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301 5 Freunde und das Burgverlies
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Eileen Soper ; translated into German Bertelsmann Germany Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
German language edition of 'Five on Finniston Farm', undated. Original pictorial laminated boards. A forwards lean to the spine and some minor marks to the outer closed textblock page edges. Quite a heavy bump to the bottom corner of the front board. Further light rubs to spine ends and corners. Otherwise good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages are slightly tanned / darkened. 191pp. 306392 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
316 Clansmen
Boileau, Ethel Hutchinson & Co. 1936 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original green boards. A large faded / pale patch to the rear boards. Light rubs and bruising to spine ends. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper and tiny initials in ink at the top edge of the f.e.p. 40th thousand. Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges and there are a few light foxing spots. A very slight forwards lean to the spine. Binding firm. pp. xii, 448, 16. Heavy foxing and browning to the publisher's catalogue pages at the back of the book. A good reading copy. 306998 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
302 5 Freunde und ein Zigeunermadchen
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Eileen Soper ; translated into German Bertelsmann Germany Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
German language edition of 'Five Have a Wonderful Time', undated. Original pictorial laminated boards. A forwards lean to the spine and some minor marks to the outer closed textblock page edges. Rubs to spine ends and corners and the laminate is peeling in places. Otherwise good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages are slightly tanned / darkened. 191pp. 306393 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
317 The Skating Rink
Bolano, Roberto Picador 2010 0330510525 / 9780330510523 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First UK edition. Tight. Unread. But there's a bump to the bottom corner of the textblock and about 30 pages are bumped with a partial crease to the bottom corner of the pages. 182pp. RRP. 14.99. 302268 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
303 The Further Adventures of Brer Rabbit: Being more Tales of Brer Rabbit and his friends retold from the original
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Ernest Aris George Newnes, Limited London 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Aris, Ernest 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First edition. Original orange boards with black titles. The spine has faded and there is slight fading to the edges of the boards as well. Boards are quite clean. Inner hinges are good; there is a slight rub to the front inner hinge. The binding is firm. A brief gift inscription (dated 1943) at the top edge of the front endpaper and then name in child's writing underneath in pencil. Pages are mostly clean but there are a few slightly grubby handling marks in a few page margins. pp. 96. A good copy of a scarce Blyton first edition. Black and white illustrations. 106869 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
318 Finbar's Hotel
Bolger, Dermot (ed.) ; chapters by Dermot Bolger, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Hugo Hamilton, Jennifer Johnston, Joseph O'Connor and Colm Toibin Picador 2000 0330397621 / 9780330397629 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 273pp. 012080 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
304 A Day with Mary Mouse [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Fred White Brockhampton Press Leicester 1961 Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
This is a stated 3rd impression from 1961; first published in 1956. A fair to good copy. Covers are a bit marked and grubby in appearance. Pictorial front cover with red spine over stapled binding. Some creasing to covers and to pages. Red and black illustrations in 94 frames (not numbered but I have counted them). No names or inscriptions. Printed price of 1/- on the back cover, together with a list of some of the other titles in the Mary Mouse series. 14.5cm x 7cm. 105261 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
319 The Testing
Bolton, Melvin Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1987 0575040580 / 9780575040588 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An excellent, near fine book in very good, yellow Gollancz, price clipped dust jacket. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 184pp. 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. 303737 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
305 Hurrah for Mary Mouse [Strip Book]
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Olive F. Openshaw Brockhampton Press Leicester 1959 Soft cover Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
First published in 1951; this is a new abridged edition from c. 1959. The original full edition was illustrated with 124 numbered frames and this new abridged edition has 90 frames (not numbered). Yellow pictorial covers, with clown driving red car and with red cloth spine. Red and black illustrations. There are two small brown marks on the front cover and a few small brown marks on the back cover. Pages are tanned, if darkened. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Flattened crease to the top corner of the title page. Price of 1/- on the back cover. Illustrations are not credited to Olive F. Openshaw (unlike the original edition where they are credited to her) but they are the same illustrations and the last frame bears her printed signature. 105258 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
320 The End House
