Children’s

  1. Stories of Daring. London: Collins, nd. Unpaginated. Cold. frontis. and line drawings. Ownership signature dated July, 1925 to ffep. Pictorial paper-covered boards a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise an unusually clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4341) £20.00

 

  1. The Schoolgirls’ Own Annual 1926. London: The Amalgamated Press, nd. 223pp. Four cold. plates, numerous b/w illus. Pictorial laminated boards a trifle rubbed on corners in the very scarce printed tissue d/w which is somewhat worn with some fairly minor loss at spine head. A very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4342) £30.00

 

  1. Rupert Annual 1946 – The New Rupert Book London: Daily Express, 1946 120 pp. Stories include “Rupert on Coon Island” and “Rupert and Rastus” etc. “This Book Belongs To” filled in. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and a 5mm tear in fold between spine head and the top edge of back panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1933) £75.00

 

  1. Barrie, J. M.: Peter Pan and Wendy. London: The Folio Society, 2007. Second printing. vii(4)179pp.12 tipped-in cold plates and numerous line drawings by Debra McFarlane. Decorated blue cloth in slipcase. A fine copy. (Stock ref 4537) £40.00

 

  1. Blyton, Enid: Five are Together Again. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1963. 1st. edn. 182pp. ine drawings by Eileen Soper. Binding slightly cocked. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3227) £50.00

 

  1. Blyton, Enid: Five on Kirrin Island Again. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1947. 1st. edn. 192pp. Cold. frontis., two-colour and b/w line drawings by Eileen Soper. Binding slightly cocked. D/w rubbed and worn with some loss to spine and bottom corner of front panel. Internally, clean and sound. (Stock ref 3228) £50.00

 

  1. Blyton, Enid.: In the Fifth at Malory Towers. London: Methuen & Co., 1950. 1st. edn. viii,146pp. B/w illus. by Stanley Lloyd. Binding slightly cocked. D/w slighly rubbed on corners and with some minor loss at spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4500) £50.00

 

  1. Brazil, Angela: A Harum-Scarum Schoolgirl London: Blackie, nd (1919) 1st. edn. 288 pp. Six b/w plates by John Campbell. D/w chipped and worn with some loss to spine head otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1295) £50.00

 

  1. Briggs, Raymond.: Ethel and Ernest: a true story. London: Jonathan Cape, 1998. 1st. edn. 103pp. Signed by the author on title page. D/w rather dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3395) £50.00

 

  1. Buckeridge, Anthony: That’s Jennings London: Macmillan, 1994 1st. edn. (6)121 pp. The final “Jennings” title. D/w very slightly creased at top of back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2029) £45.00

 

  1. Carroll, Lewis.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. London: William Heinemann, nd (1907). 1st. edn. thus. (2) v-xi(1)161(3)pp. 13 tissue-guarded plates and many line drawings by Arthur Rackham and a poem by Austin Dobson. Lacks half-title. Rear end-papers and last page of text slightly stained.Some light foxing throughout.Green cloth binding with dark green lettering and a gilt motif of a gryphon and a mock turtle to front board. Boards sunned, particularly on spine, and slightly stained on front with some fraying to spine tail. (Stock ref 3812) £150.00

 

  1. Carroll, Lewis.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan and Co., 1887. 1st. printing of the People’s Edition. (12)179pp. 42 b/w illus. by John Tenniel. Dated ownership signature to half-title and another name in capitals on front pastedown. A little light foxing throughout. Pictorial green cloth a little dull and a trifle bumped and rubbed on corners otherwise a clean sound copy. (Stock ref 5212) £150.00

 

  1. Carroll, Lewis.: Alice’s Adventures Under Ground: being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan & Co., 1886. 1st. edn. thus. viii(8)95 plus 4pp publisher’s list. 37 b/w illus. by the author. Red cloth gilt rather rubbed on corners and rebacked with original backstrip laid on. A clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5303) £175.00

