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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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1930 Ramayana Indian Epic Dorothy L Armstrong Illustrated Colour Dustwrapper
1930 Ramayana Indian Epic Dorothy L Armstrong Illustrated Colour Dustwrapper

Price: £35.00

This is a beautifully illustrated edition of this Indian tale as told to children.The Ramayana is one of the great Hindu epics which tells the story of Hindu hero and avatar Rama who rescues his wife Sita from Ravana, a demonic king....

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1930 The Songs The Letters Sing Rose Meeres Margaret W Tarrant Children's
1930 The Songs The Letters Sing Rose Meeres Margaret W Tarrant Children's

Price: £25.00

An educational, reading primer for children. Colourfully illustrated throughout Undated, presumed first edition. Beautifully illustrated by Margaret W Tarrant. Undated, dated using Copac. Front...

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1931 2 in 1 Le Petit Chaperon Rouge Riquet a la tuppe C. Perrault Illus French
1931 2 in 1 Le Petit Chaperon Rouge Riquet a la tuppe C. Perrault Illus French

Price: £50.00

A french edition of the classic fairy tale 'Le Petit Chaperon Rouge' and 'Riquet à la tuppe'. This charming collection a french fairy tales are celebrated in France as some of the best version of these classic...

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1931 Ameliaranne At The Circus Susan Beatrice Pearse Margaret Gilmour First Ed
1931 Ameliaranne At The Circus Susan Beatrice Pearse Margaret Gilmour First Ed

Price: £35.00

A charming children's work, following a little girl and her friendship with an elephant. In a fair

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1931 Important People J H Dowd Illustrated Brenda E Spender Second Ed.
1931 Important People J H Dowd Illustrated Brenda E Spender Second Ed.

Price: £37.00

A collection of drawings about the world and importance of children. The second edition of this work, from December 1931. Illustrated throughout, with drawings by Brenda Spender and J H Dowd....

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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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1931-2 2vol Boyhood Stories Aeneid K D Cather H L Havell Illustrated
1931-2 2vol Boyhood Stories Aeneid  K D Cather H  L Havell Illustrated

Price: £45.00

Two uniformly-bound boyhood stories from George G. Harrap.Including:Stories from the AeneidBoyhood Stories of Famous MenIllustrated throughout by M. L. Bower and others. From the 'Told Through the Ages' series.

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1932 3vols in1 Elsie J Oxenham Omnibus for Girls Dustwrapper The Abbey Girls Series Novels
1932 3vols in1 Elsie J Oxenham Omnibus for Girls Dustwrapper The Abbey Girls Series Novels

Price: £145.00

A selection of three novels by Elsie J Oxenham from her 'Abbey' series. Comprising of 'The Abbey Girls Win Through', 'The Abbey Girls at Home' and 'The Abbey Girls Play Up'. First thus, the...

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1932 Friends of Field and Forest Helme Briggs Uncommon Dustwrapper Illustrated
1932 Friends of Field and Forest Helme Briggs Uncommon Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £35.00

An uncommon copy of this charming children's guide to animals by Eleanor E. Helme. Exploring the following animals, common in the fields and woods of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales:...

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1932 Georgie Chez sa Cousine Lili Perrin-Dauportal French Illus Very Scarce
1932 Georgie Chez sa Cousine Lili Perrin-Dauportal French Illus Very Scarce

Price: £48.00

A very scarce copy of this French children's story, written by Henriette Perrin-Duportal, and illustrated by Kuhn-Regnier. A very scarce work. In the original French. A children's work about...

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

Price: £24.99

A charmingly 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...

