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1 The Snow Queen: A Tale in Seven Stories
Andersen, Hans Christian ; illustrated by Yana Sedova ; retold by Anthea Bell Michael Neugebauer 2014 988824020X / 9789888240203 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. First impression. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. RRP 14.99. Slim unpaginated book. See Hans Christian Andersen's superb fairy tale brought to life as you've never seen it before. A beautifully illustrated version of this classic tale. 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. 058041 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
16 Possession, A Romance
Byatt, A. S. Chatto and Windus London 1990 0701132604 / 9780701132606 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Fifth impression. The pages have noticeably tanned / darkened. Otherwise VG, clean condition. Binding tight. Dust jacket 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. 511pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 103459 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Little Mermaid [Mini edition in card slipcase]
Andersen, Hans Christian ; with pictures by Lisbeth Zwerger ; translated and retold by Anthea Bell Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd 2010 9881915236 / 9789881915238 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Excellent fine condition copy, as new, in a very near fine thin card slipcase. Lovely edition of this classic fairy tale. 103118 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Carousel Book
Carroll, Lewis ; Tenniel, John (based on the original book by) Macmillan Children's Books London 2016 1509820515 / 9781509820511 Hardcover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New and shrinkwrapped. This gorgeous edition of Lewis Carroll's famous children's classic is a fabulous book that opens out into a carousel shape, showing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in six visually enchanting 3-dimensional scenes. Using original artwork by Sir John Tenniel and an abridged version of Lewis Carroll's original text, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Carousel Book is a delightful introduction to the story for younger readers. Peep into the story as Alice falls down the rabbit hole, grows and shrinks, meets the Cheshire Cat, joins the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, plays croquet with the Duchess, and attends the trial of the Knave of Hearts. 12 pages. 306250 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
 
3 Ardizzone's English Fairy Tales: Twelve Classic Tales
Ardizzone, Edward (selected and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone from the collection of Joseph Jacobs) Andre Deutsch London 1980 0233973060 / 9780233973067 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Original plain blue cloth boards; pictorial dust jacket. A super copy. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. In this lovely book 12 traditional English fairy tales are beautifully illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. pp. 78. 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. 106070 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
18 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Carousel Book
Carroll, Lewis ; Tenniel, John (based on the original book by) Macmillan Children's Books London 2016 1509820515 / 9781509820511 Hardcover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New and shrinkwrapped. This gorgeous edition of Lewis Carroll's famous children's classic is a fabulous book that opens out into a carousel shape, showing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in six visually enchanting 3-dimensional scenes. Using original artwork by Sir John Tenniel and an abridged version of Lewis Carroll's original text, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Carousel Book is a delightful introduction to the story for younger readers. Peep into the story as Alice falls down the rabbit hole, grows and shrinks, meets the Cheshire Cat, joins the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, plays croquet with the Duchess, and attends the trial of the Knave of Hearts. 12 pages. 306251 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
 
