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1 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

 
16 Scouting for Boys: A Handbook for Instruction in Good Citizenship
Baden-Powell, Robert Oxford University Press 2018 0198799993 / 9780198799993 First Thus Hard Cover New No jacket Book 8vo - over 7 
New hardback. Green cloth. RRP 16.99. First impression of this new edition. A scout must always be prepared at any moment to do his duty, and to face danger in order to help his fellow-men. - A startling amalgam of Zulu war-cry and imperial and urban myth, of borrowed tips on health and hygiene, and object lessons in woodcraft, Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys (1908) is the original blueprint and self-instructor of the Boy Scout Movement. One of the all-time bestsellers in the English-speaking world, this primer of yarns and pictures constitutes probably the most influential manual for youth ever published. Yet the book is at the same time a roughly composed hodge-podge of jingoist lore and tracker legend, padded with lengthy quotations from adventure fiction and Baden-Powell's own autobiography, and seamed through with the multiple anxieties of its time: fears of degeneration, concerns about masculinity and self-restraint, invasion paranoia. Elleke Boehmer's edition of Scouting for Boys reprints the original text and illustrations, and her fine introduction investigates a book that has been cited as an authority by militarists and pacifists, capitalists and environmentalists alike. 145 x 224 x 35 (mm) . pp. 382. BK0004 
Price: 15.29 GBP

 
 
