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1 Piggies' Week End Camp [Pop-up book, No. 1 in the Treasure Hour series]
Murray Sales and Service Co 63 St Paul's Road, London Soft cover Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
n.d. Small children's pop up book from the Murray Sales and Service Co Treasure Hour Series; the first book in the series. Card covers with four pop-up card pages. The pop ups are in good condition though there is a repair to the underside of the spine hinge of the first pop up. The interior of the book, i.e the undersides of the pages, also have some marks from old damp exposure. There are a few light marks to the four pop-ups. Some light creasing to the covers and minor rubs to cover edges. 16.5 x 10cm. 105580 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
16 On a Magical Do-Nothing Day
Alemagna, Beatrice ; translated from the French by Jill Davis Thames and Hudson London 2017 0500651329 / 9780500651322 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 
New hardback. Brand new. RRP 12.95. Slim unpaginated picture book. WINNER of the 2018 4-11 Picture Book Awards (fiction 4-7 Category). One of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2017. 308198 
Price: 11.95 GBP

 
 
2 Playbox Annual 1955: A Picture and Story Book for Boys and Girls - 47th Year
The Amalgamated Press Farringdon Street, London 1955 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial paper-covered boards and green cloth spine. Some marks to the rear board and the boards are rubbed at the edges. Previous owner's name and address in pencil in the book belongs to box. Some foxing to endpapers. Some lightly grubby handling marks to a few pages / page margins and a few short tears to page margins. Puzzles completed lightly in pencil. pp. 96. A good copy overall. 105914 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 Nursery Rhymes [Tell-a-tale Books Series, TT5]
Altson, Louise (illustrated by) Whitman Publishing Co. 1945 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Cream boards with simple line illustrations and titles in green on the front board. The book and dust jacket are both in very good, clean condition. A brief gift inscription written on the front flap of the dust jacket. Front flap price clipped. Slim unpaginated book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 306351 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Fancy Dress Bell
Sandle's | A Sandle Book London 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
A little young children's book, 16pp including title page. 11.7 x 10.2cm. Pictorial card cover. Rubbed at the spine edges and corners. A slight flattened crease to the front cover. Stapled binding, the staples have rusted. Small rust marks around the staples in the centrefold. The pages are otherwise nice and clean. A sweet little 1970s children's book. 304988 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
18 Brave Soldier Janosh
Ambrus, Victor G. Oxford University Press 1979 0192721089 / 9780192721082 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft cover. Reprint. In very good, clean condition. A few small light creases to the covers. No names or inscriptions. Indentations from an old pencil price mark on the front endpaper. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. A story about Hungarian soldier Janosh and Napoleon. Lovely illustrations. 307423 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Moving Spirit: How the Motor Car Grew Up
Motor Racing Publications Ltd Fitzroy Square, London 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Delightful 1950s picture book. From the film, The Moving Spirit. There are some marks and slight bowing to the boards. Previous owner has written their name on the front pastedown - R. Parker-Bowles. Price clipped title page. Some foxing to the endpapers. Other pages are all clean and free from handling marks or creasing. Painting competition page at the back of the book is also clean and unmarked. 305435 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 Goody Two-Shoes: A Facsimile Reproduction of the Edition of 1766 [Facsimile edition reproduced from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books]
An introduction by Charles Welsh The Bodley Head | Holp Shuppan 1981 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback, with thin card slipcase. Original green cloth. This is a facsimile reproduction of the Griffith and Farran 1881 facsimile edition, reproducing the edition of 1766. pp. xxiv, 156, [4]. In excellent, fine condition, in near fine slipcase. A few very light rubs to the edges of the slipcase. 307241 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
5 Toys (New Colour Photo Books No. S1)
E. J. Arnold & Son Limited Leeds 1963 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Slim stapled booklet format, limp covers. Very scarce little booklet. Similar in style to a ladybird book but shorter; fewer pages. Educational series for very young children. This book features a picture of a toy on each page with the name underneath printed in clear lowercase text. Printed on-sided to prevent distraction, so when you turn the page you only see one image. 11 toys are featured - tricycle, roundabout, golliwog, Noah's ark, doll's house, pedal car, wigwam, doll and tea-set, jig-saw puzzle, cooking set, puppets. In very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 17.5 x 15cm. 106619 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
20 The Ugly Duckling [Edmund Ward Lyn series]
Andersen, Hans Christian (arranged from the story by ) ; illustrations by Rene Cloke Edmund Ward [c. 1943] Leicester 1943 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Cloke, Rene 
Hardback. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. Stapled binding. The binding is firm and the staples are very good; just a hint of rust at the centrefold but not very much at all. The boards are lightly rubbed but clean. Cloth spine has faded. Very brief inscription at the top edge of the title page - just a name and Xmas 1943 in neat writing. Pages are clean; lightly handled, light creasing. Delightful Rene Cloke illustrations. pp. 20. 106868 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
6 When I Grow Up - No. 167 Dean's Rag Books
Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1916] 1916 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A Dean's Rag book. Publication date not stated but estimated from its number to be c. 1916. 10 pages including the covers. A washable cloth book, safe for babies. Pinked edges and straight sewn binding. Edges are frayed. This book has been well-loved and washed so the covers and pages have all faded. The book is washed and clean. A few very pale brown marks. 20.5 x 14.5cm. Illustrations not attributed. 106894 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
21 Me and my Pussies Told by Me
Appleton, Honor C. (writing and pictures by) Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd [1924] 1924 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial-paper-covered boards. Cream cloth spine. One thin biro pen line c. 7cm long across the rear board. Small mark on the spine. Small rubs to a couple of corners. Inside an exceptionally clean copy of this scarce Honor Appleton book. Opens onto the title page. It is possible that it may have had a preliminary page, but if it did have then it's been neatly removed. I cannot be sure as I do not have a comparison copy. Interior binding staples have rusted. Binding nice and tight and pages clean, excepting some very minor foxing and a grey thumb mark in the bottom margin of page 3. 3 colour plates. 31pp. 302794 
Price: 120.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Tale of the Wombat (SRA Australian Legend Series)
Adams, L. & G. ; illustrated by Chris Riordan ; literature consultant Maurice Saxby SRA | Science Research Associates Pty Ltd 1979 0574281878 / 9780574281876 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Light bump to one top corner and light bruising to spine ends. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No creasing to pages. Binding firm. Unpaginated slim children's picture book. 306408 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
22 Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2015 1847807356 / 9781847807359 Hardcover New No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
New hardback. 80th anniversary edition of the first title in the much-loved Little Tim series, beautifully produced in the same size as one of the first editions, with the original hand-lettered type of the first edition. A young boy wants to be a sailor, but his parents say he is much too young. Tim grabs the chance to stow away on a steamer, but little does he expect the hard work, stormy sea and sinking ship to come! Little Tim's adventures at sea have delighted generations of children ever since the first book was published in 1936. Edward Ardizzone, who illustrated over 170 books in his lifetime, received the prestigious Kate Greenaway medal for Tim All Alone in 1956. 306800 
Price: 14.39 GBP

