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- 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
£18.00

- 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, Second Edition
£200.00

- 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, Twenty-First Thousand
£30.00

- 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
£25.00

- 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. A scarce book.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. 1920, First Edition
£75.00

- 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,
£30.00

- 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,
£22.00

- 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
£40.00

- 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
£15.00

- 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

- The Wonderland Picture Book

Hardback. Nd. 1930's? A very good copy which still has most of the original glacine wrapper. One end a little bumped. 72 pages. Colour frontispiece, two full-page colour plates and many other illustrations. First story is "The Wonder Wood". A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : Ward Lock, London,
£14.00

- Windy Miller Camberwick Green Pop-Up Book

Hardback. Near very good. Gift inscription. A little bumping at corners of spine. Three pop-ups.
Published : Dean & Son, London 1970, First Edition
£10.00

Godden, Rumer - The Tale of the Tales: The Beatrix Potter Ballet

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. 208 pages. Numerous illustrations, many in colour. "Tells the behind-scenes story of the "Tales of Beatrix Potter", the celbrated ballet-film."
Published : Frederick Warne, London and New York 1971, First Edition
£20.00

Speakman, Colin - The Nut Brown Maid and other Dales Stories

Illustrated by Geoffrey Cowton.
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 163 pages. A collection of thirteen famous stories from the Yorkshire Dales.
Published : Allanwood Books, Pudsey West Yorkshire 1986, First Edition
£10.00

"A Country Parson" [Freeman, Rev. Philip] - Guessing Stories: Or, the Surprising Adventures of the Man with the Extra Pair of Eyes. A Book for Young People

Hardback. 12mo. Externally a rather poor copy in boards which are badly damp-faded. Internally very good. All edges gilt. Pp.vi,91 + 2pp adverts. Head and tail -pieces. Stories for children which are in the nature of riddles. The solution or key to the riddles is not provided, the parson believing that their meaning will be easily deciphered by the child with the assistance of older friends.
Published : Bell and Daldy, London 1861, First Edition
£12.00

"A.Nobody" [Browne Gordon] - Some More Nonsense for the Same Bodies as Before

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in yellow boards lettered in red with red cloth spine. Some wear at board tips. Browning to page edges. Numerous amusing colour illustrations and poetry.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co, London 1896, First Edition
£20.00

"BB" - Down the Bright Stream

Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.
Hardback. Nd but 1948. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus price-clipped dustwrapper which has minor edge chips and tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 200 pages. 16 full-page colour plates. Black and white illustrations. This is a sequel to "The Little Grey Men" but is complete in itself. Photographs available on request.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, First Edition
£75.00

"E.M.S." - The History of a Pin

Illustrated by R.T. Ross.
Hardback. A good copy in blind-stamped brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. Some wear/marking to boards. Gift inscription. Pp.iv,108. Frontispiece, title page vignette and two other illustrations. A Scottish tale of the life of a pin .
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1862, First Edition
£25.00

"The Cockiolly Bird" - A Nursery Book of Science

Illustrated by Percy J. Billinghurst.
Hardback. 4to. N.d. but gift inscription dated Easter 1918 on front end-paper. Very good copy in publisher's green cloth with nature scene illustrations on front board and on spine. Spine and top of lower board a little faded.Title in white on front board and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. 32 colour illustrations and many black and white illustrations. 118 pages. Some foxing to page ends but a nice copy internally.
Published : T.C. & E.C. Jack, London, First Edition
£18.00

'BB' - The Wind in the Wood

Illustrated by D.J.Watkins-Pitchford.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in silver on front board and spine which shows a little fading at the very foot. No inscriptions. 12 superb full page colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations in the text. Some light foxing to endpapers and page ends. 143 pages. Good price-clipped dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear and minor chipping. The wrapper is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hollis & Carter, London 1952, First Edition
£90.00

A.L.O.E. - The Mine; or Darkness and Light

Hardback. Early edition. A good plus copy in publisher's blind stamped red cloth with gilt vignettes and title on front board and on spine. Externally a very good bright copy. No inscriptions. Black and white frontispiece and illustrated title page. Damp stains at foot of first few pages and at rear. Some foxing. 192 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, Edinburgh 1859,
£25.00

Ainslie Kathleen - Sammy Goes A'hunting

Hardback. Nd. [1905]. A good copy in decorated upper board. Some wear, and a little chipping, to spine. Unpaginated c.24 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Hand-written text and Dutch doill characters.
Published : Castell Brothers Ltd., London,
£45.00

Ainsworth Ruth - RuftyTufty The Golliwog

Illustrated by Dorothy Craigie.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's pale yellow cloth with title and illustration in red and black on front board and title in red on spine. No inscriptions. Some edge foxing. Illustrated endpapers. Many black and white illustrations. 77 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1952, First Edition
£25.00

Alcott Louisa M. - Little Women and Little Women Married

Hardback. Nd. Early 20th century. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in green, brown and silver. No ownership inscription. Pp.viii,219. Illustrated.
Published : George Routledge & Sons Ltd, London,
£9.00

Allan Mabel Esther - School Under Snowdon

Hardback. A very good copy. N.d. Ownership inscription and date of 1956 on front end paper. Page ends browned. 216 pages. The dustwrapper looks very good but has the number "21" written in ink on the spine and internal sellotape repairs at the spine ends.
Published : Hutchinson, London, Second Impression
£15.00

Allan Mabel Esther - Three go to Switzerland

Illustrated by Veevers Isobel.
Hardback. Nd. but gift inscription and date of 1955 on front end-paper. A good copy in a fair dustwrapper. The boards are faded on the spine. The wrapper is chipped at the spine ends and has edge wear and tear with internal sellotape repairs. 208 pages. 3 illustrations.
Published : Blackie, London 1953, First Edition
£25.00

