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1785 Adventures of the Six Princesses of Babylon Lucy Peacock Signed First
1785 Adventures of the Six Princesses of Babylon Lucy Peacock Signed First

Price: £795.00

A fascinating example of  this 18th century allegory for children, based on Spensers Faerie Queene. Its author, bookseller and children's author Lucy Peacock (17851816), kept a shop in Oxford Street, London. Although little...

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1811 The First Book of Poetry For the Use of Schools Lamb Mylius Scarce First
1811 The First Book of Poetry For the Use of Schools Lamb Mylius Scarce First

Price: £995.00

A scarce, early first edition of this book of poetry for schools. By Charles and Mary Lamb, published under the pseudonym W. F. Mylius. With two engravings: a frontispiece and one further plate, both illustrative of the plate. The...

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1816 3Vol Les Veillees Du Chateau Ou Cours De Morale Comtesse de Genlis
1816 3Vol Les Veillees Du Chateau Ou Cours De Morale Comtesse de Genlis

Price: £150.00

The complete collection of these charming French anthologies of moral tales for children. Uniformly bound with the original half titles. Stephanie Felicite du Crest de Saint- Aubin, Comtesse de Genlis, known as Madame...

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1822 English Prose Verse BARRIE education CHILDREN
1822 English Prose Verse BARRIE education CHILDREN

Price: £29.99

Full calf leather binding. A collection of English prose and verse for the use of schools Selected from different authors. To which are prefixed, a few short lessons for beginners, with an exercise on spelling, In four large...

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1823 Anecdotes for Youth Religious Moral and Entertaining Engravings I B Watkins
1823 Anecdotes for Youth Religious Moral and Entertaining Engravings I B Watkins

Price: £125.00

An amusing and informative collection of tales for young people, illustrated with many portraits and engravings. Two volumes bound in one; complete. With a folding illustrated frontispiece. Anecdotes include the murder of the...

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1826 The History of SANDFORD And MERTON Thomas DAY
1826 The History of SANDFORD And MERTON Thomas DAY

Price: £34.99

A scarce copy of the Dove's English Classics edition of Thomas Day's philosophical children's book. With a frontispiece and additional illustrated title. Thomas Day (22 June 1748 28 September 1789) was a British author and abolitionist....

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1828 2vol Thomas Day History Of Sandford And Merton Prize
1828 2vol Thomas Day History Of Sandford And Merton Prize

Price: £99.99

An edition of The History of Sandford and Merton a bestselling children's book written by Thomas Day. He began his book as a contribution to Richard Lovell and Honora Edgeworths Harry and Lucy, a collection of short stories for children...

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1828 Johnson Blossoms Of Morality For Amusement Instruction 47 Woodcuts Bewick
1828 Johnson Blossoms Of Morality For Amusement Instruction 47 Woodcuts Bewick

Price: £69.99

The Blossoms of Morality; Intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen is a collection of moral tales for young people. Illustrated with forty-seven cuts designed and engraved by I. Bewick. Eighth edition. With...

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1832 Prime Letture Pe Fanciullo Di Tre in Quattro Anni B Milesi Mojon Scarce
1832 Prime Letture Pe Fanciullo Di Tre in Quattro Anni B Milesi Mojon Scarce

Price: £99.99

A scarce example of this Italian book for young children. Second edition. In Italian. With an engraving to title page and a copperplate inscription to front free endpaper, dated 1854. Containing simple stories in large print for...

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1835 Richardson's New Juvenile Reader roan binding rare children
1835 Richardson's New Juvenile Reader roan binding rare children

Price: £39.99

A scarce late Regency children's reader.This little volume is bound in lovely roan, and illustrated with charming monochrome vignettes.  Replete with anecdotes, vocabulary lessons, and poems suitable for children

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1839 Ball I Live On: Sketches of the Earth EMILY TAYLOR
1839 Ball I Live On: Sketches of the Earth EMILY TAYLOR

Price: £89.99

A scarce first edition of Emily Taylor's The Ball I Live On. Bound in cloth with blindstamping and gilt lettering and decoration. First edition. Emily Taylor (1795-1872) was a writer of wrote poetry and books for children. Originally...

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1845 The Smuggler's Children tale of the SEA SIDE L H Budgen Colour Plates Scarc
1845 The Smuggler's Children tale of the SEA SIDE L H Budgen Colour Plates Scarc

Price: £140.00

A charming piece of children's fictional work from the writer of The Grasshopper's Fall. Featuring three beautifully illustrated coloured plates, including a frontispiece by F. Howard.

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1847 The King Of The Swans And Other Tales A Story Book For Holiday Hours
1847 The King Of The Swans And Other Tales A Story Book For Holiday Hours

Price: £23.99

An uncommon children's book The King of the Swans, and Other Tales. A Story Book for Holiday Hours is translated from the German. Illustrated from lithographs by William Stott and with decorative capitals and other illustrations...

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1850 Life and Perambulations of a Mouse New Edition Dorothy Kilner Scarce
1850 Life and Perambulations of a Mouse New Edition Dorothy Kilner Scarce

Price: £240.00

%0D%0AA scarce children's book about the life of a mouse. %0D%0ANew edition, with engraved frontispiece. %0D%0ABookseller's label of Calder to front pastedown. %0D%0A

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1858 Children and the Robin Children's Stories
1858 Children and the Robin Children's Stories

Price: £79.99

A scarce anonymous collection of mid-nineteenth century children's stories with a hand-coloured frontispiece. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Stories included in this book are: The children and the robin. Story of Harriet...

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1859 TWO SCHOOLBOYS Rev Atkinson FICTION 1st
1859 TWO SCHOOLBOYS Rev Atkinson FICTION 1st

Price: £47.99

Scarce first edition of this charming book in blind and gilt embossed red cloth binding. Illustrated with frontispiece and further plates with publisher's catalogue to the rear.   This was Canon Atkinson's first full length...

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1860 FABIOLA; Or The Church of the Catacombs
1860 FABIOLA; Or The Church of the Catacombs

Price: £120.00

An early edition of Patrick Wiseman's Fabiola.   Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration.   Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman (18021865) was an English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, who became the...

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1863 The Water-Babies a Fairy Tale For a Land-Baby by Charles Kingsley First Ed
1863 The Water-Babies a Fairy Tale For a Land-Baby by Charles Kingsley First Ed

Price: £150.00

A first edition, second impression of this classic children's story by Charles Kingsley. With a frontispiece and one further illustration by J. Noel Paton. Written in 18621863 as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, The Water-Babies was...

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1864 Effie's Friends AUGUSTA NOEL childrens FIRST EDN
1864 Effie's Friends AUGUSTA NOEL childrens FIRST EDN

Price: £99.99

Leather bound with gilt lettering to spine and cloth covered boards. A first edition which is illustrated with lovely black and white in-text illustrations by William Henry Rogers. Childrens story published anonymously by Lady...

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1864 Tabby's Travels LUCY ELLEN GUERNSEY Scarce FIRST
1864 Tabby's Travels LUCY ELLEN GUERNSEY Scarce FIRST

Price: £150.00

A scarce first edition of Lucy Ellen Guernsey's Tabby's Travels. Bound in cloth with blindstamped boards and gilt lettering. First edition. Scarce. With a small nameplate on the front pastedown. Very rarely seen and then often...

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1865 EARLY DAYS FOR Second Series Volume V five illustrated
1865 EARLY DAYS FOR Second Series Volume V five illustrated

Price: £29.99

A charming collection of poems, stories and bible stories written for children. Contains a frontispiece and numerous other illustrations.

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1867 Griset's Grotesques POETRY Illustrated Bothers Dalziel First Edition
1867 Griset's Grotesques POETRY Illustrated Bothers Dalziel First Edition

Price: £145.00

A charming collection of children's humorous moral poetry. First edition. With one-hundred quaint designs by Ernest Griset, and engraved by the Brothers Dalziel, these delightful engravings feature amusing caricatures...

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1868 A Book About Boys Ascott R Hope Scarce Second Edition
1868 A Book About Boys Ascott R Hope Scarce Second Edition

Price: £49.99

%0D%0AA collection of essays on the nature of boys from A. R. Hope. %0D%0ASecond edition. %0D%0AThe first and second editions of this work are particularly rare. %0D%0A

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1868 Five Days Entertainments Francis Turner PALGRAVE
1868 Five Days Entertainments Francis Turner PALGRAVE

Price: £54.99

A collection of illustrated children's short stories from Francis Turner Palgrave. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With six plates, collated complete, and eleven in-text illustrations. Bound by Burn &...

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1868 The Five Days Entertainment at Wentworth Grange Palgrave Children's Story
1868 The Five Days Entertainment at Wentworth Grange Palgrave Children's Story

Price: £79.99

A collection of illustrated children's short stories from Francis Turner Palgrave, where each child living at Wentworth Grange tells a different story every day for five days. With numerous illustrations in the text. Francis Turner...

