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1 Gobo in the Land of Dreams - A Gobo Strip Book [Also contains a second story, Gobo and the Bad Boys]
Blyton, Enid Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd and C.A. Publications Ltd [1955] London 1955 Soft cover Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Date not stated but known as 1955. Both stories were first published in the Evening Standard in 1952. There is a small greasy mark and abrasion on the leading edge of the front cover, just slightly affecting the title page and first page as well. Covers are slightly rubbed and creased. No names or inscriptions. Single staple binding. Binding sound. 3.25" x 7". 302419 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
16 Master Bunny The Baker's Boy [Strip Book]
Brett, Molly The Brockhampton Press Ltd Leicester 1950 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
A first edition or an early reprint from the following year (1951). I believe the Honk title listed on the back cover, Honk Runs Away, was published in 1951 but it's hard to verify and could have been published or ready for publication in 1950. Red spine with staples underneath. On the back cover rust marks from the staples have bled to the surrounding area of the back cover. Some light creasing to the front cover. No creasing to the back cover but back cover has marks. Printed price of 1/- net on the front cover. Some light blue biro pen scribbles on the inside of the front cover. The first few pages have a small stain (water-type mark) to the very edge, towards the top of the foredges in the margins. The pages otherwise have light handling creases but no further marks. Black and blue illustrations in 124 frames. Delightful baby bunny story. 14.5cm x 7cm. 104700 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
2 Mary Mouse and Her Family [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid Brockhampton Press Leicester 1946 Soft cover Fair Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1946, the 4th Mary Mouse book; this copy is a later abridged edition, from c. 1959. Covers are faded and rubbed, with the spine strip missing, exposing rusted stapled underneath and the back cover is quite grubby and browned in appearance. Red and black illustrations in 92 frames (not numbered, but counted). The original edition would have had 124 frames. A tear to the first page of the story (approx. 4cm). No names or inscriptions. A few faint red pencil scribbles on the last page (partially erased). Printed price of 1/- net on the back cover. Other Mary Mouse titles listed on the back cover; the most recent of which is Mary Mouse has a Wonderful Idea which was published in 1959. 14.5 x 6.5cm. 106014 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 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 5 - 6" 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

 
 
3 Mary Mouse Goes to Sea [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated with drawings by Fred White Brockhampton Press 1960 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First edition. Pictorial covers with red spine. In very good, clean condition throughout. Covers tight and firm. Unmarked inside. No names, inscriptions or creasing. Slight discolouration to the white parts of the covers and the pages have slightly tanned / darkened. Red and black illustrations in 94 frames (not numbered but I have counted them). A really lovely copy of this first edition. 15cm x 7cm. 105259 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
18 Huckleberry Hound and His Friends (A Big Television Book)
Cherr, Pat ; with pictures by Ben de Nunez and Bob Totten World Distributors (Manchester) Limited 1960 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. There is a stain to the boards at the top of the spine, affecting both the front and back covers, as well as the spine. Boards are otherwise a bit rubbed and chipped at the edges and spine. Clean inside and the stitched binding is sound. The pages are a little darkened / tanned at the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim unpaginated picture book. 306313 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 Noddy and the Cuckoo's Nest AND Noddy Surprises Big Ears - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one Noddy strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1953] 1953 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
n.d. Publication date not stated but this book was first published in 1953 and indicators point to this being a first edition. The only Noddy titles listed in the other strip book titles at the back of the book were published in 1953 or earlier. The pages are in nice clean condition, with some minor browning / foxing. No names or inscriptions. Number pencilled in the top corner of the front cover. Some light rubbing just inside the back cover and to the top corner of the adjacent page listing other strip book titles. Stapled binding with a single staple in the centre of the spine. A good example of this scarce first edition Noddy strip book. 102595 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 Cartons Mondains 1907-1908
CIR [The Duke de Cirella] Eymeoud 1908 Hardcover Very Good Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall CIR [The Duke de Cirella] 
