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The Cat in the Hat
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The Cat in the Hat

By Dr. Seuss

First English edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press, 1958). Originally published in the US the previous year. No jacket, as issued. Some bumping to spine ends and to corners; slightest hint of rubbing to corners and spine ends with some very faint marking to lower board; free from names or inscriptions. A very good copy.

$134.24

Danny, the Champion of the World
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Danny, the Champion of the World

By Roald Dahl

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1975). Signed, inscribed and dated by the author in the year following the book's publication. Dust jacket design and illustrations by Jill Bennett. Publisher's original orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. One small spot of foxing to fore-edge with a couple of knocks to bottom corner of boards. Contents nice and clean and free from names or inscriptions. The original price-clipped dust jacket has some rubbing to corners, which has caused slight lifting to laminate of rear flap corners; a touch of mild edge wear here and there, primarily to spine head; a little marginal spotting to rear flap; spine panel, which is often faded, is still beautifully bright and unfaded. An excellent, near fine example overall.

$2684.80

The Hundred and One Dalmatians
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The Hundred and One Dalmatians

By Dodie Smith

First edition, first impression (Heinemann, 1956). Jacket design and 58 illustrations and pictorial endpapers by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone. Publisher's original blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A little spotting to bottom portion of fore-edge with a few small areas of browning to top edge; just a hint of mottling to bottom fore-edge of boards. Contents lovely and clean and free from inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some of the usual browning to the spine panel and spine panel verso; toning to top edge of flaps; small area of loss and a closed tear to spine foot with a couple of small nicks to corners. A very good copy indeed overall.

$469.84

Gangsta Granny
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Gangsta Granny

By David Walliams

First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2011). Signed by the author to the title page. Publisher's original black cloth with gold lettering to spine. A touch of pushing to spine ends and one dent to fore-edge of lower board, crease to top corner of p 293-296. Both boards and contents nice and clean and free from inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a small chip to top corner of upper panel with moderate edge wear, primarily to head and foot of spine. A very good copy overall.

$234.92

The Twits
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The Twits

By Roald Dahl

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1980). Signed by the author and illustrator to signature slips affixed to the title page. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine tips and bottom corners of boards; inconspicuous discolouration where dye has transferred to dust jacket verso; contents nice and clean and free from inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some fading to spine panel, as is common, with moderate edge wear and some red staining to verso from boards. A very good copy overall.

$268.48

Now We Are Six
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Now We Are Six

By A. A. Milne

First edition, first impression (Methuen & Co, 1927). Illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Publisher's original maroon cloth; top edge gilt. A hint of rubbing to spine tips; previous owner name and browning to half-title; contents nice and clean otherwise. Some browning to spine panel of dust jacket with some loss and small tear to spine head; a couple of small closed tears to lower panel with small stain to fore-edge; some general edge wear to top. A very good copy.

$805.44

The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book
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The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book

By Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book: First edition, second impression, published in June 1894, just one month after the first impression. Publisher's original dark blue cloth, all edges gilt. Gilt to spine and upper board is beautifully preserved. Slight spine slant and a little light marking to boards with some rubbing to spine tips and corners; very small and inconspicuous sticker to top corner of front paste-down; some cracking to binding, as is common, but all pages remain in place and firmly bound; light and occasional spotting, primarily to opening pages; free from writing and inscriptions. The Second Jungle Book: First edition, first impression (Macmillan & Co, 1895). Publisher's original dark blue cloth, all edges gilt. Gilt to spine and upper board nicely preserved with a touch of darkening to spine; some rubbing to spine tips and corners; very small and inconspicuous sticker to top corner of front paste-down; upper board a little tender, as is common, but binding remains nice and firm; some foxing to front endpaper verso with light and occasional spotting here and there throughout. A very good set.

$1073.92

The Witches
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The Witches

By Roald Dahl

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1983). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Signed by the author and illustrator to signature slips affixed to the title page. First adapted to film in 1990 and due to be adapted again in 2020. Publisher's original green cloth with gold lettering to spine. A near fine book with slight pushing to spine tips and toning to edges. Free from any writing or previous owner inscriptions. The original dust jacket has a hint of fading to the spine panel with a couple of small chips to spine head and to corners; moderate edge wear with some abrasion to spine head - very good. A very good copy indeed.

