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THE STORY OF HOW WILLOW BEAR GOT HIS NAME  plus Notes on How to Assemble Your CAROUSEL, ---- ...........
1 ---- ........... THE STORY OF HOW WILLOW BEAR GOT HIS NAME plus Notes on How to Assemble Your CAROUSEL
London Young World Productions Ltd / YWP / Carousel Book 1950 Hard Back Poor+ Book 210x135mm Approx 
UNCOMMON. c.1950's-60's? Red coil spiral binding H/b.14pp.undated, YWP 611 , A Carousel book made from thick card , colour illustrated , for younger child How to Assemble & hang note to back cover. Story told to rear of pictures.An Animal Tale.[ few minor old type cellotape areas but all seven oped door flaps mainly sound , book sound , slight edgewear to cardboard , no inscsp / annotations / crayoning. the front minus a little in parts rubbed off. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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TIGER ANNUAL 1972, ------
2 ------ TIGER ANNUAL 1972
London IPC Magazines Ltd 1971 0901267651 / 9780901267658 1st Edition Thus Hard Back VG Book 275x195mm Approx. 
H/b.published by IPC.[ Features , Stories , Comic strips , Full -page photo plates , funnies , qiuz etc.Bobby Moore & Nobby Styles , Firemen at work etc , Comic-strips Slash Gorton & Typhoon Tracey & Roy of the Rovers etc] b/w with some in colour & 2 -tone.[ price clipped no inscsp no annotation. paper browned] cover bright & clean.no notable defect. .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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CHATTERBOX  Annual, -------
3 ------- CHATTERBOX Annual
London DEAN & Son Ltd 1950 Hard Back Good Book 260x190mm Approx 
H/b undated chiildrens annual c. 1950's Pictorial Boards ( Pictorial Top board. Children fishing off Harbour Wall.Red cloth quarter binding.Frontis Johnny Pahene Underwater Fighting a Squid . 188pp.+ Kiwi Boot Polish advert and rhyme - Percy Pig. ( wear to edges of boards with board exposed in places and at corners. Some slight freying to cloth head and foot of spine. End papers sound. p17 has 30mm tear and triangular loss of 20x7mm approx- does not involve loss of text. Two or three of the puzzles have been completed in ink). PLS See our image 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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DOT A TALE FOR THE VERY LITTLE ONES in Words of One Syllable, -----------
4 ----------- DOT A TALE FOR THE VERY LITTLE ONES in Words of One Syllable
LONDON SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE (SPCK) 1870 Hardcover Good Book WHIMPER, J.W. 
Red cloth boards with black and gilt embossed decs and gilt titles. 155x125mm approx.92pp+ 4 of publisher's adverts. Illustration by J.W.Whimper of a Tinker's wayside camp engraved by E W Cooke 1869 to frontis, tissue guard and further steel engraving repeating the small gilt illustration to front board on half title. Tale of Dot the small child of a Tinker, Bill Mace and of her friendship with a playmate,Nell.Undated but [1870] according to listings held at National and University Libraries Good (Book- Shelf wear and fading to extremities of boards with numerous lliquid splash marks. Ink stamp name of a previous owner to front paste down, repeated on reverse of ffep and ink name of girl with same surname and date 1886 to half title. Leaching of red colour to foredges of ffep from liquid splashes to boards, some light general soiling to a few pages and finally a few signatures strained where the old glue has failed but mull and sewing holding) A seemingly uncommon title, there being no other offerings that we can find on the internet at the time of listing. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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THE FOX AND THE GRAPES AND OTHER TINY TALES, -----------
5 ----------- THE FOX AND THE GRAPES AND OTHER TINY TALES
LONDON J.M.DENT & SONS 1940 Soft cover Good Book 
