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21. 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   
22. 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   
23. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland
By Lewis Carroll
Illustrator A.A. Nash.
Reprint, circa 1956, Juvenile Productions Ltd..
Quarto.
Pictorial glazed boards.
Red cloth spine.
Red lettering on covers.
Abridged edition.
Full page colour illustrations on alternate pages.
Spine strip worn top and bottom.
Corners bumped.
Some wear and light soiling to covers.
Endpapers missing.
Name written neatly on paste-down.
Pages mostly clean, but some occasional finger-marking.
Good condition.
#108357   £10.00   
24. Enid Blyton's Book of the Year by Enid Blyton
Enid Blyton's Book of the Year
By Enid Blyton
Illustrator Eileen A. Soper.
Revised edition, 1950, Evans.
Quarto.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
357 pages.
Colour frontispiece.
Black and white illustrations in the text.
A compendium of stories, poems, plays and nature notes for each month.
Covers firm.
Spine slightly faded.
Neat gift dedication on prelims.
Light spotting on title page.
The initial small pictures for each month have been neatly filled in.
Very good condition.
#108356   £20.00   
25. The Second Holiday Book by Enid Blyton
The Second Holiday Book
By Enid Blyton
1947, Sampson Low.
Quarto.
Light green paper-covered boards.
Dark green cloth spine.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Gilt decoration on covers.
Illustrated with small pictures in the text, black and white with a different background colour.
The covers have faded unevenly from green to beige.
Edges and corners bumped.
Top right corner and adjacent edges heavily scuffed.
No colour plates remaining.
Contents generally in good condition.
Pages clean and unmarked, text clear.
Reading condition.
#108355   £3.00   
26. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland
By Lewis Carroll
Illustrator Margaret W. Tarrant.
Reprint, circa 1955, Ward Lock.
Quarto.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Red cloth spine.
Red lettering on covers.
Black lettering on spine.
127 pages.
16 colour plates.
Covers worn.
Corners bumped, and edges chipped.
Untidy inscription on front paste down.
Prelims foxed and creased.
All plates present, but have unfortunately all been ticked in blue pan at the edges.
Contents generally clean and tight.
Reading condition.
#108354   £5.00   
27. See Inside an Ancient Greek Town by Jonathan Rutland
See Inside an Ancient Greek Town
By Jonathan Rutland
Illustrator Bill Stallion.
1st edition, 1979, Hutchinson.
ISBN: 0091382807.
Edited by R. J. Unstead.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
29 pages.
A beginner's book about Greece, illustrated in colour on every page.
Very good condition.
#108353   £4.00   
28. Four Confusing Tales by Gustave Verbeek
Four Confusing Tales
By Gustave Verbeek
Illustrator Gustave Verbeek.
Tobar Limited.
ISBN: 1903230004.
Paperback.
11cm x 15cm.
27 pages.
"Four confusing tales each illustrated by six up-turnable pictures from the incredible Topsy-Turvy world of Gustave Verbeek".
Very good condition.
#108350   £3.00   
29. Apusskidu
Apusskidu
Reprint, 1976, A & C Black.
ISBN: 0713615532.
Edited by Beatrice Harrop.
Paperback.
Black and orange covers.
Spiral bound.
29cm x 21cm.
Medium weight card covers.
A collection of songs, with accompaniment for piano, recorder or percussion, aimed at children in early years of Primary School.
Sources are folk songs from a variety of countries, popular songs and more.
Light wear to binding.
Covers firm, but creased at corners.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#108349   £7.50   
30. The Franklin's Tale by Ian Serraillier
The Franklin's Tale
By Ian Serraillier
Illustrator Philip Gough.
1st edition, 1972, Kaye and Ward Ltd. London.
ISBN: 0718209249.
Quarto.
Beige cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on spine.
Attractive detailed colour illustrations on every page.
Light wear to top edge of dustwrapper.
Front flap price-clipped at top edge.
Covers and contents near-Fine.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108348   £15.00   
31. Hosie's Alphabet by Hosea Baskin
Hosie's Alphabet
By Hosea Baskin
Illustrator Leonard Baskin.
Reprint, 1972, The Viking Press, New York.
ISBN: 0670379581.
Quarto.
Pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Illustrations produced for Hosea, Baskin's three-year-old son, who with his mother's help, wrote the text for this book.
Baskin was awarded a Caldecott Honor Medal.
Light wear to covers.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition.
#108347   £25.00   
32. The First Christmas
The First Christmas
Reprint, 1992, National Gallery Publications.
ISBN: 0711207844.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
Light wear to dustwrapper.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108345   £10.50   
33. Things I like by Shirley Hughes
Things I like
By Shirley Hughes
Illustrator Shirley Hughes.
1st edition, 2001, Walker Books.
ISBN: 0744581761.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
Neat gift dedication on front endpaper.
Near-fine in other respects.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108344   £7.50   
34. Rhymes for Annie Rose by Shirley Hughes
Rhymes for Annie Rose
By Shirley Hughes
Illustrator Shirley Hughes.
Reprint, 1995, Bodley Head.
ISBN: 037031980X.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
27cm x 23cm.
Dustwrapper a little worn at the edge, with a repaired tear on the front panel.
Book itself VG.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108343   £7.50   
35. Sarah May and the New Red Dress by Andrea Spalding
Sarah May and the New Red Dress
By Andrea Spalding
Illustrator Janet Wilson.
Reprint, 1998, Orca.
ISBN: 1551431173.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Corners bumped.
Label removed from front endpaper.
Otherwise, minimal library marks.
Contents VG.
Good condition, ex-library.
#108340   £2.50   
36. A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond
A String in the Harp
By Nancy Bond
Reprint, 1977, Atheneum.
ISBN: 068950036X.
Octavo.
Blue cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
370 pages.
Dustwrapper spine faded.
Foxing to top edge of page block (contents not affected).
VG in other respects.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108339   £7.50   
37. Panda's Puzzle and his Voyage of Discovery by Michael Foreman
Panda's Puzzle and his Voyage of Discovery
By Michael Foreman
Illustrator Michael Foreman.
1st thus edition, 1978, Bradbury Press, New York.
ISBN: 0878881271.
Quarto.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on spine.
First American edition, 1978 (first UK edition was 1977).
Light wear to duswrapper and to edges of covers.
2 faint marks on back cover.
VG in other respects.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108338   £15.00   
38. Mummy Never Told Me by Babette Cole
Mummy Never Told Me
By Babette Cole
Illustrator Babette Cole.
1st edition, 2003, Ted Smart.
ISBN: 0224070010.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
26cm x 25cm.
Appears to be unread.
Fine condition with dust-wrapper.
#108337   £6.00   
39. The Hare and the Tortoise by Brian Wildsmith
The Hare and the Tortoise
By Brian Wildsmith
Illustrator Brian Wildsmith.
1st edition, 1966, Oxford University Press.
Quarto.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Dustwrapper bound into covers.
Endpapers pasted down.
2 library stamps on title page and half title verso; not too intrusive.
Wear at lower edge, and in particular at lower central hinge.
Contents generally clean and unmarked.
Good condition, ex-library.
#108336   £5.00   
40. Python's Party by Alan Wildsmith
Python's Party
By Alan Wildsmith
Illustrator Alan Wildsmith.
1st edition, 1974, Oxford.
ISBN: 0192797050.
Quarto.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
Dustwrapper edges worn and darkened.
Top edge of dustwrapper chipped, with the laminate lifting.
Price-clipped.
Book itself is generally VG.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108335   £15.00   
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