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271 Spy Pups: Circus Act [SIGNED COPY]
Cope, Andrew Puffin Books 2010 0141345489 / 9780141345482 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author at an event we held locally. Signed in biro on the dedication page. New but not pristine - there is a small dent and crease to the bottom edge of the back cover and a small rub at the top of the spine. 304943 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
286 More William
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1955 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
37th impression. Red boards. Previous owner's brief name and address stamp on the f.e.p. Pages tanned. Contents clean. Binding firm. The dust jacket is edgeworn - with rubs, chips, tears and creases; small loss at corners and spine ends. 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). 252pp. 302674 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
272 Spy Pups: Survival Camp [SIGNED COPY]
Cope, Andrew Puffin Books 2012 0141345500 / 9780141345505 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author at an event we held locally. Signed in biro just inside the front cover. New but not pristine - there is a small flattened crease to the top corner of the title page. 304944 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
287 Still - William
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1957 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
27th impression. 1st published 1925. Red boards. Previous owner's brief name and address stamp on the f.e.p. Pages browned. 252pp. Dust jacket has a darkened spine, greyed back cover and edgewear - rubs, chips and nicks. Remnants of two old small sellotape repairs to the DJ. Not price clipped [7/6 net cheap edition]. 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). 302672 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
273 Spy Pups: Treasure Quest [SIGNED COPY]
Cope, Andrew Puffin Books 2009 0141326034 / 9780141326030 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author at an event we held locally. Signed in biro on the dedication page. New but not pristine - there is a small bump to the bottom corner of the front cover. 304945 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
288 William - The Showman
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes, Limited 1937 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Second impression, November 1937; was first published July 1937. Original red boards with black titles to the spine. A good solid copy. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. However, there is a forwards lean to the spine, rubs to boards at spine ends and corners, the spine is faded and there are some minor marks to the boards. A brief gift inscription written on the front pastedown. A few light handling marks to pages (not many) and some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges, with occasional spots to pages. pp. 253. 308465 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
274 Davey's Kingdom
Cornish, F. L. Victory Press Eastbourne 1976 0854762558 / 9780854762552 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
VG clean tight hardback and DJ. There is a prize presentation bookplate on the half-title page (partially removed) and the spine of the dust jacket is slightly faded. Otherwise near fine. Not price clipped - original price of 80p on front flap. 'Willow' series No. 1. 87pp. Children's story. 101194 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
289 William - The Bad
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes, Limited London 1932 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original red boards. Boards are in fair to good condition; contents good. The boards are dull, generally darkened overall, but faded at the spine and they are rubbed at the edges, with a small stain to the front board. Bumps to the corners. The binding is quite firm. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and to outer closed textblock page edges. A few minor grubby handling marks to pages. First published in 1930; this is the 4th impression (October 1932). pp. 256. A forwards lean to the spine. 106061 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
275 Vuples: An English Fox
Cory, Harper ; illustrated by W. Neave Parker Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1940 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Parker, W. Neave 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original red boards. The boards are very slightly faded at the spine but otherwise nice and clean. The binding is firm. A gift inscription written in ink at the top edge of the front endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers, pastedowns, prelims and quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 88 + 8 pages of publisher's adverts for other titles. 309273 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
290 William - The Bad
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1930 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback. No dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original red boards. Fair to good condition. The boards are discoloured and have a number of marks. Boards are bruised at the edges. The binding is firm and inner hinges are good. Foxing to prelims and to page edges. Some scattered foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 256. This 2nd impression was also the First Cheap Edition. 107073 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
276 Tasseltip Buys a Present (Ladybird Book, Series 497)
Cotton, Sarah ; illustrations by Ernest A. Aris and Roy Smith (based on the original characters created by Dorothy Richards) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721404189 / 9780721404189 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial cover. ISBN and 24p net printed on the back cover. Inside, the pages are in nice, clean and tight condition. No handling wear. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean and free from creases. There is a faint impression from an old pencilled price on the front endpaper. Pictorial endpapers. 51pp. 103508 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
291 William - The Gangster
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1951 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback. Lacks dust jacket. Original red boards. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 252. Boards have a few light marks and there is a slight forwards lean to the spine. 17th impression. 107074 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
277 Tasseltip Saves the Day (Ladybird Book, Series 497)
Cotton, Sarah ; illustrations by Ernest A. Aris and Roy Smith (based on the original characters created by Dorothy Richards) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721404197 / 9780721404196 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial covers. Base of spine bumped. ISBN and 30p net printed on the back cover. Inside, the pages are in nice, clean and tight condition. No handling wear. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean and free from creases. There is a faint impression from an old pencilled price on the front endpaper. Pictorial endpapers. 51pp. 103507 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
292 William - The Good
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1928 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback. Lacks dust jacket. Undated first edition (publication date not stated inside); 1928. The front endpaper has been removed. A pencil inscription takes up the whole of the half-title page. Some foxing and some grubby marks to pages. Very heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Red boards are discoloured, marked and rubbed and there is a forwards lean to the spine. The binding is quite firm. pp. 251. A FAIR copy only of this first edition. 107075 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
278 How to Train Your Dragon: The Ultimate Edition (Includes the complete set of 48 collector cards)
Cowell, Cressida Hodder Children's Books London 2018 1444944355 / 9781444944358 First Thus Hard Cover New Book 4to - over 9 
New hardback. RRP 20.00. WELCOME TO THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL ... now a beautiful hardback with colour illustrations and all 48 collector cards. This gift book is a must-have for all How to Train Your Dragon fans. 251 x 217 x 25 (mm). BK0020 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
293 William - The Pirate
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited 1958 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
19th impression. Red boards. Pages browned. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn, with rubs, chips, tears and creases and two sections of loss at the spine ends. 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). 252pp. 302673 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
279 The Bonny Book of Josephine: comprising Josephine, John, and the Puppy; Josephine's Birthday; Josephine Keeps School
Cradock, Mrs H. D. ; with illustrations by Honor C. Appleton Blackie and Son Limited 1926 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Appleton, Honor C. 
