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[483] Aesop. Twenty-four Fables of Aesop and other eminent mythologists as rendered into English by Sir Roger L'Estrange. London: Ernest Benn, 1928. First Edition. Hardback.. Very Good. No dustwrapper. 4to. 52pp. with twenty-four illustrations after Marcus Gheerarts the elder. Name on endpaper. Blue decorated cloth gilt, spine sunned, blurb tipped onto paste-down. A finely printed edition by the Alcuin Press, Chipping Campden. £16.00

[15147] Anon. Children's Newspaper 1st May 1965 - the last edition. London: Fleetway Publications, 1965. Paperback. Good 16pp. Pages browned. The last issue of the Children's Newspaper, founded by Arthur Mee, after 46 years and over 2000 issues. £10.00

[8470] Anon. The Helen Haywood Christmas Book. London: Hutchinson, Hardback. Good+ 120pp. Illustrated. Neat name/date [1954] in belongs to boxes. Front endpaper price intact. Pictorial boards, bumped/rubbed. £8.00

[8469] Anon. Schoolgirls' Own Pets Annual 1958. London: Amalgamated Press, 1958. Hardback. Good+. 128pp. Illustrated. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. Front endpaper price intact. Pictorial boards, bumped/rubbed o/w VG. £6.00

[9463] Anon. Short Stories from English History - Second Series. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1847. Hardback. Small format. 205pp. 6 plates. 2 text drawings. Name/date [1848] on endpaper. Red cloth, blind stamped decorations, gilt titles, rubbed/worn, lacks backstrip. £8.00

[5672] Anon. Madge's Legacy. London: Wells Gardner Darton, 1894. First Edition. Hardback. Good 119pp. Illustrated. Pictorial cloth gilt (Girl offering oranges to two children with seaside background), rear endpaper cracked, scattered foxing. £10.00

[13931] Anon. Crackers Annual 1933. London: Amalgamated Press, 1933. First Edition. Hardback. Good+ / No dustwrapper. 4to. 124pp. Illustrated. Crossword complete in pencil otherwise no other writing. Quarter red cloth with pictorial onlay to front board, rubbed/worn. £15.00

[5500] Asquith, Cynthia. The Children's Cargo - Lady Cynthia Asquith's Annual. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, Hardback. Very Good. No dustwrapper. ND. 4to. 193pp. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest, The Author, A.H. Watson, Daphne Jerrold and A.K. Macdonald. 6 (of 8) mounted colour plates. text illustrations. No dustwrapper. Prize bookplate on ffep, owners name on fly-leaf. Oatmeal cloth, paper title labels to front board and spine. VG but lacking two of the colour plates. £12.00

[14518] Bawden, Nina. Granny the Pag. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1995. Later Printing. Hardback. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0241135494. 153pp. No inscriptions. Dustwrapper price intact. Blue cloth gilt. £10.00

[15973] Blake, Quentin and Cassidy, John. Drawing : For the Artistically Undiscovered. Palo Alto: Klutz, 1999. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1570543208. 103pp. Illustrated. Owners name filled out on page 3 : no further writing or drawing. Spiral bound illustrated card covers, zippered pouch attached with two watercolor pencils [sketch pen missing] £6.00

[10765] Blyton, Enid. Bom and The Clown. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good in worn dustwrapper Bom Book 6. 61pp. Illustrated in colour by R. Paul-Höye. Dustwrapper rubbed/worn. No inscriptions. Original pictorial laminated boards. £45.00

[4649] Blyton, Enid. The Rat-A-Tat Mystery. London: Collins, 1956. First Edition. Hardback. Good+ / No dustwrapper. 256pp. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece and line drawings by Anyon Cook. No dustwrapper. Inscriptions on ffep. Original red cloth, slightly marked o/w VG. £6.00

[090] Browne, E. Gordon. Songs and Stories for the Little Ones. London: George G. Harrap, 1915. . Hardback. Very Good. No dustwrapper. 143pp. Frontispiece. Melodies chosen and arranged by Eva Browne (music in the text). Name/date [1916] on ffep. Quarter decorated leather and pictorial cloth boards, slightly rubbed on extremities. A charming children's book. £8.00

[11813] Bruce, Dorita Fairlie. Nancy to the Rescue. London: Oxford University Press, 1935. Reprint. Hardback. Good+. No dustwrapper. 191pp. Coloured frontispiece, 4 full-page black and white illustrations. Name on endpaper. Original red cloth, black lettering, rubbed on extremities. £20.00

