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MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS Publication / EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS: 1987

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122552

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards with red quarter binding, black titles and rupert to spine. 124pp. First published in 1937 this is the limited edition facsimile printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode Copyright date 1986 issued in 1987 to mark the 50th anniversary of publication. VG (Book- boards colour rubbed at extremities with minor general shelf soiling. Fore name of previous owner in ink to "This book belongs to " box on front paste down. No other notable defects. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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COLOUR and ART CLASSIC CHRISTMAS Create Your Own Works of Art on these Wonderful Pull-Out-and-Frame Pages

By: ------ -----

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bridlington, Peter Haddock Publishing:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120461

ISBN: 0710515898

Condition: Near Fine


Large laminated P/b with 24 Full-page classic festive scenes to colour and then frame [ colour-in pencil crayon age of child] no inscsp, tight binding internally Fine [ covers near fine, pale mark to rear].Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.[Undated - Publisher set-up in 1952 ] View more info

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THE FOX AND THE GRAPES AND OTHER TINY TALES

By: -----------

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT & SONS: 1940

Seller ID: 121059

Condition: Good


Printed Slate paper covers with red titles and green floral decs. (sewn paperback) 180 x 130 mm approx. 32 pp Author and illustrator not credited. Collection of short stories in the style of or possibly gleaned from Aesop's fables with unspecified line drawings in mono or duotone. Undated. Printed at The Temple Press Letchworth Printers code (Hj 404) which indicates possibly April 1940 and published by Dent in a series of childrens books called "The Fairy Gold Series." This title being number 3. Hign number of books published printed to rear cover no. 8 Beauty and the Beast. Cover pric... View more info

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CUDDLY ANIMAL PICTURE BOOK , Bunno , Boof , Mitso , Bombo

By: -------------

Price: £15.00

Publisher: RACINE USA, WHITMAN PUBLISHING CO: 1938

Seller ID: 119195

Condition: Good


Large format stapled (saddle stitched) card covers.375x260mm approx. 48pp. Soft colour illustrated stories featuring Boof the Bear, Bombo the Elephant, Mitso the Cat and Bunno the Rabbit. Author not attributed - possibly the illustrator. Undated Copyright 1938. Likely from early 1950's as purchased with a collection from that era.Publisher's ref 958. Good (Book- No notable rubbing or soiling to front cover but some damage to bottom of rear cover - two 40mm approx repaired tears. Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. and no other notable defects). Please see our image of t... View more info

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THWE MONSTER GARDEN

By: ALCOCK , Vivien ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN Children's Books Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120177

ISBN: 041609192X

Condition: VG


Boys & Girls fiction novel.Shortlisted for the Smarties, Whitbread, Guardian & Federation of Children's Book Groups Awards; & commended for the Carnegie Medal. 1st ed.1st print. " i shouldn't have done it. I did'nt really mean to , but that's no excuse . called Frankie for short. you really cannot blame me for making a monster ."[ gilt titles to book, tight binding, No inscp. paper tanned, minor line wrinkles to side-f.2 very small indentations to front cover base - also to Dust Jacket , not price clipped, light edewear spine top. 123pp [ 122pp+ 1 page publisher adverts] Please see our... View more info

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 31 RUPERT SNOW PRANKS

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122565

Condition: Very Good


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 31 in series.1956. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Snow Pranks and Rupert and the Shy Coconut.Very Good ( Mild discolouration and soiling to front cover the former also visible on reverse. No other notable defects and painting not done. No previous owner name or insc.). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 38 RUPERT AUTUMN ADVENTURES

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122563

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 38 in series.1958. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Spinning Globe, and Rupert and the Royal Conker. Near Fine (Staples rusty which has caused chipping to colour at spine edge and slight attendant discolouration else mint condition with no soiling, creasing or previous owner name or insc.). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES NO 32 RUPERT SPRING ADVENTURES

By: ALFRED BESTALL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS/BEAVERBROOK NEWSPAPERS: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122564

