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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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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 Elephant

By: HERBERT, Agnes

Price: £10.00

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: £8.00

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: £6.50

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 Story of Hester Mouse Who Became a Writer

By: HOBAN, Russell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1969

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 011976

ISBN: 0437467031

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards with brown cloth spine in matching wraparound pictorial dustwrapper; 48pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine; very light rubbing to corners. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and corners with light marking to front cover and creasing to inner flaps. The story of a little mouse who became a writer and saved her family from the owl. [719:T3]. View more info

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Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

By: HOBAN, Russell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1971

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 011979

ISBN: 0437467074

Condition: Near Very Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards lightly rubbed to corners; patch of colour lifting to front endpaper; light foxing to endpapers and prelims with occasional spots to main pages; one page has light indentation letter marks. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little grubby and foxed with rubbed and chipped edges. Emmett Otter is determined to get his mother something special for Christmas. [719: F2] View more info

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Harvey's Hideout

By: HOBAN, Russell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1973

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 011987

ISBN: 0224009575

Condition: Near Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Slight outward lean to spine; light rubbing and bumping to corners with two small chips to upper edge; slight patch of colour lifting to front endpaper. Harvey is Mildred Muskrat's little brother, and they can't seem to agree on anything. [719: T3] View more info

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By the Waterside

By: HORNER, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Collins Clear Type Press: 1960

Seller ID: 011922

Condition: Good


New edition. The Laurel and Gold Series Volume 12. Small format blue cloth boards with gilt lettering, no dustwrapper; 192pp; b/w ills by the author. Light sunning to boards and spine; light bumping to corners; archival tape repaired tear to lower edge of one leaf. Young Micky meets a Blackbird and learns all about riverside life. View more info

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The Last Polar Bears

By: HORSE, Harry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002043

ISBN: 0670891347

Condition: Very Good


Reissued edition. Landscape pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Thumbed front endpaper and pages. Dustwrapper has light edgewear, small closed tear to top edge of rear panel and promotional CITV sticker to front. Roo and her owner set off in search of polar bears. 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