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A MESS OF POTAGE

By: de la Fère, Natala

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GHE0003357

Condition: Very Good


HB, green cloth in pictorial DJ, VG/VG, 248pp. Rubbing and tears to spine ends, edges and corners, now splendid in archival film. Book has a slight lean to spine, rubbing and bumps to edges and corners, inside is clean and tight with no markings, a very good copy in a protected DJ, scarce in hardcover. Set in a French peasant community. 420g when packed. Illustrator: Reinganum, Victor. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds. Inventory No: GHE0003357. Hardcover View more info

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The Elephant's Dilemma

By: Dee Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, W. Foulsham & Co Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 229731

Condition: Good Condition


HB, A Bonnie Book, pictorial paper covered boards, VG-/--, unpaged, c.26pp, coloured illus. Moderate rubbing to spine ends, edges and corners. 26 pages. Illustrator: Kippy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Antiques & Collectibles; Children; Children's::Children's Books. Inventory No: 229731. Hardcover View more info

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AIRMEN OF SHEBA'S TEMPLE

By: Dempster, Guy (aka Dorothy Carter)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GHE0011073

Condition: Good


HB, blue boards, in pictorial DJ, 143pp, col frontis. Price-clipped DJ is chipped and worn with rubbing, creases and tears to top/tail spine, edges and corners, now protected in poly film. Book has general wear to edges and corners, water stain to top edge near spine, inside has foxing and age toning to extremities, else square, clean and tight, a more than good copy in a protected DJ. A ripping aviatian yarn for young adults. 360g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Ed... 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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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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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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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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LEAP BEFORE YOU LOOK

By: Waugh, Alec

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1932

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: GHE0010747

Condition: Good+


PB, printed card covers, G+/--, 159pp. General rubbing to edges and creases to corners of covers, inside has age tanning to page edges, top corners of pages are curling at front, else square, clean and tight without markings. No. 6 of the " Ninepenny Novels" series. 150g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds. Inventory No: GHE0010747. Paperback View more info

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EAST IN THE 'GOLDEN GAIN'

By: Westerman, Percy F. [1876-1959]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Blackie & Son Limited: 1960

Seller ID: GHE002033

Condition: Good


HB, brown dec buckram in pictorial DJ, no date , c.1960s, 256pp, b/w frontis. Price clipped DJ has major rubbing and tears to all edges and corners, some loss at top/tail spine, now protected in archival film and looking good. Boards show very minor wear to spine ends and edges, inside has foxing to prelims, and age browning to extremities, else very square, clean and tight. A ripping yarn of the sea for boys. 320g when packed. Illustrator: Hilder R. F.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Antiques & Collectables; Chil... View more info