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Illustrated

Needham Violet - Pandora of Parrham Royal

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy. In a good dustwrapper which has minor chipping and closed edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 286 pages. 22 line drawings including frontispiece.
Published : Collins, London 1951, First Edition
£60.00

Needham Violet - Richard and the Golden Horse Shoe

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in silver. In a good dustwrapper with minor edge tears and foxed internally. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. 192 pages. Frontispiece and 18 illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1954, First Edition
£65.00

Needham Violet - Stormy Petrel

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A good plus copy in blue cloth lettered in black. A little fading to spine ends and at one other point on spine. In a just about good dustwrapper which is faded on the spine (although the lettering remains readable) and with a horizontal tear on the spine. Some browning/foxing to fore-edge of wrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some fore-edge foxing. 318 pages. Frontispiece and 22 black and white illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1942, First Edition
£80.00

Needham Violet - The Avenue

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Thin ring mark on rear board. In a good, bright, dustwrapper with a chip at top of spine which leaves the lettering intact. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 221 pages. 20 illustrations including frontispiece.
Published : Collins, London 1952, First Edition
£28.00

Needham Violet - The Bell of the four Evangelists

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which has minor edge tears/chips. Ownership inscription dated 1947 on front free end-paper. 256 pages. 28 illustrations including frontispiece.
Published : Collins, London 1947, First Edition
£25.00

Needham Violet - The Bell of the Four Evangelists

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. A little fading to the board edges. In a good dustwrapper which has a few smallish chips and tears and a larger tear (approx. 9cm) at the join of the front inner flap and th front cover. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A little edge foxing but no ownership inscription and not foxed internally. 256 pages. 28 black and white illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1947, First Edition
£18.00

Needham Violet - The Betrayer

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in the original light green cloth. In a good dustwrapper which has some edge wear and tear and minor chipping to spine ends. The surface has been rubbed from a small area (approx. 2cm x 1cm) on the front panel of the wrapper where something like a price label has been removed. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or foxing. 284 pages. Black and white illustrations. A "Stormy Petrel" story.
Published : Collins, London 1950, First Edition
£25.00

Needham Violet - The Black Riders

Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in black. Lacks dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. 286 pages. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. The author's first book.
Published : Collins, London 1939, First Edition
£75.00

Needham Violet - The Black Riders

Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Hardback. A very good copy in orange cloth lettered in black. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper with minor chipping to spine ends. The wrapper, which is rather browned, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some fore-edge foxing. 286 pages. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. The author's first book. Scarce in dustwrapper. Photographs available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1939, First Edition
£195.00

Needham Violet - The Boy in Red

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in red. In a good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which shows a little wear and tear at spine ends. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 256 pages. 30 black and white illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1948, First Edition
£24.00

Needham Violet - The Changeling of Monte Lucio

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloyh lettered in blue. Some spotting to spine. In a good dustwrapper with closed edge tears. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Smallish ownership inscription on front free end-paper. 255 pages. 24 black and white illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1946, First Edition
£15.00

Needham Violet - The Emerald Crown

Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on spine. No inscriptions. A little fading to spine and top of front board. Black and white illustrations throughout. Some light edge foxing. Internally a lovely clean copy. 253 pages. Good illustrated price-clipped dustwrapper which has minor chipping at foot of spine and which shows a little edge wear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable cover. An early Needham title which is uncommon in dustwrapper. Photographs available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1940, First Edition
£90.00

Needham Violet - The Emerald Crown

Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Hardback. A very good copy in the original green cloth. In a very good dustwrapper which has a little wear and tear at the top of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Gift inscriotion on front free end-paper. 253 pages. 20 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. The author's second book. Photographs available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1940, First Edition
£100.00

Needham Violet - The Great House of Estraville

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has a 1.5 inch tear on the rear panel and other minor nicks and tears. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Gift inscription dated 1955 on front end-paper. 192 pages. 18 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. Photographs available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1955, First Edition
£110.00

Needham Violet - The Great House of Estraville

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. In a near very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which has inner strengthening to spine ends. No ownership inscription. Some fore-edge foxing. 192 pages. 18 black and white illustrations including frontispiece. Photographs availble on request.
Published : Collins, London 1955, First Edition
£130.00

Needham Violet - The Horn of Merlyns

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in the original yellow cloth. Gift inscription (from 1943) on front free end-paper. In a good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and with minor edge tears and chips. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped. 256 pages. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations. Photograph available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1943, First Edition
£45.00

