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FIVE HAVE A WONDERFUL TIME

By: BLYTON, ENID , SOPER, EILEEN

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122813

Condition: Very Good


Red boards with black titles, 190 x 130 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, 192pp.32 illustrations in mono and duo tone by Eileen Soper as called for. No 11 in the Famous Five series. First published in 1952 the copy offered by us is the 2nd impression from 1953. VG/Good (Book- fading to head of spine where paper loss to d/j. A little light foxing to fore and top edge of book block- not affecting face of pages, No previous owner name or inscription. Binding sound and squa... View more info

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SON OF EMPIRE The Story of Rudyard Kipling

By: BRADDY , Nella , HEADE

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1946

Seller ID: 3650

Condition: Good


Good H/b.Good-D/j.1946.Colour Fronti:- Kipling's Meeting with Rhodes. illus. in line by Heade.An absorbing biography - telling of his early struggles & disappointments - his friendship with Cecil Rhodes & Sir H Rider Haggard.256pp.190x125mm [ maroon/red cloth, gilt motif to front & titles to spine, ink inscsp. beneath inner D/j flap , sound copy, tan foredge] Dust Jacket degewear crease, col.rub/loss mainly to spine. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective c... View more info

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THE CENTRE COURT STORY [ Sportsmans series - Tennis ]

By: BRADY , Maurice

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, THE SPORTSMAN'S Book Club: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123161

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in Good D/j.1st Sportsman.1959 for Sportsman's. The game of Tennis with yesteryear famous players. 42 chpts. illus. 22 b/w plates of famous players. [ Gerald L Patterson / Jean Borotra / Miss Helen Jacobs / Robert L Riggs etc ] maroon boards, gilt tiles, No inscsp. tight binding, paper fox tanned ] Dust Jacket bright, clean , small tears to back now protected in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our images of the actual book offered... View more info

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SILVERTIP'S SEARCH

By: BRAND, MAX

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11461

Condition: Good


Good H/b in poor+ D/j.1st ed.1948.The 7th title in this Wold West series. [ red cloth+ black titles, 224pp.edgewear mild shelf wear/soiling, end papers browned & book block generally tanned & fox tan to foredge. Blind embossed Impressed book seller stamp to title page. No other notable defects] Dust Jacket rubbed at extremities with a 25mm approx. closed tear with associated line creases to top front panel, titles faded on spine & some liquid spash to top area.cover has ... View more info

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A PRINCESS AT SCHOOL Revised Edition

By: BRAZIL , Angela

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, ARMADA / May Fair Books Ltd: 1970

Seller ID: 118492

Condition: VG -


VG- P/b.Reprint of Revised edition from 1970.Armada Books series . Children's Modern classics.,160pp. Paper tanned. ink name to 1st page. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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JILL'S JOLLIEST SCHOOL

By: BRAZIL , ANGELA , HILEY , Francis E

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & SON Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 9546

Condition: Good


H/b Good.Undated c.1940's - printed on war standard paper.272 pp. illustrated 4 b/w full-page plates by FE Hiley.A girl's school adventure by Angela Brazil [ 1868 - 1947 ] prolific childrens author [ A Pair of Schoolgirls/The Fourth Form Friendship/The Madcap of the School etc ] light sand cloth+dark brown titles to spine & front.publisher's Dark brown top foredge. ink inscsp dated 1947. paper lightly fox creamed , spine cloth softened over the years so spine slightly co... View more info

TWO IN A TENT

By: BRETT , MOLLY

Price: £1.25

Publisher: London, THE MEDICI SOCIETY: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8361

ISBN: 0855030003

Condition: VG


Laminated Stapled Paperback colour illustrated , 1st edition , VG , 24 pps , no incssp , book small scuff to top/f corner 1mm and very minor markings to rear , line drawings to every page , alternate full page in colour with double page colour centrpiece of two young children , Susan and David , and a steeping stone stream with woodland folk [ animals ] , younger child , boys / girls - front cover animals surrounding a tent , Externally VG , Internally fine View more info

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MIDGET and the PET SHOP

By: BRETT , MOLLY , An Author Soc. Mem. & Art Soc. Member

Price: £0.75

Publisher: London, MEDICI SOCIETY: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123346

