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331 Trouble for Tembo
Bourne, Lesley ; illustrated by Monica Walker The Brockhampton Press | Dolphin Books Leicester 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Walker, Monica 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial glazed boards with matching dust jacket. First edition. Dolphin Books series. In very good condition. The binding is firm and pages are bright except for foxing to the top closed textblock page edge and just a couple of foxing spots to the title page. No names or inscriptions. Pages are free from creasing. The dust jacket has a few light rubs to the edges. pp. 32. 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. 107003 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
346 Toby, Peetie, Harry and Fred Were Here
Boyle, Vera ; illustrated by Michael Charlton Macmillan London 1981 0333315294 / 9780333315293 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original orange boards. No names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. A couple of foxing spots to pages (not many). A water stain-type mark to the top edge of the back cover of the dust jacket, approx. 6cm x 1.5cm. Dust jacket not price clipped. 114pp. 026682 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
332 Burying Ariel [A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery]
Bowen, Gail McClelland & Stewart Inc Toronto, Ontario 2000 0771014902 / 9780771014901 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both book and dust jacket are in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Print sequence on the copyright page is 1 2 3 4 5 04 03 02 01 00. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 254pp. 303735 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
347 The Blue Death
Brady, Joan Simon & Schuster 2012 1849839042 / 9781849839044 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New Hardback in excellent, fine condition. RRP. £19.99. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 403pp. 301746 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
333 Frozen Fire
Bowler, Tim Oxford University Press Oxford 2006 0192719793 / 9780192719799 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original blue boards with silver titles. First printing. Would be described as fine condition except that there are two segments of different paper quality in the textblock. These two sections are a darker shade / lightly tanned and contrast with the rest of the textblock. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped [12.99]. 352pp. 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. 305021 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
348 Naughty Children, an anthology
Brand, Christianna (compiled by) ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1962 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. 'Every entry has been tried on a carefully selected, reasonably naughty, child, and if it failed to entertain, rejected out of hand.' Publisher's original pale blue boards; slightly faded at the spine ends and very edges of the boards. Lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There is some quite heavy foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge, which also affects the top margins of some pages. Lighter foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredge and to the dust jacket. The dust jacket is slightly darkened / tanned at the spine, has light rubs to edges and a few light brown marks to the back cover. A short nick to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped. pp. 318. 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. 106709 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
334 Frozen Fire
Bowler, Tim Oxford University Press Oxford 2006 0192719793 / 9780192719799 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original blue boards with silver titles. First printing. Would be described as fine condition except that there are two segments of different paper quality in the textblock. These two sections are a darker shade / lightly tanned and contrast with the rest of the textblock. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped [12.99]. 352pp. 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. 104180 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
349 Wild Animals of the South
Braun, Dieter Flying Eye Books London 2017 1909263974 / 9781909263970 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 
Beautifully produced and illustrated book from Flying Eye. RRP. £20.00. Brand new. Excellent, fine condition. 140pp. Experience the diversity and beauty of our world's southern hemisphere with this gorgeous volume - from exquisitely colourful mandrills in the rainforests of Africa to majestic humpback whales in the Antarctic waters. Accompanied by witty factual descriptions, Dieter Braun's striking geometric style captures the spirit of each animal in its natural habitat. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 306649 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
335 Sea of Whispers
Bowler, Tim Oxford University Press Oxford 2013 0192728393 / 9780192728395 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [12.99]. 214pp. 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. 104179 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
350 Jean's Golden Term
Brazil, Angela Blackie & Son Limited London and Glasgow Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original red boards. In very good, clean condition. Pages have noticeably tanned / browned. Undated reprint, cheap pocket edition [dust jacket price 3/6]. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm and pages clean. The dust jacket has some minor rubs and the back cover has a short tear with some resulting creases. 256pp. 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. 305267 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
336 Up Above the World, A Novel
Bowles, Paul Peter Owen London 1982 0720693810 / 9780720693812 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original black boards. Very good condition. The first UK edition was published in 1967; this is a later reprint of 1982. The pages are heavily browned, particularly at the edges. Binding is firm and pages are otherwise clean. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little faded at the spine and has some foxing to the underside. The front flap of the DJ is clipped. 223pp. 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. 105125 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
351 The School at the Turrets