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1934 Children's Annual Daily Express Adventure Book Scarce Game Counters Spinner
1934 Children's Annual Daily Express Adventure Book Scarce Game Counters Spinner

Price: £225.00

A spectacular copy of this charming children's annual published by the Daily Express. This work is in an extremely smart

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1934 Daily Express Adventure Book Scarce Games Counters Spinner Football Annual
1934 Daily Express Adventure Book Scarce Games Counters Spinner Football Annual

Price: £150.00

A charming children's annual published by the Daily Express. This work is in an extremely smart

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1934 The Story of Babar The Little Elephant A A Milne J De Brunhoff
1934 The Story of Babar The Little Elephant A A Milne J De Brunhoff

Price: £150.00

The second English language edition of this children's work featuring the famous elephant Babar. In unusually pleasing

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1935 Georgie a la Montagne Perrin-Duportal Kuhn-Regnier Illus Very Scarce French
1935 Georgie a la Montagne Perrin-Duportal Kuhn-Regnier Illus Very Scarce French

Price: £70.00

A very scarce copy of this children's French novel 'Georgie a la Montagne', written by Henriette Perrin-Duportal, and illustrated throughout by Kuhn-Regnier. A very scarce work. In the original...

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1935 The Children's Hour Annual BBC Derek McCulloch Uncle Mac Illustrated First
1935 The Children's Hour Annual BBC Derek McCulloch Uncle Mac Illustrated First

Price: £160.00

The 1935 edition of the Children's Hour Annual. Scarce in original dustwrapper.First edition.Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece, five colour plates and six half tone plates.Collated, complete.Children's Hour was the name of...

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1935 The Grateful Sparrow First Edition Angela Thirkell Illustrated Dustwrapper Ludwig Richter Germa
1935 The Grateful Sparrow First Edition Angela Thirkell Illustrated Dustwrapper Ludwig Richter Germa

Price: £60.00

A collection of children's tales translated from German into English. Charmingly illustrated by Ludwig Richter This collection has been translated by Angela Thirkell, an English/Australian novelist....

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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 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 Greyfriars Holiday Annual for Boys and Girls
1937 The Greyfriars Holiday Annual for Boys and Girls

Price: £15.00

A lovely example of this scarce children's holiday annual, with numerous stories and illustrations throughout. This particular is in very good

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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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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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1938 Sambo and Susan and Other Tales Katherine Harrison-Wallace Dustwrapper Scarce
1938 Sambo and Susan and Other Tales Katherine Harrison-Wallace Dustwrapper Scarce

Price: £70.00

A very scarce work written and illustrated by Katharine Harrison-Wallace, and held in the original dustwrapper. This a very scarce. In the publisher's original cloth binding, held in the...

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1939 The King of the Golden River John Ruskin Arthur Rackham Illus
1939 The King of the Golden River John Ruskin Arthur Rackham Illus

Price: £50.00

A nice illustrated copy of this fairy tale written by John Ruskin to Effie Gray, illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 'The King of the Golden River' was a story written for Effie Gray when she was...

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1939 The Rabbit Skin Cap Lilias Rider Haggard in Scarce Dustwrapper First Ed
1939 The Rabbit Skin Cap Lilias Rider Haggard in Scarce Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £95.00

A first edition of this children's anthology based on the life of George Baldry, edited by H. Rider Haggard's daughter, Lilias.Illustrated throughout with plates by Edward Sego.

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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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1940 The Wonder City of Oz First Edition John R Neill Illustrated L Frank Baum
1940 The Wonder City of Oz First Edition John R Neill Illustrated L Frank Baum

Price: £155.00

The first edition of The Wonder City of Oz by John R Neill.This is a continuation of the previous Land of Oz books by L Frank Baum.The Wonder City of Oz is the thirty fourth in the series of the Oz books by L Frank Baum and his successors.This...

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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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1941 Saroyan's Fables William Saroyan Warren Chappell Illus Limited Ed Signed
1941 Saroyan's Fables William Saroyan Warren Chappell Illus Limited Ed Signed

Price: £90.00

The first and limited edition of this collection of short fables by William Saroyan, illustrated by Warren Chappell, signed by the author, and held in the original slipcase. The 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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1942 Here Comes Mumfie Katharine Tozer Illustrated Reprinted Children's Novel
1942 Here Comes Mumfie Katharine Tozer Illustrated Reprinted Children's Novel

Price: £60.00

A third impression of this children's novel by Katharine Tozer. This work follows further adventures of the elephant, Mumfie. There are several 'Mumfie' books such as 'Mumfie's Uncle Samuel',...

