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Andersen Hans Christian - Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Illustrated endpapers. 12 colour illustrations. No ownership inscription. Small mark at edge of page 155. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1981, First Edition Thus
£18.00

Andersen Hans Christian - Seven Tales By Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 6 colour illustrations including title page. 128 pages. Near very good dustwapper which has a crease and closed tear on the rear panel and is protected in a removable cover. Internally a nice clean copy.
Published : World's Work Ltd., Tadworth Surrey 1972, First UK Edition Thus
£10.00

Andersen Hans Christian - The Garden of Paradise and Other Stories

Illustrated by Dugald Stewart Walker.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt on front board. Coloured illustration (with slight scratch) laid on to front board. A little rubbing to spine ends and board tips. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Foxing mainly confined to front end-papers. With 4 full page colour illustrations and 6 black and white full page illustrations. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : William Heinemann, Ltd., London 1923, First Edition
£30.00

Andersen Hans Christian - The Wild Swans and Other Stories

Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Hardback. Nd. c.1920? A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with colour onlay to upper board. No inscriptions and a nice, clean copy internally. 2 colour plates and many black and white illustrations. 58 pages with a 6 page catalogue at the rear. Tiny mark at top of front board. Protected in a removable cover. A delightful little book in The "Gem" Library series.
Published : Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London,
£30.00

Appleton Alice M. - Towlocks and His Wooden Horse

Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Hardback. 32mo. A good plus copy in light green cloth lettered in dark green and with dark green stripes. A little foxing. No ownership inscription. 86 pages. Colour illustrations throughout by Honor C. Appleton. This is no. 20 in the Dumpy Books for Children series.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1903, First Edition
£50.00

Apuleius (Translated By Charles Stuttaford) - The Story of Cupid and Psyche

Illustrated by Jessie Mothersole.
Hardback. 4to. A good copy. Some darkening to spine and spotting to boards. Yapped fore-edge. Bookplate. Pp.xvii,83. Four illustrations by Jessie Mothersole.. A fine edition on hand-made paper printed in black and red.
Published : David Nutt, London 1903, First Edition Thus
£45.00

Apuleius Lucius - The Golden Asse

Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
Hardback. A good copy in reddish-brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. A little wear at spine ends. Would be very good but front hinges tender. Bookplate. Some foxing mainly to front end-papers. No.2787 of 3000 copies. Pp.xxxv,282 + 4pp. adverts. 16 full-page plates of which 8 are in colour. Black and white head and tail pieces. Translated out of Latin by William Adlington. Introduction by E.B. Osborn.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1923, First Edition Thus
£25.00

Ardizzone Edward - Sketches for Friends Chosen and Introduced By Judy Taylor

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's yellow boards with colour illustration on front board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Ilustrations throughout mainly in black and white but with some in colour. No inscriptions. 127pages.
Published : David R. Godine, Boston 2002, First U.S.A. Edition
£10.00

Ardizzone Edward - Tim and Charlotte

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. 4to. Second impression of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover, This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : Lothrop,Lee & Shepard Books, New York, U.S.A 2000,
£7.00

Ardizzone Edward - Tim to the Rescue

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardcover. 4to. Second impression of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York, US.A 2000, Second Impression
£9.00

Ardizzone Edward - Tim's Friend Towser

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. 4to. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000, Reprint
£9.00

Ardizzone, Edward - Tim and Ginger

Hardback. Quarto. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. The near very good dustwrapper has one small closed tear and creasing at foot of rear panel, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000, Reprint
£10.00

Ardizzone, Edward - Tim in Danger

Hardback. 4to. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000, Reprint
£8.00

Arnold Matthew - Poems

Illustrated by Gilbert James.
Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth edged in blue on upper board and spine. Lettered and decorated in gilt on spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 148 pages. 12 tissue-guarded photogravures after Gilbert James.
Published : George Routledge and Sons, London 1905, First Edition Thus
£10.00

Arnold Matthew - The Scholar Gipsy & Thyrsis

Illustrated by W. Russell Flint.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green cloth with bevelled edges, lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Top edge gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn although apparently faded on spine and front panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge and end-paper foxing but otherwise clean internally. Pp.[xii],67. 10 tissue-guarded tipped-in colour plates. A nice copy.
Published : Philip Lee Warner , London 1910, First Edition Thus
£120.00

