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1 The Farmer's Boy; A Rural Poem. [The Sixth Edition]
Bloomfield, Robert Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; and Longman and Rees, Paternoster Row, by James Swan. London 1802 Leather Bound Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Contemporary mottled calf, with renewed lighter calf spine. Red morocco title label. Later marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Binding tight and firm. There are small worm traces: a small hole at the base of the front joint, and traces to both the top and bottom of the inner hinges, both front and back. Text pages and text block remain unaffected. Some light scattered foxing. A couple of pencil notes to pages. Two previous owner's signatures. Ribbon page marker present but not attached. With black and white engraved plates and vignettes. Some offsetting from the plates. An attractive little volume. pp. xxxii, 128. [Robert Bloomfield, 1766-1823]. 1802. 16.5cm x 10.5cm. 101167 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
9 Red Riding Hood; also Goldilocks and The Three Bears (A Ladybird Book, Series 413)
Lund, Gilda (told by); illustrated by J. H. Wingfield Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1958 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First published in 1958, this printing is from c. 1961. Original matt buff boards with line drawing illustration and titles in blue on the front board. Minor bruising to spine ends and a couple of corners. In nice and clean condition. Pages are clean and free from creasing. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Endpapers are plain with logo of a closed wing ladybird in an oval frame and Series 413 printed in black. The rear flap of the dust jacket lists the titles in series 413, ending with this one. No tally mentioned. DJ not price clipped [2/6]. The dust jacket is in almost very good condition but has quite a heavy rub on the spine (see photos). A few pale marks to the jacket and lighter rubs to the edges. 51pp. 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. 305696 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
2 Little Red Riding Hood
Brothers Grimm ; with illustrations by Harriet Pincus Collins London 1970 0001954539 / 9780001954533 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Pincus, Harriet 
Hardback with dust jacket. First UK edition; was first published in 1968. Original red boards. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm and pages bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim, unpaginated, illustrated children's picture book. The dust jacket is price clipped, has very light rubs to the corners and spine ends, and an approx. 1.5cm tear to the top edge of the front cover. 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. 106953 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
10 Tales of Robin Hood
Percy, S. John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] Paternoster Row, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Olive green decorative cloth binding in an art nouveau style. Illustrated with a few colour plates. Publication date is not stated but is estimated at c. 1910. Previous owner's name and date in biro on the half-title page (date is I think 1960, so a later owner). Both boards have faded in streaks and there is a pale (almost bleached) patch to the rear board, approx. 4.5 x 3cm. The binding is firm. Boards are bruised at the spine ends and corners. Inner hinges are very good. Foxing to prelims and just a couple of spots to outer closed textblock edge (very few). pp. 190, plates. 308838 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow
Dunkerley, Desmond Ladybird Books Ltd. Loughborough 1978 0721405185 / 9780721405186 Hardcover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Brett, Bernard 
Ladybird series 740. 1970s reprint - original price 30p. Pictorial matt covers. Very tidy condition, light wear only. Very clean throughout, no names or inscriptions. 300333 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
11 Reading and Rebellion: An Anthology of Radical Writing for Children 1900-1960
Reynolds, Kimberley; Rosen, Jane; Rosen, Michael Oxford University Press 2018 0198806183 / 9780198806189 First Edition Hard Cover New New Book 4to - over 9 
New hardback, with dust jacket. RRP 25.00. Kim Reynolds, Jane Rosen, and Michael Rosen present a new anthology of radical writings for children from the first half of the twentieth century. In the years 1900 to 1960, large sections of the British population embraced a spectrum of left-wing positions with a view to maintaining peace and creating a more just, less class riven, more planned, and more enjoyable society for all. Children's books and periodicals were a central part of radical activity since theyoung were expected not just to inherit but also to help make this new society, and reading was regarded as the most direct way of helping them acquire the skills for this task. From alphabets through picture books, periodicals, information books, plays, song-books, pamphlets, and novels, many works ofchildren's literature leaned left, but with the possible exception of references to Geoffrey Trease's Bows Against the Barons (1934), a Marxist retelling of the Robin Hood story, it is almost impossible to realise this from standard accounts of this period. This anthology contains a wide selection of the kinds of materials that left-wing and progressive parents would have wanted their children to read and which children understood as part of their initiation into a politically radicalclass. 202 x 256 x 29 (mm). pp. xxiv, 463. 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.(Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 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. BK0010 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 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 6 - 7" 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