Bond, Freda C. George Newnes Limited London 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original grey boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks to the pages. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges but the pages themselves, including page margins, are not affected. pp. 216. The first novel in the Lancaster family series. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with a short tear at the top of the spine, small chips and a few small, pale stains to the spine. The dust jacket is generally discoloured / greyed. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107059 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
306 The Castle of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1953 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. 6th impression. Pictorial cloth boards. The boards have just a few foxing spots (very few), slightly discoloured spine, with a couple of small pale marks to the spine. The binding is firm and square. Boards lightly bruised at spine ends and corners. Previous owner's name and address written on the front endpaper. Pages are nice and clean throughout. pp. viii, 319. 309297 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
321 Paddington's Big Suitcase: 6 Favourite Picture Books in a Card Suitcase Sleeve
Bond, Michael ; illustrated by R. W. Alley HarperCollins Children's Books 2015 000815452X / 9780008154523 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New gift set. RRP. 19.99. 305031 
Price: 17.99 GBP

 
 
307 The Mountain of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1949 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Pictorial cloth. 3rd impression. In good condition but the boards have a heavy forwards lean to the spine and significant foxing to the spine and board edges. The binding is firm. Bruising to the spine ends and corners of the boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A few pages have a very short tear to the bottom of the page margin, next to the spine. Pages are clean throughout. pp. viii, 327. 309296 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
322 The Cosy Little Farm [A Big Wonder Book, No. 3]
Bonino, Louise ; illustrated by Angela World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd. 1946 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Most likely a 1950s or 1960s printing. Glazed pictorial boards. In very good, clean condition throughout. There is a short tear and a small abrasion to the bottom edge of the last page. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 304666 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
308 The River of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition but with a dust jacket from a slightly later edition. Printed price on the front flap of the DJ of 11s 6d. net (with a printed strikethrough of earlier price of 10s 6d net). Pictorial cloth. There are some grubby marks to the boards (no heavy stains), a forwards lean to the spine and the cloth is worn quite thin at the spine. A small rub to the bottom edge of the front board and light rubs to corners. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are a few minor grubby handling marks to page margins and some marks to outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and hinges good. The dust jacket has an old tape repair to the underside, several tears and quite a long tear the front flap join; small chips to the edges, with some minor loss, and the jacket is a little faded at the spine. Although the printed price is still present, the bottom corner of the front dust jacket flap has been clipped. pp. viii, 277. 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. 307709 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
323 The Arthur Moreau Story
Booth, Guy Arena Books 2011 1906791740 / 9781906791742 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. A unique work of fiction, combining a horror story encapsulated in mystery, stark realism and fantasy, and thick with ironic humour throughout. The gripping action of the drama unfolds in a rich environment of palatial houses, offices, and churches, amongst a coterie of remarkable and often artistic people implicated in a set of sinister forces beyond their control or understanding. The narrator of the story, working in the darkened and dusty milieu of a renowned international second hand book store, could hardly be committed to a more sedate trade, when through business contacts he is suddenly whisked away on a series of life-threatening adventures. 232pp. 302097 
Price: 7.49 GBP

 
 
309 Noddy Be Careful! [Contains two Noddy stories originally published in the 2nd Noddy Colour Strip Book: Noddy's Car is Silly; and, Noddy Makes Everyone Cross].
Blyton, Enid ; with pictures by Beek Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd and Dennis Dobson, Ltd. [c. 1963] London 1963 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Book Condition: Very good. The reverse of the front endpaper has a printed 'This book belongs to box' as an integral part of the page. The name that would have been written inside has been cut out (neatly) in the middle of the page. There's also a brief inscription (dated 1963) written at the top edge of the same page. The pages and boards are otherwise in very good, clean condition. n.d. Date of publication not stated but c. 1963. Unpaginated. Slim book. 304330 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
324 Billy Binks. Hero. And Other Stories.
Boothby, Guy W. & R. Chambers, Ltd [1898] London and Edinburgh 1898 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1898. Pictorial cloth binding; faded spine and edges; some marks; board edges rubbed. Previous owner's signature and date [1898] on the f.e.p. Some foxing and thumbing / handling marks to pages. Foredges untrimmed. 244pp. Frontis. illus. with tissue guard. 20cm. 101680 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
