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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
Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling.
Hardback. 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
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, First Edition Thus
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
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 : ,
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,
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 1 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
A good copy in olive green cloth which is a bit faded and marked. Lacks front end-paper. 308pp.
Published : Frederick Warne, London 1895, Eighth Edition
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
Illustrated by Franziska Bilek.
Hardback. 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
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 88pp. Illustrated including colour by Robert Hodgson. The story of Joan of Arc for children.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, Edinburgh 1957, First Edition
Illustrated by Andre Helle.
Hardback. 4to. Nd. 1920s? A very good copy in pictorial boards with green cloth spine. Boards showing a little soiling and edge wear. Small gift inscription on front fixed end-paper. 63 pages. Text in French. Attractive colour illustrations throughout. Photographs available on request.
Published : Berger-Levrault, Nancy,
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, Eighteenth Thousand Revised and Enlarged
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
Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and lettered in gilt on the upper board. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. All edges gilt. Decorated end-papers. No ownership inscription. A little foxing particularly to the half-title and last few pages of the index. 288 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations including frontispiece and decorated title page. A nice copy of an attrative Victorian book of nursery rhymes.
Published : Frederick Warne, London 1897, First Edition
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
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
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,
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, First Edition Thus
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 edgewear. No inscriptions and binding is tight. A nice copy with lovely illustrations..
Published : Birn Brothers, London, First Edition
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
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
Hardback. 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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, Second Impression
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's blue cloth with pictorial front board. Illustrated endpapers. Coloured and black and white illustrations by Hugh Lofting. A little rubbing to spine ends and board tips. No inscriptions. 95 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Jonathan Cape Ltd., London 1924, First Edition.
Hardback. N.d. c. 1850? A good plus copy in publisher's green patterned cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine which is faded. Previous owner's address stamp on front endpaper. Many black and white illustrations with the frontispiece appearing twice. Pp.31,31,32. Some light foxing to endpapers.Protected in a removable cover. Internally this is a very nice clean copy. Uncommon.
Published : Dean & Son, London,
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
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
Illustrated by Katharine Cameron.
Hardback. N.d. circa 1910. 16mo. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with illustration and title in black on front board. Spine faded and rubbed. 8 colour illustrations including frontis. No inscriptions. Tiny piece missing at edge of last illustration. 115 pages. A charming little book illustrated by this Scottish illustrator
Published : T.C. & E.C. Jack, London, First Edition
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,
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,
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
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
Illustrated by T. Ritchie.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little rubbed. 111 pages. Blackand white illustrations. A story for children about Herakles (Hercules?) the strongest man on Earth.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1968, First Edition
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
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
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 illustration pasted on front board with tiny fraction missing top lefthand corner. 8 coloured and many black and white illustrations. Illustrated endpapers.Unpaginated. No inscriptions. A really nice clean tight copy internally.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., London 1927, First Edition
Illustrated by Marceau Marcel.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy with illustrated front and rear boards. Illustrations on each page, mainly in colour. No ownership inscriiption. Unpaginated .Very good dustwrapper, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. A nice clean copy
Published : New English Library, London 1976, First Edition
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