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Sutcliff, Rosemary - Flam Coloured Taffeta

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Some browning to page edges as usual. 120 pages. Black and white illustrations. "A lovely, flowing tale of smuggling and adventure."
Published : Oxford University Press 1986, First Edition
£30.00

Sutcliff, Rosemary - The Light Beyond the Forest: The Quest for the Holy Grail

Illustrated by Shirley Felts.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 148 pages. Black and white illustrations.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1979, First Edition
£17.00

Sutcliff, Rosemary - The Minstrel and the Dragon Pup

Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a price-clipped but otherwise fine dustwrapper. 45 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. A story for younger children.
Published : Walker Books Ltd, London 1993, First Edition
£9.00

Sutton Lawrence - Greyfriars for Grown-Ups

A fine copy in a near-fine, price-clipped dustwrapper. 278 pages. Described as "a nostalgia-laden selection of extracts from the Magnet and Gem.
Published : Howard Baker, London 1980, First Edition
£14.00

Synge, Ursula - The People and the Promise

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 191 pages.Very good illustrated dustwrapper, which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. "This novel is a powerful reconstruction of the Exodus from Egypt and the journey towards the Promised Land."
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1974, First Edition
£9.00

Taggart Mabel G. - The Story of the Three Goblins

Hardback. 32mo. A near very good copy in light green cloth lettered in dark green and with dark green stripes. No ownership inscription. Moderate end-paper foxing but otherwise quite clean. 94 pages. Coloured illustrations throughout. This is no. 23 in the Dumpy Books for Children series.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1903, First Edition
£60.00

Te Kanawa, Kiri - Land of the Long White Cloud, Maori Myths, Tales and Legends

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's turquoise cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated. 118 pages + 1 page Glossary. Very good dustwapper which is protected in a removable cover.The Polynesian sailors who discovered New Zealand - Land of the Long White Cloud- brought with them their spirit of adventure, the kumara or sweet potato, and a treasure-store of myths, poems and chants.
Published : Pavilion Books, London 1989, First Edition
£25.00

The Editors of the "Children's Paper" - Pictures and Songs for the Little Ones at Home

Hardback. Undated but neat gift inscription on front fixed end-paper is dated 1857. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in red on a gilt circular background on upper board. Some wear to spine ends and board tips. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. All edges gilt. Ownerhip stamp. Lacks front free end-paper. Moderate foxing. Unpaginated - approx. 32 pages. 14 songs (or poems) with a smallish tissue-guarded coloured illustration at the head of each + a coloured illustration on the title page.
Published : Thomas Nelson and Sons, London,
£30.00

The Staff of Walt Disney Studios - Three Little Pigs

Hardback. 4to. Reprint dated one month after first printing. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. 64 pages. Many coloured and black and white illustrations. No inscriptions and not foxed. A nice clean book
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., London 1934, First Reprint
£45.00

Thompson Kay - Kay Thompson's Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups

Illustrated by Hilary Knight.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's dark pink cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Top and foot of spine lightly bumped. Good plus dustwrapper, illustrated on the front panel and with photographs of Kay Thomspon and Hilary Knight on the rear panel with a short history of each. Three closed edge tears and minor edgewear, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. Internally a nice clean copy.
Published : Max Reinhardt,, London 1957, Second Printing
£20.00

Thurber James - The Wonderful O

Illustrated by Marc Simont.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in light blue on spine. Many black and white illustrations. Previous owner's address stamped on rear fixed end-paper but hidden by flap of wrapper. 79 pages. In a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1958, First Edition
£22.00

Todd G. - Little Fan; or, the Life and Fortunes of a London Match-Girl

Hardback. 12mo. A good copy in the original green cloth with a pictorial onlay to the upper board. Front lower hinge tender. 64 pages + 8pp adverts. dated 1875. Coloured frontispiece. Possibly first edition.
Published : William Oliphant & Co, Edinburgh 1875,
£30.00

