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Seven Times Once Upon a Time

By: BAKER, Margaret

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Surrey, Carwal Publications Ltd: 1948

Edition: First UK Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010697

Condition: Near Fine


Turquoise cloth with black lettering and decs in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 95pp; over sixty b/w silhouette ills; signed by Margaret and Mary Baker to title page. Light offset tanning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to corners and spine ends with foxing to rear panel and light sunning to spine. Seven stories about fairy folk including 'The Leprechaun', 'The Broomstick' and 'The Lassie and the Goblins'. View more info

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Nat, Nat, The Nantucket Cat

By: BARNES. Peter W. & Cheryl Shaw

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, Rosebud Books: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012479

ISBN: 0963768808

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills; signed with 'Enjoy' and a doodle of a cat's footprint by Cheryl Shaw Barnes to the front endpaper. Toning to white pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has slight wrinkle to head of spine and light rubbing to upper edge. Follow Nat on his adventures on land and sea around his home, beautiful Nantucket Island. [1019: Q1] View more info

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Two Little Tigers and How They Flew

By: BEGG, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005308

Condition: Good


Square format matt textured pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; tri-colour ills; signed by author to front endpaper. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners; light tanning to spine and outer edges; two small puncture holes to front hinge; light tanning and occasional mark to pages. Two tigers fly to New York for a party. View more info

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Anthony Browne's King Kong - From the Story Conceived By Edgar Wallace & Merian C.Cooper

By: BROWNE, Anthony

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Julia MacRae: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010678

ISBN: 1856812588

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine in pictorial dustwrapper; 92pp; colour ills by the author; signed by Browne to title page. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to surface with very light edgewear. 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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Bloodsong

By: BURGESS, Melvin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Andersen Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001749

ISBN: 1842701797

Condition: Very Good


Red boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Seam just visible between half-title and title page where author has signed, light tanning to page edges, Minimal edge wear to dustwrapper. A compelling story of love and destruction, based loosely on the pagan Volsunga Saga. View more info

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The Dodo's Egg

By: COALES, Kathleen Wallis

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, A.M.Philpot Ltd:

Seller ID: 006012

Condition: Good


Undated. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, no dustwrapper; 180pp; 6 colour plates by the author; inscription to previous owner stating 'With love from the Author' dated 1923. Lean to spine; boards slightly bowed, rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends; sunned to spine and outer edges; foxing to endpapers. A collection of inter-connected stories. View more info

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Freddie Meets Freddie

By: COWDREY, Chris

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Blue Cow Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001436

ISBN: 0955322502

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Lightly bumped rear board corner. Dustwrapper is unclipped with light edgewear/curling to top edge. Foreword by Andrew Flintoff. Signed by Chris Cowdrey to title page. A story of a little cricket ball separated from his owner. View more info

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Badgerman and Bogwitch

By: DIGGLE, Giles

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1994

Edition: First Paperback

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009930

ISBN: 0571171656

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 176pp; inscribed by author to previous owner on title page. Light rubbing to cover edges; toning to pages. View more info

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The Milk Run

By: DOGANIS, Sally

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 010644

ISBN: 0241893682

Condition: Very Good


All-in-a-Day Books. Glazed pictorial boards; b/w photos; inscribed to children's bookshop by John Claxton on half-title page. Tanning to cover; light tanning to pages. Andrew and Eve visit a farm to find out where milk comes from View more info

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Granny Was a Buffer Girl

By: DOHERTY, Berlie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Lions: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003376

ISBN: 0006727921

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 128pp. Light rubbing to cover edges and spine ends; gently creased cover corners; light marking to rear cover; tanning to pages. Signed to previous owner on first page. 'Berlie Doherty has captured perfectly the complex interweaving of emotions and experience through three generations of one family.' View more info

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Feathers for Lunch

By: EHLERT, Lois

Price: £25.00

Publisher: California, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012263

ISBN: 0152305505

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills; inscribed and dated by the author to illustration facing title page. Pages just starting to tone. Unclipped dustwrapper is also lightly toned.. The cat is out and he's looking for lunch! [1019: P1] View more info

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Cats Know Best

By: EISLER, Colin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Books: 1989

Edition: First US Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012500

ISBN: 0803705034

Condition: Fine


Plain orange landscape boards with brown cloth spine in pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills; inscribed with message to previous owner by author to title page; invitation and promotional flyer for Lesley Ann Ivory exhibition laid in. Light rubbing to spine ends of dustwrapper. A beautiful picture book for cat lovers of all ages.[1019: L3] View more info

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The Princess in the Tower

By: FORMAN, Joan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002263

ISBN: 0571099114

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills. Light foxing to page block edges and very occasionally to pages. Dustwrapper is price-clipped with minor rubbing to spine ends and light tanning to spine and rear panel. Reginald the sheep decides to kidnap Princess Marigold from her block of flats. Signed by author to title page. 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 Amazing Adventures of Curd the Lion (and Us!) in the Land at the Back of Beyond

By: GILLILAND, Alan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: West Sussex, Shabby Tattler Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002100

ISBN: 0955548616

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Illustrated in black and white by the author. Light bruising to spine ends and corners. Dustwrapper is very lightly rubbed to edges. Signed dedication to previous owner dated 15 Apr 09, saying "To... Follow my animals till you reach the very Heart of Nonsense (if you find it - let me know)". 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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The Old Ladies Who Liked Cats

By: GREENE, Carol

Price: £10.00

Publisher: HarperTrophy: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 012407

ISBN: 0064433544

Condition: Very Good


Glossy landscape card covers; colour ills; signed and dated 1996 by illustrator to title page. Very light rubbing to corners; toning to pages. An ecological folktale about the balance of nature. [1019: P1] View more info

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Meet My Cats

By: IVORY, Lesley Anne

Price: £15.00

Publisher: William Collins Sons & Co Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012322

ISBN: 0001837664

Condition: Near Very Good


Glazed landscape pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills; signed and inscribed by author to previous owner on title page; 'Meet My Kittens' pamphlet on the author's cat plates laid in. Slight outward lean to spine; small bump to foot of spine; light tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has light edgewear and rubbing to corners with light wrinkling to foot of spine. An explanation of how the author acquired each of her 12 beloved cats. [1019: J1] View more info

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The Adventures of Potters Bear and Friends

By: JOBLING, Brenda

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Potters Bear Company: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001328

ISBN: 0951368206

Condition: Very Good


Faded title and wrinkling to spine; light rubbing to cover edges. Illustrated by the author. Signed by author/illustrator to half-title page: "To Corrine, Best Wishes, Brenda Jobling". View more info

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Puss in Boots

By: KIRSTEIN, Lincoln

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1992

Edition: First US Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012583

ISBN: 0316895067

Condition: Very Good


Plain cream boards with blind-stamped navy cloth spine in pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills; inscribed to previous owner by author and illustrator to front endpaper; various newspaper clippings and reviews laid in, including a letter to the previous owner from the curator at the Pierpont Morgan Library confirming the inscription details and an invitation to an exhibition of Puss in Boots. Very light corner wear and slight skew to spine. Unclipped dustwrapper has very light wear with small nick to lower edge of rear panel, laminate just starting to peel to one corner and paper clip imprint to ... View more info

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Ashe of the Outback

By: LANGOULANT, Allan, TURTON, David & JORGENSEN, Norman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australia, Thomas Catt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010550

ISBN: 0646083732

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed pictorial boards; colour comic book style ills; signed by all three authors to the title page. Slight scratch to back cover. Australia has a new aviation hero...Cuthbert Robertson Ashe. View more info