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Bunnikin at the Circus

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Brown Watson Ltd:

Seller ID: 003475

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Raggedy Ann and Andy's Rainy-Day Circus

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Purnell: 1979

Seller ID: 005808

ISBN: 0361042701

Condition: Good


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

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Circus Thrills

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions:

Seller ID: 008941

Condition: Fair


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

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Graffy

By: ALDRIDGE, Eileen

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1947

Seller ID: 010843

Condition: Fair


Pictorial boards; 29pp; colour ills by the author. Boards rather grubby and pencil marked with surface creasing, rubbed edges and worn corners; discoloration to cloth spine; marking to pastedowns; rusting to staples; light thumbing and marking to pages. View more info

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Sue's Circus Horse

By: BERRISFORD, Judith M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 009582

Condition: Good


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

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Hurrah for the Circus! - Being the Further Adventures of Mr.Galliano and His Famous Circus

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011377

Condition: Good


Orange cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 191pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine with light rubbing and bumping to corners; foxing to endpapers; previous owner gift inscription dated 1943 to front endpaper; one section of the book is significantly more tanned than the rest, due to differing paper quality. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of nicks and large chips/small losses to edges and corners; tanning to spine. Another book about M... View more info

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Kashtanka

By: CHEKHOV, Anton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1973

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 009674

Condition: Good


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

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Soko at the Circus

By: CUNNINGHAM, Donald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins Clear Type Press: 1955

Seller ID: 010260

Condition: Good


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

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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

ISBN: 068982954X

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

ISBN: 0416634605

Condition: Near Very Good


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

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Bubble and the Circus

By: HATCHER, Josephine

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter:

Seller ID: 011275

Condition: Fair


Small format pictorial boards; 52pp; colour ills. Boards are a little grubby with worn corners; couple of pages have production crease; occasional mark to page; one illustration looks like it has been embellished with colouring pen and child has written 'How Sad' to the last page! View more info

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Bertie Bear's Circus

By: HIGHAM, Geoffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Edmund Ward:

Seller ID: 010766

Condition: Fair


Undated. Small format burgundy boards lacking dustwrapper; 93pp; colour and b/w ills by the author. Boards marked and worn - splay to boards with small split mid spine, rubbing and bumping to corners and staining to front; thumbing and occasional mark to pages. Also includes Wolfy's Reward and Horace Hedgehog's Firework. A reading copy only. View more info

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The Stage-Struck Seal

By: HULL, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell:

Seller ID: 009677

Condition: Good


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

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Mr. Twink Takes Charge

By: HURT, Freda

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004775

Condition: Near Very Good


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

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Muff the Circus Monkey

By: MCGUINNESS, Lurline

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004822

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Golden Wolf

By: PATCHETT, Mary Elwyn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1962

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 006639

Condition: Good


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

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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

ISBN: 0723809550

Condition: Good


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

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The Friendly Bear

By: WEYERGANS, Franz

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 001414

Condition: Good


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

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Teddy Bear's Circus

By: WICKHAM, Constance

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Collins: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009454

Condition: Good


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