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1 The Quentin Blake Book of Nonsense Verse
Blake, Quentin (selected and illustrated by) Viking London 1994 0670852287 / 9780670852284 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First impression. Original grey boards. The book itself is in very good condition - light bruising to the spine ends and minor bumps to the bottom corners. The binding is firm and pages are bright and clean, except for a small faint mark to the edge of the rear endpaper. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding is tight. The dust jacket unfortunately has a water-type stain to the top of the back cover, affecting approx. 11cm x 3cm max at the top edge. There are a few other very light marks to the dust jacket and minor rubs to the edges and bruising to the spine ends of the jacket. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 286. 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. 105948 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
11 Nonsense Songs and Stories [9th edition]
Lear, Edward ; with additional songs and an introduction by Sir E. Strachey Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd London and New York Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Publication date not stated. This is the 9th edition, or slightly later, c. 1920s. Red cloth, part decorative, with titles in gilt and black. The boards are just a little bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm and pages are clean throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A little very light foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. xviii, 144. 308569 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
2 That Singular Person Called Lear
Chitty, Susan Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 1988 0297793888 / 9780297793885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original grey boards. First edition. In very good clean condition but the pages have significantly browned, due to inferior paper quality. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 305. 106751 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
12 Lear in the Original: 110 Drawings for Limericks and Other Nonsense. Drawings and Limericks by Edward Lear for his Book of Nonsense; now printed in facsimile, together with other unpublished Nonsense Drawings
Lear, Edward ; with an introduction and notes by Herman W. Liebert H. P. Kraus | Oxford University Press 1975 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lear, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good to near fine, clean condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket is slightly discoloured at the edges and spine and has a short nick and some creasing to the top edge of the back cover. The dust jacket is very slightly shorter than the height of the book. pp. 234. Errata slip loosely inserted. Pages clean and bright but there are light handling creases to some pages. 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 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. 106653 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
3 Nursery Nonsense
Ireson, Barbara (chosen / edited by) ; illustrated by George Adamson Faber and Faber Ltd London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Adamson, George 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. First edition. Binding firm and pages nice and clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Does feature the verse 'Ten Little Nigger Boys', so not one to give to children; a collector's / researcher's volume. pp. 44. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with some tears to the top edge and the back cover slightly darkened / discoloured. 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. 106668 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
13 Lear in the Original: 110 Drawings for Limericks and Other Nonsense. Drawings and Limericks by Edward Lear for his Book of Nonsense; now printed in facsimile, together with other unpublished Nonsense Drawings
Lear, Edward ; with an introduction and notes by Herman W. Liebert H. P. Kraus | Oxford University Press 1975 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lear, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. The book is clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket is slightly discoloured at the edges and spine and has a few short tears to the top edges and pale water-type stains to the top corners. The dust jacket is also just fractionally short for the height of the book. pp. 234. Errata slip loosely inserted. Pages clean and bright but there are light handling creases to some pages. 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 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. 106654 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 There was a Young Lady Whose Nose, and other Nonsense Rhymes
Lear, Edward Grange Books Kent 1999 1840133198 / 9781840133196 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Very slight bumps to the corners - in otherwise excellent condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 125pp. 028954 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
14 The New Vestments
Lear, Edward ; with drawings by Arnold Lobel Macmillan London 1971 0333125126 / 9780333125120 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lobel, Arnold 
Hardback with dust jacket. First UK edition. Original brown boards; minor bruise at the base of the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has some minor rubs and chips and the front flap is price clipped. Slim and 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. 106830 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 Teapots and Quails And Other New Nonsenses
Lear, Edward ; edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer John Murray Albermarle Street, London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lear, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The book itself is in very good clean condition; no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Printed on a cream-coloured paper. The binding is firm. The dust jacket has several tears, including a few to the back cover which a previous owner has repaired (not very neatly) with a clear scotch-type tape. They have stuck this on the outside, rather than the underside, of the dust jacket. The dust jacket is also generally discoloured and has a few very light foxing spots. Front flap price clipped. pp. 63. 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. 106746 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
15 The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple, and The Story of the Four Little Children who went Round the World
Lear, Edward ; with dust jacket design by Diana Ryder Arthur Barker Ltd London 1968 0213764644 / 9780213764647 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lear, Edward ; Ryder, Diana 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original orange boards. A little light foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. In otherwise excellent condition. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is ever so slightly discoloured at the edges and has a small mark to the rear flap. Front flap not price clipped. Unpaginated. 106831 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear
Lear, Edward ; edited by Holbrook Jackson Faber and Faber Limited Russell Square, London 1993 057106440x / 9780571064403 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint; 21st impression. Publisher's original boards, but not the pictorial cloth of the early editions but a plain brown. Illustrated dust jacket. The binding is firm and tight. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean, condition but the pages have significantly browned, particularly at the edges - a common problem with Fabers from this period. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A tiny nick to one corner of the dust jacket and another to the bottom edge of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxix, 288. 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. 106749 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 The Collected Nonsense Songs of Edward Lear
Lear, Edward ; with the original illustrations and an introduction by Leonard Russell The Grey Walls Press Limited London 1947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Crown Classics series. The binding is firm but there is a slight curvature to the boards. In otherwise very good, clean condition, though pages have slightly tanned / darkened, the dust jacket has darkened / browned at the edges and there are some short tears to the edges of the DJ (longest tear 2cm). Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 88. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. 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. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107087 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 Edward Lear: A New Nonsense Alphabet
Lear, Edward ; edited by Susan Hyman Bloomsbury London 1988 0747503206 / 9780747503200 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very nice clean condition but there is an approx. 2cm tear to the top edge of the back cover of the dust jacket. Otherwise clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Slim and unpaginated 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 protects the jacket against wear. 106948 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
17 Jamie's Kitchen
Oliver, Jamie Penguin Books 2010 0141042990 / 9780141042992 Soft Cover New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New soft back. RRP 15.99. Jamie's Kitchen guides you through tried and tested methods for classic food that's full of flavour This is the ultimate guide for people who love great food and want to cook. It's packed with clear, no-nonsense advice and inspiration, as well as over 100 brand new recipes from the cookery course and the restaurant. Jamie's Kitchen walks you through techniques like poaching, braising and pot-roasting and gives you the skill you'll need to create beautiful, feel-good food. From delicate Citrus Seared Tuna with Crispy Noodles, Herbs and Chilli to succulent Barolo poached Fillet Steak with Celeriac Mash, there are dishes for every occasion. Jamie's approach is honest and easy - this is not a heavy duty cook like a professional book, weighed down with facts, figures and techniques. Jamie guides you through different cooking methods - from poaching and boiling, to char-grilling and pot-roasting. Jamie Oliver encourages you to have confidence, a sense of independence, a laugh and - importantly - to be the boss in your own kitchen. 333pp. 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. 058104 
Price: 13.59 GBP

