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Tilly the Traction Engine

By: A L Frost

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1964

Seller ID: 13112717-162


Ex-library copy in library binding and with usual stamps, etc; dustwrapper has been laminated onto boards, cover rather worn at the extremities and lamination bubbling in a few places; pages tanning, a few are slightly grubby and one has some pencilled scribbling, the textblock is sound and tight. View more info

The Forest of Ry

By: A R Young

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing Co: 2001

Seller ID: 915179-19


Minimal signs of use. View more info

The Architecture of Animals: the Equinox guide to wildlife structures

By: Adrian Forsyth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Camden House Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: 14070502.5857-84


Pictorial laminated boards show a little shelfwear, corners either very lightly bumped or have slight wear; a sound, tight copy. No dustwrapper, probably as issued. View more info

The Owl Service

By: Alan Garner

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins: 1970

Seller ID: 14070503-84


Book has some light shelfwear, pages are a little tanned, Manchester Grammar School stamp on front endpaper, a sound, tight copy. Dustwrapper has some wear and uneven tanning. View more info

The New adventures of Rupert

By: Alfred Bestall

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Express Newspapers: 1985

Seller ID: 13082301-111


Book in as-new condition, dustwrapper has some light shelfwear, and a 10mm closed tear to the rear panel. Number 1331 of this facsimile edition of the 1936 edition. 0850791499 View more info

Perils Afloat and Brigands Ashore

By: Alfred Elwes

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1890

Seller ID: 912661-127


Cover illustrated in gilt & black on bevelled boards; rubbing to edges & extremities of backstrip in particular; page edges browning, pages tanning, internally a good, tight copy. 8 illustrations by Gordon Browne. View more info

The Secret of St. Mary's

By: Alicia, Vallis

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Arthur H Stockwell: 1947

Seller ID: 97166-19


Red cover heavily worn & rubbed, front endpaper removed with associated damage to front hinge; rear hinge weak; page edge browning; a sound reading copy. Illustrated with line drawings & a frontispiece signed 'Whittington'. No dustwrapper. View more info

The Story of Fuzzypeg the Hedgehog (The Little Grey Rabbit board books)

By: Alison Uttley

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Octopus Bks.: 1985

Seller ID: 923330-36


Some general cover wear & tanning, else a sound copy. View more info

Iron Roads

By: Althea [Braithwaite]

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Colourmaster International: 1974

Seller ID: 96339-35


Card covers are a little dog-eared, internally a very good copy. View more info

My Heart's in the Highlands

By: Amy Le Feuvre

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Ward, Lock: 1924

Seller ID: 18060610-67


Pages tanned with sporadic foxing and a few pages have red stains (text not particularly affected), owner's inscription on front endpaper, hinges slack but binding otherwise firm; illustrated cover rather worn and marked. No wrapper. Undated but British Library catalogue has 1924. View more info

From Fag to Monitor

By: Andrew Home

Price: £15.00

Publisher: A & C Black: 1931

Seller ID: 14063012-11


Rather let down by its cover, the front of which has seen damp damage at a distant time in the past, other general wear and marking with faded spine; prize certificate on front pastedown, bookshop stamp on front pastedown, pages tanned else internally a sound, tight copy. Last page (which is an ad for another book by Home, 'Exiled from School or, for the sake of a chum' has been torn out but still present. Colour frontispiece by J Williamson. View more info

The Chronicles of Pantouflia, as notably, the Adventures of Prigio, Prince of that Country, and of his son, Ricardo

By: Andrew Lang

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arrowsmith: 1943

Seller ID: 16052416-62


Cover shelfworn and unevenly (and heavily) faded; pages tanned (some sections more than others) else textblock is in good condition. No dustwrapper. View more info

Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books

By: Andrew W Tuer

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bracken Books: 1986

Seller ID: 919154-163


Book has light shelfwear; dustwrapper has some wear and a faded spine. Facsimile of 1898 edition. View more info

Monitress Merle

By: Angela Brazil

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1949

Seller ID: 911373-157


No date, but War Economy Standard. Green cloth has some rubbing & marking; front endpaper & title page has writing, front hinge going, text block sound. No wrapper. View more info

The Secret of the Border Castle

By: Angela Brazil

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Blackie: 1943

Seller ID: 918810-29


Cover worn & faded with bumped corners, pages tanned & gift inscription on front endpaper, else a sound, tight copy. No date given, but book production war economy standard & British Library lists a 1943 edition. No wrapper. View more info

Stubby Sees it Through: a school adventure story

By: Angus MacVicar

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Burke: 1950

Seller ID: 15111117-38


Cover worn and marked, top of backstrip split on both hinges for 4cm or so; pages tanned, edges and those pages adjacent to cover spotted, owner's name on half title page, textblock otherwise in good, sound condition. No dustwrapper. View more info

Return to the Lost Planet

By: Angus MacVicar

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Children's Book Club: 1955

Seller ID: 17120406-84


Pages tanning with sporadic spotting else internally generally in good condition; scruffy cover tanned, worn and marked with discoloured backstrip. No wrapper. View more info

A Ladybird Book of Musical Instruments

By: Ann Rees

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Wills & Hepworth: 1966

Seller ID: 13121004-165


Cover rather rubbed and edgeworn, internally a good, clean copy. Reprint with colour illustrated matt cover. View more info

The Black Symbol

By: Annabel & Edgar Johnson

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Penguin (Puffin): 1964

Seller ID: 913836-127


Very light edgewear & pages browning, else a sound, tight copy. View more info

Adventures of Girlhood

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1900

Edition: 16th edition

Seller ID: 16111004ZX13025-71


Pages a little tanned with some page edge marking, school name written on front endpaper, binding still firm and tight; cover has some shelfwear and marking, paper label stuck to backstrip. No wrapper. View more info