 
12 New Tales of Robin Hood
Suddaby, Donald Blackie London and Glasgow 1962 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but 1962 [ref. British Library]. Red cloth binding. There's a slight bend in the boards. Previous owner's name written neatly in red biro on the f.e.p. There are some red crayon scribbles on the back cover of the dust jacket but the rest of the DJ is clean; a few minor rubs. Front flap of dust jacket is clipped but old printed price (9/6 net) remains. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 207pp. No illustrations in this edition. 101344 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
5 Robin Hood Outlawed (Ladybird Book, Series 740)
Dunkerley, Desmond ; with illustrations by Bernard Brett Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721405061 / 9780721405063 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial covers. ISBN and printed price of 60p on the back cover. Bumps to the spine ends and corners rubbed, exposing boards to the bottom corners. Inside: looks read. There are a few small and light marks to the pages, nothing significant. Slight handling creases to pages. No names or inscriptions. Binding tight. 51pp. 103520 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
13 13 Volumes in Routledge's Pocket Library Series: Thackeray's Paris Sketch Book; O. W. Holmes' Poems; the Vicar of Wakefield; Macaulay's Lays etc.; Bret Harte's Poems; Irving's Sketch Book; The Coming Race; Fifty Bab Ballads; Hood's Comic Poems; Hood's Serious Poems; The Song of Hiawatha; The Biglow Papers; Moore's Irish Melodies
Various; i.e. William Makepeace Thackeray, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Oliver Goldsmith; Thomas Babington Macaulay; W. S. Gilbert, Bulwer Lytton, Washington Irving; Bret Harte; Hood; Longfellow; J. R. Lowell; Thomas Moore George Routledge and Sons [1885-1887] London 1885 Hardcover Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
13 separate volumes in Routledge's Pocket Library series, sold together as a set. All with matching red cloth spines and patterned paper sides. 1: The Paris Sketch Book by Mr. Titmarsh (Thackeray, 1885) - f.e.p. and possibly other preliminary page removed, opens onto title page. The binding is otherwise firm. 2nd title to be published in this series. Some scuffs and rubs to boards and cloth chipped at the head of the spine, with short split to top edge of upper joint. pp. 376. 2: Poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1886) - the binding is firm, though superficial light cracks to inner hinges. Rubs to board edges and spine ends. pp. 384. 3: The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith (1886) - the binding is firm. Rubs to board edges and spine ends. pp. 320. 4: Lays of Ancient Rome by Thomas Babington Macaulay (1886) - the binding is firm. Rubs to board edges and spine ends and fraying to the cloth at the head of the spine. pp. 256. 5: Poems by Bret Harte (1885) - front and rear endpapers removed but binding firm. The first title to be published in this series. Rubs to board edges. pp. 311. 6: Washington Irving's Sketch Book - preliminary pages removed, including f.e.p. and title page, book opens onto the first page of the Preface. pp. xiv, 432. The binding is firm. Rubs to the board edges and spine ends and short tear and small chips to the cloth at the head of the spine. 7: The Coming Race by Edward Lord Lytton (1886) - the binding is firm. Boards rubbed at edges. pp. 317. 8: Fifty Bab Ballads by W. S. Gilbert (1887) - the binding is firm. Boards rubbed at edges and spine ends. pp. 317. No. 17 in the series. 9: Comic Poems by Thomas Hood (1885) - the binding is firm. Boards lightly rubbed at edges and spine ends. pp. 384. 10: Serious Poems by Thomas Hood (1886) - the binding is firm. Boards rubbed at edges and spine ends with some fraying to cloth at spine ends. pp. 383. 11: The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1886) - rubs to board edges and spine ends. Binding firm. pp. 224. 12: The Biglow Papers by James Russell Lowell (1886) - the binding is firm. Rubs to board edges and spine ends and a repaired tear to the cloth in the middle of the spine. pp. 384. 13: Irish Melodies and Songs by Thomas Moore (1887) - binding is firm. Rubs to board edges and spine ends, with chips to the cloth at the head of the spine. pp. 253. All volumes have some foxing, particularly heavy to endpapers, pastedowns and in some volumes to the first and last few pages, and all have darkened / discoloured spines. Volumes measure 13.5 x 9.5cm approx. A heavy set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set 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. 309149 
Price: 100.00 GBP

 
 
6 Mighty Midget Miniatures, Series No. 1 - 5 Tiny Books in a clear plastic case: Jack and the Beanstalk; Little Red Riding Hood; Cinderella; Rumplestilskin, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Goodwin, Peggy (edited and illustrated by) Merrimack Publ. [c. 1970s] New York Soft cover Near Fine Book Miniature Goodwin, Peggy 
5 tiny books presented in a clear plastic box with lid. No publication date but is c. 1970s. The books are all staple bound, with a single staple, and with printed colour card covers. Each book measures 49 x 38mm. All books are in excellent, fine, as new condition. Printed in Hong Kong. A delightful little set. 308825 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
14 Red and the City
Voigt, Marie Oxford University Press 2018 0192767747 / 9780192767745 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Voigt, Marie 
New hardback. RRP 11.99. Pictorial boards, no dust jacket (as issued by the publisher). Brand new in excellent, fine condition. Beautifully illustrated children's picture book. 308396 
Price: 10.79 GBP

 
 
7 The Silver Arrow, A Robin Hood Adventure (A Ladybird Book, Series 549)
Kester, Max Wills & Hepworth 1954 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
later printing from c. 1959-63 092394 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
15 The Orchard Book of Nursery Stories
Windham, Sophie Orchard Books 1994 1858138264 / 9781858138268 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Includes classics such as The Gingerbread Boy, The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Ugly Duckling, Little Red Riding Hood, and more. Laminated pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. Very light handling creases to the endpapers only. 96pp. 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. 306405 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Story of Dick Whittington and his Cat, A Ladybird Book (Ladybird Book, Series 413)
Levy, Muriel ; with illustrations by Evelyn Bowmar Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1949 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First published in 1949; this copy is a later printing from c. 1960. Beige / buff boards with green line illustration on the front board. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends only. Pictorial endpapers with cats and bells pattern. A very small patch of light foxing to the front endpaper. No names or inscriptions. Printing edition not stated on this copy. The binding is firm and the pages are clean. No handling creases to the pages. Small pink mark to the front cover of the dust jacket, next to the spine. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges and to the surface of the back cover, with short nicks and minor creasing to the edges. Dust jacket price clipped. Tally of over 100 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the rear dust jacket flap. The last title listed on the rear dust jacket flap is Red Riding Hood with Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Unpaginated. 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. A collector's Ladybird rather than one for today's children, as some subject matter, such as the way slavery is depicted, is not suitable. 104951 
Price: 15.00 GBP

     



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