Brazil, Angela Blackie & Son Limited London and Glasgow Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original red boards. In very good, clean condition. Pages have noticeably tanned / browned. Undated reprint, cheap pocket edition [dust jacket price 3/6]. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm and pages clean. The dust jacket has some minor rubs and a couple of short nicks. 255pp. 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. 305268 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
337 The Story of Clothes and Costume, A Ladybird Achievements Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early printing from c. 1966; not a first edition. In 1964 this was first published in buff boards with a dust jacket. The boards are rubbed and there is quite a significant blue ink stain to the spine. The ink stain is just visible on the rear pastedown but does not affect any other pages. The number 22 written in pen on the back cover. Contents are otherwise clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. Printed price of 2/6 inside. Tally of over 140 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. List of titles on the back ends with no. 9 Exploring Space. 105197 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
352 A Fourth Form Friendship
Brazil, Angela ; illustrated by Louis Ward Blackie & Son Limited London and Glasgow Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Undated reprint. Original green boards - small faded patch at the head of the spine. A slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Top edge green. The binding is firm and pages are in nice, clean condition. The dust jacket has some wear to the edges, including a couple of short tears with creases and small section of loss at the head of the spine. DJ not price clipped [7/6]. 255pp. 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. 305266 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
338 The Story of our Churches and Cathedrals, A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 0721401384 / 9780721401386 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Later printing. First published in 1964; this copy is a later printing from c. 1971. Matt pictorial boards. In very good to near fine condition. Slight bump towards the top of the spine; slightest of rubs to spine ends; back cover a little bit greyed. Clean and tight with very good spine and corners. Excellent condition inside - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no handling creases to pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover, with a tally of over 300 available Ladybird titles also mentioned on the back cover. This is no. 8 or 18 in the list of titles on the back cover; the last one listed is The Story of Metals. 52pp. 104977 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
353 The Lighthouse Always Says Yes
Brenan, Gerald Hamish Hamilton London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Wegner, Fritz (dust jacket design by) 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. Previous owner's signature lightly in pencil on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine, lightly rubbed at the edges, with a couple of short nicks to the top edge. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 374. 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. 106639 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
339 The Story of our Churches and Cathedrals, A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition but an early printing, c. 1965-1966. In excellent condition. The spine is ever so slightly faded and there are a few small rubs to the spine and light bumps to the spine ends. Otherwise in really super, clean and tight, condition. Appears unread / barely look at. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No signs of handling to the pages. 51pp. No ISBN number or price on the back cover. There is a printed price of 2/6 inside, opposite the title page. Tally of over 150 available Ladybird books mentioned on the back cover and the last title listed in the series list on the rear boar is No. 9 Exploring Space. 306343 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
354 Nothing to Nobody
Brenda [author of Froggy's Little Brother, Victoria Bess, Five Little Partridges, etc.] John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] 3 Pilgrim Street 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red decorative cloth binding in art nouveau style. Illustrated with a few colour plates. Publication date is not stated but is estimated at c. 1910. The boards are slightly faded and slightly patchy. Spine ends bruised. The binding is firm but there are light cracks to inner hinges. The pages are very brown, due to an inferior, acidic paper being used in manufacture. pp. 177, plates, publisher's lists. 308841 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
340 The Story of Our Churches and Cathedrals, A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book (Ladybird, Series 601)
Bowood, Richard ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
First edition. Original matt buff boards with blue line illustration to the front board. The boards have a strange brittle dried glue-type strip to the spine and spine edges of both boards. I'm not sure why as the boards are in good condition and I cannot see what this glued strip would have been for (see photos). The boards are otherwise clean. The binding is firm and the pages clean and bright but there is a previous owner's name written at the top edge of the front endpaper. 51pp. The dust jacket is very good - light rubs to the spine ends and corners. Price of 2/6 on the front flap of the dust jacket. List of titles in the series on the rear flap of the dust jacket, of which this is the last one. Tally of over 100 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the rear dust jacket flap. 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. 105113 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
355 Parisian Love
Brenning, L. H. Cassell And Company, Ltd 1927 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original brown boards. Heavy bump at the top of the spine. A forwards lean to the spine. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges but pages otherwise clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 314. Popular edition, 1927; was first published in 1926. 051243 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
341 Back of Beyond
Box, C. J. Corvus | Atlantic Books London 2011 1848872984 / 9781848872981 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
