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IN THE REIGN OF TERROR
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by John Schonberg.
Stock no. 1318620
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt title to front cover and vignette. 8 plates. 351 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Some grubby marks to contents.

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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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THE HOUSE ON THE RIVER
Written by Charlotte Baker. Illustrated by Charlotte Baker.
Stock no. 2132022
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Davy wishes his houseboat would float away... Blue cloth, dark blue title to spine and vignettes to front cover. B/w illustrations. A couple of knocks to corners. Browning to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and chips; some loss; also foxed.

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ADVANCE IN THE AIR
Written by F.V. Monk; H.T. Winter.
Stock no. 1818733
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The advances in the science and art of aerial travel of the time. Written for boys and girls. Blue cloth. B/w photos and diagrams. Top edge blue. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to text block and prelims. A few grubby marks present. One gathering is bound upside-down pages 128-144. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and scuffed to rear panel.

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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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LIE-DOWN STORIES
Written by Natalie Joan. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318353
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Stories by Natalie Joan, delightfully illustrated with 8 colour plates and b/w drawings in the text. Beige cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board showing mother putting child to bed. 77 pages. 10" x 7.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired with white paper tape. Contents are pulled causing them to be a little loose. Some light foxing and other marks but generally contents clean.

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THE JENNY WREN STORY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1318352
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. 2 colour plates by Lucie Attwell, B/w text illustrations by various artists. First story is "The Sick Doll's Diary". 9.75" x 7". Spine and corners worn, lower 1" of spine was split and has been glued down. Edges rubbed. Joints cracked. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
Written by Christina Rossetti. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 1318326
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Cream decorated cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 36 tipped-in colour plates mounted on grey card with captioned tissue guards plus 36 b/w illustrations. 369 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 2" thick. Large format, 10.5 x 8.25". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and rear cover lightly scuffed. Top 3" of front edge of spine has been split and repaired. Front joint cracked. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxspots to contents. Plates all present and in fine condition.

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THE NICEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOL
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by H.L. Bacon.
Stock no. 1317949
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

"Angela Brazil's School Stories". Beige cloth, dark titles. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light damp staining to corners. Small name in ink to front free-endpaper. Hinges cracked. A few light foxspots else contents clean.

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THE ELEPHANT'S APOLOGY
Written by Alice Talwin Morris. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1317877
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Slightly better than good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 152 pages plus 32 page publication list to rear. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small splits to front edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Small ink stamp to front pastedown. Contents browned and foxed with some grubby fingermarks.

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DO YOUR DUTY
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2131403
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1904. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth and spine, with gilt title to spine. Colour frontis + 7 b/w illustrations. 112 pages + catalogue to rear. 7x 4.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine browned. Covers mottled and a little rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents, some heavy.

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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Winifred F. Peck; Florence Harrison; C. Bernard Rutley; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Ruth Cobb; et al..
Stock no. 2131358
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front board shows a girl in skirt and blazer with a black dog on a lead. First story is "The First Flight" by Peck. 4 colour plates, b/w text illustrations throughout. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping. Marks to spine. Partially removed bookplate to front endpaper, with some writing. Foxing to outer page edges. Margin marks. Tear to page 181.

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