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Sowerby Githa - Childhood

Illustrated by Sowerby Millicent.
Hardback. A near very good copy. Blue cloth spine with greenish-blue paper-covered boards. Lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and decorated in gilt on upper board. Some wear to spine ends. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Quite a clean copy with just a little foxing. Decorated end-papers. 46 pages. Illustrated throughout including 12 full-page coloured plates. A book of poems for children.
Published : Chatto and Windus, London 1907, First Edition
£45.00

Spier Peter - Tin Lizzie

Illustrated by Peter Spier.
Hardback. Oblog 4to. A very good copy in publisher's illustrated boards with title in black on front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout. Unpaginated. Good illustrated dustwrapper which has some edge wear and closed tears and two damp marks which can only be seen internally. The wrapper is not price-cl�pped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : World's Work Ltd., Tadworth, Surrey 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Spreekmeester I. - Chipo and Jumbo How They Became Friends

A good copy. Oblong 8vo. 15 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. A child's book about how an elephant and a chimpanzee became friends.
Published : Guilford Press, London 1946, First British Edition
£10.00

Staff of the Walt Disney Studios - Three Little Pigs: From the Walt Disney Silly Symphony

A good copy in paper covers. 32 pages. Two colour illustrations. Others in black and white. Some writing at the top of the front cover has been scored out in ink. Two of the smaller illustrations have been coloured in. Overall, however, this is a nice copy.
Published : Walt Disney Mickey Mouse Ltd. 1934, First UK Edition
£18.00

Steven Lucille - Poopy, The Dancing Doll

Hardback. Nd. Looks c.1940? A very good copy with illustrated front board and red spine. No inscriptions. 8 full page colour illustrations. 24 pages. The good plus, price-clipped, dustwrapper has the same illustration as the front cover of the book and a small closed tear. There is a Christmas gift label attached to front inner flap of the wrapper but this is not adhering to the book itself . Protected in a removable cover. An attractive period piece.
Published : Art & Educational Publishers Ltd. , Glasgow, First Edition
£45.00

Stevenson Robert Louis - A Child's Garland of Songs Gathered from a Child's Garland of Verses

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black on the upper board. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.[vi],33. Black and white illustrations. Set to music by C. Villiers Stanford.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1892, First Edition
£40.00

Stevenson Robert Louis - Treasure Island

Illustrated by Eleonore Schmidt.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in black on the spine and with black skulls and cross-bones on the upper board. In a good dustwrapper which has smallish edge chips and tears and with spine lettering partly faded. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 87 pages. Interesting illustrations and maps (some folding).
Published : Studio Vista, London 1972,
£20.00

Stirling Amelia Hutchison - Torch Bearers of History : A Connected Series of Historical Sketches

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with illustated front board and spine. No inscriptions. Some edge foxing but clean internally. 174 pages + publisher's adverts. Frontispiece. Maps. Illustrations in text.
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, London 1894, First Edition
£15.00

Stobbs, William; Jacobs, Joseph - Crock of Gold

Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy in publisher's pictorial cover. No inscriptions. Colourfully illustrated on each page. Unpaginated. Very good dustwrapper, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1971, First Edition
£18.00

Stokes Vernon & Harnett Cynthia - Mountaineers

Illustrated by Vernon Stokes & Cynthia Harnett.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in red on front board and on spine., No inscriptions. Beautifully illustrated in colour and black and white. Unpaginated. Near good dustwrapper missing a three inches piece at foot of spine and other smaller chips. The wrapper is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Collins, London 1941, First Edition
£22.00

Stokes Vernon and Harnett Cynthia - Ducks and Drakes

A fair copy in a poor dustwrapper missing a largeish piece on the back cover. Binding starting to come loose. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Unpaginated but about 40pp. Illustrations in colour and black and white.
Published : Collins, London 1942, First Edition
£10.00

Strang Mrs. Herbert (Editor) - My Story Book

Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton, Anne Anderson & Others.
Hardback. N.d. c. 1920's. A very good copy with illustrated front and rear boards.Colour illustrations by Honor C. Appleton, Anne Anderson and Arthur Watt and many black and white drawings. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, London, First Edition
£25.00

Streatfeild - Apple Bough

Illustrated by Margery Gill.
Hardback.A very good copy in publisher's dark blue cloth with title in silver on spine. Black and white illustrations by Margery Gill. No ownership inscription. 256 pages. Good dustwrapper which has two closed tears repaired with sellotape on reverse and 1 tiny hole at foot of spine. Price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. Internally a very good clean copy.
Published : Collins, London 1962, First Edition
£18.00

