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Travel

By: Amex Co

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Amex Co: ca 1965

Seller ID: 32893


Green cloth spine; slight wear to base of spine; binding frail, but intact. Illustrated thick card pages; lots of primary colours; a little marked and worn; rounded corners. No date, but the illustrations suggest mid-1960s. A kind of Ladybird book, which incidentally reveals a lot of the taken-for-granted details about the middle-class readership it was clearly aimed at. ; 8vo (6" x 8"); app 8 pages View more info

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Dimpled Hands : Pictures & Rhymes for Chubby Pets

By: Anon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Boston, De Wolfe Fiske & Co.:

Seller ID: 31168


Original quarter blue cloth over colour pictorial boards, n.d. [c. 1890's], unpaginated [48 pp.], wear to spine ends & corners, small area of damage to top edge of rear board, early ink inscription dated 1898, internally clean, with four full-page colour chromolithographic plates, other in-text and full-page b&w illustrations, binding firm. ; 8" x 10" View more info

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Humbert

By: Burningham, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33988


Illustrated boards, front board slightly bent, bumping to corners, split along bottom half of spine exposing binding. First few pages stained on bottom forecorners, no ownership markings, colour illustrations, binding tight. First edition, signed by John Burningham.; 27 x 21.5 x 1.5 cm; 32 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Strange and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner : Rewritten for Children

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue, Henneberry & Co.:

Seller ID: 31167


Original quarter blue cloth over colour pictorial boards, n.d. [c. 1880's], unpaginated [54 pp.], boards edgeworn, with six full-page colour chromolithographic illustrations, other in-text and full-page b&w illustrations, short tear to one plate, binding firm. ; 8" x 10" View more info

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THE CASTAFIORE EMERALD. THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN

By: HERGE

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN & CO: 1968

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 32292


Publisher's original quarter red cloth over colour pictorial boards, first UK edition, 1963 printing, boards & spine ends rubbed & edgeworn, hinges split, leaves slightly age-darkened, no ownership marks, colour illustrations throughout. ; 9" x 12"; 62 pages View more info

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Dream Days. Illustrated By Maxfield Parrish

By: Parrish). Grahame, Kenneth

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1902

Seller ID: 30747


Publisher's original pictorial green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, top edge gilt, light staining to edge of rear board, pictorial endpapers, pencil owner's names to half-title, with ten full-page photogravures by Maxfield Parrish, publisher's adverts at rear, binding firm, bright clean copy. ; 6" x 8"; 228 pages View more info

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Kiki dances

By: Steiner, Charlotte

Price: £50.00

Publisher: KIngswood, Doubleday: 1949

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 32289


Original quarter black cloth over pictorial boards, unpaginated, 1959 UK printing, covers marked, marking & scribbling in text, colour illustrations throughout, binding firm. ; Junior books; 8.70 X 7.70 X 0.40 inches View more info

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The Golliwogg's Christmas

By: Upton, Florence K. & Upton, Bertha

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1907

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30464


Illustrated off-white boards; a little marked; corners a little bumped. Green cloth spine; intact, but a trifle worn. Front joint nearly exposed, but text block intact (ie no pp loose), though frail - needs careful handling. The colour illustrations remain fresh, and the pp are pleasingly clear of any long-ago childish scribbles, the usual fate of illustrated books for children! ; Landscape 4to (11" x 9"); 62 pages View more info

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The Golliwogg's Desert Island

By: Upton, Florence K. & Upton, Bertha

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1906

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30465


Illustrated off-white boards; a little marked; corners a little bumped. Red cloth spine; intact; slight wear to head and tail, but binding tight nonetheless. Bookseller's tick on front pastedown. A nice, tight copy. The colour illustrations remain fresh, and the pp are pleasingly clear of any long-ago childish scribbles, the usual fate of illustrated books for children! ; Landscape 4to (11" x 9"); 64 pages View more info