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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN 17TH YEAR
Written by Margaret Baker; Charles S. Bayne; Cecily M. Rutley; Cicely Englefield; et al. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve; Grace Lodge; M.A. Peart; A.H. Watson; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 2132699
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format. Red boards with large pictorial onlays to spine and front board (showing children playing with kites). Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and illustrations in colour and b/w throughout. First story is "The Robber Baron". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some surface paper damage to rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 21ST YEAR
Written by Edric Vredenburg; M.I.K. Carruthers; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; M.A. Peart; Hilda Cowham; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1609757
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title and illustration. Front pictorial board shows boy and girl in wintry scene with puppy, mistletoe and basket of goodies. 6 colour plates (including one of cats by Wain - A Beauty of Japan). B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. First story is December's Guest. 21st issue of Father Tuck's annual. Spine and corners bumped; corners and board edges worn with some surface loss.

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 10TH YEAR
Written by Bessie Marchant; C. Bernard Rutley; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Joan Griffith; Mary Strange Reeve; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1507723
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial front cover shows two young ladies in cloche hats carrying Christmas presents. Pictorial spine. Orange and grey endpapers showing an Arabian scene. 10th year. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small flap with crease to onlay at top of spine. Colours bright on covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from top of spine and rear panel. Spine and panels slightly faded and foxed. Stain to spine in title.

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MRS. STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Phillippa Francklyn; Thora Stowell; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Winifred Darch; et al. Illustrated by Howard K. Elcock; Mary Strange Reeve; M.D. Johnston; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1506885
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial onlay of girl in yellow dress, pictorial front cover shows two girls, one playing recorder. 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 168 pages. First story is 'The Sea-Eagle' Nest' by Francklyn. Spine browned, bumped and worn with a little loss from top edge of onlay. Wear to corners and cover edges. Uneven fading and a few marks to covers. A couple of hinges cracked. A little foxing, mainly to text block. One plate partially detached.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN
Written by Dorothy Brown; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Jessie Pope; Natalie Joan; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by M.A. Peart; Lilian A. Govey; M. Sankey; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1506879
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Fair condition.

Large format. Grey paper boards with onlay to front of children sat by trees in blossom listening to story. Colour plates, three-tone and b/w illustrations. First story The House in the Tree. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Onlay to spine very worn. browning to some cover edges. Rear joint broken, some hinges cracked. Endpapers browned. A few grubby marks to contents. Foxing to text block.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 16TH YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Natalie Joan; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; Agnes Richardson; M.A. Peart; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 1506186
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Pale blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy reading book, girl with black cat under her arm and other characters in the background.Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 176 pages. First story is "How We Let Lodgings" by Mrs. G. Wemyss. Angela Brazil story is "A Terrible Handful". Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby with a few marks and scratches, small amount of surface paper damage to front cover. A couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. Pale stain to edge of title page and small stain to lower margin of frontis. Contents generally clean. All plates present.

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THE MERRY LAUGHTER BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by M.A. Peart; Honor C. Appleton; Rosa C. Petherick; Elsie Blomfield; Peter Fraser; et al..
Stock no. 1315737
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1927. Very good condition.

An anthology of short stories. Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing boy and girl on a swing. 8 full-page colour illustrations, b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Knight and the Dragon" (told in rhyme). Spine bumped, corners worn. Covers are slightly grubby with a few small ink spots to rear cover. Gold address label to top margin of front pastedown (which is also the frontis - but it is in the margin so picture not affected). Prize plate neatly inserted at inner margin of title-page. Grubby fingermarks and pale page browning to contents. Neat list of illustrator names written in pencil to verso of title-page.

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN (14TH YEAR)
Written by Florence Harrison; Jessie Pope; Herbert Strang; S.G. Hulme Beaman; M.A. Peart; et al. Illustrated by Florence Harrison; M.A. Peart; E. Dorothy Rees; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1505557
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Fair condition.

Large heavy format. Blue boards with large pictorial onlays to front cover and spine (showing children with barrow of holly). Colour plates plus colour and b/w illustrations to text. First story is Micky O'Connell and the Man in the Moon by Harrison. Spine bumped with small splits to top if spine and larger splits to base of spine, onlay foxed. Wear to corners. A few marks to covers, edges of onlay on front are browned/foxed. Front joint is broken next to half-title page. First three gatherings pulled so feel loose but are still firmly attached. Many hinges cracked. Ink inscription, dated 1926, and name and address to front endpapers. Name and address in child's writing to verso of frontis. A few marks and fingermarks to contents. All colour pages present. Some foxing.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 21ST YEAR
Written by Edric Vredenburg; M.I.K. Carruthers; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; M.A. Peart; Hilda Cowham; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1315552
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title and illustration. Front pictorial board shows boy and girl in wintry scene with puppy, mistletoe and basket of goodies. 6 colour plates (including one of cats by Wain - A Beauty of Japan). B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. First story is December's Guest. 21st issue of Father Tuck's annual. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Rear cover is scuffed and slightly grubby with a few scratch marks. Page browning and some foxing otherwise contents clean.

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SOMETHING TO TELL YOU
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Grace C. Floyd; Lilian Holmes; et al. Illustrated by M. Bowley; A.L. Bowley; Hilda Cowham; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1505510
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Father Tuck's Children's Own Library series. Stories in Prose and Verse. Cloth spine, pictorial covers, front shows two children with rake and armfuls of weeds, rear shows girl with swans. Colour frontis, two tone and b/w illustrations. First story: The Welsh Fire Dragon. Spine bumped and browned with black line mark near centre. Wear to corners and cover edges. A couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to endapers. A few marks/fingermarks to contents.

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SOMETHING TO TELL YOU
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Grace C. Floyd; Lilian Holmes; et al. Illustrated by M. Bowley; A.L. Bowley; Hilda Cowham; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1505485
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1924. Good condition.

Father Tuck's Children's Own Library series. Stories in Prose and Verse. Cloth spine, pictorial covers, front shows two children with rake and armfuls of weeds, rear shows girl with swans. Colour frontis, two tone and b/w illustrations. First story: The Welsh Fire Dragon. Spine bumped, small holes along rear edge, also slightly darkened. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby with light scratches and small spots of surface paper damage. Name and date to front endpaper. Pencil writing to frontis, pencil underlining of text on one page and erased pencil words on a few pages and rear endpapers. Some fingering and a few marks to contents.

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