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Image for The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.

The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.

By: N/A

Price: £26.00

Publisher: “Boy's Own Paper” Office 1933/34 1934:

Seller ID: 60662


Tall 8vo; Blue pict.cloth with gilt to spine (Apache warrior to front, footballer to spine). In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Covers slightly faded with small stains.Mild foxing to edges with small stain to bottom fore corner. Slight browning to endpapers. Front hinge slightly weak. Else a clean and tight copy. 768pp. 2 col.plts.(e.g."The Chief Scout": Baden-Powell/ "Boys of the Bulldog Breed") & many other b/w i... View more info

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Charley the Chicken.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: R.A.Publishing. London. 1943.:

Seller ID: 72287


Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Handling marks to covers. Slight rust to staples. Else a clean and tight copy. 32pp. With colour illustrations. A toy chicken comes to life with the other toys and explores the nursery at night. View more info

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The I-Spy Annual.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: News Chronicle. 1954:

Seller ID: 74128


Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Front cover price clipped. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 113pp. With colour and b/w illustrations and diagrams. This is the first annual to be issued as a spin-off from the News Chronicle I-Spy activities in Childrens’ Corner. From the days when children were a lot less sophisticated, and a lot more interested in instructive and improving play. With contributions ... View more info

Image for THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL. Vol.22. (Oct.7, 1899 - Sept.29, 1900).

THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL. Vol.22. (Oct.7, 1899 - Sept.29, 1900).

By: (HENTY, G.A. / VERNE, JULES / WAIN, LOUIS):

Price: £48.00

Publisher: "Boy’s Own Paper" Office. 1900:

Seller ID: 60075


Tall 8vo. Bound in original decorated bevelled blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Pictorial endpapers. In good condition. Spine slightly darkened with splits at edges. Small marks to back. Corners slightly bumped. Else a clean and tight copy. 824pp. Prof.ills. with b/w engravings and photographs with colour plates. With stories by G.A.Henty and Jules Verne and many illustrations, drawn especially for the Paper, by Louis Wain. With articles on Canada, Canniba... View more info

Image for Aesop’s Fables. Retold by Blanche Winder.

Aesop’s Fables. Retold by Blanche Winder.

By: AESOP; WINDER, Blanche;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Co. Limited, ca1940/50:

Seller ID: 78021


Hardback, small, approx 7 x 4 ins. In brown cloth with black lettering and printed decoration to spine and front. Colour plate pasted to front. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Small bump to bottom front corner. Plate on front clean and bright. Minor foxing to top and edges of title page, some spotting to page edges, Else a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. Illustrated with a colour frontis. View more info

Image for The Snow Queen And Other Fairy Tales. Illustrated by E. A. Lemann.

The Snow Queen And Other Fairy Tales. Illustrated by E. A. Lemann.

By: ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold, 1894:

Seller ID: 79189


Hardback, 8 x 6.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and gilt and printed design to spine and front. Floral endpapers. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Some fading to spine. Ends of spine rubbed and slightly nicked. Bookplate to front endpaper “J.W. Arrowsmith.” Endpapers darkened, some minor foxing spots else pages very clean and tight. 232pp +8pp cat. View more info

Image for Towlocks and his Wooden Horse. With pictures by Honor C.Appleton. Second edition.

Towlocks and his Wooden Horse. With pictures by Honor C.Appleton. Second edition.

By: APPLETON, ALICE M.:

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London. Chatto and Windus. n.d. ca 1930:

Seller ID: 71848


Size 4.25 x 5.5 inches. In pale blue hard card covers with black lettering to spine and front and colour plate pasted to front. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Else a clean and tight copy. 95pp. With colour illustrations. Undated but probably from the early 1930s, this is the story of a boy, his wooden horse and his imagination. View more info

Image for Peter Pan and Wendy. Illustrated in Colour and Black & White by Mabel Lucie Attwell.

Peter Pan and Wendy. Illustrated in Colour and Black & White by Mabel Lucie Attwell.

By: ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE ( ills.); BARRIE, J.M.;

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London Hodder and Stoughton (n.d.) circa 1920:

Seller ID: 79030


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. In orange cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front and black and blue pictorial design to front. Top page edges red. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Some darkening and handling marks to edges of cloth. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription to front “To Barbara, love Alfred 1923.” A couple of minor spots and few small handling marks to page edges else insid... View more info

Image for The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill.

The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill.

By: BEERBOHM, MAX:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: W.Heinemann. 1928 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72667


Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In grey hard card covers with gilt to red cloth spine. In good condition. Handling marks and small marks to boards.Corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Mild foxing throughout. 113pp. With colour frontis by author. Delightful Children's story about a Dragon. Set 39,000 years before the birth of Christ. Frontis is a full page colour illustration of 2 girls looking at steam coming out of a hill. View more info

Image for Shoes. A Story For Children. Illustrated and Decorated by Hilda T. Miller.

Shoes. A Story For Children. Illustrated and Decorated by Hilda T. Miller.

