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Image for MORE NURSERY RHYMES , The Three Little Pigs , Simple Simon & The House That Jack Built illustrated by Artist Frank Adams

MORE NURSERY RHYMES , The Three Little Pigs , Simple Simon & The House That Jack Built illustrated by Artist Frank Adams

By: ADAMS , Frank , Artist

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1935

Seller ID: 120237

Condition: Good


UNCOMMON title.Undated c. 1930's? pos.1st? Three classic Nursery Rhymes illustrated by Renouned Artist Frank Adams with humour. 27 full-page b/w.Small pocket-size Square H/b card-boards. Cloth spine , Colour plate Frontis of 3 pigs ; same as the cover. Unpaginated- 62pp.[ almost erased childs name - feint outline, no other inscsp. or annotation., light spot-dot marks to page margins of light handling. centre-hessian exposure to 2 pages but sewn bindings sound. fade to cl... View more info

THE VALE OF CEDARS OR THE MARTYR A STORY OF SPAIN IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY

By: AGUILAR, GRACE

Price: £18.50

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS: 1889

Seller ID: 10454

Condition: VG


Decorative Red cloth with bevel edged boards and titles in gilt. all edges gilt.293pp + of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 4 other b/w line illustrations. First published in 1850 this is the most popular of the Jewish tales written by the author who died at the tragically young age of 31. VG (Book- neat ink school prize inscr. to reverse of ffep and light browning/ foxing to prelim and last few pages. The spine is also a little sun faded but the book shows little shelf we... View more info

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THE BETTER BROWN STORIES

By: AHLBERG , Allan , WEGNER , Fritz ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8719

ISBN: 0670858943

Condition: Fine


H/b+D/j FINE/VG.1st ed.1st print.13579108642.97pp. Award Winning Childrens Author Allan Ahlberg. illustrated in line by Artist Fritz Werner. [family / imagination / adventure tales/ a monstrous dog ]13 chpts." a gentler writer than Roald Dahl but just a s clear-sighted -a gifted writer for the young [navy cloth gilt titles+ Bright Gilt " horse-of-troy giant dog" gilt dec. to front board,tight bindings , no inscsp , Fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped, £8.99 ... View more info

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 38 RUPERT AUTUMN ADVENTURES

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122563

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 38 in series.1958. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Spinning Globe, and Rupert and the Royal Conker. Near Fine (Staples rusty which has caused chipping to colour at spine edge and slight attendant discolouration else mint condition with n... View more info

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 32 RUPERT SPRING ADVENTURES

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122564

Condition: Very Good


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 32 in series.1957. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Rope Trick, and Rupert and the Lonely Cottage. Very Good (Staples rusty with slight leaching to paper.Front cover shy of fore edge of pages from creasing which has caused some minor rubb... View more info

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 31 RUPERT SNOW PRANKS

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122565

Condition: Very Good


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 31 in series.1956. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Snow Pranks and Rupert and the Shy Coconut.Very Good ( Mild discolouration and soiling to front cover the former also visible on reverse. No other notable defects and painting not done. ... View more info

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THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT (Facsimile Limited Edition of 1936 Annual)

By: ALFRED BESTALL Artist

Price: £50.00

Publisher: LONDON, EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS: 1985

Seller ID: 121684

ISBN: 0850791499

Condition: Near Fine


No 11302 of an unspecified limited edition.Red boards with black titles and illustrations to spine and front panel. 255 x 195 mm approx. Facsimile of the original 1936 annual printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- No notable shelf rubbing. No previous owner name or inscp." This Book Belongs To " clean & blank. Dust Jacket- Minor rubbing to extremities with mild sunning to spine. Lacks the promotional band. Supplied in a removable proprietary p... View more info

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GREY RABBIT'S MAY DAY

By: ALISON UTTLEY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120548

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Paper covered boards matching the dust jacket. 175x145mm approx. 64pp. Illustrated end papers.Squirrel, Hare and Grey Rabbit prepare for the May Day celebrations but have no May Pole to dance around. VG/VG (Book- Light colour rubbing to extremities of boards. Prize book plate to front free end paper. Dust Jacket- Mild colour rubbing to extremities and a few light general shelf soiling marks but no nicks or tears and non price clipped. Now in a removable propr... View more info

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WISE OWL'S STORY

By: ALISON UTTLEY , MARGARET TEMPEST ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1954

Seller ID: 122039

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1935 the copy offered by us is of the eleventh impression of 1954.Yellow paper covered boards with red titles and frame to colour illustration on front cover repeating the design of the dust jacket. 175 x 145 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 96pp. No 2 in the endearing Little Grey Rabbit Book series written by Alison Uttley and charmingly illustrated by Margaret Tempest. VG/poor+ (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling. No previous owner name or insc... View more info

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NOW AND THEN TALES

By: AMBROSE, J.H. HELME, ELEANOR E. LINCOLN, H. AND OTHERS

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, Humphrey Milford: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119359

Condition: Good


RARE.H/b Large & slim.Green Illustrated paper covered boards with banded christmas scene. and white titles. 280x215mm approx. Unpaginated. Collection of stories by various authors and with numerous illustrations of which frontis colour plate, colour line illustrated title page Full page colour line illustration by F Harrison of young girl and night watchman, vignettes, end pieces and other line illustrations mainly by M S Reeve. A scarce children's book 030:053 in the Op... View more info

