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Image for Ameliaranne Cinema Star

Ameliaranne Cinema Star

By: HEWARD, Constance

Price: £18.00

Publisher: George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1934

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006500

Condition: Good


Orange paper-backed boards with pictorial onlay, no dustwrapper; colour ills and pastedowns. Boards are sunned to edges and rather grubby with water mark to lower corner of rear board; previous owner gift inscription to title page; significant browning to first and last pages; binding a little shaky; light marking and off-setting to pages. Ameliaranne achieves her dream of being a cinema star with the help of Charlie the Chimpanzee. View more info

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Ameliaranne at the Farm

By: HEWARD, Constance

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012003

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards with red cloth spine, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards rubbed to edges, bumped and worn to corners with lean to spine; occasional spotting and marking to pages. [3017: F2] View more info

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The Exciting Family

By: HILLYARD, M.D.(Mrs E.M.Kelly)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 005234

Condition: Good


Undated. Beige cloth boards with pictorial onlay, no dustwrapper; 94pp; colour ills. Lean to spine; corners bumped and worn with small stain to lower rear corner; browning to endpapers; previous owner details dated 1941 to front fly-leaf; light foxing to page block edges; couple of erased pencil marks faintly visible to pages. View more info

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Lucy & Tom Go to School

By: HUGHES, Shirley

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004875

ISBN: 0575016892

Condition: Near Very Good


Landscape pictorial boards; sepia and colour ills by the author. Boards bumped to corners; pages toned and lightly thumbed; light crease to rear endpaper. Lucy starts school and Tom doesn't want to be left behind. View more info

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Lucy and Tom's Day

By: HUGHES, Shirley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: 009152

ISBN: 0575003626

Condition: Near Very Good


Seventh impression. Landscape glazed pictorial boards; b/w and colour ills by the author. Bumping to corners and lower edge of boards; small puncture mark to rear spine gutter. Wonderfully evocative illustrations of a day in the life of two young pre-school children. The author's first published title. View more info

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Grandma's Hat

By: KAHN, Rosemary

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1991

Seller ID: 009543

ISBN: 0744512972

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light bumping to corners; light toning and thumbing to pages. The story of a dreadful hat. View more info

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The Twins at the Seaside

By: KENT, Margaret

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005556

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise cloth boards with navy lettering and decs in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills with two-tone frontis. Boards lightly bumped to corners with light sunning to outer edges; tanning to endpapers. Price clipped dustwrapper is tanned and lightly foxed with light rubbing to edges and small tear to upper corner of rear flap. One of a series of books featuring the adventures of twins nicknamed Sugar and Spice. View more info

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The Family at Kilmory

By: LEITCH, Elizabeth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009322

Condition: Good


The Comet Library. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 158pp; b/w frontis. Slight bow to boards; light spotting to front endpapers; no rear endpaper - not sure if issued with one; tanning to pages. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and nicked to edges, chipped to corners with small losses to spine ends. The story of the Macnab family living on the island of Westery in the Western Isles. View more info

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My Very Own Sister

By: LINDGREN, Astrid

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books: 1974

Edition: First UK Edition.

Seller ID: 006695

ISBN: 0416814506

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards with green cloth spine; colour ills. Boards rubbed and worn to corners; pages thumbed; tanned and a little grubby in places . A little girl feels pushed out by her new baby brother and invents an imaginary world. View more info

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A Day at Bullerby

By: LINDGREN, Astrid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books: 1979

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009341

ISBN: 0416945007

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Boards lightly scuffed and scratched to surface with bumping to corners and spine ends; light tanning to covers and pages. The Bullerby children organize a Children's Day for baby Kerstin. View more info

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The Canary Tree

By: MALAVIE, M.-J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1969

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 006119

ISBN: 0370010256

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 147pp; translated from the French by Thelma Niklaus. Price crossed out in pen to front endpaper; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with fading to spine, rubbing to edges, chipping and splitting to corners and small tear to lower edge of front panel. The Valoire family move from Paris to the Canary Islands. View more info

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The Visitors Who Came To Stay

By: McAFEE, Annalena

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Children's Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009482

ISBN: 0241112249

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light rubbing and bumping to spine ends; toning to pages. Katy is used to having her Dad all to herself, but things change when he introduces a new lady into their lives. View more info

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My Grandmother's Clock

By: MCCAUGHREAN, Geraldine

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010562

ISBN: 0007106513

Condition: Fine


Large format pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Unclipped dustwrapper has light edge wear and small nick to lower edge of front panel. Grandma doesn't need a clock to tell the time. View more info

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Aunt Sally

By: MILMAN, Constance

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 003468

Condition: Good


Pictorial fawn cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 208pp; four colour plates. Bumping to corners and spine ends; light marking to cloth; previous owner gift inscription to front pastedown; extensive browning and foxing to endpapers and first section of book. View more info

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Ameliaranne Bridesmaid

By: MORRIS, Ethelberta

Price: £25.00

Publisher: George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011880

Condition: Near Very Good


Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards rubbed to edges and corners, with rather flattened spine resulting in slight overlap of front cover; previous owner name dated 1946 to front endpaper; light foxing to pastedowns.Unclipped dustwrapper is nicked to edges, chipped to corners with surface rubbing to spine edge and larger 5cm tear to lower edge of front panel. Amelliaranne helps reunite an elderly neighbour with her daughter.[3017: Z3] View more info

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Worlds Apart

By: MURPHY, Jill

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005910

ISBN: 0744508037

Condition: Near Very Good


Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 122pp; b/w ills. Boards lightly bumped to corners; browning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges. A 'heartwarming story about a young girl's efforts to reunite her family and to establish her own identity' by the author of the 'Worst Witch' books. View more info

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The Story of the Treasure Seekers

By: NESBIT, E.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Puffin: 1973

Seller ID: 006528

ISBN: 014030116X

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 208pp; b/w ills. Light sunning and reading creases to spine; tanning to pages. View more info

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The Wouldbegoods

By: NESBIT, E.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Puffin: 1972

Seller ID: 006529

ISBN: 0140301224

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 283pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing and creasing to cover; tanning to pages. View more info

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The Railway Children

By: NESBIT, E.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Puffin: 1972

Seller ID: 006530

ISBN: 014030147X

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 240pp; b/w ills. Sunning and creasing to spine, with slight lean; rubbing to cover edges; tanning to pages. View more info

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The Harlands Go Hunting

By: NORRIS, Phyllis J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011141

Condition: Near Very Good


Apex Series. Blue cloth boards with navy lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 223pp; b/w ills. Cloth sunned to outer edges and small strip to spine; offset tanning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, vreased, nicked and chipped to edges with sunning and small strip missing to spine. The Harland girls go hunting for a stolen Airedale terrier. View more info