[10522] Burgess, Thornton W.. Tommy and the Wishing Stone. New York: The Century Co., 1915. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. viii, 290pp. Illustrated with 48 plates on art paper by Harrison Cady. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. Small booksellers' label of the The Old Corner Book Store Inc., Boston on endpaper. Original yellow-green cloth, green pictorial spine with red titles, red and green pictorial front board with title in gilt. An excellent clean copy. £230.00

[11880] C. D. E. E. . The Heir of Wendelhays Castle. Reading/London: Frederick Golding/Griffith Farran Browne, Hardback. Good+. ND. [ca. 1890]. 128pp. Frontispeice. Inscription on endpaper dated Xmas 1914. Green pictorial cloth gilt, rubbed. £20.00

[14867] Christies. The Children's Book - Auction in aid of Save the Children Famine in Africa Appeal Thursday 7th. November 1985 at 7.30 p.m.. London: Walker Books, 1985. First Edition. Hardback. Fine / Very Good. ISBN: 0744504864. 4to. 62pp. Colour illustrations. Cover drawing by Jan Pienkowski. Dustwrapper illustrations by Quentin Blake. No inscriptions. Dustwrapper worn on edges, not clipped. Illustrated boards. £10.00

[11859] Columbus [editor]. Good Afternoon, Children - Wireless Stories and Plays from The Children's Hour. London: Hodder & Stoughton, First Edition. Hardback. Good+. 267pp. Coloured fornitispece and text illustrations by Morton Sale. No inscriptions. Orange illustrated cloth, slight scattered foxing, corner torn from final page. £8.00

[11825] Dahl, Roald illustrated by Quentin Blake. Dirty Beasts. London: Jonathan Cape, 1990. Reprint. Hardback. Very Good in dustwrapper ISBN: 0091765412. 48pp. School stamp on endpaper. Original laminated pictorial boards £6.00

[5578] Davies, Florence. Tan or Between the Gold and the Brown. Kilmarnock: John Ritchie, Hardback. Very Good. No dustwrapper. 103pp. 8pp catalogue of Gift and Reward Books issued by John Ritchie, Publisher of Christian Literature. Illustrated. Prize bookplate dated December 1931. Blue pictorial cloth, slight marking/foxing. £6.00

[15005] Elkin, Judith. The Puffin Book of Twentieth-Century Children's Stories. London: Viking, 1991. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0670820563. 524pp. Illustrated by Michael Foreman. Name on endapper. Dustwrapper price intact. Blue cloth gilt. £14.00

[5079] Ewing, Juliana Horatia. We and The World - A Book for Boys. London: G. Bell & Sons, 1910. Hardback. Very Good Queen's Treasure Series. 315pp. 4pp catalogue. 8 colour plates by M.V. Wheelhouse with titled tissue guards. Illustrated endpapers. Name on endpaper.Red pictorial cloth with white lettering, lettering partly worn off the spine, slight scattered foxing. £8.00

[5082] Ewing, Juliana Horatia. Jackanapes and Other Tales. London: G. Bell & Sons, 1919. Hardback. Good+. 196pp. 8 colour plates by H.M. Brock. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions.. Red-brown cloth., white lettering, boards bowed. £8.00

[5348] Farley, Mrs. Herbert A.. Brightest and Best - Light for Little Lives. London: Collins Clear-Type Press, Hardback. Very Good. ND. 224pp. Illustrated with colour and monchrome plates. Inscription dated 1911. Pictorial red cloth gilt, some foxing. Nice example of pictorial cloth binding. . £6.00

[9462] Farman, Ella. The Children's Almanac for 1879-80-81-82-83. Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, 1878. First Edition. Hardback. Good Small format. Unpaginated. 4 chromolithographs. Monochrome iIllustrations. No inscriptions. Decorated grey boards gilt, some sections loose o/w VG. £36.00

[14068] Ferro, Beatriz. Umbrellas!. London: J.M. Dent, 1979. First English Edition. Hardback. Very Good / No dustwrapper. ISBN: 0460069071. Small square 4to. Illustrated by Michele Samin. Translated from the Italian by David Girling. No inscriptions. Illustrated laminated boards. £8.00

[13397] Field, Margaret C.. Cecile at St. Clare's. London: Frederick Warne, 1929. First Edition. Hardback. Good+. No dustwrapper. 254pp. Coloured frontispiece. Inscription on endpaper. Green cloth with black lettering, rubbed on extremities. £20.00

