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271 Me and my Pussies Told by Me
Appleton, Honor C. (writing and pictures by) Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd [1924] 1924 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial-paper-covered boards. Cream cloth spine. One thin biro pen line c. 7cm long across the rear board. Small mark on the spine. Small rubs to a couple of corners. Inside an exceptionally clean copy of this scarce Honor Appleton book. Opens onto the title page. It is possible that it may have had a preliminary page, but if it did have then it's been neatly removed. I cannot be sure as I do not have a comparison copy. Interior binding staples have rusted. Binding nice and tight and pages clean, excepting some very minor foxing and a grey thumb mark in the bottom margin of page 3. 3 colour plates. 31pp. 302794 
Price: 110.00 GBP

 
286 Tim to the Rescue
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2005 1845074580 / 9781845074586 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In very good condition; appears unread but there is a small grubby mark to the bottom margin edge of two pages. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. First published in 1949; this is the 2005 reissue. 309107 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
272 The Brain is Wider than the Sky : Why Simple Solutions Don't Work in a Complex World
Appleyard, Bryan Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2011 0297860305 / 9780297860303 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Excellent fine, as new condition. Hardback. RRP. 20.00. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 280pp. 301265 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
287 Tim to the Rescue
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2015 1847806309 / 9781847806307 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. No dust jacket, as published. RRP 12.99. Bored with his schoolwork, Tim is longing to be at sea again when who should appear but his old friend, Captain FcFee! On board ship, Tim befriends Ginger, the first ship's boy. When mischievous Ginger gets into trouble, Tim must use all of his resourcefulness to come to the rescue. 306862 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
273 82 Distinctive Houses from Architectural Record
Architectural Record F. W. Dodge Corporation USA 1952 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 3rd impression. Publisher's original brown boards, with titles in yellow. Boards are bruised at the spine ends and lightly rubbed at the corners. There is a small light brown stain to the outer closed textblock foredge. Otherwise very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and plans. pp. 442. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book 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. 307782 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
288 Birthday Greetings Telegram GPO
Ardizzone, Edward (illustrated by) GPO 1970 No Binding Very Good Greeting Card 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Folded card GPO telegram. Printed illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. The centrefold is slightly off square. In very good, clean condition but no envelope. Telegram message printed and pasted inside. Date stamp on the back cover (8 April 1970). A lovely collector's item. 211 x 186mm. 308945 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
274 Aunt Bell
Arden, Henley I. Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd [c. 1920] 1920 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial blue cloth. Hardback without dust jacket. Some foxing throughout. Bumps and rubs to the cloth at the spine ends. A slight forwards lean to the spine. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1922). Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1920. Black and white frontispiece and three further illustrations. 176pp. 105763 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
289 Ardizzone's English Fairy Tales: Twelve Classic Tales
Ardizzone, Edward (selected and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone from the collection of Joseph Jacobs) Andre Deutsch London 1980 0233973060 / 9780233973067 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Original plain blue cloth boards; pictorial dust jacket. A super copy. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. In this lovely book 12 traditional English fairy tales are beautifully illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. pp. 78. 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. 106070 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
275 Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2005 1845074564 / 9781845074562 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, clean and tight, very near fine condition. In the first title of the beloved Little Tim series, a small boy wants to be a sailor, but his parents say he is much too young. Tim grabs the chance to stow away on a steamer, but little does he expect the hard work, stormy sea and sinking ship to come! Slim 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 it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309106 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
290 Ardizzone's English Fairy Tales: Twelve Classic Tales
Ardizzone, Edward (selected and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone from the collection of Joseph Jacobs) Andre Deutsch London 1980 0233973060 / 9780233973067 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Original plain blue cloth boards; pictorial dust jacket. A super copy but the book has a slight musty odour and there is some very light foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. In this lovely book 12 traditional English fairy tales are beautifully illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. pp. 78. 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. 106075 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
276 Ship's Cook Ginger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2007 1845075749 / 9781845075743 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 11th and final title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. When the crew of the Claribel fall sick, the second mate takes charge. He orders Tim to steer east - but Tim knows that this will lead the ship on to deadly rocks! The second mate, who is a terrible bully, refuses to listen. What can Tim do to save the ship? First published in 1977; this is a 2007 reissue. 309099 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
291 Sketches For Friends
Ardizzone, Edward ; chosen and introduced by Judy Taylor John Murray London 2000 0719557305 / 9780719557309 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. In very good, clean condition. A minor binding fault - The front pastedown was poorly glued at manufacture, resulting to the front endpaper and half-title pages being slightly too short and opening on the angle when you open the book; though they sit square with the textblock when the book is closed. A minor fault. Otherwise VG. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Front dust jacket flap not price clipped. pp. 128. 106724 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
277 The Young Ardizzone: An Autobiographical Fragment
Ardizzone, Edward Studio Vista Limited London 1970 0289797721 / 9780289797723 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. A number written in tiny, neat writing (in ink) at the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages are clean. Original green boards. The boards are lightly bruised at the edges. The dust jacket is also lightly bruised at the edges, and has a short tear to the bottom edge of the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. Some light foxing to top outer closed textblock page edge; no other foxing to page edges or pages. pp. 144. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 308997 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
292 There Was No Yesterday
Arey, John Stuart Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1944 Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original green cloth binding. Slightly bumped corners. Lacks dust jacket. Second reprint; first published November 1943. The binding is firm and pages in clean condition. 208pp. 051803 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
278 Tim All Alone
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075463 / 9781845075460 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition; just a few very light little bruises to the edges of the boards and jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 6th in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Tim arrives home after a long holiday to find his parents have vanished. He is determined to search the whole wide world, if necessary, to find them... Many people offer to help Tim, but sometimes their help is the last thing he needs! First published in 1957; this is a 2006 reissue. 307235 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
