Blackie & Son Ltd.
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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 25TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Constance Heward; Jessie Pope; Eleanor B. Simeon; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Rene Bull; Harry Rountree; H.R. Millar; Anne Anderson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1321154
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.
Large format. Orange cloth spine with black titles. Colour pictorial front board shows boy and girl hanging balloons and decorations. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story A Couple of Guineas. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown (name not filled in). Foxing, mainly to textblock. Tobacco smell to contents.
Red pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. Spine is faded, with wear. Some marks to covers. Couple of ink marks to front pastedown; transferred across to front endpaper. Foxing. All plates present.
Red pictorial cloth, gilt. Edges olive green. Grey endpapers. 12 b/w plates plus 1 map and 7 battle-field plans. 384 pages + 32 pages booklist. Spine is faded with bumping; a few small tears with fraying to cloth. Corners are bumped and worn; some fraying to cloth. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks throughout. All plates present. One plate by page 326 has been reinserted, had margin tear an creasing with frayed edges. A few other plates have corner creases. Couple of hinges are pulled.
Mother Goose Book: Part Three. Original published as a large edition, now divided into four parts, of which this is the third. Pale blue boards with dark blue title to spine. 152 pages. Colour and two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small brown spot to front cover. Endpapers lightly browned and slightly grubby. Dustwrapper is worn, creased and torn with tape repairs on verso.
Large format. Brown cloth spine, brown boards, yellow pictorial onlay to front cover. Delightful full-page colour illustrations in french-fold format. Stapled binding. Unpaginated. 11 x 8.5". Heavy wear to corners, with some chipping; bumping. Scuff and other marks to covers, with uneven browning to rear cover. Foxing to outer page edges and paler throughout internal pages. Grubby marks to pages, but illustrations are still nice and bright.
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.
Blue pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 255 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners slightly rubbed. Small booksellers label at bottom of front pastedown. Name and date in ink and small pencil scribble to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Rear endpaper is creased at top corner. A little foxing and fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.
Red pictorial cloth, cream titles. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine a little faded. Covers rubbed. Endpapers browned. Some light marks to edge of text block, otherwise contents are generally clean.
THE BOOK OF THE FLOWER FAIRIES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1320820
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Contains poems and pictures from Flower Fairies of the Spring, Summer and Autumn. Green cloth with gilt titles and vignette. 72 glorious colour plates. Grey endpapers. Spine bumped at top and tail. Some foxing to contents which are otherwise clean. Price-cut wrapper is foxed on verso, chipped at edges with only minimal loss to spine and corners, grubby to rear panel and has a small stain to centre of spine.
Red cloth. 4 b/w plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine sunned and covers lightly marked. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed.
Blue cloth. B/w frontis and 3 other plates. Cream titles. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Covers discoloured. Some margin marks to contents and light marks to endpapers.
Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 253 pages. Spine slightly bumped, light rubbing to spine and corners. Book leans to one side a little. Foxing to textblock. Small brown mark to top margins of some pages.