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Travel

By: Amex Co

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Amex Co: ca 1965

Seller ID: 32893

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


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

Condition: Good+


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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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

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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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The Water Babies. Colour Plates by Harry G. Theaker.

By: Kingsley, Charles.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1960

Seller ID: 36512

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper, n.d. [c. 1960], dj edgeworn and slightly marked, boards clean, internally clean, pictorial endpapers, with colour frontis and 17 additional full-page colour plates by Harry G. Theaker.; Prince Charming Colour Book Series; 6" x 8.5"; 224 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

Condition: Good


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: £250.00

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

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30464

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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: £225.00

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

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30465

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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