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The Golden Fleece, A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Marie Tucker)
1 A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Marie Tucker) The Golden Fleece
Thomas Nelson 1910 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Nice hardback copy in green cloth with gilt titles and white decoration, Sunday School prize inscription dated 1914 to front endpaper, scattered fox-spotting, generally clean, binding firm. 4 colour plates. No dustjacket. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Favourite nursery rhymes, Adams, Frank
2 Adams, Frank Favourite nursery rhymes
Blackie & Son Ltd. 1917 First Edition (?) Hardcover Fair with No dust jacket as issued 
Clean hardback bound in grey quarter cloth over pictorial paper on boards, boards worn at corners, some short closed tears to page edges, no inscriptions. Unpaginated (58 pages), 5 colour illustrations on plates, many line drawings. Probably missing one plate, as there is no frontispiece - hence price. Undated but presumed to be 1917, which is when this was first published 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Tyger voyage, Adams, Richard & Bayley, Nicola
3 Adams, Richard & Bayley, Nicola The Tyger voyage
Jonathan Cape Ltd 1976 0224012371 / 9780224012379 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Very clean, tightly bound book with a name on the front endpaper, but otherwise unmarked, in glossy pictorial boards, issued without a dustjacket. Appears little used. 32 pages, colour illustrations throughout 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Tyger voyage, Adams, Richard & Bayley, Nicola
4 Adams, Richard & Bayley, Nicola The Tyger voyage
Jonathan Cape Ltd 1978 0224012371 / 9780224012379 Reprint; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Very clean, tightly bound book with a small scuff mark on the front endpaper, but otherwise unmarked, in glossy pictorial boards, issued without a dustjacket. Appears little used. 32 pages, colour illustrations throughout 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The giant baby, Ahlberg, Allan
5 Ahlberg, Allan The giant baby
Viking 1994 0670848646 / 9780670848645 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
An unmarked hardback book in an undamaged dustjacket. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The mighty slide, Ahlberg, Allan
6 Ahlberg, Allan The mighty slide
Viking Kestrel 1988 0670816779 / 9780670816774 Reprint; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Signed by the author ('Best wishes Fiona, Allan Ahlberg') on the half-title page, otherwise an unmarked hardback book in glossy pictorial boards, presumably issued without a dustjacket. Illustrated by Charlotte Voake 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The garden, Aidinoff, Elsie
7 Aidinoff, Elsie The garden
Doubleday Children's Books 2006 0385608942 / 9780385608947 First British Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Very clean & tightly bound hardback book which is signed & dated by the author on the title page, but has no other inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 404 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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A necklace of raindrops, Aiken, Joan
8 Aiken, Joan A necklace of raindrops
Puffin Books 1975 First Edition Thus Softcover Good 
Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at edges, no inscriptions. 120 pages, full page colour and many black & white illustrations in the text by Jan Pienkowski 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Good wives, Alcott, Louisa M.
9 Alcott, Louisa M. Good wives
Hutchinson 1909 Reprint Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and spine ends, neat prize inscription (from Coxlodge Council School) dated 1909 in ink on front endpaper. Rear endpaper torn with minor loss. 320 pages, 2 plates 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Little women, Alcott, Louisa M.
10 Alcott, Louisa M. Little women
Port Sunlight Lever Brothers, Ltd. 1920 Reprint Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and spine ends, neat name in ink on front endpaper whch has marked front pastedown. Endpapers foxed and pages age tanned. 284 pages. No date but appears to Edwardian/1920s 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Les bonnes manieres, Aliki
11 Aliki Les bonnes manieres
Kaleidoscope 1991 2877670414 / 9782877670418 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Text in French. Clean hardback tightly bound in pictorial boards, gift inscription and sketch by author on half title verso. Unpaginated (30 pages), cartoon illustrations in text and on endpapers 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Schooldays in Skye: an omnibus edition of Over the sea to school, A school in danger and At school in Skye, Allan, Mabel Esther
12 Allan, Mabel Esther Schooldays in Skye: an omnibus edition of Over the sea to school, A school in danger and At school in Skye
Blackie 1957 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean & tightly bound hardback book with gift inscription & date (1964) on front endpaper, in a bright clipped dustjacket which is chipped at the spine ends and foldovers. Minor loss at top of spine and ink stains on front foldover from inscription. 256, 224 + 222 pages 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Introducing Trigger, Allum, Tom
13 Allum, Tom Introducing Trigger
Staples Press 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, number on front endpaper, no other inscriptions 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Fairy tales, Andersen, H. C.
