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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 sound and no previous owner name). A sound reading copy. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 lightened cover colours. 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 by Christian in Pilgrim's Progress set out on their own path to the City Beautiful. VG (Book- Colour rubbing to extremities ... 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. Light sporadic foxing to for edge of book block. No other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered fo... 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 ( Book- Name and address of previous owner in ink to free front end paper. No notable defects. Dust Jacket - light shelf rubbi... View more info

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BUNTER COMES FOR CHRISTMAS

By: FRANK RICHARDS , C.H.CHAPMAN ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, CASSELL & CO: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124193

Condition: Very Good


Blue Boards with Black titles to spine and front board, 195 x 130 mm approx. vi + 218pp. Colour frontis + 4 full page line illustrations by C.H.Chapman. First Edition 1st printing 1959 of the 25th in the series. Oh crikey! VG/Poor (Book- tiny 2 mm approx nick to head of spine and mild general shelf wear/soiling to extremities. No previous owner name. Binding sound with no other defects. Dust Jacket - non price clipped- cover 8/6. Moderate to heavy rubbing and shelf soiling, mug ring to middle of front panel,chips /loss to head and tail of spine,corners and bottom of rear panel- max chip 12 x 1... 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 light foxing spots to edges of book block extending into margins principally prelims and last couple of pages.No previous ow... 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 print soiling to margins of some pages. Ink school Board for London Attendance prize stamp dated Dec 1890 to reverse of titl... 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 binding generally sound. No previous owner name or insc. Occassional light foxing and finger soiling). Please see our images of t... 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 and illustrations are by Ella Veitch Shaw who latter became his wife. The author's first book and quite scarce particularly w... 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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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

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OLD BILLY THE SWEET-MAKER

By: GERTRUDE DOUGHTY

Price: £6.50

Publisher: LONDON, The RELIGIOUS TRACT Society / RTS: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123483

Condition: Very Good


Grey Cloth boards with purple line decs and titles to spine and front board. Laid on colour tinted sepia photograph. 170 x 120 mm approx. 80pp + 16 page publisher's catalogue no 9 to rear. Undated [1910] -attribution British Library on Copac.Attractive colour frontis and title page. Story of an old sweet- maker who plies his wares far and wide in a donkey cart until the donkey is stolen. What will become of Old Billy and Neddy the Donkey? VG (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling. Browning to end papers and catalogue to rear foxed. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see o... View more info

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ROBIN HOOD AND THE MEN OF GREENWOOD

By: GILBERT , HENRY , CRANE, WALTER

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11266

ISBN: 0946495629

Condition: Fine


1st thus, 360pp. 1912 FACSIMILE Sir Robin de Longchamp [ Father to Robin Hood]" one of the finest conditions illustrated with 16 full-colour plates by the celebrated artist Walter Crane"[ Little John / Maid Marian / Sherrif of Nottingham ] Fine/VG [mottled green thicker format book+gilt titles.no inscsp. sound binding.] col illus D/j not price clipped, re-printed from the original edition, minor edgewear & light spotting. PLS see our image View more info

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TOM AND THE MAGIC RAINBOW

By: GILDER , JEAN

Price: £0.50

Publisher: London, MEDICI SOCIETY: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8496

ISBN: 0855030623

Condition: VG+


P/b.1st ed. Near FINE. Animal tale & Colour illustrations by Artist J Gilder - Worthing College of Art ,an author/ illustrator of childrens books.The Medici Art Children's series. 24pp.[ book no inscsp, no annotation, tight binding ,Fine throughout, clean staples, real tiny rub to corners ] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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THE SCHOOLGIRL ETHIC THE LIFE AND WORK OF ANGELA BRAZIL

By: GILLIAN FREEMAN , Reading Universiry [ English Literature & Philosophy ]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, ALLEN LANE: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123152

ISBN: 071390741X

Condition: Fine


Orange Boards with silver blocked titles and ornaments to spine. 230 x 140 mm approx. 160 pp. 21 b/w illustrations on 12pp of plates as called for. The life and works of Coventry's own "Angela Brazil" who still retains a place in popular culture as influential as any schoolboy comic or clubland hero with titles such as A Terrible Tombiy, Queen of the Dormitory, The Fortunes of Plilippa, A Patriotic Schoolgirl etc. With a bibliography of the author's works including magazine contributions the book is a valuable reference work. Fine/Near Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - ... View more info

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THE LION AND THE MOUSE and Other Stories

By: GODFREY , J M , LA SORGENTE

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Purnell: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8080

Condition: VG


Large slim VG H/b,1st ed.1967. A real charm of a book with wonderful humour French style colour illustrations, to all pages, by Artist La Sorgente.[ tight binding, No inscsp.no annotations no crayoning. paper card pages tan creamed. External minor col loss edgewear, mild handling soil.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

YORK NOTES LORD OF THE FLIES

By: GOLDING , WILLIAM , FOSTER , S W

Price: £3.00

Publisher: LONDON, York Press: 2005

Seller ID: 10221

ISBN: 0582506190

Condition: Fine-


A5 Paper Back , 5th impression 2005 - fully revised , 88pps , York notes for GCSE Exams [ older children ] Literature Children Classics , Lord of the flies by William Golding for revisionr with notes by SW Foster [ improve your grade / examiner secrets / test your understanding at checkpoints / chack with the net etc / self tests / context etc Whatever you need to know will be contained in this book - tight binding , no inscsp , no notable defects View more info