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Oranges and Lemons

London: Ernest Nister Not ex library. Note that this is not the Louis Wain version, here the 3 chromolithographs are signed by Maude Angell, and the line drawings likewise by M A . 12pp in landscape format, the colour illus are on woven 'untearable' paper, the rest are regular paper. Binding secure (sewn) but the spine is ragged, fingermarks inside occasionally, and a faded 'from Grandma' inscription, back cover creased. Well used, but remaining respectable.. Card Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Small 4to. Book.


The Adventures of Toutou the Little French Poodle

By Lewis, Lorna

London: Constable Not ex library. Clean unmarked interior, boards are rubbed along the spine and at the corners, small nick in the hinge of the top board, lower cover (white) is speckled -- but overall impression not at all bad.. Paper Covered Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Monsell, J. R.. 4to. Book.


The Withy Wood

By Whitehead, Frances M.

London`: Skeffington and Son, 1902. Not ex library. Green cloth has art nouveau floral design, slightly bumped at the spine, but very clean. Original glassine wrapper present, but inevitably chipped, and creased. Interior clean and unmarked, Monochrome drawings are excellent. Page block a little dusty. 1st English Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/Original Glassine Wrapper. Illus. by Whitehead, Frances M.. 8vo.


Violet's Idol

By Joanna H Matthews

London: James Nisbet & Co, 1870. Original puple blind stamped cloth with gilt titling and decoration, faded strip on lower board, damage to corners of endpapers and ffep missing, 142pp, illustrated with 3 engravings. A rare title.. Hardcover. Very Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Book.


There's No Escape An Adventure Story

By Ian Serraillier

LONDON: Jonathan Cape, 1950. Original cloth and dustwrapper which is slightly chipped and discoloured, 248pp, illustrated. Ink inscription on fep. . 1st. Cloth. VG/Good. 8vo. Book.


The Fourth Form Crusaders

By Amy E Seymour

LONDON: Blackie & Son Ltd Undated. Original blue cloth and dustwrapper, which is chipped, creased and with slight loss at the head and tail of the spine, 208pp, with 3 illustrations. Inscription on fep.. Cloth. VG/Good. Illus. by J Dewar Mills. 8vo.


Sergeant Bigglesworth CID

By Capt W E Johns

LONDON: HODDER & STOUGHTON, 1946. VG clean copy in original blue cloth which has faded to spine and front cover, black titling, 188pp, colour frontispiece, 8 other illustrations.. 1st. Cloth. VG. Illus. by Stead. 8vo.


An Old Manuscript A Story By Marian Written at the Request of the Little Ones

Privately Printed Original green blind stamped cloth with gilt title to upper board, 168pp with erratum slip, inscribed 'to Lady Moody from the author' on title page. Author is believed to be B C C Halkitt. No copec record.. Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book.


Millicent Mouse Makes a Christmas Pudding

By Elizabeth Scottowe

LONDON: News of the World Ltd Original illustrated hard card covers with dustwrapper, which has small closed tear to rear bottom, unpaginated, with colour illustrations. A News of the World Betterbook for Children.. Card Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.


Simple Stories for Little Folk

By Mrs Jerram

London: Barton & Clark Rebacked retaining original cloth and gilt titling, gilt decoration to upper board, endpapers replaced, 130pp, illustrated with engravings, undated but believed c 1845.. Hardcover. Very Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Book.


Rosy Mite or The Witch's Spell

By Vera Petrovna Jelihovsky

LONDON: Truslove & Hanson Original red cloth with black titling and decoration, cloth slightly soiled and faded along top edge and adjacent to and including spine, 79pp, illustrated, with ink inscription to fep. Undated but c 1916. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by T Pym. 8vo.


While the Clock Ticked

By Franklin W Dixon

GROSSET & DUNLAP Original light brown cloth with dark red titling, and dustwrapper with slight chipping to the corners and at the head and tail of spine, originally published in 1932, this is a later edition the rear of the d/w advertising thrill-packed aviation stories, 213pp which are browning. Number 11 of the Hardy Boys Stories.. Hardcover. VG/Good+. 8vo.


Chatterbox 1914

By J Erskine Clarke

LONDON: Wells Gardner Darton & Co, 1914. Original illustrated hard card covers with green cloth spine, 412pp, fully illustrated with some in colour, advertisements to front and rear. Edges a little rubbed but still a nice copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


The Golden Age

By Grahame Kenneth

LONDON: John Lane, 1895. 196pp. Near VG copy of the 1st edition : initial and date to front end-paper, slight tanning to prelims, odd patches of foxing to a few pages, in original purple cloth boards, spine rather faded. . 1st. Cloth. VG-. 8vo.


Bookano Stories with Pictures That Spring Up in Model Form Pot-Pourri Edition

By Ed S. Louis Giraud

London: Strand Publications Original illustrated paper covered boards, corners bumped and rubbed and shelf wear to edges, unpaginated, with stories, verse and five coloured living models, undated but c 1940s.Third pop-up needs adjustment but complete.. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


Old English Nursery Songs

London: Waverley Book Company Ltd Original card covers with colour illustration laid down on upper board, cloth spine, some red marks to both boards, 87pp, some pencil annotation (and one in ink), music arranged by Horace Mansion.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. Illus. by Anne Anderson. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


Dan Dare Pilot of the Future : Project Nimbus and Other Stories

By Higgs, Mike

Hawk Books Ltd, 1994. Tenth Deluxe Collector's Edition, unpaginated, coloured artwork by Frank Bellamy. These strips first appeared in 'Eagle' Magazine from March to December 1960. VG clean copy in glazed boards. Facsimile. Glazed Boards. VG. Folio.


Dan Dare Pilot of the Future : Prisoners of Space

By Higgs, Mike

Hawk Books Ltd, 1989. Fourth Deluxe Collector's Edition, unpaginated, colour artwork by Frank Hampson and Desmond Walduck. This story ran in the Eagle magazine from June 1954 to May 1955. Includes a bonus 8 page adventure from the Eagle Annual Xmas 1954. VG clean copy in glazed boards, slightly sunned on spine. Facsimile. Glazed Boards. VG. Folio.


A Little Silk Apron

By Dorothy Richards

Loughborough: Wills & Hepworth Ltd, 1949. Original illustrated hard covers with dustwrapper, which is chipped at the head and tail of the spine, and rubbed along edges, and has a small closed tear to the bottom front and adjacent to the head of the spine at rear, ink inscription opposite title page, price clipped, internally unmarked, a very good copy .. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ernest A Aris. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.


Through the Meadows

By Fred E Weatherly

London: Hildesheimer & Faulkner Original illustrated hard card covers with green cloth spine, boards rubbed and worn at corners and along edges, spine complete and rubbed at edges, 64pp, illustrated by 24 coloured plates by M E Edwards and 30 vignettes by J C Staples. Undated but ink inscription at top of title page dated 1st April 1886. One of the scarcest of the author's titles.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by M E Edwards. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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