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SIMPLE SUSAN
Written by Maria Edgeworth; Louey Chisholm. Illustrated by Olive Allen.
Stock no. 1318091
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Good condition.

Retold by Louey Chisholm. "Told to the Children" series edited by Louey Chisholm. Yellow boards, pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates. 111 pages plus 4 page booklist to rear. 5.75 x 4.75". Covers are worn and grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some page have been roughly opened causing ragged page edges. Light page browning and some grubby fingermarks to contents.

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A TALE OF TWO CITIES
Written by Charles Dickens; Alice F. Jackson. Illustrated by F.M.B. Blaikie.
Stock no. 2130675
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.

'For boys and girls'. Blue/grey cloth with decorative boarders to front and black titles. Colour pictorial onlay. 8 colour plates. 161 pages. Scuffing to frontis. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Frontis and title page are almost detached.

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NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Claude Lovat Fraser.
Stock no. 2130235
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.

Tall format. Grey cloth spine, white pictorial boards, front cover depicts Ole King Cole. Colour & b/w illustrations. 46 pages. Bumping to corners. Grubby marks and some scuffing to front cover. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing.

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STORIES OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by H.E. Marshall. Illustrated by A.S. Forrest.
Stock no. 2125184
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.

Told To The Children by Marshall. Blue cloth with black titles and decorations. Colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning and some other marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Some grubby margin marks. All plates present.

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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2124414
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Good condition.

Cream/yellow boards with black titles and small image to front board. Stories We Love Series. 4 Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 63 Pages. Heavy foxing to rear cover. Brown stains to front cover. Heavy wear to corners and spine. Top half - one inch of spine is MISSING. Some other chipping to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to pages. All colour plates present. A few page corners are chipped off. Contents are still generally very good.

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THE SECRET PASSAGE
Written by Dorothy Russell. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2123970
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Circa 1917. Very good condition.

Cream cloth, colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Five pretty colour plates. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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STORIES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Janet Harvey Kelman. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1507328
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. circa 1910. Slightly better than good condition.

Told To The Children series. Small format. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates. 114 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby and marked, pen circles to rear cover. Front endpaper MISSING. Ink transfer to front pastedown, must have been inscription on endpaper. Also small bookworm mark to front pastedown and title page. Crayon lines and scribble to rear endpapers. A little foxing/browning. Text pages generally clean. All plates present.

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THIRTY OLD-TIME NURSERY SONGS
Written by Joseph Moorat. Illustrated by Paul Woodroffe.
Stock no. 1505680
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format 12 x 9.25". White cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour text illustrations. Words and music. Bumping to spine and corners, heavy bumping to top corners, nick to top of spine with fraying. Small bump to top edge of rear cover. Light browning to some cover edges and a few fox spots to covers. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Bottom inch of front joint and a few hinges cracked but binding still firm. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and torn with loss from spine and ends of folds. Piece cut from front panel, maybe removing price. Also grubby with some browning.

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SONGS WITH MUSIC FROM A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1404349
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. circa 1916. Slightly better than good condition.

Music by Rev. Thomas Crawford. Cream boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Name and address in ink and pencil writing to top of front board. Brown mark to bottom of front board and spine. Boards are grubby. Booksellers sticker to bottom of front pastedown and has rubbed red colour onto endpaper. Some hinges are cracked. Score marks to a few pages. Light fingering to a some pages.

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KNIGHTS OF ART
Written by Amy Steedman. Illustrated by Mary Steedman.
Stock no. 2117257
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Stories of the Italian painters with 24 drawings (16 in colour) by Mary Steedman of pictures by the great artists. Black covers with elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Gold coloured endpapers. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 175 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few chips to spine. What looks like small bookworm holes to edges of spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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OLIVER TWIST AND DOMBEY & SON
Written by Charles Dickens; Alice F. Jackson. Illustrated by F.M.B. Blaikie.
Stock no. 1503597
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.

Dickens For Boys and Girls series. Light brown cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover. 2 books in one. 8 colour plates to each and colour illustrated title-pages. 180 pages and 143 pages. Spine bumped and worn with a few tiny splits. Corners bumped and worn. Darkening to spine and cover edges. Covers are grubby. Front endpaper is MISSING. Small bookseller's sticker to rear pastedown. Text block is grubby. A few marks and grubby fingermarks to contents. All plates present.

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THE ENCHANTED DOLL
Written by Mark Lemon.
Stock no. 1502830
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.

Green paper boards with pictorial onlay. Black titles. 4 colour plates plus b/w chapter headers. 63 pages. Damage to top of spine, chipped with small splits. Corners and base of spine bumped and worn. Wear to onlay, mostly edges. A few marks to covers. Chapter headers have been partially coloured in (neatly). Endpapers grubby. One hinge cracked. Foxing to page edges.

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