Category: Children's and Illustrated


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Told Through The Ages 16 volumes-complete set?

By: N/A

Price: £64.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap: 1906

Seller ID: 003880

a bright clean set of 16 volumes in the Told Through The Ages series, uniformly bound in the original dark green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration, each volume ilustrated with plates. Ttitles are: Stories from Greek History: Stories of King Arthur: Told by the Northmen: Stories of Robin Hood: Britain Long Ago: Stories from Dickens: Stories from the Aeneid: Stories from the Earthly Paradise: Stories from the Iliad: Stories from Wagner: The Book of Rustem: Stories from... View more info

Aeroplane Book for Little Folk

By: Anon.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-Type Press: 1935

Seller ID: 001849

small quarto (9.8 by 7.8 inches) with a coloured frontispiece and many black and white text illustrations, coloured pictorial covers, inscription in red ink on front paste-down, front and rear end-papers laid down, some foxing mostly light and slight wear to covers but very sound and clean. Scarce. £18.00 View more info

The Wonderful Animal Book

By: Anon.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited: 1934

Seller ID: 002558

Slim small folio (12 by 9 inches) undated but circa 1934, with 36 colour plates on 18 leaves, pictorial covers, no text apart from the title page, corners rubbed and bumped, rear cover with some minor marking, contents clean. A children's picture book with sentimental colour plates, mostly of domestic animals, dogs, cats, rabbits etc. drawn by A F Kennedy and Albert Kaye. Scarce. Only one copy listed in Copac. £18.00. View more info

By Fire and Sword. A Story of the Huguenots

By: Archer, Thomas

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1887

Seller ID: 003810

first and apparently the only edition, octavo (19 by 12.5 cms) text of 256 pages plus publisher's adverts at rear, original decorative red bevelled cloth, gilt, illustrated with frontispiece and 3 plain plates, signature and date on reverse of half title, spine head rubbed otherwise a bright, clean and sound copy.£19.00 View more info

A Daughter of Fife

By: Barr, Amelia E

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1890

Seller ID: 003628

a bright clean copy in the original dark green cloth, octavo 19 by 13 cms. undated but circa 1890, text of 335 pages plus 8-page publisher's catalogue, gilt decorative covers, two small dents to the outer edge of the front cover, foredge with a small faint mark, firm and sound in the covers, no internal marks or signatures. Rare in this bright condition. £24.00 View more info

Jess & Co

By: Bell, John Joy

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1904

Seller ID: 003684

first edition, octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) text of 285 pages with many black and white plates by A S Boyd, original pictorial cloth, top front corner bumped, long inscription on front end-paper, short tear in one plate but a clean copy, sound and firm in the binding £17.00 View more info

With Morgan on the Main

By: Bennett, C M

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1930

Seller ID: 001983

octavo (8 by 5.5 inches) with the rare dust jacket, coloured frontispiece, undated but circa 1930, neat inscription on the front end-paper, corners lightly bumped, covers clean and fresh, with the rare dust jacket which has slight signs of use but is intact and very clean. £24.00 View more info

Sunshine and Snow

By: Bindloss, Harold

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge: 1900

Seller ID: 002232

octavo (7.5 by 5 inches) undated but circa 1900, illustrated with 8 plain plates, original pictorial red cloth, 24-page publisher's catalogue at end, small prize label inside front cover, faint minor marking to rear cover but a clean and fairly bright copy otherwise. £12.00 View more info

The Four Cousins

By: Blyton Enid

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1962

Seller ID: 003336

first edition, with dust jacket, illustrated by Joan Thompson, coloured frontispiece and many text illustrations, dust jacket price clipped and with very slight signs of use,covers bright, clean and sound-no internal marks or signatures. £16.00 View more info

Secret Seven Win Through

By: Blyton Enid

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1955

Seller ID: 003757

First edition, octavo19.5 by 14cms.Text of 119 pages. Original cloth with the dust wrapper which has some minor signs of use-mainly chipping and fraying to the top and bottom edges. A bright clean and sound copy, with a neat inscription but no other internal marks. £23.00 View more info

Friendly Story Book

By: Blyton Enid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003758

First edition, octavo 21 by 14cms.. Original cloth with the dust wrapper which has some minor signs of use-mainly chipping and fraying to the top edge. Text of 156 pages, with a frontispiece and many text illustrations . A clean and sound copy, with some minor foxing to the end papers, small tear to the half title page but no other internal marks. £18.00 View more info

