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- Red Riding Hood's Story Stall

A very good hardback copy in a very good dustwrapper which has 1 or 2 minor closed tears. This is a title in a series called the "Fairy Shops" books. No date but priced at 1/- on dustwrapper. Perhaps c.1950. Unpaginated. Black and white illustrations signed variously by Grace L.C.Shelton. Ruth Cobb, H.G.C. Marsh Lambert and Winifred. Stories about elves and fairies, witches and gnomes etc. An uncommon title.
Published : Collins, London, First Edition
£25.00

- A Day in a Child's Life

Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Hardback. [Nd] 1881. 4to. Just about good in green decorated boards which are worn at the edges. Gift inscription. 29 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Music by Myles B. Foster. Songs by various authors about the different parts of a child's day.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London, First Edition
£20.00

- A Fairy Garland Being Fairy Tales from the Old French

Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth letered in gilt on the spine. Spine a little faded and with a little wear to spine ends. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Neat gift inscription (dated 1928) on front end-paper. 251 pages. 12 full-page colour plates by Edmund Dulac.
Published : Cassell & Co, London 1928, First Edition Thus
£42.00

- Aesop's Fables

Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy with coloured illustration on front board. Not dated but pencilled gift inscription on half title is dated Christmas 1935. Stories include The Apple Tree, The Astrologer and The Traveller and The Ass and the Frogs. 8 coloured and many black and white illustrations. Not paginated. Good dustwrapper with a little edge wear and tear. A nice clean copy with the rare dustwrapper.
Published : The Children's Press, London, First Edition
£20.00

- Affection's Offering; a Book for All Seasons: But Especially Designed as a Christmas and New Year's Gift or Birth-Day Present

Hardback. 12mo. A poor to fair copy in light green boards with a dark green cloth spine which has replaced the original spine. All edges gilt. Hinges cracked. Ownership inscription. Foxing to the plates. Pp.xx,176. Frontispiece and four plates. "A little work calculated for the instruction as well as the amusement of the rising generation" at a price within the reach of "the middling order of Purchasers".
Published : Samual Lawson, London 1829, First Edition
£15.00

- An ABC of Birds

Nd. c. 1930? A very good copy although a little faded on spine. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 96pp. Colour illustration of each of the birds included.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London,
£10.00

- Aunt Louisa's Jumble Book of Pictures and Stories for Little Folk

Hardback. Nd. Small 4to. A good copy. Upper board decorated in colour. Some wear to boards. Blue spine lettered in black. Unpaginated. Colour frontispiece. Many black and white illustrations.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co, London,
£30.00

- Baby's Own Book

Oblong 8vo. Nd. Late 19th century. A good copy in thick card covers. Illustrated upper board. Gift inscription. 8 thick card pages of fine colour illustrations depicting nursery rhymes with uncoloured end-paper illustrations.
Published : Ernest Nister, London,
£25.00

- Biggles Annual

A fine copy of the first-ever Biggles Annual. Not price-clipped. 63pp.
Published : World International Publishing Ltd. 1980,
£7.00

- Black Bob the Dandy Wonder Dog

Hardback. Nd. 1965? First story is "The Hide-Aways on Hee-Haw Hill." A very good copy in red pictorial boards lettered in blue on spine and in yellow on upper board. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 92 pages.
Published : D.C. Thomson & Co and John Leng & Co, London,
£15.00

- Blackie's Children's Annual 21st Year

Illustrated by Joyce L. Brisley, Nina K. Brisley, Cicely Mary Barker and Others.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's cream cloth with illustration on front board showing boy and girl sitting. Many colour and other illustrations. Stories by Nina K. Brisley, S.R. Praegar, Ethel Talbot and Others. Boards showing signs of edgewear. 200 pages
Published : Blackie & Son, London, First Edition
£35.00

- Bo-Peep's Bumper book 1929

Hardback. N.d. A very good copy with colour illustrated front board and spine. Spine illustration a little chipped at edges. Many colour and black and white illustrations. Painting competition at rear untouched. Previous owner's name lightly showing on front fixed end-paper. Some edge foxing.. A bright copy in nice condition.
Published : The Amalgamated Press Ltd., London, First Edition
£28.00

- Chansons De France Pour Les Petits Francais Avec Accompagnements De J.B. Weckerlin