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1869 Children of the Sun POEMS by Caroline M. GEMMER
1869 Children of the Sun POEMS by Caroline M. GEMMER

Price: £95.99

A first edition of Caroline Gemmer's Children of the Sun. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. First edition. Caroline M. Gemmer, pseudonym Gerda Fay, was a childrens author and friend of Christina Rosetti. All...

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1869 The Bab Ballads Much Sound and Little Sense W. S. Gilbert Illustrated First
1869 The Bab Ballads Much Sound and Little Sense W. S. Gilbert Illustrated First

Price: £69.99

A charming collection of these renowned nonsensical ballads from William Gilbert. First edition, originally published in the serial 'Fun'. Adorned with various comic illustrations by the author. In writing the Bab Ballads,...

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1869 The Book of Battles E Shelton C Jones Scarce Adventure Stories Illustrated
1869 The Book of Battles E Shelton C Jones Scarce Adventure Stories Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A scarce edition of this collection of tales about battles. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes.

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1869 The Daisy and Her Friends Tales for Children Frances F Broderip Illustrated
1869 The Daisy and Her Friends Tales for Children Frances F Broderip Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A scarce collection of children's tales from Frances Freeling Broderip. Illustrated with decorative borders and vignette illustrations. With eight-page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1871 Peter Parley's Annual 1871 PETER PARLEY
1871 Peter Parley's Annual 1871 PETER PARLEY

Price: £110.00

A Victorian children's fiction annual with colour illustrations. With ten coloured illustrations, printed in oil, by Benjamin George and numerous illustrations in black and white. With an additional coloured title page. Samuel...

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1871 The Little Orphans And Other Tales The Children's Hour Series Illustrated
1871 The Little Orphans And Other Tales The Children's Hour Series Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A very scarce copy of this collection of Victorian children's stories. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and illustrations throughout. With a Mr Henderson's School prize presentation label to the front pastedown, awarded to...

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1872 The Children With The Indian Rubber Ball Florence Montgomery First Scarce
1872 The Children With The Indian Rubber Ball Florence Montgomery First Scarce

Price: £99.99

A very scarce first edition of this Victorian children's tale. First Edition. Featuring a coloured frontispiece. Florence Montgomery (18431923) was an English novelist and children's writer. Montgomery drew a distinction between...

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1874 Gill's Second Grade Plane Geometry George Gill Childrens Educational Scarce
1874 Gill's Second Grade Plane Geometry George Gill Childrens Educational Scarce

Price: £29.99

A copiously illustrated mathematical textbook for children from Gill's School Series. This clearly well utilised little book has the name G K Smith in neat ink to the front pastedown as well as many contemporary personal geometrical...

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1876 A Treatise on Mensuration For The Use of Schools
1876 A Treatise on Mensuration For The Use of Schools

Price: £29.99

A 'Treatise on Mensuration' is a nineteenth-century book on mathematics. It covers a variety of geometrical topics, providing tasks for students with illustrated examples. It was commissioned by the Ireland Commissioners of...

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1876 Child's Guide KNOWLEDGE Questions Answers F. WARD
1876 Child's Guide KNOWLEDGE Questions Answers F. WARD

Price: £99.99

A smart copy of this popular Victorian children's reference work, in a question and answer format. The fiftieth edition. With explanations of diverse subjects, including commodities, costume, flora and fauna, and historical figures. ...

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1876 Youthful Diligence and Future Greatness W K Tweedie
1876 Youthful Diligence and Future Greatness W K Tweedie

Price: £37.99

A vintage guide to children's behaviour and character-forming. William King Tweedie (18031863) was a Free Church of Scotland minister and writer. Of the Free Church leaders of his day, Tweedie has been one of the most overlooked....

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1881 A Day in A Child's Life Greenaway Children's Songs Coloured Illustrations
1881 A Day in A Child's Life Greenaway Children's Songs Coloured Illustrations

Price: £99.99

A beautifully illustrated book of children's songs. First edition. With colour vignettes and sheet music throughout. Catherine Greenaway (17 March 1846 6 November 1901), known as Kate Greenaway, was an English children's book...

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1882 The Kitten Pilgrims by Robert Michael Ballantyne Illustrated First Edition
1882 The Kitten Pilgrims by Robert Michael Ballantyne Illustrated First Edition

Price: £49.99

A children's storybook, illustrated with numerous amusing and colourful pictures drawn by the author. First edition. The book tells the tale of two kittens, Flimsy and Dick, and their dog Trusty, as they go on adventures and...

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1883 PETER PARLEY'S ANNUAL for 1883
1883 PETER PARLEY'S ANNUAL for 1883

Price: £95.99

A nice, clean copy of the 42nd Peter Parley's Annual. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering, decoration and pictorial boards. Peter Parley was the pseudonym of Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1793 - 1860), an American author and publisher....

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1883 The Fairies A Child's Song William Allingham Coloured Plates Thomson
1883 The Fairies A Child's Song William Allingham Coloured Plates Thomson

Price: £300.00

%0D%0AA scarce and charming book about fairies from William Allingham.%0D%0AWith illustrations by E. Gertrude Thomson. %0D%0AWith advertisements to the front and rear.%0D%0AEmily Gertrude Thomson (18501929) was a British artist and...

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1885 Story of Short Life J H EWING 1st+ illus Childrens
1885 Story of Short Life J H EWING 1st+ illus Childrens

Price: £36.99

Paper covered boards with pictorial design. First edition with several lovely black and white illustrations by Gordon Browne. Mrs. Juliana Horatia Ewing (1842 - 1885) was a writer of children's stories, daughter of The Rev. Alfred...

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1886 A Apple Pie Kate Greenaway Illustrated Alphabet
1886 A Apple Pie Kate Greenaway Illustrated Alphabet

Price: £145.00

A charming victorian pictorial alphabet for children. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans, and drawn illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Greenaway's paintings were reproduced by chromoxylography, by which the colours were printed...

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1888 SUNSHINE Home School World Whittemore
1888 SUNSHINE Home School World Whittemore

Price: £19.99

With Red Berries, the Christmas Supplement to Sunshine bound in. With a frontispiece, vignette title and illustrations in the text throughout.

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1889 Sylvie and Bruno Presented by the Illustrator Harry Furniss Lewis Carroll
1889 Sylvie and Bruno Presented by the Illustrator Harry Furniss Lewis Carroll

Price: £525.00

A first edition of Lewis Carroll's novel set half in Victorian Britain and half in the fantasy world of Fairyland. This copy was a gift of the illustrator, Harry Furniss, and has this pencil inscription to front free endpaper: 'Given...

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1891 Told After Supper by Jerome K Jerome First Edition Illustrated
1891 Told After Supper by Jerome K Jerome First Edition Illustrated

Price: £29.99

Collected stories by Jerome K. Jerome. First edition. With numerous illustrations and publishers catalogue to rear. By the English writer and humorist, best known for the humorous travelogue Three Men in a Boat.  

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1892 Rags and Tatters Stella Austin Story for Boys and Girls Gilt Binding
1892 Rags and Tatters Stella Austin Story for Boys and Girls Gilt Binding

Price: £69.99

A scarce copy of this children's story by Stella Austin. Seventh edition. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1894 Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk Banbury Cross Series Grace Rhys Illus
1894 Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk Banbury Cross Series Grace Rhys Illus

Price: £28.00

%0D%0AThis is a charmingly illustrated edition of these two popular children's tales.%0D%0AProduced as part of the Banbury Cross series with illustrations throughout. %0D%0A

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1895 Andew Lang's The Red True Story Book Illustrated By Henry J Ford First Ed
1895 Andew Lang's The Red True Story Book Illustrated By Henry J Ford First Ed

Price: £39.99

Following The Blue True Story Book here is a further collection of true stories for young readers, edited by Andrew Lang, with numerous plates and woodcut illustrations by Henry J. Ford. With a woodcut to frontispiece and a...

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1895 The Little Green Man F.M. ALLEN First Edition Childrens
1895 The Little Green Man F.M. ALLEN First Edition Childrens

Price: £79.99

A scarce charmingly illustrated work of children's fiction. First and only edition. Beautifully illustrated by Brinsley Lefand. Featuring and an engraved title page. From the author of Through Green Glasses.

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1895 Two Little Pilgrim's Progress First Edition by Frances Hodgson Burnett
1895 Two Little Pilgrim's Progress First Edition by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Price: £49.99

A charming children's story by Frances Hodgson Burnett. First edition. With numerous illustrations by R. W. Macbeth.

