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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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 032917 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
16 Ten Little Puppy Dogs (aussi en francais - Dix Petits Chiots)
Aldin, Cecil The Cecil Aldin Co. Swindon 1994 1874561036 / 9781874561033 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7z - 9z" tall 
In English and French. Soft back with stapled binding, landscape format. A few very light little flattened creases to the bottom corner of the front cover. Rhyming tale of how ten little puppies, through mishaps and misadventures, were reduced to just one. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. In very good, clean condition throughout. Slim and unpaginated. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 105777 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
2 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306395 
Price: 9.50 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306351 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
3 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306589 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 The Emperor's New Clothes
Andersen, Hans Christian ; illustrated by Michael Adams The Unicorn Publishing House New Jersey 1990 0881011061 / 9780881011067 Hardcover Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Lamianted pictorial boards. Second impression. In really nice, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Just a few very light handling creases to a few pages. Slim unpaginated children's picture book, text on one side, full page illustrations on the other. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306413 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
4 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304957 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
19 The Snow Queen: A Tale in Seven Stories
Andersen, Hans Christian ; illustrated by Yana Sedova ; retold by Anthea Bell Michael Neugebauer 2014 988824020X / 9789888240203 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. First impression. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. RRP 14.99. Slim unpaginated book. See Hans Christian Andersen's superb fairy tale brought to life as you've never seen it before. A beautifully illustrated version of this classic tale. 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. 058041 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
 
5 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306408 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
20 My Book of Thumbelina
Andersen, Hans Christian ; retold by Jane Carruth and with pictures by Giovetti Odhams Books Middlesex 1965 Hard Cover Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Giovetti 
Laminated pictorial boards. A gift inscription written on the title page. The inscription has been partially obscured by white correction fluid / tippex. The pages are slightly darkened / tanned at the edges. Otherwise nice clean condition. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 049665 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
6 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

 
21 Trouble At The Circle 'G'
Anderson, Ella Pickering and Inglis Ltd. London 1971 0720820693 / 9780720820690 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. 1st edition. Turquoise boards. Some light scratches to the front board and bruising to spine ends. Contents clean. No names or inscriptions. The binding is nice and firm. 93pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 100737 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
7 The Calypso Alphabet
Agard, John ; illustrated by Jennifer Bent Collins 1990 0001913123 / 9780001913127 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards and matching dust jacket. Both in very good, clean condition. One c. 2cm closed tear to the bottom edge of the dust jacket at the spine, repaired to the underside with acid-free paper tape. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A sophisticated alphabet book, written in rhyme, which captures the feeling of the Caribbean islands both in its language and art. It's full of fun and will be enjoyed by older children already familiar with the alphabet, as well as the very young. 26 exciting words, from Anancy to Zombie. Unpaginated slim picture book. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306407 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 Aunt Bell
Arden, Henley I. Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd [c. 1920] 1920 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6z - 7z" tall 
Pictorial blue cloth. Hardback without dust jacket. Some foxing throughout. Bumps and rubs to the cloth at the spine ends. A slight forwards lean to the spine. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1922). Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1920. Black and white frontispiece and three further illustrations. 176pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 105763 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
8 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306422 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
23 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306800 
Price: 15.99 GBP

 
 
9 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306424 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
24 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306862 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
 
10 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306423 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
25 Soldiers of the Queen, or Jack Fenleigh's Luck: A Story of the Dash to Khartoum
Avery, Harold Thomas Nelson and Sons 1901 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6z - 7z" tall 
Decorative cloth. Boards are in nice clean condition. Light rubs and light bruising to spine ends. A slight forwards lean to the spine. The binding is nice and firm. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. School prize presentation bookplate on the front pastedown, dated 1902. Frontis. illustration with tissue guard. 284pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would llike to call in. 105791 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
11 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305618 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
26 Miss Hickory [Signed Copy]
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin ; lithographs by Ruth Gannett The Viking Press New York 1948 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gannett, Ruth SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
3rd printing. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Additional gift inscription to the half-title page. Grey cloth boards. Lovely illustrated endpapers - orange, black and white and black and white lithographic illustrations in the text. Cut-outs from the dust jacket are loosely inserted into the book. Slight bruising to the corners of the boards. Pages very clean except for a few light brown grubby marks to pages 10-11. 123pp. Miss Hickory is a country woman whose body was an applewood twig and whose head was a hickory nut. A delightful children's story. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 026801 
Price: 23.50 GBP

 
 
12 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 022916 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
27 The Magic Fan [Inscribed by the Author]
Baker, Keith Harcourt Childrens Books 1989 0152507507 / 9780152507503 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall The Author Inscribed By the Author
Laminated boards. Landscape format, 9" x 11.5". Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, reads: 'For Oz, Keith Baker 1997' with original drawing of a fan by the signature. Additional name of Oz pencilled to the front endpaper. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. One night as the moon rose over the sea, a magic fan floated in the waves. This is the story of the boy who found it - and how it changed his life forever. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 023644 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
13 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. Like most of our stock, we have this booklet at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306294 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
28 The Link & Other Stories of the Great Festivals
Baldwin, Mary Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) London 1918 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" Hilton, A. A. 
Decorative cloth. A few light marks to the boards. Titles rubbed on the spine. A contemporary (dated 1918) gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Colour frontis. illustration. Binding is a bit weak in a couple of places but still holds and all pages are bound in (none loose). A handful of handling marks / grubby marks in the margins (not many - most pages clean). pp. iii, 63. Little book of religious stories; 7 stories including The Link (Christmas); Daddy's Story (Good Friday); A Little Sister of the King (Ascension Day); and others. 011514 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 Jack Frost
Ainsworth, Ruth ; illustrated by Jane Paton Heinemann London 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original dark blue boards. Spine slightly cocked. Otherwise clean and tight and in nice condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. DJ clean and bright, with a few very minor rubs and a couple of short nicks to the edges. 112pp. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104782 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
29 The Ring in the Rough Stuff
Barber, Antonia Jonathan Cape Bedford Square, London 1983 0224020765 / 9780224020763 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards. Binding firm and tight. Pages have noticeably tanned / browned. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed at the corners and edges. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. 204pp. 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. 305622 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
15 Good Wives
Alcott, Louisa M. ; with four illustrations in full colour and eight line drawings in the text by S. van Abbe J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd | E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial cloth. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is price clipped. A lovely copy. pp, vii, 296. No. 19 in the Children's Illustrated Classics series. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104972 
Price: 15.50 GBP

 
30 Jill and Dragon
Barnes, Lesley Tate Publishing 2015 1849763402 / 9781849763400 First Edition Hard Cover New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. RRP 11.99. First impression. Slim unpaginated illustrated children's picture book. Jill and Dragon introduces a feisty, independent-minded new character in Jill, and reminds us that everyone has a talent, however well hidden. 058049 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
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