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Shakespeare's Theatre
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Shakespeare's Theatre

By HODGES, C. Walter

London: Oxford University Press, 1964. Hardback: illustrated in colour by the author, ex school-library, dj (price clipped), lightly damp stained on the reverse and some rippling, pictorial covers are slightly damp affected on the lower corners, lower edges lightly rubbed, cloth spine, usual library stamps throughout, date due and pocket on back endpapers, pages are mostly clean. 4to, 103pp. A description, in words and pictures, of how the idea of theatre in Shakespeare's time developed gradually from pagan festivals and religious drama to the playhouses of the sixteenth century.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Ex-Library.

$9.00

Look at Zoos
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Look at Zoos

By DURRELL, Gerald

London: Hamish Hamilton (Look Books), 1961. Hardback: b/w drawings by PAT MARRIOTT, dj (price clipped), slight wear on edges, small piece missing from top front edge, colour pictorial boards (as dj), foredge foxing plus some internal spots, else vg. small 8vo, 96pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Pat Marriott.

$48.00

X Y Z (XYZ) and after : a first book of Knowledge
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X Y Z (XYZ) and after : a first book of Knowledge

By REES, Gladys M.

London: Robert Hale A book of general knowledge, given simply in the form of stories, verses and many pictures and covering a wide range of subjects. Hardback: illustrated in colour and in line by the author, dj (price unclipped), jacket is worn and chipped, tape repairs on the reverse, lightly foxed on reverse, colour pictorial boards (as dj), spine tips repaired with tape, corners a bit rubbed, front flyleaf is slightly creased, names on half title, some light foredge foxing, page edges slightly finger creased, a few small internal marks, still vg. 4to, 85pp.. No Date (1952). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$15.00

Reaching for the Stars
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Reaching for the Stars

By STOTT, Carole & Doug MILLARD

London: Kingfisher Kaleidoscopes, 1994. Hardback: illustrated in colour throughout, originally in pouch at rear a collection of stickers to be used in indicated spots but they are missing. Laminated colour pictorial covers with spiral binding, 48 numbered pages of various sizes and textures, name on lower edge of last page, folding parts etc, apart from lack of stickers, vg. format (230x205x12mm), 48pp. This is no 4 of a collection of similar books - so far 8 titles on the arts, science and nature, listed in this copy.. First UK. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

The Story Book of Fish, Fishermen and the Home
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The Story Book of Fish, Fishermen and the Home

By BRIGHTWELL, L.R.

UK: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co Hardback: illustrated in colour throughout, dj, worn on spine tips and corners and lightly marked, on reverse is an advertisement for other similar books, colour pictorial boards (same as dj), spine tips and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some writing on inside front cover, 2 school stamps on flyleaves, some internal foxing, else vg. sm 4to.. No Date. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$10.00

Plants and Flowers : their Beauty and Usefulness (This Wonderful World)
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Plants and Flowers : their Beauty and Usefulness (This Wonderful World)

By FLEURY, Marguerit

London: George G. Harrap, 1958. Hardback: illustrated in colour and b/w by PIERRE COMTE, laminated pictorial boards, a little rubbed on spine tips and corners, back cover is a bit dusty, lower corner of first few pages slightly creased, else vg. 4to, (30pp). Translated from the French by Charles Johnson.. First UK. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Pierre Comte.

$16.00

Can I Come Home, Please? : The Second World War - by the Children who lived through it
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Can I Come Home, Please? : The Second World War - by the Children who lived through it

By ROBINS, Phil (selected by)

London: Scholastic, 2009. In association with the Imperial War Museum. Paperback: illustrated with photos, corners slightly bumped, foredges slightly marked, else vg. 8vo, 272pp. Previously published in the UK as 'Under Fire' (2004) and 'War Children' (2005).. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$6.00

Elly : My True Story of the Holocaust
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Elly : My True Story of the Holocaust

By GROSS, Elly Berkovits

USA: Scholastic, 2007. Paperback: photos, binding is tight causing the pages to be a bit rippled and hard to open, else vg. 8vo, 109 pages. When Elly was just 15 years old, she, her mother and brother were deported by cattle car to the Auschwitz-II/Birkenau concentration camp. She never saw her family alive again but, thanks to a series of miracles, Elly survived.. Copyright (repr). Soft Cover. Very Good.

$5.00

J.R.R. Tolkien, Man of Fantasy
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J.R.R. Tolkien, Man of Fantasy

By SHORTO, Russell

New York: The Kipling Press, 1988. Hardback: photo frontispiece, many b/w ills, vg dj, black boards with red lettering on front & spine, pages are clean, vg+. sm 4to, 48pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$9.00

Zero Hour : The ANZACS on the Western Front
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Zero Hour : The ANZACS on the Western Front

By DAVIDSON, Leon

Melbourne: The Text Publishing Co, 2010. Larger format paperback: maps, photographs, corners slightly bumped, short tear on lower back edge, internally fine. 8vo, 231pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$8.00

The Book of Insect Oddities, where the strange insects of the World are Found
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The Book of Insect Oddities, where the strange insects of the World are Found

By DITMARS, Raymond L.

