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

Josephine Goes Travelling 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: £30.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son, No date, circa 1940 1st edition:

Seller ID: 79976


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with yellow cloth to spine and paper covered boards with dark brown lettering and colour plate pasted to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW; chips to corners, some small tears, some light handling. In protective sleeve. Not price clipped.) Cover bright and clean. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 64pp. With 8 Colour Plates and b&w... View more info

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Simple Simon and his Friends.

By: CROMBIE, CHARLES:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Greening & Co.Ltd. (n.d.):

Seller ID: 79468


Hardback, Oblong folio. approx 18 x 12 inches. Black paper covers with red lettering to front. Black cloth bound spine. In very good condition. Some light rubbing to boards with minor nicks to corners. Inscription to front endpaper and partially deleted inscription to corner of title page “North St. School, Plaistow, presented to xxxx for good work, signed R. Cooper, xmas 1910.” Some mild foxing to pages, some heavier foxing to title and last pages. Else clea... View more info

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Waterslain Angels.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Orion Children’s Books. London. 2008 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62979


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 ... View more info

Image for Storm. A Banana Book. Illustrated by Alan Marks.

Storm. A Banana Book. Illustrated by Alan Marks.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Heinemann. London. 1986 repr.:

Seller ID: 63040


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? View more info

Image for The Sea Stranger. Long Ago Children Books. Pictures by Joanna Troughton.

The Sea Stranger. Long Ago Children Books. Pictures by Joanna Troughton.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Heinemann. London. 1973 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63042


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. View more info

Image for The Callow Pit Coffer. Drawings by Margaret Gordon. Signed copy.

The Callow Pit Coffer. Drawings by Margaret Gordon. Signed copy.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Macmillan. London. 1968 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63043


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, de... View more info

Image for An Alphabet of Magic Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.

An Alphabet of Magic Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.

By: FARJEON, ELEANOR:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society, 1928 1st:

Seller ID: 79502


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine darkened, small nick at top end, some handling marks, in protective sleeve.) Cloth a little faded around edges. Slight darkening to endpapers with neat inscription to front. Else a very clean & tight copy. 58pp. +8pp. cat. B&W illustrations by Margaret W. Tarrant. View more info

Image for The Pixies' Picnic The Nursery Series. Written and Pictured by Jeanne Farrar.

The Pixies' Picnic The Nursery Series. Written and Pictured by Jeanne Farrar.

By: FARRAR, JEANNE:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leicester, The Brockhampton Press, n.d.:

Seller ID: 78868


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. View more info

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 Hans Andersen’s Fairy Stories. Bookano Series. POP-UP BOOK. With Pictures that spring up in Model Form.

Hans Andersen’s Fairy Stories. Bookano Series. POP-UP BOOK. With Pictures that spring up in Model Form.

By: GIRAUD, S. Louis:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Strand Publications, (n.d.).:

Seller ID: 79765


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6.5 inches. 4to. Illustrated paper covered boards. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some minor rubbing to edges, crease to spine. Pages darkened/tanned, with some minor foxing. Else clean and tight. Pop-up’s in very good condition, no broken pieces. Illustrated with 3 colour plates & 4 colour pop-up pictures & many B&W 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 Friday and Saturday, The Adventures of Two Little Pickles. Pictures by Joan Hassall, Verses by M. Byron.

Friday and Saturday, The Adventures of Two Little Pickles. Pictures by Joan Hassall, Verses by M. Byron.

By: HASSALL, JOAN: BYRON, M.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde & Hodder & Stoughton, ca1911:

Seller ID: 79966


Hardback, oblong, 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with cloth to spine and illustrated paper covered boards. In good condition. Boards darkened, edges rubbed, corners bumped. Prize bookplate to front endpaper, “Oliver Kirkwood, Hudson Road Infants School, Sunderland. July 1911.” Lacks both free endpapers front and rear. Some minor foxing spots, some dark handling/thumb marks to pages throughout. Else a tight copy. 48pp. Pages un-numbered. Illustrated with 12 full... 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

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Lie-Down Stories

By: JOAN, NATALIE: ANDERSON, ANNE:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son, no date ca1919 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79983


Hardback, 4to. 10 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with grey cloth spine and grey paper covered boards with dark blue lettering and colour plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Cover bright and clean. Some minor rubbing to corners. Free endpapers partly darkened with neat inscription to front “Barbara, with love from Uncle Alfred Christmas 1921.” Some minor foxing spots to pages, plates all very clean and bright throughout. An excellent copy. 77pp. Illustrat... 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 Prince Caspian The Return to Narnia. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes.

Prince Caspian The Return to Narnia. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes.

By: LEWIS, C. S.:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1960 3rd impression:

Seller ID: 80196


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. In blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw; some darkening and rubbing to rear and spine; small rubbed hole nr top of spine on rear, in protective sleeve. Not price clipped). Slight fading to cloth on spine. Inside pages all clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight set. 195pp. With a colour frontispiece and b&w illustrations by Pa... 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