[11263] Gatty, Mrs Alfred. The Fairy Godmothers and other tales. London: George Bell and Sons, 1884. Seventh Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 148pp. Engraved frontispiece. No inscriptions, boards marked. Original orange cloth, gilt ruled border and gold blocked fairy godmother vignette on front board. £30.00

[11551] Goddard, Julia. Cleared at Last. London: Blackie & Son, ? First Edition. Hardback. Good. Small format. ND. [1885]. 64pp. Frontispiece. Bookseller's blind embossed stamp on endpaper. Original illustrated cream cloth, marked/rubbed. £15.00

[14746] Grahame, Kenneth. The Golden Age. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1899. First Illustrated Edition. Hardback. Good+ / No dustwrapper. 252pp. 2pp. catalogue. Frontispiece and illustrated title page [dated 1900] frayed on edges. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. No inscriptions. Green decorated cloth, worn on extremities. £15.00

[13568] Grahame, Kenneth. The Golden Age. London: John Lane : The Bodley Head, 1915. Hardback. Very Good / No dustwrapper.. 4to.viii, 243pp. 4pp.catalogue. Nineten illustrations by R.J. Enright-Moony. Short inscription on half-title. Beige cloth decorated with red ships. . £10.00

[11752] Harris, Joel Chandler. Uncle Remus. or Mr. Fox, Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Terrapin. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, Hardback. Very Good in dustwrapper ND. xxxi, 248pp. With Fifty illustrations by A.T. Elwes. Facsimilie of the Routledge Kegan Paul edition published ca. 1890. Pictorial dustwrapper. No inscriptions. Original blue cloth, black lettering. £12.00

[13572] Hedgecoe, John illustrated by Quentin Blake. Breakfast with Dolly. London: Collins & Brown, 1996. First Edition. Hardback. Fine. / Fine.. ISBN: 1855852527. 197pp. No inscriptions. Dustwrapper not price-clipped. Green cloth gilt. £5.00

[6189] Hendry, Hamish. Holidays and Happy-Days. London: Grant Richards, 1901. First Edition. The Larger Dumpy Books for Children II. 120pp. 24 colour plates. 24 Holy Days and Holidays described and each illustrated with a charming colour plate by E. Florence Mason. Inscription on ffep 'For dear Bernard with love from Auntie Gertrude March 6th. /02'. Original blue-grey cloth, spine faded/rubbed, endpapers cracked, contents VG. £40.00

[9838] Herrick, Robert edited Eleanor Graham . The Music of a Feast - Poems for young readers chosen and introduced by Eleanor Graham. London: The Bodley Head, 1968. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good in worn dustwrapper ISBN: 0370010981. 93pp. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb. No inscriptions. Dustwrapper. Red cloth gilt. £5.00

[14568] Johns, Captain W.E.. Biggles Delivers The Goods. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. 3rd Impression. Hardback. Good / No dustwrapper. 182pp. Coloured frontispiece, 2 tone plates and 7 full-page line drawings by Stead. Map endpapers. Inscription on endpaper. No dustwrapper. Green cloth, silver titles, spine sunned. £5.00

[12744] Lewis, Thomasine. The Prince of Egypt - The Movie Scrapbook - an in-depth look behind the scenes . London, United Kingdom: Puffin Books, 1998. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. ISBN: 0140564748. 64pp. Illustrated. No inscriptions. £5.00

[11766] Lofting, Hugh. Doctor Dolittle's Return. London: Jonathan Cape, 1943. 5th Impression. Hardback. Good. No dustwrapper. 288pp. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece and line drawings by the author. No inscriptions. Original green cloth, spine foxed. £6.00

[11768] Lofting, Hugh. Doctor Dolittle's Circus. London: Jonathan Cape, 1949. 21st impression. Hardback. Very Good. No dustwrapper. 320pp. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece and line drawings by the author. Name on endpaper. Original green cloth, spine sunned. £6.00

[14333] Lucas, Edward Verrall and Elizabeth. What Shall We Do Now ? - A Book of Suggestions for Children's Games and Employments. London: Grant Richards, 1900. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good / No dustwrapper. 390pp. Illustrated. No inscriptions. Red cloth gilt, endpapers cracked [hinges sound], rear board marked. £25.00

[14571] Macfarlane, Iris. The Children of Bird God Hill. London: Chatto & Windus, 1967. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good / Good+. 150pp. Illustrated by Susan Shaw. No inscriptions. Dustwrapper price-clipped, slightly worn on edges. Green cloth gilt. endpapers foxed. £15.00

