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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1318886
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Green cloth, black titles. 48 colour plates (which includes the endpapers). 340 pages plus booklist to rear. Spine bumped. Rubbing to cover edges. Some foxing to contents.

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KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS
Written by Blanche Winder. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2130803
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1941. Very good condition.

Pictorial colour boards with peach spine. 16 colour plates. 128 pages. Spine is bumped and grubby. Bumping to corners. Small name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2128506
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to surface paper on front cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing and margin marks throughout. All plates present.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2128339
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Tan cloth, black titles. 48 colour plates (which includes the endpapers). 340 pages plus booklist to rear. Some foxing. Colour flower transfer to top of contents page. Name and address in ink to verso of title page. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some small pieces of loss; some brown tape repairs to verso. Wrapper also has some foxing.q

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ROBIN HOOD
Written by E. Charles Vivian. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2125155
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

The Sunshine Series. Cloth spine. 16 Colour plates and 8 sepia plates by Theaker. 176 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1814768
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Corners worn with board exposed. Scattered foxing throughout. A few heavy pencil marks including to at least one plate. Some hinges pulled.

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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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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 29TH YEAR
Written by May Wynne; Margaret Baker; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker; Louis Wain; Hilda Cowham; et al..
Stock no. 1405243
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1927. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows girl in mop cap and pink/green gown with 2 boys in medieval clothes, one dressed as a jester. Red cloth spine with black titles. Pretty colour plates plus numerous b/w and two-tone illustrations. First story is "Rosalie, the Dark-Haired Princess". Spine bumped and a little faded with 29 written in blue biro. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear board a little creased. Covers grubby. Front joint starting to crack. Inscription in ink to front endpaper along with old tape mark. Name in belongs to box. Front endpaper browned. A little foxing to page edges. Crosswords completed in pencil otherwise contents clean.

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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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ROBIN HOOD
Written by E. Charles Vivian. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1505097
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. circa 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"The Sunshine Series".Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 16 Colour plates. 128 pages. 10 x 7.5". A little wear to corners and cover edges. Light browning to endpapers and prelims. Foxing, mainly to page edges and text block. Faint mark to verso of frontis, possibly something been stuck there but no surface paper damage. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a couple of small chips. Spine browned. Surface paper damage to rear panel. Corner cut from front flap, price above.

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DON QUIXOTE
Written by Miguel De Cervantes. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1314958
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour series. Beige boards with pictorial onlay to front and decorations to spine. 48 delightful colour plates (includes the endpapers) by the illustrater. 340 pages. 8.5 x 6". Spine is slightly bumped. Foxing to contents (mainly prelims and page edges). Margins of plates are slightly yellow. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge chipped/torn with tape repairs on verso and a tape repair to top of spine. Some slight loss.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1305118
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1911. Good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt vignette to front and title to spine. Page edges blue. 16 colour plates with tissue guard to frontis piece. 546 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Front joint is cracked showing webbing. Endpapers and tissue-guard of frontis are browned, there is some foxing. The contents are generally clean.

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