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TRICKS and MAGIC A Ladybird Book Series 633

By: WEBSTER , James , AYTON , Robert ,

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & Hepworth Ltd: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119449

ISBN: 0721402453

Condition: Very Good


1969 small.H/b.VG.Pos. 1st ed.? as last title to rear.2/6. Ladybird Book series no 633. An easy introduction to becoming a magician - learning is fun .Children's Colour illustrated to alterante pages by R Ayton; with text by J Webster.[ to book no inscsp.interior fine] .external cover bright , edgewear colour fade/rub/loss to corners mainly spine max 3mm spine top . PLS See our image 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

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... View more info

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MIDSHIPMAN RAXWORTHY

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F , HODGSON , E S

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1930

Seller ID: 119510

Condition: VG


H/b Dust Jacket VG/VG. Undated c. 1930's?.208pp. illustrated E S Hodges with 4 B/w plates.Frontis;The Smoke was Increasing.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 ] Raxworthy is one of those spirted youths always getting into trouble . [ blue cloth black titles to book No inscsp, clean throughout. tight binding, tiny dot cloth wear 1mm or less.to f/end paper , Publishers blue... 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 Hard Back Poor+ inscsp. dated 1916 ,rated P+ due to heavy fox browned pages.Johann R Wyss.illustrated by Artist Gordon Browne RI. with 3 b/w and Colour Frontis -"our voyage proceeded prosperously".now known as one of the classics in childrens literature.Tidy nameplate to fep+ fading ink inscsp.-dated 1916.- besides the browning a good copy with beige decorative boards with reds & greens+ laid-on colour plate.minor wear , 2mm softness top/tail spine with a... 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