 
 
8 The Adventures of Egg Box Dragon
Adams, Richard ; illustrated by Alex T. Smith Hodder Children's Books London 2017 1444938401 / 9781444938401 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Smith, Alex T. 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Brand new, in excellent fine condition. RRP 12.99. First impression. A charming fun story about a friendly green dragon with magical powers. No morals to this story; just fun. Emma is delighted when her home-made dragon magically comes to life! He is good at roaring. He is GREAT at breathing fire. And best of all, he is excellent at finding Lost Treasures. So when the Queen loses a diamond from her crown, there's only one dragon to call! Slim and unpaginated. A must-have for all fans of green dragons. 307810 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
23 Tim All Alone
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075463 / 9781845075460 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition; just a few very light little bruises to the edges of the boards and jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. The 6th in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Tim arrives home after a long holiday to find his parents have vanished. He is determined to search the whole wide world, if necessary, to find them... Many people offer to help Tim, but sometimes their help is the last thing he needs! First published in 1957; this is a 2006 reissue. 307235 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 Alice in Wonderland: With Three Dimensional Pop-Up Scences (Fairy-Tale Pop-Ups)
Adapted from the story by Lewis Carroll ; illustrated by Maria Taylor Tango Books 2014 1857078144 / 9781857078145 Hardcover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, near fine, as new condition, but the front cover has faded very slightly. A stunning 3D pop-up scene version of Alice in Wonderland. Beautiful design. RRP. 16.99. 304131 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 Tim and Charlotte
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010373 / 9780439010375 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition; just one small flattened crease to the rear dust jacket flap. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. You'd think that would make her happy, but it doesn't. She wants to play with some real friends and you can't have better friends than Tim and Ginger when they're bound for adventure - and trouble! First published in 1952; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106065 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Fables of Aesop
Aesop ; illustrated by Edward J. Detmold View Productions Pty Ltd Sydney 1985 0908240848 / 9780908240845 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. A small rubbed patch towards the top of the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Printed on thick gloss paper. Numerous colour plates. 159pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105876 
Price: 26.50 GBP

