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The Baby Elephant

By: Dunlop, Gilbert

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 057757

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in unclipped (5/-) dustwrapper which shows signs of wear, internally repaired tear and minor loss. The story of Hooja, the baby elephant who ran way from the circus because he wanted some quiet time. Colour pictures throughout. Undated but British Library catalogue states 1948. View more info

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Game Boy

By: Durant, Alan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Barrington Stoke: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016052

ISBN: 1842991175

Condition: Near Fine


Appears unread. Protected in clear plastic cover protector. Next post UK dispatch. 63 pages. View more info

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Constable 42 Z

By: E.A.B.D.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 016347

Condition: Good


Undated, small bookseller sticker and Sunday school prize plate (1892) to front pastedown. Some pages loosening. Pages generally clean and bright though some occasional spotting. Frontispiece plus engravings. Decorated blue boards with gilt titling to cover and faded spine. Edgewear and bumping to boards.189 pages plus RTS list of other illustrated story books. View more info

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Stories of American Life and Adventure

By: Eggleston, Edward

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1895

Seller ID: 015283

Condition: Good


Grey cloth with navy lettering and decoration. Gift inscription on front fly leaf. Spine darkened. Spine ends worn. B&w frontis + vignettes to the text. A few pages show light creasing. Binding is a little loose. Eclectic Readings series. A good copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Spy Smuggler : Paul Lelaud France 1942-1944

By: Eldridge, Jim

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Scholastic: 2004

Seller ID: 058433

ISBN: 0439968844

Condition: Very Good


Unread copy which has small crease to front cover. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Warne's Happy Book for Girls

By: England Mary (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064216

Condition: Good


Colour frontis + numerous b/w illustrations to the text. Text block is clean and unmarked. Boards are rubbed - especially front board where it meets the spine strip (see photo). A good clean copy of this girls annual. View more info

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Warne's Happy Book for Boys

By: England Mary (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064219

Condition: Reading Copy


Colour frontis + numerous b/w illustrations to the text. Text block is clean and unmarked. Boards are rubbed - especially front board where it meets the spine strip (see photo). Spine strip has faded and has crack to paper along spine. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated Xmas 1931. A good clean copy of this boys' annual. View more info

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To the World's Best Grandma

By: Exley, Helen (editor)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Watford, Hertfordshire, Exley Publications Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013046

ISBN: 1850153310

Condition: As New


Written and illustrated by children themselves. Pictorial laminated boards. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Silver Curlew

By: Farjeon, Eleanor

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1953

Seller ID: 064963

Condition: Very Good


Full-length story version of the old Norfolk fairy tale about a little black imp who spun twelve skeins of flax in half an hour to save the head of the Queen of Norway. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped protected dustwrapper which has small losses to the front cover at the top edge and to the base of the spine. Slight darkening to endpapers. Text block and drawings by Shepard very clean. 182 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Kingdom of a Thousand Isles

By: Farrer, M.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Peter Lunn: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051113

Condition: Good


Three young airmen come by accident to Torringa, the mysterious capital of the Kingdom of a Thousand Isles at what turns out to be the beginning of a thrilling adventure. Small ink splodge to pages 32/33 which affects one word on each page - though still legible. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear with two rubbed patches to rear cover which have removed some text of the synopsis of further books. 208 pages. View more info

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The Gracie Fields Gay Street Book for Boys and Girls

By: Fields, Gracie (Compiler)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Latimer House Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051112

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear, internally repaired tear and loss to spine end and front cover. 124 pages. Frontis of Gracie surrounded by children plus 3 colour plates of dogs by Michael Lyne, half-tone illustrated endpapers and numerous half-tone illustrations in text. View more info

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Anneli the Art Hater

By: Fine, Anne

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Egmont: 2002

Edition: Re-issue

Seller ID: 016046

ISBN: 140520186X

Condition: Near Fine


Appears unread. Protected in clear plastic cover protector. Next post UK dispatch. 121 pages View more info

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The Drowning Pond

By: Forde, Catherine

Price: £9.25

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 2006

Seller ID: 022878

ISBN: 1405828498

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the New Longman Literature series. 253 pages. As new, unread copy which shows signs of light shelfwear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Killer in the Dark

By: Foreman, Colin

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Kinross, Perth & Kinross, Myroy Books Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 026948

ISBN: 095489491X

Condition: As New


As new, unread copy of this children's adventure story. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Hornblower Goes To Sea - Cadet Edition Volume One : Selected from Mr. Midshipman Hornblower & Lieutenant Hornblower

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1954

Edition: Cadet Edition

Seller ID: 067904

Condition: Very Good


The first in a series of four illustrated volumes which bring together many of the most exciting exploits in Hornblower's adventurous career. Selected by G. P. Griggs. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w, protected in a plastic jacket - 191 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stirring Stories from French History

By: Forster, William J.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, J.W. Butcher:

Seller ID: 067837

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean, bright hardback in attractive green decorated cloth boards. Wesleyan Sunday School Prize plate on front endpaper. Occasional foxing spots. 256 pages + publisher's catalogue of Prize and Gift Books. 067837 View more info

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The Selfish Nephews and Other Stories/ Caspar's Find

By: Forster, William J./Marchant, Bessie

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Robert Culley:

Seller ID: 030275

Condition: Good


Red decorated cloth binding. 2 books in one volume. The Selfish Nephew & Other Stories contains 128 pages. Caspar's Find contains 160 pages + publisher's adverts and the date on the title page of this section is 1905. Previous owner's details on front endpaper are dated Nov 2nd 1909. Some foxing/thumb marks to pages throughout. An attractive copy. View more info

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A Dangerous Inheritance

By: Fox, Alice Wilson

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge:

Seller ID: 054142

Condition: Good


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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Robin Hood

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 067974

ISBN: 0283484470

Condition: Very Good


The best-selling author again shows her talent for story-telling for younger readers alongside the beautiful illustrations. Previous owners' names to the ffep's else a clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing minor loss and now protected in a plastic film - 207 pages. Prompt dispatch. 067974. View more info

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Pirates

By: Fraser, Lovat

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co:

Seller ID: 067941

Condition: Very Good


Covers - Captain Avery; Captain John Rackham; Captain Spriggs; Captain Edward Lowe; Captain Anstis; Captain John Phillips; Captain Teach alias Blackbeard; Majore Stede Bonnett; Captain William Kid; Captain Edward England; Captain John Gow alias Smith. Very good clean harback in pictorial paper covered boards with cloth spine. Darkening to page edges and some foxing to endpapers only. 159 pages. B/W illustrations. View more info