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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 32 RUPERT SPRING ADVENTURES

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122564

Condition: Very Good


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 32 in series.1957. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Rope Trick, and Rupert and the Lonely Cottage. Very Good (Staples rusty with slight leaching to paper.Front cover shy of fore edge of pages from creasing which has caused some minor rubb... View more info

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 31 RUPERT SNOW PRANKS

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122565

Condition: Very Good


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 31 in series.1956. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Snow Pranks and Rupert and the Shy Coconut.Very Good ( Mild discolouration and soiling to front cover the former also visible on reverse. No other notable defects and painting not done. ... View more info

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GREY RABBIT'S MAY DAY

By: ALISON UTTLEY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120548

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Paper covered boards matching the dust jacket. 175x145mm approx. 64pp. Illustrated end papers.Squirrel, Hare and Grey Rabbit prepare for the May Day celebrations but have no May Pole to dance around. VG/VG (Book- Light colour rubbing to extremities of boards. Prize book plate to front free end paper. Dust Jacket- Mild colour rubbing to extremities and a few light general shelf soiling marks but no nicks or tears and non price clipped. Now in a removable propr... View more info

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BOURNEMOUTH AND POOLE TRAMWAYS

By: ANDERSON, ROY C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: MIDHURST, MIDDLETON PRESS: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 10802

ISBN: 1873793472

Condition: VG+


SIGNED Copy by Editor RJ Harley, H/b Laminated illustrated Boards, 96pp. 120 b/w photos + b/w line drawings of routes and ephemera. Published in the Tramway Classics series by Middleton Press. Signed on the title page in ink by the editor of the series Robert J. Harley, with no other name or inscription. VG+ (Book- No notable defects). See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BALLADS OF BOOKS

By: ANDREW LANG (Editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121714

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on bevelled boards with gilt titles and publisher's gilt blocked logo to front panel. 170 x 105mm approx. xviii + 158 pp. Printed on hand made paper, top edge gilt and uncut to others. A recasting of Brander Matthews volume of the same name published by Coomes - New York 1887. As stated by Lang in his preface- an editor must be meddling and thus he has re-ordered some of the poems by date, omitted some and added others which had escaped Matthew's attention or ... View more info

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THE STORY OF EBENEZER BRISTLES Uncle Toby Tales

By: ARIS , Ernest , Artist

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, WARD Lock & Co.Ltd.: 1930

Seller ID: 122538

Condition: Good


Good H/b [ Internal VG Clean throughout, No inscsp] Larger font text for Younger child.Undated c.1930's-40's [Children's Colour illustrated ] wonderful illus. by Artist Ernest Aris.Uncle Toby Tales series. A charm of a book for child and collector alike.An animal tale [ Ebenezer the Hedgehog / Rabbits / Rastus Rook / Scarecrow / Field Mice / Mole] covers a little tired odd patch of col.rub/loss mailny edgewear, faded red or brown ; now Tan cloth spine. Uneven Fade & ligh... View more info

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SURREY London's Southern Neighbour

By: ARTHUR MEE

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120313

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with black titles to spine and front board. 205 x 145 mm approx. ix + 350 pp. Top edge of book block stained red, Map to rear end papers. Frontis Sepia photo + 180 other Sepia photos with text on 164 Places in the county from Abinger Hammer to Wotton. First Printing of the Surrey volume in Hodder and Stoughton's "The King's England" series being a New Domesday Book of 10,000 Towns and Villages edited by Arthur Mee. VG/Good (Book- No notable shelf... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ROCKS AND MINERALS

By: ATKINSON, RICHARD & FRANCES

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123548

ISBN: 0723215782

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated laminated boards, 184pp. 58 colour and 9 b/w photographs. Nos. 80 in series. 0240.579. Near Fine (Book- A tight clean copy with no previous owner name or inscription. Slight fading to red title to spine.F.Warne price sticker remains affixed to rear board. No notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for THE BOOK OF ALMANACS, With an Index of Reference, by Which the Almanac May Be Found for Every Year, Whether in Old Style or New, from any Epoch, Ancient or Modern, up to A.D. 2000. With Means of Finding the Day of Any New or Full Moon from B.C. 2000 to A.D. 2000., 1871

THE BOOK OF ALMANACS, With an Index of Reference, by Which the Almanac May Be Found for Every Year, Whether in Old Style or New, from any Epoch, Ancient or Modern, up to A.D. 2000. With Means of Finding the Day of Any New or Full Moon from B.C. 2000 to A.D. 2000., 1871

By: Augustus De Morgan , Late Professor of Mathmatics

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, James Walton: 1871

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 118644

Condition: Good


Brown Cloth Boards with gilt title and circular dec to front board, Landscape format 140x220mm approx. xix + 89pp + 2 of publisher's adverts. 2nd Edition of Morgan's Book of Almanacs first published in 1851. Portrait of the author taken from another publication pasted to reverse of front end paper. Good (Book- A neat repair to the binding has been carried out by reinforcing the spine with blue cloth and the internal hinges with a linen backed adhesive tape. Although not ... View more info

Image for OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

By: AULT , Emeritus Huntington Professor of History & Hon.Fellow Jesus College Oxford etc.Warren O , ELTON , Professor G R , LittD. [ ed. ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122931

ISBN: 0049421050

Condition: VG


VG P/b.1st.In open-field village the ploughlands lay in 2 or more extensive tracts.Each great field was divided into ploughstrips which were grouped in furlongs.This book gives a detailed account of the co-operative practice of the time.p.145-174 on Court Rolls.[ VG tight binding, clean throughout, No inscsp, laminted cover light edgewear. .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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STEPNEY THE BLUEBELL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 18

