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LAVENDER LAUGHS in the CHALET SCHOOL

By: BRENT-DYER, ELINOR

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London / Edinburgh, W. & R. CHAMBERS: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6316

Condition: VG


Blue cloth with dark blue lettering to spine. 288pp. b/w frontis illust. First Edition, 1st printing of the 17th book in the ever popular "Chalet School Series" In collectable condition. VG/VG (book- gift insc. in ink to ffep. Light foxing to edges of pages.Boards clean with negligible shelf wear and no bumps. Dust jacket- non price clipped- cover prive 5/-. two small closed tear of 7 and 5mm approx. to top front panel, Chip to head at rear spine fold of 12.x12mm approx (inverted right angle triangle) which takes out the upright of "L" and the apex of "A" in title. Otherwise respectable clean ... View more info

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BEECHY of the HARBOUR SCHOOL

By: BRENT-DYER, ELINOR M., WARDILL ,

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, OLIPHANTS Limited: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7282

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Good- D/j.1st. A Scarce title.Green boards with black lettering to spine & blind embossed publisher's device to front board. 96pp. Colour Frontis by Artist Wardill;- repeating the illustration to the Dust Jacket.(book- glue residue from prize-bookplate to front blank end paper. Pages tanned. No previous owner name & no other notable defects. D/J price clipped with moderate to heavy rubbing to extremities & loss, principally around head of spine. Max area 14x15mm approx. Wear to colour at flap & spine folds with small tears to rear panel with associated line creases - max tear 20mm at to... View more info

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UNDER FRENCH'S COMMAND A Story of the Western Front from Neuve Chapelle to Loos

By: BRERETON , Captain F S ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1916

Seller ID: 120119

Condition: Good


Undated c. 1916[ pos. undated 1st ed] or eraly reprint in Original Brown boards. Thicker format 336pp.illus. by Arch Webb.with 6 plates as expected. The Western Front from Neuve Chapelle to Loos [ book ink inscsp, green edges. tight binding. clean pictures and pages .light fox tan spotting 1st/last few pages only. Internally Very Good. [ external cover scene rubbed with wear but spine illus. fine.Bright gilt titles to spine. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

TWO IN A TENT

By: BRETT , MOLLY

Price: £1.25

Publisher: London, THE MEDICI SOCIETY: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8361

ISBN: 0855030003

Condition: VG


Laminated Stapled Paperback colour illustrated , 1st edition , VG , 24 pps , no incssp , book small scuff to top/f corner 1mm and very minor markings to rear , line drawings to every page , alternate full page in colour with double page colour centrpiece of two young children , Susan and David , and a steeping stone stream with woodland folk [ animals ] , younger child , boys / girls - front cover animals surrounding a tent , Externally VG , Internally fine View more info

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MIDGET and the PET SHOP

By: BRETT , MOLLY , An Author Soc. Mem. & Art Soc. Member

Price: £0.75

Publisher: London, MEDICI SOCIETY: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123346

ISBN: 085503033X

Condition: VG-


VG-P/b.24pp.1st ed.1975. Square.Covers show birds & small animals having a picnic. For younger children , colour illustrated all pages , Molly Brett [ daughter gifted animal painter Mary Gould Brett ], a Surrey Artist , has featured BBC TV & radio programmes.[ laminated p/b, clean staples, no inscsp., no annotation, tight binding, weary top front side edge, pages creamed, mild handling wear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ROBIN FINDS CHRISTMAS

By: BRETT , MOLLY [ Mary Gould Brett ]

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, THE MEDICI SOCIETY: 1961

Seller ID: 124321

Condition: VG


VG P/b.Small.Slim.Square. 32pp.Christmas Season & the Festive Robin has adventurers searching for Christmas - with his many bird & animal friends , younger child , Colour illustrated all pages by artist Molly Brett - the daughter & gifted animal painter Mary Gould Brett ] no inscsp, no annotation, tight binding ,very good throughout with lovely full-page col pictures alternate pages ,with blue line drawings, & text, opposite.[ cover minor edge-wear & age fox-creaming.185x215mm. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE POND PEOPLE

By: BRIGHTWELL , L R , FZS FRHS

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Redhill , Surrey, Wells Gardner , Darton & Co: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124217