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1942 Japhet and Happy's Annual Pictures and Stories J. F. Horrabin Music Illus
1942 Japhet and Happy's Annual Pictures and Stories J. F. Horrabin Music Illus

Price: £90.00

A first edition copy of this 'Japhet and Happy' annual, profusely illustrated throughout. A first edition copy of this children's annual. Dated from the foreword. 'Japhet and Happy' started...

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1943 Hide and Seek Riddle Book Carlyle Leech John Mckenna Illus Dustwrapper
1943 Hide and Seek Riddle Book Carlyle Leech John Mckenna Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £65.00

An attractive children's activity book.Illustrated with various interactive elements by Carlyle Leech.

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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 Christopher's Book Children's Merula Salaman Lady Guinness Fourth Impression Illustrated
1945 Christopher's Book Children's Merula Salaman Lady Guinness Fourth Impression Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A charming children's work, which counts through numbers 1-25 and the entire alphabet. Illustrated throughout, with many coloured crayon drawings. The entire work is printed as though it has...

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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 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 Cautionary Verses Illustrated Album Edition Nicolas Bentley BTB Hilaire Belloc Children's
1947 Cautionary Verses Illustrated Album Edition Nicolas Bentley BTB Hilaire Belloc Children's

Price: £120.00

An anthological work of Hilaire Belloc's popular children's works. Comprising of his 'Cautionary Tales for Children', 'New Cautionary Tales', 'The Bad Child's Book of Beasts', 'More Beasts...

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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 Dobbish the Paper Horse A Baby Puffin Book Illustrated Childrens P Heaton
1947 Dobbish the Paper Horse A Baby Puffin Book Illustrated Childrens P Heaton

Price: £65.00

A lovely paperback children's tale.In a bright

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1947 More Adventures of Rupert The Daily Express Annual Illustrated Colour
1947 More Adventures of Rupert The Daily Express Annual Illustrated Colour

Price: £65.00

A charming collection of stories starring Mary Tourtel's Rupert Bear in his distinctive red jumper, bright yellow checked trousers, and his matching yellow scarf. A popular figure in children's...

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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

This is a charmingly illustrated pamphlet of lyrics to this well known nursery rhyme.Designed and illustrated by R. D. Akehurst.

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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 Silk Farm Lullingstone Castle Zoe Lady Hart Dyke Children's Cut Out Very Scarce 1st
1948 Silk Farm Lullingstone Castle Zoe Lady Hart Dyke Children's Cut Out Very Scarce 1st

Price: £135.00

A charming 1940s activity book for children, educating them about silk farms, with drawings to paint and cut out. 'Silk Farm' is an educational activity book for children, intended to teach...

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1949 The Pirates in the Deep Green Sea A Story for Children Eric Linklater
1949 The Pirates in the Deep Green Sea A Story for Children Eric Linklater

Price: £37.00

A children's novel by Eric Linklater. Illustrated by William Reeves. Lacking dustwrapper. With illustrated endpapers of a map of the fictional 'Popinsay Island'. Illustrated throughout by William...

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1949 The Shaggy Man of Oz First Edition Jack Snow L Frank Baum Illustrated
1949 The Shaggy Man of Oz First Edition Jack Snow L Frank Baum Illustrated

Price: £200.00

The first edition of the thirty-eighth book in the Oz series.Written by Jack Snow as a part of the continuation of the Oz stories which came after original author L Frank Baum's death.This is one of two books written by Jack...

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1950 Bonzo's Annual G. E. Studdy Christine E. Bradley Colour Scarce Illustrated
1950 Bonzo's Annual G. E. Studdy Christine E. Bradley Colour Scarce Illustrated

Price: £38.00

A scarce copy of this charming children's annual, starring George E. Studdy's lovable white dog, with his iconic droopy face, big blue eyes and expressive ears. George Ernest Studdy was a renowned...

