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1 Baby Donkey (A Birks-craft rag book)
A Birks-craft production Bancroft & Co (Publishers) Ltd | Delrosa Soft cover Good Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
Washable linen cloth children's rag book. n.d. c.1950s. 8 pages including covers. Illustrator unknown. Stitched at the spine. Frayed pinked edges. Faded. Pages clean. 4.5 x 4.5 inches. 102017 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
16 Going Out (A Paddington Bear Dean's Rag Book)
Dean's Rag Book Company Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd 1982 0906697166 / 9780906697160 Soft cover Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Delightful Dean's Rag Book featuring Paddington Bear. In very fine condition - this is still in its original packaging, as new and unopened. Some light creasing to the cardboard header of the packaging but the book is pristine. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 309181 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
2 Baby Puppy (A Birks-craft rag book)
A Birks-craft production Bancroft & Co (Publishers) Ltd | Delrosa Soft cover Good Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
Washable linen cloth children's rag book. n.d. c.1950s. 8 pages including covers. Illustrator unknown. Stitched at the spine. Frayed pinked edges. Faded and with a few minor marks to pages. 4.5 x 4.5 inches. 0 102016 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
17 Tick Tock (Dean's Rag Book No. 179 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Hall, Evelyn Gladys (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1918] 1918 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Hall, Evelyn Gladys 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1915-1919 so it falls within those dates. Enclosed leaflet leads us to estimate date at 1918. 136 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. Single leaf advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed, printed both sides. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308809 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
3 Tales for Tinies (Dean's Rag Book No. 288 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Banks, Margaret Ethel (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1934] 1934 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Banks, Margaret Ethel 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in excellent fine condition - never used. There is the slightest wrinkle in the front cover but this doesn't detract. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1932-1936 so it falls within those dates. 137 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Orange stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 8 cloth pages including the covers. Folded advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed. This title includes images from two slightly earlier Dean's titles - no. 263 Wee Friends, illustrated by Vera Bowyer, and no. 274 Jolly Jingles, illustrated by Phyllis Cooper. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308813 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
18 On Wheels and Waves [A Dean's Rag Book]
Howard, Norman Dean's Rag Books [c.1920s] 1920 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A Dean's Rag book. A tricky one to date but it is c. 1920s. There are some foxing spots to the pages and some small grubby marks to most pages; no major stains. The pinked edges are tidy. Generally has a faded appearance; it has probably been washed many times over the years. 8 pages including both covers, with a sewn spine. There are a couple of tiny holes in the front and back covers. 303690 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
4 Animals and their Little Ones (Dean's Rag Book No. 62 - Fluffidown)
Berkeley, Stanley (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1916] 1916 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Berkeley, Stanley 
A Dean's Rag book. Fluffidown - this should be a soft brushed cotton but this particular book is an ordinary Dean's rag cloth book; not as thick and fluffy as other Fluffidown books I have seen. Publication date not stated but estimated to be c. 1916. It was first published in 1907 and this edition was first published in 1914/15 and was in print until 1919. 12 pages including the covers. A washable cloth book, safe for babies. Pinked edges and zig zag sewn binding. Edges are frayed. This book has been well-loved and washed so the covers and pages have all faded. The book is washed and clean. A few very small pale brown marks. One page has been lovingly darned at the bottom corner (which I find charmingly endearing!) - it is the page showing Indian Ducks and Guinea-Pigs on the reverse. 205 x 165mm. 106895 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
19 Here and There (Dean's Rag Book No. 287 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Howard, Norman (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1932] 1932 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Howard, Norman ; Hoyle, Joan 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1932-36 so it falls within those dates. 138 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 8 cloth pages including the covers. This title includes images from two slightly earlier rag books - no. 250 On Wheels (also illustrated by Norman Howard) and no. 255 Funny Old Things, which was illustrated by Joan Hoyle. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308808 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
 
5 Let's Count (Dean's Rag Book No. 275 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Bowyer, Vera (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1930] 1930 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Bowyer, Vera 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1930-1932 so it falls within those dates. 140 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. Folded advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308814 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
20 Funny Old Things (Dean's Rag Book No. 255 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Hoyle, Joan (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1928] 1928 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Hoyle, Joan 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1928-31 so it falls within those dates. 136 x 113mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308810 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
6 Bon appetit! Un album toile Dick Bruna (A Dean's Rag Book)
Bruna, Dick Fernand Nathan | Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd Paris 1983 209271953x / 9782092719534 Soft cover Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Bruna, Dick 
French edition of this delightful Dean's Rag Book by Dick Bruna. In very fine condition - this is still in its original packaging, as new and unopened. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 107161 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
21 Funny Old Things (Dean's Rag Book No. 255 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Hoyle, Joan (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1928] 1928 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Hoyle, Joan 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1928-31 so it falls within those dates. 136 x 113mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308811 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
7 Eating (A Dick Bruna Dean's Rag Book)
Bruna, Dick Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd Paris 1964 209271953x / 9782092719534 Soft cover Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Bruna, Dick 
Delightful Dean's Rag Book by Dick Bruna. In very fine condition - pages are crisp and still feel starched; as fresh as the day it was printed. 8 pages including the covers. No writing, just pictures. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 309176 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
22 A Little Ladybird Cloth Book: Bib - Bowl - Cup - Rattle - Brush - Toy (Rag book)
