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The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

by Wilde, Oscar

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Glenbower Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780316909877
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£8.68

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London: Little, Brown, 1994. large 8vo format, beautifully produced and illustrated edition, generally fine condition.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Isabelle Brent. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Better Handwriting

by Thomson, George L.

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Glenbower Books
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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£6.94

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London: Penguin, 1954. Puffin picture book no. 96, some darkening and spots to covers, otherwise clean and sound, 32 pages.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Moon in His Pocket

by Jenkins Alan C.

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Glenbower Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£10.41

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London: Oliver and Boyd, 1967. mild foxing on top edge and on dustwrapper, else generally fine. Children's fiction set in the west of Ireland. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Barry Wilkinson.
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Sister: A Chronicle of Fair Haven

by Everett-Green, E.

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Glenbower Books
Condition
Good
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£6.94

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London: Nelson undated, edition not stated, probably late 19th century, in decorated cloth, now somewhat worn, all edges gilt, frontispiece illustration lacking, binding a bit shaky. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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A Book for the Sea-side

by Author Not Known

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Glenbower Books
Condition
Good
Edition
New Edition.
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£8.68

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London: Religious Tract Society no date but clearly mid-19th century, blue embossed cloth decorated in gilt on spine and front board, inner paper hinges starting to crack, lacks presumed frontispiece (tissue guard is present, guarding nothing), numerous illustrations throughout text, which is clean and tight. Nice little book about marine life, 284 pages plus publisher's catalogue, targeted at younger readers.… Read more
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Stories of England and Her Forty Counties

by Geldart, Mrs. Thomas

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Glenbower Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
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£56.41

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London: Jarrolds fourth edition, embossed maroon cloth, gilt-decorated on spine, corners slightly bumped, undated but mid-19th century, (presentation inscription on early blank is dated 1856), text block clean and sound throughout, 191 pages, several plates and text illustrations, generally nice copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Great Book for Girls

by Strang, Mrs. Herbert (ed.)

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Glenbower Books
Published
1937
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition.
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£13.02

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London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1937. christmas gift annual style production, well worn at corners and on covers, crude repairs at spine, which is missing, text block clean and sound. A book that has obviously been read and appreciated by its target audience. Apparently rare. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.… Read more
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Ballads of Famous Fights

by Groome, W.H.C.; Webb, Archibald; Tennant, Dudley (Ills.)

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Glenbower Books
Published
1910
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition.
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£10.41

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London: Henry Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. a much-used book, corners frayed, covers worn, part of spine loose, one illustration with nearly half missing, some foxing throughout text, binding though sound, eleven of the twelve pasted in colour plates in very good condition. A book in the style of children's annuals celebrating the British martial and imperial spirit, very much… Read more
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Schoolgirls' Stories

by G. W. Bacon (Map)

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Glenbower Books
Condition
Good
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£17.36

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London: Children's Press in rypical old Christmas annual style, picture of female aviator on front cover, spine missing, crudely strengthened with adhesive tape, generally well worn copy, but sound and tight, not paginated, plentiful illustrations, lots of inspiring stories for girls of probably the 1920s/1930s. No date, no edition stated. None of the named authors achieved subsequent fame, as far… Read more
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Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books

by Tuer, Andrew W.

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Glenbower Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus.
ISBN
9780946495740
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£8.68

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London: Bracken, 1986. generally nice copy, Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Kicking Canvas

by Bestic, Captain A. A.

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Glenbower Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
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£5.21

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London: Evans, 1959. Cadet edition, dustwrapper with minor tears and wear, else clean sound copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.
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Stories from Old-Fashioned Children's Books

by Tuer, Andrew W.

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Glenbower Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus.
ISBN
9781851700004
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£8.68

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London: Bracken, 1985. generally sound copy, slight darkening in page margins, illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Where My Wellies Take Me

by Morpurgo, Clare and Michael

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Glenbower Books
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9781848775442
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£10.41

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UK: Templar Publishing, 2012. oblong octavo, generally fine, 'a childhood scrapbook with poems and pictures'. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Olivia Lomenech Gill.
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The Burning of Rome: a Story of Nero's Days

by Church, Alfred J.

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Glenbower Books
Published
1892
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
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London: Seeley, 1892. decorated red cloth sun-darkened at spine, some rubbing and other wear, ex-library, binding a bit shaky, illustrated with 16 plates, text block nice and clean. The author was a classical scholar, and the story is intended for young readers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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Galleons' Doom Deep

by Hunt, Wray

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Glenbower Books
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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London: Nelson, 1939. undated but 1939, orange-coloured cloth, corners bumped, a little wear and dust-soil, internally clean and sound. Adventure story for children. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by A. S. Forrest.
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The Trail of the Blue Shamrock

by Herbert, Joan

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Glenbower Books
Condition
Good
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£10.41

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London: The Girls Own Paper Office undated but 1930s, salmon-brown cloth, titled in blue on spine and front board, a little edge foxing, previouse owner signature, sound copy of an apparently scarce title. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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The House on the Shore

by Dillon, Eilis

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Glenbower Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780862786731
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£3.47

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Dublin: O'Brien Press Ltd, 2000. nice copy, slight darkening to page edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Story of Babar the Little Elephant, with a Preface By A. A. Milne

by de Brunhoff, Jean

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Glenbower Books
Published
1948
Condition
Fair
Edition
Reprint
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London: Methuen, 1948. well-worn and bumped children's book, some childish doodling, gift inscription, endpapers missing, main text block generally OK, Seventh English Edition, adhesive tape repairs show someone cared. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.
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Babar at Home

by de Brunhoff, Jean

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Glenbower Books
Published
1948
Condition
Fair
Edition
Reprint
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London: Methuen, 1948. fifth English edition, well-worn and used children's book, covers bumped, part of spine off, a little childish doodling in text, lacks rear free endpaper, just about collectable. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.
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Beeton's Famous Voyages, Brigand Adventures, Tales of the Battlefield, Life and Nature

by Beeton, S. O. (ed.)

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Glenbower Books
Published
1873
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£39.06

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London: Ward, Lock and Taylor, 1873. undated (but 1873), original gilt and blind-stamped cloth, somewhat rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, first few leaves re-glued in, 384 pages plus publisher's catalogue at end, frontispiece colour illustration and numerous woodcuts. all edges gilt, book well used as one might expect of an anthology of ripping yarns, natural history and other science items,verse,… Read more
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