4 Ardizzone's English Fairy Tales: Twelve Classic Tales
Ardizzone, Edward (selected and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone from the collection of Joseph Jacobs) Andre Deutsch London 1980 0233973060 / 9780233973067 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Original plain blue cloth boards; pictorial dust jacket. A super copy but the book has a slight musty odour and there is some very light foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. In this lovely book 12 traditional English fairy tales are beautifully illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. pp. 78. 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. 106075 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 Family Life [An Inspector Starrett Mystery]
Charles, Paul Brandon 2009 0863224040 / 9780863224041 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a new hardback in excellent, near fine condition. Very slight bumps to the corners. Unread. Not previously owned. RRP 16.99. 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. 334pp. First printing. A writer who treads in the classic footsteps of Morse and Maigret. 300068 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
5 A Ladybird Book - Vehicles: A Vintage Gift Edition
Ayton, Robert; Berry, John; Carey, David; et al. (illustrated by) Ladybird Books | Penguin London 2017 0241301149 / 9780241301142 First Thus Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback with dust jacket, in excellent fine condition. First impression. Help young children learn the names of all the key things that go with this beautiful gift book, featuring iconic original Ladybird artwork from the 1950s and 60s and in the classic Ladybird format with one clear word on the left page, and image on the right. Taken from favourite vintage Ladybird books such as The Story of Flight, Underwater Exploration and Merchant Ships, each of the stunningly detailed 26 pictures will delight adults and children alike. Vehicles featured include car, train, aeroplane, ship, submarine, rocket and lorry. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 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. 306771 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
20 The Dust of Death
Charles, Paul Brandon Book Publishers 2007 0863223699 / 9780863223693 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
This is a new hardback in excellent, fine condition. Unread. Not previously owned. RRP 14.99. 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. 284pp. First printing. A writer who treads in the classic footsteps of Morse and Maigret. 033272 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
6 The Drowned World
Ballard, J. G. ; introduced by Will Self ; illustrated by James Boswell The Folio Society 2013 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book Boswell, James 
Hardback with slipcase. In excellent, fine condition. As new. Still shrink wrapped. Bound in cloth with a blocked pictorial design to the front cover. 308890 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
21 The Dust of Death
Charles, Paul Brandon Book Publishers 2007 0863223699 / 9780863223693 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
This is a new hardback in excellent, fine condition. Unread. Not previously owned. RRP 14.99. 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. 284pp. First printing. A writer who treads in the classic footsteps of Morse and Maigret. 033260 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
7 Herzog
Bellow, Saul ; with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury The Folio Society London 2012 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with slipcase - both the book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition - this copy is still in publisher's shrinkwrap and is as new. Printing /edition not known as this copy is still in shrinkwrap. Illustrated with a series of mid-century photographs from Leonard Freed, Ansel Adams, and others. Quarter bound in buckram cloth, with Modigliani paper sides. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 308891 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
22 Valentine Vox
Cockton, Henry The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Blue pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges tinted blue. Publication date not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are bumped at the spine ends and corners. Rubs to spine edges. There are some marks to the boards, particularly faded and stained patches to the rear board. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Small prize bookplate on front free endpaper (dated 1920). Long flattened creases to the front endpaper. Some foxing to prelims. Frontis. illustration has large torn piece missing from the top margin. pp. 538, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 308853 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 Herzog
Bellow, Saul ; with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury The Folio Society London 2012 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with slipcase - both the book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition - this copy is still in publisher's shrinkwrap and is as new. Printing /edition not known as this copy is still in shrinkwrap. Illustrated with a series of mid-century photographs from Leonard Freed, Ansel Adams, and others. Quarter bound in buckram cloth, with Modigliani paper sides. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 307725 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
23 The Hunger Games Trilogy - Classic Boxed Set (The Hunger Games - Catching Fire - Mockingjay)
Collins, Suzanne Scholastic 2012 1407135449 / 9781407135441 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
NEW set of three paperbacks, presented in a card slipcase and shrinkwrapped. RRP 25.00. Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306321 
Price: 18.75 GBP

 
 
9 So Long Ago
Bevington, J. D. (as told by) ; illustrated by Victor Ambrus Ginn Aylesbury, Bucks 1975 060222263x / 9780602222635 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Classic myths and legends retold in a style suitable for children. Stories include How Loki beat the Giant, Hiawatha and the Pearl-Feather, Glaucus and Scylla, The Animals and Noah's Ark, and more. The top edges of the covers have a pale water stain mark. The pages are clean and unaffected. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 64pp. 305287 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
24 The Patua Pinocchio
Collodi, Carlo ; illustrations by Swarna Chitrakar. Abridged and edited from Carol Della Chiesa's translation from the original. Tara Books 2014 8871683145126 First Thus Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Chitrakar, Swarna 
New hardback. RRP 11.99. Lovely edition of this children's classic story, with folk-art style illustrations. 188pp. The Patua Pinocchio is a fresh and exciting visual intepretation of the well-known story of the puppet who longs to become a boy. Swarna Chitrakar, a Patua scroll painter from West Bengal, visualises the tale in her own idiom - drawing on popular Indian iconography, which depicts children as nothing less than divine. In the process, she effortlessly transforms this children's classic into a universal tale. 303828 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
10 Lorna Doone
Blackmore, R. D. ; illustrated by Lionel Edwards J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1968 0460050222 / 9780460050227 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Patterned cloth. Some foxing spots to the top of the closed textblock edge. With 26 line drawings and 4 colour plates. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine and has some minor rubs to the edges. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). A lovely edition of this West Country classic. pp. ix, 493. 302430 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
25 The Adventures of Pinocchio
Collodi, Carlo ; translated from the Italian by E. Harden ; illustrated by Roberto Innocenti Jonathan Cape 1988 0224025236 / 9780224025232 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original navy blue boards. The book and dust jacket are both in very good, clean condition but there is a slight tobacco odour to the pages. The binding is firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Beautifully illustrated. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 142. 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. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 307305 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Adventures of the Wishing Chair
Blyton, Enid ; cover and interior illustrations by Joe Berger Egmont UK Limited London 2015 1405278633 / 9781405278638 First Thus Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket - excellent, fine condition. RRP. 14.99. 173pp. A beautiful deluxe hardback edition of this children's classic. Can you imagine anything quite so exciting as being flown to fairytale lands and granted your every wish? Mollie and Peter can't quite believe their luck when they discover a magical flying chair that does just this! And so begins the most marvellous adventures full of giants, pixies, disappearing islands and many many more... 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. 305017 
Price: 13.49 GBP

