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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD With the Life of the Author

By: SWIFT , Jonathan , A Dean

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.F.DOVE: 1829

Seller ID: 120824

Condition: Good


Paper covered boards with ivory cloth quarter binding.140 x 90 mm approx. xxvi + 334 pp incl. publisher's adverts. Steel engraved frontis and illustrations to half title and title pages By G & H Corbould. Undated circa 1829. Pocket edition in Dove's English Classics Series. Good (Book- Shelf soiling and wear to paper covered boards. Previous owner name and date to free end paper. Light foxing to prelim and last few pages. A few signatures strained where glue has failed b... View more info

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GULLIVERS TRAVELS to Lilliput and Brobdingnag

By: SWIFT , Jonathan , MOSSA , R G ,

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1938

Seller ID: 120158

Condition: Very Good


UNCOMMON Large VG H/b in Poor+ D/j.Undated c. 1923.,illustrated Artist R G Mossa .12 Full-page Colour plates & in line.All paintings bright, clean throughout, tight bindings, light ink name to initial blank end paper [fep], [red-tone illus. to end papers] This book belongs To left blank. Covers - clean grey boards with red titles & front illustration, light edgewear. mild fade to margins & top/base spine due to Dust Jacket loss. [Dust Jacket not clipped, small edgewear n... View more info

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BIDDY FINDS a HARE Colouring and Story Book

By: TARRANT , Audrey , Artist & Author

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, THE MEDICI SOCIETY Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122229

ISBN: 0855030275

Condition: VG


Square slim P/b , 1st ediition , VG , younger children , colour illustrated to 6 pages others blank to colour-in. 24pp , Audrey Tarrant [ her work extensively published by Medici Soc. and her children's book have a wide following ] [ book - no inscsp / no annotation, tight binding , clean throughout. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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OUT OF THE WAY

By: TAYLOR , Helen Louisa , COLLINS , A H ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Wells Gardner , Darton & Co: 1893

Seller ID: 119138

Condition: Good


H/b Good Undated [ inscsp. 1893 ]." They also have erred through wine & through strong drink are out of the way" to quote to title page text above illus. in line. Frontis depicts Betsy Christmas shopping.Ilus. b/w by Artist A H Collins. H L Taylor. for the older child. [ Children's Illustrated story of an era - Social History ] [ total Gilt foredge , ink name dated 1893 to initial blank page ffep, sound binding, sporadic fox tan spotting throughout ] spine lean , edge-... View more info

LAND OF THE LONG WHITE CLOUDMAORI MYTHS, TALES AND LEGENDS.

By: TE KANAWA, KIRI

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, PAVILION MICHAEL JOSEPH: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10232

Condition: VG


Light blue paper covered boards with gilt titles to spine, coloured end papers, 118pp + Glossary. Written by one of the most famous opera singers of the 20th Century this is an account of the myths and legends of her Maori heritage illustrated by the award winning illustrator Michael Foreman. VGVG (Book- Shelf wear principally to bottom edge of boards, No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- non price clipped - rubbing to laminate to top edge with small loss to tip ... View more info

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HENRY IN THE NEWS

By: THATCHER , DORA , BIRO , VAL

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leicester, BROCKHAMPTON PRESS: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5852

Condition: VG


VG H/b.[ Internal FINE ]1st ed.1983.Laminated boards. The Henry Series by D Thatcher. Henry the Helicopter.Humerous illus. in line by Artist Val Biro. slightly larger font text for younger child.Children's illustrated.[ small neat ink incssp to initial blank page ffep, tight binding, internal as new ] bright covers mild handling soil & start of fox tan spotting. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ELOISE in PARIS

By: THOMPSON , Kay , KNIGHT , Hilary ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster UK Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120942

ISBN: 0689827849

Condition: Fine


Large laminated H/b+D/j Both FINE.1st U.K ed.13579108642. Simon & Schuster. How to descibe Eloise? - similar to a prankster girl from the St Trinian books of Timothy Shy & Ronald Searle. [ Childrens illustrated - Humour] book No inscsp. Dust Jacket not price clipped , book as new.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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NURSERY RHYMES With Drawings by Leslie Brooke

By: Traditional

Price: £50.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE & Co: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121290

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with dark blue decs, gilt tiles and decs to spine and front panel with gilt blocked illustration. 170 x 125 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. Unpaginated (190pp) including plates. Frontis + 23 full colour plates, 4 full page b/w plates and many others in text. There is no list of illustrations to facilitate collation but condition of book and the number of plates give confidence that the book offered is complete. Undated but the book was first publishe... View more info

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MOTHER GOOSE or The Old Nursery Rhymes

By: Traditional Authors , GREENAWAY , Kate , Artist

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE: 1956

Seller ID: 121323

Condition: Good


Illustrated Paper covered boards with blue cloth quarter binding. 165 x 110 mm approx. Decorative end papers, 52 pp. Traditional Nursery Rhymes with charming illustrations by Kate Greenaway. Undated but printer's code would suggest 1956. Good (Book- Moderate shelf wear and soiling with bumps to bottom corners, No previous owner name or insc. Light occasional finger soiling to margins. No tears to pages and binding sound). Please see our images of the actual book offered ... View more info

