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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 or soiling, a few light foxing spots to end papers and fore edge of book block. Hint of liquid staining to top margin of tis... 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 soiling. Small bump to top front corner. Neat ink inscsp.to ffep., light offset tanning to free end papers.Binding sound with no ... View more info

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A BRIGHT LITTLE PAIR Adapted from the Story by , [ Stories Old and New Series ]

By: TIDDEMAN , L E ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1914

Seller ID: 124220

Condition: Good


Good H/b.c.1914 " This volume belongs to a Series which has been specially prepared for children..... carefully chosen ... of those older tales that never grow old.." A Tale of a Sister and Brother.Colour plate Frontis;- " Who Should Pop Out but Nurse Bond " + 3 more colour plates. 126pp+ 2pp publisher adverts. Small novel 185x130mm , only 3 pale-green-tone illus end-papers [ lacks one ] , Holy Trinity Girl's School stamp & ink inscsp, dated 1914 , to initial blank page [ book itself is undated ], Cream illus. boards with laid-on col illus. mild fox and handling soiling [ a li... View more info

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THE ALL STARS FOOTBALL BOOK 1977 No 16

By: TODD , COLIN , Editor

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, WORLD Distributers , Publishers: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9403

ISBN: 0723503680

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b [annual type series ] Edited by Colin Todd. [ Franz Beckenbaur , Terry Conroy , Dai Davies , Willie Donachie , Alan Gowling , Brian Hall , Steve Perryman , Alex Stepney , Gordon Jeffrey , Stan liversedge , Harry Stanley , Alex Stepney ,] Profusely illustrated b/w photo-plates [ sound binding , no inscsp , not clipped slight minor top layer paper loss where a price has been removed , very minor corner scuff/col/rub loss.94pp. 290x220mm.Football book 1977 [published for Christmas 1976] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 rubbing/ shelf wear to extremities, sound clean copy] Dust Jacket not price clipped , minor edgewear colour rub/ loss to extr... View more info

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POEMS OF OUR TIME 1900-1942

By: VARIOUS (RICHARD CHURCH & M.M.BOZMAN - CHOSEN BY)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT & SONS: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 124042

Condition: Very Good


Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 170 x 110 mm approx. xxvi +326pp. No. 891 In the Everyman's Library under the editorship of Ernest Rhys. Poems selected by Richard Church and M.M Bozman. A book of modest value without it's dust jacket but a prize for book collectors of Richard Church Books or film buffs as the copy offered by us is warmly inscribed and signed by Richard Church to David. The David in question being the British Actor David Keir (1884-1971) and bearing his book plate to the front paste down. VG no d/j (Book- spine a little faded but no notable wear or soiling. A few ... 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 freying. some edgwear colour faded away, bit grubby to blank card rear. PLS See our image 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 clipped cover 4/- in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH WILD ANIMALS

By: W.J.STOKOE

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE & Co Ltd: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124164

Condition: Very Good


Pale Brown cloth boards with dark brown titles. 145 x 95 mm approx. 224 pp. No.5 in series.1949 reprint of the First Edition- Print code 969.249 High No to front flap fold 11 Aircraft. VG/G (Book- Light fading to cloth at extremities. Attractive wood block book plate to front paste down- no previous owner name inserted. Book block square and binding sound. Dust Jacket - 17 mm approx tear to rear panel at spine fold, colour rubbing to extremities with loss- a significant chip to rear panel of 25 x 14 mm approx. at flap fold and other minor chips. Remains quite presentable on the shelf in a rem... View more info

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A DALES SKETCHBOOK

By: WAINWRIGHT , A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: KENDAL, WESTMORELAND GAZETTE: 1976

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9138

Condition: VG


Oblong VG H/b in Good+ D/j.Dated 1976.Publisher's note to last page that a second Dales Sketchbook is in course of preparation. Illustrated 75 sketches & Maps.Scenes in the Dales of Yorkshire & adjacent counties with text.( dark Green imitation leather + bright gilt titles to spine.No inscsp. very slightly cocked] Dust Jacket not price clipped, general shelf soil-handling, edgewear few nicks/ tears max 20mm.chip to spine top 10x10mm .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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SCOTTISH MOUNTAIN DRAWINGS Volume Three the Western Highlands

By: WAINWRIGHT, A

Price: £27.50

Publisher: KENDAL, WESTMORLAND GAZETTE: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122855

Condition: Fine


Rexine Green boards with gilt lettering to spine.180 x 230 mm approx. Landscape format.Unpaginated 75 studies of the Munros in the Western Highlands being Vol 3 of Wainwright's Scottish Mountain Drawings series. First Edition or early reprint.List of other books shows Volume Two of Scottish Mountain Drawings as most recent publication Fine/VG[ book- no previous owner name or insc. No bumps or sign of use.Dust Jacket Mild to moderate shelf soiling with some light foxing spots showing through fore edge of rear panel and a 15mm tear to top edge of same. Price clipped.(Hence unable to confirm 1st ... View more info

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A SECOND LAKELAND SKETCHBOOK

By: WAINWRIGHT, A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: KENDAL, WESTMORLAND GAZETTE: 1970

Seller ID: 9336

Condition: VG+


Hardback Landscape format with Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , Undated but circa 1970's, Dark Green Rexine leather effect boards with gilt lettering to spine. Unpaginated. a second selection of 80 studies of the lake district with accompanying notes. Reprint from 1970's. Author's other books not listed. (book- no previous owner name or insc. No bumps. D/J - publisher's price sticker affixed- cover price £5.90. No rubbing nicks or tears. Supplied in clear removable proprietary protective cover A lovely copy. [ other titles in this series available] Please see our images of the actual book offered for ... View more info

A THIRD LAKELAND SKETCHBOOK

By: WAINWRIGHT, A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: KENDAL, WESTMORLAND GAZETTE: 1971

Seller ID: 9337

Condition: VG+


Hardback Landscape format with Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , Undated but circa 1970's, Dark Green Rexine leather effect boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt titles to front board. Unpaginated. a third selection of 80 studies of the lake district with accompanying notes. Reprint from late1970's.(high no. of other titles listed is A second Dales Sketchbook 1978. (book- no previous owner name or insc. No bumps. D/J - publisher's price sticker removed leaving shadow. No rubbing, 9mm tear with associated light crease to top front panel -not obtrusive.A little light shelf soiling to rear panel.Sup... View more info

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A FOURTH LAKELAND SKETCHBOOK

By: WAINWRIGHT, A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: KENDAL, WESTMORLAND GAZETTE: 1982

Seller ID: 9338

Condition: VG+


Hardback-Landscape Format with Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , Undated but circa 1982 , Dark Green Rexine leather effect boards with gilt lettering to spine.Unpaginated. a fourth selection of 80 studies of the lake district with accompanying notes.High no of Author's other books - A Wyre Sketchbook.(book- no previous owner name or insc. No bumps. D/J - publisher's price sticker affixed- cover £5.90 No nicks or tears.Supplied in clear removable proprietary protective cover A lovely copy. [ other titles in this series available] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info