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HENRY IN THE NEWS

By: THATCHER , DORA , BIRO , VAL

Price: £12.50

Publisher: LEICESTER , FIRST EDITION, BROCKHAMPTON PRESS: 1963

Seller ID: 5852

Condition: VG


88 pages , scarce title , colour illustrated laminated boards - a comic drawing of a plunging Henry the helicopter over a country show fair , small neat ink incssp to fep , tight sound clean copy , slightly larger text for children , boys / girls , the adventures of a helicopter illustrated with amusing line drawings by Val Biro , D Thatcher's Henry series and Tommy [ the tug boat ] series etc.[ist ed] View more info

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HENRY'S MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE

By: THATCHER , DORA , PAUL- HOYE , R ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leicester, BROCKHAMPTON PRESS: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120810

Condition: Good -


Not often Found. Small oblong comic-strip card p/b.1963. Unpaginated. Red/white/ black tone illustrated by artist R Paul-Hoye.Text by Henry Series / & Tug-boat series , author, Dora Thatcher.Hlicopter Adventures for boys & girls.[ assumed meant-to-be-punched-out circle to red cloth spine, book has been folded, 7-8 minor staining areas , tight binding, no tears, no colour-in , 1/- , card covers fairly worn and weary - Please see our image of the actual book offered for sa... View more info

POPULAR ERRORS Things Not Generally Known Explained & Illustrated, A book for Old & Young, An Entirely New Edition 1857

By: TIMBS , JOHN, FSA

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Fleet Street , London, KENT& Co [ late BOGUE]: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5572

Condition: Good


Small h/b.1st ed thus-- "Entirely new Edition 1857 ". 247 pp+ 33 pages Publisher's Adverts. J Timbs FSA . "Things not Generally known - Explained"" - expelling myths - Set in 11 sections - Economy of man / Nature / Society & progress / Sciences / traditional history / natural history / fabulous animals / superstition / laws & customs / domestic history / miscellanea ] Exterior is Fine with a new Re-Backed Black cloth & Bright Gilt titles to spine thus... View more info

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OLD LONDON STREET CRIES AND THE CRIES OF TO-DAY WITH HEAPS OF QUAINT CUTS INCLUDING HAND-COLOURED FRONTISPIECE

By: TUER, ANDREW W.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LONDON, FIELD AND TUER: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119264

Condition: Near Fine


NB this is not a modern facsimile.Marbled paper covered boards with laid on title slips and cord ties.135x100mm approx. First shilling pocket edition 1885. 130pp. Hand coloured frontis + 55 woodcuts many full page + letter to author on cockney pronunciation reproduced at end and with text on the origins and histories of the various hawkers and street vendors cries. Near Fine. The copy offered by us for sale has been washed and re sewn and re cased with new marbled paper ... View more info

THE SAGA OF SHIPS , BROOKE BOND PICTURE CARD ALBUM

By: VILLIERS , Alan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: READING, BROOKE BOND:

Seller ID: 6457

Condition: Fine


Brooke Bond Picture Cards, The Saga of Ships text by Alan Villiers.Unpaginated pages , colour illustrated stapled card wraps , 6d , a fine copy with all 50 colour cards neatly stuck , text , no inscsp , no annotations . [ for both child and collector] 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 Z... View more info

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HIROSHIGE

By: WALTER EXNER, Translated by Marguerite Kay

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN & CO LTD: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120798

Condition: Very Good


Black Cloth boards with white titles to spine and front panel.320 x 325 mm approx. 112 pp. 46 tipped in colour plates of which 1 fold out with captions. First published in Germany in 1958 the copy offered by us is the 1st UK Edition of 1960. Introduction by Werner Speiser and Translated by Marguerite Kay. Celebrated as one of the greatest of the Japanese masters of the art of wood-engraving Hiroshige was a contemporary of Kunisada and Kuniyoshi and the last great artist ... View more info

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THE MORGAN AND PEACE DOLLAR TEXTBOOK

By: WAYNE MILLER Specialist & Leading Authority

Price: £25.00

Publisher: METAIRIE LOUISIANA, ADAM SMITH:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121927

Condition: Fine


[10987654321].Black Rexine boards with silver titles to spine and front board. 240 x 200 mm approx. xvii + 262 pp. Many unspecified colour illustrations and printed on heavy glossy paper this is an authoritative book written by a specialist dealer in the coins (Miller Contursi, Inc) which provides a date by date analysis of the 122 different Morgan and Peace dollars including mintage and rarity. Fine/ VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jac... View more info

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MECHANICAL TIN TOYS in Colour

By: WELTENS , ARNO , Authority & Collector

Price: £8.00

Publisher: POOLE, BLANDFORD PRESS / Blandford Colour series: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11559

ISBN: 0713708484

Condition: Fine


Small FINE H/b,FINE D/j. 1st. Blandford Colour series, Profusely illustrated with 80 Pages of plates + lind drawings in text.Brief history, Alphabetical:- descp. of German, European & American Firms, Biblio; & films, Trademark index, 10 headings of collective toys.A Weltens. [ book & Dust Jacket both as new.176pp. 195x135mm[ camera has made title appear blurry, but they are not blurred] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FURNITURE

By: WOODFORDE , JOHN

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE: 1964

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 122620

Condition: Near Fine


Mid Brown Boards with Black titles.145 x 95 mm approx.224 pages plus one page naming the 12 different woods illustrated on the end papers. First Edition 1st printing of No 35 in the Observer's Series describing furniture from the Tudor to Victorian times with 195 line illustrations.High no to list in book and d/j flap - Furniture.Print code 1543.264. Near Fine/Near Fine Book- No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound and tight. Dust Jacket- Negligible shelf rubbing/s... View more info

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MADRID POSTCARD BOOK , 15 Old Postcards with Tissue-Guard , Carnet Postal 15 Vistas , Tarjeta Postal

By: [ Grafos , Madrid ] Firm

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Madrid , Spain, GRAFOS: 1920

Seller ID: 118950

Condition: VG


Undated c. 1920 from the scenes [ fashion / transport] VG.Red card covers, No Inscp.15 blank un-used- Ready to Use old Postcards all with , now tanned , Tissue-Guard. Tight bindings but rsusty staple.Carnet Postal Tarjeta Postal.Clean cover.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info