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A FLOWER FAIRY ALPHABET
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1319681
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1948. Good condition.

Small format. Brown chequerboard design with colour onlay to front. 24 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped, wear to top of spine (slight loss). Front free-ndpaper missing. Daisy plate has a few small margin marks. Pencil annotations to top margins of text (seem to be peoples names?).

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AN OLD-TIME YARN
Written by Edgar Pickering. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 1319679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

'Or, with Hawkins and Drake'. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis plus two b/w plates. 288 pages plus 15 page publisher catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, small stain to gilt title-block on spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to contents else clean.

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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 2133967
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Humourous rhymes. Printed on one side of the paper only. Scuffing to covers; wear and bumps. Binding is weak - front joint is completely broken. Front endpaper and half-title page are MISSING! Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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JOLLY TIMES AT THE FARM
Written by Elizabeth Gould. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2133963
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps/stiff card covers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Creasing to front cover. Some foxing.

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SECRET FLIGHT
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Gordon Hogg.
Stock no. 2133824
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with black titles. 4 b/w plates. 319 pages. Spine and a few edges are faded; some wear. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; but only a few small pieces of loss.

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CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Written by Olive Cook.
Stock no. 2133689
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A representative selection of the characteristic scenes of this surprising county. B/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some tape repairs to verso; a few small pieces of loss.

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MISS FLUFFY BEAR'S SCHOOL
Written by E.E. Ellsworth.
Stock no. 1319035
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

6 delightful stories with b/w illustrations in Blackie's Easy-To-Read Series. Light brown cloth with dark brown titles and vignette of fox to front. Child's ink marks to front free-endpaper and to small illustration on title-page, a few light fingermarks to endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners, rear panel is a grubby.

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WONDERS OF TRANSPORT
Written by Cyril Hall.
Stock no. 2133274
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1913. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Written for children but a fascinating read for anyone interested in the history of transport. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Green edges to textblock. 32 b/w reproductions from photographs. 286 pages. Triumphs of Enterprise Series. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Occasional foxspots, mainly to margins. Original pictorial wrapper is grubby with loss at edges. Small tape marks on wrapper flaps and pastedowns. Address label to rear pastedown. A nice bright clean copy.

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FAITHFUL FRIENDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; Arthur Rackham; et al..
Stock no. 1819578
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.

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BUNDLE'S BELONGINGS
Written by M.E. Rotton. Illustrated by Cicely Steed.
Stock no. 1318946
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Bundle's real name is Catherine Mary and her belongings are her family. Blue cloth with black titles and border lines. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Spine faded and slightly bumped. Some damp staining to cover edges. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed and grubby, slight loss to top and tail of spine.

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SOME TRIUMPHS OF MODERN EXPLORATION
Written by B. Webster Smith.
Stock no. 2132964
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with black titles and decoration. 6 b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tears and chips; some loss; very creased.

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JOSEPHINE'S BIRTHDAY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1819218
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Beige boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations. Top & tail of spine fraying. Corners worn. Boards grubby and stained. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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