Illustrated by M.B. De Monvel.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A near very good copy in publisher's red cloth with white daisies on front and rear boards and blind- stamped gilt flowers and title in black on front board. 24 French children's songs with colour illustrations on each page. 47 pages.
Published : Librairie Plon, Paris 1928, First Edition
£40.00

- Cinderella's Story Stall

A very good hardback copy in a very good dustwrapper which has 1 or 2 minor closed tears. This is a title in a series called the "Fairy Shops" books. No date but priced at 1/- on dustwrapper. Perhaps c.1950. Unpaginated with black and white illustrations. One illustration is signed "Hassall". Stories about elves and fairies, witches and gnomes etc. An uncommon title.
Published : Collins, London, First Edition
£25.00

- Daily Mail Nipper Annual 1940

Softback. Oblong 4to. A good plus copy with illustrated covers showing Nipper wearing a metal army helmet and saluting. 3 closed tears on spine which have been stuck down. pp.xii 96. Consists of cartoon strips for young children. Adverts front and back.
Published : Associated Newspapers, London 1940, First Edition
£18.00

- Dr Who Annual 1978

4to. A near fine copy. Price-clipped. No ownership inscription or other marking. 64pp.
Published : World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd,
£5.00

- Fairy Tales

Illustrated by J.S.Goodall.
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge foxing. 159 pages. 9 colour plates of which 7 are double-page. Many black and white illustrations. A book of favourite fairy tales. This is a Prince Charming Colour Book.
Published : Ward Lock, London 1963, First Edition Thus
£30.00

- Favourite Fairy Tales

Nd. but gift inscription is dated 1872. A good copy in mauve cloth which is faded on the spine. Lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt and black. All edges gilt. 174 pages. 12 coloured illustrations. Includes eleven favourite fairy tales.
Published : Gall & Inglis, Edinburgh,
£30.00

- First Picture Word Book

Illustrated by Mary Gehr.
Hardback. N.d. circa 1950. A good plus copy with illustrated front board. Unpaginated. Ownership inscription. Colour illustrations throughout. Words have been selected from standard vocabulary lists and the small child will delight in finding pictures of things he recognises while the older child beginning to read will associate the printed word with the pictures.
Published : Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London, First Edition
£15.00

- Giles Annual 3rd Series (1948)

Softback. A good plus copy with illustrated covers. Spine complete but with some tearing to edges. Small crease in rear cover which is just a little loose. Small closed tear at top of front cover. No inscriptions. Unpaginated and not price-clipped.
Published : Daily Express Publications, London 1948, First Edition
£100.00

- Giles Annual 6th Series

Illustrated by Giles.
Softback A good plus copy with illustrated front cover, 2 small closed tears at edge of front cover and on title page. Small closed tear at foot of spine and small crease at bottom outer corner of front cover. Some foxing to rear cover. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Not price-clipped
Published : Daily Express, London 1952, First Edition
£35.00

- Harrap's Tintin Illustrated Dictionary English-Spanish/Spanish-English

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's laminated boards with illustration on front board and title in white on front board and on spine. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Many coloured cartoon illustrations with relevant translations.English section has 214 pages and 10 pages of Spanish Grammar. Spanish section has 213 pages and 7 pages of English grammar
Published : Harrap in Co-operation with Methuen Children's Books, Edinburgh 1991, First Edition
£40.00

- Little Jack Horner's Story Stall

A very good hardback copy in a very good dustwrapper which has minor closed tears. This is one in a series called "Fairy Shops" books. No date but priced at 1/- on dustwrapper. Perhaps c.1950. Unpaginated. Black and white illustrations one of which is signed as being by Anne Anderson. Stories about elves and fairies, witches and gnomes etc. An uncommon title.
Published : Collins, London, Firs Edition Thus
£25.00

- Mickey Mouse Annual 1947

A very good copy in black cloth covers. Pictorial front cover shows Mickey and Pluto playing musical instruments. 124pp. A nice, clean, copy without ownership inscription.
Published : Dean & Son, London,
£18.00

- Mickey Mouse Annual 1948

A very good copy in green cloth covers. Pictorial front cover shows Mickey with a fishing rod over his shoulder and a fish on the end of his line. A nice, clean copy with no ownership inscriptions.
Published : Dean & Son, London,
£22.00

- Miss Browne the Story of a Superior Mouse

Illustrated by Madeline Hall.
Nd. c.1900. Square glazed pictorial boards. Just about good. Boards rather worn at tips and spine ends. Previous owner's name and date on title page. A little damage to two illustrations. Unpaginated but 20pp. Attractive chromolithographic illustrations. Scan on request.
Published : Ernest Nister, London, First Edition
£28.00

