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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- mainly colour loss, remnants of prize bookplate to front paste down with mirror browning to ffep. 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 and The Nurnberg Stove by Ouida. VG/VG (Book- light shelf wear soiling to extremities of boards, offset browning/foxing to fre... 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- no inscsp/annotation , clean throughout] external - edgewear fade with total fade to spine. PLS See our image 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 the Tank series ] , the Fat Controller , Sir Topham Hatt , Percy , Gordon , the adventures of Henry.Please See our actual imag... View more info

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DUCK AND THE DIESEL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 13

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122624

ISBN: 0718204379

Condition: Good


FINE Internally.Good+ covers. Illustrated card wraps.100 x 135mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pps. No 13 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ] , the Fat Controller and the troublesome diesel ... [ boy's train adventure ] First Paperback Edition 1975. (Book- covers a little colour rubbed but respectably clean with no previous owner name or other notable defects).Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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GORDON THE BIG ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 8

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122626

ISBN: 0718204174

Condition: G+


Good+ P/b 1st thus1970 P/b..Clean throughout.Illustrated cerise-PINK card wraps.100 x 135mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pps. No 8 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ] , [ boy's train adventure ] First Paperback Edition 1970. ( ceriese pink covers a little colour rubbed and creased but respectably clean with no previous owner name or other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DUCK AND THE DIESEL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 13

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 120044

ISBN: 0718200128

Condition: VG+


Navy boards with orange train to front.105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pp. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages to text. First Published in 1958 by Edmund Ward, the copy offered by us is a first printing by Kaye & Ward 1968 being nos. 13 in the Thomas the Tank series featuring the Fat Controller and the troublesome diesel ... [ boy's train adventure ] Sky-blue Dust Jacket non price clipped- cover 6/- Heavy rubbing and loss to head and tail of spine of up to 10mm approx in depth. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve.Please see our image of the book offered for ... View more info

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JAMES THE RED ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 3

By: AWDRY , REV W , DALBY , C Reginald ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: 122531

ISBN: 0718200020

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Poor D/j. 12th impression 1969. 64pps. Navy cloth gilt illus. to front. Children's colour illustrated [ the Fat Controller / Edward ] here are adventures along Thomas's branch line ... by Rev Awdry - Thomas the Tank books series no 3.[ small oblong clean navy cloth bright gilt train to front, tight binding, No inscsp. no annotation, NB However the top corner area of final picture is missing] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/- , edgewear col.rub/loss, likewise to spine, little grubby to rear from handling with light marks, crease and closed tears. now in clear easily Removable propr... View more info

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EDWARD THE BLUE ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 9

By: AWDRY , REV W , DALBY , REGINALD ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124112

ISBN: 071820008X

Condition: VG


64 pages , 1969 Fifth impression , navy blue boards with gilt tile and train to front , clean throughout , tight bindings , no inscps , d/j clipped but with 35p net inset. , the dustjacket grubby to white background rear , with rubbing/loss to extremities and chip of 10 x 10 mm approx to top rear panel + a couple of small tears of up to 10mm , now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. Childrens colour illustrated [ the fat Controller / Trevor traction engine / Gordon / Henry / James / Bertie the bus all join him on this adventure [ by author of Thomas the tank engine etc.. ] Please s... View more info

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THE TWIN ENGINES RAILWAY SERIES NO 15

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY , JOHN T

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124115

ISBN: 0718200144

Condition: VG-


Navy Blue boards with orange titles and twin trains to upper board.105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 58 pp. 1969 reprint of nos. 15 in the Railway Series first published by Edmund Ward in 1960. VG (Book- 7 mm approx scuff to bottom edge of both boards and a little fading where loss to jacket. Binding sound no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- loss to head and tail of spine of up to 13 mm approx. Other less significant loss/ line creases and tears- max tear 30 mm approx to rear panel. Mild general shelf soiling. Corner clipped with 35p inset. Now in a removable proprietary protec... View more info

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BRANCH LINE ENGINES The Railway Series No 16

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY , John T ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 123416

Condition: Very Good


Blue Boards with yellow Titles and Engines to upper board. 105 x 145 mm approx. Landscape Format 58 pps. No 16 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ]. Yellow-tone two sided railway scent to end papers. First published in 1965 by Edmund Ward the copy offered by us is a 1968 reprint by Kay & Ward. VG/Good- (Book- No notable soiling or wear to boards. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- colour rubbed with a little loss to extremities. 30 mm ragged tear to front panel with associated line creases and a l... View more info

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GALLANT OLD ENGINE THE RAILWAY SERIES NO 17

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY John T ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, KAY & WARD: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123418

ISBN: 0718200160

Condition: VG


Blue Boards with White titles and engine to upper board. 105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 58 pp. Iillustrated full page colour - alternate pages by John T Kenny. [The Thomas the Tank series ] Yellow-tone two sided railway scent to end papers. ,Pooly engine Rheneas has come home , his name is Dolgoch and his home is Towyn in Wales , all the other engines are now very happy as he is their hero [ boy's train adventure]First published in 1962 by Edmund Ward the copy offered by us is the first Kay & Ward printing of 1970. VG /Good (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling, No previous owner n... View more info

