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1 A Little Step-Daughter
National Society's Depository London Pictorial Cloth Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Cloth covers worn to extremeties with one or two marks. Internally there is a gift inscription to the half-tlte page and a small closed tear to the front endpaper. Some foxing to pages, mainly confined to first and last few pages and page edges. 265pp + publisher's adverts. Image available on request. 020696 
Price: 12.00 GBP

16 Your Pony's Trek Around the World
Brown, Paul Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1956 Hard Cover Good Good 4to - 10.25" Tall Brown, Paul 
The front endpaper has been removed. There is a pencilled name on the front pastedown, and again on the rear endpaper. The dust jacket is marked, slightly foxed and has a couple of stains on the front cover and a tear to the top corner. Price-clipped. There are a few very small chips to the dust jacket at spine ends and corners. The jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Blue cloth binding. 026421 
Price: 35.00 GBP

2 Friends at the Farm (Beautiful Picture Books Series)
Oxford University Press London Pictorial Boards Fair - Good 4to - 11.5" Tall Butler, B. 
Old (undated) children's board book containing 14 full page colour illustrations with short inscriptions underneath. Pictorial front cover, blue cloth spine. The boards and spine are very worn, front board has several significant chips and rubs. Both boards are rather grubby. Internally there is a small bookseller sticker to the first page (front pastedown) and the first page has a tear in the illustration which has been repaired although there is still a piece missing from it. 3" tear to the hinge (from the foot) to pp3-4, and p4 also has a repaired tear to the illustration. The first four pages are rather grubby, but the other pages are bright and clean, althought most have scuffs to the corners. Image available on request. Heavy book weighing over 1kg, please note that the price includes a shipping supplement. 033637 
Price: 17.50 GBP

17 The Adventures of Mother West Wind's Animal Friends
Burgess, Thornton W. ; illustrated by Harrison Cady John Lane at The Bodley Head London 1945 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - 7" Tall Cady, Harrison 
Bedtime Story Books series. Front and rear endpapers have been removed. Boards are grubby (ring mark to the front cover) and rubbed, Spine is faded. Name to half-title page, Some grubby marks to the title page and frontispiece illustration. 6 colour plate illustrations. 116pp. 1945 reprint. 032563 
Price: 6.00 GBP

3 Simple Sums with the New Money, Book One
Sandle's London 1970 Laminated Hardcover Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Unused copy. Boards are a little edgeworn internally. No ownership marks internally. Image available on request. 027508 
Price: 10.00 GBP

18 Havelok the Dane; Child Horne; William and the Werwolf: Told from the Originals
Byrne, M. St. Clare (Retold By) Jonathan Cape London 1929 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.25" Tall Ball, E. M. 
Minor rubs to cover edges, titles to the spine are rubbed. Ownership inscription to the front endpaper, pages are lightly age-tanned. 175pp. Green cloth boards. 036554 
Price: 21.00 GBP

4 Priscilla's Caravan
Abrahall, C. H. The Epworth Press London Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Spine is faded and foxed. Slight forwards lean to the spine. Gift inscription [dated 1950] written on the front endpaper. Some foxing to the pages, especially foredges. Black and white frontis. illustrations. 192pp. 19cm. n.d. Date of publication not stated. 043560 
Price: 6.00 GBP

19 Nursery Rhymes, with Music and Pictures
Chambers, H. A. (piano Accompaniments Arranged by; with illustrations by "Baz" The News Chronicle Publications Dept. Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Undated. c.1930s. No names or inscriptions. Purple cloth binding, faded and rubbed at spine and corners. Some light faded splash marks to the boards and to the bottom margin a a few pages at the front and back of the book. 96pp. 014008 
Price: 12.00 GBP

5 The Fables of Aesop and La Fontaine
Aesop; Retold By Shirley Goulden ; illustrated by Cremonini W. H. Allen London 1961 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - 10.25" Tall 
28pp. Picture book. White pictorial boards are greyed / dsiscoloured, particularly at the edges. Boards have bowed. Interior VG, clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages browning. 047599 
Price: 11.00 GBP

20 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Clemens, Samuel L. [Mark Twain] ; illustrated by Richard Rogers Hartsdale House New York 1933 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - 8.25" Tall Rogers, Richard 
213pp. Original patterned pale blue cloth boards. Slightly discoloured at edges. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, and quite heavily rubbed and chipped at the spine and edges. The DJ is now supplied in a protective loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Contents clean. 21cm. 021774 
Price: 8.50 GBP

