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HARE and the EASTER EGGS

By: UTTLEY , Alison , TEMPEST , Margaret ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123003

ISBN: 0001983962

Condition: VG +


VG+ Square H/b [ Internal FINE ] [1952- new ed.2000 with Abridged text & additional illus. by Mark burgess] Colour illustrated by original Artist Margaret Tempest.Golden-yellow illus. end papers.Charming Animal tales for the young.45pp.190x155mm [ Laminated h/b ,No inscsp, Fine throughout] minor spot fade to pastel pink to front cover [ on the golden-yellow] & to lower band of spine, all else bright & clean as new.Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S BIRTHDAY The Tales of Little Grey Rabbit

By: UTTLEY , ALISON , TEMPEST , MARGARET,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS / HarperCollins Publishers: 2000

Edition: First Ediiton Thus

Seller ID: 122546

ISBN: 0001983911

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b.1sted thus-abridged 2000.45PP. Colour illustrated by Margaret Tempest [ original artist] pictures in in square, round & oblong framed design .Younger child [ animal family tales in the coutryside. The Tales of Little Grey Rabbit series [ Modern Classic] blue-tone illus. end papers.[ tight binding, No inscsp. Fine throughout] laminated covers near Fine few tiny dot/spots to white front.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S SPRING CLEANING PARTY No 29

By: UTTLEY , Alison , WIGGLESWORTH , Katherine

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1972

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 7048

ISBN: 0001941313

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Fair D/j/.1st ed. Original Yellow paper covered boards with green lettering and illustration repeating that of the dust jacket. 63 nos. pp.yellow Illustrated end papers.No 29 in series and only the 28 previous titles are listed on the rear panel. Tommy Doormouse / Grey Rabbit / lavender cakes / dandelion wine colour illustrated by the original artist K Wigglesworth.VG/Fair[ Yellow board book [ not laminate ]rubber stamp inscsp. to 1/2 title page. Very minor rubbing/ shelf wear to extremities, sound clean copy] Dust Jacket not price clipped , minor edgewear colour rub/ loss to extr... View more info

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL

By: UTTLEY, ALISON

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11355

Condition: Good


Original Grey Paper covered boards with light blue titles and laid on colour illustration to front board. Illustrated end papers, 109pp. with 22 full colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest. The 2nd book in the Little Grey Rabbit series by Uttley. 1st Edition 1930. Good (Book- Skillfully rebacked in cloth with original paper back strip laid on and without disturbing the original illustrated end papers. No previous owner name or insc.12mm approx. repaired tear to foredge of p75 and occassional light soiling. Boards respectably clean. No dust jacket. Binding sound with no other notable faults).... View more info

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SAM PIG and SALLY

By: UTTLEY, Alison , KENNEDY, A E ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121002

Condition: Good


H/b Gd 1st ed.1942.168pp, Well loved country author Alison Uttley [Little Grey Rabbit series etc].illustrated in line by artist AE Kennedy. The Adventures of Sam the pig - Sally the Shire Horse - Hurdy-Gurdy man [ khaki boards with faded red titles to spine & brighter red illus. to front board of book. ink inscsp.to ffep. tight binding, few light marks. fox tan fordge & end papers. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SAM PIG at the CIRCUS

By: UTTLEY, Alison , KENNEDY, A E ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 121381

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in Good D/j.1957.245pp.Well loved country author Alison Uttley [ Little Grey Rabbit series etc].illustrated in line by artist AE Kennedy. Includes an illustrated Alphabet. slightly larger font [ text] for younger child. The Adventures of Sam the pig - along with Sally , Brock , Unicorn. - the Circus [ yellow cloth + navy pig illus. to front & titles to spine. No incsp.tight binding,very mild fox spots to end papers & foredge only] Dust Jacket some shelf-handling soil, light markings to rear[ which lists other titles in series],light spine fade to red faber band, small thumb-tear-line to... View more info

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MACDUFF

By: UTTLEY, ALISON , KENNEDY, A.E.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, FABER and Faber: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 118821

Condition: Good


SIGNED Copy. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 205x140mm approx. 142pp. 26 charming b/w illustrations by Kennedy (many full page) featuring the author's own Scottie dog. There is an element of fantasy and magic in the book, but fantasy and magic are always present in the house of a writer of fairy tales, and Macduff shares this secret world. A departure from Alison Uttley's normal children' & country books;- title now quite uncommon. The copy offered by us for sale has the added attribute of being warmly inscribed byAlison Uttley in ink to the half title page to a fellow lover of ... View more info

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GOODBYE MR PLIMSOLE

By: VALLON, ANTOINETTE Du

Price: £9.95

Publisher: TUNBRIDGE WELLS, MIDAS BOOKS: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 11504

ISBN: 0859360229

Condition: VG


SIGNED Copy, H/b+jacket, 1st ed.Mystery fiction around everday life on an Island "for Children & Adults alike"[ a small island off the coast of SW Ireland] eccentric characters - Mr Soveoff and Mr Beltup, Mr PLimsole who lives in a cave, Soosha, Merman, Webbies, Magsy & her brood of nine. Artist & author A du Vallon, Signed & inscribed by author.[ eggshell boards+gilt titles, med fox tan to outer boadrs, 1st/last few pages. no inscsps. sound copy, the entire pages of the tale are Fine. PlS see our image View more info

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BRIGHT EYES AN ANNUAL FOR YOUNG FOLKS

