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Stepping Stones My Very First Book of Letters, Spelling, Reading, Arithmetic, Poetry, French, History & Other Countries., FROWDE, HENRY -
21 FROWDE, HENRY - Stepping Stones My Very First Book of Letters, Spelling, Reading, Arithmetic, Poetry, French, History & Other Countries.
London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, No date ca1900 
Hardback, 8 x 6.5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front with colour pictorial design to front. In very good condition. Some darkening to cloth, corners bumped and rubbed. Some darkening and inscription to endpapers. Some minor offsetting to pages from illustrations. Some handling marks, a couple of small tears to page margins/corners. Else a very clean and tight copy., Very scarce. Profusely illustrated with full page colour illustrations and smaller coloured ills within text. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Seen Grandpa Lately? Illustrated by Joan Hickson., FULLER, ROY:
22 FULLER, ROY: Seen Grandpa Lately? Illustrated by Joan Hickson.
Andre Deutsch. 1979 2nd imp. 
Size 5.25 x 8.0 inches. In orange cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 64pp text. With b/w line drawings in text. The author’s first book of poetry for children. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Three Kittens in a Boat, Geraldine Robinson
23 Geraldine Robinson Three Kittens in a Boat
Frederick Warne & Co. ca1940 
London. No date, Ca.1940. 53 pages. Green pictorial boards. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, a few small nicks on spine. Slight mark on last text page, else generally clean & tight. 15 attractive full page colour plates of the 3 kittens and their exploits. Colour plates are only printed on one side of paper. Three kittens hire a boat and go up the river to catch fish, and swim all day, and sleep in a tent. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Fairy tales. With 48 colour plates by MARGARET W. TARRANT., GOLDING, HARRY (ed): TARRANT, M.:
24 GOLDING, HARRY (ed): TARRANT, M.: Fairy tales. With 48 colour plates by MARGARET W. TARRANT.
London, Ward Lock & Co Limited, 1915 
Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. With colour plate pasted to front board. Colour illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends with small chips to top end. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 403pp + 5pp cat. With 48 colour plates. Selection of Fairy Tales. Includes some well known stories, e.g. Red Riding Hood, Three Bears, Puss in Boots, Cinderella, Babes in the Wood, Dick Whittington. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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The Princess’s Story Book. Being historical stories collected out of English Romantic Literature in Illustration of the reigns of English Monarchs from the Conquest to Queen Victoria. Edited with an Introduction by George Laurence Gomme. Illustrated by Helen Stratton., GOMME, GEORGE LAURENCE (ed):
25 GOMME, GEORGE LAURENCE (ed): The Princess’s Story Book. Being historical stories collected out of English Romantic Literature in Illustration of the reigns of English Monarchs from the Conquest to Queen Victoria. Edited with an Introduction by George Laurence Gomme. Illustrated by Helen Stratton.
London, Westminster, & New York, Archibald Constable and Co., & Longmans Green & Co., 1901 1st English Edition 
Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt lettering and ‘Princess’ designs to spine and front. Top edge gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Darkening to endpapers, neat inscription to front “Vera Doris Faire, from Aunt Mary, Xmas 1900.” Crack between front endpapers. Some light foxing spots and some darkening to page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 443pp. 4pp cat. With 24 b&w full-page illustrations. Collection of stories from English History by a variety of authors including Lord Lytton, Thomas Love Peacock, Froissart, Sir Walter Scott, Harrison Ainsworth, W.M.Thakeray, Fenimore Cooper and more. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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The River Bank and Other Stories. From The Wind in The Willows. Illustrated by Inga Moore. Signed & Numbered edition., GRAHAME, Kenneth: MOORE, Inga:
26 GRAHAME, Kenneth: MOORE, Inga: The River Bank and Other Stories. From The Wind in The Willows. Illustrated by Inga Moore. Signed & Numbered edition.
London, Walker Books, 1996 ltd ed. 
Hardback, 11 x 8.5 ins. In illustrated covers with illustrated slipcase. In very good near fine condition. Signed by Illustrator and numbered 230/1000. 95pp. Full page colour illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Mon Village Ceux Qui N'oublient Pas. Images et commentaire par l'oncle Hansi. (My village. Those who do not forget. Images and comment by uncle hansi.), HANSI:
27 HANSI: Mon Village Ceux Qui N'oublient Pas. Images et commentaire par l'oncle Hansi. (My village. Those who do not forget. Images and comment by uncle hansi.)
