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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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Nister’s Holiday Annual for 1898 With Stories by G. Manville Fenn, Mrs. Molesworth, (G.A. Henty) &c. &c. Edited by Robert Ellis Mack and Alfred Fuller., (HENTY, G.A.): NISTER: MACK, R. E.: FULLER, Alfred:
5 (HENTY, G.A.): NISTER: MACK, R. E.: FULLER, Alfred: Nister’s Holiday Annual for 1898 With Stories by G. Manville Fenn, Mrs. Molesworth, (G.A. Henty) &c. &c. Edited by Robert Ellis Mack and Alfred Fuller.
London, Ernest Nister, 1898 
Hardback, 10 x 8 inches. Half bound in red cloth to spine and illustrated paper boards. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and edges, some minor marks and darkening to boards. Neat inscription to front “Gladys Faine, 1897.” Some slight tanning to pages Else a very clean and tight copy. 128pp. With colour and monochrome plates. This delightful edition of the Nister Annual contains a story by G.A.Henty, (Little Mistress Valentia), plus stories by G.M.Fenn and L.T.Meade. A scarce year in this series. 
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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Peter Pan and Wendy. Illustrated in Colour and Black & White by Mabel Lucie Attwell., ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE ( ills.); BARRIE, J.M.;
8 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 
Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. In orange cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front and black and blue pictorial design to front. Top page edges red. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Some darkening and handling marks to edges of cloth. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription to front “To Barbara, love Alfred 1923.” A couple of minor spots and few small handling marks to page edges else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 12 coloured (tipped-in) plates. Numerous b&w illustrations. 320pp. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill., BEERBOHM, MAX:
9 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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Shoes. A Story For Children. Illustrated and Decorated by Hilda T. Miller., BENTHAM, J. A.;
10 BENTHAM, J. A.; Shoes. A Story For Children. Illustrated and Decorated by Hilda T. Miller.
London. Duckworth & Co. 1920 1st edition 
Hardback. Size 8 x 5.5 inches. Light grey cloth with maroon lettering and illustrated design to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Book complete and intact, with no owner inscriptions. Foxing throughout (varying from light to heavy: heaviest to reverse of plates plus adjoining leaves; plates themselves not affected), a few pale finger-marks and smudges, a few stains, pages 16-54 with light diagonal creasing, another leaf with creasing elsewhere, one short closed tear, three pairs of gatherings stretched, one pair of leaves clumsily opened (with ragged edges), two corner creases, uncut (protruding) corners and edges with usual bumping, soiling, creasing, nicks and wear. Two plates with finger-marks to margins, two glassine guards with nicks (one also with wear to fore-edge). Endpapers with slight foxing, a little offsetting and soiling, one or two small marks; faint trace of old pencilled price (erased). Edges of page block with foxing; top with darkening and scratching. Binding almost tight, with a little lean. Boards and spine with staining and marks as shown, usual bumping, rubbing and wear to extremities, rubbing to blue design (gilt still bright); cloth worn through slightly to lower corners, and with two tiny tears to head and foot of spine. 140pp. 4 full-page colour plates and 5 b&w full page plates. Also with chapter headings and smaller drawings within text. 
Price: 65.00 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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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Two Volumes. With Dustwrappers. Illustrations by John Tenniel., CARROLL, LEWIS:
14 CARROLL, LEWIS: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Two Volumes. With Dustwrappers. Illustrations by John Tenniel.
London, Macmillan & Co. 1952 
Hardbacks, 2 vols. 7.5 x 5 ins. In green paper covers with black and red illustrations and black lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrappers. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions with good dustwrappers (dw; edges rubbed with some small nicks, spines darkened, small lost portion top of spine vol1. Both Price clipped). Some minor rubbing to edges of boards else covers clean and bright. Slight darkening to front endpapers with neat inscriptions to fronts “Elizabeth Price.” Some minor foxing spots to outer page egdes, Else pages all very clean and tight throughout. 177 + 208pp. 42 & 50 B&W illustrations by John Tenniel. 1962 reprint of the 1927 children’s edition. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Big Book of Josephine Pictured by Honor C. Appleton., CRADOCK, MRS. H. C.: APPLETON, HONOR C.:
15 CRADOCK, MRS. H. C.: APPLETON, HONOR C.: The Big Book of Josephine Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.
London, Blackie and Son No date, circa 1919 1st edition 
Hardback, 10 x 7 inches. Cream cloth with dark blue lettering and printed colour pictorial design to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW chips with some minor loss to corners, edges rubbed, spine a little darkened. In protective sleeve.) Corners slightly bumped and edges of cloth slightly darkened else overall nicely bright and clean. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Barbara from Father Christmas 1919.” Some mild foxing spots to pages, some pages neatly repaired/rebound with cloth tape. Small tear to edge of p.15. Else a clean and tight copy. Very Scarce with Dustwrapper. 63pp. With 24 Colour Plates and many b&w illustrations. ‘Josephine and Her Dolls;’ ‘Josephine’s Happy Family;’ ‘Josephine is Busy.’ 
Price: 260.00 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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The Pixies' Picnic The Nursery Series. Written and Pictured by Jeanne Farrar., FARRAR, JEANNE:
20 FARRAR, JEANNE: The Pixies' Picnic The Nursery Series. Written and Pictured by Jeanne Farrar.
Leicester, The Brockhampton Press, n.d. 
Hardback, small approx 5.5 x 4.5 inches. Illustrated paper covered boards. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Inside pages all clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 60pp. Unpaginated. Coloured illustrations throughout. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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