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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, creased, 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

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: PORTER, Eleanor H.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Starfish Books:

Seller ID: 007511

ISBN: 0900708875

Condition: Good


Card covers; 255pp. Light creasing to cover; tanning to pages; couple of pages have a small nick to fore-edge. The sequel to 'Pollyanna'. View more info

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Brum

By: ROCHE, Terry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010575

ISBN: 0234720298

Condition: Near Fine


Navy cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 120pp; b/w ills. Offset shadows to endpapers. Dustwrapper has light rubbing to corners. Following the death of Gill's parents she joins her sister and brother-in-law aboard their boat and is adopted by a stray dog called Brum. View more info

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Anna All Alone

By: SANDWALL-BERGSTROM, Martha

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1978

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002731

ISBN: 0216905303

Condition: Good


Orange cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper by Robin Lawrie; 120pp; translated by Joan Tate. Spine slightly skewed; foxing to top edge of page block. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly tanned with minor edgewear. This Swedish story, set at the turn of the century, is about twelve year old orphaned Anna, who is left to care for the Karlberg family when their mother is taken ill. View more info

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Another Sparrow Singing

By: SPENCE, Eleanor

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000080

ISBN: 0195532457

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise boards in pictorial dustwrapper by Ann James; 160pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to board edges; small patch of colour lifting to front free endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper has light edgewear. Courtney and Keith are forced to come to terms with the separation of their parents. View more info

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Puss and Cat

By: STORR, Catherine

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007041

ISBN: 0571091431

Condition: Near Very Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills. Very slight splay to boards; light tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with a couple of light marks. The story of identical twins who struggle to be different. View more info

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The Smiths of Silver Lane

By: TALBOT, Ethel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: T.Nelson and Sons:

Seller ID: 005744

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Brown pictorial cloth; 320pp; b/w frontis plus b/w ills. Spine ends rubbed, nicked and frayed; corners rubbed; significant foxing to page block edges and pages; previous owner prize inscription dated 1932 to front endpaper. View more info

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Ameliaranne at the Zoo

By: THOMPSON, K.L.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011032

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with pictorial onlay, no dustwrapper; colour and b/w ills. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends; small circular mark to upper right corner and other light marks to cloth; occasional light foxing; 3cm archival tape repair to lower edge of one leaf. Ameliaranne sets up a pet-minding service to pay for a trip to the zoo. View more info

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February's Road

By: VERNEY, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Collins: 1987

Seller ID: 012065

ISBN: 000184251X

Condition: Good


Card covers; 192pp; b/w ills by the author. Rubbing and creasing to cover with sunning to spine and small surface chip to back cover; tanning to pages with some stubbed page corners. A sequel to 'Friday's Tunnel'. View more info

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Friday's Tunnel

By: VERNEY, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Puffin Books: 1962

Seller ID: 012137

Condition: Good


Revised edition. Puffin paperback No.181. Pictorial card covers; 268pp; b/w ills by author. Lean and reading crease to spine; light rubbing and creasing to cover; foxing inside covers; tanning to pages. View more info

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Marjorie's Vacation

By: WELLS, Carolyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 002576

Condition: Good


Pale blue cloth with navy lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 293pp; b/w frontispiece. Light rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; pencil marking to front free endpaper; frontis has rough-cut fore-edge. Dustwrapper is browned with small edge tears and 7 x 2.5cm loss to upper edge of rear panel. By the author of the Patty Books. Majorie Maynard spends the summer on a farm with her grandmother and Uncle Steve. View more info

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Marjorie at Seacote

By: WELLS, Carolyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 002577

Condition: Good


Orange cloth with navy lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 288pp plus adverts; b/w frontispiece. Browning to pages. Dustwrapper has adhered to top edge of board causing a little surface lifting and colour transference; small chips and tears to edges, creasing to foot of spine and light vertical crease to front panel. The Maynard family goes to the seaside for the Summer, where Marjorie establishes the Sand Club. View more info

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Set to Music

By: WHITE, Constance M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1960

Seller ID: 007962

Condition: Near Very Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering and decs in pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Kennedy; 208pp. Light bumping to corners and spine ends; browning to pages. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and creased to edges, chipped to corners. A story about the Carrell family and their musical adventures. View more info

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

By: WIGGIN, Kate Douglas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005494

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 276pp. Lean to spine. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with chipping to corners and spine ends, 4cm split to lower corner of front flap, light marking to rear panel. The story of Rebecca's life from the age of eleven to seventeen, in which she triumphs over adversity. View more info