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Toad of Toad Hall
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Toad of Toad Hall

by Milne, A. A.

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Published
1929
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£300.00

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First edition, first impression. The first dramatisation of 'The Wind in the Willows', and the subject of a number of theatrical adaptations. Original blue cloth with lettering to spine and toad motif to upper board in gilt. A little spotting to edges and to preliminaries with some browning to front and rear endpapers and small label to bottom corner of front… Read more about this item
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£300.00
The Sheep-Pig
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The Sheep-Pig

by King-Smith, Dick

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Published
1983
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£600.00

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First edition, first impression published by Gollancz in 1983. Illustrations and dust jacket art by Mary Rayner. Famously adapted to cinema in 1995 under the title 'Babe'. Original dark blue cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A fine book in a very good or better dust jacket with a couple of small tears to bottom edge and one very small… Read more about this item
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£600.00
The Water-Babies
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The Water-Babies

by Kingsley, Charles

Condition
Used
Edition
First
Published
1863
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£1,250.00

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First edition, first issue (Macmillan & Co, 1863) with l'envoi leaf present, of which there were only believed to be around 200 copies. Housed in an attractive morocco drop-back box with raised bands, blue compartments, gilt lettering and marbled boards. Original green cloth. Spine re-backed using most of the original, only lacking the tips and a small square hole just below… Read more about this item
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£1,250.00
The Secret Seven: Complete Set of First Editions - Vol 10 Bearing Author's Signature
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The Secret Seven: Complete Set of First Editions - Vol 10 Bearing Author's Signature

by Blyton, Enid

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1949-63
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£2,000.00

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A complete set of first editions, first impressions.'Puzzle for the Secret Seven' has been signed by the author to an adhesive label bearing her photograph affixed to the reverse of the front endpaper. All books and dust jackets are very good, or better than very good in some cases. 'The Secret Seven' has some spotting and dust jacket is price-clipped, as… Read more about this item
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£2,000.00
The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat - Signed and Inscribed by the Author
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The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat - Signed and Inscribed by the Author

by Blyton, Enid

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1944
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£1,500.00

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First edition, first impression. Signed and inscribed by the author to half-title: 'Bryan, Love from Enid Blyton'. A rare inscribed example of the second book in the Five Find Outers series of children's mystery novels. Original green cloth with lettering to spine and upper board in gilt. Very good indeed with some fading to spine and top edges of boards and… Read more about this item
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£1,500.00
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by Rowling, J. K.

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1999
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£1,000.00

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First edition, first impression and second state with 'J. K. Rowling to copyright page, dropped text corrected on page 7 and no advertisements to rear. Original pictorial boards. Some toning to edges and a slight spine slant with a brief inscription to top of front endpaper and round price sticker to front paste-down, very good or better otherwise. The original… Read more about this item
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£1,000.00
The Happy Prince and Other Stories
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The Happy Prince and Other Stories

by Wilde, Oscar

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Poor
Edition
First Thus
Published
1913
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£850.00

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First edition with Robinson's illustrations (Duckworth, 1913). Purple cloth with lettering and decoration in gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Featuring 12 colour plates mounted under captioned tissue guards a few of which with one or two light creases and a number of attractive line drawings. Some toning and spotting to edges and browning to front and rear endpapers. The covers are in very… Read more about this item
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£850.00
The Twits
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The Twits

by Dahl, Roald

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1980
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£325.00

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First edition, first impression. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Original red cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A near fine book with a gift inscription to front endpaper, in a near fine or better dust jacket with the slightest hint of fading to the spine panel.
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£325.00
A Squash and a Squeeze
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A Squash and a Squeeze

by Donaldson, Julia

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First
Published
1993
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£4,500.00

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First edition, first impression. The author's first book which, due to the infrequency of its appearance in commerce, is likely to have had a very limited print run. It also marks the first collaboration between the author and illustrator, whose partnership would later go on to create 'The Gruffalo', 'Stick Man', 'Zog' and 'Room on the Broom' among many others.… Read more about this item
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£4,500.00
The Roald Dahl Collection Set 1: James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits
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The Roald Dahl Collection Set 1: James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits

by Dahl, Roald

Condition
As New
Edition
First Thus
Published
2021
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£175.00

