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91 Half in Love
Cartwright, Justin Sceptre London, United Kingdom 2001 0340766298 / 9780340766293 First edition, First Printing Green Cloth Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Price-clipped, the dust jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. A scanned picture of the front cover is available on request. 309pp. 031381 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
106 Bod's Dream
Cole, Michael and Joanne Methuen Children's Books 1975 0416837603 / 9780416837605 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small stapled soft back; laminated pictorial covers. A couple of very light handling creases to the covers. In overall very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slim and unpaginated. 13cm tall. 309285 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
92 Lucy
Cecil, Randy Walker Books 2016 0763668087 / 9780763668082 First Edition Hard Cover New New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Black boards with pictorial dust jacket. RRP 9.99. A long picture book story with black and white illustrations. Each morning, as the sun rises over Bloomville, a trumpet begins to play. The notes drift down to an alley where a little dog sleeps. A car horn honks. She's awake now. And she's off! Past Bertolt's Butcher Shop, past he diner with the questionable scraps, and down the block to the apartment building with the red door. So begins each day in the life of a small stray dog. Lucy can't count on much, but she can count on the girl behind the red door. Unpaginated but 144 pages. 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. 058051 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
107 Bod's Present
Cole, Michael and Joanne Methuen Children's Books 1975 0416837808 / 9780416837803 Soft cover Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small stapled soft back; laminated pictorial covers. Some creases and small indentations to the covers. In good clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. 13cm tall. 309287 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
93 Huckleberry Hound and His Friends (A Big Television Book)
Cherr, Pat ; with pictures by Ben de Nunez and Bob Totten World Distributors (Manchester) Limited 1960 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. There is a stain to the boards at the top of the spine, affecting both the front and back covers, as well as the spine. Boards are otherwise a bit rubbed and chipped at the edges and spine. Clean inside and the stitched binding is sound. The pages are a little darkened / tanned at the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim unpaginated picture book. 306313 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
108 Imaginary Fred
Colfer, Eoin ; Jeffers, Oliver HarperCollins Children's Books 2015 0008126143 / 9780008126148 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. First impression. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. An extraordinary collaboration between Irish Children's Laureate, Eoin Colfer, and picture book superstar, Oliver Jeffers! Sometimes, with a little electricity, or luck, or even magic, an imaginary friend might appear when you need one. An imaginary friend like Fred...Fred floated like a feather in the wind until a lonely little boy wished for him and found a friendship like no other. The perfect chemistry between Eoin Colfer's text and Oliver Jeffer's artwork make for a dazzlingly original colour gift 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. 058039 
Price: 10.39 GBP

 
 
94 Slightly Invisible (Featuring Charlie and Lola)
Child, Lauren Orchard Books London 2010 1408307901 / 9781408307908 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial hardback. No dust jacket, as issued when published. First impression. In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Slim unpaginated picture book. 104883 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
109 When It Snows
Collingridge, Richard David Fickling Books 2012 0857560492 / 9780857560490 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In very good clean condition throughout. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear). Unpaginated. Slim young children's picture book. 102109 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
95 Butterflies in Britain (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 29)
Chopping, Richard (written and lithographed by) Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1945] 1945 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this is the 3rd edition of c. April 1945. Slim stapled booklet. 31pp. Some foxing to the covers and to the first few pages. Previous owner's name written in pen at the top edge of the front cover. Price inside ninepence. List of titles inside range from no. 4 to no. 39. Staples are rusted at the centrefold but have not corroded surrounding paper. 105780 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
110 The Baby Who Wouldn't Go to Bed
Cooper, Helen Doubleday | Transworld 1996 0385407939 / 9780385407939 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Dust jacket not price clipped [9.99]. Unmarked. Unpaginated. Large 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 protects the jacket against wear. 103033 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
96 Hug Me
Ciraolo, Simona Flying Eye Books 2014 1909263494 / 9781909263499 First Edition Hard Cover New No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. RRP 11.99. First edition. Ever feel like you need a hug, a really big hug from someone? That's how Felipe the young cactus feels, but his family just isn't the touchy-feely kind. Cacti can be quite prickly sometimes, you know... and so can Felipe. But he'll be darned if this one pointy issue will hold him back, so one day Felipe sets off on his own to find a friend and, just maybe, that long awaited hug. Slim unpaginated illustrated children's picture book. A lovely story. 058032 
Price: 10.79 GBP

