Children’s

  1. Tron: a pop-up book Bristol: Purnell Books, 1982 1st. edn. 10 pp cold illus including pop-ups in full working order. Pictorial laminated boards very slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2839) £12.00

 

  1. Tron: a pop-up book Bristol: Purnell Books, 1982 1st. edn. 10 pp full cold. illus. including pop-ups. Pictorial laminated boards very slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2837) £12.00

 

  1. Bemelmans, Ludwig: Madeline’s Rescue London: Sphere Books in association with Andre Deutsch, 1968 1st. p/b edn. 56 pp. Numerous cold. illus. by the author. Pictorial card covers showing a little rubbing on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2428) £10.00

 

  1. Blyton, Enid: The Yellow Story Book London: Methuen, 1950 1st. edn. (8)152 pp. B/w illus by Kathleen Gell. Gift inscription to ffep. Corners bumped. D/w somewhat chipped and rubbed with some minor loss. Overall, a good, clean copy. (Stock ref 1937) £50.00

 

  1. Collodi, Carlo.: Pinocchio: a story of a puppet. London: Peter Lunn, 1947. 1st. edn. 236pp.Drawings by Philip Gough. D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4478) £40.00

 

  1. Garfield, Leon and Blishen, Edward: The God Beneath the Sea London: Longman, 1970. 1st. edn. (8) 168 pp. Numerous b/w illus. by Charles Keeping. Binding showing a slight lean and bumping to corners. D/w a little rubbed on edges but, overall, a clean, sound copy (Stock ref 2501) £10.00

 

  1. Garner, Alan: The Owl Service Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969 1st. Penguin edn. 173 pp. Neat ownership name and date to inside front cover. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and creased on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2842) £4.00

 

  1. Grahame, Kenneth:: The Golden Age. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1928. 1st. edn. thus. x, 166 pp. plus 4 pp adverts. B/w illus. by Ernest H. Shepard. Corners slightly bumped, d/w chipped and worn with some loss but generally a very clean and sound copy. (Stock ref 512) £100.00

 

  1. Henty, G. A. (ed.).: Yule Logs. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1903. Reprint. xi, 430pp. 61 b/w illus. Includes stories by Gordon Browne, Henry Frith et al. as well as Henty himself. Aeg. Red cloth gilt, bevelled boards sunned on spine, showing some staining and bumped on corners. Internally, clean and sound. (Stock ref 4259) £10.00

 

  1. Jansson, Tove: Comet in Moominland Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967 1st. Penguin edn. 158 pp. B/w illus. by the author.Translated by Elizabeth Portch. All pp tanned and marked on fore-edge. Pictorial card covers rather creased and somewhat rubbed on edges with a small split at spine tail. A good copy. (Stock ref 2844) £9.00

 

  1. Jansson, Tove: Moominpappa at Sea Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1974 1st. Penguin edn. 208 pp. B/w illus. by the author. Translated by Kingsley Hart. All pp very slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2843) £4.00

 

  1. Jansson, Tove: The Exploits of Moominpappa Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969 1st. Penguin edn. 135pp. B/w illus. by the author. Translated by Thomas Warburton. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly discoloured otherwise a very good, sound copy. (Stock ref 2836) £6.00

 

  1. King, Clive: Stig of the Dump Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969 Reprint. 157 pp. B/w illus. by Edward Ardizzone and inscribed by him “Edward Ardizzone.To Penelope”. Light tanning to pp throughout. Pictorial card covers just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2833) £10.00

 

  1. King-Hall, Magdalen: Jehan of the Ready Fists Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1945 1st. Penguin edn. 119 pp. no. PS14 in the Puffin Story Books series. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed one dges and dust-marked otherwise a good, clean copy. (Stock ref 2829) £7.50

 

  1. Lang, Andrew: The Animal Story Book London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1896 1st. edn. xiv, 400 pp. Many B/w illus by H. J. Ford. Aeg. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and design slightly rubbed on edges and dulled on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1827) £25.00

 

  1. Lewis, C. S.: The Silver Chair Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 206 pp. B/w illus. by Pauline Baynes. No. six in the “Narnia” series. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a clean bright copy. (Stock ref 2834) £10.00

 

  1. Lewis, C. S.: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 212 pp. B/w illus. by Pauline Baynes. No. five in the “Narnia” series. All pp very slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and sunned on spine. Internally, a clean bright copy. (Stock ref 2835) £4.00

 

  1. Leyland, Eric.: Flame Takes a Chance. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. 1st. edn. 192pp. Cold. frontis. Price-clipped d/w a little chipped and rubbed on edges with some very minor loss at spine head. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4701) £15.00

 

  1. Mare, Walter de la.: The Three Royal Monkeys or The Three Mulla-Mulgars. London: Faber & Gwyer, 1927. 1st. cheap edn. (8)274pp. Cold. frontis and 10 line drawings by J. A. Shepherd. D/w rather dust marked, slightly rubbed on corners and frayed at spine head. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4088) £25.00

 

  1. Mayne, William: The Twelve Dancers Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964 1st. Penguin edn. 140 pp. Text illus. by Lynton Lamb. All pp a little tanned. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2841) £4.00

 

  1. Opie, Iona.: The People in the Playground. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. 1st. edn. x, 240 pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly creased on top edges otherwise a fine copy. “….a startlingly honest portrait of children at play….”. (Stock ref 803) £8.00

 

  1. Paver, Michelle: Spirit Walker London: Orion Children’s Books, 2005 1st. edn. 278 pp. Signed by the author on title page. D/w a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2261) £6.50

 

  1. Paver, Michelle: Wolf Brother London: Orion Children’s Books, 2004 1st. edn. (4)236 pp. The first volume in the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series. Signed by the author. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2215) £12.00

 

  1. Pullman, Philip: Lyra’s Oxford Oxford: David Fickling Books, 2003 1st. edn. (8) 49 (5) pp. Engravings by John Lawrence, fold-out map. No d/w issued. Dark red buckram boards. A fine copy inscribed by the author on title page. (Stock ref 2406) £30.00

 

  1. Weir, Harrison: Memoirs of Bob, the Spotted Terrier: written by himself London: George Routledge & Sons, 1885 1st. edn. 79 pp. 50 b/w illus. by Weir. Pictorial paper covered boards rather rubbed and cloth spine rubbed at head and tail. Some foxing to prelims otherwise clean and sound internally. (Stock ref 2412) £30.00