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1950 Fardingales Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Novel Children's Devon Adventure Stories
1950 Fardingales Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Novel Children's Devon Adventure Stories

Price: £220.00

The first edition of this adventure story set in South Devon. By popular children's author Elinor M Brent-Dyer. This novel follows several cousins who are together in South Devon for the summer...

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1950 Stubby Sees It Through a School Adventure Story Angus Macvicar Lunt Roberts
1950 Stubby Sees It Through a School Adventure Story Angus Macvicar Lunt Roberts

Price: £45.00

A children's novel popular juvenile author, Angus Macvicar. Held in the original dustwrapper. Undated, dated using Copac. This adventure story is one of many by Scottish author Angus Macvicar....

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1950 The Exploits of The Chalet Girls Chalet School Novel Elinor M Brent-Dyer Reprint
1950 The Exploits of The Chalet Girls Chalet School Novel Elinor M Brent-Dyer Reprint

Price: £30.00

A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series. A reprint, lacking dustwrapper. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were...

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1950-59 5Vol BUFFALO BILL Wild West Annual Denis McLoughlin Rex James Groome
1950-59 5Vol BUFFALO BILL Wild West Annual Denis McLoughlin Rex James Groome

Price: £125.00

This is an illustrated set of first edition Buffalo Bill annuals from between 1950 and 1959.Volumes included:Number 2 (1950)Number 3 (1951)Number 9 (1957)Number 10 (1958)Number 11 (1959)Nearly identical in design to the Adventure Annual...

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1951 Cautionary Verses Illustrated H Belloc With Scarce Dustwrapper Poetry Album Edition
1951 Cautionary Verses Illustrated H Belloc With Scarce Dustwrapper Poetry Album Edition

Price: £95.00

An anthological work of Hilaire Belloc's popular children's works with the scarce original dustwrapper. Comprising of his 'Cautionary Tales for Children', 'New Cautionary Tales', 'The Bad...

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1951 Lavender Laughs In The Chalet School Reprint Elinor M Brent-Dyer
1951 Lavender Laughs In The Chalet School Reprint Elinor M Brent-Dyer

Price: £40.00

A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series by Elinor M Brent-Dyer. A reprint, from 1951. Held in original, price-clipped dustwrapper. This novel is from the popular 'Chalet School' series...

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

Price: £39.00

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

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1951 The Hidden Valley of Oz First Edition Rachel R Cosgrove L Frank Baum
1951 The Hidden Valley of Oz First Edition Rachel R Cosgrove L Frank Baum

Price: £200.00

The first edition of the thirty-ninth book in the Oz series.A continuation from the original Land of Oz series by L Frank Baum. L Frank Baum was an American author chiefly known for his children's books, in particular his The...

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1952 Florina and The Wild Bird Selina Chonz Alois Carigiet First Edition Serraillier Translation
1952 Florina and The Wild Bird Selina Chonz Alois Carigiet First Edition Serraillier Translation

Price: £45.00

An English translation of this German tale. The first English edition, charmingly illustrated throughout. Originally written by Selina Chonz. Translated into English by Anne and Ian Serraillier....

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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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1952 Monica Turns Up Trumps Elinor M Brent-Dyer Children's Novel New Edition
1952 Monica Turns Up Trumps Elinor M Brent-Dyer Children's Novel New Edition

Price: £20.00

A novel by popular children's author Elinor M Brent-Dyer The second impression of the 'New Edition' of this work. Lacking dustwrapper. Elinor M Brent-Dyer wrote more than 100 books during her...

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1954 The Condor Crags Adventure Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Frontispiece Children's Adventure
1954 The Condor Crags Adventure Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Frontispiece Children's Adventure

Price: £295.00

An adventure novel by popular children's author, Elinor M Brent-Dyer The first edition, held in original dustwrapper. An uncommon work, especially with the dustwrapper in such a complete state....

