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PLAYWAYS , LITTLE DOTS , SEPTEMBER 1950

By: BLYTON , ENID , TEMPLE , CHRIS , CLOSE , EUNICE

Price: £1.00

Publisher: REDHILL, PLAYWAYS: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10637

Condition: Fair


Fair P/b [ Internal Fine ] however , rusted through staples have come away from the cover.Slim.26pp. cover wraps show price of Fourpence. Quiz / puzzle story etc. all left blank, illus.in line by various artists. Enid Blyton stories by C Temple & E Close. Scotties Blow Bubbles comic strip by Binkie., Bible story , Wiggles , Woggles , Circus etc,] [no inscsp, ink patch scwiggle to base end page ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE TREASURE HUNTERS

By: BLYTON, ENID

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London,George Newnes Ltd,1945:

Seller ID: 1480


206x140mm approx,blue boards with gilt lettering,184 pgs,Illustrated by E Wilson and Joyce Davies.The book has a grubby appearance and rubbing to all edges and corners,but no colouring to pages.G- View more info

MY ENID BLYTON BOOK

By: BLYTON,ENID,STEED,CICELY

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON,MARKS AND SPENCER,UNDATED CIRCA 1949:

Seller ID: 3560


254x210mm approx,decorative hard boards [annual]could pos.be a date underneath a stuck-on label wishing happy returns,dated 1949., illustrated orange feps,93 pages,with orange/green/red shading to text drawings[ gnomes/pixies/fairies/the sticky man/cars/ponies/boastful boy/spiteful girl/smickle smockle/ goliwog/clockwork mouse/wizarddogs.],slight edgewear colour loss, VG View more info

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THE WRIT OF GREEN WAX

By: BOHAN , EDMUND , VAL BIRO

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4583

ISBN: 0091030501

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Good-D/j.1st.Childrens illustrated by Artist Val Biro, in line. An exciting Historical novel- the Sherrif of Kent sent the Gilbert family the " writ of green wax" summoning them to appear, for treasonable acts, before the Court at Maidstone. - the messenger was murdered [ green cloth, gilt titles, sound clean copy, No inscsp, small stain to side foredge, tight binding] Dust Jacket price clipped, edge wear crease with small nicks, col rub/loss. Please see our image... View more info

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PADDINGTON HELPS OUT Puffin PS227

By: BOND , Micheal , FORTNUM , Peggy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN BOOKS / A YOUNG PUFFIN: 1965

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 6726

Condition: VG


VG P/b. A Young Puffin 3/- 1st ed thus Puffin PS227 1965. Children's illustrated in line by Artist Peggy Fortnum.author M Bond. The further adventures of Paddington Bear.[young boys & girls] 127pp.+ 1 page publisher's adverts.[ No inscsp, tight binding, clean throughout, paper tanned browning from age. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SENGLER'S RISING STAR

By: BRANDON, GRANIA, MEREDITH , NORMAN

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2334

Condition: VG


SCARCE Title .VG.H/b.Poor D/j.+jacket.1st ed. Brockhampton dog design to Red boards. Grania Brandon. Wonderful fun humour fine-line illustrations, some yellow-tone, by the Artist Norman Meredith.,yellow illus end papers.125pp.One of the Sengle series of Children's books of the Circus - voted 2nd in the Daily Express Christmas 1949 poll of children's favourite books [BBC Children's Hour]. the authentic touch of atmosphere & excitement.200x140mm.book- clean throughout, No ... View more info

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A PRINCESS AT SCHOOL Revised Edition

By: BRAZIL , Angela

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, ARMADA / May Fair Books Ltd: 1970

Seller ID: 118492

Condition: VG -


VG- P/b.Reprint of Revised edition from 1970.Armada Books series . Children's Modern classics.,160pp. Paper tanned. ink name to 1st page. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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JILL'S JOLLIEST SCHOOL

By: BRAZIL , ANGELA , HILEY , Francis E

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & SON Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 9546

