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Egypt in Spectacular Cross-Section
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Egypt in Spectacular Cross-Section

By Stephen Biesty, Stewart Ross (text)

Oxford University Press, 2005. Story of a trip down the Nile 3,200 years ago. 29pp with index, illustrated throughout with cutaway drawings in colour. Some bumping to edges and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$5.91

Odette Churchill  (In Her Own Time)
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Odette Churchill (In Her Own Time)

By Catharine Sanders

London: Hamish Hamilton Children's Books, 1989. Biography in the 'In Her Own Time' Series for children, about one of the few female agents to survive the Second World War. 64pp, illustrated with black and white drawings, maps and photographs. Minor surface marking to boards, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8.5" Tall x 6.5" Wide.

$11.82

Crusaders for Freedom
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Crusaders for Freedom

By Henry Steele Commager

New York: Doubleday & Company Inc, 1962. Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Stories of men and women who fought for the rights we enjoy today. 240pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings. Dedicated to the English writer Storm Jameson, from whose private collection this copy was obtained. White lettering to spine. Minor bumping to base of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions in very good unclipped DJ.. First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Mimi Korach. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.82

Told in Pictures Series - 7 Volumes
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Told in Pictures Series - 7 Volumes

By C W Airne

Manchester: Sankey, Hudson & Co Seven undated stapled books comprising: Britain's Story; The Story of Prehistoric & Roman Britain; The Story of Saxon and Norman Britain; The Story of Mediaeval Britain; The Story of Hanoverian and Modern Britain; Our Empire's Story and The World's Great Men & Women through the Ages. (Tudor & Stuart Britain is missing). Monochrome illustrated covers. All volumes have marked covers, owner's inscriptions and rusty staples. However, the 3,500+ black and white illustrations of architecture, costumes, weapons and artifacts are excellent teaching aids and all are internally very good.. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.70

The True Adventure of Daniel Hall
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The True Adventure of Daniel Hall

By Diane Stanley

London: Orion Children's Books, 1995. True adventure story based on the life of a 14 year old American boy who went to sea and travelled halfway around the world. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with colour drawings and maps. Blue endpapers. Minimal edgewear, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket. 10.7" Tall x 10" Wide.

$4.73

Inca Peru
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Inca Peru

By C A Burland

Hulton Educational Publications Ltd, 1975. Short guide to the history and culture of the Inca people. 93pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and a map. Slight spotting to top edges and tear to lower corner of one page, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Yvonne Poulton. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.85

Light in the Dark Forest - People of the African Equator
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Light in the Dark Forest - People of the African Equator

By Charles R Joy

London: Chatto & Windus, 1961. The story of Western influences on the village of Migamou in Central Africa, written by a friend of Dr Schweitzer. 96pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps. Some marking to edges, two school stamps to margins and endpapers have been removed and sealed with tape, otherwise very good copy. Slight marking to unclipped DJ, otherwise very good.. Presumed First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Walter Galli. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex School Library.

$3.74

A Child's Guide to Looking at Paintings

By Frances Kennet and Terry Measham

London: Marshall Cavendish, 1978. Introduction to artists and paintings, with stories, quizzes and games. 45pp, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Slight bumping to spine, corners and edges and former owner's name in felt tip pen to front pastedown, with small stain on opposite page, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped, but has price label on flyleaf, marking and creasing to edges, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Decorated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Malcolm Livingstone. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$4.33

Stardust From Space
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Stardust From Space

By Monica Grady

London: Frances Lincoln Children's Books/Natural History Museum, 2007. Clearly written book for children which explores what stardust is and where it comes from, how stars and planets are formed and explains the Earth, Moon, Comets, Asteroids and Meteorites. Glossary of terms to rear. Beautifully illustrated throughout with colour drawings. Lovely near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight surface wear, otherwise very good.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Laminated Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Lucia deLeiris. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3.55

Our Story in Early Days - The Story and Play-Way Histories Book Three
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Our Story in Early Days - The Story and Play-Way Histories Book Three

