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Power Rhoda - Stories from Everywhere

Illustrated by Brisley Nina K..
Hardback. Undated, perhaps 1940's? A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title and illustration in black on front board. Gift inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.viii,168. Many black and white line drawings by Nina K. Brisley. Stories from Austria, Scandinavia, central Europe, India, Persia, Ireland, Wales, etc.
Published : Evans Brothers Ltd., London, First Edition
£6.50

Pullein-Thompson Diana - The Pennyfields

Illustrated by Kennedy Richard.
Hardback. A good plus copy in yellow boards which is bumped at top of spine. Previous owner's name and date on front end-paper. 190 pages. 14 black and white illustrations by Richard Kennedy. Slightly foxed at page ends. The price-clipped dustwrapper has minor chips and a little edge wear and tear.
Published : Collins, London 1949, First Edition
£10.00

Pullman Philip - Puss in Boots: The Adventures of That Most Enterprising Feline

Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in illustrated boards. llustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. SIGNED on title page by author. Colour illustrations on each page. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Doubleday, London 2000, Frirst Edition
£30.00

Ransome Arthur - Peter Duck

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine which has a small patch of fading at the foot. No inscriptions. Some edge foxing. Illustrated endpapers and with many black and white illustrations throughout. 432 pages with 2 page catalogue at rear. Just abnout good unusual dustwrapper which shows some soiling, has a number of smallish chips and tears, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. The front of the dustwrapper states "The best children's story of the year is Arthur Ransome's Peter Duck ." Peter Duck" is enchanting. Arthur Ransome is the best writer for boys and girls in England alive to-day. This is THE book for Christmas".HUGH WALPOLE in the Obserever." Photograph available on request.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1932, Third Impression
£120.00

Ransome Arthur - Secret Water

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title impressed on front board and in gilt on spine. Gift card tipped onto half title page (which could be removed) is dated Christmas 1939. Colour illustrated endpapers. Black and white illustrations. Very slightly foxed at page ends. 380 pages. Very good complete dustwrapper which is not price-clipped (7/6d net) and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1939, Second Impression
£70.00

Ransome Arthur - The Picts and The Martyrs or, Not Welcome at All

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Previous owner's name and dated Christmas 1970 on reverse of front endpaper. 20 black and white illustrations. 303 pages. A good complete dustwrapper which has a smallish tea? stain on the back panel. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1967, Thirteenth Impression
£14.00

Ransome Arthur - The Picts and The Martyrs: Or Not Welcome At All

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in black on front board and in gilt on spine. Colour illustrated endpapers. Black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 303 pages. Good plus dustwrapper which is darked on spine and with a small pink stain on front panel. Price-clipped and in a removable cover.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1944, Second Impression
£20.00

Ransome Arthur - The Picts and The Martyrs: Or Not Welcome at All

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title impresssed on front board and in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Colour illustrated endpapers and black and white illustrations. 303 pages. The near very good dustwrapper, which has very minor chipping and tears, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1944, Second Impression
£25.00

Ratcliffe Dorothy Una - Little Gypsy in the Wood: Three One-Act Plays for Children

Illustrated by Astrid Walford.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Profusely illustrated in black and white. 80 pages. Near very good illustrated dustwrapper with minor edge wear and tear at spine ends. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Samuel French Ltd., London 1949, First Edition
£15.00

Reeves James - Maildun the Voyager

Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Hardback.,A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Profusely illustated in black and white. 128 pages.Very good price-clipped dustwrapper which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1971, First Edition
£7.00

Reeves James - More Prefabulous Animiles

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's olive green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Profusely illustrated throughout. Previous owner's name at top of front free endpaper. 56 pages. Good plus illustrated dustwrapper which has a small chip at the foot of the spine and minor edge tears. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Heinemann, London 1975, First Edition
£9.00

Reeves, James; Bunyan, John - Quest and Conquest : 'Pilgrim's Progress' Retold

Illustrated by Joanna Troughton.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's deep purple cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 10 full page black and white illustrations. 159 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which has a faint circular mark on the ront panel, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. "John Bunyan's Pilgrim Progress is one of the most famous books in the English language. It is an allegory describing the Pilgrim, Christian's flight from the City of Destruction and his journey to the Celestial City."
Published : Blackie, Glasgow 1976, First Edition Thus
£9.00

