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The Big New Lucky Nicholas Book

By: Kitty Styles

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Sampson Low: 1948

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 229158

Condition: Good Condition


no date, c. late 1940s. General rubbing to edges, corners and spine ends of covers, inside has age tanning to pages, some critter etching & small holes to epp, else square, clean & tight, a solid copy with no markings. first story is 'Nicholas and the Forest Ponies'. Illustrator: Mary Kendal Lee, . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 229158. Hardcover View more info

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BROWNIE

By: le Feuvre, Amy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pickering & Inglis: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GHE0021077

Condition: Good


no date, c. early 1940s, HB, pale gren cloth boards with dark green dec & lettering, G+/--, 160pp, col frontis. General rubbing to edges, bumps to corners and spine ends, fading to spine, inside has tanning to page edges, white-out & eveidence of a bookplate to reverse of frontis, brown stain to lower edge of contents page, else square and tight. By the author of 'Little Discoverers'. Illustrator: Johnston M. D.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Antiques & Collectables; Children's::Children's Books. Inventory No: GHE... View more info

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The Little Ballerina

By: Lewis Gilbert and M. Cathcart Borer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 236820

Condition: Good Condition


Joan Field's ambition is to be a ballerina but she encounters all kinds of difficulties and disappointments. 102 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Dance::Ballet; Dance; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 236820. Hardcover View more info

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Dumpy and Slappy - A Bigger Book

By: Lucy Macdonald,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Foulsham & Co: 1947

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 228856

Condition: Good Condition


Pictorial boards have Dumpy on the front and Slappy in the back. Boards have major rubbing, etching and chipping to spine ends, edges and corners, a small piece missing from lower rear spine, area and peeling to rear lower corner, inside is much better, an abrasion to top ffep, small 'V' written discreetly to rep, age browning and foxing to extremities, else square and tight, a nice vintage large format illustrated book. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). Illustrator: Cathryn Taylor, . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Ant... View more info

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Interludes

By: Lupton A. Wilkinson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Samuel A Jacobs: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229317

Condition: Good


96 pages. Only 300 copies printed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Poetry; Poetry; Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 229317. Hardcover View more info

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RUA: THE STORY OF A HIGHLAND RED DEER

By: Macleay, W.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Hutchinson & Co: 1941

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: GHE0005117

Condition: Very Good


Hutchinson's Books for Young People 'Chestnut Library' nd., c.1940s, Green/black dec cloth in green/black pictorial DJ, VG/G+, 120pp, b/w frontis & ills.by Frank Wallace. A poignant story of the life of a highland red deer. Unclipped DJ has moderate rubbing to edges and corners, a broad vertical crease to fr cover, now protected in archival film. Book has evidence of previous moisture damage to upper fore-edges of boards with fading, else light rubbing to edges and corners, inside has foxing to edges of text block, else square, clean and tight without markings. A delightfully crisp copy of an ... View more info

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Anno's Britain

By: Mitsumasa Anno

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Bodley Head: 1982

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 227448

ISBN: 0370309162

Condition: Very Good Condition


The illustrations lead the reader on a journey through Great Britain moving freely through time and space. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art; Art & Design; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. ISBN: 0370309162. ISBN/EAN: 9780370309163. Inventory No: 227448. Hardcover View more info

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Nurseryland Stories Dean's Playtime Books No 2

By: No Author Credited

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son: 1932

Seller ID: 232864

Condition: Fair Condition


A very rare copy. No date as such but the previous owner has left the date 1932 on the first page. The staples are rusted and the cover has completely come away from the colour pages. All pages are in good condition - the cover it self has a brown stain near the spine. Illustrated in colour. Illustrator: Winfred M. Ackroyd. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Rare & Collectible; Antiques & Collectibles; Antiques & Collectibles. Inventory No: 232864. Paperback View more info

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Somebody's Darlings

By: No Author Stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Juvenile Productions Limited: 1953

