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Blyton Enid - Enid Blyton's Daffodil Story Book

Hardback. 4to. [1958]. A near very good copy. Blue cloth spine. Illustrated boards and endpapers. Board tips a little worn. 60 pages. Profusely illustrated. Gift inscription on half-title otherwise a very nice clean and tight copy internally.
Published : Latimer House, London,
£18.00

Blyton Enid - Enid Blyton's Little Books No. 4 Ho Ho and Too Smart

Illustrated by Alfred Kerr.
Softback. N.d. A very good copy with colour illustrated covers. 9 full page black and white illustrations including title page. Unpaginated. Previous owner's name on front fixed end-paper.
Published : Evans Brothers Ltd., London, First Edition
£10.00

Blyton Enid - Enid Blyton's Magazine Annual Number 2

Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows some wear at the top of the spine. Gift inscription. Some edge foxing. One crossword completed in pencil and one picture coloured in. 141 pages. Numerous illustrations. Features the Famous Five, the Secret Seven, Noddy etc.
Published : Evans Brothers, London, First Edition
£8.00

Blyton Enid - Enid Blyton's Pixieland Story Book

Softback. 4to. A near very good copy with card covers illustrated in colour by Rene Cloke and price of '2/6 net' on front cover. Some very small indentations on front cover. Page edges tanned. No inscriptions. Numerous black and white illustrations. 80 pages.
Published : Collins, London 1966, First Edition Thus
£6.00

Blyton Enid - Five Fall Into Adventure

Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in black. In a fair dustwrapper missing a piece at spine ends (including the word "famous" in the title)and a narrow piece along the top front edge. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing but clean internally. 192 pages. 32 illustrations. This is the ninth famous Five adventure. Photographs available on request.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1950, First Edition
£40.00

Blyton Enid - Fun for the Secret Seven

Illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's llight blue cloth with decoration in dark blue and title in dark blue on spine. No inscriptions. Many black and white illustrations. Some foxing to page ends. 120 pages. Near very good (and now protected) dustwrapper which is foxed internally, creased at foot of front corner and rubbed top and bottom of spine. Although inner wrapover is clipped, price of 7/6 is showing. Internally a nice tight clean copy.
Published : Brockhampton Press, London 1963, First Edition
£22.00

Blyton Enid - Hurrah for Little Noddy

Illustrated by Beek.
Hardback. Nd. [1950?]. First or early edition. The spine is rounded with Noddy at head of spine but the dustwrapper refers to Noddy and his Car which was published in 1951. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows moderate edge wear and tear. 61 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Sampson Low Marston & Co., London,
£20.00

Blyton Enid - Noddy and the Tootles

Hardback. A very good copy in pictorial boards. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour, some full page. 60 pages. Very good dustwrapper (not price-clipped) which is a little faded on spine and has a small ink mark on rear inner flap. Internally a very clean copy.
Published : Sampson Low Marston & Co., London 1962, First Edition
£15.00

Blyton Enid - Round the Clock Stories

Illustrated by Nora S. Unwin.
A very good copy without dustwrapper. 128pp. Illustrations. Decorated end-papers. Short stories.
Published : The National Magazine Co. Ltd, London 1945, First Edition
£5.00

Blyton Enid - The Big Noddy Book

Illustrated by Beek.
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in publisher's pictorial laminated covers. Illustrated endpapers. Book Belongs To box not filled in and none of the pages are coloured in. Unpaginated. This is a nice clean copy.
Published : Sampson Low, Marston & Co.Ltd., London 1969, Reprint
£12.00

Blyton Enid - The Enid Blyton Holiday Book

Hardback. Nd. [1946]. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in black. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 288 pages. Numerous illustrations including full page colour plates. Short stories etc.
Published : Sampson Low Marston & Co., London, First Edition
£14.00

Blyton Enid - The Mystery That Never Was

Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's yellow cloth with title in red on spine. No inscriptions. Black and white illustrations throughout.Slight foxing to page ends. Top edge coloured "dusky pink".160 pages. The near very good dustwrapper showing minor edgewear, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Collins, London 1961, First Edition
£15.00

Boniface Eleanor - S'Nellie's Welsh Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Wynona Garfitt.
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in black. A little wear to board tips and spine ends. Lacks blank front end-paper. 108 pages. Line illustrations.
Published : Welsh Outlook Press, Newtown 1929, First Edition
£14.00

Bose Irene Mott - Totaram the Story of a Village Boy in India Today

Illustrated by Margaret Ayer.
A very good copy without dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author with signed Indian Christmas card from the author loosely inserted. 118pp. Illustrated.
Published : The Macmillan Company, New York 1933, First Edition
£8.00

Brazil Angela - Omnibus of Schoolgirl Stories

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth comprising The Fortunes of Philippa, For the Sake of the School and Nesta's New School. 319 pages. In a near very good dustwrapper which has smallish edge tears.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London 1959, First Edition Thus
£7.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - A Head Girl's Difficulties

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on spine. Bottom of front board and top and bottom of spine showing signs of sun damage and page ends browned and foxed. No inscriptions. 328 pages. Fair dustwrapper with edge chips and wear, closed tears reinforced with sellotape on reverse and some water damage to front panel. Not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover.
Published : Chambers, London 1955, Reprint
£35.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - A Thrilling Term at Janeways

