text illustrations. First story is "The Little Roundy Man Finds A Chimney". Spine bumped, corners worn. Covers slightly edge rubbed with a few indentations at edges. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Pale page browning and foxing. Some fingermarks to page margins but generally contents clean.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL FOR LITTLE PEOPLE - 16TH YEAR
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; Gurney Slade; Margaret Rhodes; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Robinson; Beatrice Mallet; Rene Cloke; et al..
Stock no. 1315556
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. Front cover shows dog in spectacles. Colour plates. Colour illustrations. First story "A Wolf-Cub to the Rescue". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Rear joint and some hinges cracked causing contents to be a little loose. Foxing to pages, mainly at margins and some grubby fingermarks.

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