Richards Frank - Backing Up Billy Bunter

Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in red. In a good dustwrapper which has smallish chips at the top of the spine and which is rather soiled on the rear panel. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Light edge foxing. 224 pages. Colour frontispiece and four black and white illustrations.
Published : Cassell, London 1955, First Edition
£30.00

Richards Frank - The Magnet (six issues)

Softbacks. Six issues of the Magnet from 1939/1940. Not consecutive. Mostly in fair condition.
Published : The Amalgamated Press Ltd, London,
£25.00

Richards Hilda - Bessie Bunter of Cliff House School

Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Hardback. A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered in black. In a fair to good dustwrapper with some small and one largeish edge chip. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some top edge spotting but a clean copy internally. No ownership inscription. 240 pages. Colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations.
Published : Charles Skilton, London 1949, First Edition
£25.00

Ripman Constance - Ginger & Snout

Illustrated by Eva Ash.
Hardback. A good copy. Some creasing to boards. Gift inscription. 24 pages. Attractive full-page colour illustrations. Undated, perhaps late 1940's.
Published : Franklyn Ward & Wheeler, Leicester, First Edition
£8.00

Robinson Phil - Bubble & Squeak Some Calamitous Stories

Illustrated by Cecil Aldin & J.A. Shepherd.
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in red. Some wear to spine ends and spine lettering dull. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,231. Many black and white illustrations. Humorous children's stories with an animal theme.
Published : Isbister and Co., London 1902, First Edition
£50.00

Ross Diana - The Little Red Engine Goes To Town

Illustrated by Leslie Wood.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth. Yellow endpapers. Profusely illustrated in colour. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. A nice clean copy.
Published : Andre Deutsch Classics, London 1999, First Edition Thus
£12.00

Rowling J.K. - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

A very good copy of the first paperback edition.
Published : Bloomsbury, London 1999, First Paperback Edition
£8.00

Sanford, Mrs. D.P. - Pussy Tip-Toes' Family a Story for Our Little Girls and Boys

Hardback. Nd. 1876? Probably first English edition. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt, decorated in black and with pictorial onlay to upper board. Bevelled edges. Some wear to spine ends and board tips. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription and overall quite a nice clean copy internally. 194 pages + 6 pages publisher's adverts. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and numerous full-page black and white illustrations. A Note states that this "is an American story, but some few necessary alterations have been made in the text to adapt it for English readers."
Published : Cassell Petter & Galpin, London,
£30.00

Saunders Edith - Fanny Penquite

Illustrated by Edith Saunders.
Hardback. A very good copy in publishers cream cloth with title in gilt on front board. A little foxing to boards. No ownership inscription. 43 pages. 7 full page colour illustrations. Near very good price-clipped dustwrapper illustrated by Lynton Lamb. The wrapper has very minor chipping at top of spine and moderate foxing mainly to the rear panel. It is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1932, First Edition
£35.00

Saville Malcolm - Malcolm Saville's Country Book

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. 85pp. Colour illustrations and line drawings in text.
Published : Cassell, London 1961, First Edition
£6.00

Saville Malcolm - Malcolm Saville's Seaside Book

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one small closed tear. 88pp. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : Cassell, London 1962, First Edition
£5.00

Saville Malcolm - Susan, Bill and the Vanishing Boy

Illustrated by Ernest Shepard.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in black. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has a few smallish edge chips. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Prize label on front free end-paper. Some light edge foxing but internally clean. Pp.vi,120. Coloured frontispiece and six black and white illustrations.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, London 1955, First Edition
£9.00

Saville Malcolm - The Secret of Buzzard Scar

Illustrated by Joan Kiddell Monroe.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black on the spine. In a very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and very minor nicks. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Ownership inscription. Not foxed. 190 pages. Black and white illustrations. Map end-papers. This is the fourth novel in the Nettleford series.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1955, First Edition
£30.00

