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London: J M Dent & Co at Aldine House, 1895. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Red cloth, gilt decoration on top board. Top edge gilt. 61pp. From the Banbury Cross Series. Prepared for children by the author. Illustrations by Alice M Mitchell. The frontis, title and 6 other illustrations coloured later. Illustrated eps. Lacks silk ties. In very good condition. (Book ref. 017641)
London: J M Dent & Co at Aldine House, 1895. 12mo. Green cloth, gilt decorated front cover, top edge gilt. Silk ties missing. From the Banbury Cross Series and prepared for children by the author. 61pp. Illustrations by H Granville Fell. Illustrated eps. which are very slightly foxed. In good condition. (Book ref. 017640)
London: William Heinemann, 1951. First Edition. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Yellow boards with colour illustration, illustrated dust jacket, not price clipped, complete with no tears or loss but sunned with very light foxing, else very god/very good. Illustrated eps. 71pp. Colour illustrations by Katherine Wigglesworth. From the Little Brown Mouse Books Series. (Book ref. 008623)
London: The Amalgamated Press, 1926. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Illustrated paper covered boards with a red cloth spine, some wear to edges, 100pp, illustrated in b/w and colour, full page colour illustration on page 48 loose, otherwise a very good copy. (Book ref. 017434)
London: Campion Press Ltd, 1960. Illustrated by S.B.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Original geen cloth with coloured tipped in illustation to front and dustwrapper, which is chipped and with two closed tears, 40pp with fine colour illustrations. (Book ref. 017419)
London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1946. Illustrated by Trefor Jones. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Illustrated paper covered boards with matching dustwrapper, 128pp, with b/w illustrations in the text and with full page b/w and colour illustrations in red, green, pink and black by Trefor Jones, small closed tear on d/w spine and lacks ffep, Scarce with dustwrapper, (Book ref. 017414)
London: Bell and Daldy. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Original red cloth with gilt and black title and decoration, spine faded, gutta percha binding with some loose leaves, consists of four stories all with illustrations in b/w, Hop-O'-My-Thumb, Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella and Puss in Boots. (Book ref. 017366)
London: Church of England Zenana Missionary Society. Illustrated by Helen Jacobs. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Illustrated hard card covers with an orange cloth spine, inner front hinge split, 47pp, illustrated with red.white and black drawings, binding slighly shaken, undated but gift inscription dated 1924. (Book ref. 017362)
London: Marcus Ward & Co.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Original illustrated paper covered boards with a blue cloth spine some wear and rubbing to boards and spine, binding shaken, 56pp with a colour illustration on each page and with test in verse, pages 9/10 loose and remainder just holding, a book for children on a croos-channel visit to France, undated but inscription dated Xmas 1882. (Book ref. 017329)
London: Amalgamated Press, 1929. First Edition. Large quarto. Illustrated paper boards, red cloth spine. 100pp. Illustrated throughout, includes some full page colour plates. 'This Book Belongs to' fill in. Very good (Book ref. 017065)
London: Amalgamated Press, 1930. First Edition. Large quarto. Illustrated paper boards, red cloth spine. 100pp. Colour illustrations throughout, including some full page colour plates. 'This Book Belongs to' filled-in. Contents cracked. (Book ref. 017064)
London: Amalgamated Press, 1931. First Edition. Large quarto. Illustrated paper boards, red cloth spine. 100pp. Illustrated throughout with some full page colour illustrations.. 'This Book Belongs to' filled in otherwise very good. (Book ref. 017063)
London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1911. Illustrated by Harold Copping. Octavo. Gilt decorated red cloth, no dust jacket, all edges gilt. No. 381 of 500 Copies signed by Dickens' Grand-Daughters, with Dickens' Centenery stamp on upper pastedown. 148pp, (4) Adverts. Twelve colour plates, including frontis, with many illustrations in the text by Harold Copping. A very good copy despite some foxing. (Book ref. 017055)
London: Ernest Nister. Pictorial Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Illustrated card covers, stitched spine, 14pp, verse with decorative borders and with 5 full page colour litho illustrations. (Book ref. 016688)
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London: Blackie & Son. Illustrated by A A Dixon. Octavo. Illustrated blue cloth, covers a little faded but spine very bright, illustrated dust jacket, not price clipped. 224pp. 4 illustrations by A A Dixon, including coloured frontis. Very good/very good. (Book ref. 015966)
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London: Frederick Warne. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Decorative cloth boards with colour illustration (5 x 7cm) within a blue border, illustrations damaged with loss. A rare copy in very good condition. No date but School Prize bookplate dated June 1888. Containing 24 pages of plates, printed in colours, with letterpress descriptions. (Book ref. 016260)
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London: Methuen. Octavo. Red cloth, gilt letters/decorations, gilt top edge. 252pp. Eight illustrations, including title page. Previous owner's name on fep, otherwise a very good and bright copy. (Book ref. 016257)
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Philadelphia: George W Jacobs, 1899. Illustrated by Anne Pennock and Gustave Verbeek. Ninth Thousand. Octavo. Illustrated paper board, darkened cloth spine (no titles on spine). 129pp. Illustrations by Anne Pennock and Gustave Verbeek, including coloured frontis. Covers very slightly rubbed, especially the edges and corners, else very good. (Book ref. 016253)
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London: George G Harrap, 1923. Illustrated by Margaret W Tarrant. First Edition. Quarto. Illustrated paper boards, brown cloth spine with black letters. 117pp. Music by Dr. Ralph Dunstan. Colour plates, including frontis,text illustrations by Margaret W Tarrant. Tanned eps, corners rubbed, else a very good and bright copy. (Book ref. 016197)
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London: James Hogg. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Original cloth, rubbed on fore-edges, gilt letters/ornament. No date. 119pp, (4) Publisher's Catalogue. Four hand-coloured plates, including frontis, all with tissue guards. Some foxing and staining to pages, contents shaken. (Book ref. 016139)