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1954 The Young Traveller in Space First Edition Dustwrapper Children's
1954 The Young Traveller in Space First Edition Dustwrapper Children's

Price: £450.00

The first edition of this children's work by noted author Arthur C. Clarke. In the original dustwrapper and pictorial boards designed by Edmund Louis Blandford. Scarce in this

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1955 The Boy on the Boat-Train D Rice Thomas Perks Illustrated
1955 The Boy on the Boat-Train D Rice Thomas Perks Illustrated

Price: £38.00

A children's adventure novel by D Rice. Undated, dated using Copac. With a frontispiece by Thomas Perks. Undated, dated using Copac. This novel follows the two Fox brothers on their holiday...

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1956 A Genius at the Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Children's Series
1956 A Genius at the Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Children's Series

Price: £80.00

A first edition novel from this popular children's series of the twentieth century. With a frontispiece. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor...

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1956 The House The Jack Built Molly B Thomson Illustrated Kiddie Kut Book
1956 The House The Jack Built Molly B Thomson Illustrated Kiddie Kut Book

Price: £25.00

A charming copy of 'The House That Jack Built' with cut out pieces. Published as a part of the 'Kiddie Kut' series by Collins Clear Type Press. Arranged and illustrated by Molly B Thompson....

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1958 No Fighting, No Biting Else Holmelun Minarik Maurice Sendak Children's
1958 No Fighting, No Biting Else Holmelun Minarik Maurice Sendak Children's

Price: £170.00

An education children's reading primer. The first edition of this work. With original, price-clipped dustwrapper. A work aimed at first grade children to assist reading. The flyleaf notes...

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1958 The Coming of Age Of The Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer Chalet School Series 1st Ed
1958 The Coming of Age Of The Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer Chalet School Series 1st Ed

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series. With a frontispiece by D Brook. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor...

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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 Nine Lives of Island MacKenzie Ursula Moray Williams First Edition Cat
1959 The Nine Lives of Island MacKenzie Ursula Moray Williams First Edition Cat

Price: £65.00

A charming work following a shipwrecked cat on a tropical island. Illustrated throughout by Edward Ardizzone. Held in original, unclipped dustwrapper. Ursula Moray Williams was a prolific...

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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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1962 Little Bear's Visit Children's Book I Can Read E H Minarik M Sendak First Thus
1962 Little Bear's Visit Children's Book I Can Read E H Minarik M Sendak First Thus

Price: £60.00

An educational, reading primer for children. Colourfully illustrated throughout First thus, first U.K edition. With original unclipped dustwrapper. Written for the 'I Can Read' series, of...

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1962 The Feud In The Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Chalet School Series
1962 The Feud In The Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Chalet School Series

Price: £65.00

A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series. With a frontispiece by D Brook. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were...

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1963 Lafcadio The Lion Who Shot Back Shel Silverstein Illustrated Childrens
1963 Lafcadio The Lion Who Shot Back Shel Silverstein Illustrated Childrens

Price: £110.00

A wonderful copy of Shel Silverstein's 'Lafcadio', the bittersweet tale of the a lion turned hunter. Undated, circa date taken from the copyright date. Born in 1930, Shel Silverstein was...

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1963 Uncle Shelby's Story of Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back Silverstein Illustrated
1963 Uncle Shelby's Story of Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back Silverstein Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A wonderful illustrated copy of Shel Silverstein's 'Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back', complete with original dustwrapper. Illustrated children's book by Shel Silverstein, an American writer...

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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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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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1966 Challenge for the Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer Children's Novel First Edition
1966 Challenge for the Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer Children's Novel First Edition

Price: £150.00

A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series by Elinor M Brent-Dyer With a frontispiece by D Brook. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor...

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1968 The Story of Little White Squibba Helen Bannerman Illustrated Children's Novel Reprint
1968 The Story of Little White Squibba Helen Bannerman Illustrated Children's Novel Reprint

Price: £25.00

A charming pocket sized children's story, illustrated throughout. With many colour illustrations. This is a reprint of the work which was first published in 1966. 'Little White Squibba' is...

