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151 Nature Tales [The Silver Torch Series, No. 15]
Crossland, John R. ; illustrated by Marjorie Anderson Collins Clear-Type Press 1958 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 9th impression, 1958. Green boards - a few small marks, corners and spine ends bumped, spine faded. Small pocket-sized book. Some black and white pictures in the text. Some foxing to endpapers, but text pages are clean. 96p. 101142 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
166 The Zigzag Way, A Novel
Desai, Anita Chatto and Windus London 2004 0701177438 / 9780701177430 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First impression. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket not clipped. 182pp. 105173 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
152 Esio Trot
Dahl, Roald ; illustrated by Quentin Blake Jonathan Cape London 1990 0224027867 / 9780224027861 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 10th impression. Original blue boards. The binding is firm and pages clean, though pages have slightly tanned / darkened. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has a couple of very minor dents and bruises. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. 63pp. 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. 306882 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
167 A Christmas Carol & Other Stories
Dickens, Charles Oxford University Press 2018 0198822391 / 9780198822394 First Thus Hard Cover New No jacket Book 8vo - over 7 
New hardback. Red cloth. RRP 14.99. First impression of this new edition. Ebenezer Scrooge is a bad-tempered skinflint who hates Christmas and all it stands for, but a ghostly visitor foretells three apparitions who will thaw Scrooge's frozen heart. A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life,and The Haunted Man. All five stories show Dickens at his unpredictable best, jumbling together comedy and melodrama, genial romance and urgent social satire. 145 x 223 x 37 (mm). pp. xlviii, 438. BK0016 
Price: 13.49 GBP

 
 
153 The Vicar of Nibbleswicke
Dahl, Roald ; illustrated by Quentin Blake Century Books 1991 071265013x / 9780712650137 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. 3rd impression. Original navy blue boards. Light bumps to the spine ends and to the top corners. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A couple of very light handling creases to the pages. Written in the last months of his life for The Dyslexia Institute, a laugh-out-loud little story about how the Reverend Robert Lee overcame his severe dyslexia. pp. 24. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the spine ends and corners and has short tears to the two corners of the back 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. 105949 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
168 A History of English Food
Dickson Wright, Clarissa Random House Books 2011 1905211856 / 9781905211852 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket, in excellent fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. First impression. pp. xi, 500. 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. 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. 058106 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
154 The BFG
Dahl, Roald ; illustrations by Quentin Blake Jonathan Cape London 1982 0224020404 / 9780224020404 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 10th impression. In very good condition but pages have tanned / browned, most significantly at the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is nice and firm. Original light grey boards. Light bruising to the boards at the spine ends and every so slightly to the corners. pp. 224. No printed price on the dust jacket flaps, so not 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. 105858 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
169 The Detective Dog
Donaldson, Julia ; Ogilvie, Sara Macmillan Children's Books 2016 1509801596 / 9781509801596 Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New. Later impression. Print sequence 3 5 7 9 8 6 4. RRP. 11.99. Delightful new Julia Donaldson picture book with lovely illustrations from Sara Ogilive. A fast-paced celebration of reading, libraries and the relationship between a little boy and his very special dog. 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. 306022 
Price: 10.79 GBP

 
 
155 The BFG
Dahl, Roald ; with illustrations by Quentin Blake Jonathan Cape London 1987 0224020404 / 9780224020404 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
6th impression; first published in 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. Original light grey boards. Light bruising to the spine ends and minor bump to one corner. Pages are tanned, particularly at the edges. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Dust jacket has some bruising to spine ends and is price clipped. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding is firm. 224pp. 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. 105563 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
170 The Giant Jumperee
Donaldson, Julia ; Oxenbury, Helen Puffin Books London 2017 0141363827 / 9780141363820 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback in excellent, fine condition. First impression. RRP 12.99. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Rabbit was hopping home one day when he heard a loud voice coming from inside his burrow. I'M THE GIANT JUMPEREE AND I'M SCARY AS CAN BE! When Rabbit's friends Cat, Bear and Elephant come to help they are each scared away in turn by the mysterious voice. He can squash you like a flee He will sting you like a bee And he's taller than a tree! But who is the Giant Jumperee? A new read-aloud classic from internationally bestselling author Julia Donaldson, beautifully brought to life by award-winning illustrator Helen Oxenbury. 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. 306631 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
156 The BFG
Dahl, Roald ; with illustrations by Quentin Blake Jonathan Cape London 1982 0224020404 / 9780224020404 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. 13th impression. First published in 1982, this later printing does not give a date but is post 1988 (the 7th impression is known to have been published in 1988 so this copy is post-1988). Original light grey boards. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean, though slightly age-toned and also ever so slightly tanned / darkened at the page edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is bruised and lightly rubbed at the edges and there is a short nick to the top edge of the back cover. pp. 224. Dust jacket is not price clipped but does not have a printed price to the front flap either. 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. 105952 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
