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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318321
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are discoloured. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper and name and address in green crayon below. Rear joint and one joint cracked. Some light foxing and fingering to contents.
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THAT LITTLE GREY MOUSE
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1318232
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1916. Very good condition.

Green spine with pictorial front board. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 5" x 3.75". Spine bumped. Small brown splash(?) mark to front cover/spine edge. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some pale page browning else contents clean.
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TOBY AT TIBBS CROSS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1318096
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1944. Very good condition.

Cream cloth with green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. An exciting story with a background of farm life in wartime. Spine and corners bumped with a small nick to top of spine. A few light marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale foxing and some light page edge browning.
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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318081
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Spine browned. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Light foxing to contents. A couple of hinges are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis.
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DIMSIE GOES BACK
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1318078
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with gilt titles and brown vignettes to spine and front cover. 277 pages. Colour frontis plus 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Foxspots to page margins and textblock. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby and worn with loss, large section of loss to lower front panel.
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VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND
Written by Hannah Rion. Illustrated by Frank Ver Beck.
Stock no. 1318018
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Cloth backed boards with circular paper onlay to front. Green pictorial endpapers. 3 colour plates plus b/w or half tones to each page and many smaller b/w vignettes. Covers are edge worn, spine and corners bumepd. Covers a bit grubby. Some foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Small brown stain to edges of most pages (only affects textblock and outer page margins (not text or pictures). Inscription in ink to half-title.
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CAPTAIN ANNE
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Stock no. 2130763
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1939. Good condition.

Brown cloth with dark titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 288 pages. Covers are very faded; unevenly. Spotting to front cover. Partially erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning.
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PEG-LEG AND THE INVADERS
Written by Peter Dawlish. Illustrated by Jack Matthew.
Stock no. 2130671
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth with black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Browning to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; chipping and some creasing.
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2130564
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1919. Good condition.

Very attractive green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. 16 pretty colour plates mounted on grey captioned card. 199 pages. Top edge green, others untrimmed. Splits to spine, with some fraying to cloth. Uneven fading to covers; bumping along edges and to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. All plates are present - one is loose. Foxing and browning to page margins and outer page edges. Page margin loss to a few pages and some tears. Some grubby margin marks.
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TAIL-WAGGER'S GREAT BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Josephine Elder; Joe Walker; et al. Illustrated by Eileen Soper; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 2130496
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w photos and illustrations. Edited by Mrs. Strang. An anthology of stories by different authors. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.
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THE DARE CLUB
Written by Ierne L. Plunket.
Stock no. 2130428
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Yellow and green patterned boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and browning to covers, endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Bookplate to front endpaper.
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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 2130302
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper has tears and chips; minimal loss, also faded to spine.
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