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1969 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea A Pop Up Classic Jules Verne Albert G Miller Paul Taylor
1969 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea A Pop Up Classic Jules Verne Albert G Miller Paul Taylor

Price: £80.00

A wonderful pop-up book of this Jules Verne tale, in a remarkable

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1969 Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp Albert G Miller Paul L Taylor Pop Up Book
1969 Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp Albert G Miller Paul L Taylor Pop Up Book

Price: £120.00

A wonderful pop-up book of the story of Aladdin, in a remarkable

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1970 Prefects of the Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Children's Novel
1970 Prefects of the Chalet School Elinor M Brent-Dyer First Edition Children's Novel

Price: £75.00

A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series by Elinor M Brent-Dyer. First edition, held in original dustwrapper. With a frontispiece. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately...

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1972 3vol Meg and Mog Megg's Eggs Meg at Sea Helen Nicoll FIRST EDITIONS DWs
1972 3vol Meg and Mog Megg's Eggs Meg at Sea Helen Nicoll FIRST EDITIONS DWs

Price: £795.00

Three scarce first edition hardback copies of the much-loved witch and her cat, Meg and Mog, created by Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski.Containing:Meg and MogMeg at SeaMeg's EggsWith the very rare original dustwrappers. Meg and Mog...

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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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1974 The Classic Fairytales Illustrated Iona and Peter Opie Hardcover Dustwrapper
1974 The Classic Fairytales Illustrated Iona and Peter Opie Hardcover Dustwrapper

Price: £30.00

A collection of well-known fairytales, with critical introductions and adorned with illustrations. First thus, the first edition of this particular collection. An informative work, with contextual...

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1975 Early Children's Books and Their Illustration Coloured Plates G Gottlieb
1975 Early Children's Books and Their Illustration Coloured Plates G Gottlieb

Price: £49.99

An illustrated bibliography of childrens' stories.With illustrations throughout, many of which are coloured. Including details of early editions of Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver's Travels, Aesop's Fables and many others.

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1976 The Animal Family Randall Jarrell Illustrated Maurice Sendak Dustwrapper
1976 The Animal Family Randall Jarrell Illustrated Maurice Sendak Dustwrapper

Price: £44.00

A excellent example of this work by Randall Jarrell, with numerous illustrations throughout by the noted children's author and artist Maurice Sendak. In the publisher's original cloth binding,...

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1979 Our Farm English Ed Childrens Story Carl Larsson Illustrated Olive Jones
1979 Our Farm English Ed Childrens Story Carl Larsson Illustrated Olive Jones

Price: £30.00

An English translation of Carl Larsson's children's book.Larsson has illustrated this text throughout.Carl Larsson was an internationally famous Swedish painter who had a great love for the land. Translated into English by Olive Jones.This...

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1980 Hans Anderson's Fairy Tales W. Heath Robinson Colour Illustrated
1980 Hans Anderson's Fairy Tales W. Heath Robinson Colour Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A lovely copy of Hans Andersen's fairy tales, copiously illustrated throughout by W. Heath Robinson. Containing the following works: The Marsh King's Daughter Tommelise The Snow Queen Elfin-Mount...

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1983 Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens Arthur Rackham Facsimile Reprint Colour
1983 Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens Arthur Rackham Facsimile Reprint Colour

Price: £110.00

A truly beautiful facsimile copy of the 1912 edition of 'Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens'. Often regarded as the best edition of this work, the 1912 edition included extra illustrations not seen in the first edition of...

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1984 What is the Truth A Farmyard Fable for the Young Ted Hughes R J LLoyd Illus
1984 What is the Truth A Farmyard Fable for the Young Ted Hughes R J LLoyd Illus

Price: £58.00

A first edition of this work by Ted Hughes.A combination of prose and poetry in which God explains the meaning of truth during a visit to a farm on Earth.Illustrated throughout by R J Lloyd,.

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1985 Peter Pan and Wendy J M Barrie Illustrated Lucie Attwell Children's Fiction
1985 Peter Pan and Wendy J M Barrie Illustrated Lucie Attwell Children's Fiction

Price: £85.00

A lovely clothbound edition of this famous tale by J M Barrie. Illustrated throughout, by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Atwell is best known for her nostalgic drawings of children, based on her own...

