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Doctor Who WOODEN HEART

By: DAY , Martin ,

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120911

ISBN: 1846072263

Condition: Fine


H/b.1st edi.2007 , FINE , 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's science fiction from the BBC TV Series - actors David Tennant & Freema Agyeman as Martha. [ book , tight bindings , no inscsp. as new] author Martin Day.no cover fade. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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THE NEW NATURALIST LAKELAND THE WILDLIFE OF CUMBRIA

By: DEREK RATCLIFFE , Former Chief Scientist [ Retired ] [Studied Botany at University ]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, HARPER COLLINS: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122830

ISBN: 0007113048

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers (paperback) 215 x 150 mm approx. 384pp. 43 Colour plates and over 130 black and white photographs and line drawings. First Edition 1st printing of the paperback edition of no. 92 in Collins New Naturalist Series which focuses on the old funal area of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire North of the sands and tells the story of the whole region from the perspective of its natural history. The author made his career in Nature Conservancy and work... View more info

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JESUS BY THE SEA OF GALILEE A Ladybird Book no 8

By: DIAMOND, Lucy , INNS, Kenneth ,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & HEPWORTH: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122468

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG Jacket. Buff paper covered boards with blue titles and illustration , blue Ladybird end papers, 50 nos.pp. No 8 in series 522. Colour illus. by Artist Kenneth Inns. To front end paper a typed school book-plate & small booksellers label.[ tight binding, Fine throughout ] Dust Jacket price clipped [ 2/6 ] few small marks & edge-wear col./rub loss, most top/tail spine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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MOSES Prince and Shepherd A Ladybird Book Series No 522

By: DIAMOND, Lucy, Inns, Kenneth

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & Hepworth:

Seller ID: 122254

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b [ internal FINE ]The Old Testament story of baby Moses. Undated.51pp. ( No insp , no annotation, internal fine, binding tight] Dust Jacket minor edgewear col.rub/loss].Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SHIPS

By: DODMAN, FRANK E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON: FREDERICK WARNE 1964: 1964

Seller ID: 2389


144x95mm approx. Blue boards with dark blue lettering. 192pp. code1604.664 F/VG+ ( book - clean - free of bumps and insc. D/J - non p/c in near fine condition - in proprietory protective wrapper). View more info

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BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS A TEXT-BOOK FOR BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS

By: DOUGLAS COCKERELL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SIR ISAAC PITMAN: 1948

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 123570

Condition: Very Good


Green paper covered boards with black titles and oatmeal cloth quarter binding. 190 x 130 mm approx. 333 pp + 3pp publisher's adverts. 1948 reprint of the 4th Edition of 1925 in dust jacket. Frontis, 8 plates in half tone of period bindings + 119 figs in text by Noel Rooke. Published in Pitman's "Artistic Crafts Series" this manual has stood the test of time and remains an invaluable book for any aspiring book binder. As suggested by the title it is also of use t... View more info

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The MEANWHILE ADVENTURES

By: DOYLE , Roddy ,Award Winning Author, AJHAR , Brian , STOWER , Adam

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, SCHOLASTIC Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7879

ISBN: 0439963303

Condition: VG+


VG+/VG+.1st edi. 1st printing 13579108642. Award winning Author R Doyle [ Booker Prize ]. A very humerous book for the younger child with larger text font. in- line illustrations by artist B Ajhar .The crazy [ or simply normal ] Mack family & dog Rover.[ jimmy robbie Kayla.[ Laminated H/b- interior as new , tight bindings , no inscsp.no annottions.slight wear top spine] Dust Jacket illus. by artist Adam Stower. minor edgewear mainly spine top. No spine fade. Please see o... View more info

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HAWK-MOTHS OF THE BRITISH ISLES Shire Natural History series

