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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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The Story Of Smokey Horse

By: Donald Bisset

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen's Children's Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81916


First edition in a dust jacket. Signed by the author on the endpaper; illustrated by the author. The book is tightly bound. Top edge is heavily foxed. Dust jacket is complete, a little marked; unclipped showing £1.80 on a sticker. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Wombles Of Wimbledon

By: Elisabeth Beresford

Price: £57.00

Publisher: London, Earnest Benn Limited: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81552

Condition: Very Good


Contains the stories The Wombles At Work illustrated by Barry Leith and The Wombles To The Rescue illustrated by Margaret Gordon. First edition in a dust jacket. Inscribed by the author "thank you for having me and The Wombles to Exeter! Elisabeth Beresford". The jacket is complete with only two small marks on the front cover; unclipped showing £3.75 net. Some slight foxing on the interior of the jacket but otherwise clean. Internally there is a little foxing on the end... 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, fr... 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... View more info

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Escape To Persia

By: Katharine Hull & Pamela Whitlock

Price: £52.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81656


First edition in a dust jacket. Illustrated by Pamela Whitlock. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, grubby more so on the back, spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. The book is tightly bound, the underlying red cloth boards have a little fading along the top edge and side but generally in good condition. The red top edge has faded, the other edges are browned with a little foxing. Previous owner's pictorial bookplate on the end papers, a little... View more info

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Oxus In Summer

By: Katharine Hull & Pamela Whitlock

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81669


First edition in a dust jacket, 312 pages. Illustrated by Pamela Whitlock. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket has significant loss at the top and base of the spine, chipped and scuffed along the edges, a closed tear at the top and a 2 inch closed tear at the bottom; the back page is scruffy; unclipped showing 7s 6d. Light foxing on the endpapers; previous owner's bookplate. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Wind In The Willows

By: Kenneth Grahame

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London,, Methuen,:

Seller ID: 81551


First UK Rackham edition. Introduction by A A Milne. 178 pages. Dust Jacket in poor condition: tears along the edges which have been internally taped, significant loss to both spine ends. The boards have slight fading corresponding to the missing pieces of the dust jacket. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is firm. Internally the book is clean and unfoxed. Top edge faded green, the other edges are a litt... View more info

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The Wind In The Willows

By: Kenneth Grahame

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1936

Seller ID: 81666


Early EH Shepard illustrated edition in a dust jacket, 312 pages. The book is tightly bound, 312 pages. The dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, the spine is sunned/faded. The top edge is green with one mark and a little faded, the edges are slightly foxed and browned. Slight foxing on the endpapers, 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 White Horse Gang

By: Nina Bawden

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1973

Seller ID: 81636


Third impression in a dust jacket. 160 pages. Publisher's file copy. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £1.25. 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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At The Zoo

By: The Bumper Colour Books

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1927

Seller ID: 81933


Bright orange pictorial boards, 23 coloured plates. The book is undated, 1927 being the best estimate. The book is tightly bound. The boards are clean and bright, spine sunned/faded, with some wear along the spine edge. An endpaper has been removed. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info