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211 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

 
226 In Dame Nature's School, or Mother Nature's Magic
Sedgwick, S. N. The Epworth Press London 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original green boards with black titles. Spine slightly faded. The cloth is slightly wrinkled at the spine and boards lightly bruised at spine ends. Some quite heavy foxing to prelims. Lighter scattered foxing throughout and to outer closed textblock page edges. There is a grubby brown mark in the margin of p. 48. Black and white plates throughout, plus colour frontis. illustration. Binding firm. 239pp. 053908 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
212 Griffith John: Founder of the Hankow Mission Central China
Robson, William S. W. Partridge & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] Paternoster Row, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red decorative cloth; art nouveau style design to the spine. Publication date not stated but is c. 1910. Pages are very brown, due to acidic, poor quality, paper used for manufacture. There are a couple of white paint marks to the boards and the boards are bowed. Inner hinges are very good. No names or inscriptions. pp. 176, 32 (publisher's lists). 19.3cm. 308869 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
227 The Tree and its World (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Showell, Romola ; illustrated by Sean Milne and Frank Humphris Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721404030 / 9780721404035 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 24p on the back cover. Very slight bumps to spine ends and slight discolouration to the white parts of the cover. In lovely clean and tight condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The Tree is the 22nd of 23 titles listed on the back cover. 51pp. 103557 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
213 James Chalmers: Missionary and Explorer of Rarotonga and New Guinea
Robson, William S. W. Partridge & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] Paternoster Row, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red decorative cloth; art nouveau style design to the spine. Publication date not stated but is c. 1910. Pages are very brown, due to acidic, poor quality, paper used for manufacture. Boards are lightly bruised at spine ends and have some minor greyish marks. Small presentation bookplate applied badly (at an angle) on the front endpaper. Inner hinges are very good. pp. 176, 32 (publisher's lists). 19.3cm. 308873 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
228 Learning about Insects and Small Animals, A Ladybird Natural History Book (Ladybird, Series 651)
Showell, Romola ; with illustrations by Ronald Lampitt Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1972 0721403204 / 9780721403205 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. Printed ISBN and price of 15p net on the rear board. Tally of over 330 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the rear board, together with a list of titles of which this is the last one of 5 listed. There are some very small blue ink spots to the front board and a small ink spot to the edge of the rear board. Previous owner's name and date written on the front endpaper. The book is otherwise in very good, clean condition. Binding tight. No marks of handling creases to pages. 51pp. 305276 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
214 The Lion Book of 1000 Prayers for Children
Rock, Lois (written and compiled by) Lion Children's Books 2010 0745962319 / 9780745962313 Hard Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New hardback. With prayers from the Bible, traditional sources, modern anthologies and others written specially for this collection, the prayers touch on all aspects of life: friends and family; festivals and special occasions; home and school; the world; for good times and bad times; for health, sickness and bereavement; for peace and the future; and for our relationship with God. The prayers are numbered and carefully indexed to make them easy to browse and look-up, meaning that the user can make the perfect choice for any occasion. 058123 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
229 The Story of Oil, A Ladybird Achievements' Book (Ladybird Book, Series 601)
Siddle, W. D. ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1968 0721401414 / 9780721401416 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A slightly later printing from c. 1970. Some pale staining to the top edge of the front board and in the middle of the front board. A few other light marks to the boards. Some light rubs to the spine and bruising to the spine ends. Just inside the front cover is a small tipped in piece of paper with the book's title typewritten. There are just a few light foxing spots to the endpapers. The very top edge of the pages to the last half of the book have a small brown stain. Front endpaper has an erased pencil price mark at the top corner; imprint of the price remains. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p crossed out by printer and round Ladybird revised price of 15p printed on the back cover. Tally of over 280 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover and list of titles in the series ends with No. 15 The Story of Printing. 105488 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
215 Birds and Their Lives (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 48)
Ross, Alison ; illustrations by Ian Willis Basil Blackwell Oxford 1970 0631068406 / 9780631068402 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Willis, Ian 
A nice copy in very good, clean condition. First edition. Pale orange boards. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is clean and bright; not price clipped. 62pp. Similiar in style to Ladybird books but slightly larger size. 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. 040783 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
