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Image for BENNY BEAR The Farmer [ Benny Bear is the Little Bear , a Well Known Film &  T.V.Figure ]

BENNY BEAR The Farmer [ Benny Bear is the Little Bear , a Well Known Film & T.V.Figure ]

By: TURNOR , Mary ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BRIMAX Books Publisher / Printed in West Germany: 0

Seller ID: 123760

Condition: Good


Good Large 12 page Board book printed in West Germany. Brimax no.1602.Adventures of a Teddy Bear farmer against real life scenes. A charm of a book with large font text for younger child.[ a sound binding, no exposed hinges ] few light markings to blank rear board, total fade to cloth spine, small loss top/tail spine, light edge-wear, bumped top corners. 290x220mm. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL

By: UTTLEY, ALISON

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11355

Condition: Good


Original Grey Paper covered boards with light blue titles and laid on colour illustration to front board. Illustrated end papers, 109pp. with 22 full colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest. The 2nd book in the Little Grey Rabbit series by Uttley. 1st Edition 1930. Good (Book- Skillfully rebacked in cloth with original paper back strip laid on and without disturbing the original illustrated end papers. No previous owner name or insc.12mm approx. repaired tear to foredge of p75 and occassional light soiling. Boards respectably clean. No dust jacket. Binding sound with no other notable faults).... View more info

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MACDUFF

By: UTTLEY, ALISON , KENNEDY, A.E.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, FABER and Faber: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 118821

Condition: Good


SIGNED Copy. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 205x140mm approx. 142pp. 26 charming b/w illustrations by Kennedy (many full page) featuring the author's own Scottie dog. There is an element of fantasy and magic in the book, but fantasy and magic are always present in the house of a writer of fairy tales, and Macduff shares this secret world. A departure from Alison Uttley's normal children' & country books;- title now quite uncommon. The copy offered by us for sale has the added attribute of being warmly inscribed byAlison Uttley in ink to the half title page to a fellow lover of ... View more info

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TIGER ANNUAL 1959

By: Various Contributors

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgimated Press , A Fleetway Annual: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123986

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b Annual. Contents- Picture Stories , b/w comic-strip, with 2 in Colour of Roy of the Rovers and Larry Wayne Driver of the Red Hot Racer. Written Stories [ Rusty Flynn , Two heeled Whirlwind etc ] Picture Features [ Strange things happen in Boxing , Talking Sport with the Skiper ]Winter Sports to End papers ( Large h/b, tight binding, no inscsp. clean throughout, paper fresh , not price clipped, 7/6 ] neat purple cloth spine, mild edge-wear & few minor markings .Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BY HEATHER AND SEA A Tale of North Devon

By: VAUGHAN , E , SHEPPERSON , CLAUDE

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge / SPCK: 1890

Seller ID: 11980

Condition: Good +


Undated H/b circa late 1890's or early Edwardian. Green cloth illustrated boards with gilt tiles to spine, floral decs and boy and young girl to front board. iv+ 243pp + 8p publisher's catalogue. Frontis + 2 other unspecified illustrations by Claude Shepperson. Michael and Nancy's exploits on the North Devon Coast. Good no d/j (Book- General shelf soiling to cloth boards but no notable wear, moderate foxing/browning to end papers and a few foxing spots to prelim. pages. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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 Zoo to take a holiday at the Seaside. A scarce book. NB There are two pages at the end which illustrate minstrels and the "N" ... View more info

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BUTTERFLIES of the WORLD BROOKE BOND PICTURE CARD ALBUM

By: WARD , Richard ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Reading, BROOKE BOND: 1960

Seller ID: 5435

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.Small.Oblong. Text & illustrations by Richard Ward. " This series of picture cards is offered in the interest of Education and Wildlife Conservation" , 6d ,undated c.1960's internal Fine throughout, minor edge-wear to cover, clean Staples, no inscsp. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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 Jacket - colour rubbing to extremities and two tears to top rear panel of up to 20mm approx and small light crease to top corner... 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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MIDSHIPMAN RAXWORTHY

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F , HODGSON , E S

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1940

Seller ID: 119510

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG D/j. c. 1940's?.208pp. illust. by S Hodges 4 b/w plates. Frontis;The Smoke was Increasing. Author Percy F Westerman [ 1876 - 1959 ] served RAF WW1 , a popular boy's author. Raxworthy is a spirited youth always getting into trouble ... [ blue cloth black titles, No inscsp, clean throughout. tight binding ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 5/-, light crease top front mild edgewear of colour rub/loss. 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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POEMS BY THE LATE WILLIAM COWPER

By: WILLIAM COWPER

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, WHITTINGHAM & ARLESS Juvenile Library: 1816

Seller ID: 123985

Condition: Good


Dark Green Calf LEATHER half binding with marbled paper sides, 4 raised bands with laid on brown leather title slip with titles and decs in gilt. 125 x 80 mm approx. 16 mo.Sewn two colour head and tailbands, [vi] + 416 pp. Steel engraved frontis illustrating "charity" + steel engraved illustrated title page of " Thresher" . 1816 New Edition Printed for Whittingham & Arless Juvenile Library. A tactile pocket book. Account of the treatment of Hares published in the Gentleman's Magazine at end together with the memorandum found amongst Cowper's papers of the death of poor puss ... View more info

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SLOW BURNER

By: WILLIAM HAGGARD

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, CASSELL & CO: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124157

Condition: Very Good


Red Boards with gilt titles to spine, 205 x 140 mm approx. 192 pp. First Edition 1st printing of this political spy fiction novel which introduces Colonel Charles Russell as a Security Executive seeking to protect Britain's secret material "Slow Burner" which has put Britain ahead in the field of Nuclear Fission. The author's first book. ( pseudonym of Richard Henry Michael Clayton). The copy offered by us is a review copy with Cassell's review slip loosely laid in. VG/Good (Book- offset browning strip to last text page where flap fold inserted behind rear blank. No other notable defec... View more info

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THE WILTSHIRE CENTENARIAN: HER EVENTFUL LIFE AND HAPPY DEATH AT THE AGE OF ONE HUNDRED AND TWO YEARS

By: WILLIAM JEFFRY REV.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, E.STOCK: 1890

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 124092

Condition: Good


Blue Cloth Boards with Gilt titles and black blocked frame border to upper board, 120 x 75 mm approx. 95 pp + Advert page of other works by the author. Steel Engraved portrait of subject. The title continues :- Including a report of the public Commemoration of her one hundredth birthday with the remarkable address delivered by herself on the occasion; also sketches of seventy pastoral visits. Undated 10th Edition Forty First Thousand. Born Anne Fisher on 1st January 1770 at Bampton Devon daughter of Joseph and Mary Fisher; Anne ministered to the sick and was married three times, the third to W... 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 Biscuits Ad., with Lawson's animals illus. to rear cover] Please see our image 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/soiling.No nicks or tears. Non price clipped- cover5/- Supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our ... 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