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LITTLE MARY AND OTHER STORIES
Written by L.T. Meade.
Stock no. 1318801
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1901. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 136 pages. B/w frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned and vertical crease to front free-endpaper. Grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE QUOKS
Written by Luxor Price. Illustrated by Luxor Price.
Stock no. 2127324
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Stiff pictorial card covers. Large format. 6 wonderful colour plates and numerous b/w full- page drawings. Each text page surrounded by a decorative border. Highly imaginative and amusing! Heavily browned to spine and cover edges. Some rust showing through from staples beneath binding.Some creasing to cover corners. Some foxing and grubby marks. Small stain/damp mark to front cover. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Last page has small amount of colouring to b/w illustrations. All plates present.

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THAT LITTLE LIMB
Written by May Baldwin. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1407068
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with darker blue titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. B/w frontis only by Attwell. 198 pages. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Covers a little grubby. Front endpaper MISSING. Part of front pastedown has been torn off. Joints and several hinges cracked. Small bookseller's sticker to bottom of rear pastedown. Rear endpaper browned. Foxing, mainly to page edges.

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THE CHALET GIRLS IN CAMP
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1316371
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and stripes to spine. 234 pages. Spine slightly bumped, some very slight fading to base of spine. Old tape marks to verso of wrapper (which show through on rear panel a bit) also affect the pastedowns and covers of the book a little. Wrapper is price-cut by publisher with new price printed above.

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THE SCHOOL OF UPS AND DOWNS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Harold C. Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1406217
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1st 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth covers. 6 b/w plates. 327 pages. 7.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned and rubbed. Rear cover is grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned and have some lighter marks on them. Foxing mostly to page edges and an occasional margin mark. Plates are all present.

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THE HOLE AND CORNER BOOK
Written by B. Parker. Illustrated by N. Parker.
Stock no. 1404293
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards show family of rabbits peeping from covers. Brown & white illustrations. Animal rhymes. Heavy bumping and wear to corners. Spine bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Front board is a little bowed. Rear cover scuffed with a couple of small holes. Creasing to front board. Browning to endpapers. Some light fingering, otherwise contents generally clean. Page corner tips are slightly bent.

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A HEAD GIRL'S DIFFICULTIES
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1404021
Published by W. & R. Chambers. circa 1930. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles, vignette of girl sitting to front cover and vignette of girl to spine. 4 b/w plates. 328 pages. A chunky volume (1.75" thick). Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small split to top of spine has been mended. Couple of pen marks to rear board. Rear joint badly cracked, showing webbing beneath. Small bookseller label to bottom of rear board. Some hinges cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to page edges plus heavy foxing to endpapers. Green pencil mark to page 203 and partially erased pencil marks to pages 236-237.

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WHITE TURRETS
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1313270
Published by W. & R. Chambers. circa 1897. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. 4 b/w plates. 230 pages plus 32 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine and front cover edges slightly darkened. A few light scuff marks to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown, name and date in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing and fingering to contents else clean.

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STRANGE QUEST AT CLIFF HOUSE
Written by Nancy Moss. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 1206231
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1963. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Susan and Cissie solve the mystery, unmask the miscreant and finally penetrate Twinkle's secret and bring to happy fulfilment her strange quest. Pale blue boards, black titles to spine. B/w frontis. 202 pages. Book: book plate to front pastedown. Pages browned. Wrapper price-cut and slightly edge-chipped.

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TRADITIONS OF EDINBURGH
Written by Robert Chambers.
Stock no. 814041
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1931. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. Numerous colour plates. Book: all plates present. A nice bright copy.

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THE ITALIAN'S CHILD AND OTHER TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 585236
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1884. Very good condition.

Blue decorative cloth. Gilt titles. B/w frontis. All edges gilt. Book: book plate to front pastedown. Dustwrapper: corners rubbed.

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THE HOLE AND CORNER BOOK
Written by B. Parker. Illustrated by N. Parker.
Stock no. 622119
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards show family of rabbits peeping from covers. Brown & white illustrations. Animal rhymes. Covers lightly scuffed. Edges rubbed & worn. 1" and 0.25" loss of surface paper from base and top of spine. Cloth at base of spine split. Pale foxing throughout. Overall, a nice copy.

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