Hardback. Pictorial cloth. The cream boards have general light grey marks - both boards and spine. The cloth is rubbed at the spine ends, with a short split in the cloth at the head of the spine. The binding is firm. Prize bookplate (dated 1938) on the front endpaper. The book itself doesn't have a publication date printed but is believed to be c. 1926. Delightful Honor C. Appleton illustrations. The plates are overall in very good, clean condition - one plate has a short tear to the foredge margin. There are a few minor grubby handling marks to page margins (literally just a few). Overall a good copy of this scarce anthology. 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. 309342 
Price: 100.00 GBP

 
294 William - The Rebel
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1958 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 17th impression. 1st published 1933. Red boards. Pages browned, with just a couple of short nicks to page edges and one page has a long flattened crease to the top corner. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with short nicks and minor creasing. Not price clipped [7/6 net cheap edition]. 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). 252pp. 308210 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
280 The Castle Corona
Creech, Sharon Bloomsbury London 2007 0747588546 / 9780747588542 First Edition Hard Cover New New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New. Hardback. RRP. 12.99. First impression UK edition. 304pp. 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. 052903 
Price: 7.79 GBP

 
295 William - The Rebel
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1958 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
17th impression. 1st published 1933. Red boards. Pages browned. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn, with a tear and creases to the front cover and more minor rubs and chips to the edges. Not price clipped [7/6 net cheap edition]. 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). 252pp. 302664 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
281 The Great Unexpected
Creech, Sharon Andersen Press 2012 1849390924 / 9781849390927 First UK Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. First impression of this first UK edition. 222pp. In the little town of Blackbird Tree a series of curious events unfold when Naomi and Lizzie, two spirited orphan girls, meet the strangely charming new boy, Finn. Three locked trunks, the mysterious Dingle Dangle man, a pair of rooks, a crooked bridge, and that boy change their lives for ever. As the story alternates between their small town and across-the-ocean Ireland, two worlds are woven together, revealing that hearts can be mended and that there is indeed a gossamer thread that connects us all. 058063 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
296 Born of the Sun
Cross, Gillian Oxford University Press 1983 0192714759 / 9780192714756 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original maroon boards. Bruised at spine ends and a couple of corners bumped. No names or inscriptions. Faint imprints from old pencil price marks on front endpaper. Pages clean and binding firm. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with chips to the paper surface at the spine and corners. DJ not price clipped. 229pp. 305625 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
282 The Ministry of Holda: Leaves from God's Story Book in Nature
Cresswell, Clarice M. A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd. London 1915 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Taylor, W. J. (illustrated by) 
Hardback. Original decorative cloth. Titles to the spine are dulled. Board edges rubbed. There are some black marks to the front board. Previous owner's name in pen on the front endpaper and imprints from other erased names. Heavy foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and first and last few pages. Other pages are darkened / tanned. With 8 colour plates by W. J. Taylor. pp. viii, 147. 021875 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
297 At the Crossing-Places [Arthur Trilogy]
Crossley-Holland, Kevin Orion Children's Books London 2001 1858813980 / 9781858813981 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges. Otherwise in VG condition. Binding tight; appears unread / barely read. No names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped [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. 367pp. 103004 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
283 The Return of the Psammead
Cresswell, Helen ; illustrated by John Holder BBC Books London 1992 0563363673 / 9780563363675 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The sequel to E. Nesbit's clasic book, Five Children and It. Original brown boards. Lightly bruised spine ends. There are some foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge and just a couple of spots to the other edges. Otherwise in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Binding firm. 240pp. A flattened crease to the rear flap of the dust jacket. 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. 305662 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
298 Gatty's Tale
Crossley-Holland, Kevin Orion Children's Books London 2006 1842552732 / 9781842552735 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In VG condition. Binding tight; appears unread / barely read. No names, inscriptions. DJ not price clipped [12.99]. 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. 388pp. 103007 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
284 William - the Hero
Crompton, Richmal Collins 1972 0001620061 / 9780001620063 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. New edition. In good clean condition. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Boards are bruised at the spine ends. A brief gift inscription written at the top edge of the front endpaper. Top edge tinted red - has a few small splash marks. Small biro mark to the outer closed textblock foredge. pp. 158. The flap of the dust jacket are discoloured / darkened, there is an approx. one inch tear to the top edge of the back cover, and there are some light creases to the dust jacket edges. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 308466 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
299 King of the Middle March [Arthur Trilogy]
Crossley-Holland, Kevin Orion Children's Books London 2003 1842550608 / 9781842550601 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges. Otherwise in VG condition. Binding tight; appears unread / barely read. No names, inscriptions. DJ not price clipped [12.99]. 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. 396pp. 103006 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
285 William and the Artist's Model. A Play in One Act.
Crompton, Richmal J. Garnet Miller Ltd London 1956 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paper wraps. Slim one act play, in sewn binding. In good condition, but with some light creasing to the covers and light handling creases to pages. Underlining in biro to a stage direction on p. 14. No other marks or writing. A good copy. 107167 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
300 The Seeing Stone
Crossley-Holland, Kevin Orion Children's Books 2001 1858813972 / 9781858813974 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Reprint. RRP. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 324pp. 302042 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
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