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A Puffin Quartet of Poets
1 A Puffin Quartet of Poets
Penguin 1958 Paperback Good 
First thus. Card covers; 190pp; b/w wood engraving ills by Diana Bloomfield. Previous owner name to front cover; small split to foot of spine; browning to pages. Poems from Eleanor Farjeon, James Reeves, E.V.Rieu and Ian Serraillier. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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La Ronde Des Saisons
2 La Ronde Des Saisons
Hachette 1967 Paperback Good CLOUZOT, Marianne 
Laminated card covers; 20pp; colour ills; French text. Cover is tanned and lightly creased; pages also tanned and lightly creased with small pen mark to one. A poem for every month of the year. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Nursery Rhymes
3 Nursery Rhymes
London Ward Lock Ltd 1978 0706357701 / 9780706357707 Hard Cover Good Good TARRANT, Margaret 
Burgundy cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; colour ills. Boards bumped to spine ends, corners and lower edge; pages toned with occasional mark. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little grubby, rubbed and creased to edges with sunning to spine, now in removable sleeve. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Nursery Rhymes (An Amex Linette Book)
4 Nursery Rhymes (An Amex Linette Book)
London BPC Publishing 0350003475 / 9780350003470 Paperback Very Good 
Copyright date 1969. Textured stapled card covers; textured pages. Light rubbing to cover with couple of small nicks to edges; pages tanned; staples rusting to centrefold. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Flower Fairies of the Autumn: A Celebration, BARKER, Cicely Mary
5 BARKER, Cicely Mary Flower Fairies of the Autumn: A Celebration
Frederick Warne Publishers Ltd 2002 0723248400 / 9780723248408 Hard Cover Near Very Good Near Very Good 
Orange cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills by the author. Small indentations to front cover with bump to upper corners. Unclipped dustwrapper also has matching indentation marks and light scuffing. A deluxe edition which includes botanical information on the plants and background information on the author's life and career. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch, BASE, Graeme
6 BASE, Graeme My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch
Australia Penguin Books 2002 0734304501 / 9780734304506 Hard Cover Good 
Glazed pictorial boards; sepia and colour ills. Boards lightly bumped to upper corners and sunned to outer edges. A lavishly illustrated narrative poem about Grandma and her menagerie of animals. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Passport to Poetry 1: On the Go, BLACK, E.L. & DAVIES, D.S.
7 BLACK, E.L. & DAVIES, D.S. Passport to Poetry 1: On the Go
London Cassell 1971 0304922862 / 9780304922864 Paperback Near Very Good LATHEY, J. 
Third impression. Textured pictorial card covers; 88pp; two-tone ills. Light marking and sunning to cover; tanning to pages. A collection of poetry for primary schools. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Hark! Hark! The Dogs Do Bark and Other Rhymes About Dogs, BLEGVAD, Lenore (Ed)
8 BLEGVAD, Lenore (Ed) Hark! Hark! The Dogs Do Bark and Other Rhymes About Dogs
London Hamish Hamilton 1975 0241892597 / 9780241892596 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good BLEGVAD, Erik 
Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour and b/w ills. Boards lightly rubbed to edges; toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has rubbing to edges, light sunning to spine and chip to lower edge of front panel. A charming selection of old rhymes about dogs. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Oxford Book of Poetry for Children, BLISHEN, Edward (Ed)
9 BLISHEN, Edward (Ed) Oxford Book of Poetry for Children
Oxford Oxford University Press 1980 0192760319 / 9780192760319 Reprint Hard Cover Good Very Good WILDSMITH, Brian 
Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 168pp; colour ills. Rubbing and small chip to board edges, rubbed joints; toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with small chip to upper edge. An anthology of poetry for younger children. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Rhyme? And Reason?, CARROLL, Lewis
