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Garrick John - A Book of Pollyglops

Illustrated by Alfred Daniels.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's yellow cloth with illustrated front board and title in black. No inscriptions. 9 colour illustrations. Unpaginated. A decent copy of this uncommon little book.
Published : Chantry Publications Ltd,., London 1960, First Edition
£22.00

Gatty Alfred Scott - Aunt Judy's Song--Book for Children

Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on front board and decoration in black. Corners a little bumped and some rubbing to spine ends and edges. Browning to half-title and page 52. No inscriptions 52 pages. Contains 24 popular songs with music.
Published : Bell & Daldy, London 1873, Second Edition
£12.00

Gay John - Fables

Two volumes in worn leather which is torn/chipped at spine ends. Lacks title piece of second volume. Good to very good copies internally. Matching marbled end-papers. Vol.I is the seventh edition of 1753 and is published by Tonson and Watts. Pp.[xiv]194. 50 illustrations. Title page vignette. Tail pieces. Vol. II is the second edition of 1742 published by Knapton. Pp.[xii],155. Frontispiece. Title page vignette. 16 full-page plates.
Published : J. and R. Tonson and J. Watts / J and P Knapton, London,
£85.00

Gay Zhenya - I'm Tired of Lions

Hardback. First Australian edition? A very good copy in the original decorated boards. In a good plus dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. 31 pages. Attractively illustrated in colour by the author.
Published : Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1965,
£25.00

Gifford Denis - The British Comic Catalogue 1874-1974

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on f.e.p. 210pp. This is the first comprehensive catalogue of British comics listing 1700 titles alphabetically.
Published : Mansell, London 1975, First Edition
£15.00

Gilmour Margaret - Ameliaranne Gives a Concert

Illustrated by Susan B. Pearse.
Hardback. A very good copy. Lower board tips a bit bumped. In a good dustwrapper, not price-clipped, which has small edge chips and tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Unpaginated. Attractively decorated in colour on each right-hand page and with colour decorated end-papers.
Published : George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1944, First Edition
£25.00

Golding Harry - Bully Boy: The Story of a Bulldog and His Friend Jock

Illustrated by Arthur Cooke.
Hardback. 24mo. Nd. c. 1910-1920? A very good copy with pictorial onlay to upper board. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pictorial end-papers. 85 pages. 30 colour illustrations (including front cover illustration and end-papers.). A volume in "The Little Wonder Books" series.
Published : Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., London,
£50.00

Gordon W.J. (Told in English By) - Perseus the Gorgon Slayer

Illustrated by T.R. Spence.
Hardback. Nd. 1880s? A good copy in the original decorated boards. Board tips worn. Decorated end-papers. No ownership inscription. Unpaginated. c. 30 pages. Attractive colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London,
£35.00

Gottlieb Gerald - Early Children's Books and Their Illustration

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. In a very good dustwrapper which is a little rubbed at spine ends. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxx,263. Illustrated throughout including colour. This is a discussion of 225 outstanding children's books from the Pierpont Morgan library. [Please note this is a very heavy book which will incur extra postage outside the UK].
Published : Pierpont Morgan Library, New York 1975, First Edition
£20.00

Grahame Kenneth - Bertie's Escapade

Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's decorated boards. Previous owner's name and address in small lettering at top of front free endpaper..Black and white illustrations throughout. 42 pages. Good price-clipped dustwrapper which has smallish chips and edge tears and is protected in a removable cover. The text is reprinted from First Whisper of the Wind in the Willows and has been charmingly illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1949, First Edition Thus
£38.00

Grahame Kenneth - Dream Days

Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Hardback. [1902]. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and decorated on upper board. Some wear to spine ends and edges and to board tips. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Top edge gilt. Decorated end-papers. No ownership inscription. A little browning but not foxed. 228 pages + 4 pages publisher's adverts. Frontispiece, decorated title page and eight tissue-guarded illustrations. First illustrated edition.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London and New York, First Edition Thus
£30.00

Gray, Nigel - I'll Take You to Mrs. Cole

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's colour illustrated glazed boards. Spine faded but lettering clear. There appears to be a shadow of the remains of a circular label on front board - sounds worse than it is. One inch closed tear at foot of title page. SIGNED by Michael Foreman on half title page. Profusely illustrated in colour. Unpaginated. Internally a nice clean copy.
Published : Andersen Press, London 1989, Reprint
£20.00

Green Roger Lancelyn (editor) - Mrs Molesworth

A very good copy of this Bodley Head monograph on the 19th century children's author. 80pp. Frontispiece. Includes a booklist of Mrs. Molesworth's writings and writings about her.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1961, First Edition
£10.00

Greenaway Kate - Marigold Garden

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 62pp. Colour illustrations throughout. An attractive, cheap copy of this well-known book.
Published : Universal Books Ltd., London 1989,
£6.00

