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Image for HOUSEHOLD STORIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE BROS. GRIMM [ 1882 Facsimile ] Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

HOUSEHOLD STORIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE BROS. GRIMM [ 1882 Facsimile ] Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

By: GRIMM , BROTHERS , CRANE, LUCY [ Translator ] , CRANE , WALTER ,

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York , USA, Mayflower Books Inc. in assoc. with Macmillan: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123608

ISBN: 0831745827

Condition: Very Good


1979 1st ed.thus [ Facsimile 1882] .VG H/b in Good+ D/j.tan cloth+ gilt titles & ribbon marker.270pp.Frontis; The Sleeping Beauty. illustrations & vignettes by reputed Artist Walter Crane as listed. Translated from the German by Lucy Crane this is a collection of the Fairy Tales by the brothers Grimm which include Sleeping Beauty, The Goose Girl, The Raven, The Frog Prince, Rapunzel, Hansel and Grethel, Tom Thumb, Snow White etc.[ shelf wear to extremities of boards wit... View more info

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A FINAL RECKONING A Tale of Bush Life in Australia [ Blackies Library of Famous Books No 45 ]

By: HENTY , G A , RAINEY , W ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd / Blackie's Library of Famous Books: 1930

Seller ID: 119560

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Fair D/j.c.1930's. Red+ gilt titles & blind embossed dec. Colour illus.4 plates.by Artist W Rainey. 252pp+2pp adverts. Boy's Adventure Classic fiction.Preface. [ no inscsp. tight binding. med-heavy fox tan to end papers & foredge] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 2/- , some spine fade, llittle grubby from handling, 3 edgewear loss areas, light edgewear in general .inner flaps show 4 colour covers from this series & other titles to rear for Boys & Girls by RM Ball... View more info

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A FAIRY LEAPT UPON MY KNEE

By: HOWE , Bea ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, CHATTO & WINDUS: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8265

Condition: VG


SCARCE TITLE.VG H/b.Poor+ D/j.1st ed.1927.191pp.Initial page a William Blake poem:A Fairy Leapt Upon My Knee & Final page a poem by William Blake "Come Hither My Sparrows" . A delicate story of 2 lovers , William and Evelina , who have the true substance of nature but a light eddying breeze from another world blows around them. A fairy , alarmingly settling in the library of a young man's country house , brings about distraction & causes misunderstandings.[ a fai... View more info

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BUT FOR BUNTER

By: HUGHES , David , Award Winning Author

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN LTD: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118903

ISBN: 0434354104

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b.Near FINE D/j.1st ed.1st print " Splendidly funny, provocative & profound, But for Bunter is one of the most original & enjoyable novels of the year " by D HUghes - Read English at Oxford - Author Fiction & Non-Fiction. 233pp.220x145mm ( maroon cloth gilt titles, No inscp , small mark to base foredge, all else fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped. no notable defect. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PETER THE WHALER His life and Adventures in the Arctic Regions

By: KINGSTON , William , H G ,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd / Blackie's Library of Famous Books: 1930

Seller ID: 119557

Condition: VG-


H/b Dust Jacket VG-/Gd-.Undated c.1930's. Red+ gilt titles & blind embossed decs.Colour Frontis ;-" All doubts were set at rest by the appearnce of a large ship". pos 1st thus - 202pp+22pp adverts.Publisher Blackies Library of Famous Books. Boy's Adventure Classic Fiction with author Biographical Note.36chpts. [ bright clean red book , no inscsp. tight binding.light-med fox tan to foredge , end papers & title page] cream col illus D/j not clipped, light spine fad... View more info

THE THREE MIDSHIPMEN

By: KINGSTON, W H G

Price: £12.50

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS' CLEAR TYPE PRESS:

Seller ID: 4715

Condition: VG+


336 pages,red/maroon boards with gilt decoration to front and spine,gilt to all foredgse,moroon feps,ink inscsp.dated 1911,to free-endpaper,sound bindings,colour title page picture and colour frontispiece,colour illustrated by Richard Todd [undated,][fictitious Jack Rogers,Paddy Adair and Alick Murray] View more info

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IN BLACK AND WHITE Facsimile

By: KIPLING , Rudyard ,

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Frome , Somerset, R.S.Surtees Soc.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 120181

Condition: Near Fine


FACSIMILE P/b+ D/j. AH Wheeler & Co One Rupee Indian Railway Library. ISBN 098560061.1st thus-1987. no 3 from Plain Tales from the HIlls. [ book near fine ,mild tan to paper] Dust Jacket not clipped .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PIPPI Longstocking

