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THE PIG PLANTAGENET

By: ANDREWS , ALLEN , FOREMAN , MICHAEL , Award Winning Artist

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123989

ISBN: 0091427401

Condition: Very Good


Blue Boards with silver titles to spine, 240 x 155 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, 200 pp Frontis + 11 other illustrations as called for + unspecified chapter tail pieces by Michael Foreman , First Edition 1st printing 1980. Author Allen Andrews edited the Cherwell when at Oxford , war - RAF , newspapers , journals , freelance , many successful works both fiction and non fiction. The hero of this tale , set in Medieval France , is the little pig - and the feudal lords of Poitou , 19 chpts VG/VG [ book - no notable shelf wear or soiling. Book block - clean with no previous owner name o... View more info

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PETER AND PATSY TRIPPET A CHILDRENS STORY BOOK

By: ANN LEWIS , J.C.van HUNNIK ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: NORTHAMPTON, W.F.GRAHAM (NORTHAMPTON) LTD: 0

Seller ID: 123943

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated laminated boards175 x 120 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, Un paginated 26 pp. 11 full page colour illustrations by van Hunnik. Undated - attributed as 1970's Printed in D.D.R for the publishers. Copyright Mulder Holland BV Amsterdam. A charming book for the younger child. VG (Boards - laminate rubbed to extremities and a couple of small scuffs to the red balloon on front cover & initial end paper.. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. ). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE SINISTER SECRET OF FREDERICK K. BOWER

By: ANTHONY HOROWITZ , Popular Children's Author & Screenwriter , JOHN WOODGATE

Price: £60.00

Publisher: LONDON, ARLINGTON BOOKS: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124223

ISBN: 0851403328

Condition: Very Good


Red Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 240 x 165 mm approx. 176 pp. Numerous unspecified black and white illustrations by John Woodgate, one double page, numerous full page and others in text. First Edition 1st printing 1979. A tale about the most unpleasant boy in the world - Frederick Kenneth Bower. Children's book by this hugely successful novelist and screenwriter probably best known for his Alex Rider series. This was his first published book and consequently is an increasingly difficult title to source. VG/Good (Book - Mild general shelf wear to boards. Previous owner name in ink to fron... View more info

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THE PICTS AND MARTYRS ALL NOT WELCOME AT ALL

By: ARTHUR RANSOME

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, JONATHAN CAPE: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122557

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and blind stamped to front panel. 205x 145 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 304pp. Frontis + 19 other b/w illustrations as called for. First Edition 1st printing. Good/Good (Book- Indication of liquid spillage to front panel and to fore edge of book block. A couple of soiling spots to front paste down from foreign bodies under paste down in course of book production - typical of rust marks - 4mm max approx. War economy paper of book block evenly tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- ragged tear to tail of spine and loss to head of a... View more info

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THE STORY OF THEODOR HERZL A Biography for Young People , Famous Jews Series

By: ARTHUR SAUL SUPER

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, VALLENTINE MITCHELL: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123995

Condition: Very Good


Blue Rexine Book Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 190 x 130 mm approx. 160 pp Line Drawing Portrait frontis. Undated copyright 1960. Born in Hungary in 1860 Herzl as a newspaper correspondent attended the trial of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in 1894 and shocked by the injustice and general persecution of Jews in Europe was moved to write a book urging the formation of a Jewish State. He organised the first Zionist Congress in 1897 and although he died in 1904 is generally credited with the subsequent movement for the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. A book in the publisher's ... View more info

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THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE

By: AVERY , HAROLD

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 11725

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Thick format 326pp+4 pages publishers adverts.Undated c. 1930's. illustrated 4 Colour plates.A Boys School of yesteryear - the story of Diggory Trevanock , the new boy ( Brown illus. boards, No inscsp, sound copy, clean throughout, light tan fox spot to foredge.] few minor markings to outer cover, light even fade , 1-2mm softness top/tail spine. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE SCHOOL'S HONOUR and Other Stories

By: AVERY , HAROLD

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION:

Seller ID: 7929

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover , blue cloth with gilt lettering and decs + colour blocked llustration to front board. Undated circa 1890's.192pp plus 16 pages of publisher's adverts. b/w frontis illustration + 8 other b/w illust. Collection of short stories by an Old Boy of New College Eastbourne Sussex of public school life, adventure and Victorian values. In the Sunday School Union Series of elegantly bound cloth 3s6d Reward Books.VG (book- moderate shelf wear to extremities of boards- mainly colour loss, remnants of prize bookplate to front paste down with mirror browning to ffep. View more info

