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1 "BB" [Denys WATKINS-PITCHFORD] The Forest of Boland Light Railway. FIRST EDITION Illustrated by Denys Watkins-Pitchford.
Eyre and Spottiswoode, London. 1955 
First edition. DW. 127pp. Coloured frontis + numerous b/w illustrations. Original illustrated blue cloth, spine and top of lower board lightly spotted. Small neat ownership inscription, endpapers browned with occasional foxing. VG+ in price-clipped wrapper that is damp spotted internally and to spine and rear panel and torn half-way down the joint betwen the rear panel and the rear flap. There are chips to the head of the spine and to lower edge of wrapper with a few close tears and internally repaired internally with brown tape to top corner. Generally the front panel of the wrapper is bright though the spine is rubbed spotted and nicked. 52549 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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2 "BB". WATKINS-PITCHFORD, Denys. The Little Grey Men. A Story for the Young in Heart. Illustrated by Denys Watkins-Pitchford. FIRST EDITION.
Eyre and Spottiswoode. London. 1942 
First edition. No DW. 201pp + [2]pp Folly Brook Song. Frontis., 21 wood-engraved plates + delightful head and tail-pieces to each section and chapter by Watkins-Pitchford. Original buff cloth printed in red, spine sl. faded, sl. signs of wear to extremities. Pages 1 - 67 rippled but readable, bookplate, some occ. foxing o/w a VG copy a first of one of the most neglected masterpieces of British children's literature. 47238 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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3 (CALDECOTT, Randolph). DESMARAIS, Robert J. Randolph Caldecott. His Books and Illustrations for Young Readers.
University of Alberta Press, Edmonton. 2006 
First edition. Paperback with wrapps. Illustrated throughout. FINE. 60221 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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4 (DAHL, Roald). WOOD, David. The BFG. Theatre Programme. James Woods & Justin Savage for Clarion Productions & Robert Cogo-Fawcett for Lyric Hammersmith Productions by arrangement with Theatre Royal Presentations Plc Present The BFG. (Big Friendly Giant) by Roald Dahl. Adapted and Directed by David Wood.
Hythe Arts Division. London. 1991 
Slim paperback 4to. Illustrated. Covers are lightly creased at corners. A few grubby marks to contents o/w a very nice copy. VG+. First performance: Wimbledon Theatre Tuesday 19th February 1991. 67163 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 (DISNEY, Walt). DEMPSTER, Al. Walt Disney's Santa's Toy Shop. Illustrated by The Walt Disney Studio. Adapted by...
Western Publishing Company Inc., Wisconsin. 1950 
First Edition. No DW. Slim 8vo. Laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated throughout. Unpaginated. Boards sl. worn at extremities. Small chip to top margin of title page. "This book belongs to" has been filled in, but contents clean and sound. VG. 58256 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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6 ABERCONWAY, Christabel, told by. WHISTLER, Rex, illustrations by. The Story of Mr Korah.
Michael Joseph, London. 1954 
First Edition. Grey cloth, red backstrip, gilt to backstrip and vignette to lower corner. No DW. Tipped in coloured frontis + 2 tipped in coloured plates with b/w plates and illustrations within text. Unpaginated. Boards sunned to margins with a few stains. Contents sl. thumbed with 3cm tear to lower margin of one page. Lower edges of some pages rippled slightly o/w VG. 53435 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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7 ABRAHAMS, Robert D. The Bonus of Redonda. Illustrated by Dennis Brown.
1967 
Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1967. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. Ex-library with only labels present. Overall a clean and sound copy. 71947 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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8 ADAMS, Frank. The Story of The Frog who Would A-Wooing Go. Illustrated by...
Blackie and Son, London. n.d. 
Slim quarto. Illustrated throughout. Orig. green paper covered boards, burgundy linen backstrip, pictorial inlay to upper board. Boards slightly soiled, worn at extemities. Inner hinge visible, some occasional foxing throughout o/w contents clean and sound. 28195 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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9 ADAMS, Frank. Illustrated by. Old Mother Hubbard.
Blackie and Son, London. n.d. (c1930) 
4to. Original laminated pictorial boards, beige cloth backstrip. Charming colour illustrations throughout on board pages. Boards a little rubbed and soiled, with some sunning to margins but o/w a nice copy. VG+. 45639 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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10 ADAMS, Morley, edited by. The Boy's Own Book of Indoor Games and Recreations. An Instructive Manual of Home Amusements. With Over 800 Illustrations.
