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23708. BILLY THE KID BOOK OF PICTURE STORIES 1958
Old tape marks on eps for no apparent reason Corners & board edges very rubbed & boards a bit grubby but contents generally very good As well as picture stories there's also non-fiction articles & MGM photos £7.50

22673. BLUE PETER 3
1966. Spine separate Board corners & edges rubbed. Includes such items as Petra's puppies Jason's kittens Bleep & Booster story Paddington story things to make etc £5.00

22674. BLUE PETER 4
1967. Boards grubby Spine torn at top. Includes such items as training Patch Petra & Jason's grandchildren Bleep & Booster story Paddington story things to make etc £5.00

22675. BLUE PETER 5
1968. Nice copy inside seems almost unread Boards grubby. Includes such items Petra's great grandpuppies Bleep & Booster story Paddington story things to make etc £5.00

23228. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL
Christmas 1927 (1928 annual). First story In the Land of the Sheikhs 4 coloured plates Coloured picture onlaid Spine a bit rubbed corners bumped Hinges weak Smells slightly musty. Contains Dicky's Way - EJO + long story Darry the Dauntless - Moore Leonard Cowper de Foubert WynneMethley Girvin E Talbot Chaundler £15.00

17018. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL
Christmas 1923 (1924 annual). 4 coloured plates (1 loose) Prelims foxed Inscr Back hinge slightly weak Coloured picture onlaid Grubby torn dw Spine ends torn Top spine missing. Contains To a Dreamer(poem) - DFB + long story Wynne Herbertson Talbot Methley £6.50

23712. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL
Published 1933, 1934 final annual. 1st story The Amateur Sleuths (Chaundler) Illus Coloured picture onlaid Board edges & corners very rubbed 2 inch tear between bottom front board & spine. Contains long story Marchant + H White Moore Cowen EMR Burgess + article on cricket for girls £15.00

23711. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL
1930 annual published 1929. First story Friday Night's Dream - Chaundler Coloured frontis Coloured picture onlaid slightly rubbed Boards a bit marked & bumped Corners bumped & rubbed Spine faded Slight foxing. Includes shorts including Leonard Pocock Talbot Miall Marchant Girvin Cowper Wynne Methley Brazil £15.00

23038. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL
Christmas 1926 (1927 annual). 1st story Patients - Good and Otherwise 4 coloured plates Hinges a bit weak Coloured picture onlaid Corners bumped Spine slightly faded. Contains Dicky's Dilemma - EJO + E Talbot long story V Methley E de Foubert B Laws N Hayes EE Cowper B Leonard M Wynne £12.50

20914. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL
1916. 8 coloured plates + bw plates + line Some foxing Front hinge weak Coloured picture onlaid scraped Boards a bit bumped & marked . Scarce year contains long story Moore & short stories Pocock Cowper Brazil Talbot Marchant £12.00

23040. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL 1914
7 coloured plates Inscrs Front hinge weak Corners bumped & rubbed Grubby pictorial gilt lettered boards a bit stained & marked Spine a bit worn. Contains The Hill o' the Fairies - DF Bruce; also a long story D Moore + short stories Pocock (2) Cowper (2) Mary Grant Bruce (3) Moore Marchant Brazil (2) £19.50

23709. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL 1919
First story Third Form Strike (Brazil) 2 or 4 coloured plates (prize inscr on back of frontis) Coloured picture onlaid missing corner Boards a bit rubbed bumped and faded Hinges weak Pages browning Some slight page damage. Includes short story The Little Goose Girl - D F Bruce long story Luck! - Talbot + shorts including Pocock Methley Marchant Lake Chaundler & Miall £15.00

23710. BRITISH GIRLS ANNUAL 1921
First story Gold Medal Girl 4 coloured plates Coloured picture onlaid Boards a bit spotted Corners bumped Spine faded Pages brown (poor quality paper). Includes short story Dancing Honour - E H Oxenham + shorts including Miall Marchant Girvin Cowper Wynne Talbot Methley Brazil £15.00