Printed Slate paper covers with red titles and green floral decs. (sewn paperback) 180 x 130 mm approx. 32 pp Author and illustrator not credited. Collection of short stories in the style of or possibly gleaned from Aesop's fables with unspecified line drawings in mono or duotone. Undated. Printed at The Temple Press Letchworth Printers code (Hj 404) which indicates possibly April 1940 and published by Dent in a series of childrens books called "The Fairy Gold Series." This title being number 3. Hign number of books published printed to rear cover no. 8 Beauty and the Beast. Cover price 3d.A seemingly uncommon title in a series of books which by their nature and being children's books have become difficult to source. The only other copy of this title we can find on the internet is held at Cambridge University (per Copac) which attributes as being [1916?] The decorations to cover are art deco period. Good (Book- light rubbing with moderate crease to front cover and to margins of two leaves. Cover price to rear deleted and replacement price of 6d. in ink biro. No previous owner name or insc.). Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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CUDDLY ANIMAL PICTURE BOOK ,  Bunno , Boof , Mitso , Bombo, -------------
6 ------------- CUDDLY ANIMAL PICTURE BOOK , Bunno , Boof , Mitso , Bombo
RACINE USA WHITMAN PUBLISHING CO 1938 Soft cover Good Book HILDEGARD LUPPRIAN 
Large format stapled (saddle stitched) card covers.375x260mm approx. 48pp. Soft colour illustrated stories featuring Boof the Bear, Bombo the Elephant, Mitso the Cat and Bunno the Rabbit. Author not attributed - possibly the illustrator. Undated Copyright 1938. Likely from early 1950's as purchased with a collection from that era.Publisher's ref 958. Good (Book- No notable rubbing or soiling to front cover but some damage to bottom of rear cover - two 40mm approx repaired tears. Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. and no other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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COMING TO JESUS, ------...........
7 ------........... COMING TO JESUS
London S W PARTRIDGE & Co. 1895 Hard Back Good- Book 220x155 mm Approx 
SCARCE Slim H/b Card Covers Undated c.1890's.16pp.Larger font text for younger child.Stories;- The infant Jesus , Simeon & Jesus , The flight into Egypt , Jesus in the Temple , What Jesus said , Jesus blesses young children , Martha & Mary , Jesus & the Woman of Samaria.Colour illustrated by a prominent artist of the time.[tight binding, No inscsp, no annotation, 3 solid staples rusted & sound , card pages tanned over time, moreso to covers.light staining top margins initial 2 pages, good] covers weary from use, small edgewear corner rub/loss & spine top 10mm loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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8 -----..............---------- CARTOON BOOK DANDY COMIC LIBRARY SPECIAL NO 32
LONDON D C THOMSON & CO , FLEET STREE 1990 Soft cover Good Book 175x140mm Approx 
Paperback small format , G , 66 pages , colour illustrated comic strip for boys , shows Colona Blink , paper fox / browning to edges, tight bindings , no inscip / annotations , Dandy series of comics , minor colour loss to front side 
Price: 0.25 GBP
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BERYL THE PERIL MEETS WALTZING MATILDA DANDY COMIC LIBRARY NO 26, -.....-------------
9 -.....------------- BERYL THE PERIL MEETS WALTZING MATILDA DANDY COMIC LIBRARY NO 26
LONDON THOMSON 1984 Soft cover G- Book 170x130mm Approx 
66 pages , small size card wraps , paperback col illus - shows Beryl the peril with cousin from Australia on a kangeroo , no inscsp / annotations but edges have been cut into 5mm - not effecting comic strips - a read only copy , paper browned - sound copy [ comic strp story - childrens illustrated ] 
Price: 0.25 GBP
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THE TOPPER BOOK  1989  Annual, ...--------------..........
