Catalogue
About Us
Recent
Selection
Maps
Cart

Recent additions to our catalogue

Page: First Prev of 50 Next Last
1. The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
The Snow Queen
By Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrator Kathie Layfield.
Reprint, 1983, Ladybird Books.
ISBN: 0721407633.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Re-told for easy reading by Joan Collins.
Very good condition.
#108387   £2.50   
2. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels
By Jonathan Swift
Illustrator Martin Aitchison.
Reprint, 1976, Ladybird Books.
ISBN: 0721404537.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Abridged for children.
Very good condition.
#108386   £2.50   
3. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe
By Daniel Defoe
Illustrator W. B. Robinson.
Circa 1940, T. C. & E. C. Jack.
Edited by Louey Chisholm.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Black decoration on covers.
12cm x 15cm.
Light wear to covers.
Boards bowed.
Spine slightly faded.
Fore edge rough-cut.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
Contents generally VG.
Good condition.
#108385   £5.00   
4. Puffin's Pleasure by Kaye Webb and Treld Bicknell
Puffin's Pleasure
By Kaye Webb and Treld Bicknell
1st edition, 1976, Puffin.
ISBN: 0140309004.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Minor wear to covers.
Very good condition.
#108384   £5.00   
5. Puffin Annual Number One by Kaye Webb and Treld Bicknell and Frank Waters
Puffin Annual Number One
By Kaye Webb and Treld Bicknell and Frank Waters
1st edition, 1974, Penguin.
ISBN: 0140307001.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Light wear to edges of covers.
Spine faded.
Very good condition.
#108383   £5.00   
6. Puffin Annual Number Two by Kaye Webb and Treld Bicknell
Puffin Annual Number Two
By Kaye Webb and Treld Bicknell
1st edition, 1975, Puffin.
ISBN: 0140308008.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Light wear to covers.
Very good condition.
#108382   £5.00   
7. Romeo and Juliet by Jennifer Mulherin
Romeo and Juliet
By Jennifer Mulherin
Illustrator George Thompson.
Reprint, 1992, Cherrytree Books.
ISBN: 0745150179.
Shakspeare for Everyone series.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Very good condition.
#108381   £4.00   
8. Clementina's Cactus by Ezra Jack Keats
Clementina's Cactus
By Ezra Jack Keats
Illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
1983, Methuen.
ISBN: 0416234003.
Light blue paper-covered boards.
Black decoration on covers.
19cm x 15cm.
Dustwrapper worn at edges.
Minor wear to edges of covers.
VG in other respects.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108380   £5.00   
9. The Puffin Treasury of Children's Stories
The Puffin Treasury of Children's Stories
1st edition, 1996, Puffin.
ISBN: 0670876658.
Quarto.
Dark blue cloth-covered boards.
Light wear to edges of dustwrapper and 3cm closed tear on fold of front flap.
Book itself near-fine, except for stamp on top edge of page block which reads "Damaged".
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108378   £5.00   
10. The Clown of God by Tomie de Paola
The Clown of God
By Tomie de Paola
Illustrator Tomie de Paola.
1st Thus edition, 1979, Methuen.
ISBN: 0416879403.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Very good condition.
#108377   £10.00   
11. Regards to the Man in the Moon by Ezra Jack Keats
Regards to the Man in the Moon
By Ezra Jack Keats
Illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
1st edition, 1981, Four Winds Press.
ISBN: 0590078208.
Blue paper-covered boards.
Cloth spine.
28cm x 22cm.
Light wear to edges of covers.
A little staining at base of spine (contents not affected).
VG in other respects.
Good condition.
#108376   £5.00   
12. Two Fair Plaits by Malcolm Saville
Two Fair Plaits
By Malcolm Saville
Illustrator Lunt Roberts.
1st Thus edition, 2020, Girls Gone By.
ISBN: 9781847452757.
2nd book in Jillies series.
Paperback.
Mint condition.
#108366   £15.00   
13. Bob-Tail Pup by Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Harnett
Bob-Tail Pup
By Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Harnett
Illustrator Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Harnett.
reprint, 1948, Collins.
4th impression.
Quarto.
Beige pictorial paper-covered boards.
Dark green cloth spine.
