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DOCTOR WHO THE MANY HANDS

By: SMITH , DALE

Price: £2.50

Publisher: LONDON, BBC: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10005

ISBN: 1846074223

Condition: Fine


H/b.1st ed.2nd impression-2468109753. FINE. 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's science fiction from the BBC TV Series - actors David Tennant & Freema Agyeman [ book as new , tight bindings , no inscsp ] author Dale Smith. [ other titles available ] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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THREE JAYS GO TO TOWN Children's Horse Adventures

By: SMYTHE , PAT , A Superb Horsewoman , McCONNELL , J E ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, CASSELL & Co Ltd: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3230

Condition: VG


1st ed. 205x135mm approx. Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. 182pp. The fourth adventure of the Three Jays. Illust. by J.E.McConnell. VG/VG ( fox tan spotting to to foredge., tight binding, ink inscsp.ffep. paper creamed, clean throughout] Dust Jacket not price clipped ,10/6, clean covers.very light edgewear.col.rub/ loss to top front R/ corner. 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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ROSE ISABELLA STARKS ALPHABET A a APPLE

By: STARK , Rose Isabella , [ 1848 - 1915 ]

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3626

ISBN: 0720711525

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in VG D/j .Small.Slim.1st ed. A Treasure of a book.The author painted her alphabet for her first grandchild in 1915, exquisitely painted in bright bold Watercolour : a gifted amateur, married to a professional painter: each Letter [ upper & lower case ] has its own page with a vinaigrette to the top depicting country scene -then the letter - then the lovely painting beneath.2 initial pages on RI Stark. 222x140mm.[ Navy blue cloth gilt titles, clean throughout, No inscsp. no annotation, tight binding ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, inner flaps starting to fox cream, no other notable def... View more info

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KIDNAPPED

By: STEVENSON , Robert Louis , OAKLEY , G

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London /New York, DENT / DUTTON: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119250

Condition: VG


VG H/b IN Good D/j.1st Dent/Dutton Classics series No 45 , Colour plates & line drawings by Artist G Oakley.First published 1886 under the sub title"Kidnapped,being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751 etc..." [a castaway/ the desert isle/ journey in Scottish Highlands / the notorious Jacobite / Alan Breck Stewart / wicked uncle / his many sufferings / the belt of gold etc..] brown tan illustrated boards & matching end papers, Lilac titles ,school-plate sticker , a sound clean copy with light fox tan to foredge,1st/last page.[ mushroom col illus D/j not price clipped , ... View more info

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THE FALSE HOUSE

By: STODDARD , James

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, Earthlight [imprint Simon & Schuster]: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120436

ISBN: 0671037498

Condition: VG+


1st ed.13579108642.VG+.No inscsp.High House is a strange & mystical place filled with magical books & secret passageways .[ Older child text] book tight binding , paper starting to cream/tan.light crease around spine no spine fade.- all else Fine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

HERBERT STRANG'S BOOK OF ADVENTURE STORIES Illustrated

By: STRANG , HERBERT

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, Henry Frowde Hodder & Stoughton: 1922

Seller ID: 9500

Condition: Poor


Hard Back , Poor , Undated circa 1920's , 392pps , illustrated with 12 Photgravure plates + many other full-page illus - it is profusely illustrated , British Empire tales of daring in foreign lands for boys & girls , Herbert Strang's Book of Adventure by various authors & artists with so many wonderful full-page illustrations [ chunky book in a poor condition - depicts 2 rutting buffalo to feps , no inscsp / annotations , binding fine until p 290 then very delicate as pulled apart - literllay hanging on by a thread - then sound binding from p311 onwards Exterior total browned spine [ camel be... View more info

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A GENTLEMAN-AT-ARMS Being Passages in the life of Sir Christopher Rudd, Knight, as Related by Himself in the year 1641 and Now Set Forth

By: STRANG , Herbert , CUNEO , Cyrus , ROBINSON , T H ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD University Press: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121490

Condition: VG


VG H/b thick format 387pp.1914.1st ed. Khaki-Green boards with deep-orange & black illus.to spine & front. illus 8 full-page Colour plates by Artist C Cuneo plus b/w in line by Artist TH Robinson. Set in 5 Parts;-[ Captain Q , Silver Shot , Henry of Navarre , Spain , Ireland , Sir Walter Raleigh etc] Childrens History adventures.Intro;.Postscript.Interim. a chunky book in vg condition. depicts ship to spine. [ see our image ]. No inscsp, sound binding, light fox tan 1st/last few pages & top foredge . Bright clear titles to front & spine cover with illus , No spine fade, 2mm softness spine base... View more info

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THE GIRL CRUSOES The Girl's New Library Series.

By: STRANG , Mrs Herbert

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, OXFORD University Press / Humphrey Milford: 1924

Seller ID: 5232

Condition: VG


VG H/b c.1920's. 312pp Ccovers & spine illus.4 ladies in flowing attire in blind embossed pattern with clear Gilt titles. Green tone illus. end papers..ink inscsp to blank page dated 1924. Frontis - in colour. " The Girl's New Library" series. A lovely copy.tight bindings. very minor pale fox tan. & light spine fade. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ON THE BEAT WITH PC 49

By: STRANKS , Alan , Author of the Famous Radio Series , WORSLEY , John ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, PREVIEW Publications Ltd: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123089

Condition: Good


Large H/b annual.Blue-cloth spine.Undatedd c.1953.illus.The Thames to end papers.Contents;- Stories [ The Case of the Laughing Man etc] , Special Features [ 2 Tips for Junior 'tecs etc]illus. 6 Colour plates & in line with one comic-strip "Gigs Cartoon Crime Quiz".The PC Fortyniners' Club form left blank[ not filled-in] ink inscp. to ffep, no annotation.no crayon. edgewear col/rub/loss to covers.overall a little limp now. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DOCTOR WHO PEACEMAKER

By: SWALLOW, James ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, BBC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124334

ISBN: 1846073499

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.1st ed.1st print. 24681097531.258pp. Doctor Who Series. Children's Fantasy science fiction from the BBC television series.Author James Swallow [actors David Tenant & Freema Agyeman ]] tight bindings , no inscsp, no notable defect. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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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 but sewing and mull holding. No cracks to end papers and binding generally sound. A title in the series which is quite difficu... 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 nicks / crease / rub / fade / loss. The 2 main areas of loss ;-top spine approx 15mmxwidth & max top rear 70x30mm. light handl... 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-wear colo/rub loss tiny corner tips , top/tail spine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 of top rear corner of up to 4x2mm approx. Now in a proprietary protective wrapper). 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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A BRIGHT LITTLE PAIR Adapted from the Story by , [ Stories Old and New Series ]

By: TIDDEMAN , L E ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1914

Seller ID: 124220

Condition: Good


Good H/b.c.1914 " This volume belongs to a Series which has been specially prepared for children..... carefully chosen ... of those older tales that never grow old.." A Tale of a Sister and Brother.Colour plate Frontis;- " Who Should Pop Out but Nurse Bond " + 3 more colour plates. 126pp+ 2pp publisher adverts. Small novel 185x130mm , only 3 pale-green-tone illus end-papers [ lacks one ] , Holy Trinity Girl's School stamp & ink inscsp, dated 1914 , to initial blank page [ book itself is undated ], Cream illus. boards with laid-on col illus. mild fox and handling soiling [ a li... 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 published [1916] and there is no indication of reprint or printer's code to suggest it is not a first edition copy that we offer. A c... 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 for sale. View more info