[470] Major, H.. Up The Nile, A Book for Boys and Girls. London: Isbister & Co., 1886. First Edition. Hardback.. Good. With Forty illustrations. Attractive pictorial coloured boards, aeg, hinges neatly re-inforced with tape, slight damage to endpapers, scattered foxing. £10.00

[10782] Masefield, John. Martin Hyde The Duke's Messenger. London: Wells Gardner Darton, 1910. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. ISBN: B0000CIJ6D. vii, 303pp. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 15 further illustration by T.C. Dugdale. No dustwrapper. Inscription tipped onto front endpaper. Pictorial red cloth gilt, teg. A very nice copy in the first issue binding. £35.00

[13754] Meade, L.T.. The Darling of The School. London: W.& R. Chambers, Hardback. Good+ / No dustwrapper.. No date. 271pp. Six illustrations by W.A. Cuthbertson. Inscription dated Xmas 1915. ? First edition. Mustard cloth with illustration of a girl and red rose motifs to corners and spine, rubbed. £10.00

[13378] Morris, Marcus [editor]. Eagle Annual Number 3. London: Hulton Press, First Edition. Hardback. Good+. No dustwrapper. 4to. 172pp. Inscription and owners name dated 1954 on the 'This book belongs to' page. Puzzles not completed. Quarter green cloth, illustrated boards rubbed. £15.00

[10789] Morris, Pamela Macgregor illustrated by Lionel Edwards. Topper. London: Noel Carrington, 1927. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good 144pp. Illustrated with 11 full page line drawings by Lionel Edwards [two neatly coloured in]. No dustwrapper. Inscription on front endpaper. Original brown cloth. £8.00

[11866] Mrs. Traill [Catherine Parr Traill]. Lost in the Backwoods - A Tale of the Canadian Forest. London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1882. First Edition. Hardback. Good. viii, 319pp. With 32 engravings. Prize bookplate from the Victoria Academy, Devizes dated Xmas 1882. Originally published as The Canadian Crusoes in 1852. Red pictorial cloth gilt, worn on extremities, scattered foxing. £60.00

[15612] Nesbit, E.. The Story of the Treasure Seekers. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1926. 14th impression. Hardback. Good+ / No dustwrapper. 296pp. Coloured frontispeice. 6 full-page line drawings by Gordon Browne. Inscription on endpaper dated 1929. Blue cloth with blind embossed illustration on the front board, rear board unevenly faded, gilt titles dulled. £8.00

[11860] Newman, Nanette. Reflections. London: Pumpkin Press, 1981. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good in Very Good d/w. ISBN: 0906946093. Unpaginated. Illustrated with 20 miniature paintings by Victoria Hamilton. No inscriptions. Grey cloth. £6.00

[5723] Noakes, Roger. The Valley in the Woods. London: J.M. Dent, 1945. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. No dustwrapper. 250pp. Illustrated with coloured frontispiece and line drawings by Marcia Lane Foster. Map endpapers. Children's adventure story set in Sussex. Name on half-title. Green cloth. £8.00

[8259] Oxenham, Elsie J.. Strangers at the Abbey. London: Collins, 1960. Reprint. Hardback. Very Good in worn dustwrapper The Abbey School Series. 256pp. Coloured frontispiece. Dustwrapper edge wear, burn marks on flaps . No inscriptions. Red cloth. £5.00

[11919] Pepper, Dennis. The Oxford Christmas Storybook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. First Edition. Hardback. Fine in near fine dustwrapper ISBN: 0192781278. 4to. 166pp. Illustrated in colour. No inscriptions. Illustrated laminated boards £10.00

[5955] Rosmer, Jean. Les Compagnons De Marjolaine. Paris: Nelson, 1936. Hardback. Very Good. No dustwrapper. 4to. iii, 203pp. Illustrations de Henry Morin - 9 full page colour plates and line drawings in the text. No inscriptions. Red cloth, white lettering, scattered foxing. £10.00

[6809] Sheehan, Angela. The Mouse. London: Angus & Robertson, 1977. First Edition. Hardback. Fine. ISBN: 0207957738. Small 4to. Illustrated in colour by Maurice Pledger. No inscriptions. Pictorial laminated boards. £5.00

[11838] Sibley, Brian. The Land of Narnia - Brian Sibley Explores the World of C.S. Lewis. London: Collins, 1989. First Edition. Hardback. Fine in fine dustwrapper. ISBN: 0001911619. Small 4to. 96pp. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. No inscri[tions. Oriignal black cloth gilt. £10.00

