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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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The Ugly Dachshund

By: Stern, G. B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067047

Condition: Good


Good clean copy in grey boards with light sunning to spine - 149 pages. Beautifully illustrated throughout. Prompt 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

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1998

Seller ID: 058106

Condition: Very Good


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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Clock of Doom

By: Stewart, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Usborne Publishing Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 015909

ISBN: 0746024754

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy of this children's spine chiller. 115 pages. View more info

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The Golden Goblet and Other Stories

By: Stocking, Jay T.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, USA, The Pilgrim Press: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024205

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy with four coloured plates including frontis protected by creased tissue guard. Green cloth boards with embossed decoration, laid on illustration and gilt lettering. Gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Edgewear to boards and spine ends. Page edges rough trimmed. 154pp plus illustrated endpapers. Booksellers stamp to front end paper. View more info

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Dracula

By: Stoker, Bram

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, Macdonal Children's Books: 1985

Seller ID: 024538

ISBN: 0361085583

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright paperback abridged by Wendy Hobson. Part of the 'Nightmare' series. 128 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Big Book for Girls

By: Strang, Mrs Herbert ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford - Oxford University Press: 1931

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 058473

Condition: Good


With contributions by a variety of authors. Some odd, faint foxing else a clean, tight hardback circa early 1930s. showing some sunning to spine. Birthday gift inscription, in pencil, to reverse of coloured frontis. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Shepherds' Surprise : A Pop-Up Book

By: Strejan, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, David C. Cook: 1976

Seller ID: 040350

ISBN: 0723547173

Condition: Good


Part of the World Distributors Pop-Up Books Series. Good, well-cared for copy with some looseness to spine and edgewear to boards. Features six scenes surrounding Jesus's birth in Bethlehem. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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How They Were caught In a Trap - A Tale of France in 1802

By: Stuart, Esme

Price: £77.50

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029166

Condition: Good +


Blue decorated cloth with gilt lettering which has dulled to the spine-strip. 280 pages. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. School Prize Plate on front pastedown. Slight soiling to boards. Previous owner's stamp on front endpaper. b&w frontis. An attractive copy. View more info

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Bonzo's Annual

By: Studdy, G.E.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son:

Seller ID: 051086

Condition: Reading Copy


Undated. Front cover shows Bonzo shooting a pea-shooter at a magician balancing a goldfish bowl. Front endpaper has been removed. Some foxing to page edges but text block and pictures are clean. Covers are rubbed to edges and corners but generally a good clean copy of this early children's annual. View more info

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This Must Be Love

By: Sutherland, Tui T.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019573

ISBN: 006056475X

Condition: Near Fine


Based on Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Unread hardback in an un-clipped d/w - 242 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Hydra

By: Swindells, Robert

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Heinemann Educational Publishers: 1998

Seller ID: 031954

ISBN: 0435124986

Condition: Very Good


Part of Heinemann New Windmills series. Children's mystery thriller set on a farm. Clean, bright copy - 163 pages. Prompt dispatch.. View more info

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Anne of Queen Anne's

By: Talbot, Ethel

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030144

Condition: Good


Gren cloth boards with black lettering and ruling. Colour frontispiece. 288 pages. Spine strip has faded. Front endpaper has been neatly removed. A little foxing to edges and endpapers but text block clean. Binding square and tight. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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School Yarns for Boys

By: Talbot, Ethel ; Wynne, May etc.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 031819

Condition: Good


No date c 1920/30's. Corners bumped and scuffed, internally clean and bright. With four colour plates including frontis- 'A Bad Miss'. Previous owner's name to ffep and small bookseller sticker to front pastedown. 96 pages. View more info

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Schubert - the Story of the Boy Who Wrote Beautiful Songs

By: Tapper, Thomas & Azulay, Gertrude

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Boosey & Co: 1929

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 018090

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Child's Own Book of the Great Composers series. 14 page booklet including the page of illustrations which are to be placed by the child in the proper place in the book. The book can then be sewn through the centre (instructions included.). View more info