230 The Story of Oil, A Ladybird Achievements' Book (Ladybird Book, Series 601)
Siddle, W. D. ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1968 0721401414 / 9780721401416 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1978. The boards are nice and clean; just ever so slightly discoloured at the spine and edges. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the rear board, plus list of titles down to No. 26 in this series, The story of the Bicycle. Previous owner's name written neatly in pen at the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean and fresh. A nice clean copy. pp. 51. 106682 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
216 Dragons and Monsters (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 71)
Ross, Alison ; illustrations by Phoebe Somers Basil Blackwell Oxford 1974 063113140x / 9780631131403 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037997 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
231 Prehistoric Animals and Fossils (Ladybird, Series 651)
Smith, Michael ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd [c.1974] Loughborough 1974 072140359x / 9780721403595 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Possibly a first edition. First published in 1974, this particularly copy is c. 1974-1978. Printed ISBN and price of 24p on the back cover. No tally of other titles. List of titles in this series on the back cover, of which this is the last of 6 listed. Faded marker or felt pen number 1 written in the top corner of the back cover. Very light rubs to spine and corners. Spine is in good condition. Inside, the pages are clean and free from creases but there are few stamps saying 'Wednesfield High School' - three inside the front covers, one on the rear endpaper and one on the penultimate page. 52pp. 305277 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
217 H2O
Rossotti, Hazel Oxford University Press 1970 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Pugh, Margaret 
1st edition. A tidy copy. No names or inscriptions. An introduction to physics and chemistry for the young scientist. Unclipped dust jacket. 95pp. 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. 300357 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
232 Peter the Great
Stanley, Diane Four Winds Press 1986 0027867900 / 9780027867909 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The story of Peter the Great as a short illustrated book; ideal for children. Some very light edgewear but overall both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 32pp. 303656 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
218 A Walk in Paris
Rubbino, Salvatore Walker Books 2014 1406341525 / 9781406341522 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. First impression. RRP 12.99. Paris - the most beautiful city in the world! The most romantic! It's the perfect place for a girl and her grandad to spend the day. Join them as they explore Paris's iconic landmarks and experience its culture and style first-hand: visit a traditional street market, climb to the top of Notre-Dame, wander through the Tuileries Gardens and gaze up at the Eiffel Tower. Salvatore Rubbino's friendly text and fresh, lively illustrations beautifully capture the delight of a young visitor experiencing the wonders of Paris - the City of Lights! 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. 058036 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
233 The Stream (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Stanton, Harold ; with illustrations by David Palmer and photography by John Moyes Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1976 072140443x / 9780721404431 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 24p on the back cover. The Stream is the last of 27 titles listed on the back cover. Probably a first edition. Minor rubs to spine edges. More significant rubs, with short nicks, to spine ends. Some discolouration / darkening to the white parts of the covers. No names or inscriptions. There is a light brown grubby mark in the margin of p.22. Pages are otherwise clean. 51pp. 103561 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
219 Customs and Traditions (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 66)
Sabin, Joan ; illustrations by Francis Marshall Basil Blackwell Oxford 1976 0631131108 / 9780631131106 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037919 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
234 British Wild Flowers (Ladybird Book, Series 727: Conservation)
Stanton, Harry (written and photographed by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1979 072140491x / 9780721404912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial matt boards. There is a very slight (barely perceptible) bend to the boards and light rubs to the cover and spine edges. Rubs to the head and tail of the spine. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 51pp. First edition. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 30p on the back cover. List of titles in the series on the back cover ends with this one, British Wild Flowers. 306444 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
220 Customs and Traditions (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 66)
Sabin, Joan ; illustrations by Francis Marshall Basil Blackwell Oxford 1976 0631131108 / 9780631131106 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Reprint; first published in 1973. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 035249 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
235 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

 
 
221 Labour, Mart and Money: An Economic and Industrial History of England
Saunders, H. W. W. & A. K. Johnston, Limited Edinburgh and London 1940 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
School history textbook 1940. Original cloth. The boards are partially faded and have some foxing spots. No previous owner's names or inscriptions inside. Binding firm and pages clean, excepting some light occasional foxing spots. 226pp. 304971 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