By: EASTERBROOK , Michael , MSc

Price: £2.00

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120017

ISBN: 0747803307

Condition: VG


P/b 1st ed.Michael Easterbrook MSc in Applied Entomology , Imperial College, London. - researcher - scientific papers - runs nature Watch Group for children etc. Shire Natural History series. 24pp, Profusely illustrated in Colour & b/w.plates and in line.Intro; Resident , Migrant , studying.[Internal fine , no inscsp.] covers just starting to fox tan]. PLS See our image View more info

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ANIMAL LIFE OF THE BRITISH ISLES A POCKET GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS, REPTILES AND BATRACHIANS OF WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND

By: EDWARD STEP , F.L.S. , W.J.STOKOE

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE AND CO: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121886

Condition: Near Fine


Olive Green Boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt fox head and gilt and black titles to front board.175 x 130 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, sprinkled edges of book block. viii+ 184 pp. Colour frontis + 110 other plates of which 47 in colour as referred to in preface. First published in 1921 the copy offered by us is of the 6th Impression of 1936. Near Fine /VG (Book- light sporadic foxing to reverse of front free end paper and obverse of rear. No previous owner ... View more info

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THE LAME AND THE HALT An Adventure from Perkins of Portland

By: ELLIS PARKER BUTLER

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1930

Seller ID: 122914

Condition: Very Good


Uncommon.Red cloth boards with gilt titles and gilt blocked Jester to upper board. 125 x 80 mm approx. 54pp. red machine made marbled end papers.Undated circa 1930's. The fourth book in a series published by Hodder in their "Little Books of Laughter." VG/Good- (Book- No notable shelf soiling or wear to boards. Gilt a little dulled. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- heavy shelf soiling and with a few nicks and tears- max tear10mm to tail ... View more info

Image for THE NODDY CASTLE OF BOOKS (Five Titles - Noddy Visits the Land of Tops, Noddy and the Magic Goldfish, Noddy and Mr Roundy in Clown Town, Noddy and Mr Cheery, Noddy in the Land of King Ho-Ho

THE NODDY CASTLE OF BOOKS (Five Titles - Noddy Visits the Land of Tops, Noddy and the Magic Goldfish, Noddy and Mr Roundy in Clown Town, Noddy and Mr Cheery, Noddy in the Land of King Ho-Ho

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121592

Condition: Good


Illustrated stapled Paperbacks, 90 X 90 mm approx. 40pp per vol. Complete set of The Noddy Castle Book series lacking the box. Conditions vary - Two VG Two Good and One Poor. Please see our images of the actual set offered for sale. View more info

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THE TWINS AT ST. CLARE'S A SCHOOL STORY FOR GIRLS

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1947

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 122312

Condition: Very Good


Yellow Cloth Boards with blue titles to spine and top board. 190x130 mm approx. vi + 218pp. 8 full page line illustrations by W.Lindsay Cable as called for. First Published in 1941 the copy offered by us is of the Eighth Edition 1947. VG/VG (Book- No notable shelf soiling or wear to boards. Offset browning to end papers. Book block slightly cocked. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket -mild rubbing with tiny nicks/loss to extremities - max loss 1x2mm to tip of bot... View more info

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YOU FUNNY LITTLE NODDY

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO.,LTD AND PLEIADES BOOKS,: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122824

Condition: Good


Paper covered illustrated boards repeating the design of the dust jacket, flat spine,190 x 140 mm approx. 60 pp. No 10 in series with children's library advert for Toby Twirl and Nicholas Thomas to rear flap fold. Has all of the issue points for a First Edition but as any Noddy collector will know it is impossible to differentiate these early issues from early reprints. Good/Poor (Book- Shelf rubbing to extremities of boards with bumps to bottom corners.No shelf soiling.... View more info

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FIVE ON A HIKE TOGETHER

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123105

Condition: VG+


Red Boards with black titles to spine. 190 x 125 mm approx. 192pp Tenth book in the Famous Five series. First published in 1951 the copy offered by us is of the fourth iImpression of 1954. VG+/VG (Book- no previous owner name or inscription. Dust Jacket - Light shelf soiling and colour rubbing with a chip of up to 8mm approx in depth around head of spine and a few other lmuch less significant nicks/chips to extremities. Non price clipped cover 7s 6d. Now in a removable p... View more info

