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301 Just William's Luck
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited Strand, London 1950 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original red boards. A forwards lean to the spine. Lightly bruised spine ends and a few minor rubs to edges. Boards clean. Second edition; was first published in 1948. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and some light foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 256. 307804 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
316 English Church Design 1040 to 1540 A.D.
Crossley, F. H. ; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd 1947 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated from drawings, plans and photographs; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Original red boards, with black titles. Small bump to the boards at the base of the spine. The binding is firm and tight. Inner hinge are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and to outer closed textblock page edges. Top edge tinted red. The dust jacket is bright and clean, with a few light foxing spots to the back cover, browned / dulled spine, and with some foxing to the inner flaps. Light rubs to the dust jacket edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 120. 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. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107122 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
302 Just William's Luck
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. In good clean condition but with previous owner's name and address in pencil on the front endpaper and a number written in pen just above. List of other titles on the reverse of the front endpaper have lots of pen ticks against them and additions written in pen at the bottom of the list. Pages are otherwise in good clean condition. pp. 264. Boards are very slightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. 308992 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
317 The Lamplighter
Cummins, Miss Blackie and Son, Limited [c. 1900] 1900 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Decorative blue cloth. Publication date not stated but is c. 1900 (this edition). The front endpaper has been removed. The binding is quite firm but there are light cracks to hinge between pages. Blackie's Library of Famous Books series. The boards are dulled, have some light marks and rubs. Bruised and rubbed at the spine edges and corners. Pages have browned quite heavily. pp. 256, + publisher's list at the back for Blackie & Son's Story Books for Girls. 308426 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
303 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

 
318 Trumpton Counting Book (A Trumpton All Colour Book)
Currah, Antony ; illustrated by Colin Frooms Purnell London 1969 0361011296 / 9780361011297 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim hardback, pictorial glazed boards. Spine ends bruised. This book has quite a strong musty odour, which may reduce with careful airing. The binding is firm. Pages are darkened / tanned at the edges. Pages have light creasing and a couple of pages have very light handling marks. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Unpaginated. 107127 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
304 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

 
319 Flight Three: United States of America (USA), A Ladybird Book of Travel (A Ladybird Book, Series 587)
Daniell, David Scott ; with illustrations by Jack Matthew Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Buff boards with line illustration and titles in blue. The boards are clean. Binding firm. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges and to edges of the dust jacket flaps. Some grubby grey marks to the back cover of the dust jacket and the jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 51. Rear dust jacket flap lists 3 titles in the series and this is the last one listed. 107155 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
305 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

 
320 Aunt Marianne's Garden
Davey, Robert ; illustrated by Gordon Davey Chatto and Windus London 1970 0701103175 / 9780701103170 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Davey, Gordon 
Hardback with dust jacket. Slim and unpaginated children's picture book. Blue boards with silver titles. Gift inscription in black ink at the top edge of the half-title page. A few thumbing and handling marks to the page edges and a very pale stain to the edge of the last page. Some foxing and a small mark (looks like from old price sticker) to the half-title page. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with a couple of short tears. Front flap not price clipped. 308788 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
306 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

 
321 The Use of Wine in Italian Cooking
David, Elizabeth Saccone & Speed Limited [c.1951] London 1951 Soft cover Poor Book 16mo - over 5> - 6>" tall 
Extremely scarce pamphlet. Some pale stains to the front cover, light marks to back cover, general browning / tanning. The cover is detached and split down the spine and there is a tear to the top corner Stapled binding. 19 pages. Designed by the Advertising Dept. at Saccone and Speed Ltd. 12 x 16cm. 103161 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
307 William - The Conqueror
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback with dust jacket. 27th impression. Publisher's original red boards, very slightly faded at the base of the spine. The binding is firm and pages clean but pages have significantly browned (due to poor paper quality). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 252. The dust jacket has light rubs, a few short tears and some light creasing to the 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. 307843 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
322 Egyptian Paintings [King Penguin 71]
Davies, Nina M. ; with cover design by Patricia Lyle Penguin Books | King Penguin London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The binding is firm; inner hinges and spine both very good. In very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has light rubs to the spine edges and a short tear to the top of the spine. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges only. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 30, plates. 106765 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
308 William - The Detective
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1952 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback with dust jacket. 16th impression. Red boards with black titles. The boards are very good. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A little light foxing to prelims and to outer closed textblock page edges, plus occasional spot to page margins. pp. 252. Bump to the top corner of a few pages towards the end of the book. The dust jacket is worn at the edges - rubbed, a couple of short tears, creasing, chips with minor loss and a small brown stain to the spine. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107070 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
323 Peacock Pie, A Book of Rhymes
De La Mare, Walter ; with drawings by Edward Ardizzone Faber and Faber Limited Russel Square, London 1946 First Thus Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First printing with the Edward Ardizzone illustrations. Yellow cloth boards are severely discoloured and have significant foxing. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions inside. Some foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and a little to outer closed textblock page edges but the text pages are mostly nice and clean throughout. Minor grubby handling marks to the bottom edges of pages 86-87. A couple of pages missed the machine cut towards the top of the foredge, so have small snagged tears and page 87/88 has also been mis-cut and has a protruding bottom corner which has been folded over. pp. 107. 308268 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
309 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

