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FARJEON, Eleanor.

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  1. Pan Worship and Other Poems.

    Pan Worship and Other Poems.

    First edition, first impression of the author's first book of poems. A lovely, fresh copy of this fragile and uncommon publication. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1908

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 88524

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  2. Tomfooleries.

    Tomfooleries.

    First edition, first impression. Most of the verses in the book appeared serially in the Daily Herald under the pseudonym Tomfool. A popular author of childrens stories and plays, poetry, satire, Farjeon (1881-1965) worked as a poet, journalist and broadcaster after the First World War. Following her death, the Eleanor Farjeon Award was created and is still presented annually for distinguished service to the world of British childrens books. Learn More
    £20

    Date of Publication: 1920

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 91358

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  3. All the Year Round.

    All the Year Round.

    First edition, first impression, scarce, particularly so in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1923

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102959

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  4. The Town Child's Alphabet.

    The Town Child's Alphabet.

    Designs by David Jones.
    First edition, first impression, wrappered issue. One of the prettiest children's books of the period with delightful illustrations by David Jones; it was the sister publication to The Country Child's Alphabet also published in December 1924, with illustrations by William Rothenstein. "One of David Jones's earliest published works, executed while he was working for the S. Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1924

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 104499

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  5. Mighty Men. Pictures by Hugh Chesterman. Book I From Achilles to Julius Caesar. Book II From Beowulf to Harold.
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    Mighty Men. Pictures by Hugh Chesterman. Book I From Achilles to Julius Caesar. Book II From Beowulf to Harold.

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy with the author's inscription to the front free endpaper of Volume II: "To Barbara from her loving Aunty Nellie. Christmas 1925." The dedicatee is Barbara Wood, the daughter of Hilda Anthony [Antonietti] and Owen Roughwood. Learn More
    £225

    Date of Publication: 1924

    Published: Oxford

    Stock Code: 90634

    Signed: Yes

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  6. The Town Child's Alphabet.

    The Town Child's Alphabet.

    Designs by David Jones.
    First edition, first impression, board issue, of one of the prettiest children's books of the period. Learn More
    £575

    Date of Publication: 1924

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97753

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  7. Faithful Jenny Dove. And Other Tales.

    Faithful Jenny Dove. And Other Tales.

    First edition, first impression. One of Farjeon's early novels and scarce in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £650

    Date of Publication: 1925

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 88515

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  8. Young Folk and Old.

    Young Folk and Old.

    First edition, limited to 220 copies of which this is number 215. A collection of 14 poems. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1925

    Published: Shaftesbury

    Stock Code: 90645

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  9. Singing Games from Arcady.

    Singing Games from Arcady.

    Words and music by Elenor Farjeon.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: [1926]

    Published: Oxford

    Stock Code: 90139

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  10. The Fair of St. James. A Fantasia.

    The Fair of St. James. A Fantasia.

    First edition, first impression. A lovely copy, uncommon in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £425

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 88516

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  11. Katy Kruse at the Seaside.

    Katy Kruse at the Seaside.

    Or the Deserted Islander.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 90140

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  12. The Fair of St. James. A Fantasia.
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    The Fair of St. James. A Fantasia.

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Doris from Eleanor. September 4th 1934". Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 101499

    Signed: Yes

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  13. Pannychis.

    Pannychis.

    First edition, one of a limited edition of 225 copies, this copy unnumbered and marked as a review copy. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: 1933

    Published: Shaftesbury

    Stock Code: 50487

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  14. A Nursery in The Nineties.
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    A Nursery in The Nineties.

    First edition, first impression, of the author's childhood memoir. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Lewis May, with affectionate greetings from Eleanor Farjeon. November 25th 1935". Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1935

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 89481

    Signed: Yes

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  15. A Nursery in The Nineties.

    A Nursery in The Nineties.

    First edition, first impression, of the author's childhood memoir. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to front free endpaper and front panel of the dust jacket. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1935

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 108680

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  16. Grannie Gray.

    Grannie Gray.

    Children’s Plays and Games with Music and without.
    First edition, first impression. With pencilled owner signature on front pastedown. Learn More
    £85

    Date of Publication: 1939

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 89784

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  17. Miss Granby's Secret.
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    Miss Granby's Secret.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1940

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 90633

    Signed: Yes

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  18. Love Affair.
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    Love Affair.

    Decorations by Rolf Gérard.
    First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the half-title, "Dear Doris with Eleanor's love. Christmas 1947." Learn More
    £60

    Date of Publication: 1947

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 89774

    Signed: Yes

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  19. The Two Bouquets.
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    The Two Bouquets.

    A Novelette based on the operetta by Eleanor & Herbert Farjeon.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Bernard Warwick, with love from Eleanor Farjeon. ‘The Silver Curlew' Dec. 22nd, 1948." An amusing period novelette. Learn More
    £45

    Date of Publication: 1948

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 92005

    Signed: Yes

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  20. The Starry Floor.

    The Starry Floor.

    First edition, first impression of the third collection of children's verse written by Farjeon and illustrated by the Morton-Sale, the two previous being Cherrystones (1942) and The Mulberry Bush (1945). Presentation copy with author's inscription to front free endpaper: "Dearest Joe from Nellie, Christmas 1949." Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1949

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 90648

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