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Bannerman Helen - The Story of Little Black Quibba

Hardback. 24mo. Nd but 1902. Green cloth lettered in red on upper board and in red and black on spine. Illustration of little black Quibba eating a mango on upper board. Rubbing to edges of board and spine. Internally very good. Smallish Hamley's label on front fixed end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy. 143 pages. Text on one side of each page with colour illustration on other side. Photograph on request.
Published : James Nisbet & Co, London, First Edition
£175.00

Barker Cicely Mary - A Flower Fairies Treasury

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected. Trace of damp at the foot of the back cover and last few pages is hardly noticeable. 252pp. Many colour illustrations. This is a collection of the best-loved flower fairy illustrations with their poems.
Published : Frederick Warne, London 1997,
£10.00

Barker Cicely Mary - Fairies of the Flowers and Trees

Hardback. Nd but gift inscription on half-title is dated 1955. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. The boards are now protected by a clear, removable sleeve. 92 pagess of text + numerous attractive coloured illustrations. A few black and white illustrations which have been neatly coloured in. First published in 1950 this volume includes "Flower Fairies of the Wayside," "Flower Fairies of the Garden" and ""Fairies of the Trees."
Published : Blackie and Son, London,
£50.00

Barker Cicely Mary - Flower Fairies of the Autumn

Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Hardback. N.d. c.1940? A very good copy in publisher's light brown chequered boards, title in brown on front board and on spine and with pictorial onlay on front board. Illustrated endpapers. 24 colour plates. Unpaginated. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which although clipped at foot of inner flap has been stamped 2/- net and is protected in a removable cover. A lovely clean copy.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd,., London,
£35.00

Barker Cicely Mary - Flower Fairies of the Spring

Hardback. Nd but gift inscription is dated 1929. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is dusty along the top edge and with small closed edge tears.The cellophane wrapper on top of the dustwrapper is still present. Unpaginated. A nice early copy.
Published : Blackie & Son, London,
£20.00

Barker Mrs. Sale - Those Boys

Hardback.N.d. but gift inscription on reverse of front end-paper is dated February 24th 1892. A good plus copy with coloured illustration on front board, advertisements on rear board and green cloth spine which is slightly darkened. Endpapers browned. 80 pages. 38 full page black and white illustrations including frontispiece. A little edge foxing but internally clean.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London,
£40.00

Barnard Winifred E. - Kembo a Little Girl of Africa

Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood.
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in black. In a good dustwrapper which has fairly minor chipping and edge tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 61 pages + 3pp publisher's adverts + 1 page "To the Grown-up Reader." Colour illustrations on each right-hand page. This is No. 2 of the "Nursery" series, described as "dainty little volumes for the 3-5 year-olds, with a picture at every opening. A first step towards friendship with children of other races."
Published : Edinburgh House Press, London 1933, Sixth Impression
£24.00

Barrie, J. M. - Peter Pan and Wendy

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. 157 pages. Numerous attractive colour illustrations.
Published : Pavilion Books, London 1988,
£8.00

Bates H.E. - Achilles and Diana

Illustrated by Carol Barker.
4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few internally repaired edge tears and some edge wear. Ownership inscription. Attractive colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Dennis Dobson, London 1963, First Edition
£25.00

Behn Harry - Omen of the Birds

Illustrated by Harry Behn.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Some edge foxing. Black and white line drawings which are based on Etruscan tomb paintings.126 pages. Near very good dustwrapper which is complete but which shows some surface rubbing to the spine. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Maurice Sendak praised the book as "one of the finest books of the year".
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1965, First Edition
£20.00

Bennett William J. (Editor) - The Children's Book of Virtues

Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in illustrated boards. No inscriptions. Deep blue endpapers. Colour illustrations on each page. 112 pages. Good dustwrapper which has a closed edge tear. The wrapper is now protected in a removable sleeve. Descibed as "the perfect companion to William J. Bennett's Number-one best seller The Book of Virtues."
Published : Simon & Schuster, New York 1995, First Edition
£15.00

Bewick Thomas - The Fables of Aesop and Others with Designs on Wood

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing. Pp.xxiv,376. Numerous wood engravings. This is Volume IV in the Memorial Edition of the author's works.
Published : Bernard Quaritch, London 1885, Memorial Edition
£60.00

Blanchard Amy E. - My Own Dolly

Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Hardback. A fair copy in pictorial boards. The surface of the front board has been rubbed away along the top half-inch or so but little of note has been lost. Some soiling to outer edge of rear panel. Some general edge wear to boards. There is a stain towards the fore-edge of the first few and last few pages, otherwise this is a decent copy internally. No ownership inscription. 64 pages. Attractive colour illustrations including frontispiece.
Published : E.P. Dutton & Co/Griffith & Farran, New York/London 1882, First Edition
£25.00

