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Image for Raymond Sheppard (1913-1958) Master Illustrator

Raymond Sheppard (1913-1958) Master Illustrator

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Liss Fine Art: 2010

Seller ID: 010830

ISBN: 0956713904

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial card covers; 142pp; colour ills. Very light scuffing to cover surface. View more info

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Dr.Seuss from Then to Now - A Catalogue of the Retrospective Exhibition

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1987

Seller ID: 011783

ISBN: 0394892682

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; colour and b/w ills. Light toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and corners with a couple of tears, an ISBN sticker to rear and sticker residue to upper right corner. Covering the 60 year career of Theodor Geisel - Dr.Seuss. [119:J3] View more info

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Janet's Last Book: Janet Ahlberg 1944-1994 - A Memento

By: AHLBERG, Allan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 011844

ISBN: 0140268723

Condition: Very Good


Landscape glossy card covers with die-cut picture window; 64pp; b/w and colour ills. Light toning to cover and pages. A warm and affectionate memoir of the children's illustrator. [818: R1]. View more info

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Childhood Re-Collected : Early Children's Books from the Library of Marjorie Moon

By: ALDERSON, Brian & MOON, Marjorie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: PBFA: 1994

Seller ID: 010829

ISBN: 0952412209

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy card covers; 114pp; b/w and colour ills. Very light rubbing to cover edges. View more info

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Phantasia: Of Dockland, Rockland and Dodos

By: ALDRIDGE, Alan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1981

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009083

ISBN: 0224017004

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Culture

By: BENZIMAN, Galia

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2012

Seller ID: 005934

ISBN: 0230293921

Condition: 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'. View more info

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The St. Frank's Jubilee Companion

By: BLYTHE, Robert (Ed.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Kent, John Wernham at The Museum Press: 1977

Inscription: By Contributors

Seller ID: 008173

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Original Alice - From Manuscript to Wonderland

By: BROWN, Sally

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The British Library: 1997

Seller ID: 011392

ISBN: 0712345337

Condition: Very Good


Small format pictorial boards; 64pp; colour and b/w ills. Pages just starting to tone. View more info

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When We Were Young

By: BURNINGHAM, John (Ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2004

Seller ID: 004659

ISBN: 0747571813

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Frank Richards: The Chap Behind the Chums

By: CADOGAN, Mary

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Viking: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008028

ISBN: 0670819468

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 258pp; b/w ills. Unclipped dustwrapper has light edgewear with foxing to the reverse side. View more info

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Classics in Film and Fiction

By: CARTMELL, Deborah et al (Eds.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pluto Press: 2000

Seller ID: 004881

ISBN: 0745315887

Condition: 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. View more info

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Kate Greenaway

By: ENGEN, Rodney K.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Academy/Harmony: 1976

Seller ID: 011139

Condition: Near Very Good


Large format pictorial card covers; 68pp; over 90 b/w and colour ills. Light rubbing to cover edges with light creasing to corners; tanning to pages. Reference work on the illustrator Kate Greenaway, including bibliographical checklist. View more info

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Intent Upon Reading: A Critical Appraisal of Modern Fiction for Children

By: FISHER, Margery

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Brockhampton Press: 1964

Seller ID: 010235

Condition: Near Very Good


Second revised and enlarged edition. Orange cloth boards, lacking dustwrapper; 416pp; b/w ills. Bump to upper edge of rear board; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; browning to endpapers. View more info

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The Wheel of Things: A Biography of L.M. Montgomery

By: GILLEN, Mollie

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1976

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 009905

ISBN: 0245529713

Condition: Very 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'. View more info

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Margaret Tarrant and Her Pictures

By: GURNEY, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009307

ISBN: 0855030631

Condition: 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. View more info

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Great Days & Jolly Days: The Story of Girls School Songs

By: HADDON, Celia

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009949

ISBN: 0340222301

Condition: Near Very Good


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. View more info

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Sculptor's Daughter - A Childhood Memoir

By: JANSSON, Tove

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Sort of Books: 2013

Seller ID: 010434

ISBN: 1908745339

Condition: Near Fine


Second impression. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine; 162pp; b/w ills; intro by Ali Smith; translated by Kingsley Hart. Slight sticker residue to rear board. A memoir of the Finnish author of 'The Moomins'. View more info

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Men of Letters

By: JONES, Howard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, G.Bell & Sons: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003961

Condition: 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 Borro... View more info

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The Tale of Beatrix Potter - A Biography

By: LANE, Margaret

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London & New York, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011939

Condition: Near Very Good


Green cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 176pp; 4 colour and 16 b/w plates. Slight lean to spine; small mark to top edge of page block; lightly foxed strips to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges with larger tear to upper edge of front panel; sunning to spine. [319: O2] View more info

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Let the Children Write: An Explanation of Intensive Writing

By: LANGDON, Margaret

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1962

Seller ID: 007258

Condition: 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. View more info