Condition: Very Good


Stapled illustrated card wraps, 245 x 180 mm approx. 20pp. No 32 in series.1957. Collectors of this series will be aware that titles towards the end of the series are much more difficult to find than the earlier numbers as their print runs were smaller. This issue features Rupert and the Rope Trick, and Rupert and the Lonely Cottage. Very Good (Staples rusty with slight leaching to paper.Front cover shy of fore edge of pages from creasing which has caused some minor rubbing to top edge. Not significant but worthy of mention. No other notable defects or previous owner name or insc.). Please see... View more info

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WISE OWL'S STORY

By: ALISON UTTLEY , MARGARET TEMPEST ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1954

Seller ID: 122039

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1935 the copy offered by us is of the eleventh impression of 1954.Yellow paper covered boards with red titles and frame to colour illustration on front cover repeating the design of the dust jacket. 175 x 145 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 96pp. No 2 in the endearing Little Grey Rabbit Book series written by Alison Uttley and charmingly illustrated by Margaret Tempest. VG/poor+ (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- Rubbing with loss to paper- most significantly 20x20 mm approx to bottom rear panel, mild shelf... View more info

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NOW AND THEN TALES

By: AMBROSE, J.H. HELME, ELEANOR E. LINCOLN, H. AND OTHERS

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, Humphrey Milford: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119359

Condition: Good


RARE.H/b Large & slim.Green Illustrated paper covered boards with banded christmas scene. and white titles. 280x215mm approx. Unpaginated. Collection of stories by various authors and with numerous illustrations of which frontis colour plate, colour line illustrated title page Full page colour line illustration by F Harrison of young girl and night watchman, vignettes, end pieces and other line illustrations mainly by M S Reeve. A scarce children's book 030:053 in the Opie collection of which we can find no offerings on the internet at the time of listing and the only copies listed on Copac ar... View more info

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PETER AND PATSY TRIPPET A CHILDRENS STORY BOOK

By: ANN LEWIS , J.C.van HUNNIK ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: NORTHAMPTON, W.F.GRAHAM (NORTHAMPTON) LTD: 0

Seller ID: 123943

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated laminated boards175 x 120 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, Un paginated 26 pp. 11 full page colour illustrations by van Hunnik. Undated - attributed as 1970's Printed in D.D.R for the publishers. Copyright Mulder Holland BV Amsterdam. A charming book for the younger child. VG (Boards - laminate rubbed to extremities and a couple of small scuffs to the red balloon on front cover & initial end paper.. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. ). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE STORY OF EBENEZER BRISTLES Uncle Toby Tales

By: ARIS , Ernest , Artist

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, WARD Lock & Co.Ltd.: 1930

Seller ID: 122538

Condition: Good


Good H/b [ Internal VG Clean throughout, No inscsp] Larger font text for Younger child.Undated c.1930's-40's [Children's Colour illustrated ] wonderful illus. by Artist Ernest Aris.Uncle Toby Tales series. A charm of a book for child and collector alike.An animal tale [ Ebenezer the Hedgehog / Rabbits / Rastus Rook / Scarecrow / Field Mice / Mole] covers a little tired odd patch of col.rub/loss mailny edgewear, faded red or brown ; now Tan cloth spine. Uneven Fade & light scuffing to rear.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE PICTS AND MARTYRS ALL NOT WELCOME AT ALL

By: ARTHUR RANSOME

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, JONATHAN CAPE: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122557

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and blind stamped to front panel. 205x 145 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 304pp. Frontis + 19 other b/w illustrations as called for. First Edition 1st printing. Good/Good (Book- Indication of liquid spillage to front panel and to fore edge of book block. A couple of soiling spots to front paste down from foreign bodies under paste down in course of book production - typical of rust marks - 4mm max approx. War economy paper of book block evenly tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- ragged tear to tail of spine and loss to head of a... View more info

THE SCHOOL'S HONOUR and Other Stories

By: AVERY , HAROLD

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION:

Seller ID: 7929

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover , blue cloth with gilt lettering and decs + colour blocked llustration to front board. Undated circa 1890's.192pp plus 16 pages of publisher's adverts. b/w frontis illustration + 8 other b/w illust. Collection of short stories by an Old Boy of New College Eastbourne Sussex of public school life, adventure and Victorian values. In the Sunday School Union Series of elegantly bound cloth 3s6d Reward Books.VG (book- moderate shelf wear to extremities of boards- mainly colour loss, remnants of prize bookplate to front paste down with mirror browning to ffep. View more info

