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1 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

14 The Twins of Tumbledowndreary
Horsfall, Magdalene ; illustrated by Honor C. Appleton Duckworth & Co London 1912 First Edition Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm tall Appleton, Honor 
Blue cloth boards. Forwards lean to the spine, the boards are quite rubbed and have some foxing / mottling of the cloth. Internally the pages are a little tanned, but otherwise clean. Six tipped-in colour illustrations by Honor Appleton - all present, but the one facing p38 is partially detatched from the binding. 236pp. 049975 
Price: 50.00 GBP

2 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

15 Rip Van Winkle & The Flying Dutchman
Irving, Washington (Rip Van Winkle) ; The Flying Dutchman retold by A. M. Smyth Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press London 1949 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Chameleon Books, No. 3. Decorative paper-covered boards. Name written on the half-title page. The dust jacket is tanned, and is price clipped and faded at the spine - now protected inside a removable film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 64pp. 18.5cm. 047944 
Price: 7.50 GBP

3 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

16 Johnny Mouse of Corregidor
Johnson, Marion Hutchinson's Books for Young People London 1942 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall Bestall, A. C. (illustrated by) 
Undated. c.1942. Red cloth hardback. Slightly darkened spine. Spine leans forwards. Minor bumps to head and tail of spine and corners. The front endpaper bears previous owner's handwritten initials "J. F.". A few very small marks to page foredges. Otherwise very clean inside. 126pp. Children's story about a mouse. 'To all the Army boys and girls whose fathers were on Corregidor, December 7, 1941.' [Corregidor is a small island in the Philippines, near Manila - December 7 1941 is that date of the attack on Pearl Harbor]. 015037 
Price: 95.00 GBP

4 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

17 Bronto's Wings
McKee, David Dobson Books Ltd. London 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - 6.5" Tall The Author 
The first children's book published by David McKee of the later Mr Benn fame. The book tells the story of a dinosaur who yearns to fly so that he can join the migrating birds going south for the winter. There are a few small marks to the boards and minor rubs to edges. Light foxing to pages. No names or inscriptions. Overall a nice copy of this scarce children's book. 032805 
Price: 95.00 GBP

5 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

18 Spectre Jungle
Methley, Violet M. Blackie London 1961 Hard Cover Good Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Original blue boards. Opens onto the half title page. No date stated, but c. 1961 [ref. British Library]. The pages are quite noticeably browned / tanned, with some occasional foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 224pp. Dust jacket has minor rubs to the edges and a small stain to the bottom corner of the back cover. Not price clipped. Now protected in loose removable film sleeve. 19cm. Children's jungle expedition adventure, set in Borneo. 040913 
Price: 6.00 GBP

6 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

19 An Ocean Apart, a World Away
Namioka, Lensey Delacorte Press New York 2002 0385730020 / 9780385730020 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
197pp. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. There is a crease to the rear flap of the dust jacket. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. 023526 
Price: 8.00 GBP

7 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

20 The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune
Nesbit, E. Ernest Benn Limited London 1958 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Brown, Gordon 
1st thus [reissue]. 26th printing since publication. Pages are age-tanned, previous owner's initials written on the front endpaper. Original red boards. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, and has old paper reinforcements to the underside of the jacket (which has been coloured in places to match the colour of the DJ) - a strip at both the top and bottom edges. The DJ is now supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 192pp. 20cm. 042843 
Price: 15.00 GBP

8 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

21 One Stormy Night
Onley, Mary The National Sunday School Union London Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
n.d. Date of publication not stated. 1st published 1888, this copy is most likely a later reprint. Frontis. illustration. Clean condition, but the pages are heavily browned (printed on inferior quality paper). Green boards with black titles. Presentation inscription written on the f.e.p., and dated 1927. 96pp. 19cm. 008641 
Price: 7.00 GBP

9 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

22 Janey and Her Friends
Pearl, Irene George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. London 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Robinson, Joan G. 
The yellow cloth boards are grayed and marked. Shelf spine label removed (like a library shelfmark), with residue marks. Board edges are rubbed, esp. at the spine. Convent stamp on the f.e.p. There are some thumbing / handling marks to quite a few pages and one page (p39-40) has a small piece missing from the bottom (text not affected - margin only). Colour frontis illustration. 64pp. FAIR condition only. 19cm. 048844 
Price: 7.50 GBP