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1895 Vol II The Children's League of Pity Paper Illustrated
1895 Vol II The Children's League of Pity Paper Illustrated

Price: £165.00

%0D%0AThe second volume of the Children's League of Pity Paper.%0D%0AProduced by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.%0D%0AIllustrated throughout.%0D%0A

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1897 More Beasts for Worse Children Hilaire Belloc Colour Illustrations
1897 More Beasts for Worse Children Hilaire Belloc Colour Illustrations

Price: £45.00

%0D%0AA children's book, containing humorous poems about various animals, including porcupines, crocodiles, and llamas. %0D%0AWith many illustrations in the text.%0D%0A

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1897-1917 3vol Novels of G A Henty Winning His Spurs Friends Young Buglers
1897-1917 3vol Novels of G A Henty Winning His Spurs Friends Young Buglers

Price: £59.99

Three novels of the popular Victorian author George Alfred Henty. Containing Winning His Spurs (1897), Friends Though Divided (1917), and The Young Buglers: A Tale of the Peninsular War (c.1906) Illustrated with 17 plates...

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1898 Adventures Don Lavington G MANVILLE FENN + plates
1898 Adventures Don Lavington G MANVILLE FENN + plates

Price: £19.99

Cloth bound with gilt lettering to spine and front panel, and pictorial design. Illustrated with several black and white plates and in-text illustrations. George Manville Fenn (January 3, 1831, Pimlico - August 26, 1909, Isleworth)...

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1898 Astray in the Forest Edward Ellis Illustrated
1898 Astray in the Forest Edward Ellis Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A scarce piece of children's fiction which originally appeared in "Little Folks". With six illustrated plates by Stanley L. Wood, featuring a frontispiece depicting a scene from page 89. From the author of "Wolf-Ear the...

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1898 Half Hours In The Deep Nature And Wealth Of The Sea Numerous Illustrations
1898 Half Hours In The Deep Nature And Wealth Of The Sea Numerous Illustrations

Price: £74.99

Half Hours in the Deep The Nature and Wealth of the Sea is a collection of natural history writings by various authors from the series: The Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature, and Science for Young Readers. With numerous...

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1898 Viking-Boys by Jessie ME Saxby Illustrated Childrens Fiction Very Scarce
1898 Viking-Boys by Jessie ME Saxby Illustrated Childrens Fiction Very Scarce

Price: £69.99

A scarce children's adventure story by the Shetland writer Jessie M. E. Saxby. "Foremost among the Shetlanders who wrote in English was the renowned Jessie M.E. Saxby, who was born 1842 as a member of the famous Edmondston family,...

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1898-9 Forgotten Children's Books Andrew W Tuer
1898-9 Forgotten Children's Books Andrew W Tuer

Price: £49.99

A collection of stories and illustrations from numerous children's tales, collected by Andrew W. Tuer. With four hundred illustrations throughout. Including The Instructor and Guide for Little Masters, Prince Dorus, Dame WIggins...

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1899 Bob Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
1899 Bob Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant

Price: £19.99

A good edition of this children's novel about two sheepdogs. Bob, Son of Battle is a children's classic written by English author Alfred Ollivant. It was published in 1898, and went on to become a popular children's book both...

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1899 Greedy Frederick Florence Leigh Children's Tale Colour Illustrations
1899 Greedy Frederick Florence Leigh Children's Tale Colour Illustrations

Price: £130.00

%0D%0AA very scarce collection of children's stories, each with a strong moral message. %0D%0AIllustrated throughout with many coloured pictures in the text.%0D%0A

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1899 The Red Book of Animal Stories Selected by Andrew Lang Illustrated First
1899 The Red Book of Animal Stories Selected by Andrew Lang Illustrated First

Price: £49.99

A beautifully illustrated collection of animal stories, selected and edited by Andrew Lang, a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of...

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1900 Chapel Street Children Edith Farmiloe First Edition Children's Stories
1900 Chapel Street Children Edith Farmiloe First Edition Children's Stories

Price: £59.99

A scarce first edition of this collection of children's tales from Edith Farmiloe. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes. Including tales such as Naughty Lily, Tit-Bits, Bill's Promise and many others.

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1900 The Struwwelpeter Alphabet Harold Begbie Coloured Illustrations
1900 The Struwwelpeter Alphabet Harold Begbie Coloured Illustrations

Price: £69.00

%0D%0AA satirical alphabet, illustrated in the style of the German children's story, Struwwelpeter. %0D%0AWith many hand-coloured pages throughout. %0D%0AEdward Harold Begbie (18711929), also known as Harold Begbie, was an English...

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1901 CHILDREN Dogs' Tales by RJL Price FIRST EDITION
1901 CHILDREN Dogs' Tales by RJL Price FIRST EDITION

Price: £79.99

A scarce First Edition of Lloyd Price's Dogs' Tales, or, Canina facundia. Bound in cloth with stamped lettering and pictorial illustration. A Book for Middle-Aged Children. A collection of canine reminiscences. Richard John Lloyd...

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1901 Ignoramus A Fairy Story By E Todd Illustrated May Chatteris Fisher
1901 Ignoramus A Fairy Story By E Todd Illustrated May Chatteris Fisher

Price: £125.00

A scarce fairy story about a young girl nicknamed 'Ignoramus' with an illustration to frontispiece, black and white plates and further illustrations integrated with the text. First edition. With decorative capitals...

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1902 Gallon The Charity Ghost Tale Of Christmas Illustrated Gordon Browne First
1902 Gallon The Charity Ghost Tale Of Christmas Illustrated Gordon Browne First

Price: £36.99

The Charity Ghost is a children's Christmas tale by Tom Gallon with twenty-seven illustrations by Gordon Browne. First edition. Tom Gallon (1866 - 1914) was a British playwright and novelist. Gordon Frederick Browne...

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1902 KINGSLEY HEROES Greek Fairy Tales Children Illus
1902 KINGSLEY HEROES Greek Fairy Tales Children Illus

Price: £150.00

Kingsley's classic retelling of the Greek stories of Perseus, the Argonauts and Theseus, in a prize binding from Wadham House, Hale. With a bookbinder's label for James Galt and Co, Manchester, to the front pastedown. Featuring...

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1902 The Boys' Book of Bravery R Power Berrey Illustrated
1902 The Boys' Book of Bravery R Power Berrey Illustrated

Price: £29.99

%0D%0AA book of daring deeds and adventures for young boys. %0D%0AIllustrated with several plates, including a frontispiece. %0D%0A

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1903 Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat Illustrated New Pleasewell Series Verse
1903 Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat Illustrated New Pleasewell Series Verse

Price: £79.99

An attractive little book of verse. With full-colour illustration to front board and four further colour plates, as well as three black and white drawings in-text. Part of the New Pleasewell Series.

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1903 JUST SO SONG Book KIPLING 1st US ed
1903 JUST SO SONG Book KIPLING 1st US ed

Price: £347.99

A red cloth hardback with a decorated front board and gilt lettering.   Twelve songs from the author's Just So Stories set to music.   This edition appears to be the first US edition. On the reverse of the title...

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1903 Tom Catapus and Potiphar A Tale of Ancient Egypt by Lily Schofield Illus
1903 Tom Catapus and Potiphar A Tale of Ancient Egypt by Lily Schofield Illus

Price: £99.99

A children's story set in Egypt, written in verse and illustrated throughout. First edition. In a gutta-percha, or caoutchouc binding with a yap edge to front board. This is an early form of adhesive binding. All leaves...

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1903 With Kitchener in the Soudan G A Henty Fiction Illustrated First Edition
1903 With Kitchener in the Soudan G A Henty Fiction Illustrated First Edition

Price: £54.99

A first edition of prolific novelist G. A Henty's adventure novel. 'With Kitchener in the Soudan' is the story of the British military expedition under Lord Kitchener and the subsequent destruction of the Mahdi's followers. With...

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1904 In The Kings Name G MANVILLE FENN + plates
1904 In The Kings Name G MANVILLE FENN + plates

Price: £19.99

Cloth bound with pictorial design to front board and spine. Illustrated wih six full page black and white plates. George Manville Fenn (January 3, 1831, Pimlico - August 26, 1909, Isleworth) was a British writer. He worked as a...

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1905 BOYS OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE Herbert Strang 1ST ED
1905  BOYS OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE  Herbert Strang 1ST ED

Price: £159.99

A bright first edition of Hebert Strang's Boys of the Light Brigade. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial boards. First edition. With a preface by Colonel Willoughby Verner, late Rifle Brigade. Illustrated by...

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1906 Child's LIFE of JESUS Colour plates steedman
1906  Child's LIFE of JESUS Colour plates steedman

Price: £85.00

C. M. Steedman's The Child's Life of Jesus in a nouveau binding. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration.  First edition. With thirty colour plates, including frontis, collated complete. With Henry March Gilberts...

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1906 CHATTERBOX Halfpenny weekly John Erskine Clarke
1906 CHATTERBOX Halfpenny weekly John Erskine Clarke

Price: £168.00

The Chatterbox from 1906 unusual in a modern crushed morocco binding. A great collector's item. With several full page colour illustrations. Chatterbox was a halfpenny weekly paper for older children founded in 1866 by John...