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 229162

Condition: Good Condition


no date, c. early 1950s, HB, pictorial covers with green cloth spine, pictorial epp, G+/--, 34pp, col illus. General rubbing to edges and corners of covers, with fraying at corners, inside has age browning to page edges, spine reinforcement at epp hinges, hand soil to ffep fore-edge, else square, clean & tight. Very cute animal stories with sumptuous illustrations. Illustrator: A.E. Kennedy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible; Children; Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated. Inventory No: 229162. Hardcover View more info

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The Adventures of Robby and Dobby

By: No Author Stated

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Birn Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 232859

Condition: Good Condition


A cute story told in colour photos of posed toys. no date, c. 1950s, HB, glossy pictorial pictorial epp, G+/--, , 92pp, profuse col photos. General rubbing to to spine ends and corners of covers, number of tears/chips to spine, 2cm missing to top of spine, inside has age browning to page edges, else square and tight. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 232859. Hardcover View more info

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My Happy Book Of The Farm

By: No Author Stated

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Japan, Doeisha: 1955

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 232865

Condition: Good


Plasticised cover . c1950s, Illustrated paper boards inside has 5 openings with full pages colour illustrations which are not credited. General rubbing, chipping to edges & especially spine area, inside is better, being square, clean and tight without markings. Item Type: Board Book. Illustrator: Not Credited. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's; Children; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 232865. Paperback View more info

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Tom Tittlemouse and Other Rhymes

By: Not Stated

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, O.P.C. Distributors: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 229142

Condition: Good Condition


Includes rhymes, I Love Little Pussy, Rub a Dub Dub, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Humpty Dumpty and more. Illustrator: Rufus Morris . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; Children; Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 229142. Paperback View more info

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PETT'S ANNUAL - Guest Artist Illingworth

By: Not Stated

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Uk, Thomas's Publications: 1944

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: GHE0021691

Condition: Good


PB, saddle-stitched pictorial covers, 80pp, b/w & duotone illus throughout. Almost catastrophic rubbing & chipping to covers, all edges & corners have tears, covers just hanging on. inside is better, with some page corners dog-eared, else square & tight with no markings. "Light fare for the forces", with pin-ups, strip cartoons, stories. Soft core for the boys during wartime, must have been quite risque at the time of publication Illustrator: Illingworth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Antiques & Collectabl... View more info

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QUEEN OF THE GUARDED MOUNTS

By: Oxenham, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Hodder & Stoughton: 1916

Seller ID: GHE0013892

Condition: Very Good Condition


375 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Illustrator: By Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds. Inventory No: GHE0013892. Hardcover View more info

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NORTH TO ADVENTURE (Seagull Library)

By: Peyton, K M

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Collins: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GHE0002335

Condition: Good


HB, blue/silver dec boards, in pictorial DJ, top edge blue,192pp. Ubclipped Dj has many chips, rubs and scuffs to top/tail spine, edges and corners, now bright and handsome in archival film. Boards show moderate wear to edges and bumps to corners, inside is square, clean and tight with age browning to extremities. A 'boy's own-type' adventure set in the arctic, finding a ship that has mysteriously disappeared. 400g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Antiques & Collectables; Children's::Children's Books. I... View more info

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School in the Skies

By: R. S. Lyons

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, the Children's Press:

Seller ID: 243591

Condition: Good Condition


190 pages. Pages well browned. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Inscription to previous owner on half title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children's; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 243591. Hardcover View more info

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The Films of John Cassavetes - The Adventure of Insecurity - A Souvenir Program

By: Ray Carney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Ray Carney: 1999

Seller ID: 232159

Condition: Very Good Condition


64 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Film; Film, Radio & Television; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 232159. Paperback View more info

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The Great Wheel

By: Robert Lawson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Angus & Robertson: 1967

Seller ID: 232770

Condition: Good Condition


Ages 10 to 14. "Your fortune lies to the west. Keep your face to the sunset . . . and one day you'll ride the greatest wheel in all the world." When Aunt Honora reads this fortune in his tea leaves, Conn Kilroy knows he is destined for greater things than his small Irish village can offer. A letter from his uncle Michael in America offering Conn a partnership in his New York contracting company sets Conn on his western adventure. Just a few short months later Conn's Uncle Patrick lures him even farther west to Chicago, where they join the hardworking crew building what some called Ferr... View more info