Condition: Good


H/b Good.Undated c.1940's - printed on war standard paper.272 pp. illustrated 4 b/w full-page plates by FE Hiley.A girl's school adventure by Angela Brazil [ 1868 - 1947 ] prolific childrens author [ A Pair of Schoolgirls/The Fourth Form Friendship/The Madcap of the School etc ] light sand cloth+dark brown titles to spine & front.publisher's Dark brown top foredge. ink inscsp dated 1947. paper lightly fox creamed , spine cloth softened over the years so spine slightly co... View more info

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PLEASURE WITH PAPER

By: BREDA , A Van (Translator W E James)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123882

Condition: Fine


Burgundy Boards with yellow titles to spine, 215 x 160 mm approx. 158 pp. profusely illustrated by line figs in text to accompany the directions the book shows how paper toys and models can be made at very little cost. Progressive - from simple objects to masks, animals in three dimensions and working toys.First published in the uk in 1954 the copy offered is of the 2nd impression 1956. Sequel to the author's "Adventures With Paper" Fine/VG (Book- no defects. No... View more info

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THE CHALET SCHOOL and the ISLAND

By: BRENT-DYER , ELINOR M.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, W & R CHAMBERS Ltd: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5740

Condition: VG+


H/b in SCARCE Dust Jacket - not price clipped, 6/- , book - blue boards with dark blue lettering to spine. 296pp. VG+/VG ( ink gift inscp. to ffep , mild fox tan to prelims. & end papers] 2 small chips. max 8x5mm approx to tail of spine and 8mm approx closed-line tear to top front panel with associated crease. Bright and respectably. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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LAVENDER LAUGHS in the CHALET SCHOOL

By: BRENT-DYER, ELINOR

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London / Edinburgh, W. & R. CHAMBERS: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6316

Condition: VG


Blue cloth with dark blue lettering to spine. 288pp. b/w frontis illust. First Edition, 1st printing of the 17th book in the ever popular "Chalet School Series" In collectable condition. VG/VG (book- gift insc. in ink to ffep. Light foxing to edges of pages.Boards clean with negligible shelf wear and no bumps. Dust jacket- non price clipped- cover prive 5/-. two small closed tear of 7 and 5mm approx. to top front panel, Chip to head at rear spine fold of 12.x12mm approx ... View more info

TWO IN A TENT

By: BRETT , MOLLY

Price: £1.25

Publisher: London, THE MEDICI SOCIETY: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8361

ISBN: 0855030003

Condition: VG


Laminated Stapled Paperback colour illustrated , 1st edition , VG , 24 pps , no incssp , book small scuff to top/f corner 1mm and very minor markings to rear , line drawings to every page , alternate full page in colour with double page colour centrpiece of two young children , Susan and David , and a steeping stone stream with woodland folk [ animals ] , younger child , boys / girls - front cover animals surrounding a tent , Externally VG , Internally fine View more info

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MIDGET and the PET SHOP

By: BRETT , MOLLY , An Author Soc. Mem. & Art Soc. Member

Price: £0.75

Publisher: London, MEDICI SOCIETY: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123346

ISBN: 085503033X

Condition: VG-


VG-P/b.24pp.1st ed.1975. Square.Covers show birds & small animals having a picnic. For younger children , colour illustrated all pages , Molly Brett [ daughter gifted animal painter Mary Gould Brett ], a Surrey Artist , has featured BBC TV & radio programmes.[ laminated p/b, clean staples, no inscsp., no annotation, tight binding, weary top front side edge, pages creamed, mild handling wear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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OUTCAST OF REDWALL

By: BRIAN JACQUES

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, HUTCHINSON: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121089

ISBN: 0091767210

Condition: Near Fine


Black Boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 140 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing of the eighth book in the "Redwall" series. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- light tanning to paper of book block. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - very minor rubbing to extremities.Non price clipped- cover £12.99.Clean bright bold colours- no fade- the camera flash does not pick-up the bright Gilt Titles & outlines to cover .No notable defects to book or jacket the la... View more info

