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COMIC CAPERS OF BUNNIKINS
No author listed. Illustrated by A. Fairfax Muckley.
Stock no. 1502494
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

Pictorial covers show rabbit wedding, black and red titles. 4.75 x 6.5". Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 47 pages. Backstrip is missing and has been replaced with brown tape. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers grubby. Both joints cracked. Final page has loss from being previously stuck to pastedown. Last colour plate partially detached. Contents generally clean.

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WOODEN A FAIRY TALE
Written by Archibald Marshall. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2113299
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st 1920. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark cloth with gilt title and vignettes to front cover. 4 colour plates. A little scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink (dated 1920) to front endpaper. Some foxing. A few margin marks. Wrapper is creased, with some grubby marks and wear; chipping along edges; with small pieces of loss; mostly to corners.

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THE ABBEY GIRLS GO BACK TO SCHOOL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Elsie Wood.
Stock no. 1311861
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

Red embossed cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 314 pages plus booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby, faded to spine. Front joint partially cracked. Foxing and grubby fingermarks but contents generally clean.

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A PRINCESS IN TATTERS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Frank Adams.
Stock no. 1311858
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, with gilt title labels. Front cover shows artist being watched by girl, spine shows lady with girl. 4 colour plates. 336 pages. Purple endpapers. SIGNED by author by means of a dedication to half-title. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, covers just a little grubby and illustration to spine has faded a little. Front joint cracked. Hinges cracked. Foxing to contents. A nice copy of the first edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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JACK FROST DAYS
Written by John Lea; Ethel Talbot; Edith Millard; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Agnes Richardson; Alice M. Cook; N. Parker; M. Morris; et al..
Stock no. 2113059
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. A Collins Picture BOok. Front cover shows children sledging. An anthology of stories and rhymes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are a little bowed. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Prize plate to front endpaper, with inscriptions in ink. A few grubby margin marks.

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GREEN FIELDS
Written by Hilda T. Skae; Cecily M. Rutley; Theodora Wilson Wilson; et al. Illustrated by Ruth Cobb; A.E. Jackson; John Hassall; et al..
Stock no. 1311788
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1923. Almost very good condition.

Stories and verses. Large format. Green cloth spine, front board shows a girl with dolls and a puppy under an umbrella, sheltering from the rain. First story is "Peter's Adventure Under The Sea" by Rutley. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small, light damp stain to edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering, old price in biro to front pastedown.

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THE CONQUEST OF CHRISTINA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1311754
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1922. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover, pictorial onlays to front and spine. Colour frontis and title-page, b/w illustrations. 343 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby. Slight wear to the pastedown on the spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned.

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THE SECOND TERM AT ROCKLANDS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1501786
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1939. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth, black titles, borders and vignette of girls playing hockey. 128 pages. Colour frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. Damage to rear joint but is being held in place by endpapers. Erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Presentation inscription to half title page. Some page browning and foxing especially to prelims and page edges.

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THE ABBEY GIRLS AT HOME
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1808066
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1941. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Ninth Abbey Girls story. Orange cloth with silver titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. 276 pages. Minor uneven fading to covers. Silver titles nice and bright. Minor foxing to outer page edges. Price-cut pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and small chips, lightly faded to spine and slightly grubby to rear panel. Overall a nice copy.

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THE ABBEY GIRLS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 1108591
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st 1920. Good condition.

Blue illustrated cloth covers. 3 colour plates. 320 pages. 7.75 x 5.25". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying to cloth at corners and to top and tail of spine. Marks to covers. Browning to pages, with some foxing. One plate is MISSING (2 of 3 present).

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THE CONQUEST OF CHRISTINA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by G.B. Foyster.
Stock no. 2112026
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

Blue cloth with pictorial onlays to spine and front cover; border decoration. Colour frontis and half-title page. B/w illustrations. Splits to tops and tails of spine; some fraying to cloth. Marks to covers. Some nicks and fading to onlays (especially one on spine). Prize plate to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. Contents are still very good.

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THE GIRLS OF ROCKLANDS SCHOOL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood.
Stock no. 1311116
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

First part of "Jen Of The Abbey School". Orange cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis. 91 pages plus 4 page booklist to rear. Spine bumped. Spine and cover edges grubby. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Front free-endpaper removed. Some light fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper has substantial loss, is very grubby and creased.

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