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The Splendid Book of Pictures and Stories , London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Ltd.

Illustrated by Adams, Frank. Cloth Spine and Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Book Beautifully illustrated little stories for small children. Undated Edition, gift inscription on back of Frontispiece dated 1928. 33 lovely Full Page Colour Plates including many by Frank Adams and some by Agnes Richards. Othtr Full Page and In-Text B&W Illustrations. Brown cloth spine (very torn) and paper covered Boards illustrated on the front with 3 children in Medieval costume singing and playing instruments. Endpapers decorated with chessboard pattern with illustrations of little children in the dark squares. Frontis illustrated with a Colour Plate by Frank Adams of children at a book shop. 13 1/2" Tall. Some damage to front board and first few pages at top corner (see photo). A few of the B&W illustrations have some colouring in. A few Colour Plates have little bits of damage where some small bits of the illustration have stuck to the opposite page and come away. Only 2 Plates serously affected. Hinges broken and binding very fragile, some pages detached. Book weighs 1.3 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. Please ask if you would like more pictures, information or a Shipping quote. (Book ref. 013241)  £60.00

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Contact: Nina Fedorowa
Address: Aesop Attic Books
6 Penrose Terrace,
Penzance,
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