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Akimbo and the Snakes

by Smith Alexander McCall

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Goldring Books
Published
2006
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780747586104
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$11.26

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London: Bloomsbury, 2006. An As New unmarked coy with an As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. Akimbo loves his life in Africa. He loves living in the great game reserve where his fatheris ranger. He is able to see all sorts of wonderful animals. But he doesn't see many snakes - they… Read more
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Billy's Drift

by Ashton, Charles

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780744524864
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$11.26

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London: Walker Books, 1994. An As New copy in an As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. 287 pages. 'Whatever he tried to look at, whatever he tried to think of, it always came back to one thought: a dog, a dog, a real living dog - a dog of his own....' This is the story… Read more
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The Night I Met Father Christmas

by Miller, Ben

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Goldring Books
Published
2018
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781471171536
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$11.26

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London: Simon and Schuster, 2018. A New unmarked copy with New dustjacket which is not price clpped. First Edition, First Printing. 285 pages. Illustrations by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini. 'This might not be the story you're expecting but as Father Christmas told me himself no good story ever is...' An enchanting fairy-tale by the well-known actor and author.… Read more
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The Map to Everywhere

by Ryan, Carrie and Davis, John Parke

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Goldring Books
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781444010541
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$21.11

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London: Orion, 2014. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is no price clipped. 433 pages. First UK edition. 'It is said the Bintheyr Map to Everywhere will take its possessor wherever he or she needs to go'. Master thief, Fin, is unusual - when he's out of sight, everyone forgets he exists! He needs to… Read more
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Young Drake of Devon

by Dawlish, Peter

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Goldring Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$8.44

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London: Oxford University Press, 1954. Silver title on blue cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with just a touch of light wear to spine head and tail. Internally there are indentaions left from erased pencilled name to front endpaper, light foxing to closed edges else clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket is complete with wear and chipping to top and… Read more
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A Sister Called Mary

by Collins, Muriel

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Goldring Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$8.44

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Weston-super-Mare: Evangelical Publications, 1954. Blue boards have minor marks and no wear. Internally there is light oxing to closed edges else very clean, tight and unmarked. 142 pages. Coloured frontispiece. Dustjacket has some chipping and wear and is not price clipped. 'In keeping house for her happy-go-lucky, carefree brother, Mary experiences many a trial and heartache. For his sake… Read more
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Jill, Lone Guide

by Talbot. Ethel

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Goldring Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$9.85

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London: Ward, Lock, 1953. Black titles and sailing ship motif on light blue boards with pictorial endpapers also of ship and internally very clean, tight and unmarked but age faded. Coloured pictorial dustjacket of Jill holding Diddums and coloured sailing ship to back by Alice Bush has some chipping to top and is not price clipped. Not dated but is… Read more
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Yebbin - A Guest from the Wild

by Chiang Yee

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Goldring Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Item Price
$9.85

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London: Methuen, 1947. A Very Good+ copy which has a neat contemporary inscription to front endpaper else very clean and unmarked. 143 pages. Illustrated by the author. Chiang Yee (1903-1977) was a Chinese poet, author, painter and calligrapher. Monkeys of the Rhesus tribe are common inhabitants of the mountain districts of China. They had always been a source of… Read more
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Cornish Adventure

by McCulloch, Derek

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Goldring Books
Published
1937
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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$11.26

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London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, 1937. Black titles and pictorials on beige cloth boards. Boards have just a touch of wear to spine head and tail and discolouration. Internally there is foxing to closed edges, a gift inscription and date to front endpaper else a clean, tight and unmarked copy. 255 pages. Illustrations by Phoebe Lefroy. Derek Ivor… Read more
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War Times or the Lads of Craigross and In the Cannon's Mouth

by Tytler, Sarah (Henrietta Keddie)

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Goldring Books
Published
1893
Condition
Good
Edition
First
Item Price
$28.14

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London: W.H. Allen, 1893. Gilt titles and black pictorials on red cloth boards. Boards have a small tear and wear to spine top, age darkening to spine and some marks. Internally the front and rear hinges are cracked but holding, a second front endpaper has been removed (although not a library copy) and there is a stamped name to half… Read more
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The Nutcracker

by Walker, David and Johnstone, Michael

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781869828011
Item Price
$16.88

