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NODDY AND THE MAGIC RUBBER

By: ENID BLYTON , PETER WIENK

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMSON LOW, MARSTON & CO .' AND PLEIADES BOOKS,: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123115

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.[1954] First Edition 1st printing of no 9 in the Numbered Noddy Series by Enid Blyton. VG/Good (Book- Extremities of boards colour rubbed Erased Impression of previous owner name and address to"This Book Belongs to Box" Binding sound. Dust Jacket- Colour illustrated front flap fold and The Children's Library advert to rear flap, non pric... View more info

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AT THE FARM

By: EVELYN HARDY , E BLAMPIED ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, THOMAS NELSON AND SONS: 1927

Seller ID: 121574

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards, 185 x 140 mm approx. 96pp. Colour frontis + 10 other full page illustrations by E Blapied and numerous others in text. Undated circa 1920's. Philip, Janey and collie dog Leery spend time on Nurse's Uncle's farm where they experience the varied aspects of farm life of the day working with heavy horses and feeding the livestock. Good (Book- extremities of boards show shelf wear with nicks to paper covering of up to 5 mm at tail of spine. N... View more info

PRISCILLA A STORY FOR GIRLS

By: EVERETTE GREEN,E

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LONDON, THOMAS NELSON AND SONS LIMITED:

Seller ID: 4129

Condition: Very Good


353 pages,blue and gilt decorative board and spine,laid on colour plate to front board,all in very good condition,2mm softness top/tail os f spine.illustrated 4 colour pictures, Undated circa 1920' , small ink inscp dated 1925. - 20 chpts.[Mrs Pym/Mallory/Lord Raeburn] Children's illustrated View more info

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JACKANAPES and OTHER TALES

By: EWING , J H , BROCK , H M

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE / S.P.C.K.: 1920

Seller ID: 4333

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Undated c.1920's.196pp.JH Ewing.Artist HM Brock.Stories are Daddy Darwin's Dovecot & The Story of a Short Life. a time when children died young and daddy's went to war [WW1] illus 8 Colour plates.Village scene to end papers with This book Belongs To left blank. No previous owner name. 180x130 mm-Small h/b Green cloth , Gilt decs & Titles to spine & front with Laid- on Colour plate to front.paper of book block browned.[ uncut - for-edge, minor colour rubbing to ext... View more info

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MAGNETS, BULBS AND BATTERIES A Ladybird Junior Science Book no 621

By: F.E.NEWING BSc .and RICHARD BOWOOD , J.H.WINGFIELD ,

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LOUGHBOROUGH, WIILS & HEPWORTH: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123757

Condition: Very Good


Buff paper covered boards with blue titles and line illustration similar to that of the dust jacket. 180 x 110 mm approx. Illustrated end papers 52 pp. 24 full colour illustrations by J.H.Wingfield. First Edition 1st printing of the first book in Ladybird Series 621. No titles in series to rear flap. VG /VG (Book- No notable wear or soiling to boards. Small ink gift insc.and date March '62 to bottom corner of free front end paper. Pages of book block clean and binding... View more info

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THE GREAT AIRSHIP A Tale of Adventure

By: F.S.BRERETON

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, BLACKIE & SON: 1916

Seller ID: 123010

Condition: Good


Blue decorative cloth, 190 x 135 mm approx. 360 pp. Frontis + 3 other illustrations by C M Padday as called for. Undated circa 1916. A tale of adventure written in 1914 at the commencement of the Great War when the Zeppelin the German "Air Dreadnought" was a magnificent but threatening wonder. Good- ( Moderate to heavy wear with damp staining to rear board. Free front end paper removed, frontis edge rubbed and a little soiled. No other notable defects. Binding s... View more info

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NURSERY RHYMES Collins Wonder Colour Books

By: FARRAR , Jeanne

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Seller ID: 120776

Condition: Very Good


VG+.Square H/b card-boards.28 Full Colour pages throughout. Undated c.1950's. [Unpaginated] Cover picture " Little Boy blue".Publisher listed in series to back cover. 22 Headings of all the old favourites.[ Jack and Jill / Hark!Hark! THe dogs Do Bark /Hush-a-Bye baby / There Was an Old Woman who lived in a Shoe etc] internal in Fine condition, no inscsp.tight, sound binding. external vg with col.rub/loss edgewear.Please see our actual image NB.Camera flash has li... View more info