10 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

23 Maurice
Stops, Sue; Vyvyan-Jones, Marc Spindlewood 1988 0907349641 / 9780907349648 Laminated Hardback Near Fine No Jacket 4to - 10.5" / 26.5cm tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR and THE ILLUSTRATOR
Inscribed and signed by Marc Vyvyan-Jones, and signed by Sue Stops on the front endpaper. The Inscription reads 'To marvellous Grampus - from your overactive grandson! With much love...' The book is in excellent condition. V. clean. Appears little read / unread. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 049278 
Price: 40.00 GBP

11 Betty & Bobtail at Pine-Tree Farm
Gask, Lilian ; illustrated by Helen Jacobs George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London 1920 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.5" Tall Jacobs, Helen 
The front board is bent / bowed with a horizontal crease to front cover, and there is also a small (0.5") tear in the cloth at the base of the spine join with the back cover.Blue/green cloth boards. Cover edges are a little rubbed. Internally there is some light age-tanning to the pages, but mainly clean and bright. No names or inscriptions 224pp. + 4 tipped-in colour plates. 036586 
Price: 25.00 GBP

24 Two is Company
Tiddeman, L. E. [Lizzie Ellen Tiddeman] Blackie London 1930 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1930 [Ref. British Library]. Paper-covered pictorial boards. The Pinnacle Library edition. 1931 Gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Pages have some scattered foxing, occasional thumbing mark and are age-darkened / tanned. 64pp. 048629 
Price: 7.50 GBP

12 Head-Hunting, and Other Stories (The Captain Series)
Gorman, Major J. T. Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. 1920 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall Birch, W. H. (colour Frontis. by) 
No date stated. c. 1920s. Red cloth boards a little bumped at the head and tail of the spine. Slight forwards lean to the spine. A very few light foxing spots to textblock edge and endpapers. 95pp. Thick paper. There are a few small marks to the dust jacket, which has an overall 'greyed' appearance to the 'white' sections. There are rubs and small nicks to the dust jacket edges, a one inch tear to the bottom edge and same to top of spine, a couple of small chips, and a small section missing from the tail of the spine. The reaf flyleaf of the DJ is a little creased. Not clipped, the DJ is now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. No names or inscriptions. The stories are: Head-Hunting; The Seawayman; The Guardian Reef; The Monster Pig. 040343 
Price: 50.00 GBP

25 Banner In The Sky
Ullman, James Ramsey J.P. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia & New York 1954 Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A mountaineering story, about a 16-year-old boy. Book bumped at top and bottom of spine. Internally VG+. No inscriptions. DJ rubbed and chipped at edges, with minor loss (some reinforcements to underside of DJ at spine ends). 254pp. American Book Club edition. 21.5cm. 002247 
Price: 6.00 GBP

13 The Boy Who Talked with Bunyips
Hornadge, Bill Macquarie Publications Pty. Ltd 1980 Paperback Very Good 8vo - 9.75" Tall Lawrence, Jon 
There is a gift inscription written in biro on the title page, with a few foxing spots to the outer pages and page edges. Small crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. 72pp. '...an unusual story set in the Spring of 1772, just two years after the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook. The story tells of the many adventures of the two runaway aborigine children Ippi and Oola as they fled for their lives from their tribal territory.' 046049 
Price: 6.00 GBP

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Maurice, Stops, Sue; Vyvyan-Jones, Marc
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Rip Van Winkle & The Flying Dutchman, Irving, Washington (Rip Van Winkle) ; The Flying Dutchman retold by A. M. Smyth
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Two is Company, Tiddeman, L. E. [Lizzie Ellen Tiddeman]
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The Fables of Aesop and La Fontaine, Aesop; Retold By Shirley Goulden ; illustrated by Cremonini
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The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune, Nesbit, E.
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Spectre Jungle, Methley, Violet M.
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The Man From Outside, Douthwaite, L. Charles ; illustrated by J. Phillips Paterson
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