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1 Edward Lear in Greece: A loan exhibition from The Gennadius Library, Athens
The International Exhibitions Foundation 1971-1972 1971 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Lear, Edward 
Soft back. White paper covers a little discoloured / tanned in part. In otherwise very clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages clean. Catalogue of paintings from the exhibition, fully illustrated but in black and white. pp. 87. 106713 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
16 Tim to the Rescue
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2005 1845074580 / 9781845074586 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In very good condition; appears unread but there is a small grubby mark to the bottom margin edge of two pages. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. First published in 1949; this is the 2005 reissue. 309107 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
2 The Fables of Aesop
Aesop ; illustrated by Edward J. Detmold View Productions Pty Ltd Sydney 1985 0908240848 / 9780908240845 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. A small rubbed patch towards the top of the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Printed on thick gloss paper. Numerous colour plates. 159pp. 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. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105876 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
17 Tim to the Rescue
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2015 1847806309 / 9781847806307 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback. No dust jacket, as published. RRP £12.99. Bored with his schoolwork, Tim is longing to be at sea again when who should appear but his old friend, Captain FcFee! On board ship, Tim befriends Ginger, the first ship's boy. When mischievous Ginger gets into trouble, Tim must use all of his resourcefulness to come to the rescue. 306862 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
3 Visionary Fictions: Apocalyptic Writing from Blake to the Modern Age
Ahearn, Edward J. Yale University Press 1996 0300065361 / 9780300065367 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Excellent condition hardback, NEAR FINE. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 198pp. 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). 007381 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
18 Birthday Greetings Telegram GPO
Ardizzone, Edward (illustrated by) GPO 1970 No Binding Very Good Greeting Card 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Folded card GPO telegram. Printed illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. The centrefold is slightly off square. In very good, clean condition but no envelope. Telegram message printed and pasted inside. Date stamp on the back cover (8 April 1970). A lovely collector's item. 211 x 186mm. 308945 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 Zayni Barakat
al-Ghitani, Gamal ; translated into English by Farouk Abdel Wahab ; with a foreword by Edward Said The American University in Cairo Press Cairo, Egypt 2006 9774248724 / 9789774248726 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, very near fine, condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. 2nd printing of this edition. pp. xxiii, 241. 308189 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
19 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
 
5 Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2005 1845074564 / 9781845074562 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, clean and tight, very near fine condition. In the first title of the beloved Little Tim series, a small boy wants to be a sailor, but his parents say he is much too young. Tim grabs the chance to stow away on a steamer, but little does he expect the hard work, stormy sea and sinking ship to come! Slim unpaginated 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309106 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
20 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
 
6 Ship's Cook Ginger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2007 1845075749 / 9781845075743 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 11th and final title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. When the crew of the Claribel fall sick, the second mate takes charge. He orders Tim to steer east - but Tim knows that this will lead the ship on to deadly rocks! The second mate, who is a terrible bully, refuses to listen. What can Tim do to save the ship? First published in 1977; this is a 2007 reissue. 309099 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 Sketches For Friends
Ardizzone, Edward ; chosen and introduced by Judy Taylor John Murray London 2000 0719557305 / 9780719557309 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. In very good, clean condition. A minor binding fault - The front pastedown was poorly glued at manufacture, resulting to the front endpaper and half-title pages being slightly too short and opening on the angle when you open the book; though they sit square with the textblock when the book is closed. A minor fault. Otherwise VG. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Front dust jacket flap not price clipped. pp. 128. 106724 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Young Ardizzone: An Autobiographical Fragment
Ardizzone, Edward Studio Vista Limited London 1970 0289797721 / 9780289797723 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. A number written in tiny, neat writing (in ink) at the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages are clean. Original green boards. The boards are lightly bruised at the edges. The dust jacket is also lightly bruised at the edges, and has a short tear to the bottom edge of the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. Some light foxing to top outer closed textblock page edge; no other foxing to page edges or pages. pp. 144. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 308997 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
22 Casting of Nets
Bagot, Richard Edward Arnold 1901 Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback. Blue cloth. 8th impression. The binding is rubbed and nicked at the head and tail of the spine, and at the corners. Heavy rubs to spine edges. Foxing throughout. Spine leans forwards. The binding is cracked at both inner hinges. Binding otherwise holds fine. Previous owner's name and date written on the front endpaper. 358pp. An acceptable reading / reference copy. 018264 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
8 Tim All Alone
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075463 / 9781845075460 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition; just a few very light little bruises to the edges of the boards and jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 6th in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Tim arrives home after a long holiday to find his parents have vanished. He is determined to search the whole wide world, if necessary, to find them... Many people offer to help Tim, but sometimes their help is the last thing he needs! First published in 1957; this is a 2006 reissue. 307235 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 The Conquest of Life (History of a Society series of novels)
Béhaine, René ; translated into English by Edward Crankshaw George Allen and Unwin Ltd London 1939 First UK Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First published in France in 1914; this is the first English edition. From the French original 'La Conquête de la Vie'. Mid reddish-brown cloth binding - a few minor marks to the boards and lightly bruised spine ends and corners. Contents are clean and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are some very minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredges. 325pp. Novel. 101124 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
9 Tim All Alone
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075463 / 9781845075460 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 6th in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Tim arrives home after a long holiday to find his parents have vanished. He is determined to search the whole wide world, if necessary, to find them... Many people offer to help Tim, but sometimes their help is the last thing he needs! First published in 1957; this is a 2006 reissue. 309101 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 Three Brothers and a Lady
Black, Margaret ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone The Acorn Press London 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback, missing dust jacket. Original pictorial boards. First edition. The boards have a slight curvature, have a small chip at the head of the spine, rubbed spine and a previous owner has mended (neatly) a tear to the bottom approx. one inch of the spine at the joint with the front board. The book now presents well in a loose clear archival acetate wraparound sleeve (which we supply with the book). Some foxing to the endpapers, to the half-title page and to the outer closed textblock page edges. The pages are otherwise clean and illustrations bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or bookplates. pp. 63. Delightful Edward Ardizzone illustrations. 106706 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
10 Tim and Charlotte
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075455 / 9781845075453 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. 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. Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. You'd think that would make her happy, but it doesn't. She wants to play with some real friends and you can't have better friends than Tim and Ginger when they're bound for adventure - and trouble! First published in 1952; this is a first impression of the 2006 Frances Lincoln edition. 309102 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
25 Women Who Read Are Dangerous
Bollmann, Stefan ; with a foreword by Karen Joy Fowler Abbeville Press Publishers 2016 0789212560 / 9780789212566 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New hardback. Pictorial covers, no dust jacket (as published). What is it about a woman reading that has captivated hundreds of artists over the centuries? Stefan Bollmann's Women Who Read Are Dangerous explores this popular subject in more than 70 artworks, drawings, paintings, photographs, and prints by iconic artists such as Henri Matisse, Edward Hopper, Suzanne Valadon, August Sander, Rembrandt, and many more. As the book's provocative title indicates, a woman reading was once viewed as radical. In chapters, such as "Intimate Moments" and "The Search for Oneself," Bollmann profiles how a woman with a book was once seen as idle or suspect and how women have gained autonomy through reading over the years. Bollmann offers intelligent and engaging commentary on each work of art in Women Who Read Are Dangerous, telling us who the subject is, her relationship to the artist, and even what she is reading. With works ranging from a 1333 Annunciation painting of the angel Gabriel speaking to the Virgin Mary, book in hand, to twentieth-century works, such as a stunning photograph of Marilyn Monroe reading Ulysses. 307688 
Price: 15.99 GBP