[8140] Stables, Gordon. A Fight for Freedom - A Story of the Land of theTsar. London: James Nisbet, 1899. . Hardback. Very Good viii, 328pp. 32pp. catalogue. Six full-page illustrations. Prize bookplate dated 1899. Red and black pictorial cloth gilt, aeg, spine slightly sunned. £12.00

[8463] Stevenson, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. London: Collins, 1952. First Thus. Hardback. Very Good 253pp. including a bibliography. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated by Arnold Beauvais. Introduction by Neil Munro. Name on endpaper. Red leatherette gilt. £8.00

[11682] Sutcliff, Rosemary illustrated by Charles Keeping. Dawn Wind. London: Oxford University Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardback. Fine / Very Good+. 241pp.. Illustrations by Charles Keeping. 2 maps. No inscriptions. Dustwrapper unclipped. Mauve cloth gilt. £25.00

[11849] Taylor, Jane and Ann. Limed Twigs to Catch Young Birds by the authors of original poems, rhymes for the nursery, etc. etc. In Two Parts.. London: Darton, Harvey, and Darton, 1818. Fourth Edition. Hardback. Good. 94pp. 2pp. catalogue. Engraved frontispiece. No inscriptions. Modern rebind in blue cloth. £110.00

[14040] Thurber, James. The White Deer. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1947. 2. Hardback. Good+ / Good+. 115pp. Illustrated by the author. No inscriptions. Dustwrapper chipped, price intact. Green cloth, white titles, front endpaper removed otherwise VG+. £6.00

[15959] Trease, Geoffrey. Black Banner Abroad. London: Heinemann, 1954. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good+ / Good-. 209pp. Coloured frontispiece. No inscriptions Dustwrapper chipped with loss of 1.5 inches at base of spine and piece out of front corner, price intact. Fawn cloth, red titles. A nice bright copy of this scarce first edition. £195.00

[12111] Various. The New Parade for Boys. London: Spring Books, Hardback. Very Good. No dustwrapper. 4to. 381pp.Coloured frontispiece. Illustrated with line drawings [some neatly coloured-in]. No inscriptions. Quarter red cloth and pictorial boards. £6.00

[14152] Various authors. The Monster Book for Girls. London: Dean & Son, Hardback. Good+ / No dustwrapper. 188pp. Illustrated with colour plates and line drawings. Pictorial front board showing a girl holding a pair of skis. First story "Bronco and Beauty" by Edgar Garret. Covers rubbed. £5.00

[11595] W.S. Stacey [illustrator]. The Acts of The Holy Apostles No. 2. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Hardback. ND. [1892]. Unpaginated [12pp]. A narrative for children illustrated by six colour plates by W.S. Stacey with accompanying text. Front board illustrated wiith a copy of the third plate. Vicar's name on title page. Oriignal quarter red cloth, boards worn on edges, contents marked, margin of last page nicked, not affecting the plate. £18.00

[14326] Westerman, Percy F.. The Good Ship Golden Effort. London: Blackie & Son, Hardback. Good+ / No dustwrapper. 256pp. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull. No inscriptions. Blue pictorial cloth, marked. £6.00

[6936] Wise, Daniel. Oscar's Boyhood or The Sailor's Son. London: T. Woolmer, Hardback. Good. No dustwrapper. ND. [ca. 1890]. Small square format. 160pp. Illustrated with full page plates and head and tail piece wood engravings. Wesleyan Sunday School Prize Bookplate dated May 1890. Pictorial blue cloth gilt, rubbed, some fingermarks. £15.00

[12535] Wood, Rev. Theodore. The Little Naturalist in the Garden. London: Ernest Nister, Hardback. Good+. No dustwrapper. Small format. 108pp. Coloured frontispiece. Illustrated by G.E. Collins and J. Halliday. No inscriptions. Quarter cloth and illustrated glazed boards. £6.00

[6937] Wosmek, Frances. Cuddles and His Friends. London: W. Foulsham, 1949. First Edition. Hardback. Good+. Folio. Unpaginated. Illustrated in colour. Name in belongs to box, scribbles on 3 pages. Pictorial laminated boards, worn at ends o/w VG. £12.00

[15151] Yonge, Charlotte M.. The Herb of The Field reprinted from "Chapters on Flowers", in the Magazine for the Young . London: Macmillan, 1887. Revised and corrected. Hardback. Good x, 311pp. 2pp. catalogue. Green decorated cloth worn/rubbed/marked contents VG. £20.00

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