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1. A Book of Adventure Stories by J. S. Elder
A Book of Adventure Stories
By J. S. Elder
Reprint, circa 1935, Blackie.
"The Summit Library".
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Black and white frontispiece.
Very good condition.
#66817   £5.50   
2. 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   
3. A Flier of the Northland by E. Grey
A Flier of the Northland
By E. Grey
Illustrator W. Langdon Kihn.
Circa 1940, Blackie.
Brown boards with dark brown lettering and decoration.
Not dated; probably late 1930s.
Covers slightly worn at edges.
Faint scribble on front cover.
VG in other respects.
Good condition, ex-library.
#51465   £7.50   
4. A Fourth Form Friendship by Angela Brazil
A Fourth Form Friendship
By Angela Brazil
Illustrator Frank E. Wiles.
Reprint, circa 1925, Blackie.
Octavo.
Light green pictorial cloth-covered boards with black lettering and decoration.
255 pages.
Four black and white plates.
Frontispiece may have been reinserted.
Minor spotting to prelims.
No writing or other marks.
Text clean and unblemished.
Very good condition.
#85960   £12.50   
5. A Little Book of Old Rhymes by Cicely Mary Barker
A Little Book of Old Rhymes
By Cicely Mary Barker
Illustrator Cicely Mary Barker.
Reprint, circa 1949, Blackie.
Grey paper-covered boards.
Picture onlay to front cover.
Light wear to dustwrapper.
Old tape marks at top and bottom edge of covers.
Some foxing to fore edge.
Contents generally VG.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108911   £25.00   
6. A Little Book of Rhymes New and Old by Cicely Mary Barker
A Little Book of Rhymes New and Old
By Cicely Mary Barker
Illustrator Cicely Mary Barker.
Reprint, , Blackie.
Grey paper-covered boards.
Picture onlay to front cover.
Light wear to dustwrapper.
Small tape marks at upper and lower edges of covers.
Some foxing to top edge and fore edge.
Contents VG.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#108921   £25.00   
7. A Little Radiant Girl by Katharine Tynan
A Little Radiant Girl
By Katharine Tynan
Illustrator John Campbell.
Reprint, circa 1938, Blackie.
Octavo.
Beige cloth-covered boards.
Brown lettering on covers.
384 pages.
Covers a little worn.
Top of spine frayed.
Strip cut from top of front endpaper.
Prelims. foxed.
Back inner hinge cracked.
Intermittent foxing throughout book.
Back endpaper missing.
Reading condition.
#101841   £3.00   
8. A Loyal Little Maid by Sarah Tytler
A Loyal Little Maid
By Sarah Tytler
Illustrator Paul Hardy.
Reprint, circa 1900, Blackie.
Octavo.
Red pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
240 pages.
'A story of Mar's Rebellion'.
Two out of four black and white plates present.
Some wear to covers, mainly along sides and edges of spine.
Two stamps from the 'Children's Church Lending Library' on front paste down and front endpaper.
Gift dedication dated 1899 on front endpaper.
Inner hinges cracked, pages lightly tanned.
Reading condition, ex-library.
#93163   £5.00   
9. A Pair of Schoolgirls by Angela Brazil
A Pair of Schoolgirls
By Angela Brazil
Reprint, circa 1957, Blackie.
Duodecimo.
Red paper-covered boards.
Black lettering on spine.
Black decoration on covers.
256 pages.
Dustwrapper worn and chipped, with considerable loss.
Name on front paste down.
Endpapers missing.
Contents tanned.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#103188   £3.00   
10. A Rainbow in the Morning by Fiona Waters
A Rainbow in the Morning
By Fiona Waters
Illustrator Paula Cloonan.
1st edition, 1991, Blackie.
ISBN: 021692863X.
Dustwrapper has closed tear at top front.
Front endpaper has top right corner cut off.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#71026   £5.00   
11. A Summer Witching by Andrew Matthews
A Summer Witching
By Andrew Matthews
1st edition, 1989, Blackie.
ISBN: 0216927528.
Pictorial laminated boards.
110 pages.
Very good condition.
#83067   £3.50   
12. Airborne by Alan C. Jenkins
Airborne
By Alan C. Jenkins
1st edition, 1975, Blackie.
True and imaginary adventures in the air.
Fine condition.
#61154   £6.50   
13. Andrew takes the Plunge by Kathryn Cave
Andrew takes the Plunge
By Kathryn Cave
Illustrator David Mostyn.
1st edition, 1994, Blackie.
ISBN: 0216941288.
Laminated pictorial covers.
The Story Factory, no. 14.
Very good condition.
#73173   £6.50   
14. Animal Stories from Ice-field, Plain and Jungle by Ellen Velvin and N. Fielding
Animal Stories from Ice-field, Plain and Jungle
By Ellen Velvin and N. Fielding
Illustrator A. E. Kennedy.
Circa 1918, Blackie.
Glazed pictorial boards with brown cloth spine.
Covers worn and soiled.
Belongs To box filled in.
Spotting to prelims.
Occasoinal spotting to pages.
Good condition.
#38853   £10.50   
15. Animal Tales from Many Lands by Kathleen Arnott
Animal Tales from Many Lands
By Kathleen Arnott
Illustrator Bernadette Watts.
1st Thus edition, 1972, Blackie.
ISBN: 0216893224.
Red leatherette boards.
Slight wear to dustwrapper.
Label removed from front endpaper.
Stamp on title page.
No other library marks.
Good condition with dust-wrapper, ex-library.
#37781   £6.50   
16. Beric the Briton by George Alfred Henty
Beric the Briton
By George Alfred Henty
Illustrator W. Parkinson.
Reprint, circa 1900, Blackie.
Octavo.
Bevilled blue pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
383 pages.
Undated edition, but would appear to be an early reprint.
Thirty two pages of adverts for Blackie publications at the rear of the book.
Covers and spine worn at edges.
All illustrations present, but three have been carefully coloured in, using watercolours.
Binding a little loose, one page detached but present.
Good condition.
#91811   £20.00   
17. Betty's Diary by Dorothy Russell
Betty's Diary
By Dorothy Russell
Illustrator Honor C. Appleton.
1st Thus edition, circa 1918, Blackie.
Octavo.
Cream cloth-covered boards.
Dark brown lettering on spine.
261 pages.
Five colour plates.
Narrow picture onlay beneath titling on the front cover.
The covers soiled and heavily worn.
Corners soft and spine ends beginning to fray.
Floral decoration around picture onlay has faded.
Front endpaper removed.
Gift dedication on the half-title.
Pages generally clean, although there is a little fingermarking.
Binding is tight.
Reading condition.
#93741   £7.50   
18. Beyond the Blue Ridge by Jennifer Burnap
Beyond the Blue Ridge
By Jennifer Burnap
Illustrator David Knight.
1st edition, 1974, Blackie.
ISBN: 0216898196.
Blue covers, silver lettering on spine.
Labels on prelims.
Good condition with dust-wrapper, ex-library.
#78428   £4.00   
19. Beyond the Boundary by Agnes Charlotte Stewart
Beyond the Boundary
By Agnes Charlotte Stewart
1st edition, 1976, Blackie.
ISBN: 0216901537.
Some wear to dustwrapper.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#43786   £6.50   
20. Blackie's Popular Nursery Stories
Blackie's Popular Nursery Stories
Illustrator John Hassall.
Circa 1930, Blackie.
Quarto.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
Blue cloth spine.
Light yellow lettering on covers.
Black lettering on spine.
Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white.
Boards worn and edge-chipped.
Spine strip in good condition.
Name and date on front paste down.
Front endpaper missing.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#101523   £10.50   
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