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More About Paddington

by Bond, Michael

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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£354.01

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First edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press, 1959). The second book in the Paddington series with illustrations by Peggy Fortnum. Publisher's original green cloth with silver lettering to spine. A better than very good book with very faint offsetting and spotting to endpapers and top edge with very slight bowing to upper board; contents nice and clean otherwise and free… Read more
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£354.01
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The Wind in the Willows

by Grahame, Kenneth

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Published
1911
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Sixth
Item Price
£482.74

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Sixth edition (Methuen & Co, 1911). Originally published in 1908. Top edge gilt with uncut edges. A little knocking and rubbing to corners with some discolouration to top of lower board hinge; just a hint of isolated spotting to preliminaries and final few pages, contents very nice and clean otherwise and free from any names or inscriptions. An excellent copy.
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Paddington on Top

by Bond, Michael

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£96.55

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First edition, first impression (Collins, 1974). Slight pushing to spine ends with faint offsetting and spotting to front and rear endpapers, near fine otherwise and free from internal marks or inscriptions. The original dust jacket is price-clipped with a few small nicks and chips to extremities and marking and small area of abrasion to upper panel; some spotting to dust… Read more
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£96.55
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Matilda

by Roald Dahl

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Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£257.46

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1988). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Slight pushing to spine ends; moderate bumping to top corners of upper and lower boards with discreet previous owner surname to top corner of front endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a few very small nicks to… Read more
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£257.46
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The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

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Fine Book Cellar ABA ILAB PBFA
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Item Price
£128.73

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First English edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press, 1958). Originally published in the US the previous year. No jacket, as issued. Some bumping to spine ends and to corners; slightest hint of rubbing to corners and spine ends with some very faint marking to lower board; free from names or inscriptions. A very good copy.
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Danny, the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
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£2,574.60

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1975). Signed, inscribed and dated by the author in the year following the book's publication. Dust jacket design and illustrations by Jill Bennett. Publisher's original orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. One small spot of foxing to fore-edge with a couple of knocks to bottom corner of boards. Contents nice and… Read more
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£2,574.60
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Now We Are Six

by A. A. Milne

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£772.38

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First edition, first impression (Methuen & Co, 1927). Illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Publisher's original maroon cloth; top edge gilt. A hint of rubbing to spine tips; previous owner name and browning to half-title; contents nice and clean otherwise. Some browning to spine panel of dust jacket with some loss and small tear to spine head; a couple of small closed… Read more
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£772.38
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The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published
1894
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Item Price
£1,029.84

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The Jungle Book: First edition, second impression, published in June 1894, just one month after the first impression. Publisher's original dark blue cloth, all edges gilt. Gilt to spine and upper board is beautifully preserved. Slight spine slant and a little light marking to boards with some rubbing to spine tips and corners; very small and inconspicuous sticker to top… Read more
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£1,029.84
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The Witches

by Roald Dahl

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Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£643.65

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1983). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Signed by the author and illustrator to signature slips affixed to the title page. First adapted to film in 1990 and due to be adapted again in 2020. Publisher's original green cloth with gold lettering to spine. A near fine book with slight pushing to… Read more
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£643.65
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Set of three first editions, first impressions (Hodder Children's Books, 2017-19). All three books are signed, dated in the year of publication and numbered by the author with an illustration. One of 50 copies, in the case of 'The Wizards of Once', and 100 copies, in the case of 'Twice Magic' and 'Knock Three Times' to be signed in this… Read more
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£386.19
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The Roly-Poly Pudding

by Beatrix Potter

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Item Price
£386.19

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First edition, first impression [first issue] (London: Frederick Warne & Co, 1908) with 'All rights reserved' to title page. Colour and black & white illustrations, one or two instances of light finger-soiling, final three pages lightly spotted, pictorial endpapers, hinges cracked after endpapers, fore-edge and top edge somewhat spotted, original red cloth, upper cover with inset colour illustration, some fading… Read more
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£386.19
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Mr Stink

by David Walliams

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Fine Book Cellar ABA ILAB PBFA
Published
2018
Condition
As New
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
£57.93

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First edition, first impression on the 10th Anniversary Edition (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2018). Signed by the author to the title page.
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£57.93
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The Witches

by Roald Dahl

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Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£193.10

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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1983). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Gift inscription to front endpaper with some toning to edges and just a touch of pushing to spine tips, near fine otherwise. The dust jacket is price-clipped with mild wear to top edge and fading to spine panel; small area of inconspicuous damp marks to top edge. Very good… Read more
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£193.10
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The Snowman

by Raymond Briggs

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Item Price
£386.19

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First edition, first impression (Hamish Hamilton, 1978). Signed and dated by Raymond Briggs to an adhesive bookplate loosely laid-in. A touch of yellowing to covers, as is common; a couple of minor knocks to corners with a few unobtrusive indentations here and there to boards; small area of foxing to fore-edge of some pages. A very good copy indeed.
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£386.19
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The Boy in the Dress

by David Walliams

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Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£128.73

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First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2008). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Fine and free from inscriptions, with a touch of bumping in a fine, unfaded and unclipped dust jacket with a hint of wear here and there to extremities.
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Please Try to Remember the First of Octember

by Theo. LeSieg (Dr Seuss)

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Item Price
£386.19

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First edition, first impression (Random House, Inc, 1977). Illustrated by Art Cumings. Rubbing to corners and bottom edge. A very good copy of a rare title.
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£386.19
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Ratburger

by David Walliams

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Published
2012
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£160.91

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First edition, first impression (Harper Collins Children's Books, 2012). Signed by the author to the half-title page. Very minor pushing to spine tips, else fine. The original and unclipped dust jacket has light evidence of rubbing to spine head, fine otherwise. A fine copy overall of the author's fifth book.
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£160.91
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Awful Auntie

by David Walliams

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
£193.10

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First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014). Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: 'To Joseph with love, David Walliams'. A signed and dedicated Season's Greetings card is also included. Fine with a couple of very small indentations to spine foot. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a superficial and almost imperceptible scratch to front… Read more
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£193.10
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The House at Pooh Corner

by A. A. Milne

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Fine Book Cellar ABA ILAB PBFA
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Item Price
£1,609.13

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First edition, first impression (Methuen & Co, 1928). Featuring the first appearance of 'Tigger'. Some discolouration to bottom corner of upper board and lower board; a little inconspicuous staining to bottom edge of preliminaries with evidence of some sticky residue to bottom corner of front endpaper - very good or a little better. Original dust jacket has just a little… Read more
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£1,609.13
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Watership Down

by Richard Adams

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited
Item Price
£5,471.03

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Limited edition (Paradine, 1976). Winner of the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Prize. Adapted to film in 1978 and into TV series in 1999 and 2018. One of 250 numbered copies with the original slipcase to be signed by the author and illustrator, of which this is number 12. Additional watercolour illustration to the front free endpaper with the artist's initials.… Read more
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£5,471.03