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1 Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet
Aldrin, Buzz ; with Marianne J. Dyson National Geographic Kids 2015 1426322062 / 9781426322068 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket - excellent fine condition. RRP. 11.99. 96pp. What will your new home be like? How will you get there? What will you eat for breakfast on the Red Planet? These are very important questions for humanity's future - yes, even breakfast. Join Buzz Aldrin on a journey to build a permanent home on Mars. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305023 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
16 Reptiles (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1976 0721404243 / 9780721404240 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 40p on the back cover. Very slight bumps to spine ends. In lovely clean and tight condition inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Reptiles is the 25th of 27 titles listed on the back cover. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103558 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
2 My A.B.C. Picture Book of Birds
Barr, Margaret (verses) ; illustrated by J. B. Long Dean & Son Ltd London 1962 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial boards. Slim volume. Unpaginated. Sewn binding is slightly loosened at the bottom edge; holds firm. Previous owner's name written neatly at the top of the title page. Light foxing. Slight rubs to spine ends. Overall clean condition. 25cm. 101677 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
17 Seals and Whales and Other Sea Mammals (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1976 0721404561 / 9780721404561 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. ISBN and price of 40p printed on the back cover. Seals and Whales is no. 24 of 31 titles listed on the back cover. Light rubs to spine edges and bumps to spine ends and corners. A few small marks to the boards and the white parts of the cover and generally discoloured. Inside, there are some pale grubby marks to the title page but otherwise clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103568 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
3 Town Story [Complete 3 Volume Set]. Book One: Today - 1901; Book Two: 1851-1588; Book Three: 1399 - 300AD.
Blishen, Edward ; illustrated by Armitage, J. C. (Ionicus) Blond Educational Ltd 1964 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Complete 3 volumes in glazed pictorial boards. The boards are all a bit discoloured / darkened. Inside there are school stamps on the pastedowns and endpapers - just simple school name stamps; no other marks. Pages in nice clean condition. pp. 48, 48, 48. Delightful history books aimed at the c. 8-12 age range. They look at the story of England as seen from a typical town and how the town changed through the ages. Like most of our stock, we have this set at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304347 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
18 Song Birds (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1974 0721403557 / 9780721403557 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial covers. ISBN and price of 24p printed on the back cover. In excellent condition. Inside: Faint imprint shape from a paper clip on the title page and front endpaper. No names or inscriptions. Pages are in very good, clean condition. No handling creases. No marks. Binding tight. 51pp. This is the 11th title listed of 14 on the back cover. A lovely copy. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103537 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
4 The Man Who Stopped to Help
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by Elsie Walker Lutterworth Press London 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brown cloth boards. There is some light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. The book is otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has some rubs and small chips to the edges. Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against further wear. 62pp. 304132 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
19 Great Civilisations: The Incas (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Lewis, Brenda Ralph ; with illustrations by Jorge Nunez Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721404995 / 9780721404998 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is an early edition or possible first edition. Matt pictorial boards with blue and purple borders. There is a small dent in the front board next to the spine; the paper surface has torn at the indentation. Very little light foxing spots to the top edge of the boards. This is otherwise a very nice, clean and tight copy. No handling wear or creases to the pages. Binding tight. No names or inscriptions. Unmarked. Printed ISBN and price of 30p on the back cover and the last title listed on the back cover is no. 49 in the history series, Great Civilisations: China. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304840 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 Nature Tales [The Silver Torch Series, No. 15]
Crossland, John R. ; illustrated by Marjorie Anderson Collins Clear-Type Press 1958 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
9th impression, 1958. Green cloth binding - a few small marks, corners and spine ends lightly bumped, spine faded. Small pocket-sized book. Some black and white pictures in the text. Some foxing to endpapers, but text pages are clean. 96p. 101142 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 Great Civilisations: The Aztecs (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Lewis, Brenda Ralph ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721405002 / 9780721405001 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is an early edition and a possible first edition. Matt pictorial boards with blue and purple borders. There are some very light marks to the boards and light rubs to the spine end and corners. This is otherwise a very nice, clean and tight copy. No handling wear or creases to the pages. Binding tight. No names or inscriptions. Unmarked inside. Printed ISBN and price of 30p on the back cover and the last title listed on the back cover is no. 49 in the history series, Great Civilisations: China. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304845 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
