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61 David Livingstone (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1960 0721401686 / 9780721401683 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Matt pictorial boards. Later printing (c.1977) with the blue and purple borders to the boards. In excellent, near fine condition. Very light bruising to the spine ends only. Printed ISBN number and price of 30p on the back cover. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no creasing to pages. 51pp. 45 titles listed on the back cover; the last one Elizabeth Gaskell. 305811 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
76 The Story of the Theatre, A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 662)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1970 0721402763 / 9780721402765 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. Some very lightly scuffed marks to the top edge of the rear board. The boards are otherwise in excellent, clean and tight condition. Printed 10-digit ISBN number on the back cover and a printed dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p with a 15p price sticker over the top. Tally of over 260 available Ladybird books mentioned on the back cover and this is the last of 6 titles in the list of titles in the series on the back cover. Previous owner's name and address written neatly inside the front cover on the front pastedown. Otherwise very clean and tight inside. No handling marks or creasing. 51pp. 105188 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
62 David Livingstone (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1960 0721401686 / 9780721401683 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Matt pictorial boards. Later printing (c.1977) with the blue and purple borders to the boards. A few very small, light marks to the white sections of the boards and some light rubs to the spine edges and corners. Printed ISBN number and price of 30p on the back cover. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no creasing to pages. 51pp. 45 titles listed on the back cover; the last one Elizabeth Gaskell. 305812 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
77 Michael Faraday (Lives of the Great Scientists, Ladybird Book Series 708)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by Roger Hall Ladybird Books Loughborough 1973 0721403514 / 9780721403519 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Hall, Roger 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. First edition. In very good clean condition. There are some light rubs to the spine edges and the top corner of the front board and the boards have just slightly darkened / discoloured. Inside is bright and fresh; appears unread. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks but 4 pages have a small flattened crease to the bottom corner of the page. Printed 10-digit ISBN, price of 15p and tally of 330 on the back cover. pp. 51. 308162 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
63 David Livingstone, A Ladybird Adventure from History Book (Ladybird, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1960 0721401686 / 9780721401683 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
A later printing from c. 1969-1970. Matt pictorial boards. In very good condition. Some slight greying to the covers and minor discolouration / foxing to the spine. Clean, bright and fresh inside. Binding tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases or marks to the pages. A nice copy. Printed 9-digit ISBN number and dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p on the back cover. Tally of over 260 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. This is the 10th of 27 titles listed on the back cover; no. 27 King John and the Magna Carta is the last one listed. 51pp. 306383 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
78 Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow
Dunkerley, Desmond Ladybird Books Ltd. Loughborough 1978 0721405185 / 9780721405186 Hardcover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Brett, Bernard 
Ladybird series 740. 1970s reprint - original price 30p. Pictorial matt covers. Very tidy condition, light wear only. Very clean throughout, no names or inscriptions. 300333 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
64 James I and the Gunpowder Plot (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1967 0721401813 / 9780721401812 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Later edition with the blue and purple borders (c.1978-9). Lightly bruised at the spine ends and some very light rubs to the edges, plus a more noticeable rubbed patch top the surface of the boards at the top of the spine. In really nice and clean condition inside - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed ISBN number on the back cover but no price. 51pp. 49 titles listed on the back cover; the last one is Great Civilisations: China and this one is no. 23. 305830 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
79 Heroes of Discovery in South Africa
Eliot, George The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Bell, N. 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Spine and board edges faded, with some light marks to the boards. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1905). The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Sporadic light foxing. pp. 418, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. 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. 308856 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
65 Joan of Arc (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1971 0721402828 / 9780721402826 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Later edition with the blue and purple borders (c.1977-78). Lightly bruised spine ends and corners. The boards are clean though white parts of the covers just slightly discoloured. In excellent, clean and tight condition inside - no names, inscriptions or other marks and no handling creases to pages. Printed ISBN number on the back cover but no price. 51pp. 45 titles listed on the back cover; the last one is Elizabeth Gaskell and this one is no. 28. 305827 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
80 What Grows With What? (A New Playbook in Colour Photography)
England, Stephen (text); colour photography by Adprint Studios; endpaper design by O'Keeffe Collins Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Spiral bound with pictorial boards. Publication date not stated but c. late 1940s. In just about good condition. The spiral binding is very rusted and pictorial boards are creased and rubbed. Creases to the pages throughout. A tear to the edge of the rear endpaper. A worn but complete copy of this scarce title. O'Keeffe illustrated endpapers. 106136 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
