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The Golden Fleece

By: A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Marie Tucker)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1910

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 11224

Condition: 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. View more info

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Favourite nursery rhymes

By: Adams, Frank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1917

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 46955

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Tyger voyage

By: Adams, Richard & Bayley, Nicola

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 45328

ISBN: 0224012371

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Tyger voyage

By: Adams, Richard & Bayley, Nicola

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1978

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 45329

ISBN: 0224012371

Condition: 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 View more info

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The giant baby

By: Ahlberg, Allan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4128

ISBN: 0670848646

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


An unmarked hardback book in an undamaged dustjacket. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner. View more info

The mighty slide

By: Ahlberg, Allan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Viking Kestrel: 1988

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 49634

ISBN: 0670816779

Condition: 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 View more info

The garden

By: Aidinoff, Elsie

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Doubleday Children's Books: 2006

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 59513

ISBN: 0385608942

Condition: 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 View more info

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Little women

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Port Sunlight, Lever Brothers, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 40960

Condition: 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 View more info

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Les bonnes manieres

By: Aliki

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kaleidoscope: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49711

ISBN: 2877670414

Condition: 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 View more info

Schooldays in Skye: an omnibus edition of Over the sea to school, A school in danger and At school in Skye

By: Allan, Mabel Esther

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59702

Condition: 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 View more info

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Strange enchantment

By: Allan, Mabel Esther

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62807

ISBN: 0200727370

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine. 126 pages View more info

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The children's treasury

By: Allan, Mabel Esther; Lamb; Edith E.; Janson, Juliet; Gore, Muriel et al

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62059

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with gift inscription on title page, in a bright, price clipped dustjacket which is chipped and creased with short closed tears. 92 pages, illustrations in the text. Undated but appears early 1950s View more info

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Introducing Trigger

By: Allum, Tom

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Staples Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33876

Condition: 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 View more info

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Stories from Hans Andersen

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Geographia: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46146

Condition: 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 View more info

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Andersen's fairy stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Children's Press: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 60792

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean, large format hardback tightly bound in quarter pale blue cloth with paper covered boards which are rubbed and worn at the edges, neat name on front endpaper. 128 pages, 8 colour illustrations on plates & illustrations in the text by Anne Anderson. Undated but assume mid 1930s View more info

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The ugly duckling: 2 books, one illustrated by John Hassell and one by Bigi

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 62076

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


2 clean and tightly bound paperbacks. Hassell: pictorial front cover, covers rubbed at edges, endpapers tanned, Sunday School prize inscription dated 1952 at top of title page. 22 pages, colour illustrations in the text by John Hassall. Book undated but assume 1951. Bigi: published by World Distributors in 1975, stapled spine, pictorial covers creased at edges, small loss at bottom corner of front cover, no inscriptions. 12 pages, illustrations in the text by Bigi. In t... View more info

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H. C. Andersens eventyr og historier. I udvalg ved Julius Clausen: volumes 1 and 2

By: Andersen, Hans Christian & Axel Mathiesen (Illus)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Denmark, E. Jespersens Forlag: 1926

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41357

Condition: 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 View more info

Hans Andersen's fairy tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian & Hardy, E. S. (illus)

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Ernest Nister: 1897

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 53739

Condition: 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. View more info

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Forty-two stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian & James, M. R. (trans.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1953

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 63352

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in pink cloth with gilt titles on a green spine panel, cloth has minor wear at corners, inscription on front endpaper else internally unmarked. 346 pages, illustrations by Robin Jacques View more info

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The Dandy-Andy book

By: Anderson, Anne

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1913

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 63663

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hardback bound in beige cloth with orange titles and colour plate laid down to front cover, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, gift inscription on frontispiece verso dated 1915, when the owner was seven. The book has been added to by the previous owner, who has painted extra pictures on the blank pages, with poems on the opposite pages, which complement the printed ones. The pictures are very neat watercolours, and may have been copied from a different book, as I doubt ... View more info