- Mon Journal: Recueil Hebdomadaire Illustre De Gravures En Couleurs et En Noir Pour Les Enfants De Huit a Douze Ans; Annee 1909-1910

Hardback. A just about good copy in red cloth attractively illustrated on upper board. Boards a little marked and rubbed at bottom edge. 807 pages. Trace of damp stain at edge of last few pages. A well-illustrated children's magazine from a century ago.
Published : Hachette, Paris 1910, First Edition
£30.00

- More Rupert Adventures

Softback. A decent copy internally but unfortunately lacking the spine and rear cover. Not price-clipped (3/6) and with ownership inscription in pencil.119 pages. Good reading copy.
Published : Daily Express, London 1943,
£20.00

- Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes

Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Hardback. Nd. [1881]. A good copy of the second issue of the first edition (Schuster & Engen, 140(1b)). The lattice work design boards are darkened to green rather than white and are a little rubbed. "G" of "Goose" is upside-down on both front and rear boards. Olive green end-papers. Darkened pink spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 48pp. Attractive colour illustrations throughout.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London,
£50.00

- Mother Goose Rhymes

Illustrated by S.B. Pearse and Winifred M. Ackroyd.
Hardback. n.d. c.1930? A very good copy with pictorial front board. 4 charming colour illustrations by S.B. Pearse and black and white line drawings on each page by Winifred Ackroyd. One colour illustration has a small closed tear at foot of page. Gift inscription. Unpaginated. A tight and internally clean copy
Published : J.Coker & Co. Ltd., London,
£20.00

- Mother Goose the Old Nursery Rhymes

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in silver on the spine and decorated in silver on the upper board. In a good dustwrapper which shows some browning to the spine and fairly minor chipping to the spine ends. A little edge and end-paper foxing but generally clean internally. No ownership inscription. Pp.xi,160. Colour frontispiece and 12 colour plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. A book of favourite traditional nursery rhymes illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1948, Reprint
£40.00

- Motor Wonders

Hardback. 4to. Nd. 1920's. A fair copy only as the boards are loose (and sellotaped at the front end-paper). 31 pages. 5 full-page colour plates and black and white illustrations. A story for children on the theme of motor transport by land, sea and air.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London,
£10.00

- My First Jig-Puz Book

Hardback Small 4to. Nd. c. 1935? A good copy with pictorial front board which is just a little scribbled on. Some wear to board edges. Ownership inscription. Consists of five jigsaw puzzles with verses telling the stories of the puzzles. The first puzzle lacks one piece.
Published : John Leng & Co, London,
£25.00

- My Week-Day Story Book

Hardback. Just about good. Colour pictorial upper board. 79 pages + 32pp adverts. Coloured frontispiece and many black and white illustrations. Stories for children.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co, London 1900,
£15.00

- Number Seven Joy Street a Medley of Prose & Verse for Boys and Girls

Hardback. n.d. but 1920's. A very good copy in publisher's patterned cloth and endpapers. Short stories by various authors including Laurence Housman, Eleanor Farjeon Lord Dunsay, and Compton Mackenzie. 7 tipped-in-colour plates by Marjorie Dawes, Ruth Cobb, May Smith, Mariian Allen, Roy Meldrum, C.T,.Nightingale and A.H. Watson. 230 pages. A good plus, attractive, dustwrapper illustrated by Marian Allen with some closed tears and minor chips. A nice tight clean copy.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford, First Edition
£45.00

- Number Three Joy Street a Medley of Prose & Verse for Boys and Girls

Hardback. n.d. but early 1920's. A good plus copy in publisher's patterned cloth and endpapers. A little spine wear. Stories and poems by various authors including Walter de la Mare, G.K. Chesterton, Laurence Housman and others. 8 tipped-in colour plates by Vera Hibbert, Doris Pailthorpe, Hugh Chesterman, A.H. Watson, Harry Rountree, and W.G. Raffe. 218 pages. A nice clean copy inside.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford, First Edition
£12.00

- Nursery Rhymes

Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Boardbook for young children. N.d. A good copy with illustrated boards and green spine. 14 illustrations by Anne Anderson. Corner of boards rubbed. Small split at top of one of the pages. Unpaginated.
Published : Nelson, London, First Edition
£7.00