Bound volume of the Duke de Cirella's illustrated monthly journal, Cartons Mondains, featuring 38 colour cartoons (lithographs). Begins with issue 15 Decembre 1906 - 1er Janvier 1907. 13 full issues with the last one being 15 Dec 1907 - 1er Jan 1908 plus there are 8 plates at the back labelled Fevrier 1908 but there does not seem to be a full issue for Fevrier 1908. Two text pages in issue 15 Mai - 1er Juin have a torn strip to the foredge (margin only affected). Plates 99 and the first one numbered issue 100 (there are a few) have some marks / abrasions (possibly from binding glue). Overall, remarkably clean. Free from foxing. The boards measure 43.5 x 33cm ; plates therefore just slightly smaller. Bound in olive green cloth, faded at the spine and edges, with some light marks and rubs to the surface of the boards and some fraying to the cloth at the spine ends and corners. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are brown stains to the rear endpaper and pastedown. A LARGE AND HEAVY volume - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this volume will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland may incur an additional charge. 308918 
Price: 500.00 GBP

 
 
5 Noddy and the Snow House AND Noddy is Nearly Tricked - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one Noddy strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1954] 1954 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
n.d. Publication date not stated but this book was first published in 1954 and indicators point to this being a first edition. The only Noddy titles listed in the other strip book titles at the back of the book were published in 1954 or earlier. The pages are in nice clean condition, with some minor browning / foxing to the outer marginal edges on a few pages. Similar light foxing marks to the covers and slight darkening of edges. No names or inscriptions. There are a couple of flattened creases to the front cover. Crease to bottom corner of the first page. Stapled binding with a single staple in the centre of the spine. A good example of this scarce first edition Noddy strip book. 102594 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
20 Sick Sick Sick: A guide to non-confident living
Feiffer, Jules ; with an introduction by Kenneth Tynan Collins St James's Place, London 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. A few light foxing spots to the front endpaper. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm and pages clean. The dust jacket has some foxing, is faded at the spine and has some short tears and minor chips and rubs to the edges. Front flap 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. 105596 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
6 Noddy and the Witch's Wand AND Noddy and the Steamroller Man - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1952] 1952 Soft cover Very Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Published by Sampson Low, though the publisher's name is not printed anywhere on or in the book, including the title page. n.d. Date not stated either but believed to be a first edition which would date it 1952. Contains two stories. Stapled binding - single staple to the centre of the spine. The covers are a little rubbed at the spine, with a short tear at the base of the spine. A number written in pencil at the top edge of the front cover. Some very slight foxing to the edges of the title page and to the edges of the following page. Some foxing to two other pages in the steamroller story. Overall, a really nice clean example of this scarce strip book. 17.5 x 8cm. 102593 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
21 The Twins in London [Strip Book]
Gee, H. L. ; pictures by Wynne The Brockhampton Press Ltd Leicester 1950 Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1950; this is a c. 1951 reprint. Red cloth spine in very good condition, with slight dark marks from staples showing through. Some slightly grubby light marks to the covers. No creasing to the covers and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slightly darkened / thumbed page edges but the pages themselves are in clean condition, except the title page has some very pale damp water-type stains to the edges. Illustrations are blue and black and this is the full edition of 124 frames (unnumbered). There is a list of titles on the back cover, with Mary Mouse titles including Welcome Mary Mouse, and How Do You Do, Mary Mouse; Jimmy titles, the last one being Jimmy and the Little Old Engine; three The Twins stories; oneHonk story; and Master Bunny The Baker's Boy. Printed price on the front cover of 1/- net. 14.5cm x 7cm. 104696 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 Noddy's Bag of Money AND Noddy is a Great Help - A Noddy Strip Book [2 stories in one strip book]
Blyton, Enid ; illustrations by Harmsen van der Beek Sampson Low [c.1960] 1960 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
1st edition. This was the last of the Noddy Strip Books to be published. Nice clean condition. Some mild handling creases to the covers (no discernible or heavy creases). No names or inscriptions. Stapled binding, with a single staple to the centre of the spine. A very good and clean example of this scarce first edition Noddy strip book. 102597 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
22 The Secrets: Volume One The Other Statue
Gorey, Edward Bloomsbury London 2002 0747560846 / 9780747560845 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small hardback in glazed pictorial boards. In excellent condition. Unmarked. Appears unread / barely read. 103045 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 Clicky Gets Into Trouble [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; pictures by Molly Brett The Brockhampton Press Ltd Leicester 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
