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THE SANDMAN'S HOUR Stories for Bedtime

By: WALKER , Abbie Phillips , CHASE , Rhoda C , FREEMAN-THOMAS , Maxine ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: HARPER & Brothers: 1950

Seller ID: 123395

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Poor+[ uncommom] Dust Jacket. Undated c.1950's - earlier? A charm of a book..Author A P Walker.25 tales for sleepy-heads / children's animal stories [ The Good Sea Monster / Shoemaker Rat / HIlda's Mermaid / The Old Grey Hen etc ] illus. in line by artist RC Chase & Colour plates by artist M Freeman-Thomas. 121pp. Clean red boards black titles , No inscsp. no annotation , a sound copy, clean throughout [ D/j also a little tired now ,not price clipped 4/6, light ha... View more info

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STUFF AND NONSENSE

By: WALTER de la MARE

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed Copy.

Seller ID: 119347

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED Copy by a WW1 Air Vice Marshall .Red cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine and silver embossed illustration to front board. 220x160mm approx. 88 nos. pp. First published by Constable in 1927 the copy offered for sale by us is the first edition illustrated by Margaret Wolpe. A collection of verses embracing limericks, delicate satire and nonsense rhymes similar to the author's other celebrated work Peacock Pie. The copy offered for sale by us has the added attribu... View more info

FIRST OVER

By: WESTERMAN , Percy F , ELLIS , Silas ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 8740

Condition: Good +


H/b , D/j Good+/Poor. Percy F Westerman [ 1876 - 1959 ] served RAF WW1: the most popular boy's author of the 1930's. Undated ;-- ink inscsp.of 1949. illustrated by Silas Ellis 4 b/w plates , 224pps. Prolific boy's adventure author. An older boy's story around 2 Demobilized Airmen . [ blue cloth+navy titles to spine /front, sound binding, ink inscsp, war economy paper a little tanned, partial mug ring outline to rear ] illus Dust Jacket not price clipped , 5/- ,The en... View more info

CAPTAIN FOSDYKE'S GOLD

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F

Price: £12.50

Publisher: LONDON, BLACKIE:

Seller ID: 7213

Condition: VG


319 pages , chunky blue boards with minor handling and stains , black lettering front and spine with picture Captain's head within oval surround to spine , Undated circa 1920 - 1930's, illustrated E S Hodgson with 5 mono plates , frontispiece - A Bloomin ' Golden Quid , author Percy F Westerman [ 1876 - 1959 ] served RAF WW1 , the most popular boy's author of his time - 1930's [ older boy's sea adventure / war ] a clean sound copy View more info

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MIDSHIPMAN RAXWORTHY

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F , HODGSON , E S

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1940

Seller ID: 119510

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG D/j. c. 1940's?.208pp. illust. by S Hodges 4 b/w plates. Frontis;The Smoke was Increasing. Author Percy F Westerman [ 1876 - 1959 ] served RAF WW1 , a popular boy's author. Raxworthy is a spirited youth always getting into trouble ... [ blue cloth black titles, No inscsp, clean throughout. tight binding ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 5/-, light crease top front mild edgewear of colour rub/loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cov... View more info

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THE BOYS' BUDGET c. 1920's

By: WESTERMAN , Percy F , TALBOT , E , & 15 other contributors.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1926

Seller ID: 119757

Condition: Good


DATED 1926 to Nameplate. thick format Large H/b annual - book -good. Adventure tales by Percy F Westerman , E Talbot & 15 other contributors b/w in line illust. with colour Frontis;" Going all out" shows a runner jumping a ditch. [ a South Wales English Congregational Union Presentation nameplate to front end paper - for collecting money for the Home Mission Fund [ D J Thomas] sec., dated Dec. 1926. Outer Card boards weary from use showing markings mainly to rear... View more info

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THE SECRET OF THE PLATEAU

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F , WIGFULL , W Edward ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1931

Seller ID: 122541

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Mushroom boards, man clinging to rope to spine.224pp. b/w Illustrated 4 plates by Artist W E Wigfull. Undated c.1930's. Prolific author of yesteryear, P F Westerman spinning a boys adventure on the high seas. [ James , Air Commander Peter Preston , Black Comet Aerial Flotila ] No inscsp. fox tan spotting to foredge only.clean pages throughout.Neat presentation bookplate, Redhill School,dated 1939.however book appears to be of earlier - if not 1st - undated ed. 2mm... View more info

CHICHESTER & LEWES Longman's Local History Series.

