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Ainsworth Ruth
THE TALKING ROCK
London, A Deutsch 1979 1st edition
£10.50
Hardback.ATTRACTIVE purple covers with silver titles on spine.Exceptionally bright, clean and tight with very white pages. No inscription or name. Corners very slightly bumped. LOVELY line drawings by Joanna Stubbs. ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper by Joanna Stubbs which has some closed tears but no loss. Not price-clipped. NEAR FINE in a GOOD + + dustwrapper.
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Ainsworth, Ruth
RUFTY TUFTY FLIES HIGH
London, Heinemann 1974 rpt.
£30.00
Hardback ( 5" x 7 1/2" ). Blue cloth covers with titles and decoration in black of Rufty Tufty the golliwog with a kite on front cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight with white pages. SUPERB black and white illustrations throughout by D.G. Valentine. ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper with small mark on front cover where a label has been removed. Some edge-rubbing and some tiny pieces missing from ends of spine and corners - covered in clear protective covering so is not too noticeable. Not price-clipped ( 1.15 ) A nice copy. SCARCE. FINE in GOOD+ dustwrapper.
5584
Allan, Mabel Esther
THE PINE STREET PAGEANT
London, Abelard 1978 1st edition
£10.50
Hardback. Turquoise covers with silver titles on spine. ExcepTTRACTIVE black and white illustrations by Rosemary Chanter. LOVELY pictorial dustwrapper, bright and clean. Not price-clipped. A FINE copy in a FINE dustwrapper.
16
Allan, Mabel Esther
A FORMIDABLE ENEMY
New York. Nelson. ` 1975 Ist U.S. edition
£10.50
Hardback. Blue covers with silver titles on spine. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight.No inscription or name. ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper, chipped and repaired. No loss. A FINE copy in a GOOD + + dustwrapper.
17
Appleton, Honor C. & Wilson, Patten - illustrated by. Bryant, Sara Cone - adapted by
EPAMINONDAS & OTHER STORIES FOR LITTLE ONES
London, Harrap 1938 rpt.
£45.00
Hardback ( 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" ). Beige covers with very ATTRACTIVE inlaid colour illustration of Epaminondas and his Mammy. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. One story about "Epaminondas and His Auntie" and also includes "Raggylug", "The Little Half-Chick", "The Talkative Tortoise" etc. There are 4 LOVELY full-page colour illustrations and numerous in black and white. VERY SCARCE. VERY GOOD ++
6536
Aris, Ernest - illustrated by. Text by - R.K. and M.I.R. Polkinghorne
DOWN ON THE FARM
London, Newnes no date c1950
£17.50
Hardback ( 5" x 6" ). Attractive white pictorial covers with blue cloth spine. Very slight rubbing to top edges and corners. Two small corners have been clipped at btm.of page 3 and 5. No inscription or name. Very bright, clean and tight. There are LOVELY colour illustrations on every other page by Ernest Aris with a little poem underneath and text on opposite page. A scarce book. VERY GOOD.
6534
Arnd-Baumann,Lilo
LET;S BE NICE TO AUNT ROSA
London, Harrap 1968 1st edition
£15.00
Hardback. Red covers with blue titles on spine. Exceptionally clean and tight with white pages. No inscription or name. DELIGHTFUL black and white illustrations by Lilo Fromm. ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper, bright and clean. Not price-clipped. A FINE copy in a FINE dustwrapper.
956
Avery, Gillian
ELLEN AND THE QUEEN
London, Hamish Hamilton ( Antelope Books) 1971 1st edition
£10.50
Hardback ( 5" x 7 1/2" ). Very attractive, matt, colour pictorial cover.No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean, bright and tight with white pages. SUPERB black and white illustrations by Krystyna Turska. Identical pictorial covered d/w. Clean and not price-clipped. A VERY GOOD + copy in a VERY GOOD dustwrapper.
3783
Awdry, Rev. W.
THE LITTLE OLD ENGINE
London, Edmund Ward !st edition 1959
£15.00
Hardback. Cream cloth covers with title and illustration of little steam engine on front cover.Top of spine a little bumped. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. Lovely colour illustrations on every other page by John T. Kenney. Pink pictorial dustwrapper, a little grubby and some browning on inside of front cover. Some tiny chips at spine ends and corners and three neat repairs (with clear archival tape) at btm.of spine and two btm.corners. Has clear protective covering and is not price-clipped. A NEAR FINE copy in a GOOD dustwrapper.
5685
Baker, Margaret and Mary
THE MARGARET AND MARY STORY BOOK ( Three stories in one volume )
London, T. Werner Laurie 1939 1st edition
£18.00
Hardback ( 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" ). Beige covers with lovely decorations and titles in blue on front cover and back and spine. Spine is a little grubby and darkened and ends of spine are slightly bumped. There is a small,very neat inscription on the inside cover. Clean and tight. The three stories are "The Dog, The Brownie and The Bramble Patch", "The Little Girl Who Curtsied To The Owl", and "The Lost Merbaby". SUPERB black and white silhouette illustrations on every page and with many full-page. A VERY GOOD copy.
