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1 Bobby Bear's Annual 1933
Aunt Kitsie Dean and Son, Ltd King Street, London 1932 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial front board, plain grey rear board and green cloth spine. There are some stains and marks to the rear board. Some rubs and minor scratches and a small abrasion to the front board. Bruising to spine ends and rubbed corners. The binding is quite firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and a small pale brown stain to the bottom edge of the rear pastedown. Light foxing and handling marks to pages but no very grubby marks to pages. The dot-to-dot puzzle on page 60 has been done in pencil; the maze puzzle on page 73 has been done very lightly in pencil; the missing words in the puzzle story competition pages 84-86 have been done in pencil; pages 104-106 have a narrow pale brown stain to the very top edge. Other puzzle pages and colouring in pages are clean. pp. 125. A forwards lean to the spine. Overall quite a good copy of this 1933 children's annual. 308428 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
11 The Party
McPhail, David Joy Street Books | Little, Brown and Company 1990 0316888605 / 9780316888608 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original orange boards. Book in very good, clean and tight condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has some bruising and light creasing to the edges and a small pale stain to the underside of the dust jacket along the bottom edge of the front cover. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Here is one party you won't want to miss - as a young boy and his animal friends gather for a secret celebration with dancing, games, balloons, and delicious snacks. David McPhail perfectly captures the whimsy and exuberance in this gleeful night-time fantasy, making this book a warm, satisfying foray for restless young readers at bedtime. 306439 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 Oh No Said Elephant
Benjamin, A. H. ; with pictures by Alireza Goldouzian Minedition 2016 9888341073 / 9789888341078 First Thus Hardcover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
First impression of this Mine edition. New hardback in excellent fine condition. RRP. 11.99. A beautiful picture book. Elephant wants to play with the other animals but there aren't many games that he's good at... except one. He gives all the games a good try though. Lovely pictures bring this book alive. 305769 
Price: 10.19 GBP

