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STORIES OF KING ARTHUR
Written by Blanche Winder. Illustrated by Harry Theaker.
Stock no. 1317893
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Orange cloth, black titles. 30 colour plates (including the endpapers). 240 pages. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Slight discolouration to top and tail of spine. Heavy foxing to contents else clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
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OUR ANIMAL FRIENDS
Written by Harry Golding. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1317825
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

24 colour plates. Sunshine Series. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Large format. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Covers edge rubbed. Light stain to front cover. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock. 1 plate is missing.
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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127488
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1st 1918. Very good condition.

48 richly coloured plates (which includes the colour endpapers). Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Colour onlay to front cover. 472 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Chipping to corners. Front cover is a bit bowed. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing.
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WIGLEY
Written by Rosemary Barnes. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2126003
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some fading and browning to top and tail of spine. Small area of surface paper damage to rear cover. Bumping to corners. Wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is price-cut and badly torn, with nearly half of the front panel and flap MISSING! Loss also to top of spine. What is left of wrapper is grubby with creasing.
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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1609762
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. c. 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour Book series. 48 colour plates (including endpapers). Beige cloth, colour pictorial onlay to front. 472 pages. Spine and corners bumped. inscription to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded at spine; worn and torn with loss at edges.
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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1924
Written by Harry Golding; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Chris Temple; Jessie Pope; et al. Illustrated by Inez Topham; Grace Jones; Margaret Tarrant; Thomas Maybank; et al..
Stock no. 1814729
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1924. Almost very good condition.

A Picture Annual for Boys and Girls. 19th Year of Issue. Cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows boy with sword. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First story The Magic Boots. Edges rubbed, corner worn. Green stain to rear board. All plates present, one plate worn at edges. A few scattered foxspots and margin marks.
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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2123712
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

16 beautiful colour plates illustrate 10 well-known fairy tales. 128 pages. The Sunshine Series. Spine is faded and foxed. Bumping to corners; wear and chipping to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing and page browning. Pages 13-18 have tear hole, with a little loss to a couple of the pages. Plate Opposite page 14 has a couple of small holes. All plates present.
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THE CHILD'S BOOK OF VERSE
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1507318
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. circa 1958. Good condition.

16 enchanting colour plates. Pictorial front cover. Orange cloth spine. 128 pages includes index. The Sunshine Series. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with some faint writing to front cover. Spine browned with name ink stamp near centre. Front endpaper has been stuck to pastedown. Name and date in pen and in child's writing to half-title page, ink stamp to verso of frontis. Marks and foxing to contents. All plates present, one has grubby mark to margin. Line drawn on text block.
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THE WONDER BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
No author listed.
Stock no. 2122722
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

New edition. Green cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows front wheels of plane. Gold decorated rear cover. Endpapers are diagrams of a plane. With 8 plates in colour and nearly 300 illustrations. 224 pages. Bumping and wear along cover edges; some chipping. Spine is browned with foxing. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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MIRTH BY MAYBANK
No author listed. Illustrated by Thomas Maybank.
Stock no. 1506678
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1st 1937. Poor condition.

For Young and Old Alike. Large oblong format, 9.5 x 14.5", cardwraps. Cloth spine, colour pictorial covers. Introduction to artist by Harry Golding, introduction in verse to his characters, the Beewugs plus full page illustrations for rest of book with only a couple of words of text. Wear to edges of covers and pages with creasing to most corners of both. Spine faded and worn with loss from ends. Loss from spine edge of rear cover. Covers grubby. Joints broken, contents only attached by a thread. A few pages detached, others partially detached, most pages have ragged edges. Some foxing. Pages are generally clean. A reading copy.
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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1925
Written by Harry Golding; Natalie Joan; Cecily M. Rutley; May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Nina K. Brisley; Margaret Tarrant; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1506035
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1925. Almost very good condition.

Twentieth year of issue. Red cloth spine. Front cover shows young girl in green dress. Endpapers by Anne Anderson. Edited by Golding. 12 Colour plates and numerous two tone illustrations. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A couple of small marks and scratches to covers. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims. Just an odd mark/margin tear to contents. All plates present.
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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1924
Written by Harry Golding; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Chris Temple; Jessie Pope; et al. Illustrated by Inez Topham; Grace Jones; Margaret Tarrant; Thomas Maybank; et al..
Stock no. 1506011
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1924. Almost very good condition.

A Picture Annual for Boys and Girls. 19th Year of Issue. Cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows boy with sword. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First story The Magic Boots. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. A few small marks to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Some light foxing and a few marks to contents but generally clean. All plates present.
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