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TWO LITTLE PILGRIMS' PROGRESS A Story of the City Beautiful

By: FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE AND CO: 1896

Seller ID: 120781

Condition: Very Good


Dated 1896.Deep DARK BERGUNDY cloth boards with Bright gilt and black blocked titles and decorations to spine and front panel. All edges of book block gilt.Publisher's decorative monogrammed end papers. 216pp B/W Illust. Frontis + 3 full page plates and 8 other illustrations in text all as called for. Orphans Robin and Meg have been living for three years with their Aunt Matilda on a farm in Illinois after their parents died. They hate Aunt Matilda's world and emboldened... View more info

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LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY

By: FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT , REGINALD B. BIRCH

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE AND CO: 1906

Seller ID: 121648

Condition: Very Good


Grey illustrated cloth boards with gilt and black titles.205 x150 mm approx. Original publisher's decorative end papers.xii + 270pp + 6pp publisher's illustrated catalogue. Frontis. with tissue guard, vignette title page and 24 other illustrations by Birch as called for. A particularly bright and well preserved copy. VG (No significant shelf wear or soiling. Ink gift insc. and date 1906 to half title page. Tissue guard tanned with offsetting to frontis and title page. Li... View more info

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THE SECRET OF ARRIVOL

By: FRANCIS COWAN

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HUDDERSFIELD, SCOFIELD & SIMS: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123013

Condition: Very Good


Green Cloth Boards with black titles to spine and upper panel, 190 x 140 mm approx. Undated - No printing history or printer's code to assist dating but probably late fifties or early 1960's from fashion style of illustrations. What is the mystery that lies behind the Secret of Arrivol, a small island lying off the coast of the Highlands of Scotland? During their summer holidays Chris and Harry Bentley together with their cousin Rupert are determined to find out. VG/VG (... View more info

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THE MYSTERY OF THE WHALE TATTOO, THE HARDY BOYS MYSTERY STORIES

By: FRANKLIN W. DIXON

Price: £2.50

Publisher: LONDON, ARMADA / WILLIAM COLLINS: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121165

ISBN: 0006908152

Condition: Good


Illustrated Card Covers (Paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. 160pp. 6 full page line illustrations. First Armada printing of this Hardy Boys adventure . Good (Book - a little light shelf rubbing and reading creases to covers. Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale View more info

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THE SEASONS AND THE FARMER A BOOK FOR CHILDREN

By: FRASER DARLING , F , DR. C.F.TUNNICLIFFE RA CBE

Price: £25.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, THE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123559

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with blue titles to spine and upper board the later also with a Tunnicliffe illustration of birds ground feeding. 230x1750mm approx. viii + 72 pp. First Edition 1939. County Map of Great Britain + 49 line illustrations by Tunniciffe of farm animals, wild life and farm work through the four seasons. Each Season having a b/w photograph at the start of the chapter. VG/G+ (Book- Boards clean with no notable shelf wear, Free end papers a little browned and ... View more info

LASSIE Lost in the Snow

By: FRAZEE , STEVE

Price: £2.95

Publisher: LONDON, A TARGET Book: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10924

ISBN: 0426200128

Condition: Good


Paper Back , 1st edition thus- UK edition , 1969. Lassie the rescue collie dog of Film & TV fame . Childrens Adventure Fiction for child & adult alike by Steve Frazee [Cheyenne western] . Here Lassie & Scott Turner encounter young Bob & Ted Pettigrew who are racing their snowmobiles in Wapiti National Forest . A Target book - tight binding , no inscsp. paper creamed , med fox edgwear tanning / spotting moreso 1st pge. PLS see our image View more info

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WINNING HIS SPURS A Tale of the Crusades

By: G.A.HENTY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, SEARLE & RIVINGTON: 1890