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First editions thus, first impressions. Three volumes bound in screen-printed cloth with ribbon markers and cloth slipcase. Featuring illustrations by Quentin Blake. A fine and unread set in a fine slipcase.
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£175.00
Paddington Marches On
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Paddington Marches On

by Bond, Michael

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First
Published
1964
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£150.00

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First edition, first impression. The sixth Paddington book featuring illustrations by Peggy Fortnum. Original red cloth with silver lettering to spine. A fine, clean book throughout with the slightest hint of compression to spine tips, in a good unclipped dust jacket with some chipping to edges and a few instances of staining, but a good example.
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£150.00
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by Rowling, J. K.

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Illustrated
Published
2016
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£500.00

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First illustrated edition, first impression (Bloomsbury, 2016). Illustrated by Jim Kay and signed and inscribed by him to the title page: 'For Martin, Thank you for coming along! Best Wishes, Jim Kay'. The first ever illustrated edition. Rare inscribed. Original red cloth with lettering to spine in gilt, pictorial endpapers and paste-downs with a red ribbon marker. A fine book… Read more about this item
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£500.00
A Bear Called Paddington - Inscribed by the Author
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A Bear Called Paddington - Inscribed by the Author

by Bond, Michael

Condition
Used
Jacket Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Published
1958
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£12,500.00

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First edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press: London and Glasgow, 1958). Signed and inscribed by the author to the front endpaper: "To Nina, with best wishes, Michael Bond". The dedicatee is Nina Froud who was a personal friend of the author and worked at his literary agency. The first book in the Paddington series where one of the most iconic… Read more about this item
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£12,500.00
The Last Battle
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The Last Battle

by Lewis, C. S.

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1956
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£600.00

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First edition, first impression (The Bodley Head, 1956). Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Original blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Small area of sunning to spine head with an owner name and date to endpaper verso and some spotting to front and rear endpapers and pastedowns, otherwise contents clean throughout. The original dust jacket is price-clipped with some chipping to… Read more about this item
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£600.00
The Boy in the Dress
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The Boy in the Dress

by Walliams, David

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
2008
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First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2008). Signed and inscribed by the author to half-title. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. The author's first book. A fine book in a near fine or better dust jacket with a just a touch of fading to the spine panel.
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£300.00
The Wind in the Willows
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The Wind in the Willows

by Grahame, Kenneth

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
Published
1983
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£60.00

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First edition thus, first impression (Kestrel Books, 1983) with pictorial slipcase. Featuring illustrations by John Burningham. Fine slipcase and book in a near fine dust jacket with a closed tear to top fore-edge of upper panel.
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£60.00
Just So Stories
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Just So Stories

by Kipling, Rudyard

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1902
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First edition, first impression (Macmillan & Co, 1902). Some fading to spine and bumping to corners with a bit of rubbing in places and some spotting to endpapers, contents very nice and clean otherwise. A very good example indeed.
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£600.00
Ginger & Pickles
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Ginger & Pickles

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1909
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First edition, first or second printing with date to title and copyright page. Gift inscription to half-title. Some darkening and moderate soiling to boards with a little foxing to opening pages and split to bottom portion of upper panel hinge, but binding still nice and firm. Rubbed in places, but still a very good example.
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£325.00
Awful Auntie
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Awful Auntie

by Walliams, David

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
2014
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£100.00

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First edition, first impression (HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014). Signed by the author to half-title. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket with some creasing to spine head.
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£100.00
The Cat in the Hat
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The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First
Published
1958
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First UK edition, first impression (Collins Clear-Type Press, 1958). Originally published in the US the previous year. Signed and inscribed by the author to front endpaper verso: 'for the children of Battersea with Best Wishes... Dr Seuss'. Rare thus. Publisher's original turquoise pictorial boards. Rubbing to edges and to spine with some bumping to corners; very slight bowing… Read more about this item
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£2,500.00