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THE STORY OF HEATHER
Written by May Wynne. Illustrated by Dorothy Travers Pope.
Stock no. 2131635
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 4 colour plates. 200 pages. Spine is faded. Rubbing and wear to cover edges; some loss of colour. New pastedowns. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is creased with bad tears and chips; small amounts of loss.

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STORIES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Emily Underdown. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318495
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1913. Very good condition.

Small format. Blue cloth, orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. 157 pages. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Heavy foxing to textblock. Light page browning to endpapers. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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JACK AND JILL: A PICTURE STORY BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817613
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows Jack and Jill coming down the hill with a pail. Rear board shows a baby riding a toy horse. Cloth spine. B/w, 2-tone, and colour illustrations. First story is Something About Pets. Cloth spine worn and frayed to rear edge. Boards worn at corners and grubby to sides. Prize-plate stuck to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Contents a little grubby.

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A STAIRCASE OF STORIES
Written by Louey Chisholm; Amy Steedman. Illustrated by Minnie Dibdin Spooner; et al..
Stock no. 2130774
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, with gilt lettering and vignette to spine and front cover. Illustrated frontis by MD Spooner. 12 Colour plates, plus many b/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and some pages throughout book. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and ships; couple of tape repairs to verso. Some loss to wrapper at corners.

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MY MOTHER
Written by Comus; R.M. Ballantyne; Ann Taylor.
Stock no. 2130362
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1857. Good condition.

An adaptation of the poem by Ann Taylor, with a prose version and two musical settings. Comus is the pseudonym for R.M.Ballantyne. Large format. Green embossed cloth with gilt title and vignette to front cover. 32 pages. 8 attractive colour plates. The story of a kitten. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and uneven fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Creasing and a few margin tears, foxing, including to plate pages. Frontis is very creased; appears to at one time have been folded. Some damp marks. A reading copy.

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THE CUDDLY-KITTY BOOK
Written by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 2130273
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

The Nursery Zoo series, The Second Cage. Red cloth boards with large pictorial onlay to front cover. One page of text facing one full page colour illustration printed one side of page only. Spine is bumped and faded. Bumping and wear to corners. Covers are a bit bowed. Joint next to frontis is partially broken. Some marks to endpapers, outer page edges and margins.

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THE TWIRLY-WHIRLY BOOK
Written by Jacqueline Clayton. Illustrated by Margaret Clayton.
Stock no. 2129669
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

Off-white covers with red title and border and pictorial onlay to front. Colour frontis plate. 11 additional colour plates to contents, each facing a page of rhyme. 9.25 x 7 inches. Bumping o corners. Some marks and browning to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing/browning to endpapers; a few to page margins. Plates are lovely and bright!

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THE MAISIE-DAISIE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2128676
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

A book of poems. Off-white cloth with pink title and pictorial onlay to front. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations around verses. Bumping na dwear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers; some spotting. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing and a few grubby margin marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Illustrations are still beautifully bright!

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THE DANDY-ANDY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2128224
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1916. Almost very good condition.

A book of poems. Off-white cloth with orange title and pictorial onlay to front. 12 beautiful colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks and some uneven browning to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corner creasing to a few pages; including a couple of plate pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.

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A NEW DICTIONARY OF BIRDS
Written by A. Landsborough Thomson.
Stock no. 2127943
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 2nd 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 928 pages. An aid to scientific study and an indispensible reference book for all naturalists. A few marks to covers; wear along edges. Grubby marks and foxing to outer page edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some spotting.

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THE JACKIE JACKDAW BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2127768
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

Off-white cloth with orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Pretty colour and b/w illustrations accompany short verses for children. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to coves. Small patch of surface paper damage to onlay to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Pencil colouring to half-title page, which also has 1" margin tear. Some grubby margin marks.

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THE PODGY-PUPPY BOOK
Written by Clara G. Dennis. Illustrated by Alan Wright; Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2125206
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

The Nursery Zoo. The Podgy-Puppy who gets out of his cage during a holiday and plays the following pranks. Red cloth, with large pictorial onlay to front cover, which shows Podgy Puppy with a chewed slipper! B/w text illustrations and colour plates. Printed on one side of the page only - one page of text facing one colour plate. Spine is bumped and faded. A few marks and spotting to covers. A little chipping to couple of corners of onlay. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed!

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