Streatfeild Noel - Gran-Nannie

Illustrated by Charles Mozley. .
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus dustwrapper which has a few very small edge chips/tears. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Bookplate on half-title. Not foxed. 188 pages. Illustrations and illustrated end-papers. This is the fictionalised life story of the Streatfeild family's children's nurse.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1976, First Edition
£25.00

Stuart Sheila - Alison's Easter Adventure

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's light blue cloth with title in black on spine. No inscriptions. Lacks blank endpapers. 254 pages. Very good illustrated dustrwapper, which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. Sellotape stains to inside of wrapper and to end-papers. Children's adventure story set in Sutherland, in the Scottish Highlands.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London 1966, Reprint
£12.00

Stuart Sheila - Alison's Easter Adventure

Illustrated by Gervase.
Hardback. A very good copy. N.d. but prize label on f.e.p. dated 1954-55 so presumed first edition. 4 black & white illustrations. 256 pages. The dustwrapper has minor edge tears and chipping but is at least good. Small piece of sellotape on inside of wrapper. Dustwrapper is protected in a removeable cover.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London 1955, First Edition
£35.00

Stuart Sheila - Alison's Pony Adventure

Illustrated by Dunlop Gilbert.
Hardback. A very good copy. N.d. but presumed First Edition with previous owner's name and dated 24th July 1957 in ink on front end-paper. 4 black and white illustrations. Bright green boards. 256 pages . In a very good dustwrapper which shows a touch of wear at the spine ends. On rear inner flap previous owner has ticked some titles in ink. Dustwrapper is protected in a removeable cover. A nice copy.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London, First Edition
£35.00

Stuart Sheila - More Adventures of Alison

Illustrated by Gervase.
Hardback. Nd but ownership inscription on front end-paper is dated 1956. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is a little chipped at the spine ends. 286 pages. 4 illustrations.
Published : Blackie & Son, London & Glasgow,
£18.00

Stuart Sheila - Well Done Alison!

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in black on spine. Prize label on front endpaper. 287 pages. Map. Good plus dustwrapper showing minor edgewear and 1 small closed tear. Price clipped and now protected in a removable wrapper.
Published : Blackie, London 1967, Reprint
£25.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - A Little Dog Like You

Illustrated by Jane Johnson.
Hardback. A near fine copy of this attractive small book. Coloured pictorial onlay to upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 46 pages. Black and white illustrations. The story of a chihuahua.
Published : Orchard Books, London 1987, First Edition
£18.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - Beowulf

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has internally repaired tears at the foot of the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 93 pages. Black and white illustrations by Charles Keeping.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1961, First Edition
£35.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - Blood Feud

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. The wrapper, which is a little sunned to the spine, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,144. Map end-papers. A novel of Viking times.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - Bonnie Dundee

Hardback. A fine copy in a price-clipped, clean and untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine although the lettering is very clear. 205 pages. The story of John Graham of Claverhouse, the "Bonnie Dundee" of Jacobite legend.
Published : Bodley Head, London 1983, First Edition
£9.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - Sword at Sunset

Hardback. A fine copy in a dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise fine. 480 pages. A novel about King Arthur.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1963, First Edition
£15.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - The Armourer's House

Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Hardback. A good plus copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. Trace of a superficial damp stain on front board which does not affect the book internally. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some fore-edge foxing. 235 pages. Black and white illustrations. Pictorial end-papers.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1951, First Edition
£18.00

Sutcliff Rosemary - The Changeling

Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine but leaving the lettering clear. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. 86 pages. Black and white illustrations. This is a volume in the "Antelope Books" series for younger children.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1974, First Edition
£25.00

Sutcliff, Rosemary - Chess-Dream in a Garden

Illustrated by Ralph Thompson.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations throughout. Described as "a magical, romantic tale" featuring "the exquisitely carved twelfth century Lewis chessmen."
Published : Walker Books Ltd, London 1993, First Edition
£14.00

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

Taylor Jane & Anne - Meddlesome Matty and Other Poems for Infant Minds

Illustrated by Wyndham Payne.
Hardback. A good plus copy in illustrated covers with yellow cloth spine. Endpapers browned with some foxing. Small gift inscription on front endpaper. Numerous small charming coloured illustrations. 55 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : John Lane , The Bodley Head, London 1925, First Edition
£10.00

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