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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: 25.00 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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Memory in a House, BOSTON, Lucy M.
4 BOSTON, Lucy M. Memory in a House
London The Bodley Head 1973 0370103564 / 9780370103563 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Good 
Orange cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 142pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly creased to edges with a couple of small nicks. A book of memoirs by the author of 'The Children of Green Knowe'. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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When We Were Young, BURNINGHAM, John (Ed.)
5 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
6 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.)
7 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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Lewis Carroll & His Illustrators: Collaborations & Correspondence, 1865-1898, COHEN, Morton N. & WAKELING, Edward
8 COHEN, Morton N. & WAKELING, Edward Lewis Carroll & His Illustrators: Collaborations & Correspondence, 1865-1898
London Macmillan 2003 0333783077 / 9780333783078 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Grey cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 349pp; b/w ills. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to spine ends. A new collection of the letters written by Carroll to his illustrators. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter: Portraits of Children's Writers, ECCLESHARE, Julia
9 ECCLESHARE, Julia Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter: Portraits of Children's Writers
London National Portrait Gallery 2002 1855143429 / 9781855143425 Hard Cover Near Fine 
Glazed pictorial boards with blue cloth spine; 136pp; b/w and colour ills; intro by Anne Fine. Pages just starting to tone. A collection of over 50 biographies of British children's authors. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Charles Hamilton Companion Vol. 1: A History of the Gem and Magnet, FAYNE, Eric & JENKINS, Roger
10 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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The Wheel of Things: A Biography of L.M. Montgomery, GILLEN, Mollie
11 GILLEN, Mollie The Wheel of Things: A Biography of L.M. Montgomery
London George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd 1976 0245529713 / 9780245529719 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Brown boards in portrait dustwrapper; 200pp; b/w ills. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and nicked to edges with small patches of surface lifting. A biography of the author of 'Anne of Green Gables'. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep, GODDEN, Rumer
12 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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Myths & Legends of the Middle Ages: Their Origin and Influence on Literature and Art, GUERBER, H.A.
13 GUERBER, H.A. Myths & Legends of the Middle Ages: Their Origin and Influence on Literature and Art
London George G.Harrap & Co. 1925 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Fair POGANY, Willy et al 
Green cloth boards with gilt lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; xv, 405pp plus adverts; colour frontis and 3 further colour plates plus b/w plates by various illustrators including Pogany; untrimmed page edges. Foxing to page block edges; cloth lightly rubbed to extremities with couple of small nicks to spine ends. Dustwrapper is very fragile with splits to spine edges, numerous chips, nicks and small losses to edges with some tape repairs to reverse; darkening to spine. Contents include 'Beowulf', 'Merlin' and 'The Round Table'. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Margaret Tarrant and Her Pictures, GURNEY, John
14 GURNEY, John Margaret Tarrant and Her Pictures
London The Medici Society 1982 0855030631 / 9780855030636 First Edition Paperback Good to Fair 
Landscape pictorial card covers; 24pp; colour and b/w ills. Light rubbing and creasing to cover; thumbing and toning to pages with small mark to upper edge of first half of book; scratch mark to p9/10 with lighter indentation to following page. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Great Days & Jolly Days: The Story of Girls School Songs, HADDON, Celia
15 HADDON, Celia Great Days & Jolly Days: The Story of Girls School Songs
Hodder & Stoughton 1977 0340222301 / 9780340222300 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Fair 
Navy cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 128pp; b/w ills; foreword by Joyce Grenfell. Sunning to upper edge of cloth; toning to pages, which are a little musty. Unclipped dustwrapper has a number of chips and tears with small triangular loss to upper edge of front panel. Haddon recaptures the world of girls' education over a hundred years and more. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Men of Letters, JONES, Howard
16 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.
17 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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Hill Top Sawrey, LANE, Margaret
18 LANE, Margaret Hill Top Sawrey
London The National Trust Paperback Very Good 
Stapled pictorial paper covers; 16pp; b/w ills plus colour ills inside covers. Rubbing to spine edge. A pamphlet on the home of Beatrix Potter. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Let the Children Write: An Explanation of Intensive Writing, LANGDON, Margaret
19 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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The Art of Beatrix Potter, LINDER, Leslie & Enid
20 LINDER, Leslie & Enid The Art of Beatrix Potter
London Frederick Warne & Co Ltd 1975 0723214573 / 9780723214571 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 
Fawn boards with gilt mouse vignette to front in pictorial dustwrapper; 406pp; b/w and colour ills; with an appreciation by Anne Carroll Moore and notes to each section by Enid and Leslie Linder. Slight colour bleeding from top edge of page block to upper edge of several pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and lightly sunned to spine. The new and enlarged edition tracing the development and history of Beatrix Potter's illustrations.As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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