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1 'BB''s Fairy Book Meeting Hill
'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford]; with illustrations by the author Hollis & Carter London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Blue cloth; very faded boards. Bottom corners bumped, slightly affecting the bottom corner of the textblock. A few light marks to the boards. Not an attractive copy from the outside. Inside, there's a slight grubby mark in the margin of p. 40-41; otherwise VG. A slight abrasion mark on the f.e.p, a few very light foxing spots to prelims. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 141pp. Colour plates all VG.Denys Watkins-Pitchford: Born Lamport, Northants, 1905. He wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Carnegie Medal winner, The Little Grey Men, and numerous natural history and country sports titles as well. Particularly well-known for his scraperboard illustrations, although he also produced a number of pen and ink drawings for his books and books by other authors. Died 1990. 102627 
Price: 45.50 GBP

 
16 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 17, Vol 6. August 13th - 26th, 1958
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. Covers lightly rubbed. Name in pencil on the back cover. A short tear in the top edge of the front cover. Browned edges. Some foxing to the cover and some flattened creases to the pages. Otherwise a good clean example. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and a letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 39pp. 102415 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
2 The Bear Nobody Wanted
Ahlberg, Janet and Allan Viking London 1992 0670839825 / 9780670839827 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight bruising to the dust jacket edges. Not price clipped [9.99]. 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. 142pp. Delightful children's story. 103008 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
17 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 4, Vol 6. February 12th - 25th, 1958.
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. A good clean example. Some foxing to the covers, name in pencil on the back cover, small pen mark on back cover, small chip and nick in the edge of the front cover and the last few pages. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and a letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 47pp. 102420 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
3 Raven Summer
Almond, David Delacorte Press USA 2008 038590715X / 9780385907156 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Published in the UK as Jackdaw Summer; this is the first American edition. The pages are very slightly tanned / darkened at the edges. Otherwise in excellent, near fine, barely read condition. 198pp. 103106 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
18 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 7, Vol 6. March 26th - April 8th, 1958.
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. A good clean example. Some creasing to the pages but no writing or any other marks inside. Name in pencil on the back cover. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and a letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 47pp. 102419 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
4 The Little Mermaid [Mini edition in card slipcase]
Andersen, Hans Christian ; with pictures by Lisbeth Zwerger ; translated and retold by Anthea Bell Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd 2010 9881915236 / 9789881915238 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Excellent fine condition copy, as new, in a very near fine thin card slipcase. Lovely edition of this classic fairy tale. 103118 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
19 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 8, Vol 4. May 9th 1956.
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1956 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. Covers lightly rubbed. Browned edges. Name on back cover. Minor foxing on back cover. Otherwise a really good clean example. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and an letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 102148 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
5 East of the Sun and West of the Moon and Other Tales
Asbjornsen, P. C. ; Moe, Jorgen E. (collected by); illustrated by Tom Vroman; afterword by Clifton Fadiman The Macmillan Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial boards. Some foxing spots to the top of the textblock edge. Gift inscription written (upside down) on the rear endpaper. Contents otherwise VG and clean. No further marks. Lovely illustrations. No. 21 in the Macmillan Classics series. 136pp. 23.5cm. 101654 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
20 Well Done Secret Seven
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by George Brook Brockhampton Press Leicester 1952 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
2nd impression. First published 1951. Green and orange boards. Slight dark mark to the top spine edge of the front (matches the loss to the dust jacket). Gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Pages clean, but with grayed / thumbing marks to closed outer textblock edges. 126pp. Dust jacket worn and darkened / discoloured, with tears, chips, creases, rubs and some small sections of loss; near good. Not price clipped [6/-]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and which prevents further wear to the jacket). The third adventure of the Secret Seven Society. 102125 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
6 The Cock-House Cup
Avery, Harold ; illustrated by J. Phillips Paterson Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publication date not stated but c. 1950s edition. In the Nelson New Era Series. Blue cloth boards, faded at the spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Colour frontispiece illustration. Some discolouration to outer closed textblock edges. Pages themselves are clean. the dust jacket is worn and torn, with some rubs, chips and tears to the edges, with loss at the spine ends, corners and a little to the top edge. Dust jacket price clipped. 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. 292pp. 0 103435 
Price: 15.50 GBP

