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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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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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Fridtjof Nansen - a book for the young.

By: Bull, Jacob B.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Isbister & Company Ltd: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007732


A few illustrations within the text, small 8vo, pp 132, all edges gilt, contemporary school prize label on front endpaper, otherwise clean internally, original dark blue soft cloth, slightly bowed, very slightly marked. {A surprisingly difficult book to find, especially in this first UK edition.] 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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Your Gardening Book

By: Cowell, Cyril

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1960

Edition: Second impression

Seller ID: 008031


Large slim 8vo, pp 72, slight foxing to the edges and the endpapers, otherwise clean internally, green cloth with gilt decoration (also by Cowell), very slightly worn, a bit bowed, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a little frayed and torn, and which is rather browned and foxed on the lower cover. EXTREMELY SCARCE. [Cyril Cowell was born in Canterbury, Kent, in 1888. He was working as an illustrator by 1911. He drew for nursery comics from the 1920... 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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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

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Guinevere, or The Ladder of Love

By: Gillespy, Charlotte Ainsley

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge:

Seller ID: 011624


Not dated - c.1910 ? With a colour frontispiece by Oscar Wilson, small thick octavo, pp 160, slightly worn internally and a little weak, a prize label on the front endpaper (dated 1932), pictorial cloth a bit rubbed and marked. [An uncommon title] View more info

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The Top - Universal Toy, Enduring Pastime

By: GOULD, D.W.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Folkestone, Bailey Brothers & Swinfen Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 006124


Illustrated, pp xiv, 274, a good copy in a slightly worn and price-clipped dustwrapper. With the attractive bookplate of Betty & Neville Main [The spinning top and its kin.] View more info