 
111 The House Cat
Cooper, Helen (written and illustrated by) Scholastic Children's Books 1993 059054117x / 9780590541176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
Book and dust jacket both very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Unpaginated. Children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival quality clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and which protects the jacket against wear). 103225 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
97 Tootles The Taxi and Other Rhymes, A Ladybird Book (Series 413)
Clegg, Joyce B. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1956 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Kenney, John 
Hardback with dust jacket. Buff boards with blue line illustration and titles. First published in 1956; this is a reprint from c. 1965 - still an early enough copy to have the dog sitting on the pavement on the front of the dust jacket, and the children and dog in the foreground of the picture accompanying the fire engine verse (later editions were changed). The boards are slightly bumped at the corners. The book is in lovely, bright and clean, condition - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages are fresh and bright, with no handling creases. The front cover of the dust jacket is bright and clean. The underside of the jacket has two pale brown stains but you can't see these on the outside as they correspond with brown parts of the illustrations. The back cover of the dust jacket has a couple of minor, light marks, and a tear (approx. 4cm) at the top corner. The front flap has been price clipped. Five titles in the series are listed on the rear dust jacket flap and a tally of over 120 available Ladybird titles is mentioned on the rear flap. pp. 51. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308904 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
112 The Bear Family at the Seaside
Cooper, M. B. (illustrated by) ; edited in English by Charlotte Penn Dean and Son, Ltd London 1957 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial boards. Delightful illustrations. Young children's picture book. Some light marks and light rubs to the boards. 17cm. There is a gift inscription written in pencil on the reverse of the front endpaper. Otherwise pages are nice and clean. Sewn binding is quite firm. 304324 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
98 Les Trois Arbres du Samourai
Cocagnac, A. -M (texte adapte par) ; illustre par Alain Le Foll Les Editions du Cerf Paris 1969 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. A couple of light scratches to the rear board, light fading to the edges and a few minor rubs. Slightly grubby thumb mark to the edge of the title page. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slim and unpaginated picture book. French. 106819 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
113 Li Chung, A Tale of China
Cooper, M. B. (text and illustrations) Litor Publishers Ltd, Brighton | Danny Books, Montreal [c.1963] Printed by Halsingborgs, Sweden 1963 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Laminated pictorial hardback. Some rubs to the spine and corners. No names or inscriptions. Light signs of handling to the pages with some pale marks to endpapers / pastedowns. Unpaginated. Slim book. Lovely full page colour illustrations. 18.5cm. 301968 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
99 The Frog Prince and Other Grimm's Fairy Tales
Cole, Edward (illustrated by) K. G. Series London Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Cole, Edward 
n.d. but c. 1940s. Illustrated covers, front and back. Paper covers, loosely fitted over board but glued to pastedowns. Some tears to the paper covers. Stapled binding. Delightful illustrations. This book really is all about the illustrations. No names or inscriptions. 20 pages. Clean condition. 10.5 inches tall. 102107 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
114 Bangalee (A Serendipity Book)
Cosgrove, Stephen ; illustrated by Robin James Grolier Enterprises Inc Danbury, Connecticut 1976 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall James, Robin 
Hardback. Pictorial boards. The slightest of rubs to the corners and the boards are very slightly faded at the spine. In otherwise excellent, clean condition. A really nice copy. Slim and unpaginated. Delightful story with the gentle moral of cleaning up or tidying your room is a very good thing to do! 308703 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
100 The Picture Birthday Book for Boys and Girls
Cole, Frank (selected quotations by) ; illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd [c. 1930] 1930 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Tarrant, Margaret W. 
Small, pocket-sized, hardback Birthday book, for recording people's birthdays. Date uncertain (not stated inside); there is a gift inscription on the front endpaper dated 1931. Some foxing throughout and other brown marks to the first few pages. A few dates have names filled-in for birthdays, in different handwriting styles. Each month has a full page Margaret Tarrant colour plate - plates are generally quite clean, possibly a little greyed; July has some very pale blue stains (from a water splash I suspect) which aren't overly noticeable as they blend with the colours of the illustration. December's illustration has a small chip to the top edge of the page, a tape repair by a previous owner to the underside of the plate, approx 1.5 inch tear, and a small tape mark to the edge of the front of the illustration, next to the spine. Unpaginated. The pale blue cloth boards are generally greyed and lightly grubby (no significant stains), and are lightly rubbed at the spine ends. 13.7 x 10cm. 308794 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
115 The Story of Tantrum O'Furrily
Cowell, Cressida ; Nicholas, Mark Hodder Children's Books London 2018 1444933809 / 9781444933802 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Nicholas, Mark 
Pictorial hardback, no dust jacket as published. New. RRP 12.99. First impression. A pampered kitten heads out into the night sniffing for a story just for her, but she soon discovers a cat with courage makes her own story. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Delightful story with wonderful illustrations. 307790 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
101 Bod and the Birds
Cole, Michael and Joanne Methuen Children's Books 1975 0416810608 / 9780416810608 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small stapled soft back; laminated pictorial covers. A couple of very light handling creases to the covers. In overall very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. 13cm tall. 309284 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
116 The Alphabet of Old Friends; AND Puss in Boots [Facsimile editions reproduced from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, and housed together in a slipcase]
Crane, Walter The Bodley Head | Holp Shuppan 1981 Soft cover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Crane, Walter 
Two slim soft back volumes, presented together in a card slipcase. Both volumes are beautifully reproduced, with crisp printing on a slightly off-white, creamy coloured paper. Sewn bindings. Both books have a small bump and crease to the bottom corners. Puss in Boots has a small pale blue mark towards the bottom edge of the front cover. Otherwise excellent clean condition. The slipcase has a bump and small tear to the base of the spine. 307868 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
102 Bod and the Cherry Tree
Cole, Michael and Joanne Methuen Children's Books 1975 0416837700 / 9780416837704 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small stapled soft back; laminated pictorial covers. A few very light handling creases to the covers. In overall very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. 13cm tall. 309286 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
117 The Viewer
Crew, Gary ; Tan, Shaun Lothian Books South Melbourne 2003 0734406010 / 9780734406019 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Reprint. Soft back picture book. Unpaginated. In very good, clean and tight, condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Inside, the box was crammed with treasures, each more intriguing than the last... his eyes glistened with delight at the promise these wonders held. A fantastic vision through the lens of history's ultimate Viewmaster, from Gary Crew, one of the most innovative writers in children's literature today, with spectacular illustrations and design by multi-award-winning artist Shaun Tan. 306704 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
103 Bod and the Grasshopper
Cole, Michael and Joanne Methuen Children's Books 1977 0416810705 / 9780416810707 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small stapled soft back; laminated pictorial covers. Some creases and small indentations to the covers. In good clean condition inside except for a very slight wrinkle to the top edge of pages. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. 13cm tall. 309288 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
118 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

