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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

THE RETURN OF THE ANTELOPE

By: HALL , WILLIS , JAQUES , FAITH

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1985

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9355

ISBN: 0434942014

Condition: VG


Laminated Hard Back , VG , 1st edition , colour illustrated Faith Jacqes , Childrens adventure set 1899 when 3 tiny Lilliput folk come to England , it was near the end of the holidays for Gerald Phillipaq . , Unpaginated 32pps all col illus [ book no inscsp / annotations , tight binding , inside as new / little col loss/rub to 2 fnt/corners 2mm ans spine base 3mm View more info

PEG AND HER COMPANY , FACTUAL , GIRL GUIDES EARLY 20TH CENTURY

By: HANN , MRS A C OSBORN

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER & STOUGHTON:

Seller ID: 7624

Condition: VG


Undated believe circa 1920's , blind embossed lighter blue decorative boards , bright gilt lettering spine and front , Dust Jacket , illustrated 8 mono plates [ some photo's by author and guide leader] one entitled Peg's baby shows a Victorian pram [ others show - the crew of The Argos , all the guides in a boat , Vicky by a tent , Clarissa , dog called Patch , Peg's cottage , the famous five sat on a fence - Winnie , Ivy , Jessie , Clarissa and Connie ; Angela astride s... View more info

MR WRONG

By: HARGREAVES , ROGER

Price: £0.50

Publisher: LONDON, THURMAN PUBLISHING: 1978

Seller ID: 7764

ISBN: 0859851028

Condition: VG


Unpaginated - 36pp , 1978 , stapled small square green laminated P/B shows wrong written upsidedown and a red Mr Wrong with one blue and one yellow glove and a daisy on head , delighful younger child story with colourful bold pictures , [ book - internal Fine - no inscsp / annotations , external tiny corner dot scuffs and minor creasing , VG [ Series - Mr Men Books ] View more info

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MR MEAN

By: HARGREAVES , Roger , Mr Men Classic series no 19

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, EGMONT Publishing Ltd / World International: 1994

Seller ID: 122138

ISBN: 0749800194

Condition: Fine


FINE Square laminated P/b.no 1918pp.Colour illustrations & text by well loved children's artist & author R Hargreaves. for younger child - for bright colours and shapes.Tall and slim and o' so blue is Mr mean. 1994 Reprint. No inscsp.no annotations. book Fine as new.Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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ROBBIE AND DOBBIE Little Wonder Book

By: HARRY GOLDING , THOMAS MAYBANK

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, WARD LOCK: 1950

Seller ID: 123198

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with yellow titles to spine and upper board the later with a pasted on colour plate repeating that of the dust jacket. 160 x 120 mm approx. 96pp. Publisher's illustrated end papers, Colour frontis + 15 other full colour plates and 8 in monocrome. The eighth title in a uniform series of delightful little books for little people called "The New Little Wonder Books" by Ward Lock featuring illustrations by prominent artists of the day. Margaret Tarrant, Th... View more info

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THE HELEN HAYWOOD CHRISTMAS BOOK

By: HAYWOOD , HELEN

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON / Hutchinson's Books for Young people: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8771

Condition: VG-


VG-H/b.internal, Good covers.120pps.Ink inscp.states1953, the book is undated. by Artist & illustrator Helen Haywood , wonderful fun humerous animal characters for the younger child. belongs to box completed with the date, tricks , stories , how to make a duck , riddles , jokes , Old Fairy tale pictures in a New Dress [ Mandy , Toto , Daisy , Bumble boy's ] [ Internally book no colouring-in, no annotation , bindings sound , Colour illustrated All pages & end papers, plus... View more info

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THE HELEN HAYWOOD CHRISTMAS BOOK

By: HAYWOOD , HELEN , Artist

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON / Hutchinson's Books for Young people: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122361

Condition: VG


VG- H/b in UNCOMMON,Good Dust Jacket.Ink inscp.states1952, Artist Helen Haywood. With wonderful, fun, humour, Animal characters for the younger child. belongs to box completed with above date to ffep; rear one still left blank. Tricks , stories , how to make a duck , riddles , jokes , Old Fairy tales etc. some comic-strip tales. Colour illustrated All pages & end papers. some comic-strip tales.[ Mandy , Toto , Daisy , Bumble boy's ]120pp.[ some fox spotting to end papers... View more info