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Dearest Grandmama

By: BRIGHTON, Catherine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002040

ISBN: 0571140688

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards, no dustwrapper. Small patch of colour lifting to front endpaper. From a sea voyage with her father, Maudie-Ann writes to her Grandmother about the strange little boy from the Marie Celeste. View more info

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Pierre's Adventure in Arabia: Searching for the Heart of Dubai

By: EDGAR, Janice

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Jerboa Books: 2005

Seller ID: 003482

ISBN: 9948426258

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial landscape boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Bump to lower edge of front board. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges. Pierre, a Canada Goose, flies off course and finds himself exploring Dubai, a city in Arabia. View more info

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In the Heart of the Rockies: A Story of Adventure in Colorado

By: HENTY, G.A.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: W.Foulsham & Co. Ltd.: 1977

Seller ID: 002955

ISBN: 0572009658

Condition: Near Very Good


The Foulsham Henty Library. Navy boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 223pp. Boards bumped to lower corners and spine ends; navy colouring to boards a little mottled. Price clipped dustwrapper is lightly tanned with wrinkling to head of spine, now in removable sleeve. Slightly abridged version 'to meet the reading tastes of the Modern Boy'. View more info

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Derelict Gold: A Story of the Modern Royal Navy

By: HOPE, W.E.Stanton

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 004103

Condition: Good Plus


Pictorial orange cloth, no dustwrapper; viii, 314pp plus publisher's catalogue; b/w ills. Light rubbing and bumping to spine ends and corners; prize certificate dated 1929 to front pastedown; foxing to endpapers and page block edges; small chip to rear hinge. View more info

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Children's Stories from Around the World

By: JACKSON, Kathryn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: 002232

ISBN: 0603001637

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 141pgs; colour ills; map endpapers. Light scuffing to boards and small dings to upper edge. Koa the Kola travels the globe and introduces 67 stories and 38 poems from around the world. 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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At School on the Ocean

By: JUDD, Alfred

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 006533

Condition: Very Good


Undated. Green cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 94pp; b/w frontis. Tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks. Jim Arnold joined the Floating College to solve the mystery of his father's ship, which disappeared off the coast of New Guinea. View more info

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Peter the Whaler

By: KINGSTON, W.H.G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, P.R.Gawthorn Ltd:

Seller ID: 002324

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp; four colour plates plus eight b/w plates. Boards are bumped to corners, sunned to outer edges; slight lean to spine; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; lower corner missing to rear endpaper. Dustwrapper is unclipped, rubbed with a number of chips to corners and spine ends and small edge tears; couple of light red marks to top edge. A seafaring adventure. View more info

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Ginger

By: LLOYD, J.Ivester

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 005158

Condition: Good Plus


Orange cloth boards with white lettering in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 111pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to spine ends; tanned and foxed strips to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with sunning to spine, rubbing to edges, chips to corners, small puncture to spine and some surface lifting to upper and lower corners of front panel, now in removable sleeve. Ginger and his dog run away to find a better life. View more info

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Wonderful Stories of Daring Enterprise and Adventure

By: MACAULAY, Dr.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1891

Seller ID: 002169

Condition: Good


Fourth thousand edition. Grey decorated boards; gilt edged pages; seventeen plates inc frontis with tissue guard. Cloth lightly rubbed to edges with chip to spine edge and bumping to spine ends; church prize plate to front pastedown; foxing to eps; tissue guard to frontis split to lower hinge; occasional spotting mark to pages. Tales of travel and adventure including 'Adventures in New Guinea', 'Excursion to the Top of Scawfell and on the Banks of Ullswater' and 'Shipwreck in the Red Sea'. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please emai... View more info

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The Story Girl

By: MONTGOMERY, L.M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 002456

ISBN: 0517148188

Condition: Very Good


Green boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 231pp. Boards bumped to spine head; pages lightly tanned. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed to spine ends. Sara Stanley's stories are 'irresistible and magical - as two young boys visiting Prince Edward Island for the first time, soon discover'. By the author of 'Anne of Green Gables'. View more info

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Marigold and the Dark

By: O'DOWD, Annie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, National Maritime Museum: 2007

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 003010

ISBN: 0948065877

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed pictorial boards in matching matt dustwrapper; 77pp; colour ills. Small knock to upper edge of front board; pages just starting to tone. Dustwrapper has minor rubbing to edges. The second in the Seadog Adventure Series. View more info

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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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Old Ramon

By: SCHAEFER, Jack

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann Educational Books: 1979

Seller ID: 003291

ISBN: 0435120905

Condition: Very Good


The New Windmill Series 90. Matt pictorial boards; 95pp; b/w ills. Light bumping and rubbing to spine ends; light sunning to spine. The story of an old shepherd's journey with a young boy through desert country in New Mexico in search of fresh grazing. View more info

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Fox in the Ice

By: TAPLEY, Caroline

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Jane's: 1975

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002482

ISBN: 0356082717

Condition: Near Fine


Turquoise cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 182pp; b/w ills. Toning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper has couple of small nicks to head of spine and upper corner and sunning to spine. Written in the form of a diary kept by the youngest member of her crew, this novel is the story of the 'Fox's' two year voyage to the Arctic to find Sir John Franklin. Originally published in the USA as 'John Come Down the Backstay'. View more info

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Bob and Bill See Canada (A Travel Story in Rhyme for Boys and Girls)

By: UREN, Alfred E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Limited:

Seller ID: 009106

Condition: Fair


Copyright 1919. Fawn pictorial cloth, no dustwrapper; 94pp; b/w ills. Boards bumped to spine ends and corners with light fraying to head of spine and couple of small marks to cloth; light foxing to endpapers, more scattered to pages with occasional light marking, nick or creasing; p75/6 has a small ragged hole to the illustration with surface lifting around it affecting the title text; gutters a little strained in places. 'Two intelligent and exceptionally human rabbits ... decide to tour Canada from coast to coast.' View more info