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Image for Pictures for Our Pets and Pleasant Talks About Some of the Wonderful Works of God: First Series

Pictures for Our Pets and Pleasant Talks About Some of the Wonderful Works of God: First Series

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, W.B.Horner & Son:

Seller ID: 005147

Condition: Good


Undated [circa 1886?]. Small format pictorial cloth;. b/w ills. Slight lean to spine; rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; browning to endpapers; foxing and light marking to pages. Lessons for children on the earth, sun, moon and stars, vegetation and water. View more info

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Shell Guide to the Water's Edge

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Seller ID: 010116

Condition: Good


Landscape format pictorial card covers; 32pp; colour ills. Light creasing to cover with pen mark to front; pen scribble to upper border of last page. A guide to the natural history of East African watersides. View more info

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Baltimore Orioles

By: BRENNER, Barbara

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1976

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 003748

ISBN: 0437901025

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching matt dustwrapper; 62pp; colour ills. Boards bumped to upper corners with couple of small dents to board edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned esp to spine with rubbed edges and corners. Book 102 in the 'Science I Can Read Book' Series. View more info

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Reference Book to Enid Blyton Nature Readers

By: BRIMBLE, L.J.F.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008175

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 181pp; b/w ills. Rubbing and bumping to corners; school library and date stamp to front pastedown; offset browning to endpapers. A natural history reference book to accompany Blyton's thirty 'Nature Readers'. View more info

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Stories of Animal Life (The Rambler Nature Books)

By: CLAXTON, William J.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 010276

Condition: Good to Fair


Undated. Pictorial cloth boards with pictorial onlay, no dustwrapper; 96pp; eight colour plates plus b/w ills. Boards rubbed and worn to corners and spine ends with additional splitting to spine edges; occasional mark to pages. View more info

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In Field and Hedgerow (Sharp Eyes Series)

By: ENGLEFIELD, Cicely

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003604

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 201pp; b/w ills plus four colour plates. Boards lightly bumped to corners; foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is crinkly and rubbed with a number of large chips to edges and corners. A nature book for children. View more info

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Judy's and Andrew's Book of the Seashore

By: GOAMAN, Muriel

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009209

Condition: Good


Turquoise cloth boards with silver lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 32pp; four colour plates. Slight bow to boards with bump to lower edge. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little grubby with rubbed, nicked and chipped edges; small tear to upper left corner of front panel. A book to help children identify some of the strange creatures at the seaside. View more info

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How Baby Animals Travel

By: GRAY, Patricia

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Franklin Watts:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002135

ISBN: 0851664938

Condition: Good


Undated [1974] edition. Landscape format tan cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Colour ills. Light bumping to corners; toning to pages; faint crease to couple of pages. Dustwrapper is clipped and tanned with a sunned spine.. A wildlife book for young readers. View more info

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Wonders of Life: Book Four

By: HUMPHRYS, L.G.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd: 1961

Seller ID: 004527

Condition: Good Plus


Orange cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 216pp; four colour plates plus sepia ills. Boards lightly bumped to corners; previous owner name to front endpaper; small mark to lower page block edge. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped to edges and corners with small tear to lower edge of front panel and light sunning to spine. Includes information on bats and mice, the migration of birds, strange creatures of the sea, hibernation and pond life. View more info

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One Beetle Too Many: The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin

By: LASKY, Kathryn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Candlewick Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002863

ISBN: 076361436X

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Small indentations to lower board edge. Unclipped dustwrapper has light creasing to upper edge. An account of the life and studies of Charles Darwin. View more info

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Nature's Playground in Four Books

By: LEIGH, M.Cordelia E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 003320

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Four books in one with colour frontis, plus over 250 b/w photographs and diagrams. Previous owner name to front endpaper; tanning to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is tanned with chipped corners, rubbed edges with couple of small tears, ghost sticker image to front flap. From the Pageant of Knowledge Series. View more info

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The Illuminated Language of Flowers

By: MARSH, Jean

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Jane's: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006064

ISBN: 0354043366

Condition: Near Very Good


Beige cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 78pp; colour ills. Cloth discoloured to outer edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with rubbing and small edge-tears, several with taped repairs to reverse. A dictionary of over 700 plants and flowers with their meanings, illustrated in colour by Greenaway's drawings. View more info

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The Wombat Who Talked to the Stars: The Journal of a Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat

By: MORRIS, Jill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Queensland, Greater Glider Productions: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003279

ISBN: 0947304282

Condition: Very Good


Landscape glazed pictorial boards; 32pp; colour ills. Light bumping to corners and spine ends; toning to pages; two promotional stickers to front cover. The history of this endangered speices of wombat. View more info

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Life in Pond and Stream

By: MORSE, Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1945

Seller ID: 010768

Condition: Good


Chameleon Books 23. Patterned boards, no dustwrapper; 80pp; colour ills. Spine ends and corners bumped and worn; spine sunned with a couple of small holes; foxing to prelims; occasional mark to pages. View more info

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Tracking Animals

By: ROSS. Alison

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1971

Seller ID: 006498

ISBN: 0631068708

Condition: Good


Blackwell's Learning Library No. 52. Red cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 62pp; colour and b/w ills. School stamp to both pastedowns. Unclipped dustwrapper is foxed with rubbing, nicks and chips to edges and sunning to spine. View more info

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Through the Magnifying Glass: Little Things That Make a Big Difference

By: SCHWARTZ, Julius

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Wheaton of Exeter: 1962

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 003506

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with black decs in pictorial dustwrapper; 127pp; b/w ills. Small ink stamp to front endpaper and pastedown; surface lifting to front endpaper from plate removal; light tanning to pages. Price-clipped dustwrapper is significantly rubbed to edges with small chips and splits to corners. A host of fascinating uses for a magnifying glass. View more info

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Babies of the Fields and Meadows

By: TYRRELL, Marla

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 010280

Condition: Good to Fair


Small format pictorial boards; 60pp; colour and b/w ills. Bow to boards with rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; spine edge starting to crack. View more info

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A Moth is Born

By: WALKER, Herbert B.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1967

Seller ID: 001401

Condition: Good


Small format pictorial boards. Rubbing and small chips to spine; small indentation marks to edges. Colour ills throughout detailing lifecycle of a moth. A 'Start-Right Elf Book'. View more info

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Dogs

By: WILSON, Maurice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Puffin Books, Penguin:

Seller ID: 005320

Condition: Near Very Good


A Puffin Picture Book. Stapled pictorial card covers; 30pp; b/w and colour ills. Covers tanned with light creasing to rear cover; couple of tiny nicks to edges; light tanning to pages; rusting to staples. View more info