The Tailor and the Crow. An old rhyme with new drawings

By: Brooke, Leslie illustrates

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1911

Seller ID: 002556

a very clean copy with dust wrapper. Slim square octavo (7.8 by 6 inches) illustrated throughout with full page black and white illustrations and 6 colour plates, pictorial end-papers, all by Leslie Brooke, original blue cloth with dust wrapper, both with a coloured illustration pasted on. A small sticker pasted on the reverse of the title page and minor signs of use to the wrapper otherwise a nice, clean and unmarked copy-no signatures or inscriptions. £15.00 View more info

La Briere

By: Chateaubriant A de

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Paris, Rombaldi: 1941

Seller ID: 002721

with 5 colour plates by Pierre Gandon, square octavo (20 by 15 cms) 311 pages, green morocco spine with marbled sides and end-papers, spine slightly faded, front joint tender at head, signature on reverse of front free end-paper, Copy no 184 of a limited edition. £26.00 View more info

Les Hommes de mauvaise volonte

By: Clemenceau-Jacquemaire, Madeleine

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions des Portiques: 1919

Seller ID: 002045

octavo (18.75 by 12 cms) original yellow paper wrappers, first (and only?) edition. Pasted on to the front end-papers is a manuscript note in French on the headed notepaper of Oeuvre des Combattants sans famille, dated 12 April 1919 and signed by her, There is also a presentation inscription on the half title and a photograph of the author in nurses uniform pasted on to the rear end-paper. Front cover with some very minor spotting, spine a little crinkled otherwise ver... View more info

Pop-up book:The Mighty Giants. Dinosaur World

By: Cowley, Stewart

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Bath, VCH Publishing Ltd: 1988

Seller ID: 002513

a near-fine copy of this attractive pop-up book which is usally found in used condition, slim small folio (12 by 8.5 inches) illustrated with 4 double-page pop-ups of dinosaurs, pictorial shaped covers, a small bump to the head of the spine otherwise a near-fine unmarked copy. £18.00 View more info

Le Miracle de la Pie, illus. Lalau

By: France, Anatole

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Paris, A Ferroud: 1921

Seller ID: 002041

slim octavo (18 by 12.5 cms) with coloured illustrations, mostly full-page, by Maurice Lalau, original printed paper wrappers, edition limited to 1500 copies of which this is copy no. 1273. A few very minor signs of age to the covers otherwise a fresh, clean and unmarked copy. £28.00 View more info

The Stars and their mysteries

By: Gibson, Charles R

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co: 1895

Seller ID: 003629

a bright, clean copy in the orignal pictorial cloth, octavo 20 by 13.5 cms. text of 246 pages plus index leaf and adverts, with coloured frontispiece, 8 plain plates and 9 text diagrams, inscription on front end-paper, contents very clean, unmarked. £17.00 View more info

Up North

By: Hardy, Mrs Janet Gordon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W P Nimmo: 1900

Seller ID: 002235

octavo (7.5 by 5 inches) undated but circa 1900, illustrated with 4 plain plates, original pictorial red cloth, 8-page publisher's catalogue at end, neat inscription on front end-paper, half title, catalogue and end-papers a bit foxed, rear top corner lightly bumped, clean and bright otherwise. £12.00 View more info

The Queen of Beauty or Adventures of Prince Elfrestan

By: Henry, Mrs Re

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1895

Seller ID: 004157

small folio 24.5 by 18 cms (9.6 by 7.2 inches) text of 220 pages illustrated with 12 plates from drawings by John Jellicoe, original decorated cloth, decorated end-papers, top edge gilt, slight lean. A bright clean and sound copy-no inscriptions or signatures. A very rare and attractive book of stories for children £68.00 View more info

The Complete Practical Arithmetician: containing several new and useful improvements adapted to the use of schools and private tuition

By: Keith, Thomas

Price: £76.00

Publisher: London, G and W B Whittaker: 1822

Seller ID: 003687

small octavo (19 by 11 cms) text of 332 pages plus 16 preliminary pages, nicely bound in recent half brown calf, marbled sides, spine with raised bands, unlettered, blind stamp on title page with 'withdrawn' stamp on the reverse, a very clean and sound copy in pleasant binding. . £76.00 View more info