 
26 Over Sea, Under Stone
Cooper, Susan ; with a new preface by the author ; illustrated by Laura Carlin The Folio Society London 2011 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Carlin, Laura 
Hardback with slipcase - both the book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition - this copy is still in publisher's shrinkwrap and is as new. Printing /edition not known as this copy is still in shrinkwrap. Quarter bound in buckram, with Modigliani paper sides printed with a design by Laura Carlin. 307722 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
12 Five Go to Smuggler's Top
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by Eileen Soper Hodder and Stoughton Limited London 1949 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Soper, Eileen 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Original blue boards. 3rd impression (October 1949); was first published in July 1945. Some light marks to the boards and the spine and edges are very slightly faded. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Two previous owner's names and date (1950) on the front endpaper. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, to the title page, last few pages and occasional spots to pages. Some grubby marks to p. 129 and the facing illustration and a short (1cm) tear to the bottom edge of that illustration page. pp. 192. Spine lean. 107139 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
27 Over Sea, Under Stone
Cooper, Susan ; with a new preface by the author ; illustrated by Laura Carlin The Folio Society London 2011 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Carlin, Laura 
Hardback with slipcase - both the book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition - this copy is still in publisher's shrinkwrap and is as new. Printing /edition not known as this copy is still in shrinkwrap. Quarter bound in buckram, with Modigliani paper sides printed with a design by Laura Carlin. 307720 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
13 Willy and Hugh [Signed copy]
Browne, Anthony Julia MacRae Books 1991 1856810305 / 9781856810302 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. Reprint; same year as the first edition. Signed, with best wishes and with a drawing of an ape, on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Signed Anthony Browne. Clean and tight. In excellent, very near fine condition. Slim and unpaginated children's classic picture book. 106664 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
28 Just William [Slipcase Gift Edition]
Crompton, Richmal Macmillan Children's Books 2013 0230770746 / 9780230770744 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Just William makes his mark in this gorgeous gift collection of classic stories. Whether it's trying to arrange a marriage for his sister or taking a job as a bootboy as step one in his grand plan to run away, William manages to cause chaos wherever he goes. It features a charming introduction by one of William's famous fans, the wonderful comic writer Sue Townsend. New shrinkwrapped hardback in a slipcase. 288 pages. 306014 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
14 Babar the Artist (Little Babar Books 18)
Brunhoff, Laurent De Methuen Children's Books London 1972 0416668607 / 9780416668605 First Thus Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. The boards have faded at the spine and edges and have light rubs to spine ends and corners. Some very slight crinkling to the top edge of the pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. First UK edition. Slim unpaginated small picture book. 308611 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
29 The Art of Botanical Illustration: A history of the classic illustrators and their achievements
De Bray, Lys Eagle Editions Ltd 2001 1861604254 / 9781861604255 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Large softback. In very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original RRP 25.00. 191pp. A large and 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. 302982 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
15 John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress
Bunyan, John ; retold by Tim Dowley ; illustrated by Steve Smallman Candle Books 2004 1859855237 / 9781859855232 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 80. Just lightly bruised at the spine ends. An illustrated retelling of this classic story, for children. 308304 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
30 The Art of Botanical Illustration: A history of the classic illustrators and their achievements
De Bray, Lys Eagle Editions Ltd 2001 1861604254 / 9781861604255 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Large softback. In very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original RRP 25.00. 191pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 305148 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
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