Arnold Thomas James - Reynard the Fox After the German Version of Goethe

Illustrated by Joseph Wolf.
Hardback. A very good copy in a green half-leather binding with five raised bands to spine. Lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Marbled boards and end-papers. All edges gilt. Attractive bookplate. Ownership inscription on end-paper. Pp.xvi,320. Engraved extra title page +12 full-page engravings. Generally a quite clean copy although two of the plates are quite badly foxed. Photograph available on request.
Published : Nattali and Bond, London 1855,
£50.00

Austen Jane - Mansfield Park

Illustrated by C. E. Brock.
Hardback. Nd. Early 1900's? A very good copy in light green cloth elaborately decorated in gilt on upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.v,396. Frontispiece and 14 colour illustrations.
Published : J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London,
£65.00

Ayton Emily - Words By the Way-Side; Or, the Children and the Flowers

Illustrated by H. Anelay.
A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Re-spined with original title lettering laid down. Some wear to board tips and edges. All edges gilt. Gift and ownership inscriptions. 159pp + 16pp adverts. Four hand-coloured illustrations.
Published : Grant and Griffith, London 1855, First Edition
£30.00

Ballingall William - Scenes of Scottish Story

Illustrated by Walter R, POaton, R.S.A. Sam Bough,A.R.S.A. W.F.Vallance and Other Artists.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with illustration and title in gilt on front board and with gilt logo of Mr. Gibb's School Picardy Place on rear board. Some wear to board tips. All edges gilt. Prize label on front fixed end-paper. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Fine illustrations in black and white with accompanying text and poetry. The book was intended as a souvenir of Scotland. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : T. And A. Constable at Edinburgh University Press for the Author, Edinburgh 1873, First Edition
£50.00

Bannerman Helen - The Story of Little Black Quibba

Hardback. 24mo. Nd but 1902. Green cloth lettered in red on upper board and in red and black on spine. Illustration of little black Quibba eating a mango on upper board. Rubbing to edges of board and spine. Internally very good. Smallish Hamley's label on front fixed end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy. 143 pages. Text on one side of each page with colour illustration on other side. Photograph on request.
Published : James Nisbet & Co, London, First Edition
£175.00

Barker Cicely Mary - A Flower Fairies Treasury

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected. Trace of damp at the foot of the back cover and last few pages is hardly noticeable. 252pp. Many colour illustrations. This is a collection of the best-loved flower fairy illustrations with their poems.
Published : Frederick Warne, London 1997,
£10.00

Barker Cicely Mary - Flower Fairies of the Autumn

Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Hardback. N.d. c.1940? A very good copy in publisher's light brown chequered boards, title in brown on front board and on spine and with pictorial onlay on front board. Illustrated endpapers. 24 colour plates. Unpaginated. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which although clipped at foot of inner flap has been stamped 2/- net and is protected in a removable cover. A lovely clean copy.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd,., London,
£35.00

Barker Cicely Mary - Flower Fairies of the Spring

Hardback. Nd but gift inscription is dated 1929. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is dusty along the top edge and with small closed edge tears.The cellophane wrapper on top of the dustwrapper is still present. Unpaginated. A nice early copy.
Published : Blackie & Son, London,
£20.00

Barker Cicely Mary - The Book of the Flower Fairies

Illustrated by Cicely M. Barker.
Hardcover. N.d.but War Economy marking means late 1940's/early 1950's. A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. Gilt illustration of fairy on front board. No inscriptions. Numerous coloured illustrations throughout. 92 pages + colour plates. Good dustwrapper which has some closed tears and chips with one largeish chip at foot of spine. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd.,, London, Reprint
£120.00

Barker, Cicely Mary - Flower Fairies of the Autumn with the Nuts and Berries They Bring

Hardback. Nd. A very good copy of an early edition. Pictorial onlay to upper board which has a "chess-board" design and is lettered in black. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pictorial end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Attractive colour illustrations + black and white frontispiece.
Published : Blackie & Son, London,
£15.00