 

  1. Crowther, Charles: Steamboat Bill London: Collins, nd (1949?) Presumed 1st. edn. No pagination. Cold. illus. by the author throughout. Ownership inscription to front inner flap of d/w. D/w a little rubbed on edges with one or two very smill tears and stained on inner surface. Internally, clean and bright. (Stock ref 1753) £30.00

 

  1. Dickins, Joan.: Jill and Prince the Pony. London: Blackie & Son, nd(1949). 1st. edn. 192pp. Line drawings by Stanley Lloyd. Ownership signature to ffep. Binding slightly cocked. D/w faded on spine and chipped and worn with some loss at spine head and tail. (Stock ref 4340) £6.00

 

  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles in the Terai London: Brockhampton Press, 1966 1st edn. 176 pp. D/w just showing a little rubbing to spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1739) £150.00

 

  1. Lang, Andrew (ed).: The Blue Fairy Book. London: The Folio Society, 2008. Sixth reprint. xxi, 372pp. 17 cold. and numerous b/w drawings by Charles van Sandwyk. Introduction by Joan Aiken.Blue pictorial boards in slipcase with two bumped corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4521) £40.00

 

  1. Lang, Andrew (ed).: The Yellow Fairy Book. London: The Folio Society, 2008. 1st. edn. thus. xxvi, 358pp. 13 cold. plates and numerous b/w drawings by Danuta Mayer. Introduction by Maria Tatar. Pictorial yellow cloth boards in slipcase with one bumped corner otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4522) £100.00

 

  1. Lang, Andrew, (ed).: The Red Fairy Book. London: The Folio Society, 2008. 1st. edn thus. xxii, 380pp. 16 cold. plates and numerous b/w drawings by Niroot Puttapipat. Introduction by Marina Warner. Pictorial red cloth boards in slipcase, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4523) £60.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1969. 1st. Penguin edn. 329pp. b/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly faded on spine and rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5367) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle in the Moon. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1968. 1st. Penguin edn. 169pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5365) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Caravan. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 19868. 1st. Penguin edn. 235pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers faded on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5364) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Garden. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1968. 1st. Penguin edn. 221pp. B/e illus. by the author. Pictorial card covers slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5366) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Post Office Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1967 1st. Penguin edn. 265pp. B/w illus. by author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and creased on both panels otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5362) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Return. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1969. 1st. Penguin edn. 166pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5368) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: Doctor Dolittle’s Zoo. Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 229pp. B/w illus. by the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and faded on the spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5363) £5.00

 

  1. Lofting, Hugh.: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 269pp. B/w illus. b y the author. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5361) £5.00

 

  1. Marchant, Bessie.: By Honour Bound. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, nd. Reprint.296pp. Gify inscription to front pastedown. Binding slightly cocked. D/w faded on spine and chipped and worn with come loss. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4337) £4.00

 

  1. Mossop, Irene.: Charm’s Last Chance. London: Collins, nd. Reprint. 254pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4335) £4.00

 

  1. Richards, Frank.: Billy Bunter Gets the Boot. London: Howard Baker, 1978. 1st. edn. thus. 233 pp. Greyfriars Library no.1. Some very light staining to f.e.p.’s otherwise a fine copy in d/w. (Stock ref 3211) £12.00

 

  1. Richards, Frank.: Bunter the Bad Lad. London: Howard Baker, 1979. 1st. edn. thus. 225 pp. Greyfriars Library no.2. Some staining to f.e.p.’s and very light foxing to edges otherwise a fine copy in d/w. (Stock ref 3210) £10.00

 

  1. Rynd, Evelyne E.: Otherland London: Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co., 1907 1st. edn. xv, 181 pp. Numerous illus. by Dorthy Furniss. Ownership inscription to ffep. Pictorial green cloth bumped on corners and sightly rubbed at spine head and tail. Internally, clean and sound and, overall a very good copy. (Stock ref 1570) £35.00