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THERE'S A STORY TO TELL
Written by Blanche Winder. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1322372
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Stories from the Old and New Testaments. The Sunshine Series. Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 24 colour plates. Covers edge worn. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Child's name and address in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing, mainly to textblock but also affecting some page margins.

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THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'S
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1319678
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

The Lily Series. Cream decorated cloth, gilt titles. B/w frontis. 247 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped, some rubbing to spine. Endpapers browned. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to contents else clean.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1318631
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly bumped, foxed and rubbed. Small brown spot to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2128506
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to surface paper on front cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing and margin marks throughout. All plates present.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2128339
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Tan cloth, black titles. 48 colour plates (which includes the endpapers). 340 pages plus booklist to rear. Some foxing. Colour flower transfer to top of contents page. Name and address in ink to verso of title page. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some small pieces of loss; some brown tape repairs to verso. Wrapper also has some foxing.q

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127786
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates and 18 monotone. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. All colour plates are present. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; one piece of loss to top of front panel; a few other smaller chips of loss.

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TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127181
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1941. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth with black titles and pictorial onlay of a scene in Aladdin to front. Pictorial endpapers. 48 colour plates. Stories included are: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; Sinbad the Sailor; Aladdin: or the Wonderful Lamp; The Sleeper Awakened; The Enchanted Horse; and The Talkative Barber. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Large inscription to verso of frontis. Pencil and pencil colour inscription to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a large piece of loss to bottom edge of front panel; other smaller pieces of loss to corners. Wrapper is also creased and worn. Numbers written in colour to front flap. All plates present.

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ROBIN HOOD
Written by E. Charles Vivian. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2125155
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

The Sunshine Series. Cloth spine. 16 Colour plates and 8 sepia plates by Theaker. 176 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1814790
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

"The Sunshine Series". Pictorial boards, cloth spine. 16 colour plates. 128 pages. 10 x 7.25". Tape marks and surface paper damage to lower spine and gutter edgesx. Corners worn. Spine browned.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1814768
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Corners worn with board exposed. Scattered foxing throughout. A few heavy pencil marks including to at least one plate. Some hinges pulled.

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THE STORY WONDER BOOK
Written by May Wynne; Christine Chaundler; Ethel Talbot; Ernest A. Aris; et al. Illustrated by Rene Cloke; Gordon Robinson; Ernest A. Aris; Mary Brooks; et al..
Stock no. 2121588
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Stories and Pictures for Boys and Girls. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Sea Babies" by May Wynne. Colour frontis is 'The Home of the Mermaid'. Spine is very faded, with some foxspots. Corners very worn with top corner creased. Front and rear joints cracked and weak but remainder of binding sound. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Minimal foxing to contents.

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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1911
Written by Harry Golding; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Jessie Pope; Gladys Davidson; A.L. Harris; et al. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse; Thomas Maybank; Jessie Pope; et al..
Stock no. 1506006
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. 1911. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine, gold pictorial boards with front cover showing girl in white dress and cap with a dog. 12 coloured plates numerous b/w illustrations. First story - The Soldiers. Spine bumped, worn and darkened. Corners bumped and worn. A couple of heavy bumps to cover edges. A few light scratches to covers. A couple of hinges cracked at start of book, first gathering pulled. Contents generally clean but with some browning and foxing.

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