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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: £10.00

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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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

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Animals of History

By: JENKINS, Alan C.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Oliver and Boyd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006310

Condition: Very Good


Large format textured pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 76pp; b/w and colour ills. Light tanning to outer edges of boards; light bumping to spine ends; toning to pages. View more info

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Benny's Visit

By: JENNINGS, Linda M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010522

ISBN: 0340406208

Condition: Near Fine


Landscape glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Small patch of colour lifting to front endpaper. Benny the dog lives with an old tramp on a barge but longs to play with the children he meets. View more info

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The Time of Rosie

By: JENSEN, Ann

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Texas, Steck-Vaughn: 1967

Seller ID: 001482

Condition: Good


Tan boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 172pp. Light bumping to corners; light mark to front; foxing to text block edges; brown stain to p17. Dustwrapper is clipped, rather grubby, rubbed and foxed with chips to corners, two small patches of surface lifting, one to spine, the other to front panel, small loss (approx 2cm square) to top edge of rear panel. The story of Rosie the house pig, living on a Texan ranch. View more info

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A White Heron

By: JEWETT, Sarah Orne

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009950

ISBN: 0744549841

Condition: Very Good


Walker Treasures edition. Pictorial boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 64pp; colour ills Toning and occasional small to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges. Sylvia keeps the secret of a rare and beautiful bird. View more info

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Jemima Caroline's Adventures in the Woods

By: JOLLY, Susan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 008016

Condition: Good


The Anytime Series, undated. Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 36pp; black, white and red ills. Boards rubbed and bumped to edges; Salvation Army prize plate to front endpaper dated 1961. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, chipped and split to corners. The adventures of a wooden doll who gets lost in the woods. View more info

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Faithful Friends - "Golden Thoughts" Booklet

By: JUNIOR, Allan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Valentine & Sons Ltd.:

Seller ID: 008631

Condition: Near Very Good


Small format stapled booklet; 16pp; colour ills. Light marking to cover; light thumbing to pages. A small selection of dog poems accompanied by Mabel Gear's illustrations. View more info

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Spring at Cherry-Tree Farm

By: KENT, Margaret

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006088

Condition: Good


Green pictorial cloth in pictorial dustwrapper; 63pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Boards slightly bowed; foxing to endpapers; light vertical crease to first few pages. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges, chipped to corners with 3cm tear to upper corner of front panel. Jeremy James is sent to stay with Farmer Gray at Cherry-Tree Farm. View more info

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Slippery Sam - A Story in Two Parts

By: KERR, Mary

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Leicester, Edmund Ward:

Seller ID: 010767

Condition: Good


c1942. Patterned boards, no dustwrapper; 86pp; colour ills. Slight lean to spine with marking to boards and rubbing to corners; thumbing and occasional mark to pages. View more info

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Babe: The Gallant Pig

By: KING-SMITH, Dick

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc.: 1985

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009321

ISBN: 0517555565

Condition: Very Good


Seventh impression. Navy cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 118pp; b/w ills. Rubbing to foot of spine. Unclipped dustwrapper has light edgewear with small tear to head of spine, repaired to reverse. An award winning tale of a pig with plenty of surprises in store for everyone, first published in the UK as 'The Sheep-Pig. View more info

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The Unlikely One: A Story for Christmas

By: KINNOULL, Claude

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Surrey, The World's Work: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005908

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 57pp; b/w ills. Rubbing to spine ends with small tear to foot; light offset tanning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, esp spine edges and chipped to corners. The story of a dog looking for a home for Christmas. View more info

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The Second Jungle Book

By: KIPLING, Rudyard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006323

ISBN: 0333078012

Condition: Very Good


The Young People's Edition. Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper by Stuart Tresilian; 299pp; b/w ills. Light foxing to fore-edge of page block. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased. View more info

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Toomai of the Elephants

By: KIPLING, Rudyard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1937

Seller ID: 008682

Condition: Good


Tan illustrated boards, no dustwrapper; 84pp; b/w photographs from the London Film Production 'Elephant Boy'. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends with light marking; toning and occasional foxing to pages. View more info

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The Lady-with-the-Crumbs

By: KLICKMANN, Flora

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010847

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards, lacking dustwrapper; 104pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Cloth is sunned and discoloured with bumping to corners; occasional spotting to pages. View more info

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Island Adventure

By: KNIGHT, Isobel

Price: £6.50

Publisher: University of London Press: 1977

Seller ID: 002620

ISBN: 0340064269

Condition: Good


Dolphin Books E.4 Sixth impression; 64pp. Cover edges curled with rubbing to edges and corners, light marking to rear cover; crayon circles coloured to p9. An early reader scheme which tells the story of Mrs Flippers, a seal in distress. View more info

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Un Bon Petit Zebre

By: LAURY, Claire

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Lito: 1976

Seller ID: 003248

ISBN: 2244001490

Condition: Good


Laminated card covers; colour ills; French text. Cover is rubbed, tanned and lightly creased. Pages tanned. A French picture book from the 'Jeunes Lecteurs' Series about a good little zebra. View more info

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The Cock, the Mouse and the Little Red Hen

By: LEFEVRE, Felicite

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Richards Press: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011277

Condition: Good


Pictorial cloth, no dustwrapper; 104pp; colour and b/w ills. Lean to spine and bumping to corners; light marking to cloth; occasional foxing to pages. View more info

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A Night in the Cathedral For Rosie

By: LESTER, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Lester: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002027

ISBN: 095310902X

Condition: Good


Small format stapled pictorial card wraps. Illustrated in black and white by the author. Covers are lightly curled and dented to spine edge. Signed by author with inscription to previous owner inside front cover. One of three 'Cathedral Tales' inspired by the choir at Salisbury Cathedral. View more info