22677. CHICKS' OWN 1951
Coloured frontis Paper covered pictorial boards rubbed & bumped on corners Various writing on prelims. Younger children's stories & poems including Molly Brett + instructions to make a model laundry ... £6.00

22678. CHICKS' OWN 1954
Coloured frontis Paper covered pictorial boards very grubby; rubbed & bumped on corners Various writing on prelims Spine split down one side. Younger children's stories & poems + instructions to make a model farm £6.00

23713. CORONET BOOK FOR GIRLS 2
Sampson Low nd. 1st story Desert Trail. Line illus Pages browning Corners bumped Boards grubby & a bit marked Spine faded & torn at bottom. Includes EBD - Cavalier Maid + Norling Tarrant E Marsh Little £15.00

22375. CORONET STORY ANNUAL FOR GIRLS (1)
Sampson Low nd. First story Wings at Midnight (Eileen Marsh) Line illus Pages browning Corners bumped Boards a bit marked Spine faded. Also includes stories by Norling S Little M Marsden E Tarrant N Grant M Morin £7.50

20801. EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR GIRLS vol 14
RTS nd Xmas 1922 inscr. 4 coloured 8 bw plates (frontis tissue-guarded 1 bw separate) Foxing Coloured picture onlaid slightly rubbed similar on spine very faded. Includes Wynne Pocock Talbot Methley Lake Chaundler + Art as a Career by Hilda Cowham £4.50

20802. EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR GIRLS vol 21
RTS nd. 4 coloured 4 bw plates Lacks pictorial fep weakening front hinge Page edges browning Boards rubbed & worn on edges + marked Spine unattached one side. Includes Lake Leonard Methley Haverfield Wynne Pocock £4.50

20803. EVERY GIRL'S ANNUAL number 1
United Press nd. 1st story The 3rd Form Beam (Field) Coloured frontis + 4 bw plates 1 text page torn (no loss) Slight foxing Coloured picture onlaid front & spine (faded) Spine a bit dulled . Scarce annual including an article on Folk Dancing (Morris & Sword) by EJO; also includes stories Fowell Miall (play) Moore Chaundler + articles including one on Colours & presentation ceremonies at famous girls' schools and another on my first doll including Dorothea Moore & Sybil Thorndike £12.50

21821. FOLLY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2 1999
Comb bound paperback quarto format Wraps a bit marked. Quizzes & articles £19.50

21607. GIRLS CRYSTAL 1951
Coloured frontis + line Hinges slightly weak Foxing Pictorial boards rubbed & worn on edges & corners £6.50

22679. GIRLS CRYSTAL 1951
Coloured frontis + line Frontis & fep part separate Inscr mostly erased Bep scribbled Paper covered pictorial boards rubbed & worn on edges Stain on back board £7.50

23344. GIRLS CRYSTAL 1956
Coloured frontis + line Inscr Hinges weak Some page marking Pictorial boards rubbed & worn on edges & corners; stain on back small sticky label on front £5.00

21374. GIRLS CRYSTAL ANNUAL 1947
Coloured frontis + line Shabby pictorial boards edges worn & soft. Includes many SGO Library authors such as H Armitage R Frazer I Melbourne E Probyn etc £12.00

21900. GIRLS OWN ANNUAL vol 57
4 coloured plates Front hinge a bit weak Page edges browning and some foxing Boards patchily faded Back board marked. Includes Peggy & the Brotherhood - EJO (serial) & The Robins make Good - EBD + 0serials F Cowen A Seymour + stories Ironside H White de Foubert DO Thompson + articles careers becoming an animator acting pharmacy etc + schoolgirl film stars £29.50

23714. GOLDEN ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 1936
1st story Phantom Island Coloured frontis InscrPages brown Hinges almost split (front board nearly separate) Pictorial boards a bit worn & bumped Spine faded creased & torn at bottom £4.00

