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1. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator Peter Mabie.
1st Thus edition, 1945, John Martin's House, Inc.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Dark blue spine.
19cm x 22cm.
30 pages.
Full-page and double-page illustrations throughout.
Covers worn at edges and unevenly faded.
Contents VG.
Good condition.
#105451   £10.00   
2. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator E. Mars and M. H. Squire.
1900, Rand McNally (Chicago).
Yellow pictorial cloth-covered boards.
16cm x 20cm.
Light wear to covers, and a little scuffing.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition.
#105449   £25.00   
3. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Thomas Nelson and Sons.
Dark blue leatherette boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
10cm x 16cm.
Undated, probably 1930s or 1940s.
Light wear to covers.
A few marks at edges of covers.
Faint foxing on fore edge.
Name erased with white correction-fluid on front endpaper.
Contents lightly tanned, but otherwise clean.
Good condition.
#105448   £5.00   
4. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator Jessie Willcox Smith.
1920, Scribner.
Black cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Picture onlay to front cover.
18cm x 24cm.
Covers worn at edges.
Picture onlay scuffed.
Some old splash marks on back board, contents not affected.
Contents slightly shaken, but generally clean.
Good condition.
#105447   £40.00   
5. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator Millicent Sowerby.
1919, Chatto Windus.
Blue cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Gilt decoration on covers.
16cm x 22cm.
Light wear to covers.
Top corner of verso neatly clipped (2cm x 6cm).
Gilt slightly dimmed, especially on spine.
A little faint foxing to prelims and endpapers, and occasionally at page edges.
Very good condition.
#105446   £40.00   
6. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator Joan Hassall.
Reprint, 1961, Blackie.
Octavo.
Dark blue cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Dustwrapper a little worn at edges, with 4cm loss at base of spine and price-clipped.
Book itself close to VG.
Name in childish hand on front endpaper.
Neat gift dedication between front endpaper and half-title.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#105445   £25.00   
7. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator Margery Gill.
1st Thus edition, 1946, Oxford University Press.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
12cm x 18cm.
Dustwrapper lightly worn at edges.
Covers and contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#105444   £15.00   
8. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator Charles Robinson.
Reprint, 1921, John Lane.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers and spine.
Gilt decoration on covers and spine.
12cm x 18cm.
Duswrapper chipped and worn at edges, and a little soiled.
Book itself VG.
Gilt on front cover clean and bright.
Gilt on spine slightly dulled.
Neat gift dedication on front pastedown.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#105443   £25.00   
9. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
1918, Longmans, Green and Co.
Red leatherette boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Gilt decoration on covers and spine.
All edges gilt.
11cm x 16cm.
"New Impression".
Light wear to corners of covers and spine edges.
Contents clean.
Very good condition.
#105442   £25.00   
10. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator Charles Robinson.
Reprint, 1901, John Lane.
Octavo.
Dark green cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Gilt decoration on covers.
All edges gilt.
13cm x 19cm.
Light wear to covers.
Corners slightly bumped.
Gilt on spine slightly dulled.
Light foxing on endpapers and pastedowns.
Contents clean.
Very good condition.
#105441   £50.00   
11. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by R. L. Stevenson
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
By R. L. Stevenson
Reprint, 1947, Collins.
Sextodecimo.
Pink cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
254 pages.
Pocket book size.
Covers edge-worn.
Spine strip faded.
Gift dedication on prelims.
Inner front hinge cracked.
Rear endpaper marked at edges.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#105439   £3.00   
12. Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore
Lorna Doone
By R. D. Blackmore
Abridged edition, 1963, Macmillan.
"English Literature Series".
Light brown paper-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
Black decoration on covers.
156 pages.
Abridged with introduction and notes by Y. W. Cann.
Light wear and soiling to covers.
School stamp on paste down.
A few ink marks on front endpaper.
Text clean and unmarked.
Good condition, ex-library.
#105438   £2.50   
13. The Young Fur-Traders by Robert Michael Ballantyne
The Young Fur-Traders
By Robert Michael Ballantyne
Reprint, circa 1950, Ward Lock.
The New Royal series.
Light blue paper-covered boards.
Black lettering on spine.
255 pages.
Dustwrapper worn at edges, and price-clipped.
Covers clean and undamaged.
Pages clean and white.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#105432   £3.50   
14. William Again by Richmal Crompton
William Again
By Richmal Crompton
Illustrator Thomas Henry.
8th edition, 1925, Newnes.
Octavo.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
253 pages.
Covers lightly soiled through age.
Some wear at top and base of spine strip.
Corners lightly bumped.
Inner hinges reinforced with paper strips.
Contents generally clean, but some finger-marking and spotting to page edges.
Reading condition.
#105425   £5.00   
15. Still - William by Richmal Crompton
Still - William
By Richmal Crompton
Illustrator Thomas Henry.
2nd edition, 1925, Newnes.
Octavo.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
252 pages.
Published the same year as the first edition.
Covers worn at edges.
Corners bumped.
Back edge of spine strip re-glued.
Closed tear at base of front endpaper.
Contents generally clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#105424   £10.00   
16. Prefects at Springdale by Dorita Fairlie Bruce
Prefects at Springdale
By Dorita Fairlie Bruce
Circa 1960, Spring Books.
Octavo.
Light blue cloth-covered boards.
Red lettering on spine.
Undated.
"Halcyon Library" edition.
Light wear to covers.
Covers a little faded.
Gift dedication on half-title dated 1962.
Pages a little tanned.
Page block from p81 to p96 has pulled, stretching the stitching, but still attached.
Reading condition.
#105423   £5.00   
17. The New House at Springdale by Dorita Fairlie Bruce
The New House at Springdale
By Dorita Fairlie Bruce
Spring Books.
Octavo.
Blue cloth-covered boards.
Red lettering on spine.
Undated, probably 1950s.
Dutwrapper worn and creased.
Light wear to edges of covers.
Front endpaper removed.
Pages slightly tanned.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#105422   £7.50   
18. Captain at Springdale by Dorita Fairlie Bruce
Captain at Springdale
By Dorita Fairlie Bruce
Spring Books.
Octavo.
Blue cloth-covered boards.
Red lettering on spine.
Undated, probably late 1950s.
Light wear to dustwrapper and edges of covers.
Prize dedication on front pastedown, dated 1961.
Pages slightly tanned.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#105421   £7.50   
19. The best house in the school by Dorita Fairlie Bruce
The best house in the school
By Dorita Fairlie Bruce
Spring Books.
Octavo.
Yellow cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on spine.
Undated, probably 1950s.
Light wear to dustwrapper and edges of covers.
Pages slightly tanned.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#105420   £7.50   
20. The School on the Moor by Angela Brazil
The School on the Moor
By Angela Brazil
1st Thus edition, 2006, Girls Gone By.
ISBN: 1847450067.
Paperback.
Covers a little worn.
Good condition.
#105418   £5.00   
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