 
 
11 Tim and Charlotte
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010373 / 9780439010375 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition; just one small flattened crease to the rear dust jacket flap. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. 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. Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. You'd think that would make her happy, but it doesn't. She wants to play with some real friends and you can't have better friends than Tim and Ginger when they're bound for adventure - and trouble! First published in 1952; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106065 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 My Father and Edward Ardizzone: A Lasting Friendship
Booth-Clibborn, Edward ; illustrated with Edward Ardizzone Christmas cards Patrick Hardy Books London 1983 074440018x / 9780744400182 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. In excellent condition. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Faint imprint from an old erased pencil price mark at the top corner of the front endpaper. Front flap of the dust jacket price clipped. A brief but warm personal account by Edward Booth-Clibborn, of the long friendship between his father, Augustin Booth, and Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated with Christmas cards sent by Edward and Catherine each year. pp. 48. 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. 106068 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
12 Tim and Ginger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075617 / 9781845075613 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. First published in 1949; this is a 2006 reissue. 309104 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 Hymnwriters 3 - George Herbert, Edward Plumptre, Robert Bridges, Fred Pratt Green
Braley, Bernard Stainer and Bell London 1991 0852497903 / 9780852497906 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Soft back. Minor bumps and small creases to corners. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xii, 191. 307993 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
13 Tim and Lucy Go to Sea
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2005 1845074572 / 9781845074579 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. First published in 1958; this is a 2005 reissue. 309103 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 Naughty Children, an anthology
Brand, Christianna (compiled by) ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1962 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. 'Every entry has been tried on a carefully selected, reasonably naughty, child, and if it failed to entertain, rejected out of hand.' Publisher's original pale blue boards; slightly faded at the spine ends and very edges of the boards. Lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There is some quite heavy foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge, which also affects the top margins of some pages. Lighter foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredge and to the dust jacket. The dust jacket is slightly darkened / tanned at the spine, has light rubs to edges and a few light brown marks to the back cover. A short nick to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped. pp. 318. 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. 106709 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
14 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075447 / 9781845075446 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a 2006 reissue. 309105 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
29 Death Row Breakout and Other Stories
Bunker, Edward No Exit Press Harpenden, Herts 2010 1842432958 / 9781842432952 Mass Market Paperback New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Brand new paperback. rrp £7.99. 300153 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
15 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010403 / 9780439010405 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. 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. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106066 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 The Six Dramas of Calderon: The Painter of His Own Dishonour; Keep Your Own Secret; Gil Perez, the Gallician; Three Judgments at a Blow; The Mayor of Zalamea; Beware of Smooth Water
Calderon de la Barca ; freely translated by Edward Fitzgerald and edited by H. Oelsner Alexander Moring The De La More Press London 1903 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
The King's Classics edition. Burgundy red cloth, faded at spine. Minor rubs to spine ends. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown and name written on f.e.p. Some foxing. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xxxiv, 497. 304122 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
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