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961. The Big Lie by David Day
The Big Lie
By David Day
Illustrator Mark Entwisle.
1st edition, 1991, Piccadilly Press.
ISBN: 1853401102.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
Small eraser-scuff on front endpaper.
Otherwise in near-Fine condition.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#106828   £7.50   
962. Josephine Keeps School by Mrs. Henry Cowper Cradock
Josephine Keeps School
By Mrs. Henry Cowper Cradock
Illustrator Honor C. Appleton.
Reprint, circa 1950, Blackie.
Quarto.
Beige paper-covered boards.
Cream cloth spine.
Brown lettering on covers.
Picture onlay to front cover.
64 pages.
8 colour plates.
Covers clean and tight, minor faults only.
Name on front endpaper in childish script.
All plates present.
The final page is tanned, other pages white.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition.
#106827   £25.00   
963. The 'Good-Night' Stories by Margaret Gibbons
The 'Good-Night' Stories
By Margaret Gibbons
Illustrator Gladys Thompson.
1st edition, 1912, The Year Book Press.
Quarto.
Green cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Black decoration on covers.
87 pages.
Illustrated with line drawings, some by Beryl Reid.
A collection of stories about fairies, told to her children by a mother at bedtime.
Covers worn, with some scuffing at edges.
Name written on front endpaper.
Contents VG.
Good condition.
#106826   £12.50   
964. Beyond the Wild Wood by Peter Green
Beyond the Wild Wood
By Peter Green
1st American edition, 1983, Facts on File.
ISBN: 0871967405.
Quarto.
Dark green paper-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
224 pages.
This is an abridged edition of 'Kenneth Grahame,
1859-1932, a study of his life, work and times'.
Illustrated with photographs, many of them in colour.
No significant faults affecting covers or contents.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#106825   £15.00   
965. Five go to Billycock Hill by Enid Blyton
Five go to Billycock Hill
By Enid Blyton
Illustrator Betty Maxey.
Reprint, 1977, Knight Books.
ISBN: 0340104260.
Paperback.
Light wear to covers.
Pages tanned.
Good condition.
#106824   £2.50   
966. The Mystery of the Hidden House by Enid Blyton
The Mystery of the Hidden House
By Enid Blyton
Illustrator Mary Gernat.
Reprint, 1978, Dragon.
ISBN: 058330012X.
Paperback.
Minor wear to covers.
Spine faded.
Pages tanned.
Good condition.
#106821   £3.00   
967. Third Year at Malory Towers by Enid Blyton
Third Year at Malory Towers
By Enid Blyton
Illustrator Jenny Chapple.
Reprint, 1978, Granada.
ISBN: 0583300286.
Paperback.
Front cover creased.
Pages tanned.
Good condition.
#106820   £2.00   
968. William the Bold by Richmal Crompton
William the Bold
By Richmal Crompton
Illustrator Thomas Henry.
1st edition, 1950, Newnes.
Octavo.
Dark green cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
248 pages.
Top 1.5cm chip at top of dustwrapper spine.
Some wear to edges of dustwrapper.
Dustwrapper not price-clipped.
Light spotting on both endpapers.
Covers clean and undamaged.
Gilt lettering and decoration bright.
Binding tight.
Contents clean and undamaged.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#106814   £85.00   
969. The Mystery of the Secret Room by Enid Blyton
The Mystery of the Secret Room
By Enid Blyton
Illustrator Mary Gernat.
Reprint, 1979, Dragon.
ISBN: 0583300111.
Paperback.
Light wear to edges of covers.
Some spotting on prelims.
Pages tanned.
Good condition.
#106810   £3.00   
970. Animals, Birds and Plants of the Bible by Hilda Rostron
Animals, Birds and Plants of the Bible
By Hilda Rostron
Illustrator Clive Uptton.
Reprint, circa 1975, Ladybird Books.
ISBN: 0721401880.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Light wear to edges of covers.