Savillle Malcolm - Susan, Bill and The Wolf Dog

Illustrated by Ernest Shepard.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. There is an illustration at foot of front board in black.No inscriptions. Coloured frontispiece and 6 black and white illustrtions. 117 pages. Fair to good dustwrapper which has a number of edge chips. The dustwrapper is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This is the first story about Susan and Bill.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London 1954, First Edition
£16.00

Saxby J.M.E. - The Lads of Lunda

Hardback. Undated but school prize label on front fixed end-paper is dated 1902. A good copy in decorated red cloth. All edges gilt. Pp.viii,261 + adverts. 4 plates. Map. Stories set in Shetland.
Published : James Nisbet & Co, London, Fifth Edition
£9.00

Selden, George - Tucker's Countryside

Illustrated by Garth Williams.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's bright green cloth with red illustration on front board and title in red on spine. No inscriptions. Many full page black and white illustrations. 167 pages. Very good dustwrapper with very minor edgewear at foot of spine. The wrapper is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Dent & Sons Ltd.,, London 1971, First Edition
£15.00

Sendak, Maurice - Outside Over There

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A fine copy in a complete, untorn dustwrapper which is faded to green on the spine although the lettering remains clear. The wrapper is protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1981, First Edition
£10.00

Serraillier Ian - Havelok the Warrior

Illustrated by Gareth Floyd.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 77 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This is a re-telling of the story of Havelok, the exiled warrior prince who fought to regain his throne and finally became king of both Denmark and England.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1968, First Edition
£14.00

Sewell Anna - Black Beauty

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on spine. Gift inscription on half title page. Illustrated endpapers. Numerous illustrations in colour and in black and white. 235 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1988, First Edition Thus
£10.00

Sewell, Anna - Black Beauty His Grooms and Companions

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has a couple of closed edge tears and a little rubbing at top of spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 214 pages. Over 80 colour and black and white illustrations by Charles Keeping. This is the first edition of this Victorian classic to be illustrated by Keeping.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1988, First Edition Thus
£18.00

Seymour Brenda Meredith - First Counting

Illustrated by Brenda Meredith Seymour.
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth with title in black on front board and spine.. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Good dustjacket, not price-clipped, which has some closed edge tears and minor chipping. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. A charming little book.
Published : Lutterworth Press, London 1969, First Edition
£18.00

Shaw Jane - The Tall Man

Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. 9 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. 110 pages. The good plus dustwrapper shows minor edge wear, is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A nice tight clean copy.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, London 1960, First Edition
£12.00

Simmonds Posy - Lulu and the Flying Babies

A very good copy in pictorial covers. Attractively illustrated book for young children.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1988, First Edition
£8.00

Simpson Helen - Mumbudget

Illustrated by Molly McArthur.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. Spine faded as are edges of front and rear boards. No inscriptions. Illustrated endpapers. 8 colour illustrations including frontispiece. 200 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : William Heinemann Ltd., London 1928, First Edition
£40.00

Sinclair Catherine - Holiday House a Book for the Young

Nd. c.1870. A very good copy which has been rebacked with the old spine laid down. New endpapers. Some wear to tips of boards. Decorated upper board and spine. 332pp + 4pp adverts. 5 colour plates. Short stories for children.
Published : James Wood, Edinburgh,
£12.00

Sisson Rosemary Anne - The Adventures of Ambrose

Illustrated by Astrid Walford.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's orange cloth with small illustration of a mouse on front board and title on spine in dark blue. No inscriptions. Coloured frontispiece and black and white illustrations throughout. 94 pages. The good plus dustwrapper shows minor signs of edgewear, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. "Ambrose is a mouse, not the usual specimen found in children's stories, but one who has regal adventures, indeed, one might suggest, royal patronage!" This is a lovely tight clean copy.
Published : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1951, First Edition
£15.00

Sizer, Kate Thompson - The Wooing of Ossyth. A Story of the Eastern Counties in Saxon Times

Illustrated by M.M. Blake.
Hardback. Nd. c. 1890? A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 255 pages + adverts. Illustrated.
Published : Jarrold & Sons, London,
£15.00

Smith Alexander McCall - Harriet Bean and the League of Cheats

Illustrated by Baylis Jean.
Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. Many black andf white illustrations . 67 pages. INSCRIBED by author on front end paper
Published : Blackie, London 1991, First Edition
£40.00