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61 Raven Summer
Almond, David Delacorte Press USA 2008 038590715X / 9780385907156 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Published in the UK as Jackdaw Summer; this is the first American edition. The pages are very slightly tanned / darkened at the edges. Otherwise in excellent, near fine, barely read condition. 198pp. 103106 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
76 Tim in Danger
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010403 / 9780439010405 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 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. The 5th title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning Charlotte and Tim wake up to find a note which says he has run away. They set off to find him, but a terrible sea fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results! First published in 1953; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106066 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
62 Nursery Rhymes [Tell-a-tale Books Series, TT5]
Altson, Louise (illustrated by) Whitman Publishing Co. 1945 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Cream boards with simple line illustrations and titles in green on the front board. The book and dust jacket are both in very good, clean condition. A brief gift inscription written on the front flap of the dust jacket. Front flap price clipped. Slim unpaginated book. 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. 306351 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
77 There Was No Yesterday
Arey, John Stuart Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1944 Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original green cloth binding. Slightly bumped corners. Lacks dust jacket. Second reprint; first published November 1943. The binding is firm and pages in clean condition. 208pp. 051803 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
63 Cruise
Ames, Jennifer Hodder and Stoughton 1935 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
1st published Sept. 1934. This copy is the 1st reprint ed. of April 1935. Original red cloth binding. Top edge red. Previous owner's signature and date on the front endpaper. Some light foxing and a forwards lean to the spine. Boards are rubbed at the spine ends and corners. 318 pages. Other works by Jennifer Ames include Good Sport, Pandora Lifts the Lid, Anything but Love, and Romance for Sale. 053433 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
78 The Bazaar and Other Stories
Armstrong, Martin Jonathan Cape London 1928 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Travellers' Library edition, 1928; first published 1924. Original blue boards. Some light marks and generally dulled boards. Rubs to spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. Pages clean. 287pp. 305456 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
64 Security
Amidon, Stephen Atlantic Books 2009 1843549026 / 9781843549024 First UK Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First UK edition, first printing. Original blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Appears unread. 365pp. Security is a timely, wry, and riveting story of adults and children, secret lives and civic culture, suspicion and sexual hysteria. It confirms Stephen Amidon as a master of the art of the novel and one of the foremost chroniclers of modern life. 053237 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
79 Nature's Roundabout, an introduction to Ecology - Conservation (Ladybird Book, Series 727)
Armstrong, Patrick ; illustrated by David Palmer Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1979 0721405037 / 9780721405032 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. This is the penultimate title printed on the back cover; the last title is British Wild Flowers. Spine ends bumped. The front cover is a bit greyed. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. Printed ISBN and price of 40p on the back cover. 51pp. 103546 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
65 One Fat Englishman, A Novel
Amis, Kingsley Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1963 First Edition Hardcover Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. On the front pastedown is a date stamp sheet (as in a library book) with two dates stamped. Opposite, on the front endpaper is a short shelving number written in black pen. No other marks, labels or any other library signs. No other names or inscriptions. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket is bright and in very good condition. A small grey-ish mark to the spine of the dust jacket only. Front flap not price clipped. 192pp. 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. 306741 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
80 Disgusting Digestion (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2008 0439944457 / 9780439944458 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. Signed by the author on the title page. pp. 171. 058153 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
66 Caterina
Amstutz, Eveline Cassell 1969 0304934399 / 9780304934393 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
In very good condition. No names or inscriptions. Very minor rubs to dust jacket edges and minor bruising to spine ends of boards. Dust jacket price-clipped, the jacket is now supplied in a loose removable clear film protective sleeve. 234pp. 030142 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
81 Evil Inventions (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2009 1407109596 / 9781407109596 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. Signed by the author on the title page, at an event we held locally. pp. 144. 058156 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
67 The Ugly Duckling [Edmund Ward Lyn series]
Andersen, Hans Christian (arranged from the story by ) ; illustrations by Rene Cloke Edmund Ward [c. 1943] Leicester 1943 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Cloke, Rene 
Hardback. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. Stapled binding. The binding is firm and the staples are very good; just a hint of rust at the centrefold but not very much at all. The boards are lightly rubbed but clean. Cloth spine has faded. Very brief inscription at the top edge of the title page - just a name and Xmas 1943 in neat writing. Pages are clean; lightly handled, light creasing. Delightful Rene Cloke illustrations. pp. 20. 106868 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
82 Nasty Nature (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2008 0439944511 / 9780439944519 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
058154 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
68 The Emperor's New Clothes
Andersen, Hans Christian ; illustrated by Michael Adams The Unicorn Publishing House New Jersey 1990 0881011061 / 9780881011067 Hardcover Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Second impression. In really nice, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Just a few very light handling creases to a few pages. Slim unpaginated children's picture book, text on one side, full page illustrations on the other. 306413 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
83 Painful Poison (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2009 140710957X / 9781407109572 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author at an event we ran locally. pp. 159. RRP 5.99. 058151 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
69 A Visit to Germany, Italy and Malta, 1840-1841 : A Poet's Bazaar I-II
Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated By Grace Thornton Peter Owen London 1985 0720606365 / 9780720606362 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
The pages are tanned / browned. No names or inscriptions. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 182pp. 043701 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
