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A LITTLE BOOK OF OLD RHYMES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321682
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, black titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. Decorated endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine slightly bumped. A couple of tiny dents to lower cover edges. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly grubby.

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FAIRIES OF THE TREES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321681
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown chequered boards, dark title to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board of "The Mulberry Fairy". 24 colour plates throughout. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Blue illustrated endpapers. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Child's inscription in ink to front endpapers. Light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with some tiny tears and slightly grubby to rear panel. 'New' price label of 2/6 net to front covering original printed price.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE WAYSIDE
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321680
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Decorated boards, colour onlay to front. Blue illustrated endpapers. Colour plates throughout. Unpaginated. 5.5 x 4.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed on verso, edge rubbed and slightly grubby. 'New' price sticker of 2/6 net to front flap covering printed price of 3/- net.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SPRING
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale brown paper boards with black title and chequerboard design. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. Beautiful colour pictures. Spine and corners slightly bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge rubbed.

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FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE SUMMER
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321678
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown chequered boards, dark brown titles to front and spine. Pictorial onlay of "The Convolvulus Fairy". 24 beautiful colour plates. Blue illustrated endpapers. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped, some slight rubbing to cover edges. Light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is just ever so slightly edge rubbed with tiny tears and a tiny bit grubby.

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HANSEL AND GRETEL
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Rie Cramer.
Stock no. 1321670
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow and white pictorial boards. Brown and white pictorial eps. Beautiful full-page colour illustrations every page. Hansel and Gretel are depicted as chubby little children reminiscent of Mabel Lucy Attell's cherubs. A lovely little book. 7 x 5.5". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is lightly creased and edge rubbed.

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THE BOOK OF THE FLOWER FAIRIES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321669
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1934. Very good condition.

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 and corners bumped. Some light marks to covers. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins (including a couple of plate margins). Light foxing to contents. One hinge cracked.

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DICK O' THE FENS: A TALE OF THE GREAT EAST SWAMP
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Frank Dadd.
Stock no. 1822483
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards showing huntsmen in gilt to spine and front board. Gilt titles, bevelled edges. Green text block. Twelve full page illustrations in b/w. 383 pages plus 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Spine lightly faded and lightly worn to top & tail. Corners lightly rubbed. Name stamp and erasure marks to free front endpaper. Scattered foxspots throughout. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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ALISON'S KIDNAPPING ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1321640
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue cloth with dark blue titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some foxing to lower edges of covers and also to text block. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and slightly edge worn. 'New' publisher's price sticker to front flap of 7/6.

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THE BOOK OF THE FLOWER FAIRIES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321639
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1928. Very good condition.

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 and corners bumped. Cloth very slightly grubby. Name and date in ink of previous owner to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some light fingermarks to contents.

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A LITTLE BOOK OF RHYMES NEW AND OLD
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1321592
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Chequered boards with pictorial onlay. Blue and pictorial endpapers. Small format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some slight wear to base of spine and rear cover. Covers lightly browned, foxed and grubby. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to contents. Not as bad as it sounds, still a nice copy.

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THE FAIRY KITES
Written by Ethel K. Crawford. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 1321410
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Beige cloth spine with blue title. Blue title and yellow/blue illustration of castle to front. Colour frontis, 6 b/w plates. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers browned and a little grubby with erased pencil marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned, foxing to contents. Large tear to one page has been neatly repaired.

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