Andersen Hans - Stories from Hans Andersen

Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Hardback. Nd. c.1920? A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper, now protected in a clear removable sleeve which has an illustration laid on to front cover. No ownership inscription. Edge foxing but largely clean internally. 195 pages. 14 tipped-in plates by Dulac with captioned guards. An attractive looking copy.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London,
£95.00

Andersen Hans C. - Stories and Tales

Illustrated by A.W. Bayes.
Hardback. 8vo. A very good copy in a full leather binding with gilt lettered and decorated spine. Some wear at head of spine and some scuffing to the leather. Embossed prize inscription on upper board. Marbled end-papers. Pp.viii,511. 120 illustrations by A.W. Bayes engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. 6 colour plates.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London,
£25.00

Andersen Hans Christian - Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Illustrated endpapers. 12 colour illustrations. No ownership inscription. Small mark at edge of page 155. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1981, First Edition Thus
£18.00

Andersen Hans Christian - Seven Tales By Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 6 colour illustrations including title page. 128 pages. Near very good dustwapper which has a crease and closed tear on the rear panel and is protected in a removable cover. Internally a nice clean copy.
Published : World's Work Ltd., Tadworth Surrey 1972, First UK Edition Thus
£10.00

Andersen Hans Christian - The Garden of Paradise and Other Stories

Illustrated by Dugald Stewart Walker.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt on front board. Coloured illustration (with slight scratch) laid on to front board. A little rubbing to spine ends and board tips. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Foxing mainly confined to front end-papers. With 4 full page colour illustrations and 6 black and white full page illustrations. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : William Heinemann, Ltd., London 1923, First Edition
£30.00

Andersen Hans Christian - The Wild Swans and Other Stories

Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Hardback. Nd. c.1920? A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with colour onlay to upper board. No inscriptions and a nice, clean copy internally. 2 colour plates and many black and white illustrations. 58 pages with a 6 page catalogue at the rear. Tiny mark at top of front board. Protected in a removable cover. A delightful little book in The "Gem" Library series.
Published : Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London,
£30.00

Annesley Rosa - Tales from Fairyland

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on illustrated front board and on spine which is slightly faded and with a touch of wear at the top. All edges gilt. Many black and white illustrations. Prize label on front endpaper otherwise a clean copy internally. The book is now protected in a removable cover. Overall a nice copy.
Published : Charles Taylor, London 1893, First Edition
£125.00

Anon. - Little Alfred of Anglesey ( Bound with "Dialogues Between a Fisherman and His Wife on Subjects in Religion" By Rev. George Cowie).

Hardback. 16mo. A near very good copy in blind-stamped green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Prize label on front fixed end-paper. 178 pages. 4 illustrations. A morality tale for children. ("Dialogues Between a Fisherman and His Wife" is the fourth edition of 1840 and has 35 pages.)
Published : William Oliphant & Son, Edinburgh 1837,
£35.00

Appleton Alice M. - Towlocks and His Wooden Horse

Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Hardback. 32mo. A good plus copy in light green cloth lettered in dark green and with dark green stripes. A little foxing. No ownership inscription. 86 pages. Colour illustrations throughout by Honor C. Appleton. This is no. 20 in the Dumpy Books for Children series.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1903, First Edition
£50.00

Ardizzone Edward - Sketches for Friends Chosen and Introduced By Judy Taylor

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's yellow boards with colour illustration on front board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Ilustrations throughout mainly in black and white but with some in colour. No inscriptions. 127pages.
Published : David R. Godine, Boston 2002, First U.S.A. Edition
£10.00

Ardizzone Edward - Tim and Charlotte

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. 4to. Second impression of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover, This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : Lothrop,Lee & Shepard Books, New York, U.S.A 2000,
£7.00

Ardizzone Edward - Tim to the Rescue

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardcover. 4to. Second impression of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York, US.A 2000, Second Impression
£9.00

Ardizzone Edward - Tim's Friend Towser

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. 4to. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000, Reprint
£9.00

Ardizzone, Edward - Tim and Ginger

Hardback. Quarto. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. The near very good dustwrapper has one small closed tear and creasing at foot of rear panel, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000, Reprint
£10.00

Ardizzone, Edward - Tim in Danger

Hardback. 4to. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000, Reprint
£8.00

Arnold Thomas James - Reynard the Fox After the German Version of Goethe

Illustrated by Joseph Wolf.
Hardback. A very good copy in a green half-leather binding with five raised bands to spine. Lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Marbled boards and end-papers. All edges gilt. Attractive bookplate. Ownership inscription on end-paper. Pp.xvi,320. Engraved extra title page +12 full-page engravings. Generally a quite clean copy although two of the plates are quite badly foxed. Photograph available on request.
Published : Nattali and Bond, London 1855,
£50.00

Awdry, Rev. W. - Mountain Engines

Illustrated by Gunvor & Peter Edwards.
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in white on upper board. In an edge-worn, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has some tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Colour illustrations throughout. This is no. 19 in the author's Railway Series.
Published : Edmund Ward, London 1964, First Edition
£15.00

Ayton Emily - Words By the Way-Side; Or, the Children and the Flowers

Illustrated by H. Anelay.
A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Re-spined with original title lettering laid down. Some wear to board tips and edges. All edges gilt. Gift and ownership inscriptions. 159pp + 16pp adverts. Four hand-coloured illustrations.
Published : Grant and Griffith, London 1855, First Edition
£30.00

Baldwin May - Holly House and Ridges Row: A Tale of London Old and New

Illustrated by M.V. Wheelhouse.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. All edges gilt. Spine slightly faded. School prize label on front free endpaper. 26 colour plates including frontispiece as listed. 339 pages.
Published : W. & R. Chambers, London 1908, First Edition
£15.00