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Children's Books:Pre-1939 or undated

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Everyday - with which is Incorporated 'Sunday' Vol 48
1 Everyday - with which is Incorporated 'Sunday' Vol 48
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co No date given Hardback with pictorial cover Good Plus Illustrated with drawings throughout text 
Owners inscription on endpaper. Pages browning at edges. 104407 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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2 Old time Nursery Rhymes
Juvenile Productions Ltd No date given Hardback with pictorial cover Good Illustrated with drawings 
Wear and tear to covers; some pages torn page 60 has ink annotation 117243 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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3 The Bumper Book for Girls
Thomas Nelson No date given. {1928] Hardback with pictorial cover. Very Good With 4 colour plates and line drawings throughout text 
Pencil inscription dated 1928 on endpaper. Front cover by J Ainslie has a picture of a schoolgirl climbing a rope. First story is Just Pluck by Bessie Marchant. 118761 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Jenny Wren Story Book
4 The Jenny Wren Story Book
Blackie No date given. [ca 1930] Hardback with pictorial cover. Very Good Colour frontispiece, The Sick Doll, and one colour plate, In Daisyland, both by Mabel Lucie Attwell, black-and-white plates and other illustrations by H.M. Brock, Rosa C. Petherick, Ruth Cobb, Watson Charlton, et al. Pictorial endpapers. 
Light shelf wear, but a nice crisp tidy copy. Front board has colour picture of Jenny Wren dressed for winter, in snowscape. Stories and poems: The Sick Doll's Diary, Kind Teddy, Nanny and The Circus, Metoo, The Trial, Betty In Daisyland, The Letter That Flew Away, Red Ribbons, Christmas Windows, The Three Wishes, Tom, The Piper's Son, Where Tails Come In.. 117491 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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5 'Aunt Cherry'' Spick and Span: A story for children
Whitland, S. Wales. Published by the Author. No date given. Fourth Edition Hardback with pictorial cover. Good to Very Good 
Blue buckram on boards, gilt titles, green and buff decoration. 500479 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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Stories Of The Saddle, Acton, C R
6 Acton, C R Stories Of The Saddle
Country Life Ltd 1938 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper. Good Illustrated from pencil drawings by Maurice Tulloch. 
Some overall wear. Covers faded at edges. 88pp. 626248 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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On Honour - a school and home story, Adams, W Davenport
7 Adams, W Davenport On Honour - a school and home story
Nelson No date given. [1923] Hardback no dust wrapper Good 
Some overall wear. Gift inscription dated 1923 to front endpaper. Red cloth with illustration of two girls sitting in a chair, 112688 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Chat in the Play-Room and Life at a Farmhouse, Anon
8 Anon Chat in the Play-Room and Life at a Farmhouse
Frederick Warne No date given. [1892] Hardback with pictorial cover. Good reading copy Colour frontispiece and black-and-white decorations throughout text 
Tape repair to front hinge. Some overall wear. Gift inscription dated 1892 on front endpaper. 122pp. 114594 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Pets and Playmates, Anon
9 Anon Pets and Playmates
John F Shaw [1933] Hardback with pictorial cover Very Good 
Pages beginning to yellow at edges. Pencil inscription dated 1933. A nice clean copy 112080 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Sunshine, Anon
10 Anon Sunshine
Thomas Nelson No date given. Hardback with pictorial cover. Good to Very Good Illustrated in colour by Lawson Wood et al. 
Edges and corners rubbed; prize label dated 1932. 106104 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Wonder Tales of the Ancient World, Baikie, Rev. James
11 Baikie, Rev. James Wonder Tales of the Ancient World
Adam and Charles Black 1924 Second Edition. Hardback with pictorial cover. Good plus Illustrated with four colour plates by Constance N Baikie 
Tales of Ancient Egypt, in two sections: 'Tales of the Wizards', and 'Tales of Travel and Adventure'. Buff buckram with pictorial black and blue decoration to spine and front cover. 584018 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Adventures in Music-Land, Baird, Beatrice M
12 Baird, Beatrice M Adventures in Music-Land
Macmillan 1932 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Poor Illustrated with drawings by Brigid O'Brien 
Wrapper (now protected in clear acetate) has, frankly, seen better days, with considerable wear, creasing, and substantial loss to the spine. We have effected some internal archive tape repair and reinforcement. The book, apart from an inscription on endpaper. and some slight shelf wear, is a nice tidy tight copy. Charming story about the adventures of a girl called Breve, written to teach children the rudiments of musical notation. 574035 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Broncho, Ball, Richard
13 Ball, Richard Broncho
Country Life Ltd No date given. [1930s] Hardback without dust wraper Very Good Illustrated from pencil drawings by the author. 
Light shelf wear only.. Previous owner's name on endpaper. 150pp. 627031 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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The Red Eric, Ballantyne, R M
14 Ballantyne, R M The Red Eric
Collins Clear-Type Press No date given. [ 1910] Hardback with pictorial cover. Very Good Colour frontispiece and plates by J S Hardy 
Prize label dated 1912 on front pastedown. Red buckram on board with picture of ship in full sail on the front and spine, in black grey and light green. 568093 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Potted Stories To Tell Scouts and Cubs, Barclay, V. C
15 Barclay, V. C Potted Stories To Tell Scouts and Cubs
Brown, Son & Ferguson No date given. [1939] Hardback no dust wrapper Good. 
Some overall wear. Spine faded. Foxing to page edges. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. 176pp. 112182 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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John Trusty, Beaman, S Hulme
16 Beaman, S Hulme John Trusty
Wm Collins No date given [>1933] Hardback without dust wrapper Good With twelve colour plates and numerous black-and-white illustrations in the text, all by the author. 
Gift inscription dated 1933 on endpaper. Some overall wear. Red-brown buckram with gilt and blind-stamped decoration and titles on spine and front cover. Large 4to: unpaginated. 742116 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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17 Bedell, G T The Basket of Flowers
Ward, Lock No date given Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good 
Green cloth with titles and decoration in black, colour picture laid onto front board. Pages yellowing. Sunday School prize label on front pastedown 115883 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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18 Bedell, G T (ed) The Basket of Flowers or Piety and Truth Triumphant
Routledge No date given [c1890] Hardback with pictorial cover Very Good Illustrated with line drawings. 
Some foxing. Light shelf wear. One of Routledge's Ruby series. Publishers blue cloth with ornate decoration in red, green, black and blue. Gilt title. 112007 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Ann Thorne Reporter, Bertram, Rosamond
19 Bertram, Rosamond Ann Thorne Reporter
Nelson No date given. Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good Illustrated by John Benison 
Light shelf wear only. Some foxing to page edges and prelims. 184pp. 114072 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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20 Bertram, Rosamond Ann Thorne, Reporter
Nelson No date given. Hardback no dust wrapper Good reading copy Illustrated by John Benison 
Spine sunned 115216 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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