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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF HORSES & PONIES no 9

By: SUMMERHAYS, R.S., HOPE , Lt.Col.C E G , RUTCZYNSKI , Lt K ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE: 1953

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 9795

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in VG D/j.3rd ed.1953.Brown cloth with dark brown lettering , No 9 in Series. Print code 660-652. VG+/VG ( Book- no previous owner name or insc. End papers browned. Dust Jacket- non price clipped cover 5/- Colour loss rubbing to green extremities and red wavy line a little faded to spine but remains an attractive clean copy. No other notable defects to book or jacket. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our images of the actual... View more info

Image for THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES MIGRATION AND HABITS  With Observations on our Rarer Visitants ( THIRD SERIES )

THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES MIGRATION AND HABITS With Observations on our Rarer Visitants ( THIRD SERIES )

By: T.A.COWARD , MSc FZS FRES MBOU ( REVISED BY A.W.BOYD , MC MA FZS FRES MBOU )

Price: £9.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE AND CO: 1960

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 123675

Condition: Very Good


Beige rexine faux leather cloth boards with bright gilt and black titles and bright gilt blocked bird to upper board. 175 x 130 mm approx. 286 pp.Illustrated end papers, speckled edges to book block. Coloured frontis + 67 other full colour plates by Archibald Thorburn and others and 68 b/w photographs. The copy offered is a 1960 reprint of the 4th Edition in Warnes Wayside and Woodland Series. VG/Good (Book- Light shelf wear to bottom edge of boards- colour loss only. Li... View more info

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BIDDY FINDS a HARE Colouring and Story Book

By: TARRANT , Audrey , Artist & Author

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, THE MEDICI SOCIETY Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122229

ISBN: 0855030275

Condition: VG


Square slim P/b , 1st ediition , VG , younger children , colour illustrated to 6 pages others blank to colour-in. 24pp , Audrey Tarrant [ her work extensively published by Medici Soc. and her children's book have a wide following ] [ book - no inscsp / no annotation, tight binding , clean throughout. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

ANGLER'S FISHES and Their Natural History , the Lonsdale Library Vol Xxx1v

By: TAVERNER , Eric , BA [Oxon] FZS

Price: £18.50

Publisher: LONDON, SEELEY SERVICE & Co: 1957

Seller ID: 8097

Condition: VG


Hard cover , 1957 , VG , illustrated , 284pp+ 2pp publishers adverts , 1/4 binding Buckram boards , gilt lettering , Eric Taverner , BA [Oxon] FZS , illus with 200 mono plates/line drawings plus one page colour plate , Intro;, 30 Chpts. , gloss, biblio;, appendix ; [ comprehensive by an authority - [ loch / lake / rivers / trout /salmon / bream / carp / dace / roach / perch / pike etc ] book - tight binding , no inscp , clean throughout , mild fox to feps , exterior brig... View more info

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THE ROSE AND THE RING or The History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo & THE MAGIC FISHBONE

By: THACKERAY , W M , DICKENS , CHARLES , GILBERT , John , HOGARTH, Paul ,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, DENT DUTTON: 1967

Seller ID: 12061

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.VG D/j.1967.Colour & b/w illustrated by John Gilbert & Paull Hogarth.Dent Dutton Classics.No 42. Two tales in one Volume by two famed Victorian authors: Thackery & Dickens. "Around the Middle of the last century there was a fashion for " literary fairy Tales" as distinct from traditional folk-lore." 179pp+ 4 pages publisher's adverts.[ blue dec.boards+ red titles to spine & front, same design to end papers, No incsp ,tight binding ] clean bright Dust Jacket no... View more info

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HENRY IN THE NEWS

By: THATCHER , DORA , BIRO , VAL

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leicester, BROCKHAMPTON PRESS: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5852

Condition: VG


VG H/b.[ Internal FINE ]1st ed.1983.Laminated boards. The Henry Series by D Thatcher. Henry the Helicopter.Humerous illus. in line by Artist Val Biro. slightly larger font text for younger child.Children's illustrated.[ small neat ink incssp to initial blank page ffep, tight binding, internal as new ] bright covers mild handling soil & start of fox tan spotting. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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

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PERCY THE SMALL ENGINE

By: THE REV W. AWDRY

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LONDON, KAY & WARD: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120345

ISBN: 0718204166

Condition: Good


Illustrated card wraps, (paperback) 100 x140 mm approx. Landscape format. 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. First Paper-back Edition 1st printing 1970. Good )Book- Covers colour rubbed and a little dog eared. No previous owner name, insc. or other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GULS HORNBOOK AND THE BELMAN OF LONDON IN TWO PARTS

By: THOMAS DEKKER

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, J M DENT & Sons Ltd: 1936

Seller ID: 123098

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles and decs to spine, 155 x 100 mm approx. Silk marker, gilt top edge to book block others uncut. 292 pp. Facsimile title page woodcut of the first edition of The Belman of London 1608 with tissue guard. Decorative title page printed in red and black. Printed at the Temple Press Letchworth in Dent's Temple Classics series with publisher's printed front paste down. A particularly well preserved copy. Near Fine/Near Fine.(Book- no shelf wear... View more info

SCIENTIFIC BOOKS LIBRARIES and COLLECTORS A Study of Bibliography and the Book Trade in Relation to Science

By: THORNTON , John L , & TULLY , R.I.J.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: LONDON, The Library Association: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121986

