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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

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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... 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 magaz... 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

AN EDWARDIAN SEASON

By: GOODALL , JOHN S

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122818a

ISBN: 0333264584

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b in Near FINE D/j.1st ed.Small Slim Oblong Pictorial history by Artist J S Goodall. An Edwardian Season - belonging to a past era - a century ago - during King Edward's reign , a charm of a book - magical and extremely informative of the times - a joy as well as proving educational to the child. Unpaginated.Colour illustrated.[ Gilt dec to maroon boards , No inscsp. salmon pink end papers. fox spotting to blank rears of end papers.All else Fine] Dust Jacket... View more info

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DOCTOR WHO DEAD of WINTER

By: GOSS , James ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, BBC: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121417

ISBN: 1849902380

Condition: Near Fine


VG+ H/b 1st ed. 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's fantasy fiction from the BBC television series featuring Matt Smith as the Doctor [ book tight bindings , no inscsp , pages as new throughout, minor edgewear.] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GOLDEN AGE

By: GRAHAME, KENNETH

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1923

Seller ID: 11832

Condition: Good +


Undated but 1922/3.by reference to forthcoming books to be published listed on the rear panel of the dust jacket. Red boards+ gilt titles. Victorian author Kenneth Grahame.19th century classics..287pp.17 chpts + Prologue -The Olympians - the pricess , the burglers , the Argonauts , the harvesting -childrens fantasy adventure ...Good/Poor (book- No previous owner name or inscp.sound binding, mild edgewear light tanning to paper of book block. Dust Jacket, 2/- , significan... View more info

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THE GOLDEN AGE

By: GRAHAME, KENNETH, ENRAGHT - MOONY, R J

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, JOHN LANE THE BODLEY HEAD: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1466

Condition: Good +


Tan cloth boards with red titles and galleons and line decs to spine and upper panel, 260 x 210 mm approx. Top edge of book block stained red others uncut. Publisher's original blue floral end papers. viii + 244 pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. Colour frontis + 18 other full colour plates printed on china paper as called for by R.J.Enraght-Moony. First edition thus 1915.Once more were damsels rescued and dragons disembowelled." delightful scenes of children at play wit... View more info

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THE YOUNG LION HUNTER

By: GREY , ZANE ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, THOMAS NELSON and Sons: 1920

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 121897

Condition: Very Good


Green H/b.Thick format.288pp.c.1920 Fiction Older child Adventure this western novelist Zane Grey." illustrated from Photographs" with 8 b/w plates.[sound copy, clean throughout, No inscsp.] mild fox-dusting to Green illustrated boards & illustrated spine. light handling..Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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ELVIS and His Friends [ Elvis ! Elvis ! ]

By: GRIPE , Maria , Award Winning Author , La farge , Sheila , Translator

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, CHATTO & WINDUS: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118158

ISBN: 0701150998

Condition: VG


VG H/b.VG D/j.1st UK.ed. Award Winning Children's author of International repute Swedish born Maria Gripe.[Hans Christian Andersen Medal] The original Swedish title being Elvis! Elvis! b/w llust.172pp. 205 x130mm. story - on his 3rd day at school the boy feels humiliated as he cannot sing & his mother has given him an Elvis Presley haircut .... [ red cloth, gilt titles,tight binding, No inscsp.] Dust Jacket price-clipped rear a paler even shade , light handling, no te... View more info

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IRMA'S ZITHER

By: HALL , Edith King , STACEY, W.S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1910

Seller ID: 118328

Condition: Very Good


RARE Title Undated circa 1910's.Small H/b.Green cloth boards with art nouveau style black decs to spine & laid-on Colour plate to front. 79pp + 12pp publisher's adverts. Colour frontis + 8 b/w in line by Stacey in text. A charming book for the younger child with morals and values of the time. VG (book negligble shelf wear/soil, school prize book plate to front end paper, dated March 1916, end paper's browned.clean tidy copy, paper creamed.Please see our image of the actu... View more info