310 Three Cheers for Noddy! [Contains two Noddy stories: Noddy's Unlucky Day; and Noddy's Big Balloon].
Blyton, Enid ; with pictures by Beek Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd and Dennis Dobson, Ltd. [c. 1960] London 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Book Condition: Very good. The reverse of the front endpaper has a printed 'This book belongs to box' as an integral part of the page. The name that would have been written inside has been cut out (neatly) in the middle of the page. There's also a brief inscription (dated 1961) written at the top edge of the same page. The pages and boards are otherwise in very good, clean condition. n.d. Date of publication not stated but c. 1960. Unpaginated. Slim book. 304329 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
325 Prisoners of the Sea
Boreham, Dennis W. Victory Press London and Eastbourne 1968 0854760024 / 9780854760022 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Prize presentation bookplate on the front endpaper. A few very light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. In otherwise very good, clean condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at the base of the spine and bottom corners. Front flap price clipped. pp. 119. 308606 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
311 Clicky and the Flying Horse - an Enid Blyton Strip Book
Blyton, Enid ; with pictures by Molly Brett Brockhampton Press Soft cover Good Book 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Marks from the stapled binding have stained the red cloth spine strip. Some creasing to the covers. Small rubbed patch on the front cover, light grubby marks on the back cover. No names, inscriptions or any other marks inside. Pages clean, though darkened / tanned. Some creasing to the first couple of pages. 2.75 x 5.75 inches. Undated. 1st published in 1953. 102160 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
326 The Cobweb Club
Boreham, Dennis W. Victory Press Eastbourne 1977 0854762736 / 9780854762736 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Sunday School prize bookplate on the front endpaper. Dust jacket price-clipped with some light rubs to the edges. the DJ is now protected in a loose film sleeve. 120pp. 100771 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
312 Enid Blyton's Magical Stories: Grandreams edition Volumes 1-4. Volume 1 A Tale of the Blue-Eyed Cat, and The Beautiful Pattern; Volume 2 The Spelling Spell, and The Talking Shoes; Volume 3 In The King's Shoes, and The Smelly Little Dog; Volume 4 Magic in the Playroom, and The Magic Treacle Jug
Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Pam Storey Grandreams | Robert Frederick Limited Bath 2004 0755440323 / 9780755440320 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4 hardback volumes, in excellent near fine condition. All clean, tight and unmarked. A couple of them have a tiny bump to a corner. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 55; 55; 55; 55. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306705 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
327 To Whom It May Concern
Borgese, Elisabeth Mann MacGibbon & Kee London 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st edition. Black boards. In very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket rubbed and has a pale stain to the bottom edge. 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). 167pp. 302873 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
313 Enid Blyton's Foxglove Story Book
Blyton, Enid; with illustrations by Hilda Boswell, Grace Lodge, Dorothy Hall, and others John Gifford Ltd [c. 1955] Charing Cross Road, London Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. No dust jacket. Publication date not stated but is c. 1955 [ref. British Library and Enid Blyton Society]. Pictorial paper covered boards, with pink spine. Lightly bruised spine ends. Light rubs to the spine and more heavy rubs to the corners, exposing the boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is nice and firm. Pages are clean. Full page colour plates and board illustrations by Hilda Boswell. A nice copy. 128pp. 105674 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
328 Pollyanna's Door to Happiness
Borton, Elizabeth George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London 1949 Hardcover Fair Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First published in 1937, this is a later reprint. Original blue boards. The boards are very patchy with pale blotches all over, hence my description of this copy as only fair. However, inside it's nice and clean, pages are clean, no foxing, no previous owner's names or inscriptions and the textblock is firm. Mild bruising to spine ends and a slight forwards lean to the spine. 286pp. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with some loss, chips and tears. Dust jacket 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. 104093 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
314 Modern English Prose: Second Series
Boas, Guy (selected and Edited by) Macmillan & Co Ltd 1938 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original green boards. No dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Purple stamp on the front endpaper reads "Specimen 2/6". No names or inscriptions. 232pp. Binding firm. 029472 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
329 Captain Coppernob
Bourne, Lawrence R. Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press Oxford 1936 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1936 reprint. Blue boards. In VG clean condition. No names or inscriptions. A few foxing spots to the outer textblock edges. Colour frontis. illustration. 192pp. The dust jacket is price clipped and worn at the edges, with some loss at the spine end and corners. 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). 302813 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
315 The Decameron - 2 Volumes
Boccaccio, Giovanni; Translated By J. M. Rigg ; with illustrations by Louis Chalon Privately Printed for The Navarre Society Limited London Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Chalon, Louis 
Hardbacks without dust jackets. Original red cloth bindings. Both volumes are in very good, clean condition. There is a small pale mark to the front board of Volume I (barely noticeable). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Bindings are nice and firm; just very lightly bruised at the spine ends. pp. xix, 332; xiii, 404. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 045477 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
330 Coppernob Buckland
Bourne, Lawrence R. ; illustrated by Savile Lumley Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Date of publication not stated. Assumed first edition, 1925. Could be a later reprint. No names or inscriptions. Blue cloth. Colour frontis. illustration. Some foxing to the outer textblock edges. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with rubs and creases and some loss at the 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). 192pp. 302812 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
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