6 The Radium Woman: A Youth Edition of the Life of Madame Curie
Doorly, Eleanor ; and woodcuts by Robert Gibbings William Heinemann Ltd London 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint; first published in 1939. Publisher's original blue boards, faded at the spine. Previous owner's signature on the front pastedown. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Binding firm and sounds. In good, clean condition. 181pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304672 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
21 Bridges (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Loxley, Robert ; illustrated by Gerald Whitcomb and Gavin Rowe Ladybird Books Loughborough 1976 0721403999 / 9780721403991 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Light little rubs to the spine ends and corners. Inside, there is a previous owner's name and address stamp on the copyright page. Otherwise clean and tight. No handling creases to pages. Bridges is no. 13 of 27 titles listed on the back cover. Printed ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104108 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
7 A Child's Book of Dogs (Florin Colour Books No. 2)
Henderson, Luis M. Publicity Products Ltd | Florin Colour Books [1952] London 1952 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Date of publication not stated, but c. 1952 [ref. British Lib.]. Laminated pictorial boards. Some noticeable foxing to first and last few pages, endpapers, title page. Contents otherwise clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Slim volume. 26cm. 301248 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 Butterflies, Moths and Other Insects, A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 536)
Manning, S. A. ; with illustrations by John Leigh-Pemberton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1965 0721401058 / 9780721401058 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First published in 1965, this is a later printing from c. 1971-72. Matt pictorial covers. Printed ISBN number and price of 18p on the back cover. This title is no. 16 of 24 titles listed on the back cover. There are a few small light marks to the boards and some small indentations to the top corners of the boards. Light rubs to corners and spine ends. The binding is nice and firm and the pages clean inside. No names or inscriptions. No marks to pages. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104392 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
8 Astonishing Undersea Creatures (A Nature Pop-up Book)
Hoy, Ken ; Bowring, Isabel Brown Wells and Jacobs Ltd London 1994 1873829574 / 9781873829578 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Children's pop-up book in really good, clean condition. Pop-ups all in very good condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 303797 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
23 How to Swim and Dive (Ladybird Book Series, 633)
Marlow, Henry ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1971 0721402852 / 9780721402857 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. There is a very small c. 5mm Japanese tissue repair to the spine. This is virtually invisible. Printed ISBN and price of 24p on the back cover. Spine edges and corners rubbed and spine ends lightly bumped. No names or inscriptions. No handling creases to the pages. There is a small dark brown spot at the very edge of p. 42. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103541 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
9 The Enchanted Dolls' House
Johnson, Robyn The Five Mile Press 2005 1741247179 / 9781741247176 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
There are two very short nicks in the spine. Otherwise excellent, near fine condition. With flocked boards, card pages, flaps, fold-outs and partial pop-out pages. 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. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103275 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
24 Livingstone The Pathfinder
Matthews, Basil ; with 16 illustrations by Ernest Prater Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press 1917 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Publisher's original beige cloth, with pictorial onlay on the front board, black titles. Previous owner's names and date written neatly on the f.e.p. Pages are tanned / browned. Fronis. illus. with tissue guard. Some very light occasional foxing. A bit of wrinkling to the cloth of the rear board. Boards grayed. Overall, near VG. 223pp. 19cm. 301199 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
10 Asian Mammals (A Ladybird Animals of the World Book, Series 691)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1971 0721402909 / 9780721402901 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First published in 1971; this is a c. 1972 printing. Matt pictorial covers. Printed ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover. Asian Mammals is the 5th of 7 titles listed on the back cover. Tally of over 300 available Ladybird books mentioned on the back cover. The pages are in nice, clean condition. Binding is tight and pages free from handling creases and other marks. No names or inscriptions. The covers have some wear - boards are slightly bowed and there are foxing spots to the front board. Small biro line mark to the rear board and small dent formed by something the size of a pencil lead. Spine ends, edges and corners are all slightly rubbed. Spine intact; no splits. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104391 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
25 Words We Need for Numbers (The Ladybird Words for Number Series Book 2, Series 661)
