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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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I-Spy Wild Flowers

By: 'Big Chief I-Spy'

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The Dickens Press: 1970

Seller ID: 006072

ISBN: 0850900212

Condition: Very Good


Small format stapled card covers; 48pp. Light rubbing to cover edges, internally clean. A spotter activity guide for children. 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: £10.00

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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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: £16.00

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... View more info

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Wild Flowers (Puffin Picture Book 81)

By: CHADWICK, Paxton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 011638

Condition: Good


Undated. Landscape pictorial paper covers; b/w and colour ills. Marking and previous owner name to cover; creasing to corners with one missing corner tip; small split to foot of spine; mark to top edge of first page. 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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Round the Year Stories (The Autumn Book)

By: EDWIN, Maribel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008942

Condition: Near Very Good


Tan cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 106pp; four colour plates plus b/w ills. Bumping to corners with indentation line mark to front. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and tears; the front panel has a closed creased tear across the image which has been repaired to the reverse side. 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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The Batty Book: The True History of a Bush Baby

By: FOSTER, Catherine G.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005817

Condition: Good


Tan cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 75pp; b/w ills by the author. Boards bumped to corners and spine ends; foxing and offsetting to endpapers; small pin hole to rear pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine, rubbed to edges, chipped to corners with small untidy chipped tear to lower edge of front panel. The true account of Batty the little Bush Baby - a small, furry, large-eyed African animal. 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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Judy's and Andrew's Book of the Seashore

By: GOAMAN, Muriel

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1956

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009209

Condition: Good


Turquoise cloth boards with silver lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 32pp; four colour plates. Slight bow to boards with bump to lower edge. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little grubby with rubbed, nicked and chipped edges; small tear to upper left corner of front panel. A book to help children identify some of the strange creatures at the seaside. View more info

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How Baby Animals Travel

By: GRAY, Patricia

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Franklin Watts:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002135

ISBN: 0851664938

Condition: Good


Undated [1974] edition. Landscape format tan cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Colour ills. Light bumping to corners; toning to pages; faint crease to couple of pages. Dustwrapper is clipped and tanned with a sunned spine. A wildlife book for young readers. View more info

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Indoor Gardening (A Ladybird Book)

By: GRIFFIN-KING, J.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Loughborough, Ladybird Books: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004011

ISBN: 0721402321

Condition: Good Plus


Matt pictorial boards; 52pp; colour ills. Foxing and tanning to cover. Ladybird Series 633, tally number 340 and revised price of 18p to rear. View more info