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Wonder World Encyclopedias - Wildlife

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000863

Condition: Good


Selection of articles from The Living World Encyclopedias, well-illustrated volume with colour drawings and maps throughout. 93pp with index and illustrated endpapers. Some bumping to spine and corners, mark from sticker on front cover, clean and bright internally with no inscriptions. View more info

Plants: BBC Fact Finders

By: Andrew Charman

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, BBC Educational Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000885

ISBN: 0 563 35538 7

Condition: Near Fine


Discover how plants are made and how we can help them live in an ever-changing world. 48pp, illustrated throughout with colour drawings and photographs. Excellent condition. View more info

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Inca Peru

By: C A Burland

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Hulton Educational Publications Ltd: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005655

Condition: Very Good


Short guide to the history and culture of the Inca people. 93pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and a map. Slight spotting to top edges and tear to lower corner of one page, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Told in Pictures Series - 7 Volumes

By: C W Airne

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Manchester, Sankey, Hudson & Co:

Seller ID: 006834

Condition: Good


Seven undated stapled books comprising: Britain's Story; The Story of Prehistoric & Roman Britain; The Story of Saxon and Norman Britain; The Story of Mediaeval Britain; The Story of Hanoverian and Modern Britain; Our Empire's Story and The World's Great Men & Women through the Ages. (Tudor & Stuart Britain is missing). Monochrome illustrated covers. All volumes have marked covers, owner's inscriptions and rusty staples. However, the 3,500+ black and white illustrations ... View more info

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Odette Churchill (In Her Own Time)

By: Catharine Sanders

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Children's Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008187

ISBN: 0241125758

Condition: Very Good


Biography in the 'In Her Own Time' Series for children, about one of the few female agents to survive the Second World War. 64pp, illustrated with black and white drawings, maps and photographs. Minor surface marking to boards, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

Ants

By: Charles A Schoenknecht

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1965

Edition: 1st GB Edition

Seller ID: 000784

Condition: Good


No.1 in the series of Dolphin Science Books, written for children from six to nine years old. The homes, habits and reproductive cycles of ants are described in simple terms. 32pp. Illustrated with colour and black and white drawings by Dimitri Alexandroff. Foxing to page edges and endpapers. Binding slightly faded to edges, otherwise clean and sound. Clipped DJ quite foxed and a little creased to edges. View more info

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Light in the Dark Forest - People of the African Equator

By: Charles R Joy

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1961

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 005632

Condition: Very Good


The story of Western influences on the village of Migamou in Central Africa, written by a friend of Dr Schweitzer. 96pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps. Some marking to edges, two school stamps to margins and endpapers have been removed and sealed with tape, otherwise very good copy. Slight marking to unclipped DJ, otherwise very good. View more info

Water: BBC Fact Finders

By: Chris Ellis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, BBC Educational Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000887

ISBN: 0 563 34616 7

Condition: Good


Facts and figures about water. 48pp, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and drawings. Usual library markings, piece missing from top of title page (doesn't affect text), corners bumped, ink blots to inside front cover from date stamp. Otherwise good copy, protected by clear plastic cover. View more info

The Wayland Library of Science and Technology: Energy Sources

By: Clint Twist

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hove, East Sussex, Wayland: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000856

ISBN: 0-7502-0067-7

Condition: Fair


One of 24 titles in the series The Wayland Library of Science and Technology. "Energy Sources" examines the sources of the fuels used by industry and homes and how we harness other energy sources to generate power. 48pp with glossary and index, illustrated throughout with colour drawings, photographs, diagrams and maps. Corners and spine bumped. Usual library markings and half-title page has been removed, otherwise internally good. View more info

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Our Story in Early Days - The Story and Play-Way Histories Book Three

By: D M Fox

Price: £6.00

Publisher: E J Arnold & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 003486

Condition: Good


History book for children with stories, scripts for plays and ideas for role-play. 152pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Endpapers have drawings of a mediaeval village. Spine slanted and darkened, bumping to spine and corners, boards somewhat soiled and top edges dusty. Former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The True Adventure of Daniel Hall

By: Diane Stanley

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Orion Children's Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006178

ISBN: 1-85881-255-0

Condition: Near Fine


True adventure story based on the life of a 14 year old American boy who went to sea and travelled halfway around the world. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with colour drawings and maps. Blue endpapers. Minimal edgewear, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

Tudors and Stuarts: BBC Fact Finders

By: Donna Cooper and Bill Cliftlands

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, BBC Educational Publishing: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000886

ISBN: 0 563 35376 7

Condition: Near Fine


Find out about life in the age of the Tudors and Stuarts. 48pp, illustrated throughout with colour and black and white drawings and photographs. View more info

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Dent's Latin Primer for Young Beginners

By: Edward S Forster

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001066

Condition: Very Good


An introduction to Latin for children, incorporating a Reader, Grammar and Dictionary. 135pp illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs. One of Dent's Classical Series. Cover is grey/beige with an intricate pattern of intertwined leaves and lettering in black. Minimal bumping to spine and corners, cover and edges unmarked, tiny nick to some side edges, otherwise very good copy. View more info

A Child's Guide to Looking at Paintings

By: Frances Kennet and Terry Measham

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004042

ISBN: 0-85685-335-6

Condition: Very Good


Introduction to artists and paintings, with stories, quizzes and games. 45pp, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Slight bumping to spine, corners and edges and former owner's name in felt tip pen to front pastedown, with small stain on opposite page, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped, but has price label on flyleaf, marking and creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

The Junior Naturalist's Handbook

By: Geoffrey G Watson

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000751

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide for boys and girls interested in Natural History, covering all aspects of collecting, recording and preserving specimens, by the curator of the Natural History Museum at Scarborough and Founder of the British Junior Naturalists' Association. Illustrated with drawings by Mary Storry. Minor foxing to edges, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has 1/2" tear and crease to top and foxing to rear flap. View more info

Fun With Ecology

By: Geoffrey G Watson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Kaye & Ward Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000781

Condition: Good


Introduction to the subject of ecology for young people, in simple, non-technical, language. Part of the "Learning with Fun" Series. Illustrated with 22 black and white photographs and with 15 drawings by W C Cartner. Foreword by Ian McPhail, Director General of the World Wildlife Fund. Foxing to page edges and bumping to corners, otherwise good copy. DJ marked, worn at edges, and with 1/2" tear to top. View more info

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Find Out About Environment

By: Godfrey Hall

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, BBC Education: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001016

ISBN: 0 563 39620 2

Condition: Near Fine


Clearly presented introduction to environmental issues, with excellent colour photographs throughout. The amount of text and the language level are carefully designed for very young children. Part of the Find Out About series. Minimal shelf wear, near fine copy. View more info

The Swot Book of Animal Biology

By: Helen Veeder

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Wolfe Publishing Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000892

ISBN: 7234 0484 4

Condition: Good


Useful little easy-reference book for the biology student; 64pp of definitions with clear diagrams. Some wear to cover and edges, page edges a little marked, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Crusaders for Freedom

By: Henry Steele Commager

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company Inc: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007386

Condition: Very Good


Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Stories of men and women who fought for the rights we enjoy today. 240pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings. Dedicated to the English writer Storm Jameson, from whose private collection this copy was obtained. White lettering to spine. Minor bumping to base of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions in very good unclipped DJ. View more info

Environment: BBC Fact Finders

By: Keith Bishop

Price: £4.50

Publisher: BBC Educational Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000882

ISBN: 0 563 37352 0

Condition: Very Good


Well presented introduction to the environment, which invites the reader to address the issues. 48pp illustrated with colour photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps. Minor shelf wear to cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info