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MY FAVOURITE STORY

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thames Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: J615

Condition: Fine


ND [neatly inscribed 1949] 125pp. Illustrated. Stories by Enid Blyton, Angela Brazil, Phyllis Briggs, Dougl as V Duff, Mary Gervaise, Olive L Groom, Bertha Leonard, FW Ludlam, Winifred Norling, Evadne Price, VF Wells, and May Wynne View more info

JACK'S FIRST SUCCESS

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Gall and Inglis: 1900

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: V015

Condition: V.g.


ND [c 1900] iv, 301[ii pub. ads] pp. Pictorial covers. By the author of 'Dauntless Dick 'The Camp in the Hills'. Lacks front endpaper and rubbed. Lorne 2/6 series large 8vo. View more info

THE ROBBERS CAVE A Tale of Italy

By: A.E.O.L. [Charlotte Maria Tucker]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: H501

Condition: Fine


223pp. Frontis. Pebbled green cloth with embossed gilt and blind decoration. Contemporary owners inscriptions in ink dated 1864. View more info

THE BACKWARD SWING

By: A.L.O.E. (Charlotte Maria Tucker)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa791

Condition: Fine


64pp. frontis. Attractive Victorian binding in red cloth with embossed black decoration and a pasted down colour illus. portrait of a child. Text clean and dec. with woodcut headers. Neat contemporary owners inscriptions in ink on front end-papers dated 1878. View more info

THE CHILDREN'S GARLAND A Picture Story Book

By: A.L.O.E. (Charlotte Maria Tucker)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS410

Condition: V.g.


72pp.7 [of 11] full page coloured plates. Bright blue laminated boards with a fine colour chromo. illus. to the front board .Spine chipped with loss and lacking 4 plates. A breaker or spares View more info

ALICE IN WONDERLAND A Fairy Tale Play in Three Scenes.[Books for the Bairns No 232]

By: Adams, Marion L.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Stead Publishing House: 1915

Edition: 1st 'Bairns' Edition

Seller ID: Pa177

Condition: V.g.


16pp. Original pink paper wrappers illus. front cover 'A Mad Tea Party'. 288 booklets in this format were pub. between 1896 and 1920. Near fine copy with a lovely Pears soap advert to the rear cover. Brinsley Le Fanu sketch of the tea party on the cover. View more info

SCENES WITH THE HUNTER AND THE TRAPPER IN MANY LANDS

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport ]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: TH266

Condition: V.g.


317pp 30 engravings, Fine illus. Victorian binding [front pasted down endpaper has remains of a book-plate] Fine and attracive binding with a tight clean text block. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

A BOOK OF EARNEST LIVES

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.,: 1885

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: B746

Condition: V.g.


403pp., illustrated with woodcuts, pictorial front board and spine, gilt, edge gilt, spine a little faded otherwise fine. a school prize edition awarded in 1886. View more info

THE QUAKERESS

By: Adleir, Max

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited: 1905

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: L182

Condition: V.g.


352pp.Nice decorative boards with pasted down oval colour picture of the Quakeress. Contents foxed View more info

THE JOLLY POCKET POSTMAN

By: Ahlberg, Janet & Allan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Limited: 1995

Seller ID: TH238

ISBN: 0434969427

Condition: Fine


Colour illustrated laminated boards. Contents in the envelopes and no inscriptions. Magnifier present!! View more info

THE CALENDAR OF NATURE

By: Aikin, J.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Johnson, at No 72, St. Paul's Church-yard: 1798

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: TS229

Condition: V.g.


vi [dedication to the author's sister], 73, [i table], [iv pub. cat.]pp,. Orig. half-calf binding with green marbled boards. Rubbed to extremities and top right corner of the title-page lacking but no loss to the text. Generally grubby but a tight well bound copy. Written by "physician and man of letters" John Aiken (1747-1822). Large signature to the front end-paper 'Thomas Gill Dedrigth 1804' View more info

The Trial of Anna Cotman

By: Alcock, Vivien

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: CF106

ISBN: 0416139523

Condition: Fine


172pp. No inscriptions, clipping, wear or fading. View more info

THE STONEWALKERS

By: Alcock, Vivien

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1981

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the author

Seller ID: CG222

ISBN: 0416207006

Condition: Fine


142pp. Illus. colour jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author to Nina [Bawden]. No clipping, fading waer or marks View more info

The Cuckoo Sister

By: Alcock, Vivien

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the author

Seller ID: CG254

ISBN: 0416522106

Condition: Fine


159pp. Colour illus. d.j. by Paul Finn. Inscribed and signed by the author to Nina [Bawden] and her husband. View more info

THE MONSTER GARDEN

By: Alcock, Vivien

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the author

Seller ID: CG259

ISBN: 041609192X

Condition: Fine


122pp. Colour illus. d.j. by Jennifer Eachus. Inscribed and signed by the author to Nina [Bawden] and her husband. Margins age-toning. View more info

MOODS

By: Alcott, L.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1899

Seller ID: K706

Condition: V.g.


ND [c1899]. 256pp. Alcott's first book rewritten with a new ending.[orig. pub. 1864]. The pages are of cheap paper and browned throughout but a very attractive blocked decorative binding in fine condition. Tight and clean copy. Prize label to the end-paper dated 1899 View more info

ADVENTURES OF MOTTEL The Cantor's Son

By: Aleichem, Sholom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London and New York, Abelard-Schuman: 1958

Seller ID: F0218

Condition: V.g.


342pp. Translated by Tamara Kahana. Illustrated with wood engravings by Ilya Schor. Pasted down end-papers darkened otherwise a tight clean copy with a chipped d.j. View more info

ANDERSEN'S FAIRY STORIES Eight Colour Plates Illustrated by Anne Anderson.

By: Anderson, Anne [illus]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, The Children's Press: 1924

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: MW177

Condition: Fine


ND [c1924]. 128pp. 8 full-page colour plates on quality paper by Anne Anderson. Line drawings throught the text by Anderson. Full colour illustrated board covers, depicting man, treasure chest and a puppy. Lovely copy with no inscriptions or marks. Board edges shelf rubbed otherwise fine View more info

HANS ANDERSEN'S DREAM STORIES

By: Anderson, Hans

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1897

Seller ID: F0213

Condition: V.g.


224pp with original illustrations. Translated by Mrs H.B. Paull. Attractive dec. green cloth blocked in black and red. Gilt lettering. New end-papers View more info

FAMOUS DISCOVERIES BY LAND AND SEA

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited: 1907

Seller ID: K628

Condition: V.g.


ND [inscribed Xmas 1907]256pp, 16pp pub. cat. 4 black and white plates. Pictorial binding blocked in tan, white and blue. A little rubbed and slight sunning to the spine. View more info