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IN THE WINDOW SEAT A collection of Victorian Stories

By: AVERY, GILLIAN (Editor) , SUSAN EINZIG ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118125

Condition: Very Good


Ivory boards with green titles to spine, 220x145mm approx. xiii + 219pp. Numerous unspecified b/w line drawings by Susan Einzig. A book for everone who enjoys old-fashioned stories. Eight Victorian children's stories namely :- Through the fire by Mary de Morgan, The Hundredth Birthday by Mrs Gatty, A Bad Habit and The Yew Lane Ghosts by Juliana Horatia Ewing, Johhny and Nayum by Annie Keary, The Travels of Two Kits by Charlotte Yonge, The Apple Pie by Ann Fraser Tytler and The Nurnberg Stove by Ouida. VG/VG (Book- light shelf wear soiling to extremities of boards, offset browning/foxing to fre... View more info

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STEPNEY THE BLUEBELL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 18

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, EDMUND WARD: 1963

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 11798

Condition: Good


Oblong Hard Back ,Good,1st edition , 57 pps , Blue boards with silver train to front , small book , no inscsp , sound clean copy , yellow tone illus feps , illustrated full page colour - alternate pages , [ The Thomas the Tank series ] , Percy is confused about where the older steam engines go - some go to The Bluebell Railway , Sheffield Park , Sussex . [ boy's train adventure] author Rev W Awdry ackns - help received from the The Bluebell Preservation Society [ book- no inscsp/annotation , clean throughout] external - edgewear fade with total fade to spine. PLS See our image View more info

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HENRY THE GREEN ENGINE , No 6 The Railway Series

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 120963

ISBN: 0718200055

Condition: VG+


Small oblong H/b+ Dust Jacket.1971.Rep. 64pp.Red cloth+Green titles s & trainn illus to front.Tight binding.No inscsp, no annotation,no nicks or creases,no colour-in.VG+ as initial blank page begining to fox tan] D/j not price clipped, front cover good - rear cover poor- hence poor+, Front & /spine edgwear creasing & small colour rub/loss with max loss to top/tail spine.The back cover text is clear, tiny edge nicks & little grubby with old cellotape reapir. [The Thomas the Tank series ] , the Fat Controller , Sir Topham Hatt , Percy , Gordon , the adventures of Henry.Please See our actual imag... View more info

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DUCK AND THE DIESEL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 13

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122624

ISBN: 0718204379

Condition: Good


FINE Internally.Good+ covers. Illustrated card wraps.100 x 135mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pps. No 13 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ] , the Fat Controller and the troublesome diesel ... [ boy's train adventure ] First Paperback Edition 1975. (Book- covers a little colour rubbed but respectably clean with no previous owner name or other notable defects).Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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GORDON THE BIG ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 8

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122626

ISBN: 0718204174

Condition: G+


Good+ P/b 1st thus1970 P/b..Clean throughout.Illustrated cerise-PINK card wraps.100 x 135mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pps. No 8 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ] , [ boy's train adventure ] First Paperback Edition 1970. ( ceriese pink covers a little colour rubbed and creased but respectably clean with no previous owner name or other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DUCK AND THE DIESEL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 13

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 120044

ISBN: 0718200128

Condition: VG+


Navy boards with orange train to front.105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pp. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages to text. First Published in 1958 by Edmund Ward, the copy offered by us is a first printing by Kaye & Ward 1968 being nos. 13 in the Thomas the Tank series featuring the Fat Controller and the troublesome diesel ... [ boy's train adventure ] Sky-blue Dust Jacket non price clipped- cover 6/- Heavy rubbing and loss to head and tail of spine of up to 10mm approx in depth. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve.Please see our image of the book offered for ... View more info

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JAMES THE RED ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 3

By: AWDRY , REV W , DALBY , C Reginald ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: 122531

ISBN: 0718200020

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Poor D/j. 12th impression 1969. 64pps. Navy cloth gilt illus. to front. Children's colour illustrated [ the Fat Controller / Edward ] here are adventures along Thomas's branch line ... by Rev Awdry - Thomas the Tank books series no 3.[ small oblong clean navy cloth bright gilt train to front, tight binding, No inscsp. no annotation, NB However the top corner area of final picture is missing] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/- , edgewear col.rub/loss, likewise to spine, little grubby to rear from handling with light marks, crease and closed tears. now in clear easily Removable propr... View more info

