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1. A Little Magic for the Browns by Norah Pulling
A Little Magic for the Browns
By Norah Pulling
Illustrator Ionicus.
Circa 1957, Blackie and Son.
Dustwrapper edge-chipped.
Read Every- Day Book.
Front endpaper removed.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#76383   £3.50   
2. A Little Magic for the Browns by Norah Pulling
A Little Magic for the Browns
By Norah Pulling
Illustrator Ionicus.
Circa 1957, Blackie and Son.
Octavo.
Green cloth-covered boards.
Dark blue lettering on covers.
96 pages.
Very good condition.
#92442   £3.50   
3. Christabel by Mrs Albert G. Latham
Christabel
By Mrs Albert G. Latham
Illustrator Paul Hardy.
1909, Blackie and Son.
Green pictorial boards with gilt lettering.
32 pages of adverts at back of book.
Covers worn and scuffed.
Front endpaper, half title and frontispiece missing.
Remaining prelims a little messy.
Two out of four plates present.
Intermittent scribble to contents.
Reading condition.
#81461   £3.50   
4. Exploration To-day by B. Webster Smith
Exploration To-day
By B. Webster Smith
Circa 1947, Blackie and Son.
Blue covers, white lettering.
With maps and ten photo illustrations.
Dustwrapper price clipped, repaired at top of spine.
Prize label on front endpaper.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#80337   £6.00   
5. George goes one better by Jeffrey Havilton
George goes one better
By Jeffrey Havilton
Illustrator R. G. Campbell.
Circa 1957, Blackie and Son.
Tower Library edition.
Blue covers, red lettering.
Pages tanned.
Frontispiece by R. G. Campbell.
Dustwrapper repaired with clear tape.
Front endpaper missing.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#79447   £3.50   
6. Good Company
Good Company
Circa 1935, Blackie and Son.
Pictorial paper-covered boards with green cloth spine.
Covers edgeworn.
Spine faded.
Contents VG.
Good condition.
#84179   £10.00   
7. Kitty Quick by L. E. Tiddeman
Kitty Quick
By L. E. Tiddeman
Reprint, circa 1930, Blackie and Son.
Yellow covers, black lettering.
Frontispiece by Elizabeth Earnshaw.
Dustwrapper heavily worn and repaired.
Covers badly discoloured.
Book has been badly affected by damp.
Worm hole in top of pages 122 - 126.
Reading condition with dust-wrapper.
#80465   £2.00   
8. Masterman Ready by Captain Marryat
Masterman Ready
By Captain Marryat
Circa 1940, Blackie and Son.
War economy edition.
Writing on front endpaper.
Dustwrapper badly chipped, price-clipped
3 cm. loss at base of spine strip.
Covers clean, but corners bowed.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#60655   £3.50   
9. Miss Honor's Form by E. C. Matthews
Miss Honor's Form
By E. C. Matthews
Illustrator H. L. Bacon.
Circa 1910, Blackie and Son.
Octavo.
Orange cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering and decoration on covers.
Back edge of spine strip cracked, and neatly taped.
Covers worn and marked.
Good in other respects.
Contents generally clean.
Reading condition.
#92023   £5.00   
10. Mole Hole by Peter Dickinson
Mole Hole
By Peter Dickinson
Illustrator Jean Claverie.
1st edition, 1987, Blackie and Son.
ISBN: 0216914701.
Quarto.
Pictorial laminated boards.
An interactive story, about a man with a mole in his lawn.
"Turn the wheel [...] ant watch the trap appear in the hole."
Wheel slightly worn, but functional.
Very good condition.
#94535   £4.00   
11. My Very Own
My Very Own
Circa 1930, Blackie and Son.
Quarto.
Grey pictorial paper-covered boards.
Cloth spine.
Seven colour plates (not attributed).
Covers worn at edges.
Name on front cover and front endpaper.
A little foxing to prelims and page edges.
Good condition.
#97185   £7.50   
12. South Seas Of Peril by Peter Wickloe
South Seas Of Peril
By Peter Wickloe
Reprint, circa 1948, Blackie and Son.
Orange covers, red lettering.
Dustwrapper has some closed tears, and a small triangle missing from the front.
Front and back endpapers missing.
Pages tanned.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#80545   £3.50   
13. The Fortunes of Philippa by Angela Brazil
The Fortunes of Philippa
By Angela Brazil
Reprint, circa 1960, Blackie and Son.
Octavo.
Brown cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
208 pages.
Black and white frontispiece by John Caldwell.
Covers very slightly bowed.
Prelims. and fore edge spotted, contents clear.
Good condition.
#102450   £3.50   
14. The Girl's Story Book
The Girl's Story Book
1949, Blackie and Son.
Pictorial paper-covered boards with green cloth spine.
190 pages.
Covers a little edgeworn.
Gift dedication on front pastedown.
All plates present.
Pages 7/8 and 9/10 detached but present.
Good condition.
#84198   £4.00   
15. The Golden Picture Story Book - Stories and Pictures for Little Folk
The Golden Picture Story Book - Stories and Pictures for Little Folk
Circa 1920, Blackie and Son.
Quarto.
Gold paper-covered boards.
Yellow cloth spine.
Black lettering on spine.
Black decoration on spine.
Picture onlay to front cover.
Some of the characters and stories might be considered politically incorrect, by contemporary standards.
Covers worn at edges and scuffed.
Dedication on reverse of front endpaper.
Belongs To box completed.
Address at top of first page.
A number of the line drawings have been coloured in neatly, but rather garishly.
Contents otherwise in good condition.
Reading condition.
#97432   £10.00   
16. The Hidden House by Dorothy Russell
The Hidden House
By Dorothy Russell
Illustrator Valerie Sweet.
Reprint, circa 1945, Blackie and Son.
Red covers, black lettering.
Very good condition.
#80255   £4.00   
17. The Hidden House by Dorothy Russell
The Hidden House
By Dorothy Russell
Illustrator E. Verpilleux.
Reprint, circa 1935, Blackie and Son.
Octavo.
Olive green cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
224 pages.
Linear decoration on covers.
Two black and white illustrations.
Dustwrapper edge-chipped, several closed tears.
Binding VG.
One plate edge-chipped.
Pages generally white and clean.
Very good condition with dust-wrapper.
#101848   £7.50   
18. The Hole in the Road and Two Other Stories by Madeline Barnes
The Hole in the Road and Two Other Stories
By Madeline Barnes
1935, Blackie and Son.
Sunny Series series.
Pictorial paper-covered boards.
48 pages.
11cm x 16cm.
Partially erased gift dedication on front endpaper.
Covers worn.
3cm strip at top of spine missing.
Good condition.
#82350   £3.00   
19. The Long Haul by Alan Paxton
The Long Haul
By Alan Paxton
1st edition, 1955, Blackie and Son.
Blue covers, black lettering.
Dustwrapper price clipped and a little worn.
Prize label on front pastedown.
Pages tanned.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#80131   £3.50   
20. The Man with the Scar by Colin Milne
The Man with the Scar
By Colin Milne
Reprint, circa 1960, Blackie and Son.
Cream covers with thistle design, red lettering on spine.
Black and white frontispiece by G. R. Day.
Front endpaper missing.
Pages tanned.
Good condition.
#79968   £3.50   
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