Paris, H. Floury, Edition De Luxe, ca1917 
Hardback, oblong 13 x 10 inches. Light blue floral patterned cloth with gilt & black lettering and colour illustration to front. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing and darkening to edges. Corners slightly bumped. Neat inscription to front “Toots Chance, 1917.” Some minor tanning to pages, else a very clean and tight copy. FRENCH LANGUAGE. 32pp. Colour illustrated pages thoughout. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Starveling. With illustrations by Dick Hart., HOOKE, NINA WARNER:
28 HOOKE, NINA WARNER: The Starveling. With illustrations by Dick Hart.
Putnam. London. 1958 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Small marks. Small tear to front bottom edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 48pp. With b/w line drawings. A Christmas story for children about an abandoned kitten. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Seven Young Goslings. Illustrated by Mabel Dearmer., HOUSMAN, LAURENCE:
29 HOUSMAN, LAURENCE: The Seven Young Goslings. Illustrated by Mabel Dearmer.
Blackie and Son Limited. London. n.d. ca 1913. 
4to. In pictorial hard card covers with red cloth spine. In good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Boards slightly rubbed around edges with handling marks. Hinges slightly cracked. Neat inacription to front endpaper, dated 1913. Slight browning, small marks and foxing spots throughout. Unpaginated. With colour illustrations by Mabel Dearmer. Charmingly illustrated story of seven goslings and how they outwit the wolf. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Pope Leo's Elephant, LAWRENCE, JOHN:
30 LAWRENCE, JOHN: Pope Leo's Elephant
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1969 1st 
Hardback, 7.5 x 10 inches. Illustrated glossy covers. In very good condition. Corners slihgtly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges. “Greenpeace” label to front endpaper and “Lancastria, Askews” binders label to rear endpaper. Some minor handling marks, Else a very clean and tight copy. 32pp. Fully illustrated in colour. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Adventures of Wonk. Going to Sea. Stories by Muriel Levy of Radio Fame. Illustrations by Kiddell-Monroe., LEVY, MURIEL:
31 LEVY, MURIEL: The Adventures of Wonk. Going to Sea. Stories by Muriel Levy of Radio Fame. Illustrations by Kiddell-Monroe.
Wills and Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough. 1944 5th edition. 
Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In pale blue hard card covers with blue lettering, border and vignette to front. Decorated endpapers. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks to back. Slightly rubbed along fore edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated with colour plates. Collection of stories for children about a Koala Bear called Wonk. Signed on main title page as ‘Auntie Muriel’, the author’s name on radio in the late 1940s. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Illustrated by the Author., LOFTING, HUGH:
32 LOFTING, HUGH: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Illustrated by the Author.
London, Jonathan Cape, 1924 2nd 
Hardback, 8 x 5 ins. In grey cloth with dark brown/black lettering to front and spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Original dustwrapper with illustrated colour plate to front. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW darkened, small tears and chips to corners, price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Corners of boards slightly bumped. Neat inscription to front endpaper “To Barbera from Auntie Edie, xmas 1926.” Some minor handling/thumb marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 320pp. Coloured frontis plate and 18 full-page B&W illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Golden Story Book “No. 3800. Printed in Bavaria.”, MANVILLE FENN, G.: PARRY, D.H.: HENTY, G.A.: BRAINE, Sheila: WEEDON, L.L.:
33 MANVILLE FENN, G.: PARRY, D.H.: HENTY, G.A.: BRAINE, Sheila: WEEDON, L.L.: The Golden Story Book “No. 3800. Printed in Bavaria.”
London & New York, Ernest Nister, E.P. Dutton & Co., n.d. ca1890 
Hardback, 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Half bound with dark purple cloth spine and colour illustrated paper covered boards. In very good condition. Corners bumped and edges rubbed, some minor rubbing to cloth on spine. Some minor darkening and rubbing to boards. Cracked between front endpapers. Some darkening and tanning to pages with some minor handling marks and spots else pages very clean and tight throughout. 108pp. + 3pp adverts. With b&w full-page and smaller illustrations, colour tipped-in frontis plate. Early Henty. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Borrowers ALOFT, Mary Norton
34 Mary Norton The Borrowers ALOFT
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1961 1st Ed thus 
The Children's Book Club London 1961 Bound in original red cloth with pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrated by Diana Stanley. In good condition. (Dw slightly rubbed on edges, with a few small nicks, one tear lower spine.) Not Price clipped. Some minor foxing inside, with two small nicks on fore edge. Inside generally clean & tight. Fourth book in the classic Borrowers series. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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WOODWORK FOR BOYS A Junior teach Yourself Book., Matthew, W.P.
