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Image for 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

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 ... 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

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ROBBERY AT FOXWOOD

By: CYNTHIA PATERSON , BRIAN PATERSON ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, BARRON'S EDUCATIONAL SERIES, Inc: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123621

ISBN: 0812056655

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated Illustrated boards repeating the design of the Dust Jacket. 200 x 180 mm approx. Un paginated [32 pp] First US Edition of the First Book in the "Foxwood Tales" series which have now become childrens classics. Written by Cynthia Paterson and illustrated by her husband Brian the books introduce young children to a world of picturesque little cottages, lovable animals characters and exciting adventures. Near Fine/ Near Fine (Book- Minor shelf rubbing to b... View more info

THE BIG BOOK OF THE FARM

By: DIAMOND, LUCY , STRANG , HERBERT

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10733

Condition: VG


Illustrated paper covered boards with red and black titles.One of "The Big Books" Edited by Herbert Strang. Unpaginated. End papers illustrated by L.A.Govey. Frontis + 5 other full colour plates by B Butler. Numerous other full page and text illustration. Story book for the younger child telling of Ruth and Tony's stay at Caudale Farm.in large text VG/Good (Book- A little general shelf wear to extremities of boards Ink gift insc. to plain side of frontis.Large fo... View more info

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SOPHIE'S LUCKY

By: DICK KING - SMITH , Award Winning Author , Parkins , David ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, WALKER BOOKS: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119986

ISBN: 0744541182

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j.1st.Award Winning Author Dick King-Smith - well loved prolific children's writer - a strong sense of the country - & good humour. illust. by D Parkins.[ red-maroon cloth Gilt tiles, no incssp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped. 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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THE CROWSTARVER

By: DICK KING - SMITH , Farmer & Award winning author

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, DOUBLEDAY: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6086

ISBN: 0385410085

Condition: Fine


H/b Dust Jacket FINE/VG+.1st ed.Farmer & Award Winning Author D King-Smith the well loved prolific childrens writer - strong sense of the country & good humour. illustrated in line. A magic Animal / farm tale for boys and girls.[green cloth gilt titles book as New.no incssp] D/j price clipped & near fine in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS See our image. View more info

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DAVID COPPERFIELD Retold for Children

By: DICKENS , Charles , JACKSON , Alice F

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd / inc. TC & EC JACK: 1905

Seller ID: 5887

Condition: VG


H/b VG Undated c. early 1900's ?illustrated by Artist FMB Blackie with 8 x humerous fine-line pictures in pastel shades. [Childrens Classics] Charles Dickens retold for Boys & Girls by AF Jackson [ Miss Betsy Trotwood / Miss Peggotty /Mr Murdstone /the Micawbers.hard times befall little Davy] sand boards black titles with Laid-on Colour Plate to centre front & line surround decoration [ Nelson / TC.EC Jack] " for Boys and Girls" to base front.also a charming past... View more info

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1974

By: DOUGLAS, PENELOPE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, DEAN & SON LTD: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121367

ISBN: 060307006X

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Orange laminated boards with white and black titles to spine. 260 x 195 mm approx. Illustrated end papers 92 pp. The last Mabel Lucie Attwell Annual published posthemously. VG (Book- 5 mm nick to head of spine and light rubbing to laminate at extremities. Previous owner name in " belongs to" box and join the dots game at page 54 completed. A little age tanning to margins of pages else very clean and binding sound). Please see our images of the actual ... View more info

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The MEANWHILE ADVENTURES

By: DOYLE , Roddy ,Award Winning Author, AJHAR , Brian , STOWER , Adam

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, SCHOLASTIC Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7879

ISBN: 0439963303

Condition: VG+


VG+/VG+.1st edi. 1st printing 13579108642. Award winning Author R Doyle [ Booker Prize ]. A very humerous book for the younger child with larger text font. in- line illustrations by artist B Ajhar .The crazy [ or simply normal ] Mack family & dog Rover.[ jimmy robbie Kayla.[ Laminated H/b- interior as new , tight bindings , no inscsp.no annottions.slight wear top spine] Dust Jacket illus. by artist Adam Stower. minor edgewear mainly spine top. No spine fade. Please see o... View more info

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The ENGLISH STRUWWELPETER or PRETTY STORIES and FUNNY PICTURES

By: Dr. HEINRICH HOFFMANN

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & SONS , Ltd: 1940

Seller ID: 120980

Condition: Good


Undated circa 1940 on LINEN MOUNTED [ pages] .Illustrated paper Covered Boards with red cloth quarter binding. 260 x 210 mm approx. 24pp printed on one side only linen mounted. Undated circa 1940. Cover price 2s.6d. Good ( Book - Boards rubbed with shelf soiling loss of paper covering to edges and corners and with significant "tide marks" from liquid spillage to top of front and rear boards. A little light finger soiling to pages.The book has recently been re backed with... View more info

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THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHILDREN BEING THE CHILD STORIES OF DR JOHN BROWN

By: Dr. JOHN BROWN

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, T.N.FOULIS: 1923

Seller ID: 122072

Condition: Very Good


" Foulis reprinted in June Nineteen Hundred and twenty-three". Beige illustrated cloth boards with dark brown titles.180 x 115 mm approx. xx+58pp + 2 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 7 other colour illustrations and 25 small b/w line drawings by Artist H.C.Preston Mcgoun R.S.A. [MacGown?].Sketches of childhood from the pen of the author of"Rab and his friends" Forward by L.Macbean. Contains :- Queen Mary's Child Garden and Pet Marjorie. VG/G (Book- No no... View more info

