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HANS BRINKER OR THE SILVER SKATES
Written by Mary Mapes Dodge. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1318649
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1914. Good condition.

A story of life in Holland. Blue decorated cloth. 238 pages. Colour frontis. 16 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Page browning and foxing to contents. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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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 MISTRESS THE QUEEN
Written by M.A. Paull.
Stock no. 1507684
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

A Tale of the Seventeenth Century. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. B/w frontis. 223 pages plus book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Spine slightly faded. Presentation plate to front pastedown, 80 with line underneath written on front endpaper. A few hinges cracked. Some light browning and foxing to contents.

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THE TOM-TIT STORY BOOK
Written by Jessie Pope; Elsie Blomfield; Mabel L. Tyrrell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Nina K. Brisley; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1406053
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board showing two children looking at the tits in the trees. Two colour plates plus b/w illustrations including one by Gordon Robinson. First poem is Flowers for Mummy by Jessie Pope. Spine and corners bumped. Corners very worn. Some surface paper damage to top of front cover. Mark to bottom of front board which also affects rear cover and bottom of last 6 pages. Rear board is grubby and marked.Couple of hinges pulled. Closed tear to side margin of one page. Prize presentation plate to verso of front endpaper. Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally 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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A CHILD'S BOOK OF EMPIRE
Written by Alice Talwin Morris. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1505768
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. circa 1914. Good condition.

Cloth spine with black titles and vignette, red paper covers with 2 onlays to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Bottom of covers and spine heavily water stained, also visible on endpapers which have red colour transfer, text pages are slightly rippled but not stained. Covers are grubby and top edges are faded. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name and inscription to front endpaper. Belongs to box completed in prelims, pen line to title page. Some foxing to contents but otherwise generally 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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