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1 Chambers's Twentieth Century Readers, Book II, with coloured illustrations
W. R. Chambers, Limited [c.1901-1906] London Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Date of publication not stated but c. 1901-1906. Original green cloth with printed black design. Light rubs to spine ends and corners. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top edge of the title page. Some pencil and pen marks in the text (not extensive). 144pp. Binding quite firm. A good copy. 032917 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
16 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

 
 
2 Rupert Annual 1981
Express Newspapers 1981 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has not been filled in. Binding firm and pages clean. The boards are good - no damage to the spine, very light rubs to the corners only. A couple of pages have tears: p. 57-58 has an approx. 8cm tear from the bottom edge and p. 89-90 has a short tear in the bottom page margin. 92 pages. 307117 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 The Fables of Aesop, with designs on wood by Thomas Bewick
Aesop ; with designs on wood by Thomas Bewick ; with a niew introduction by Michael Marqusee Paddington | Two Continents Publishing Group USA 1975 084670076x / 9780846700760 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large paperback. Spine faded. A light reading crease to the spine. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A reprint of the 1818 edition, with added modern introduction. 103658 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
3 Rupert Annual 1983
Express Newspapers 1983 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has been filled in. Light rubs to the corners. Binding firm. Pages clean, except for a printing fault - a couple of long black streaks - on pages 78-79. 92 pages. 307103 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
18 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

 
 
4 Rupert Annual 1983
Express Newspapers 1983 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Book Belongs To box not filled in but there is a previous owner's name written in small writing at the to edge of the front pastedown (i.e., just inside the front cover). Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. Bumps and rubs to the bottom corners and a bump to the top corner of the front board. Binding firm. Pages clean. 92pp. 306395 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 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

 
 
5 Rupert Annual 1983
Express Newspapers 1983 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has not been filled in. Binding firm and pages clean but there is damage to the binding at the head of the spine, with small loss to the top edge of the back cover next to the spine. Small, light bumps to corners. 92 pages. 307104 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 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

 
 
6 Rupert Annual 1988
Express Newspapers 1988 0850791790 / 9780850791792 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has not been filled in. Binding firm and pages clean. In very good, clean condition. 99 pages. Very light rubs and bruises to spine ends and corners of the boards. A nice clean copy. 307118 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
21 The Giant Baby
Ahlberg, Allan ; with illustrations by Fritz Wegner Viking London 1994 0670848646 / 9780670848645 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket a little bruised at the edges. DJ not price clipped. 156pp. 307779 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 School Friend Annual 1958
The Amalgamated Press Farringdon Street, London 1958 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine. Spine faded. There is a pale blue streak to the spine (possibly paint). Hardback. A gift inscription written on a Christmas sticker stuck on the reverse of the front endpaper. Front endpaper price clipped. The boards are lightly rubbed at the edges and corners. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. Pages are otherwise clean. pp. 159. 307939 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 The Giant Baby
Ahlberg, Allan ; with illustrations by Fritz Wegner Viking London 1994 0670848646 / 9780670848645 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. There are some light handling creases to the dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. 156pp. 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. 305618 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 School Friend Annual 1959
The Amalgamated Press Farringdon Street, London 1958 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial paper-covered boards with orange cloth spine. Hardback. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Front endpaper not price clipped. A few pages have a small flattened crease to the bottom corner. Page 21/22 has short tear (approx. one inch) at the base of the spine. Occasional small grubby handling marks to page margins. Small grubby mark to page 86. Crossword puzzle on p. 134 done in pencil. pp. 160. There is a forwards lean to the spine and the boards are rubbed at the edges. Binding firm. 105913 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
23 The Old Joke Book
Ahlberg, Janet and Allan Kestrel Books | Penguin Harmondsworth 1976 0722652372 / 9780722652374 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. First edition. In excellent near fine condition; clean, tight and unmarked. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding nice and firm. A fresh, clean copy. Very light handling creases to a few pages only. Slim and unpaginated. 106624 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Blue Book of Bedtime Stories (Ladybird Book, Series 413)
Ladybird Books Loughborough 1978 0721405339 / 9780721405339 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing, c. 1982-83. Rubs to the board edges, spine edges and ends. A small brown mark to the spine edge of the rear board. The binding is nice and firm and pages clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and no handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 50p on the back cover. Lists of a number of early learning titles on the back cover. 306589 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
24 Voices [Large Print Edition]
Aiken, Joan Clio Press Oxford 1989 1850899819 / 9781850899815 Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Large print edition. In excellent, fine condition; as new. Clean, tight and unmarked. 130pp. 022916 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Boy's Book of Jets
The Thames Publishing Co. [c.1954] London 1954 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1954. Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine. Some marks to the spine, rubs and dents to the board edges and corners. The binding is sound. No names or inscriptions. Small grubby mark at the bottom edge of the contents page and title page. The rest of the pages are clean but with small pale grubby marks in the bottom margins of a couple of pages. 77pp. Illustrated endpapers. No dust jacket. 304957 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 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

 
 
11 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

 
26 Merry and Bright
Aldin, Cecil Henry Frowde and Hodder and Stoughton [1911] London 1911 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Aldin, Cecil 
Hardback. In desperate need of some TLC. The binding is POOR but nearly all of the plates are in good condition. Would benefit from a re-bind. Green cloth spine has tears. Rubs and some marks to the boards. Front endpaper removed. Name scribbled out and some tearing to the front pastedown. The binding is weak, hinges exposed in several places and a number of pages have come loose. However, nearly all of the plates are in good, clean condition. Plate 11 has a brown coin-sized mark towards the bottom of the illustration; Plate 9 has a small mark towards the top edge. A couple of other pale, minor marks to other plates. Some foxing to pages. 24 full page plates, as called for. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106889 
Price: 100.00 GBP

 
 
12 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

 
27 The Ship's Cat
Aldridge, Alan ; Adams, Richard Jonathan Cape London 1977 0224014412 / 9780224014410 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. A nice, clean copy. No marks, names or inscriptions. Pages ever so slightly darkened / toned at the edges. First edition. Beautifully illustrated. Slim unpaginated picture book. 106622 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
13 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

 
28 The Ship's Cat
Aldridge, Alan ; Adams, Richard Jonathan Cape London 1977 0224014412 / 9780224014410 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. A nice, clean copy. No marks, names or inscriptions. Pages ever so slightly darkened / toned at the edges. First edition. Beautifully illustrated. Slim unpaginated picture book. 106620 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
14 Ananse and the Sky God (Ladybird Read it Yourself, Level 5. Series 777).
Adapted by Fran Hunia from the traditional tale ; illustrated by Angie Sage Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1980 0721405290 / 9780721405292 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial matt covers. ISBN and barcode on the back cover, with printed price of 60p. In excellent, barely used condition. Slight bumps to each end of the spine only. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 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. 102661 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
29 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

 
 
15 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

 
30 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

 
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