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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1319245
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

The Raphael House Library series. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 135 pages, publication list to rear. Spine bumped and split at lower 2". Corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Covers are scuffed and slightly grubby. Some hinges cracked/pulled. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Foxing to last few pages.

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PIT-A-PAT
No author listed. Illustrated by Florence Sarah Winship.
Stock no. 1319233
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

A shaped book with pictorial cardwraps and front and rear covers have felt to them (for fur of Pitapat the tabby cat). 10 pages, each with a colour illustration and text. Covers worn and a little grubby. Staples rusty. Some light marks to pages.

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MY BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Muriel Dawson.
Stock no. 1319127
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Tuck Book. Large format. Grey card wraps with large colour onlay to front showing a boy eating cake with a black scottie dog watching. Colour pictures to each page with rhymes below. Rear cover is just a little grubby. Inscription in ink inside front cover.

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THE DOG WHO WASN'T WHAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133293
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Extracts from the diary of a Mongrelian named Gibus, so-called, says his master, because his face reminds him of his opera hat when it is shut up! Large format. Light brown pictorial cloth. Delightful and amusing colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.

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LITTLE BROWN HEN
No author listed. Illustrated by Violet M. Williams.
Stock no. 2131162
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Father Tuck Little Book. Small square format (4.25 x 4.25"). Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping along cover edges. Some foxing.

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CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM DICKENS
Written by Mary Angela Dickens; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 2131124
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Cloth spine with colour pictorial boards. 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Told by his grand-daughter Mary Angela Dickens & others. Stain to spine. Bumping and wear to corners; chipping to corners. Scuffing to covers. Page browning; some margin marks.

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NIBLUMS THE MISCHIEVOUS MICE
No author listed. Illustrated by Jacquil.
Stock no. 1817636
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Stiff pictorial cardwraps, staple binding. Colour illustrations throughout with text below. Top & tail of spine bumped. Boards a little grubby. Gift inscription in ink to inside of front cover. Contents are clean but feeling a little loose in staples.

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FATHER TUCK'S ANNUAL - 17TH YEAR
Written by Annie Matheson; Norman Gale; Hilda Hart; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; M. Bowley; Agnes Richardson; et al..
Stock no. 2129327
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial onlay to front cover shows two girls on a sledge. Pale green floral endpapers. Colour plates, two-tone and b/w text illustrations. All edges gilt. First story is "The Three Princesses". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Front joint is cracked and partially repaired. Name in ink to half-title page and transferred to verso of front endpaper. Frontis is partially detached. Foxing. Some margin marks; colouring to some illustrations.

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TIDDLES OR THE VANISHING CAT
Written by Diana Noel. Illustrated by Margaret Milnes.
Stock no. 2127782
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Tuck Book. Large pictorial stiff card covers. Colour illustrations. Tiddles devours a pot of Vanishing Powder... Some bumping to corners. Wear to covers; a few scuff marks. New stitching to binding (staples are missing). A few margin marks. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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CHARACTER SKETCHES FROM DICKENS
Written by B.W. Matz; Kate Perugini. Illustrated by Harold Copping.
Stock no. 2127710
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1924. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Compiled, with a foreword by Matz. With an Introduction by Perugini (Charles Dickens' Daughter). 30 colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125124
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small square format. A Father Tuck Little Book. Colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Home made 'library ticket' to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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LITTLE BLACK BAA-BAA
No author listed. Illustrated by Dinah.
Stock no. 2125122
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small square format. A Father Tuck Book. Colour illustrations. Bumping to spine. Browning to cover edges. Remains of an old bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is very browned and grubby with tears and chips - a bit of loss; some outlining.

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