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The Moon in His Pocket
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The Moon in His Pocket

By Jenkins Alan C.

London: Oliver and Boyd, 1967. mild foxing on top edge and on dustwrapper, else generally fine. Children's fiction set in the west of Ireland.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Barry Wilkinson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.75

Sister: A Chronicle of Fair Haven
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Sister: A Chronicle of Fair Haven

By Everett-Green, E.

London: Nelson undated, edition not stated, probably late 19th century, in decorated cloth, now somewhat worn, all edges gilt, frontispiece illustration lacking, binding a bit shaky.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.17

A Book for the Sea-side
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A Book for the Sea-side

By Author Not Known

London: Religious Tract Society no date but clearly mid-19th century, blue embossed cloth decorated in gilt on spine and front board, inner paper hinges starting to crack, lacks presumed frontispiece (tissue guard is present, guarding nothing), numerous illustrations throughout text, which is clean and tight. Nice little book about marine life, 284 pages plus publisher's catalogue, targeted at younger readers.. New Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$11.46

Stories of England and Her Forty Counties
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Stories of England and Her Forty Counties

By Geldart, Mrs. Thomas

London: Jarrolds fourth edition, embossed maroon cloth, gilt-decorated on spine, corners slightly bumped, undated but mid-19th century, (presentation inscription on early blank is dated 1856), text block clean and sound throughout, 191 pages, several plates and text illustrations, generally nice copy.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$74.48

The Great Book for Girls
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The Great Book for Girls

By Strang, Mrs. Herbert (ed.)

London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1937. christmas gift annual style production, well worn at corners and on covers, crude repairs at spine, which is missing, text block clean and sound. A book that has obviously been read and appreciated by its target audience. Apparently rare.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.19

Ballads of Famous Fights
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Ballads of Famous Fights

By Groome, W.H.C.; Webb, Archibald; Tennant, Dudley (Ills.)

London: Henry Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. a much-used book, corners frayed, covers worn, part of spine loose, one illustration with nearly half missing, some foxing throughout text, binding though sound, eleven of the twelve pasted in colour plates in very good condition. A book in the style of children's annuals celebrating the British martial and imperial spirit, very much of its time and impossible to publish after World War One (until now, perhaps).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$13.75

Schoolgirls' Stories
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Schoolgirls' Stories

By G. W. Bacon (Map)

London: Children's Press in rypical old Christmas annual style, picture of female aviator on front cover, spine missing, crudely strengthened with adhesive tape, generally well worn copy, but sound and tight, not paginated, plentiful illustrations, lots of inspiring stories for girls of probably the 1920s/1930s. No date, no edition stated. None of the named authors achieved subsequent fame, as far as I can tell. Apparently rare.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.92

Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books
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Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books

By Tuer, Andrew W.

London: Bracken, 1986. generally nice copy, . First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.46

Kicking Canvas
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Kicking Canvas

By Bestic, Captain A. A.

London: Evans, 1959. Cadet edition, dustwrapper with minor tears and wear, else clean sound copy.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.87

Stories from Old-Fashioned Children's Books
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Stories from Old-Fashioned Children's Books

By Tuer, Andrew W.

London: Bracken, 1985. generally sound copy, slight darkening in page margins, illustrated.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.46

Where My Wellies Take Me
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Where My Wellies Take Me

By Morpurgo, Clare and Michael

UK: Templar Publishing, 2012. oblong octavo, generally fine, 'a childhood scrapbook with poems and pictures'.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Olivia Lomenech Gill. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.75

The Burning of Rome: a Story of Nero's Days
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The Burning of Rome: a Story of Nero's Days

By Church, Alfred J.

London: Seeley, 1892. decorated red cloth sun-darkened at spine, some rubbing and other wear, ex-library, binding a bit shaky, illustrated with 16 plates, text block nice and clean. The author was a classical scholar, and the story is intended for young readers.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.75

Galleons' Doom Deep
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Galleons' Doom Deep

By Hunt, Wray

London: Nelson, 1939. undated but 1939, orange-coloured cloth, corners bumped, a little wear and dust-soil, internally clean and sound. Adventure story for children.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by A. S. Forrest . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.46

The Trail of the Blue Shamrock
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The Trail of the Blue Shamrock

By Herbert, Joan

London: The Girls Own Paper Office undated but 1930s, salmon-brown cloth, titled in blue on spine and front board, a little edge foxing, previouse owner signature, sound copy of an apparently scarce title.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.75

The House on the Shore
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The House on the Shore

By Dillon, Eilis

Dublin: O'Brien Press Ltd, 2000. nice copy, slight darkening to page edges.. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.58

The Story of Babar the Little Elephant, with a Preface By A. A. Milne
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The Story of Babar the Little Elephant, with a Preface By A. A. Milne

By de Brunhoff, Jean

London: Methuen, 1948. well-worn and bumped children's book, some childish doodling, gift inscription, endpapers missing, main text block generally OK, Seventh English Edition, adhesive tape repairs show someone cared.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$11.46

Babar at Home
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Babar at Home

By de Brunhoff, Jean

London: Methuen, 1948. fifth English edition, well-worn and used children's book, covers bumped, part of spine off, a little childish doodling in text, lacks rear free endpaper, just about collectable.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$13.75

Babar and Father Christmas
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Babar and Father Christmas

By de Brunhoff, Jean

London: Methuen, 1948. fourth English edition, well-worn and bumped children's book, some doodles, gift inscription, some tears, repairs, part of pages missing, parent with sellotape battling against juvenile vandalism. Collectable? Marginal.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$11.46

Beeton's Famous Voyages, Brigand Adventures, Tales of the Battlefield, Life and Nature
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Beeton's Famous Voyages, Brigand Adventures, Tales of the Battlefield, Life and Nature

By Beeton, S. O. (ed.)

London: Ward, Lock and Taylor, 1873. undated (but 1873), original gilt and blind-stamped cloth, somewhat rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, first few leaves re-glued in, 384 pages plus publisher's catalogue at end, frontispiece colour illustration and numerous woodcuts. all edges gilt, book well used as one might expect of an anthology of ripping yarns, natural history and other science items,verse, travel, etc., calculated to appeal to adventurous Victorian-era youngsters.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$51.56

The Mystery Of Alton Grange
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The Mystery Of Alton Grange

By Everett-Green, E

London: Nelson undated but probably early 20th C., Art Nouveau-style decor on front panel, with four coloured plates, some foxing, particularly in outer leaves.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.87

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