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EDWARD THE BLUE ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 9

By: AWDRY , REV W , DALBY , REGINALD ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124112

ISBN: 071820008X

Condition: VG


64 pages , 1969 Fifth impression , navy blue boards with gilt tile and train to front , clean throughout , tight bindings , no inscps , d/j clipped but with 35p net inset. , the dustjacket grubby to white background rear , with rubbing/loss to extremities and chip of 10 x 10 mm approx to top rear panel + a couple of small tears of up to 10mm , now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. Childrens colour illustrated [ the fat Controller / Trevor traction engine / Gordon / Henry / James / Bertie the bus all join him on this adventure [ by author of Thomas the tank engine etc.. ] Please s... View more info

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THE TWIN ENGINES RAILWAY SERIES NO 15

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY , JOHN T

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124115

ISBN: 0718200144

Condition: VG-


Navy Blue boards with orange titles and twin trains to upper board.105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 58 pp. 1969 reprint of nos. 15 in the Railway Series first published by Edmund Ward in 1960. VG (Book- 7 mm approx scuff to bottom edge of both boards and a little fading where loss to jacket. Binding sound no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- loss to head and tail of spine of up to 13 mm approx. Other less significant loss/ line creases and tears- max tear 30 mm approx to rear panel. Mild general shelf soiling. Corner clipped with 35p inset. Now in a removable proprietary protec... View more info

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BRANCH LINE ENGINES The Railway Series No 16

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY , John T ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1968

Seller ID: 123416

Condition: Very Good


Blue Boards with yellow Titles and Engines to upper board. 105 x 145 mm approx. Landscape Format 58 pps. No 16 in the Railway Series. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages of text. [The Thomas the Tank series ]. First published in 1961 by Edmund Ward. The copy offered by us erroneously gives the Edmond Ward copyright date as 1965 and is a 1968 reprint by Kay & Ward. It was first published under that imprint in 1965. VG/Good- (Book- No notable soiling or wear to boards. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- colour rubbed with a little loss to extremities. 30 mm r... View more info

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GALLANT OLD ENGINE THE RAILWAY SERIES NO 17

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY John T ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, KAY & WARD: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123418

ISBN: 0718200160

Condition: VG


Blue Boards with White titles and engine to upper board. 105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 58 pp. Iillustrated full page colour - alternate pages by John T Kenny. [The Thomas the Tank series ] Yellow-tone two sided railway scent to end papers. ,Pooly engine Rheneas has come home , his name is Dolgoch and his home is Towyn in Wales , all the other engines are now very happy as he is their hero [ boy's train adventure]First published in 1962 by Edmund Ward the copy offered by us is the first Kay & Ward printing of 1970. VG /Good (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling, No previous owner n... View more info

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THE LITTLE OLD ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 14

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNY JOHN T ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1970

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 124117

ISBN: 0718200136

Condition: Good


Red boards with gilt titles and engine to upper board, 105 x 140 mm approx.Landscape Format,64 pp. First Kaye and Ward printing 1970 of Nos,14 in the Railway Series first published by Edmund Ward in 1959. [ The Thomas the Tank series ] the return of the old engine Skarloey [ based on real old train called Talyllyn based at Towyn, Wales ... author acknowledged help received from Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society. Good/Fair (Book - small area of fading to bottom front corner where loss to jacket else no notable shelf wear or soiling. Tide mark to fore edge of a number of pages from a liquid ... View more info

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THE EIGHT FAMOUS ENGINES the Railway Series No 12

By: AWDRY , Rev.W , KENNEY , John T

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123366

ISBN: 0718204220

Condition: Good


Good P/b [ Internal VG+].1st ed.thus- Paperback edition. Small. Slim. Oblong. 64pp. Colour illustrated by J T Kenney. Author Rev.W Awdry.[ Cheeky Percy , Gordon , Henry , the Fat Controller , James , Duck , Toby , Jinty, Pug ] tight bindnig, No inscsp, no annotation, no crayon.light pale fox tan to foredge, 1st/last pages.fine throughout. creased top rear edge. [ Cerise illus. cover , med edgewear col/rub/loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info