 
21 The Adventure of the Secret Necklace
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by Isabel Veevers Lutterworth Press London 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Blue boards; faded at the top edge. Previous owner's name and address written on the reverse of the f.e.p. Pages otherwise in VG, clean and bright condition. Colour frontis. illustration. 90pp. Dust jacket is worn at the edges, with loss to most edges and approx. 0.75 inch loss at the head of the spine. Not price clipped [5s net], the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against further wear). 5th impression book (1960) in a 3rd impression dust jacket (1956). Twins Bob and Mary, and their cousin Ralph, hunt for a missing necklace. 102181 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
7 Camberwick Green Tell the Time Book
Based on the characters created by Gordon Murray for the BBC TV Programme Dean and Son 1972 0603015670 / 9780603015670 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Based on the TV series, Camberwick Green. The textblock inside is loosening at the top and bottom of the spine. Children's picture book. Unpaginated. No names or inscriptions. Pages in very good, clean condition. The book is clean but has a musty odour. 103162 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
22 Claudine at St. Clare's: The Fifth Story of St. Clare's
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable Methuen Children's Books London 1948 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
3rd edition; 1st published 1944. Significantly faded and marked orange boards, rubbed at edges, cloth frayed at spine ends, a faint scribble on the front board. Prize presentation bookplate on the front endpaper, with some more writing on the f.e.p. and pastedown. A few grubby handling marks in page margins. 153pp. 102204 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
8 Mickey Murphy's ABC Book
Based on the characters created by Gordon Murray for the BBC TV Programme ; illustrated by Peter Adby Purnell 1969 036101130x / 9780361011303 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Sewn binding, which is slightly loosening at the base of the spine. Slightly wrinkled edges to the pastedowns and to the page edges. Pastedowns are lifting at the corners. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The book has a musty odour. Rubbed strip to the top corner of the front board. Children's picture book. Unpaginated. 103165 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 Fifth Former's of St. Clare's [The Sixth Book of St. Clare's]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable Methuen & Co., Ltd London 1955 Hardcover Good Poor Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. First edition published in 1945. This is a 7th reprint. Light brown cloth boards. The boards are very slightly bowed. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing. The dust jacket is worn and torn. There is a large tear across the front cover and spine which has been crudely repaired with sellotape on the pictorial side of the dust jacket. Further, tears, chips, rubs and minor loss to spine ends and corners. Dust jacket not price clipped. 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. 162pp. 103433 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
 
