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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.

Price: £7.00

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

Seller ID: 11980

Condition: Good


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. Undated circa late 1890's or early Edwardian. 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 p... 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

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MIDSHIPMAN RAXWORTHY

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F , HODGSON , E S

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1930

Seller ID: 119510

Condition: VG


H/b Dust Jacket VG/VG. Undated c. 1930's?.208pp. illustrated E S Hodges with 4 B/w plates.Frontis;The Smoke was Increasing.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 ] Raxworthy is one of those spirted youths always getting into trouble . [ blue cloth black titles to book No inscsp, clean throughout. tight binding, tiny dot cloth wear 1mm or less.to f/end paper , Publishers blue... 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... 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.... 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 soil... View more info

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THE TREASURES OF THE EARTH: OR, MINES, MINERALS, AND METALS

By: WILLIAM JONES F.S.A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE AND CO: 1895

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 123311

Condition: Good


Victorian Decorative Blue Cloth Boards with gilt title block and black blocked titles to spine and front board.190 x 130 mm approx. xii + 404 pp. b/w steel engraved frontis. Undated circa 1890's. 2nd Edition in "Warnes - Prize Library" series, with additional chapters on Precious Stones and Superstitions associated with them, "Crowns" and Common Stones. The sketches of "Eminent Men who have been connected with mining" were also extened in this edi... 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 ... 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... 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