 
324 Farm Folk Rag Book (Dean's Rag Book No. 50258/1)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd | The Platt & Munk Co., Inc [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original printed cellophane Dean's marketing wrapper (some tears to the wrapper). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 10.7cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309155 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
310 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

 
325 Simple Things (Dean's Rag Book No. B354)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original cellophane fronted bag (some tears to the bag). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 11.2cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309158 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
311 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

 
326 Tinies Rag Book (Dean's Rag Book No. 5024B/1)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original cellophane fronted bag (some tears to the bag). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 10.8cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309157 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
312 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

 
327 Tot's Bird Book (Dean's Rag Book No. E/1030/1)
Dean's Rag Book Co. Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [1950s] 1955 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small child's rag / cloth book in excellent, very fine, condition. As crisp and fresh as the day it was printed and presented in its original cellophane fronted bag (some tears to the bag). The rag book is pristine and the cloth feels stiff and starched. Publication date and illustrator not known for this particular book but is almost certainly 1950s. Yellow stitching to the spine and pinked (serrated) edges. 8 pages including the covers. No text, only pictures. 13.5 x 11cm. Very uncommon in this exceptional condition. 309156 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
313 William and the Evacuees
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited Strand, London 1940 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Second impression. An acceptable reading copy. Original red boards are marked, rubbed at the edges, with some short nicks to the cloth at the head of the spine. Top corner of the front board quite heavily rubbed. Rear inner hinge has a superficial light crack. A forwards lean to the spine. Some quite heavy foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. Some foxing and minor grubby / handling marks to pages as well. Previous owner's name, address and inscription on the front endpaper. pp. 256. 307805 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
328 Going Out (A Paddington Bear Dean's Rag Book)
Dean's Rag Book Company Dean's Rag Book Co Ltd 1982 0906697166 / 9780906697160 Soft cover Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Delightful Dean's Rag Book featuring Paddington Bear. In very fine condition - this is still in its original packaging, as new and unopened. Some light creasing to the cardboard header of the packaging but the book is pristine. Soft cloth book for very young children, with pinked (serrated) edges, white stitching to the spine. Very uncommon to find in as new condition. 15 x 15cm. 309181 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
314 William's Happy Days
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1951 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback with dust jacket. 17th impression; this William title was first published in 1930. Original red boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine and there is significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Pages are otherwise quite clean but slightly tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are two short tears in the foredge of the rear endpaper. pp. 252. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with some tears, chips, creasing and some very minor loss to the spine ends and corners. 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). 107064 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
329 Toy Parade - A Dean's Rag Book. No 50518/2
Dean's Rag Books Dean's Rag Book and Co. Ltd [c. 1960s] Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
8 pages including covers. A little fraying to the edges and some pale marks to pages. No words inside, just pictures. Washable cloth rag book. No publication date but this is c. early 1960s. 19.4 x 14.2cm. 309184 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
315 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

 
330 The Child of the Temple, A Ladybird Book (Series 522)
Diamond, Lucy (told by) ; illustrated by Kenneth Inns Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1952 072140149x / 9780721401492 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A later 1970s printing. Matt pictorial boards. Joints are good but quite heavily rubbed at the spine edges and corners, with significant rubs to the surface of the rear board as well. In very good, clean condition inside. Tight binding. No names or inscriptions and no handling creases to pages. Printed ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover. Tally of over 350 other available Ladybird titles mentioned. This is the first of 12 numbered titles listed on the back cover. 51pp. 104209 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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