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"WELL DONE NODDY!" No 5

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, 1952

Edition: 1st thus


c 1955. 61pp. Pictorial end-papers. D.j. complete but head of spine trifle rubbed. Closed tear to the rear wrapper. Priced 3/6 and no other Noddy books listed to the flap. Flat spine but no publishers address to the title-page so an early but not a 1st impression. 'This book belongs to ' blank and no marks internally. Very clean copy trifle rubbed to the extremities. Pictures by Beek View more info

'GRANDMOTHER DEAR' A BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

By: Molesworth ,Mrs.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London., Macmillan and Co., Limited., 1904

Edition: Twelfth Reprint.


ix, 264pp, with 7 illustrations.First edition 1878. Author of 'Carrots' and 'Tell Me A Story'. A little foxing to preliminaries, and spine sunned. 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


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

A DOG'S MISSION

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1889


146pp. 8 illustrations [AR]. Original red illus. cloth. Pasted -down label removed from the inside front board. Attractive patterned end-papers. View more info

A FLAT IRON FOR A FARTHING

By: Ewing, Mrs

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Faith Press, 1959

Edition: 1st Hughes edition


206pp. Col. frontis and d.j by Shirley Hughes. Scuffy chipped incomplete d.j.. Inside end-paper label roughly removed. A good reading copy View more info

A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter

By: Linder, Leslie

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 1971

Edition: Second Edition


446pp. Illustrated throughout with 170+ plates including the miniature letters and facsimiles of fourteen picture letters,. Red cloth boards., silver titles and decoration. Complete but sunned d.j. with no inscriptions or wear View more info

A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter

By: Linder, Leslie

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 1971

Edition: 1st edition


446pp. Illustrated throughout with 170+ plates including the miniature letters and facsimiles of fourteen picture letters,. Red cloth boards., silver titles and decoration. Complete but trifle sunned d.j. spine with no inscriptions or wear View more info

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A LIFE DRAWING Recollections of an Illustrator

By: Hughes, Shirley

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head, 2002

Edition: 1st edition, 1st impression

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the Author


209 pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Signed and inscribed 'For Nina [Bawden] with admiration and affection from Shirley' . Also signed by Shirley Hughes on the title-page and dated 2002. A lovely association copy between two of Britain favourite post-war childrens authors. View more info

A PARCEL OF PATTERNS

By: Walsh, Jill Paton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux (J)., 1983

Edition: 1st edition


137pp. No clipping, wear or fading. Attractive colour d.j. by Chris Molan View more info

A STORY OF STOPS

By: Davidson, Mrs [of Tulloch]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, The Leadenhall Press,

Edition: 1st edition


131,[1], 14 pp pub. cat. 14 full page illus. by the author. ND [1891]. T.e.g. Pictorila front covers blocked in black. By the author of 'Kitten's Goblins'. A children's story of goblins.F.e.p. corner removed and a little shaken otherwise a v. nice copy of a scarce book View more info

ADVENTURES OF MOTTEL The Cantor's Son

By: Aleichem, Sholom

Price: £15.00

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


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

ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

By: Bestall, Alfred

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, A Daily Express Publication, 1950

Edition: 1st edition


120pp. First story Rupert's Silver Trumpet. Cover Rupert at sea in a sea-shell. Boards detached, lacks spine. Internally fine, except rear free end-paper scribbled on/clean and fresh throughout. Name belongs filled in, not price clipped. View more info

AESOP'S FABLES

By: Robinson, Charles

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co., 1895

Edition: 1st edition


Unpaginated. Beautifully illustrated by Robinson. Gilt ills. olive-green silk binding and illus. end-papers. Top edge gilt. Neat gift inscription [pencil] to the verso of the half-title. The Banbury Cross Series. Lacks the silk ties. Slight stain to upper rear board but a nice copy. 8x4 inches. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

AESOP'S FABLES with 16 colour plates

By: Rountree, Harry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock,


ND [c 1938]. 128pp, 16 full page coloured plates. Sunned and rubbed but a nice set of plates. Red spine with worn pictorial boards depicting a fox and a bird in full colour. View more info

ALIAS PODGE

By: Long, Wendy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Delisle Limited, 1965

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the author


126pp. Map end-papers. From the library of Nina Bawden. Inscribed and signed by the author to 'Nina and Austin with love Wendy'. Cover and text illustrations by Rosalind Stafford. Green illus. d.j. over green cloth boards. D.j. spine toned otherwise a fine signed first edition. View more info