2 The Moving Spirit: How the Motor Car Grew Up
Motor Racing Publications Ltd Fitzroy Square, London 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Delightful 1950s picture book. From the film, The Moving Spirit. There are some marks and slight bowing to the boards. Previous owner has written their name on the front pastedown - R. Parker-Bowles. Price clipped title page. Some foxing to the endpapers. Other pages are all clean and free from handling marks or creasing. Painting competition page at the back of the book is also clean and unmarked. 305435 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 The Polar Bear on the Ice (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Banks, Martin (text by) Belitha Press 1989 0947553606 / 9780947553609 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new but with a light, small scratch to the back cover. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308006 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Scout magazine, 20th December 1957 (Vol. LIII, No. 25)
The Boy Scout Association 1957 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Single magazine. Disbound. The staples of the binding have corroded away, leaving rust marks and small holes around the centrefold of all pages. In otherwise very good, clean condition. pp. 539-559. 307937 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
18 Wonders of the Antarctic
Berrill, Jacquelyn The World's Work Surrey 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Illustrated By the author 
Original blue boards. The boards are very slightly bowed. Small sellotape residue mark on the front endpaper. Pages are otherwise bright and clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is rubbed, nicked and chipped at the edges and the front flap is price clipped. 96pp. 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. 050809 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Scout magazine, 27th December 1957 (Vol. LIII, No. 26)
The Boy Scout Association 1957 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Single magazine. Disbound. The staples of the binding have corroded away, leaving rust marks and small holes around the centrefold of all pages. In otherwise very good, clean condition. pp. 562-579. 307938 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
19 The Kestrel in the Town (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Birkhead, Mike (text and photographs by) Methuen Children's Books 1988 041606552X / 9780416065527 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308013 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
5 Great Artists, Book 3 - A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 701) [Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gaugin and Paul Cezanne]
Aitchison, Dorothy ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1971 0721402801 / 9780721402802 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition. Matt pictorial boards. Quite a heavy rub at the top of the spine; lighter rubs to base of spine, spine edges and corners. The boards are otherwise clean. Very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages, though there are some barely visible light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. Printed 10-digit ISBN number, dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p crossed out by printer and printed round revised price of 15p on the back cover. All three titles in the series listed on the back cover and a tally of over 280 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. 307134 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 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: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 Dealing With Decimals: A Help Your Child at Home Library Book
Akers, J. M. Caversham Publishing Company Berkshire Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cash, Yvonne 
Hardback. Pictorial boards. Publication date not stated but is early 70s, c. 1970-1971. The boards are quite heavily rubbed at the spine and edges with a small hole to the surface paper of the spine and short splits to the surface paper at the spine ends. Despite the wear the book is still in good, clean condition and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 80. 030692 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
21 The Story of Clothes and Costume, A Ladybird Achievements Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early printing from c. 1966; not a first edition. In 1964 this was first published in buff boards with a dust jacket. The boards are rubbed and there is quite a significant blue ink stain to the spine. The ink stain is just visible on the rear pastedown but does not affect any other pages. The number 22 written in pen on the back cover. Contents are otherwise clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. Printed price of 2/6 inside. Tally of over 140 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. List of titles on the back ends with no. 9 Exploring Space. 105197 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Seal on the Rocks (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Allan, Doug (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1988 0416065120 / 9780416065121 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308008 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
22 The Story of our Churches and Cathedrals, A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition but an early printing, c. 1965-1966. In excellent condition. The spine is ever so slightly faded and there are a few small rubs to the spine and light bumps to the spine ends. Otherwise in really super, clean and tight, condition. Appears unread / barely look at. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No signs of handling to the pages. 51pp. No ISBN number or price on the back cover. There is a printed price of 2/6 inside, opposite the title page. Tally of over 150 available Ladybird books mentioned on the back cover and the last title listed in the series list on the rear boar is No. 9 Exploring Space. 306343 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
8 Nature's Roundabout, an introduction to Ecology - Conservation (Ladybird Book, Series 727)
Armstrong, Patrick ; illustrated by David Palmer Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1979 0721405037 / 9780721405032 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. This is the penultimate title printed on the back cover; the last title is British Wild Flowers. Spine ends bumped. The front cover is a bit greyed. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. Printed ISBN and price of 40p on the back cover. 51pp. 103546 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
23 The Story of Our Churches and Cathedrals, A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition. Original matt buff boards with blue line illustration to the front board. The boards have a strange brittle dried glue-type strip to the spine and spine edges of both boards. I'm not sure why as the boards are in good condition and I cannot see what this glued strip would have been for (see photos). The boards are otherwise clean. The binding is firm and the pages clean and bright but there is a previous owner's name written at the top edge of the front endpaper. 51pp. The dust jacket is very good - light rubs to the spine ends and corners. Price of 2/6 on the front flap of the dust jacket. List of titles in the series on the rear flap of the dust jacket, of which this is the last one. Tally of over 100 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the rear dust jacket flap. 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. 105113 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
9 Disgusting Digestion (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2008 0439944457 / 9780439944458 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. Signed by the author on the title page. pp. 171. 058153 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
24 The Story of our Churches and Cathedrals, A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 0721401384 / 9780721401386 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing. First published in 1964; this copy is a later printing from c. 1971. Matt pictorial boards. In very good to near fine condition. Slight bump towards the top of the spine; slightest of rubs to spine ends; back cover a little bit greyed. Clean and tight with very good spine and corners. Excellent condition inside - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no handling creases to pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover, with a tally of over 300 available Ladybird titles also mentioned on the back cover. This is no. 8 or 18 in the list of titles on the back cover; the last one listed is The Story of Metals. 52pp. 104977 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
10 Evil Inventions (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2009 1407109596 / 9781407109596 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. Signed by the author on the title page, at an event we held locally. pp. 144. 058156 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
25 The Story of Music, A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 662)
Brace, Geoffrey ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1968 0721402178 / 9780721402178 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. Previous owner's name and address written neatly on the reverse of the front endpaper. Otherwise nice, clean and tight condition. Boards bright and clean. Pages free from any handling marks or creasing. Printed price inside of 2/6. 51pp. Printed 9-digit ISBN number on the back cover. Tally of over 210 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. Two titles in the series listed on the back cover, ending with this one, No. 2 The Story of Music. 105147 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
11 Nasty Nature (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2008 0439944511 / 9780439944519 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
058154 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
26 Wild Animals of the South
Braun, Dieter Flying Eye Books London 2017 1909263974 / 9781909263970 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 
Beautifully produced and illustrated book from Flying Eye. RRP. 20.00. Brand new. Excellent, fine condition. 140pp. Experience the diversity and beauty of our world's southern hemisphere with this gorgeous volume - from exquisitely colourful mandrills in the rainforests of Africa to majestic humpback whales in the Antarctic waters. Accompanied by witty factual descriptions, Dieter Braun's striking geometric style captures the spirit of each animal in its natural habitat. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 306649 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
12 Painful Poison (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2009 140710957X / 9781407109572 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author at an event we ran locally. pp. 159. RRP 5.99. 058151 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
27 Heraldry (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 82)
Brooke-Little, John ; illustrated by Peter Spurrier Basil Blackwell Oxford 1975 0631131906 / 9780631131908 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar style to a ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037992 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
13 Painful Poison (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2009 140710957X / 9781407109572 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. Signed by the author on the title page, at an event we held locally. pp. 159. 058152 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
28 Insect Emporium
Brooks, Susie ; Cooper, Dawn Red Shed Egmont 2016 1405283408 / 9781405283403 First Edition Hardcover New New Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Include a Limited Edition Print which can be found at the back of the book, just inside the back cover. RRP 12.99. Open up this treasure trove of insects and immerse yourself in a wondrous collection of creatures as nature unfolds around you. Hidden amongst the foliage you'll spy splashes of purple, orange, yellow, green and blue as a cloud of grasshoppers spring into action. And as you wander through, listen out for the buzzing of bees and the flitter of wings as caterpillars transform into a flutter of moths and butterflies. Then pause to admire the twinkling from the fireflies and glow-worms, and remember that your magical journey into this enchanting secret world has only just begun...This beautiful collection of insects contains a limited edition print of Dawn Cooper's gorgeous illustrations, sumptuous gold foil on the jacket and engaging information, making it a glorious gift book that will appeal to anyone who loved Animalium, The Wonder Garden or Creaturepedia. 61pp. A beautifully illustrated picture book, for children and adults alike. 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. 306265 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
14 Really Rotten Experiments (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2011 1407120735 / 9781407120737 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. Signed by the author on the title page, at an event we held locally. pp. 128. 058155 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
29 A Christmas Diorama
Brown, Graham (conceived and designed by) ; Wilgress, Paul (paper engineering) ; Gray, Carole (illustrated by) Brown Wells & Jacobs Limited 1992 1873829167 / 9781873829165 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand but very good condition. The pop-ups are all in very good condition. When published, the book came with extra punch-out cardboard figures to use, freestanding, within the diorama - these are missing. However, the diorama itself is still in super condition and can give much enjoyment as a backdrop, as a nativity scene or play setting. There are four scenes, from the Annunciation in Mary's house in Nazareth, to the Adoration of the Magi in Bethlehem. Laminated pictorial boards. Size when closed 26cm x 21cm. 306437 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
15 How We Found Out about Oil
Asimov, Isaac Longman 1982 0582391571 / 9780582391574 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. 53pp. Very clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 042133 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
30 Country Holiday (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 33)
Brown, Margaret Scott ; Dowd, Leo P. Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1945] 1945 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this is the third edition of c. April 1945; first published in April 1944. 31pp. Slim stapled booklet. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A very small flattened crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. Clean and tight. Price of one shilling inside the front cover and titles listed from no. 4 to no. 58. Girl on the front cover has a plain yellow dress with orange collar. Staples at centrefold have slightly rusted but no marks or corrosion to surrounding paper. A super copy. 105775 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
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