66 King Alfred the Great (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1956 0721401597 / 9780721401591 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Matt pictorial boards. Later printing (c. late 1970s to early 80s) with the blue and purple borders to the boards. A tiny pale mark on the title page and opposite page, plus tiny dents to rear board. In otherwise excellent condition. Printed ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no creasing to pages. 51pp. 42 titles listed on the back cover; the last one Queen Victoria. 305809 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
81 Boys and Girls: A Ladybird Book of Childhood
Essays by various authors Ladybird Books Ltd 2007 0723259712 / 9780723259718 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
An excellent near fine condition copy. Clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped [£20]. 288pp. 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. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 103072 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
67 King John and Magna Carta, A Ladybird Adventure from History Book (A Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1969 072140247x / 9780721402475 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1973. The boards are noticeably rubbed at the spine edges, spine ends and corners. The spine is very slightly faded. Boards can only be described as good condition but the contents are very good. There is a single flattened crease to the front endpaper. Otherwise clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages. Pages are bright and clean throughout. pp. 51. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover. Tally of over 320 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. List on the back ends with no. 30 Elizabeth Fry. 307140 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
82 Learnabout... Stamp Collecting (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Finlay, Ian F. Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1969 0721402356 / 9780721402352 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Stamp Collecting has appeared in both series 633 and 634. This is a nice clean copy. Boards are very lightly bruised at the spine ends and ever so slightly bowed overall. In nice, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Other Crafts and Hobbies titles are listed on the back cover, of which the last one is Metalwork; list also includes Coin Collecting and Crochet (which were later 1970s titles). Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. 52pp. 105227 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
68 Marco Polo (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1962 0721401716 / 9780721401713 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Matt pictorial boards. Later printing with the blue and purple borders (c.1977). Slight bumps to spine ends and a small rubbed section to the boards at the head of the spine. Some mild discolouration to the white sections of the boards. In excellent clean condition inside - clean and tight; no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no handling creases to the pages. Printed ISBN number and price of 30p. 51pp. 45 titles listed on the back cover; the last one is Elizabeth Gaskell and this one is no. 13. 305848 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
83 Learnabout... Stamp Collecting (Ladybird Book, Series 634)
Finlay, Ian F. Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1969 0721402356 / 9780721402352 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
A later printing; not a first edition. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 50p on the back cover. A list of other titles available in the series listed on the back cover. The last one listed is Taking Photographs which was published in 1980. A circular indentation on the rear board, with a few very light marks. Spine edges lightly rubbed. No previous ownership names or inscriptions. Binding tight. There are some light handling creases to the front endpaper only. 52pp. 103809 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
69 Nelson (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1957 0721401627 / 9780721401621 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Matt pictorial boards. Later printing with the blue and purple borders (c.1977). The slightest of bumps and very light rubs to spine ends and a slight dent in the front board next to the spine. Bright, clean boards. In excellent condition inside - clean and tight, no names, inscriptions or other marks, no handling creases to pages. Printed ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover, with a printed blacked out square over a previous printed price. 51pp. 42 titles listed on the back cover; the last one is Queen Victoria and this one is no. 4. 305850 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
84 Learnabout... Stamp Collecting (Ladybird Book, Series 634)
Finlay, Ian F. Ladybird Books Loughborough 1969 0721402356 / 9780721402352 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Stamp Collecting has appeared in both series 633 and 634. This copy is in very good condition. Covers have some light rubs to the spine ends and corners and some light marks to the back cover. No names, inscriptions or other marks inside. No handling creases to pages. Other Crafts and Hobbies titles are listed on the back cover, of which the last one is Metalwork; list also includes Coin Collecting and Crochet (which were later 1970s titles). Printed ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. 52pp. 104199 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
70 Oliver Cromwell (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1963 0721401732 / 9780721401737 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Matt pictorial boards. Later printing (c.1977) with the blue and purple borders to the boards. Mild discolouration to a strip of the white section of the back cover, some light rubs to spine ends and corners and a small pale mark to the spine. Otherwise excellent, near fine condition. Printed ISBN number and price of 30p on the back cover. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and no creasing to pages. 51pp. 42 titles listed on the back cover; the last one Queen Victoria. 305814 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
85 Dinosaurs! Explorer [with a 1.8m timeline inside]
Forshaw, Nicholas ; et al. What on Earth Publishing in association with the Natural History Museum 2017 0993284779 / 9780993284779 First Edition Hardcover New Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback. RRP £9.99. 34 page book with a fold-out dinosaur timeline, packed full of interesting facts and information. 307110 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
