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A Born School Captain - a Tale of St. Polycarp's

By: Batchelder, W.J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd,


Grey cloth boards with brown lettering and decoration of a cricketer to spine. 256 pages. Binding square and tight. B&W frontis + 3 other b&w illustrations. Foxed. Light ridging to spine. A good, solid copy. View more info

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A Century Of Girls' Stories

By: Boileau, Ethel ( Editor )

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, Hutchinson & Co,


Heavy, large volume hardback circa 1935. Good clean copy with previous owner's name to ffep - 1,018 pages. Some sunning/spotting to covers/spine. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Child is Born

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins,


Part of the ' Collins Wonder Colour Books ' series. Beautifully illustrated in colour and b/w. Some rubbing to board edges. No date. Previous owner's name filled in to front pastedown. View more info

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A Child's Charles Dickens

By: Braybrooke, Patrick ( Arranged By )

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Cecil Palmer, 1930

Edition: First Edition


With notes and glossary and an introduction by Walter Dexter. A completely original book, for children, about Charles Dickens. Some faint spotting to page edges else a clean square copy with a neat award inscription to the ffep. The dustjacket is somewhat tatty with wear & tear and some small losses - 255 pages. A scarce copy. View more info

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A Child's First Book of Prayers

By: Rock, Lois & Jay, Alison

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Lion Publishing Plc, 2002


A very good, clean copy of this book which brings together a collection of over 150 prayers, each with attractive colour illustrations, suitable for children's prayertime. Next post dispatch from UK. View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society, 1998


A classic collection of children's verse. Very good clean hardback - text block immaculate presented in slipcase which is stained. 104 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Dangerous Inheritance

By: Fox, Alice Wilson

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,


Good clean hardback in decorated green cloth boards. 256 pages + publisher's adverts.. Some foxing throughout. Undated but School Prize Plate on front endpaper dated 1909. The story of an American heiress Sydney Stonyman and her English guardian Geoffrey Dury. View more info

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A Day at the Seaside

By: Thomson Penny

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Campbell Blackie Books, 1989


A book about the seaside for young children. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Girl Governess Or Ella Dalton's Success.

By: Ward, A. E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The National Sunday School Union,

Edition: Sixth Edition


1920's boarding school novel for schoolgirls. A good clean hardback in original dustwrapper which shows signs of light general shelfwear and tear and minor loss. 205 pages. Award plate to ffep dated 1925. Tanning to page margins. Spine is faded. Illustrated with b/w/ frontispiece plus line drawings throughout. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of Everyday Things in England Done in Four Parts of Which This is the First 1066-1499

By: Quennell, Marjorie and C. H. B.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd, 1938

Edition: Seventh Impression (Third Edition)


Illustrated with colour and b&w plates. Written to help children understand how people lived in days gone by - 242 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Houseful of Rebels

By: Rhoades, Walter

Price: £102.50

Publisher: Westminster, Archibald Constable & Co, 1897

Edition: First Edition


Green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration of dragonfly to front cover and girl to spine strip. pp. [vi] 231 + publisher's catalogue. Subtitle "Being an account of three naughty girls and their adventures in fairyland." Edges untrimmed. Gilt top edge. Bump to corner of front board. Light wear to spine ends and corners. Front end paper removed. Light soiling to rear board. Tissue protected frontis + 9 full page illustrations by Wilson. An attractive copy ... View more info

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A Night of Wonders

By: Bedford, Francis D.

Price: £77.50

Publisher: E. Grant Richards,


Some minor soiling to cream covers and wear and splitting to cloth at head of spine. Beautifully illustrated Christmas story. Undated but British Library catalogue states 1906. 124 pages, colour illustrations + b/w vignettes to the text. View more info

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A Pair of Schoolgirls - a Story of School Girls

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Sons,


A very good clean hardback in green cloth decorated with black lettering. Small bump to fore edge of front board and light wear to corners and spine ends. Unclipped (5/-net) dustwrapper is tatty with signs of wear and tear and areas of loss to spine ends. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. 256 pages. Four b/w plates. Undated but printed to War Economy standards. View more info

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A Study in Gold

By: Pettman, Grace

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, S.W. Partridge,


Blue decorated cloth boards with gilt titles. 320 pages + publisher's catalogue to rear. Frontis + 5 further illustrations by Elizabeth Earnshaw. Binding square and tight. Text block generally clean though slight tanning to pages. Sunday School Prize bookplate on front endpaper dated Feb 4th 1913. An attractive copy. View more info

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A Walk By the Seaside

By: Hewitt, Sally

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Franklin Watts, 2005

Edition: First Edition


One of the 'A Walk by the..' Series. Unread hardback in pictorial laminated boards with slight bumping to corners - 30 pages including index. Reliable next post dispatch. View more info