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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

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 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 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

OUT OF THE HEART

By: Anderson, Hans Christian

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:: 1870

Seller ID: GT179

Condition: V.g.


432pp, [viii] pub. cat., 70 engravings including full-page colour plates. Pub. cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Translated by H.W. Dulcken, PhD. Front end-papers cracked but sound otherwise a nice copy with attractive plates and engravings 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

ELLEN AND SARAH; Or The Samplers

By: Anon

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1856

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: GT142

Condition: V.g.


ND [c1856]. Frontis., 48p Bound in original mauve card covers. [rubbed and toned but complete]. Printed by W. Clownes and Sons. No inscriptions or marks. [no copy Copac; 2copies WorldCat] 14cms. View more info

MISSIONARY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG- FIRST BOOK ON MISSIONS,

By: Anon,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society, ND[mid nineteenth century],:

Seller ID: C384


fifth ed., 120pp, engraved title page, vignettes, 12mo, orig. blind stamped dec. cloth, gilt, fine condition. . View more info