44 frames of red and black illustrations. Red cloth spine over stapled binding; dark marks from the staples showing through.Some light creasing and marks to the covers. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Small rubs to the top corners of the covers. Some light handling creases to the pages which are otherwise clean. Printed price on the back cover of 1/- net.A short list of other Enid Blyton Brockhampton Press strip books on the back cover. 14.5cm x 7cm. 104699 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 The Willowdale Handcar, or The Return of the Black Doll
Gorey, Edward Bloomsbury London 2004 0747575304 / 9780747575306 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small hardback with glazed pictorial boards. In excellent condition. Unmarked. Appears barely / lightly read. 103043 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 Little Mary Mouse Again [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; pictures by Olive F. Openshaw The Brockhampton Press Ltd Leicester 1944 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1944; this is a c. 1949 reprint. Previous owner's name and address written in biro inside the front cover. Yellow cloth spine with rusted staples and marks showing through. Some slightly grubby light marks to the covers. Two short pen line marks to the back cover. Covers are lightly creased. A well-read copy, with darkened / thumbed page edges and cover wear, as already described; but the pages themselves are in nice, clean condition. Illustrations are blue and black and this is the full edition of 124 numbered frames. There is a list of titles on the reverse of the title page, listing 8 titles altogether, with this as number 3 and the last title being 'Hurrah! For Mary Mouse'. Printed price of 1/- on the front cover. There were 23 different Mary Mouse books published in this strip book format altogether. 14.5cm x 7cm. 104694 
Price: 16.50 GBP

 
24 Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield
Goscinny and Uderzo ; translated into English by Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge Hodder and Stoughton 1979 0340227109 / 9780340227107 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
3rd impression of the paperback edition. A few light rubs to the top of the spine. Otherwise in very good clean condition throughout. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 48pp. 306847 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
10 We Do Love Mary Mouse [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; pictures by Olive F. Openshaw The Brockhampton Press Ltd Leicester 1950 Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1950; this is a c. 1951 reprint. Red cloth spine in very good condition, with light marks from staples showing through. Some slightly grubby light marks to the covers. No creasing to the covers. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slightly darkened / thumbed page edges but the pages themselves are in nice, clean condition. Illustrations are red and black and this is the full edition of 124 numbered frames. There is a list of titles on the back cover, with Mary Mouse titles including A Prize for Mary Mouse, and How Do You Do, Mary Mouse; Jimmy titles, the last one being Jimmy and the Little Old Engine; three The Twins stories; two Honk stories; and Master Bunny The Baker's Boy. There were 23 different Mary Mouse books published in this strip book format altogether. Printed price on the front cover with a publisher's small round sticker over of 1/- net. 14.5cm x 7cm. 104695 
Price: 16.50 GBP

 
25 Bruin The Deep Sea Diver [Strip Book]
Hansen, Vilhelm Brockhampton Press Leicester 1959 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Small strip book. The covers are worn and there are water marks / stains to the back cover, plus rubs to the cover edges. The pages are tanned / browned, with a very faint mark (water mark) to the bottom edge of the last two pages. Otherwise clean inside. No names or inscriptions. Two tone cartoon illustrations. 7cm x 15cm. 304053 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 We Do Love Mary Mouse [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; pictures by Olive Openshaw The Brockhampton Press Ltd Leicester 1950 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1950; this is a much later printing from c.1964 or slightly later. SHORTENED EDITION - the original edition has 124 frames of pictures; this one has 44 frames. Black and red illustrations. Red cloth spine. Some foxing to the front cover and a large biro cross mark on the back cover, from corner to corner. There is a pale stain (water-type mark) to the top corner of all pages in the margin only. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The first page is crumpled, affecting the bottom quarter of the page, with a short tear in the text. Short nick and small crease to the bottom corner of the next two pages. A flattened crease to the bottom corner of the back cover. Printed price on the back cover of 1/- and printed list of some of the other Mary Mouse titles, including Mary Mouse and the Little Donkey which was the last title to be published in 1964. There were 23 different Mary Mouse books published in this strip book format altogether. 14.5cm x 7cm. 104697 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
26 The Twins at Peep-O'-Day Farm [Strip Book]
Hee, H. L. ; illustrated by Olive F. Openshaw Brockhampton Press 1950 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