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1906 The Child's LIFE of JESUS by STEEDMAN & WOODROFFE
1906 The Child's LIFE of JESUS by STEEDMAN & WOODROFFE

Price: £89.99

C. M. Steedman's The Child's Life of Jesus in a nouveau binding. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, and pictorial front board. First edition. With thirty colour plates, including frontis, collated complete. Paul...

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1907 Here's a Lark Binkie Brown and Arthur Cowen Illustrated Rosa C Petherick
1907 Here's a Lark Binkie Brown and Arthur Cowen Illustrated Rosa C Petherick

Price: £98.00

%0D%0AA scarce collection of poems and stories for children from the early twentieth century.%0D%0AWith coloured plates and illustrations in the text by Rosa C. Petherick. %0D%0A

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1907 Story of Little Janet MCCGILLIVRAY 1st SIGNED
1907 Story of Little Janet MCCGILLIVRAY 1st SIGNED

Price: £49.99

A charming book with illustrated paper covered boards and plates throughout.  This is a presentation copy with inscription to the front blank end paper; "To the right honourable Lady Reay from the author with his respectful...

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1908 Hudson Bay Or Everyday Life In The Wilds By R Ballantyne With Colour Plates
1908 Hudson Bay Or Everyday Life In The Wilds By R Ballantyne With Colour Plates

Price: £18.99

Observations of pioneer life written for boys written during six years' residence in the territories of the Hon. Hudson Bay Company. With colour plates and black and white fifty further illustrations designed by Bayard...

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1908 The Changeling Sir Digby PIGOTT Nature Childrens
1908 The Changeling Sir Digby PIGOTT Nature Childrens

Price: £83.99

A delightfully illustrated children's tale with a sprinkling of educational natural history. With a colour frontis and one colour plate. What a Boy whose eyes had been opened saw of the real life of the wild creatures round...

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1909 Blue Goops and Red Manual Polite Deportment Manners Children Gelett Burgess
1909 Blue Goops and Red Manual Polite Deportment Manners Children Gelett Burgess

Price: £695.00

A wonderful didactic children's book that takes as its theme 'turning over a new leaf', from an important figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary renaissance of the 1890s First Edition. The most difficult to source of...

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1909 Children's Dickens Stories Selected from Various Tales Colour Plates
1909 Children's Dickens Stories Selected from Various Tales Colour Plates

Price: £18.99

An illustrated collection of the tales of Dickens, retold for children. With numerous colour plates and vignette illustrations. Including Little Nell, David Copperfield, and The Tale of Tiny Tim.

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1909 S H Hamer The Forest Foundling Colour Plates Harry Rountree First Edition
1909 S H Hamer The Forest Foundling Colour Plates Harry Rountree First Edition

Price: £115.00

A scarce edition of The Forest Foundling by S. H. Hamer with thirty-three illustrations by Harry Rountree. First edition. Some of the illustrations are lovely colour plates, the rest are integrated with the text and are black...

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1910 Two Little Savages Ernest Thompson Seton Illustrated Adventure Story
1910 Two Little Savages Ernest Thompson Seton Illustrated Adventure Story

Price: £49.99

A scarce edition of this adventure story for children, set in North America. Ernest Thompson Seton (August 14, 1860 October 23, 1946) was a Scots-Canadian (and naturalized U.S. citizen) who became a noted author, wildlife artist,...

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1911 Kitten's Garden of Verses by Oliver Herford First Edition Illustrated
1911 Kitten's Garden of Verses by Oliver Herford First Edition Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A charming copy of 'The Kitten's Garden of Verses' by Oliver Herford. Includes a binders stamp from 'The Galiganni Library' and illustrations throughout. First Edition.

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1911 Our Old Nursery Rhymes Original Tunes Harmonized Alfred Moffat Colour Plate
1911 Our Old Nursery Rhymes Original Tunes Harmonized Alfred Moffat Colour Plate

Price: £45.00

%0D%0AA collection of classic nursery rhymes set to music by Alfred Moffat. %0D%0AWith many coloured illustrations throughout by H. Willebeek le Mair. %0D%0AIncluding Mary Had A Little Lamb, Yankee Doodle, Humpty Dumpty and more.%0D%0A...

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1912 Little Pageant Plays for Children by E. E. BLOXAM
1912 Little Pageant Plays for Children by E. E. BLOXAM

Price: £59.99

A scarce first edition of E. E. Bloxam's Pageant Plays for Children. Bound in cloth with pictorial front board. First edition. Scarce. A sweet little book of pageant plays for children.

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1912-15 4v STORIES Scottish History Dante Greek Tragedy King Arthur Through Ages
1912-15 4v STORIES Scottish History Dante Greek Tragedy King Arthur Through Ages

Price: £125.00

Four wonderful volumes from Harrap's Told Through the Ages series, each containing a selection of stories from history and myth. Featuring frontispieces and numerous further plates with lovely illustrations. Publisher's catalogue...

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1913 Jacknapes and Other Tales By J h Ewing Colour Illustrations By H M Brock
1913 Jacknapes and Other Tales By J h Ewing Colour Illustrations By H M Brock

Price: £29.99

A scarce edition of these tales with eight colour illustrations by H. M. Brock. The tales are Jacknapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and The Story of a Short Life by Ewing. Juliana Horatia Ewing (1841 - 1885) was an English writer of...

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1914 Round the Wonderful World G E Mitton Children's Travel
1914 Round the Wonderful World G E Mitton Children's Travel

Price: £29.99

A children's travel book, told as a meandering walk across various countries and cities of the world. Some of the locations mentioned are Jerusalem, India, France, and many more. With numerous illustrations throughout, including...

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1915 Come Unto These Yellow Sands Margaret L Woods Childrens Illustrated Hancock
1915 Come Unto These Yellow Sands Margaret L Woods Childrens Illustrated Hancock

Price: £74.99

A strikingly illustrated early edition of Margaret L. Woods' only children's book. Margaret Louisa Woods (1856 - 1945) was an English writer, known for novels and poetry, she generally wrote more scholarly and adult works, a fact...

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1915 SCOUTS First Steps in SCOUTING Tenderfoot by YOUNG
1915 SCOUTS First Steps in SCOUTING Tenderfoot by YOUNG

Price: £185.00

First Steps in Scouting pamphlet by Robert E. Young, plus The Pathfinders: Senior Scouts concert programme. First Steps in Scouting in original wraps, The Pathfinders one folded sheet. First Steps in Scouting presumed First...

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1915 Wee Willie Winkie Under the Deodars Other Stories Kipling Spottiswoode
1915 Wee Willie Winkie Under the Deodars Other Stories Kipling Spottiswoode

Price: £24.99

A collection of children's stories from beloved author, Rudyard Kipling Including Wee Willie Winkie, Under the Deodars, The Phantom Rickshaw, His Majesty the King and many others. In a Spottiswoode and Co. binding (binder's ink...

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1919 The Queen of Hearts and Other Plays Edgar A Browne Illustrated First Scarce
1919 The Queen of Hearts and Other Plays Edgar A Browne Illustrated First Scarce

Price: £24.99

A scarce first edition of Edgar Athelstane Browne's children's plays. Browne is more well known for his book 'Phiz and Dickens as they appeared to Edgar Browne', a book about his father, Hablot K. Browne, the...

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1920 The Water Babies By Charles Kingsley Colour Plates A E Jackson
1920 The Water Babies By Charles Kingsley Colour Plates A E Jackson

Price: £99.99

A charmingly illustrated copy of this children's tale by Charles Kingsley. With numerous tipped-in coloured plates by A. E. Jackson. The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a children's novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley....

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1921 Airplane Spider By Gilbert Murray Eight Colour Plate By Harrison Cady FIRST
1921 Airplane Spider By Gilbert Murray Eight Colour Plate By Harrison Cady FIRST

Price: £34.99

A children's story by Gilbert Murray with eight colour full page illustrations in colour by Harrison Cady. First edition. With previous child's inscriptions in pencil to front and rear endpapers. Walter Harrison Cady (1877 - 1970)...

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1921 Puck Annual A Picture and Story Book
1921 Puck Annual A Picture and Story Book

Price: £69.99

A colourful children's annual periodical. Illustrated in colour throughout, featuring original pictorial binding. With stories such as "The Unknown Knight", "Peggy and the Trenches", "The Rabbit and the Two Dogs" and "The Herald...

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1921 The Luck of the Bean-Rows Charles Nodier Illustrated
1921 The Luck of the Bean-Rows Charles Nodier Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A charmingly illustrated work of children's fiction told in verse. Translated from the French by Charles Nodier. With coloured illustrations throughout by Claud Lovat Fraser.

