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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
£125.00

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

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 - A Dream of Sadler's Wells

Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth with a 1cm tear in the cloth at the top of the front board. In a near good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear and rubbing to the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. A little edge foxing. 230 pages. 6 black and white illustrations.
Published : Evans Brothers, London 1950, First Edition
£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 - Dress-Rehearsal

Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Hardback. A very good copy. Very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear and a little creasing at top of spine. Not foxed. 192 pages. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. A "Wells" book.
Published : Evans Brothers Ltd., London 1959, First Edition
£18.00

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 - Principal Role

Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped and has one small edge tear. No ownership inscription. Some light edge foxing. 192 pages. 8 illustrations.
Published : Evans Brothers, London 1958, Reprint
£9.00

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 - Swan Feather

Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which shows some wear to top of spine and has a 2.5 inch closed tear which has been internally repaired. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Previous owner's name on a small label on front free end-paper. Some fairly light edge foxing but clean internally. 190 pages. 8 illustrations.
Published : Evans Brothers, London 1958, First Edition
£15.00

Hill Lorna - The Little Dancer

Hardback. A A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. The wrapper, which is price-clipped and with some internal foxing, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Prize label. Pp.viii,208. 3 colour plates. 8 pencil drawings. This the the third volume in the "Dancing Peel" series.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1956, First Edition
£10.00

Hill Lorna - Veronica at the Wells

Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A touch of fore-edge foxing. In a near very good dustwrapper which has minor edge wear and tear. SIGNED on the title page: "Best wishes from the author, Lorna Hill." 210 pages. 6 illustrations.
Published : Evans Brothers Ltd., London 1956, Reprint
£24.00

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

Howker Janni - Martin Farrell

Hardback. 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
£18.00

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

Hardback. 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
£20.00

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, Reprint
£15.00

Hughes, Shirley - The Big Concrete Lorry

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's illustrated laminated boards. Spine slightly bumped at top and bottom. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Colourfully illustrated throughout. A nice clean copy
Published : Walker Books, London 1989, First Edition
£6.00

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
£15.00

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.
Hardback. 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

Inchfawn Philip and Fay - The Golliwog News a Story of Three Children and a Toy Newspaper

Illustrated by T.C. Smith.
Nd. c.1913? Probably first edition. A very good copy in pictorial boards. Complete with the "Golliwog News" newspaper in an envelope attached to the front fixed end-paper. The envelope has been torn at the edges and sellotaped to the end-paper. Lacks front free end-paper. No ownership inscription. 234 pages + 32pp catalogue. 12 illustrations.
Published : S.W. Partridge & Co, London,
£65.00

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

Hardback. 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
£45.00

Jackson Mrs. F. Nevill - Toys Of Other Days

A very good copy in a good, protected, dustwrapper, marked on spine. 379pp. Many illus. First published in 1908 this is a fascinating illustrated history of children's toys and games of all countries and ages up to the start of the 20th century.
Published : White Lion Publishers, London 1975, Reprint
£6.00