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Bunnyborough

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford: 1919

Seller ID: 003610


large quarto (11.25 by 9.75 inches) illustrated with 16 coloured plates, a pictorial title page and numerous text illustrations, coloured pictorial end-papers, Ink name on both sides of the front free end-paper, 2 text leaves and 1 plate with a short marginal tear, 2 plates with small bits of tissue adhering to the inner margin. very minor signs of wear to the covers.. First edition and the only one in this large format. A very clean,sound and presentable copy of one of... View more info

The Modern Boy's Annual 1938

By: Anon.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Fleetway House: 1938

Seller ID: 001949


quarto (11 by 8.5 inches) illustrated with 2 coloured plates and many text illustrations and photos, original pictorial covers, corners rubbed, rear cover slightly shaky otherwise clean and sound copy, free from signatures/inscriptions. £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

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

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A Daughter of Fife

By: Barr, Amelia E

Price: £28.00

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, fore edge with a small faint mark, firm and sound in the covers, no internal marks or signatures. Rare, especially in this bright condition. £28.00 View more info

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Peter Pan & Wendy

By: Barrie, J M

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1950

Seller ID: 003761


Quarto 25.5 by 19cms. Original blue cloth with pictorial end papers, text of 188 pages, frontispiece and 11 coloured plates by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Some occasional light foxing, spine creased and the lettering dull, otherwise a clean, sound copy. £38.00 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: £19.00

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. £19.00 View more info

Sunshine and Snow

By: Bindloss, Harold

Price: £15.00

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. £15.00 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

Five Go Down To The Sea

By: Blyton Enid

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003759


First edition, octavo 19 by 13 cms. Original cloth with the unclipped dust wrapper which has some signs of use. Text of 191 pages, with pictoral end papers, 10 coloured plates and many text illustrations . A clean and sound copy, with occasional light foxing . £24.00 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

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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

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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

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Le Petit Soldat de Plomb

By: France, Anatole

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Paris, A Ferroud: 1919

Seller ID: 002042


slim octavo (17 by 12 cms) with coloured illustrations by Gustave-Adolphe Mossa, oriignal printed paper wrappers, edition limited to 1500 copies of which this is no. 867. Minor toning to the inner margin of the front cover otherwise a fresh clean and unmarked copy. £32.00 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