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151 Dandy: The Story of a French Poodle
Gass, Irene ; illustrated by Mary Shillabeer The Brockhampton Press | Dolphin Books Leicester 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Shillabeer, Mary 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial glazed boards with matching dust jacket. First edition. Dolphin Books series. In very good condition. The binding is firm and pages are bright except for foxing to the top closed textblock page edge and just a couple of foxing spots to endpapers and pastedowns. No names or inscriptions. Pages are free from creasing. The dust jacket has a few light rubs to the edges and has browned at the underside of the top edge. 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. Mary Shillabeer's illustrations are quite reminiscent of Edward Ardizzone. 107005 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
166 Orlando The Marmalade Keeps a Dog
Hale, Kathleen Frederick Warne 1990 072323650X / 9780723236504 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th impression of this new edition. A really nice copy in clean and tight, fine condition. Dust jacket near fine - a light scratch to the surface and very light bruising to edges. pp.32. No names or inscriptions. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. 309316 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
152 The Twins in London [Strip Book]
Gee, H. L. ; pictures by Wynne The Brockhampton Press Ltd Leicester 1950 Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1950; this is a c. 1951 reprint. Red cloth spine in very good condition, with slight dark marks from staples showing through. Some slightly grubby light marks to the covers. No creasing to the covers and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slightly darkened / thumbed page edges but the pages themselves are in clean condition, except the title page has some very pale damp water-type stains to the edges. Illustrations are blue and black and this is the full edition of 124 frames (unnumbered). There is a list of titles on the back cover, with Mary Mouse titles including Welcome Mary Mouse, and How Do You Do, Mary Mouse; Jimmy titles, the last one being Jimmy and the Little Old Engine; three The Twins stories; oneHonk story; and Master Bunny The Baker's Boy. Printed price on the front cover of 1/- net. 14.5cm x 7cm. 104696 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
167 Tick Tock (Dean's Rag Book No. 179 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Hall, Evelyn Gladys (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1918] 1918 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Hall, Evelyn Gladys 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1915-1919 so it falls within those dates. Enclosed leaflet leads us to estimate date at 1918. 136 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. Single leaf advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed, printed both sides. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308809 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
153 Ameliaranne Gives a Concert
Gilmour, Margaret ; pictured by Susan B. Pearse Collins Picture Lions London 1973 0006606490 / 9780006606499 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Pearse, Susan B. 
Soft back. First Picture Lions edition. Some rubs and a small tear to the spine. A little light creasing to the covers. Clean, bright and fresh inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. Printed price inside 40p. 308724 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
168 Nicky and the Zoo Train
Halls, Elizabeth Patersons Printing Press Ltd [c.1943] Perth, Australia 1943 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Date of publication not stated, but c. 1943. Lovely little children's story with two-tone illustrations. Pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. Slightly faded edges. Slight bump to top corner. Slightly creased rear endpaper. 303687 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
154 Try and Say Abracadabra
Giraldo, Maria Loretta ; Bertelle, Nicoletta Ragged Bears Ltd Sherborne 2018 1857144686 / 9781857144680 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Bertelle, Nicoletta 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Brand new, in excellent, fine condition. First edition. Delightful illustrated children's picture book about keeping going until you succeed. The little birds are learning to fly. All but one: Little Owl just doesn't seem to get it! 'It's easy' Tortoise says and gives him a magical tip to help him succeed. As well as never giving up, this lovely book shows how encouragement and support from those around us can make all the difference. RRP 11.99. 307808 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
169 Bruin The Deep Sea Diver [Strip Book]
Hansen, Vilhelm Brockhampton Press Leicester 1959 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Small strip book. The covers are worn and there are water marks / stains to the back cover, plus rubs to the cover edges. The pages are tanned / browned, with a very faint mark (water mark) to the bottom edge of the last two pages. Otherwise clean inside. No names or inscriptions. Two tone cartoon illustrations. 7cm x 15cm. 304053 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
155 Bookano Stories, with Pictures that Spring up in Model Form - No. 1 [c. 1933]
Giraud, S. Louis (edited by) Strand Publications [c. 1933] Norfolk Street, London 1933 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
No publication date but I believe this volume (the first of 17 Bookano Stories volumes) to be c. 1933. The last Bookano Stories pop-up volume was published in 1949. Hardback, with pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine is pictorial paper-covered grey cloth. The binding is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with some loss to the paper covering at the head and tail of the spine, exposing grey cloth binding underneath. Thick card pages - age-toned / tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small piece of sellotape at the top edge of the front pastedown. The binding is firm but there are numerous superficial cracks throughout the textblock, at the spine. There are 6 pop-ups in this volume, No. 1. The last three are in poor condition - all have some bits missing. The first two are very good, complete, but with a couple of minor repairs and the centrefold pop-up is in excellent condition. Some light occasional foxing. Unpaginated. 105934 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
170 Douglas [Signed Copy]
