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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. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 respectable for age and binding sound). An uncommon title and difficult to source. Please see our image of the actual book offe... View more info

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MAUD FLORENCE NELLIE or DON'T CARE

By: CHRISTOBEL ROSE COLERIDGE

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, NATIONAL SOCIETY'S DEPOSITORY: 1887

Seller ID: 120782

Condition: Very Good


1888 inscsp.Dark Red bevel edged cloth boards with gilt and colour blocked titles and illustrations to spine and front panel. viii + 238 pp + 16 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 3 other full page illustrations as called for and chapter head and tail vignettes. Undated circa 1888 by reference to School prize plate to front paste down. VG (Book- no significant shelf wear or soiling to boards. Prize plate to paste down. Edges of book block foxed. Glue to back strip failing resulting in signatures becoming strained but sewing and tapes holding and no cracks to end papers. An attractive Victorian ... View more info

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CONNIE THE COW

By: CICIEY ENGLEFIELD

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, JOHN MURRAY: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121236

Condition: Very Good


Paper covered boards with Brick red buckram cloth quarter binding. 175 x 130 mm approx. 42pp + 6 pp of publisher's adverts. Full page and vignette woodcut illustrations. First Edition 1939 of this charming children's book which has since been re-issued by Potter books. VG (Book- Moderate shelf wear to cloth at head and tail of spine with a little shelf soiling. Light foxing spots to white paper covers with rubbing at corners of front board. Erased pencil name and address to front free end paper. Binding sound and contents clean with no finger soiling). Please see our images of the actual book ... View more info

THE GETTING WELL OF DOROTHY

By: CLIFFORD , MRS W K

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1905

Edition: 2nd Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 7661

Condition: VG


SCARCE , Green Hard Cover with bright gilt bird illus decs to front and spine , also circular gilt " Prize Awarded by the London Council ", 251pp plus 40pp publishers adverts to rear , Colour Fontis - Dorothy and Betty hugging , illusrated 27 b/w by Gordon Browne , states Second Edition to title page , states second edition 1905 to reverse , however 40 adverts to rear dated 1907 - hence a 1905 reprint , a Family Adventure - Childrens illustrated [ book - Head Teacher Award label to fep with fading lettering o/w no inscsp / annotations , med fox/browning all foredge , ist and last few p... View more info

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TOM MERRY'S SECRET No 1 in Series

By: CLIFFORD, Martin , Pseod. RICHARDS, Frank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamilton & Co.[Stafford] Ltd. / GOLD HAWK BOOKS: 1952

Seller ID: 122471

Condition: Good -


Small Slim Good-P/b.[ Prob.an undated 1st ed: c.1952- Ink inscsp.dated March 1952 ] A brand new adventure of the Chums of St.Jim's.[ Arthur D'Arcy / Baggy Trimble / St Jim's ] Tight binding, ink name & date, paper tanned [cover spine-crease-line edge-wear, col.rub/loss.no spine fade.light staining seeping from the staples.light Handling soil to rear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TOM MERRY'S RIVAL No 2 in Series

By: CLIFFORD, Martin , Pseod. RICHARDS, Frank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamilton & Co.[Stafford] Ltd. / GOLD HAWK BOOKS: 1952

Seller ID: 122540

Condition: Good -


Small Slim Good-P/b.[ Prob.an undated 1st ed: c.1952.- Ink inscp.dated March 1952 ]. A brand new adventure of the Chums of St.Jim's.[ Arthur Augustus D'Arcy , St. Jim's , Cardew the cad ] Tight binding, ink name & date, paper tanned [cover spine-crease-line edge-wear col.rub/loss.linel corner creases to front, no spine fade.some staining seeping from the staples.light handling soil. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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FLIPPERTY'S AEROPLANE Tales of Hopping Wood series

By: CLOKE , Rene

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, AWARD Publications Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120546

ISBN: 0861632303

Condition: Fine


Large slim Laminated H/b FINE. 1st ed.Text & illus. by child author & Artist R Cloke.Colour illustrated to all pages & end papers. Unpaginated.[ No inscsp] [Young Childrens Illustrated].book fine. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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CINDERELLA A Butterfly Book

By: CLOKE , Rene

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, AWARD Publications: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122253

ISBN: 086163490x

Condition: Fine


Small FINE H/b.1st ed.thus.Classic Fairy Tales.Author & collected Artist Rene Cloke.[ unpaginated Laminated H/b. as new, no inscsp ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

LARRY'S CARAVAN TALES OF HOPPING WOOD

By: CLOKE,RENE

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, AWARD: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3444

