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Gimlet Comes Home
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Gimlet Comes Home

By Capt W E Johns

London: University of London Press, 1946. Adventure story featuring King of the Commando and his three musketeers. 186pp illustrated with black and white drawings to the text and colour drawing to frontis. Black lettering and drawing of stag to top board and black lettering to spine. Bumping to spine and corners, spine slanted, some spotting to spine and edges, front endpaper and half-title page missing and some marking to boards.. First Edition, First Printing. Orange Cloth Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Stead. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.73

Jack Frere of the Paratroops
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Jack Frere of the Paratroops

By Major J T Gorman

London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son Ltd World War II adventure story. Undated edition. 206pp illustrated with black and white drawings to frontis. Yellow boards with thistle pattern, top edges tinted. Edges age-toned, light damp mark to lower corners and short inscription to pastedown, otherwise good copy. DJ is price-clipped, has some edgewear and minor loss to spine and corners.. Presumed First Edition. Decorated Yellow Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. Illus. by M B Critchlow. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

Het Boek Voor De Jeugd
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Het Boek Voor De Jeugd

By Cor Bruijn, Arie Pleysier, Age Scheffer, Theo J Thijssen & Piet Schuhmacher (Compilers)

Amsterdam: N V De Arbeiderspers, 1937. Collection of stories, fairy tales and poems for children.Text in Dutch. Authors include Hans Anderson, Jack London, Jules Verne, H G Wells. 766pp illustrated with black and white drawings, a few good colour plates and colour endpapers. Gilt design and lettering to front board and spine. Left hinge open, a few creased corners, slight foxing to edges and evidence of past damp damage, otherwise fair uninscribed copy. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Presumed First Edition. Burgundy Leatherette. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.70

Ways of Wisdom
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Ways of Wisdom

By Anon.

Edinburgh & London: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier Undated volume in the 'Sixpenny Books' series, circa 1900. Series of short moral tales for children. 62pp, illustrated with black and white engraving to frontis and decorative capital letters to text. Front board illustrated with drawing of two children at a fence, one with a halo. Black lettering to spine and front board. Left hinge broken, remains of glue to pastedown, rubbed to extremities, marking to margins and cloth wrinkled on back board.. Decorated Red Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$7.88

Bambi - A Life in the Woods
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Bambi - A Life in the Woods

By Felix Salten

London: The Heirloom Library Story first published in German in 1923, English translation by Whittaker Chambers first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape in 1928, with introduction by John Galsworthy. This edition undated (circa 1955), illustrated with drawings in black and white and coloured plates and endpapers. Top edges tinted. 255pp. Some bumping to spine and corners, slight marking to boards and page edges, a few crased corners and gift inscription to front endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Presumed First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Sylvia Green. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$5.91

The Wild Swans and Other Stories
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The Wild Swans and Other Stories

By Michael Hornby

London: Paul Hamlyn, 1968. Stories for pictures, produced in Japan with English text. Includes The Ugly Duckling, The Little Match Girl, The Wild Swans and The Mermaid. 48pp, printed on thick card and illustrated throughout with drawings in colour and black and white. Spine slanted, binding a little slack, edges sunned and some rubbing to corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rokuro Komamiya. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

A Apple Pie - A Reproduction of Antique Original
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A Apple Pie - A Reproduction of Antique Original

By Kate Greenaway

New York: Merrimack Publishing Corporation Undated facsimile edition of the little book first published in 1886. Unpageinated. Alphabet story illustrated in colour throughout. Minor surface marking to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by The Author. 4" Tall x 5" Wide.

$5.91

Dimity Drew's First Term
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Dimity Drew's First Term

By Nancy Breary

London: George Newnes Ltd School story, undated but inscription to front endpaper dated 1954. 192pp with colour illustration to frontis. Black lettering to front board and spine. Bumping to spine and corners, spine slanted and faded, various inscriptions to endpapers, edges slightly soiled and some wrinkling to early pages, otherwise good reading copy.. Presumed First. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

Nelson's Yorkshire Readers Book 2
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Nelson's Yorkshire Readers Book 2

By Anon.

Nelson, 1911. Book designed to teach children to read, as well as introducing them to the county of Yorkshire and its history. 160pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and plates and 9 colour plates. Black floral decoration and lettering to front board. Left hinge open, page 9/10 torn, rubbing to spine and corners, edges darkened & award inscription dated 1913 to front endpaper, otherwise fair copy.. Presumed First Edition. Grey Decorated Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$19.70

The Heroes or Greek Fairy-Tales for My Children - Illustrated
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The Heroes or Greek Fairy-Tales for My Children - Illustrated

By Charles Kingsley

London: Relfe Brothers Ltd Undated edition of a volume containing stories about Perseus, the Argonauts and Theseus. 199pp illustrated with black and white photographs of Greek statues, map and reproduction of 'Danae' by Burne Jones to frontis. Gilt design and lettering to front board and spine. Heavy rubbing to edges and corners and bumping to spine with slight loss to backstrip. Former owner's name to endpaper.. Green Cloth Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Sir E Burne Jones. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.12

