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The Adventures of Charlie Chimp and His Friends

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Juvenile Productions Ltd:

Seller ID: 004233


Colour frontispiece and three colour plates, many illustrations within the text, some of which are full page,(and three of which have been coloured in by hand, reasonably tidily], small thick quarto, pages very browned due to poor quality paper, front and rear hinges slightly cracked, many internal hinges cracking and weak, one gathering becoming particularly tender and protruding a little from the fore-edge, original pictorial boards, rubbed and a bit worn and marked, c... View more info

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Matchbox Toys (The Collector's Corner series)

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Grange Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010971


Well illustrated, slim square 8vo, pp 64, pictorial boards, a good copy in an age-toned and slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Gamage's Christmas Bazaar 1913, being a facsimile reprint of the 1913 Christmas catalogue of A.W. Gamage Ltd of Holborn, London, with some pages from the 1911 General Catalogue

By: Adburgham, Alison (introduction)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1974

Seller ID: 013239


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp (36), 472, top edge foxed and fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise a very good copy in a slightly faded dustwrapper. [Gamages began life in 1878 in a rented watch repair shop and, after quickly becoming a success amongst its customers, was established as a London institution. In time it was to grow large enough to take up most of the block on which it was situated. The store finally closed in 1972, but prior to that had been unusual in th... View more info

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Records of the Rocks, or the Young Geologist

By: Billington, H. Carlyle

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Exeter, A. Wheaton & Co Ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 006408


Illustrated, folding chart, double page colour map frontispiece, small 8vo, pp 175, attractive pictorial cloth, slightly worn, spine slightly wrinkled. View more info

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Child's Play - Seventeen drawings by E.V.B.

By: Boyle, Eleanor Vere (E.V.B.]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Addey & Co, Old Bond Street: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010149


Seventeen pages, drawings with printed manuscript text, printed on one side of the page only, interleaved with blank pages, a little light foxing and age-toning, large slim 8vo, later blue cloth with gilt lettering and lining, very slightly worn. [The extremely rare true first edition. The text was taken by E.V.B from an old copy of Halliwell's Nursery Rhymes. Apparently published at Christmas 1851, but often attributed to 1852. It is reputedly the first book to have il... View more info

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Life and Her Children

By: Buckley, Arabella B

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1897

Seller ID: 001747


Seventeenth thousand. Well illustrated with engravings, small 8vo, pp xii, 312, slightly weak internally, one page loose and frayed, an owner's name in ink on front endpaper and the inscription, "Michael Cecil Stark, Sept 1901. From his Godfather C.R.P." on page facing the half-title page, decorated cloth gilt a little marked and worn, corners rubbed, head and tail of spine fraying and a little worn. (With it's binding of various natural history objects such as a... View more info

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Bear With Me : the teddy bear - a symposium

By: Bull, Peter

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011369


Illustrated, pp 200, an ex-library copy, remains of label and barcode to the front endpaper, a stamp and withdrawn stamp to the verso of the title page, otherwise just slightly used internally, cloth slightly worn. spine slightly marked, binding leang a little. View more info

Blue Whale

By: Carrighar, Sally

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 005582


Small 8vo, pp (8), 169, a very clean bright copy in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is very faded on the spine. View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 009981


[Not dated - 1950's ?]. Small 8vo, pp 248, pages very age-toned, small neat inscription on the front endpaper, but otherwise very clean and sound internally, pale blue cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is very slightly worn and rubbed, but otherwise this is a surprisingly good copy. View more info

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British Spiders (Young Britain Educational Series)

By: Cosser, Rodney F.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Daily Mail School-Aid Publication:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012409


Illustrated, slim octavo, pp (16), very unevenly age-toned, paperback, covers slightly worn, a small label placed over the original printed price on the upper cover. SCARCE. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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Recreations Botaniques (Ce qu'on voit dans les fleurs)

By: Coupin, Henri

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Paris, Vuibert et Nony: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013652


Illustrated with line drawings thoughout the text, large octavo, pp x, 162, uncut and partly unopened, a little age-toned thoughout but otherwise clean and sound, the Hartland Library copy, rebound in half cloth and plain boards, original wrappers bound in (including the attractive colopured upper cover), labels on the front endpapers, a stamp on the verso of the title page, a discrete shelf number on the spine. [The Library was formed by Edwin Sydney Hartland, and was a... View more info

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Jane in Command

By: Cowper, E.E.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 011622


A black and white frontispiece by Gordon Browne, small thick octavo, pp 284, a prize bookplate on the front endpaper (dated 1934), very slight age-toning and foxing, otherwise extremely clean and tight internally, red cloth with very slight signs of wear, the spine slightly faded. View more info

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On the Edge of the Wilderness

By: Eaton, Walter Prichard

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1921

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 009483


Illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull and Warwick Reynolds, pp 311, uncut, slightly age-toned, small personal book label on front endpaper, otherwise clean internally, green decorated cloth, slightly worn and faded, the spine head slightl pulled and torn. View more info

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Fabre's Book of Insects

By: Fabre, J.H. (retold by Mrs Rodolph Stawell)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1936

Seller ID: 013510


Illustrated with 12 mounted colour plates by Detmold, small quarto, pp (8), 271, very clean internally, decorated cloth gilt, a little blotched, a little rubbed on the upper cover, spine slightly faded. View more info

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The Field Readers, Book One

By: Field, Walter Taylor

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Ginn and Company Ltd: 1954

Seller ID: 013227


Seventeenth impression. Illustrated by Lucy Forster Scott, small slim octavo, pp 32, used and creased internally but still sound and not marked, soft rag covers, rubbed, wrinkled and creased, and with a repaired tear to the upper cover. View more info

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Spring Fancies - Suite for Piano

By: Foster, Ivor R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: York, Banks & Son: 1938

Seller ID: 011118


Slim quarto, pp 10, paperback, covers a little worn, slightly used throughout. SCARCE. [Three simple pieces for young pianists). View more info

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John-Joseph

By: G.M.S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, SPCK:

Seller ID: 006521


Published by S.P.C.K. (not dated, c. 1880 ?). With a frontispiece by Frank Dadd, (also appearing on the cloth binding), small 8vo, pp 128, a bit weak internally, hinges cracked in a few places, a little marked throughout, red decorated cloth a bit rubbed and worn. [[The title page states "illustrated by F. Dadd". I believe this to mean just the frontispiece - such terminology is not uncommon. The contents are weak, but I do not believe any other illustrations hav... View more info

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The Hornby Companion Series 6a: The Meccano System Compendium: Contents of Outfits, Mechanics Made Easy 1901 - 1907, Meccano 1908 - 1979 plus Duration of Products Chart and Diary of Events

By: Gamble, Jim

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, New Cavendish Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011231


Well illustrated, large horizontal 8vo, pp 96, very slight age-toning around the margins, paperback, very slight signs of wear, but a very good copy. SCARCE. View more info

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Pigs, From A to Z

By: Geisert, Arthur

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011225


Illustrated throughout, small slim quarto, pp (60), half-title a bit marked and foxed, a slight suggestion also to the title page, slightly worn and creased internally,papeback, covers a little worn and marked, a small crease to the lower corne of the upper cover. View more info

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The Complete Guide to Knots and how to tie them

By: Gibson, Walter B.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Robinson Publishing Ltd: 1989

Seller ID: 011293


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 131, (3) a little age-toned but otherwise clean and sound internally, paperback, the base of the spine very slightly bumped otherwise in very good condition. View more info