10 ...--------------.......... THE TOPPER BOOK 1989 Annual
LONDON D C THOMPSON & CO 1989 Hard Back Good Book 215x190mm Approx 
Hard back Annual , Good , Unpaginated pages , colour illustrated card board wraps - The Topper Book - colour illustrated with comic strips - Front cover shows Beryl the peril about to have a gun qiuck draw - [ Beryl the Peril / Trickie Dickie / Hungary Horace / Micky the Monkey etc ] no inscsp to fep but there is a name and address filled in on the This Book Belongs to page o/w no more annotations , sound bindings , very bright clean throughout , External -slight edgwear scuff to corners 1mm , light spine edgwear to creases, top/base edge Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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11 ...-----.... THE DR WHO ANNUAL 1975
Mamchester,World Distributions,1975 Book 
268x196mm approx,laminated decorative boards,78 pgs,pictorial feps with the secret steps quiz ,authorised edition as seen on BBC TV,starrring John Pertwee as Dr Who,the crossword has been inked in and a few quiz answers on p.55.,stories,features,strip stories and quiz's,game,not price clipped. VG 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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THE VALE OF CEDARS OR THE MARTYR A STORY OF SPAIN IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY, AGUILAR, GRACE
12 AGUILAR, GRACE THE VALE OF CEDARS OR THE MARTYR A STORY OF SPAIN IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY
LONDON GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS 1889 Hard Back VG Book 190x130mm Approx DALZIEL BROTHERS AND ANELAY, H. 
Decorative Red cloth with bevel edged boards and titles in gilt. all edges gilt.293pp + of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 4 other b/w line illustrations. First published in 1850 this is the most popular of the Jewish tales written by the author who died at the tragically young age of 31. VG (Book- neat ink school prize inscr. to reverse of ffep and light browning/ foxing to prelim and last few pages. The spine is also a little sun faded but the book shows little shelf wear or soiling and is a fine example of the decorative cloth children's books of the period). See our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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THE BETTER BROWN STORIES, AHLBERG , Allan , WEGNER , Fritz ,
13 AHLBERG , Allan , WEGNER , Fritz , THE BETTER BROWN STORIES
London Viking 1995 0670858943 / 9780670858941 1st Edition Hardcover Fine VG Book 205X130mm Approx Wegner , Fritz 
H/b+D/j FINE/VG.1st ed.1st print.13579108642.97pp. Award Winning Childrens Author Allan Ahlberg. illustrated in line by Artist Fritz Werner. [family / imagination / adventure tales/ a monstrous dog ]13 chpts." a gentler writer than Roald Dahl but just a s clear-sighted -a gifted writer for the young [navy cloth gilt titles+ Bright Gilt " horse-of-troy giant dog" gilt dec. to front board,tight bindings , no inscsp , Fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 8.99 [1995], minor scuff top/f corner and wavy edgewear top edge..Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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THWE MONSTER GARDEN, ALCOCK , Vivien ,
14 ALCOCK , Vivien , THWE MONSTER GARDEN
London METHUEN Children's Books Ltd 1988 041609192X / 9780416091922 1st Edition Hard Back VG VG Book 205X130mm Approx. 
Boys & Girls fiction novel.Shortlisted for the Smarties, Whitbread, Guardian & Federation of Children's Book Groups Awards; & commended for the Carnegie Medal. 1st ed.1st print. " i shouldn't have done it. I did'nt really mean to , but that's no excuse .... called Frankie for short. you really cannot blame me for making a monster ..."[ gilt titles to book, tight binding, No inscp. paper tanned, minor line wrinkles to side-f.2 very small indentations to front cover base - also to Dust Jacket , not price clipped, light edewear spine top. 123pp [ 122pp+ 1 page publisher adverts] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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LITTLE WOMEN  , abridged c.1910, ALCOTT , Louisa M , FORDYCE , W Dingwall ,
15 ALCOTT , Louisa M , FORDYCE , W Dingwall , LITTLE WOMEN , abridged c.1910
London Thomas Nelson and Sons 1910 Hard Back Poor+ Book 260x200 mm Approx Little , Norman 
