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Stories from Wales (As Told in Jackanory)

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, BBC: 1969

Seller ID: 009197

ISBN: 0563085851

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 80pp; b/w ills. Tanning to cover with bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners; previous owner name to intro page; light tanning to pages. Stories include 'The Story of Rhiannon' and 'The Fairy Bridge' as told on Jackanory by Ray Smith. View more info

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The Story of Johnny Appleseed

By: ALIKI

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010591

ISBN: 0437225003

Condition: Very Good


Fourth impression. Paper backed pictorial boards with green cloth spine in matching matt dustwrapper: colour and b/w ills by the author. Very slight outward lean to spine. Dustwrapper has light edgewear and small puncture to spine gutter. View more info

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The Knights of the Round Table

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 007478

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards in wraparound pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine and splay to boards; cloth sunned and marked; occasional mark to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper has suffered losses and large chips to all edges and front panel with significant rubbing and creasing. The legend of King Arthur retold by Enid Blyton. View more info

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Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Again

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 008340

Condition: Good


Green boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 184pp; b/w ills. Boards bumped to corners with sunning to spine ends; browning to pages. Dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and small tears with small losses to spine ends. 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 Crimson Chalice

By: CANNING, Victor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009466

ISBN: 0434107891

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 182pp. Foxing/marking to upper edge of endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly sunned to spine with tanning to upper edges of inner flaps. The first in a trilogy loosely based on the epic of King Arthur. View more info

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My Book of Fables

By: COLLINSON, Laurence

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Odhams Books: 1969

Seller ID: 009897

Condition: Good


Large format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills; translated from the French by W.d'Enno. Rubbing and bumping to corners; light scuffing to surface of boards; sunning to spine title; occasional mark to pages. 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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In Blue Bird Time

By: DONALDSON, Ellen Miller

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Milton Bradley Company: 1926

Seller ID: 005258

Condition: Good Plus


Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine, no dustwrapper; 160pp; orange/black/blue ills. Rubbing and bumping to board corners with light marking to cover; foxing/spotting to endpapers and occasionally to pages. View more info

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The Dragon of Og

By: GODDEN, Rumer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009104

ISBN: 0333317319

Condition: Near Very Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 60pp; colour and b/w ills. Previous bookseller ticket to front pastedown; tanning to pages which are rather musty. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with small nick to one corner. A poetic story based on an old legend of the Scottish Lowlands. View more info

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Robin Hood

By: GREEN, Roger Lancelyn

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Puffin Books: 1966

Seller ID: 010442

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 256pp; b/w ills. Rubbing and creasing to cover with small splits to spine ends and small nick to fore-edge of front cover; tanning to pages. View more info

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The Knight of the Golden Plain

By: HUNTER, Mollie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001638

ISBN: 0241107725

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth in pictorial dustwrapper. Light tanning to outer page edges, small tear to upper hinge between pastedown and ffep, thumbing to pages. Dustwrapper is unclipped with minor edgewear and light tanning. View more info

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The Rich Man and the Shoemaker

By: LA FONTAINE

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003537

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards marked by tape from dustwrapper edges; rubbing to edges and bumping to corners; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and curled to edges with small mark to title on rear panel; reverse of dw has adhesive tape from remains of original covering, now in new removable sleeve. A fable examining whether it is better to be poor and happy or rich and miserable. View more info

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King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table - From Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur

By: LANIER, Sidney (Ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald:

Seller ID: 002533

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Junior Library. Copyright date 1950. Red and black knights on beige pictorial cloth in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 280pp; coloured top edge; pictorial endpapers; colour and b/w ills. Boards lightly bumped to spine ends; previous owner name to front endpaper; toning to pages. Dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped, lightly sunned to spine, with a couple of small tears; tape has been applied to the reverse side edges, now in removable sleeve. A version of the Arthur... View more info

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Illustrated Myths of Native America: The Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes and Great Plains

By: MCNEESE, Tim

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1998

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 003015

ISBN: 0713726660

Condition: Very Good


Green boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 160pp; bibliography; colour ills. Boards lightly rubbed to foot of spine; pages toned. Dustwrapper has very light rubbing to edges. Sixty stories of myth and legend from four Native American tribal regions. 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 Merry Little Fox and Other Animal Stories

By: MONTGOMERIE, Norah

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman: 1964

Seller ID: 010527

Condition: Near Very Good


Turquoise cloth in pictorial dustwrapper; 61pp; two tone and colour ills by the author. Bumping to lower corners. Dustwrapper is tanned to spine and edges with rubbed and nicked corners. A collection of international animal fables, including 'The Cat's Tail' and 'Half-Chick'. View more info

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The Sleeping Sword

By: MORPURGO, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Egmont: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001711

ISBN: 0749748524

Condition: Very Good


Navy boards with silver decoration and lettering in pictorial dustwrapper. Previous owner name in pen twice and erased pencil mark to ffep. Toning to pages. Dustwrapper is unclipped with minor edgewear and indentation marks. An Arthurian fantasy. View more info

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Birds of a Feather : And Other Aesop's Fables

By: PAXTON, Tom

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001553

ISBN: 0688104002

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Toning to pages. Minor edgewear and scuffing to dustwrapper. A selection of Aesop's fables retold by Paxton in verse. View more info

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The Shadow of the Hawk

By: REEVES, James

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002298

ISBN: 0001844628

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 153pp; b/w ills. Tanning and spotting to pages; red pen mark to front free endpaper. Dustwrapper is unclipped with rubbing to edges and spine ends, sunning to spine, 3cm tear and creasing to lower edge. A collection of stories from the 'Lays of Marie de France', French narrative poems of courtly love and chivalric adventure, made available for children for the first time.. View more info

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Big Foot

By: ROBERTSON, M.P.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002363

ISBN: 0711219451

Condition: Near Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards. Bump to foot of spine; chip to corner tip of lower corner of rear board. A little girl befriends a gentle creature in the forest. View more info