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THE GREAT BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 1317506
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper boards entitled 'Fairy Lights' shows children with Chinese lanterns. Colour frontis by Florence Harrison plus b/w and two-tone illustrations (one or two by F.Harrison). Large print. Spine and corners worn, spine faded. Rear cover is scratched and slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to contents. Some hinges cracked.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE OXFORD DISTRICT
Written by James J. Walker.
Stock no. 2127987
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Chipping to spine, with some creasing. A few marks to covers. Corners are creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small name in ink to first page; some foxing.

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SCRAPPETTY HOP AND PEARLY TOP
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127926
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Miniature Sized book - 2.5" x just under 2.5". Bound together with string through boards and pages. Full colour onlay to front cover. Colour frontis. 31 pages. Split all the way down back side of spine; still kept together by string. A few damp marks to cover edges. Frontis has become detached (by small tear) to top binding. Contents are still generally very good.

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ADVENTURE FOR TWO
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2127841
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1945. Good condition.

Red cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 271 pages. Spine is faded, with chips to corners. Damp stains to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A little red colour smudge from damp marking to edges of frontis and a few other pages; also to outer page edges.

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THAT LITTLE WHITE PUPPY
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1816543
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1916. Very good condition.

Small oblong format. Pictorial paper boards, red title to front. Ribbon to front board. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. That Little White Puppy has his first visit to the country. Paper boards slightly bubbled. Ribbon to front board fading and damp stain to inside front cover. Browning to endpapers, contents clean.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127734
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Some browning to spine. All plates present. Some marks to page 241. Wrapper is torn and creased with loss along edges; some grubby marks.

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DAMARIS DANCES
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2126518
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

Cream cloth covers, red titles and vignette. Colour frontis plate. B/w illustrations. 271 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Contained in a colour PHOTOCOPY wrapper.

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PETER PAN'S ABC
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Flora White.
Stock no. 2125360
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Good condition.

Pale cloth covers with gilt titles. Oblong pictorial onlay to front cover, with other decorations bordering it. Colour plates throughout, which accompany the alphabet. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Erased pencil drawing to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Binding is a little weak; a few hinges are pulled; some chips and tears where plates are bound in. A few plates have margin tears and grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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DIMSIE MOVES UP AGAIN
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Gertrude Demain Hammond.
Stock no. 1815947
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1925. Very good condition.

Beige cloth with gilt titles and dark vignettes to front cover and spine. 4 colour plates. 288 pages. A chunky volume being 2" thick. A few minor foxspots to text block and endpapers. A few grubby marks to page margins and a few foxspots to first few pages. Overall a lovely copy.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS THE SEVEN SONS
Written by Margaret Baker.
Stock no. 2124881
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1939. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Early reader for children aged 7-8. Browning to covers and pages. Vertical creasing to pages.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS DON'T BE TOO SURE
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 2124879
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1938. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. For children aged 8-11. Some creasing. A few marks.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS THE GREY GOOSE FEATHERS
Written by Margaret Stuart Lane. Illustrated by Mary S. Reeve.
Stock no. 2124878
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1936. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. For children aged 8-11. A few creases to corners. Foxspot to base of spine. Contents are excellent.

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