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The School on the Moor

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Sons:

Seller ID: 048524

Condition: Reading Copy


Square, tight hardback in beige cloth. Both endpapers have been removed. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. A little soiling to front cover and foxing to page edges but text block is clean. . 256 pages. B.W. frontis + three b.w. plates. View more info

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The Manor House School

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Blackie:

Seller ID: 051116

Condition: Good


A good clean hardback bound in green cloth with brown lettering. 256 pages. B.W. frontis. Pages are tanning with age. Though sold without d/w it includes the remains of the original wrapper. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. View more info

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Mrs. Strang's Annual for Girls

By: Brazil, Angela; Gaunt, Mary Rhoades, Esmee et al

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milton/Oxford University Press:

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 064980

Condition: Good


1920/30s Children's annual with a variety of contributors. Generally, a good, clean copy with darkening to final page - 168 pages. Some fraying/small loss to spine end. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Impossible Prefect

By: Breary, Nancy

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 049648

Condition: Good


Lindsay's appointment as a prefect at River Place school astonishes the sixth form, because Lindsay is apparently as casual as she is popular. Clean square hardback, with sunning to spine, in an unclipped ( 6/6 net ) d/w showing light shelfwear & tear. Produced to war economy standard and with a Xmas gift inscription dated 1947 to ffep. View more info

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The Bear

By: Briggs, Raymond

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012066

ISBN: 0099385619

Condition: Good


Charming children's story about a large polar bear and a little girl called Tilly. Minor creasing to covers. Small nick to bottom edge of first page. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Quest of the King's Palace

By: Bright True

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 009451

Condition: Good


Clean bright little children's book with 48 pages. Gift inscription on front fly leaf dated 1927. Small bookseller sticker to rear pastedown. Part of "The Little One's Library" series. 2 line drawn plates. A very attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories

By: Brisley, Joyce Lankester

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064966

Condition: Good


Gift inscription to front endpaper and child has written their name twice and birthday twice (once in pencil, once in pen) on half title page. A little foxing to fore-edge, else a good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which has one small closed tear to top edge. 96 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Looney Tunes Annual 1992

By: Broadhead, John and mcAleer, Joyce

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Manchester, World International Publishing: 1991

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 039786

ISBN: 0749802723

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright, unclipped hardback in pictorial laminated. No annotation. 61 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Poppy's Secret Wish (Ballerina Dreams series)

By: Bryant, Ann

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Usborne: 2004

Seller ID: 016063

ISBN: 0746060246

Condition: Near Fine


Appears unread. Protected in clear plastic cover protector. Creased to rear cover. 111 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Further Adventures of Jungle John

By: Budden, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green & Co: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030234

Condition: Good


Yellow cloth boards with black lettering. 226 pages. Tissue protected frontis + 4 further full page illustrations and various vignettes to the text. Covers are soiled and cloth is fraying to edges in a couple of places. Coloured picture of the jungle has been pasted to front pastedown along with previous owner's details. Foxed to edges and endpapers but text block is clean and binding tight. A good reading copy of this book being the second in the series. View more info

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Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel

By: Burton, Virginia Lee

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, USA, Houghton Mifflin:

Seller ID: 064892

ISBN: 0395169615

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, unread, hardback in an unclipped d/w ($13.95). Classic children's story told alongside beautifully illustrated coloured pictures - 44 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Happy Birthday Billy the Bad

By: Buxton, Jane

Price: £5.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Rainbow: 2003

Seller ID: 012866

ISBN: 1877223123

Condition: Fine


8 page card cover book - part of the Rainbow Reading Programme. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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May's Cousin

By: By the author of 'Reuben Touchett's Granddaughter'

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 055092

Condition: Good


Children's story with a Christian theme. Good clean hardback in brown decorated cloth boards which have a little bubbling to cloth. Undated but school prize plate on front pastedown dated 1901/02. Colour frontis. 79 pages + publisher's adverts. View more info

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All's Well

By: By the Author of Honor Bright, Two Blackbirds Etc

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co:

Seller ID: 059743

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback. Some staining to top margin of rear endpapers but text block is clean. Front endpaper removed. 4 b/w illustrations. 160 pages + adverts. Some adventurous boys receive a letter from their friend Larry, who had left two years before to go to sea with his father, Captain Brady. View more info

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Mr Rutherford's Children

By: By the authors of "The Wide, Wide World"

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne:

Seller ID: 061564

Condition: Good


Some wear to cloth at head of spine and fading to spine strip. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers. 122 pages + publisher's adverts. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Colour frontis. No date. View more info

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Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Master Quack No V

By: Byron, May ( Told By )

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052345

Condition: Good


No. 5 in the series. Clean square copy with faint foxing to prelims. Beautifully illustrated. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

By: Carpenter, Humphrey; Prichard, Mari

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1984

Edition: Reprinted with Corrections

Seller ID: 058345

ISBN: 0192115820

Condition: Very Good


Heavy, large volume hardback which brings together all aspects of the subject with more than 900 biographical entries dealing with authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and educationists. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 588 pages .Next post dispatch. View more info

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Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1924

Edition: Miniature Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 064972

Condition: Very Good


The famous sequel to Alice in Wonderland in which Alice finds herself in in the middle of a game of chess after wondering what life was like the other side of the looking glass. Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel. A very good clean hardback with faded spine. Gilt motif of The Queen of Hearts to front cover. 229 pages. View more info

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Looking for JJ

By: Cassidy, Anne

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Scholastic: 2005

Seller ID: 058375

ISBN: 0439977177

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear in the form of minor crimpling to bottom edge of a couple of pages. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and overall winner of the 2005 Sheffield Children's Book Award. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Half a Dozen Boys - an Every-day Story

By: Chapin Ray, Anna

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw:

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 023428

Condition: Good


Blue decorated cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. 318 pages. Boards are a little mottled. Cocked. Bookplate has been removed from front pastedown. Crease to front end paper. Tissue protected colour frontis. Undated. View more info