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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.

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WITH GORDON AT KHARTUM
Written by Eliza F. Pollard. Illustrated by Frances Ewan.
Stock no. 2134726
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

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.

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WITH FREDERICK THE GREAT
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2134720
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Good condition.

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.

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THE QUEEN OF HEARTS AND OTHER NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Esme Eve.
Stock no. 1321147
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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.

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PONTO PAGES FROM THE DIARY OF A PET DOG
Written by Kate J. Fricero. Illustrated by Kate J. Fricero.
Stock no. 2134713
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

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.

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GRANNY'S OLD STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1321143
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

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.

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THE THIRD CLASS AT MISS KAYE'S
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 1320832
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1918. Very good condition.

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.

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THE MANOR HOUSE SCHOOL
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by F.G. Moorsom.
Stock no. 1320831
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

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.

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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.

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ALISON'S SPY ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1320711
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth. 4 b/w plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine sunned and covers lightly marked. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed.

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ALISON'S CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gervase.
Stock no. 1320710
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Good condition.

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.

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ALISON'S ISLAND ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1320709
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.

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.

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