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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 (Boy's Journal) Boy's Journal. New Series No1. Vol 1 to No 13 Vol III.
[ Henry Vickers] n.d. (Circa 1860s). 
[Edited by C.P. Brown] Three Volume Set. Half brown calf and textured cloth, with contrasting label to spine, gilt decorated sections and raised bands. B/w illustrations throughout. All extremities bumped and rubbed. Owner inscription to all three volume on front flyeaves. Hinge visible to all volumes, particularly III and pages foxed, but o/w a nice set. VG-. (Details of publisher ref The Collector's Book of Childrens Books by Eric Quayle.) 36691 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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4 (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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5 (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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6 (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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7 (FARQUHARSON, Martha). FINLEY, Martha. Mildred and Elsie.
George Routledge. London. 1890 
First edition, UK. Original grey illustrated cloth. Frontis. Boards lightly soiled, extremities bumped and slightly frayed. Inner hinge visible o/w contents clean and sound. Scarce. 30991 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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8 (FARQUHARSON, Martha). FINLEY, Martha. Mildred at Roselands. A Sequel to Mildred Keith.
George Routledge. London. 1890 
First edition, UK. Original taupe illustrated cloth. Frontis. Boards slightly soiled, extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, inner hinge cracked, some occasional foxing throughout o/w contents clean and sound. 30990 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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9 (FARQUHARSON, Martha). FINLEY, Martha. Mildred Keith.
George Routledge. London. N.d. [1890] 
Original red illustrated cloth. Boards soiled, spine sunned, head and tail of spine slightly frayed. Inner hinge cracked, large closed tears affecting text to pages 161/162 and pages 201-204. Some occasional foxing throughout. Scarce. 30988 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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10 (NIXON R.T.) IPC Magazines Ltd. WHOOPEE! book of Frankie Stein. A Fleetway Annual. (A Monster Book).
1976 
IPC Magazines. 1976. Paperback. 4to. Illustrated with cartoons throughout. 127pp. Covers are slightly worn and creased. Pages browned o/w VG. SCARCE. 70004 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 (SHAKESPEARE). LAMB, Charles & Mary. RACKHAM, Arthur. Tales From Shakespeare. by Charles & Mary Lamb. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
J.M. Dent & Sons, London. 1909 
First edition, thus. Bound in red silk, gilt. With gilt decoration to upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. xii, 304pp. Colour frontis. + 11 colour plates + 2 b/w plates + b/w illustrations within text. 1 black and white plate, opposite pp.128 has previously become detached and has been unskillfully tipped in. First gathering tender. Boards very slightly soiled, rubbing to outer edges and spine sunned. Endpapers browned, gift insciption to half-title o/w a handsome volume. VG. 61714 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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12 (SHAKESPEARE). LAMB, Charles and Mary. Tales From Shakespeare. With 48 Coloured Plates By A.E. Jackson.
n.d. (c1930) 
Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, London. c1930. DW. Colour illustrations. Large 8vo. Occasional foxing to contents and ownership signature to top margin of half-title. Wrapper is sunned to spine, chipped worn and rubbed at extremities and has large closed tear across front cover o/w VG+/VG-. 70142 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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13 A JACK AND JILL BOOK. Gulliver Guniea-Pig's Magic Diary.
Fleetway Publications. 1962 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated in colour throughout. Slim 8vo. Boards lightly creased. Ownership signature to title page and top margin of wrapper which is sunned to spine and a little worn o/w contents clean and sound. VG+/VG+. SCARCE. 63118 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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14 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. Coloured plates tipped in to upper margin only with b/w illustrations within text. Unpaginated. Boards sunned to margins with a few stains. Contents have some grubby marks with 3cm tear to lower margin. Some colour illustrations are also creased to lower o/w a nice copy. VG-. 53368 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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: 10.00 GBP
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20 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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