By: VARIOUS

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, CHARLES TAYLOR: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120130

Condition: G+


Blue cloth Bevel edged boards with blocked illustration and titles to spine and front board. 245 x 190 mm approx. 266 pp. All edges of book block gilt. Children's annual for 1902 exhorting Christian values with contributions from various children's writers and illustrators of the day including a few by collected illustrators such as Harold Copping and R.Tarrant.The many illustrations in text are b/w and those full page are monotone red. (Book- Moderate general shelf wear and soiling to boards. Mull to front hinge very weak, Prize book plate to front free end paper Xmas 1901. Glue to a few sign... View more info

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CHATTERBOX Annual

By: Various Authors

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, DEAN & Son Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 1444

Condition: VG


H/b undated chiildrens annual c. 1950's Pictorial Boards (Snow scene Huskys- boy on sleigh ) Blue cloth quarter binding. 188pp + Little Pig Kiwi Shoe polish rhyme Advert. Colour Frontispiece+ b/w line drawings. collection of stories for boys & girls by various authors.(book - No inscp, binding sound, puzzles not filled-in left blank, end papers sound).external - 10mm thumb crease-line base front corner- ditto to rear.minor edgwear + head and tail of cloth spine - no freying. some edgwear colour faded away, bit grubby to blank card rear. PLS See our image View more info

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BY HEATHER AND SEA A Tale of North Devon

By: VAUGHAN , E , SHEPPERSON , CLAUDE

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge / SPCK: 1890

Seller ID: 11980

Condition: Good +


Undated H/b circa late 1890's or early Edwardian. Green cloth illustrated boards with gilt tiles to spine, floral decs and boy and young girl to front board. iv+ 243pp + 8p publisher's catalogue. Frontis + 2 other unspecified illustrations by Claude Shepperson. Michael and Nancy's exploits on the North Devon Coast. Good no d/j (Book- General shelf soiling to cloth boards but no notable wear, moderate foxing/browning to end papers and a few foxing spots to prelim. pages. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BRITISH WILD FLOWERS A Ladybird Nature Book Series no.536

By: VESEY FITZGERALD , Brian , FLS , HILDER , Rowland & Edith ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & HEPWORTH: 1957

Seller ID: 122023

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG D/j.an early 1957 Reprint as title mentioned to rear flap. 52 pps. buff card with navy illustrated boards. no inscsp. clean throughout.[ Dust Jacket not price clipped, 2/6 ,cover starting to fox, feint marks, corner small col.rub/loss , Ladybird book of British Wild Flowers series 536; colour illustrated by by Artists Rowland & Edith Hilder B Vesy-Firtzgerald the renouned and well loved country author; Childrens colour illustrated fun to learn books - alternate full page picture.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book of... View more info

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MOURZOUK THE STORY OF A LYNX

By: VITALY BIANCHI ( IVY LOW - TRANSLATOR] , E. CHARUSHKIN & V. KOBELEV

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN BOOKS / A PUFFIN BOOK: 1944

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 123941

Condition: Good


Orange illustrated paper wraps (staple bound) 180 x 110 mm approx. 77 pp + 3 pp of adverts. First Puffin printing 1944 of No 12 in series. (Good- a little general shelf wear and soiling with small squiggle of red felt tip to rear panel & tiny hole near spine. No loss of paper to spine. Blue ink name and christmas 1944 to head margin of half title page. Staples rusty but binding sound. War economy paper of book block a little tanned). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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MR HIPP OR THREE FRIENDS IN SEARCH OF PLEASURE

By: W.H.ROMAINE WALKER

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, C.W.FAULKNER: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122858

Condition: Good


UNCOMMON.Illustrated paper covered boards with grey cloth quarter binding.135 X 185 mm approx.(Landscape format) Undated Attributed as [1893] by the British Library on Copac and Caroline Fewtrell in her internet listing of Ginea Pigs in fiction. Un paginated 36 pp Coloured illustrations with single line text opposite.Printed in Germany. Nursery story telling of the adventures in search of pleasure of Mr Hipp, Tommy Hipp and Mable Guinea Pig who travel by train from the Zoo to take a holiday at the Seaside. A scarce book. NB There are two pages at the end which illustrate minstrels and the "N" ... View more info

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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 handling soil & fox tan, edgwesr creases & colour rub/loss , The Sandman Stories series Titles listed to rear.now in clear easi... 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 attribute of a warm gift inscription to the front free end paper and a signature of Air Vice Marshall "Tom Trail"l Thomas Ca... View more info

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RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

By: WASHINGTON IRVING , GEORGE H. BOUGHTON

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, MACMILLAN & CO: 1893

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124056

Condition: Very Good


Bottle Green cloth boards with gilt blocked decs and titles to spine and front panel. 185x130mm approx. All edges of book block gilt. xi + 218 nos. pp Frontis + 52 other illustrations by George H. Boughton as called for many full page. First edition thus. The copy offered by us is in exceptionally good condition showing virtually no sign of shelf wear or soiling to cloth. Near Fine (Boards - bright and clean with no defects.Book block- original publisher's green end papers.Foxing to prelims and rear blanks. No previous owner name or insc. . Please see our images of the actual book offered fo... 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 entire back panel & flap fold are missing. spine base loss 30x12mm ,front corner loss 15x5mm. crease & assoc.colour rub edgewea... 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 cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info