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1923 Land And Sea Tales For Scouts And Guides By Rudyard Kipling
1923 Land And Sea Tales For Scouts And Guides By Rudyard Kipling

Price: £27.99

Land and Sea Tales for Scouts and Guides by Rudyard Kipling who was a Boy Scout Commissioner. A reprint of the first edition, printed the same month as the first. With a poem as a preface and a collection of stories including:...

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1924 Through the Green Door by Anne Macdonald Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler
1924 Through the Green Door by Anne Macdonald Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler

Price: £79.99

A charming book of poems for children, beautifully illustrated. First edition. Inscribed by the author. With seven full-colour plates and numerous further black and white drawings. Illustrator Dorothy Muriel Wheeler (18911966)...

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1929 More About Me Poems For a Child John Drinkwater in Dustwrapper
1929 More About Me Poems For a Child John Drinkwater in Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

A scarce collection of children's stories by John Drinkwater. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes.

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1929 Vesely Rok Fr. S. Prochazka Jos. Wenig with Lithographs and Dustwrapper
1929 Vesely Rok Fr. S. Prochazka Jos. Wenig with Lithographs and Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

A charming work of children's fiction, illustrated throughout with coloured lithographs. Written in Czech. Illustrated by Jos. Wenig. Uncommon.

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1930 2vol H C Anderson Eventyr og Historier Vilhelm Pederson Danish Fairy Tales
1930 2vol H C Anderson Eventyr og Historier Vilhelm Pederson Danish Fairy Tales

Price: £99.99

A collection of the fairy tales of Hans Christian Anderson. In Danish. Illustrated throughout with two plates and numerous vignettes by Vilhelm Pederson. Andersen's fairy tales, which have been translated into more than 125...

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1930 John Galsworthy Memories Maud Earl Illustrated
1930 John Galsworthy Memories Maud Earl Illustrated

Price: £30.00

%0D%0AA third edition reprint of Galsworthy's Memories, originally published in "The Inn of Tranquility" , 1912.%0D%0AIllustrated throughout by Maud Earl with a coloured frontispiece.%0D%0AJohn Galsworthy (1867 1933) was an English...

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1930-31 The Boy's Own Annual Volume 53 1930-1931 Illustrated Edit Pocklington
1930-31 The Boy's Own Annual Volume 53 1930-1931 Illustrated Edit Pocklington

Price: £19.99

The Boy's Own Annual  Volume 53. Edited by Geoffrey R. Pocklington, B.A. Illustrated with colour plate to frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. The Boy's Own Paper was a British story paper aimed...

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1931 J M Barries Peter Pan and Wendy by May Byron Illustrated Dustwrapper Scarce
1931 J M Barries Peter Pan and Wendy by May Byron Illustrated Dustwrapper Scarce

Price: £135.00

A charmingly illustrated copy of this retelling of Peter Pan. May Clarissa Gillington Byron (18611936) was a British writer and poet, best known for her work on this, and other, abridgements of J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan books. With...

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1931 Lilian CHEESMAN Peter And His Pals CHILDRENS Illus
1931 Lilian CHEESMAN Peter And His Pals CHILDRENS Illus

Price: £22.99

A green, cloth hardback with decorative cover and illustrated throughout.  This children's story is illustrated throughout, with six, full page, colour plates, including the frontispiece.  There are also many black and...

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1932 Dolls and Puppets Max von Boehn Josephine Nicoll Colour Plates
1932 Dolls and Puppets Max von Boehn Josephine Nicoll Colour Plates

Price: £29.99

%0D%0AA wonderfully illustrated collector's guide to dolls and puppets. %0D%0AWith thirty plates in colour, and hundreds of other illustrations. %0D%0AIncluding a note on puppets from George Bernard Shaw. %0D%0A

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1932 KELLOGG'S Funny Jungleland Moving Pictures
1932 KELLOGG'S Funny Jungleland Moving Pictures

Price: £19.99

A charming copy of Kellogg's Funny Jungleland Moving-pictures, a promotional childrens' booklet published by W.K. Kellogg's. This very old childrens' booklet advertises Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies and Pep. The booklet...

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1933 Angus Lost Marjorie Flack Illustrated Children's Story
1933 Angus Lost Marjorie Flack Illustrated Children's Story

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this children's story about a Scottie called Angus. Illustrated throughout with with numerous colour and monochrome lithographs.

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1933 The Story Book of Transportation Petersham First Edition with Lithographs
1933 The Story Book of Transportation Petersham First Edition with Lithographs

Price: £29.99

A charming work of children's fiction, illustrated throughout with coloured lithographs. First edition. Complete with the original illustrated dustwrapper.

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1934 A Book of Old Ballads Beverly Nichols Colour Plates Childrens
1934 A Book of Old Ballads Beverly Nichols Colour Plates Childrens

Price: £29.99

An illustrated collection of old ballads, selected by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates, and vignettes in the text by H. M. Brock. Including The Heir of Linne, The Spanish Lady's Love, Chevy...

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1934 An Old Book of Ballads B Nichols H M Brock Colour Plates
1934 An Old Book of Ballads B Nichols H M Brock Colour Plates

Price: £24.99

A collection of old ballads and poems, selected by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates by H. M. Brock, as well as many vignette illustrations. Including Mandalay, Clerk Colvill, Chevy Chase and...

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1934 Beverly Nichols A Book of Old Ballads Colour Plates Childrens
1934 Beverly Nichols A Book of Old Ballads Colour Plates Childrens

Price: £24.99

%0D%0AA charmingly illustrated collection of old ballads, selected by Beverley Nichols.%0D%0AIllustrated throughout with many coloured plates, and vignettes in the text by H. M. Brock. %0D%0AIncluding The Heir of Linne, The...

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1935 Mitty and Mr Syrup by Ruth Holberg Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper
1935 Mitty and Mr Syrup by Ruth Holberg Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this lovely children's story about Mitty and her fiend, Mr Syrup the milkman. Written and illustrated by the wife and husband duo, Ruth and Richard Holberg. Complete with original dustwrapper.

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1935 This Little Pig Helen and Alf Evers First Edition with Lithographs
1935 This Little Pig Helen and Alf Evers First Edition with Lithographs

Price: £59.99

A charming work of children's fiction, illustrated throughout with coloured lithographs. First edition. Complete with the original illustrated dustwrapper. "The story of a little pink pig who didn't like his curly tail".

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1935 Turf Fire Tales Mary F Patton Illustrated Children's Stories
1935 Turf Fire Tales Mary F Patton Illustrated Children's Stories

Price: £22.99

A collection of short stories for children by Mary Patton. Illustrated throughout by H. R. Millar. Including Tornasin in the Woods, The Elephant That Was Late, Wigga, and others.

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1936 Thrills of the Seven Seas Illustrated Childrens
1936 Thrills of the Seven Seas Illustrated Childrens

Price: £19.99

A wonderful nautical adventure book for children. With a colour frontispiece and several black and white photographic plates. With illustrations in the text throughout.

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1937 Oil Comes To Us Rose Wyler Warren McSpadden Childrens Illustrated Uncommon
1937 Oil Comes To Us Rose Wyler Warren McSpadden Childrens Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £19.99

The soft cover edition of this children's book about oil. With charming colour autolithograph illustrations by TH. D. Luykx, depicting the journey of oil from its origins to our homes. Uncommon.

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1937 The Alphabet Set Forth in Six and Twenty Pictures Mr Monro
1937 The Alphabet Set Forth in Six and Twenty Pictures Mr Monro

Price: £160.00

A children's pictorial representation of the english alphabet. First reprint of the first edition. Charmingly illustrated in colour. Original presented to the children of Queen Mary's Hospital.

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1937 The Story of the Modern World Donald Culross Peattie Illustrated Childrens
1937 The Story of the Modern World Donald Culross Peattie Illustrated Childrens

Price: £26.99

A lovely copy of this strikingly illustrated children's history book. Authored by Donald Culross Peattie (1898 1964) an American botanist, naturalist and author. He was described by Joseph Wood Krutch as "perhaps the most...

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1937 Vernon Stokes & Cynthia Harnett Junk, the Puppy Illustrated
1937 Vernon Stokes & Cynthia Harnett Junk, the Puppy Illustrated

Price: £24.00

%0D%0AA copy of Harnett and Stokes' Junk, the Puppy.%0D%0ACynthia Harnett (1893 1981) was an English author and illustrator of children's books, mainly. She is best known for six historical novels that feature ordinary teen-age children...

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1938 CHILDREN'S Wee Gillis by M. LEAF Illus. FIRST ED.
1938 CHILDREN'S Wee Gillis by M. LEAF Illus. FIRST ED.

Price: £119.99

A fully illustrated edition of Leaf's Scottish children's story. Bound in quarter-cloth with stamped lettering and pictorial paper-covered boards, with an unclipped dustwrapper. First Edition, second printing. With Robert Lawson's...