ISBN: 085503033X

Condition: VG-


VG-P/b.24pp.1st ed.1975. Square.Covers show birds & small animals having a picnic. For younger children , colour illustrated all pages , Molly Brett [ daughter gifted animal painter Mary Gould Brett ], a Surrey Artist , has featured BBC TV & radio programmes.[ laminated p/b, clean staples, no inscsp., no annotation, tight binding, weary top front side edge, pages creamed, mild handling wear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A FIELD GUIDE to the MAMMALS of BRITAIN and EUROPE 184 Species

By: BRINK , F H van den , MMS MASM , KRUNK , Hans & SOUTHERN , H N , Edited & Translated by , BARRUEL , Paul , Artist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1973

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 123521

ISBN: 0002120933

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.VG+D/j.3rd.All 184 Species of Western Europe Described & illustrated , 137 in Colour by Artist P Barruel , 210 Maps & Drawings.All plates listed.How to use this book - taking measurements - Problem of the species - study & protection - Symbols & maps explained.[ Insectivores / Bats / Apes / Rabbits, Hares & Pikas / Rodents / Carnivores / Odd-Toed & Even-Toed Ungulates / Topothed Whales / Baleen or Whale-Bone Whales. Taxonomic Notes.Dental Formulae. [ Shrews / H... View more info

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CRAFTS for GIRLS A FOYLES HANDBOOK

By: BRINLEY , Rosemary , Needlework Editor

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, W & G FOYLE LTD: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120370

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j.VG/Poor+.illustrated line drawings.GIrls crafts by Needlework Editor R Brinley. 12 chpts to this small siize Practica Guide. [Party decs / boxes / early needlework/ raffia/ baskets/ tins etc./ doll clothes / book jackets / knitting/ felt / card loom/ patch / rugs/ printing etc] for layman , teachers & student. 92pp. orange card boards with b/w photo to front of girls & their craftworkt, No inscsp, no annotaion, tight binding, fine throughout. External mild edgewe... View more info

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HASTINGS AND MEN OF LETTERS

By: BRODRIBB, GERALD

Price: £12.00

Publisher: HASTINGS SUSSEX, OLD HASTINGS PRESERVATION SOCIETY: 1971

Edition: Revised/Reset Edition

Seller ID: 118986

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Paperback with Blue card covers. 180x125mm approx.52pp. 8 b/w photo. plates printed on glossy art paper. An interesting and well researched booklet on Hastings and it's literary associations which include :- Charles Lamb; Lord Byron; D G Rossetti; Edward Lear; Lewis Carroll; Augustus Hare; Rider Haggard; Aleister Crowley; T H White; Henry Handel Richardson; Denton Welch; Warwick Deeping and Sheila Kaye Smith. The booklet was first published in 1954 by Hastings Pu... View more info

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THE CLOCKMAKER'S LIBRARY The Catalogue of the Books and Manuscripts in the Library of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

By: BROMLEY, JOHN

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, Philip Wilson Publishers for Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10466

ISBN: 0856670332

Condition: VG


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt blocked Livery Device to front board. 136pp.52 b/w plates. Interesting work which not only catalogues the contents of the library founded in 1813 but reproduces some of the notable contents including much on the John and William Harrison "Longitude" prize, Watch Papers, Title pages of important works etc etc. VG/G (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jacket- Moderate to heavy wear to ... View more info

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THE LONSDALE LIBRARY THE WAY OF A MAN WITH A HORSE A Practical Book on Horsemanship

By: BROOKE , GEOFFREY , BRIGADIER , DSO , MC

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, SEELEY, SERVICE & CO LTD: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1633

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Good D/j. Veterinary notes by Col Todd , DSO RAVC plus pig Sticking by A Brooke , DSO MC.Editor in Chief Eric Parker of The Field. G Brooke Lieut-Col., DSO MC, author of Horse Sense & Horsemanship of Today: illustrated with over 90 b/w plates.19 Chpts. 228pp.[ Buckram boards+ gilt titles No inscsp, tight binding, moderate foxitan spotting to end papers, prelims & foredge] Dust Jacket price clipped, a laid- on b/w photographic plates to front cover & spine. some... View more info