35 Matthew, W.P. WOODWORK FOR BOYS A Junior teach Yourself Book.
English Universities 1950 1st edition 
In original beige paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. Black print to spine and black medallion to front. Covers have some wear on corners and top/bottom of spine. Light soiling/spots all over beige part of cover. Lacks front endpaper. Else generally clean & tight. 95pp Prof. ills with tan, black & brown line drawings throughout. Excellent simple projects for beginner woodworkers. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard., MILNE, A. A.:
36 MILNE, A. A.: The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
London, Methuen & Co., 1928 1st edition. 
Hardback, 8vo. (7.5 x 5 ins). In pink cloth covers with gilt vignettes to front and back. Illustrated endpapers. Top edges gilt. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, some darkening, rubbing to edges and corners.) Some slight rubbing to edges of cloth else very clean and bright. Partial darkening nr middle of free endpapers. Neat inscription to top of half title page “Kitty with best wishes from Lui.”. Two small spots nr bottom edge of title page (NOT foxing), Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Only noticeable thumb/finger marks to p1 and 117. 178pp. With b/w line drawings by Ernest Shepard. 
Price: 340.00 GBP
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Winnie the Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H.Shepard., MILNE, A.A.:
37 MILNE, A.A.: Winnie the Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H.Shepard.
Methuen & Co. London. 1926 1st edition. 
Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Gilt vignette of CR and Pooh to front. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends. corners slightly bumped. Small marks to rear board. Neat inscription to half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. Inside a few minor marks, small brown mark on fore edge of a few pages. Else generally clean & tight. 158pp. With b/w line drawings by Ernest Shepard. First edition of this popular book. 
Price: 280.00 GBP
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Vielles Chansons et Rondes Pour les Petits Enfants. Avec accompagnements de Ch. M. Widor. Illustrations Par M.B. de Monvel. (Old Songs and Rounds for Little Children. With accompaniments of Ch. M. Widor. Illustrations By M.B. de Monvel.), MONVEL, M.B. DE:
38 MONVEL, M.B. DE: Vielles Chansons et Rondes Pour les Petits Enfants. Avec accompagnements de Ch. M. Widor. Illustrations Par M.B. de Monvel. (Old Songs and Rounds for Little Children. With accompaniments of Ch. M. Widor. Illustrations By M.B. de Monvel.)
Paris, E. Plon, N.d. ca 1885 1st 
Hardback, oblong 10.5 x 9 inches. Light blue floral patterned cloth with black lettering and gilt decorative illustration to front. Blue endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing and darkening to edges. Corners slightly bumped. Small chip to bottom of spine. Neat inscription to front “Vera Johnston 1885.” Some light foxing spots, some minor rubbing to edge of title page, else a very clean and tight copy. FRENCH LANGUAGE. 47pp. Colour illustrated pages thoughout. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Nisterís Holiday Annual for 1906 (18th Year of Publication). With stories by G.Manville Fenn, Rev.Theo Wood, D.H.Parry, Arthur Daniels, L.T.Meade, L.L.Weedon, Sheila Braine, and other well-known authors., PLAYNE, ALFRED C.(ed):
39 PLAYNE, ALFRED C.(ed): Nisterís Holiday Annual for 1906 (18th Year of Publication). With stories by G.Manville Fenn, Rev.Theo Wood, D.H.Parry, Arthur Daniels, L.T.Meade, L.L.Weedon, Sheila Braine, and other well-known authors.
Ernest Nister. London. 1906. 
In pictorial hard card covers with red cloth to spine. In removable plastic cover. Pictorial endpapers. 132pp. With 6 coloured chromolithographic plates plus many b/w illustrations, many full page. In very good condition. Covers very slightly rubbed around edges. Small marks to back. Colours bright and clean.Slight browning to endpapers. Prize inscription to front endpaper dated 1906. occasional small marks. A very clean and tight copy. 
Price: 59.00 GBP
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Peter Rabbit Painting Book, POTTER, BEATRIX:
40 POTTER, BEATRIX: Peter Rabbit Painting Book
U.S.A. New York, Charles E. Graham & Co. (Graham & Matlack) 1913 1st edition 
Hardback. Size approx 13 x 8 inches. In ‘Rabbit-shaped’ boards. Red cloth bound spine. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges and corners, small surface mark to bottom edge. Pages darkened/tanned, Inner front hinge cracked. Else very clean and tight. No colouring to blank ills. 34pp. Illustrated, with colour illustrations opposite blank illustrations (to copy). 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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