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THE CHILDREN'S SONG BOOK
Written by Alfred W. Tomlyn. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Harry Rountree; et al.; A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2131158
Published by Andersons-Edinburgh-Limited. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

A book of children's rhymes set to music. Fabric covered boards with gilt title to front; colour decorations. First Song/Rhyme is 'A Farmer went Trotting'. Also includes Baa! Baa! Black Sheep; Jack and Jill; Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star; Wee Willie Winkie and more. Two-tone plates, including frontis by Lawson Wood. Some grubby marks to covers. Hinges are cracked; binding a little weak. Foxing to outer page edges. A few small margin marks.
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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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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2124994
Published by The Children's Press. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards, front picture of the fox and the eagle. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First fable is The Eagle and the Fox. A few marks to spine. Wear to cover edges, with some chipping. Rear cover has a few stains. Page browning. A few foxspots and page margin marks.
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UNCLE REMUS PICTURE BOOK
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2124993
Published by Boots. Circa 1944. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Only one page of text, plus index, the rest are beautiful full page colour illustrations. Couple of black ink spots to spine. Wear and small chips to corners.
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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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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 30TH YEAR
Written by Eleanor B. Simeon; Rene Bull; Rene Cloke; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; M.E. Brett; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1406403
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1933. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board showing girl and boy playing with dogs at the seaside. First story is "Rescuing Columba". Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and a little browned. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little grubby. Joints cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Writing to bottom of ELephant Puzzle page plus ticks to opposite page. Some foxing. Plates all present. Creasing to one plate.
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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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SIR THOMAS THUMB
No author listed. Illustrated by H. Granville Fell; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 2122286
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1911. Almost very good condition.

The wonderful adventures of a fairy knight, Small format. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. large colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover (Rountree illustration - repeated in book). 8 colour plates (only one by Rountree). Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Scuffing to onlay. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.
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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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