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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 Flower Fairy Alphabet by Cicely Mary Barker
A Flower Fairy Alphabet
By Cicely Mary Barker
Illustrator Cicely Mary Barker.
Reprint, circa 1970, Blackie.
ISBN: 021689865X.
Paperback.
50 pages.
Covers worn and creased.
Partial name inside front cover.
Pages mostly clean, though some corners dog-eared.
Reading condition.
#107049   £3.00   
5. 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   
6. 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   
7. 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   
8. 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   
9. 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   
10. A Rebel Schoolgirl by Francis Carpenter
A Rebel Schoolgirl
By Francis Carpenter
Illustrator F. G. Moorsom.
Reprint, circa 1958, Blackie.
Pale blue boards, dark blue lettering.
Dustwrapper has old sellotape marks on reverse.
Pencil erasures on back endpaper.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#78992   £6.00   
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. A Time to Reap by Theresa Breslin
A Time to Reap
By Theresa Breslin
1st edition, 1991, Blackie.
ISBN: 0216930766.
Laminated pictorial covers.
Label removed from prelims.
VG in other respects.
Good condition, ex-library.
#78385   £3.00   
13. A Waiting Game by Jeffrey Havilton
A Waiting Game
By Jeffrey Havilton
Illustrator H. M. Brock.
Reprint, circa 1948, Blackie.
"War Economy Standard" printing.
Two black and white illustrations.
Red covers, slightly marked.
Good condition.
#61748   £7.25   
14. Adventure in Acorn Wood by Rene Cloke
Adventure in Acorn Wood
By Rene Cloke
Illustrator Rene Cloke.
1st edition, 1962, Blackie.
Quarto.
Blue pictorial glazed boards.
Light wear to edges of spine and covers.
Light spotting on first and last pages.
Other pages clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#103255   £5.00   
15. 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   
16. 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   
17. Animal Pictures
Animal Pictures
Illustrator A. E. Kennedy and Albert Kaye.
Circa 1935, Blackie.
Quarto.
Pictorial paper-covered boards with black lettering.
23cm x 30.5cm.
16 pages.
Ten pictures by A. E. Kennedy and seven by Albert Kaye, all with a single line of writing beneath each picture.
Printed on thick card.
Spine strip missing.
Corners heavily bumped, edges chipped.
Front cover marked.
Contents generally clean and unmarked.
Good condition.
#83286   £12.50   
18. 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   
19. 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.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper, ex-library.
#37781   £6.50   
20. 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   
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