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London: Moonstone Books, 1986. A near Fine unmarked copy which has very minor indentations to top edge and an inscription to front endpaper 'Best wishes from .... at Moonshine'. A large format volume of colour illustrations by David Walker with story by Michael Johnstone. 1. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by… Read more
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Daddy's Roommate

by Willhoite, Michael

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Goldring Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781555831783
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$11.26

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Boston, Mass.: Alyson Wonderland, 1990. A Fine unmarked copy. A large format volume written and illustrated by the cartoonist author. This is the first book of this new imprint which focuses on books for and about the children of lesbian and gay parents. A1A. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Willhoite, Michael.… Read more
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The Violin-Maker's Gift

by Kushner, Donn

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Goldring Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780237455217
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$8.44

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London: Evans Brothers, 1980. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards. 74 pages. Illustrations by Doug Panton. In the tradition of great children's classics, The Violin-Maker's Gift will enchant children and adults of all ages. Set in the French Pyrenees, it is a finely crafted tale of a simple violin-maker, Gaspard L'Innocent, who twice rescues a very special… Read more
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Bridges in Britain

by Wilkins, Frances

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Goldring Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780631068907
Item Price
$9.85

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1971. A near Fine unmarked copy. Dustjacket has taped repairs and some staining. 64 pages. Colour and black and white illustrations throughout by W.G.D. Hill. Uniform with Blackwell's Learning Library Series No. 53. A simply told text in which to encourage children to look around, search elsewhere, question themselves, and follow up their discoveries in… Read more
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The Terror of St. Trinian's

by Shy, Timothy and Searle, Ronald

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Goldring Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$14.07

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London: Max Parrish, 1954. A near Fine unmarked copy which has just some light foxing to top and fore edges and a little to endpapers. Dustjacket has age darkening and foxing to reverse and a little wear to edges and is quite bright and not price clipped. VG+. 128 pages. eventh impression 1954 (first was 1952). Illustrations by… Read more
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The Strait Gate

by Swan, Annie S.

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Goldring Books
Published
1887
Condition
Good AEG
Item Price
$9.85

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London: S.W. Partridge, 1887. Gilt titles with blind embossed decoration and gilt portrait to front on blue bevelled edge cloth boards. Light wear to spine head and tail and corner tips, some minor light marks and dulling to spine. Internally the odd spot of foxing to some pages, front hinge weak and the front endpaper has been removed (although not… Read more
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The Gayworthys: A Story of Threads and Thrums

by Whitney, Mrs. (Adeline Dutton Train Whitney)

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Goldring Books
Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
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$9.85

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London: Sampson Low,Marston, 1866. Gilt title with coloured floral decoration on green cloth boards which have some light marks and a touch of wear to spine tail and corner tips. Internally there is a neat contemporary name and address to front endpaper, light foxing to closed edges and to some pages but generally a clean, tight copy. Not dated but… Read more
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The Hired Man's Elephant

by Stong, Phil

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Goldring Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780854682294
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$8.44

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London: Tom Stacey, 1972. Gold title on green boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is some light foxing to closed edges else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has two small repaired closed tears and is price clipped. Illustrations by Doris Lee. When first published in 1939 in America it won a prize for… Read more
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Sophie's Lucky

by King-Smith, Dick

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Goldring Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780744541182
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$8.44

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London: Walker, 1995. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Small but very determined, Sophie loves animals and is going to be a lady farmer when she grows up. She's already got a rabbit and a cat and dog, but what she'd really love is a pony. Good fortune comes her way when she's… Read more
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Prisoner Among Pirates

by Ker, David

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Goldring Books
Published
1900
Condition
Good
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$8.44

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London: W. and R. Chambers, 1900. Black titles and pictorials on blue cloth boards which have wear to spine head and tail and corner tips, age darkening to spine head and tail, and just a few very minor marks to boards. Internally there is a prize bookplate and name to front pastedown, an ink stamp name and address to front… Read more
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