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The Fascination of Our Railways: A Series of Instructive Railway Talks for Boys

By: Mercury

Price: £10.00

Publisher: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17032013-91

Condition: Fair


Some page tanning else internally in good condition; cover rubbed with some wear and bumping to corners. No wrapper. View more info

Trees in Britain: Brooke Bond Picture Cards

By: Michael Youens

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Brooke Bond: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17082102-143

Condition: Good


All cards present and in place using photo corners, not stuck in. Some shelfwear and light tanning, sticker on front cover, else in very good condition. View more info

Mystery of Abbotsfold: a Story for School Girls

By: Mrs Edward Whalley-Tooker

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Warne: 1924

Seller ID: 991902-132

Condition: Fair


Sporadic foxing; green cloth is rubbed at the edges, & the backstrip has spots of what appears to be white paint; rear endpapers have red crayon, pages a littel tanned, otherwise internally a good, sound copy. Colour frontispiece. No wrapper. View more info

Miss Merivale's Mistake

By: Mrs Henry Clarke [i.e. Amy Clarke]

Price: £3.50

Publisher: The Sunday School Union: 1900

Edition: 5th edition

Seller ID: 15101612-132

Condition: Fair


Some cover wear and corner bumping, pages tanned, textblock still sound and tight. No dustwrapper. 5th edition. Undated, British Library says 1st ed was 1897. View more info

The Princess Ottilia: a tale for girls

By: Mrs Herbert Martin (Mary Emma Martin)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W P Nimmo: 1890

Seller ID: 14112204-153

Condition: Poor


Cover rather worn, grubby and unevenly faded, with some fraying and loss to spine extremities; front hinge weak, front endpaper has large unsightly bookshop stamp and Sunday School dedication dated 1924; pages a little tanned else textblock is in good, sound condition. No wrapper. Undated, but British Library catalogue gives 1890. View more info

The Two Dorothys

By: Mrs Herbert Martin [Mary Emma Martin]

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1930

Seller ID: 15021102-15

Condition: Fair


Cover worn and faded with some splitting to spine extremities, pages tanning and frontispiece disattached; undated edition but school prize written on front endpaper dated 1939. View more info

The Green Book for Girls

By: Mrs Herbert Strang

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: 14112503-94

Condition: Fair


Boards rather rubbed and worn, in particular the edges; front hinge cracked and rear hinge slack though binding is still sound and tight although front endpaper is loose; pages tanned, Sunday School prize certificate dated 1914 on front endpaper. View more info

The Big Book of School Stories for Girls

By: Mrs Herbert Strang

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1934

Seller ID: 14112502-95

Condition: Fair


Boards rubbed and worn, in particular the edges; pages tanned, binding is sound and tight although frontispiece is loose; gift inscription dated 1936 on half title page. Cover illustration has 'The Gym Captain''. View more info

The Big Book for Girls (Good Companions)

By: Mrs Herbert Strang

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1933

Seller ID: 14112501X-94

Condition: Fair


Boards rather rubbed and worn, in particular the edges; pages tanned and page edges spotted, binding is sound and tight; gift inscription dated 1933 on half title page. Cover illustration has 'Good Companions'. View more info

Golden Story Book for Girls

By: Mrs Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch, J Elise Harwood Gordon, Margaret Chilton, Harrie T Clarke, E L Haverfield

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1935

Seller ID: 95876-31

Condition: Poor


Cover heavily rubbed, especially corners; front endpaper (if there was one) missing, colour frontispiece loose; internally a good reading copy. Stories are: The Island of Adventure by Winifred Darch; The Cardinal's bedsocks by J Elise Harwood Gordon; Latymer v Barchester by Margaret Chilton; The Gully Path: a New Zealand story by Harrie T Clarke; The Lost Notes by E L Haverfield. View more info

The Hostages and other stories for boys and girls

By: Naomi Mitchison

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17051523-101

Condition: Fair


Pages tanning, else internally a good, sound copy, endpapers a little spotted, owner's name on front pastedown; cover has light shelfwear and is rather grubby with some marking. No wrapper. View more info

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Gems from the Past: tales of the ancient world

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Charlotte M Yonge

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, W & A K Johnston: 1929

Seller ID: 17031112-36

Condition: Fair


Pages tanned, else internally a good, sound copy; cloth-covered card cover has some shelfwear and a mark on the back. Contains The Pygmies by Hawthorne, The Devotion of Decii by Yonge, and How a Shepherd Boy Became King (OT). View more info

Those Pinewood Children

By: Nesta Nuttall

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14110423-132

Condition: Fair


Cover rather shelfworn with faded spine and a mark where a label once was; pages tanned else textblock is in good condition. No dustwrapper. View more info

Yvette in Italy and Titania's Palace

By: Nevile Wilkinson

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1922

Seller ID: 9914928-35

Condition: Fair


Cover grubby, edges & corners rubbed & bumped; page edges browned, gift inscription on front endpaper, sporadic foxing; a scruffy, but sound copy. No wrapper. View more info

Where is Timothy?

By: New Zealand Dept of Education

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1966

Seller ID: 914942-92

Condition: Fair


Some wear, rubbing & creasing, school stamp on rear cover, else a clean, sound copy. View more info

Getting Free

By: Nigel Hinton

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books: 1981

Seller ID: 95650-136

ISBN: 0435122568

Condition: Very Good


New Windmill Series. Minor rubbing to corners. 0435122568 View more info

The Beano and The Dandy - Crazy About Creatures (70 Seventy Years Series)

By: No Author

Price: £3.50

Publisher: D C Thomson: 2007

Seller ID: 14092902.916746-133

ISBN: 184535317X

Condition: New


New copy in dustwrapper. Has been on the shelf since 2007 so may have some very slight shelfwear. 184535317X View more info

The House in Cornwall

By: Noel Streatfeild

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dent: 1956

Seller ID: 17061106Z-22

Condition: Fair


Pages tanned else internally in good condition, cover rather worn and unevenly faded with some marks. No wrapper. View more info

The Camp in the Hills (By the Author of Dauntless Dick, Jack's First Success, &c)

By: none given

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Marshall Brothers: 1900

Seller ID: 911302-36

Condition: Good


Brown pictorial cloth has somewhat rubbed edges, corners bumped; front endpaper removed; page edges browned & spotted. Frontispiece. No wrapper. British Library catalogue gives no clue to author, other than listing the author of 'Dauntless Dick' as 'Dick Dauntless'. Undated, but c.1900. View more info

Bible Story Annual: Stories from the Bible Explained and Illustrated

By: none given

Price: £3.00

Publisher: No Publisher Given: 0

Seller ID: 912639-114

Condition: Fair


Card covers rubbed & worn, green cloth spine with rubbed extremities; owner's name on front endpaper (priceclipped), pages browned; puzzle pages have been completed in ink then clumsily painted out with correction fluid, else a sound copy internally. Undated, but series started publication in 1963. View more info