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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

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

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

Ross Diana - The Little Red Engine Goes To Town

Illustrated by Leslie Wood.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth. Yellow endpapers. Profusely illustrated in colour. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. A nice clean copy.
Published : Andre Deutsch Classics, London 1999, First Edition Thus
£12.00

Ruffini Giovanni Domenico - The Paragreens on a Visit to the Paris Universal Exhibition

Illustrated by John Leech.
Hardback. 12mo. A good copy in the original dark blue cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Some spine lean. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Pp.[iv],230,+ 6pp adverts. Frontispiece and four plates by John Leech.
Published : Thomas Constable & Co, Edinburgh 1856, First Edition
£60.00

Saavedra, Miguel De Cervantes - Wonder Tales of Old Japan

Illustrated by Shozan Obata.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's beige cloth with pictorial front board. Top edge gilt. 174 pages. 12 colour illustrations. Minor edge tears to frontispiece. Previous owner's name and date of Christmas 1911 on front end-paper. Endpapers browned and fairly light fore-edge foxing.
Published : T.C. & E.C. Jack, London 1911, First Edition
£50.00

Saunders Edith - Fanny Penquite

Illustrated by Edith Saunders.
Hardback. A very good copy in publishers cream cloth with title in gilt on front board. A little foxing to boards. No ownership inscription. 43 pages. 7 full page colour illustrations. Near very good price-clipped dustwrapper illustrated by Lynton Lamb. The wrapper has very minor chipping at top of spine and moderate foxing mainly to the rear panel. It is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1932, First Edition
£35.00

Scott-Moncrieff George (Chosen by) - The Marriage of Robin Redbreast and the Wren

A very good copy of this small ephemeral item in paper covers. 8 pages. Attractive woodcuts by Joan Hassall. This is a story which Robert Burns used to tell to the younger members of his family. Text in Scots.
Published : The Saltire Society, Edinburgh 1951, Reprint
£12.00

Seago Edward - High Endeavour

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has very small edge nicks. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 79 pages. Illustrated in black and white by Seago. The true story of a circus man who set his heart on becoming a pilot at the outbreak of the Second World War.
Published : Collins, London 1944, First Edition
£14.00

Sendak, Maurice - Outside Over There

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A fine copy in a complete, untorn dustwrapper which is faded to green on the spine although the lettering remains clear. The wrapper is protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Unpaginated. Colour illustrations throughout.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1981, First Edition
£10.00

Sewell Anna - Black Beauty

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on spine. Gift inscription on half title page. Illustrated endpapers. Numerous illustrations in colour and in black and white. 235 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1988, First Edition Thus
£10.00

Sewell, Anna - Black Beauty His Grooms and Companions

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has a couple of closed edge tears and a little rubbing at top of spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 214 pages. Over 80 colour and black and white illustrations by Charles Keeping. This is the first edition of this Victorian classic to be illustrated by Keeping.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1988, First Edition Thus
£18.00

Seymour Brenda Meredith - First Counting

Illustrated by Brenda Meredith Seymour.
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth with title in black on front board and spine.. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Good dustjacket, not price-clipped, which has some closed edge tears and minor chipping. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. A charming little book.
Published : Lutterworth Press, London 1969, First Edition
£18.00

Shakespeare William - The Merry Wives of Windsor

Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Hardback.4to. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription to front end-paper. Fore-edge foxing and some foxing to early and late pages but generally clean internally including plates. Pp.viii,170. 40 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. A nice bright copy.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1910, First Edition Thus
£35.00

Shakespeare William - The Tempest

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title and illustration in gilt on upper board and on spine. Previous owner's name and address on front fixed end-paper. Pencilled gift inscription on front free endpaper. Spine ends and board tips a little rubbed.Top edge yellow. 20 full page colour tipped-in plates including frontispiece. Pp.ix,[1],185. Protected in a removable cover. A nice copy.
Published : William Heinemann Ltd,., London 1926, First Edition Thus
£275.00

Sheridan Richard Brinley - The Duenna a Comic Opera in Three Acts

Illustrated by George Sheringham.
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a couple of small chips and minor edge tears. There is some foxing to the wrapper and a little to the end-papers but otherwise the book is clean. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxvii,105. 12 attractive colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Contains the original text of Sheridan's play with an Introduction by Nigel Playfair.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1925, First Edition Thus
£25.00

Simmonds Posy - Lulu and the Flying Babies

A very good copy in pictorial covers. Attractively illustrated book for young children.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1988, First Edition
£8.00

Simpson Charles - The Harboro' Country

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy. Some foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,240 + 8pp adverts. Frontispiece and 24 colour plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. Introduction by Lord Stalbridge. A book about the Fernie Hunt in Leicestershire.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1927, First Edition
£20.00

Simpson Helen - Mumbudget

Illustrated by Molly McArthur.
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. Spine faded as are edges of front and rear boards. No inscriptions. Illustrated endpapers. 8 colour illustrations including frontispiece. 200 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : William Heinemann Ltd., London 1928, First Edition
£40.00