6 Dealing with Decimals (A Help Your Children at Home Library Book)
Akers, J. M. Caversham Publishing Company Berkshire Pictorial Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 4to - 11.25" Tall Cash, Yvonne 
Extremeties of boards and spine are rubbed and bumped. Internally in very good condition, clean and unmarked. 80pp. Image available on request. 030692 
Price: 10.00 GBP

21 Svein's Story. The Viking Adventures of Hasting and Svein, 1.
Darvil; Eriamel; Chagnaud; translated from the French By Christine Canino and Gaie Dars Assor BD 1992 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio - 12.25" Tall 
Very slight bumps to the corners of the boards. No names or inscriptions. 52pp. ISBN. 2950241026. 042194 
Price: 10.00 GBP

7 McGowan Goes Motor Racing
Aldous, Allan ; with illustrations by Norman Keene Oxford University Press London 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Keene, Norman 
Original grey cloth binding. Top of boards sl. foxed. Some lighter foxing to pages. No names or inscriptions. 1st edition. Dust jacket is price clipped. Some minor rubs and chips to dust jacket edges, and a couple of short tears, with some minor surface rubs to the front cover. 19cm. 184pp. Printed illustrations to the underside of the DJ. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Story about the adventures of a young sporting journalist, Garry McGowan. 1st UK edition. 024613 
Price: 14.00 GBP

22 La Chèvre De Monsieur Seguin
Daudet, Alphonse (raconté Par Emmanuel De Lesseps) Nathan 1995 2092723421 / 9782092723425 Hardback Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall (21.5cm) illustré par François Davot 
Near fine condition. Laminated hardback. Children's picture book story in French. Lovely illustrations. A delightful story about a goat. 054036 
Price: 8.00 GBP

8 Young Writers Write and Shine Warwickshire
Andrew, Sarah (ed.) Poetry Now Peterborough 1995 1857315626 / 9781857315622 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8" Tall 
Small mark to page edges, otherwise VG condition.. Dust jacket spine faded - the DJ is now protected in a loose removable film sleeve. 177pp. 024947 
Price: 6.50 GBP

23 The Man From Outside
Douthwaite, L. Charles ; illustrated by J. Phillips Paterson Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1940 Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Paterson, J. Phillips 
n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1940 [Ref. British Library]. Front board is very slightly bowed / curved in appearance. Significant foxing to page foredges, light foxing inside. Gift inscription to the front pastedown [1958], pages are generally age-tanned. 240pp. The dust jacket is rubbed chipped and nicked at the edges, with some short tears and a piece missing from the top edge of the back cover. Back cover grayed. Price clipped. The DJ is supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 19.5cm. 037585 
Price: 8.00 GBP

9 Sabotage at the Forge: A Story for Boys
Armstrong, Richard J. M. Dent & Sons London 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Lupton, L. F. 
Original blue cloth boards. No dust jacket. Spine faded. Old pencil price mark and indent from another erased mark on the f.e.p. No names or inscriptions. Pages are bright and clean. Binding tight. Appears lightly or barely read. Black and white illustrations. 19cm. .192pp. First edition. 049722 
Price: 8.00 GBP

24 Timmy the Tug
Downer, Jim and Hughes, Ted Thames & Hudson 2009 0500514968 / 9780500514962 Hardback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Excellent condition, NEAR FINE. Just a small bump to the base of the spine. Otherwise appears unread. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Stunning, vibrant, full page illustrations. 057271 
Price: 8.50 GBP

10 The Alphabetical Zoo
Barker, George Faber and Faber London 1972 0571098924 / 9780571098927 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall Roland, Krystyna 
A lovely clean copy. Unmarked. Dustwrapper is priceclipped and very lightly edgeworn - now protected inside a removable loose film sleeve. 021735 
Price: 15.00 GBP

25 Killer Dog
Edwards, Monica The Children's Book Club London 1961 Book Club Edition Hardback Very Good Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Rose, Sheila 
Yellow cloth boards. The pages are lightly tanned and have some light scattered foxing. No names or inscriptions. The dustwrapper is water stained (mainly visible on the reverse) and is a little worn and chipped around the edges - now protected inside a removable clear film sleeve. 192pp. 049854 
Price: 35.00 GBP

11 Six Devonshire Dumplings
Batchelor, Margaret Thomas Nelson London 1912 Decorative Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Rec cloth covers with black, white and blue pictorial decoration and titles. Undated, but c.1912. Prize certificate pasted onto the front endpaper. Hinges are cracked between the frontis illustration and the title page. General light tanning and foxing to pages. 245pp. Image available on request. 048626 
Price: 6.95 GBP