By: LINDGREN , Astrid , CHILD , Lauren , NUNNALLY , Tina

Price: £10.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123918

ISBN: 0192782401

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b. 1st ed.1st print.13579108642. children's Classics translated by T Nunnally. author A Lindgren , illustrated by Award winning Artist Lauren Child. generations have fallen in love with Pippi Longstocking; instantly charmed by her warmth & sense of fun.[ book White with colour illus boards, attached ribbon book-marker, as new throughout - no inscsp. blue floral dec. illus. end papers. no spine tan [.NB.oversea orders only - Unfortunate heavy vol. will incur ... View more info

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DOCTOR DOLITTLE in the MOON

By: LOFTING , Hugh

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, JONATHAN CAPE: 1946

Seller ID: 7494

Condition: Good


H/b [ Internal VG ] Poor boards.11th imp.1946.320pp.llust. 2 Colour plates & in-line.The cover is poor due to browning to spine & overall board fade , a read only copy ; however, all lettering is clear. Interior - very good throughout , tight bindings , no inscsp , VG clean throughout . Green / brown / orange tone illust.end papers. Frontis;-" Rigged Himself Up Like a Tree". An enchanting well loved imaginative children's travel adventure: now a childrens clas... View more info

DOCTOR DOLITTLE'S CIRCUS

By: LOFTING , HUGH

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, JONATHAN CAPE: 1957

Seller ID: 123453

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b.Good D/j..24th imp.1957. Blue illus. cloth boards with black lettering..320pp. Frontis in colour + 79 other b/w illust. by the author. Doctor Dolittle's adventures with his animal friends as part of the Greatest Show on Earth. (Book- no previous owner name or insc. Book- no notable defects. Green-tone illus. end papers. Dust Jacket moderate soiling and rubbing from handling with loss to extremities - max 7x15mm around corner tips. Corner clipped with publisher's ... View more info

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BALLADS LYRICS AND SONNETS from the Poetic Works of HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW Golden Treasure Series

By: LONGFELLOW , Henry Wadsworth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co / MacMillans's Popular Treasury: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10604

Condition: VG


VG Small H/b.1889 Presentation Copy. Macmillan's Popular Treasury series. Victorian Poets. Ballads, Lyrics & Sonnets by H W Longfellow. 230pp+4pp publisher adverts. An initial page B has the poem of The Arrow and the Song. 3 pages Listing contents. Portrait photo of author to title page under tissue-guard. [ navy boards, Gilt titles+ Gilt motive to front.. No inscsp , tight binding , light -med tan to foredge, end papers & frontis verytissue-guard] mild even spine fade... View more info

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ELIZABETH; OR THE EXILES OF SIBERIA , Tilt's Miniature Classics Library [Tilt & Bogue ]

By: MADAME COTTIN

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, TILT AND BOGUE: 1842

Seller ID: 118106

Condition: Very Good


Original gilt and blind embossed boards, 105x70mm approx.all edges gilt, original endpapers, engraved frontis, vii + 128+8 pp publisher's catalogue. Published in "Tilts Miniature Classics Library" series and a charming early Victorian example of gilt blocking. VG ( Small chips to cloth at head of spine- max2x4mm approx. front board shows slight markings of damp. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please see our image of ... View more info

Image for POUM The Adventures of a Little Boy [ English Text ]

POUM The Adventures of a Little Boy [ English Text ]

By: MARGEURITTE , Paul , MARGUERITTE ,Victor , DRILLIEN , Berengere , Tranaslator

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, A M PHILPOT Ltd: 1927

Seller ID: 123353

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b. c. late 1920's .English Text. This book was dedicated to the author's children & is accepted as the best French Story of a Child.It goes without saying that all the actors & the setting are faithfully drawn from life, & the reader thus obtains little revealing glimpses of several well-known people.2-tone illus.by Artist Kathleen W Coales.ONe Frontis & 4 other full-page plates.Publisher adverts to final pages.[ red cloth black titles, High Harrogate College Gilt ... View more info

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WINNIE ILLE PU , A LATIN VERSION of WINNIE THE POOH

By: MILNE , A A , SHEPARD , E H , LENARD , Dr.Alexander [ Lenardo , Alexandro ]

