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children`s books From Peter M Daly


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.


A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter, Including Unpublished Work
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A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter, Including Unpublished Work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 indispensable book for the Potter collector.Heavy,1,315 kilo unpacked !! Extra postage required for overseas order.


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.


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.


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



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.


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.


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.


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.