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CRAFTS for GIRLS A FOYLES HANDBOOK

By: BRINLEY , Rosemary , Needlework Editor

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, W & G FOYLE LTD: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120370

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j.VG/Poor+.illustrated line drawings.GIrls crafts by Needlework Editor R Brinley. 12 chpts to this small siize Practica Guide. [Party decs / boxes / early needlework/ raffia/ baskets/ tins etc./ doll clothes / book jackets / knitting/ felt / card loom/ patch / rugs/ printing etc] for layman , teachers & student. 92pp. orange card boards with b/w photo to front of girls & their craftworkt, No inscsp, no annotaion, tight binding, fine throughout. External mild edgewe... View more info

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LET'S LOOK AT SOME INSECTS

By: BRUCE , ELLA , Artist

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, MEDICI SOCIETY: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10694

ISBN: 0855030410

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE.P/b Square laminated. 24pp.1st. Colour illustrated all pages by Artist Ella Bruce. The Medici Society series. Double - page central scene - one page to rear of book to identify the insects - learning is fun with bright clear pictures. Note on Author to rear. [ No inscsp. no annotation, tight binding , the only defect to this o/w fine conditioned interior is small pink spot to the base of one page.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BABAR Comes To AMERICA an Original Laurent de Brunhoff Book

By: BRUNHOFF , Laurant de ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: NEW YORK, ABRAMS Books for Young Readers / Harry N Abrams Inc / HNA: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123935

ISBN: 0810972441

Condition: Fine


FINE Laminated H/b in Good D/j.Book claims" Reinforced Binding", colour illustrated all pages.1st ed thus.1st print.10987654321. Babar, King of the Elephants, receives an invitation to meet with the President of the United States. illus. end papers.Book Fine, no inscsp ] matching design to Dust Jacket, not price clipped, spine fade , edgewear nicks & crease. Unpaginated. 270x190mm Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LITTLE LASS Exmoor Pony

By: BULLIVANT, Mary Garland , HART , Frank ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118379

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b.RARE in Dust Jacket.1st.1936.Artist Frank Hart. An Exmoor Pony adventure by M G Bullivant.[ birth / new life / new friends / breaking-in / unkind mistress / new home / wicked plan . fox hunting / trials / show grounds ] peach cloth brown titles , No inscsp, tight binding, Fine throughout,paper fox tanned to foredge & endpapers.[ D/j not price clipped,7s 6d. the rear in VG condition; however spine & front flakey with small edgewear loss mainly to front & spine. no... View more info

A SKETCH BOOK OF R CALDECOTT'S

By: CALDECOTT, R

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE ROUTLRDGE & SONS: 0

Seller ID: 7673

Condition: VG


Oatmeal cloth boards with green cloth half binding. Undated circa 1880's. See Blackburn Caldecott p 205. Hard Cover , 48pp. Collection of alternate b/w drawings and colour sketches by Caldecott reproduced by Edmond Evans Engraver and Printer. VG (book- Moderate shelf wear and soiling to boards. Binding sound - no cracks to endpapers. No previous owner name or insc. pages have occ. light soiling. Not significant.) View more info

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LITTLE FRANK THE IRISH BOY

By: CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH [TONNA]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LONDON, W.H.BROOM: 1873

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 11315

Condition: VG


SCARCE. Emerald Green cloth boards with blind embossed decs and gilt titles and paper boat design to front panel. 108pp. b/w engraved frontis. 3rd Edition. Story of a poor orphan boy raised by a spinster on a humble smallholding in Southern Ireland. 1st published in 1827 this is the 3rd edition the author's name on the title page and board simply as Charlotte Elizabeth. VG (Sunday School award insc. dated 1881 to ffep. A little general shelf soiling and wear but quite re... View more info