Red lettering on covers.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
Dustwrapper worn at edges and folds and neatly repaired on inside with tape.
Corners slightly bumped.
Not price-clipped.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
VG in other respects.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108365   £20.00   
14. Pets Limited by Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Harnett
Pets Limited
By Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Harnett
Illustrator Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Harnett.
1st edition, 1950, Collins.
Quarto.
Beige cloth-covered boards.
Red lettering on covers.
Nine colour plates.
Thirty-five black and white drawings in the text.
Two full page black and white line drawings.
Dustwrapper worn at edges, with loss along spine strip a large piece missing from the back panel, and two smaller pieces missing from lower edge.
Dustwrapper repaired with tape and some paper backing.
Book itself generally VG.
Covers clean and undamaged, with some minor wear at spine ends.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108364   £30.00   
15. Robinsheugh by Eileen Dunlop
Robinsheugh
By Eileen Dunlop
Illustrator Peter Farmer.
1st edition, 1975, Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 019271371X.
Pale blue boards.
Silver lettering on spine.
Labels removed from front endpaper and inside cover.
No other library marks except access number.
Book itself close to Very Good but wrapper is crinkled.
Good condition with dust-wrapper, ex-library.
#108363   £5.00   
16. Sand-Hoppers by Cynthia Harnett
Sand-Hoppers
By Cynthia Harnett
Illustrator Vernon Stokes.
3rd edition, 1948, Collins.
Quarto.
Light yellow pictorial paper-covered boards.
Blue cloth spine.
Blue lettering on covers.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
Eight full-page colour plates, smaller line drawings on all other pages.
Stokes and Harnett appear to share equal credit for story and illustrations.
Dustwrapper worn at edges, and has been carefully repaired on the reverse.
Not price-clipped.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108362   £25.00   
17. Floor Games by Herbert George Wells
Floor Games
By Herbert George Wells
Illustrator J. R. Sinclair.
1st Thus edition, 1931, J. M. Dent and Sons.
Orange cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
22cm x 17cm.
83 pages.
Illustrated with small line drawings in the margins.
Full page photographic frontispiece. NOTE: all of the other seven full page illustrations have been neatly removed.
Front cover is spotted and stained with age.
Back cover largely unaffected.
Endpapers missing.
Name and date written neatly at top of half title.
Contents clean and unmarked, and, aside from the missing full-page illustrations, are generally VG.
Reading condition.
#108361   £20.00   
18. ABC - Un alphabet francais by Paul Henning
ABC - Un alphabet francais
By Paul Henning
Illustrator Paul Henning.
1st edition, 1946, Hachette.
24mo.
Red paper-covered boards.
Black cloth spine.
Gilt lettering on covers.
20cm x 17cm.
A French ABC, with 26 colour photographs, accompanied by short French text.
Dustwrapper edge chipped, with three short closed tears and three small pieces missing (up to 1cm.)
Name and date written at top of front endpaper.
Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108360   £12.50   
19. Beautiful things around you by Paul Henning
Beautiful things around you
By Paul Henning
Illustrator Paul Henning.
1st edition, 1946, Hachette.
Octavo.
Dark blue pictorial paper-covered boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
28 pages.
'A picture book in colour photography'.
11 colour photographs of ordinary objects which the author/illustrator finds interesting and beautiful.
Light wear at bottom edge of dustwrapper.
Covers and dustwrapper otherwise clean and undamaged.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108359   £10.00   
20. The Golden Book of Carols
The Golden Book of Carols
Illustrator Treyer Evans.
Reprint, circa 1955, Blandford Press.
Edited by Will Reed.
Quarto.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Blue cloth spine.
40 pages.
Front cover illustrated with full length picture of King Wenceslas and his Page.
Smaller picture on back cover of cherubs ringing bells silhouetted against a white background.
Nine full page colour illustrations alternating with black and white drawings, to illustrate 19 carols.
Light wear to covers, with some scuffing at edges and corners.
An attractive book, but a drink appears to have been spilled on it at some time, leaving the edges of the pages crinkled and a little discoloured.
It is worse at the back of the book, but less evident in the early pages.
Good condition.
#108358   £12.50   
Page: First Prev of 50 Next Last