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Charley the Chicken.
1 Charley the Chicken.
R.A.Publishing. London. 1943. 
Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Handling marks to covers. Slight rust to staples. Else a clean and tight copy. 32pp. With colour illustrations. A toy chicken comes to life with the other toys and explores the nursery at night. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.
2 The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.
“Boy's Own Paper” Office 1933/34 1934 
Tall 8vo; Blue pict.cloth with gilt to spine (Apache warrior to front, footballer to spine). In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Covers slightly faded with small stains.Mild foxing to edges with small stain to bottom fore corner. Slight browning to endpapers. Front hinge slightly weak. Else a clean and tight copy. 768pp. 2 col.plts.(e.g."The Chief Scout": Baden-Powell/ "Boys of the Bulldog Breed") & many other b/w ills; Incl.: "The Maltese Dghaisa", by Capt.H.MEREDITH/ "Boys of the Bull Dog Breed", by P.WESTERMAN/ etc. 
Price: 26.00 GBP
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The I-Spy Annual.
3 The I-Spy Annual.
News Chronicle. 1954 
Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. 113pp. With colour and b/w illustrations and diagrams. In very good condition. Front cover price clipped. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. This is the first annual to be issued as a spin-off from the News Chronicle I-Spy activities in Childrens’ Corner. From the days when children were a lot less sophisticated, and a lot more interested in instructive and improving play. With contributions by Noel Streatfeild and Stirling Moss. Includes things to make. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL. Vol.22. (Oct.7, 1899 - Sept.29, 1900)., (HENTY, G.A. / VERNE, JULES / WAIN, LOUIS):
4 (HENTY, G.A. / VERNE, JULES / WAIN, LOUIS): THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL. Vol.22. (Oct.7, 1899 - Sept.29, 1900).
"Boy’s Own Paper" Office. 1900 
Tall 8vo. Bound in original decorated bevelled blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Pictorial endpapers. In good condition. Spine slightly darkened with splits at edges. Small marks to back. Corners slightly bumped. Else a clean and tight copy. 824pp. Prof.ills. with b/w engravings and photographs with colour plates. With stories by G.A.Henty and Jules Verne and many illustrations, drawn especially for the Paper, by Louis Wain. With articles on Canada, Cannibals, Australia, Baden Powell, Football, swimming, cricket, Honduras, India, conjuring, shooting, school stories, sailing, and much more. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL. Vol.19. (Oct.3, 1896 - Sept.25, 1897)., (HENTY, G.A. / WAIN, LOUIS):
5 (HENTY, G.A. / WAIN, LOUIS): THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL. Vol.19. (Oct.3, 1896 - Sept.25, 1897).
"Boy’s Own Paper" Office. 1897 
Tall 8vo. Bound in original decorated bevelled blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to back. Slightly rubbed around edges. Hinges slightly cracked. Page 79/80 torn but intact, fore edge of attached colour plate rubbed with small tears. Else a clean and tight copy. 824pp. Prof.ills. with b/w engravings and photographs with colour plates. With story by G.A.Henty ‘The Fetish Hole’, and many illustrations, drawn especially for the Paper, by Louis Wain. With articles on Africa, athletics, bicycles, Cabot, Canada, Ceylon, Coal mining, cricket, photography, fishing, gardening, coins, taxidermy, and much more. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Aesop’s Fables. Retold by Blanche Winder., AESOP; WINDER, Blanche;
6 AESOP; WINDER, Blanche; Aesop’s Fables. Retold by Blanche Winder.
London, Ward, Lock and Co. Limited, ca1940/50 
Hardback, small, approx 7 x 4 ins. In brown cloth with black lettering and printed decoration to spine and front. Colour plate pasted to front. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Small bump to bottom front corner. Plate on front clean and bright. Minor foxing to top and edges of title page, some spotting to page edges, Else a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. Illustrated with a colour frontis. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Towlocks and his Wooden Horse. With pictures by Honor C.Appleton. Second edition., APPLETON, ALICE M.:
7 APPLETON, ALICE M.: Towlocks and his Wooden Horse. With pictures by Honor C.Appleton. Second edition.
London. Chatto and Windus. n.d. ca 1930 
Size 4.25 x 5.5 inches. In pale blue hard card covers with black lettering to spine and front and colour plate pasted to front. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Else a clean and tight copy. 95pp. With colour illustrations. Undated but probably from the early 1930s, this is the story of a boy, his wooden horse and his imagination. 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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The Tale of Chickaboo Chick. Written and Illustrated by the Author., ARIS, Ernest A.;
8 ARIS, Ernest A.; The Tale of Chickaboo Chick. Written and Illustrated by the Author.
Ward, Lock & Co. 1947 1st edition 
Size approx 6 2/3 x 9 1/2 inches. Green cloth binding to spine with printed paper covered boards. Decorative illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Rubbing to corners and edges of front cover. Corners bumped. Inside excellent; clean and tight throughout, plates bright. A very good copy. 32pp. 8 full-page colour plates. 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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Peter Pan and Wendy. Illustrated in Colour and Black & White by Mabel Lucie Attwell., ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE ( ills.); BARRIE, J.M.;
9 ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE ( ills.); BARRIE, J.M.; Peter Pan and Wendy. Illustrated in Colour and Black & White by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
London Hodder and Stoughton (n.d.) circa 1920 
Tall 8vo. Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and gilt ‘Peter’ design to front. Top page edges gilt. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Corners are bumped and cloth is rubbed at edges and ends of spine. Small split to cloth at top front corner of spine. Front hinge cracked between endpapers. Some small foxing spots to endpapers and last text page. Small crease to corner of frontis plate. A few small handling marks to page edges else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. A very nice copy. 12 coloured plates. Numerous b&w illustrations. 320pp. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill., BEERBOHM, MAX:
