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. 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. Augarde, Steve.: Barnaby Shrew, Black Dan and…the Mighty Wedgwood. London: Andre Deutsch, 1979. 1st. edn. unpaginated(32pp). Cold. illus by the author throughout. D/w a little tanned otherwise a fine copy,. (Stock ref 6383) £7.50
  1. Bawden, Edward.: Hold Fast by Your Teeth. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1963. 1st. edn. unpaginated. Numerous cold. illus. by the author. Ex-lib copy with attendant flaws. D/w rather rubbed on edges and corners with small, closed tears at spine head and tail. Otherwise a rsound and reasonably clean copy. (Stock ref 5629) £30.00
  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.: Five go to Billycock Hill. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1957. 1st. edn. 182pp. Illus. by Eileen Soper. D/w rather rubbed on edges and corners with some very minor loss at spine head and tail otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6792) £30.00
  1. Blyton, Enid.: Five on a Hike Together. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1958. 7th Impression. 192pp. Numerous illus. by Eileen Soper. D/w chipped and worn on edges with minor loss and several small, closed tears. A clean, sound copy otherwise. (Stock ref 6706) £25.00
  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. Blyton, Enid.: Mystery Stories. London: Collins, 1959. Reprint. 187pp. B/w illus. D/w rubbed on edges and slightly frayed at spine head and tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6708) £10.00
  1. Blyton, Enid.: Shadow the Sheepdog. London: Collins, 1960. Reprint. 256pp. B/w illus by G. W. Backhouse. All pp. lightly tanned. D/w slightly rubbed on edges with a little fraying at5 spine head and tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6711) £10.00
  1. Blyton, Enid.: The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage. London: Methuen & Co., 1959. Reprint. 164pp. B/w illus. by J. Abbey. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners and slightly frayed at spine head otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6707) £15.00
  1. Blyton, Enid.: The Rat-a-Tat Mystery. London: Collins, 1960. Reprint. 256pp. Six b/w illus by Anyon Cook. All pp lightly tanned. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6709) £10.00
  1. Blyton, Enid.: The Treasure Hunters. London: Collins, 1959. Reprint. 192pp. Cold. frontis and b/w illus by Barbara Freeman. D/w rather rubbed on edges and corners with some fraying at spine head and tail. A clean, sound copy otherwise. (Stock ref 6710) £10.00
  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. Brooks, Edwy Searles.: Expelled! London: Howard Baker, 1972. 1st. edn. thus. Eight full-length stories including The Secret Societies of St. Frank’s and The Death of Walter Church. Nelson Lee Library vol.2. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6068) £8.00
  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: 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 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 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. Crompton, Richmal.: William – the Bad. London: George Newnes, 1942. Reprint. 252pp. Illus. by Thomas Henry. Ownership signature to ffep. Binding cocked. D/w rather rubbed and worn with several closed tears in edges and loss at spine head and tail. Inernally, clean and sound. (Stock ref 6380) £7.50
  1. Crompton, Richmal.: William – the Fourth. London: George Newnes, 1953. Reprint. 252pp. Illus. by Thomas Henry. Ownership signature to ffep. D/w rubbed and worn with a couple of closed tears in edges and some loss at spine head and tail. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6381) £7.50
  1. Crompton, Richmal.: William’s Happy Days. London: George Newnes, 1941. Reprint. 252pp. B/w illus. by Thomas Henry. Ownership signature to ffep. D/w rather rubbed and worn with fairly minor loss at spine head and tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6377) £20.00
  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. Dahl, Roald.: Boy: tales of childhood London: Jonathan Cape, 1984. 1st. edn. 160pp. B/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6375) £15.00
  1. Dahl, Roald.: Matilda. London: Jonathan Cape, 1988. 1st. edn. 240pp. B/w illus. by Quentin Blake. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6374) £150.00
  1. Garfield, Leon.: The Cloak. London: William Heinemann, 1976. 1st. edn. 48pp. Many b/w illus. by Faith Jaques. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners with some minor loss at spine head. A very good copy. (Stock ref 5402) £5.00
  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 6098) £45.00
  1. Greenwood, James.: The Hatchet Throwers. London: John Camden Hotten, 1866. 1st. edn. 164pp. 36 cold. wood engravings by Ernest Griset. Rebacked dark blue cloth boards with gilt decoration somewhat rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6481) £100.00
  1. Henty, G. A.: To Herat and Cabul: a story of the first Afghan War. London: Blackie & Son, 1902. 1st. edn. 352pp plus 32pp publisher’s list. Eight b/w illus. by Charles M. Sheldon, map. School proze plate to front pastedown. Dark blue decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6058) £40.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles – Air Detective. London: Latimer House,1953. 4th. impression.142pp. B/w illus. D/w rubbed and worn with several small, closed tears otrherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6677) £15.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles – Charter Pilot. London: Oxford University Press, 1952. Reprint. 157pp. B/w illus. by Mendoza. D/w a little chipped and rubbed otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6679) £15.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Breaks the Silence. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. 5th. Impression. 191pp. Eight cold. plates and b/w drawings by Stead. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6687) £10.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Cuts it Fine. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. 3rd. Impression. 159pp. Cold. frontis plus six other cold. plates by “Studio” Stead. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6686) £15.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Defies the Swastika. London: Armada, 1962. 1st. P/B edn. 159pp. B/w illus. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed and creased otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6698) £7.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Flies East. London: Armada, 1963. 1st. P/B edn. 192pp. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine and bottom corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6697) £8.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Flies North. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1963. New edn. 184pp. All pp. tanned. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners with two tiny, closed tears in bottom edge of front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6682) £8.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Flies South. Leicester: Brockhampton Pressw, 1963. New edn. 184pp. All pp. tanned. D/w rubbed on edges and corners and slightly frayed at spine head otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6683) £8.