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1 Hansel and Gretel (Well-Loved Tales, A Ladybird Book Series 606D)
Cameron, Joan (retold for easy reading by) ; with illustrations by Pat Oakley Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1982 0721407307 / 9780721407302 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. First edition. A scarce matt edition of this Ladybird well-loved tales title. In excellent, clean condition. The boards are slightly bruised at the spine ends and the spine is slightly faded. Barcode, ISBN number and printed price on the back cover of 60p. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 51. 308905 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
16 A Little Ladybird Cloth Book: Bib - Bowl - Cup - Rattle - Brush - Toy (Rag book)
Ladybird Books Ladybird Books Ltd 1988 0721490921 / 9780721490922 Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Washable non-toxic baby's cloth / rag book. In excellent condition. A pale mark on the last page. 6 fabric pages, including front and back. 14cm x 14.5cm. 302883 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Camera: 'How it Works' (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David ; with illustrations by B. H. Robinson Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1970 0721402550 / 9780721402550 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition; this is a later printing from c. 1982-3, with the later style boards (they differ from the first edition). Boards are matt black, with yellow panel to the back cover, yellow cog bottom left and titles in white. The boards are slightly bowed, with a slight outward curve. A little rubbed at the spine ends and spine edges and there is a really small hole in the front board (as though from a compass point) which has not gone right through the front board but looks as though it has when viewed from the front. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed ISBN number, barcode and price of 60p on the back cover. 52pp. 105271 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
17 The Missing Ambassador (Adventures of Major Tom. Series 814).
Longden, Peter (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1982 0721407080 / 9780721407081 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Pictorial matt boards. ISBN, barcode and printed price of 50p on the back cover. Stated first edition. In excellent, unmarked, barely used condition. Very slight rubs to the spine ends and corners. A lovely copy. 51pp. 102677 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Rocket: 'How it Works' (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David ; with illustrations by B. H. Robinson Ladybird Books Loughborough 1967 0721401287 / 9780721401287 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt black pictorial boards. Not a first edition; this copy is a later printing from c. 1980-2. Some rubs to spine edges, ends and corners. Boards clean. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number but no price on the back cover. 306526 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
18 Warwickshire Breweries
McKenna, Joseph Tempus Publishing 2006 0752437550 / 9780752437552 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. rrp £12.99. 96pp. This is the story of brewing in Warwickshire. It was often on a small scale, like the industry itself, and its origins can be found in the ancient coaching inns and beerhouses that were, and still are, spread around the country. From the creation of a Common Brewery at Coventry in 1801 to the establishment of other major forces during the 1830s - including Flowers of Stratford and the Warwick & Leamington Brewery Co. - the prominence of micro-breweries in the 1980s, this book charts the history of the county's licensed trade. 054279 
Price: 9.74 GBP

 
 
4 Nuclear Know-How! with an element of truth
Central Electricity Generating Board Publicity Services - South East Central Electricity Generating Board Sumner Street, London Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Slim stapled promotional booklet. Illustrated cartoon-style information (presumably aimed at children) describing nuclear power. 20 pages including covers. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1980s-1990s. In very good, clean condition. 307988 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 The Police Force (People Who Help Us, Series 822 - Ladybird Book)
Murdock, Hy ; photographs by Tim Clark Ladybird Books Loughborough 1982 0721406998 / 9780721406992 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Early printing. First edition is stated on the front pastedown but I have seen a copy with a printed price of 60p, so this is a slightly later printing. The boards are in near fine condition, clean and bright with just very slight bruising to the spine ends. Inside very good. There was some glue residue to the edges of both pastedowns when the book was manufactured, resulting in slight sticking to one small spot at the top and bottom of some of the pages. This is quite minor. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and no handling creases to pages. 52pp. Printed barcode, ISBN number and price of 70p on the back cover. 306591 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Goose Girl (Ladybird Well-Loved Tales, Series 606D)
Collins, Joan (retold for easy reading by) ; illusttrated by Kathie Layfield Ladybird Books Loughborough 1983 0721407641 / 9780721407647 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition (stated first edition inside). There is a small biro scribble on the front board and some light rubs to spine edges and corners. Heavier rubs to the base of the spine and spine ends are lightly bumped. The binding is nice and firm and tight and pages bright and clean throughout. No names, inscriptions or other marks and no handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed barcode, ISBN number and price of 70p on the back cover. 105527 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 The Police Force (People Who Help Us, Series 822 - Ladybird Book)
