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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. - Eustacia Goes to the Chalet School

Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's light blue cloth with title in dark blue on spine. Some darkening to spine.No inscriptions. Some foxing to page ends. Lacks rear end-paper.Frontiispiece by Nina K. Brisley. 318 pages.
Published : W. & R.Chambers, London 1939, Reprint
£20.00

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 Chalet School and Jo

Hardback.A near very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on spine. Marginally faded top and foot of spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 285 pages. Fair, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is chipped at spine ends, has edge tears and which has larger tears which have been repaired internally with sellotape. Internally a nice copy.
Published : Chambers, London 1951, Reprint
£20.00

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

Brent-Dyer Elinor M. - The New House at the Chalet School

A fair to good copy in green cloth lettered in black on spine. Ownership inscription. Some foxing. Lacks half-title. 270pp.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh 1952, Reprint
£10.00

Brent-Dyer Elinor M. - The Third Chalet Book for Girls

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has a few smallish edge chips and tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Gift inscription on front free end-paper (dated 1949) but otherwise a clean copy which is not foxed. 156 pages. Colour frontispiece. Black and white illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : W & R Chambers, London and Edinburgh 1949, First Edition
£65.00

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

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

Burrill Katharine - The Little Foxes

Illustrated by H. C. Preston Macgoun.
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in blue cloth with decorated upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.ix,23. 8 line drawings. A book of thoughts as to how young children should be treated.
Published : T.N. Foulis, London and Edinburgh 1907, First Edition
£25.00

Burroughes Dorothy - Niggs, The Litrtle Black Rabbit

Illustrated by Dorothy Burroughes.
Hardback. Undated. [1940]. Oblong 4to. A near very good copy in the original illustrated boards with title in black on spine and in red on upper board. No inscriptions. Lacks front free end-paper. Trace of a stain on front fixed end-paper.5 full page colour illustrations and many black and white illustrations. 46 pages. Protected in a removable cover. A charming story from a bygone age.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London, First Edition
£20.00

Burroughs Edgar Rice - Jungle Girl

A good copy in a good dustwrapper with one small chip on upper panel and some repaired tearing/fraying at top of spine. Some foxing to spine of dustwrapper which is not too noticeable externally. Some uneven fading to the boards. A tale by the author of the Tarzan stories. Image available on request.
Published : Odhams Press, London 1933, First Edition
£14.00

Burton Hester - When the Beacons Blazed

Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Hardback. A very good copy in pictorial laminated boards with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. 26 black and white full page illustrations including frontispiece. 88 pages. A nice clean copy.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1978, First Edition
£15.00

Caldecott Randolph - R. Caldecott's Picture Book (No.1)

Nd. c.1900? A very good copy in beige boards decorated in black and red. A little wear at spine ends. Square format. 123pp. Full page colour illustrations. Many black and white illustrations. Contains "The Diverting History of John Gilpin", "The House That Jack Built", "An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog" and "The Babes in the Wood".
Published : Frederick Warne, London,
£25.00

Caldecott Randolph - The Panjandrum Picture Book

Nd. c.1900? Oblong 8vo. A good copy with illustrated upper board. Some soiling to boards but a clean copy internally. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Contains "Come Lasses and Lads", Ride a Cock-Horse to Banbury Cross", "A Farmer went Trotting Upon his Grey Mare", "Mrs. Mary Blaize" and "The Great Panjandrum Himself".
Published : Frederick Warne, London,
£20.00

Captain Marryat - The Settlers in Canada

Nd. c. 1903? A good copy in blue ribbed cloth decorated in gilt and red. Two prize labels! Pp.xi,371. Illustrated.
Published : Frederick Warne, London,
£10.00

Carroll Lewis - A Tangled Tale

Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost.
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on the front and back boards. Spine darkened and a little wear to spine ends. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription. A little pencilled underlining. 152 pages + one page publisher's adverts. Six black and white illustrations.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1886, Third Thousand
£22.00

Carroll Lewis - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 122 pages. Attractive colour illustrations, some full-page, by Michael Hague.
Published : Methuen Children's Books, London 1985, First Edition Thus
£15.00

Carroll Lewis - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt decorations to both upper and lower boards. Some fading to spine but lettering clearly readable. All edges gilt. Black end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.[xii],192 + one page publisher's adverts. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout. This early 1871 edition contains minor corrections to the text. Photographs available on request.
Published : Macmillan, London 1871, Twenty-Sixth Thousand
£320.00

Carroll Lewis - Rhyme? And Reason?

Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost and Henry Holiday.
Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some slanting to spine and a little wear to foot of spine. All edges gilt. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xii,214. 65 illustrations by Arthur B. Frost. Nine illustrations by Henry Holiday.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1907, Ninth Thousand
£14.00

Carroll Lewis - Rhyme? And Reason?

Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost / Henry Holiday.
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine darkened with a little wear at ends.The boards are now protected by a clear, removable sleeve. All edges gilt. Black end-papers. Two ownership inscriptions on half-title. Not foxed. Pp.xii,214 + 2 page publisher's catalogue. 65 black and white illustrations by Frost and 9 by Holiday. Humorous verses.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1887, Fourth Thousand
£24.00

Carroll Lewis - Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Hardback. Near very good in a half-vellum binding with blue cloth boards. Lettered on spine in gilt on black title-piece. Previous owner's name in not too prominent black ink on front board. Ex libris plate on front free end-paper. Pp.[xii],224 + one page publisher's advert. 50 illustrations by Tenniel including frontispiece. Photographs available on request.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1872, Tweny-Eighth Thousand
£180.00

Carter, Peter - Madatan

Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light green cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Many black and white illustrations. 207 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Set at the end of the 8th century, Nothumbria once the mightiest of the English kingdoms, is on the brink of civil war.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1974, First Edition
£7.00

Cervantes, Miguel De - Don Quixote

Illustrated by Felix Lorioux.
Hardback. 12.5" by 9.5". A good copy. Green cloth spine Decorated upper board. No ownership inscription and little foxing. A little wear to board tips. 72 pages. Many full-page colour illustrations.
Published : Librairie Hachette, London 1930,
£45.00

Chappell Mollie - The House on the Kopje

Illustrated by Valerie Sweet.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's rust coloured cloth with title on spine and illustration at foot of front board. No inscriptions. Coloured frontispiece and 3 full page black and white illustrations. Some light foxing to page ends. Good dustwrapper showing some signs of edgewear with a largeish closed tear at top of front panel, price-clipped and protected in a removable cover.
Published : Collins, London 1951, First Edition
£10.00

Chaundler Christine - The Odd Ones

Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which is a little torn at the top of the spine. No ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vii,107. 12 full-page illustrations. The story of a little boy and a Cairn Terrier.
Published : Country Life, London 1941, First Edition
£25.00

Child Mrs. - The Girl's Own Book

Hardback. 24mo. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration and title on front and rear boards and on spine. Some wear and tear at spine ends and edges. Gift inscription on front endpaper dated June 20th 1848. Profusely illustrated in black and white woodcuts. All edges gilt. 364 pages + a page listing Mary Howitt's Juvenile books. Protected in a removable cover. Sections on games, needlework, ornaments, exercises, baskets, charades etc
Published : Thomas Tegg, London 1844, Thirteenth Edition
£50.00