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THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1317914
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine, black title. Pictorial front board showing little girl laid on her back under a grape vine. 7 colour plates. Large format. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn. Rear cover is slightly grubby with a mark to centre. Splash mark of ink to spine and edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout and some grubby fingermarks.

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A CHILD'S BOOK OF VERSES
No author listed. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2127171
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1912. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. Decorated endpapers. 10 colour plates with tissue-guards. Top edge blue. Uneven markings to covers; fade marks, or possibly slight damp marks. Scuffing to onlay on front cover. Corners are bumped and worn. Some foxing and margin marks. All plates present.One plate is loose but still present.

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND
Written by George MacDonald. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2126376
Published by David McKay Company. 1st thus 1919. Very good condition.

Beige cloth, gilt title to spine and large pictorial onlay to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 8 colour plates plus illustration to title-page. 342 pages, top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and a couple of corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby margin marks. Browning and some foxing to outer page edges. All plates present.

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JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH
Written by S.Michael Schnessel. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1317379
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A major study of the illustrator and her work with 100 b/w and 64 full colour reproductions of Smith's most delightful pictures covering the whole range of her work. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 224 pages. Demy 4to. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some foxspots to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Name and date in ink to half-title page has been partially erased. Dustwrapper is just a little edge-rubbed.

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MOTHER GOOSE
No author listed. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2123942
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1938. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Grey cloth with red titles. 12 colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. 208 pages. Spine is very browned, with what looks like a couple of damp marks. Spotting, foxing and fading along edges to rest of covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing; mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few page margin marks. All plates present.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1506910
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1930. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

12 enchanting tipped-in colour plates. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 240 pages. Large format. Published for Boots the Chemist. Spine bumped and worn with small hole towards top. Minimal bumping and wear to corners. Small faint marks to covers in places (damp?). Ink inscription to front endpaper. One hinge strating to crack. A few fingermarks/marks to contents but most pages are clean. Small light stain to text block. A little foxing. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a little loss from ends of spine and folds. A couple of larger tears to bottom of front panel. Panels and spine darkened with a few small marks.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1406056
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1930. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

12 enchanting tipped-in colour plates. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 240 pages. Large format. Published for Boots the Chemist. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little darkened. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint and some hinges cracked. One plate is MISSING. Other plates present and in very good condition. Tissue guard for frontis is creased and has tape to top 42, partially detached at bottom. Browning to endpapers. Foxing mainly to page margins and some margin marks. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with areas of loss to top and bottom of spine and front fold and bottom of rear panel. Some creasing to front panel and spine. Wrapper is grubby.

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THE EVERYDAY AND NOW-A-DAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1316196
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. circa 1933. Very good condition.

Front cover shows two children blowing bubbles. Large format. Red cloth spine. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1505962
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. circa 1921. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front board showing little girl laid on her back under a grape vine. 7 colour plates. Large format. 159 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and top edge of rear cover slightly darkened. Spots of wear to front cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers and prelims. A little foxing and an odd mark to contents.

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THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1405361
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format, green cloth spine, large pictorial onlay to front cover. 7 colour plates, 160 pages. 11.5" x 8.5". Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear board is grubby. Mark to inner margin of plate opposite page 68 which doesn't affect the illustration. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to page edges and prelims otherwise contents generally clean.

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THE CLOSED ROOM
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1505719
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st UK 1904. Slightly better than good condition.

Light brown cloth with blue and green illustration to front cover, gilt titles to spine. Decorated endpapers and page embellishments. 8 colour plates. Spine lightly browned, bumped and worn with nicks to top edge, gilt dulled. Covers a bit grubby. Front joint cracked, webbing showing beneath. A couple of hinges badly cracked. Contents generally clean. All plates present but two have small amount of damage.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1405010
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Black titles. Top edge yellow. Decorated endpapers. 12 delightful tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. 305 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. Covers marked and grubby. Front joint and some hinges cracked. Endpapers browned. A little bubbling to front pastedown. Stain affecting top margin of about half the book. Text is not affected nor are plates. Some foxing.

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