Ladybird Books Ladybird Books Ltd 1988 0721490921 / 9780721490922 Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Washable non-toxic baby's cloth / rag book. In excellent condition. A pale mark on the last page. 6 fabric pages, including front and back. 14cm x 14.5cm. 302883 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 Habillons-nous! Un album toile Dick Bruna (A Dean's Rag Book)
Bruna, Dick Fernand Nathan | Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd Paris 1983 2092719521 / 9782092719527 Soft cover Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Bruna, Dick 
French edition of this delightful Dean's Rag Book by Dick Bruna. In very fine condition - this is still in its original packaging, as new and unopened. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 107159 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
23 Tiny Tots School (Dean's Rag Book No. 202 - Dean's 1/- Patent Rag Books Series 2)
Lambert, Helen Grace C. Marsh (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1918] 1918 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lambert, H. G. C. Marsh 
A Dean's Rag book. Publication date not stated but estimated c. 1918. This titles was in print between 1918-1929. 10 pages including the covers. A washable cloth book, safe for babies. Pinked edges and straight sewn binding. Edges are frayed. This book has been well-loved and washed so the covers and pages have all faded. The book is washed and clean. A few very pale brown marks. 205 x 145mm. 106893 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
 
9 Je sais compter! Un album toile Dick Bruna (A Dean's Rag Book)
Bruna, Dick Fernand Nathan | Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd Paris 1983 2092719548 / 9782092719541 Soft cover Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Bruna, Dick 
French edition of this delightful Dean's Rag Book by Dick Bruna. In very fine condition - this is still in its original packaging, as new and unopened. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 107158 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
24 Nos Amis [Cloth / Rag Book]
Matet, Jean Soft Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Imagerie Pellerin a Epinal 
Young children's yello cloth / rag book, with red stitching to the spine (last few stitches undone) and serrated edges at the top and bottom of the book. Publisher and date not stated. Made in France. Delightful pictures illustrated basic French words on each page.There are unfortunately brown marks / spots to all pages and covers. 10pp. 051311 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
10 Je travaille avec... Un album toile Dick Bruna (A Dean's Rag Book)
Bruna, Dick Fernand Nathan | Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd Paris 1983 2092719513 / 9782092719510 Soft cover Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Bruna, Dick 
French edition of this delightful Dean's Rag Book by Dick Bruna. In very fine condition - this is still in its original packaging, as new and unopened. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 107160 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
25 Gordon Murray's Camberwick Green: Windy Miller's Story - A Dean's Baby-Safe Rag Book [No. 6766]
Murray, Gordon [Gordon Murray Puppets Ltd] ; drawn by Josephine Wilkinson Dean's Rag Books 1967 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A sewn cloth rag book from Dean's rag books. Pinked edges are a little frayed. Otherwise in really good, clean and bright condition. A really good example. 19.5cm. The text on the second page is faint in a few places (looks like a slight misprint). 8 pages including front and back covers. 304687 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
11 Jolly Jingles (Dean's Rag Book No. 274 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Cooper, Phyllis (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1930] 1930 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Cooper, Phyllis 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1930-1932 so it falls within those dates. 138 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. Folded advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308812 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
26 Donald's Birthday Party - A Cloth Rag Book
The Walt Disney Company ; illustrations by Keith Rawling Octopus Books Ltd 1988 0706434420 / 9780706434422 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
A cloth rag book in near pristine condition. Slight mark on the back cover where an old price sticker was removed. Colours bright. V. clean. Edges not frayed. 8 pages including covers. 5.5 x 5.5 inches. 102022 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
12 Farm Folk Rag Book (Dean's Rag Book No. 50258/1)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd | The Platt & Munk Co., Inc [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original printed cellophane Dean's marketing wrapper (some tears to the wrapper). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 10.7cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309155 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
27 Mickey's Camping Holiday - A Cloth Rag Book
The Walt Disney Company ; illustrations by Keith Rawling Octopus Books Ltd 1988 0706434439 / 9780706434439 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
A cloth rag book in near pristine condition. Slight mark on the back cover where an old price sticker was removed. Colours bright. V. clean. Edges not frayed. 8 pages including covers. 5.5 x 5.5 inches. 102021 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
13 Simple Things (Dean's Rag Book No. B354)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original cellophane fronted bag (some tears to the bag). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 11.2cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309158 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
28 On the Farm with Goofy - A Cloth Rag Book
The Walt Disney Company ; illustrations by Keith Rawling Octopus Books Ltd 1988 0706434064 / 9780706434064 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
A cloth rag book in VG condition. Some pale slightly grubby marks (unwashed) and slight mark on the back cover where an old price sticker was removed. Colours bright. Edges not frayed. 8 pages including covers. 5.5 x 5.5 inches. 102023 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
14 Tinies Rag Book (Dean's Rag Book No. 5024B/1)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original cellophane fronted bag (some tears to the bag). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 10.8cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309157 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
29 When I Grow Up (Dean's Rag Book No. 167 - Dean's 1/- Patent Rag Books Series 2)
Travis, Elizabeth Annie (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1916] 1916 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Travis, Elizabeth Annie 
A Dean's Rag book. Publication date not stated but estimated to be c. 1916. This particular title was in print between 1914 and 1929. 10 pages including the covers. A washable cloth book, safe for babies. Pinked edges and straight sewn binding. Edges are frayed. This book has been well-loved and washed so the covers and pages have all faded. The book is washed and clean. A few very pale brown marks. 216 x 150mm. 106894 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
15 Tot's Bird Book (Dean's Rag Book No. E/1030/1)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original cellophane fronted bag (some tears to the bag). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 11cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309156 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
30 Walt Disney's Lady and the Tramp - A Disney Cloth Book [Rag Book] No 8800-06
Walt Disney Productions [copyright] SPT Ltd | A & J Product 1979 0860302199 / 9780860302193 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A washable non-toxic baby's cloth rag book. In excellent, near pristine condition. There is just some faint fading to the very top edges of the pages. No fraying to the edges. Colours nice and bright. 6 pages including covers. 8 x 6 inches. This book shares an ISBN number with Peter Pan and The Jungle Book and possibly other cloth books in the same series. 102009 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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