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Abbott, Jane illustrated by, Robinson, Hilary written by
SARAH THE SPIDER
London, Dragon's World 1995 1st edition
£10.50
Hardback ( 9" x 10" ). Very ATTRACTIVE colour pictorial covers. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. Sarah the dancing Spider has a great passion for brightly-coloured boots and shoes. SUPERB double-page, colour illustrations throughout by Jane Abbott. Identical pictorial dustwrapper, not price - clipped and in lovely condition. FINE / VERY GOOD.
4236
Adams, Adrienne - illustrated by, Grahame, Kenneth - author
THE RIVER BANK from The Wind In The Willows
London, Methuen 1978 1st edition
£10.50
Hardback ( 8" x 10" ). Dark green cloth covers with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. LOVELY colour illustrations by A. Adams ( some full-page ). ('First unabridged chapter from this well-beloved book and provides a perfect introduction for younger children').Very attractive all-round colour pictorial dustwrapper. A FINE copy in a FINE dustwrapper.
4882
Adel, Daniel - illustrated by, Scieszka, Jon - author
THE BOOK THAT JACK WROTE
London, Viking 1994 1st edition
£10.50
Hardback ( 9" x 11" ). Very ATTRACTIVE pictorial covers. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight ( AS NEW ).Both front and rear of book have three marbled endpapers. SUPERB full-page colour illustrations by Daniel Adel. Identical pictorial dustwrapper, not price - clipped. FINE / FINE.
4943
Ahlberg Allan - author Lawrence, John - illustratd by
THE MYSTERIES OF ZIGOMAR
London, Walker Books 1997 1st edition
£12.00
Hardback in dustwrapper.Light beige cloth covers.Very clean and tight. No inscription or name. LOVELY colour illustrations by John Lawrence. Green pictorial d/w. Not price-clipped. FINE / VERY GOOD +
1970
Ahlberg Janet - illustrated by Allan Ahlberg - author
STARTING SCHOOL
London Viking kestrel 1988 1st
£13.50
Hardback in dustwrapper. ATTRACTIVE pictorial covers.Very bright, clean and tight. No inscription or name. LOVELY colour illustrations by Janet Ahlberg. Identical pictorial,price-clipped dustwrapper. FINE / VERY GOOD.
354
Ahlberg Janet, illustrated by Ahlberg Allan, author
BYE BYE BABY
London, Heinemann 1989.
£15.00
Hardback with dustwrapper. LOVELY pictorial covers.Very clean and tight. No inscription or name. ATTRACTIVE decorated endpapers. Lovely colour illustrations by Janet Ahlberg. Identical pictorial dustwrapper. FINE / VERY GOOD.
350
Ahlberg, Janet & Allan
THE CLOTHES HORSE and OTHER STORIES
London, Viking / Kestrel 1987 1st edition
£13.50
Hardback ( 7" x 9" ). Very ATTRACTIVE pictorial covers. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright clean and tight. Decorated endpapers and DELIGHTFUL colour illustrations throughout. Identical pictorial,price-clipped dustwrapper. Bright and clean. FINE / VERY GOOD
6337
Aldin, Cecil
OLD INNS
London, Heinemann 1921 1st edition
£75.00
Hardback ( 7 1/2" x 10" ). Black cloth covers with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. 149pages. Ends of spine a little bumped and very slight rubbing at corners. Blank end papers browned. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. There are 16 SUPERB full-page, tissue-guarded colour illustrations and 12 in black and white by Cecil Aldin. A VERY GOOD copy.
6326
Aldin, Cecil
CATHEDRALS AND ABBEY CHURCHES OF ENGLAND
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode no date c1920's
£50.00
Hardback ( 8" x 10 3/4" ). Mottled purple cloth covers with inlaid gilt titles on front cover and titles and decoration in gilt on faded spine.111pages. Ends of spine a little bumped and very slight rubbing at corners. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. BEAUTIFUL decorated endpapers and 16 SUPERB full-page, tissue-guarded colour illustrations and 15 in black and white by Cecil Aldin. A VERY GOOD copy.
6325
Aldin, Cecil
CATHEDRALS AND ABBEY CHURCHES OF ENGLAND
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1929
£50.00
Hardback ( 8" x 11" ). Professionally re-cased, new boards and new endpapers. Red cloth covers with white inlaid label with black titles on spine. No inscription or name. Hardback in dustwrapper. Exceptionally clean and tight. SUPERB full-page illustrations by Cecil Aldin - 16 in colour and 15 in black and white. Cream decorated dustwrapper, grubby and stained, also repaired but with no loss. Has a clear protective cover. A FINE copy in a GOOD dustwrapper.