Condition: Good


Good H/b in VG D/j.1st .Children's Outdoor Hobbies / Pastimes .Your Own Garden Pond , Practical & Seasonal Advice from Start - to - Finish, no dull days in a pond-keeper's dairy , illustrated 74 Figs.[ clean thicker card-paper pages, 128pp.no inscp, no written annotation however some, neat & tidy, colour-in to 6 small figs + mostly to the Title page [see image] Dust Jacket VG for this title , small edge-wear loss top/tail spine , title appears to be colour-in , not price clipped, 5/- in 1949.Smaller H/b 190x130mm. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our i... View more info

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LET'S LOOK AT SOME INSECTS

By: BRUCE , ELLA , Artist

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, MEDICI SOCIETY: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10694

ISBN: 0855030410

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE.P/b Square laminated. 24pp.1st. Colour illustrated all pages by Artist Ella Bruce. The Medici Society series. Double - page central scene - one page to rear of book to identify the insects - learning is fun with bright clear pictures. Note on Author to rear. [ No inscsp. no annotation, tight binding , the only defect to this o/w fine conditioned interior is small pink spot to the base of one page.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BABAR Comes To AMERICA an Original Laurent de Brunhoff Book

By: BRUNHOFF , Laurant de ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: NEW YORK, ABRAMS Books for Young Readers / Harry N Abrams Inc / HNA: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123935

ISBN: 0810972441

Condition: Fine


FINE Laminated H/b in Good D/j.Book claims" Reinforced Binding", colour illustrated all pages.1st ed thus.1st print.10987654321. Babar, King of the Elephants, receives an invitation to meet with the President of the United States. illus. end papers.Book Fine, no inscsp ] matching design to Dust Jacket, not price clipped, spine fade , edgewear nicks & crease. Unpaginated. 270x190mm Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LITTLE LASS Exmoor Pony

By: BULLIVANT, Mary Garland , HART , Frank ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118379

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b.RARE in Dust Jacket.1st.1936.Artist Frank Hart. An Exmoor Pony adventure by M G Bullivant.[ birth / new life / new friends / breaking-in / unkind mistress / new home / wicked plan . fox hunting / trials / show grounds ] peach cloth brown titles , No inscsp, tight binding, Fine throughout,paper fox tanned to foredge & endpapers.[ D/j not price clipped,7s 6d. the rear in VG condition; however spine & front flakey with small edgewear loss mainly to front & spine. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PERCY'S BUMPY RIDE

By: BUTTERWORTH , NICK

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10971

ISBN: 0001983296

Condition: Fine


FINE Square Laminated H/b in Near Fine D/j.1st.3579108642.Children's Colour illustrated.Larger font text for younger child.Percy the Park Keeper series with all his aniaml friends.Nick Butterworth. Percy has made his own special lawn mower. [ book Fine, no inscsp] matching scene to ust Jacket, not price-clipped. in near fine with small crease to top spine area. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

R CALDECOTTS PICTURE BOOK NUMBER TWO

By: CALDECOTT,R

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON AND NEW YORK,FREDERICK WARNE,UNDATED:

Seller ID: 3552


240x210mm approx,beige boards with illustration to front in orange and black,slight softness top/tail of spine with wear[4x2mm], inked name to fep,31 pages,containing The 3 Jolly Huntsmen,Sing a Song of Sixpence,The queen of hearts and the Farmers Boy,Illustrations to every page with every other page being in full-page colour.Clean throughout with sound binding,a very good copy View more info

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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and What Alice Found There [ A Puffin Story Book ]] no 44

By: CARROLL , Lewis , TENNIEL , John ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN Books / PUFFIN Story Books: 1950

Seller ID: 123987

Condition: Good


1950 reprint of Puffin Story Books 1948.Good P/b. No 44 in series. Published by Penguin Books. Matching Rear cover to be read by holding in front of a mirror A Childrens Classic illustrated by John Tenniel.190pp 180x110mm.[ tight binding, ink name to initial blank page ffep, paper browned] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE FARMER and HIS FIELD , Bible Books for Small People

By: CHALMERS , Muriel , WOOD , Elsie Anna ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Student Christian Movement Press: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118652

Condition: VG+


UNCOMMON in dust Jacket & 1st edition.Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust jacket. 145x110mm approx. Unpaginated.28 full page colour llustrations with text opposite. No 6 in the Bible Books for Small People Series. (slight lean to book , tight binding , no inscsp.Orange Dust Jacket not price clipped, 1/-, some shelf soiling to covers, few minor l marks , small loss corners max to spine ends 2x3mm , with closed line-tear across top area of spine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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JESUS , FRIEND of LITTLE CHILDREN

