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Jacobs Joseph - Aesop's Fables

Illustrated by John Hejduk.
Hardback. Square 8vo. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Red endpapers. No inscriptions. 14 full page colour illustrations. Unpaginated. Very good complete dustwrapper which is protected in a removable cover. "One of America's most respected architects and educators brings to life the stories of Aesop, whose tales have entertained and instructed us for over 25 hundred years. The illustrations were created in 1947 when John Hejduk was still a student at The School of Architecture at The Cooper Union in New York City--"
Published : RIzzoli International Publications Inc., New York 1991,
£30.00

Jacobs, Joseph; Stobbs, William - Guleesh : A Picture Story from Ireland

Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's illustrated cover which has a slight crack rear board near top of spine (sounds worse than it is). No inscriptions. Colourfully illustrated on each page, 32 pages. Good plus dustwrapper which has a two inch tear on back panel, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1971, First Edition
£12.00

James Grace - Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's dark red cloth with gilt illustration on front board and title in gilt on spine. Boards show some dampstaining. Bookplate on front free endpaper. 16 colour illustrations by Warwick Goble. Some foxing to page ends. 232 pages.Good plus illustrated dustwrapper showing fairly minor edge chipping and protected in a removable cover.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1926,
£38.00

James Grace - New Friends for John and Mary

Illustrated by Mary Gardiner.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light blue cloth with red illustration on front board and title in red on spine. Spine a little slanted. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Many black and white illustrations. 261 pages.Very good illustrated jacket which is not price-clipped
Published : Frederick Muller, London 1941,
£15.00

Joan Natalie - Ameliaranne in Town

Illustrated by Susan Beatrice Pearse.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's brown cover with illustration on front board and title in blue. Top and foot of spine rubbed.No inscriptions. Illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1930, First Edition
£18.00

Johns Captain W.E. - Biggles Hunts Big Game

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. Not price clipped. Some edge foxing. 210 pps. Dustwrapper protected by removable cover. 11 illustrations by Stead.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1948, First Edition
£20.00

Johns Captain W.E. - Biggles' Second Case

Illustrated by Stead.
A good copy in a poor dustwrapper which lacks the front inner flap and which has largeish edge chips.. 191 pps. Dustwrapper protected by removeable cover.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1948, First Edition
£10.00

Johns, Captain W.E. - Biggles Hunts Big Game

Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
. Nd. A good copy in a good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. The wrapper, which shows some edge wear and tear is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Pages browned. 183 pages. Frontispiece. A volume in the Hampton Library series.
Published : Brockhampton Press, Leicester,
£6.00

Kavanagh P.J. - Scarf Jack

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper. This is the author's first children's novel.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1978, First Edition
£5.00

Kipling Rudyard - The Second Jungle Book

Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling.
A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine a little dull but lettering clear. A little wear to spine ends. All edges gilt. Rear upper hinge cracked. Gift inscription dated 1895 on front free end-paper. Generally clean internally although with some foxing to a few pages. 238pp + 2pp publisher's adverts. Black and white illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1895, First Edition
£55.00

Kipling, Rudyard - The Crab That Played with the Sea

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 32 pages. Numerous colour illustrations.
Published : Macmillan Children's Books, London 1982,
£5.00

Klickmann Flora (Editor) - The Girl's Own Annual

Hardback. 4to. A near very good copy in publisher's blue cloth. Decorated front board. Title in gilt on spine. N.d. but gift inscription dated 1919. Illustrated endpapers. Coloured frontispiece and two other full-page colour illustrations. Many black and white illustrations. Small ink stain on fore-edge. 672 pages. Stories, articles on women's war-work on the land, the cycle of food production, knitting patterns etc. A fascinating insight into life immediately after the First World War.
Published : The Girl's Own Paper, London, First Edition
£18.00

Klickmann Flora (Editor) - The School Girl's Annual Volume Two

Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Nd. Gift inscription on front end-paper is dated 1923. 4to. A very good copy. Pictorial front cover. Wear to board tips. 128 pages. Contains a number of Louis Wain illustrations including a page of cat illustrations headed "Old Friends With New Faces".
Published : ,
£15.00

Knight H.C. - The Rocket;or, the Story of the Stephensons, Father and Son a Book for Boys

A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 116pp. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Gift inscription dated 1870. An uplifting story for boys.
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, London 1870,
£15.00

Knowles Gaye - Pedro and Angelique

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with illustrated front board and title in white on front board and spine. No inscriptions. Edges slightly rubbed and a tiny mark on front board. Many illustrations in colour and black and white by the author. 48 pages. Good plus dustwrapper showing some rubbing to spine edges and though clipped still shows the price of 2/- net. Protected in a removable cover. Internally this is a nice clean clean copy.
Published : The Brockhampton Press, Leicester 1950, First Edition
£10.00

Knowles James (Compiler and Arranger) - The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights

