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- 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,
£20.00

- 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,
£18.00

- Biggles Annual

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

- 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
£25.00

- 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
£30.00

- 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
£18.00

- 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
£12.00

- 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

- 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,
£20.00

- 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
£10.00

- Giles Annual Third (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
£50.00

- 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
£15.00

- 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,
£18.00

- 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
£25.00

- 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, First Edition
£35.00

- 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,
£15.00

- 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,
£6.00

- 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,
£15.00

- 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
£10.00

- 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

- 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
£35.00

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

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,
£18.00

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

Nd. 1878? A good plus copy in blue cloth lettered 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,
£20.00

- 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,
£10.00

- 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,
£45.00

- 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,
£30.00

- 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
£18.00

- 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,
£15.00

- 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,
£10.00

- 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
£14.00

- The Child's Book of Verse

Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.
Hardback. A good copy with pictorial front board and red spine. Front board creased down the centre. Gift inscription on front endpaper dated January 1961. 16 full page colour illustrations. 128 pages.
Published : Ward Lock & Co.Ltd., London,
£10.00

- The Children's Paper 1894-1897

Hardcover. 4to. A very good copy. Four years (48 issues) of "The Children's Paper" bound in green boards without the original covers. Title in gilt on spine. Previous owner's nameplate on front fixed end-paper. Front free endpaper and first 3 pages have a crease down centre and 2 or 3 pages have small pencil writing at top of page. 384 pages in total.
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, London,
£25.00

- The Christmas Story as Told on Play School

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's white cloth with black title. Illustrated endpapers and illustrated on each page. Unpaginated. Some browning to page ends. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : British Broadcasting Corporation, London 1968, First Edition
£12.00

- The Comical Creatures from Wurtemberg, Including the Story of Reynard the Fox

Hardback. A very good copy in light beige blind-decorated cloth which is lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated and lettered in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Hinges sound. Light yellow end-papers. 96 pages. "With twenty illustrations drawn from the stuffed animals contributed by Herrmann Ploucquet of Stuttgart to the Great Exhibition" (including a folding frontispiece described as a "double plate.") The illustrations are uncoloured. With the exception of " Reynard the Fox" the sketches in the book were written to illustrate the drawings as the stuffed animals were, according to the preface, "one of the cleverest and most popular displays in the Great Exhibition." The book is now protected in a clear, removable, cover.
Published : David Bogue, London 1851,
£130.00

- The Dr Who Annual 1977

A very good copy. Crossword completed in ink and Pick The Planets questions at p.68 answered in ink.
Published : World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd,
£5.00

- The Dr Who Annual 1979

4to. A very good copy. Crossword completed in pencil. 63pp.
Published : World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd,
£5.00

- The Glasgow Infant School Magazine

Hardback. 16mo. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Spine a little wrinkled. Corner clipped from half-title. No ownership inscription. Hinges sound. Pp.xii,308 + 2pp adverts. Illustrations. Music samples. An interesting little book covering natural history, bible lessons, anecdotes and stories etc.
Published : Darton & Co, London 1849,
£24.00

- The Infants' Magazine for 1914

A near very good copy with illustrated front board. Twelve coloured plates. (Frontispiece and one other plate by Louis Wain). Many black and white illustrations. A little neat colouring in. Several pages of adverts at front and back. 190 pages.
Published : Partridge & Co, London, First Edition
£20.00

- The Jackie Jackdaw Book

Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's cream cloth with colour illustration pasted on front board.12 full page beautiful colour illustrations and black and white drawings by Anne Anderson. Unpaginated. While the boards are slightly grubby, internally the book is very clean indeed.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. 1920, First Edition
£50.00

- The Merry Ballads of the Olden Time Illustrated in Pictures & Rhyme

Nd. c. 1890? A fair to good copy in dark green cloth decorated in black and gilt. May have been glued at front hinges. Rear hinges tender. Ownership inscription. Unpaginated. Coloured or tinted illustrations on every page.
Published : F. Warne & Co., London,
£20.00

- The Old Nursery Rhymes

Illustrated by Jack Orr.
Hardback. 4to. Nd. c. 1920? A good copy in decorated paper-covered boards with cloth spine. Wear to board edges and browning to spine. Unpaginated. A book of 16 thick card pages with a nursery rhyme and attractive colour illustration on each intended for younger children.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons,
£15.00

- The Real Mother Goose

Illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright.
Nd. but previous owner's inscription is dated 1932. 4to. A good copy. Unpaginated but c.100pp. Popular nursery rhymes with colour illustrations on each page.
Published : J. Coker & Co, London,
£20.00

- The Roundabout Story Book

Illustrated by Frank Adams Etc..
Hardback. 4to. Nd. but prize label on front end-paper is dated 1931. A good plus copy with illustration on front board. Corners rubbed. Full page colour illustrations by various illustrators including Frank Adams, Ernest Stark,Harry Woolley etc. Unpaginated. A nice clean copy.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London, First Edition
£30.00

- The Tales the Letters Tell Book Two

Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's buff coloured boards with illustration and title in black. Black and white illustrated endpapers. 4 colour and many black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 146 pages. A nice tight clean copy.
Published : The Grant Educational Co., Ltd., London 1945, First Edition
£10.00

- The Wonder Book of the Navy

n.d.. inscription dated 1928. A very good bright copy which has minor bumpng at corners.Dustwrapper which is protected has two 1" pieces missing from each of the front and back boards and also a 2" piece missing from the spine.
Published : Ward Lock, London,
£8.00