Greenaway Kate - Marigold Garden: Pictures and Rhymes

Hardback. Nd. Probably 1920's - 1940's based on the address of the printers, Edmund Evans, Ltd. A very good copy in pictorial boards (three girls looking over a gate) with dark green cloth spine lettered in black. A touch of wear to board tips. Pictorial end-papers. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and little foxing. 56 pages. Attractive colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co, London,
£20.00

Greenwood James - The Hatchet Throwers

Illustrated by Ernest Griset.
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Some wear to spine ends and board tips and lower board a little marked. Ownership inscription on title page. 164 pages + 16pp adverts. 36 hand-coloured illustrations, mostly full-page. Contains three stories for children.
Published : John Camden Hotten, London 1866, First Edition
£95.00

Greville Dora - The Diary of Mr. Niggs. Unkanny Kat

Illustrated by Aubrey Hammond.
Small 4to. A good copy in decorated boards lacking the top half inch of spine. A very good clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,59. Many humorous black and white illustrations. The diary of a little black cat.
Published : Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd, London 1932, First Edition
£30.00

Gunton T. Payten - Rob Robin

Illustrated by Franke Rogers.
Hardback.A very good copy in publisher's pale green/grey cloth with title in black on spine.Faint school library stamp on front free endpaper. 4 colour illustrations including frontispiece and many black and white illustrations. 80 pages which include 11 page Questionaire at end. Good plus complete dustwrapper which has some edge wear and tear, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : The Grant Educational Company (London) Ltd., London 1951, First Edition
£10.00

Harrison Michael & Stuart-Clark Christopher - The Oxford Book of Story Poems

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 175pp. Many illustrations including colour. Narrative poems for children.
Published : Oxford University Press 1990, First Edition
£10.00

Harrison, Molly - Growing up in Victorian Days

A very good copy in laminated boards. 72 pages. Many black and white illustrations. A volume in a series of history books for 9-13 year olds which describes what it was like to be a child in former times.
Published : Wayland Publishers 1980, First Edition
£10.00

Hassall John and Aldin Cecil - Two Well-Worn Shoe Stories

Hardback. Oblong folio. A good copy externally with pictorial front board. Shows some wear to board edges. Internally lacks all before title page (possibly including a frontispiece) and with webbing showing at inner edge of front fixed end-paper. Otherwise a decent, clean, copy not foxed and with no ownership inscription. Consists of two stories - "There Was an Old Woman Who Live in a Shoe" illustrated in colour by John Hassall, and "Cock-A-Doodle-Do" illustrated in colour by Cecil Aldin. A scarce book. Pictures on request.
Published : Sands & Co, London 1899, First Edition
£70.00

Hayens Herbert - 'Midst Shot and Shell in Flanders

Hardback. Small 4to. Undated but gift inscription on front end-paper is dated 1917. A good copy with pictorail front cover. Rather wrinkled blue cloth spine. Wear to board tips. 223 pages. Tipped-in cplour and black and white illustrations. A story book for boys set during the First World War.
Published : Collins,
£18.00

Headon Deirdre - Knights

Illustrated by Julek Heller.
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 191pp. Many illustrations including colour. "A vivid recreation of the bygone age of chivalry".
Published : Encore Editions, London 1989, Reprint
£8.00

Heaton Mrs. Charles - Routledge's Album for Children

Nd. c.1880. A very good copy in green decorated cloth. Some edge foxing. 380 pages. 190 illustrations by Birket Foster, Sir John Gilbert and others. Includes an ABC, lessons in words, short stories etc.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London,
£30.00

Hedderwick, Mairi - Katie Morag and the Two Grandmothers

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in publisher's illustrated laminated boards. Colourfully illustrated. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. A nice clean copy. When Grannnie Island's prize sheep, Alecina, falls in the Boggy Loch just as the judging for the Best Ewe and Fleece Trophy is about to begin, the ever resourceful Katie Morag knows just what to do...
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1986, Reprint
£12.00

Hedderwick, Mairi - Katie Morag Delivers the Mail

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in publisher's illustrated laminated boards. Profusely illustrated in colour, Unpaginated. No inscriptions. A nice clean copy
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1985, Reprint
£12.00

Heming Bracebridge - Combat in the Air

Hardback. N.d. 1920s? A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Black and white frontispiece. 250 pages. Good dustwrapper which has been repaired on reverse with sellotape and although clipped on the flap still shows a price of 6/-. Protected in a removable over.
Published : Sampson Low, London,
£25.00

Henty G.A. - In the Reign of Terror

Illustrated by J. Schonberg.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's brown cloth with illustration and title on front board and on spine. 8 full page black and white illustrations. Semi ring mark on front board. 2 previous owners' names on front endpaper, one of which has been scored out. 35l pages + publisher's 32 page catalogue. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1888, First Edition
£98.00

Henty G.A. (Editor) - Yule Logs

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's red cloth title and illustration on front board and on spine in gilt and white. Spine darkened. All edges gilt. Gift inscription dated 1907 on reverse of half title page. Moderate foxing. 61 black and white illustrations. This is a reprint of the 1898 Longman's Christmas Annual.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1903, Reprint
£15.00