Needham Violet - The Red Rose of Ruvina

Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in silver. In a near very good dustwrapper which has a couple of smallish closed edge tears (with one internal sellotape repair).. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 192 pages. 14 illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1957, First Edition
£65.00

Needham Violet - The Secret of the White Peacock

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in silver. In a good price-clipped dustwrapper which has minor chipping and edge tears and some internal foxing. A little fore-edge foxing. No ownership inscription. 192 pages. 18 black and white illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Collins, London 1956, First Edition
£170.00

Needham Violet - The Sword of St. Cyprian and Other Stories

Illustrated by William Zawadzki.
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 208 pages. Black and white illustrations. In addition to "The Sword of St. Cyprian" which was previously published in a limited edition, this volume includes all of the author's known short stories and a substantial extract from a later unfinished novel "An Accursed Heritage." There is also a short biography of Violet Needham and a revised bibliography of all her known writings.
Published : The Violet Needham Society 2003, First Edition Thus
£65.00

Needham Violet - The Woods of Windri

Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in brown. In a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear and chipping to spine ends (which does not affect the lettering). The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 255 pages. Frontispiece and 20 black and white illustrations.
Published : Collins, London 1944, First Edition
£10.00

Nesbit E. & Brooke Caris - Easter-Tide

Soft cover. A near very good copy with colour illustrated front and rear cover. Some foxing,to covers (mainly rear cover). All edges silver. No inscriptions. 15 poems by E. Nesbit and Caris Brooke. Black and white illustrations throughout. Unpaginated (24 pages). Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Henry J. Drane & Co., London 1888, First Edition
£125.00

Nesbit, E. - The Magic City

Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Some darkening to the spine. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xiv,333 + 2 pages publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and 26 black and white illustrations. Photograph available on request.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1910, First Edition
£48.00

Newman Nanette - Spider the Horrible Cat

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
4to. This is a fine copy of the first printing signed by both author and artist. Unpaginated but approx. 34pp. Lovely colour illustrations by Foreman.
Published : Pavilion Books, London 1992, First Edition
£20.00

Niall Ian - A Fowler's World: An Account of Days on the Marsh and Estuary

Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Many black and white illustrations with 5 being full page. No inscriptions. A little edge foxing. 163 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Heinemann, London 1968, First Edition
£16.00

Niall Ian - A Fowler's World: An Account of Days on the Marsh and Estuary

Illustrated by C. F. Tunnicliffe.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn and now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,163. Five full-page black and white illustrations + head and tail-pieces.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1968, First Edition
£18.00

Owen Cunliffe - Before Bethlehem

Illustrated by John Farleigh.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear at spine ends. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 111 pages. Three full-page woodcuts by John Farleigh. Chapters entitled "David the King", "John the Baptist" and "Mary the Virgin".
Published : The Athenaeum Press, London 1934, First Edition
£20.00

Peake Mervyn - Figures of Speech

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little internal foxing. In a good plus price-clipped dustwrapper which has some foxing to the inside and a closed tear at the top of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. 29 line drawings representing figures of speech.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1954, First Edition
£25.00

Pearce Philippa - Mrs. Cockle's Cat

Illustrated by Antony Maitland.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's tan cloth with gilt illustration of a cat and flowers on front board and gilt title on spine. Very small mark on front board. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Coloured and black and white illustrations. Unpaginated. Very good coloured illustrated dustwrapper which is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1961, First Edition
£40.00

Pearce Philippa Selected By and Grace Hogarth (editor) - Stories from Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth which is slightly faded at top edge of front and rear boards with title in gilt on spine. 10 full page colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 182 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is complete, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. A volume in the publisher's "Classics for Today" series.
Published : Collins, London 1972, First Edition Thus
£20.00

Perrault Charles - Charles Perrault's Classic Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
Hardback. A fine copy in publisher's yellow cloth with vignette in brown on front board and title in brown on spine. No inscriptions. Twelve full page colour plates and forty black and white illustrations which are all present. 160 pages. Fine illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This is a facsimile of the 1922 edition.
Published : Chancellor Press, London 1986, First Edition Thus
£25.00

Phillpotts Eden - The Girl and the Faun

Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn.
4to. A good copy in brown cloth. Lacks part of paper title label on spine but book title present apart from the "e" of "the". Ownership inscription. Pages browned. 78 pages + adverts. 4 full-page tissue-guarded colour illustrations by Frank Brangwyn.
Published : Cecil Palmer & Hayward, London 1916, First Edition
£42.00