20808. HULTON'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
nd. 1st story Good Company 6 coloured plates + line Inscrs Pictorial boards Corners & edges bumped & rubbed. Includes One Good Turn-EJO + Talbot Methley Leonard Heward Herbertson de Foubert Wynne £9.50

20806. HULTON'S GIRLS' STORIES
nd. 1st story The Amateur Gipsies 6 coloured plates + line Front hinge weak Foredge a bit foxed Pictorial boards Corners & edges bumped & rubbed. Includes The Honour of the Guides-EJO + Marchant Wynne Field Chaundler Herbertson Methley Miall £9.50

20807. HULTON'S GIRLS' STORIES
nd Christmas 1928 prize label. 1st story Jessamy Rides! (Wynne) 4 coloured plates + line Front hinge weak Heavy foxing Pictorial boards Label removed front Corners & edges bumped & rubbed. Includes The Last Night in Camp-EJO + Chatwyn Leonard Field Talbot Methley £9.50

20809. HULTON'S GIRLS' STORIES
nd Christmas 1926 inscr. 1st story The Experts 6 coloured plates + line Front hinge slightly weak Pictorial boards Corners & edges bumped & rubbed Spine faded. Includes The Guides and Roger-EJO + Chaundler Fowell Wynne Oldmeadow Field Methley £9.50

19250. LITTLE FOLKS volume 112
1930. Illus Front hinge a bit weak Pictorial boards worn on edges & corners Spine split on ends & sides & stained at bottom. Includes long story The Form Trophy - Chaundler Hero of the 4th - Lake + short stories by Moore Talbot de Foubert Brazil Gervaise (Miranda) £6.50

23715. LITTLE FOLKS volume 59 1904
1st story (after Editor's Letter) A Puppy's Experiences Coloured plates including Rowntree-some margins damaged; other ills including 1 line illus partly hand-coloured A couple of pages torn and some a bit grubby Gilt decorated pictorial boards worn on corners & edges The 2 boards & spine are all separate but bright and reasonably intact - they could possibly be rebound onto the pages of a fairly rare volume. Includes long serial story L T Meade (A Madcap) + letters to the editor; articles on the Little Folks Ward WAF £5.00

23042. LITTLE FOLKS volume 63 1906
1st article With Brush & Palette 6 coloured plates incl 2 by Rountree + line incl Rackham + photos Front hinge very weak between pages 2 & 3 Paper covered pictorial front board Boards very worn scraped & chipped especially back board; Ink staining on bottom corner of pages in latter part of the annual. Includes updates on the Little Folks ward in the children's hospital in Bethnal Green; Letters from readers (those in far-flung parts of the world are fascinating); Peeps behind the scenes by Bella Sidney Woolf including Royal Mail Firemen £10.00

23222. LITTLE FOLKS volume 65 1907
1st story (after Editor's Letter) A Store of Nuts for the Winter Coloured plates including Rowntree (1 mostly loose); other ills including W Heath Robinson Hassall Charles Robinson Harry Neilson Chas Pears HR Millar Inscr Hinges weak Slight page marking Pictorial boards very rubbed on corners & edges and grubby Spine slightly split on ends Smells a bit musty. Includes short stories Mrs Molesworth Evelyn Sharp LT Meade Bella Sidney Woolf Evelyn Smith Talbot (3) Brazil Chaundler; poems ; play by photos of young royals ; articles on the Little Folks Home; letters from readers £15.00

19252. LITTLE FOLKS volume 67
1908. Coloured plates + line illus including Heath Robinson Pogany Folkard Hassall Non standard binding worn Front hinge split Back hinge weak 1 text page torn. £6.50

23722. LITTLE FOLKS volume 82
1915. 1st story A Friend's a Friend Coloured plates inc Attwell FM Anderson Large inscr Pencil ticks on contents page Foxing Some page corners creased & pages grubby Hinges almost completely split between front & back boards and spine Coloured pictorial paper covered boards worn chipped & creased Back board very grubby Spine creased & torn. Includes long story Talbot -Pippa at the Priory; short stories On Active Service & 2 Little Explorers-DFB D Moore Chaundler(2) Methley Cowper Pocock £9.50