Tranter Nigel - Fire and High Water

Hardback. A very good copy in a complete (except price-clipped) protected dustwrapper which is slightly rubbed at top and bottom of spine and which has a minor closed edge tear. "This is the fourth exciting novel in which Nigel Tranter has featured Don and Ian and boys will find this to be the pair's most thrilling and large-scale adventure yet". 192 pps.
Published : Collins, London 1967, First Edition
£18.00

Tranter Nigel - Pursuit

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in black. Some fading to spine. A little edge foxing. No ownership inscription. 191 pages. 4 illustrations. Map endpapers. A children's title.
Published : Collins, London and Glasgow 1965, First Edition
£6.00

Trease Geoffrey - The Field of the Forty Footsteps

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 183 pages.Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is price-clipped.
Published : Macmillan, London 1977, First Edition
£8.00

Trease Geoffrey - When the Drums Beast

Illustrated by Janet Marsh.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with pictorial front board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Illustrated in colour and in black and white. 44 pages + 2 page publisher's catalogue at rear. Good plus dustwrapper with two closed edge tears and some minor edge wear. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Heinemann, London 1976, First Edition
£14.00

Tudor Tasha - Take Joy! The Tasha Tudor Christmas Book

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in red cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt on spine. In a good dustwrapper which has smallish chips and edge tears. The wrapper is now protected i a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. 159 pages. Colour and black and white illustrations. "Songs, stories, poems, things to do for a family Christmas."
Published : The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York 1966,
£15.00

Tudor-Hart Beatrix - Play & Toys in Nursery Years

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in black on spine. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 7 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. Chapters covering the period from birth to 6 years with a further chapter on "What a Nursery School provides". 86 pages. Good dustwrapper showing wear and chips to spine, and some edgewear. Foreword by Susan Isaacs.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1945, Reprint
£10.00

Tuer Andrew W. - Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books

1898-9. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Some fore-edge foxing. 510pp + adverts. 400 illustrations.
Published : Leadenhall Press, London, First Edition
£18.00

Upton Bertha - The Vege-Men's Revenge

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A near very good copy with green cloth spine and pictorial upper board. Board tips a little worn. Trace of a ring mark on lower board but not too bad. Patterned end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 63 pages. Numerous colour illustrations.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1897, First Edition
£220.00

Uttley Alison - Adventures of Tim Rabbit

Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Hardback. A very good copy in a reasonable dustwrapper which has largeish internally repaired tears. Gift inscription. 171 pages. Black and white illustrations.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1945, First Edition
£9.00

Uttley Alison - Foxglove Tales

Illustrated by Shirley Felts.
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected. 107pp. Ilustrated. This is a selection of short stories for young children brought out to celebrate the centenary of the author's birth.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1984, First Edition
£5.00

Uttley Alison - Grey Rabbit's May Day

Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Hardback. A very good copy with illustration on front board and title in white on front board and spine. Gift inscription on half title. Illustrated endpapers. 15 delightful illustrations by Margaret Tempest. 64 pages. Very good price-clipped dustwrapper which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Collins, London 1963, First Edition
£15.00

Uttley Alison - Hare and Guy Fawkes

Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has minor chips and tears. Half inch tear at foot of half-title. Some scribbling to rear end-paper. 64 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Collins, London 1961, Second Impression
£7.00

Uttley Alison - Hare and the Easter Eggs

Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
A little wear at top of spine but overall a vg copy without dustwrapper. Gift inscription. 79pp. Colour illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1952, First Edition
£5.00

Uttley Alison - Little Grey Rabbit to the Rescue, A Play

Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped.. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 64 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Collins, London 1970, First Reissue
£12.00

Uttley Alison - Little Grey Rabbit's Paint-Box

Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which has three smallish edge tears which have been repaired internally with sellotape. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 64 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Collins, London 1958, First Edition
£12.00

Uttley Alison - Little Grey Rabbit's Paint-Box

Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Hardback. A very good copy in green boards lettered in white and with pictorial front board. In a good dustwrapper which has a small chip at the head of the spine. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. 64 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. This is no. 21 of the Little Grey Rabbit books.
Published : Collins, London and New York 1958, First Edition
£16.00

