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Some Things for the Children : Ideas from the 20s & 30s

By: Waller, Jane (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045744

ISBN: 0715607421

Condition: Very Good


Skilfully collects the best and most characteristic ideas from this golden age of childhood. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 200 pages including credits and notes. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Lion Trouble

By: Walsh, Ciaran

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leeds, Yorkshire, Arnold & Son:

Seller ID: 001779

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Time for Reading Series Book 9. A very good clean copy - 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Christie's Old Organ or "Home, Sweet Home"

By: Walton, Mrs. O.F.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press:

Seller ID: 055634

Condition: Very Good


The story of orphaned Christie and his friend the aged organ-grinder Treffy. Very good clean hardback in unclipped (3/6 net) dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. Undated. 164 pages. 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

Seller ID: 009501

Condition: Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The End of a Coil

By: Warner, Susan

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet and Co:

Seller ID: 029145

Condition: Good


Blue decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering. 514 pages + publisher's adverts. Spine strip is a little faded and spine ends worn. Some ink spots to top and fore edge but no text affected. B&W illustrations. Gift inscription dated November 1914 to front pastedown. Front hinge has been reinforced with linen binders tape. A good copy. View more info

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I Wanna Iguana (SIGNED COPY)

By: Watson, T. E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Paw Prints Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 046350

ISBN: 1584780096

Condition: Near Fine


Beautifully illustrated copy in pictorial laminated boards and SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription 'Happy Reading T.E. Watson'. 32 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Treasure Trail

By: Wayne, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes:

Seller ID: 024105

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Paper wraps. Spine strip is fragile and has piece missing to middle of centre section. Pages foxed. Part of the Flag Library for Boys. Original price 2d. View more info

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Mr. Papingay's Ship

By: Webb, Marion St. John

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, Newnes:

Seller ID: 053139

Condition: Very Good


The first popular edition of this children's book featuring the popular character Mr. Papingay. Illustrated throughout by "Robin". A very good clean, undated hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear with tears to head of spine, internally repaired tear to rear cover and small stain to spine strip. Binding square and tight. Text block clean, though light foxing to page edges. 249 pages. View more info

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Whatley's Quest

By: Whatley, Bruce; Smith, Rosie

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064907

ISBN: 0207184917

Condition: Very Good


With hundreds of words and ideas and what to look out for!! Gift quality, large format hardback in a d/w. Clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Girl I Loved

By: Whitcomb Riley, James

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1910

Seller ID: 064982

Condition: Very Good


Good clean, beautifully illustrated hardback. Small loss to the bottom corner of the illustrated front board. Previous owner's name to front endpaper, and bookplate to front pastedown. Unpaginated. An attractive copy. View more info

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Mother Goose

By: Willcox Smith, Jessie (pictures by)

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 064971

Condition: Very Good


Rear board has some foxing marks and foxed to page edges, otherwise a really nice copy of this book of nursery rhymes for young children. 208 pages. 12 colour plates + numerous b/w illustrations to the text. Boards have been protected with archival film. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Hand on the Rein

By: Williams, Gwenda

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Marshall Morgan & Scott: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004488

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth boards with black lettering to spine. Illustrated by W. M. Cuthill. Spine is a little faded. A very good, clean copy of this hard to find children's title - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Boys' Realm of Stories

By: Willis, Thomas J. ; le Brock, Julien etc

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw:

Seller ID: 031821

Condition: Good


No date. Xmas gift inscription to ffep dd 1939. Generally a clean & bright copy with some odd light foxing. Rubbing to board edges. With b/w illustrations and coloured plates. Unpaged. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Sarah the Valiant

By: Wilson Wilson, Theodora

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Alston Rivers Ltd: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030274

Condition: Good


Blue decorated cloth covers with gilt lettering. vii + 325 pages + publisher's adverts. 8 plates listed in illustrations list but two are missing including the frontis. Decoration on front cover is rubbed (see photo) however, binding is tight and text block clean. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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The Pied Pipers : Interviews with the Influential Creators of Children's Literature

By: Wintle, Justin; Fisher, Emma

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Paddington Press: 1975

Seller ID: 052938

ISBN: 0846700387

Condition: Very Good


Examines the radical changes seen in the previous thirty years in children's literature. Consists of interviews with many of the days most important children's writers and illustrators. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with sunning to spine - 320 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Electric Dragon

By: Wood, Patrick

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Scholastic: 2005

Seller ID: 022642

ISBN: 0439963893

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy of this children's book which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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One Son is Enough

By: Woodford, Peggy

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Walker Books Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025247

ISBN: 1844281450

Condition: As New


The story of twin brothers, separated by the sultan's decree and their battle to be reunited against all the odds. "Endorsed by Amnesty International as contributing to a better understanding of human rights and the values that underpin them." As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Secret Life of Jamie B Superspy

By: Worman, Ceri

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Orchard Books: 2004

Seller ID: 016054

ISBN: 1843623897

Condition: Near Fine


Appears unread. Protected in clear plastic cover protector. Next post UK dispatch. 127 pages View more info

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The True Mystery of the Mary Celeste

By: Wright, Rachel

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Scholastic: 2001

Seller ID: 016059

ISBN: 0439992567

Condition: Near Fine


Appears unread. Protected in clear plastic cover protector. Next post UK dispatch. 55 pages View more info

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Jeremy Whistle

By: Wrigley, Denis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kingswood, Surrey, World's Work: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052802

ISBN: 0437866009

Condition: Very Good


The author's first novel for children catches the feelings of a boy who discovers for himself the love of music. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 92 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info