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN: 1961

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 123959

ISBN: 0416641709

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Small.Slim.3rd 1961 print. A real Don's delight penned "by Pooh" Learning can be fun. Translated from Milne by Dr Alexander Lenard & illustrated by EH Shepherd. [ 122pp. 190x130mm. Navy cloth gilt titles, No inscsp, no annotation, tight binding, paper fox tan 1st/last few pages] The Front cover side of the Dust Jacket only , loosely laid-in. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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EEYORE HAS A BIRTHDAY A Winnie the Pooh Story Book

By: MILNE , A A , SHEPARD , E H

Price: £1.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, DUTTON Childrens Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119998

ISBN: 0525450432

Condition: Fine


FINE Slim H/b. 1st thus- Dutton 1993. Eeyore is sad as he thinks his Birthday will be forgotten by all the friends ... [ all characters the same as expected from original books of AA Milne & EH Shepard ] No inscsp ,32pp , colour illust. throughout text with col. illus. end papers. Laminated book.ISBN 0525450432. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LONDON BRIDGE TO EAST CROYDON Southern Main Lines

By: MITCHELL , VIC , SMITH , KEITH

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Midhurst, MIDDLETON PRESS MP Classics: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122678

ISBN: 0906520584

Condition: Near Fine


FINE Laminated H/b even fade to spine, all else as new.1st ed.1st print. .Red/yellow illust.boards, book as new, no inscsp .A pictorial history with text 96pp. illustrated all pages b/w photographic plates plus 14 Maps & Diagrams.19th century to current day.[ Anerley / Bricklayers Arms / Brockley / Deptford Wharf / East Croydon / Forest Hill / Honour Oak Park / London Bridge / New Cross Gate / Norwood Junction / Penge / Sydenham ] geographical setting, brief history, pas... View more info

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THE SIX GIFTS and Other Stories Retold From The Earthly Paradise of

By: MORRIS , William ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1937

Seller ID: 4610

Condition: Good


Good H/b. c.1930's.160pp.Text to hold the child's interest illus.6 Colour plates by prominent artists of the era plus b/w in line.170x130mm.The stories ;- The Dumb Princess, The Golden Slippers, The Apples of Venus, & A Man Born to be King.[Children's Classics ] dark green-blue boards illus. dancing children in silhouette, tight binding, School Label , Progress Prize, to front end paper ffep , dated 1937. thicker card paper prone to med-fox tan blotches/ spoting. top/ta... View more info

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THE BORROWERS ALOFT

By: NORTON , Mary , STANLEY , Diana ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, J M DENT & Sons: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3610

Condition: Good


Good H/b.1st ed.1961. 200x140mm.illus. by Artist D Stanley.Colour Frontis;- They sailed over the ilex-tree.The Borrowers series. The adventures of the family of miniature - small wee folk. [ Blue boards red tiltes to spine+ red illus. to front.with illus. end papers in blue-tone. tight binding, No inscsp. clean throughout. med. fox [ tan ] spotting to foredge ] blue boards foxing tan & fade, mostly to spine, not effecting titles. Please see our image of the actual book ... View more info

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THE ROYAL MAGAZINE August 1926 [ The August Royal ]

By: POLLOCK , William , MILNE , A A , & Others , COLLER , H , Front cover

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, ROYAL MAGAZINE: 1926

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 118251

Condition: Poor


Stapled Paper covered wraps, 245x170mm approx. viii pages + no 305 - 410 in this issue. Includes a complete story, with b/w line illustrations by E H Shepard, Eeyore Has A Birthday; being,we believe to be, the first publication of this short story by A A Milne .Other Authors include Michael Arlen, Rosita Forbes, Robert Hichens, F E Baily, Olive Wadsley,Victor L Whitechurch etc. Illustrators include H Forster, A K MacDonald, Leo Bates plus b/w plates. Rated Poor as lacks ... View more info

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THE TALE of MR TOD

By: POTTER , Beatrix ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London & New York, Frederick Warne and Co Ltd: 1964

Seller ID: 123354

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Fair D/j .Early ed.1964 Reprint.Small.94pp. Colour illus. Frontise plus 14 other plates;- pastel shades.illus.animal characters & a bumble bee to end papers.[ pastel grey-green boards+ green titles & col.Tipped-on pate to front. tight binding , clean throughout, no inscsp, no annotation, spine lean ] Dust Jacket price clipped yet leaving price of 5/- , fox tanned, minor markings , light handling soil, edgewear col/rub/loss mainly top/tail spine.Please see our ima... View more info