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THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE

By: AVERY , HAROLD

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 11725

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Thick format 326pp+4 pages publishers adverts.Undated c. 1930's. illustrated 4 Colour plates.A Boys School of yesteryear - the story of Diggory Trevanock , the new boy ( Brown illus. boards, No inscsp, sound copy, clean throughout, light tan fox spot to foredge.] few minor markings to outer cover, light even fade , 1-2mm softness top/tail spine. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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IN THE WINDOW SEAT A collection of Victorian Stories

By: AVERY, GILLIAN (Editor) , SUSAN EINZIG ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118125

Condition: Very Good


Ivory boards with green titles to spine, 220x145mm approx. xiii + 219pp. Numerous unspecified b/w line drawings by Susan Einzig. A book for everone who enjoys old-fashioned stories. Eight Victorian children's stories namely :- Through the fire by Mary de Morgan, The Hundredth Birthday by Mrs Gatty, A Bad Habit and The Yew Lane Ghosts by Juliana Horatia Ewing, Johhny and Nayum by Annie Keary, The Travels of Two Kits by Charlotte Yonge, The Apple Pie by Ann Fraser Tytler and The Nurnberg Stove by Ouida. VG/VG (Book- light shelf wear soiling to extremities of boards, offset browning/foxing to fre... View more info

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DUCK AND THE DIESEL ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES No 13

By: AWDRY , REV W

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Kay & Ward Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 120044

ISBN: 0718200128

Condition: VG+


Navy boards with orange train to front.105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 64 pp. Colour illustrated full page - alternate pages to text. First Published in 1958 by Edmund Ward, the copy offered by us is a first printing by Kaye & Ward 1968 being nos. 13 in the Thomas the Tank series featuring the Fat Controller and the troublesome diesel ... [ boy's train adventure ] Sky-blue Dust Jacket non price clipped- cover 6/- Heavy rubbing and loss to head and tail of spine of up to 10mm approx in depth. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve.Please see our image of the book offered for ... View more info

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JAMES THE RED ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 3

By: AWDRY , REV W , DALBY , C Reginald ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, KAYE & WARD Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: 122531

ISBN: 0718200020

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Poor D/j. 12th impression 1969. 64pps. Navy cloth gilt illus. to front. Children's colour illustrated [ the Fat Controller / Edward ] here are adventures along Thomas's branch line ... by Rev Awdry - Thomas the Tank books series no 3.[ small oblong clean navy cloth bright gilt train to front, tight binding, No inscsp. no annotation, NB However the top corner area of final picture is missing] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/- , edgewear col.rub/loss, likewise to spine, little grubby to rear from handling with light marks, crease and closed tears. now in clear easily Removable propr... View more info

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EDWARD THE BLUE ENGINE RAILWAY SERIES NO 9

By: AWDRY , REV W , DALBY , REGINALD ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124112

ISBN: 071820008X

Condition: VG


64 pages , 1969 Fifth impression , navy blue boards with gilt tile and train to front , clean throughout , tight bindings , no inscps , d/j clipped but with 35p net inset. , the dustjacket grubby to white background rear , with rubbing/loss to extremities and chip of 10 x 10 mm approx to top rear panel + a couple of small tears of up to 10mm , now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. Childrens colour illustrated [ the fat Controller / Trevor traction engine / Gordon / Henry / James / Bertie the bus all join him on this adventure [ by author of Thomas the tank engine etc.. ] Please s... View more info

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THE TWIN ENGINES RAILWAY SERIES NO 15

By: AWDRY , REV W , KENNEY , JOHN T

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, KAYE & WARD: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124115

ISBN: 0718200144

Condition: VG-


Navy Blue boards with orange titles and twin trains to upper board.105 x 140 mm approx. Landscape format. 58 pp. 1969 reprint of nos. 15 in the Railway Series first published by Edmund Ward in 1960. VG (Book- 7 mm approx scuff to bottom edge of both boards and a little fading where loss to jacket. Binding sound no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- loss to head and tail of spine of up to 13 mm approx. Other less significant loss/ line creases and tears- max tear 30 mm approx to rear panel. Mild general shelf soiling. Corner clipped with 35p inset. Now in a removable proprietary protec... View more info