VG in other respects.
Good condition.
#106807   £3.00   
971. People at Work: The Fisherman by Ina Havenhand and John Havenhand
People at Work: The Fisherman
By Ina Havenhand and John Havenhand
Illustrator John Berry.
1st edition, 1963, Ladybird Books.
Light brown paper-covered boards.
Blue lettering on covers.
Blue decoration on covers.
Light wear to edges of dustwrapper.
Neatly hand-written address sticker facing title page.
VG in other respects.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#106806   £5.00   
972. The Road Makers by Ina Havenhand and John Havenhand
The Road Makers
By Ina Havenhand and John Havenhand
Illustrator John Berry.
1967, Wills and Hepworth.
ISBN: 0721400736.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Covers worn at edges, with some marks and scuffing on back cover and spine.
Contents close to VG.
Good condition.
#106804   £2.00   
973. Granny's Wonderful Chair by Frances Browne
Granny's Wonderful Chair
By Frances Browne
Circa 1920, Blackie.
Octavo.
Light brown cloth-covered boards.
Green decoration on covers.
Light wear to covers.
Some marks and stains on back cover.
Foxing on fore edge.
Contents close to VG.
Good condition.
#106803   £7.50   
974. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by Clive Staples Lewis
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
By Clive Staples Lewis
Illustrator Pauline Diana Baynes.
Reprint, 1988, Fontana Lions.
ISBN: 0006734316.
Paperback.
171 pages.
Eight pages of colour photographs taken from the film, plus Pauline Baynes' line illustrations.
Light wear to covers.
Very good condition.
#106800   £3.00   
975. The Piper of Dreams by Terry Pitts Fenby
The Piper of Dreams
By Terry Pitts Fenby
Illustrator Bill Bruce.
2nd edition, 1982, Hodder and Stoughton.
ISBN: 0340286067.
Quarto.
29 pages.
A treasure hunt book within the British Isles.
Spine faded.
Very good condition.
#106799   £3.00   
976. Things to make from junk by Alice Woudhuysen
Things to make from junk
By Alice Woudhuysen
Circa 1970, Printing Arts Limited.
Paperback.
30cm x 21cm.
Suggestions for creating toys and ornaments from discarded household containers.
Covers worn and creased.
Good condition.
#106797   £2.00   
977. Family Card Games by P. R. Jackson
Family Card Games
By P. R. Jackson
Reprint, 1984, Strawberry Hill Press.
ISBN: 0713514957.
Quarto.
Paperback.
64 pages.
Light wear to covers.
Descriptions of 30 different type of card game.
Foxing on prelims and back cover.
Good condition.
#106796   £2.00   
978. The superbook of games to make and play by P. Hiaso
The superbook of games to make and play
By P. Hiaso
Revised edition, 1987, Kingfisher Books.
ISBN: 0862723159.
Paperback.
Quarto.
40 pages.
Co-authors and illustrators, Neil Lorimer, Nick Williams.
Clear instructions on how to make board games.
Rules for playing found at rear of book.
Very good condition.
#106795   £3.50   
979. Professor Noah's Spaceship by Brian Wildsmith
Professor Noah's Spaceship
By Brian Wildsmith
Illustrator Brian Wildsmith.
Reprint, 1986, Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0192721496.
Paperback.
Quarto.
A modern version of the story of Noah's Ark.
Very good condition.
#106794   £5.00   
980. Talking to the Sun
Talking to the Sun
1st English edition, 1886, Viking Kestrel.
ISBN: 0670814504.
Edited by Kenneth Koch.
Laminated boards.
Dustwrapper repeats cover design.
24cm x 24cm.
112 pages.
"An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People" selected and introduced by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell.
The illustrations for each poem are reproductions of paintings in the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The dustwrapper is price-clipped.
Otherwise the book appears unused.
Fine condition with dust-wrapper.
#106793   £15.00   
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