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NODDY GETS INTO TROUBLE No 8

By: ENID BLYTON , BBEK ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & Co & C.A.Publications Ltd: 1954

Seller ID: 123474

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the jacket, Flat spine, 60pp. Illustrated by Beek. First published in 1954 these Noddy books are notoriously difficult to identify 1st Editions. The copy offered is however at least an early reprint from the mid to late 50's. Children's Library advert to rear flap of d/j and cover price 3s 6d. Good/Poor. (Book - Rubbing to extremities of boards with some damage to head of spine. Binding sound. An erased, still vis... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK of SEA and SEASHORE , No 31

By: EVANS , I.O. , FRGS Mem Royal Cornwall Geological Society , MANSELL , Ernest C ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123067

Condition: VG


Small VG H/b.VG-D/j.1st.ed.1st print.Edited by IO Evans, FRGS Mem. Royal Cornwall Geological Society[ author of the Observer's book of British Geology etc] The sea and seashore - all aspects described / illustrated with 64 colour & b/w plates; 48 of which are by Artist EC Mansell .No 31 in series.Set in 3 parts; sea/ seashore & living creaturers of both.[sand yellow boards+ red titles, No inscsp, tight binding, contents fine throughout, light fox tan to end papers+ fored... View more info

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JACKANAPES AND OTHER TALES , Authorised Uniform Edition

By: EWING , JULIANA HORATIA

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for promoting Christian Knowledge: 1880

Seller ID: 5020

Condition: VG


Small H/b.Authorised Uniform Edition.Undated c. 1880. Marbled paper covered boards with beige cloth quarter binding. Black title block with dulled gilt lettering. Small Crown 8vo. No 15 in the series. 252pp. Contains Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and The Story Of A Short Life in addition to the title story. Internal vg - external gd. (No previous owner name or insc. End papers sound. Edge wear to extremities and surface wear to paper of rear panel. No significant wear to cloth)... View more info

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JAN OF THE WINDMILL A Story of the Plains , Authorised Uniform Edition

By: EWING , JULIANA HORATIA ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for promoting Christian Knowledge: 1884

Seller ID: 5022

Condition: Good


Small vol.H/b VG.Undated c.1884 -date to Note page in book.Richly illus.tan shades against brown with beige cloth quarter binding. Black title block. Small Crown 8vo. No 8 in the Authorised uniform Edition. 384pp. +2 of publishers adverts. b/w Illus.[ book - no previous owner name or insc. paper cream/ fox tanned] externall total spine lean, edgewear to extremities, with small card cover loss to front top/base corner area. PLS see our image View more info

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MISCELLANEA , Authorised Uniform Edition

By: EWING, JULIANA HORATIA

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for promoting Christian Knowledge: 1890

Seller ID: 5026

Condition: VG


Small vol.H/b VG.Undated c.1890. richly illus.tan shades against brown with beige cloth quarter binding. Black title block with dulled gilt lettering. Small Crown 8vo. No 17 in the Authorised uniform Edition. 306pp. +2 of publishers adverts. b/w Illus. includes The Mystery Of The Bloody Hand, , Wonder Stories, Tales Of The Khoja, and other translations. VG ( No previous owner name or insc. End papers sound. Edge wear to extremities, No significant wear to cloth) PLS See ... View more info

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MILITARY MEMOIRS of FOUR BROTHERS Engaged in the Service of Their Country, As Well in the New World & Africa AS on the Continenet of Europe [ 1829 Facsimile ]

By: FERNYHOUGH , Thomas , The Survivor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Staplehurst , Kent, Spellmount Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123398

ISBN: 1862271275

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j. " an extremely rare record of the military service of one family during the Napoleonic Wars [ Royal Marines / Rifles ] Intro; by Philip J Haythornthwaite. black cloth Gilt titles. No inscsp.Dust Jacket not price clipped.[24.95] book as new.Please See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info