TALES OF THE SCOTTISH CLANS FOR CHILDREN and Grown-ups

By: DREVER , HELEN

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Grant & Murray: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9200

Condition: VG


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG/Poor+ , 1st edition thus - most written for BBC Scottish Children's Hour , illustrated line drawings by AM Trotter , 224pps , stories of 19 different clans , Somerled of the Isles , Loch of the Swords , Prince Charles and Culloden [ Lilac book light edgewear fade , tight binding , noinscsp / annotation / crayon , paper creamed ] [ orange/blue illus D/j not price clipped , 6/- , also fox browned to rear so back appears grubby , minor corner losses ,... View more info

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MY FARMYARD STORY BOOK [ Ernest Nister no 2801 ]

By: E. NESBIT, MARY BOYLE, M.A. HOYER, L.L. WEEDON, ETC.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, ERNEST NISTER / C P DUTTON: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120787

Condition: Good


UNCOMMON.Illustrated paper covered boards with brown cloth quarter Binding. 200 x 130 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 128 pp. Colour frontis + 3 other full colour plates, numerous other full page line drawings and many others in text. Code no 2801 Undated - attributed as 1910 per Ink Christmas gift inscription to front free end paper and reference to Copac where the British Museum copy is ascribed as being [1910]. Good ( A little shelf rubbing to covers, ink gift insc... View more info

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THE FOX AND THE GOOSE

By: E.CALDWELL , Artist

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, MARCUS WARD: 1890

Seller ID: 122850

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with titles in black and gilt. 160 x 140 mm approx. Un-paginated 16pp. Story in rhyme based on an a traditional poem/song illustrated by Artist E Caldwell for the younger child/ nursery. Undated circa 1890's. VG (Covers- a little shelf rubbing to spine. Contents- ink gift inscription to reverse of front cover and discreet original book sellers ink stamp to bottom margin. Occasional light foxing and finger soiling to margins but very respectable fo... View more info

LITTLE DORA

By: EDWARDS, LINNIE

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, S.P.C.K.:

Seller ID: 6928

Condition: Good


Stapled Limp red cloth with black lettering and illustration to front cover. b/w frontis line illust. 32pp +8 of publisher's adverts. Undated but circa 1890's. Edition not stated. Story of the falling out of childhood friends, serious illness and the realisation that life is too short for hate and that the secret of life - real life - is love; and the power of prayer. Good (book- no previous owner name or insc. Stples a little rusty and book strained in binding but not d... View more info

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN

By: ELEANOR HELME & NANCE PAUL , CECIL ALDIN

Price: £27.00

Publisher: LONDON, EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE: 1936

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 123272

Condition: Very Good


Pale Olive green cloth boards with red titles to spine. 220 x 175 mm approx. [viii] + 172 pp. Line Illustration in two tone Frontis + 11 other full page line illustrations by Cecil Aldin as called for. 2nd Edition 1936. Sequel to Jerry- The Story of an Exmoor Pony and featuring many of the same characters- two and four legged. VG/Good (Book- Minor shelf wear to cloth. A little discolouration to spine and ink gift inscription to free front endpaper. Minor foxing to edges ... View more info

Image for THE NODDY CASTLE OF BOOKS (Five Titles - Noddy Visits the Land of Tops, Noddy and the Magic Goldfish, Noddy and Mr Roundy in Clown Town, Noddy and Mr Cheery, Noddy in the Land of King Ho-Ho

THE NODDY CASTLE OF BOOKS (Five Titles - Noddy Visits the Land of Tops, Noddy and the Magic Goldfish, Noddy and Mr Roundy in Clown Town, Noddy and Mr Cheery, Noddy in the Land of King Ho-Ho

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121592

Condition: Good


Illustrated stapled Paperbacks, 90 X 90 mm approx. 40pp per vol. Complete set of The Noddy Castle Book series lacking the box. Conditions vary - Two VG Two Good and One Poor. Please see our images of the actual set offered for sale. View more info

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THE TWINS AT ST. CLARE'S A SCHOOL STORY FOR GIRLS

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1947

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 122312

Condition: Very Good


Yellow Cloth Boards with blue titles to spine and top board. 190x130 mm approx. vi + 218pp. 8 full page line illustrations by W.Lindsay Cable as called for. First Published in 1941 the copy offered by us is of the Eighth Edition 1947. VG/VG (Book- No notable shelf soiling or wear to boards. Offset browning to end papers. Book block slightly cocked. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket -mild rubbing with tiny nicks/loss to extremities - max loss 1x2mm to tip of bot... View more info

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THE O'CLOCK TALES COLLECTION Over forty exiting stories!

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, DEAN (Egmont Books): 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122645

ISBN: 0603561594

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated Illustrated Boards repeating the design of the dust jacket, 215 x 155 mm approx. 506pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. 45 stories from the Five, Six, Seven and Eight O'Clock Tales series of bedtime stories first published from 1941 to 1944 by Methuen. First Edition 1st printing in this format. Near Fine /Near Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jacket- light rubbing to extremities. Non price clipped. Supplied in a removable propriet... View more info