McNally, J. ; Murray, W. ; with illustrations by Kenneth Inns Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1966 072140040x / 9780721400402 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition; a 1970s printing. In nice, clean condition. Light rubs to edges only. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding tight. No handling creases to pages. This is the second of 4 titles listed on the back cover. Printed ISBN number on the back cover and printed price of 15p. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104221 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
11 Sea and Estuary Birds (A Ladybird Book, Series 536)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1967 0721401104 / 9780721401102 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 15p on the back cover. This book is the 21st of 24 titles listed on the back cover. Lightly rubbed spine edges and corners. Mild bumps to spine ends. Previous owner's name and date and two inked stamps of a cat on the title page. Quite a large flattened crease to the top corner of pp.5/6. Binding tight. Clean. No handling creases to pages. A nice copy. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103548 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
26 Words We Need for Numbers (The Ladybird Words for Number Series Book 2, Series 661)
McNally, J. ; Murray, W. ; with illustrations by Kenneth Inns Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1966 072140040x / 9780721400402 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition; a 1970s printing. In nice, clean condition. The covers are very slightly darkened, with slight rubs to spine ends. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding tight. No handling creases to pages. This is the second of 4 titles listed on the back cover. Printed ISBN number on the back cover and printed price of 18p. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104223 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
12 Baby Animals (Ladybird Leaders, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1974 0721403786 / 9780721403786 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial matt covers. ISBN on the back cover, with printed price of 24p. No barcode. In excellent, unmarked condition. 51pp. 102689 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
27 Great Civilisations: China (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Morrison, Ian A. ; with illustrations by Annie Bennett Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721405029 / 9780721405025 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is an early edition and is probably a first edition. Matt pictorial boards with blue and purple borders. There are some very light marks to the boards, about 4 little rust spots to the rear board and the slightest of rubs to the spine ends and corners. This is otherwise a nice, clean and tight copy. No handling wear or creases to the pages. Binding tight. No names or inscriptions. Unmarked inside. Printed ISBN and price of 30p on the back cover and the last title listed on the back cover is this one, no. 49 in the history series. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304844 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
13 Big Animals (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721403905 / 9780721403908 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN on the back cover and price of 24p.This is the 18th and last title listed on the back cover. In very nice clean condition. Slightly bumped spine ends. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103601 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
28 A Second 'Do You Know' Book (The Ladybird Key Words Easy Readers, Book Four)
Murray, W. ; with illustrations by F. Humphris Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1971 072140278x / 9780721402789 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. There is a heavy flattened crease to the top corner of the rear board and the number 6 written in biro on the front pastedown. It is in otherwise nice and clean condition. Some very light rubs only to spine ends. Binding tight and pages clean. No names or inscriptions. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover. First edition. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104222 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
14 Ducks and Swans (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1973 0721403654 / 9780721403656 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 15p on the back cover. Light rubs to edges. Slight discolouration to the white parts of the covers. Previous owner's name and a date written inside the front cover. Pages in nice clean condition; no handling wear, no creases. This is the 2nd of 3 titles listed on the back of the book. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103564 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
29 Animals and How They Live (A Ladybird Natural History Book, Series 651)
Newing, F. E. ; Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Ronald Lampitt Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1965 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. No ISBN or price on the back cover. This is the 2nd of two titles listed on the back cover. Printed price of 2/6 inside. A little light brown foxing to the leading edge of the front cover only. In nice clean condition both inside and out. Pages clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. A lovely copy 304243 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
15 Ducks and Swans (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1973 0721403654 / 9780721403656 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN on the back cover, but no price. Ducks and Swans is the second of a long list of titles on the back cover - the last title listed is Bears and Pandas. In nice clean condition. Slightly bumped spine ends. Minor discolouration to the white parts of the covers. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103600 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
30 Turning Points in the Making of Australia
Page, Michael Rigby 1980 0727013394 / 9780727013392 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Ingpen, Robert 
Light wear. The dustjacket and pages are lightly tanned. 200222 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
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