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THE LITTLE OLD ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 14

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNY JOHN T ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1970

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 124117

ISBN: 0718200136

Condition: Good


Red boards with gilt titles and engine to upper board, 105 x 140 mm approx.Landscape Format,64 pp. First Kaye and Ward printing 1970 of Nos,14 in the Railway Series first published by Edmund Ward in 1959. [ The Thomas the Tank series ] the return of the old engine Skarloey [ based on real old train called Talyllyn based at Towyn, Wales ... author acknowledged help received from Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society. Good/Fair (Book - small area of fading to bottom front corner where loss to jacket else no notable shelf wear or soiling. Tide mark to fore edge of a number of pages from a liquid ... View more info

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PERCY the SMALL ENGINE The Railway Series no 11

By: AWDRY , Rev. W , DALBY , C Reginald ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 121870

ISBN: 0434927880

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b. 64pp. No 11 in the Railway Series set on the imaginary Island of Sodor with charming illustrations by Dalby of the Saddle-Tank Engine with a lively personality.publisher Heinemann Ltd [ not a Heinemann young book which is slightly larger format ] External bright, clean laminated covers Fine, no fade.[ internal no inscsp. title page some creasing & wee base nick. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE EIGHT FAMOUS ENGINES the Railway Series No 12

By: AWDRY , Rev.W , KENNEY , John T

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123366

ISBN: 0718204220

Condition: Good


Good P/b [ Internal VG+].1st ed.thus- Paperback edition. Small. Slim. Oblong. 64pp. Colour illustrated by J T Kenney. Author Rev.W Awdry.[ Cheeky Percy , Gordon , Henry , the Fat Controller , James , Duck , Toby , Jinty, Pug ] tight bindnig, No inscsp, no annotation, no crayon.light pale fox tan to foredge, 1st/last pages.fine throughout. creased top rear edge. [ Cerise illus. cover , med edgewear col/rub/loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TOBY THE TRAM ENGINE THE RAILWAY SERIES NO 7

By: AWDRY , The Rev W

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LEICESTER, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123413

ISBN: 0718200063

Condition: VG


Navy blue boards with electric blue title and train to upper board. 105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format.64pp , illustrated C R Dalby - alternate colour full page illustrations opposite text , younger boy's train adventure - Toby the tram engine liked pulling coach Henrietta but when his line was closed the Fat Controller and Thomas the Tank engine had to come to his rescue , First Published in 1952 the copy offered by us is of the 6th Impression 1970 being nos. 7 in series.VG/ Good-(Book- No notable shelfwear or soiling. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound with no other notable def... View more info

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GORDON THE BIG ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 8

By: AWDRY , The Rev W , DALBY , C Reginald ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, HEINEMANN Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 121871

ISBN: 043496669x

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b. Internal FINE] 64pp , colour illustrated by Artist CR Dalby including colour station scene to end papers.[ Thomas the Tank Railway series no 8 ] Gordon has been naughty and the Fat Controller is not happy , Gordon has to learn a lesson and become useful again... [ book no inscsp / annotation , tight binding , publisher Heinemann Ltd NOT a Heinemann Young book which is a slightly larger format. Fine throughout, no inscsp.small split in the cerise-pink laminate top spine crease edge. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TOBY THE TRAM ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 7

By: AWDRY , The Rev W , DALBY , C Reginald ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, HEINEMANN Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 121909

ISBN: 0434966754

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b. 64pp. colour illustrated by Artist CR Dalby including colour station scene to end papers. [ Thomas the Tank Railway series no 7 ] Poor Thomas has been in trouble so the Fat Controller asked Toby to come and help at the Branch Line.... [ laminated book as new , no inscsp ] publisher Heinemann Ltd [ not a Heinemann young book which is slightly larger format ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

TICKLE ME TALES , HOB AND NOB , THE CHILDRENS TALE OF TWIN TERRIERS PLUS THE TOYS WIN THROUGH

By: B C M / WADGER

Price: £3.00

Publisher: ENGLAND, BC M / WADGER:

Seller ID: 7490

Condition: Good


17 pages , lacks title page , rusting stapled col illus paperback , 2 staples intact but 3rd missing , - shows a girl and her dolls on washing day with wooden wash tub full of suds , younger child with blue larger type text , red / pink tone illustrations , Story one - the twin terrier dogs adventure with a little boy named David , Story two - the toys and the fairies adventure in Primrose Copse [ yellow feps show trains , drums , boys , girls ] [ rear shows girls knitting ] A RARELY FOUND COPY View more info

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WHERE'S MOUSE ?

By: BAKER , Alan , Acclaimed Artist , Speciality Animals

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, KINGFISHER Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121110

ISBN: 0862729017

Condition: Near Fine


Large H/b+ Dust Jacket,The Acclaimed Artist , Specialty Animals, Alan Baker. Wonderful Fold-Out Colour Country Scenes of Countryside & animals hiding ; use as double paged or as one big long fold-out scene, Young Girls & Boys , children's illustrated , imagination stirring Kingfisher book.24681097531.[ both cover & book show slight spine lean ; all else as new. Laminated H/b in D/j.No inscsp.D/j not price clipped.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info