Seller ID: 120285

Condition: Poor+


Olive Green cloth boards with black embossed illustrations and gilt titles to spine and front board. viii + 324 pp + 32pp publisher's trade catalogue. Many unspecified b/w line illustrations and chapter head decorations. Dated 1890 to title page. Catalogue to rear Oct 1889. Poor+ ( Book- Book re sewn on 3 cords, new mull and end papers and re backed with original cloth spine laid on. The original cloth is heavily rubbed with loss at corners. Book block tanned with finger... View more info

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A SNOW-BABY MERRY RHYMES FOR PLEASANT TIMES

By: G.CLIFTON BINGHAM

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, ERNEST NISTER: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122851

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards with blue/grey cloth quarter-binding185 x 150 mm approx. Undated circa 1890's. Publisher's original floral printed end papers.18pp 7 full page colour lithographed plates and charming mono line drawings in text. Collection of nursery rhymes by G.Clifton Bingham who also edited the Brighton and County Magazine. Printed in Nuremberg. VG (General moderate shelf soiling and wear to boards.End papers cracked but mull and sewing holding and bind... View more info

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A NUMBER OF THINGS

By: G.D.FISHER

Price: £65.00

Publisher: EDINBURGH, THE MORAY PRESS: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120256

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust jacket.195 x 140 mm approx. 64 pp. Charming collection of nursery poems illustrated by E V Shaw. The title is taken from a stanza from Robert Louis Stevenson "The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings." Gilbert Dempster Fisher the author was a Scottish Broadcaster, writer and naturalist who gave radio broadcasts on the BBC as the Hut Man. The lettering ... View more info

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INTERWORLD

By: GAIMAN , Neil , Award Winng Author , REAVES , Michael , Award-Winning Science Fiction author

Price: £7.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, EOS / HarperCollins Publishers: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123438

ISBN: 0061238961

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j.1st ed.1st print12345678910. Joey Harker isn't a hero - the kind of lad that gets lost in his own house - then one day Joey really gets lost ...[ black boards with black 1/4 binding & gilt tiles, black end papers, no inscsp] Dust Jacket not clipped, book as new.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SHAKESPEARE STORIES

By: GARFIELD, LEON , FOREMAN, MICHAEL

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, VICTOR GOLLANCZ: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 117827

ISBN: 057503095x

Condition: Near Fine


Large thick format H/b+jacket NearFINE/VG+,1st, edition.1st ed. 288pp.illustrated 16 full-page colour plates as expected +line illus in tex. by Artist Michael Foreman. ist thus by Leon Garfield 12 Shakespeare stories." published to universal acclaim by these distinguished collaborators" [ 12th Night/ King lear/ Tempest/ Merchant of Venice/ Taming of the Shrew/ Richard 11/ Henry 1V, Part one/ Hamlet/ Romeo/ Othello/ Midsummer night's dream/ Macbeth] dark brown boa... View more info

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JANE'S ADVENTURES in a BALLOON

By: GATHORNE - HARDY , Jonathan ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, VICTOR GOLLANCZ: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7760

ISBN: 0575019379

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/B.Internal FINE.VG D/j.1st. Jane's Adventures series by Scottish author J Gathorne - Hardy. Jane's father , Sir Christopher Charrington was an inventor ... [ airship / avalanche / moon mountains / jungle ] 224pp. illus. b/w by N Hill.[ blue cloth gilt tiltles, No inscsp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped. , even spine fade to spine not effecting titles , no loss.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

WHIZZ FOR ATOMMS A Guide to Survival in the 20th Century for Fellow Pupils, their doting Maters, pompous Paters and any other s who are interested

By: GEOFFREY WILLANS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, MAX PARRISH: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121950

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in Gd+ D/j.1st ed. Numerous line drawings by Artist Ronald Searle. First Edition 1st printing of Geoffrey Willans' observations of life in a public school [ Publik Skool ] with the wicked wit of Searle amply illustrating Nigel Moleworth's trials, tribulations & fantasies.[ Black cloth with gilt tiles & gilt illustration to spine.200 x 135 mm approx.104pp. No o inscsp, sound bibnding, lighter markings to a small area to the back board, a few light foxing spots to ... View more info