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1985 Philip Sendak In Grandpa's House Translated Seymour Barofsky M Sendak
1985 Philip Sendak In Grandpa's House Translated Seymour Barofsky M Sendak

Price: £20.00

An English translation of this children's novel by Philip Sendak. First thus, the first edition of this translation. Translated into English by Seymour Barofsky. Illustrated throughout by...

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1988 The Princess of the Chalet School First Thus Novel Elinor M Brent-Dyer Chalet Series
1988 The Princess of the Chalet School First Thus Novel Elinor M Brent-Dyer Chalet Series

Price: £45.00

A re-issue of this novel from Elinor M Brent-Dyer's popular 'Chalet' series. This particular novel from the successful series follows the arrival of a European princess to the Chalet School....

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1990 The Book of Shops Verses Edward Verrall Lucas Francis D Bedford Children's
1990 The Book of Shops Verses Edward Verrall Lucas Francis D Bedford Children's

Price: £24.00

A lovely collection of children's verse by Edward Verrall Lucas. A facsimile reprint of the first 1899 edition. First thus, the first edition of this 20th century facsimile. Illustrated throughout,...

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1997 Hendergaust and Umtilla Bill Bilton Brian Hinon Sarah Ruffle Signed Scarce
1997 Hendergaust and Umtilla Bill Bilton Brian Hinon Sarah Ruffle Signed Scarce

Price: £325.00

A beautifully illustrated saga by Bill Bilton.Number 8 of 1000 limited copies, inscribed by the author. Very scarce.An saga in the nordic style, about two ancient kings and their two kingdoms, one kind and and prosperous, one brooding...

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2001 Secret Heart David Almond Signed First Edition Childrens Tigers Skellig
2001 Secret Heart David Almond Signed First Edition Childrens Tigers Skellig

Price: £28.00

A signed first editionA novel for children by David Almond, author of Skellig. A boy's life is changed when a circus arrives in his village.

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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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2002 ARTEMIS FOWL The Arctic Incident COLFER UK 1st Ed
2002 ARTEMIS FOWL The Arctic Incident COLFER UK 1st Ed

Price: £29.99

A bright, clean first edition of the second Artemis Fowl novel, The Arctic Incident. Bound in black paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. First Edition. Eoin Colfer, b.1965, is an Irish author...

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2004 Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes Margaret Atwood First US Ed Signed
2004 Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes Margaret Atwood First US Ed Signed

Price: £90.00

The first US edition of this children's book by Margaret Atwood.Inscription from author to half title: 'To Phil, Best Wishes, Margaret Atwood'.Profusely illustrated throughout by Dusan Petricic.Margaret Atwood is a Canadian author...

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2005 David Almond Clay Childrens Skellig Novel Hardback Signed First Edition
2005 David Almond Clay Childrens Skellig Novel Hardback Signed First Edition

Price: £19.00

A signed first edition of the children's novel by David Almond, author of Skellig.Concerns the arrival of a new boy in the town of the characters and his potential magical powers.

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2006 Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda by Margaret Atwood Signed First UK Ed Illus
2006 Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda by Margaret Atwood Signed First UK Ed Illus

Price: £40.00

The first UK edition of this children's book by Margaret Atwood.Inscription from author to half title: 'To Phil, Best Wishes, Margaret Atwood'.First edition, first impression, as denoted by the complete number line. Profusely...

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2008 A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys Hawthorne Crane Slipcase Illustrated
2008 A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys Hawthorne Crane Slipcase Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A beautiful copy of Nathaniel Hawthorne's fascinating collection of short stories retelling Greek myths; reprinted by The Folio Society, and bound in a lovely decorative cloth binding with the original card slipcase....

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c1760 Magasin des Enfans Children's French Jeanne-Marie de Beaumont
c1760 Magasin des Enfans Children's French Jeanne-Marie de Beaumont

Price: £44.00

A fictional children's work written in the original French by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. In the original French. A children's work. Incomplete, being the first volume only of a possible...