$671.20

The Wizards of Once, Twice Magic, Knock Three Times: Set of Three Signed, Dated in the Year of Publication & Numbered
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The Wizards of Once, Twice Magic, Knock Three Times: Set of Three Signed, Dated in the Year of Publication & Numbered

By Cressida Cowell

Set of three first editions, first impressions (Hodder Children's Books, 2017-19). All three books are signed, dated in the year of publication and numbered by the author with an illustration. One of 50 copies, in the case of 'The Wizards of Once', and 100 copies, in the case of 'Twice Magic' and 'Knock Three Times' to be signed in this way by the author, of which all are number 47. All books are fine and unread in fine dust jackets. A fine matching set of all three books in the series.

$402.72

The Roly-Poly Pudding
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The Roly-Poly Pudding

By Beatrix Potter

First edition, first impression [first issue] (London: Frederick Warne & Co, 1908) with 'All rights reserved' to title page. Colour and black & white illustrations, one or two instances of light finger-soiling, final three pages lightly spotted, pictorial endpapers, hinges cracked after endpapers, fore-edge and top edge somewhat spotted, original red cloth, upper cover with inset colour illustration, some fading to spine and front cover, rear cover a little scratched with two small puncture marks. Very good overall.

$402.72

Gangsta Granny
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Gangsta Granny

By David Walliams

First edition, first impression of the special 10th anniversary edition (HarperCollins, Children's Books, 2018). Signed by the author to the title page.

$60.41

Mr Stink
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Mr Stink

By David Walliams

First edition, first impression on the 10th Anniversary Edition (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2018). Signed by the author to the title page.

$60.41

The Witches
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The Witches

By Roald Dahl

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1983). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Gift inscription to front endpaper with some toning to edges and just a touch of pushing to spine tips, near fine otherwise. The dust jacket is price-clipped with mild wear to top edge and fading to spine panel; small area of inconspicuous damp marks to top edge. Very good overall.

$201.36

The Snowman
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The Snowman

By Raymond Briggs

First edition, first impression (Hamish Hamilton, 1978). Signed and dated by Raymond Briggs to an adhesive bookplate loosely laid-in. A touch of yellowing to covers, as is common; a couple of minor knocks to corners with a few unobtrusive indentations here and there to boards; small area of foxing to fore-edge of some pages. A very good copy indeed.

$402.72

The Boy in the Dress
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The Boy in the Dress

By David Walliams

First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2008). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Fine and free from inscriptions, with a touch of bumping in a fine, unfaded and unclipped dust jacket with a hint of wear here and there to extremities.

$134.24

Mr Stink
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Mr Stink

By David Walliams

First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2009). Signed by the author to the title page. Fine book in a near fine dust jacket with minor traces of occasional edge wear with a small closed tear to top fore-edge of upper panel. An excellent example of the author's second book illustrated by Quentin Blake. Rare signed.

$268.48

The BFG
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The BFG

By Roald Dahl

First edition thus, first impression (Puffin, 2016). Limited to 5,000 copies featuring a new foreward and never-before-seen illustrations by Quentin Blake. Published to coincide with the film release of 2016. Fine, with a trivial knock to spine foot, in a fine dust jacket.

$134.24

Please Try to Remember the First of Octember
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Please Try to Remember the First of Octember

By Theo. LeSieg (Dr Seuss)

First edition, first impression (Random House, Inc, 1977). Illustrated by Art Cumings. Rubbing to corners and bottom edge. A very good copy of a rare title.

$402.72

The Minpins
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The Minpins

By Roald Dahl

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1991). Illustrated by Patrick Benson. Fine book in a fine dust jacket with just a hint of trivial to spine tips.

$33.56

Ratburger
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Ratburger

By David Walliams

First edition, first impression (Harper Collins Children's Books, 2012). Signed by the author to the half-title page. Very minor pushing to spine tips, else fine. The original and unclipped dust jacket has light evidence of rubbing to spine head, fine otherwise. A fine copy overall of the author's fifth book.

$167.80

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