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GOOPS AND HOW TO BE THEM
Written by Gelett Burgess. Illustrated by Gelett Burgess.
Stock no. 1505797
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st UK 1900. Very good condition.

A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating many Juvenile Virtues Both by Precept and Example With Ninety Drawings. Pictorial orange cloth with cream title blocks and black titles. B/w illustrations. 8.5 x 7". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened. Covers slightly grubby with some rubbing to cream sections. Pencil name to front pastedown. Heavy browning to endpapers. Some foxing, worst on prelims and last couple of pages. Joints and a couple of hinges cracked but binding still firm. Just a very odd mark to contents.
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THE TALKING CLOCK AND THE STORIES IT TOLD
Written by Mrs. Molesworth; M.A. Hoyer; S. Emily Bennett; F.E. Weatherly; Mrs. Macquoid; et al. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 1405317
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1892. Almost very good condition.

Edited and Arranged by Robert Ellice Mack. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two girls sat looking up at a clock. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine a little bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Covers scratched. Marks (possibly damp?) to top of front board. Small area of surface paper damage to rear board. Boards generally grubby. Prelims detached. Browning to page edges. Some foxing and fingering to contents.
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PIXIE PLAYTIME
No author listed. Illustrated by Agnes Richardson; Gordon Robinson; Edgar Norfield; M.M. Gell; et al..
Stock no. 1505796
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. circa 1935. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Pictorial covers show continuous scene of pixies racing on tortoises. Red title page. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Stories and rhymes. First story: Two Little Stars. Bumping and wear to spine and corners, slight loss of surface at ends of spine. Erased writing on front pastedown. Contents lightly browned but clean. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a few small pieces of loss. Small hole to rear fold. Brown tape stuck to worst tear on verso.
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EVERYDAY OUTDOOR OBJECTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1405316
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Slightly better than good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two girls, one with a hoop, looking into toy shop window. Sepia illustrated endpapers and 3 leaves, so 6 sides, of colour illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with small tears to cloth. Corners bumped and worn. Couple of patches of surface paper damage to rear board. Boards are grubby. Wear to board edges. Split to top of front and rear joints. Closed tear to first page which has been mended. Pencil marks to first page. Board edges grubby.
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JACK AND JILL'S FUN IN TOYLAND ANNUAL 1959
No author listed. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Barbara C. Freeman; et al..
Stock no. 1505795
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1959. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Spine faded, bumped and worn. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Creasing to lower front corners. A few marks and light scratches to covers, small piece of surface paper damage in title. Belongs to box completed and child's pencil writing to blank page opposite. Top corner of page 31/32 taped into place, tape yellowed and marked pages either side. Also a couple of margin tears and marks to contents.
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PIP & SQUEAK ANNUAL 1927
No author listed. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Charles Folkard; Helen Jacobs; et al..
Stock no. 1405315
Published by Daily Mirror. 1927. Slightly better than good condition.

5th Year. Cloth spine. Yellow pictorial front cover. Colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Small areas of surface paper damage to front cover. Rear cover a little grubby. Front joint almost broken only holding on by webbing. Inscription in ink to front flyleaf. Some foxing. Fingering to page margins. Frontis is ragged at edges.
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PLAYHOUR ANNUAL 1959
No author listed.
Stock no. 1505794
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1959. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. 79 pages. A little bumping and wear to corners. Name, address and inscription on belongs to page. Contents clean and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1608024
Published by Daily Express. 1967. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert on snow-covered hill pulling a dog on a sledge. 1st story Rupert and the Lost List. Magic Painting pages. Spine and corners bumped with a little wear. Name in ink to Belongs To box. NOT price-cut. One magic painting completed, and a couple of others show some partial colour; others appear to be untouched. Contents generally clean and bright.
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NANNIE'S OWN STORY BOOK
Written by Madeline Barnes; Natalie Joan; et al. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1505793
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1930. Very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows nannie sat in chair reading to two children. 10.25 x 8". 8 colour plates, of which 4 by Appleton, plus b/w illustrations. Stories and verses by various writers. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers a bit grubby. Name and date in pencil to front endpaper. A couple of marks to contents but generally clean. All plates present.
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MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND BIRDS
Written by R.B. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R.B. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1608023
Published by Penguin. 1st 1947. Nearly fine condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No.65. Staples rusted but otherwise a near fine copy.
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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1608022
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some scattered foxing internally. Wrapper is faded to spine, and edge creased with some small chips and tears; tape repairs to verso with some sticky residue so wrapper appears to be stuck to protective sleeve in places.
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THE BP BOOK OF INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Neil Cossons.
Stock no. 1608021
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 071536250X. Light browning to page margins. Price-cut wrapper has a small edge tear.
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