Illustrated by Florence Mary Anderson.
Hardback. N.d. an early reprint. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Black and white frontispiece and text illustrations. No inscriptions. Some foxing to page ends. 362 pages. Good dustwrapper showing girl holding cat in her arms watching two men beside a tree. There is a chip at the top of front panel, a small piece missing along top of spine and creasing along edges which are reinforced with sellotape on inside. The wrapper shows a price of 7/6 and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Thoma Nelson & Sons Ltd., London, Reprint
£50.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - Challenge for the Chalet School

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth. Some foxing to page edges. Frontispiece by D. Brook. No inscriptions. 223 pages. Near good dustwrapper showing very minor chips and edgewear which has ink tick marks and numbers scored out of book titles on rear of cover. Small pink stain at edge of rear flap. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : W. & R. Chambers, Edinburgh 1966, First Edition
£65.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - Eustacia Goes to the Chalet School

Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Hardcover. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on spine. Previous owner's name and date on front fixed end-paper. Some foxing to page ends. 318 pages. A bright copy which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : W & R Chambers, London 1936, Reprint
£35.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - Jo Returns to the Chalet School

Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title on front board and spine in gilt. Some fading to spine. 4 black and white illustrations by Nina K. Brisley. No ownership inscription. Some foxing to page ends. 303 pages. Protected in a removable cover. A nice tight copy.
Published : W. & R. Chambers, London 1936, First Edition
£80.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - Monica Turns Up Trumps

Hardback.A good plus copy in publisher's yellow boards with title in black on spine. Boards slightly grubby. Lightly foxed at page ends. No inscriptions. 224 pages. Coloured frontispiece. Internally very clean.
Published : Lutterworth Press, London 1949, New Edition
£18.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - The Exploits of the Chalet Girls

Illustrated by N.K. Brisley.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on the spine which is a little faded and spotted. Black and white frontispiece. No inscriptions. Some edge and end-paper foxing. 302 pages.
Published : W. & R. Chambers, London 1937, Reprint
£40.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - The Exploits of the Chalet Girls

Illustrated by N. K. Brisley.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's blue cloth. Some foxing to page ends. Frontispiece by Nina Brisley. Neat gift inscription on front endpaper. 302 pages.
Published : Chambers, London 1941, Reprint
£20.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - The Head Girl of the Chalet School

Illustrated by Nina K.Brisley.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's blue cloth. Some light foxing to page ends and to front endpaper. Small stain on spine. No inscriptions 336 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : Chambers, London 1939, Reprint
£20.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - The Maids of La Rochelle

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth with title in red on spine. No inscriptions. Page ends browned. 294 pages. Good plus dustwrapper which has minor chipping top and bottom of spine and is price-clipped. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Chambers, London 1955, Reprint
£50.00

Brent-Dyer E.M. - The Princess of the Chalet School

Illustrated by Nina K. Bisley.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in dark blue on spine. Some darkening to spine and small mark on rear board. Frontispiece by Nina K., Brisley. Previous owner's name on front endpaper Some foxing to page ends. 304 pages.
Published : Chambers, London 1939, Reprint
£18.00

Brent-Dyer Elinor M. - Judy, the Guide

Softback. A fine copy. 303 pages. Colour frontispiece. Black and white illustrations. First published in 1928 this edition comes with an introductory essay and a note on the book's publishing history.
Published : Girls Gone By Publishers, Bath 2010,
£9.00

Bridges T.C. - The Plunder Pit

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No ownership inscription. Browning and some light foxing to page ends. 128 pages + 8pp. publisher's adverts. Frontispiece.
Published : Frderick Warne & Co. Ltd., London 1937, First Edition
£22.00

Brine Mary D. - Daisy Dear

Illustrated by E. Stewart.
Hardback. Nd. Perhaps c.1900. A very good copy. Attractive colour illustration of a little girl on upper board. Neat ownership inscription on title page. 40 pages. Black and white illustrations.
Published : Ernest Nister, London,
£45.00

Brooke L.Leslie - Johnny Crow's Party: Another Picture Book

Illustrated by L.Leslie Brooke.
Hardback.N.d. Possibly 1920s/1930s. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with bevelled edges. Title in white and pictorial onlay to upper board. White cloth spine lettered in green. No inscriptions. Front and rear endpapers showing plan of the maze in Johnny Crow's Garden. Profusely illustrated in black and white and with 8 full page colour illustrations including frontispiece. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co., London,
£25.00

Brown Dr.John - The Little Book of Children

Illustrated by Macgoun H.C. Preston.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's dark cream boards with gilt title and gilt and black illustration on front board. 8 charming coloured illustrations from water-colour drawings by H.C.Preston Macgoun and many black and white drawings. 57 pages. A nice tight copy
Published : T.N. Foulis, London 1923, Reprint
£8.00

