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Trouble at Townsend

By: Saville, Malcolm

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Noel Carrington: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064815

Condition: Very Good


The first book in the Michael and Mary series. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in red cloth boards. Gilt lettering to spine. 128 pages. No dustjacket. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Zulu - Fireside Tales

By: Savory, Phyllis

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Howard Timmins: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035038

ISBN: 0869781847

Condition: Good


Tales passed by word of mouth from one generation to another - as was the Zulu custom. A good clean copy with small split to head of spine strip. 64 pages. Gift inscription on front pastedown. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Für mein Kind - Religiöses Spruchbüchlein für die ganz Kleinen - Gesammelte und neue Verse

By: Schürholz, Maria

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Baden, Baden: Schulbrüder: 1929

Seller ID: 062080

Condition: Good


Some foxing to covers and previous owner's name in pencil to front endpaper, otherwise a very good clean copy of this illustrated children's book. Text in German. 33 pages + adverts. View more info

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Antarctica: Land of the Penguins

By: Scott, Jonathan; Scott, Angela

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins Educational: 2005

Seller ID: 020139

ISBN: 0007186401

Condition: As New


Children's book which explains how the penguin survives in the coldest, wildest land on earth. As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Misfortunes of Sophy - Fourth Series

By: Segur, Comtesse De

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062575

Condition: Fair


Translated from the French by Honor & Edgar Skinner. Illustrated in colour and line by Marie-Madeleine Franc-Nohain. 3 colour plates. Spine strip has been reinforced to its length with bookbinder's tape, otherwise a very good clean copy. 77 pages. View more info

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May's Cousin

By: Sergeant, Adeline

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 040254

Condition: Good


Children's story with a Christian theme. Square, tight hardback which is a little soiled to covers. Undated but partially removed bookplate on front pastedown dated 1917. A little foxing to endpapers. 79 pages + publisher's adverts. View more info

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The Zoo Man Speaking

By: Seth-Smith, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064936

Condition: Good


The second book to be published based on the author's talks on animals in the London Children's Hour. Some odd, light sunning/spotting to page margins else a good, clean hardback with a UCS Prize plate to front pastedown and their logo stamped to front cover. Light shelfwear to boards/spine which shows sunning - 294 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hermit in the Hills

By: Severn, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044557

Condition: Good


A good clean copy of this children's book featuring Crusoe Robinson. A good clean hardback which has small stain to rear cover. 225 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Waggon for Five

By: Severn, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044558

Condition: Good


A good clean copy of this children's book featuring Crusoe Robinson. A good clean hardback. Gift inscription to front endpaper. 233 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, A & C Black: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049665

Condition: Very Good


True classic of animal literature as Black Beauty tells his own tale from his own point of view through happy times and sad. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear and some minor loss - 254 pages. Coloured frontis of Lady Anne and her pet. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Tell Me Another Story

By: Sherwin Bailey, Carolyn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, The Platt And Munk Co. Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 000572

Condition: Very Good


A book of read aloud stories for children. Small book seller's sticker stuck to front paste down. Orange boards with black lettering, Colour frontispiece. A clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Caught in the Headlights

By: Shillitoe, Tony

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 2003

Seller ID: 029112

ISBN: 0207199167

Condition: Reading Copy


Good reading copy with previous owner's stamp to prelim. 214 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fellowship of the Ring Insiders' Guide, The

By: Sibley, Brian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 004988

ISBN: 0007131941

Condition: Very Good


The official film tie-in companion for younger readers, packed with fascinating facts, on-set interviews and unique photos from the filming of the trilogy. 96 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Land of Narnia

By: Sibley, Brian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins Lions: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064131

ISBN: 0001911619

Condition: Very Good


Explains how C.S. Lewis came to write the Narnia books, the hidden meaning behind the stories, and something of his character. A very good clean copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. 96 pages. Attractive illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Children's Play-Hour Book : 4th Hour

By: Southwold, Stephen (Edited By)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1930

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 064948

Condition: Very Good


Series of stories, poems & puzzles for young children. Includes eight coloured plates. Some odd, light spotting mainly confined to early pages else a clean, bright copy save crossword to rear faintly filled in with pencil - 183 pages. Light sunning to spine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Limbersnigs or The Adventures of Prince Kebole the Tall

By: Speed, Flora & Lancelot

Price: £62.50

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Jellicoe: 1896

Seller ID: 062579

Condition: Fair


Undated but British Library catalogue states 1896. Section of spine strip is missing. Some bubbling to cloth and small stain to front cover. Front hinge has been reinforced with bookbinder's tape. Colour frontis + three colour plates (no tissue-guards). Plus numerous b/w illustrations by the Victorian illustrator Lancelot Speed. Text block is very clean. View more info

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Lucy's Temptation - a Temperance Story for Young Men and Women

By: Spenser, F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Culley:

Seller ID: 055094

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback in blue decorated cloth boards. B/W frontis. Undated but Sunday School prize plate on front pastedown dated 1900/1. 112 pages + publisher's catalogue. View more info

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Heidi

By: Spyri, Johanna

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Dean:

Seller ID: 057750

Condition: Good


The simple, sweet story of the little girl who lived high up on the Swiss Alps. . Light tanning to page edges and small mark to front endpaper else a good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss to top edge of spine and rear cover. 214 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Treasure Island

By: Stevenson, R.L.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hampster Books:

Seller ID: 057759

Condition: Very Good


Famous children's story narrated by Jim Hawkins, which tells the story of pirates and buried treasure. The Early Reader Series No. 2. 78 pages. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows wear/tear minor loss and some staining. Undated circa 1957. View more info

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Treasure Island

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Puffin: 1994

Seller ID: 017309

ISBN: 0140366725

Condition: Very Good


As new, unread copy which now shows signs of light shelf wear/minor creasing to covers. View more info