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Hill Lorna - Dancing Peel

Illustrated by Esme Verity.
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 - Rosanna Joins the Wells

Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
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

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
£12.00

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

Howker Janni - Martin Farrell

A very good copy in publisher's dark brown cloth with title in gilt on spine. Author's inscribed presentation copy. 86 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. The wrapper would be fine but for some fading to spine (although the lettering remains clear). "In Janni Howker's new book we enter the legendary world of the Border reivers."
Published : Julia MacRae Books, London 1994, First Edition
£15.00

Hoyer M.A. Et al - Little Miss Bo-Peep and Other Stories

Nd. c. 1900? Just about good. Attractive decorated front cover. Lacks front end-paper. 64 pages. Coloured frontispiece. Many black and white illustrations. Short stories for children by E. Nesbit and others.
Published : Ernest Nister, London,
£15.00

Hughes G.F. - The Adventures of Bill Holmes

A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in black on spine. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper with minor edge tears/chipping, some soiling to rear panel and internal spotting. Some edge and a little end-paper foxing. Pp.v,190. Illustrations by Middlehurst. Stories of a schoolboy detective.
Published : Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press, London 1950, First Edition
£15.00

Hughes Shirley - The Nursery Collection

Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Hardback. 4to. A near very good copy in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated endpapers. Stories include Bathwater's Hot, When we went to the Park, Colours, All Shapes and Sizes and Noisy. 61 pages. Illustrated imn colour throughout. SIGNED by Shirley Hughes on title page.
Published : Walker Books, London 1994,
£15.00

Hughes, Ted - Ffangs, the Vampire Bat and the Kiss of Truth

Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Hardback.A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in silver on spine. Profusely illustrated in black and white. 96 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1986, First Edition
£6.00

Hughes, Ted - What Is the Truth? : A Farmyard Fable for the Young

Illustrated by R. J. Lloyd.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 127 pages. Illustrated throughout.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1984, First Edition
£12.00

Hurliman Bettina - Three Centuries of Children's Books in Europe

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 297pp. 28 plates. An important contribution to the bibliography of children's books.
Published : Oxford University Press 1967, First Edition
£5.00

Hutchinson A.S.M. - The Book of Simon

Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has two or three edge chips. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 109 pages. Colour frontispiece and 10 full-page black and white illustrations together with smaller line drawings. A celebration by the author of his young son.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1930, First Edition
£18.00

Hutton Florence - Scottish Fairy Tales

Nd. c. 1930? Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Signed by the author. 59 pages. Nine Scottish fairy tales. Uncommon.
Published : David MacDonald Ltd, Edinburgh, First Edition
£20.00

Hutton Florence - Scottish Fairy Tales

Hardback. 12mo. Nd. c. 1930? A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 59 pages. Nine Scottish fairy tales. Uncommon.
Published : David MacDonald Ltd, Edinburgh, First Edition
£15.00

J.K And V.B. - Sugar and Spice and All That's Nice: Pictures and Rhymes for the Little Ones

Hardback. Just about good. Some wear to spine and board edges. Pictorial front board. Prize label. Hinges cracked. 33 pages. Colour illustrations on each page.
Published : Strahan & Co, London 1882, First Edition
£20.00

Jacberns Raymond - That Troublesome Dog

Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Nd. but gift inscription is dated 1915. A good copy in decorated boards. Some wear to spine edges. Fore-edge foxing. 297pp. Six full-page colour illustrations by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Uncommon.
Published : W & R Chambers, London,
£65.00

Jackson Mrs. F. Nevill - Toys of Other Days

4to. A near very good copy in the original cloth. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Some foxing to edges and first few pages. Pp.xxii,309. Numerous illustrations. A history of toys.
Published : Country Life, London 1908, First Edition
£30.00

Jacob Violet - The Golden Heart & Other Fairy Stories

Illustrated by May Sandheim.
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth decorated on upper board and lettered in gilt on spine. No ownership inscription. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.x,171. Coloured frontispiece and 16 black and white illustrations (two of which show some neat colouring in). An early work by the Scottish writer now best known for her poetry.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1904, First Edition
£25.00

Jacob, Violet - The Good Child's Year Book

Hardback. Nd. [1928]. A good plus copy in the original boards. Some fading to rear board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 68 pages + 12 full-page colour illustrations by the author, one for each month and an illustrated title page. Includes a poem for each month.
Published : Foulis, London, First Edition
£25.00

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,
£22.00

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 Gets His Men

Illustrated by Stead.
Hardback. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear and which is chipped at the head of the spine although the lettering is still just present. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 189 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1950, First Edition
£8.00

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
£25.00

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

Laver James (introduction) - Children's Fashions in the Nineteenth Century

A good copy. 16 full page colour plates with an Introduction and notes on the plates.
Published : B.T.Batsford Ltd., London 1951, First Edition
£6.00

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