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1939 How They Fly James Gardner Illustrated Birds Aircraft Balloon FIRST Edition
1939 How They Fly James Gardner Illustrated Birds Aircraft Balloon FIRST Edition

Price: £37.99

A beautifully illustrated first edition of this children's book about flying creatures and aircraft. First Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and illustrated with auto chromolithographs throughout.

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1939 The Travels of Maurice Alice M Coats Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper
1939 The Travels of Maurice Alice M Coats Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £165.00

A beautiful work of children's fiction by Alice M. Coats. Tells the story of a globe-trotting bunny with a pink cotton-tail, named Maurice.  Delightfully illustrated throughout. First edition.

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1939 Wild Lone Story of a Pytchley Fox B B Illustrated
1939 Wild Lone Story of a Pytchley Fox B B Illustrated

Price: £79.99

The story of Rufus, a lone fox, and his life around the village of Pytchley. Second impression of the first edition. With numerous illustrations of the fox's adventures throughout, also by the book's author.

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1941 Das Jahr Des Bauern By Ernst Georg Ruegg With Colour Autolithographs Plates
1941 Das Jahr Des Bauern By Ernst Georg Ruegg With Colour Autolithographs Plates

Price: £69.99

Das Jahr de Bauern by Von Ernst Georg Ruegg. In German. Illustrated with black and white line drawings integrated with text and colour autolithographs. A children's story book called The Year of the Farmers.

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1942 Barney's Adventure by Margot Austin Illustrated Lithograph First Edition
1942 Barney's Adventure by Margot Austin Illustrated Lithograph First Edition

Price: £24.99

A children's story illustrated throughout with charming lithographs. First edition.

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1942 Barney's Adventure by Margot Austin Illustrated Uncommon First Edition
1942 Barney's Adventure by Margot Austin Illustrated Uncommon First Edition

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this delightful children's tale. Written and illustrated by Margot Austin. With many lovely monochrome autolithographs depicting Barney's adventures through the forest. Uncommon.

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1943 Golden Coney Children's Story Eleanor Farjeon First Edition
1943 Golden Coney Children's Story Eleanor Farjeon First Edition

Price: £29.99

A small collection of intertwining stories about a group of cats in one neighbourhood. Dedicated to the author's late cat. With frontispiece portrait of a cat.

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1943 Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch Ann Hark Illustrated First Ed Dustwrapper
1943 Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch Ann Hark Illustrated First Ed Dustwrapper

Price: £22.99

A first edition of this delightful historical children's book. Featuring page upon page of colour autolithographs by C. H. De Witt. Complete with its original dustwrapper.  

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1943-1945 3Vol Beatrix Potter Collection Titlemouse, Bad Mice, Nutkin
1943-1945 3Vol Beatrix Potter Collection Titlemouse, Bad Mice, Nutkin

Price: £49.99

A charmingly illustrated collection of children's work from renowned author, Beatrix Potter. Collection includes "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin" 1943, dated via printing code 381.843 . "The Tale of Mrs.Tittlemouse" 1944,...

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1944 Bob-Tail Pup Vernon Stokes Cynthia Harnett Colour Plates Children's Story
1944 Bob-Tail Pup Vernon Stokes Cynthia Harnett Colour Plates Children's Story

Price: £29.99

A charmingly illustrated children's tale about a puppy by Cynthia Harnett and Vernon Stokes. First edition. Cynthia Harnett (22 June 1893 25 October 1981) was an English author and illustrator of children's books, mainly. She...

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1944-47 3 Vol Pinkie Mouse by Margaret Tempest Children's Illustrated
1944-47 3 Vol Pinkie Mouse by Margaret Tempest Children's Illustrated

Price: £50.00

%0D%0AThis is a charmingly illustrated set of three children's tales.%0D%0AIllustrations and stories by Margaret Tempest.%0D%0AMargaret Mary Tempest was an illustrator and author best known for her illustrations of the Little Grey...

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1945 Bramble Drawn and Told Margery Colman First Edition with Lithographs
1945 Bramble Drawn and Told Margery Colman First Edition with Lithographs

Price: £34.99

A charming work of children's fiction, illustrated throughout with coloured lithographs. First edition. Complete with the original illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated by the author.

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1945 Mickey et Son Navire Disney Illustrated Colour Plates Donald Goofy With DW
1945 Mickey et Son Navire Disney Illustrated Colour Plates Donald Goofy With DW

Price: £125.00

A brightly illustrated children's storybook starring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy. In French. Really this about the dustwrapper, which for this 1945 children's books is very unusual. With many full-colour illustrations...

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1945 The Cottage in the Wild Wood Dorothy Clewes Lithpgraphs by Irene Hawkins
1945 The Cottage in the Wild Wood Dorothy Clewes Lithpgraphs by Irene Hawkins

Price: £42.99

A first edition of this illustrated children's tale by Dorothy Cleves. With six colour autolithographs by Irene Hawkins.

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1946 Ishybushy And Topknot Bernard Elinor Darwin FIRST Edition Illustrated
1946 Ishybushy And Topknot Bernard Elinor Darwin FIRST Edition Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A first edition of this nicely illustrated children's story, dating from the 1940s. First Edition. Featuring a coloured frontispiece and 6 coloured plates.

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1946 Jonathan Bangs Said No-o-o-o-o-o-o-o by Loris Corcos Childrens Very Scarce
1946 Jonathan Bangs Said No-o-o-o-o-o-o-o by Loris Corcos Childrens Very Scarce

Price: £34.99

A charming little children's book 'for two-year-olds' by Loris Corcos. Beautifully illustrated with autolithographs throughout. With the bookplate of one Jens Sigsgaard to the front pastedown. Very scarce.

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1946 William - The Outlaw By Richmal Crompton Just Illustrated by Thomas Henry
1946 William - The Outlaw By Richmal Crompton Just Illustrated by Thomas Henry

Price: £44.99

The seventh book in Richmal Crompton's Just William series. A twentieth impression of the first edition. With the charming illustrations of Thomas Henry, and in the original illustrated dustwrapper.

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1947 Cat Jeoffrey from Rejoice in Lamb by Christopher Smart Illustrated Scarce
1947 Cat Jeoffrey from Rejoice in Lamb by Christopher Smart Illustrated Scarce

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of 'Cat Jeoffrey from Rejoice in the Lamb', a charming children's story by Christopher Smart. Includes a bookplate to the verso of the front board. With twenty-five illustrations by Stanley W. Odell.

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1947 Cruise of the Kingsfisher by Stacpoole Childrens Boys Adventure Illustrated
1947 Cruise of the Kingsfisher by Stacpoole Childrens Boys Adventure Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A charmingly illustrated work of children's fiction by Henry De Vere Stacpoole. A ship's doctor for more than forty years, Stacpoole was an expert on the South Pacific islands, which feature heavily in this exciting deep sea adventure...

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1947 Der Struwwelpeter Dr H Hoffman German Folk Tales Colour Illustrations
1947 Der Struwwelpeter Dr H Hoffman German Folk Tales Colour Illustrations

Price: £34.00

%0D%0AA collection of German children's morality stories by Heinrich Hoffman.%0D%0AWith many colourful illustrations throughout. %0D%0AHoffmann wrote Struwwelpeter in reaction to the lack of good children's books. Intending to buy...

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1947 Enid Blyton Happy House Children Again Illustrated By K Gell First Edition
1947 Enid Blyton Happy House Children Again Illustrated By K Gell First Edition

Price: £24.99

A relatively scarce copy of The Happy-House Children Again by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Kathleen Gell and printed in three colour and with illustrated endpapers. First edition. This is the sequel to Blyton's 1946 book The...

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1948 A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go R. D. Akehurst Nursery Rhyme
1948 A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go R. D. Akehurst Nursery Rhyme

Price: £60.00

%0D%0AThis is a charmingly illustrated pamphlet of lyrics to this well known nursery rhyme.%0D%0ADesigned and illustrated by R. D. Akehurst.%0D%0A

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1948 Farmer-Baker Story and Pictures Rivers-Moore with Lithographs First Edition
1948 Farmer-Baker Story and Pictures Rivers-Moore with Lithographs First Edition

Price: £49.99

A charming work of children's fiction, illustrated throughout with coloured lithographs. First edition. Illustrated by the author.

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1948 Selwyn the Sealion by Myrtle Jerrett Childrens Illustrated Lithograph First
1948 Selwyn the Sealion by Myrtle Jerrett Childrens Illustrated Lithograph First

Price: £54.99

A colourful children's book about Selwyn, a sealion who leaves the circus and catches a train to the sea. Featuring charming colour pencil autolithographs throughout. With a neat ink inscription to front pastedown reading...

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1950 Farrusco The Blackbird Denis Brass Portuguese Stories Illustrated
1950 Farrusco The Blackbird Denis Brass Portuguese Stories Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A collection of Portuguese children's stories by Miguel Torga. Illustrated throughout by Including Magdalen, Nero the Pointer and Farrusco the Blackbird, amongst many others.

