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The Rupert Treasury

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Purnell Books: 1984

Seller ID: 010940

ISBN: 0361063431

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 158pp; colour and two-tone ills. Light bumping to corners; toning to pages. Dustwrapper has light rubbing to edges and original price sticker to front. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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Rupert Story Book

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Purnell & Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 010951

Condition: Good


Undated. Glazed pictorial boards; two double-sided colour plates plus b/w and two-tone ills. Bow to front board; rubbed corners with couple of chips to laminate; surface lifting to paper of front hinge; toning to pages. View more info

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Sails of Gold

By: ASQUITH, Lady Cynthia

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers Ltd:

Seller ID: 007240

Condition: Good


Red pictorial cloth, no dustwrapper; 166pp; b/w ills plus four tipped in colour plates. Slight skew to spine and bow to boards; corners of spine ends starting to fray; foxing to page block edges; previous owner gift inscription dated 1929 to front endpaper; significant foxing to endpapers and prelims, more scattered throughout. A compilation of stories and poems including 'The Giraffe' by Geoffrey Dearmer, 'The Galloping Sleigh' by Hugh Lofting and 'The Dragon Who Didn't... View more info

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Welcome, Josie, Click and Bun!

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005265

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front in wraparound pictorial dustwrapper; 95pp; b/w picture strip ills; back flap of dw lists 7 other strip books at 4/6 each. Slight lean to spine; foxing to page block edges; occasional small mark to pages; front pastedown has line of paper residue to edge. Dustwrapper has been untidily price-clipped, partially obscuring illustrator's name to front flap; paper is tanned with rubbing, creasing, chipping and small tears... View more info

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Josie, Click and Bun Again

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £60.00

Publisher: George Newnes Limited:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007444

Condition: Good


Undated [1946]. Pale red cloth boards with black lettering in wraparound pictorial dustwrapper with three titles to rear flap; 94pp; b/w comic strip style ills; last page gives details of first two books at 2s6d.. Boards sunned to spine ends with bumping to corners; occasional small mark to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is significantly creased and rubbed with edge chips, corner splits and losses to spine ends and upper edge of rear panel; title rubbed to spine. View more info

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William Again

By: CROMPTON, Richmal

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010946

Condition: Near Very Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering, lacking dustwrapper; 253pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to spine ends; foxing to page block edges; offset browning to endpapers; newspaper cuttings about Just William laid in. View more info

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Just - William

By: CROMPTON, Richmal

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 010976

Condition: Near Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 215pp; b/w ills. Foxing to endpapers and page block edges. Housed in removable plastic cover. View more info

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The Princess in the Tower

By: FORMAN, Joan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002263

ISBN: 0571099114

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills. Light foxing to page block edges and very occasionally to pages. Dustwrapper is price-clipped with minor rubbing to spine ends and light tanning to spine and rear panel. Reginald the sheep decides to kidnap Princess Marigold from her block of flats. Signed by author to title page. View more info

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Grimble

By: FREUD, Clement

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011173

Condition: Good


Blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 44pp; b/w ills. Light sunning to outer board edges; several of the page numbers have been blocked out in biro and one page has biro line along length of margin gutter; small nick to upper edge of one leaf. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and nicked to edges with small chips to corners and a couple of light marks. The story of Grimble, a boy of uncertain age and eccentric parents. View more info

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Jingoo of the Jungle

By: HUGHES, Jean

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009939

Condition: Good


Blue cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 122pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends; synopsis of story, possibly from original dustwrapper, pasted to front pastedown; small tear and surface lifting to upper section of rear hinge.. Jingoo, a little Indian boy, can't wait to show his city cousin around the jungle. View more info

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Professor Branestawm's Perilous Pudding and Other Incredible Adventures

By: HUNTER, Norman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007191

ISBN: 0370302338

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards; 132pp; b/w ills. Couple of scratches and indentation marks to boards; light sunning to spine; sticker residue to rear; ghost sticker mark to front endpaper. View more info

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The Golliwog News - A Story of Three Children and a Toy Newspaper

By: INCHFAWN, Fay & Philip

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, S.W.Partridge & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 011538

Condition: Good


Second edition. Pictorial cloth boards; 234pp plus publisher's catalogue; twelve b/w plates. Cloth rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends with some rubbing to illustration and titles on cloth; envelope pasted to front pastedown but insert missing; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; offset tanning to endpapers. View more info

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The Prince of the House of David or Three Years in the Holy City

By: INGRAHAM, Rev J.H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins:

Seller ID: 006288

Condition: Good


Turquoise cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 245pp; b/w frontis. Sunned patches to cloth; light bumping to spine ends; prize plate dated 1939 to front endpaper; foxing to endpapers and page block edges. Price clipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine with a number of nicks and chips to rubbed and creased edges. View more info

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Thrice Three and Then One

By: MATTHEWS, A. G.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001431

ISBN: 1857763939

Condition: Very Good


Yellow boards, gilt lettering to spine, in unclipped pictorial dustwrapper. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper to Pembury School. Black and white ills. Dustwrapper has minor edgewear inc light crease to upper left corner. A collection of children's stories. View more info

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The Emerald Crown

By: NEEDHAM, Violet

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009733

Condition: Good


Second impression. Green cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 253pp; b/w ills. Cloth sunned to spine and outer edges with bumping to corners and lower edge; occasional spotting and light marking to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is chipped to corners and spine ends, rubbed to edges with some surface lifting and light sunning to spine. A stirring tale of a boy and girl in the Kingdom of Flavonia. View more info

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Signs and Wonders

By: OVERELL, J.J.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001464

ISBN: 1857768981

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Dustwrapper is unclipped with slight curling to top edge. Signed by author to front free endpaper. View more info

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Jane the Unlucky

By: PRICE, Evadne

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011252

Condition: Near Very Good


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 251pp; b/w ills. Bumping and sunning to spine ends; offset tanning to endpapers; light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is very tatty with a large untidy tear across rear panel which has been repaired with archival tape to reverse; losses to spine ends and upper edge of front panel; large chips, rubbing and creasing to edges, now in removable sleeve which helps make it look more presentable. From the Jane Series... View more info