- Oor Wullie 1970

A good copy. A little water staining at edge of covers. Spine covering a bit rubbed with surface coming away at spine ends. Front cover shows Wullie looking at a hedgehog which is sitting on his upturned bucket.
Published : D.C. Thomson & Co,
£12.00

- Our Busy City A Put-Together Puzzle Book

Hardback. Oblong folio. Pages starting to come lose internally and from binding although otherwise a clean and attractive copy. Unpaginated. The four "fill-in" colour pages have been neatly completed. A child's guide to an American city of the 1920's.
Published : Sam'l Gabriel Sons & Company, New York 1928, First Edition
£38.00

- Our Father Which Art in Heaven [Alternatively Titled "Our Father Who Art in Heaven"]

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in black on upper board and decorated in gilt on spine. Spine a little rubbed and some wear to spine ends. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Small neat gift inscription on front end-paper dated 1877. 120 pages. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece. Colour title-page vignette. Many black and white illustrations. Described as "A story illustrative of the Lord's Prayer for the young."
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, London 1877,
£20.00

- Paws and Claws : Being True Stories of Clever Creatures, Tame and Wild

Hardback. Nd. 1878? A good plus copy in blue cloth letered and decorated in gilt and black. A little wear to board tips and spine ends. All edges gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 184 pages + 8 pages publisher's adverts. Numerous black and white illustrations including tissue-guarded frontispiece.
Published : Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, Third Edition
£25.00

- Peas-Blossom

Illustrated by H.J.A. Mils.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth which is illustrated on the upper board and spine. Prize label. 259 pages + adverts. Frontispiece. Illustrations in text. A book for children.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co, London 1907,
£15.00

- Pictures of Natural History

Hardback. A very good copy in mottled maroon cloth. Bevelled edges. Lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and with a gilt decoration of a dog and boy on upper board. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 48 pages. 18 full-page chromolithographs. Black and white illustrations. A Victorian child's book telling of the lion, tiger, leopard, zebra etc and also domestic animals such as goat, sheep and hen.
Published : Nelson and Sons, London 1869,
£55.00

- Pity's Gift: A Collection of Interesting Tales, to Excite the Compassion of Youth for the Animal Creation. Ornamented with Vignettes. From the Writings of Mr. Pratt. Selected By a Lady

Hardback. A good copy in a full leather binding. Re-backed with new end-papers. Lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Pp.viii,147 + one page publisher's adverts. 15 woodcuts. Some soiling to pages.
Published : T. N. Longman and O. Rees; and E. Newbery, London 1801, Third Edition
£40.00

- Playbox Annual 1918

Illustrated by Louis Wain and Others.
Hardback. A good copy with many illustrations by Louis Wain, A,E, Jackson, Heath Robinson and others. Gift inscription dated Xmas 1917. Boards rubbed at edges and at corners. Internally the book is clean 207 pages..
Published : Amalgamated Press, London, First Edition
£30.00

- Return to Laughing Land

4to. Nd. c.1880? A fair copy in card covers. Coloured illustration on front cover., Lacks parts of spine. Unpaginated but 14 pages. Linen-backed pages. The linen is starting to fray at the edges. Full-page coloured illustrations. A volume in Father Tuck's Nursery series.
Published : Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London,
£15.00

- Robin, Rita and the Baby

Illustrated by Emily A Overnell.
A good copy of this small children's book. Undated, perhaps about 1930. Unpaginated, c. 48 pages. Attractive coloured illustrations. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. An uncommon book for young children.
Published : Henry Frowde Hodder & Stoughton, London,
£20.00

- Rupert and the Space Ship

Nd. c. 1955. A very good copy in paper covers. This is No. 19 in the Rupert Adventure Series.
Published : The London Express Newspaper Ltd.,
£15.00

- Steenie Alloway's Adventures

Nd. but inscription is dated 1879. Probably first edition. A good copy in green cloth decorated in gilt and black. Inscription on front end-paper states "Sunday lending library". Some ink markings on end-papers. 64 pages. Coloured frontispiece.
Published : The Religious Tract Society, London,
£15.00

- The Adventure Book for Boys

Hardback. 4to. Nd. but small gift label is dated 1936. A very good copy in illustrated boards. Unpaginated. Colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations. A large thick volume of 1930's boys' stories.
Published : Juvenile Productions, London, First Edition
£20.00