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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:
21 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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The Starveling. With illustrations by Dick Hart., HOOKE, NINA WARNER:
22 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:
23 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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The Adventures of Wonk. Going to Sea. Stories by Muriel Levy of Radio Fame. Illustrations by Kiddell-Monroe., LEVY, MURIEL:
24 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 Golden Story Book “No. 3800. Printed in Bavaria.”, MANVILLE FENN, G.: PARRY, D.H.: HENTY, G.A.: BRAINE, Sheila: WEEDON, L.L.:
25 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
26 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.
27 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.:
28 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.:
29 MILNE, A. A.: Winnie the Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
Methuen & Co. London. 1931 11th edition. 
Hardback approx 8 x 5 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Gilt vigette of Chris Robin and Pooh to front. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Corners a little rubbed and bumped. Small marks to boards. Endpapers clean. Neat pencil inscription to halftitle, “C.G. Heath, Palace Gardens W8.” Repaired torn page at p31. A couple of small handling marks else a clean and tight copy. 158pp. With b/w line drawings by Ernest Shepard. 
Price: 20.00 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):
30 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:
31 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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Mary Plain and the Twins. With illustrations by Irene Williamson., RAE, GWYNEDD:
32 RAE, GWYNEDD: Mary Plain and the Twins. With illustrations by Irene Williamson.
London. Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1974 
Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In light blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 127pp. With b/w line drawings. Story about a bear and her friend the Owl Man. Mary is visited by her cousins, the Twins. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Mary Plain Goes to America. With illustrations by Irene Williamson., RAE, GWYNEDD:
33 RAE, GWYNEDD: Mary Plain Goes to America. With illustrations by Irene Williamson.
London. Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1976 
Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In light blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 120pp. With b/w line drawings. Story about a bear and her friend the Owl Man. Mary visits America, has some adventures and visits Hollywood. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Mary Plain to the Rescue. With illustrations by Irene Williamson., RAE, GWYNEDD:
34 RAE, GWYNEDD: Mary Plain to the Rescue. With illustrations by Irene Williamson.
London. Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1974 
Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In light blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 128pp. With b/w line drawings. Story about a bear and her friend the Owl Man. Mary moves to Cherry Tree Cottage and makes some new friends. 
Price: 26.00 GBP
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More Adventures of Little Black Nickum. Illustrated by Norman Mommens., ROBERTSON, Jean;
35 ROBERTSON, Jean; More Adventures of Little Black Nickum. Illustrated by Norman Mommens.
Blackie & Son Ltd. n.d. ca1940 
Size 5 x 8 inches. In blue cloth cover with original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition. Dustwrapper partiallly price clipped, minor tear to top and bottom edges. Minor rubbing to edges and darkening to rear. Inside pages slightly faded else a very clean and tight copy. 96pp. B&W and duotone orange/green coloured illustrations throughout. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Green Book For Boys Edited by Herbert Strang., STRANG, HERBERT: HENTY, G. A.:
36 STRANG, HERBERT: HENTY, G. A.: The Green Book For Boys Edited by Herbert Strang.
London, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, R. Clay & Sons, 1926 
Hardback, 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with green cloth spine with decorative black block-printed lettering and design to spine, illustrated paper covered boards with colour plate pasted to front. In rare dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW edges rubbed nicks to corners and ends of spine, some rubbing marks to front. In loose protective sleeve.) Corners of boards slightly bumped, some rubbing to edges and ends of spine, very small nick to top end of spine. Prize label to front endpaper “Hilda Webber, S. Andrew’s Old Cleeve, Sunday School, 1931.” Lacks front free endpaper. Some minor foxing spots to endpapers and title page, a couple of light spots inside. Many b&w illustrations have been very neatly coloured with water-colours. Some minor handling marks else pages very clean and tight. Colour plates clean and bright. Unpaginated. 6 full-page colour plates and many b&w illustrations (many neatly coloured.) Authors include: G. Manville Fenn, ‘In the Grip of Smugglers’; G. A. Henty, ‘Through Enemy Lines’; Strang, ‘Taking of Fort Aguila,’ ‘Dash for Liberty,’; Wilkie Collins, ‘Down a Cornish Copper Mine,’ and more. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Iron Tsar., TREASE, GEOFFREY:
37 TREASE, GEOFFREY: The Iron Tsar.
Macmillan. London. 1975 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 168pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Slightly rubbed along top edge with small chips. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Set in the 19th century in the St Petersburg of Nicholas I "the Iron Tsar". A tale of suspense, abduction, disguise. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Children's Picture Gallery. With Illustrations by Harry Rowntree, Louis Wain, and many others., VARIOUS;
38 VARIOUS; The Children's Picture Gallery. With Illustrations by Harry Rowntree, Louis Wain, and many others.
London & New York, Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton & Co. no date, circa 1900 
Large hardback, 13 x 11 inches. Half bound in illustrated paper boards and brown cloth spine. Light blue decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Edges and corners of boards are rubbed and slightly bumped, some slight darkening and minor marks. Endpaprs darkened, neat inscription to front dated 1901. Some minor tanning to pages,tear to p58 nr spine, else a very clean and tight copy. 68pp. 32 pages with colour illustrations, rest are b&w 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Kits and Cats With Louis Wain in Pussyland. Father Tuck’s Hurrah Series., WAIN, LOUIS:
39 WAIN, LOUIS: Kits and Cats With Louis Wain in Pussyland. Father Tuck’s Hurrah Series.
London, Raphael Tuck & Sons, No. 9080. Designed in England, Printed in Bavaria. No date, circa 1930 
Card hardback, tall, 15 x 8 inches. Shaped top edge. Colour illustrated paper covered boards. In very good condition., Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, bump to bottom corner with tape repair to spine and some tape to boards. Inside pages slightly tanned, a couple of thumb marks, some minor dark rubbing to first page. Bookseller label to corner of front board “W.C. Bluett, Holsworthy.” Coloured illustrations bright and clean. A very rare and wonderful example of Louis Wain’s famous Cats’ Books. 12pp. 4 coloured full-page illustrations (one double page centre spread.) and B&W illustrations. Some of the Very Best Full Color Plates from the Master of Feline Illustration, One of The Rarest of all The Louis Wain Books. “The Right Sort,” “Anxious Rooks,” “Fuzzy’s Failure,” “Paying The Bill,” “The Black Intruder,” “A Nasty Tumble,” “The Punishment,” and “Glee.” Plates Titled; “Supper-Time,” “How Paulina Took The Ducklings Out,” “We Are Seven.” According to Rodney Dale, the title Kits and Cats was originally published in 1904 (Dale, 95) by Raphael Tuck in the "Little Pets" series (No. 8838). This book was smaller in size, was not 'shaped' and contained completely different stories and pictures. Dale, 96. 
Price: 525.00 GBP
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LITTLE DUTCHY NURSERY SONGS FROM HOLLAND, Will Ransom
40 Will Ransom LITTLE DUTCHY NURSERY SONGS FROM HOLLAND
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1925 1st edition. 
Size 11 x 9 inches. Brown boards, colour pictorial onlay to front cover. In generally good condition. Bumping and wear to corners, with a few small nicks & marks. Two pages damaged with loss. A few minor marks, generally clean & tight. 79pp. 12 pretty tipped-in plates by Rie Cramer plus colour frontis by Anne Anderson. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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