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MRS BEAK-DUCK AND HER FRIENDS IN THE WOOD
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 2127277
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1933. Good condition.

Small format. Reissue. Boards have strips and circules, with colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Top 1" of spine is MISSING; splits to base of spine. Browning also to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Creasing to some pages. Grubby marks and foxspots etc. to contents.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S CHILDREN'S BOOK
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Christine Weatherly; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; John Lea; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1507693
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. circa 1933. Slightly better than good condition.

Orange boards, pictorial onlay to front cover shows girl playing piano, onlay to spine shows toys in boat. Colour and three tone plates plus b/w text illustrations. Contains short stories and verse. Spine bumped and worn, splits to ends, vertical crease to centre, onlay slightly grubby with a little damage to edges. Minimal bumping and wear to corners. Covers a little grubby with light scratches to front cover. Front joint is broken but is being held in place by threads from binding. First two gatherings pulled so feel loose. A couple of hinges cracked. Tear to bottom of rear endpaper close to spine. A few fox spots to edges.

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DASTRAL OF THE FLYING CORPS
Written by Rowland Walker.
Stock no. 2123142
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles and pictures to front cover and spine. B/w frontis. The Great Adventure Series. A few marks to covers. Corners are a bit bumped. Foxing. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND VOLUME XLVI - 1907
Written by F. Holderness Gale; J. Howard Brown; Eleanora H. Stooke; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Angusine Macgregor; Katharine M. Roberts; et al..
Stock no. 1506904
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows two boys pulling a log, third boy sitting on log. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 188 pages plus publication list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby with a few light scratches. Prize plate to front endpaper and name to top edge of front pastedown. Contents edge browned.

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THE INFANTS' MAGAZINE 1901
Written by John Lea; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1405283
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1901. Slightly better than good condition.

Volume XXXVI. Blue spine. Pictorial front board showing a young girl being held on a horse which is being led by a boy. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations including several Louis Wain. 188 pages. 8.75" x 7". Spine bumped and worn with a few small white marks. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little rubbed. Covers grubby. Front joint cracked showing webbing beneath and rear joint beginning to crack. Some foxing and light fingering otherwise contents clean. Endpapers browned.

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THE FARM BY THE WOOD
Written by F. Scarlett Potter. Illustrated by J.L. Wimbush.
Stock no. 2120820
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Some light wear to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Some foxing and page browning.

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THE INFANTS' MAGAZINE 1894 VOLUME XXIX
No author listed.
Stock no. 1315532
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1894. Fair condition.

Red pictorial cloth. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Gilt title block to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine looks like it has been damaged by fire (lower 2/3rds missing and top 1/3rd blackened, lower edge of front cover also blackened. Large but neat inscription in ink to verso of half-title. Foxing to contents and pale page browning.

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THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND ANNUAL FOR 1903
Written by J.A. Hammerton; Mary C. Rowsell; J. Macdonald Oxley. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harrison Weir; Harold Copping.
Stock no. 1404885
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1903. Almost very good condition.

Vol XLII. Containing the monthly parts for 1902. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows a girl with her horse and a dog jumping up at her skirt. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. 236 pages plus 20 page catalogue at rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small bump to bottom edge of rear board. Rear board is marked and scratched. Name and date to front endpaper and name in ink to verso. Pages browned. Contents clean.

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PLEASURES AND JOYS FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
Written by D.J.D.. Illustrated by Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 1314976
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows 3 boys pushing/pulling a girl on a sleigh. First story is "The Race". Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 112 pages. Spine slightly bumped and stained. Covers slightly edge worn and scuffed. Front joint is cracked at lower half causing free-endpaper and frontis to be part detached. Front joint between frontis and title-page is cracked showing webbing, lower half is broken. Hinges cracked and pulled causing contents to be loose. A decent copy overall.

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A TRIP TO STORYLAND
Written by R.V.; Christina Rossetti; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harold Copping; Thomas Maybank; et al..
Stock no. 1404568
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial boards with dark titles to spine. Colour frontis plu b/w illustrations. Adverts on endpapers. Spine bumped and worn with small split at top. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Covers are grubby. Front joint and one hinge badly cracked showing webbing below. A couple of other hinges beginning to crack. Remains of a blue presentation plate to front endpaper. Small, blind bookseller's stamp to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Tissue guard for frontis is detached and browned. Some grubby marks to page margins. Advertising leaflet inserted into book.

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WE THREE AND GRANDPA
Written by J.D.. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Edith A. Cubitt; P.B. Hickling; et al..
Stock no. 1314906
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. Almost very good condition.

A Picture Story Book For Little Ones. Large format (10.5 x 8"). Pictorial boards, front shows Grandpa guiding a donkey and cart with three little ones in the cart. First story is "A Windy Day". B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Front free-endpaper removed(?). A piece of white paper has been stuck to the front free-endpaper (covering previous inscription perhaps?). Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S TALES FOR ALL TIMES
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1710684
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. Circa 1922. Almost very good condition.

Beige/brown boards with pictorial onlay to front cover - shows girl with two dolls and three birds sat on a branch. Pictorial endpapers. 4 colour plates. Spine edge chipped. A few marks to covers. Front joint a little weak. Belong to box completed. Endpapers browned.

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