Barnard Winifred E. - Kembo a Little Girl of Africa

Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood.
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in black. In a good dustwrapper which has fairly minor chipping and edge tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 61 pages + 3pp publisher's adverts + 1 page "To the Grown-up Reader." Colour illustrations on each right-hand page. This is No. 2 of the "Nursery" series, described as "dainty little volumes for the 3-5 year-olds, with a picture at every opening. A first step towards friendship with children of other races."
Published : Edinburgh House Press, London 1933, Sixth Impression
£24.00

Barrie J.M. - The Little Minister Theatre Royal Haymarket November 6, 1897

Illustrated by Phil May.
Hardback. 4to. This consists of red covers lettered in white on upper board and containing a list of the cast of the performance together with 15 loose sketches by Phil May, a photograph of the theatre, and a plate containing photos of Barrie and three of the cast members with facsimile signatures. Lacks the spine. Otherwise good.
Published : , London 1898,
£15.00

Barrie, J. M. - Peter Pan and Wendy

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. 157 pages. Numerous attractive colour illustrations.
Published : Pavilion Books, London 1988,
£8.00

Beerbohm Max - Things New and Old

Illustrated by Max Beerbohm.
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in publisher's tan cloth with title in gilt on spine, which is faded. Previous owner's bookplate on front fixed end-paper. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and 49 black and white plates (one of which has a closed tear). A book of captioned drawings divided into three sections: "Tales of Three Nations" (England, France and Germany);"Various Persons and Ideas"; and "Studies in the Eighteen-Seventies."
Published : William Heinemann Ltd, London 1923, First Edition
£15.00

Belloc Hilaire - The Emerald of Catherine the Great

Illustrated by G.K. Chesterton.
A good copy in black cloth lettered in green. Fading to spine. 250pp + 4pp adverts. Frontispiece and 20 illustrations.
Published : Arrowsmith, London 1926, First Edition
£8.00

Benet Stephen Vincent - Johnny Pye and the Fool-Killer

Illustrated by Lennox Paterson.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which has a large tear on the rear panel and other tears and chips. 37 pages. Wood engravings. This is number 19 of a special edition, the type face being Venezia, 14 point, 2 point leaded. The limitation is not given. Uncommon. An American short story by a Pulitzer Prize winner first published in 1938.
Published : Stow College School of Printing, Glasgow 1940,
£25.00

Bennett William J. (Editor) - The Children's Book of Virtues

Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in illustrated boards. No inscriptions. Deep blue endpapers. Colour illustrations on each page. 112 pages. Good dustwrapper which has a closed edge tear. The wrapper is now protected in a removable sleeve. Descibed as "the perfect companion to William J. Bennett's Number-one best seller The Book of Virtues."
Published : Simon & Schuster, New York 1995, First Edition
£15.00

Besly Maurice - The Second Minuet

Illustrated by Nerman.
Hardback. 4to. Overall a good copy in the original boards. These show wear to the edges, some dye from the red cloth spine has leeched onto the lower board and the lower board has a five inch crack (and a small corner crack) although these are fairly superficial and do not affect the book internally. There is also a four inch crack to the front fixed end-paper although this is not very obvious externally. Gift inscription from 1937 on front fixed end-paper. Pictorial front cover. Internally the book is very good. 37 pages. Title page vignette and seven full-page black and white illustrations by Swedish artist, Einar Nerman. Foreword by Alec Waugh. Scarce. Photographs on request.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1929, First Edition
£150.00

Blanchard Amy E. - My Own Dolly

Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Hardback. A fair copy in pictorial boards. The surface of the front board has been rubbed away along the top half-inch or so but little of note has been lost. Some soiling to outer edge of rear panel. Some general edge wear to boards. There is a stain towards the fore-edge of the first few and last few pages, otherwise this is a decent copy internally. No ownership inscription. 64 pages. Attractive colour illustrations including frontispiece.
Published : E.P. Dutton & Co/Griffith & Farran, New York/London 1882, First Edition
£25.00

Bloomfield Robert - The Horkey: a Ballad

Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Hardback. A good copy in paper-covered, decorated, boards with blue cloth spine. Some wear to board edges. Lacks front end-paper. 48 pages. Colour illustrations on each page.
Published : Macmillan, London 1882, First Edition
£22.00

Blyton Enid - Enid Blyton's Daffodil Story Book

Hardback. 4to. [1958]. A near very good copy. Blue cloth spine. Illustrated boards and endpapers. Board tips a little worn. 60 pages. Profusely illustrated. Gift inscription on half-title otherwise a very nice clean and tight copy internally.
Published : Latimer House, London,
£18.00

