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Tilly the Traction Engine

By: A L Frost

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1964

Seller ID: 13112717-162

Condition: Fair


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

ISBN: 0805950672

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0920656161

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0850791499

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Poor


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

ISBN: 0706424409

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0859331318

Condition: Good


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

From Fag to Monitor

By: Andrew Home

Price: £15.00

Publisher: A & C Black: 1931

Seller ID: 14063012-11

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Poor


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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Poor


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

A Ladybird Book of Musical Instruments

By: Ann Rees

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Wills & Hepworth: 1966

Seller ID: 13121004-165

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Fair


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

Jennings in Particular

By: Anthony Buckeridge

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins: 1972

Seller ID: 13100917-105

ISBN: 000162136X

Condition: Good


Pictorial cover very lightly shelfworn, unevenly faded; pages tanned, owner's name and address twice (once on half title page, other on back of title page), also ticked books on list on p9. Quite a nice copy with an excruciatingly awful cover photo. View more info

Headland Mystery

By: Arthur Groom

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Children's Press: 0

Seller ID: 994525-29

Condition: Fair


Endpapers & page edges browning, green cloth has bumped corners; owner's inscription on ffep; pricecut dustwrapper has edgewear & areas of loss, owner's writing on rear flap. Undated. View more info