By: CHALMERS, MURIEL

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT Press: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118541

Condition: VG


UNCOMMON in dust Jacket.1935.Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the cover design. 145x110mm approx. Unpaginated.28 full page colour llustrations with text opposite. No 11 in the Bible Books for Small People Series.(book- negligable shelf wear to extremities, minor spine lean ,neat ink inscsp ] Glacine wrapper affixed to book under dust jacket. D/j not price clipped , 1/- ,small black mark to top spine, a little wear to extremities but in quite remarkable condition for a 1930's children's book,now in clear proprietary protective cover.Pls see our image of the actual book offered for sal... View more info

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS

By: CHARLES FOLKARD , Artist

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, A & C BLACK: 1916

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123447

Condition: Good


Brown Cloth Boards with coloured blocked illustrations and black titles to spine and upper board. 210 x 155 mm approx. xii + 412 pp + 8pp Publisher's catalogue. Frontis + 11 other full page colour plates by Charles Folkard + a few unspecified b/w line illustrations in text. Preface by Gordon Home giving a brief outline of the origin of the stories and their collection/translation. First Published in this form with Folkard's Illustrations in 1913, the copy offered by us is a 1st reprint of 1916. Good (Book- Moderate to heavy shelf wear to covers with a little fraying to extremities but no notab... View more info

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WESTWARD HO!

By: CHARLES KINGSLEY

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, The Religious Tract Society: 1927

Seller ID: 119812

Condition: Very Good


Green Cloth Boards with Illustrations to spine and front board, black titles. 220x150mm approx. 597 nos. pp.Undated circa 1920's. Colour Frontis + 16 b/w plates + 50 line drawings in text. A sound clean copy of Kingsley's classic adventure story illustrated by Finnemore and from the library of the Late Vice Admiral Sir John Charles Young Roxburgh RN with His Siignatures to front paste down at age 12 and later to front free end paper. VG (Book - Boards respectably clean with no significant shelf wear. Binding sound with no other previous owner name or insc.) Please see our images of the actual ... View more info

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MAUD FLORENCE NELLIE or DON'T CARE

By: CHRISTOBEL ROSE COLERIDGE

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, NATIONAL SOCIETY'S DEPOSITORY: 1887

Seller ID: 120782

Condition: Very Good


1888 inscsp.Dark Red bevel edged cloth boards with gilt and colour blocked titles and illustrations to spine and front panel. viii + 238 pp + 16 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 3 other full page illustrations as called for and chapter head and tail vignettes. Undated circa 1888 by reference to School prize plate to front paste down. VG (Book- no significant shelf wear or soiling to boards. Prize plate to paste down. Edges of book block foxed. Glue to back strip failing resulting in signatures becoming strained but sewing and tapes holding and no cracks to end papers. An attractive Victorian ... View more info

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CONNIE THE COW

By: CICIEY ENGLEFIELD

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, JOHN MURRAY: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121236

Condition: Very Good


Paper covered boards with Brick red buckram cloth quarter binding. 175 x 130 mm approx. 42pp + 6 pp of publisher's adverts. Full page and vignette woodcut illustrations. First Edition 1939 of this charming children's book which has since been re-issued by Potter books. VG (Book- Moderate shelf wear to cloth at head and tail of spine with a little shelf soiling. Light foxing spots to white paper covers with rubbing at corners of front board. Erased pencil name and address to front free end paper. Binding sound and contents clean with no finger soiling). Please see our images of the actual book ... View more info

THE GETTING WELL OF DOROTHY

By: CLIFFORD , MRS W K

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1905

Edition: 2nd Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 7661

Condition: VG


SCARCE , Green Hard Cover with bright gilt bird illus decs to front and spine , also circular gilt " Prize Awarded by the London Council ", 251pp plus 40pp publishers adverts to rear , Colour Fontis - Dorothy and Betty hugging , illusrated 27 b/w by Gordon Browne , states Second Edition to title page , states second edition 1905 to reverse , however 40 adverts to rear dated 1907 - hence a 1905 reprint , a Family Adventure - Childrens illustrated [ book - Head Teacher Award label to fep with fading lettering o/w no inscsp / annotations , med fox/browning all foredge , ist and last few p... View more info