10 CARROLL, Lewis Rhyme? And Reason?
London Macmillan and Co, 1883 First Edition Hard Cover Good FROST, Arthur B. & HOLIDAY, Henry 
Olive green cloth with gilt devices and borders; all edges yellow; 214pp; 65 b/w ills by Frost and 9 by Holiday. Boards bumped and rubbed to corners and spine ends with slight lean to spine; hinges starting to crack; erased inscription to front endpaper; light foxing to endpapers, browning from tissue guard to frontis and title page; occasional light mark to pages with small pin-hole to centre of p199/200; text block cracked in two places but holding firm. Includes the previously issued 'Phantasmagoria' and 'The Hunting of the Snark', as well as several new poems with new illustrations by Frost. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Early in the Morning: A Collection of New Poems, CAUSLEY, Charles
11 CAUSLEY, Charles Early in the Morning: A Collection of New Poems
Middlesex Viking Kestrel 1986 0670808105 / 9780670808106 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Near Very Good FOREMAN, Michael 
Landscape format red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 64pp; b/w and colour ills; musical score by Anthony Castro. Light rubbing to spine ends; foxing to upper edge of page block; tanning and light thumbing to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper with rubbed corners and sunned spine, now in removable sleeve. A colllection of poems, nursery rhymes and 20 songs with piano accompaniment and guitar chords. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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If You Were a Honey Bear, CLOVER, Michael
12 CLOVER, Michael If You Were a Honey Bear
Sussex The Book Guild 1989 0863324355 / 9780863324352 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good DEYKIN, Judy 
Blue cloth boards in yellow pictorial dustwrapper; 148pp; b/w ills. Erased pencil mark faintly visible to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine and upper edge of front panel. A collection of children's poetry. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Adventures Into Poetry: Secondary Book III, DAUNT, Mary
13 DAUNT, Mary Adventures Into Poetry: Secondary Book III
London Macmillan and Co, Limited 1954 Reprint Paperback Good 
Macmillan's Easy Study Series. Pictorial card covers; 106pp; two-tone ills. Light rubbing and tanning to cover; light tanning and occasional spotting to pages. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Bronwen, the Traw, and the Shape-Shifter, DICKEY, James
14 DICKEY, James Bronwen, the Traw, and the Shape-Shifter
HBJ 1986 0152125809 / 9780152125806 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Unpaginated 315mm x 238mm WATSON, Richard Jesse 
Blue paper-backed boards with blind-stamped titles and beige linen spine with gilt lettering, in pictorial dustwrapper. Sunning to outer edges of boards, previous owner inscription to brown front endpaper. Dustwrapper is unclipped with browning to reverse, rubbing and curling to top edge, sticker mark to rear flap. Narrative poem in four parts with sepia tone illustrations. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Then There Were Three, FARJEON, Eleanor
15 FARJEON, Eleanor Then There Were Three
London Michael Joseph 1958 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Good Good SALE, John & Isobel Morton 
First combined edition. Red cloth boards in matt grey pictorial dustwrapper; 174pp; b/w ills. Boards bumped to corners; foxing and browning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is browned to spine and outer edges with light marking; rubbing and small chips to edges. A collection of 72 poems in one volume, being 'Cherrystones', 'The Mulberry Bush' and 'The Starry Floor'. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Poems for Children, FIELD, Rachel
16 FIELD, Rachel Poems for Children
Surrey World's Work 1978 First Thus Hard Cover Good HEMMANT, Lynette 
Landscape glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; b/w and colour ills. Slight bumping to spine ends; pages tanned and slightly wavy. A collection of poems for children including 'Gypsy Children' and 'If Once You Have Slept on an Island'. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Bear Hugs, HAGUE, Kathleen
17 HAGUE, Kathleen Bear Hugs
London Methuen 1989 416148220 First UK Edition Hard Cover Good Good 212mmx 190mm HAGUE, Michael 
Red boards in pictorial dw. Colour ills and pictorial endpapers. Boards lightly rubbed to edges; pages toned and lightly thumbed; small nick to lower edge of one page. Dw is rather loose fitting with spine title slightly off-centre and minor edgewear. Nine poems capturing that special relationship between a child and their teddy bear. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Chatto Book of Nonsense Poetry, HAUGHTON, Hugh (Ed.)
18 HAUGHTON, Hugh (Ed.) The Chatto Book of Nonsense Poetry
London Chatto & Windus 1988 0701131055 / 9780701131050 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Tan cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 530pp. Dustwrapper has a couple of tiny nicks and chips to edges. Explores the boundaries between poetry and nonsense and celebrates the eccentric but central place of nonsense in British poetry. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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People One Ought To Know, ISHERWOOD, Christopher
19 ISHERWOOD, Christopher People One Ought To Know
London Macmillan 1982 0333342631 / 9780333342633 First UK Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Near Very Good MANGEOT, Sylvain 
Burgundy cloth boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards bumped to corners and spine ends; number in pen to rear pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped to corners and spine ends with light sunning to spine edge. A collection of 29 animal nonsense poems: 'The only fault I find with badgers/Is that they're such appalling cadgers'. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Big Janosch Book of Fun and Verse, JANOSCH
20 JANOSCH The Big Janosch Book of Fun and Verse
London Andersen Press 1980 0905478878 / 9780905478876 First Thus Hard Cover Near Very Good 128pp 
Large format glazed pictorial boards. Boards lightly bumped to corners with light indentation marks to rear; erased pencil mark faintly visible to front endpaper. Awarded a Gold Medal at the Illustrators' Exhibition on Bratislava 1979. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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