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Flies to Work: some unusual cases of Biggles and his Air Police. London: Dean & Son, nd (1963). 1st. edn. 184pp. All pp. tanned. D/w slightly rubbed on corners and edges with some fraying at spine head otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6689) £10.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Follows on. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. 2nd. impression. 158pp. Eight b/w plates by Stead. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6691) £8.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Gets His Men. London: Armada, 1963. 1st. P/B edn.143pp. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners with two light creases in back panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6702) £5.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Goes to War. London: Armada, 1962. 1st. P/B edn. 159pp. Pictorial card covers a trifle creased on spine and rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6700) £4.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Hits the Trail. London: Oxford University Press, 1953. Reprint. 250pp. B/w illus. by Alfred Sindall. D/w rubbed on edges and corners with several small, closed tears otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6678) £15.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Hunts Big Game. London: Armada, 1963. 1st. P/B edn. 159pp. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed and creased otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6699) £7.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles in Australia. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1962. 4th. impression. 188pp. 4th. impression. 188pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6692) £7.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles in Borneo. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1960. New edn. 184pp. Cold. frontis. D/w somewhat rubbed on edges and corners with some frying at spine head otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6685) £10.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles in the Cruise of the Condor. London: Dean & Son, nd. Reprint. 184pp. All pp rather tanned. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6688) £6.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles in the Jungle. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1963 New edn. 184pp. All pp. somewhat tanned. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners with a small, closed tear in rear fold-in otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6681) £8.00
  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 6703) £200.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Takes a Hand. London: Knight Books, 1975. 1st. P/B edn. 159pp. Pictorial card covers rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6701) £8.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles takes a Holiday. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1952. 5th. impression. 191pp. eight cold. plates by Stead. Price-clipped d/w a little rubbed on edges and corners with a closed tear in top edge of front panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6690) £9.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles Takes Charge. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1961. 2nd impression. 192pp. Cold. frontis by Leslie Stead. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6684) £10.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Biggles’ Combined Operation. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. 1st. edn. 158pp. Six cold. plates by Stead. D/w a little rubbed on corners with two small, closed tears in top edge of front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6694) £25.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Gimlet Lends a Hand. London: Armada, 1964. 1st. P/B edn. 158pp. B/w ills. by Leslie Stead. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6696) £10.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: Orchids for Biggles. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1962. 1st. edn. 168pp. Cold. frontis. by Leslie Stead. Binding cocked. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6695) £20.00
  1. Johns, Captain W. E.: The Rescue Flight: a Biggles story. London: Oxford University Press, 1953. Reprint. 248pp. B/w illus. by Alfred Sindall. D/w chipped and worn on corners with some fairly monor loss to spine head otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6680) £15.00
  1. Keeping, Charles.: Railway Passage. London: Oxford University Press, 1974. 1st. edn. Unpaginated (32pp). Colod. illus. throughout. Price-clipped d/w rather rubbed and worn on edges and corners with some fraying at spine head and tail, two closed tears and minor loss in top edge of front panel. Internally, very clean and sound. (Stock ref 6356) £15.00
  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. 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. Morpurgo. Michael.: Miss Wirtles Revenge Tadworth: Kaye & Ward, 1981. 1st. edn. unpaginated (32pp). Illus. by Graham Clarke. Signed by the author on half-title. Laminated pictorial boards slightly faded in top left hand corner of front board otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6382) £20.00
  1. Muchamore, Robert.: Shadow Wave. London: Hodder Children’s Books, 2010. 1st. edn. 343pp. Inscribed by the author on title page. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5404) £10.00
  1. Nye, Robert.: Poor Pumpkin. London: Macmillan, 1971. 1st. edn. 127pp. B/w illus, by Derek Collard. D/w with two small ,closed tears in top edge of back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6815) £9.00
  1. Papas.: Elias the Fisherman. London: Oxford University Press, 1970. 1st. edn. unpaginated (32pp). Cold. illus by the author throughout. D/ w a little creased along top edge, a very good copy. (Stock ref 6358) £8.00
  1. Potter, Beatrix.: The Tale of Little Pig Robinson. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1930. Early reprint. 96pp. Six cold. plates and numerous b/w drawings by the author. Neat ownership signature dated Christmas 1931 to ffep (Stock ref 6179) £25.00
  1. Richards, Frank.: Billy Bunter Gets the Boot! London: Howard Baker, 1978. 1st. edn. 232(2)pp. Howard Baker Greyfriars Library, book 1. All pp lightly tanned. Very light tape stains to fepp. D/ very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6069) £8.00
  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. 224pp. Greyfriars Library, book 2. Tape stains to fepp. D/w very slightly rubbed along top edge otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6070) £8.00
  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
  1. Sharratt, Nick & Tucker, Stephen.: Tom and the Tinful of Trouble. London: Scholastic, 2007. New edn., 2nd impression. Unpaginated. Cold. illus. Inscribed by one of the authors. Laminated pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6762) £6.00
  1. Williams, Marcia.: Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories. London: Walker Books, 2007. 3rd. impression. 47pp. Retold and illustrated by Marcia Williams. Inscribed by her on title page. laminated pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6763) £8.00