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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

PIP AND SQUEAK ANNUAL THIRD YEAR 1925

By: UNCLE DICK (EDITOR)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE DAILY MIRROR: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124336

Condition: Very Good


Paper Covered Boards with Blue cloth quarter binding.245 x 190 mm approx.208 pp. Colour Frontis + 3 other colour plates as called for. Short stories cartoon strips and the usual fun and games associated with these annuals. The colour plates in this issue are by Helen Jacobs, Charles Folkard, Ann Anderson and Nina K Brisley. The copy offered has been skillfully re sewn by us on two tapes with a new mull and re-fitted in the case with no evidence of the original end papers having been disturbed. VG (Boards- Rubbing with paper loss to edges. Moderate wear to cloth spine but no notable fraying. A... 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 of p75 and occassional light soiling. Boards respectably clean. No dust jacket. Binding sound with no other notable faults).... 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 soil, light markings to rear[ which lists other titles in series],light spine fade to red faber band, small thumb-tear-line to... View more info

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TIGER ANNUAL 1959

By: Various Contributors

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgimated Press , A Fleetway Annual: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123986

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b Annual. Contents- Picture Stories , b/w comic-strip, with 2 in Colour of Roy of the Rovers and Larry Wayne Driver of the Red Hot Racer. Written Stories [ Rusty Flynn , Two heeled Whirlwind etc ] Picture Features [ Strange things happen in Boxing , Talking Sport with the Skiper ]Winter Sports to End papers ( Large h/b, tight binding, no inscsp. clean throughout, paper fresh , not price clipped, 7/6 ] neat purple cloth spine, mild edge-wear & few minor markings .Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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 handling soil & fox tan, edgwesr creases & colour rub/loss , The Sandman Stories series Titles listed to rear.now in clear easi... 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

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THE SECRET OF THE PLATEAU

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F , WIGFULL , W Edward ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1931

Seller ID: 122541

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Mushroom boards, man clinging to rope to spine.224pp. b/w Illustrated 4 plates by Artist W E Wigfull. Undated c.1930's. Prolific author of yesteryear, P F Westerman spinning a boys adventure on the high seas. [ James , Air Commander Peter Preston , Black Comet Aerial Flotila ] No inscsp. fox tan spotting to foredge only.clean pages throughout.Neat presentation bookplate, Redhill School,dated 1939.however book appears to be of earlier - if not 1st - undated ed. 2mm softness top/tail spine. Overall a very clean & tidy copy.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE CRUISE OF THE FROLIC A Story for Yacht-Loving People

By: WILLIAM H.G.KINGSTON

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, GALL AND INGLIS: 1900

Seller ID: 121929

Condition: Very Good


Richly Decorative Victorian bright & clean Book cloth with gilt title blocks to spine and front panel. 210 x 150 mm approx.All edges of book block gilt. 448pp Frontis b/w line illustration + 3 other unspecified full page line illustrations. Undated circa 1900. Maritime adventure by this prolific author of books for boys. VG (Book- shelf wear to cloth- mainly colour rubbing to extremities, no notable soiling. Prize- Sunday school book plate to front paste down dated 1902. Offset browning to end papers.Mild occasional foxing to margins of some pages. No other notable defects and binding sound). ... View more info

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PETER THE WHALER; HIS EARLY LIFE AND ADVENTURES IN THE ARTIC REGIONS

By: WILLIAM H.G.KINGSTON

Price: £18.50

Publisher: LONDON, GRIFFITH FARRAN & CO: 1891

Seller ID: 122007

Condition: Very Good


Green decorative cloth boards with gilt blocking and titles.190 x 130 mm approx. all edges of book block gilt, publisher's monogrammed end papers 384pp. Frontis with tissue guard + 3 other unspecified full page illustrations by E. Duncan. Undated - printer code to rear indicates 1891. VG (Book- mild shelf wear to cloth, 3 (same) red ink stamped previous owner names to prelim. blank. Moderate foxing spots to end papers and prelim and last few pages. A little marginal soiling to a few pages and also occassional sporadic foxing to some. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers). Please see our ... View more info

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SEEDS IN THE WIND POEMS IN SCOTS FOR CHILDREN

By: WILLIAM SOUTAR

Price: £250.00

Publisher: EDINBURGH, GRANT AND MURRAY: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 120394

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper covered boards with white linen cloth quarter binding and gilt titles. 195 x 135 mm approx. 43pp + 4pp of publisher's adverts. Portrait frontis with tissue guard. Written by a leading figure of the Scottish literary renaissance who was inspired to write this collection of "bairn rhymes" following the adoption by his family of an orphaned cousin. The copy offered by us is inscribed in ink "Sincerely Yours" and signed and dated august 31st 1934 by the author on the title page with no other name. Related newsprint cuttings including the times literary review 24/8/1933 ... View more info

MIKE THE MUCKSHUFTER or The Scruffy Boy That Made Good

By: WILSON, FRANK

Price: £65.00

Publisher: LONDON, JONATHAN CAPE: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10402

Condition: VG


Illustrated paper covered boards with blue cloth quarter binding. Unpaginated, landscape format. 64pp. The inspiration for this children's book was Peter Fleming's son Nicholas who wrote a letter to Flemming's friend and fellow officer Frank Wilson, then serving with Flemming in the South East Asia Command; with the request " Dear Frankie, Please do me some pictures of a muckshufter" Nickolas at that time having a passion for bull-dozers and as explained by Peter Flemming in his introduction, preferred, not altogether unreasonably, to call them muckshufters. The story told in text alon... View more info

FLAME

By: WINSTONE , DAPHNE , EDWARDS , LIONEL

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, PETER LUNN: 1946

Seller ID: 544

Condition: G


80 pages , grubby sun faded yellow boards , illustrated full page b/w line drawings by Lionel Edwards the distinguished draughtsman of the hunting field ,t his story is of Flame - a bright chestnut gelding standing at 13.3 hands ,slight foxing throuhout View more info

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A GHOST in the HOUSE

By: WRIGHT , Betty Ren , Award Winning Author

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, SCHOLASTIC Inc.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121303

ISBN: 0590436066

Condition: Fine


H/b & D/j Both FINE. Oatmeal 1/4 binding to red boards with col.photo illus. to Dust Jacket.[Children's Fiction/ Ghosts] Award Winning Author. NOT a library book. [no notable defects to book or Dust jacket.Not price clipped.as new. No inscsp].Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info