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LOUIS WAIN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry Rountree; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1319478
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine with dark brown title and illustration, pictorial front board. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations (mostly Wain but others also). Spine is grubby. Covers are edge worn and also grubby, a couple of small scratch marks to front cover. New endpapers. Some light foxing. Some colouring to some of the b/w illustrations and some erasing as well. There is a musty (tobbaco?) smell to the contents.

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THE CHILDREN OF WILLOW FARM
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1319096
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A tale of life on a farm. Blue cloth, red titles. B/w text illustrations. Spine slightly bumped, some fading to top and tail of spine. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Price-cut wrapper is browned on verso, edge chipped with slight loss, slightly grubby with a small stain to top corner of rear panel.

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CASSELL'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1923
Written by Enid Blyton; Marjorie Seymour; Walter Copeland; Agnes M. Miall; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; Florence Mary Anderson; E. Dorothy Rees; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Harry Rountree; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 2133269
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1923. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine with dark titles and vignette. Front cover shows three children in a canoe. First story Tom's Pigs by Marjorie Seymour. Illustrated endpapers by Anne Anderson. Colour plates, colour and b/w illustrations. 200 pages. Spine and corners worn. Small tear in cloth at base of spine. Edges of boards exposed on rear cover where pictorial onlay has worn away. Endpapers browned. Minor worm damage to top corner of frontis. Clear tape repair to gutter of pages 154 and 155 where pages have pulled from stitching. Binding sound. Occasional foxspots but contents generally clean.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 31ST YEAR
Written by Barbara C. Freeman; Norman Hunter; Ruth Ainsworth; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Cicely Mary Barker; Peter Fraser; Kenneth Harrow; et al..
Stock no. 2128131
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth spine with dark titles. Pictorial front cover shows four children at a campfire. Colour plates plus colour and b/w illustrations. Marks to spine; splash mark to top. Scuff marks to covers. Wear and bumping to corners. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and some grubby margin marks.

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THE BOOK OF BETTY BARBER
Written by Maggie Browne. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2125348
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Brown cloth, black titles to spine and front cover. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spne and corners are bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Colour frontis is MISSING. Some foxing and margin marks. Creasing to some page margins. All b/w illustrations have been coloured in. A reading copy.

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WOG AND WIG
Written by Winifred Humphreys. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2123576
Published by Franklyn Ward & Wheeler Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The story of two lovable little rabbits and their adventures with the rascally Tom Fox in Savernake Forest. Delightful colour plates and silhouette chapter headings. Pictorial boards, brown cloth spine. 28 pages. Pencil marks to front cover. Wear to corners. Name to front pastedown. Some light foxing. Contents are still very good.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 27TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Eleanor B. Simeon; Evelyn Smith; Natalie Joan; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Hilda Cowham; Harry Rountree; Florence Mary Anderson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1506891
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1931. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows three children, rocking horse and dog, black titles. Colour plates, plus colour, tint and b/w illustrations. 200 pages. First story - Tommy's Topper by Madeline Barnes. Spine bumped, worn and grubby with a vertical crease from top to bottom. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers grubby. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription in To box on front endpaper and 1930 written to verso of frontis. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean. A little foxing.

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COLLINS' CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; Barbara E. Todd; Marjory Royce; Geoffrey Boumphrey; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Harry Rountree; Phylis E. Paul; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1506790
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial cloth spine with blue titles. Front cover shows boy dressed as guardsman and girl in blue dress with wings. First story Scare-Fawkes and Guy-Crow. Colour plates, two-tone and b/w illustrations. 180 pages. Spine bumped and worn, picture rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby and scratched. Front joint feels weak. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents generally clean. All plates present but one is loose.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 23RD YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Will H. Ogilvie; Jessie Pope; Evelyn Smith; et al. Illustrated by Frank Adams; Warwick Reynolds; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 1506153
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth spine, front cover shows girl & boy reading a book on floor. Colour plates. Two-tone & b/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Front joint partially cracked, one hinge cracked. Belongs to box on front endpaper completed in pen. Light foxing, fingermarks and a few marks to contents but many ages are clean. All plates present.

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THE SECRET MOUNTAIN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1506112
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1941. Good condition.

The third story of the strange adventures of the Secret Island children. Green cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 192 pages. 8.25 x 6". 2nd Printing. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Browning to edge of spine. Covers a bit grubby. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Name in ink to creased front endpaper. Endpapers are marked with some light browning. A few marks to contents. Poor condition front panel and spine of dustwrapper present but have been stuck to stiff card.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 23RD YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Will H. Ogilvie; Jessie Pope; Evelyn Smith; et al. Illustrated by Frank Adams; Warwick Reynolds; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 1506036
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1926. Fair condition.

Orange cloth spine, front cover shows girl & boy reading a book on floor. Colour plates. Two-tone & b/w illustrations. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Joints badly cracked, holding by threads, a few hinges cracked too so binding feels weak. Colouring to some b/w illustrations. Last text page partially detached. A few marks to contents. All plates present but one is detached.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOL 106
Written by John Mowbray; Nancy M. Hayes; Eveline M. Williams; et al. Illustrated by Florence Mary Anderson; Harry Woolley; C.E.B. Bernard; Harry Rountree; S.B. Pearse; Harold Earnshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1505855
Published by The Amalgamated Press Limited. 1927. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with black titles and vignette, pictorial front cover shows boy in jester's outfit, advert to rear cover. 13 colour plates plus b/w photos and illustrations. 416 pages. Serial stories are Feversham's Fag, The Guides at Calamity Hill and The League of Adventurers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine slightly darkened. Dent to outside edge of front cover. Covers slightly grubby. One hinge cracked. Some foxing and light browning. Contents generally clean. All plates present.

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