1912 
The Religious Tract Society, London. 1912. No DW. Original red decorated cloth gilt. Large 8vo. Colour frontis with tissue guard and b/w illustrations throughout. Four folding coloured playing boards to rear pocket but lacks the coloured supplement chess board. 439pp including index. Boards are a little soiled with wear to outer edges and mottling to margin. Endpapers browned with the occasional grubby mark o/w a delightful copy. Section 1 is about conjuring and juggling. VG. 71375 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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11 ADAMS, Richard. The Bureaucats. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Viking Kestrel. 1985 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated. Attractive copy in price clipped wrapper. VG+/VG. ISBN: 9780670801208 46091 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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12 ADAMS, W.H. Davenport. The Boy Makes The Man. A Book of Anecdotes and Examples For The Use of Youth.
1868 
T. Nelson and Sons, London. 1868. Early Reprint. No DW. Green cloth, gilt with gilt decoration to upper frontis. Illustrated. White spots and soiling to boards. Prize label to front pastedown. Some grubby marks and foxing to contents with a creasing to a few upper corners of contents. o/w a nice copy. VG+. 71392 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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13 ADAMSON, Jean and Gareth. Topsy and Tim's New School.
Blackie and Son., Glasgow. 1976 
First Edition. Small slim paperback. 10pp, illustrated. Slightly rubbed and foxed copy with sellotape repair to inner pages o/w a sweet copy. VG-. 47271 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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14 ADCOCK, Marion St. John. (WEBB, Mrs Sidney H.) The Littlest One. Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.
George G. Harrap & Co, London 1914 
Second impression. NO DW. Slim 4to. Colour frontis., tipped in + 3 colour plates, all tipped in. Grey illustrated cloth, white lettering to spine. Boards are rubbed, worn and soiled. Inner hinge cracked, endpapers browned, ownership inscription to verso of frontis, which has slightly offset to verso of half-title, grubby marks and foxing to contents o/w GOOD only. 68393 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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15 AIKEN, Joan. The Cuckoo Tree. Illustrated from drawings by Pat Marriott.
1971 
Jonathan Cape, London. 1971. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. Ex-library copy with all the usual stamps. Lacks front free endpaper o/w generally good copy. 76406 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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16 AINSWORTH, Ruth. Illustrated by Elsie Wrigley. The Noah's Ark.
1969 
Lutterworh Press. 1969. First edition. Hardback. DW. Ex-library with remains of labels present. A clean and sound copy. 72114 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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17 AITKEN, Francis W. The Chief Scout. Sir Robert Baden Powell. A Camp-Fire Yarn. With Portrait and Illustrations. Second Edition.
S. W. Partridge & Co. Ltd. London. n.d. (c1912) 
Second Edition. Original terracotta boards, decorated with green and black to spine and upper with photographic illustration. B/w portrait and illustrations. Extremities bumped and frayed with some soiling and shelf wear to boards. Upper hinge visible. Some grubby marks and occasional foxing throughout. Characterful but Good only. 39987 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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18 ALCOTT, Louisa M. Jo's Boys And How They Turned Out. LOVELY 1950's EDITION IN HARDBACK.
The Studley Press. London. 1952 
Reprint. DW. Coloured frontis. Pages browned o/w fine in bright price-clipped wrapper that has sl. wear to extremities. 63330 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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19 ALDIN, Cecil. Field Babies.
Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton. London. N.d. (c.1910) 
Slim 4to. 24 full page coloured plates bordered in orange all based around the adventures of a puppy. Illustrated endpapers and title page, all by Aldin. Original illustrated paper covered boards, professioanlly and near-invisibly rebacked. Corners rubbed. Some very light foxing o/w a Near Fine copy of a scarce Aldin item. 39956 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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20 ALDIN, Cecil. Jock and Some Others. Verses by Richard Waylett.
Lawrence & Jellico. London. [1916] 
First edition. 4to. No DW. 16 coloured plates and illustrations in text. Both text and colour plates printed on only one side of each page, the reverse is blank and the pages are unopened. Original illustrated paper covered boards, red cloth backstrip, partially split and lacks three inch portion at tail of spine, extremities worn and sl. chipped. Endpapers foxed o/w contents clean. SCARCE. 51403 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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