The Wind Singer, Slaves of the Mastery and Firesong - Three Volume Set, SIGNED COPIES
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The Wind Singer, Slaves of the Mastery and Firesong - Three Volume Set, SIGNED COPIES

By William Nicholson

Mammoth/Egmont, 2000. All three volumes of 'The Wind on Fire' trilogy. Vol I Mammoth 2000, Vol II Mammoth 2001, Vol III Egmont 2002. All have complete number lines and all are signed by the author without dedication to the title pages. All are in fine unclipped wrappers with clear protective covers. Vols II & III have minor sunning to lower edges, otherwise all are fine copies. Set weighs 1.7 kg, so additional postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First British Edition, First Printing. Blue Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.46

Flowers Shown to the Children
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Flowers Shown to the Children

By C E Smith

London & Edinburgh: T C & E C Jack 'Shown to the Children Series', No.2. Undated, owner's inscription to front endpaprt dated Xmas 1907. Flower drawing to front board with gilt border and lettering, top edges gilt, fore-edges untrimmed. 153pp with index, illustrated with 48 colour plates. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, left hinge open, two plates damaged and binding slack, otherwise fair reading copy.. Green Decorated Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Janet Harvey Kelman. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$5.12

A Castle for John-Peter
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A Castle for John-Peter

By Ursula Moray Williams

London: George G Harrap & Co Ltd, 1947. Children's story set in Hampshire. 94pp, illustrated with black and white drawings to text. Illustration to frontis tinted with yellow. Black lettering and drawing to front board and lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine, edges and corners, slight foxing and sunning to edges, discolouration and some soiling to boards, endpaper missing and some drawings have been neatly coloured, otherwise good.. Reprint. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Eileen A Soper. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

The Runaway Four
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The Runaway Four

By Ann Beverly

London: George Newnes Ltd, 1944. Story about four children who run away when their father breaks the news that they are going to have a step-mother. 120pp, illustrated with black and white drawings. Black lettering to front board and spine. Bumping to spine and corners, spine slanted, slight marking to page edges and former owners' names to front endpaper, otherwise good reading copy.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by G W Backhouse. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.73

Pocomoto and the Snow Wolf
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Pocomoto and the Snow Wolf

By Reg Dixon

Nelson, 1955. Childfren's story in the Pocomoto series. 202pp, illustrated with colour drawing to frontis and 6 black and white drawings. Black lettering and drawing to front board and spine. Bumping to spine and corners, some marking to boards, foxing to edges and end pages and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise fair reading copy.. First Edition. Red Cloth Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Jack Harman. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

The Slow Girl at St Jane's
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The Slow Girl at St Jane's

By Marjory Damon

London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1929. Story set in a girls' boarding school. 160pp illustrated with 8 black and white drawings and colour plate to frontis. Bumping and rubbing to spine, corners and edges, foxing and marking to page edges and two stamps and presentation label to front endpaper, otherwise fair reading copy. Presumed First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

The Pied Piper of Hamelin
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

By Robert Browning

London & New York: Frederick Warne Undated facsimile copy, circa 1974, of the children's story book first published in 1888. 48pp, illustrated throughout with colour drawings. Minor bumping to spine and top corners and tiny mark to front endpaper, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight residue on front panel from label and some internal marking, otherwise near fine.. Reprint. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Kate Greenaway. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

Noddy at the Seaside (Noddy Book 7)
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Noddy at the Seaside (Noddy Book 7)

By Enid Blyton

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd and The Richards Press Ltd Undated, possibly mid 1960s. Has books 1-24 listed on rear flyleaf. 61pp illustrated in full colour. Slight bumping to spine and corners and minor blemish to p.58 where pages have been separated, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, with fraying and 1/2" tear to spine, otherwise good.. Reprint. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Beek. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

Mr. Bliss
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Mr. Bliss

By J R R Tolkien

London: George Allen & Unwin (Publishers) Ltd, 1982. Facsimile edition of a story created for Tolkien's children when they were young. Each page of the original manuscript is reproduced with a facing printed text. Unpageinated. Slight bumping to top edges of boards, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to top edge and 1/2" closed tear at base of spine, otherwise good.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Author. 6" Tall x 8.5" Wide.

$9.85

The Fortunes of Philippa - a School Story
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The Fortunes of Philippa - a School Story

By Angela Brazil

London, Glasgow & Bombay: Blackie & Son Ltd Undated volume, circa 1920. Drawings to front board and spine. 208pp. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, top edges dusty, endpapers darkened and very light foxing to edges. Sunday School award label dated 1921 to front pastedown, otherwise good copy.. Red Decorated Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Arthur A Dixon (frontis), John Campbell . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.12

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