Herbertson Agnes Grozier - Lucy-Mary or the Cobweb Cloak

Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated on the spine and upper board. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Gift inscription (dated"Xmas 1909") on half-title. Stamped "Presentation Copy" at foot of title page. 203 pages + publisher's catalogue at rear. 6 full-page colour illustrations by Margaret Tarrant.
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1910, First Edition
£30.00

Herford, Oliver - The Kitten's Garden of Verses

Hardback. A good copy in blue boards lettered in black on the spine and upper board. Some fraying to top of spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 56 pages. Attractive illustrations by the author on each left-hand page.
Published : Bickers & Son, London 1911, First Edition
£35.00

Heward Constance - Ameliaranne at the Farm

Illustrated by Greta Dushinsky.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Unpaginated. Attractive colour illustrations throughout.
Published : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1959, Reprint
£24.00

Heward Constance - Ameliaranne at the Farm

Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Hardback. A good plus copy with pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. 28 colour illustrations plus title illustration. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Corners rubbed. Unpaginated. Larger format.
Published : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1937, First Edition
£30.00

Heward Constance - Ameliaranne Keeps School

Illustrated by S.B.Pearse.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with colour illustration on front board. Smallish gift inscription on front free endpaper. Colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Good plus dustwrapper with minor edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable cover.
Published : George G. Harrap & #Co.Ltd., London 1940, First Edition
£50.00

Heward, Constance - Ameliaranne Goes Touring

Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Hardback. A very good copy in a price-clipped but otherwise very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing, or other internal marking. Unpaginated. Attractive colour illustrations throughout.
Published : George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1959, Reprint
£15.00

Hill Lorna - Dancer in Danger

Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus price-clipped dustwrapper which has sellotape marks on the inner flaps. Rather disfiguring sellotape marks to book end-papers. Edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.vi,186. 3 colour plates. 8 pencil drawings.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1960, First Edition
£15.00

Hill Lorna - Dancing Peel

Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Hardback. Nd. 1st edition,1954? A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. SIGNED by author "Best Wishes, Lorna Hill" on title page. No ownership inscription. A little light fore-edge foxing. Pp.iv,220. Colour frontispiece. 8 black and white illustrations. Map end-papers.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London,
£30.00

Hill Lorna - No Castanets at the Wells

Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a very good dustwrapper which shows just a little wear and tear to the spine ends. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removsable sleeve. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 192 pages. 7 black and white illustrations.
Published : Evans Brothers, London 1953, First Edition
£22.00

Hill Lorna - Return to the Wells

Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows a little wear to spine ends and has an internally repaired edge tear. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. 191 pages. Frontispiece and 6 illustrations.
Published : Evans Brothers, London 1955, First Edition
£10.00

Hill Lorna - Rosanna Joins the Wells

Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which shows moderate edge wear and tear especiallt to spine ends where there are also small chips. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some edge foxing but quite clean internally. No ownership inscription. 189 pages. Frontispiece and 6 illustrations.
Published : Evans Brothers, London 1956, First Edition
£15.00

Hill, Lorna - Dancer in Danger

Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Light edge foxing. Inscribed by the author - "Best Wishes from the author, Lorna Hill" - on the title page. Pp.vi,186. 3 colour plates. 8 pencil drawings.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1960, First Edition
£25.00

Hinde Cecilia & Jean - About Corkey

Hardback. Nd. The only date given in the book is the copyright date of 1960. The first six Corky titles are listed. A very good copy in red pictorial boards. A little wear to spine ends. Unpaginated. Colour illustration on each right-hand page with a smallish amount of text on left-hand pages. A small child's book about a hedgehog. Uncommon.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1960,
£20.00

Hood Thomas - Miss Kilmansegg and her Precious Leg a Golden legend

Illustrated by Thomas S. Seccombe.
A good copy in green cloth lettered in green on a gilt background. The gilt has faded from the top four letters on the spine. All edges gilt. Some wear to board tips. Gift inscription dated Christmas 1869 on front end-paper. A little foxing to end-papers but otherwise a nice copy internally. 150 pages. Numerous line illustrations accompany this humorous poem.
Published : E. Moxon & Son, London 1870, First Edition
£55.00

Horrabin J.F. - Japhet and Happy's Annual 1938

Hardback. A good copy with illustrated front cover edged in green and faded red spine. Gift inscription on front free endpaper dated Christmas 1937. Corners rubbed and worn.. 160 pages. Stories selected and reprinted from the "News Chronicle". Illustrated throughout (some in colour) by the author.
Published : The News Chronicle Publications Department, London 1938, First Edition
£15.00

Horse Harry - The Ogopogo or My Journey with the Loch Ness Monster

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. Some spine lean otherwise a nice copy. 69 pages. Illustrated by the author in black and white. An amusing children's story about the Loch Ness monster.
Published : Macdonald Publishers 1983, First Edition
£20.00