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Blake, Quentin - illustrator Dahl, Roald - author
THE GIRAFFE AND THE PELLY AND ME
London, Jonathan Cape 1985 1st edition
£45.00
Large hardback ( 9" x 12" ). Attractive pictorial covers. A little bumping and rubbing at spine ends and tiny nick at btm.of spine. Very faint indentation on cover. No inscription or name. Very bright, clean and very tight. Fantastic story by Roald Dahl and SUPERB colour illustrations on every page by Quentin Blake. VERY GOOD
6368
Keeping, Charles
Wasteground Circus
London, Oxford University Press 1975 1st edition
£25.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very attractive and colourful pictorial covers. A little rubbing to corners and ends of spine. No inscription or name. Very bright, clean and tight. Lovely decorated endpapers. Superb colour illustrations ( full-page and double-page ) by C.Keeping. Identical pictorial dustwrapper with a small repair at btm.of front corner. Not price-clipped and in a clear protective covering. VG / VG
4942
Langley Noel
The Land of Green Ginger
£85.00
Green cloth covers with gilt titles on spine and front cover.
6833
Laver, James described by
English Costume of the Nineteenth Century
London, A.C.Black 1935
£15.00
Re-cased in green marbled boards with green cloth spine and front and rear edges. New endpapers. Clean and tight. No inscription. No d/w. Name and number in ink on title page. Page 40 has neat repairs. Very attractive colour and sepia brown illustrations by Iris Brooke. VG
2452
Foreman Michael. Jones Terry.
The Fly By Night
London, Pavilion, 1994.
£11.50
Laminated pictorial boards, illustrated in colour by Michael Foreman,VG+.
345
Ardizzone, Edward - author and illustrator
TIM AND GINGER
London, Oxford University Press 1965 1st edition
£50.00
Hardback with dustwrapper( 7 1/2" x 10" ). Very ATTRACTIVE pictorial covers. A little bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. White pages. A small 1/2" tear to the bottom margin of one of the pages has been repaired wit archival tape.SUPERB colour and black and white illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Identical pictorial dustwrapper. A little rubbing at spine ends and corners and tiny loss at btm.of spine. Bright and clean. Not price-clipped. Has removable,clear protective covering. VERY GOOD / VERY GOOD
6348
North, Gil
SERGEANT CLUFF & THE DAY OF RECKONING
London, Chapman & Hall 1967 1st edition
£25.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight. No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper clean with small loss at top of spine and top rear corner. Has clear protective covering with some creases on front and is fastened down to covers. VERY GOOD + / GOOD
6829
North, Gil
SERGEANY CLUFF & THE PRICE OF PITY
London, Chapman & Hall 1965 1st edition
£30.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight (white pages). No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper, not price-clipped. Very clean with a few tiny chips at ends of spine. These are hardly seen as there is a clear protective coveringwhich is taped to cover. VERY GOOD+ / VERY GOOD
6827
North, Gil
THE PROCRASTINATION OF SERGEANT CLUFF
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1969 1st edition
£50.00
Hardback in dustwrapper. Very clean and tight (white pages). No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper, clean with very slight chipping on edges. Has clear protective covering. SCARCE. VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD
6830
North, Gil
THE METHODS OF SERGENT CLUFF
London, White Lion 1973 Reprint.
£10.00
Red cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. Very clean and tight with sharp corners. No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper is well-rubbed and has a few creases around the edges. VERY GOOD / GOOD
6824
North, Gil
Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm
London, Chapman & Hall 1960 1st edition
£10.00
Black cloth covers with silver titles on spine. Clean and tight. Top corners slightly bumped. Has W.H.Smith Library bookplate inside cover. Good copy.
6823
North, Gil
SERGEANT CLUFF GOES FISHING
London, Chapman & Hall 1962 1st edition
£10.00
Brown cloth covers. Very clean and tight. No inscription or name. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few wrinkles and edge-rubbing and has been fastened to covers. VERY GOOD / GOOD
6825
Tanner, Robin
Double Harness
London, Impact 1990 1st softback edition
£12.00
White pictorial covers.Very clean and tight. Softback 91/2" x 71/2". No d/w. No inscription. Etchings and pen drawings by Robin Tanner. A very good copy.
1995
Gibb, Eileen
SAMMY THE SHUNTER - NO.4 SAMMY GOES TO AMERICA
London, Ian Allan no date (priced 2/-)
£20.00
Softback ( 6" x 4") horizontal strip book. ATTRACTIVE colour pictorial cover. Name in "Book belongs to" box. Tiny crease at top corner. Similar to the Thomas the Tank Engine books. LOVELY colour illustrations throughout. VERY GOOD.
6044
Gibb, Eileen
SAMMY THE SHUNTER - NO.2 SAMMY GOES TO THE CIRCUS
London, Ian Allan no date (priced 1/6d)
£20.00
Softback (6" x 4" ) horizontal strip book. ATTRACTIVE colour pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Very bright, clean and tight. Similar to the Thomas the Tank Engine books. LOVELY colour illustrations throughout. VERY GOOD +
6043
Gibb, Eileen
SAMMY THE SHUNTER - NO.7 SAMMY AND THE OLD ENGINES
London, Ian Allan no date
£15.00
Softback ( 6" x 4" ) horizontal strip book. ATTRACTIVE highly coloured pictorial cover. List of nine titles on rear cover. Tiny piece clipped from btm.corner and some faint foxing.No name or inscription. Bright, clean and tight. Lovely full-page colour and black and white illustrations. VERY GOOD.
6003
Gibb, Eileen
SAMMY THE SHUNTER - NO.6 SAMMY MEETS FATHER CHRISTMAS
London, Ian Allan no date (priced 1/6d).
£20.00
Softback ( 6" x 4" ) horizontal strip book. ATTRACTIVE colour pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Bright, clean and tight. Similar to the Thomas the Tank Engine books. LOVELY colour illustrations throughout. VERY GOOD.
6045
Gee, H.L.
THE TWINS ON HOLIDAY ( STRIP BOOK )
Leicester, Brockhampton Press no date (priced 1/-)
£15.00
Softback horizontal STRIP book ( 6" x 3" ). ATTRACTIVE decorated cover (seaside scene) with yellow cloth spine. Rusty marks on both sides of spine from staples. Slight surface crease on front cover. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. Two lovely illustrations on each page by Olive F. Openshaw. VERY GOOD.
6009
Gee, H. L.
THE TWINS AT PEEP-O-DAY FARM - A STRIP BOOK
Leicester, Brockhampton no date ( priced 1/- )
£17.50
Softback ( 6" x 2 3/4" ) horizontal strip book .ATTRACTIVE green pictorial covers. A little staple -rusting on spine .Imprint of erased name on title page. No inscription or name. Very bright, clean and tight. Lovely illustrations by Olive Openshaw. VERY GOOD.
6528
Main, Neville
JIMMY AT THE SEASIDE ( STRIP BOOK )
Leicester, Brockhampton Press no date (priced 1/-)
£15.00
Softback horizontal STRIP book (6" x 3" ). ATTRACTIVE yellow decorated cover with red cloth spine. No inscription or name.Clean and tight. Two lovely illustrations on every page. VERY GOOD>
6007
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