236 How to Make Puppets (Ladybird Books, Series 633).
Stockwell, Alan and Brenda ; photographs by Tim Clark Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721405126 / 9780721405124 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial matt boards. ISBN and printed price of 40p on the back cover. No barcode. In excellent, unmarked, barely used condition. Slight bumps to the spine ends and a few very light rubs to the boards. 53pp. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 102680 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
222 Country Scrap-Book for Boys and Girls
Saville, Malcolm Gramol Publications, Ltd London and Chesham 1945 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering. Lightly bumped at the edges. Previous owner's name and date on the reverse of the front endpaper. First published in 1944, this is the second (enlarged) edition of 1945. Foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is generally greyed / lightly marked and has some tears and some loss at the spine ends and corners. DJ unclipped. 144pp. 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. 304346 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
237 How to Make Puppets (Ladybird Books, Series 633).
Stockwell, Alan and Brenda ; photographs by Tim Clark Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721405126 / 9780721405124 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. ISBN and printed price of 60p on the back cover. No barcode. In excellent, unmarked, tight, barely used condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slight bumps to the spine ends and a few very light rubs to the boards. 53pp. 304354 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
223 Looking into the Middle Ages, A Pop-Up Book
Scarry, Huck Hodder and Stoughton 1984 034036095x / 9780340360958 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pop up book in excellent condition. All pop-ups are in near new condition. Glazed pictorial boards. There's some light foxing to some of the pages but due to the thickness of the card and the colour of the pages it is barely noticeable. The great heritage of the Middle Ages literally leaps of the pages of this colourful book. 103093 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
238 Easy-to-make Puppets (A Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Stockwell, Alan and Brenda ; with illustrations by Eric Winter Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1973 0721403492 / 9780721403496 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. The boards are bright and clean. Tiny dent to the bottom edge of the back cover. Binding tight. Pages bright and clean. No names or inscriptions. No handling creases to pages. Just a couple of small foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edge (barely noticeable). 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 18p on the back cover. Tally of over 320 Ladybird titles available mentioned on the back cover and this is the last title of 12 listed on the back cover. 105224 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
224 The Eagle in the Mountains (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Scott, Jim (text by) Belitha Press 1989 0947553614 / 9780947553616 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new but with a small dent in the spine edge of the front cover. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308015 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
239 A Child's Book of Rocks and Jewels (All About Books for Young People Series)
Swenson, Valerie Publicity Products | Purnell and Sons by arrangement with Maxton Publishers London 1955 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Rubs to cover edges, small tears to the head and foot of the spine. Laminated pictorial boards. The binding is sound and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim unpaginated children's book. 042735 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
225 A Ladybird Book About Coarse Fishing (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Scott, N. ; with illustrations by B. H. Robinson Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1969 0721402437 / 9780721402437 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A first edition or 1969 reprint - same year as the first edition. Boards are clean but with a few little foxing spots to the spine and a small light mark to the back cover. Printed ISBN on the back cover and dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p with a printed strikethrough and Ladybird printed revised price of 15p in a circle. 6 titles listed on the back cover, of which this is no. 5 and the last title is Tricks and Magic (also published in 1969). There is a small brown mark on the title page which affects the two pages either side. Other pages all clean. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm and no creasing to the pages. A nice copy. 305723 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
240 A Brave Boy (The A.L. Series. Real Stories. No. R1).
Tapsell, Florence A. E. J. Arnold & Son Ltd, Educational Publishers Leeds and Glasgow Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not known. Children's early reader, with large print, clear language and line illustrations. 32pp. In VG clean condition throughout. Unmarked. Slim stapled booklet, rusted staples. 7th edition. 301851 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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