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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

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THE TESTING OF THE TORMENT

By: ELSIE JEANETTE OXENHAM , P.B.HICKLING

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, CASSELL & CO: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123861

Condition: Very Good


Olive Cloth Boards with Black decs and titles, laid on oval colour plate to upper board. [vi] + 214 pp. Colour frontis + 3 other b/w illustrations by Artist P.B.Hickling as called for. First Edition 1925. VG (Book- Light general shelf wear and soiling. Contemporary ink gift insc. to free front end paper. Light foxing to edges of book block and to prelims.Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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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

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BE BRAVE LITTLE NODDY

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £40.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMSON LOW, MARSTON & CO AND DENNIS DOBSON: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122666

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust jacket. 190 x 140 mm approx. Flat Spine, Illustrated end papers. 60pp.[1956] First Edition 1st printing of no 13 in the Numbered Noddy Series by Enid Blyton. VG/VG (Book- Extremities of boards colour rubbed Erased Impression of previous owner name and address to"This Book Belongs to Box" Binding sound. Dust Jacket- high no to rear flap fold 13 and non price clipped- cover 3s6d. Colour rubbed with a... View more info

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YOU FUNNY LITTLE NODDY no 10 in series

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO.,LTD AND PLEIADES BOOKS,: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122824

Condition: Good


Paper covered illustrated boards repeating the design of the dust jacket, flat spine,190 x 140 mm approx. 60 pp. no 10 in series with children's library advert for Toby Twirl and Nicholas Thomas to rear flap fold. Has all of the issue points for a First Edition but as any Noddy collector will know it is impossible to differentiate these early issues from early reprints. Good/Poor (Book- Shelf rubbing to extremities of boards with bumps to bottom corners.No shelf soiling.... View more info

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FIVE GO TO DEMON'S ROCKS

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123618

Condition: VG+


Red Boards with black titles to spine. 190 x 125 mm approx. Illustrated end papers.184pp Nineteenth book in the Famous Five series. First published in 1961 the copy offered by us is of the 4th Impression of 1965. VG+/Good (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling. Neat Ink gift inscription to half title.Dust Jacket - Colour rubbing to extremities with a little loss at head and tail of spine and ink scribble to rear panel. Price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary prote... View more info

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NODDY GETS INTO TROUBLE No 8

By: ENID BLYTON , BBEK ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & Co & C.A.Publications Ltd: 1954

Seller ID: 123474

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the jacket, Flat spine, 60pp. Illustrated by Beek. First published in 1954 these Noddy books are notoriously difficult to identify 1st Editions. The copy offered is however at least an early reprint from the mid to late 50's. Children's Library advert to rear flap of d/j and cover price 3s 6d. Good/Poor. (Book - Rubbing to extremities of boards with some damage to head of spine. Binding sound. An erased, still vis... View more info

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NODDY AND HIS CAR no 3 in series

By: ENID BLYTON , BEEK ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO LTD AND DENNIS DOBSON LTD: 1967

Seller ID: 121646

ISBN: 0361004583

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards, flat spine. 190 x 140 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 62pp. Illustrated by Beek. Nos 3 in series. Undated . SBN nos. so between 1967 and 1970. VG/VG (Book- Paper covered boards a little rubbed at extremities . No notable damage to spine. No previous owner name or insc.Binding and sewing to signatures sound. Dust Jacket- complete but a little colour rubbed at extremities, tiny nicks and red letters to title on spine faded. Now in a rem... View more info