The top of the closed textblock edge has slightly tanned / darkened. The book is otherwise in excellent, fine condition. Appears unread. 372pp. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. C. J. Box is the winner of an Anthony Award, the Prix Calibre .38, the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award and the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Novel. His novel are US bestsellers and have been translated into 21 languages. First UK edition. 303734 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
356 Eustacia Goes to The Chalet School
Brent-Dyer, Elinor M. W & R Chambers, Limited London and Glasgow 1950 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Original blue boards. First published in 1930; this is a later reprint from 1950. Pale blue boards have heavy foxing, a dulled and faded spine, small dark mark to the rear board, bumps to corners, bruises to spine ends and a forwards lean to the spine. Both pastedowns have visible vertical creases but the creasing is not visible to the outside of the boards. Inner hinges are very good. Previous owner's name in biro at the top edge of the front endpaper. Brief gift inscription written in pencil below. The bottom corner (about a sixth of the page) of the front endpaper has been torn away. Heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. A few grubby brown marks to pages and some sporadic foxing to pages. The binding is firm. pp. 318. 106863 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
342 Three Weeks to Say Goodbye
Box, C. J. Corvus 2009 1848872917 / 9781848872912 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. RRP. £12.99. 340pp. This title is the UK debut of the fastest rising star in American crime writing. It is a must read for fans of Linwood Barclay and Harlan Coben. After years of trying for a child, Jack and Melissa McGuane have finally adopted a baby girl, but nine months later a call from the adoption agency plunges them into a nightmare that will force them to take the law into their own hands as they fight to keep their family together. 301676 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
357 The Exploits of the Chalet Girls
Brent-Dyer, Elinor M. W. & R. Chambers Ltd 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Brown boards. In very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 302pp. The dust jacket has some minor rubs, very small chips and a couple of short nicks to the edges. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 1950 reprint. 303831 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
343 Three By Box - The Complete / Collected Mysteries of Edgar Box: Death in the Fifth Position; Death Before Bedtime; Death Likes it Hot
Box, Edgar Random House New York 1978 0394501179 / 9780394501178 First Thus Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Subtitle on the title page is 'Complete Mysteries' and on the dust jacket is 'Collected Mysteries'. Original black boards. Top edges of the boards are faded. A few foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges and a slight forwards lean to the spine. 457pp. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little rubbed and chipped at the edges, with a few short nicks. A previous owner has applied a small brown paper tape repair to the underside of the dust jacket at the top edge of the front cover / front flap. 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 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. 305101 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
358 The Head-Girl of the Chalet School
Brent-Dyer, Elinor M. W & R Chambers, Limited London and Edinburgh 1949 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Original blue boards. First published in 1928; this is a later reprint from 1949. The boards have some very pale brown marks and the spine has faded and dulled to brown. Light bruising to the spine ends. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and a very pale stain to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. A gift inscription (dated 1949) written neatly on the front endpaper, wishing the recipient a Happy Christmas and a speedy recovery to health. Pale brown mark (could be foxing; could be a stain) to the bottom margin of the first few pages. pp. 336. 106862 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
344 Cosmic
Boyce, Frank Cottrell Macmillan London 2008 1405054646 / 9781405054645 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. Original red boards. The binding is firm. Clean and tight but outer closed textblock page edges have slightly tanned / darkened. Dust jacket not price clipped. 311pp. 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. 105680 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
359 The New Chalet School
Brent-Dyer, Elinor M. W & R Chambers, Limited London and Edinburgh 1950 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First published in 1938; this is a later printing from 1950. Original brown boards. There are some marks to the boards, which are also faded in large sections. Significant rubs to the spine edges, with a small hole in one edge of the spine and a short split to the top edge of the spine / rear board joint. The binding is quite good. Inner hinges are good, though the rear one has been repaired. Some quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Some foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are mostly clean, excepting a few foxing spots. There is quite a long tear to page 173/174. pp. 320. 106865 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
345 The Cardboard Crown
Boyd, Martin The Cresset Press London 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6> - 7>" tall 
Original green boards. No dust jacket. Top edge green. Some light marks to the boards. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Some foxing to outer closed textblock edges and a slight forwards lean to the spine. A good reading copy. Binding firm and sound. Novel. 256pp. 200320 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
360 The Chalet Girls in Camp
Brent-Dyer, Elinor M. ; illustrated by Nina K. Brisley W & R Chambers, Limited London and Edinburgh 1937 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Brisley, Nina K. 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Original blue boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine, some light rubs to the edges, a small frayed patch of cloth to the base of the spine, and the spine has darkened / dulled. First published in 1932; this is the 3rd impression. Black and white frontispiece. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, to the first and last few pages, and occasional spots to pages. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. pp. 234. 106860 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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