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Image for Pictures for Our Pets and Pleasant Talks About Some of the Wonderful Works of God: First Series

Pictures for Our Pets and Pleasant Talks About Some of the Wonderful Works of God: First Series

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, W.B.Horner & Son:

Seller ID: 005147

Condition: Good


Undated [circa 1886?]. Small format pictorial cloth; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine; rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; browning to endpapers; foxing and light marking to pages. Lessons for children on the earth, sun, moon and stars, vegetation and water. View more info

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Shell Guide to the Water's Edge

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Seller ID: 010116

Condition: Good


Landscape format pictorial card covers; 32pp; colour ills. Light creasing to cover with pen mark to front; pen scribble to upper border of last page. A guide to the natural history of East African watersides. View more info

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Birds and Their Nests

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Longacre Press Limited: 1962

Seller ID: 012038

Condition: Good


Landscape format glazed pictorial boards; 80pp; colour ills. Slight bow to boards; pages a little musty.[719: J1] View more info

Image for Some British Wild Animals Book III - The Fox, The Gray or Brown Rat, The Water-Rat or Water-Vole

Some British Wild Animals Book III - The Fox, The Gray or Brown Rat, The Water-Rat or Water-Vole

By: BATTEN, H.Mortimer

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, W&R Chambers Limited: 1930

Seller ID: 012348

Condition: Good


Stapled pictorial card covers; 80pp; b/w ills. Cover rubbed and creased to corners with light marking. From 'Habits and Characters of British Wild Animals'. [519: M2] View more info

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A Garden for My Child

By: BLOOM, Ursula

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, John Gifford: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005919

Condition: Good


Grey boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 84pp; b/w frontis diagram. Boards lightly marked and bumped to corners; offset browning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and chipped to corners with small loss to upper corner of rear panel. Ideas for children's gardens, including wigwams, crow's nests and ponds for sailing boats. View more info

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The Enid Blyton Nature Readers 5

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 008338

Condition: Very Good


Undated. Stapled pictorial card covers; 32pp; two tone ills. Previous owner details inside front cover; scattered foxing to pages; rusting to staples. One of a series of entertaining nature books, this edition contains 'The Cross little Tadpole'' and 'Silky and the Snail'. View more info

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The Enid Blyton Nature Readers 10

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 009035

Condition: Good


Undated. Stapled pictorial card covers; 32pp; two tone ills. Previous owner details inside front cover; foxing and occasional mark to pages. One of a series of entertaining nature books, this edition contains 'Mooo-ooo-ooo!' and 'Old Ugly, the Water-Grub'. View more info

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Stories and Notes to Enid Blyton Nature Plates

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011919

Condition: Good to Fair


Green cloth boards lacking dustwrapper; 229pp. Splay to boards with uneven sunning and light marking to cloth and tanning to spine; browning to endpapers. View more info

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Rambles with Uncle Nat

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The National Magazine Co., Ltd:

Seller ID: 011978

Condition: Good


Undated. Beige cloth boards with red lettering in wraparound pictorial dustwrapper; 64pp; b/w and colour ills. Cloth a little marked; small ghost sticker mark to front endpaper; word in pen written to intro; light foxing to page edges. Unclipped dustwrapper (10/6 net) is rubbed and tanned to edges with chips to corners and losses to spine ends, with couple of tape repairs to reverse. An exploration of the English countryside in every season of the year. [719: D2] View more info

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Round the Year with Enid Blyton - Winter Book

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd:

Seller ID: 012117

Condition: Fair


Undated. Pictorial card covers; 96pp; b/w ills. Covers lightly marked and sunned; spine is rubbed and worn with 2cm loss to foot of backstrip, smaller loss to head; previous owner names to front endpaper and one to reverse of title page; tanning to endpapers; pages toned with softening and occasional creasing to corners. [2217: M2] View more info

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Round the Year with Enid Blyton - Autumn Book

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd:

Seller ID: 012118

Condition: Fair


Undated. Pictorial card covers; 96pp; b/w ills. Covers lightly marked with rubbing and light creasing; spine is rubbed and worn with splitting and small loss to foot; previous owner name to front endpaper and one to reverse of title page; tanning to endpapers; pages toned with occasional mark. [2217: M2] View more info

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Pets (Magpie Pocket Book)

By: BRAYDEN, Valerie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1969

Seller ID: 010365

ISBN: 0718816633

Condition: Near Very Good


Small landscape format pictorial boards; colour ills. Slight skew to spine with light rubbing and marking to boards. Based on the Thames Television Series. View more info

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Baltimore Orioles

By: BRENNER, Barbara

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1976

Edition: First UK Edition.

Seller ID: 003748

ISBN: 0437901025

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching matt dustwrapper; 62pp; colour ills. Boards bumped to upper corners with couple of small dents to board edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned esp to spine with rubbed edges and corners. Book 102 in the 'Science I Can Read Book' Series. View more info

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The Zoo Story

By: BRIGHTWELL, L.R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press Limited: 1952

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009002

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 247pp; b/w ills; map endpapers. Light watermarking to rear board; light foxing to page block edges. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges with water marking to rear panel and spine, more visible to reverse side. The story of London Zoo. View more info

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Reference Book to Enid Blyton Nature Readers

By: BRIMBLE, L.J.F.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1953

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008175

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 181pp; b/w ills. Rubbing and bumping to corners; school library and date stamp to front pastedown; offset browning to endpapers. A natural history reference book to accompany Blyton's thirty 'Nature Readers'. View more info

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Ant Antics

By: CAVE, Estella (Ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006001

Condition: Near Very Good


Green pictorial paper-backed boards with green cloth spine in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 115pp; 12 colour ills plus 16 b/w ills by the author. Boards sunned to spine ends with very slight lean to spine and small bump to lower edge; previous owner inscription to front endpaper; significant foxing to endpapers, more scattered throughout. Price clipped dustwrapper is chipped to corners and spine ends, rubbed and lightly creased to edges, browned to spine with scuffing and small hole to front panel. An 'ant-hology' of work about the admirable ant, with wonderful illustrations. View more info

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Bush Babies

By: DALE, Kim

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Lothian Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002375

ISBN: 0734405936

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Light scuffing to boards; thumbing and occasional faint creasing to pages. A 'lift-the-flap' book of Australian wildlife. View more info

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British Birds of the Wild Places

By: DAY, J.Wentworth

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1961

Seller ID: 012375

Condition: Near Very Good


Yellow cloth boards with black heron vignette to front in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 88pp; 49 colour and 18 b/w ills. Couple of tiny marks to boards; occasional light mark to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little grubby with nicked and chipped to edges and corners with several ink marks. [519: K2] View more info

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In Field and Hedgerow (Sharp Eyes Series)

By: ENGLEFIELD, Cicely

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter: 1948

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003604

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 201pp; b/w ills plus four colour plates. Boards lightly bumped to corners; foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is crinkly and rubbed with a number of large chips to edges and corners. A nature book for children. View more info

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Adventure of the Sea

By: FISHER, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Rathbone Books: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012563

Condition: Good


Large format glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 70pp; colour ills. Boards rubbed to edges, corners and spine ends; previous owner name to front endpaper; light tanning to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is a bit tatty with untidy loss to upper right section plus addisional rubbing, chips and tears to edges and folds. [519: J3] View more info