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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2132698
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are 'the very essence of the British spirit' selected and introduced by Nichols. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing/grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Includes a card from Brock. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some chips and nicks; some repaired to verso with sticky tape. Wrapper also has some grubby and brown marks.

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ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Joyce Mercer.
Stock no. 2132020
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with dark title to spine and pictorial onlay to front cover. 5 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading/browning and some foxing to spine and unevenly to covers. Small corner of loss to pictorial onlay. Prize plate to half-title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Joyce Mercer.
Stock no. 2130573
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with dark title to spine and pictorial onlay to front cover. 5 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Spine is faded, with foxing. Uneven fading and foxing to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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JUST SMITH
Written by Dorothy Burroughes. Illustrated by Dorothy Burroughes.
Stock no. 2130299
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a friendship between a lamb and a deer. Oblong format. Green cloth, yellow titles. Beautiful colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 47 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few margin marks. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with creasing; a little loss.

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THE JOYCE MERCER EDITION OF ANDERSEN AND GRIMM
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Joyce Mercer.
Stock no. 2127323
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Almost very good condition.

Illustrated with 16 colour plates and over 250 b/w drawings. Blue cloth with dark titles to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 252 pages. Says published by Hutchinson & Co. on title page, but has 'New Century Press' to base of spine. Title to front cover and spine: The Complete Edition of Andersen and Grimm. Spine is faded and foxed. Some spotting and a little fading to rest of cover. Front cover is a little bowed. Foxing and browning to pages internally, to varying degrees; including to colour plate pages. All plates present.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1208807
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue textured cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Seven colour plates including frontis and over 50 b/w illustrations. 239 pages. All plates present, two have a creased corner. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few hinges are pulled but binding still sound. Very occasional foxspots to contents.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1506906
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue textured cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Seven colour plates including frontis and over 50 b/w illustrations. 239 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. A couple of tiny bumps to cover edges. Spine browned and gilt on spine and front dulled. A couple of marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing to contents and text block otherwise very good.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1504631
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Top edge blue. Seven colour plates including frontis plus numerous b/w illustrations. 239 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened with a couple of nicks to cloth on top edge. Bump to lower edge of front cover. Covers have some scuffing causing light patches, darkening to some edges. Completed bookplate to front endpaper. A few hinges cracked, some showing webbing beneath. Light browing to endpapers. Contents very good, just an odd mark. All colour plates present, two are partially detached.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1314096
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are 'the very essence of the British spirit' selected and introduced by Nichols. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers very slightly browned. Some slight page edge browning and a few fingermarks to margins else contents clean. Very scarce original blue dustwrapper (with green titles) is a bit grubby and edge worn.

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JUST SMITH
Written by Dorothy Burroughes. Illustrated by Dorothy Burroughes.
Stock no. 1310220
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. circa 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a friendship between a lamb and a deer. Oblong format. Green cloth, yellow titles. Beautiful colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 47 pages. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is creased and edge worn, tear to front panel repaired on verso.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1309709
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are 'the very essence of the British spirit' selected and introduced by Nichols. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Heavy foxing to prelims and to page edges.

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SANDY'S SEVEN TAILS
Written by Helen Haywood; Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood; Isobel St. Vincent.
Stock no. 1207677
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1943. Fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Red cloth with black title to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. The story of Sandy a mischievous little red squirrel. Wrapper edge-torn with some loss, front panel intact.

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