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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

Barrie, J.M. - The Little White Bird

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Top edge gilt. Neat ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Some end-paper foxing. Pp.viii,312. Tissue-guarded frontispiece entitled "The Child's Map of Kensington Gardens." A book for children including the first appearance of Peter Pan. Photographs available on request.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1902, First Edition
£120.00

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

Belloc, Hilaire - Matilda, Who Told Lies and Was Burned to Death

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A little wear to board tips and foot of spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Illustrated in colour throughout.
Published : Jonathan Cape Ltd, London 1991, First Edition Thus
£18.00

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

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 - 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 - 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 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

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