Category: Circus Stories

Sort

showing 1-17 of 17

Image for Bunnikin at the Circus

Bunnikin at the Circus

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Brown Watson Ltd:

Seller ID: 003475


Undated edition. Shaped stapled pictorial card covers; 10pp. Minor rubbing to cover edges, tanning to pages. Bunnikin tries his hand at circus skills. View more info

Image for Raggedy Ann and Andy's Rainy-Day Circus

Raggedy Ann and Andy's Rainy-Day Circus

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Purnell: 1979

Seller ID: 005808


Small format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Foxing to pages. View more info

Image for Circus Thrills

Circus Thrills

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions:

Seller ID: 008941


Undated. Stapled card covers; colour ills. Both front and rear covers have tear to fore-edge with splitting to spine ends and creasing to corners; occasional light marking to pages. View more info

Image for Sue's Circus Horse

Sue's Circus Horse

By: BERRISFORD, Judith M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 009582


A Star Book Third impression. Grey cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 174pp; b/w ills with two tone frontis. Couple of small bumps to boards; possibly repaired front hinge as looks like pastedown has additional paper strip; tear to lower margin edge of p159/60. Price clipped dustwrapper has had white paper stuck to the reverse and has a number of large chips and tears with tape repairs. The day that Sue Trent becomes the owner of a beautiful cream-coloured Arab at th... View more info

Image for The Rockingdown Mystery

The Rockingdown Mystery

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010501


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to spine ends; foxing and light marking to endpapers; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with chip to upper edge of front panel and tanning to rear. The first adventure mystery story about Barney the circus boy. View more info

Image for Kashtanka

Kashtanka

By: CHEKHOV, Anton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1973

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 009674


Glazed pictorial boards; 62pp; sepia ills; translated from the Russian by Robert Daglish. Covers unevenly sunned with light marking; thumbing and occasional marking to pages. A stray dog performs in a circus. View more info

Image for The Circus Comes to Town

The Circus Comes to Town

By: CONSTANDUROS, Denis

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Loughborough, Wills & Hepworth Ltd: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009400


Early edition. Small format matt pictorial boards; colour ills; glossy pages. Rubbing to all edges and corners; spots of surface lifting to a couple of gutters from binding glue;. Ladybird Series 413 with original price of 2/6 net inside front cover, tally number of 140 to rear, and last but one title to rear (last title is Red Riding Hood/Goldilocks). View more info

Image for Soko at the Circus

Soko at the Circus

By: CUNNINGHAM, Donald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins Clear Type Press: 1955

Seller ID: 010260


The Silver Torch Series No.77. Second impression. Small format blue cloth boards lacking dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills. Lean to spine with sunning and light marking to cloth. View more info

Image for Olivia Saves the Circus

Olivia Saves the Circus

By: FALCONER, Ian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003451


Matt pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; b/w and red ills. Tanning and thumbing to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with a wrinkle to head of spine. Olivia tells her class about her trip to the circus when she saved the day. View more info

Image for Little Bear and the Papagini Circus

Little Bear and the Papagini Circus

By: GREAVES, Margaret

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002308


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper. Light bumping to spine ends; toning and light thumbing to pages. Little Bear wants to be part of the circus. View more info

Image for The Stage-Struck Seal

The Stage-Struck Seal

By: HULL, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell:

Seller ID: 009677


Undated. Blue cloth boards with black lettering and decs, no dustwrapper; 55pp; b/w ills. Lean to spine with rubbing to cloth extremities with spine edge starting to fray; previous owner gift inscription dated 1941 to front endpaper; light foxing and tanning to endpapers; light thumbing to pages. View more info

Image for Mr. Twink Takes Charge

Mr. Twink Takes Charge

By: HURT, Freda

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004775


Green cloth boards with black decs to front and lettering to spine in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 125pp; b/w ills. Very slight lean to spine; light bumping to corners and spine ends; couple of small marks to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned and creased to spine with chips to corners and small splits to spine ends; white panel lightly tanned; original price crossed through to front flap, now in removable sleeve. The feline detective assists Sergeant Boffer when a ci... View more info

Image for Muff the Circus Monkey

Muff the Circus Monkey

By: MCGUINNESS, Lurline

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004822


Black cloth boards with gilt lettring in pictorial dustwrapper; 29pp; colour and b/w ills. Tanning and light thumbing to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has a number of creased tears, some with tape to reverse, and chips to corners; light sunning to spine, now in removable sleeve. Muff the circus monkey meets some strange animals from the Australian bush. View more info

Image for The Golden Wolf

The Golden Wolf

By: PATCHETT, Mary Elwyn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1962

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 006639


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 174pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Cloth sunned to outer edges; two date stamps and light smudging to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges and corners with slight loss to head of spine. From the Ajax series, in which Mary's dog goes missing and she suspects the circus may be responsible. View more info

Image for A Trip to the Circus (A Young World Tripper Book)

A Trip to the Circus (A Young World Tripper Book)

By: WEBB, Anne

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nelson Young World: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001881


Landscape glazed pictorial boards. Bumping and rubbing to foot of spine; sunned cover, especially spine; price unclipped but crossed through; light tanning and occasional mark to pages. Prepared in consultation with Coco the Clown! View more info

Image for The Friendly Bear

The Friendly Bear

By: WEYERGANS, Franz

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 001414


Pictorial boards. A Panda Book (Number 19). Rubbing to spine edges, indentation marks to cover, grubby marks to pictorial endpapers and some pages. A story of a cigar-smoking, monocle-wearing circus bear who earns his freedom. View more info

Image for Teddy Bear's Circus

Teddy Bear's Circus

By: WICKHAM, Constance

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Collins: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009454


Paper backed pictorial boards with cloth spine, no dustwrapper; 72pp; b/w and colour ills. Boards worn to corners with chip to fore-edge and sunning to cloth spine; light crayon marking to cover; tear to margin of p19/20, text unaffected. View more info