Bloomfield Robert - The Horkey: a Ballad

Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Hardback. A good copy in paper-covered, decorated, boards with blue cloth spine. Some wear to board edges. Lacks front end-paper. 48 pages. Colour illustrations on each page.
Published : Macmillan, London 1882, First Edition
£22.00

Blyton Enid - Enid Blyton's Good Morning Book

Illustrated by Joyce Johnson.
Hardback. 1952? A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered and decorated in black. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has small edge chips and tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 169 pages. Black and white illustrations. Over 20 stories plus verses and nature tales.
Published : World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd,
£20.00

Blyton Enid - Four in a Family

Illustrated by Tom Kerr.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on spine which is very lightly bumped top and foot. No inscriptions. Coloured frontispiece and black and white illustrations throughout., 87 pages. The good dustwrapper shows minor edge wear and tear, is price-clipped and is now protected in as removable cover.
Published : Lutterworth Press, London 1956, First Edition
£14.00

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 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 Get Into Trouble

Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Some top edge and light fore-edge foxing. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations as listed. Good plus dustwrapper with very minor edge chips and some edge wear. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1949, First Edition
£110.00

Blyton Enid - Five Go Off In A Caravan

Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. Many black and white illustrations. 192 pages. Good plus dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and internal repairs, is price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. This is the fifth adventure of Julian, Dick, George, Anne and Timmy the Dog
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1957, Tenth Impression
£12.00

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 - More Adventures on Willow Farm

Illustrated by Eileen A. Soper.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in red. In a good dustwrapper which shows minor chipping to spine ends and board edges. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. A clean copy internally without ownership inscription or foxing. 144 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Country Life, London 1942, First Edition
£65.00

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 Famous Jimmy

Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in pictorial boards with blue cloth spine lettered in black. Some wear to board edges and rubbing to lower board. No ownership inscription. Fifty-eight pages. Colour illustrations throughout. A tale of a duckling.
Published : Frederick Muller Ltd, London 1936, First Edition
£20.00

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

Blyton Enid - The River of Adventure

Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's yellow cloth with title and illustration on front board and on spine. Neat ownership inscription on half-title. 277 pages. Illustrated. Some patches of slight discolouration to spine but a nice copy which is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1955, First Edition
£20.00

Blyton Enid - The Ship of Adventure

Illustrated by StuartTresilian.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's bright yellow cloth with illustration on front board and on spine. Title in blue edged in brown on spine. No inscriptions. Slight foxing to page ends. Black and white illustrations. 328 pages. Protected in a removable cover. A nice bright copy which is clean internally.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1950, First Edition
£20.00

Blyton Enid - The Surprising Caravan

Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A good plus copy in illustrated boards. Spine shows a little wear. Gift inscription. Not foxed. 40 pages. Colour and black and white illustrations. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Brockhampton Press, Leicester 1946, First Edition
£20.00

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 Chalet Girl from Kenya

Illustrated by D.Brook.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on spine. Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper. Black and white frontispiece. 201 pages. Good dustwrapper with fairly minor chips and tears and sellotape mark at foot of spine. The wrapper is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : W & R Chambers, London 1956, Reprint
£40.00

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

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on spine. Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper. Pages lightly browned as usual. 302 pages. Rather poor dustwrapper with chips and tears which have been repaired externally and internally with sellotape. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : W. & R. Chambers, London 1956, Reprint
£9.00

Brent- Dyer E.M. - The School at the Chalet

Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on front board and on spine, which is lightly faded. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. Frontispiece and 3 other black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 335 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : W. & R. Chambers, London 1934, Reprint
£50.00

Brent- Dyer Elinor M. - Summer Term at the Chalet School

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Darker patch on rear board. Lacks dustwrapper. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 199 pages. Frontispiece. A later Chalet School story.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh & London 1965, First Edition
£30.00

Brent- Dyer Elinor M. - The Chalet School and the Island

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in dark blue on the spine. Light fading at spine ends. In a dustwrapper which has smallish edge chips and tears and one larger chip at top of rear panel measuring approx. 3cm x 2cm. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Not foxed. 296 pages.
Published : W & R Chambers, London and Edinburgh 1950, First Edition
£45.00

Brent- Dyer Elinor M. - The Highland Twins at the Chalet School

Hardback. A near very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered in dark blue on the spine. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 287 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : W & R Chambers, London 1942, First Edition
£24.00

Brent- Dyer Elinor M. - The Wrong Chalet School

Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth lettered in black on the spine. In a good, clean and complete dustwrapper which has a two inch closed tear at the foot of the spine and extending to the front panel. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. A clean copy internally, not foxed and with no ownership inscription or other marking. 255 pages. Frontispiece by Nina K. Brisley.
Published : W & R Chambers, London and Edinburgh 1952, First Edition
£40.00

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 Head Girl's Difficulties

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on spine. Top and foot of spine faded and page ends foxed. Page 8 creased at edges. No inscriptions. 328 pages. Good dustwrapper with small piece missing top and foot of spine. Not price-clipped and protected in a removable wrapper.
Published : Chambers, London 1952, 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