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

2. 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

3. 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) £90.00

4. Rupert Annual 1947 – More Adventures of Rupert London: Daily Express, 1947 120 pp. Stories include “Rupert and the Top Hat” and “Rupert and the Black Cat” etc. Price-clipped. Gift inscription to inside of front cover. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with very small tears in fold between spine and top and bottom edges of gack panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1934) £75.00

5. Ballantyne, R. M.: The Gorilla Hunters: a tale of the wilds of Africa. London: Thomas Nelson, 1914. New edn. vii, 328pp plus 10pp publisher’s list. Eight cold. plates. Front inner hinge rather weak. aeg. Pictorila cloth boards a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3333) £10.00

6. 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) £75.00

7. 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

8. Blyton, Enid.: First Term at Malory Towers. London: Methuen & Co., 1949. 4th. edn. (6)153pp. B/w illus. by Stanley Lloyd. Binding slightly cocked. D/w worn and torn with loss at spine head and tail and adjacent areas of front and rear panels. Internally, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4499) £10.00

9. 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

10. Blyton, Enid.: The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage. London: Metrhuen & Co., 1950. 7th. edn. (4)164pp. Line drawings by J. Abbey. Binding slightly cocked and d/w chipped and worn with some loss otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4336) £7.50

11. Blyton, Enid.: Upper Fourth at Malory Towers. London: Methuen & Co., 1949. 2nd. edn. viii, 147pp. B/w illus. by Stanley Lloyd. Binding slightly cocked. D/w chipped and worn with considerable loss. Internally, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4501) £10.00

12. Blyton, Enid:: The Mystery of the Invisible Thief. London: Methuen, 1950. 1st. edn. vii, 173 pp. Line drawings by Treyer Evans. D/w somewhat chipped and worn on extremities with minor loss and several small tears neatly repaired otherwise a very good, clean copy. “This is an exciting, amusing, hilarious book with plenty of thrills and fun…” (Stock ref 3205) £50.00

13. 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

14. Briggs, Raymond.: Eyhel 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

15. 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

16. Buckeridge, Anthony.: The Jennings Report. London: Collins, 1970. 1st. edn. 191pp. Three line drawings by Mays. D/w rather chipped and rubbed on edges with three, small closed tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3226) £15.00

17. 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

18. Causley, Charles.: The Ballad of Aucassin and Nicolette: a play in three acts. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1981. 1st. edn. 118pp. B/w illus. by Yvonne Gilbert and music by Stephen McNeff. A Kestrel book. D/w very slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3332) £4.00

19. 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

20. 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

21. Goscinny & Underzo: Asterix and the Laurel Wreath Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1974 1st. UK edn. 48 pp. Translated by Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge. Pictorial laminated boards, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2334) £12.00

22. Harnett, Cynthia.: The Wool-Pack. London: Methuen & Co., 1951. 1st. edn. (6)184pp. Numerous b/w illus. by the author. D/w a trifle frayed at spime head and tail otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4086) £20.00

23. 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) £200.00

24. 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

25. Lang, Andrew (ed).: The Pink Fairy Book. London: The Folio Society, 2008. Second reprint. xx, 335pp. 16 cold. plates and numerous b/w drawings by Debra McFarlane. Introduction by A. S. Byatt. Decorated pink cloth boards in slipcase, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4520) £40.00

26. 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

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

30. Oxenham, Elsie J.: The Abbey Girls at Home. London: Collins, 1948. Reprint. (4)276pp. Price-clipped d/w chipped and worn with some loss at spine head and tail otherwise a clean sound copy (Stock ref 4339) £4.00

31. 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

32. 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

33. 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

34. Strang, Herbert: Frank Forester: a story of the Dardanelles London:Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, 1915 1st. edn. 296 pp plus 16 pp publisher’s catalogue. Four cold. plates by Cyrus Cuneo, map. Gift inscription and ownership stamp to ffep. Some fairly minor foxing and several pp. Pictorial cloth boards a little faded on spine and rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1973) £15.00