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Image for A WORLD BENEATH THE WATERS or Mermaid Country New Edition with 43 Original Illustrations by " Crow "

A WORLD BENEATH THE WATERS or Mermaid Country New Edition with 43 Original Illustrations by " Crow "

By: BANCKS , Rev.Gerard W , MA., " CROW "

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, CASSELL: 1906

Inscription: Inscribed By Author on Front F

Seller ID: 6359

Condition: VG


VG H/b.1906.Crow illus.An Inscribed copy. Blue grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine & blue line drawing to front board.A New Ediiton. 159pp + 3 of press opinions. Frontis + 42 other line illust. by Artist "Crow". Comparison is made in the press comments to having been influenced by Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland & Charles Kingsley's The Waterbabies. A pretty little allegorical fairy tale with charming illustrations. Inscribed in ink on the ffep " From the Author ... View more info

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LAST YEAR'S BROKEN TOYS an Elizabethan Book of the Month

By: BARBARA KER WILSON ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS / A PEACOCK Book: 1964

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 123515

Condition: Good


Mass Market Paperback 180 x 110 mm approx. 206 pp + publishers adverts. First published in 1962 by Constable the copy offered by us is a first printing 1964 by Penguin in their "Peacock" series of Older children's books. Nos. PK33. Set variously in a provincial town in England, Germany, Czechoslovakia and France the author follows the lives of a group of young people caught up in the nightmare of total war. A compelling and profound book which met with much accl... View more info

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TALES FROM THE BALLET

By: BARBER , ANTONIA , WALLIS , DIZ

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, KINGFISHER: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10037

ISBN: 1856973611

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ D/j. large Slim. Colour illustrated by Artist Diz Wallis [ Battle of the Beasts etc ] with 9 stories by Antonio Barber [ The Mousehole Cat etc ] A Childrens author who grew up with Ballet. 80pps includes 2 pages to rear with Notes on 9 Famous ballet tales. 80pp. [ book as new, No inscsp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped,slight wrinkling to top rear edge , very minor dot scuff to some corners. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

ONCE UPON A TIME

By: BARRETT-GREY Laurence , ROWLES , Lilian ,

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, JOHN CROWTHER Ltd: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9252

Condition: Fair


SCARCE. slim P/b.1st ed.Fairy tales - 4 bedtime stories; The Pink Mouse, Dream Dust, The First Goldfish & Good-bye to Fairies. in-line illus by Artist L Rowles.49pp [ No inscsp.tight binding.small stain marks to rear. delicate front, col.illus., cover.thin crease-lines, col.rub/loss & edge nicks. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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KIRSTY'S LANTERN , THE GOLDEN WAY SERIES Number 14

By: BATT, Elisabeth ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, LUTTERWORTH PRESS: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5627

Condition: VG+


FINE H/b as new apart from School Presentation Plate to initial blank page[ ffep] Colour Frontis; Kirsty's Aunt Janet is very fussy & strict and wants her to play with the other children but Kirsty likes running free. [Dust Jacket price clipped, some fade to colouration, minor edgewear , small tear top/ front spine corner] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

DOCTOR WHO WISHING WELL

By: BAXENDALE , TREVOR

Price: £2.50

Publisher: LONDON, BBC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10610

ISBN: 1846073480

Condition: Near Fine


H/b. 1st ed.-24681097531- Near FINE as paper starting to fox tan and minor base crease to spine.No other defect. 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's science fiction from the BBC TV Series - actors David Tennant & Freema Agyeman [ book , tight bindings , no inscsp - paper creamed] author Trevor Baxendale [ other titles available] View more info

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WHITE HOLIDAY An Exciting Adventure Story for Girls

By: BAYLEY , Viola ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London / Glasgow, The CHILDREN'S Press: 1950

Seller ID: 121763

Condition: Good


GOOD H/b in GOOD D/j. c.1950's. A Ski-ing holiday in Switzerland with Rosamund , eccentric Miss Drover , Otto . [ The Children's Press Boys' & Girls' Library Series] Viola Bayley. undated [ VG green cloth+silver titles & Silverillus. to front, No inscsp. tight binding, paper browned - darker to foredge, 1st/last pages.] Dust Jacket price clipped, no 100-140, series s Titles List to rear, edgewear col.rub/loss. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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JENNY THE GIRAFFE Out of the Ark series

By: BEAMAN , S G Hulme

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 118664

Condition: Good


c.1920's.Small square Card covers. Good.Undated.Unpaginated.Out of the Ark series.Colour & b/w illustrated [Childrens illustrated & Collectors] book sound stitching, VG internally.Younger child.no inscsp. outer covers weary , some fading lettering/ marks , handling & fox grubbiness .light edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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JIMMY the BABY ELEPHANT Out of the Ark series

By: BEAMAN , S G Hulme

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 119460

Condition: Good


c.1920's.Small square Card covers. Good.Undated.Unpaginated.Out of the Ark series.Colour & b/w illustrated[ Childrens illustrated & Collectors] book tight binding , VG internally.Younger child. No inscsp. no annotaion. atples rusty to centre pages but not bled.Outer covers handling & fox grubbiness .light edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TEDDY'S NEW JOB Out of the Ark series

By: BEAMAN , S G Hulme

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 122286

Condition: Good-


c.1920's.Small square Card covers. Good-Fair.Undated.12pp.Out of the Ark series, the adventures of a Teddy Bear. Colour & b/w illustrated. Unpaginated / undated [ tight bindings, staples rusted.Stitches fine.No inscsp. no annotation.small tear to top margin of one page & one crease-lie to another.Cover handling grubbiness, edgewear col.rub/loss max to front base. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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WALT DISNEY'S DONALD DUCK IN DISNEYLAND Golden Book Series