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LET'S LOOK AT SOME INSECTS

By: BRUCE , ELLA , Artist

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, MEDICI SOCIETY: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10694

ISBN: 0855030410

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE.P/b Square laminated. 24pp.1st. Colour illustrated all pages by Artist Ella Bruce. The Medici Society series. Double - page central scene - one page to rear of book to identify the insects - learning is fun with bright clear pictures. Note on Author to rear. [ No inscsp. no annotation, tight binding , the only defect to this o/w fine conditioned interior is small pink spot to the base of one page.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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The Illustrations of William Makepeace THACKERAY [ 1811 - 1863 ]

By: BUCHANAN-BROWN , John , Author of Phiz !

Price: £6.00

Publisher: North Pomfret, USA, DAVID & CHARLES Inc.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121221

ISBN: 0715378112

Condition: Near Fine


Essential for all interested in the Evolution of Book Illustration, in the progress of the English novel & in this extraordinary man who was such a fine practitioner in both fields: brilliant novelist & artist - cariacature- humour - human foilbles of the first half of the 19th c.[ Dark brown cloth Gilt titles, No inscsp.fine throughout.book has been packed with string at some point leaving the wee tell-tell indentations to board edge] Dust Jacket price clipped, very min... View more info

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JENNINGS GOES TO SCHOOL

By: BUCKERIDGE, ANTHONY

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1961

Seller ID: 122427

Condition: VG


VG Red H/b.1961 imp.Colour Frontis::" Mr Wilkins Perpared to do Battle with the Poisonous Spider". 255 pp. Reprint of the first Jennings book. ( ink inscsp.to ffep. pages somewhat browned, tight binding ,top fore-edge publisher's red ] light handling overall clean tidy covers. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PERCY'S BUMPY RIDE

By: BUTTERWORTH , NICK

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10971

ISBN: 0001983296

Condition: Fine


FINE Square Laminated H/b in Near Fine D/j.1st.3579108642.Children's Colour illustrated.Larger font text for younger child.Percy the Park Keeper series with all his aniaml friends.Nick Butterworth. Percy has made his own special lawn mower. [ book Fine, no inscsp] matching scene to ust Jacket, not price-clipped. in near fine with small crease to top spine area. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BAMBOO-WORK and BEAD-WORK The "A L " Educational Series THIRD Edition

By: CAMERON , Margaret , LLA

Price: £14.00

Publisher: GLASGOW, E J Arnold & Son Ltd:

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 118748

Condition: VG


UNCOMMON Undated Victorian? red cloth "text book" style ,40pp. 3rd.ed.The "A L " Educational Series. specialist M Cameron LLA.[ EJ Arnold & Son ltd Educational Publishers]. illustrated in line.Practical step-by-step.for teacher student hobbyist. Seven Elementary forms occur over & over again ;- Circle / Star / Wheel / Mat / Ladder / Diamond.[ flowers / cup / basket / cart / plant covers etc] . PLS See our image. View more info

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THE FARMER and HIS FIELD , Bible Books for Small People

By: CHALMERS , Muriel , WOOD , Elsie Anna ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Student Christian Movement Press: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118652

Condition: VG+


UNCOMMON in dust Jacket & 1st edition.Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust jacket. 145x110mm approx. Unpaginated.28 full page colour llustrations with text opposite. No 6 in the Bible Books for Small People Series. (slight lean to book , tight binding , no inscsp.Orange Dust Jacket not price clipped, 1/-, some shelf soiling to covers, few minor l marks , small loss corners max to spine ends 2x3mm , with closed line-tear across top area of spi... View more info

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JESUS , FRIEND of LITTLE CHILDREN

By: CHALMERS, MURIEL

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT Press: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118541

Condition: VG


UNCOMMON in dust Jacket.1935.Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the cover design. 145x110mm approx. Unpaginated.28 full page colour llustrations with text opposite. No 11 in the Bible Books for Small People Series.(book- negligable shelf wear to extremities, minor spine lean ,neat ink inscsp ] Glacine wrapper affixed to book under dust jacket. D/j not price clipped , 1/- ,small black mark to top spine, a little wear to extremities but in quite remarkable conditio... View more info