Uttley Alison - Little Grey Rabbit's Pancake Day

Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Hardback. A very good copy in green boards lettered in white and with pictorial front board. A liitle scuffing to foot of boards. In a good dustwrapper with a price of 5s. The wrapper has a one inch closed edge tear and shows a little edge wear. It is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 63 pages. Colour illustrations. This is no. 26 of the Little Grey Rabbit books.
Published : Collins, London 1967, First Edition
£22.00

Uttley Alison - Little Grey Rabbit's Spring Cleaning Party

Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Traces of sellotape marks on end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 63 pages. Colour illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1972, First Edition
£18.00

Uttley Alison - Little Red Fox and Cinderella

Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Hardback. A very good copy. In a fair to good dustwrapper which is chipped to spine ends (without loss of lettering), has a few small tears and very small chips elsewhere and with some ink writing to spine and rear panel. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. 64 pages. 8 full-page colour plates (one is coming loose and the frontispiece has a small piece missing at the bottom corner). Black and white illustrations. A difficult title to find in dustwrapper. Photographs available on request.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1956, First Edition
£35.00

Uttley Alison - Snug and Serena Pick Cowslips

Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Hardback. A fair to good copy in pictorial boards. Lacks dustwrapper. Spine quite badly slanted and with some tearing towards the foot. A better copy internally. No ownership inscription and quite clean apart from a mark at top of front end-paper. 72 pages. Numerous colour illustrations.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1950, First Edition
£15.00

Uttley Alison - Tim Rabbit's Dozen

Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which has one internal sellotape repair and a little surface rubbing to top of spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 80 pages. Black and white illustrations. Twelve stories about Tim Rabbit.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1964, First Edition
£12.00

Vale George F - London Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Simpson Evelyn.
Hardback. Undated. c.1930's. A very good copy in green cloth with red lettering. The price-clipped dustwrapper is good with minor chipping at spine ends and a few smallish red spots on the rear panel. Coloured frontispiece and 7 black and white illustrations. Pages 48- 51 are a little stained at the foot. 88 pps. Delightful fairy tales for boys and girls of all ages.
Published : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., London, First Edition
£8.00

Valentine Mrs (Editor) - The Old Old Fairy Tales

Hardback. Nd. c.1900? A good plus copy in brown cloth attractively decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.viii,566 + 2pp adverts. Illustrated in colour and black and white.
Published : Frederick Warne, London,
£15.00

Voake Charlotte - Alphabet Adventure

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. Illustrated endpapers. Delightful full page illustrations. Unpaginated. A different and imaginative ABC that every small child will find terrific fun
Published : Joanathan Cape, London 1999, First Edition
£10.00

Vogel Geertruida - Spring Flowers

Illustrated by Rie Cramer.
Hardback. N.d. 1915? Oblong 4to. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with pictorial onlay and other illustration to front board. Lettered in white on spine and in pink on front board. A lovely clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. 15 superb colour illustrations. Unpaginated. The book is rhymed into English from the Dutch by L.Edna Walter. A nice copy of an uncommon title.
Published : A. & C. Black, London, First Edition
£70.00

Vredenburg Edric (Editor) - Father Tuck's Annual

Hardback. Nd. A good copy. Wear to board edges. Decorated front cover. 128 pages. Stories by various authors. Illustrators include Louis Wain.
Published : Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London,
£25.00

Waghorne Arthur - Through a Peer Glass: Winnie's Adventures in Wastemonster

Illustrated by David Wilson.
Hardback. A good copy in tan cloth decorated in black and blue on the upper board. Spine rather worn although lettering clear. No ownership inscription. Moderate foxing to endpapers but generallly quite clean. 183 pages + one page publisher's advert. Frontispiece and 44 illustrations. This is an "Alice" parody about a visit by a girl called Winnie Churchill to the House of Lords.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1908, First Edition
£120.00