171 The Ugly Five
Donaldson, Julia ; Scheffler, Axel Alison Green Books 2017 1407174193 / 9781407174198 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. First impression. Fine condition. RRP 12.99. Who's that singing on the savannah? It's the top-five ugly animals in Africa! The wildebeest, warthog, vulture, hyena and marabou stork swagger proudly across the savannah, rejoicing in their ugliness - and delighting their babies, who think they're perfect just the way they are. Inspired by the real-life Ugly Five safari animals, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's brand-new picture book is a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved. The funny, heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud, while bold, comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly to life. 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. 307034 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
157 Autobiography of Charles Darwin (The Thinker's Library, No. 7)
Darwin, Charles Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1937 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback. No dust jacket. Original brown boards. Third impression in this Thinker's Library edition. The boards are rubbed at the edges and there are some very pale marks to the edges of the boards. A little light foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. Binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. pp. iv, 154. 308895 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
172 Room
Donoghue, Emma Picador 2010 0330519018 / 9780330519014 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression in second state (shortlisted for the Man Booker) dust jacket. In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. vii, 321. 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. 308305 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
158 Lady with a Lamp: The Story of Florence Nightingale
Davey, Cyril Lutterworth Press 1958 Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 3rd impression. Original green boards; a few small faded patches to the spine. A brief gift inscription written at the top edge of the front endpaper. Some foxing to the endpapers and a little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Pages are otherwise clean and binding firm. Colour frontispiece illustration. pp. 96. The dust jacket has a ring stain to the front cover (not very visible from the front but clearly marked to the underside of the dust jacket). The jacket is worn and torn at the spine and edges, with rubs and some creasing. Front flap not 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 306992 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
173 Hungry Hill
Du Maurier, Daphne Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1951 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Red boards. 5/- Cheap Edition; 5th impression, January 1951. First published May 1943. The binding is firm but pages have significantly browned at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 328. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket has some marks, discolouration, and some foxing. A couple of short tears to the dust jacket edges. 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. 307229 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
159 An Easy Outline of Astronomy (The Thinker's Library, No. 95)
Davidson, The Rev. Dr. Martin Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1947 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red boards. Third impression (slightly revised). Small pocket-sized volume. A few foxing spots to page margins. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 108pp. The dust jacket has some tears and creases and the front flap is 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. 105233 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
174 Hungry Hill
Du Maurier, Daphne Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1948 Hardcover Good Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards with gilt titles to the spine. The boards are very slightly faded at the spine ends. Previous owner's signature and date (1948) on the front pastedown. Some light foxing. Pages are significantly browned, particularly at the edges. A small dark stain to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The binding is nice and firm. First Cheap Edition 5/- and second impression; was first published in May 1943 and this second impression is dated January 1948. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket has several tears, including a long one to the spine, and some minor creasing and some small chips / loss to the edges. pp. 328. 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 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. 307928 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
160 The Storm Whale Collection - The Storm Whale, and The Storm Whale in Winter [2 Books in a presentation slipcase]
Davies, Benji Simon and Schuster London 2016 1471161722 / 9781471161728 First Edition Thus Hardcover New Slipcase New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New - two hardback books in a slipcase. The Storm Whale and The Storm Whale in Winter, with a special edition print which is inside the back cover of The Storm Whale in Winter. First impression thus (this slipcase edition). Would make a lovely gift. The Storm Whale is a poignant and moving tale about making new friends and learning that sometimes we have to let the things we love go. Winner of the 2014 inaugural Oscar's First Book Prize in association with The Evening Standard. Noi's story continues in The Storm Whale in Winter...A magical and touching story about a lasting friendship. A truly beautiful work packing a real emotional punch. 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. 306262 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
175 The King's General
Du Maurier, Daphne Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1957 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 10th impression (reissued in library format). Original maroon red boards. Minor bruising to spine ends and corners. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Pages have tanned / browned but are not as brown and brittle as some Gollancz titles of this age. pp. 298. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket has some foxing, some minor marks, rubs, short tears and small chips to the edges. Dust jacket spine dull / darkened. Front flap not 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 308029 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