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, EDMUND WARD: 1963

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 11798

Condition: Good


Oblong Hard Back ,Good,1st edition , 57 pps , Blue boards with silver train to front , small book , no inscsp , sound clean copy , yellow tone illus feps , illustrated full page colour - alternate pages , [ The Thomas the Tank series ] , Percy is confused about where the older steam engines go - some go to The Bluebell Railway , Sheffield Park , Sussex . [ boy's train adventure] author Rev W Awdry ackns - help received from the The Bluebell Preservation Society [ book- n... View more info

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HENRY THE GREEN ENGINE , No 6 The Railway Series

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 120963

ISBN: 0718200055

Condition: VG+


Small oblong H/b+ Dust Jacket.1971.Rep. 64pp.Red cloth+Green titles s & trainn illus to front.Tight binding.No inscsp, no annotation,no nicks or creases,no colour-in.VG+ as initial blank page begining to fox tan] D/j not price clipped, front cover good - rear cover poor- hence poor+, Front & /spine edgwear creasing & small colour rub/loss with max loss to top/tail spine.The back cover text is clear, tiny edge nicks & little grubby with old cellotape reapir. [The Thomas t... View more info

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DUKE THE LOST ENGINE , RAILWAY SERIES NO 25

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122530

ISBN: 0718208404

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b in Poor+ d/j.1st ed.1st print.1970.59pps. Yellow-tone Railway Station scene to end papers[ the Fat Controller / Granpuff / Stuart / Falcon ] by Rev Awdry - Thomas the Tank books. Children's colour illusttrated by G & P Edwards.Railway series no 25.[ small oblong Navy cloth bright red train to front, tight binding, no inscsp. all Fine apart from small light corner crease top P10.] Dust Jacket not price clipped.6/- edgewear col.rub/loss, likewise to spine, li... View more info

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DUCK AND THE DIESEL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 13

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122624

ISBN: 0718204379

Condition: Good


FINE Internally.Good+ covers. Illustrated card wraps.100 x 135mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pps. No 13 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ] , the Fat Controller and the troublesome diesel . [ boy's train adventure ] First Paperback Edition 1975. (Book- covers a little colour rubbed but respectably clean with no previous owner name or other notable defects).Please see our actual image of the book of... View more info

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GORDON THE BIG ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 8

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122626

ISBN: 0718204174

Condition: G+


Clean throughout.Illustrated card wraps.100 x 135mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pps. No 8 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ] , [ boy's train adventure ] First Paperback Edition 1970. (Book- covers a little colour rubbed and creased but respectably clean with no previous owner name or other notable defects).Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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DUCK AND THE DIESEL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 13

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 120044

ISBN: 0718200128

Condition: VG+


Navy boards with orange train to front.105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pp. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages to text. First Published in 1958 by Edmund Ward, the copy offered by us is a first printing by Kaye & Ward 1968 being nos. 13 in the Thomas the Tank series featuring the Fat Controller and the troublesome diesel ... [ boy's train adventure ] Sky-blue Dust Jacket non price clipped- cover 6/- Heavy rubbing and loss to head and tail of spine o... View more info

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JAMES THE RED ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 3

By: AWDRY , REV W , DALBY , C Reginald ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: 122531

ISBN: 0718200020

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Poor D/j. 12th impression 1969. 64pps.Children's colour illustrated [ the Fat Controller / Edward ] here are adventures along Thomas's branch line . by Rev Awdry - Thomas the Tank books series no 3.[ small oblong clean navy cloth bright gilt train to front, tight binding, No inscsp. no annotation, NB However the top corner area of final picture is missing] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/- , edgewear col.rub/loss, likewise to spine, little grubby to rear from ... View more info

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MOUNTAIN ENGINES THE RAILWAY SERIES No 19

By: AWDRY , REV W , GUNVOR & PETER EDWARDS

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 123417

ISBN: 0718200187

Condition: Very Good


Navy Blue Boards with white title and engine to front board. Clean throughout.Illustrated card wraps.105 x 145mm approx. Landscape format. 58 pps. No 19 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ] Yellow-tone two sided railway scent to end papers. , The Rack Railway climbs the mountain called Culdee Fell (Based on The Snowdon Mountain Railway [ boy's train adventure ] First Published in 1964 by Edmund Ward ... View more info

Image for BRANCH LINE ENGINES The Railway Series No 16

BRANCH LINE ENGINES The Railway Series No 16

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY , John T ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 123416

Condition: Very Good


Blue Boards with yellow Titles and Engines to upper board. 105 x 145 mm approx. Landscape Format 58 pps. No 16 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ]. Yellow-tone two sided railway scent to end papers. First published in 1965 by Edmund Ward the copy offered by us is a 1968 reprint by Kay & Ward. VG/Good- (Book- No notable soiling or wear to boards. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust J... View more info

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GALLANT OLD ENGINE THE RAILWAY SERIES NO 17

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY John T ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, KAY & WARD: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123418

ISBN: 0718200160

Condition: VG


Blue Boards with White titles and engine to upper board. 105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 58 pp. Iillustrated full page colour - alternate pages by John T Kenny. [The Thomas the Tank series ] Yellow-tone two sided railway scent to end papers. ,Pooly engine Rheneas has come home , his name is Dolgoch and his home is Towyn in Wales , all the other engines are now very happy as he is their hero [ boy's train adventure]First published in 1962 by Edmund Ward the copy ... View more info