84 Really Rotten Experiments (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2011 1407120735 / 9781407120737 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. Signed by the author on the title page, at an event we held locally. pp. 128. 058155 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
70 Trouble At The Circle 'G'
Anderson, Ella Pickering and Inglis Ltd. London 1971 0720820693 / 9780720820690 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. 1st edition. Turquoise boards. Some light scratches to the front board and bruising to spine ends. Contents clean. No names or inscriptions. The binding is nice and firm. 93pp. 100737 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
85 Draw The Teeth of a Dragon
Ashton, Mark Robert Hale Limited London 1979 0709170947 / 9780709170945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Some pale foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Textblock tight and firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. A very short nick to the top edge of the dust jacket's front cover. 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. 192pp. 303740 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
71 Payback Time
Anderson, Geraint Headline 2012 0755381769 / 9780755381760 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large format trade size paperback, in excellent near fine condition. RRP. 12.99. 301700 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
86 Eve's Adventures: A Submarine Fantasy [Inscribed by the author]
Ashton, S. [pseud. of Eustace Fulcrand Bosanquet] ; illustrated by Dorothy Furniss Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd [1904] London 1904 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback. Blue cloth with gilt decoration. Publication date not stated but is 1904. Inscribed by the author at the top edge of the front endpaper. The inscription reads: Pamela, with the Author's love - [signed] EFB 10/9/4. The boards are bowed / bent and are rubbed at the spine and corners, with a short snag in the cloth at the spine, approx. 3cm from the base of the spine, fraying to the cloth at the spine ends and a short split of approx. 1cm in the cloth at the top of the spine / joint with front board and another at the bottom of the spine / joint with rear board. Some pale splash marks to the boards, which are also faded at the spine and edges. The binding is shaken in a few places but holds. Some bubbles to the pastedowns. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings by Dorothy Furniss, daughter of Harry Furniss; two of the illustrations have been coloured with watercolour paint (quite neatly though one has a smudge). A few minor grubby handling marks to pages. Overall an acceptable reading or reference copy of this scarce children's mermaid story. pp. 142. 106089 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
72 The Life and Adventures of Lady Anne, the Little Pedlar
Anon ; a new edition with introductory note by Elizabeth Wordsworth A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd. [c.1914] London 1914 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
A new edition with an introductory note by Elizabeth Wordsworth. Undated, c. 1914. Forwards lean to the spine. Pages are lightly tanned, but are free from names or inscriptions. 161pp. Near VG clean condition. Dark olive green cloth binding. 013517 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
87 The Streets of Askelon [Inscribed by the Author]
Aspler, Tony Secker & Warburg London 1972 0436022303 / 9780436022302 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Some minor rubs to the dust jacket, and a faded spine. Not price clipped (2.00 net original price printed on the front flap). Inscribed by the AUTHOR Tony Aspler on the f.e.p. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way), 200pp. 300777 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
73 Aunt Bell
Arden, Henley I. Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd [c. 1920] 1920 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial blue cloth. Hardback without dust jacket. Some foxing throughout. Bumps and rubs to the cloth at the spine ends. A slight forwards lean to the spine. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1922). Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1920. Black and white frontispiece and three further illustrations. 176pp. 105763 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
88 Transcription [Exclusive Independent Bookshop 1st edition with red edges]
Atkinson, Kate Doubleday London 2018 0857525883 / 9780857525888 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brand new. Hardback with dust jacket. Exclusive first edition for independent bookshops with red tinted page edges. First impression. Red ribbon page marker and red endpapers. Comes with a promotional bookmark. pp. 336. This is NOT a signed copy. Brand new, in excellent fine condition. 308538 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
74 Tim and Charlotte
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2006 1845075455 / 9781845075453 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 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. Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. You'd think that would make her happy, but it doesn't. She wants to play with some real friends and you can't have better friends than Tim and Ginger when they're bound for adventure - and trouble! First published in 1952; this is a first impression of the 2006 Frances Lincoln edition. 309102 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
89 Transcription [SIGNED Exclusive Independent Bookshop 1st edition with red edges]
Atkinson, Kate Doubleday London 2018 0857525883 / 9780857525888 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Brand new. Hardback with dust jacket. Exclusive first edition for independent bookshops with red tinted page edges. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Publisher's sticker on the front of the book. Red ribbon page marker. Comes with a promotional bookmark and exclusive chapter sample booklet. pp. 336. 308388 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
75 Tim and Charlotte
Ardizzone, Edward Scholastic Press London 2000 0439010373 / 9780439010375 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition; just one small flattened crease to the rear dust jacket flap. Clean, tight and unmarked; appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 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. Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. You'd think that would make her happy, but it doesn't. She wants to play with some real friends and you can't have better friends than Tim and Ginger when they're bound for adventure - and trouble! First published in 1952; this is a first impression of the Scholastic 2000 reissue. 106065 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
90 The Army: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series)
Atteridge, Captain A. H. ; series editor Louey Chisholm T. C. & E. C. Jack London and Edinburgh 1915 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1915 and I believe this is a first edition though this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. List of other titles in the series inside and the last title listed is this one, No. 15 The Army. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. and there is a printer's reference on the last page of 8/15. Red cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened and the spine has slightly faded. Deckled / untrimmed foredges and bottom edge. A couple of pages are still uncut. Top edge gilt. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated throughout with tinted and black and white photographic images. Lacks ribbon page marker. pp. v, 104, plates. 16.5 x 12cm. 308746 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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