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Uttley Alison - Little Grey Rabbit's Spring Cleaning Party

Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Traces of sellotape marks on end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 63 pages. Colour illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1972, First Edition

Vale George F - London Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Simpson Evelyn.
Hardback. Undated. c.1930's. A very good copy in green cloth with red lettering. The price-clipped dustwrapper is good with minor chipping at spine ends and a few smallish red spots on the rear panel. Coloured frontispiece and 7 black and white illustrations. Pages 48- 51 are a little stained at the foot. 88 pps. Delightful fairy tales for boys and girls of all ages.
Published : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., London, First Edition

Voake Charlotte - Alphabet Adventure

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. Illustrated endpapers. Delightful full page illustrations. Unpaginated. A different and imaginative ABC that every small child will find terrific fun
Published : Joanathan Cape, London 1999, First Edition

Vredenburg Edric (Editor) - Father Tuck's Annual

Hardback. Nd. A good copy. Wear to board edges. Decorated front cover. 128 pages. Stories by various authors. Illustrators include Louis Wain.
Published : Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London,

Waghorne Arthur - Through a Peer Glass: Winnie's Adventures in Wastemonster

Illustrated by David Wilson.
Hardback. A good copy in tan cloth decorated in black and blue on the upper board. Spine rather worn although lettering clear. No ownership inscription. Moderate foxing to endpapers but generallly quite clean. 183 pages + one page publisher's advert. Frontispiece and 44 illustrations. This is an "Alice" parody about a visit by a girl called Winnie Churchill to the House of Lords.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1908, First Edition

Wakefield Priscilla - The Juvenile Travellers; or, a Tour Through the Principal States and Kingdoms of Europe: With an Account of Their Inhabitants, Natural Productions, and Antiquities

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original green cloth lettered and attractively decorated in gilt on the spine (which is a little faded). "Nineteenth edition, corrected, with extensive additions, to the present time." Ownership inscription dated 1859 on title page. Pp.xii,444. Frontispiece. An account of the countries of Europe written for older children of the early Victorian era.
Published : Simpkin Marshall & Co et al, London 1850,

Walt Disney Studios Staff - The Big Bad Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood

Illustrated by Disney Walt.
Hardback. A nice bright very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. One board tip a little bumped. Some, mainly end-paper, foxing. Previous owner's name and address on half title page Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. 64 pages. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped, has minor chipping and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1934, First Edition

Waugh Ida - Holly Berries

4to. Nd. but there is an ownership inscription dated 1886 and a previous owner has written "[1885]" in pencil as the date of the book. The book bears the bookplate of Eric Quayle (who wrote "The Collectors' Book of Children's Books"). A good copy with some browning/foxing affecting mainly the first and last few pages. The boards are worn at the edges. 48 pages with charming colour illustrations by the author on each page.
Published : Griffith and Farran, London 1885, First Edition

Webb Anne - A Trip to the Circus

Illustrated by Ben and Stephanie Manchipp.
Hardback. A good copy in illustrated laminated boards. No inscriptions. Illustrated end-papers on which one of the small illustrations shows some scraping. Profusely illustrated in colour on each page. Unpaginated.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London 1973, First Edition

Wells H. G. - Th Adventures of Tommy

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original yellow boards with brown cloth spine. In a poor dustwrapper lacking two substantial pieces from the front panel (although the title lettering is almost complete). The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscirption. 45 pages. Colour illustrations throughour by the author. This is an amusing children's story written for a friend's little daughter when the author was ill.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1929, First Edition

Westerman John F.C. - The Northways' Quest

Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's cream cloth with title in maroon on front board and on spine and maroon illustration on front board. Previous owner's name and address on front free endpaper. Tiny split at top of spine and tear in cloth beneath author's name. 249 pages plus 4 page catalogue of Wonder Books. Frontispiece. Poor dustwrapper which has a piece missing from top of spine and a number of other chips, staining and rubbing. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., London 1939, First Edition

White Colin - The World of the Nursery

4to. A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with a half inch tear at the foot of the spine. 224pp. Many illustrations including colour. The nursery and the objects and images made for it between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries.
Published : The Herbert Press, London 1984, First Edition

Whitehorn Alan Leslie - Wonder Tales of Old Japan

Illustrated by Shozan Obata.
A good copy in the original boards. Laid on colour plate on upper board. Stain near foot of upper and lower boards with some fading. In a poor dustwrapper missing about half of spine and a largeish piece from the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Top edge gilt Internally very good. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xi,174. 12 full-page colour illustrations.
Published : T. C. & E. C. Jack, London & Edinburgh 1911, First Edition

Wildsmith, Brian - Pelican

Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy. Just a hint of bumping to the lower board tips. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Not paginated. This is a rather unusual split-page book where each page is followed by a half-page. Colour illustrated throughout. A story for children about a pelican which couldn't catch fish.
Published : Oxford University Press, Oxfdord 1982, First Edition

Williams Samuel - The Boy's Treasury of Sports, Pastimes and Recreations

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's original red cloth with title and illustration in gilt on spine. Re-backed with original spine laid down. New end-papers. No inscriptions. Vignettes and text illustrations throughout. 464 pages. A fascinating insight into the pleasures of boys in early Victorian England.
Published : D.Bogue, London 1847,

Williams-Ellis Amabel (Retold by) - Grimm's Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Hardback.A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Many black and white illustrations and 8 full page colour illustrations including frontispiece. 344 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Blackie, London 1959,

Wood Lawson - Gran'pop's Book of Fun

Nd. 1940s. Large 4to. Paperback. A very good copy with one small edge tear. Unpaginated but about 30pp. Full-page colour illustration on every second page mostly of monkeys but also including other animals.
Published : Birn Brothers, London, First Edition

Wood Lorna - Ameliaranne Goes Digging

Illustrated by Susan B. Pearse.
A very good copy. Blue cloth spine lettered in black. Pictorial upper cover. In a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at foot of spine and with a two inch closed tear. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription and not foxed. Unpaginated. Colour illustration on each right-hand page with smaller black and white illustrations on each left-hand page. Colour illustrated end-papers. Photograph available on request.
Published : George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1948, First Edition

Wynne May - Jean Plays Her Part

Nd. c. 1920? A good copy in original red cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks front end-paper. Front hinges cracked. 250pp. Colour frontis and 4 other plates. A schoolgirl story.
Published : The R.T.S. Office, London, First Edition

Wyss Johann R. - The Swiss Family Robinson

Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few small edge tears. Edge foxing but clean internally. 288 pages. 8 full-page colour plates by Mervyn Peake + black and white illustrations by him.
Published : Heirloom Library, London,