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BENNY BEAR The Farmer [ Benny Bear is the Little Bear , a Well Known Film & T.V.Figure ]

By: TURNOR , Mary ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BRIMAX Books Publisher / Printed in West Germany: 0

Seller ID: 123760

Condition: Good


Good Large 12 page Board book printed in West Germany. Brimax no.1602.Adventures of a Teddy Bear farmer against real life scenes. A charm of a book with large font text for younger child.[ a sound binding, no exposed hinges ] few light markings to blank rear board, total fade to cloth spine, small loss top/tail spine, light edge-wear, bumped top corners. 290x220mm. Please see our images of the actual 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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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL

By: UTTLEY, ALISON

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11355

Condition: Good


Original Grey Paper covered boards with light blue titles and laid on colour illustration to front board. Illustrated end papers, 109pp. with 22 full colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest. The 2nd book in the Little Grey Rabbit series by Uttley. 1st Edition 1930. Good (Book- Skillfully rebacked in cloth with original paper back strip laid on and without disturbing the original illustrated end papers. No previous owner name or insc.12mm approx. repaired tear to foredge... View more info

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SAM PIG and SALLY

By: UTTLEY, Alison , KENNEDY, A E ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121002

Condition: Good


H/b Gd 1st ed.1942.168pp, Well loved country author Alison Uttley [Little Grey Rabbit series etc].illustrated in line by artist AE Kennedy. The Adventures of Sam the pig - Sally the Shire Horse - Hurdy-Gurdy man [ khaki boards with faded red titles to spine & brighter red illus. to front board of book. ink inscsp.to ffep. tight binding, few light marks. fox tan fordge & end papers. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SAM PIG at the CIRCUS

By: UTTLEY, Alison , KENNEDY, A E ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 121381

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in Good D/j.1957.245pp.Well loved country author Alison Uttley [ Little Grey Rabbit series etc].illustrated in line by artist AE Kennedy. Includes an illustrated Alphabet. slightly larger font [ text] for younger child. The Adventures of Sam the pig - along with Sally , Brock , Unicorn. - the Circus [ yellow cloth + navy pig illus. to front & titles to spine. No incsp.tight binding,very mild fox spots to end papers & foredge only] Dust Jacket some shelf-handling s... View more info

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BY HEATHER AND SEA A Tale of North Devon

By: VAUGHAN , E , SHEPPERSON , CLAUDE

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge / SPCK: 1890

Seller ID: 11980

Condition: Good +


Undated H/b circa late 1890's or early Edwardian. Green cloth illustrated boards with gilt tiles to spine, floral decs and boy and young girl to front board. iv+ 243pp + 8p publisher's catalogue. Frontis + 2 other unspecified illustrations by Claude Shepperson. Michael and Nancy's exploits on the North Devon Coast. Good no d/j (Book- General shelf soiling to cloth boards but no notable wear, moderate foxing/browning to end papers and a few foxing spots to prelim. pages.... View more info

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THE SANDMAN'S HOUR Stories for Bedtime

By: WALKER , Abbie Phillips , CHASE , Rhoda C , FREEMAN-THOMAS , Maxine ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: HARPER & Brothers: 1950

Seller ID: 123395

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Poor+[ uncommom] Dust Jacket. Undated c.1950's - earlier? A charm of a book..Author A P Walker.25 tales for sleepy-heads / children's animal stories [ The Good Sea Monster / Shoemaker Rat / HIlda's Mermaid / The Old Grey Hen etc ] illus. in line by artist RC Chase & Colour plates by artist M Freeman-Thomas. 121pp. Clean red boards black titles , No inscsp. no annotation , a sound copy, clean throughout [ D/j also a little tired now ,not price clipped 4/6, light ha... View more info

THE BOOK OF CANADA FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

By: WEAVER,EMILY P

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Canada,Doubleday,Goran and Gundy,First Edition 1928:

Seller ID: 541


1st ed. 210x130mm approx,Yellow boards with blue lettering,Ink insc.fep,a good clean book for its year,by the author of The Book of Canada,some actual photographs among the 18 illustrations.vg+ View more info

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STAR DANCER The Book of Air [ Her Destiny is Written in the Stars ]

By: WEBB , Beth , Author & Performance Story-Teller & Creative Arts-Worshops

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Children's Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122892

ISBN: 1405091754

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1st .No inscsp.not price clipped [12.99 in 2006 ]The author has always been fascinated by myths & legends, especially ones that contain an element of the magical: after graduating - journalist - broadcaster - after family became full-time writer etc.[Note on author to rear d/j flap] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

CAPTAIN FOSDYKE'S GOLD

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F

Price: £12.50

Publisher: LONDON, BLACKIE:

Seller ID: 7213

Condition: VG


319 pages , chunky blue boards with minor handling and stains , black lettering front and spine with picture Captain's head within oval surround to spine , Undated circa 1920 - 1930's, illustrated E S Hodgson with 5 mono plates , frontispiece - A Bloomin ' Golden Quid , author Percy F Westerman [ 1876 - 1959 ] served RAF WW1 , the most popular boy's author of his time - 1930's [ older boy's sea adventure / war ] a clean sound copy View more info