By D M Fox

E J Arnold & Son Ltd History book for children with stories, scripts for plays and ideas for role-play. 152pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Endpapers have drawings of a mediaeval village. Spine slanted and darkened, bumping to spine and corners, boards somewhat soiled and top edges dusty. Former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Decorated Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by H C McBeath. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.73

English Spoken and Written - A Graduated Course for Schools in Four Parts - Part III
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English Spoken and Written - A Graduated Course for Schools in Four Parts - Part III

By Richard Wilson

London & Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1925. English course for pupils aged 11-15, intended to teach the student in the use of English as a means of clear expression. 190pp with black and white illustrations. Pen-drawing of Robert Louis Stevenson by E. Heber Thompson to frontis. Publisher's gilt insignia to front board. Faded gilt lettering to spine. Bumped and rubbed to spine and corners, page edges browned, volume musty but otherwise good.. 2nd Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$3.15

The Wayland Library of Science and Technology: Energy Sources

By Clint Twist

Hove, East Sussex: Wayland, 1991. One of 24 titles in the series The Wayland Library of Science and Technology. "Energy Sources" examines the sources of the fuels used by industry and homes and how we harness other energy sources to generate power. 48pp with glossary and index, illustrated throughout with colour drawings, photographs, diagrams and maps. Corners and spine bumped. Usual library markings and half-title page has been removed, otherwise internally good.. First Edition. Laminated Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

$5.91

Fun With Light

By Mae and Ira Freeman

London: Kaye & Ward Ltd, 1968. Simple experiments to do at home with household equipment to show what light is, what it does and how it can be used. 60pp illustrated with black and white photographs. Dedication to inside front cover and some foxing to pageedges,otherwise good copy. Clipped DJ has minor creasing to edges, otherwise good.. Revised Edition. Dark Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3.74

The Swot Book of Animal Biology

By Helen Veeder

London: Wolfe Publishing Ltd, 1975. Useful little easy-reference book for the biology student; 64pp of definitions with clear diagrams. Some wear to cover and edges, page edges a little marked, otherwise good copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$5.91

Worlds Apart: The English Project Stage 3

By Peter Griffiths (Ed)

London: Ward Lock Educational Undated volume. One of a series of anthologies designed for children in mid-school or further education, intended to be read together as a group, discussed and acted upon. 128pp, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs. Minor marking and edgewear to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

Tudors and Stuarts: BBC Fact Finders
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Tudors and Stuarts: BBC Fact Finders

By Donna Cooper and Bill Cliftlands

London: BBC Educational Publishing, 1998. Find out about life in the age of the Tudors and Stuarts. 48pp, illustrated throughout with colour and black and white drawings and photographs.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3.55

The Romans

By S F Woolley

London: University of London Press, 1972. Excellent introduction to Roman history, 64pp, illustrated throughout with clear line drawings. Minimal bumping to spine, virtually as new.. First Edition. Laminated Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Bernard Brett. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

A Third Book of French Poetry
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A Third Book of French Poetry

By R L Graeme Ritchie (Editor)

London, Edinburgh, New York, Toronto and Paris: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1934. No.25 of "Nelson's Modern Studies" Series. A collection of intermediate level French poetry for schools. 196pp with black and white illustrations, vocabulary and a section of notes and questions. Cover has gilt picture of ship to front and gilt lettering to spine. Decorated endpapers have school stamp and previous owner's name neatly written in ink. Spine and corners bumped, top edges dusty, ink blots to front cover, back cover and top rear edges, otherwise internally good sound copy.. Reprint. Brown Board Covers. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Ex School Library.

$3.94

A Capital Guide For Kids

By Vanessa Miles

London: Allison & Busby Ltd, 1983. A London guide for parents with small children. Phone numbers and underground map outdated. Some creasing and bumping to cover, otherwise good copy.. Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.74

The Adventure of Space Flight
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The Adventure of Space Flight

By Paul Hamlyn

London/New York/Sydney/Toronto: The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, 1969. The development of modern rocketry, together with a recording of every major event in the story of space travel up to date of publication, explained clearly and illustrated with full-colour photographs, drawings and diagrams. Binding faded to edges and previous owner's name to title page (twice), otherwise good sound copy with mostly clean and bright pages. Unclipped DJ has several tears and has been repaired with sellotape.. First Edition. Dark Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

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