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THE BOOK OF THE CLOCK. by  Margaret (illustrator).  Rhymes by Harry Golding.: TARRANT - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 34843)

THE BOOK OF THE CLOCK.

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THE BOOK OF THE CLOCK.

by TARRANT, Margaret (illustrator). Rhymes by Harry Golding.:

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  • hardcover
  • First
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London, Ward, Lock, 1920.. FIRST EDITION 1920, 210 x 150 mm, 8¼ x 5¾ inches, red cloth backed buff boards, pretty mounted colour plate, illustration of clock on spine, charming colour illustrated endpapers, 144 pages. 24 delightful colour plates all by Tarrant, silhouette illustrations by Nina K. Brisley. Spine a bit faded, head and tail of spine and corners very slightly worn, minute nicks to tail of spine, slight discoloration to clock on upper cover, inner paper hinges just slightly cracked, binding sound, tiny chip to edge of front endpaper, bookseller's tiny label on pastedown partly scraped off (see image), small hairline crack to surface colour on frontispiece (plates printed on thin poor quality coated paper), 15 mm (¾") graze to colour plate page 10 caused by adhesion to facing text page which has 5 mm (¼") hole and loss of 1 word (see image), 6 small closed edge tears, 90 mm (3½") closed tear to inner margin of plate page 123, all neatly repaired, 1 text page slightly creased, piece torn from margin of 1 colour plate, 10 x 40 mm deep (½" x 1½"), small piece torn off corner of 1 text page, occasional slight mark to margins. Very good copy of uncommon delightful Tarrant title. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
34843
Title
THE BOOK OF THE CLOCK.
Author
TARRANT, Margaret (illustrator). Rhymes by Harry Golding.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Ward, Lock, 1920.
Keywords
Margaret Tarrant clock colour plates children's rhymes silhouettes Nina K Brisley

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Roger Middleton

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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.

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