Blyton Enid - Five Get Into Trouble

Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Some top edge and light fore-edge foxing. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations as listed. Good plus dustwrapper with very minor edge chips and some edge wear. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1949, First Edition
£110.00

Blyton Enid - The Big Noddy Book

Illustrated by Beek.
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in publisher's pictorial laminated covers. Illustrated endpapers. Book Belongs To box not filled in and none of the pages are coloured in. Unpaginated. This is a nice clean copy.
Published : Sampson Low, Marston & Co.Ltd., London 1969, Reprint
£12.00

Blyton Enid - The Famous Jimmy

Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in pictorial boards with blue cloth spine lettered in black. Some wear to board edges and rubbing to lower board. No ownership inscription. Fifty-eight pages. Colour illustrations throughout. A tale of a duckling.
Published : Frederick Muller Ltd, London 1936, First Edition
£20.00

Boccaccio Giovanni - Ten Tales from the Decameron

Illustrated by Edmondo Lucchesi.
4to. A reasonable copy. Surface starting to come away from the board edges and from the lower board. 88pp. Profusely illustrated in black and white.
Published : Privately Printed, London 1930, First Edition
£20.00

Bon Gaultier (Editor) - The Book of Ballads

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. A nice clean copy, not foxed and with no ownership inscription. Pp.v,256 + 4pp adverts. Black and white illustrations by Doyle, Leech and Crowquill.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1874, Twelfth Edition
£10.00

Bon Gaultier (Editor) - The Book of Ballads

Illustrated by Doyle, Leech and Crowquill.
Hardback. A good copy in a full leather binding. Title piece and five raised bands on spine. Only some scuffing to front board prevents this book from being very good. Marbled end-papers and edges. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. Pp.v,256. Humourous illustrations throughout.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh 1857, Fifth Edition
£20.00

Boswell James - Everybody's Boswell

Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's brown cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Numerous black and white full page illustrations. 608 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is slightly faded on spine and is protected in a removable cover
Published : Wordsworth Editions, London 1989,
£15.00

Brockie Keith - Mountain Reflections

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's grey cloth with title in gilt on spine. Illustrated endpapers.Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout. 128 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is complete and untorn, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. Paintings of mountain hare, ptarmigan, red deer, grouse etc.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£9.00

Brooke L.Leslie - Johnny Crow's Party: Another Picture Book

Illustrated by L.Leslie Brooke.
Hardback.N.d. Possibly 1920s/1930s. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with bevelled edges. Title in white and pictorial onlay to upper board. White cloth spine lettered in green. No inscriptions. Front and rear endpapers showing plan of the maze in Johnny Crow's Garden. Profusely illustrated in black and white and with 8 full page colour illustrations including frontispiece. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co., London,
£25.00

Brown Dr.John - The Little Book of Children

Illustrated by Macgoun H.C. Preston.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's dark cream boards with gilt title and gilt and black illustration on front board. 8 charming coloured illustrations from water-colour drawings by H.C.Preston Macgoun and many black and white drawings. 57 pages. A nice tight copy
Published : T.N. Foulis, London 1923, Reprint
£8.00

Browning Robert - The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Illustrated by Van Dyck.
Hardback. Folio. Nd but prize inscription is dated 1911. A good plus copy with a little wear to board edges. Illustrated front board. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Unpaginated - c.48 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London,
£60.00

Burn J.H. (editor) - The Mother's Book of Song

Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Hardback. First or early edition. A near very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in black on spine. A little wear to spine ends and edges. Many black and white illustrations. A little endpaper and edge foxing. No inscriptions. 216 pages.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co, London,
£45.00

Burroughes Dorothy - Niggs, The Litrtle Black Rabbit

Illustrated by Dorothy Burroughes.
Hardback. Undated. [1940]. Oblong 4to. A near very good copy in the original illustrated boards with title in black on spine and in red on upper board. No inscriptions. Lacks front free end-paper. Trace of a stain on front fixed end-paper.5 full page colour illustrations and many black and white illustrations. 46 pages. Protected in a removable cover. A charming story from a bygone age.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London, First Edition
£20.00