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1. The ponies loved it too by Paddy Miles
The ponies loved it too
By Paddy Miles
Illustrator Stanley Lloyd.
1st edition, circa 1950, Blackie.
Octavo.
Beige cloth-covered boards.
Red lettering on covers.
128 pages.
Illustrated with line drawings.
Dustwrapper poor, with substantial loss along top edge and other edges chipped.
Book itself close to VG.
Covers clean.
Gift dedication on front endpaper.
Contents clean and tight.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104532   £7.50   
2. Riding Days in Hook's Hollow by Marjorie Mary Oliver
Riding Days in Hook's Hollow
By Marjorie Mary Oliver
Illustrator Stanley Lloyd.
1st edition, 1944, Country Life.
Octavo.
Green cloth-covered boards.
Red lettering on spine.
94 pages.
Dustwrapper poor: missing it spine and edge-worn.
Covers faded on spine and bottom edge.
Top edge and fore edge darkened and spotted.
Name and address on front endpaper.
Back endpaper missing.
One or two small marks on contents.
Otherwise generally close to VG.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104531   £5.00   
3. Land of Ponies by Marjorie Mary Oliver
Land of Ponies
By Marjorie Mary Oliver
Illustrator Charlotte Hough.
1st edition, 1951, Country Life.
Octavo.
Red paper-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
144 pages.
Dustwrapper foxed on reverse.
Covers smart and unmarked.
Contents are clean and almost unmarked.
Stitching has pulled slightly between pages 37 and 45 - possibly a binding defect.
Overall close to VG.
Good condition.
#104530   £10.00   
4. The Mandrake - A Pony by Kathleen Herald
The Mandrake - A Pony
By Kathleen Herald
Illustrator Lionel Edwards.
1st edition, 1949, Adam and Charles Black.
Octavo.
Cream cloth-covered boards.
Blue lettering on spine.
120 pages.
Colour frontispiece and four b/w. plates.
Covers worn and a little soiled.
Small stain on edge of front cover.
Gift dedication on front endpaper.
Foxing on fore edges, prelims. and final pages.
Contents mostly clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#104529   £7.50   
5. Green Trail by Shirley Faulkner-Horne
Green Trail
By Shirley Faulkner-Horne
Illustrator Peter Biegel.
1st edition, 1947, Witherby.
Octavo.
Green cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
189 pages.
Illustrated with eight black and white plates, printed back to back.
Dustwrapper worn and creased, with two long tears, both neatly repaired on the reverse.
Covers unmarked, and close to VG.
Name on front endpaper.
Text clean and unmarked.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104528   £7.50   
6. Parachute Silk by Shirley Faulkner-Horne
Parachute Silk
By Shirley Faulkner-Horne
Illustrator Peter Biegel.
1st edition, 1944, Witherby.
Octavo.
Blue cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
170 pages.
Illustrated with 17 black and white plates, all but the frontispiece printed back to back.
Dustwrapper rather fragile, with several closed tears and some old tape marks; front flap neatly reattached.
Covers firm, but faded at edges.
Gift dedication on front endpaper.
Pages clean and unmarked.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104527   £7.50   
7. Mexican Saddle by Shirley Faulkner-Horne
Mexican Saddle
By Shirley Faulkner-Horne
Illustrator Peter Biegel.
1st edition, 1946, H. F. & G. Witherby.
Octavo.
Pink cloth-covered boards.
White lettering on spine.
182 pages.
Illustrated with eight black and white plates.
Dustwrapper fragile, chipped at edges with some loss.
Book itself generally VG.
Two names written on front endpaper.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104526   £7.50   
8. The School on the Loch by Angela Brazil
The School on the Loch
By Angela Brazil
Illustrator Lindsey Cable.
Reprint, circa 1950, Blackie.
Octavo.
Green cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
240 pages.
Dustwrapper complete, but very worn and creased; price-clipped and repaired on reverse.
A little spotting on fore edge.
Covers and contents close to VG.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104525   £6.00   
9. The ponies next door by Judith M. Berrisford
The ponies next door
By Judith M. Berrisford
Illustrator Geoffrey Whittam.
Reprint, 1965, Brockhampton Press.
Octavo.
Grey paper-covered boards.
Dark blue lettering on spine.
183 pages.
Covers worn and slightly soiled.
Corners bumped.
Front endpaper removed.
Pages tanned.
Binding firm, no writing, no finger-marking etc.
Reading condition.
#104524   £3.00   
10. Quest for a pony by E. H. Parsons
Quest for a pony
By E. H. Parsons
Illustrator Joan Wanklyn.
1st edition, 1956, Hutchinson.
Octavo.
Light orange paper-covered boards.
Orange lettering on spine.
