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BUSY LITTLE FOLK
No author listed. Illustrated by Ruth Cobb; Ethel K. Burgess; Harold Earnshaw; N. Buchanan; Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1320060
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps, front shows two children gardening, Blackie's picture Books advert to rear. 8.5 x 6". Full page colour illustration to insides of covers. Stories and rhymes with b/w illustrations. Rear cover is a little grubby. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Split to lower 2" of spine. Some slight fingering to page margins.

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THE AGE OF MACHINERY
Written by Alexander R. Horne.
Stock no. 1819205
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Almost very good condition.

The Forces of Nature turned to the Service of Man. Some ordinary useful applications of the sciences explained in simple language for young people. Blue boards, pale blue titles. B/w illustrations. Boards marked, spine and title to spine faded. Endpapers and text block heavily browned. Rear pastedown has a sticky label stuck to it and pencil scribble. Rust spot to gutter edge of prelims.

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PET'S PROJECT
Written by Cora Langton.
Stock no. 1318247
Published by Blackie And Son Limited; Blackie. Circa 1911. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. Gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. 64 pages plus 12 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly dusty. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Textblock is dusty. Some page corner creases and some some grubby marks to margins.

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MY BOOK ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA
Written by Alice Talwin Morris. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1317172
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, red boards with large pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners worn. Rubbing to cover edges and black mark to edge of rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Light browning to title-page and last text page. Contents clean.

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MY BOOK OF ANIMAL STORIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1405800
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl in red dress and dog, white titles. Book advert to rear cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and browned. Corners are bumped and worn. Prize presentation plate to rear cover. Cover edges rubbed. Covers grubby. A few pale foxspots and margin marks otherwise contents are clean.

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JOLLY LITTLE PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Harold Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1506099
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children feeding parrot on stand. Full page illustration to every page with title beneath, 12 colour plates, rest two-tone. 10.25 x 8". Spine bumped, worn and faded with nick to bottom edge. Wear to corner and cover edges. Covers grubby and marked with stains to rear cover. Top 2" of front joint cracked plus a couple of hinges cracked. Two pages are detached, one with ragged edges. 2" tear to title page alongside spine. Some light browning, foxing and marks to contents. All plates present, tear to bottom margin of frontis. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown.

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THE CHEERY CHICKS BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Harold Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1405368
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1925. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing three children, one on a scooter and two on roller skates with a cat and a dog. 6 colour plates. Two tone illustrations. 10" x 8". Spine bumped, rubbed and faded. Corners bumped and very worn. Boards are grubby. Inscription in ink in belongs to box some of which has transferred to opposite page. Paint marks to train on first page. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Some light fingering. A few small margin tears.

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FROLICSOME FRIENDS
Written by Jessie Pope. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 1505789
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than very good condition.

Paper spine, pictorial front cover shows dog and cat riding a donkey. 12 colour plates plus full page b/w illustrations, all with 4 line rhyme to bottom of page. 10.5 x 8". Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Just an odd mark to contents. All plates present.

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DOWN ON THE FARM
Written by Elizabeth Gould. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1505773
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board shows horse and cart. 24 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. A book of farmyard stories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small patch surface paper damage to top corner of front cover. Spine grubby. Bottom of front joint just starting to crack. Light foxing otherwise contents clean.

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ARM-CHAIR STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; E.A. Cubitt; Jane M. Dealy; et al..
Stock no. 1505692
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1908. Very good condition.

A Picture-Book for Little Folk. A mix of stories and rhymes. Cloth spine, yellow pictorial front cover shows child pretending to be a horse with two children using tipped chair as cart. Colour and b/w illustrations. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover grubby. Prize plate to front endpaper dated 1908. Small tear to top edge of page 15/16. Some light browning and foxing, mainly to endpapers and prelims.

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TALES & PICTUIRES AND FAIRY FUN
No author listed. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Honor C. Appleton; Peter Fraser; Lunt Roberts; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1505552
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover shows girl sat in wicker chair reading, fairy on her foot. Colour and b/w illustrations. 10.25 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover is scuffed and slightly grubby with some pen marks. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents a bit fingered with a few margin marks and an odd margin tear. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers.

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CATS AND DOGS FOR LITTLE FOLKS
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Cecil Aldin; Rosa C. Petherick; G.W. Goss; et al..
Stock no. 1315538
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows two children, two cats and two dogs. Colour & b/w illustrations including double page spreads in colour by Aldin, and two b/w pages by Rackham. Spine has slight loss at top and 2" loss at base. Corners are worn, covers slightly edge rubbed. Foxspots and fingermarks to contents. Old tape marks to inner margins of frontis and title-page and old tape repairs to last page. Prize plate to verso of title-page (which is the belongs to page). Some margin tears.

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