6553
Barr, Noel
THE WISE ROBIN Series 497
Loughborough, Wills & Hepworth no date (inscribed - 1962)
£25.00
ATTRACTIVE cream cover with navy blue titles and illustration of a robin on christmas tree. Small inscription on title page. Exceptionally clean, bright and tight. BEAUTIFUL full-page colour illustrations by P.B.Hickling. Very attractive colour pictorial dustwrapper (robin on christmas tree ). Price-clipped and some tiny repaired chips and small, faint name (catherine) on top front cover. VERY GOOD + / GOOD+
3722
Barr, Noel - author P B Hickling - illustrator
MICK THE DISOBEDIENT PUPPY Series 497
Loughborough, Wills & Hepworth 1952 1st edition
£50.00
Creamy/pink cover with BEAUTIFUL inlaid colour illustration on front cover . Minute split at top spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean, bright and tight. LOVELYdecorated endpapers. SUPERB full-page colour illustrations by P.B.Hickling. Attractive red pictorial dustwrapper (identical illustration). Faded spine, chipped and repaired and some slight loss. Not price-clipped. VERY GOOD + / GOOD+
3725
Barr, Noel - author P.B. Hickling - illustrator
TIPTOES THE MISCHIEVOUS KITTEN Series 497
Loughborough, Wills & Hepworth 1953 7th edition
£65.00
Lovely light blue cover with very ATTRACTIVE inlaid colour illustration of a black kitten between two pots of geraniums on a windowsill. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean, bright and tight. LOVELY decorated endpapers. SUPERB full-page colour illustrations by P.B. Hickling. Very ATTRACTIVE bright yellow identical dustwrapper which has been price-clipped. A lovely copy. NEAR FINE / VERY GOOD +
3726
Baum L. Frank
TIK-TOK OF OZ
Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co. no date c1930's ( Copyright 1914 )
£55.00
Hardback ( 6 1/2" x 9" ). Pale green cloth covers with black decoration and titles on spine and superb colour illustration by John R. Neill, on- laid on front cover, slightly rubbed round edges. A little rubbing to spine ends and top rear corner. Some very light marks on rear cover No name or inscription. Internally bright, clean and tight. Numerous WONDERFUL black and white illustrations, many full-page by John R. Neill. A VERY GOOD copy.
4847
Bebbington, Nicholas
VISITING MR ANT
London, Blandford Press nd c1940's ( was 5/- )
£15.00
Hardback.Navy blue titles and illustration on blue cloth cover. Exceptionally clean and tight, white pages. No inscription or name. DELIGHTFULcolour illustrations by R. M. Turvey. ATTRACTIVE chipped and repaired(with archival tape) pictorial dustwrapper which has creasing and some small loss to btm.spine and btm.rear cover.Has removable clear protective covering. Very unusual to find in a dustwrapper. A FINE copy in a GOOD dustwrapper.
1672
Bishop, Claire Huchet and Wiese, Kurt
THE FIVE CHINESE BROTHERS
London, Oxford University Press c1930's
£25.00
Oblong hardback ( 10" x 7" ). ATTRACTIVE pictorial covers. Very slight browning at btm.edges and top of spine. No inscription or name. Very bright, clean and tight. Lovely decorated endpapers of the Chinese Brothers and WONDERFULblack and yellow illustrations throughout. Identical pictorial dustwrapper, a little grubby and torn and repaired with a little loss. VERY SCARCE. A NEAR FINE copy in a GOOD dustwrapper.
4828
Blegvad, Lenore (chosen by)
HARK! HARK! THE DOGS DO BARK and OTHER RHYMES ABOUT DOGS
London, Hamish Hamilton 1975 1st edition
£18.00
Hardback. BEAUTIFUL pictorial front and rear covers. Exceptionally bright,clean and tight. No inscription or name. Very tiny slight rubbing at ends of spine. DELIGHTFUL illustrations by Erik Blegvad. Identical pictorial dustwrapper. Price-clipped and two small unseen (archival tape) repaired tears on rear flap of dustwrapper. A nice copy. NEAR FINE in a VERY GOOD dustwrapper.
1808
Blyton E
FIVE GO OFF TO CAMP
London, Hodder & Stoughton 1960
£28.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Clean red cloth covers. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. LOVELY dark blue illustrated endpapers. ATTRACTIVE pictorial dustwrapper with very slight light creasing on btm.edges. Not price-clipped. A nice copy. VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD.
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Blyton E
THE ISLAND OFADVENTURE
London, Macmillan 1956 reprint.
£32.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Lovely yellow decorated cloth covers. No inscription or name. Spine is leaning just a little. Clean and tight. WONDERFUL all -round pictorial dustwrapper, few tiny edge-chips and repaired insde with archival tape. A VERY GOOD + copy in VERY GOOD dustwrapper.
33
Blyton Enid - author Soper, Eileen- illustrator
THE VERY CLEVER RABBIT
Leicester, Brockhampton Press no date c1940's
£20.00
Hardback ( 4 1/2" x 5 1/2" ).ATTRACTIVE cream pictorial covers with some of original paper spine missing but showing a clean, red cloth spine underneath. Corners a little bumped and rubbed. One faint name on first blank endpaper. Bright, clean and tight. Attractive decorated endpapers. SUPERB colour and black and white illustrations by Eileen Soper. Lovely story. Scarce. VERY GOOD.
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