9 Trumpton Tell The Time Book
Based on the characters created by Gordon Murray for the BBC TV Programme ; illustrated by Peter Adby Dean and Son 1968 0603015131 / 9780603015137 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Sewn binding, which is in good, firm condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages in very good, clean condition but the book has a musty odour. Slightly bumped top corners. Children's picture book. Unpaginated. 103166 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
24 The O'Sullivan Twins: Another School Story About St. Clare's
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable Methuen & Co., Ltd London 1958 Hardcover Fair Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
The boards have suffered from exposure to damp conditions - visible all over but particularly affected top edges which have rubbed through to the boards in a few places. Quite heavy foxing to the front endpaper. Lighter foxing to outer page edges and rear endpaper. No names or inscriptions but there is a bunny stamp with 'book must be back before' on the title page. Binding sound. 185pp. The dust jacket is worn and torn with some loss to the edges. Not price clipped [8s 6d]. The DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and prevents any further wear). An acceptable reading copy which presents better than it sounds as the dust jacket covers the worst of the damp damage to the boards. The second in the St. Clare's series. 102173 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
10 Camberwick Green Time For Bed Stories
Based on the characters created by Gordon Murray for the BBC TV Programme ; stories and illustrations by John Leeder Dean and Son 1975 0603015999 / 9780603015991 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Sewn binding, which is slightly weakened at the base of the spine. No names or inscriptions. The front pastedown has a small grubby mark and a biro line mark, about one inch long. The book has a musty odour. Children's picture book. Unpaginated. 103167 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
25 The Second Form at St. Clare's
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable Methuen & Co., Ltd London 1949 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
5th edition. Orange cloth - some marks to the boards, some fading to the spine, bump at head of spine, minor rubs to spine ends. Gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Some very light sporadic foxing. Short tear in the bottom edge of p.5/6. 157pp. 102202 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
11 Snip Snap!
Bergman, Mara ; Maland, Nick Hodder Children's Books London 2005 0340882158 / 9780340882153 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. No dust jacket as issued by the publisher. First printing. In excellent fine condition. Unmarked. 103280 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 Five Have a Wonderful Time
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Eileen Soper Hodder and Stoughton Limited London 1955 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
The 11th Famous Five adventure. A good copy in a good dust jacket. There is a large stain to the back cover of the red boards. The stain also marks the dust jacket, though blends into the colour of the dust jacket so is not particularly obvious. Pictorial endpapers. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with loss at the spine ends and corners, and some resulting tears. Not price clipped [7/6 net]. 192pp. 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. 3rd impression; was first published in 1952 by Hodder. 102868 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
12 Fifi's Adventure (The Panda Books, No. 20)
Bienvenu-Brialmont ; with illustrations by Philippe Salembier Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1963 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial boards show some rubs to the surface, particularly around the edges and spine. Rub to the front endpaper where it looks like a previous price mark has been erased. No names or inscriptions. Unpaginated. Slim picture book. 301774 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
27 Noddy and the Cuckoo's Nest AND Noddy Surprises Big Ears - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one Noddy strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1953] 1953 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
n.d. Publication date not stated but this book was first published in 1953 and indicators point to this being a first edition. The only Noddy titles listed in the other strip book titles at the back of the book were published in 1953 or earlier. The pages are in nice clean condition, with some minor browning / foxing. No names or inscriptions. Number pencilled in the top corner of the front cover. Some light rubbing just inside the back cover and to the top corner of the adjacent page listing other strip book titles. Stapled binding with a single staple in the centre of the spine. A good example of this scarce first edition Noddy strip book. 102595 
Price: 17.00 GBP

 
 
13 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 14, Vol 6. July 2nd - 15th, 1958.
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. Covers lightly rubbed. Browned edges. Some foxing to the back cover. Otherwise a really good clean example. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and a letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 39pp. 102413 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
28 Noddy and the Snow House AND Noddy is Nearly Tricked - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one Noddy strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1954] 1954 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
n.d. Publication date not stated but this book was first published in 1954 and indicators point to this being a first edition. The only Noddy titles listed in the other strip book titles at the back of the book were published in 1954 or earlier. The pages are in nice clean condition, with some minor browning / foxing to the outer marginal edges on a few pages. Similar light foxing marks to the covers and slight darkening of edges. No names or inscriptions. There are a couple of flattened creases to the front cover. Crease to bottom corner of the first page. Stapled binding with a single staple in the centre of the spine. A good example of this scarce first edition Noddy strip book. 102594 
Price: 17.00 GBP

 
 
14 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 15, Vol 6. July 16th - 29th, 1958.
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. Covers lightly rubbed. Browned edges. Name in pen on the back cover. Otherwise a really good clean example. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and a letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 39pp. 102416 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
29 Noddy and the Witch's Wand AND Noddy and the Steamroller Man - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1952] 1952 Soft cover Very Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Published by Sampson Low, though the publisher's name is not printed anywhere on or in the book, including the title page. n.d. Date not stated either but believed to be a first edition which would date it 1952. Contains two stories. Stapled binding - single staple to the centre of the spine. The covers are a little rubbed at the spine, with a short tear at the base of the spine. A number written in pencil at the top edge of the front cover. Some very slight foxing to the edges of the title page and to the edges of the following page. Some foxing to two other pages in the steamroller story. Overall, a really nice clean example of this scarce strip book. 17.5 x 8cm. 102593 
Price: 27.00 GBP

 
 
15 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 16, Vol 6. July 30th - August 12th, 1958.
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. A really good clean example. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and a letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 39pp. 102417 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
30 Noddy's Bag of Money AND Noddy is a Great Help - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1960] 1960 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
1st edition. This was the last of the Noddy Strip Books to be published. Nice clean condition. Some mild handling creases to the covers (no discernible or heavy creases). No names or inscriptions. Stapled binding, with a single staple to the centre of the spine. A very good and clean example of this scarce first edition Noddy strip book. 102597 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
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