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Smiley Roams the Road

By: RAYMOND, Moore

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Press Ltd: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011981

Condition: Very Good


A Swift Novel. Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 224pp; b/w ills. Previous ownerdetails to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly creased to edges with light sunning to spine. Smiley lives in the Australian bush and sets off to see the sea. [719: S3] View more info

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The House at Spaniard's Bay

By: REID, Meta Mayne

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Children's Book Club: 1967

Seller ID: 001913

Condition: Near Very Good


Brown boards in yellow pictorial dustwrapper. Bookplate to front pastedown; foxing to lower page block edges. Dustwrapper has light edge creasing, a couple of small tears and slightly grubby rear panel. View more info

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Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

By: RIDDELL, Chris

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007937

ISBN: 0230759807

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards with purple gilt page edges; silver gilt skull endpapers and additional mini booklet to rear pastedown; 220pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to one corner; one creased page corner. Ada Goth meets a ghostly mouse called Ishmael and together they set out to solve the mystery of the strange happenings at Ghastly-Gorm Hall. View more info

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The Fourth Key

By: SAVILLE, Malcolm

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1957

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003202

Condition: Good


Light blue cloth with red lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 182pp; b/w ills. Light marking to cloth; small bump to upper edge of rear board; indentation scratch to spine; browning to endpapers; foxing to page block edges and prelims. Unclipped dustwrapper has revised price in pencil to inner flap; rubbing to edges with small tears and creases; rear panel a little grubby; indentation mark and scratch to spine, now in removable sleeve. The sixth adventure of Michael and ... View more info

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Along a Lonely Road

By: SEFTON, Catherine [WADDELL, Martin]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000058

ISBN: 0241131367

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 150pp. Tanning to pages. Unclipped dw is sunned to spine with light edgewear. The day Ruth Maguire encounters the wet man on the lonely Wrack Road has terrifying consequences. View more info

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Mr Sheridan's Umbrella

By: STRONG, L.A.G.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 011664

Condition: Good


Puffin Story Book No.45. Pictorial card covers; 172pp. Sunning to spine edge with rubbing to spine edges and small splits to ends; previous owner name and stamped name to front endpaper. View more info

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The Secret of Weeping Wood

By: SWINDELLS, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Scholastic: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000299

ISBN: 0590540866

Condition: Very Good


Red boards in unclipped dw. Very slight bumping to corners and edgewear to dw. Toning to pages. 'Move over Famous Five, The Outfit are here!' View more info

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Hell's Edge

By: TOWNSEND, John Rowe

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop: 1969

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 000017

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with black lettering to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; 224pp. Light bumping to spine ends; toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges, chipped to corners, now in removable sleeve. A mystery set in a Yorkshire town; runner-up for the Carnegie Medal on first publication. Originally published in a different form in the UK by Hutchinson in 1963. View more info

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Tom Tiddler's Ground

By: TOWNSEND, John Rowe

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Puffin Books: 1987

Seller ID: 010664

ISBN: 014031914X

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 110pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing and creasing to cover; tanning to pages. A group of children find an abandoned canal boat and make it into a den, but other people soon become interested too. View more info

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Number 21

By: WATTS, Stanley G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010553

Condition: Near Very Good


Orange cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 144pp; b/w ills. Slight splay to boards with light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine with small nick to upper edge of rear panel. The Binks children build their own raft and set about finding a much-needed job for their father. View more info

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The Templeton Twins Have An Idea

By: WEINER, Ellis

Price: £8.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003237

ISBN: 0811866793

Condition: Fine


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 227pp. Dustwrapper has a touch of rubbing to edges. The story of 12 year old twins who must use all their cleverness to foil the kidnappers after their father's invention. View more info

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Bringing Down the Air Pirate

By: WESTERMAN, John F.C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ward Lock & Co, Ltd:

Seller ID: 009303

Condition: Good


Undated. The Sovereign Series. Blue cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 253pp; colour frontis. Boards rubbed to edges and corners with staining to spine; previous owner name in pencil to title page. Unclipped dustwrapper is rather tatty with creased edges and numerous chips and small tears; small loss to head of spine affecting first word of title, larger 3cm loss to foot of spine. An airship chases after another air-boat which is cruising about t... View more info

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Whispering Walls

By: WIRT, Mildred A.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples and Leon Company:

Seller ID: 011851

Condition: Fair


Copyright 1946. Red cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper. Slight lean to spine with rubbing to corners and spine ends; removed patterned front endpaper; browning to pages. The dustwrapper is in poor condition, being separated at the spine edge with a chunk detached from the lower spine (subsequently repaired) and is extensively rubbed, creased, chipped, torn and sunned with tape marks to reverse. Book 15 in the Penny Parker Mystery Stories.[518: W3] View more info