Hargreaves, G. N. Egmont 2011 140525727X / 9781405257275 First Edition Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Picture book in excellent, as new condition. Signed by the author / illustrator with a signature and a drawing of Douglas on the title page. With a page of 20 stickers at the back of the book - as new, unused. This is a story about a dog. Not just any old, run-of-the-mill everday, ordinary dog, but an extraordinary dog. A dog in a billion. A dog called Douglas. Douglas can drive, read, ski and play chess! But there's one thing he can't do. One thing he desperately wants to do. Can a little bird called Basil help Douglas make his dream come true. Unpaginated picture book. 105170 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
156 The Best of Camberwick Green Stories
Godfrey, Janice ; with illustrations by Peter Adby Dean & Son, Ltd 1973 0603047599 / 9780603047596 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial glazed pink boards. A lovely copy in very nice clean condition. The smallest of bumps to the spine ends and spine. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. The binding is nice and firm. A VG collector's copy. Unpaginated. Slim volume. 102046 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
171 Sam Squeak (Easy Peasy People)
Hargreaves, Roger ; Jolliffe, Gray Pan Books 1989 0330308548 / 9780330308540 Soft cover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
In good clean condition but with some creasing to the covers. No names or inscriptions. Stapled binding, similar format to Mr. Men books. 302919 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
157 Chigley Goodnight Stories
Godfrey, Janice M. (stories) ; illustrated by Peter Adby ; from Gordon Murray's BBC TV programme Dean & Son, Ltd 1971 0603015417 / 9780603015410 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Adby, Peter 
Hardback with glazed pictorial boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. This book has a slight musty odour, which may dissipate with careful airing. Small (1cm) tear to the bottom edge of the title page. Pages have slightly browned, particularly at the edges. Slim and unpaginated. 107129 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
172 Shirley Chirp (Easy Peasy People)
Hargreaves, Roger ; Jolliffe, Gray Pan Books London 1989 0330308564 / 9780330308564 Soft cover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Slim stapled binding; same format as the Mr Men books. There are some dents and creases to the covers. Contents are clean - pages clean and free from creasing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 309456 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
158 What is Red?
Gottlieb, Suzanne ; illustrated Vladimir Bobri Bodleian Children's Books Oxford 2016 1851244581 / 9781851244584 First Thus Hardcover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. RRP 12.99. Pictorial boards with yellow cloth spine. Originally published in 1961. Slim children's picture book about colours. Little Jonny ponders the meaning of colours as he explores the landscape. He dips his toes in a blue brook, picks purple flowers, digs brown earth and finds an enormous orange pumpkin. Finally yellow sunlight and the black night show him when it is time to get up and when it is time to go to sleep. The vibrant primary colours of Vladimir Bobri's illustrations, together with a simple narrative, which follows the natural rhythm of the seasons, make this a stunning and enduring colours book for young children. 306300 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
173 Ivy and the Lonely Raincloud
Harnett, Katie Flying Eye Books London 2017 1911171151 / 9781911171157 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback picture book, in excellent fine condition. RRP 11.99. Slim and unpaginated. Wonderful illustrations. Life is lonely for this little raincloud. If only he could find someone who liked rain! Then one day, he stumbles across a young florist who looks rather sad... could they both be looking for the same thing? 306718 
Price: 10.19 GBP

 
 
159 Again!
Gravett, Emily Macmillan Children's Books London 2011 0230745369 / 9780230745360 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Bright red cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine, as new condition. Printed price on the DJ of 10.99. 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 protects the jacket against wear. First printing. 103320 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
174 The Twins at Peep-O'-Day Farm [Strip Book]
Hee, H. L. ; illustrated by Olive F. Openshaw Brockhampton Press 1950 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
I believe this Twins title was first published in 1950. This edition is c. 1951. 124 frames of red and black illustrations. Red cloth spine with rusted staples. Covers heavily creased and both the front and back covers have had a crease reinforced to the undersides with clear 'invisible' acid-free tissue repair material. You can barely see these repairs. Some creasing to the pages throughout and a very short tear to the top edge of one page. Pages are otherwise clean; no grubby marks. No names or inscriptions. Price of 1/- printed on the front cover. Two Jimmy titles listed on the back cover, the two other Twins titles and a few Mary Mouse titles. The latest title listed on the back is Hurrah! For Mary Mouse (1951). 105257 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
160 Romeo Looks for a Job
Gree, Alain Lutterworth Press London 1966 071881441x / 9780718814410 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
English edition. Glazed pictorial boards. The boards are in fair condition but inside is in very good, clean condition throughout. The covers are rubbed at the edges, rubs exposing the board in a couple of places. The spine has a chipped section about an inch long on the front spine edge, exposing the board (see photos). A few light marks to the boards, including a pale stain to the top corner of the back cover. Pages are bright and clean and free from creasing but the book does have an overall musty odour. Slim children's picture book, 21 pages. 105551 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
175 Everybody's Welcome
Hegarty, Patricia ; Abbott, Greg Caterpillar Books London 2017 1848575874 / 9781848575875 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. First impression. RRP 11.99. A beautiful picture book about inclusiveness and making everyone feel welcome and at home. Everybody's welcome, no matter who they are, wherever they may come from, whether near or far. Wouldn't it be great if you could build a home that opened its doors to everyone - tall or short, fat or thin, rich or poor... well, perhaps if everybody pitches in to help, one little mouse can achieve that dream. Slim unpaginated picture book. 306863 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
 