Condition: VG+


236x172mm approx,illustrated laminated boards,colour throughout, illustrated feps,no inscp,26 pages,[Young Childrens Illustrated], both written and illustrated by this children's illustrator,Rene Cloke. VG+Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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DOCTOR WHO THE ART of DESTRUCTION

By: COLE , Stephen

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118402

ISBN: 0563486511

Condition: Fine


H/b , 1st ed.2006 , FINE , 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's fantasy fiction from the BBC TV Series - actors Davis Tennant & Billie Piper [ book as new , tight bindings , no inscsp ] author Stephen Cole who, in the late 1990's, looked after the BBC's range of Dr Who novels, video's & audio adventures.[other titles available] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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DOCTOR WHO THE MONSTERS INSIDE

By: COLE , Stephen

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8049

ISBN: 0563486295

Condition: Fine


H/b.1st ed.2005. FINE , 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's science fiction from the BBC TV Series [ book as new , tight bindings , no inscsp ] author Stephen Cole has also looked after the BBC Dr Who novels , videos and adventures [other titles available] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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DOCTOR WHO STING of the ZYGONS

By: COLE , Stephen ,

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122930

ISBN: 1846072255

Condition: Fine


Near FINE H/b 1st ed.24681097531.[ Near Fine as paper starting to fox tan] 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's fantasy fiction from the BBC television series featuring D Tennant as the Doctor [ book tight bindings , no inscsp ] An author in his own right Stephen Cole [ other titles available] tight binding, no inscsp. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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LIM OF HONG KONG

By: CONON FRASER

Price: £50.00

Publisher: LONDON, BLACKIE: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120427

Condition: Near Fine


Red boards with black titles to spine190 x 130 mm approx. 206pp. incl glossary. Maps to end papers. Foreword by A C Maxwell C.M.G. Commissioner of Police Hong Kong 1953-1959. Children's crime fiction set in the former crown colony and featuring Tai Lim who assists his father Staff-Sergeant Tai Foong of the Special Squad C.I.D. to complete a dangerous assignment. A story of Opium smuggling and Triad gangs. A seemingly scarce children's book. Undated [1960] A few unspecified b/w line illustrations by Will Nickless. First Edition. Near Fine /VG (Book- No notable defects and no previous owner name... View more info

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SOOTY'S FANCY DRESS PARTY POP-UP BOOK

By: CORBETT , Harry , PARTRIDGE , Monique ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Publicity Press / Purnell: 1956

Seller ID: 11380

Condition: Good


SCARCE. c.1950's.Original Sooty illustrator Monique Partridge.Harry Corbett - Sooty and Sweep H/B oblong Pop-Up Book. Undated. Famed Television hand-puppets [ TV 's Teddy Bear Magician ] always up to mischief.[1956 ink inscp to base 1st page] edgewear to Blue illus.covers col/rub/loss. .Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF SIR TOADY LION WITH THOSE OF GENERAL NAPOLEON SMITH An Improving History for Old Boys, Young Boys, Good Boys, Bad Boys, Big Boys, Little Boys, Cow Boys and Tom Boys

By: CROCKETT, SAMUEL RUTHERFORD , BROWNE, GORDON ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, GARDNER, DARTON AND CO: 1897

Seller ID: 11099

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with black, yellow and white illust. and titles. xiv + 379pp + 16 pp of publisher's adverts. Undated, copyright 1897 in USA Stokes. Appears therefore to be 1st UK or early reprint of such. Frontis + 68 other line illustrations by Artist Gordon Browne as called for. Adventures of our heroes Arthur George (Toady Lion) and Hugh John Picton Smith ( General Napoleon Smith) two young boys inspired by events of history and empire. The illustrations by Gordon Browne are particularly charming if at times a little non p.c. for today. Good (Book- moderate general shelf wear to boards b... View more info

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JIMMY AGAIN

By: CROMPTON, RICHMAL , Roberts , Lunt ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, GEORGE NEWNES Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2987

Condition: VG


VG H/b. Author of Just William Books. illus. by Artist Lunt Roberts.[green cloth Gilt titles to front & spine+ gilt illus. of schoolboy to spine. No inscsp., tight bindnig, mild light fox spotting to end papers+ foredge] 256pp. External light edgewear & col/rub/ crease to corners. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PIRATE PETE'S 3D ADVENTURE with 3D Pop-Up Scenes.

By: CROSSLEY , David ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bath, North Parade Publishing Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120681

ISBN: 0755482603

Condition: Near Fine


UNCOMMON.H/b with 3D Pop-Up Scenes.Artist & Author David Crossley. 5 double-page scenes in Colour.tiny miniscule rubwear all else [ external & interal] Fine as new. no inscsp.tight binding. all pop-ups' Fine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info