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The Arabian Nights' Entertainments

By: N/A

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo: 1873

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 051106

Condition: Reading Copy


Translated from the Arabic. With upwards of a hundred illustrations on wood drawn by S.J. Groves. The frontis has a rubbed patch which infringes on the plate and there is some fraying to cloth along spine strip and light soiling to covers. . Occasional spotting to pages, but generally a good clean reading copy. 539 pages + 16 pages of adverts. View more info

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Stories from Aunt Judy

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1913

Seller ID: 051114

Condition: Good


Selection of stories reprinted from Aunt Judy's Magazine in the chronological order in which they were first printed. Minor soiling to covers and darkening to spine. Prize plate on front pastedown dated June 1919. Light wear to cloth at spine ends. 268 pages. Illustrated with 8 colour plates by Ethel Everett. View more info

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School-Boy Life and Incident

By: N/A

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Strahan & Co:

Seller ID: 051117

Condition: Reading Copy


Collection of short stories including - The Great Bar-Out and What Came of It; The Snow-Fight; Clerk or Sailor; How Miss Molly Won the Victoria Cross; The Struggles of a Poor Boy etc. Rear cover has a couple of small marks. The top corners are missing from both front and rear endpapers and small hole to bottom of rear endpaper. . Occasional foxing spit but generally a good clean hardback in attractive decorative cloth boards. Undated circa 1860. B.W illustrations throughout. 288 pages. A good reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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The Boppo Book

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Purnell Books: 1974

Seller ID: 055661

ISBN: 0361028520

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback copy of this children's annual. 58 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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On the Farm Story Book

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hampster Books:

Seller ID: 057758

Condition: Very Good


The perfect story book for younger children with two-tone pictures in bright colour. The Early Reader Series No. 24. 61 pages. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of minimal loss. Undated circa 1957. View more info

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Mrs. Turner's Cautionary Stories

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064973

Condition: Very Good


NO 11 in the Dumpy Books for Children series. Minor soiling to boards, else a very good clean hardback. 118 pages + publisher's adverts. Endpapers with 2 small figures by Edith Farmiloe. View more info

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Little Women & Good Wives

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co:

Seller ID: 059445

Condition: Very Good


Both books in one volume. A good clean hardback in decorated cloth boards. Little Women - 199 pages. Good Wives 216 pages. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. View more info

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Whiter Than Snow

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge:

Seller ID: 028908

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth over stiff card covers with gilt lettering and black decoration. Spine strip has darkened and boards are a little soiled. 94 pages + 4 pages publisher's adverts. Occasional thumb marks to margins but generally text block is clean. Illustrated with 4 b&w illustrations. View more info

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Treasure Annual 1976

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031579

Condition: Very Good


The 1976 Annual containing stories including The Peasant and the Serpent; The Three Talismen; The Great Spirit; The Labours of Hercules; Clocks and Telling the Time etc. A very good clean copy containing 79 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour. View more info

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Musical Instruments - This Wonderful World Series

By: Audel, Stephanie

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045468

Condition: Very Good


Children's book which gives the history of each instrument in the orchestra and sketches briefly the role they have played in the lives of men from earliest times to the present day, with pictures by Judith Bledsoe. Translated by Arethusa Ewbank. A very good clean hardback. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Born School Captain - a Tale of St. Polycarp's

By: Batchelder, W.J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 020882

Condition: Good +


Grey cloth boards with brown lettering and decoration of a cricketer to spine. 256 pages. Binding square and tight. B&W frontis + 3 other b&w illustrations. Foxed. Light ridging to spine. A good, solid copy. View more info

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A Night of Wonders

By: Bedford, Francis D.

Price: £77.50

Publisher: E. Grant Richards:

Seller ID: 062571

Condition: Good


Some minor soiling to cream covers and wear and splitting to cloth at head of spine. Beautifully illustrated Christmas story. Undated but British Library catalogue states 1906. 124 pages, colour illustrations + b/w vignettes to the text. View more info

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Mr. Heinie and Scroot

By: Beistle, Aldarilla S.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Geoge G. Harrap: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067091

Condition: Good


Front hinge has been reinforced with binder's tape, and board edges/spine ends rubbed, endpapers darkened but actually a good clean copy with most attractive colour illustrations. Unclipped dustwrapper shows signs of wear/tear and has been repaired internally with tape and has small loss to base of spine. The story of what happens when Scroot the mongrel goes to Mr. Heinie the dachshund's house one cold winter night. View more info

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Adventures in Words - Speech Training Readers - Introductory Book Jingle Bells Teacher's Book

By: Bennett, Rodney

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, University of London Press:

Seller ID: 028766

Condition: Very Good


Orange card covers with black lettering. 33 pages including notes. " Verses, games, dialogues and jingles, primarily intended for the pleasure of young children - the aim is to encourage naturalness and expressiveness of intonation and to provide material for a simple form of that happily competitive acting and teamwork" Previous owner's name on front cover and first page. View more info

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You Have Ghost Mail

By: Blacker, Terence

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Children's Books: 2002

Seller ID: 016064

ISBN: 0330396994

Condition: Near Fine


Appears unread. Protected in clear plastic cover protector. 106 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Naughty Amelia Jane ! - SIGNED COPY

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1945

Edition: Sixth Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 064814

Condition: Good


SIGNED on the blank front endpaper with the inscription 'Gillian, Love from Enid Blyton'. A little foxing and fading to boards and spine has darkened. Small nick to cloth at head of spine. A little foxing to endpapers. The first two pictures (one on title page and one on first page of Chapter One) have been faintly coloured in. A couple of pages are creased at bottom corners. Occasional odd blemish. Generally though this is a good clean copy. View more info

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Round the Clock Stories

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The National Magazine Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064836

Condition: Good


A book of short stories for various times of the day - Morning, Afternoon, Tea-Time & Bed-Time. Good clean hardback in beige cloth boards with red lettering. Minor soiling to boards. Gift inscription & previous owner's name on half-title page. No jacket. Attractive illustrations by Nora S. Unwin. Decorated endpapers 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Six Cousins at Mistletoe Farm

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1949

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 064838

Condition: Good


After a fire at their home, Cyril, Melisande and Roderick are sent to stay with their aunt, uncle and cousins, Jane, Jack and Susan at Mistletoe Farm. Good clean hardback in green cloth boards. Faded spine. Minor blemish to front cover. 224 pages. No inscriptions. No jacket. Attractive b/w illustrations by Peter Beigel. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Y Llyfr Gwyrdd

By: Boyce, E.R.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1953

Seller ID: 065078

Condition: Very Good


47 page children's early stages reading book. Text in WELSH. Illustrated with colour drawings. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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My Own Schooldays

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: £57.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 042037

Condition: Very Good


Angela Brazil's autobiography which takes the reader from her nursery at Westcliffe to life on the shores of the Mersey, Manchester and elsewhere. . A very good clean hardback in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Binding square and tight. 320 pages. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated May 6, 1929. 4 b.w. illustrations. Includes a small advertising flyer about the book. Small stain to top corner of rear endpaper - no text affected. View more info