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The Butterfly

By: GIRLEANU, Emil

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Murrays Sales & Service Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 005143

Condition: Good


Treasure Hour. Small paperback with stapled card covers; colour ills. Covers rubbed to edges; pages tanned; staples rusted to centrefold. View more info

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The Golden Lamb

By: GOUGH, Irene

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Minnesota, Lerner Publication: 1972

Seller ID: 003422

ISBN: 0822503603

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Matt pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; b/w and yellow ills. Light tanning to pages. Julie lives on a sheep farm in South Australia and is surprised to discover a golden lamb. View more info

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The Wind in the Willows

By: GRAHAME, Kenneth

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007634

ISBN: 019273234X

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards; 255pp; colour and b/w ills; no playing cards (originally issued with this edition). Previous owner gift inscription to half-title page; pages are rather wavy probably due to damp exposure. A newly illustrated edition of this classic. 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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Peppermint

By: GRIDER, Dorothy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Manchester, World Distributors:

Seller ID: 009837

Condition: Fair


Undated edition. One of the 'Story Hour' series. Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards worn to corners with cloth tape repair to spine; hinges a little shaky; price page clipped. The story of a little white kitten that no-one wanted. View more info

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Peter's Insect Friends

By: HAYWOOD, Helen

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hutchinson's Books for Young People:

Seller ID: 010842

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards; colour ills by the author. Boards a little grubby with rubbed edges and worn corners; erased previous owner details faintly visible to front pastedown; text block slightly loose in casing. View more info

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White Winter

By: HELME, Eleanor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005901

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with horse and rider vignette in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 176pp; b/w ills. Boards slightly bowed with lean to spine and significant bumping to lower corners; previous owner details and creased corner to front endpaper; foxing to page block edges and endpapers/prelims. Dustwrapper is foxed and tanned with large chips/small losses to corners and head of spine; upper section of front flap has been reattached with tape to reverse and some smaller tears ... View more info

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Roddy and Scuttle

By: HELME, Eleanor & PAUL, Nance

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode:

Seller ID: 005900

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Fawn cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 154pp; b/w ills plus two-tone frontis. Cloth lightly marked with sunning to spine and small splits to spine ends; light marking to page block edges; tanning and scattered foxing to pages. View more info

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The Tail of Hunky Dory

By: HELPS, Racey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010100

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with mouse vignette, lacking dustwrapper; 48pp; colour and b/w ills by the author. Bumping to corners with light marking to cloth; previous owner name to front endpaper has smudged to half-title page; vertical crease to p37/8; toning, thumbing and light foxing to pages. View more info

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The Elephant

By: HERBERT, Agnes

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Seller ID: 008978

Condition: Good


Undated. Red boards with black lettering, no dustwrapper; 284pp; colour frontis plus eight b/w plates. Boards bumped and worn to corners and joints; colour fading to spine and edge; prize plate dated 1920 to front endpaper; offset browning to last text page. View more info

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The Anita Hewett Animal Story Book

By: Hewett, Anita

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1972

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 005754

ISBN: 0370012399

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 270pp; b/w ills. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, sunned, nicked and creased to edges with 3cm tear to lower edge of rear panel and couple of light marks to spine. A collection of 35 stories about jungle and bush animals. 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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Going Fishing (Corkey Book)

By: HINDE, Cecilia & Jean

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009806

Condition: Good


Small format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Bumping to corners and spine ends with laminate starting to lift in places; light crayon marking to front pastedown; occasional foxing mark to pages. View more info

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Gray: The Story of a Brave Dog

By: HINKLE, Thomas C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Seller ID: 008336

Condition: Good


Red cloth with black lettering to spine in pictorial dustwrapper; 188pp. Previous owner details to front endpaper; pages browned. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges. One of the Collins Famous Dog Stories series. View more info

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M.O.L.E. (Much Overworked Little Earthmover)

By: HOBAN, Russell

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009623

ISBN: 0224030612

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; corrugated card endpapers; colour and b/w ills. Light scuffing to surface of boards. A picture book that tackles the huge environmental problems facing our planet. 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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Who Goes To The Wood

By: INCHFAWN, Fay

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press: 1943

Seller ID: 006011

Condition: Near Very Good


Third impression. Green cloth boards, lacking dustwrapper; 168pp; four colour plates plus b/w ills. Very slight lean to spine, light sunning to spine and outer edges. View more info

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People One Ought To Know

By: ISHERWOOD, Christopher

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1982

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 006215

ISBN: 0333342631

Condition: Near Very Good


Burgundy cloth boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards bumped to corners and spine ends; number in pen to rear pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped to corners and spine ends with light sunning to spine edge. A collection of 29 animal nonsense poems: 'The only fault I find with badgers/Is that they're such appalling cadgers'. View more info

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Pinook

By: JAEGER, Karel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009079

Condition: Near Very Good


Turquoise cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 95pp; b/w ills. Foxing to page block edges; previous owner name to front endpaper along with slightly visible erased lettering in coloured pencil; offset browning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with several nicks, chips and small splits; small mark to front panel. A penguin love story. View more info

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The Dark Portal: Book One of The Deptford Mice

By: JARVIS, Robin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Co Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009320

ISBN: 0361085486

Condition: Very Good


A Purnell Book. Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 243pp; b/w ills by the author. Tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has minimal rubbing to edges. The story of the Deptford Mice and their epic struggle with the rats and their unseen but frightful overlord Jupiter. View more info

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Ruby

By: JENKIN-PEARCE, Susie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002359

ISBN: 0192782096

Condition: Near Fine


An Umbrella Book. Pictorial boards; colour ills. Pages just starting to tone. The story of a little dog who wanted to be a ballerina. View more info