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ALBERT, 'AROLD AND OTHERS
Written by Marriott Edgar. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1823272
Published by Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd.. Very good condition.

Wonderfully humourous soliloquies including the famed "Lion and Albert". Complemented by Hassall's ingenious drawings. Cardwraps with pictorial onlay showing Mr. and Mrs. Ramsbottom at Blackpool. Two-tone drawings throughout. Contains 12 poems. Some foxing present. Covers a little grubby and stained. Contents very nice.

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ALBERT AND BALBUS AND SAMUEL SMALL
Written by Marriott Edgar. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1823271
Published by Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial onlay 'The Doctor Visits Young Albert' to front cover. Cardwraps. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Contains 12 poems. Heavy foxing to covers, text block and endpapers. Else contents clean.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE RETOLD FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Edith Robarts. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2135788
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1909. Fair condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. Heavy staining to top corner of cover, which goes through to prelims. Smaller stain to bottom. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing. Margin marks - couple of pages are starting to come loose, where hinges are cracked. This is a reading copy ONLY!!

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THROUGH THE WOOD
Written by Harold Avery. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1321692
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

A picture book. Large format 11.5 x 9.5", cloth spine and pictorial boards show boy watching weasels. 24 colour plates. 50 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Front endpapers have been neatly replaced. Foxing to rear endpapers. Some light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean. Light musty smell to contents.

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GRANNY'S OLD STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1321143
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full page colour illustrations and b/w illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown has been removed. Some tears to page margins with a couple of small pieces of loss (text not affected). Foxing to textblock.

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SOUVENIR OF MR. PREEDY & THE COUNTESS 200TH PERFORMANCE
Written by R.C. Carton. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1320794
Published by David Allen & Sons Ltd. 1909. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Beige cardwraps. 12 colour illustrations (scenes from the play) printed on beige paper. Bound together with yellow string tie. A nice copy.

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WINTER JOYS FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall; E. Lance; et al..
Stock no. 1320793
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

A mix of stories and verses. Cloth spine, pictorial boards, front cover shows two children on a sledge on ice. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners worn. A few light scratches to rear cover. Joints just starting to crack. Foxing to endpapers and text block, last text page is browned. Just an odd fingermark to contents and looks like small staple(?) indentations to margins of first pages.

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THE FIRELIGHT BOOK OF NURSERY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2132133
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Full page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is Puss in Boots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and chipping to corners. Presentation plate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE, THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON AND GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Daniel Defoe; J.R. Wyss; Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318464
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Retold For Little Folk. Pictorial front board showing ship on rough sea. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired but free-endpaper is missing. Foxing to some pages and to textblock.

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THE HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318020
Published by William Heinemann. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14 x 10"). Pictorial paperwraps showing Miss Muffet with cobweb and spider. Colour illustrations throughout. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin on small piece of white paper which has been tipped onto the title-page. Cover edges are slightly worn, splits to spine. There is some loss to the top edge of the rear cover. Some light stains and creases to covers. Some light fingermarks to page margins and some light foxspots but generally contents are clean.

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BLACKIE'S POPULAR FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1317819
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front board shows oriental man approaching lamp on top of stand. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Corners worn and edges slightly rubbed. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to edge of front cover. Small ink scruibble (covering old price) to front free-endpaper. A few light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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BLACKIE'S POPULAR NURSERY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1506098
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Unpaginated. Spine bumped, browned and worn. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few marks and light browning to rear cover. Book plate to front pastedown. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Just an odd mark/fingermark to contents.

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