Poe, Edgar Allan - Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's grey cloth with title and illustration in black on front board and spine in black cloth with title in pink. 12 full page coloured illustrations and 17 full page black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 318 pages. Very good price-clipped dustwrapper which is slightly rubbed top and spine and which is protected in a removable cover. A nice clean copy.
Published : George Harrap & Co.Ltd., London 1979, Reprint
£12.00

Pollard Hugh B.C. - Wildfowl and Waders : Nature and Sport in the Coastlands

Illustrated by Frank Southgate.
Hardback. Folio. A very good copy. Vellum spine lettered in dark brown. Top edge gilt. A little wear to board tips. No. 236 of 950 copies. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.viii,83. 16 full-page, tissue-guarded colour plates. 48 black and white plates.
Published : Country Life, London 1928, First Edition
£80.00

Potter, Beatrix - The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

Hardback. A very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered on the spine and upper board and decorated on the upper board. In a very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear at top of spine and folds with very minor loss. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Neat ownership inscription on half-title otherwise a lovely clean copy internally. 96 pages. 6 full-page colour plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. Photographs available on request.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co, London 1930, First Edition
£480.00

Power Rhoda - Stories from Everywhere

Illustrated by Brisley Nina K..
Hardback. Undated, perhaps 1940's? A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title and illustration in black on front board. Gift inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.viii,168. Many black and white line drawings by Nina K. Brisley. Stories from Austria, Scandinavia, central Europe, India, Persia, Ireland, Wales, etc.
Published : Evans Brothers Ltd., London, First Edition
£6.50

Pullman Philip - Puss in Boots: The Adventures of That Most Enterprising Feline

Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in illustrated boards. llustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. SIGNED on title page by author. Colour illustrations on each page. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Doubleday, London 2000, Frirst Edition
£30.00

Raspe R.E. And Others - The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Softback. 4to. A very good copy with illustrated covers. Profusely illustrated in black and white. 139 pages. Includes one page potted biographies of Raspe and Searle.
Published : Meridian Books, New York 1971,
£10.00

Ratcliffe Dorothy Una - Little Gypsy in the Wood: Three One-Act Plays for Children

Illustrated by Astrid Walford.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Profusely illustrated in black and white. 80 pages. Near very good illustrated dustwrapper with minor edge wear and tear at spine ends. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Samuel French Ltd., London 1949, First Edition
£15.00

Ratcliffe Dorothy Una - Mrs. Buffey in Wartime

Illustrated by Fred Lawson.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's bright red cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. Some fairly light end-paper foxing. No inscriptions. Coloured frontispiece and many black and white illustrations. 71 pages. A good plus dustwrapper with minor edge wear and tear. Not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. Mrs. Buffey is seen at her full stature - a humourous, sturdy and a lovable figure - as the voluble commentator on the War as it affects the daily life of the Dales.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Son Ltd., London 1942, First Edition
£18.00

Ratcliffe Dorothy Una - The Cranesbill Caravan: An Idyll in Upper Wensleydale

Illustrated by Joseph Appleyard.
Hardback. A near very good copy with illustrated front board and blue spine which is slightly faded. Gift inscription SIGNED "Dorothy Una" by author, together with a loose Valentine card (containing a printed lyric by the author and an illustration by Cecile Walton) INSCRIBED and initialled by the author. Black and white illustrations. 127 pages. A nice copy internally and now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Dalesman Publishing Co. , Clapham, Yorkshire 1961, First Edition
£18.00

Reed E.T. - Mr. Punch's Prehistoric Peeps

Nd. c. 1900? Oblong 4to. A near very good copy in pink cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. The upper board is darkened round the edges. All edges gilt. Bookplate. Unpaginated. A book of black and white humorous sketches.
Published : Bradbury, Agnew & Co, London, First Edition
£68.00

Reeves James - Arcadian Ballads

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 4to. 48pp. Black and white illus. by Ardizzone.
Published : Heinemann, London 1978, First Unlimited Edition
£6.00

Reeves James - More Prefabulous Animiles

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's olive green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Profusely illustrated throughout. Previous owner's name at top of front free endpaper. 56 pages. Good plus illustrated dustwrapper which has a small chip at the foot of the spine and minor edge tears. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Heinemann, London 1975, First Edition
£9.00

Robinson Phil - Bubble & Squeak Some Calamitous Stories

Illustrated by Cecil Aldin & J.A. Shepherd.
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in red. Some wear to spine ends and spine lettering dull. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,231. Many black and white illustrations. Humorous children's stories with an animal theme.
Published : Isbister and Co., London 1902, First Edition
£50.00