14 Andersen, H. C. Fairy tales
Hodder & Stoughton 1981 0340258071 / 9780340258071 Reprint; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no marks or inscriptions. Glassine dustjacket, slightly crinkled at spine. Appears little used. 291 pages, colour plates and line drawings in text by W. Heath Robinson 
Price: 13.50 GBP
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More fairy tales, Andersen, Hans Christian
15 Andersen, Hans Christian More fairy tales
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1928 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and spine ends, 3 white spots on front board/spine, no inscriptions, decorated endpapers, xxii + 234 pages, illustrations in the text. Everyman's library no. 822 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Stories from Hans Andersen, Andersen, Hans Christian
16 Andersen, Hans Christian Stories from Hans Andersen
Geographia 1927 First Edition Hardcover Fair with No dust jacket as issued 
Clean hardback bound in quarter green cloth with blue boards which are faded and worn at the edges. The cloth at the spine has a repaired split at the back edge. Neat gift inscription dated February 1928 on the front endpaper. Both endpapers are foxed and pages tanned. 80 pages, 7 colour illustrations on plates plus pictoral onlay on front cover by Agnes Richardson. No date but assume 1927 from inscription 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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H. C. Andersens eventyr og historier. I udvalg ved Julius Clausen: volumes 1 and 2, Andersen, Hans Christian & Axel Mathiesen (Illus)
17 Andersen, Hans Christian & Axel Mathiesen (Illus) H. C. Andersens eventyr og historier. I udvalg ved Julius Clausen: volumes 1 and 2
Denmark E. Jespersens Forlag 1926 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pair of matching hardbacks, both are tightly bound in beige cloth with gilt titles, colour plate laid down to front covers, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, endpapers tanned, no inscriptions. Volume 1 contains 22 stories, and there are 28 in vol. 2, retold by Julius Clausen. Both volumes have 192 pages, with 12 tipped-in colour plates. Text in Danish 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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Hans Andersen's fairy tales, Andersen, Hans Christian & Hardy, E. S. (illus)
18 Andersen, Hans Christian & Hardy, E. S. (illus) Hans Andersen's fairy tales
Ernest Nister 1897 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good 
Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles & white and gilt decoration, all edges gilt, bevelled boards, cloth is rubbed at corners, no inscriptions, tanning to endpapers, else internally unmarked. 288 pages, 6 colour plates, and many b/w illustrations in the text. Translated from the Danish by W. Angeldorff. Undated but COPAC gives 1897. Please note this is not the later Nister edition which had illustrations by Frank C. Pape. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Mr. Bumblemoose omnibus, Andreus, Hans
19 Andreus, Hans Mr. Bumblemoose omnibus
Abelard-Schuman 1973 0200725335 / 9780200725330 First Edition Thus Hardcover Fair in Very Good dust jacket 
Good copy, ex library with a couple of stamps and the front endpaper excised, but otherwise very clean and complete in a bright unclipped dustjacket. A compendium of 'Mr. Bumblemoose & the flying boy', 'Mr. B & the glad dog' and 'Mr. B. buys a motorcar'. Translated from the Dutch by Patricia Crompton, and nicely illustrated by Babs van Wely 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The prism tree, Andrew, Kate & Riddell, Chris
20 Andrew, Kate & Riddell, Chris The prism tree
Collins 1990 0001847430 / 9780001847439 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
An unmarked hardback book in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Publishers errata slip pasted to title page verso. Second childrens fantasy novel by this author, again with superb b/w text illustrations, and lovely wraparound cover artwork by Chris Riddell. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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