Hard Card boards.illus.8 Colour tipped-in plates by Norman Little all dated 1910 & all clean without fox tan.LM Alcott's childrens Classic abridged by W Dingwall Fordyce. 64pp.[Undated book, ink inscsp.1917. book is as in an annual format , covers softened over time shows crease-lines now , edgewear rub/smll losses, book paper fox tan spotting light to med. throughout.faded blue cloth spine, Red coated lass with broom to front. sound binding. PLS See our images. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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LITTLE NELL Retold for Children by, ALICE F. JACKSON  [after CHARLES DICKENS] BLAIKIE , F M B ,
16 ALICE F. JACKSON [after CHARLES DICKENS] BLAIKIE , F M B , LITTLE NELL Retold for Children by
LONDON T.C.& E.C.JACK 1920 Hardcover Good Book F.M.B.BLAIKIE 
Cream cloth boards with art nouveau decs and titles and laid on colour plate. 200 x 155 mm approx. [vi] + 184 pp. Frontis + 7 other colour plates as called for. The Old Curiosity shop by Charles Dickens retold for children by Alice F. Jackson with charming colour illustrations by Blaikie. Undated circa 1920's. Good (Book- shelf wear to cloth at extremities including 10mm approx split to cloth at head/front spine fold and mild general shelf soiling including a slight "mug ring" to front. Light sporadic foxing mainly to prelims and end pages and a few to edges of book block. Binding sound. No previous owner name or insc.). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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GREY RABBIT'S MAY DAY, ALISON UTTLEY
17 ALISON UTTLEY GREY RABBIT'S MAY DAY
LONDON COLLINS 1963 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book MARGARET TEMPEST 
Illustrated Paper covered boards matching the dust jacket. 175x145mm approx. 64pp. Illustrated end papers.Squirrel, Hare and Grey Rabbit prepare for the May Day celebrations but have no May Pole to dance around. VG/VG (Book- Light colour rubbing to extremities of boards. Prize book plate to front free end paper. Dust Jacket- Mild colour rubbing to extremities and a few light general shelf soiling marks but no nicks or tears and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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WISE OWL'S STORY, ALISON UTTLEY , MARGARET TEMPEST ,
18 ALISON UTTLEY , MARGARET TEMPEST , WISE OWL'S STORY
LONDON COLLINS 1954 Hardcover Very Good Poor+ Book MARGARET TEMPEST 
First published in 1935 the copy offered by us is of the eleventh impression of 1954.Yellow paper covered boards with red titles and frame to colour illustration on front cover repeating the design of the dust jacket. 175 x 145 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 96pp. No 2 in the endearing Little Grey Rabbit Book series written by Alison Uttley and charmingly illustrated by Margaret Tempest. VG/poor+ (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- Rubbing with loss to paper- most significantly 20x20 mm approx to bottom rear panel, mild shelf soiling and with ink ticks and crosses to list of titles on rear panel.Non price clipped cover 3/6. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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TRICKSTER TALES from PRAIRIE LODGEFIRES, ANDERSON , BERNICE G , DOHN-TAUGA-MAH
19 ANDERSON , BERNICE G , DOHN-TAUGA-MAH TRICKSTER TALES from PRAIRIE LODGEFIRES
NASHVILLE ABINGDON 1979 0687426200 / 9780687426201 1st Edition Hadback VG+ VG Book 200x140mm Approx GEE , FRANK 
VG+/VG.1st Ed. Child 9+.years.94pp. BG Anderson , Kiowa tribe name Dohn-Tauga-Mah means True Word Woman was told these legendry tales by Ingaglueh-Whoo-Tongah of Ponca tribe & Maunkee Blackbear Tahbone of the Kiowas tribe. 14 Stories.illustrated in- line. [red boards copper titles, minor rub top/tail spine , o/w fine , No inscsp , tight binding , VG+ Dust Jacket price clipped, edgwear - small dusting of col loss all edges , VG ] Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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THE PIG PLANTAGENET, ANDREWS , ALLEN
20 ANDREWS , ALLEN THE PIG PLANTAGENET
London HUTCHINSON 1980 0091427401 / 9780091427405 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 240 x 156mm Approx FOREMAN , MICHAEL 
Hard cover , Dust Jacket , 1st edition , Fine / Fine , illustrated by Michael Foreman , 199pp , author Allen Andrews edited the Cherwell when at Oxford , war - RAF , newspapers , journals , freelance , many sucessful works both fictionand non fiction , the hero of this tale , set in Medieval France , is the little pig - and the feudal lords of Poitou , 19 chpts [ book tight bindings , no inscsp , the colour illus d/j not price clipped , now in clear protective propritary cover 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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