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Children's: Fiction & Poetry

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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 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

 
 
2 Our Own Magazine: A Monthly Paper for Children and Young People, Volume VI 1885
The Children's Special Service Mission Paternoster Row, London 1885 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial blue cloth. A full bound year of this Victorian religious children's magazine. Contains issues no. 64 (January 1885) to no. 75 (December 1885), plus November supplement bound in at the back. The boards have some marks and rubs, there is a contemporary gift inscription written on the reverse of the front endpaper and there are some grubby handling marks and short tears to page edges. Binding shaken but hinges good at endpapers / pastedowns. pp. 188, 12. Illustrated throughout with engravings. 306903 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
17 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

 
 
3 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

 
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 
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

 
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 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

 
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 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

 
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 
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

 
 
7 Rupert Annual 1984
Express Newspapers 1984 0850791375 / 9780850791372 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. 92 pages. Very light rubs to a couple of corners. A nice clean copy. 307119 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 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

 
 
8 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

 
23 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

 
 
9 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. Hardback. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Front endpaper not price clipped. Spine faded. The boards are lightly rubbed at the edges and corners. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges and some very occasional light grubby handling marks to page margins. A couple of pages have a short nick or tear to the bottom page edge. pp. 159. 105916 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
24 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 7 - 9" 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. 105777 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
10 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

 
25 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

 
 
11 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

 
26 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

 
 
12 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

 
27 Thumbelina
Andersen, Hans Christian ; illustrated by Lin Utzon ; translated from the original Danish text by Jean Hersholt Scandinavia Publishing House Denmark 2005 8772478616 / 9788772478616 Hardcover Fine Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
A coffee table art book by acclaimed Danish artist Lin Utzon. Die cut patterns on top of illustrations, inspired by Hans Christian Andersens original die cuts. A second-hand book in excellent condition throughout. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 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. 302296 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
13 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

 
28 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 
Laminated 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. 306413 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 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

 
29 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

 
 
15 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

 
30 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

 
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