I believe this Twins title was first published in 1950. This edition is c. 1951. 124 frames of red and black illustrations. Red cloth spine with rusted staples. Covers heavily creased and both the front and back covers have had a crease reinforced to the undersides with clear 'invisible' acid-free tissue repair material. You can barely see these repairs. Some creasing to the pages throughout and a very short tear to the top edge of one page. Pages are otherwise clean; no grubby marks. No names or inscriptions. Price of 1/- printed on the front cover. Two Jimmy titles listed on the back cover, the two other Twins titles and a few Mary Mouse titles. The latest title listed on the back is Hurrah! For Mary Mouse (1951). 105257 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 A Day with Mary Mouse [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Fred White Brockhampton Press Leicester 1961 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
This is a stated 3rd impression from 1961; first published in 1956. A fair to good copy. Covers are a bit marked and grubby in appearance. Pictorial front cover with red spine over stapled binding. Some creasing to covers and to pages. Red and black illustrations in 94 frames (not numbered but I have counted them). No names or inscriptions. Printed price of 1/- on the back cover, together with a list of some of the other titles in the Mary Mouse series. 14.5cm x 7cm. 105261 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 Le Sorcier - une aventure des fantastiques
Lee, Stan ; Kirby, Jack Lug Editeur 1976 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Soft covers. Super Heros Collection numero 9. Pages have browned / tanned at the edges. Otherwise in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 80pp. Spine edge of the front cover very slightly faded. Text French. 302491 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
13 Hurrah for Mary Mouse [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Olive F. Openshaw Brockhampton Press Leicester 1959 Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1951; this is a new abridged edition from c. 1959. The original full edition was illustrated with 124 numbered frames and this new abridged edition has 90 frames (not numbered). Yellow pictorial covers, with clown driving red car and with red cloth spine. Red and black illustrations. There are two small brown marks on the front cover and a few small brown marks on the back cover. Pages are tanned, if darkened. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Flattened crease to the top corner of the title page. Price of 1/- on the back cover. Illustrations are not credited to Olive F. Openshaw (unlike the original edition where they are credited to her) but they are the same illustrations and the last frame bears her printed signature. 105258 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
28 Le bandard fou
Moebius Les Humanoides Associes 1974 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Stapled binding. 48pp. Bump to the bottom corner and a crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. Covers discoloured. Text French. 302473 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
14 Clicky and Father Christmas [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; with picture by Molly Brett Brockhampton Press [1956] Leicester 1956 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Small oblong format strip book, with 92 frames of cartoon-style black, red and white illustrations (frames not numbered), with story underneath the illustrations. Red spine. There are a few light brown foxing-type marks towards the bottom edge of the front cover (near the words Pictures by Molly Brett) and to the back cover. There is also a little foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is nice and firm and the pages are all clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Price of 1/- net printed on the front cover. Three other Clicky the Clown stories mentioned on the reverse of the title page, ending with the third Clicky story, Clicky Goes to Toyland. This is the fourth Clicky the Clown story. Very light rubs to the corners of the covers. An uncommonly good example of this scarce Clicky strip book. 15 x 7cm. 307147 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
29 Graphis, No. 159 (Volume 28). International Journal of Graphic Art and Applied Art. Special Issue: The Art of the Comic Strip
Pascal, David (foreword) Walter Herdeg The Graphis Press Zurich 1972 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back. Rubs, creasing and discolouration to the cover edges and corners. A couple of pale stains to the outer closed textblock page edges, but pages themselves (including margins) are clean. Text is in English, German and French. pp. I-V, 79, VI-XX. A good reading copy. 30 x 23.5cm. 309227 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
15 Clicky and the Flying Horse - an Enid Blyton Strip Book
Blyton, Enid ; with pictures by Molly Brett Brockhampton Press Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Marks from the stapled binding have stained the red cloth spine strip. Some creasing to the covers. Small rubbed patch on the front cover, light grubby marks on the back cover. No names, inscriptions or any other marks inside. Pages clean, though darkened / tanned. Some creasing to the first couple of pages. 2.75 x 5.75 inches. Undated. 1st published in 1953. 102160 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Honk and Gypsy Rose [Strip Book]
Seddon, Joy K. Brockhampton Press Leicester 1960 Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Small cartoon-style strip book. Pictorial front cover. Red spine over stapled binding. 92 frames of red and black illustrations. Unpaginated. Some light greyish marks and light rubs to the covers which are overall quite bright and clean. A couple of light creases to the covers. Printed price of 1/- net on the back cover. No list of other titles inside or on the back cover. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 15cm x 6.8cm. 306767 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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