By: BEDFORD, ANNIE NORTH

Price: £7.95

Publisher: SYDNEY, Australia, Golden Press: 1973

Seller ID: 11676

Condition: Good


1973 copyright.Square card Boards black/silver spine .A Little Golden Book states D109 to top however NOT listed in titles to rear anywhere and No D109 is "Donald duck's Toy Sailboat". - possible 1st edition?[ Little Golden List other titles to inside of rear board.Walt Disney characters to back. "This book belongs to" page clean and blank., no inscsp. All pages colour illustrated by Walt Disney Studio adapted by C Grant. Aniaml tale by A N Bedford.Unpagi... View more info

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THE SUMMER OF THE SWANS

By: BETSY BYARS

Price: £2.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PUFFIN BOOKS / PENGUIN BOOKS Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122723

ISBN: 0140314202

Condition: Near Fine


Mass Market Paperback 195x130 mm approx. 142pp +2 of publisher's adverts. First Puffin Printing 1981.Newbery Award winning childrens book - ages 8-12. Cover illustration by Steven Assel. Near Fine (Book- Light age tanning to paper of book block and some discolouration to margins of inner sides of covers else as new with no previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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I SPY DOGS

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY (CHARLES WARRELL)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122569

Condition: Good


Red covers with b/w illustration. 130 x 100 mm approx. 48 pp. First Edition/ early printing of No 5 Dogs. High no to rear cover No 6 In the Country with 7 to 10 in preparation.Undated - circa 1952 (Entries of observations date from summer of 1952 in pencil save for 1 in ink) Good - Covers a little rubbed- staples rusty, No notable soiling or creasing, slightly foxed. Newsprint quality paper of book block tanned. Record Page 48 blank). Please see our image of the actual b... View more info

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I SPY WILD FLOWERS

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY (CHARLES WARRELL)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6547

Condition: VG


Stapled colour card wraps,green/red poppies, I Spy Colour series , 1/- , to front , 48pp.undated but 1953 First Edition. High no of Sixpenny series to rear cover No 10 On The Road with nos. 11 - The Sights of London in preparation ,VG (Book- Crease to front cover p48 I Spy Record Page clean. A few entries of observations made entered in pencil., sound binding and no rust to staples).Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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I-SPY BIRDS (COLOUR SERIES)

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY CHARLES WARRELL

Price: £9.00

Publisher: LONDON, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122589

Condition: Good


SCARCE.Illustrated card wraps (Stapled Paperback) 48pp. Undated [1953] The first book in the colour series. (High no of 6d. series to rear panel- 10- On the road with 11-12 in preparation. First Edition. Good (Book- surface loss to colour of upper cover mainly to top and fore edge. A little colour rubbing to spine and staples rusty. Numerous entries made neatly in pencil from Aug 1953. No name or address to I-Spy Record page No48. No other notable defects). Please see ou... View more info

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I-SPY WILD FRUITS and FUNGI (COLOUR SERIES)

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY CHARLES WARRELL

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122591

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card wraps (Stapled Paperback) 48pp. Undated [1955] The fourth book in the colour series.(High no of 6d. series to rear panel- 19 Sport.First Edition/Early reprint.Very Good (Book- Covers clean, staples rusty. A couple of entries made neatly in pencil from July 1955. No name or address to I-Spy Record page No48. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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I-SPY TREES (COLOUR SERIES)

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY CHARLES WARRELL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122592

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card wraps (Stapled Paperback) 48pp. Undated [1955] The fifth book in the colour series.(High no of 6d. series to rear panel- 23 Antique Furniture with 22 Men at work in preparation.First Edition/Early reprint.Very Good (Book- Covers respectably clean with a few light foxing spots, staples rusty. A couple of entries made neatly in pencil from June 1955. No name or address to I-Spy Record page No48. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual... View more info

NODDY BEDSIDE BOOK 1983

By: BLYTON , ENID

Price: £5.50

Publisher: LONDON, PURNELL Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10633

ISBN: 0361057679

Condition: VG


Hard Back larger format , VG , colour illustrated , Unpaginated - 76pp. Enid Blyton's Noddy Bedside Book, Clean bright pages and pictures throughout no inscp / annotation , stories + pictures all pages includinf feps. Bright Sky-blue- all corners dot scuff , not clipped ,max 3x2mm to frnt base corner+2x2mm to rear base corner. overall in very good condition - PLs see our image View more info

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HELLO LITTLE NODDY , Enid Blyton's Colour Strip Book

By: BLYTON , Enid

Price: £5.00

Publisher: AMEX Co.Ltd / D V Publications Ltd: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120486

Condition: Poor+


Lerge slim Laminated H/b 1st 1958. no incssp , tight sound bindings , this book belongs to blank still shows erased outlines. Colour illustrated. The Annual -type book for all young Noddy lovers. Comic strip lay-out.No notable defects to book interior very clean , col illus. end papers show a soldier Fort & a country hill scene ] However exterior loss top/tail of spine , max 10x5mm to spine base. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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FIVE GO ADVENTURING AGAIN An Adventure Story for Boys and Girls

By: BLYTON , Enid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122308

Condition: VG-


Red Boards with black titles and facsimile signature of author to front board.190 x 125 mm approx. Illustrated end papers.192pp. 32 full page b/w line drawings by Eileen Soper. First Published in July 1943 the copy offered by us is of the 14th impression of 1966. The second book in the Famous Five Series. VG/VG (Book previous owner name ink ink to free front end paper. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket - a little light rubbing to extremities but no notable wear/loss ... View more info