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MacDonald Greville - The Magic Crook or the Stolen Baby : A Fairy Story

Illustrated by Arthur Hughes.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in white. The lettering and decoration are quite clear and fresh.Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Foxing to early and late pages. 273pp + 2pp publisher's adverts. Black and white illustrations.
Published : The Vineyard Press; A.C Fifield, London 1911, First Edition
£45.00

Macgregor Mary - Stories from the Ballads Told to the Children

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
£18.00

Macintyre Elisabeth - Katherine

Illustrated by Elisabeth MacIntyre.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's light orange cloth with title and illustrations in dark blue on front board. Sunday School prize label on front endpaper. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations on each page. Good dustwrapper showing some chips along edge and closed tears one of which is 3 inches long. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1946, First Edition
£40.00

Mack Robert Ellice - All Round the Clock

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,
£32.00

Mackarness Mrs. Henry - The Young Lady's Book a Manual of Amusements, Exercises, Studies and pursuits

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,
£40.00

Mackenzie Compton - Santa Claus in Summer

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
£35.00

Mackenzie Compton - The Dining-room Battle

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
£5.00

Mackenzie Compton - The Strongest Man on Earth

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
£10.00

Mackenzie Compton & Marlowe Mabel - The Unpleasant Visitors & Posset's Toby Jug

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
£15.00

Macnair J. H. And E. R. - Ginger

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
£25.00

Mansbridge Arthur - Millicent Mouse and Her Funny Wee House

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
£85.00

Marceau Marcel - The Story of Bip

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
£15.00

Marchant Bessie - Molly in the West

Illustrated by Francis E. Hiley.
Hardback. N.d. c. 1945. A very good copy in publisher's grey cloth with title in dark blue on front board and on spine. 4 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. Prize label on front endpaper is dated July 8th 1945. 255 pages. The good dustwrapper has some repairs and is price-clipped.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London, Reprint
£8.00

Marchant Bessie - Two of a Kind

Illustrated by L. Stead.
Hardback. N.d. (Book Production War Economy Standard so may be late 1940's.) Very good copy in publisher's orange cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No Inscriptions. 4 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. 253 pages.The near very good dustwrapper has minor edgewear and slight chipping, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd., London, Reprint
£18.00

Marryat Augusta - The Young Lamberts - A Boy's Adventures in Australia

Hardback. N.d. School Prize Label dated 1912. A good plus copy in publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt on front board and spine and with decorated front board and spine. Spine a little worn and with a little wear at ends. 6 full page black and white illustrations including frontispiece. 339 pages + 4 pages of adverts. Publisher's Notice states "The first edition of this work was issued under the title of "Left to Themselves" but it is now altered to "The Young Lamberts" as the former title was claimed as copyright". Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co., London,
£45.00

Marshall Edmund - Tales of Ambledown Airport No. 2 The Missing Viscount

Illustrated by Ionicus.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's bright yellopw cloth with title in red on front board and spine. Many colour illustrations. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Near very good dustwrapper which has minor edgewear and is not price-clipped. Protected in a removable cover. The Missing Viscount is the second of the Tales of Ambledown Airport - with Vernon the big,strong Viscount in trouble.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1960, First Edition
£12.00

Martineau Harriet - Feats on the Fiord; a Tale of Norway

Illustrated by P. Ebbutt.
Hardback. A near very good copy in attractively decorated brown boards. Gift inscription on title page. 241 pages + 6pp adverts. Numerous illustrations in text.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1885,
£12.00

Marzials Ada M. - The Bowl of Mist and Other Stories

Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Small 8vo. A good copy in pictorial covers. Some fore-edge foxing. 56 pages. Four colour plates by Honor Appleton. Black and white illustrations. Four short stories.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1928, First Edition
£14.00

Maurois Andre - The Country of Thirty Six Thousand Wishes

Illustrated by D'Adrienne Segur.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in cream cloth with brown cloth spine. Decorated on upper board. In a fairdustwrapper which has pieces missing from the rear panel and at the foot of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge and a little end-paper foxing. Pp.[x],59. Frontispiece and 10 full-page colour illustrations. Smaller black and white illustrations. A little girl makes a trip to a land where every child's wish comes true. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1930, First Edition
£40.00

Mayne William - A Year and a Day

Illustrated by Krystyna Turska.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Black and white illustrations throughout. 96 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1976, First Edition
£12.00

Mayne William - While the Bells Ring

A very good copy in a very good protected dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Previous owner's inscription.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1979, First Edition
£7.00

McIntosh M.J. - Rose and Lillie Stanhope; or, the Power of Conscience

A good copy in blue cloth lettered in blue on a gilt background. 137 pages. Frontispiece. A children's story.
Published : Routledge, Warne and Routledge, London 1862,
£8.00

Miall Antony and Peter - The Victorian Nursery Book

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A couple of pages extrude slightly perhaps because they had come loose and been inexpertly put back in. 192pp. Many illustrations.
Published : Spring Books, London 1990,
£7.00

Miller William (Edited, with an Introduction, By Robert Ford) - Willie Winkie and Other Songs and Poems

Hardback. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Pp.xxviii,83. Portrait of author and one other illustration. Poems and songs, in Scots and English, including some for children and with a Memoir of the author.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1902, First Edition Thus
£14.00

Mills Theodora - Princess Lily-Of-The-Valley

Hardback. Nd but prize inscription on front end-paper is dated 1922. A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which is browned, chipped at top of spine and with edge tears. The wrapper is illustrated on the spine and front cover. Pp.v,152. Frontispiece. A story for girls. Uncommon especially in dustwrapper.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London,
£20.00

