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Image for Stepping Stones My Very First Book of Letters, Spelling, Reading, Arithmetic, Poetry, French, History & Other Countries.

Stepping Stones My Very First Book of Letters, Spelling, Reading, Arithmetic, Poetry, French, History & Other Countries.

By: FROWDE, HENRY -

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, No date ca1900:

Seller ID: 79035


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 smalle... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: GOMME, GEORGE LAURENCE (ed):

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Westminster, & New York, Archibald Constable and Co., & Longmans Green & Co., 1901 1st English Edition:

Seller ID: 78699


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... View more info

Image for The River Bank and Other Stories. From The Wind in The Willows. Illustrated by Inga Moore. Signed & Numbered edition.

The River Bank and Other Stories. From The Wind in The Willows. Illustrated by Inga Moore. Signed & Numbered edition.

By: GRAHAME, Kenneth: MOORE, Inga:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books, 1996 ltd ed.:

Seller ID: 78406


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. View more info

Image for 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.)

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.)

By: HANSI:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Paris, H. Floury, Edition De Luxe, ca1917:

Seller ID: 79062


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. View more info

Image for The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures for Little Children. 3 vols in 1. Three Volumes Bound in One; Including: A Laughter Book for Little Folk; and Funny Leaves for the Younger Branches by Baron Krakemsides of Burstenoudelafen.

The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures for Little Children. 3 vols in 1. Three Volumes Bound in One; Including: A Laughter Book for Little Folk; and Funny Leaves for the Younger Branches by Baron Krakemsides of Burstenoudelafen.

By: HOFFMANN, HEINRICH:

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Leipsic, London, Friedrich Volckmar, Cundall & Addey, Grant & Griffith, ca 1853:

Seller ID: 79274


Hardback, 9.5 x 7 inches. Tall 8vo. Half bound in contemporary calf leather to spine and marbled paper covered boards. Maroon label to spine lettered in gilt. In very good condition. Contemporary leather binding. New endpapers. Bookplate to front “Henry MacLaren.” Inscription to following earlier endpaper “Henry MacLaren 1853.” Original paper covers not bound in. Handling and thumb marks to pages throughout. A couple of pages with torn/repaired ed... View more info

Image for The Starveling. With illustrations by Dick Hart.

The Starveling. With illustrations by Dick Hart.

By: HOOKE, NINA WARNER:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Putnam. London. 1958 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73939


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. View more info

Image for The Seven Young Goslings. Illustrated by Mabel Dearmer.

The Seven Young Goslings. Illustrated by Mabel Dearmer.

By: HOUSMAN, LAURENCE:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Blackie and Son Limited. London. n.d. ca 1913.:

Seller ID: 65153


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. View more info

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Biggles Goes Home.

By: JOHNS, CAPT.W.E:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Limited 1960 1st ed:

Seller ID: 78842


In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Slightly rubbed on edges. NOT Price clipped). Inside a clean and tight copy. 160pp. Black & white text illustrations by Stead. Biggles rescues a wealthy Chinese fugitive from the Communists. View more info

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Pope Leo's Elephant

By: LAWRENCE, JOHN:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1969 1st:

Seller ID: 79024


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. View more info

Image for The Adventures of Wonk. Going to Sea. Stories by Muriel Levy of Radio Fame. Illustrations by Kiddell-Monroe.

The Adventures of Wonk. Going to Sea. Stories by Muriel Levy of Radio Fame. Illustrations by Kiddell-Monroe.

By: LEVY, MURIEL:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Wills and Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough. 1944 5th edition.:

Seller ID: 73472


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&... View more info

Image for The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Illustrated by the Author.

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Illustrated by the Author.

By: LOFTING, HUGH:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1924 2nd:

Seller ID: 78866


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 els... View more info

Image for The Golden Story Book “No. 3800. Printed in Bavaria.”

The Golden Story Book “No. 3800. Printed in Bavaria.”

By: MANVILLE FENN, G.: PARRY, D.H.: HENTY, G.A.: BRAINE, Sheila: WEEDON, L.L.:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London & New York, Ernest Nister, E.P. Dutton & Co., n.d. ca1890:

Seller ID: 78628


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 illustrati... View more info

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The Borrowers ALOFT

By: Mary Norton

Price: £4.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1961 1st Ed thus:

Seller ID: 69210


The Children's Book Club London 1961 Bound in original red cloth with pictorial dustwrapper. 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. Illustrated by Diana Stanley. Fourth book in the classic Borrowers series. View more info

Image for WOODWORK FOR BOYS A Junior teach Yourself Book.

WOODWORK FOR BOYS A Junior teach Yourself Book.

By: Matthew, W.P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: English Universities 1950 1st edition:

Seller ID: 52458


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. View more info

Image for The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

By: MILNE, A. A.:

Price: £340.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1928 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 78024


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 ... View more info

Image for The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

By: MILNE, A. A.:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1928 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79246


Hardback, 8vo. (7.5 x 5 ins). In pink cloth covers with gilt vignettes to front and back. Illustrated endpapers. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor fading and darkening to spine and around board edges. Corners slightly bumped and ends of spine slightly rubbed. Darkening to ‘free’ sides of endpapers with neat inscription to top front corner “Joan Yates 1928.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Free from foxing. Tiny t... View more info

Image for The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

By: MILNE, A. A.:

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1928 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79245


Hardback, 8vo. (7.5 x 5 ins). In pink cloth covers with gilt vignettes to front and back. Illustrated endpapers. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor fading to spine and around board edges. Corners slightly bumped with tiny nick at bottom of spine. Else cloth very clean and bright. Darkening to ‘free’ sides of endpapers. Neat inscription to top of half-title page “To Grizzel, fron her Godfather 1928.” Tiny spot to title page, small s... View more info

Image for 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.)

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.)

By: MONVEL, M.B. DE:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Paris, E. Plon, N.d. ca 1885 1st:

Seller ID: 79063


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 t... View more info

Image for Nister’s Holiday Annual for 1898 With Stories by G. Manville Fenn, Mrs. Molesworth, &c. &c. Edited by Robert Ellis Mack and Alfred Fuller.

Nister’s Holiday Annual for 1898 With Stories by G. Manville Fenn, Mrs. Molesworth, &c. &c. Edited by Robert Ellis Mack and Alfred Fuller.

By: NISTER: MACK, R. E.: FULLER, Alfred:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister, 1898:

Seller ID: 79065


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 beautiful coloured chromo plates and monochrome plates. This delightful edition of the Nister Annual contains stories by G.M.Fenn and E. Nesbit. A scar... View more info

Image for Nister’s 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.

Nister’s 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.

By: PLAYNE, ALFRED C.(ed):

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Ernest Nister. London. 1906.:

Seller ID: 60147


In pictorial hard card covers with red cloth to spine. In removable plastic cover. Pictorial endpapers. 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. 132pp. With 6 coloured chromolithographic plates plus many b/w illustrations, many full page. View more info