Blackie & Son Ltd.
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Beige cloth covers, darker brown titles and surround. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout.
Green boards, black titles. B/w frontis. 224 pages. Boards bright and clean. Endpapers and page edges browned. A few foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with slight loss, strengthened to verso of spine with clear tape, grubby and marked.
The title inside book is "The Story of The Babes in the Wood". Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Covers edge worn, particularly at corners. Spien bumped and slightly worn. Rear cover slightly grubby. Child's biro doodle marks to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.
THE BIG BUDGET FOR CHILDREN
Written by Natalie Joan; W. Kersley Holmes; Ethel Talbot; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by R.H. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1325970
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1933. Very good condition.
Pictorial boards and spine. Covers show children ice skating and on a sledge. First piece is 'The Warning' by Natalie Joan. B/w illustrations and some plates. Covers are slightly edge worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing else contents clean.
Red cloth with beautiful gilt illustration to front cover and highly decorated spine. 12 superb colour plates plus 16 black-and-red plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. Large format. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers marked. Name in ink to front pastedown. Two inscriptions in ink (to different people) to verso of front free-endpaper. Hinges are cracked. There is foxing to the contents. Page corners are lightly creased throughout.
TALES FROM ANDERSEN AND GRIMM
Written by W.K. Holmes. Illustrated by Barbara C. Freeman.
Stock no. 1325904
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, blind title to front, silver title to spine. Top edge blue. Decorated endpapers. Lovely colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 160 pages. 10.25 x 8". Spine and corners bumped with fading to top and tail of spine and faint damp(?) staining to rear cover. A couple of light marks to page margins else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is worn and creased with a few edge tears and some damp stains visible on verso.
MY FAIRY TALE BOOK
Written by Tetta Ward; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Dorothy King; et al. Illustrated by H.R. Millar; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 1325903
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.
Large format. Blue cloth spine, beautiful colour illustration of fairies to front board and one story has 2 text and 1 full-page b/w illustrations by Harrison. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Giant who Kept a School" by Ward. Covers are very worn and spine is as well. Frontis is detached with ragged edges. Heavy foxing. Some grubby fingermarks and other marks.
Glazed pictorial boards. Superb pop-ups of Goblins throughout. ISBN: 0216927587. Creasing to the pull tabs. Last pull tab is damaged (but still works). Some slight marking to covers. Barcode label to rear cover.
THE SUNSHINE STORY BOOK
Written by Constance Frost; Alice Talwin Morris; Ethel Talbot; Evelyn Smith; Jessie Pope; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; A.E. Jackson; Ruth Cobb; Jaxon; Vernon Stokes; Marjorie Slade; et al..
Stock no. 1325873
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1928. Very good condition.
Large format. Yellow cloth spine and pictorial front board showing a boy and a girl climbing over a fence (illustrated by J.L. Brisley). Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is The Crooked Billet by Frost. Covers are edge worn, spine bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Some light fingermarks to contents.
THE WESTOW TALISMAN
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 1325868
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
An adventure story for boys. Lord Fancis Westow finds it necessary to send the famous Westow Talisman to Egypt by aeroplane... Light tan cloth, brown titles. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to textblock. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with very slight loss and grubby to rear panel and spine.
Pictorial front cover showing kitten and puppy. Blue cloth spine. Colour plates and two-tone illustrations throughout. Minimal text in verse below pictures. Board edges rubbed and worn. Boards grubby. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present, mainly to endpapers and text block. A few margin marks. All plates present. Musty odour present.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOL
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by John Campbell.
Stock no. 1826261
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1927. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green pictorial cloth, cream titles. Colour frontis plate, 4 b/w plates. 7 x 5". 256 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small split to base of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning; some foxing. Wrapper spine is very browned with foxing and couple of small pieces of loss to base; grubby marks also to wrapper; some edge-creasing.