Milne A.A. - A Gallery of Children

Illustrated by "Saida" (H. Willebeek Le Mair).
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt with gilt decoration to spine and pictorial onlay to upper board. In a near very good dustwrapper with fairly minor closed edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing and just a little internal foxing. 105 pages. 12 attractive full-page colour illustrations by H. Willebeek le Mair. Short stories for children. Photographs available on request.
Published : Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., London 1925, First Edition
£240.00

Milne A.A. - When We Were Very Young

Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.
A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. In a reasonable but rather soiled dustwrapper on which a child has written his name twice in ink. No internal ownership inscription. Pp.x,100.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1929, Nineteenth Edition
£22.00

Mogridge Stephen - Peter and the Flying Submarine

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's light blue cloth with black illustration on front board and title in black on spine. No inscriptions. 160 pages. Good dustwrapper showing signs of edgewear and chips along top of front cover, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hutchinson, London, First Edition
£18.00

Monckton Ella - The Little Clown

Illustrated by Clifford Webb.
Hardback. 16mo. A near very good copy in publisher's illustrated cloth with title on front board and on spine. A little rubbing at spine ends and board tips. Illustrated endpapers. Many colour and black and white illustrations. 44 pages. Good plus illustrated dustwrapper which is chipped at top of spine and with minor edge wear. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A circus story.
Published : F. Warne & Co., London 1956, First Edition
£28.00

Monckton Ella - Tim Minds the Shop

Illustrated by Patricia Turner.
Hardback. A very good copy with illustrated boards . Title in red on front board and in black on spine. No inscriptions. Eight full page colour illustrations including frontispiece + smaller colour illustrations. 43 pages. Near very good illustrated dustwrapper which has minor chips at top and foot of spine, is not price-clipped and is protected in as removable cover.
Published : F. Warne & Co. Ltd, London 1957, First Edition
£18.00

Mongomery L.M. - Mistress Pat

Nd. but gift inscription on front end-paper is dated 1936. A good copy in green cloth lettered in black. Small label stuck on front end-paper. 338pp.
Published : McClelland & Stewart, Toronto,
£12.00

Morgan Leon - The Story of Buffalo Bill (Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express)

Illustrated by Hal Arbo.
Hardback. 12mo. A fair copy. Some wear to spine and tears in lower board. 378 pages. Black and white illustration on each right-hand page. Page 261/262 torn with the loss of about four lines of text. Page 301/302 torn without loss. One of "The Big Little Books" series.
Published : Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin 1934, First Edition
£7.00

Morley Charles - Peter a Cat O' One Tail his Life and Adventures

Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in black and with an illustration of an ill Peter on the upper board by Louis Wain. Top edge gilt. Gift inscription dated Christmas 1891 on the front end-paper. 88 pages. Numerous small or smallish illustrations throughout. Peter was Louis Wain's own cat and the author, Charles Morley, is described as "a pal of Peter's." Photographs available on request.
Published : Pall Mall Gazette Office, London 1892, First Edition
£480.00

Morpurgo Michael - The Mozart Question

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's illustrated boards. Profusely illustrated in colour. No inscriptions. Illustrated coloured endpapers. 76 pages. Very good illustrated dustjacket which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Walker Books, London 2007, First Edition Thus
£9.00

Morpurgo, Michael - The Last Wolf

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but with some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. 92 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout by Michael Foreman.
Published : Doubleday, London 2002, First Edition
£12.00

Mrs. Craik - Our Year: a Child's Book in Prose and Verse

Illustrated by Clarence Dobell.
Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some wear to spine ends and edges. All edges gilt. A little foxing. 313 pages + adverts. 12 illustrations. A month by month account of a year spent in the English countryside.
Published : Macmillan & Co 1860, First Edition
£24.00

Mrs. Fenwick - The Bad Family; and Other Stories

Hardback. 32mo. A good copy in light green cloth lined and lettered in dark green. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Pp.xii,151. Illustrated end-papers. This is no. III in the Dumpy Books for Children series.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1900, Reprint
£20.00

Mrs. Molesworth - Four Winds Farm

Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt and black and decorated on spine and upper board. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Some spine lean. Pp.vi,[1].180 + 4pp adverts. Frontispiece, decorated title page and 6 other illustrations. Boards now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1887,
£40.00

Mrs. Molesworth - Nesta: Or Fragments of a Little Life

Hardback. A very good copy in a plain glacine wrapper which is a little torn and chipped. Colour illustration on front board is by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Prize label. 64 pages. Line illustrations.
Published : W & R Chambers 1921,
£8.00

Mrs. Molesworth - The February Boys: a Story for Children

Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth with Attwell decorations on the upper board and on the spine. Child's ownership inscription (dated Xmas 1909). Some, mainly fore-edge, foxing. 266 pages + 48pp illustrated adverts. 8 attractive colour plates by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Published : W & R Chambers, London 1909, First Edition Thus
£40.00

Mrs. Molesworth - The Green Casket

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in black on the upper board which is decorated with a gilt and green casket. Prize label. 125pp. Illustrated.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh 1890, First Edition
£9.00

Muir D. Barbara - The Further Adventures of Charlie Bear and His Friends

Nd. Early 1940's. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in black. 109 pages. Line illustrations by author.
Published : Arthur H. Stockwell, First Edition
£10.00