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1951 The Boys' Book of Magic Dustwrapper
1951 The Boys' Book of Magic Dustwrapper

Price: £39.00

%0D%0AA reprint of the charming The Boys' Book of Magic, orginally published in 1949.%0D%0AA guide to magic tricks for children.%0D%0AIllustrated throughout with a variety of engravings accompanying the instructive text.%0D%0A

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1952 Martijn de Ljsvogel Door Lida, Rojankovsky and Voorhoeve with Lithographs
1952 Martijn de Ljsvogel Door Lida, Rojankovsky and Voorhoeve with Lithographs

Price: £69.99

A charming work of children's fiction, illustrated throughout with coloured lithographs. Written in Dutch. Scarce. Illustrated by F. Rojankovsky.

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1955 The Happy Lion Louise Fatio First Edition with Lithographs
1955 The Happy Lion Louise Fatio First Edition with Lithographs

Price: £79.99

A charming work of children's fiction, illustrated throughout with many coloured lithographs. First edition. Complete with the original illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated by Roger Duvoisin.

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1955 William And The Moon Rocket By Crompton Illustrated Second Imp Dustwrapper
1955 William And The Moon Rocket By Crompton Illustrated Second Imp Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

One of Richmal Crompton's later 'William' books, in original unclipped colour illustrated dustwrapper in a protective brodart wrapper. With Thomas Henry's illustrations throughout. Second impression. Richmal Crompton Lamburn (15...

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1956 Marshall God Loves You Drawings By Nora Unwin First English In Dustwrapper
1956 Marshall God Loves You Drawings By Nora Unwin First English In Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

God Loves You Our Family's Favourite Stories and Prayers by Catherine and Peter Marshall with drawings by Nora S. Unwin. First English edition in unclipped dustwrapper. Text printed in colour and illustrated with colour autolithographs. ...

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1957 Home Farm Part One J M Branson B Lambourne Colour Illustrations
1957 Home Farm Part One J M Branson B Lambourne Colour Illustrations

Price: £19.99

A wonderfully illustrated children's guide to farm life by J. M. Branson. With numerous beautiful colour autolithographs by Barbara Lambourne.

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1958 Vipont Bless This Day Colour Illustration Harold Jones Dustwrapper First UK
1958 Vipont Bless This Day Colour Illustration Harold Jones Dustwrapper First UK

Price: £59.99

Bless this Day A Book of Prayer for Children an anthology of prayers for children compiled by Elfrida Vipont. Illustrated in colour with autolithographs by Harold Jones. First English edition in dustwrapper. Elfrida Vipont...

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1958 Vom Kamin Der Ein Aussichtsturm Werden Wollte Karl Heintz Erzahlt Childrens
1958 Vom Kamin Der Ein Aussichtsturm Werden Wollte Karl Heintz Erzahlt Childrens

Price: £36.99

A scarce copy of this German children's story dating from the 1950s. In German. 'Mit bildren von Maleen Pacha'. 'Illustrated by Maleen Pacha'.

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1959 The Story About Ping Flack Marjorie Colour Lithographs Children
1959 The Story About Ping Flack Marjorie Colour Lithographs Children

Price: £22.99

A scarce children's story by Marjorie Flack about a duckling named Ping. Illustrated throughout with numerous beautiful colour autolithographs by the author.  

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1960 Candy Floss Rumer Godden Colour Lithographs Children's Tales
1960 Candy Floss Rumer Godden Colour Lithographs Children's Tales

Price: £49.99

A beautifully illustrated children's tale by Rumer Godden. With numerous colour and monochome lithographs by Adrienne Adams. Margaret Rumer Godden OBE (10 December 1907 8 November 1998) was an English author of over 60 fiction...

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1960 For the Leg of a Chicken by Bettina First Edition Author's Presentation
1960 For the Leg of a Chicken by Bettina First Edition Author's Presentation

Price: £44.99

A first edition of this beautiful storybook, inscribed by the author to her doctor. An ink inscription to front free endpaper reads, 'For the Leg of a Chicken, dedicated to Dr. I. R. Marre by the thumb of the artist - restored through...

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1960 Jalopy at the Rally Louise Cochrane Illustrated Childrens Cats Scarce
1960 Jalopy at the Rally Louise Cochrane Illustrated Childrens Cats Scarce

Price: £69.99

A lovely copy of this '60s children's book. Authored by Louise Cochrane (1918   2012), an American-born writer and television producer best known for creating the BBC Children's TV programme Rag, Tag and Bobtail in the early...

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1961 Albert and Emerald or How They Saved the Nation Christopher Sykes
1961 Albert and Emerald or How They Saved the Nation Christopher Sykes

Price: £120.00

A very readable children's story about the very well-behaved Albert 'whose goodness amazed even himself', and the most beautiful Emerald. Written in such a fashion that makes it amusing for adults to read too. Colour illustrations...

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1961 Rhymes Around the Year Tony Palazzo Illustratesd Children's Poetry
1961 Rhymes Around the Year Tony Palazzo Illustratesd Children's Poetry

Price: £44.99

An anthology of poetry for children, chosen by Tony Palazzo. First edition. Illustrated throughout with beautiful colour autolithographs by the author.

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1964 Home Is The Sailor Rumer Godden First Edition in Dustwrapper
1964 Home Is The Sailor Rumer Godden First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £54.99

A beautifully illustrated first edition of this children's story by Rumer Godden. Illustrated throughout with numerous colour autolithographs.

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1964 Read All About It Oil O B Gregory Illustrated A Oxenham Chromolithograph
1964 Read All About It Oil O B Gregory Illustrated A Oxenham Chromolithograph

Price: £24.99

A copy of this children's guide to the origin of oil. Book 14 from the 'Read About It' series. 'Illustrated by A. Oxenham'.

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1964 The Red Book E R Boyce Illustrated Childrens Gay Way
1964 The Red Book E R Boyce Illustrated Childrens Gay Way

Price: £59.99

A nicely illustrated copy of Boyce's first book from his 'Gay Way' series, helping children to read. Part of 'The Gay Way Series'. 'With pictures of Lilian Chivers'. Illustrated with auto chromolithographs.

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1964 Virginia Lee Burton Choo Choo Story Little Train Who Ran Away Dustwrapper
1964 Virginia Lee Burton Choo Choo Story Little Train Who Ran Away Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

An uncommon copy of a 1964 reprint of Choo Choo The Story of a Little Train who Ran Away with text and pictures by Virginia Lee Burton, including colour endpapers and black and white illustrations throughout. In unclipped dustwrapper. Virginia...

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1966 A Souvenir of the Beatrix Potter Centenery Exhibition Peter Rabbit Letter
1966 A Souvenir of the Beatrix Potter Centenery Exhibition Peter Rabbit Letter

Price: £99.99

A facsimile of the original letter written by Beatrix Potter to her governess' five year old son in which the tale of Peter Rabbit was first conceived. With illustrations throughout.

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1972 Pet of the Met by Lydia and Don Freeman Full Colour Chromolithograph Illus
1972 Pet of the Met by Lydia and Don Freeman Full Colour Chromolithograph Illus

Price: £32.99

A colourful children's storybook. With beautiful chromolithograph illustrations throughout. First edition, first impression thus.

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1973 The Golden Vanity John Langstaff David Gentleman Illustrations Colour
1973 The Golden Vanity John Langstaff David Gentleman Illustrations Colour

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this children's story by John Longstaff. Illustrated throughout with numerous colour autolithographs by David Gentleman. David Gentleman (born 11 March 1930, London) is an English artist-designer. Gentleman has...

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1974 2 vol JUNIPER TREE Other Tales from Grimm Lore SEGAL Maurice Sandak FIRST
1974 2 vol JUNIPER TREE Other Tales from Grimm Lore SEGAL Maurice Sandak FIRST

Price: £275.00

A translated copy of The Juniper Tree, a German fairy tale collection by the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Maurice Bernard Sendak (born June 10, 1928), a renowned American writer and illustrator of children's literature. He is...

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2001-06 5 Vols Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer First Ed
2001-06 5 Vols Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer First Ed

Price: £83.99

A fantastic collection of the first five Artemis Fowl novels, including four UK first editions, in excellent

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2006 Alone on a Wide Wide Sea Michael Morpurgo SIGNED First Printing
2006 Alone on a Wide Wide Sea Michael Morpurgo SIGNED First Printing

Price: £34.00

%0D%0AA signed first printing of Michael Morpurgo's Alone on a Wide Wide Sea.%0D%0AIt was inspired by the history of English orphans transported to Australia after World War II. The book's title is taken from a line in The Rime of...

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c1840 CHAPBOOk Sleeping Beauty Paddy the Bear RARE
c1840 CHAPBOOk Sleeping Beauty Paddy the Bear RARE

Price: £107.99

A disbound chapbook. This is a very rare scottish, version of this popular tale in addition to a rare tale of Paddy the bear.  There is a decorative picture of a girl, cat and bird on the title page. ...

