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A World of Animals

By: FISHER, Margery (Ed.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1964

Seller ID: 012302

Condition: Very Good


Second impression. Ivory cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 188pp; b/w ills. Light bruising to head of spine and upper edge; school prize plate to front endpaper. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly wrinkled to spine ends. A collection of animal stories with contributions from Rudyard Kipling, Gerald Durrell, B.B., Jack London, Beatrix Potter and more. [519: F3] View more info

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William and His Kitten

By: FLACK, Marjorie

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1939

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004014

Condition: Good


Landscape format pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; b/w and colour ills by the author. Boards rubbed, bumped and worn to corners and spine ends; last two b/w illustrations have been coloured in with coloured pencil, the final one very faintly. William is followed home by a lost kitten. View more info

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The Story About Ping

By: FLACK, Marjorie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Picture Puffin: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011453

ISBN: 0140502416

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 32pp; colour ills. Light rubbing and creasing to cover edges. A little duckling finds adventure on the Yangtze River. View more info

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The Batty Book: The True History of a Bush Baby

By: FOSTER, Catherine G.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005817

Condition: Good


Tan cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 75pp; b/w ills by the author. Boards bumped to corners and spine ends; foxing and offsetting to endpapers; small pin hole to rear pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine, rubbed to edges, chipped to corners with small untidy chipped tear to lower edge of front panel. The true account of Batty the little Bush Baby - a small, furry, large-eyed African animal. View more info

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Fly High, Fly Low

By: FREEMAN, Don

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Viking: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004430

ISBN: 0670036854

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 56pp; colour ills. Creased corner to one page; one word underlined in pen on first page. The story of two birds living in San Francisco. View more info

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Harry, the Little Hare

By: FROMM, Lilo

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1983

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002343

ISBN: 0460061259

Condition: Good


Square format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light bumping to spine ends; indentation scratches to rear board; couple of light marks to front; pages have light creasing. Harry the hare is determined to have an adventure. View more info

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The Zoo - A Ladybird Learning to Read Book

By: GAGG, M.E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Loughborough, Wills & Hepworth: 1960

Seller ID: 012230

Condition: Very Good


Small format buff matt boards with blue lettering and decs in pictorial dustwrapper; 52pp; colour ills. Light bumping to corners and spine ends; prize plate dated 1963 to front endpaper. Square cut clipped dustwrapper with rubbing to edges, small chips and splits to corners and sunning to spine. Ladybird Series 563; tally number 100 to rear flap which lists two further titles after this one. [519: L2] View more info

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The Small Miracle

By: GALLICO, Paul

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005722

Condition: Near Very Good


Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 47pp; b/w ills. Boards lightly bumped and rubbed to corners; previous owner name to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little grubby, rubbed and nicked to edges, tanned to spine. View more info

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Ludmila - A Legend of Liechtenstein

By: GALLICO, Paul

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010832

Condition: Good


Patterned boards with red cloth spine, lacking dustwrapper; 48pp; b/w ills. Slight bow to boards; rubbing to corners; cockling to front pastedown. View more info

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Pushkin the Polar Bear

By: GAUL, Simon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008963

ISBN: 0704324164

Condition: Good


Landscape glazed pictorial boards; 61pp; colour ills. Tanning to boards with light bumping to corners; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; toning to pages, which are a little musty; light water mark to corner of rear pastedown and facing page corners. The adventures of Pushkin, the first Polar Bear known to have flown through space from the South to the North Pole, on his odyssey across the world. View more info

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Moshi the Jackal

By: GIBSON, Tas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Rex Collings: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001734

ISBN: 0860360547

Condition: Good


Landscape brown boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly bumped corners, very slight wavy lower page edge. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, small tear to one corner, name written in pen faintly visible to rear panel along with grubby marks. The author, a wildlife artist, tells and illustrates the adventures of Moshi the jackal on the African plains. View more info

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The Adventures of Antony Ant and the Earwig Pirates; Gregory Grasshopper and the Cruise of the Saucy Walnut

By: GILMORE, D.H.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1981

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 001010

ISBN: 0207137544

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; 154pp; colour and b/w ills by the author. Light sunning and minor bumping to cover. Marvellous tales of fun and adventure in the tiny but intricate world of insect life. Size: 250mm x 190mm View more info

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The Doe

By: GIRLEANU, Emil

Price: £3.50

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

Seller ID: 004635

Condition: Good


Treasure Hour. Small paperback with stapled card covers; colour ills. Covers are tanned with rubbing to edges and small mark to upper edge; rusting to staples. A rather disturbing story, (think Bambi's mother!) in which a doe saves the life of her fawn. View more info

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Tap! Tap! Tap!

By: GIRLEANU, Emil

Price: £3.50

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

Seller ID: 004996

Condition: Good


Treasure Hour Series. Small paperback with stapled card covers; colour ills. Covers are tanned with rubbing to edges; rusting to staples. A story to explain why woodpeckers tap on trees. View more info

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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: £6.50

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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My Cats Nick & Nora

By: HARPER, Isabelle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, The Blue Sky Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012282

ISBN: 0590476203

Condition: Very Good


White boards with purple cloth spine and purple gilt 'footprints' to front in pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills. Small indentation mark to rear board; pages just starting to tone. Unclipped dustwrapper is unevenly tanned with rubbing to spine ends. Two young girls spend a day with two spirited cats. [1019: O1] 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 also have tape repairs to reverse. An Exmoor story in which Collin and Sue Whitelaw reappear with their ponies. 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