Murdock, Hy ; photographs by Tim Clark Ladybird Books Loughborough 1982 0721406998 / 9780721406992 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition, stated on the copyright page. Minor bumps to the spine ends. In otherwise excellent, clean condition. Boards are clean. Pages clean and binding tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. No handling creases or marks to pages. 52pp. Printed ISBN number, barcode and price of 60p on the back cover with the two titles in this series listed on the back cover. 105118 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 Pinocchio (Ladybird Well-loved Tales, Series 606D)
Collodi, Carlo ; retold for easy reading by Audrey Daly ; illustrated by Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Loughborough 1979 0721405894 / 9780721405896 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. There are light rubs to the board and spine edges; more heavily rubbed at the spine ends. Some small marks to the front board. Otherwise very good. Clean inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding is nice and tight. No handling creases to the pages. Printed ISBN number and price of 50p on the back cover. This is an early 1980s edition, c. 1980-82; not a first edition. 51pp. Grade 2 in level of reading difficulty in this series. 104142 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
21 Born in the Gardens: A Play in Two Acts
Nichols, Peter Faber and Faber London 1980 0571114768 / 9780571114764 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition. Clean, tight and unmarked. In excellent, very near fine, condition. Small mark to pages 15 and 16 - a manufacturing fault in the paper. pp. 74. 308101 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 The BFG
Dahl, Roald ; illustrations by Quentin Blake Jonathan Cape London 1982 0224020404 / 9780224020404 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 10th impression. In very good condition but pages have tanned / browned, most significantly at the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is nice and firm. Original light grey boards. Light bruising to the boards at the spine ends and every so slightly to the corners. pp. 224. No printed price on the dust jacket flaps, so not price clipped. 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. 105858 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
22 Poppy
Nichols, Peter Methuen London 1982 041349490X / 9780413494900 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition (simultaneously published in hardback). Clean, tight and unmarked. In excellent, very near fine, condition. pp. 115. 308100 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 Going Out (A Paddington Bear Dean's Rag Book)
Dean's Rag Book Company Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd 1982 0906697166 / 9780906697160 Soft cover Fine Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Delightful Dean's Rag Book featuring Paddington Bear. In very fine condition - this is still in its original packaging, as new and unopened. Some light creasing to the cardboard header of the packaging but the book is pristine. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 309181 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
23 The Story of the Ant (A Ladybird Book, Series 651)
Paull, John ; illustrated by Ian Fry Ladybird Books Loughborough 1980 0721406300 / 9780721406305 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. The boards are rubbed at the spine edges, spine ends and corners. The binding is firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and the pages are clean. pp. 52. Printed price of 50p on the rear board. 105889 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 Energy (Ladybird Conservation Series, 727)
Dudley, Nigel ; illustrated by Pat Borer Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1981 072140636x / 9780721406367 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. The slightest of little bumps to the spine ends. Otherwise excellent condition. Tight and firm, no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no handling creases to the pages. Printed ISBN and price of 50p on the back cover and a blank yellow square where a barcode would have gone but this is blank. 52pp. 305278 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
24 Nature Takes Shape (A Ladybird Book, Series 651)
Paull, John and Dorothy Ladybird Books Loughborough 1980 0721406351 / 9780721406350 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. Slightly bruised at the base of the spine and very light rubs to the top corners. Small dark mark to the spine. The boards are otherwise bright and clean. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. pp. 52. Printed price of 40p on the back cover. 105888 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
10 Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow (Ladybird Book, Series 740)
Dunkerley, Desmond ; with illustrations by Bernard Brett Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721405185 / 9780721405186 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A really nice copy in excellent, near fine condition. There is a very slight bump at the base of the spine. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages really nice, clean, tight. Printed barcode and printed price of 30p on the back cover. 51pp. 102916 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
25 Simple Mechanics (Ladybird Junior Science Book, Series 621)
Paull, John and Dorothy (written by) ; illustrated by Drury Lane Studios Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1982 0721406599 / 9780721406596 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. Light rubs to the spine edges and corners. Small light grubby mark to the back cover. Stated first edition inside. Printed ISBN number, barcode and price of 70p on the back cover. List of titles on the back cover lists Magnets and Electricity, Light, Air, Simple Mechanics and Simple Chemistry. Clean and tight inside. Pages unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 52pp. 104680 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
11 Learnabout... Stamp Collecting (Ladybird Book, Series 634)
