Magic in My Pocket

"Those who don't believe in magic will never find it"
~Roald Dahl~

It's no secret that I love books, for both reading and collecting.  
Even My Etsy Shop is gradually becoming a vintage book shop.

Today I thought I'd share a couple of those books, 
which are filled with magical works, by various authors.


The first, is a 1974 copy of The Magic Bridle, which contains a collection of
folk tales by Forbes Stuart, with illustrations by Richard O'Connor.

Next, is a 1973 paperbacked copy of Magic in My Pocket
with words and illustrations by Alison Uttley.

I often buy books for the cover illustration, alone.

How about you?  Do you judge a book by its cover?

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  1. Hello Yvonne, I love vintage books and often buy them because I've fallen in love with a cover or perhaps an odd title. I'm putting a blog post together at the moment about a book called The creepie-man’s poke-sack. I saw it advertised in a book dealer’s catalogue and had to buy it for the title alone!
    I love both the cover’s you share here. Barbara x

    1. Hello, lovely Barbara ♥

      Ha ha! I definitely would have bought a book with a title like 'The creepie-man’s poke-sack'. Brilliant! I can't wait to read your post. I have some catching up to do :D

      I hope all is well with you xx

  2. Oooh I haven't read Alison Uttley in forever! I love old Vintage children's story collections and would definitely get them if I saw them in shops! Where have they all gone?!

    1. So many people collect gorgeous children's books, it's getting harder to find vintage copies :(

  3. I love the covers of books! These two look brilliant!!!


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