161 Bembelman's Bakery
Green, Melinda ; illustrated by Barbara Seuling Parents' Magazine Press New York 1978 0819309133 / 9780819309136 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Seuling, Barbara 
Hardback. Pictorial boards. No dust jacket. The boards are slightly faded at the spine. Mark from an old price sticker on the front cover. There is a name written in small but scruffy child's writing on the dedication page. In otherwise very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. No creasing or marks to pages. Unpaginated. 309299 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
176 The Snow Lion
Helmore, Jim ; Jones, Richard Simon and Schuster 2017 1471162230 / 9781471162237 First Edition Hardcover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. RRP 12.99. From the fabulous partnership of award-winning author Jim Helmore and the brilliant Richard Jones comes a stunning book about friendship. When Caro and her mum move to a new house, Caro becomes lonely. There's only so much exploring she can do by herself! It's not long though before she makes a new friend - The Snow Lion. He's as white as snow, and together they have fun playing hide and seek, chasing and sliding. However, it's soon time for Caro to venture out on her own. With a magical, classic feel and a lovely message, The Snow Lion is a story which will appeal to children and parents alike, and the beautiful illustrations make this a book to treasure. A beautiful, reassuring story. 307088 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
162 Kinki the Cheeky Colt
Greig, Margaret (written and illustrated by) Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists | MFPA 2008 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Excellent condition, NEAR FINE. Appears unread. Lovely children's illustrated picture book story. 28.5cm. 101328 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
177 Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella
Heward, Constance ; pictured by Susan B. Pearse Collins Picture Lions London 1974 0006608310 / 9780006608318 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Pearse, Susan B. 
Stapled binding. First Picture Lions edition. A little light creasing to the covers. Clean, bright and fresh inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. Printed price inside 40p. 308723 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
163 Raggedy Ann's Picture Book
Gruelle, Johnny G. Hutchinson London 1940 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Gruelle, Johnny G. 
Colourful paper covers. Stapled booklet-style binding. There's a previous owner's name address and 10/11 written on the front cover and child's name (in child's handwriting) written in colour pencil in the top margin of the first page. The latter is quite faint. The covers are split at the spine from the bottom staple down, with a shorter split at the top of the spine. Further minor wear to cover edges. Each page has bright illustration with four lines of story beneath. Unpaginated, but 10 pages. 29.5 x 23cm. 101385 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
178 Ameliaranne Keeps School
Heward, Constance ; pictured by Susan B. Pearse Collins Picture Lions London 1973 0006606512 / 9780006606512 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Pearse, Susan B. 
Stapled binding. First Picture Lions edition. A little rubbed to the spine ends and creasing to the top corners and edge of the back cover. Clean, bright and fresh inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. Printed price inside 40p. 308720 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
164 Aesop's Fables
Hague, Michael (selected and illustrated by) Methuen Children's Books London 1985 041652950x / 9780416529500 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Light brown boards; slightly faded top edge and small mark on the front board under the dust jacket. No names, inscriptions or other marks inside. A couple of small light marks on the front cover of the dust jacket. Slightly faded spine. Small dent in the edge of a couple of pages. 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). Not price clipped. Some long flattened creases to the rear flap of the dust jacket. 27pp. 301970 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
179 New Zealand Birthday
Higgs, M. C. ; illustrated by Michael Hutt The Brockhampton Press | Dolphin Books Leicester 1958 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Hutt, Michael 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial glazed boards with matching dust jacket. First edition. Dolphin Books series. Foxing to the closed textblock page edges. Slight offsetting marks from the dust jacket to the first and last page. A few light handling creases to pages. Slight wrinkling / bubbling to the rear pastedown. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has some light rubs to the edges. pp. 32. 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. 107008 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
165 Orlando The Marmalade Cat: A Seaside Holiday
Hale, Kathleen Frederick Warne 1991 0723236518 / 9780723236511 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 5th impression of this new edition. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm and pages clean and tight. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a short tear at the bottom edge of the front cover, which has been repaired to the underside with an archival acid-free repair tissue. The dust jacket also has some light rubs to the edges and some light creasing. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 32. 309314 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
180 How Tom Beat Captain Najork and his Hired Sportsmen
Hoban, Russell ; illustrated by Quentin Blake Jonathan Cape 1974 0224009990 / 9780224009997 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. Some small light brown marks to the bottom edge of the front board and dust jacket and very lightly to the back cover of the same. In otherwise very good, clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and tight, no creasing to pages. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. Slim and 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 protects the jacket against wear. 106638 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
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