 
12 The Ladybird Book of Things to Make (A Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Richey, Mia F. ; with illustrations by G. Robinson Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1963 0721401252 / 9780721401256 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1967-8. A few very pale marks to the boards around the spine region. Otherwise nice and clean and bright. A few very light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edge and there is a previous owner's name and address written neatly on the reverse of the front endpaper. No handling creases to pages. Printed price inside of 2/6. Printed 9-digit ISBN number on the back cover and tally of over 200 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. Two titles in the series listed on the back, ending with No. 2 Toys and Games to Make. 306524 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 Enid Blyton Little Noddy Plywood Jigsaw Puzzle
Blyton, Enid 1957 
A fully interlocking plywood jigsaw puzzle, with 12 large pieces. Size 9 x 7 inches. Manufactured by BeStime. Copyright on the box of 1957. The puzzle is in excellent condition. The box has residue tape marks to two ends of the box where the lid was previously taped down. Some slight fading and minor rubs to the box. Overall a remarkably good example of a 1950s child's wooden puzzle. BLYTON1001 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
13 Word Games (Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
Saint, B. D. Robert Gibson and Sons Glasgow 1967 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Six slim booklets with card covers and stapled bindings. Unpaginated. Each booklet c. 16 pages. They are all clean and unmarked inside. Book 1 has a few small red paint marks to the back cover. Each booklet is faded at the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Books 1-3 are Starting Letters, Book 4 Beginnings, Book 5 Middles, Book 6 Endings. From the back cover: These books are designed to be used by the children as individual work book, and later as word books for their Creative Writing activities. A word of advice - a couple of the booklets have words not suitable for today, such as golliwog. 306279 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
4 Munich 72
Brasher, Christopher Stanley Paul London 1972 0091143608 / 9780091143602 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Second-hand. Original black cloth boards. Dust jacket has small abrasion on spine and spine faded. A little light foxing. Contents VG. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 1st ed. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 152pp. 22cm. 301246 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
14 An Introduction to The Endgame at Chess
Sergeant, Philip W. Chatto and Windus London 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6> - 7>" tall 
Original red boards. Top edge red. In very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Foyles sticker bottom corner of the front pastedown. No dust jacket. Binding firm and sound. pp. xvi, 219. 200325 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Great Big Glorious Book for Girls
Davidson, Rosemary ; Vine, Sarah ; with illustrations by Natacha Lewidge Viking | Penguin London 2007 0670917109 / 9780670917105 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second printing. In very good to near fine condition but there is a small bump to the bottom edge of the front board. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 304pp. 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. 104881 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
15 Games Nations Play: Analyzing International Politics
Spanier, John W. Nelson 1972 0177120738 / 9780177120732 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. Some light marks to the covers and some light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Otherwise clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. pp. xii, 457. 306066 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
6 Children's Singing Games, with the tunes to which they are sung.
Gomme, Alice B. (collected and edited by) ; pictured in black and white by Winifred Smith Pryor Publications Whistable 1993 0946014167 / 9780946014163 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A facsimile reprint of a book first published in 1894. In near fine condition - clean, tight, no names or inscriptions. There are eight games with words, music and instructions on playing, together with an explanation of their origins. Most striking are the superb illustrations. This enchanting book gives a refreshing glimpse of part of our heritage almost forgotten about in this age of alternative children's entertainments. 105708 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
16 Ralph Steadman's Bumper to Bumper Book for Children
Steadman, Ralph A Piccolo Book | Pan Books London 1973 0330234846 / 9780330234849 First UK Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Soft back. Pictorial covers. First UK edition; was first published by Abelard in the USA in 1972. Just a little light creasing to the foredge of the front cover. Pages and covers have slightly darkened / discoloured. In otherwise excellent condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and no marks to the pages; none of the puzzles have been filled in. Really scarce to find in such good condition. Slim and unpaginated. 106879 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
7 Car Games (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harwood, David ; illustrated by Eric Winter and Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721404944 / 9780721404943 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A slightly later reprint from c. 1980. Rubs to the spine edges, ends and corners. The boards are clean. There is a tiny mark to the very bottom of the page on p. 33. Pages are otherwise clean though a flattened crease runs through the last 20 pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. No tally of available titles. 104992 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
17 Tricks and Magic (A Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Webster, James ; illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1969 0721402453 / 9780721402451 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards, surfaces and spine rubbed with some minor loss to the surface paper of the spine. Small grubby mark on the rear endpaper. The pages are otherwise in clean condition. No handling creases to the pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Tricks and Magic is the last title of 6 listed on the back cover. Printed ISBN and price of 2/6 on the back cover. Most likely a first edition and, if not, an early printing. 51pp. 103580 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
8 Car Games (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harwood, David ; illustrated by Eric Winter and Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Loughborough 1978 0721404944 / 9780721404943 Hardcover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A later printing. Matt pictorial boards. In really nice clean condition. There are light rubs to the spine ends, spine edges and corners. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed barcode, ISBN number and price of 75p on the back cover. 306472 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
18 The Ladybird Book of Toys and Games to Make (Ladybird, Series 633)
Webster, James ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1966 0721401260 / 9780721401263 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early edition, c. 1968. The boards are bright and clean. Lightly bruised at spine ends. Printed price of 2/6 inside. Printed 9-digit ISBN number and tally of over 200 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. This is the second of two titles listed on the back cover. Previous owner's name and address written neatly on the reverse of the front endpaper. Pages are otherwise clean and bright - no marks, no handling creasing. 51pp. 105223 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 Car Games (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harwood, David ; illustrated by Eric Winter and Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Loughborough 1978 0721404944 / 9780721404943 Hardcover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A later printing. Matt pictorial boards. In really nice clean condition. There is ever such a slight bend in the boards and the slightest of bruises to the spine ends. Otherwise an excellent copy. Bright and clean inside and out. No names or inscriptions. No handling creasing to pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 60p on the back cover. No tally. No other titles listed on the back. 51pp. 306397 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
19 The Girls' Own Book Of Outdoor Hobbies
Westcott, Clare (edited by) Lutterworth Press London 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Lacks dust jacket. Clean condition, but gift inscription written in ink on the f.e.p. A little light sporadic foxing. 206pp. 20cm. 1st edition. 301156 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
10 English Sports and Pastimes
Hole, Christina B. T. Batsford Ltd 1949 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards. Boards are bright, clean and binding firm but there is significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to endpapers and pastedowns. Top edge red. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the underside of the dust jacket and to dust jacket flaps. The dust jacket is otherwise bright and clean, with just some light rubs to edges. Front flap not price clipped. The jacket design is reproduced from an early nineteenth-century print. pp. viii, 183. 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. 105795 
Price: 8.00 GBP

     



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