26 Strangers to the Marsh
Edwards, Monica The Children's Book Club London 1958 Book Club edition Hardback Very Good Good 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm tall Whittam, Geoffrey 
Yellow cloth boards. The pages are lightly tanned. No names or inscriptions. The dustwrapper is badly water-stained on the back, is a little worn around the edges and has some pencilled writing on the rear cover - now protected inside a removable film sleeve. 255pp. 049859 
Price: 30.00 GBP

12 The Smallest Island
Batt, Elisabeth Lutterworth Press London 1965 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
The Golden Way Series, No. 9. Original blue cloth boards. Prize certificate and small scribble to the front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Colour frontis. illustration. The dust jacket is priceclipped and rubbed to the extremeties - now protected inside a removable film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 80pp. 19cm. 'Olwen was not good at sharing; she didn't like her cousins to come and stay, to read her books and ride her bicycle. When she found her magic island she kept it a secret from everybody, until Evan showed her that sharing brings a special kind of happiness.' 036521 
Price: 8.00 GBP

27 The Cownappers
Edwards, Monica The Children's Book Club London 1960 Book Club edition Hardback Very Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm tall Whittam, Geoffrey 
Yellow cloth boards. The pages are lightly tanned with some very light foxing to the endpapers. There are a few small marks / stains to the textblock. No names or inscriptions. The dustwrapper has a chip at the foot of the spine and some pencilled numbers on the back - now protected inside a removable film sleeve. 254pp. 049871 
Price: 45.00 GBP

13 Drumming in the Sky: Poems from 'Stories and Rhymes'
Bechely, Paddy (ed.) British Broadcasting Corporation London 1981 0563179007 / 9780563179009 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall Lamont, Priscilla 
Lovely clean copy. Unmarked throughout. Dustwrapper is a little edgeworn and has a closed tear to the head of the spine (c. 2" long), rubs to the corners - not price clipped and now protected inside a removable loose film sleeve. 160pp. 020623 
Price: 8.50 GBP

28 Turnup Tales for Children and Their Parents
Fittall, Edward The Epworth Press London 1949 First Edition Tan Cloth Very Good+ Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall The Author 
A few fox marks to page edges, endpapers are slightly browned. No ownership markings. Dustwrapper is slightly chipped to head and foot of the spine - unpriceclipped and now protected inside a removable plastic sleeve. 88pp. Image available on request. 023598 
Price: 15.00 GBP

14 A Box For Benny
Berg, Leila ; with drawings by Jillian Willett Brockhampton Press 1962 Hardback Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jillian Willett 
Orange cloth boards, bumped at head and tail of spine. Previous owner's signature to front endpaper. Pages otherwise clean. Dust jacket edgeworn, with small chips. Also, priceclipped. Dust jacket now protected in removable clear sleeve. 91pp. 22.5cm. 3rd impression (1st publ. 1958). 005129 
Price: 9.50 GBP

29 The Mystery of the Swamp
Francklyn, Phillipa Thomas Nelson & Sons 1953 Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1953 [Ref. British Library]. The Peerless Series edition. Previous owner's name and address (dated 1955) on the front endpaper. Endpapers browned. The cloth of the spine is split - 1 side, c. 7cm. Superficial wear - binding still strong. 96pp. Dust jacket has rubbed edges, darkened back cover, and c. 3cm of loss at the foot of the spine. Price clipped. The DJ is supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 19cm. 'The summer holidays in New Zealand, and a camp at Swamp Lake - it sounded marvellous!'... 023601 
Price: 6.50 GBP

15 Ned's Victory and Dick's Enemy
Briggs, Alice Robert Culley London 1901 Second Edition Pictorial Cloth Very Good 16mo - 6.75" Tall 
A very nice copy of this scarce book. Good clean binding, gift inscription to front endpaper otherwise internally unmarked. 96pp. Photographs available on request. 008664 
Price: 12.00 GBP

30 Billy Monkey: A True Tale of a Capuchin
Fyleman, Rose; Wilson, E. M. D. ; illustrated by Cecil Leslie Thomas Nelson London 1936 First Edition Hardback Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Leslie, Cecil 
Reading copy only. 1st edition. The cream cloth boards are very stained and marked. The spine leans forward. The front endpaper has been cut out and the top corner of the book and textblock has been bumped. The pages are mostly clean, though there are some light grubby handling / thumbing marks to several pages. No writing inside. Colour frontis. illustration VG. Further black and white drawings throughout. 153pp. 052682 
Price: 6.50 GBP

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