 
 
104 Bod and the Kite
Cole, Michael and Joanne Methuen Children's Books 1977 0416810802 / 9780416810806 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small stapled soft back; laminated pictorial covers. A couple of very light handling creases to the covers. In overall very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. 13cm tall. 309282 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
119 Our Lady of Demerara
Dabydeen, David Dido Press 2004 1902115449 / 9781902115443 First Edition Grey Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. There are faint indentations left on the front endpaper from a previous pencilled price mark. 278pp. The dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. A scanned picture of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 032107 
Price: 24.95 GBP

 
 
105 Bod's Apple
Cole, Michael and Joanne Methuen Children's Books 1975 0416837905 / 9780416837902 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small stapled soft back; laminated pictorial covers. Was first published in 1965; this soft back edition published 1975. Some light handling creases to the covers. In overall very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. 13cm tall. 309283 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
120 England (World Dolls Series)
Dark, Irene ; Jones, C. Pergamon Press Ltd Headington Hill Hall, Oxford 1964 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Jones, C. 
Hardback. Pictorial boards with a pale grey cloth spine. In fair to good condition; boards fair but pages are very good. Rectangular red stamp on the rear pastedown - 'complimentary copy'. A water stain to the boards, particularly visible on the cloth spine and the rear pastedown. The sewn binding is firm. Old price written in pen on the front pastedown. Pages are bright and clean. Slim and unpaginated. 15.7 x 20.8cm. Illustrations by C. Jones - Birmingham School of Design. 309304 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
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