10 BEERBOHM, MAX: The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill.
W.Heinemann. 1928 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In grey hard card covers with gilt to red cloth spine. In good condition. Handling marks and small marks to boards.Corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Mild foxing throughout. 113pp. With colour frontis by author. Delightful Children's story about a Dragon. Set 39,000 years before the birth of Christ. Frontis is a full page colour illustration of 2 girls looking at steam coming out of a hill. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Uncle Jumbo’s Party Pictures & Verses for Little Folk, Bingham, Clifton
11 Bingham, Clifton Uncle Jumbo’s Party Pictures & Verses for Little Folk
Blackie & Son n.d. ca1910 
Size 10.2 x 8 inches. Bound in original pictorial hard card covers. In good condition. Some rubbing on edges. Most of the b & w illustrations have been neatly coloured in. Small name inscription on front endpaper. Else generally clean & tight. 25 pages. 4 Nice coloured plates: Monkeys Boxing, Hippos in training, Elephants dancing, The Band, Many other black & white illustrations. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Merry Mister Meddle! Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer., BLYTON, ENID:
12 BLYTON, ENID: Merry Mister Meddle! Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer.
London, George Newnes Limited, n.d. 
Paperback. 9.5 x 7 inches. Colourful illustrated limp covers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Tiny split at bottom of spine. Pages darkend. One illustration has some neat crayon colouring on p73. Else a very clean and tight copy. 80pp. Illustrated in b&w by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Edward and Gumbo., BOSWELL, HILDA:
13 BOSWELL, HILDA: Edward and Gumbo.
R.A.Publishing. London. 1943. 
Size 5.0 x 7.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Bottom of spine slightly bumped. Neat inscription to back. Else a clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. With colour ilustrations. A toy bear plays in the woods with a Koala. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Johnny Crow's Garden., BROOKE, LESLIE L.;
14 BROOKE, LESLIE L.; Johnny Crow's Garden.
F. Warne & Co. 1935 reprint 
4to. Approx 6.5 x 8.5 inches. White with red paper covered hard bevelled edged boards, with white lettering and colour plate to front. In original dustwrapper. A very good clean and tight copy. No inscriptions. Some rubbing to edges of dustwrapper, spine darkened with minor tears along top edge, else very good. Dustwrapper also with colour plate to front. Boards are clean with some minor rubbing to edges and lettering on cover. Inside clean and tight, plates bright and vivid. Approx 50pp (unpaginated). Illustrated colour endpapers. 6 Colour plates. Many b&w illustrations. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Wordhoard. Anglo-Saxon Stories for Young People. Signed copy., CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN / PATON WALSH, JILL:
15 CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN / PATON WALSH, JILL: Wordhoard. Anglo-Saxon Stories for Young People. Signed copy.
Macmillan. London. 1969 1st edition. 
8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. Red endpapers. With illustrated gold paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed. Slight crease along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Author’s inscription (KCH) to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 122pp. The stories are ranged in chronological order. The Woodwose, Caedmon, Asser’s Book, Leof’s Leavetaking, The Horseman, The Childmaster, Thurkell the Tall, The Eye of the Hurricane. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Storm. A Banana Book. Illustrated by Alan Marks., CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:
16 CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN: Storm. A Banana Book. Illustrated by Alan Marks.
Heinemann. London. 1986 repr. 
Sm 8vo. In illustrated hard card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. postcards written by author loose in front. 42pp. With illustrations in colour by Alan Marks. Children’s story. On a stormy night, Annie needs to get the doctor for her sister. She is offered a ride by a dark horseman. Who is he? 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Callow Pit Coffer. Drawings by Margaret Gordon. Signed copy., CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:
17 CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN: The Callow Pit Coffer. Drawings by Margaret Gordon. Signed copy.
Macmillan. London. 1968 1st edition. 
8vo. In pictorial white hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. yellow endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine and edges slightly darkened. Small tears to ends of spine. Not price clipped). Author’s signed inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 48pp. With b/w illustrations. A dark folk tale from Norfolk. The pond known as Callow Pit is said to conceal a treasure. Two young boys in the reign of King Steven, decide to retreive it. The get more than they bargained for. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Sea Stranger. Long Ago Children Books. Pictures by Joanna Troughton., CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:
18 CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN: The Sea Stranger. Long Ago Children Books. Pictures by Joanna Troughton.
Heinemann. London. 1973 1st edition. 
8vo. In green pictorial cloth covers with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at ends with small tears at top. Handling marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 48pp. With colour plates and line drawings in text. A young Saxon boy meets a missionary and decides to beome a monk. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Waterslain Angels., CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:
19 CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN: Waterslain Angels.
Orion Children’s Books. London. 2008 1st edition. 
8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Author’s signed inscription to main title page. Inserts loose in front include personal letters and card to and from the author. A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. Two girls set out to find Angels missing from the village church roof, a search which leads them into danger. Detective story set in the 1950s in the North Norfolk saltmarshes. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Epaminondas and the Lettuces. Illustrated by A.E.Kennedy., EGAN, CONSTANCE:
20 EGAN, CONSTANCE: Epaminondas and the Lettuces. Illustrated by A.E.Kennedy.
London. Collins n.d. ca 1940 
Size 4.5 x 6.25 inches. In light brown hard card covers with white lettering to spine and front and colour plate pasted to front. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed. Old bookseller’s stamp to back endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 95pp. With colour illustrations. “The character Epaminondas first appeared in “Stories to Tell Children” by Sara Cone Bryant, published by Messers George G.Harrap & Co Ltd in 1911”. A small black boy misunderstands his mother’s directions and buys a crop of lettuces. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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