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FIRESIDE TALES
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple.
Stock no. 1317930
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1933. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine with black title and vignette. Colour front board showing 2 children with their teddies and pixies. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers edge worn. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to centre of title-page. Foxing to contents. Small repair with white tape to rear joint.

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HAPPY DAYS
Written by Mabel Mackintosh. Illustrated by K. Harrow; et al..
Stock no. 1317826
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Edited by Mackintosh. Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial front board showing two young girls baking. 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. Spine bumped. Corners worn and cover edges rubbed. Heavy foxing to contents.

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FIRESIDE TALES
Written by Clifton Bingham; L. Laurance; L. Haskell; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; et al..
Stock no. 1817620
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards and spine showing children enjoying winter sports. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. First story is In Blackberry Time by F. Clifton Bingham. Board corners worn, Boards a little grubby. Belongs to box completed in pencil. Hinges pulled but binding tight. A few scattered foxspots. Some neat colouring e.g. b/w illustration opposite page 52.

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THE FAIRY RING
No author listed. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 2130319
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations by Aris. Title to first page of story is 'The Tale of the Magic Ring'. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and page browning.

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CATS AND KITTENS
Written by Mabel Mackintosh. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2128233
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1928. Very good condition.

Larger format. Card wraps. Colour pictures to inside front and rear covers. Rest of illustrations are black an white. Easy-to-read text. A thin book - not too many pages long. Shows distinctive Wain cat depictions. Wear to spine. Creasing to cover corners. A few light foxspots. Name in ink to top of title page.

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JOLLY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 2127788
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with a few large tears and chips; only a little loss to a couple of corners and top of spine.

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STORY LANDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 2124885
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1920. Good condition.

Card wraps. Circular pictorial onlay to front cover, showing a boy climbing over a stile. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story/rhyme is 'Compulsory Education'. Heavy creasing and foxing and wear to covers. Presentation plate is stuck to inside front cover. Grubby marks and foxing to pages.

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MERRY HOURS
Written by Mabel Mackintosh. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1506815
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. circa 1924. Very good condition.

Stories and Pictures for the Little Ones edited by Mabel Mackintosh. Stiff card covers, pictorial front shows boy and girl collecting mussels. B/w illustrations, at least six by Wain. Staples rusty. Covers slightly grubby. Prize plate to front pastedown. Contents very good, just an odd fox spot.

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LITTLE PETS
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1506814
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Brown stiff card wraps with black titles and decoration, onlay of dog in basket. Advert to rear. 4 colour plates, 1 is by Wain. Short stories and rhymes. Repaired split to base of spine. Contents generally clean. Foxing to verso of three plates but not the Wain one.

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HOLIDAYS
Written by Chas. Herbert. Illustrated by Jaques Browne; Leigh Kidman; Levine Helmer; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1506065
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows girl and three puppies. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Front joint cracked next to frontis and one hinge cracked. Some light browning and foxing to contents. All plates present. Neat colouring to some of the b/w illustrations.

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OUR DARLINGS
Written by Mrs. George Corbett; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1506020
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. circa 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial boards with front showing 3 girls playing with a hoop. Mounted colour plates. Numerous b/w text illustrations. First story is "Little Miss Robinson Crusoe" by Corbett. Includes some b/w cat illustrations by Wain. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded and silver rubbed. A few marks to covers and two scratches to onlay. Joints cracked, rear joint showing webbing. Label, with name on, stuck to front endpaper covering writing, label partially removed below. Edge of front endpaper creased with small tears. Contents generally clean, all plates present.

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MERRY DAYS
Written by Mabel Mackintosh. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple.
Stock no. 1505920
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. circa 1922. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows three children sailing a toy boat, yellow titles. 10 x 7.5". Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby, mainly edges. Prize plate to front pastedown. One hinge cracked. Contents clean but with foxing and some browning.

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