224 pages.
Not dated, but it is generally assumed that this is the first edition.
Covers slightly soiled.
Some spotting to prelims and final pages.
Prize label and old sellotape marks on front endpaper.
Fore edges spotted.
Contents generally clean.
Good condition.
#104523   £3.00   
11. The Highland Twins at the Chalet School by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
The Highland Twins at the Chalet School
By Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
Reprint, 2018, Girls Gone By.
ISBN: 9781847452443.
Paperback.
Mint condition.
#104520   £15.00   
12. Runaway Mike by Eleanor E. Helme
Runaway Mike
By Eleanor E. Helme
Illustrator T. Ivester Lloyd.
2nd edition, 1942, Peter Davies.
Octavo.
Beige cloth-covered boards.
Brown lettering on covers.
Brown decoration on covers.
136 pages.
Ten black and white plates, including frontispiece.
Dustwrapper worn at edges, with some loss at top edge and several short closed tears
Boards clean and undamaged.
Name on front endpaper.
Contents clean and white.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104511   £7.50   
13. The Heronsbrook Gymkana by Catherine Harris
The Heronsbrook Gymkana
By Catherine Harris
Illustrator Geraldine Spence.
1964, Blackie.
Octavo.
Blue paper-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
204 pages.
Dustwrapper price-clipped and and a little worn at edges.
Covers clean and firm, but lower corners bumped.
Front endpaper missing.
Contents clean and undamaged.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104510   £7.50   
14. They Rescued a Pony by Catherine Harris
They Rescued a Pony
By Catherine Harris
Illustrator Geoffrey Whittam.
1st edition, 1956, Blackie.
Octavo.
Cream paper-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
206 pages.
Dustwrapper edge-chipped, back panel soiled.
Covers, prelims and text clean and undamaged.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104509   £10.00   
15. More Ponies for Jean by Jean Cannan
More Ponies for Jean
By Jean Cannan
Illustrator Anne Bullen.
1st edition, 1943, Collins.
Octavo.
Yellow cloth-covered boards.
Blue lettering on spine.
160 pages.
Light soiling to covers, and a little creasing to back board.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
Contents clean and firm, but slightly tanned.
Close to VG in other respects.
Good condition.
#104508   £7.50   
16. Castaway Camp by Mary Evelyn Atkinson
Castaway Camp
By Mary Evelyn Atkinson
Illustrator Charlotte Hough.
1st Thus edition, 1952, Children's Book Club.
Octavo.
Red paper-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
208 pages.
Illustrated with black and white line drawings.
Dustwrapper slightly chipped at corners and edges.
Covers age-darkened, but firm.
Name and address on front endpaper.
Pages clean and tight, no foxing.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#104507   £15.00   
17. We couldn't Leave Dinah by Mary Treadgold
We couldn't Leave Dinah
By Mary Treadgold
Illustrator Stuart Tresilian.
8th edition, 1948, Cape.
Octavo.
Cream cloth-covered boards.
Red lettering on covers.
Red decoration on covers.
270 pages.
Covers firm, but slightly soiled.
Name on front endpaper.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#104506   £5.00   
18. It began with Picotee by Christine Pullein-Thompson
It began with Picotee
By Christine Pullein-Thompson
Illustrator Rosemary Robertson.
1st edition, 1946, A & C Black.
Octavo.
Light green cloth-covered boards.
Silver lettering on spine.
188 pages.
Black and white illustrations throughout.
The three sisters wrote this book together.
Covers unevenly faded and slightly soiled.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
Some faint spotting to prelims and edges of the page block, but contents clear.
Good condition.
#104505   £8.50   
19. Steeple Folly by Mary Evelyn Atkinson
Steeple Folly
By Mary Evelyn Atkinson
Illustrator Charlotte Hough.
1st edition, 1950, Bodley Head.
Octavo.
Purple cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on spine.
271 pages.
Pictorial endpapers.
Black and white line drawings throughout book.
Last book in Lockett series.
Covers and contents clean and unmarked, minimal wear.
Very good condition.
#104504   £20.00   
20. Silver Snaffles by Primrose Cumming
Silver Snaffles
By Primrose Cumming
Illustrator Stanley Lloyd.
Reprint, circa 1940, Blackie.
Octavo.
Dark blue cloth-covered boards.
White lettering on covers.
Gilt lettering on spine.
160 pages.
Dustwrapper in poor condition: edges badly creased and chipped, heavy loss to back panel.
Corners of covers bumped and faded.
Gilt lettering almost worn away.
Front endpaper a little messy with several faded bird and butterfly transfers at the top.
Contents are in excellent condition, with no spotting, fingermarking or other marks blemishs.
Good condition.
#104503   £60.00   
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