71 Richard the Lion Heart (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1965 0721401775 / 9780721401775 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Later edition with the blue and purple borders (c.1977). Some very light rubs to the board edges and some slight discolouration to the white parts of the boards. In excellent condition inside; near fine - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks, no handling creases to the pages, clean and tight. Printed ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. 51pp. 42 titles listed on the back cover; the last one is Queen Victoria and this one is no. 19. 305829 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
86 The Hummingbird in the Flowers (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Foster, Susan Quimby (text by) Belitha Press 1990 0947553568 / 9780947553562 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308014 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
72 Robert the Bruce, A Ladybird Adventure from History Book (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 0721401767 / 9780721401768 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1971. The boards are lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners. There are a few very light greyish marks to the boards and there is a minor dent in the spine edge of the back cover. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creasing to the pages. A couple of pages have small flattened creases to the tips of the top corners. pp. 51. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover. Tall of over 290 available Ladybird titles and the last title listed on the back is Joan of Arc, no. 28. 307121 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
87 London (The Shown series, formerly called The Shown to the Children series)
Fox-Davies, Mary ; series editor Louey Chisholm Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. (Incorporating T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd.) 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in c. 1932, this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This copy may be a slightly later reprint. No list of series titles inside. Printed by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Limited. Brown cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened. Straight cut page edges. A slight lean to the spine. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. Previous owner's name and date (1947) written in small neat handwriting at the top edge of the front pastedown. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates. pp. 126, plates. 16.5 x 12cm. 308747 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
73 The Pilgrim Fathers, A Ladybird Adventure from History Book (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Loughborough 1972 0721403166 / 9780721403168 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A slightly later printing from c. 1974. There is a small stain towards the base of the spine, a separate small faded patch towards the top of the spine, and light rubs to spine ends, edges and corners. A small white scratch to the rear board. The reverse of the front endpaper has two small brown marks from removed sellotape - two small pieces of tape had held on a loose piece of paper with previous owner's name on; now removed. Otherwise clean and tight, appears barely read. No names or inscriptions. No marks or handling creases to pages. pp. 51. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover (older price blocked out by printer next to the 24p). Tally of over 370 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. The last title listed on the back is no. 36 Samuel Pepys. 307123 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
88 Eighty Miles Around London (The Shown series, formerly called The Shown to the Children series)
Fox-Davies, Moyra; series editor Louey Chisholm Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. | T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. 1934 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in c. 1934, this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This copy may be a slightly later reprint. No list of series titles inside. Printed in Great Britain at the Press of the Publishers. Grey cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened. Straight cut page edges. A slight lean to the spine. Pale pencil mark to front board. Some foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge and a few spots to the foredge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates. Orange ribbon page marker present. pp. xiv, 215. 16.5 x 12cm. 308748 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
74 The Story of the First Queen Elizabeth, An Adventure from History (A Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1958 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
A later printing, from 1966. Matt pictorial boards. The boards are lightly rubbed and lightly bumped to the spine edges, ends and corners. Nice and clean and tight inside. No names or inscriptions. No marks or handling creases to the pages. Printed price of 2/6 inside the front cover on the front pastedown. Tally of over 160 available ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. List of titles in the series ends with no. 21, Warwick the Kingmaker. 51pp. 306566 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
89 Gardens and Gardening (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 3)
Gagg, J. C. ; illustrations by Kathleen Gell Basil Blackwell Oxford 1974 0631063900 / 9780631063902 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. There is a slightly darkened strip to the edge of the front cover. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 64pp. 035245 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
75 The Story of The Theatre, A Ladybird Book (Ladybird Book, Series 662)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Wills & Hepworth Loughborough 1970 0721402763 / 9780721402765 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition; a slightly later printing from c. 1971-2. Front cover is bright and clean with a small scratch to the top edge and small rubbed patch to the leading edge near the top. The back cover has general greyish marks. Light rubs and bruising to the spine ends only; spine edges are very good. In clean and tight condition inside. Pages are bright and clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. pp. 51. Tally of over 280 available Ladybird titles listed on the back cover and the last title listed on the back is this one, The Story of the Theatre. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover. 307128 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
90 Numbers (A Ladybird Learning to Read Book)
Gagg, M. E. Wills & Hepworth Loughborough 1959 Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
matt pictorial. rubs to edges pages clean. 15p tally 280 092413 
Price: 3.00 GBP

 
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