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Image for The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.

The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: “Boy's Own Paper” Office 1933/34 1934:

Seller ID: 60662


Tall 8vo; Blue pict.cloth with gilt to spine (Apache warrior to front, footballer to spine). In 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; ... View more info

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Charley the Chicken.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: R.A.Publishing. London. 1943.:

Seller ID: 72287


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. View more info

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The I-Spy Annual.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: News Chronicle. 1954:

Seller ID: 74128


Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Front cover price clipped. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 113pp. With colour and b/w illustrations and diagrams. 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 ... View more info

Image for The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.

The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: “Boy's Own Paper” Office 1933/34 1934:

Seller ID: 80544


Tall 8vo; Stunning bright red pictorial cloth with gilt to spine (Apache warrior to front, footballer to spine). In very good condition. Some very light rubbing to edges, but covers really bright. Slight browning to endpapers & following pages. 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/ &quo... View more info

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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL. Vol.22. (Oct.7, 1899 - Sept.29, 1900).

By: (HENTY, G.A. / VERNE, JULES / WAIN, LOUIS):

Price: £48.00

Publisher: "Boy’s Own Paper" Office. 1900:

Seller ID: 60075


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, Canniba... View more info

Image for Towlocks and his Wooden Horse. With pictures by Honor C.Appleton. Second edition.

Towlocks and his Wooden Horse. With pictures by Honor C.Appleton. Second edition.

By: APPLETON, ALICE M.:

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London. Chatto and Windus. n.d. ca 1930:

Seller ID: 71848


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. View more info

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The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill.

By: BEERBOHM, MAX:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: W.Heinemann. 1928 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72667


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. View more info

Image for Shoes. A Story For Children. Illustrated and Decorated by Hilda T. Miller.

Shoes. A Story For Children. Illustrated and Decorated by Hilda T. Miller.

By: BENTHAM, J. A.;

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London. Duckworth & Co. 1920 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76546


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 elsewhe... View more info

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Adventures of Rupert.

By: BESTALL, A:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Daily Express, 1950:

Seller ID: 80467


Tall 8vo. Hardback, 10 x 7.5 ins. Illustrated paper covered boards (Rupert riding the waves on a huge shell drawn by a fish). In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges. Spine chipped at ends. Endpaper price clipped but not inscribed. Pages very clean and bright. 120pp. Colour illustrations throughout. The Annual returns to hardback with this issue but is much thinner than the earlier hardbacks". (Rupert Index). View more info

Image for Merry Mister Meddle! Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer.

Merry Mister Meddle! Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer.

By: BLYTON, ENID:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited, n.d.:

Seller ID: 77384


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. View more info

Image for The Land of Far-Beyond With 21 Illustrations by Horace Knowles.

The Land of Far-Beyond With 21 Illustrations by Horace Knowles.

By: BLYTON, ENID:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1955 repr:

Seller ID: 80198


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Yellow cloth, dark blue lettering and pictorial design to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap (DW, small tear to bottom and small chip to top end of spine, some darkening/foxing, in protective sleeve. Not price clipped.) Cloth clean and bright. Partial darkening to front endpaper, some minor spots to outer page edges, inside pages all very clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 163pp. Wit... View more info

Image for A Story Teller's Holiday Illustrated by Janet Laura Scott. Signed copy.

A Story Teller's Holiday Illustrated by Janet Laura Scott. Signed copy.

By: BONNER, Mary Graham:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Springfield, USA, McLoughlin Bros. Inc. 1938 1st USA ed:

Seller ID: 80459


Large hardback, 12 x 10 inches. Red cloth, with colour cover plate to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (DW darkened, edges rubbed, corners chipped. Tears with some loss to spine, tear to rear flap. Some tape repairs. In protective sleeve. Cloth clean. Front plate bright. Some tape marks to front endpaper. Authors inscription to opposite endpaper “Mary Graham Bonner, her copy, nov, 1938.” Else a very clean and ti... View more info

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Edward and Gumbo.

