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Gertrude the Greedy Goose

By: Barbara Euphan Todd

Price: £119.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007695


Beautifully illustrated book with many full page colour illustrations plus many smaller illustrations,all present as published. 60 pages in very bright clean condition, just a few very small light marks,a reaired tear to right hand blank margin of page 51 see image, repaired neatly and strongly with adhesive not tape. Neat former owners name on inside front board and on half title page, NO dustwrapper,illustrated boards are lightly marked with wear toedges and cornerswi... View more info

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Beeton's Boy's Book of History and Adventure

By: Edited By S O Beeton

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Tyler:

Seller ID: 005270


A collection of boys adventure stories, poetry and factual articles on games and pastimes. Stories include Finger of Fate by Capt. Mayne Reid and one of the beggars by John Tillotson. 656 pages with a colour frontispiece and many other full page illustrations from engravings and woodcuts. Pages are bright and clean, neat former owners name in ink on front endpaper, dated 1870, this is the only date in book.Endpapers are split at inner hinges but binding is sound looks as... View more info

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Stoways in the Abbey

By: Elsie J Oxenham

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1940

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 005879


First edition of this collectable girls story by Elsie Oxenham, 256 pages in overall clean condition just occasional light foxing spots especially on endpapers and outer edges of pages, 3 B/w illustrations as listed. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marks, a little rubbed on edges and corners, spine a little faded. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Jen of the Abbey School

By: Elsie J Oxenham

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006096


Clean hardback in dustwrapper,311 pages in overall clean condition with some light foxing throughout, endpapers browned and neat ownership details on front endpaper dated 1935 this is the only date in book. Outer illustrated boards are clean with some fading to top and bottom of spine, light wear to edges and corners. Dustwrapper is overall bright but has some small losses, creasing, few marks and some tears, now in clear protective non adhesive sleeve.Though not perfec... View more info

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Aventures Merveilleuses De Huon De Bordeaux

By: Gaston Paris

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Paris, Maison Didot:

Seller ID: 006187


Beautifully illustrated book of mythical tales, FENCH TEXT.315 pages in clean condition just some browning to edges as usual due to quality of paper used. Many splendid full page, colour illustrations, all present as listed.plus text. Outer red half leather boards are rubbed and worn on eges with boards showing through in places and leather flaking in a few spaces. Not dated looks late 1800s possibly early 1900s HEAVY BOOK 2.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR... View more info

Mother Duck's Children

By: Gugu

Price: £115.00

Publisher: New York, Robert H Russell: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007489


Beautifully illustrated book of children at play and their general life at the time of publication, accompanied by verse. 48 pages in overall bright clean condition, just a few light marks and a couple of very small cl;osed tears to blank margins of a couple of pages. Many colour illustrations, all present. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edges and corners, some marking to boardscloth spine is worn, inner front hinge looks asif it has be... View more info

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Madeline's Rescue

By: Ludwig Bemelmans

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London, Derek Verschoyle: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007484


Beautifully illustrated childrens book first UK edition, 56 pages in bright clean condition, many full page , full colour illustrations and many single colour illustrations, all present as called for, Dustwrapper is rubbed and worn on edges with a couple of tiny losses and closed tear to top right front corner 4½, inches long and a couple of much smaller tears on edges, not price clipped, 12s 6d on inside front flap, Slight curve to boards.Though not perfect still a ni... View more info