22283. LITTLE FOLKS volume 99 1924
I think it's vol 99 by elimination 1st story 4th Form Invaders Inscrs Boards fairly worn Coloured pic onlaid front board Piece cut from 1 pages losing a small bit of Hereward the Wake Several illus handcoloured Includes Chaundler Marchant Methley Moore Pocock Evelyn Smith & Talbot amongst others £19.50

22284. MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 1925 7th year
6 coloured plates Front hinge a bit weak Inscr Pictorial boards rubbed on edges & corners Some bits of dw Smells musty. Includes Biddy's Bright Idea-DF Bruce + Darch N Joan Girvin Plunket Hayes C Dove £9.50

22285. MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS nd (1924 6th year)
1st story The Sea Eagles' Nest 6 coloured plates Paper covered pictorial boards slightly worn on corners Dw missing tiny pieces from spin ends Smells slightly musty. Includes DF Bruce - The Umpire + Darch x 2 Haverfield Fowell + article onViolet Farming as a Career for Girls ... £19.50

21446. SCHOOLGIRLS OWN ANNUAL 1926
4 coloured plates Worn pictorial boards (AE Bestall) bumped & rubbed with corner bitten off £7.50

20810. SCHOOLGIRLS OWN ANNUAL 1928
4 coloured plates (1 loose) Hinges very weak Pictorial boards (AE Bestall) worn on corners & round edges £5.00

23723. SCHOOLGIRLS OWN ANNUAL 1929
1st story Fay Flaxwell's Folly 3 of 4 coloured plates (frontis & fep missing) Hinges very weak Pages clean Pictorial boards a bit rubbed on corners & edges. Stories of Morcove school and others + articles £6.00

23045. SCHOOLGIRLS OWN ANNUAL 1930
4 coloured plates Inscr Hinges a bit weak Stain through last few pages Pictorial board very rubbed & worn Spine grubby with hole in it Stories of Morcove school + articles £5.00

23724. SCHOOLGIRLS OWN ANNUAL 1931
1st story Matched against Morcove 4 coloured plates Front hinge very weak (connected by 1 thread) Pictorial boards a bit creased grubby & worn. Stories of Morcove school and others + articles £6.00

21445. SCHOOLGIRLS OWN ANNUAL 1933
4 coloured plates Inscr Corner cut from fep Hinges a bit weak Pictorial boards bumped & rubbed £7.50

21608. SCHOOLGIRLS OWN ANNUAL 1935
4 coloured plates Inscr Hinges weak Pictorial boards rubbed on edges & corners £6.50

23707. THE BEEZER BOOK 1974
Corner cut from fep Corners bumped Spine slightly torn Small piece missing from bottom Boards a bit grubby £3.50

21899. THE GIRLS' ALL-ROUND BOOK
Nelson nd. Coloured frontis + 6 bw photo plates Grubby pictorial boards. A mixture of non-fiction & stories which includes Camp Keema finds a Guardian - EJO + Chaundler Lake Fowell Marchant Field + long article on careers & others on various sports aviation for girls etc £8.50

21818. THE THIRD CHALET ANNUAL
FOCS 1998. Generally VG Quarto format. Fiction & articles including Joey part 2 biog of Matey Chudleigh Hold series exploring the Tiernsee £17.50

20915. THE WINNER FOR GIRLS
Lewis's nd. 1st story The Witch of Pudding Basin (Cowper) 6 coloured plates + line Pages browning Front hinge very weak Grubby pictorial boards worn & rubbed on edges with bump on top edge . Contains long story Oldmeadow (The Mermaids of the Red Rocks) & short stories Cowper Haverfield Oldmeadow Methley Talbot + non-fiction articles £12.00