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The Big Six

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1941

Seller ID: 81655


Second impression in a dust jacket. The jacket has a small tear on the top end of the spine which is also sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. The top edge is greyed and a little foxed. Previous owner's bookplate on the endpapers; which are a little browned. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Peter Duck

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £1,875.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82132


The third title in the Swallows and Amazons series and one of the most elusive as a jacketed first edition. The book is reasonably firmly bound in the publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt and blind, the extremities are bumped and rubbed, there are a few small tears to the cloth and patches of fading. The text block is age browned with a bookplate to the first blank page, a crossed out name to the top corners of the half-title, slight cracking at points and some scattered foxing. The dust jacket is the original and not price clipped, it has been professionally restored to a high standard,... View more info

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Five Go To Mystery Moor

By: Enid Blyton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1954

Seller ID: 81639


Second impression in a dust jacket; 183 pages. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, and slightly grubby; unclipped showing 8/6. The edges are browned and foxed; the underlying red boards are clean. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Good Old Secret Seven

By: Enid Blyton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81627


First edition in a dust jacket. 120 pages. Illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, the back is grubby; price clipped. The underlying blue pictorial boards are clean. The edges are browned and the little marked. The previous owner has completed the name and address block. Otherwise the book is clean, free of markings and no foxing. View more info

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Doctor Dolittle In The Moon

By: Hugh Lofting

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1939

Seller ID: 81724


Sixth impression in a dust jacket. Coloured frontispiece + numerous black and white illustrations by the author. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete, chipped and scuffed along the edges, spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 5s net. The underlying cloth boards are clean with a little fading at the spine ends. The edges are browned with a little foxing. Internally there is a little foxing and browning on the end papers but the text block is clean, free of markings with occasional foxing. View more info

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Doctor Dolittle's Circus

By: Hugh Lofting

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1939

Seller ID: 81726


Eleventh impression in a dust jacket. Coloured frontispiece + numerous black and white illustrations by the author. The book is tightly bound, spine slightly cocked. The dust jacket is complete, chipped and scuffed along the edges, with a small closed tear at the bottom of the front, spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 5s net. The underlying cloth boards are clean with a little fading at the spine ends. The edges are browned with a little foxing. Internally there is a little foxing on the end papers but the text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Witch's Daughter

By: Nina Bawden

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1981

Seller ID: 81631


Fifth impression, October 1981, in a dust jacket. 160 pages. Drawings by Shirley Hughes. Book is firmly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf, unclipped showing £5.95. Underlying green boards are clean, gilt text is clean and bright. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Carrie's War

By: Nina Bawden

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1978

Seller ID: 81632


Fifth impression in a dust jacket. 159 pages. Illustrations by Faith Jaques. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £5.95. Top edge is a little marked, other edges are clean. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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On The Run

By: Nina Bawden

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1973

Seller ID: 81633


Fourth impression in a dust jacket. 207 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £1.20. Orange boards are clean, the gilt text is clean and bright. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Noel Streatfield Birthday Story Book An Anthology

By: Noel Streatfield

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent: 1976

Seller ID: 81881


Publisher's file copy in a dust jacket. Fully illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Contributions by Joss Ackland, Alisdair Maclean, Tony Warren, Joan Aiken and Walter De La Mare amongst others. File copy stamped on front and rear endpapers. The book is unread and in excellent condition. View more info

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The Noel Streatfield Easter Holiday Book An Anthology

By: Noel Streatfield

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent: 1974

Seller ID: 81882


Publishers file copy in a dust jacket. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout the book. Contributions by Ted Hughes, GK Chesterton, Edward Lear and Hilaire Belloc amongst others. File copy stamped on front and rear endpapers. The book is unread and in excellent condition. View more info

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Still William

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1932

Seller ID: 81975


13th impression, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound, some cracking on internal hinges. Spine is sunned/faded, wear on spine edges; top edge foxed, edges slightly marked. Owner's inscription on end papers. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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William

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1933

Seller ID: 81978


5th impression, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine is sunned/faded; top edge foxed,edges slightly marked. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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William The Outlaw

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1933

Seller ID: 81979


9th impression, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine is sunned/faded, markings on boards: edges slightly marked. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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William's Happy Days

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1934

Seller ID: 81980


5th printing, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine is sunned/faded, edges slightly marked. Browning on end papers. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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William The Good

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1930

Seller ID: 81981


5th printing, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine is sunned/faded, wear on spine edge; page edges slightly marked. Light browning on endpapers. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Just William

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1932

Seller ID: 81982


25th printing, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine is a little sunned/faded, edges slightly foxed/marked. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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More William

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1932

Seller ID: 81983


23rd printing, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine is a little sunned/faded, top edge foxed, edges slightly marked. Browning on endpapers. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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William The Fourth

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1932

Seller ID: 81984


17th printing, no dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine is a little sunned/faded; top edge foxed, edges slightly marked. Light browning on end papers. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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William's Television Show

By: Richmal Crompton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81985


First edition, no dust jacket. Illustrated by Thomas Henry. The book is tightly bound. Spine is sunned/faded, edges marked including scribbled initials. Owner's name on endpapers. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info