A good copy in olive green cloth which is a bit faded and marked. Lacks front end-paper. 308pp.
Published : Frederick Warne, London 1895,
£8.00

Knox D. B. - Children's Funny Sayings: An Amusing Book for Everybody

Hardback. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in dark blue. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 206 pages.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1925, First Edition
£8.00

Kruse Max - Der Lowe ist Los! Eine Geschichte Fur Grosse Und Kleine Leute

Illustrated by Franziska Bilek.
A near very good copy. Red cloth spine and decorated boards. One board tip slightly bumped. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. 44 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Some browning to pages. Text in German.
Published : Verlagsanstalt Hermann Klemm, Freiburg Im Breisgau 1952, First Edition
£15.00

Landells E. - The Boy's Own Toy-Maker: A Pratical Illustrated Guide to the Useful Employment of Leisure Hours

Hardback. N.d. 1881? A good copy in publisher's brown cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt on upper board and spine. Moderate rubbing at head and tail of spine and at board tips. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Pp.xiv,194. Frontispiece and upwards of 200 engravings. Protected in a removable cover. How to make all sorts of toys, puzzles and traps like boys used to do in Victorian times.
Published : Griffith & Farran, London,
£18.00

Lane Margaret Stuart - Just Peggy

Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's illustrated boards. Coloured frontispiece and 12 black and white illustrations. Prize label on front free endpaper. 159 pages. Rather poor dustwrapper which has three largeish chips and which is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, London 1925, First Edition
£15.00

Langbridge, Frederick - Shanks's Pony

Hardback. A fair to good copy in blue cloth with decorated upper board. Boards show some edge wear. Ownership inscription dated 1891 on front fixed end-paper. Small piece missing at foot of pages 57/58 including a couple of words 119 pages. 12 illustrations by S.T. Dadd. A tale of the devotion of a poor, Victorian boy to a young donkey.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1886, First Edition
£35.00

Le Mair, Henriette W. - Little Green Rhyme Book: A Collection of Favourite Nursery Rhymes

Illustrated by Henrietta W. Le Mair.
Hardback. A fine copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on front and on spine. Coloured circular illustration on front board and publisher's logo in gilt on rear. No inscriptions. 10 colour illustrations. 24 pages. A lovely clean copy.
Published : Gallery Children's Books, London 1990,
£9.00

Lear Edward - The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple and the Story of the Four Little Children Who Went Round the World

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Unpaginated but about 50 pages. Two short stories by Lear with their original illustrations by him.
Published : Arthur Barker, London 1968,
£6.00

Lecky S. & E. - Busy Little Bairns

Illustrated by Fred Lip.
Hardback. N.d. 1890's?. A very good copy with pictorial front board. 8 full-page chromolithographs plus black and white illustrations. A little browning to pages and boards showing minor signs of edge wear. No inscriptions and binding is tight. A nice copy with lovely illustrations..
Published : Birn Brothers, London, First Edition
£35.00

Leighton Mrs. (Translator) - The Sweet and Touching Tale of Fleur & Blanchefleur

Illustrated by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth with title in dark blue on front board and on spine. Dark blue illustration on front board. No inscriptions. One or two spots of fore-edge foxing. Profusely illustrated in colour. 61 pages with 2 page catalogue at rear. Good illustrated dustwrapper which has one small edge chip and a long closed tear on the front panel which has been partly sellotaped externally by a previous owner. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleve.. Internally a nice clean copy. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : Daniel O'connor, London 1922, First Edition
£30.00

Lister Gladys - Tubby the Little Round Bear

Illustrated by Gladys Lister.
Card Covers. N.d. A good plus copy with illustrated boards which are slightly marked in crayon. Top righthand corner of front board has a very tiny piece missing. N.d. but gift inscription SIGNED by Gladys Lister dated 1951. Profusely illustrated. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover. This is a charming story about three koala bears - The Mother Bear, the Father Bear and the Baby Bear.
Published : Leafy Books, Sydney Australia, First Edition
£20.00

Little Sylvia - Stanton's Pulls it Off

Nd. but inscription on front end-paper is dated 1955/56. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. 187 pages. Colour frontispiece. Some browning to pages (which I think is normal with this title).
Published : Andrew Dakers Ltd., London,
£9.00

Little Sylvia - Two on the Trail

A very good copy in a chipped, worn and creased dustwrapper which is now protected. 121pp. Frontispiece and eight illustrations.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1957, First Edition
£8.00

Lochhead Marion - The Renaissance of Wonder in Children's Literature

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xiii,169. Chapters on George MacDonald, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien etc. This copy belonged to the author. Although it is not signed a postcard to her praising the book and two reviews are included.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£15.00

Lochhead Marion - Their First Ten Years Victorian Childhood

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with a couple of tears and a crease down the spine. Pp.xii,247. 9 illustrations. A vivid picture of nursery life in Victorian times.
Published : John Murray, London 1956, First Edition
£8.00

