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The Home Library Book Company

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315522
Published by The Home Library Book Company. 1st 1927. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Large format. Green cloth, black title to spine. Covers are badly damp stained (think the original colour was green but not 100% sure). Spine and corners bumped and worn. Foxing to endpapers and browning to textblock. Scarce original wrapper is worn to spine and corners with loss, large tear to rear edge of spine. A few light stains to wrapper.

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2116905
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Good condition.

Very large format. Orange cloth, black titles to spine. Music by Alec Rowley. 24 full page illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. Spine is bumped and faded. Corners are bumped and worn, with a bit of cloth fraying. Cover edges are faded, with wear. Joints are cracked, with wear, showing webbing through. Foxing throughout. Some plays have pencil marks/names next to characters lists. All plates present.

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THE TEACHER'S TREASURY VOL 2.
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1503741
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Ltd.. 4th 1928. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

One of a three-volume set containing plays, singing games, songs, poetry and unfinished stories. 3 colour plates plus numerous b/w drawings. Dark blue embossed cloth, gilt titles. 240pp. 10.5 x 8". Covers are damp stained. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to top edge of front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Contents very good, some foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with clear tape repairs on verso to top and tail of spine. Panels and spine are browned and grubby.

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THE TEACHER'S TREASURY VOL. 3
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1312070
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large, heavy format. Dark blue cloth, gilt. Colour plates and numerous illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned, foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few marks, lightly browned to spine with a couple of light damp spots.

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton; Alec Rowley. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1102900
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Very large format. Russet cloth, gilt title and decorations to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 240 pages. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton; Alec Rowley. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 576252
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Very large format. Russet cloth, gilt title and decorations to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 240 pages. A few marks to front cover. Spine and corners just very slightly bumped. Small piece missing from lower margin of page 109. Small closed margin tears on pages 111, 113 and 161. A few faint foxspots to endpapers and a few faint margins marks else contents bright and clean. A very nice copy of this handsome book.

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