293 Bunnikin - Brighteyes The Indian
Aris, Ernest (written and illustrated by) Gale & Polden Ltd [1916] London 1916 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial-paper-covered boards. Flexible boards. Date of publication not stated, but is 1916. Stapled binding - 2 staples in the spine. The staples have rusted, with corresponding rust marks around the outsides of the staples and the centre pages are slightly loosening. Some foxing and occasional thumbing marks to the pages. Some pages and illustrations have a c. half centimeter pale water-type mark to the bottom edge. The colour illustrations are otherwise in nice clean condition. A gift inscription inside the front cover reads, 'Joyce, with best love from Daddy, Xmas 1917'. No other writing inside. The boards are generally rubbed and creased. Overall, a fairly good example of this charming and scarce Ernest Aris title. 302793 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
 
279 Tim All Alone
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075463 / 9781845075460 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 6th in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Tim arrives home after a long holiday to find his parents have vanished. He is determined to search the whole wide world, if necessary, to find them... Many people offer to help Tim, but sometimes their help is the last thing he needs! First published in 1957; this is a 2006 reissue. 309101 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
294 The Tale of Little Brown Mouse (The Brambledown Tales)
Aris, Ernest A. Ward, Lock & Co. Limited London and Melbourne 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Red cloth spine with plain rear board and pictorial paper front board. Back cover very clean; some light marks and rubs to the front cover and the spine is slightly faded, with minor bruising at the head and tail of the spine. There is a brief gift inscription written on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Pages are bright and clean. pp. 32. 308739 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
280 Tim and Charlotte
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075455 / 9781845075453 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. 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. Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. You'd think that would make her happy, but it doesn't. She wants to play with some real friends and you can't have better friends than Tim and Ginger when they're bound for adventure - and trouble! First published in 1952; this is a first impression of the 2006 Frances Lincoln edition. 309102 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
295 The Frogs
Aristophanes (Translated By Gilbert Murray) George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London 1946 Tenth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards; lightly bumped at the head of the spine.Translated into English rhyming verse. Edges bumped, spine slant, otherwise a nice clean copy. Pages age-toned. No inscriptions. DJ chipped to extremeties, but not price clipped and now protected inside a removable plastic sleeve. 136pp. 10th impression, 30th thousand. 006713 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
281 Tim and Charlotte
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010373 / 9780439010375 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition; just one small flattened crease to the rear dust jacket flap. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. 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. Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. You'd think that would make her happy, but it doesn't. She wants to play with some real friends and you can't have better friends than Tim and Ginger when they're bound for adventure - and trouble! First published in 1952; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106065 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
296 Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton J. G. Parker London 1848 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bound in quarter cloth, worn and marked, with plain paper covered boards - worn, rubbed and creasing to the bottom corner of the rear board. Not an attractive binding but it is sound and firm. Paper spine label darkened and barely readable. Inside is pretty clean. There is some light foxing. Previous ownership details written on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed. Text is Ancient Greek with notes and introduction in Latin. pp. ix, [7], 595 + 4 pages of publisher's list of titles. 103551 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
282 Tim and Ginger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075617 / 9781845075613 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. First published in 1949; this is a 2006 reissue. 309104 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
297 The Knights of Aristophanes
Aristophanes; Edited By Robert Alexander Neil Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1909 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback. Original red cloth. The boards are a little dull / darkened and have minor rubs to the edges. Very small black ink stain to the bottom corner of the rear board. There are EXTENSIVE NOTES written throughout the text, in pencil. Three previous owner's names and addresses written on the front pastedown and endpaper. The binding is firm; still a quite acceptable reading / reference copy. A long flattened crease to the rear endpaper. pp. xiv, 229. Reprint; was first published in 1901. 040900 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
283 Tim and Lucy Go to Sea
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2005 1845074572 / 9781845074579 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. First published in 1958; this is a 2005 reissue. 309103 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
298 Warwickshire Hearth Tax Returns: Michaelmas 1670, with Coventry Lady Day 1666
Arkell, Tom (edited by) ; with Nat Alcock The Dugdale Society Stratford-upon-Avon 2010 0852200919 / 9780852200919 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. xiv, 566. 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. 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). 309347 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
284 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075447 / 9781845075446 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. 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. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a 2006 reissue. 309105 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
299 The Picture of Cricket [King Penguin 73]
Arlott, John Penguin Books | King Penguin 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Printed pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The binding is nice and firm. Boards are clean. A few minor foxing spots to the dust jacket. Some foxing to endpapers and pastedowns, and lightly to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the head of the spine and has a couple of short nicks to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 32, plates. 106763 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
285 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010403 / 9780439010405 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. 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. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106066 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
300 Forging Ahead: A History of Tooley's Boatyard
Armitage, Matthew Windlass Publishing Limited 2018 0957015186 / 9780957015180 Soft Cover New Book 8vo - over 7 
New soft back. RRP 11.99. Forging Ahead is a fascinating look at Tooley's Historic Boatyard in Banbury. This almost hidden jewel in the north Oxfordshire market town has been a well known feature of the Oxford Canal for the past 240 years. The author, Matthew Armitage, has been the director of the business for the past 16 years. Using archive material as well as his own intimate knowledge of the site, he described the yard's tumultuous and challenging past. With a wealth of illustrations and first-hand accounts of the Tooleys themselves, Forging Ahead will be of great interest to historians and waterways enthusiasts alike. pp. 138. BK0018 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
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