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Down the Rabbit Hole

by LEAR, Winifred

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1975
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333177518
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London: Macmillan, 1975. First Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. Ex library hardback: dj is stained on the edges, spine is faded and has a library number 'whited' out, front flap creased, rear flap trimmed, black brds, covers are slightly marked, usual library markings, some foredge foxing and a few internal marks, else g. tall 8vo, 224pp. At… Read more
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Hood Winked : Poems By Thomas Hood

by HOOD, Thomas

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780701126261
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1982. First Thus . Hardcover. Very Good. Pavel Buchler. Hardback: b/w illustrations by PAVEL BUCHLER, covers are slightly rubbed, else vg. tall 8vo, 61pp. Thomas Hood was a nineteenth-century poet who revelled in puns, parodies and playing with words.
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The Fantasticks : Donne - Herbert - Crashaw - Vaughan

by SCOTT, W.S.

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: John Westhouse, 1945. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Hardback: no dj, coarse green cloth with gilt spine lettering, 2 raised spots on the back cover, previous owner's signature on front flyleaf (Keith Sinclair 1946), endpapers lightly foxed, else vg. 8vo, 170pp. Cecorations taken from the 'Emblemata Diversorum Principum' of Typotius, 1679. 18pp… Read more
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The diverting History of John Gilpin

by COPWER, Wm

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Mad Hatter Books
Condition
Good
Edition
No Date (1947)
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London: PM (Productions) Ltd. No Date (1947) . Hardcover. Good. C. Gifford Ambler. Illustrated in colour by C. Gifford Ambler. Hardback: colour pictorial boards rubbed on spine, dusty and marked and slightly bowed, endpapers lightly foxed, a few small internal marks, else g. 4to, (32pp.)
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Macbeth (A Shorter Shakespeare)

by SHAKESPEARE, William

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780862815998
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UK: Appletree Press, 1996. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Cal Williams. Illustrated in colour by CAL WILLIAMS. Hardback: vg dj, pages clean, includes matching bookmark, fine. tiny book: (155x110mm), 56pp.
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Babies: an Unsentimental Anthology

by OPIE, Iona and Peter

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780719548550
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£10.26

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London: John Murray, 1990. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Bob Graham. Drawings throughout by BOB GRAHAM. Hardback: dj (price uncut), jacket back slightly creased, lightly foxed on reverse, pages are clean, vg. near square 4to, (230x210x20mm), 144pp. An anthology of prose and verse from authors who have looked on babies with clear eyes… Read more
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Down the Styx

by DURRELL, Lawrence

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780912264202
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£190.63

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Santa Barbara: Capricorn Press, 1971. First Thus . Soft cover. Very Good. Dore. Preface by F.J. TEMPLE. Page illustrations taken from DORE'S engravings, cover water color illustration by LAWRENCE DURRELL. Soft cover: illustrated thin card covers, front edges slightly rubbed and bumped, corners slightly bumped, thin dark green flyleaves + 27 pages off-white quality paper, pages… Read more
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Dr. Johnson and his Circle

by PAGAN, Anna M.

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Mad Hatter Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
No Date
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UK: Blackie (Rambles in Biography). No Date . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8 mono plates. Hardback: dj (with colour picture pasted on by H.M.Brock), slightly frayed, brown boards with the same paste-on, inscription (dated 1945) on reverse of frontispiece, some very light foxing, vg. sm 8vo, 75pp.
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

by RASPE, R.E. and others

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK
ISBN
9780245542114
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£13.20

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London: Harrap, 1985. First UK . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Ronald Searle. Hardback: illustrated in b/w by RONALD SEARLE, dj (price unclipped), some slight discolouration, red boards with gilt spine lettering, back flyleaf lightly foxed, pages clean, vg. folio, 137pp. First published in the US in 1969.
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For what it's worth : My Liverpool Childhood

by KELLY, Bryan

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780750941556
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UK: Sutton Publishing, 2006. First Edition . Soft cover. Fine. Paperback: laminated colour pictorial thion card wraps, nr FINE. small 4to, 134pp. Illustrated with historic photographs and pictures from the family album. A vivid recollection of Liverpool from the 1930s and '40s.
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The sunny Hours