Brown Pamela - To Be A Ballerina and Other Stories

Illustrated by Marcia Lane Foster.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on spine and gilt decoration on front board. Some uneven fading on boards. Coloured frontis and 9 black and white illustrations as listed. No inscriptions. Some foxing to endpapers and a little edge foxing. 210 pages + 1 page catalogue and 4 full page illustrations from other Pamela Brown books. A good plus dustwrapper, (not price-clipped), which has minor chipping and edgewear and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London 1950, First Edition
£20.00

Brown Pamela - Louisa

Illustrated by Sax.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with gilt outline portrait on front board and title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Frontispiece in colour and 6 black and white illustrations. Top edge in green. 172 pages. 6 pages of advertisements + 3 full page black and white illustrations.Good dustwrapper which is chipped and creased along edges and slightly grubby on the rear panel. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A nice clean copy internally.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., Edinburgh 1955, First Edition
£12.00

Brown Roy - The Children's Pinocchio

Illustrated by Sheila Ross.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's orange cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Coloured frontispiece and black and white illustrations throughout. 64 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : George G. Harrap & Co.Ltd., London 1960, First Edition
£20.00

Brown, George MacKay - Six Lives of Fankle The Cat

Illustrated by Ian MacInnes.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 121 pages. Line drawings by Ian MacInnes. A tale set in Orkney in which a cat tells a liitle girl about his previous lives.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1980, First Edition
£40.00

Brown, Margaret Wise - A Pussycat's Christmas

Illustrated by Helen Stone.
Hardback. Square 8vo. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little surface rubbing and a small chip at the head of the spine. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Not paginated. Many colour illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Thomas Y Crowell Company, New York 1949, First Edition
£40.00

Brown, Margaret Wise - Night and Day

Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.
Hardback. 4to. 1942? Stated first edition. A near very good copy in yellow and black cloth to front cover showing two cats. Some soiling to the bottom right of the front cover. In a near very good dustwrapper which lacks a very small piece at the top of the spine. The wrapper bears a price of $1.50 and is now protected in a clear, removavle sleeve. A nice copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Illustrated throughout in black and yellow. Photographs available on request.
Published : Harper & Brothers, New York,
£120.00

Brown, Margaret Wise - The Noon Balloon

Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.
Hardback. 1952? First or early edition. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped and now protected in a clear removable sleeve. In the Harpercrest library binding but not an ex-library copy (in fact a lovely clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking). Illustrations, some in colour, on every page. A story about a cat who took a flight in a balloon.
Published : Harper & Brothers, New York, Harpercrest Edition
£25.00

Brown, Margaret Wise - When the Wind Blew

Illustrated by Geoffrey Hayes.
Hardback. First edition with these illustrations. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 32pp. Colour illustrations throughout. A classic children's book.
Published : Harper & Row, New York 1977,
£25.00

Browne Frances - Granny's Wonderful Chair and the Tales it Told

Illustrated by Kenny Meadows.
Hardback. 16mo. A good copy in brown boards. Decorated upper board. All edges gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 186 pages + 16pp adverts dated 7/88. Four black and white illustrations.
Published : Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, London 1887,
£45.00

Browning Robert - The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Illustrated by Van Dyck.
Hardback. Folio. Nd but prize inscription is dated 1911. A good plus copy with a little wear to board edges. Illustrated front board. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Unpaginated - c.48 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London,
£60.00

Bruce Dorita Fairlie - Nancy Calls the Tune

Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
A very good copy in grey cloth lettered and decorated in red. No ownership inscription. 192 pages. Coloured frontispiece. Black and white illustrations.
Published : Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press 1944, Reprint
£24.00

Bruce Dorita Fairlie - Nancy to the Rescue

Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher' decorated fawn and green boards with title in green on front board and on spine. Spine darkened. Coloured frontispiece and 12 black and white illustrations. Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper which is clipped at top right hand corner. Small piece at edge of page 15 and 16 missing without loss of text. Some edge foxing. 159 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, London 1927, First Edition
£70.00

Bruce Dorita Fairlie - Sally's Summer Term

Illustrated by Joan Thompson.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in black on spine. In a very good dustwrapper which is protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some edge foxing but a clean copy internally. Prize label tipped-in to front end-paper. 224 pages. A nice copy of the author's third "Sally" story. Photograph available on request.
Published : Blackie & Son, London and Glasgow 1961, First Edition
£40.00

Brunhoff, Laurent de - Babar's Battle

Hardback. Folio. A very good copy. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Methuen Children's Books, London 1992, First Edition
£10.00

Bullivant Cecil H. - Every Boy's Book of Hobbies

Nd. 1920's? A very good copy. Pp.vii,553. Many illustrations in text.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London,
£10.00

Burn J.H. (editor) - The Mother's Book of Song

Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Hardback. First or early edition. A near very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in black on spine. A little wear to spine ends and edges. Many black and white illustrations. A little endpaper and edge foxing. No inscriptions. 216 pages.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co, London,
£45.00

Burnett Francis Hodgson - Little Lord Fauntleroy

Illustrated by Reginald B. Birch.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's illustrated blue cloth. A little rubbing to board tips and spine ends. Gift inscription on half title. Numnerous illustrations in black and white. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xi,269 + 6 page publisher's catalogue at rear.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co., London 1900, Reprint
£10.00