By: BOSWELL, HILDA:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: R.A.Publishing. London. 1943.:

Seller ID: 72286


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. View more info

Image for The Doll's Day Illustrated with Twenty-Nine Photographs by Will Cadby.

The Doll's Day Illustrated with Twenty-Nine Photographs by Will Cadby.

By: CADBY, Carine:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Mills and Boon, 1915 1st edition:

Seller ID: 79987


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In brown cloth with black lettering to spine and front with b&w photo plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Cover a little ‘loved’; with rubbing to corners, edges and rear board, some minor handling marks. Endpapers clean. Some minor darkening to half-title page. A couple of neat repairs to binding, Ch.1 & 5. Some rubbing to edge of first page with minor tear to margin edge, some rubbing and darkening to lower edge o... View more info

Image for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Two Volumes. With Dustwrappers. Illustrations by John Tenniel.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Two Volumes. With Dustwrappers. Illustrations by John Tenniel.

By: CARROLL, LEWIS:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. 1952:

Seller ID: 78817


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... View more info

Image for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Illustrated by John Tenniel.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Illustrated by John Tenniel.

By: CARROLL, LEWIS: TENNIEL, John:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., Childrens Edition 1928 repr:

Seller ID: 80385


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6.5 inches. In maroon polished morocco leather with decorative gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front. All edges gilt. Marbled and illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded and rubbed, chipped at top end, small split to front hinge nr bottom end. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Bookplate to front “Prep. Dept. E.K. Cooper, July 1932.” A couple of small creased corners to first pages, a couple of minor h... View more info

Image for Old Friends with New Faces Illustrated by Will Gibbons. Printed in Bavaria.

Old Friends with New Faces Illustrated by Will Gibbons. Printed in Bavaria.

By: CASTELL BROTHERS: GIBBONS, Will:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, E. & J.B. Young, no date circa 1889:

Seller ID: 79965


Size approx 8 x 8 inches. Hardback, half bound with green cloth to spine and illustrated paper covered boards. In good condition. Edges rubbed, corners chipped, spine re-stitched. Some handling to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Barnard Haines, from Aunt Maria Xmas 1889.” P4-5 has been rebound the wrong way, p6-7 bound directly to following page, with some rubbing to page edge. Some handling marks. 22pp. Colour illustrations throughout by Will Gib... View more info

Image for The Big Book of Josephine Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

The Big Book of Josephine Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

By: CRADOCK, MRS. H. C.: APPLETON, HONOR C.:

Price: £260.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son No date, circa 1919 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78961


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 ... View more info

Image for Josephine’s Birthday Related by Mrs H. C. Cradock, Author of “Josephine and Her Dolls.” Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

Josephine’s Birthday Related by Mrs H. C. Cradock, Author of “Josephine and Her Dolls.” Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

By: CRADOCK, MRS. H. C.: APPLETON, HONOR C.:

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son, 1920 1st edition:

Seller ID: 79981


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with cream cloth to spine and paper covered boards with dark brown lettering and colour plate pasted to front. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Cover bright and clean. Some minor rubbing to corners and rear board. Free endpaers partly darkened with neat inscription to front “Barbara, with love from Uncle Alfred Christmas 1920.” A couple of minor spots else pages and plates all very clean and tight throughout... View more info

Image for Josephine, John and the Puppy Related by Mrs H. C. Cradock, Author of “Josephine and Her Dolls.” Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

Josephine, John and the Puppy Related by Mrs H. C. Cradock, Author of “Josephine and Her Dolls.” Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

By: CRADOCK, MRS. H. C.: APPLETON, HONOR C.:

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son, no date ca1920 1st edition:

Seller ID: 79982


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with cream cloth to spine and paper covered boards with dark brown lettering and colour plate pasted to front. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Cover bright and clean. Some minor rubbing to corners and rear board. Free endpapers partly darkened with neat inscription to front “Barbara, with love from Uncle Alfred Christmas 1920.” Some minor foxing spots to pages, plates all very clean and bright throughout. A... View more info