161 Everybody's Dog Book
Dawson, Major A. J. W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd London 1925 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th impression. Original blue boards with red titles to the spine. Spine ends are rubbed with short nicks to the cloth. Foredges and bottom edge untrimmed / rough cut. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. In nice clean condition inside. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm. pp. ix, 293, plates. 104258 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
176 Not By Bread Alone
Dudintsev, Vladimir ; translated from the Russian by Dr Edith Bone Hutchinson London 1958 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th impression. Original black boards. Some pale marks to the boards. Previous owner's signature at the top edge of the front endpaper. Foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Binding firm but a slight forwards lean to the spine. pp. vii, 447. The dust jacket is worn and torn with several tears to the spine, rubs and small chips to the edges. Front flap not 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. 105600 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
162 Peacock Pie, A book of rhymes
De La Mare, Walter ; with drawings by Edward Ardizzone Faber and Faber Limited London 1946 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original yellow boards; slightly discoloured / tanned at the edges. Some very light foxing spots to prelims. Text pages are all bright and clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. First impression of this Edward Ardizzone illustrated edition. pp. 107. The dust jacket has browned / discoloured, particularly at the spine and edges. A small pink stain to the bottom edge of the front cover. A few tears to the dust jacket edges, most had been repaired to the underside by a previous owner, with a yellow brittle tape, which has now been removed - staining from the old sellotape remains. The edges are also generally rubbed, with small chips and some creasing. 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. 106723 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
177 The Donkey Rustlers
Durrell, Gerald ; illustrated by Anne Mieke van Ogtrop Collins St. James's Place, London 1969 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall van Ogtrop, Anne Mieke 
Hardback with dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original green boards. Slight bruising to the bottom edge of the boards and spine ends. Top corners slightly bumped. Previous owner's names and date written in ink at the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages bright and clean throughout. The dust jacket has some bubbling to its laminate surface, light rubs to the edges and a long flattened crease to the front flap. pp. 144. 309445 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
163 Reuben, Reuben
De Vries, Peter Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1964 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression before publication. Red cloth. Distinctive Gollancz yellow dust jacket. The dust jacket is greyed. DJ complete with (also greyed) wraparound reading 'Second impression ordered immediately'. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. In lovely clean condition inside. Not price clipped. 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). 435pp. 302721 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
178 Reflections on a Marine Venus
Durrell, Lawrence Faber and Faber London 1959 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 3rd impression. Original green cloth. In excellent, clean and tight, very near fine condition. Top edge tinted blue and this has slightly faded. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has a few light rubs to the edges and is slightly faded at the spine. Overall a super copy. pp. 198. 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). 309409 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
164 Blighty: British Society in the Era of the Great War.
DeGroot, Gerard J. Longman 1998 0582061377 / 9780582061378 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Second hand paperback in very good clean condition. Minor signs of use. No names, inscriptions or other marks. No spine creases. 357pp. 302329 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
179 East Coker
Eliot, T. S. Faber and Faber London 1941 Soft cover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet, with wraps. Fifth impression. Staples rusted at the centrefold, with some surrounding marks, but binding secure. Previous owner's bookplate on the half-title page, with Oxford and date written neatly. Wraps are marked and discoloured. There is a light brown water-type stain to the bottom edge of the front cover. A smaller light brown stain to the top edge of the front cover. A few black ink marks to the back cover and general grubby marks. The covers are rubbed at the edges, with some short splits to the spine. News cuttings loosely enclosed have browned the pages just inside the back cover. pp. 15 307572 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
165 The Dante Trap
Delalande, Arnaud ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 2007 0297852027 / 9780297852025 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Clean, tight and unmarked. Very slight bruising to the boards and dust jacket at the base of the spine and a slight bruise to the bottom corner of the back cover. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. Top outer closed textblock edge ever so slightly tanned / darkened. 345pp. First impression of first UK edition. 306656 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
180 The Dry Salvages
Eliot, T. S. Faber and Faber London 1941 Soft cover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet, with wraps. Second impression. Staples rusted at the centrefold but binding secure. Previous owner's bookplate on the half-title page, with London and date written neatly. Wraps are torn nearly the whole length of the spine, faded and chipped at the edges, with a couple of small brown stains to the bottom edge of the front cover. pp. 15. 307570 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
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