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Phantasia: Of Dockland, Rockland and Dodos, ALDRIDGE, Alan
1 ALDRIDGE, Alan Phantasia: Of Dockland, Rockland and Dodos
London Jonathan Cape 1981 0224017004 / 9780224017008 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good ALDRIDGE, Alan & WILLOCK, Harry 
Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light rubbing to corners and scuffing to boards; toning to pages. A book charting the work of Aldridge, including his work with the Beatles. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Culture, BENZIMAN, Galia
2 BENZIMAN, Galia Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Culture
Palgrave Macmillan 2012 0230293921 / 9780230293922 Hard Cover Near Fine 
Pictorial boards; 256pp. Light rubbing to spine ends. A 'major intervention in the history of childhood and its representations in nineteenth century English literature'. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The St. Frank's Jubilee Companion, BLYTHE, Robert (Ed.)
3 BLYTHE, Robert (Ed.) The St. Frank's Jubilee Companion
Kent John Wernham at The Museum Press 1977 Soft Cover Good By Contributors
Pictorial card covers; 135pp; b/w ills; inscribed to previous owner to front endpaper by editor and a selection of the contributors, including Mary Cadogan and Lionel Searles Brooks. Covers are tanned with some small marks; small mark to front endpaper; tanning to pages. A Symposium to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of St. Frank's. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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When We Were Young, BURNINGHAM, John (Ed.)
4 BURNINGHAM, John (Ed.) When We Were Young
London Bloomsbury 2004 0747571813 / 9780747571810 Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine 
Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 312pp; b/w ills; ribbon marker; compiled and illustrated by Burningham. Light rubbing to board edges. Dustwrapper has minimal wear. A compendium of childhood with contributors including Michael Palin, Seamus Heaney, Maurice Sendak and Jan Pienkowski. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Frank Richards: The Chap Behind the Chums, CADOGAN, Mary
5 CADOGAN, Mary Frank Richards: The Chap Behind the Chums
Viking 1988 0670819468 / 9780670819461 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 258pp; b/w ills. Unclipped dustwrapper has light edgewear with foxing to the reverse side. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Classics in Film and Fiction, CARTMELL, Deborah et al (Eds.)
6 CARTMELL, Deborah et al (Eds.) Classics in Film and Fiction
Pluto Press 2000 0745315887 / 9780745315881 Paperback Very Good 
Pictorial card covers; 240g. Small indentation mark to front cover. Includes a chapter on 'Home by Tea-Time: Fear of Imagination in Disney's Alice in Wonderland' by Deborah Ross. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Charles Hamilton Companion Vol. 1: A History of the Gem and Magnet, FAYNE, Eric & JENKINS, Roger
7 FAYNE, Eric & JENKINS, Roger The Charles Hamilton Companion Vol. 1: A History of the Gem and Magnet
The Museum Press Paperback Good 
Pictorial card covers; 236pp; b/w ills. Slight lean and reading creases to spine with 'Vol 1' written to head; light marking to lower edge of page block; sunning and light creasing to cover. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep, GODDEN, Rumer
8 GODDEN, Rumer A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep
London Macmillan 1987 0333422805 / 9780333422809 First Edition Hard Cover Good Near Very Good 
Brown cloth boards in printed dustwrapper; 243pp; b/w ills. Cloth rubbed to edges with small bump to lower edge and small split to foot of spine; previous owner initials to front endpaper and name to title page; light foxing to endpapers; pages a little wavy. Price clipped dustwrapper is sunned with light edgewear. An autobiography of the author, Rumer Godden. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Images of Children in American Film: A Sociocultural Analysis, JACKSON, Kathy Merlock
9 JACKSON, Kathy Merlock Images of Children in American Film: A Sociocultural Analysis
The Scarecrow Press 1986 0810819015 / 9780810819016 Hard Cover Good 
Pale green cloth boards with green lettering, no dustwrapper; 223pp; b/w plates. Ex-library copy with associated pockets, labels and stamps. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Men of Letters, JONES, Howard
10 JONES, Howard Men of Letters
London G.Bell & Sons 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 
Green cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 183pp; b/w ills by Whittam. Slight lean to spine; boards lightly bumped to corners and spine ends; previous owner name and small patch of surface abrasion to front free endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is chipped to corners and spine ends with couple of small tears to edge of front panel and mark to rear panel. A book of short biographies of six famous writers: Samuel Johnson, Captain Marryat, Charles Dickens, George Borrow, Anthony Trollope and Lewis Carroll. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The House of Warne: One Hundred Years of Publishing, KING, Arthur & STUART, A.F.