by USHER, Alice

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780881380187
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USA: Green Tiger Press (A Star & Elephant Book), 1983. First Edition . Soft cover. Good/Good. Sophie Kniffke. Dustjacket over thin card wraps, jacket has some short tears and is a bit marked, piece torn off at top rear, page edges lightly finger creased, else g. small 4to, unpaginated. 15 pages of colour pictures in primitive… Read more
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Wuthering Heights

by BRONTE, Emily

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
3rd Printing
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USA: Macmillan Classics, 1970. 3rd Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Bernarda Bryson. Hardback: no dj, colour pictorial boards, a little dusty, 6 colour plates + 10 in b/w by BERNARDA BRYSON, marks on flyleaves, else vg. large 8vo, 346pp. Afterword by Clifton Fadiman.
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The Canterville Ghost and other stories (retold by John Davage)

by WILDE, Oscar

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Printing
ISBN
9780582426917
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£3.67

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UK: Pearson Education (Penguin Readers), 2001. 2nd Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. Robert Geary. Penguin Readers level 4 - intermediate: 1700 words. Paperback, cover edges slightly rubbed, colour ills by ROBERT GEARY, vg. Other stories: Lord Arthur Savile's Crime & The Sphinx without a secret.
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Curved Horizon : an Autobiography

by DALLAS, Ruth

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780908569540
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New Zealand: The University of Otago Press (Te Whenua Series No 5), 1991. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Paperback: covers faded on edges and spine, photographs, corners slightly bumped, vg. 8vo, 181pp. Ruth Dallas (New Zealander) wrote stories for children and poetry.
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Marilyn Monroe

by MARTIN, Pete

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£43.99

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London: Frederick Muller, 1956. dj (price unclipped) slightly worn on edges, small piece missing from top of spine, short tear and some creasing on lower back edge, foxed on reverse. Covers are a little discoloured on edges, illustrated with black & white photos, shop stamp on lower edge of front flyleaf, foxing, otherwise very good. 8vo, 110pp.. First… Read more
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Running wild : childhood Memories

by FORTNUM, Peggy

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780006711957
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£3.30

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London: Fontana Lions, 1979. First Thus . Soft cover. Very Good. Paperback, illustrated by the author, some light foxing, vg. The autobiography of the illustrator of the Paddington books (among others).
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An outline of English literature : being a chronicle of our great writers from the time of Chaucer to the present day with a casual Commentary

by HAMMERTON, J.A.

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
De Luxe Edition
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£14.66

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London: Educational Book Company, 1927. De Luxe Edition . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. dj (unclipped) a little chipped at top of spine, on front colour pictorial onlay (as frontispiece), small hole on rear spine fold, lightly foxed, vg beige cloth with brown lettering, mounted colour frontispiece (Shakespeare paying a visit to old St. Paul's) + 8 special plates… Read more
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The story of my life, with her letters (1887-1901) + a supplementary account on her education ... (abridged)

by KELLER, Helen

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Repr
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£6.23

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1934. Repr . Cloth. Very Good/Good. dj (price unclipped) a little dusty, spine tips & corners slightly chipped and strengthened with tape on reverse, blue cloth, short inscription vg. small 8vo, 317pp.
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Memories

by STEVENSON, R.L.

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Mad Hatter Books
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
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£22.00

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UK: T.N. Foulis, 1912. Book. Very Good. Card Covers. 24 mounted sepia photgraphs + 1 reproduction of a chalk drawing of R.L.S. at the age of four, with commentary on the opposite page. Colour pictorial (front-spine-rear) jacket slightly overlapping plain stiff card wraps, overlapping parts a little worn, inscription on front endpaper, some light internal foxing, else vg. narrow… Read more
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London: Thomas Holmes. No Date (ca 1850) . Cloth. Very Good. Foreword + 27 biographies starting with Queen Victoria, finishing with Katherine Parr, with, in between, many names (including Lady Jane Grey) still well known and others forgotten now but all the same interesting for various reasons. Mid blue embossed cloth with front vignette and spine lettering… Read more
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