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c1850 CHAPBOOK Childrens Little White Mouse
c1850 CHAPBOOK Childrens Little White Mouse

Price: £59.99

A disbound chapbook. This chapbook contains the tale of the little white mouse.  The title page contains a small illustration of a castle.

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c1850 CHAPBOOK Jack and the Bean Stalk Childrens Tale
c1850 CHAPBOOK Jack and the Bean Stalk Childrens Tale

Price: £107.99

A disbound Chapbbok. Jack and the Beanstalk is an English fairy tale, closely associated with the tale of Jack the Giant Killer.  It is known under a number of versions. B enjamin Tabart recorded the oldest known one in 1807,...

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c1853 Favorite Story Book for Little People by LEATHLEY
c1853 Favorite Story Book for Little People by LEATHLEY

Price: £149.99

A scarce copy of Leathley's Story Book for Little Folk. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blind stamped boards. Undated, possible first. With 14 hand coloured plates. A book of short stories for children with strong moral...

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c1856 Romance Of Adventure Or True Tales Of Enterprise For Instruction Of Young
c1856 Romance Of Adventure Or True Tales Of Enterprise For Instruction Of Young

Price: £49.99

A very scarce edition of The Romance of Adventure; Or, True Tales of Enterprise for the Instruction and Amusement of the Young with illustrations. Containing twenty-six adventure tales and with an illustrated half title to front. A prize...

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c1858 SCRIPTURAL SERIES Life of Moses CHILDREN Religion
c1858 SCRIPTURAL SERIES Life of Moses CHILDREN Religion

Price: £39.99

In green pictorial wrappers with hand coloured illustrations. This is a scarce copy of this delightful book detailing the life of Moses aimed at children.

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c1860 MAVOR Childrens Spelling Book EDUCATION
c1860 MAVOR Childrens Spelling Book EDUCATION

Price: £35.99

Publisher's printed paper covers. Mid nineteeth century children's guide to spelling and reading.

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c1860 The Boys' Journal VERY SCARCE
c1860 The Boys' Journal VERY SCARCE

Price: £89.99

Very scarce. Bound in quarter morocco with gilt lettering. Undated. Containing stories, illustrations and subjects of interest to boys. Has been rebound.

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c1860 The Cowslip Or More Cautionary Stories In Verse By Turner Thirty Engraving
c1860 The Cowslip Or More Cautionary Stories In Verse By Turner Thirty Engraving

Price: £19.99

A lovely pocket-sized collection of cautionary tales in verse by Elizabeth Turner with thirty engravings throughout. Twenty-fourth edition. The Cowslip was a popular nursery classic in the early Victorian era. Elizabeth Turner...

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c1867 Sunday Chaplet of Stories by C. M.TUCKER A.L.O.E.
c1867 Sunday Chaplet of Stories by C. M.TUCKER A.L.O.E.

Price: £29.99

A scarce copy of Charlotte Tucker's Sunday Chaplet of Stories. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Charlotte Maria Tucker (1821-1893) was an English author, who wrote under the pseudonym A.L.O.E. (a Lady of England). From 1852...

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c1868 First Book GRECIAN HISTORY Ebenezer Cobham BREWER
c1868 First Book GRECIAN HISTORY Ebenezer Cobham BREWER

Price: £168.00

A scarce children's guide to the history of Greece, in a question and answer format. Featuring a frontispiece map of Greece. There is a publisher's catalogue to the rear. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1810-1897) graduated from Trinity...

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c1870 Cast Up By The Sea by Sir Samuel W Baker Fiction Childrens Story Scarce
c1870 Cast Up By The Sea by Sir Samuel W Baker Fiction Childrens Story Scarce

Price: £17.99

A scarce copy of this children's story by Sir Samuel White Baker. Baker (1821  1893) was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of...

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c1870 Every Child's History of England Miss Julia Corner FOLDING FRONTIS
c1870 Every Child's History of England Miss Julia Corner FOLDING FRONTIS

Price: £19.99

A brief history of England, aimed at children, and covering the time period from the Roman invasions to 1851. With folding frontispiece map of England and Wales. New edition.

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c1870 Lives of Eminent Women and Tales for Girls William and Robert Chambers
c1870 Lives of Eminent Women and Tales for Girls William and Robert Chambers

Price: £49.99

A wonderful collection of inspiring stories for girls, focusing on exceptional women throughout history. From Chambers's Miscellany. With an engraved frontispiece and illustrated head and tail pieces throughout. Robert...

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c1870 Old NURSERY TALES & Famous Histories H W DULCKEN
c1870 Old NURSERY TALES & Famous Histories H W DULCKEN

Price: £129.99

A scarce copy of Dulcken's Old Nursery Tales and Famous Histories. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Undated, presumed first.

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c1872 WOOD CARVERS Children's ANON Illustrated
c1872 WOOD CARVERS Children's ANON Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A copy of this delightful Victorian children's book about an injured boy who learns wood carving. Featuring a number of illustrations, including a tissue guarded frontispiece. With a copperplate ink inscription to the original...

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c1873 Katty Lester A Book for Girls Anne Jane CUPPLES
c1873 Katty Lester A Book for Girls Anne Jane CUPPLES

Price: £39.99

A charming children's storybook, with many colourful illustrations. Second edition. With numerous chromographic illustrations after the work of Harrison Weir. Copperplate inscription to recto of front free endpaper, "Muriel Emily...

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c1879 Daddy Darwin's Dovecot HORATIA EWING Cadecott
c1879 Daddy Darwin's Dovecot HORATIA EWING Cadecott

Price: £29.99

Original pictorial paper covered boards with coloured frontispiece and further plates and in text illustrations. Mrs. Juliana Horatia Ewing (Gatty) (18421885) was a writer of children's stories, daughter of The Rev. Alfred Gatty...

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c1879 The Daisy or Cautionary Stories in Verse Engraved by Samuel Williams
c1879 The Daisy or Cautionary Stories in Verse Engraved by Samuel Williams

Price: £34.99

A scarce edition of this collection of short  allegorical poems for children. Twenty-ninth edition. With thirty engravings throughout by Samuel Williams. 

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c1880 Aunt Louisa's Coloured Gift Books: BIBLE
c1880 Aunt Louisa's Coloured Gift Books: BIBLE

Price: £290.00

A scarce title. A green cloth hardback with blindstamped back board. Bevelled edges. Stamped pictorial front board with gilt lettering. With Kronheim prints. A wonderfully illustrated children's Bible. Scarce. Joseph Martin...

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c1880 Books for Children and Youth Volume I Instructional
c1880 Books for Children and Youth Volume I Instructional

Price: £17.99

A collection of Victorian instructional tales for children. Illustrated throughout with vignette engravings. Including Theophilius and Sophia, Mary Ann Clapp, Little Willy and many others. With hymns for children to the...

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c1880 Cat and Dog Stories as Told to One Another Scarce
c1880 Cat and Dog Stories as Told to One Another Scarce

Price: £275.00

A scarce short story for children about cats and dogs. Illustrated throughout. With Cadbury's Cocoa advert to rear board, and adverts to the pastedowns and endpapers.

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c1880 Christie's Old Organ Walton
c1880 Christie's Old Organ Walton

Price: £23.99

A charming children's tale illustrated in colour. From the author of "Peep Behind the Scenes", "The King's Cup-Bearer", and "The Mysterious House". With contemporary advertisements to the rear board.

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c1880 FAMOUS SONGS Castell Brothers Auld Lang Syne Illustrated
c1880 FAMOUS SONGS Castell Brothers Auld Lang Syne Illustrated

Price: £140.00

A charming collection of four little individual books of 'famous songs' in a presentation box. Includes 'For Auld Lang Syne', 'Sally in our Alley', 'Home Sweet Home', 'Where Are You Going To My Pretty Maid'. With...

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C1880 Live Dolls Annabella Maria Brown Very Scarce Illustrations
C1880 Live Dolls Annabella Maria Brown Very Scarce Illustrations

Price: £34.99

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c1880 The Adventures of Dick Boldhero Peter Parley Illustrated
c1880 The Adventures of Dick Boldhero Peter Parley Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A very scarce copy of this children's novel about an American boy's search for his uncle. With numerous vignette illustrations throughout. Samuel Griswold Goodrich (August 19, 1793 May 9, 1860) was an American author, better known...

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c1881 Mother Goose Or The Nursery Rhymes Illustrated In Colour By Kate Greenaway
c1881 Mother Goose Or The Nursery Rhymes Illustrated In Colour By Kate Greenaway

Price: £120.00

A collection of Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes with colour illustrations to each page by Kate Greenaway. The familiar figure of Mother Goose is an imaginary author of a collection of fairy tales and nursery rhymes which...

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