Lochhead Marion - Young Victorians

A near vg copy without dustwrapper. Pp.xii,240. 9 illustrations. This is the story of youths in Victorian times and follows on from "Their First Ten Years" being the story of Victorian children.
Published : John Murray, London 1959, First Edition
£7.00

Lockyer A.M. - Bubbles

Hardback N.d. Late 19th century? A good copy in publisher's blue cloth with coloured illustration on front board. No inscriptions. Corners and edges rubbed. Pages showing signs of foxing. Many coloured illustrations mainly of cats, mice and frogs. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover
Published : Marcus Ward & Co. Ltd., London, First Edition
£25.00

Lofting Hugh - Doctor Dolittle a Treasury

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 288pp. Illus. This is a selection of the finest episodes in the saga of the immortal Dolittle.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1968, First Edition
£6.00

Lofting Hugh - Doctor Dolittle's Caravan

Illustrated by Hugh Lofting.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth with title in purple on front board and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Coloured frontispiece and 75 black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 319 pages. Good illustrated dustwrapper showing a little edge wear and tear and now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1929,
£18.00

Lucas E.V. - The Slowcoach: A Story of Roadside Adventure

Illustrated by M. V. Wheelhouse.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with illustration in green and black and title in black on front board and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. All 16 colour plates are present although mostly at a page other than the page indicated. Two maps. No inscriptions. 284 pages plus 12 page publisher's catalogue. Very good scarce illustrated dustwrapper, which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co., London 1910, First Edition
£50.00

MacDonald George - A Rough Shaking

Illustrated by W. Parkinson.
Hardback. A good copy which has been rebound in reddish-brown cloth with the old spine and front cover laid down. Ownership label on front end-paper. 384 pages + 32 pp. publisher's adverts. 11 (of 12) illustrations, lacking the illustration at page241.
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1891, First Edition
£24.00

Mack Robert Ellice - All Round the Clock

Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Hardback. Nd. but gift inscription on front end-paper is dated 1886. Externally very good with decorated upper board. Internally good only because of some spotting and because some of the fine chromolithographs have suffered minor damage from adhesion. 64 pages. Lithographed and printed by Ernest Nister. Charming illustrations.
Published : Griffith Farran & Co, London,
£25.00

Mackarness Mrs. Henry - The Young Lady's Book a Manual of Amusements, Exercises, Studies and pursuits

Hardback. Nd. but gift inscription is dated 1884. A good copy in blue cloth decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Lacks front end-paper. Pp.xx,477 + adverts. 8 full-page colour plates. 270 engravings. Covers all kinds of indoor and outdoor occupations and amusements suitable for a young Victorian lady.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London,
£35.00

Mackenzie Compton - Santa Claus in Summer

Illustrated by Marian Allen.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's dark pink cloth with title in yellow on spine and front board. Illustration on front board. Front cover of dustwrapper has been pasted onto front endpaper. No inscriptions. Pp.vii,228. Black and white illustrations. Internally a nice clean copy. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford, First Edition
£25.00

Mackenzie Compton - The Dining-room Battle

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Illustrated by Peter Edwards. This is no. 20 in the "Early Bird" series.
Published : Kaye & Ward, London 1972, First Edition
£5.00

Mackenzie Compton - The Strongest Man on Earth

Illustrated by T. Ritchie.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little rubbed. 111 pages. Black and white illustrations. A story for children about Herakles the strongest man on Earth.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1968, First Edition
£8.00

Mackenzie Compton & Marlowe Mabel - The Unpleasant Visitors & Posset's Toby Jug

Illustrated by Watson A.H & Dunn S..
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with coloured illustration by A.H. Watson pasted on front board. Many black and white illustrations. 32 pages. Contents clean. Protected in a removable cover. Mackenzie wrote "The Unpleasant Visitors" and Marlowe wrote "Posset's Toby Jug".
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford, First Edition
£14.00

Macnair J. H. And E. R. - Ginger

Softback in decorated covers. Nd. c.1934? A very good copy. Unpaginated but 18 pages. Attractive colour illustrations throughout. A story for young children about a Chinese boy who hated ginger. Uncommon.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford, First Edition
£20.00

Mansbridge Arthur - Millicent Mouse and Her Funny Wee House

Illustrated by Jessie May Ellerby.
Hardback. A near very good copy apart from cloth starting to tear at join between spine and front board but protected in removable cover. Buff coloured boards with colour pictorial onlay to front board with tiny fraction missing at one corner. 8 coloured and many black and white illustrations. Illustrated endpapers.Unpaginated. No inscriptions. A really nice clean tight copy internally. Photographs available on request.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., London 1927, First Edition
£35.00

Marchant Bessie - Molly in the West

Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley.
Hardback. N.d. c. 1945. A very good copy in publisher's grey cloth with title in dark blue on front board and on spine. 4 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. Prize label on front endpaper is dated July 8th 1945. 255 pages. The good dustwrapper has some repairs and is price-clipped.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London,
£8.00