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SUSAN, BILL AND THE GOLDEN CLOCK
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2131632
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black lettering and small illustration to front. Colour frontis, and 6 b&w illustrations. Part of the Susan & Bill series. 118 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; repaired to verso with sticky tape. Some small loss to wrapper; a few surface paper chips to rear panel.

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THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND
Written by John Buchan.
Stock no. 1818286
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Paperwraps stapled booklet. B/w photos and fold-out plan. 44 pages. Staple binding has rusted and thus the covers detached, contents still tight. Covers scuffed and rubbed.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - NINTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Constance Heward; Dixon Rutherford; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Honor C. Appleton; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1318355
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows black cat and white dog, blue spine with white titles and horse's head. First story is 'The Housing Problem'. 287 pages plus one page book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Vertical crease to rear cover. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents, mainly textblock and some other marks.

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LITTLE FOLKS' PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1318325
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1921. Good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shwoing girl and boy running after a small dog with a doll in its mouth. 6 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse, first story is "Betty". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges worn with some small indentations. Damp stain to lower edge of rear cover and spine edge browned. Small brown stain to edge of front cover and "Miss Ruck" and "5" written in red biro to top of front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown, name and date in ink to free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents (including a few plate margins but pictures unaffected).

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DUMPY BOOK FOR CHILDREN
No author listed. Illustrated by Peter Fraser.
Stock no. 1317888
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Grey pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. First story 'Little Pink Pig and His Three-Legged Stool'. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked. Light foxing to contents.

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AN ABC OF TOYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Phyllis E. Webb.
Stock no. 1317855
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A board book. 11 x 8.5", first edition is larger with title printed on spine so this is a reprint. V stands for Van which goes spinning ahead; Colour illustrations for each letter of the alphabet. Spine and corners bumped and worn, spine covering slightly chipped. Covers slightly grubby. Some light fingering to contents.

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THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T MAKE FRIENDS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1317832
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Colour frontis plus one other colour plate. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Plate opposite page 80 is partially detached. Heavy foxing to textblock and some page margins.

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FASCINATING STORIES FOR GIRLS
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson; Ethel Talbot; Mary Shrewsbury; Barbara E. Todd; et al. Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley; G.E. Studdy; et al..
Stock no. 2131182
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Jolly Bookshelf series. Yellow pictorial covers, tennis player to front, hockey player to spine. 9 stories and 1 poem. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 96 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley; Evelyn Whitaker; et al. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 2131155
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine, decorated blue boards. Four colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. First story "Maisie and the Fairies" by Owsley. Top and tail of spine are bumped and faded, with marks. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and loss to top edges of panels. Smaller loss along bottom edges of panels.

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THE OLD MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2130756
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1938. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial front cover and spine. Red pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. 96 pages. Chipping to edges and corners of covers and spine; some loss. Damp mark to front cover. Lengthy inscription in ink to verso of 2 plate page. Grubby margin marks; some foxing.

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ENTERTAINING STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Enid Blyton; Clifton Bingham; Dora Newton; et al.
Stock no. 2130463
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. 8 early stories/poems by Enid Blyton. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping/small splits to spine. Foxing and some browning to covers, outer page edges and to pages throughout. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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STORIES OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by H.E. Marshall.
Stock no. 2130313
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Told to the Children. Colour pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to covers, with scuffing and marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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