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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


H/b Dust Jacket VG/G. 1960 1st ed.thus 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, ... View more info

Midnight Over Sanctaphrax

By: Stewart, Paul

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London,, DOUBLEDAY: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4989

ISBN: 0385600895

Condition: VG+


VG+/VG+ , Dust Jacket , 1st edition , 1st printing. 13579108642 , Royal Blue Boards with silver lettering to spine. Illustrated endpapers 367 nos. pp. Book 3 of The Edge Chronicles. ( paper just starting to fox tan spot to foredge.Tiny scuff to d/j near top rear corner with associated dent , 4x1mm , No other notable defects to book or jacket. The book has no previous owner name and the jacket is not price clipped. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cove... 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 p... 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/... View more info

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THE GIRL CRUSOES

By: STRANG , Mrs Herbert

Price: £4.00

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

Seller ID: 5232

Condition: VG


Red H/b VG Undated c. 1920's.312pp.s,covers show 4 ladies in flowing attire in blind embossed pattern.also one to spine, 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.vome very minor pale fox tan.even minor spine fade. PLS See our images 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 ... 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 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

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"quote to title page above picture in line & opposite Frontis in line.Ilustrated b/w by AH Collins.text by HL Taylor for older children of the time [ & today for child & adult alike as it tells of life of the era] b/w box illus. against yellow petal branch to front board with Bright Gilt titles to front cover & spine - Gilt to all foredge, slight spine lea... 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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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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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

ENCHANTMENT Cowslip Books

By: UTTLEY , Alison, CORBETT , Jennie

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, HEINEMANN: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8747

Condition: VG+


Laminated Oblong H/b. VG+. 1st ed.1966. Cowslip Books. 14 pages. Alison Uttley , born 1893 , Prolific & Renowned children's author and illustrator. [ Little Grey Rabbit books , Sam Pig etc ] here " Enchantment " is illustrated by Artist J Corbett in b/w & Colour.animal tales for the younger child [ bright cerise-pink illus.boards, No inscsp , tight sound bindings , internally Fine; likewise externally bar from tiny spot dot scuff to corners, 6/- ] Please see our ... View more info

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL

By: UTTLEY, ALISON

Price: £55.00

Publisher: LONDON, WILLIAM HEINEMANN: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11355

Condition: Good


Grey Paper covered boards with light blue titles and laid on colour illustration to front board. Illustrated end papers, 109 nos. pp. 22 full colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest. 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 of p75 and ... 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