11 KING, Arthur & STUART, A.F. The House of Warne: One Hundred Years of Publishing
London Frederick Warne & Co Ltd 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Pictorial cloth, no dustwrapper; 107pp; colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Boards slightly bowed and tanned with darkening to spine, bumping to spine ends and small mark to front; light foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Let the Children Write: An Explanation of Intensive Writing, LANGDON, Margaret
12 LANGDON, Margaret Let the Children Write: An Explanation of Intensive Writing
Longmans, Green and Co. 1962 Hard Cover Good Near Very Good 
Second impression. Printed boards in matching matt dustwrapper; 72pp; b/w ills by the author; intro by G.C.Whitwill. Boards slightly bowed; foxing and marking to top edge of page block; occasional foxing to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, lightly sunned to spine with remains of price sticker to rear cover. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Boys and Girls Forever: Reflections on Children's Classics, LURIE, Alison
13 LURIE, Alison Boys and Girls Forever: Reflections on Children's Classics
London Chatto & Windus 2003 0701175192 / 9780701175191 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 219pp 
Red boards in unclipped dustwrapper with minor edgewear. Light tanning internally. An examination of children's classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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It Ends with Magic: A Milligan Family Story, MILLIGAN, Spike
14 MILLIGAN, Spike It Ends with Magic: A Milligan Family Story
Guild Publishing 1990 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Book Club edition. Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 243pp; b/w ills. Toning to pages; light foxing and smudging to page block edges. Dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with light sunning to spine. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Readers Who Don't...And How To Persuade Them Otherwise, POWLING, Chris
15 POWLING, Chris Readers Who Don't...And How To Persuade Them Otherwise
The University of Reading 2000 0704914050 / 9780704914056 Paperback Very Good 
Stapled pictorial card covers; 31pp. Light scuffing to corner. Issued by the Reading and Language Information Centre. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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The Definitive Illustrated Guide to Fantasy, PRINGLE, David (Ed)
16 PRINGLE, David (Ed) The Definitive Illustrated Guide to Fantasy
London Carlton Books Ltd 2003 184442930X / 9781844429301 Hard Cover Very Good 272pp 
Glazed pictorial boards. Light bumping to spine ends. Foreword by Terry Pratchett. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Racundra's Third Cruise, RANSOME, Arthur
17 RANSOME, Arthur Racundra's Third Cruise
West Sussex Fernhurst Books 2002 1898660891 / 9781898660897 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Navy cloth boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 128pp; b/w ills; map endpapers; edited and compiled by Brian Hammett. Very slight slant to spine; pages just starting to tone. Dustwrapper has minor edgewear and tanned stip to spine edge of front panel. A previously unpublished account of a cruise up the River Lieupe in the Summer of 1924 by the author of the 'Swallows and Amazons' Series. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Under the Quizzing Glass: A Lewis Carroll Miscellany, SHABERMAN, R.B. & CRUTCH, Denis
18 SHABERMAN, R.B. & CRUTCH, Denis Under the Quizzing Glass: A Lewis Carroll Miscellany
London Magpie Press 1972 Paperback Fine 
Limited edition. Printed card covers, no glassine wrapper; 58pp; b/w ills. A Lewis Carroll miscellany containing original studies of his life and work together with some scarce Carrolliana now first reprinted and a poem never before published. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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The Land of Narnia - Brian Sibley Explores the World of C.S.Lewis, SIBLEY, Brian
19 SIBLEY, Brian The Land of Narnia - Brian Sibley Explores the World of C.S.Lewis
London Collins 1989 0001911619 / 9780001911611 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 260mm x 207mm BAYNES, Pauline 
Navy boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w and colour ills. Unclipped dustwrapper has minor edgewear and rubbed corners, now in removable sleeve. This guide to Narnia explains how C.S.Lewis came to write them, what sort of person he was and the hidden meaning of the Narnia stories. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Greyfriars for Grown-Ups: A Nostalgia-Laden  Selection of Extracts from the Magnet and Gem, SUTTON, Lawrence
20 SUTTON, Lawrence Greyfriars for Grown-Ups: A Nostalgia-Laden Selection of Extracts from the Magnet and Gem
London Howard Baker 1980 0703001884 / 9780703001887 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Red cloth boards in black dustwrapper; 278pp. Light rubbing to spine ends. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with laminate starting to crack and peel in places. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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