 
25 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010403 / 9780439010405 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106066 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 Mrs Lather's Laundry [A Happy Families story]
Ahlberg, Allan ; Amstutz, Andre Puffin Books 2016 0141374780 / 9780141374789 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. 27.5cm. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 306422 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
26 Tim to the Rescue
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2015 1847806309 / 9781847806307 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. No dust jacket, as published. RRP 12.99. Bored with his schoolwork, Tim is longing to be at sea again when who should appear but his old friend, Captain FcFee! On board ship, Tim befriends Ginger, the first ship's boy. When mischievous Ginger gets into trouble, Tim must use all of his resourcefulness to come to the rescue. 306862 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
12 Mrs Vole the Vet [A Happy Families story]
Ahlberg, Allan ; Chichester Clark, Emma Puffin Books 2016 0141374837 / 9780141374833 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. 27.5cm. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 306424 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
27 Bunnikin - Brighteyes The Indian
Aris, Ernest (written and illustrated by) Gale & Polden Ltd [1916] London 1916 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial-paper-covered boards. Flexible boards. Date of publication not stated, but is 1916. Stapled binding - 2 staples in the spine. The staples have rusted, with corresponding rust marks around the outsides of the staples and the centre pages are slightly loosening. Some foxing and occasional thumbing marks to the pages. Some pages and illustrations have a c. half centimeter pale water-type mark to the bottom edge. The colour illustrations are otherwise in nice clean condition. A gift inscription inside the front cover reads, 'Joyce, with best love from Daddy, Xmas 1917'. No other writing inside. The boards are generally rubbed and creased. Overall, a fairly good example of this charming and scarce Ernest Aris title. 302793 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
 
13 Mr Tick the Teacher [A Happy Families story]
Ahlberg, Allan ; Jaques, Faith Puffin Books 2016 014137487X / 9780141374871 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. 27.5cm. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 306423 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
28 Lucie Attwell's More About the Boo-Boos
Attwell, Mabel Lucie (cover, illustrations and story by) Dean & Son Ltd London 1970 0603005586 / 9780603005589 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small, slim illustrated Christmas story for young children. Pictorial orange boards; a few light surface rubs. Stapled binding. A VERY GOOD clean example of this children's book, by the well-loved illustrator Mabel Lucie Attwell. There is a small tear to the very top edge of the last page next to the spine - a binding flaw where the binder's glue has attached the edge of the page to the rear pastedown, next to the spine only. Contains the story 'The Boo-Boos and Father Christmas'. Unpaginated, but 21pp, including title pg. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 18.5cm. 101678 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
14 Puss in Boots
Ainsworth, Ruth Purnell and Sons Limited 1978 0361039468 / 9780361039468 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint. Slim booklet with stapled binding and pictorial card covers. Some light creases to the covers. Some discolouration / darkening just inside the covers. Pages themselves are bright and clean and free from creases. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 20pp. 306294 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
29 Duck and the Diesel Engine (The Railway Series, No. 13)
Awdry, The Rev. W. ; with illustrations by C. Reginald Dalby Egmont UK Limited London 2011 1405203439 / 9781405203432 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
First published in 1945, this edition 2011. New hardback. RRP. 5.99. Glossy pictorial boards. 63pp. 304643 
Price: 4.97 GBP

 
 
15 Sooty and Sam
Aitchen, Robert (written and illustrated by) Blackie & Son Ltd [c.1951] 1951 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial boards with a blue cloth spine. The cloth of the spine is faded in places. The boards are bowed slightly and rubbed at all corners. Some light marks to the rear board. There is a grubby mark on the bottom margin of page 5. The pages are otherwise clean. The full page illustration pages are lovely. No names, inscriptions or other writing inside. 32 pages. An illustrated story for young children - the adventures of two spaniels, Sooty and Sam. 303663 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
30 Enterprising Engines (The Railway Series, No. 23)
Awdry, The Rev. W. ; with illustrations by C. Reginald Dalby Egmont UK Limited London 2011 1405203536 / 9781405203531 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
First published in 1945, this edition 2011. New hardback. RRP. 5.99. Glossy pictorial boards. 57pp. 304653 
Price: 4.97 GBP

 
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