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Fables

By John Gay

London: Printed at the Chiswick Press by C. Wittingham; for J. Carpenter, J. Booker and Sharpe and Hailes, 1812. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Minus. 4 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Half leather binding with marbled boards. Heavy rubbing to leather but securely bound with no cracking to joints, slight wear to corners of boards. Two previous owner names to front free endpaper (one dated 1832). Clean text throughout, numerous woodcuts. A scarce early title from the Chiswick Press, founded by Charles Whittingham in the previous year. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xx, 226

$91.62

Old Friends in a New Dress: or, Select Fables from Aesop in Verse

By Aesop / Richard Scrafton Sharpe (Ed.)

London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1826. 3rd Edition (Enlarged) . Very Good Minus. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Original publisher's binding of quarter red leather with illustrated paper covered boards. Rubbing and slight wear to ends of spine. Foxing and light rubbing to boards, wear to corners. Heavy foxing to endpapers, frontis and tissue guard, occasional spotting to text. Heavy stain to pp231/232 also affecting facing pages. Originally published twice in 1809 in 2 volumes with a total of 36 fables. This is the greatly expanded 3rd edition, with 48 fables in Part I, and 78 fables in Part II. This edition has a frontis but no woodcuts within the text. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vi, [4] (contents), pp7-237, [1] (review), [22] (ads)

$58.90

Pirates : The true and remarkable adventures of Minerva Sharpe and Nancy Kington, Female Pirates [SIGNED]
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Pirates : The true and remarkable adventures of Minerva Sharpe and Nancy Kington, Female Pirates [SIGNED]

By Celia Rees

London: Bloomsbury, 2003. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First impression. Signed and dated by the author (Edinburgh, 2005) plus author's skull and crossbones stamp to the title page. Excellent condition throughout. . Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 380

$18.32

The Marsh King: A Story of King Alfred

By C. Walter Hodges

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1971. Reprint . Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Slight wear to head of spine, light creasing to top edges, light marking to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Light foxing to page edges, previous owner's name to front endpaper, clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 210

$24.87

Harri Potter maen yr Athronydd (Welsh language edition): [Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]
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Harri Potter maen yr Athronydd (Welsh language edition): [Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]

By J.K. Rowling

London: Bloomsbury, 2003. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression. Welsh language edition. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 245

$58.90

The Animal Story Book

By Andrew Lang / H.J. Ford

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1896. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Illustrated blue buckram binding. Fading and rubbing to spine with slight wear to ends. Occasional spotting to text and a few small marks. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 400

$58.90

The Girl Guides Association: Uniform, Publications, Tents and Camping Equipment 1939
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The Girl Guides Association: Uniform, Publications, Tents and Camping Equipment 1939

By The Girl Guides Association

London: The Girl Guides Association, 1939. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Blue card wraps with gilt embossed Girl Guides emblem to front cover. Rusting to staples, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Well illustrated, and includes prices for all items. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 100

$31.41

Choo Choo: The Story of a Little Engine who ran Away

By Virginia Lee Burton

London: Faber and Faber, 1956. 2nd Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Dust jacket: Rare original jacket. Rubbing and chipping to corners. Slight loss to head of spine. A couple of short tears to edges. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: 2nd UK Edition. First published in the UK in 1944, originally published in the US in 1937. Illustrated paper covered boards. Bumping to corners, slight wear to head of spine. Light foxing to endpapers, gift inscription to front free endpaper. Very clean text throughout. . Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$130.89

Word to Caesar
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Word to Caesar

By Geoffrey Trease

London: Macmillan, 1965. 5th Impression . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Dust jacket: Slight creasing to top edge, 3cm closed tear to top edge of rear cover, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Light foxing to top page edge. Prize bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (King's School, Gloucester), very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 283

$45.81

The Tree [SIGNED]
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The Tree [SIGNED]

By Wa-Sha-Quon-Asin (Grey Owl)

London: Lovat Dickson Limited, 1937. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Fair. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Original glassine jacket with red lettering. Large torn area to rear cover, wear to edges. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fair Plus. Book: Slight bumping to ends of spine, otherwise excellent. Signed by author to title page. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 63

$71.99

For the Leg of a Chicken

By Bettina

London: Collins, 1960. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 9 x 12.5 inches (23 x 32 cm). Illustrated paper covered boards, foxing to endpaper, light creasing to lower margin of pages, otherwise very clean condition throughout. Lacking jacket. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$31.41

Us, and our Donkey

By Amy Le Feuvre

London: The R.T.S. Office, 1930 (Circa). Reprint . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Illustrated brown buckram binding. Light foxing and marking to page edges, gift inscription to front free endpaper, light foxing to text, lacking jacket. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 287

$20.94

Freeglader (The Edge Chronicles): (Book 7) [SIGNED]
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Freeglader (The Edge Chronicles): (Book 7) [SIGNED]

By Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

London: Doubleday, 2004. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression. Signed by both authors to the title page. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 413

$18.32

Millions of Cats

By Wanda Ga'g

London: Faber and Faber, 1929. 1st Edition . Poor. 9.75 x 7.5 inches (25 x 18.5 cm). First UK edition. Rear board and endpaper detached, spine missing. Rear endpaper torn with loss, tape damage to boards, rear endpaper and verso of last page of text. Light colouring to a few of the illustrations. A few marks to text. A defective copy of the very scarce first UK edition. Overall condition is Poor. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$45.81

Wolf Brother: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness [SIGNED]
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Wolf Brother: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness [SIGNED]

By Michelle Paver

London: Orion Children's Books , 2004. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression. Signed by the author (without dedication) to the title page. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 236

$13.09

Haunting Violet
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Haunting Violet

By Alyxander Harvey

New York: Walker and Company, 2011. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First impression. A couple of light marks to top page edge, otherwise excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 344

$24.87

Launch the Lifeboat!

By O.F. Walton / H.J. Rhodes (Illust.)

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1888. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 7.25 x 8.75 inches (18.5 x 22 cm). Scarce. Quarter cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Wear to foot of spine, soiling and marking to boards, bubbling to rare pastedown endpaper, binding stained at p 8/9 but securely bound. Some rusting to staples, sepia and colour chromolithographs throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 44

$111.26

Little Women. A Story for Girls

By L.M. Alcott / Harold Copping (Illust.)

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1912. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 7.5 x 9.25 inches (19 x 23 cm). Cream buckram binding with illustrated panels to front board and spine. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight darkening to spine, a couple of very small marks to boards. Internally in first class condition throughout. An attractive and high quality gift edition with 8 colour plates by Harold Copping. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: 319

$85.08

Short Stories: The Light Princess - The Giant's Heart - The Golden Key - Cross Purposes

By George MacDonald

London: Blackie and Son Ltd, 1928. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). Illustrated brown cloth binding, slight wear to ends of spine, browning and a few spots of foxing to page edges. Prize bookplate to front free endpaper dated 1930. Four colour plates, clean text throughout. Scarce edition. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 232

$31.41

The Little Naturalist in the Country

By Theodore Wood / G.E. Collins (Illust.) / J. Halliday (Illust.)

London: Ernest Nister, 1867. 1st Edition . Very Good. 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9.5 x 14.5 cm). Scarce. Quarter cloth with illustrated paper covered boards, rusting to staples, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 112

$58.90

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