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The Children's Book of Books - in Celebration of World Book Day 1998

By: N/A

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Penguin/Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000941


Favourite stories and poems chosen by celebrities for World Book Day 1998. 160pp with illustrations from some of the original books. Spine uncreased. Minor shelfwear and light sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Folk Stories and Fables - The Children's Hour Vol 1

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Waverley Book Co Ltd: 1909

Edition: Special English Edition

Seller ID: 003120


Collection of well-known children's stories, first published by Houghton Mifflin. 399pp illustrated with 1 colour and 7 black and white drawings. Gilt lettering and design to spine, top edges gilt and endpapers. Right hinge broken and left hinge cracked, 1/4" loss to top and bottom of spine, boards rubbed, edges browned, generally musty. View more info

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Winnie Ille Pu

By: A A Milnei (A A Milne), Alexandro Lenardo (Alexander Lenard) (Translator)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Dutton: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007634


Wonderful Latin translation of Winnie the Pooh, first printed for private distribution in 1958, published in this edition with Shepard's illustrations in 1960. 121pp, illustrated endpapers and line drawings throughout. Gilt drawing to front board and lettering to spine. Some foxing to edges and spine slanted, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ worn, spine darkened, some loss to edges. View more info

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The Gift Horse (A Beaver Book)

By: Alexa Romanes

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000973


Exciting pony book for readers ten and over. Usual library markings, sticker inside front cover. Page edges a little grubby and sunned, minor creasing to cover. Enclosed in clear protective cover. View more info

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The Three Musketeers

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd:

Edition: Presumed First Thus

Seller ID: 008249


Undated edition in the Dean's Classics Series, circa 1958. 248pp. Black lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners and pages sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ somewhat edgeworn, with small nicks to corners, and marking to rear panel, otherwise good. View more info

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The Young Schoolmaster (Oxford Career Books)

By: Aubrey De Selincourt

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 005206


Novel in the Oxford Career Books series, designed to give young people information about careers. 185pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Slight rubbing to spine and corners, some foxing to edges and top edges dusty. Former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good in clear protective wrapper. View more info

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Shakespeare's Stories

By: Beverley Birch

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hove, East Sussex, Macdonald Young Books: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006722


Five Shakespeare plays retold for children in an attractive volume with colour drawings on every page and an illustrated cast list at the start of each play. Coloured endpapers. 128pp. Child's ownership inscription to verso of contents page, otherwise very good clean copy. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, fading to spine and small tear at top of spine, otherwise good. View more info

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

By: C S Lewis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins Children's Books: 2005

Edition: First Trade

Seller ID: 000931


Movie tie-in edition, with 8 pages of colour stills from the Disney film, together with the original line drawings. Film tie-in cover. Minor shelf wear, otherwise unmarked near fine copy, appears unread. View more info

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Prince Caspian

By: C S Lewis

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007184


Fourth novel in The Chronicles of Narnia, in the order in which the author intended them to be read. Full-Colour Collector's Edition. 234pp illustrated with the original drawings by Pauline Baynes, first issued in colour in this edition. Some creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Magician's Nephew

By: C S Lewis

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007185


First novel in The Chronicles of Narnia, in the order the author intended them to be read. Full-colour Collector's Edition. First edition to be issued with the original Pauline Baynes drawings in colour. 207pp. Minimal shelf-wear to corners, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Horse and His Boy

By: C S Lewis

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007186


Third in The Chronicles of Narnia series, as the author intended them to be read. First edition containing the original Pauline Baynes drawings in colour. 236pp. Minimal shelf-wear to corners, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Water Babies

By: Charles Kingsley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Everett & Co:

Seller ID: 000098


Undated volume in the Everetts Library series. Binding loose, both hinges broken. Boards worn and faded. Inscription inside front cover. Endpapers illustrated with line drawings of children reading but one front endpaper and title page missing. Grubby marks to margins. Photo shows rear endpapers. View more info

Marigold Cut

By: Charlotte Morrow

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004030


Children's story about a boy who finds an old narrow boat hidden in an abandoned canal. Giltlettering to spine. Some spotting to top edges, boards slightly bowed and minor bumping to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly edgeworn, with some darkening to back, otherwise very good. View more info

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Sea and Shore (Poems and Pictures)

By: Dennis Saunders (Ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000988


Collection of poems by such varied writers as James Joyce, Eleanor Farjeon, Longfellow, and Alan Butterfield, aged 12. 32pp, illustrated with colour photographs. One of a series of four, also published together as "Fancy Free". Minor wear to corners and edges of cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Uncle Bumpo

By: Dick King-Smith

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Scholastic Children's Books: 1994

Edition: First Thus, First Printing

Seller ID: 000927


Penny's Uncle Bumpo comes to visit, excellent story in the Young Hippo series. 90pp illustrated with line drawings. Minor wear to edges and corners and edges sunned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Harriet's Hare

By: Dick King-Smith

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, Corgi Yearling Books: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002326


Winner of the 1995 Children's Book Award. Story about a hare visiting from outer space. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Minor creasing to cover and small tear to surface of front cover, otherwise good copy. View more info

Greyfriars Bobby

By: Eleanor Atkinson

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Puffin: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004066


True story about a Skye Terrier who lived by his master's grave for fourteen years. 218pp plus glossary of Scottish words. Slight marking and creasing to cover and tanning to pages, otherwise goodcopy with no inscriptions. View more info

Benny and the Princess and Other Stories

By: Enid Blyton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Pitkin:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004119


Seven stories for children illustrated with black and white drawings, one of the library of Pitkin "Pleasure" Books, undated but circa 1951. Gilt lettering to front board. Spine slightly faded, with split to bottom 1,5" and loss to top 1/2". Corners bumped and rubbed, some spotting to edges and endpapers and a black mark to one margin, otherwise fair copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Ship of Adventure

By: Enid Blyton

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Thames Publishing Co:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007878


Authorised reprint of the Macmillan edition, the 6th book in the "Adventure" series. 216pp. illustrated with black and white drawings. Spine faded, pages tanned, several small holes to front board and inscriptions to front endpaper and half-title, otherwise fair reading copy. View more info

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The Rockingdown Mystery

By: Enid Blyton/Stephen Thraves

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, William Collins Sons and Co Ltd: 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008071


Children's adventure story in the 'Barney Mystery' series, first published in 1949. 256pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Black lettering to spine. Top edges tinted. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, slight foxing to edges, some marking to boards and former owner's inscription to front endpaper, otherwise fair reading copy. View more info