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Vogel Geertruida - Spring Flowers

Illustrated by Rie Cramer.
Hardback. N.d. 1915? Oblong 4to. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with pictorial onlay and other illustration to front board. Lettered in white on spine and in pink on front board. A lovely clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. 15 superb colour illustrations. Unpaginated. The book is rhymed into English from the Dutch by L.Edna Walter. A nice copy of an uncommon title.
Published : A. & C. Black, London, First Edition

Vredenburg Edric (Editor) - Father Tuck's Annual

Hardback. Nd. A good copy. Wear to board edges. Decorated front cover. 128 pages. Stories by various authors. Illustrators include Louis Wain.
Published : Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London,

Walt Disney Studios Staff - The Big Bad Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood

Illustrated by Disney Walt.
Hardback. A nice bright very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. One board tip a little bumped. Some, mainly end-paper, foxing. Previous owner's name and address on half title page Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. 64 pages. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped, has minor chipping and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1934, First Edition

Warburton R.E. Egerton - Hunting Songs

Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with in gilt on front board and spine. No inscriptions. 8 full page colour tipped-in plates. Some foxing to page ends. 128 pages. A nice bright copy.
Published : Constable & Co. Ltd., London 1925, First Edition

Waugh Ida - Holly Berries

4to. Nd. but there is an ownership inscription dated 1886 and a previous owner has written "[1885]" in pencil as the date of the book. The book bears the bookplate of Eric Quayle (who wrote "The Collectors' Book of Children's Books"). A good copy with some browning/foxing affecting mainly the first and last few pages. The boards are worn at the edges. 48 pages with charming colour illustrations by the author on each page.
Published : Griffith and Farran, London, First Edition

Webb Anne - A Trip to the Circus

Illustrated by Ben and Stephanie Manchipp.
Hardback. A good copy in illustrated laminated boards. No inscriptions. Illustrated end-papers on which one of the small illustrations shows some scraping. Profusely illustrated in colour on each page. Unpaginated.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London 1973, First Edition

West Michael - Clairdelune and Other Troubadour Romances

Illustrated by Evelyn Paul.
Hardback. Nd but inscription on front end-paper is dated 1914. Overall a very good copy in brown boards lettered and decorated in gilt but with some traces of damp-fading to the edges of the upper board. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. 140 pages. Attractive colour decorations and illustrations throughout. Music by Alfred Mereer.
Published : George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., London,

White T. H. - The Godstone and the Blackymor

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with a little wear and tear at top of spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription. Black and white illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. A book about living on the west coast of Ireland.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1959, First Edition

Whitehorn Alan Leslie - Wonder Tales of Old Japan

Illustrated by Shozan Obata.
Hardback. A good copy in the original boards. Laid on colour plate on upper board. Stain near foot of upper and lower boards with some fading. In a poor dustwrapper missing about half of spine and a largeish piece from the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Top edge gilt Internally very good. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xi,174. 12 full-page colour illustrations.
Published : T. C. & E. C. Jack, London & Edinburgh 1911, First Edition

Whittier John Greenleaf - Maud Muller

Nd. c. 1890? A good copy in soft leather covers decorated in gilt on upper cover. All edges gilt. Unpaginated but about 20 pages. A ballad illustrated by chromolithographs.
Published : Castell Brothers, London,

Wiggin Kate Douglas - The Diary of a Goose Girl

Illustrated by Claude A Shepperson.
Hardback. A very good copy in light brown boards with decorated spine and upper board. Gift inscription. Pp.xi,117. Many line illustrations.
Published : Gay and Bird, London 1902, Third Edition

Wilkinson C.A. - A Book of Wood-Cuts

Hardback. A good plus copy with cloth spine and grey, paper-covered boards. The front board shows a little rubbing. This is numbert 63 of 100 copies and is signed (in pencil) by the artist. No ownership inscription. Browning to rear end-paper. 10 large wood-cuts + coloured title-page vignette.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1922, First Edition

Willans Geoffrey & Searle Ronald - Back in the Jug Agane

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus price-clipped dustwrapper which shows fairly minor edge wear and tear. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 100 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout by Ronald Searle. This is the fourth and final "Molesworth" book.
Published : Max Parrish, London 1959, First Edition

Williams Ursula Moray - The Good Little Christmas Tree

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A good copy with illustrated boards. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and black and white illustrations by the author. Unpaginated. Full page gift inscription with many names. Boards rubbed along edges. Internally very good. The first reprint of a charming Christmas story for children.
Published : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1944,

Williams-Ellis Amabel (Retold by) - Grimm's Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Hardback.A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Many black and white illustrations and 8 full page colour illustrations including frontispiece. 344 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Blackie, London 1959, First Edition Thus

Williamson Hugh Ross - The Flowering Hawthorn

Illustrated by Clare Leighton.
A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little minor edge wear and tear and very minor chipping. 119 pages. 8 woodcuts by Clare Leighton. This is an essay on the famous Thorn of Glastonbury.
Published : Peter Davies, London 1962, First Edition

Winstone Daphne - Flame

Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Oblong 4to. A very good copy without dustwrapper. 79pp. Black and white illustrations by Lionel Edwards. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : Peter Lunn, London 1945, First Edition

Wood Lawson - Gran'pop's Book of Fun

Nd. 1940s. Large 4to. Paperback. A very good copy with one small edge tear. Unpaginated but about 30pp. Full-page colour illustration on every second page mostly of monkeys but also including other animals.
Published : Birn Brothers, London, First Edition

Wood Lorna - Ameliaranne Goes Digging

Illustrated by Susan B. Pearse.
Hardback. A very good copy. Blue cloth spine lettered in black. Pictorial upper cover. In a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at foot of spine and with a two inch closed tear. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription and not foxed. Unpaginated. Colour illustration on each right-hand page with smaller black and white illustrations on each left-hand page. Colour illustrated end-papers. Photograph available on request.
Published : George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1948, First Edition

Wyss Johann R. - The Swiss Family Robinson

Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few small edge tears. Edge foxing but clean internally. 288 pages. 8 full-page colour plates by Mervyn Peake + black and white illustrations by him.
Published : Heirloom Library, London, First Edition Thus

Yonge Charlotte M - The History of Sir Thomas Thumb

Illustrated by Jane Blackburn.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's orange coloured boards with title in gillt on front board and on spine which is faded and rubbed at ends. Gilt vignette on front board showing Sir Thomas Thumb riding on a mouse. A.e.g.. Gift inscription on front fixed end-paper. 4 full page tissue guarded black and white illustrations including frontispiece + black and white illustrations in text .Pps. vii,142. Foxing scattered throughout. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Thomas Constable & Co, Edinburgh 1855, First Edition Thus