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MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAILY EXPRESS Publication / EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS: 1987

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122552

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards with red quarter binding, black titles and rupert to spine. 124pp. First published in 1937 this is the limited edition facsimile printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode Copyright date 1986 issued in 1987 to mark the 50th anniversary of publication. VG (Book- boards colour rubbed at extremities with minor general shelf soiling. Fore name of previous owner in ink to "This book belongs to " box on front paste down. No other notable defects.... View more info

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THE STORY OF HOW WILLOW BEAR GOT HIS NAME plus Notes on How to Assemble Your CAROUSEL

By: ---- .

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Young World Productions Ltd / YWP / Carousel Book: 1950

Seller ID: 8107

Condition: Poor+


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 o... View more info

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CHATTERBOX Annual

By: -------

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, DEAN & Son Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 1445

Condition: Good


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.... View more info

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THE FOX AND THE GRAPES AND OTHER TINY TALES

By: -----------

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT & SONS: 1940

Seller ID: 121059

Condition: Good


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... View more info

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CUDDLY ANIMAL PICTURE BOOK , Bunno , Boof , Mitso , Bombo

By: -------------

Price: £15.00

Publisher: RACINE USA, WHITMAN PUBLISHING CO: 1938

Seller ID: 119195

Condition: Good


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 repaire... View more info

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COMING TO JESUS

By: ------.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, S W PARTRIDGE & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 121413

Condition: Good-


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 ini... View more info

CARTOON BOOK DANDY COMIC LIBRARY SPECIAL NO 32

By: -----.----------

Price: £0.25

Publisher: LONDON, D C THOMSON & CO , FLEET STREE: 1990

Seller ID: 7966

Condition: Good


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 View more info

BERYL THE PERIL MEETS WALTZING MATILDA DANDY COMIC LIBRARY NO 26

By: -.-------------

Price: £0.25

Publisher: LONDON, THOMSON: 1984

Seller ID: 7223

Condition: G-


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 ] View more info

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JACK AND JILL and the THE OLD CASTLE No 8

By: -.....-------------

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, FLEETWAY Publications: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4266

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Good D/j.1st.[ Slim, same format as a ladybird book ] No 8 in series. Beige illus.boards. Alternate full page colour picture oppo.text. cerise pink illus. end papers.No inscsps , tight binding,[ Dust Jacket not price clipped 2/6 , loss to top front flap & 7x20mm loss to base rear,edgewear col/rub/loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE TOPPER BOOK 1989 Annual

By: .--------------.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, D C THOMPSON & CO: 1989

Seller ID: 10114

Condition: Good


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... View more info

THE DR WHO ANNUAL 1975

By: .-----.

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Mamchester,World Distributions,1975:

Seller ID: 1576


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 View more info

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BUNNIKINS'S PICNIC PARTY A story in verse for children with illustrations in colour

By: A.J.MACGREGGOR

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LOUGHBOROUGH, WILLS & HEPWORTH: 1953

Seller ID: 122699

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper covered boards with laid on colour plate. Line Illustrated end papers. Un paginated 50pp + 2 of publisher's adverts. 12th Edition 1953 of the first book in the 401 series of Lady bird books. VG/VG (Book- Boards clean with no notable shelf wear. Light foxing spots to end papers and fore edge of book block. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- Mild rubbing to extremities with a little loss to head of spine and some general shelf soiling mainly to spine.... View more info

THE VALE OF CEDARS OR THE MARTYR A STORY OF SPAIN IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY

By: AGUILAR, GRACE

Price: £18.50

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS: 1889

Seller ID: 10454

Condition: VG


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 we... View more info

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THE BETTER BROWN STORIES

By: AHLBERG , Allan , WEGNER , Fritz ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8719

ISBN: 0670858943

Condition: Fine


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 ... View more info

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THWE MONSTER GARDEN

By: ALCOCK , Vivien ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN Children's Books Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120177

ISBN: 041609192X

Condition: VG


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 bas... View more info

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LITTLE NELL Retold for Children by

By: ALICE F. JACKSON [after CHARLES DICKENS] BLAIKIE , F M B ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, T.C.& E.C.JACK: 1920

Seller ID: 121803

Condition: Good


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 "... View more info

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GREY RABBIT'S MAY DAY

By: ALISON UTTLEY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120548

Condition: Very Good


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 propr... View more info

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WISE OWL'S STORY

By: ALISON UTTLEY , MARGARET TEMPEST ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1954

Seller ID: 122039

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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MARGARET ALLERTON

By: AMELIA M. WORKMAN

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, CHARLES H. KELLY: 1891

Seller ID: 123296

Condition: Good


Victorian Decorative Cloth Boards with gilt title block, 170 x 120 mm approx. 96pp. b/w line illustrated frontis + 10 chapter head line illustrations. A tale with all the drama common in Victorian children's books. Seemingly now quite uncommon. The only copies we can find at the time of listing are at National and University Libraries (Copac). Good- Boards- colour rubbing to cloth. Front Paste down browned and lacking free front end paper. Rear end papers very browned. B... View more info

THE PIG PLANTAGENET

By: ANDREWS , ALLEN

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1980

Seller ID: 7993

ISBN: 0091427401

Condition: Fine


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... View more info