THE PIG PLANTAGENET

By: ANDREWS , ALLEN

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1980

Seller ID: 7993

ISBN: 0091427401

Condition: Fine


Hard cover , Dust Jacket , 1st edition , Fine / Fine , illustrated by Michael Foreman , 199pp , author Allen Andrews edited the Cherwell when at Oxford , war - RAF , newspapers , journals , freelance , many sucessful works both fictionand non fiction , the hero of this tale , set in Medieval France , is the little pig - and the feudal lords of Poitou , 19 chpts [ book tight bindings , no inscsp , the colour illus d/j not price clipped , now in clear protective propritary... View more info

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

By: APEY,DEBORAH,HAGUE,MICHAEL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON,METHUEN,1983 FIRST EDITION THUS:

Seller ID: 3558


1st ed. 260x210mm approx,red boards with gilt lettering, 64 pages,blue feps,no inscps,illustrated dustjacket,price clipped.[ Childrens illustrated]with text by D Apey[a former copywriter]and colour drawings by M Hague.honors from Art Center College Design.now one of the America's finest illustrator's.[Classic/ Fairy Tales],Fine,VG View more info

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THE STORY OF EBENEZER BRISTLES Uncle Toby Tales

By: ARIS , Ernest , Artist

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, WARD Lock & Co.Ltd.: 1930

Seller ID: 122538

Condition: Good


Good H/b [ Internal VG Clean throughout, No inscsp] Larger font text for Younger child.Undated c.1930's-40's [Children's Colour illustrated ] wonderful illus. by Artist Ernest Aris.Uncle Toby Tales series. A charm of a book for child and collector alike.An animal tale [ Ebenezer the Hedgehog / Rabbits / Rastus Rook / Scarecrow / Field Mice / Mole] covers a little tired odd patch of col.rub/loss mailny edgewear, faded red or brown ; now Tan cloth spine. Uneven Fade & ligh... View more info

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THE PICTS AND MARTYRS ALL NOT WELCOME AT ALL

By: ARTHUR RANSOME

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, JONATHAN CAPE: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122557

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and blind stamped to front panel. 205x 145 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 304pp. Frontis + 19 other b/w illustrations as called for. First Edition 1st printing. Good/Good (Book- Indication of liquid spillage to front panel and to fore edge of book block. A couple of soiling spots to front paste down from foreign bodies under paste down in course of book production - typical of rust marks - 4mm max approx. War economy paper... View more info

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THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE

By: AVERY , HAROLD

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 11725

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Thick format 326pp+4 pages publishers adverts.Undated c. 1930's. illustrated 4 Colour plates.A Boys School of yesteryear - the story of Diggory Trevanock , the new boy ( Brown illus. boards, No inscsp, sound copy, clean throughout, light tan fox spot to foredge.] few minor markings to outer cover, light even fade , 1-2mm softness top/tail spine. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE SCHOOL'S HONOUR and Other Stories

By: AVERY , HAROLD

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION:

Seller ID: 7929

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover , blue cloth with gilt lettering and decs + colour blocked llustration to front board. Undated circa 1890's.192pp plus 16 pages of publisher's adverts. b/w frontis illustration + 8 other b/w illust. Collection of short stories by an Old Boy of New College Eastbourne Sussex of public school life, adventure and Victorian values. In the Sunday School Union Series of elegantly bound cloth 3s6d Reward Books.VG (book- moderate shelf wear to extremities of boards- ma... View more info

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IN THE WINDOW SEAT A collection of Victorian Stories

By: AVERY, GILLIAN (Editor) , SUSAN EINZIG ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118125

Condition: Very Good


Ivory boards with green titles to spine, 220x145mm approx. xiii + 219pp. Numerous unspecified b/w line drawings by Susan Einzig. A book for everone who enjoys old-fashioned stories. Eight Victorian children's stories namely :- Through the fire by Mary de Morgan, The Hundredth Birthday by Mrs Gatty, A Bad Habit and The Yew Lane Ghosts by Juliana Horatia Ewing, Johhny and Nayum by Annie Keary, The Travels of Two Kits by Charlotte Yonge, The Apple Pie by Ann Fraser Tytler a... View more info

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THE LITTLE OLD ENGINE , RAILWAY SERIES NO 14

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Edmund Ward [publishers] Ltd: 1966

Seller ID: 11125

Condition: VG


64 pp. 1966, light- brown boards+dark brown titles &train front. small book no inscsp, sound clean copy, very minor edgewear to top/base spine only, First published in 1959 this is the 1966 reprint. No d/j .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale View more info

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STEPNEY THE BLUEBELL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 18

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, EDMUND WARD: 1963

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 11798

Condition: Good


Oblong Hard Back ,Good,1st edition , 57 pps , Blue boards with silver train to front , small book , no inscsp , sound clean copy , yellow tone illus feps , illustrated full page colour - alternate pages , [ The Thomas the Tank series ] , Percy is confused about where the older steam engines go - some go to The Bluebell Railway , Sheffield Park , Sussex . [ boy's train adventure] author Rev W Awdry ackns - help received from the The Bluebell Preservation Society [ book- n... View more info

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HENRY THE GREEN ENGINE , No 6 The Railway Series

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 120963

ISBN: 0718200055

Condition: VG+


Small oblong H/b+ Dust Jacket.1971.Rep. 64pp.Red cloth+Green titles s & trainn illus to front.Tight binding.No inscsp, no annotation,no nicks or creases,no colour-in.VG+ as initial blank page begining to fox tan] D/j not price clipped, front cover good - rear cover poor- hence poor+, Front & /spine edgwear creasing & small colour rub/loss with max loss to top/tail spine.The back cover text is clear, tiny edge nicks & little grubby with old cellotape reapir. [The Thomas t... View more info