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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 / Horsehoe bats / monkeys / Leperidae etc.[ brown cloth gilt titles, tight binding, no inscsp.] Dust Jacketnot price clipped, no... 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 edgewear, light spine crease.[ Dust Jacket med handling soil, 12/6,light fade, minor edgewear col rub/loss, 10mm closed-tear-line t... 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 Public Libruary and based on a series of articles published in the Hastings and St Leonards Observer in 1953. The copy offered ... 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 corners and foredge of flaps now in a proprietary protective wrapper) See our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 mild shelf-wear soil & loss. max 25x40mm approx. top front: now in easily Removable proprietary protective clear cover. Rare... 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 minor edgwear & handling soil.now in clear easily Removable protective plastic cover .Please see our image of the actual book of... 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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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and What Alice Found There [ A Puffin Story Book ]] no 44

By: CARROLL , Lewis , TENNIEL , John ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN Books / PUFFIN Story Books: 1950

Seller ID: 123987

Condition: Good


1950 reprint of Puffin Story Books 1948.Good P/b. No 44 in series. Published by Penguin Books. Matching Rear cover to be read by holding in front of a mirror A Childrens Classic illustrated by John Tenniel.190pp 180x110mm.[ tight binding, ink name to initial blank page ffep, paper browned] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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 spine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 condition for a 1930's children's book,now in clear proprietary protective cover.Pls see our image of the actual book offered for sal... View more info

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THE "PEARS" EDITION OF CHARLES DICKENS' CHRISTMAS BOOKS CENTENARY EDITION 5 vols Complete

By: CHARLES DICKENS

Price: £150.00

Publisher: LONDON, A & F PEARS LTD: 1912

Edition: First Ediiton Thus

Seller ID: 123290

Condition: Very Good


Decorative Cloth Boards with Oval laid in illustration of "Bubbles" 210 x 165 mm approx. Five Volume Set namely : A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Haunted Man, The Battle of Life & The Cricket on the Hearth . Undated [1912] Published by "Pears" to mark the centenary of Charles Dickens' birth, Artist Charles Green R.I. was commissioned to produce the illustrations for the books which vary in number in the volumes ( 22 to 30) and many consider his to be the most suited to Dickens' characters. VG ( Books- cloth - a little shelf rubbing to spine edges- colour loss only. No nota... View more info

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SAINT OVERBOARD

By: CHARTERIS , Leslie

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, PAN: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122279

Condition: Very Good


VG P/b.1955.1st ed.thus.No 348 Pan Saint Series.192pp.[ book tight binding, No inscsp, clean throughout, paper browned,] 2/- , covers relatively clean & bright,light wear/handling.light creases. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TOM MERRY'S SECRET No 1 in Series

By: CLIFFORD, Martin , Pseod. RICHARDS, Frank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamilton & Co.[Stafford] Ltd. / GOLD HAWK BOOKS: 1952

Seller ID: 122471

Condition: Good -


Small Slim Good-P/b.[ Prob.an undated 1st ed: c.1952- Ink inscsp.dated March 1952 ] A brand new adventure of the Chums of St.Jim's.[ Arthur D'Arcy / Baggy Trimble / St Jim's ] Tight binding, ink name & date, paper tanned [cover spine-crease-line edge-wear, col.rub/loss.no spine fade.light staining seeping from the staples.light Handling soil to rear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TOM MERRY'S RIVAL No 2 in Series

By: CLIFFORD, Martin , Pseod. RICHARDS, Frank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamilton & Co.[Stafford] Ltd. / GOLD HAWK BOOKS: 1952

Seller ID: 122540

Condition: Good -


Small Slim Good-P/b.[ Prob.an undated 1st ed: c.1952.- Ink inscp.dated March 1952 ]. A brand new adventure of the Chums of St.Jim's.[ Arthur Augustus D'Arcy , St. Jim's , Cardew the cad ] Tight binding, ink name & date, paper tanned [cover spine-crease-line edge-wear col.rub/loss.linel corner creases to front, no spine fade.some staining seeping from the staples.light handling soil. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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FLIPPERTY'S AEROPLANE Tales of Hopping Wood series

By: CLOKE , Rene

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, AWARD Publications Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120546

ISBN: 0861632303

Condition: Fine


Large slim Laminated H/b FINE. 1st ed.Text & illus. by child author & Artist R Cloke.Colour illustrated to all pages & end papers. Unpaginated.[ No inscsp] [Young Childrens Illustrated].book fine. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

LARRY'S CARAVAN TALES OF HOPPING WOOD

By: CLOKE,RENE

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, AWARD: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3444

Condition: VG+


236x172mm approx,illustrated laminated boards,colour throughout, illustrated feps,no inscp,26 pages,[Young Childrens Illustrated], both written and illustrated by this children's illustrator,Rene Cloke. VG+Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info