Finlay, Ian F. Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1969 0721402356 / 9780721402352 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
A later printing; not a first edition. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 50p on the back cover. A list of other titles available in the series listed on the back cover. The last one listed is Taking Photographs which was published in 1980. A circular indentation on the rear board, with a few very light marks. Spine edges lightly rubbed. No previous ownership names or inscriptions. Binding tight. There are some light handling creases to the front endpaper only. 52pp. 103809 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
26 Simple Chemistry (Ladybird Junior Science Book, Series 621)
Paull, John and Dorothy (written by) ; with illustrations by Peter Robinson ; photographs by Tim Clark Ladybird Books Loughborough 1982 0721406602 / 9780721406602 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
First edition. matt pictorial covers. Light rubs to the spine ends. Boards clean. Printed ISBN, barcode and price of 60p on the back cover. Stated first edition inside. Faint erased old pencil price and slight crease on the title page. Otherwise nice and clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. 104210 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
12 Shirley Chirp (Easy Peasy People)
Hargreaves, Roger ; Jolliffe, Gray Pan Books London 1989 0330308564 / 9780330308564 Soft cover Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Slim stapled binding; same format as the Mr Men books. There are some dents and creases to the covers. Contents are clean - pages clean and free from creasing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 309456 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
27 Light (Ladybird Junior Science Book, Series 621)
Paull, John and Dorothy ; illustrated by David Palmer Ladybird Books Loughborough 1982 0721406572 / 9780721406572 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition; stated first edition inside. A couple of small brown marks on the front endpaper and pastedown and two small pink marks on the front cover. Otherwise clean and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed barcode, ISBN number and price of 60p on the back cover. 52pp. 105287 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Milkman (A Ladybird Book, produced in association with the Midlands Co-operative Dairies Promotional Group. No Series)
Hook, Tina ; photographs by Tim Clark Penguin Books Ltd Loughborough 1983 072141060x / 9780721410609 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. First edition. Published without a series designation. Printed ISBN on the back cover; no price on the back cover. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or handling creases to pages. 43pp. 103830 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
28 A Ladybird Book of Musical Instruments (Ladybird Book, Series 662)
Rees, Ann ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1966 0721401422 / 9780721401423 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A much later printing, from c. the early 1980s, before glossy / glazed boards were introduced. A really bright and clean copy. There is a small bump to the top corner of the front cover and just very light bruising to the spine ends. The boards are bright and clean, as are the contents. Binding tight and firm and appears unread / very lightly used. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. pp. 51. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 70p on the back cover, together with titles in series 662 and series 701. No tally mentioned. 307130 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Story of the Cowboy (A Ladybird Book, Series 707)
Humphris, Frank Ladybird Books Loughborough 1972 0721403328 / 9780721403328 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1980. Boards are bruised at the spine ends, with some very light rubs to the edges, small rubbed patch to the rear board and a slightly dark stain to the top edge of the rear board next to the spine. Very small grubby mark on the front endpaper. Previous owner's name written neatly in pen at the top edge of the title page. Pages are clean, binding tight and there are no handling creases to the pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. 51pp. 105444 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
29 Victoria Plum: Victoria Gives a Flying Lesson
Rippon, Angela Purnell 1981 0361050607 / 9780361050609 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Slim laminated pictorial hardback. Victoria Plum story. This Book Belongs to space has not been filled in. There is a date written in the bottom corner of the front endpaper. Small slightly wrinkled patch to the front board where it looks like a previous price sticker has been removed. Minor indentations to the boards. Binding firm and pages clean. Lovely illustrations. Unpaginated. 306210 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
15 This is Oman 1985
Introduction by Mohammad al-Zubair The Government of the Sultanate of Oman 1985 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
A book of photographs. Dual language. All edges gilt. Burgundy red cloth, printed dust jacket, burgundy red slipcase. All in excellent near fine condition. 235 photographs. Unpaginated. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 304398 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
30 Aladdin and his wonderful lamp (Ladybird Book, Series 740)
Stuart, Marie (retold by) ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721403875 / 9780721403878 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial covers. Later printing, c. 1982. ISBN and printed price of 60p on the back cover. Bumps to the spine ends and corners and some light marks to the boards. Inside: lightly read. No names or inscriptions. Pale marks to a couple of pages in margins. Pages are otherwise clean and uncreased. Binding tight. 51pp. 103523 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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