London: George Harrap, 1938. Hardback: nicely illustrated in colour (including endpapers) by HELENE CARTER, dj (price unclipped), frayed on edges and rubbed on spine, colour pictorial boards (as dj), edges slightly rubbed, black cloth spine with red lettering, a few small internal foxing spots, else vg. 4to, 62pp + 1p index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Helene Carter.

$15.00

See how it grows : an introduction to gardening for boys and Girls
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See how it grows : an introduction to gardening for boys and Girls

By SAVILLE, Malcolm

London: Oxford University Press, 1971. Hardback: 8 colour plates + b/w illustrations by ROBERT MICKLEWRIGHT, vg dj (price uncut), colour pictorial boards slightly peeled on lower front where fixed jacket protector has adhered to it (also on front endpaper), pages clean, vg. 4to, 72pp. Introduction - Preparation - Sowing & growing - How to grow indoors - Town gardens - weeds/soils/mini-dictionary of garden terms/some plants & their families/index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Robert Micklewright.

$10.00

Abraham Lincoln : the Pioneer Boy and how he became President
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Abraham Lincoln : the Pioneer Boy and how he became President

By THAYER, W.M.

UK: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, 1933. Hardback: colour frontispiece, dj (price cut), a bit frayed on spine tips and corners, green cloth decorated & lettered on front & spine in dark red, spine is darkened, presentation label on front flyleaf, some internal and foredge foxing, vg. 8vo, 395pp. Stories of Noble Lives series.. Repr. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$12.00

The Hayes Book of Acts pf Courage
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The Hayes Book of Acts pf Courage

By DONEY, Stef & Others

Canada: Hayes Publishing, 1986. Paperback: illustrated in colour, covers bumped on corners and lower front corner creased, back cover is a little discoloured, mark on lower edge of inside front cover and title page, else vg. 4to, 48pp. 20 stories about mostly ordinary people, young and old, who showed extraordinary courage in all sorts of situations.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good.

$5.00

Castles and Kings
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Castles and Kings

By TREECE, Henry

London: Batsford, 1959. Hardback: illustrated by C. WALTER HODGES, badly damaged dj has been pasted to a blue backing sheet, covers faded on the spine, foxing on endpapers and some on foredges, else g. 8vo, 204pp. The author covers the history of 13 English and Welsh Castles.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. Illus. by C. Walter Hodges.

$8.00

Bonnie Prince Charlie
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Bonnie Prince Charlie

By HAYMON, Sylvia

London: Macdonald, 1969. Hardback: illustrated by PETER BAILEY, dj (price punched) a bit worn on edges, small pieces missing from front flap fold, back of jacket is dusty, bright blue boards with gilt spine lettering, endpapers lightly foxed, vg. 8vo, 144pp (includes 3pp index & 2pp bibliography).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Peter Bailey.

$10.00

Daily Express Complete Miniature Garden for Boys & Girls
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Daily Express Complete Miniature Garden for Boys & Girls

London: Daily Express Colour sturdy card covers, cover & text illustrations (some in tints, also 6 to be coloured in - 1 neatly done & 1 partly), hints and flower seed timetable with adjustment to NZ conditions, meant to contain six packets of seeds (missing), covers are slightly rubbed, some light creasing, staples rusting, else g. obl 8vo, (14pp).. No Date (1952). Soft Cover. Good.

$6.00

How Nearly Everything was invented by the Brainwaves
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How Nearly Everything was invented by the Brainwaves

By MACLEOD, Jilly

London: Dorling Kindersley, 2006. Illustrated in colour by LISA SWERLING & RALPH LAZAR. Hardback: dj (price unclipped), short tear on top front flap fold, laminated colour pictorial boards, some of the fold-out pages have creases, lower page edges lighty finger creased, else vg. folio (310x260x12mm), 61pp. A large and very attractive book about inventions with timeline, glossary and index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Lisa Swerling & Ralph Lazar.

$15.00

The Wonder Book of Ships
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The Wonder Book of Ships

London: Ward Lock 8 colour plates + nearly 250 illustrations + (different) b/w endpapers by THOMAS MAYBANK. Hardback: colour pictorial boards lightly rubbed on edges, corners bumped, illustrated green spine, binding webbing visible at endpapers, name on reverse of front flyleaf, a few internal marks, small piece of frontispiece peeled (was stuck to title page), still vg. 4to, 224pp.. No Date (20th edition). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$15.00

Lives of the Great Composers, Book 2 (Handel, Haydn and Schubert)
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Lives of the Great Composers, Book 2 (Handel, Haydn and Schubert)

By WOODWARD, Ian

UK: Ladybird Books, 1969. Ladybird series 662 no 5. Illustrated in colour by MARTIN AITCHISON. Hardback: colour pictorial boards rubbed on spine and edges, pages clean, vg. 12mo, 51pp.. Copyright. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Martin Aitchison.

$5.00

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