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The World's Wonder Stories for Boys and Girs
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The World's Wonder Stories for Boys and Girs

By Adam Gowans Whyte

London: Watts & Co, 1947 Collection of articles about nature, science, religion and evolution, first published in 1916. 211pp illustrated with 4 colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs. Tissue-guarded colour drawing 'The Tree of Life' to frontis and illustrated endpapers. Some bumping to spine and corners and marking to boards and edges, otherwise good tight copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Ernest C Mansell. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.86

The Songs the Letters Sing Books I, IA, IIA, III
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The Songs the Letters Sing Books I, IA, IIA, III

By S.N.D.

London & Glasgow: The Grant Educational Co Ltd, 1953 Four volumes in a series of books for teaching reading to infant classes, using a mainly phonetic method. Book II appears to be missing. Book I is 55th impression, Book IA 25th imp, Book IIA 20th imp and Book III imp. unstated but dated 1953. All illustrated in colour and black and white, Spines are blue cloth. Faint school stamp inside covers and edges sunned, otherwise very good copies.. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Margaret W Tarrant. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.72

Little Grey Rabbit's Party
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Little Grey Rabbit's Party

By Alison Uttley

London & Glasgow: Collins Clear Type Press, 1969 Third of the Little Grey Rabbit books published by Collins and listed on the rear panel of the jacket, although it was the seventh in the series to be published, in 1936. 64pp, printed in blue ink and illustrated with colour drawings throughout and drawings to endpapers. Minor sunning to edges and faint marks to endpapers left by sellotape, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Dustwrapper is price-clipped, otherwise very good in brown paper and clear protective cover.. 16th Impression. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Margaret Tempest. 7" Tall x 5.75" Wide.

$9.64

J M Barrie's Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens - Retold for Little People By May Byrom with the Permission of the Author
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J M Barrie's Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens - Retold for Little People By May Byrom with the Permission of the Author

By J M Barrie, Max Byron

London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1958 123pp illustrated with 8 colour plates and 15 black and white drawings by Arthur Rackham. Map to front endpapers. Clean boards with black drawing and lettering. Boards slightly bowed, bumping to spine, rear endpapers slightly marked and edges have some foxing and marking, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Dustwrapper is unclipped, with some marking, in clear protective cover.. 15th Impression. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Good. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.72

A Week at the Manor Farm
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A Week at the Manor Farm

By L.T.

London: The London Gospel Tract Depot, 1889 Children's story with Biblical references. 128pp, illustrated with black and white drawings to the chapter heads and several full page drawings. Front board decorated with drawing in black and blue, black lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, spine slightly cocked, dull patches to board, marking to edges and margins and ownership inscription dated 1914 to endpaper, else good.. Presumed First. Illustrated Red Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$38.58

The Light of the World
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The Light of the World

By Anon.

London: Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton Undated volume of stories for children about Jesus. Unpageinated. Illustrated with full page colour drawings and black and white drawings to the text. Title page and opposite page printed in red and black. Red cloth spine. Bumping and rubbing to edges and corners, left hinge open, first section of binding loose, remains of label to front board and some soiling to page edges, otherwise fair copy. Handwritten inscription to endpaper dated 1910.. Illustrated Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.00

The Invention of Hugo Cabret - A Novel in Words and Pictures - Gift Edition with DVD
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret - A Novel in Words and Pictures - Gift Edition with DVD

By Brian Selznick

London: Scholastic Children's Books, 2008 Mystery set in the streets of Paris, told in words and drawings. 533pp illustrated throughout in black and white. All edges gilt. Gift edition, complete with DVD, in a plastic wallet inside the cover, featuring an interview with the author. White lettering and border to boards. Bumping to spine, corners and edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has edgewear, creasing and frayed corners, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Thus. Black Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.72

Grimm's Fairy Tales
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Grimm's Fairy Tales

By Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm

New York: Nelson Doubleday Inc, 1954 Collection of 32 fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. 256pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Blue endpapers, blue lettering to spine. Left hinge cracked with webbing showing, ownership stamps to half-title, remains of label to front endpaper, spine slanted and some rubbing to corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Beige Boards . Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Leonard Weisgard. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Seven Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
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Seven Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

By Hans Christian Andersen

Tadworth, Surrey: World's Work Ltd, 1972 Seven timeless stories for children, including 'The Princess and the Pea' and 'The Ugly Duckling', translated from the Danish by Eva Le Gallienne. 127pp illustrated with black and white drawings to the text and 5 full page colour drawings by Maurice Sendak. Gilt lettering to spine. One library stamp to verso of title page, slight bumping to spine and corners and minor fingermarking to margins, otherwise good copy in stiff paper wrapper with additional unclipped edgeworn dustwrapper.. First UK Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. Illus. by Maurice Sendak. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$9.64

The Trail of the Sandhill Stag, Lobo and Other Stories, Johnny Bear and Other stories from Lives of the Hunted, Foam Razorback His life and Adventures, Raggylug and Other Stories and Chink A Woolly Coated Little Dog and Other Stories
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The Trail of the Sandhill Stag, Lobo and Other Stories, Johnny Bear and Other stories from Lives of the Hunted, Foam Razorback His life and Adventures, Raggylug and Other Stories and Chink A Woolly Coated Little Dog and Other Stories

By Ernest Thompson Seton

London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd Six undated volumes in a uniform binding, featuring the animal stories of Ernest Thompson Seton, all illustrated throughout with black and white plates and drawings. Some bumping to spines and corners, top edges dust-marked, some foxing to fore-edges and early pages and some volumes have former owners' names inside, otherwise a good little collection. Will weigh about 2kgs packaged, so extra postage may be requested.. Reprints. Green Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by The Author. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$57.87

Amanda's Easter Bonnet
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Amanda's Easter Bonnet

By June Severn

London: Max Parrish & Co Ltd, 1960 Children's story about a goat called Amanda. 119pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, some turned page corners and foxing to edges and endpapers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by The Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

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.

$9.64

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.

$32.15

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.

$12.86

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.

$9.64

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.

$9.64

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.

$9.64

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.

$32.15

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.

$8.36

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.

$57.87

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