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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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Connexions: Poems By Young Writers (Poemes De Jeunes Ecrivains)
2 Connexions: Poems By Young Writers (Poemes De Jeunes Ecrivains)
Eurotunnel 1994 1872009530 / 9781872009537 Paperback Very Good 
Pictorial card covers; 58pp. A collection of poems by young writers from France and Great Britain to celebrate the inauguration of the Channel Tunnel. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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La Ronde Des Saisons
3 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
4 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)
5 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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The Annotated Mother Goose - Nursery Rhymes Old and New, Arranged and Explained, BARING-GOULD, William & Ceil
6 BARING-GOULD, William & Ceil The Annotated Mother Goose - Nursery Rhymes Old and New, Arranged and Explained
New York Bramhall House 0517029596 / 9780517029596 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good VARIOUS 
Copyright 1962, later reprint. Red boards with beige cloth spine in dustwrapper; 350pp; b/w ills by various artists including Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway and Arthur Rackham. Very light bumping to head of spine. Dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly curled to edges with small nick to lower edge of rear panel. The complete text and illustrations in a fully annotated edition. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Flower Fairies of the Autumn: A Celebration, BARKER, Cicely Mary
7 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
8 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.
9 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)
10 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)
11 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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12 BOYD, Arthur & PORTER, Peter The Lady and the Unicorn
London Secker & Warburg 1975 0436378116 / 9780436378119 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Signed by Author
Black cloth boards in black pictorial dustwrapper; b/w ills; signed plate to front pastedown detailing limited edition of 1000 copies of which this is 993. Toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to surface with rubbing and light creasing to edges, light tanning to inner flaps. A recreation of the unicorn for our times. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Rhyme? And Reason?, CARROLL, Lewis
13 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
14 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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Hi-Ran-Ho! A Picture-Book of Verse, CHAMBERS, Aidan & Nancy
15 CHAMBERS, Aidan & Nancy Hi-Ran-Ho! A Picture-Book of Verse
London Longman Young Books 1971 0582150469 / 9780582150461 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good SWIDERSKA, Barbara 
Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 48pp; colour and b/w ills; small card laid in from Nancy and Aidan, presumably the authors. Light rubbing and bumping to spine ends and corners; previous owner gift inscription to dedication page. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed to corners with light sunning to spine. A collection of poems for young children. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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If You Were a Honey Bear, CLOVER, Michael
16 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
17 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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Quake, Quake, Quake : A Leaden Treasury of English Verse, DEHN, Paul
18 DEHN, Paul Quake, Quake, Quake : A Leaden Treasury of English Verse
London Hamish Hamilton 1961 First UK Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Very Good GOREY, Edward 
Yellow cloth boards with vignette of atomic cloud to front in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 109pp; b/w ills. Slight splay to boards; foxing to upper edge of page block Unclipped dustwrapper (12s.6d. net) is lightly rubbed to edges with small nick to one corner and light tanning to spine. A parody of familiar verses, transforming songs of innocence into a commentary on a post-nuclear age. (REF: Toledano p71) 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Bronwen, the Traw, and the Shape-Shifter, DICKEY, James
19 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
20 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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