 
 
8 Edward Lear's Nonsense
Lear, Edward ; illustrated by James Wines Rizzoli International Publications, Inc 1994 0847816826 / 9780847816828 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Wines, James 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm and tight. Slim and 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 307694 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 The Lineup: The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives
Penzler, Otto (edited by) Quercus London 2010 1849165203 / 9781849165204 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket - in excellent, fine condition. RRP. 20.00. First edition. The great recurring characters in the mystery series we love become like old friends. Our favourite cops and sleuths earn our respect and we follow their antics with baited breath from one instalment to the next. But where do some of the most fascinating detectives in the mystery and thriller world really come from? What was the real-life location that inspired Michael Connelly to make Harry Bosch a former Vietnam tunnel rat? Why is Jack Reacher such a giant of a guy, and why did Lee Child make him a drifter? How did a brief encounter in Botswana inspire Alexander McCall Smith to create the kind but no-nonsense Precious Ramotswe? In The Lineup, some of today's top mystery writers reveal the genesis of their unforgettable characters. For mystery fans everywhere, this is a unique and highly entertaining volume to read and relish again and again. Find out about your favourite characters, and maybe discover some new ones too. pp. viii, 406. 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. 101480 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Lear, Edward ; illustrated by John Vernon Lord Jonathan Cape London 1984 0224017942 / 9780224017947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lord, John Vernon 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original black boards. The boards are just lightly bumped at the corners and a little bruised at the head of the spine. First edition of this John Vernon Lord illustrated edition. The binding is firm and pages clean. Fabulous illustrations printed on a lovely quality creamy paper. The cream dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine and the dust jacket laminate has a wrinkle down the full length of the spine as well. An otherwise super, clean, copy. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvii, 234. 106747 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
19 Mary Poppins - The Complete Collection Box Set
Travers, P. L. HarperCollins Children's Books 2016 0008205787 / 9780008205782 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New boxed set, shrinkwrapped. RRP 34.95. This slipcase, using original artwork, contains all six original Mary Poppins stories: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition). All magical children's classics, it's the perfect collectable gift. When their new nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives on a gust of the East Wind, greets their mother, and slides up the banister, Jane and Michael's lives are turned magically upside down. You can now read all six of these wonderfully original tales about Jane and Michael's adventures with the magical Mary Poppins. In each book Mary takes the children on the most extraordinary outings: to a fun fair inside a pavement picture; to visit Uncle Andrew who floats up to the ceiling when he laughs; on a spectacular trip to see the Man-in-the-Moon! With her strict but fair, no-nonsense attitude, combined with amazing magical powers, things are never straightforward with Mary Poppins! But she has only promised to stay until the wind changes... Beautifully presented in a slipcase with original artwork, this is the perfect gift to be enjoyed all year round. 306733 
Price: 31.45 GBP

 
 
10 Edward Lear: Selected Letters
Lear, Edward ; selected and edited by Vivien Noakes Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press Oxford 1988 0198186010 / 9780198186014 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original navy blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. The binding is firm and square and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xliii, 325. 106750 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
20 Crochet for the Absolute Beginner
Turner, Pauline The Search Press 2014 1782210814 / 9781782210818 Hardcover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback, spiral bound. RRP. 10.99. Restyled, and with fresh new photography, Crochet for the Absolute Beginner is the ideal novice's guide, containing crochet expert Pauline Turner's clear, step-by-step guidance, inspiring projects and helpful hints and tips. The close-up photography and no-nonsense advice leads beginners through the basic stitches and techniques, showing them exactly what they should be doing, while the exciting projects - from scarves and bags to lacework - gradually increase in difficulty to challenge and inspire the reader as they progress through the book. The smaller, wire-bound format is ideal for crafters, as it will fit comfortably into a bag and will sit open while in use for easy reference. 144pp. 304199 
Price: 9.54 GBP

 



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