4090
Aldin, Cecil - illustrated by Irving, Washington - author
OLD CHRISTMAS
London, Hodder & Stoughton 1908 1st edition
£75.00
Hardback ( 6" x 8" ). Green cloth covers with ATTRACTIVE holly and mistletoe decoration and titles in dark green and cream, darkened spine with same decoration and titles. Corners and btm.of spine slightly rubbed and top of spine is bumped with two tiny tears. Foxing to first endpaper and on the tissue over the colour frontispiece and a few odd marks on margins. No inscription or name. Clean and tight. There are 27 SUPERB colour illustrations by Cecil Aldin. A VERY GOOD copy.
4916
Aldridge, Alan
PHANTASIA OF DOCKLAND,ROCKLAND AND DODOS
London, Jonathan Cape 1981 1st edition
£35.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very ATTRACTIVE pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page, double-page and a fold-out colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. A LOVELY COPY. VERY GOOD +
6330
Aldridge, Alan - illustrated by Adams, Richard - verses by
THE SHIP'S CAT
London, Jonathan Cape 1977 1st edition
£35.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very attractive pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. Also includes a large FANTASTIC poster. A LOVELY COPY. VERY GOOD +
6331
Aldridge, Alan - illustrated by, Ryder, George E. - verses by
THE PEACOCK PARTY - A SEQUEL to THE BUTTERFLY BALL and the GRASSHOPPER's FEAST
London, Jonathan Cape 1979 1st edition
£25.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very ATTRACTIVE pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page and a double fold-out colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. A LOVELY COPY. VERY GOOD +
6329
Aldridge, Alan - illustrator, Walker, Ted - poems by
THE LION'S CAVALCADE
London, Jonathan Cape 1980 1st edition
£25.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very ATTRACTIVE pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. A LOVELY COPY. VERY GOOD+
6328
Ambrus Victor G. illustrated by, Branley Franklyn M. author
THE MYSTERY OF STONEHENGE
Newton Abbot, David & Charles 1972 1st edition
£10.50
Hardback in dustwrapper. Pictorial covers and blue cloth spine. 55 pages. No inscription or name. Very informative of Stonehenge. ATTRACTIVE illustrations by Victor G. Ambrus. Pictorial dustwrapper (minor closed tears with no loss ). Clean, bright and tight. VERY GOOD / GOOD+.
282
Andersen, Hans - author Anne Anderson - illustrated by
ANDERSEN'S FAIRY STORIES
London, The Children's Press no date ( inscription 1930 )
£26.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" ).Bright colour pictorial cover. Grubby rear cover and spine. Well-rubbed at spine ends, all edges and corners. Small, neat inscription on reverse of first front endpaper. Clean and tight as front hinge has been neatly re-inforced. There are eight SUPERB full-page, colour illustrations and numerous lovely in black and white by Anne Anderson. Although well- rubbed it is still a Nice Copy. GOOD.
4074
Andersen,Hans, Anderson,Anne illustrated by
ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
London, Children's Press c 1930's
£20.00
Hardback. Very bright pictorial covers. Exceptionally clean and tight. Inscription on first front endpaper in ink (1933). Numerous black and white and 4 SUPERB colour plates by Anne Anderson. Bright pictorial d/w with 3 tiny repairs (1/4" at top front cover and 2 tiny ones top of spine). VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD.
2196
Anderson, Wayne
WAYNE ANDERSON'S HORRORBLE BOOK. Do You Dare To Turn The Page? Do You Dare Reveal The End ?
London, Dorling Kindersley 1996 1st edition
£12.50
Hardback ( 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" ). Attractive grey pictorial cover with spider's webs and skeletons etc. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page illustrations by Wayne Anderson, with half pages which fit on each side and an enormous pull-out page ( 17" x 28" ) in rear of book. A FINE copy.
4938
Angel, Marie
COTTAGE FLOWERS
London, Pelham Books 1980 1st edition
£15.00
Hardback ( 9" x 11" ) in dustwrapper. Brown cloth covers with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. BEAUTIFUL watercolour flower illustrations by Marie Angel. LOVELY pictorial dustwrapper, has been price-clipped but is bright, and clean. FINE / VERY GOOD
6333
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