By: WILLARD , Barbara , HUMPHREYS , Graham ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, LONGMAN Young Books Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5987

Condition: VG+


H/b+D/j Both VG+.1st ed. Map of Lewes and Coastal Map covering West & East Sussex: the Romans made Chichester their regional centre while the Normans took over Lewes. in- line illus. by Artist Graham Humphreys , in the " Action style" of Charles Keeping.Historic Children's book by Historic author B Willard.[ Romans , Normans , Sussex] Longman's Local History Series. [navy cloth+ gilt titles No incssp, tight binding, no notable defects] Dust Jacket not price clipp... View more info

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PETER THE WHALER; HIS EARLY LIFE AND ADVENTURES IN THE ARTIC REGIONS

By: WILLIAM H.G.KINGSTON

Price: £18.50

Publisher: LONDON, GRIFFITH FARRAN & CO: 1891

Seller ID: 122007

Condition: Very Good


Green decorative cloth boards with gilt blocking and titles.190 x 130 mm approx. all edges of book block gilt, publisher's monogrammed end papers 384pp. Frontis with tissue guard + 3 other unspecified full page illustrations by E. Duncan. Undated - printer code to rear indicates 1891. VG (Book- mild shelf wear to cloth, 3 (same) red ink stamped previous owner names to prelim. blank. Moderate foxing spots to end papers and prelim and last few pages. A little marginal soil... View more info

MIKE THE MUCKSHUFTER or The Scruffy Boy That Made Good

By: WILSON, FRANK

Price: £65.00

Publisher: LONDON, JONATHAN CAPE: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10402

Condition: VG


Illustrated paper covered boards with blue cloth quarter binding. Unpaginated, landscape format. 64pp. The inspiration for this children's book was Peter Fleming's son Nicholas who wrote a letter to Flemming's friend and fellow officer Frank Wilson, then serving with Flemming in the South East Asia Command; with the request " Dear Frankie, Please do me some pictures of a muckshufter" Nickolas at that time having a passion for bull-dozers and as explained by Peter... View more info

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MR GRUNT How He Spends His Holiday

By: WOOD , LAWSON

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, F Warne & Co Ltd: 1920

Seller ID: 119863

Condition: G-


12 unpaginated stapled pages, small square.Undated - pos. undated as published [may be 1st edition] [" The Mr Books " series was first published in 1916] illustrated in pink/red-tone and Colour.Artist Lawson Wood - Born 1878. his fun illus. tale of the mischievous pig.[ No inscsp. few small marks to base margin of one page. rust to staples but sound ; however spine crease pulled apart beneath & above the staples.more light marks to front cover.[ Huntley Palmer Bi... View more info

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THE PIG-TAIL and How It Was Found , Rummy Tales series

By: WOOD , LAWSON

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, F Warne & Co Ltd: 1920

Seller ID: 119967

Condition: VG


12 unpaginated stapled pages, small square p/b.Undated c.1920.The Rummy Tales series. illustrated in pink/red-tone and Colour.The collected Artist Lawson Wood -Born 1878.His fun illus. tale of the Mr Porker sons' world- wide travels. & mishaps - adventures.[ No inscsp. rust to staples but sound binding. Ovaltine advert. to rear cover with Lawson's animals illus] light handling soil . Please see our images View more info

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LIVES OF THE GREAT COMPOSERS , Book 2 , LADYBIRD BOOKS SERIES No 662

By: WOODWARD , Ian , AITCHISON , Martin

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & HEPWORTH Ltd: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123145

ISBN: 0721402429

Condition: VG


H/b VG [ internal FINE] 52pp. Book 2 , Music Composers; - Bach , Mozart, Beethoven. col illus boards. small ladybird top front corner , Ladybird series no 662 , alternate pages text / full page colour illustration [ Children's illustrated / educational fun learning ] [ Music & Composers / History ] book internally FIne throughout , neat ink name to ffep ,tight bindings , no annotations ,text to end papers.] Small & Slim 180x110mm , very minor edge-wear & light small stai... View more info

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THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

By: WYSS , Johann R , BROWNE , Gordon , RI

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co. Ltd: 1916

Seller ID: 117976

Condition: Poor+


Undated H/b Poor+ as heavy fox browned pages.By Johann R Wyss. Artist Gordon Browne RI.[4 illus.]3 b/w+ 1 Colour Frontis;--" Our Voyage Proceeded Prosperously ".[Childfen's Classic].Tidy nameplate to initial blank page & fading ink inscsp. -Dated 1916. fox-browning,] laid-on colour plate to front, edgewear cloth wear/rub. 2mm softness top/tail spine.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SCOUT PIE Stories and Articles by many Eminent Writers illustrated by Famous Artists

By: YOUNG , Ernest , Editor , MACDONALD , Rt Hon Ramsay , SEAMAN , Sir Owen , ROBINSON , W Heath , & Others

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, C ARTHUR PEARSON Ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 118767

Condition: Good


Thick annual-book style format.Undated c. 1925. Published for the Boy Scouts movement.with contributions by Rt Hon Ramsay MacDonald , Sir Robert Baden Powell , HG Ponting , Ian Hay etc. - Artist illus by W Heath Robinson , C Crombie , Tony Sarg, GE Studdy etc - & Poems by Sir Owen Seaman, John Oxenham etc [includes - The Rubaiyat of the Panel Doctor] 168pp. OLive green spine , plain green card board rear with light markings , green illus front cover shows head of a Boy S... View more info