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Tom Merry & Co of St Jim\'s
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Tom Merry & Co of St Jim's

By Richards,Frank:

London.Spring Books,(1958) Undated hardback in the Fanfare Series.With a colour frontis & 4 b&w illustrations.pp 250.Original light blue cloth lettered in red.A very good copy in a good + dust jacket.

$10.12

A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter, Including Unpublished Work

By Linder, Leslie:

London.Frederick Warne & Co.,1979. ISBN 0-7232-1334-8 Second edition.With over 170 colour & b&w illustrations.pp xxvi 446.Hard cover in red faux leather gilt.Modern bookplate on f.e.p.A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.an indispensable book for the Potter collector.Heavy,1,315 kilo unpacked !! Extra postage required for overseas order.

$26.99

Children's Book Prizes. An evaluation and history of major awards for children's books in the English-speaking world

By Allen, Ruth:

Aldershot.Ashgate Publishing,1998.ISBN 1-85928-237-7 Author signed presentation copy,first edition.With a frontispiece.ppxi 333. Hard cover,purple cloth gilt.A near fine copy in a near fine unclipped dust jacket.Signed on title-page & with a signed presentation," For Elizabeth with love from Ruth " on the f e p.

$10.80

The True Story Book

By Andrew Lang . (editor):

London.Longmans,Green & Co.1894 Third edition.With a tissue guarded frontis;pictorial title-page,8 plates & many other illustrations by L.Bogle,Lucien Davis,H.J.Ford,C.H.M.Kerr & Lancelot Speed.pp xv 337.Hard cover,blue pictorial cloth gilt.Pages are all edge gilt.Spine edges a little rubbed & covers a little marked.Contents are in fairly good shape.A good + copy only.

$13.50

The Missing Prince

By Farrow, G.E.:

London.C.Arthur Pearson.No date (1902) Fith thousand.Probably issued in 1902 as the last book listed came out in that year.With a frontispiece & full page illustrations by Harry Furniss & vignettes by Dorothy Furniss.pp (xvi) 197.Hard cover,richly decorated pictorial cloth gilt.Pages are all-edge gilt.Top of spine edges are very slightly worn but otherwise a well preserved & bright copy.

$22.27

Handel at the Court of Kings

By Wheeler, Opal:

London.Faber & Faber.1945 First edition.With illustrations by Mary Greenwalt.pp 166.Hard cover,in the original yellow cloth lettered in red.A well preserved copy in a good but slightly edge-worn dust jacket.Not price-clipped.Size is 4to.9.1/2 x 7 inches.Great Musicians Series

$10.80

Mozart The Wonder Boy

By Wheeler, Opal & Sybil Deucher:

London.Faber & Faber,1944 First reprint.With illustrations by Mary Greenwalt.pp 127.Hard cover,in the original yellow cloth lettered in blue.A well preserved copy in a good but slightly edge-worn pictorial dust jacket.Not price-clipped.size is 4to.9.1/2 x 7 inches.Great Musicians Series

$10.80

Ruler-In-Chief

By Jacberns, Raymond:

London.Wells Gardner Darton & Co.No date circa 1920 With a frontispiece & 5 plates by Paul Hardy.pp 194.Hard cover,original blue pictorial cloth with red lettering of boys chasing chickens & a spine illustration of a boy.Prize label on front pastedown.A very good clean copy.No dust jacket.

$10.12

Little World Apart

By Salten, Felix:

London.The Pilot Press.1947 First edition,hardcover.pp 230.With illustrations & dust jacket by Shirley Pearce.Original light grey cloth lettered in black.A very good copy in a very good,slightly edge-worn dust jacket.Now in a removeable sleeve.Not price-clipped.

$10.80

The Little Gleaner.A Monthly Magazine for the Young

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London.Houlston & Sons,1882-1885 2Two volumes,With 2 years of issues in each volume.pp 284 & 284 & 284 & 284.Bound in contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards.One volumes spine is brown the other red.Otherwise they match in style.The brown spine is rubbed & in the other volume some gatherings are pulled.Contents are very clean & sound.With lots of text engravings throughout.Both volumes are indexed for each year.

$20.24

The Lay of the Wee Brown Wren. A Tale for the Little Ones

By Shepheard-Walwyn, H.W:

London.Longmans,Green & Co.1905 First edition.With a frontispiece & 53 b&w.photographs by the author.pp 44.Pale blue pictorial cloth-backed boards.Corners bumped & covers a little marked.Child scribblings to blank side of free front end-paper. Otherwise a very good copy of this strange book.Early nature photos. Size is quarto 10 x 8 inches.

$10.12