By: BENTHAM, J. A.;

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London. Duckworth & Co. 1920 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76546


Hardback. Size 8 x 5.5 inches. Light grey cloth with maroon lettering and illustrated design to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition. Book complete and intact, with no owner inscriptions. Foxing throughout (varying from light to heavy: heaviest to reverse of plates plus adjoining leaves; plates themselves not affected), a few pale finger-marks and smudges, a few stains, pages 16-54 with light diagonal creasing, another leaf with creasing elsewhe... View more info

Image for Uncle Jumbo’s Party Pictures & Verses for Little Folk

Uncle Jumbo’s Party Pictures & Verses for Little Folk

By: Bingham, Clifton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son n.d. ca1910:

Seller ID: 74317


Size 10.2 x 8 inches. Bound in original pictorial hard card covers. In good condition. Some rubbing on edges. Most of the b & w illustrations have been neatly coloured in. Small name inscription on front endpaper. Else generally clean & tight. 25 pages. 4 Nice coloured plates: Monkeys Boxing, Hippos in training, Elephants dancing, The Band, Many other black & white illustrations. View more info

Image for Merry Mister Meddle! Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer.

Merry Mister Meddle! Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer.

By: BLYTON, ENID:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited, n.d.:

Seller ID: 77384


Paperback. 9.5 x 7 inches. Colourful illustrated limp covers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Tiny split at bottom of spine. Pages darkend. One illustration has some neat crayon colouring on p73. Else a very clean and tight copy. 80pp. Illustrated in b&w by Rosalind M. Turvey and Joyce Mercer. View more info

Image for Edward and Gumbo.

Edward and Gumbo.

By: BOSWELL, HILDA:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: R.A.Publishing. London. 1943.:

Seller ID: 72286


Size 5.0 x 7.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Bottom of spine slightly bumped. Neat inscription to back. Else a clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. With colour ilustrations. A toy bear plays in the woods with a Koala. View more info

Image for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Two Volumes. With Dustwrappers. Illustrations by John Tenniel.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Two Volumes. With Dustwrappers. Illustrations by John Tenniel.

By: CARROLL, LEWIS:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. 1952:

Seller ID: 78817


Hardbacks, 2 vols. 7.5 x 5 ins. In green paper covers with black and red illustrations and black lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrappers. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions with good dustwrappers (dw; edges rubbed with some small nicks, spines darkened, small lost portion top of spine vol1. Both Price clipped). Some minor rubbing to edges of boards else covers clean and bright. Slight darkening to front endpapers with neat inscriptions to fronts... View more info

Image for The Big Book of Josephine Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

The Big Book of Josephine Pictured by Honor C. Appleton.

By: CRADOCK, MRS. H. C.: APPLETON, HONOR C.:

Price: £260.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son No date, circa 1919 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78961


Hardback, 10 x 7 inches. Cream cloth with dark blue lettering and printed colour pictorial design to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW chips with some minor loss to corners, edges rubbed, spine a little darkened. In protective sleeve.) Corners slightly bumped and edges of cloth slightly darkened else overall nicely bright and clean. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Barbara from Father Christmas 1919.” Some ... View more info

Image for Waterslain Angels.

Waterslain Angels.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Orion Children’s Books. London. 2008 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62979


8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Author’s signed inscription to main title page. Inserts loose in front include personal letters and card to and from the author. A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. Two girls set out to find Angels missing from the village church roof, a search which leads them into danger. Detective story set in the 1950s in the ... View more info

Image for Storm. A Banana Book. Illustrated by Alan Marks.

Storm. A Banana Book. Illustrated by Alan Marks.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Heinemann. London. 1986 repr.:

Seller ID: 63040


Sm 8vo. In illustrated hard card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. postcards written by author loose in front. 42pp. With illustrations in colour by Alan Marks. Children’s story. On a stormy night, Annie needs to get the doctor for her sister. She is offered a ride by a dark horseman. Who is he? View more info

Image for The Sea Stranger. Long Ago Children Books. Pictures by Joanna Troughton.

The Sea Stranger. Long Ago Children Books. Pictures by Joanna Troughton.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Heinemann. London. 1973 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63042


8vo. In green pictorial cloth covers with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at ends with small tears at top. Handling marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 48pp. With colour plates and line drawings in text. A young Saxon boy meets a missionary and decides to beome a monk. View more info

Image for The Callow Pit Coffer. Drawings by Margaret Gordon. Signed copy.

The Callow Pit Coffer. Drawings by Margaret Gordon. Signed copy.

By: CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Macmillan. London. 1968 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63043


8vo. In pictorial white hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. yellow endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine and edges slightly darkened. Small tears to ends of spine. Not price clipped). Author’s signed inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 48pp. With b/w illustrations. A dark folk tale from Norfolk. The pond known as Callow Pit is said to conceal a treasure. Two young boys in the reign of King Steven, de... View more info

Image for The Pixies' Picnic The Nursery Series. Written and Pictured by Jeanne Farrar.

The Pixies' Picnic The Nursery Series. Written and Pictured by Jeanne Farrar.

By: FARRAR, JEANNE:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leicester, The Brockhampton Press, n.d.:

Seller ID: 78868


Hardback, small approx 5.5 x 4.5 inches. Illustrated paper covered boards. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Inside pages all clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 60pp. Unpaginated. Coloured illustrations throughout. View more info