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. x + 288pp, 12 plates as called for. Bibliography of Scientific Literature from the Earliest Times.[ Before the invention of printing / Incunabula / Rise scientific Studies / Growth Periodical literature, Publishing and Bookselling through through Scientific libraries at the time of publication. First published in 1954 the copy offered by us is a 1956 reprint. VG no d/j Boards- no notable shelf wear or soil... View more info

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RUPERT AND THE ENCHANTED PRINCESS , Rupert Little Bear Library no 3

By: TOURTEL, Mary ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, SAMSON LOW, Marston & Co ltd:

Seller ID: 119529

Condition: VG


Small yellow H/b Rupert Little Bear Library no 3, 62pp. b/w illustrated with verse. Undated.card pages med fox browned. tight binding , Internal- clean throughout. no inscsp. PLS see our image View more info

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RUPERT AND DAPPLE , Rupert Little Bear Library no 10

By: TOURTEL, Mary ,

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, SAMSON LOW, Marston & Co ltd:

Seller ID: 122900

Condition: Good


Small yellow H/b Rupert Little Bear Library no 10, 62pp. b/w illustrated with verse. Undated.card pages light fox browned. tight binding , Internal- clean throughout .author name partially rubbed away to title page.no inscsp.Bright col.illus. cover, no loss.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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IRISH MEGALITHIC TOMBS

By: TWOHIG , E S , MA

Price: £3.00

Publisher: PRINCES RISBOROUGH, SHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10320

ISBN: 0747800944

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.1st.Illustrated card wraps, 72pp, 42 line and photo. illust. Includes list of sites and suggested further reading. Written by a prominent Archaeologist in the subject field ES Thowhig MA .( Light shelf wear to covers and spine a little sunned. No other notable defects and free of previous owner name or insc). Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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HARE and the EASTER EGGS

By: UTTLEY , Alison , TEMPEST , Margaret ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123003

ISBN: 0001983962

Condition: VG +


VG+ Square H/b [ Internal FINE ] [1952- new ed.2000 with Abridged text & additional illus. by Mark burgess] Colour illustrated by original Artist Margaret Tempest.Golden-yellow illus. end papers.Charming Animal tales for the young.45pp.190x155mm [ Laminated h/b ,No inscsp, Fine throughout] minor spot fade to pastel pink to front cover [ on the golden-yellow] & to lower band of spine, all else bright & clean as new.Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S BIRTHDAY The Tales of Little Grey Rabbit

By: UTTLEY , ALISON , TEMPEST , MARGARET,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS / HarperCollins Publishers: 2000

Edition: First Ediiton Thus

Seller ID: 122546

ISBN: 0001983911

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b.1sted thus-abridged 2000.45PP. Colour illustrated by Margaret Tempest [ original artist] pictures in in square, round & oblong framed design .Younger child [ animal family tales in the coutryside. The Tales of Little Grey Rabbit series [ Modern Classic] blue-tone illus. end papers.[ tight binding, No inscsp. Fine throughout] laminated covers near Fine few tiny dot/spots to white front.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S SPRING CLEANING PARTY No 29

By: UTTLEY , Alison , WIGGLESWORTH , Katherine

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1972

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 7048

ISBN: 0001941313

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Fair D/j/.1st ed. Original Yellow paper covered boards with green lettering and illustration repeating that of the dust jacket. 63 nos. pp.yellow Illustrated end papers.No 29 in series and only the 28 previous titles are listed on the rear panel. Tommy Doormouse / Grey Rabbit / lavender cakes / dandelion wine colour illustrated by the original artist K Wigglesworth.VG/Fair[ Yellow board book [ not laminate ]rubber stamp inscsp. to 1/2 title page. Very minor ru... View more info

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CHATTERBOX Annual

By: Various Authors

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, DEAN & Son Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 1444

Condition: VG


H/b undated chiildrens annual c. 1950's Pictorial Boards (Snow scene Huskys- boy on sleigh ) Blue cloth quarter binding. 188pp + Little Pig Kiwi Shoe polish rhyme Advert. Colour Frontispiece+ b/w line drawings. collection of stories for boys & girls by various authors.(book - No inscp, binding sound, puzzles not filled-in left blank, end papers sound).external - 10mm thumb crease-line base front corner- ditto to rear.minor edgwear + head and tail of cloth spine - no frey... View more info

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BRITISH WILD FLOWERS A Ladybird Nature Book Series no.536

By: VESEY FITZGERALD , Brian , FLS , HILDER , Rowland & Edith ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & HEPWORTH: 1957

Seller ID: 122023

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG D/j.an early 1957 Reprint as title mentioned to rear flap. 52 pps. buff card with navy illustrated boards. no inscsp. clean throughout.[ Dust Jacket not price clipped, 2/6 ,cover starting to fox, feint marks, corner small col.rub/loss , Ladybird book of British Wild Flowers series 536; colour illustrated by by Artists Rowland & Edith Hilder B Vesy-Firtzgerald the renouned and well loved country author; Childrens colour illustrated fun to learn books - altern... 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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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH BUTTERFLIES

By: W.J.STOKOE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE & Co Ltd: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123164

Condition: Very Good


Pale Blue cloth boards with dark blue titles. 145 x 95 mm approx. 192 pp. No.3 in series. Print code 179.642 .1942 the Fourth printing of the 1st Edition.VG/G- (Book- Light fading to cloth at extremities. No previous owner name or ins. Book block square and binding sound. Dust Jacket - two significant chips to head at front and rear flap folds - max 20mm to front and tear of 25 mm approx from base of chip to rear with associated creasing. No notable soiling. Non price cl... View more info