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c1789 De Cambon Van Der Werken Kleine Grandisson Dutch Language Childrens Book
c1789 De Cambon Van Der Werken Kleine Grandisson Dutch Language Childrens Book

Price: £140.00

A very scarce Eighteeenth Century Dutch language children's book.Based on Samuel Richardon's The History of Sir Charles Grandison, the translation and adaptation for children was in turn re-translated to English on account of...

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c1826 William And His Uncle Ben A Tale For Use Of Young People By Mrs Hofland
c1826 William And His Uncle Ben A Tale For Use Of Young People By Mrs Hofland

Price: £34.99

William and his Uncle Ben A Tale Designed for the Use of Young People by Mrs. Hofland.With half title, illustrated second title and engraved frontispiece but with title absent. Barbara Hofland (1770 - 1844) was an English writer...

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c1830 History Of Sally Meanwell Very Interesting Good Children Scarce Pamphlet
c1830 History Of Sally Meanwell Very Interesting Good Children Scarce Pamphlet

Price: £125.00

A scarce miniature pamphlet of Christian moralistic children's tales, The History of Sally Meanwell. Very Interesting to all Good ChildrenWith a vignette illustration to each page including to rear.With a decorative title...

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c1830 The New Original Poems for The Instruction of the Young Clara Hall Illus
c1830 The New Original Poems for The Instruction of the Young Clara Hall Illus

Price: £285.00

A charmingly illustrated collection of poetry for children.A very scarce work. We cannot find this work on Copac, nor any record of it having been sold.Clara Hall is considered one of the more infulential compliers.Still in the pictorial...

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c1832 The Adventures of Little Downy or The History of a Field Mouse Moral Tale
c1832 The Adventures of Little Downy or The History of a Field Mouse Moral Tale

Price: £250.00

A nineteenth century edition of this moral children's tale.Very scarce and here with the original boards.Lacking title page, and frontispiece is undated. The first edition noted is from 1822 which corresponds to Dean and Munday. Later...

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c1837 Rich Boys and Poor Boys Mrs Hofland And other Tales Frontis Scarce
c1837 Rich Boys and Poor Boys Mrs Hofland And other Tales Frontis Scarce

Price: £55.00

A scarce edition of this work by Mrs Hofland.With an engraved frontispiece.Barbara Hofland was an English writer of moral stories for children.

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c1839 S C Hall Juvenile Album Christmas New Year's Birthday Present Illus Scarce
c1839 S C Hall Juvenile Album Christmas New Year's Birthday Present Illus Scarce

Price: £35.00

A scarce, suspected first edition of S C Hall's Juvenile Album.With 14 engraved illustrations.Following the success of her Juvenile Album - Forget Me Not, S C Hall published an additional Juvenile Album for the instruction...

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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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c1840 The Child's Own Spelling Book Illustrated Very Scarce
c1840 The Child's Own Spelling Book Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce educational work for children, looking at a variety of subjects, with illustrations throughout. A very scare work. In the original publisher's decorative paper wraps. This is...

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c1840 The Pleasing Instructor Illustrated Very Scarce Ann Fisher Chapbook
c1840 The Pleasing Instructor Illustrated Very Scarce Ann Fisher Chapbook

Price: £120.00

A very scarce pocket-sized volume of moral instruction, written by Ann Fisher. A very scarce work from the Religious Tract society chap-book series. This work is number '7' as indicated by the...

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c1840 Waste Not Want Not Mrs Mary Martha Sherwood Illustrated Complete Four Part
c1840 Waste Not Want Not Mrs Mary Martha Sherwood Illustrated Complete Four Part

Price: £60.00

A complete edition of all four parts of Mrs Sherwood's Waste Not Want Not. With an illustrated frontispiece.Undated to title page, dated from copac. Appears to be the first edition containing all four parts.In a beautiful decorative...

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c1846 Gammer Gurton's Garland Joseph Ritson Webster Childrens Illustrated Scarce
c1846 Gammer Gurton's Garland Joseph Ritson Webster Childrens Illustrated Scarce

Price: £250.00

A scarce copy of this charming collection of children's nursery rhymes, in the original publisher's paper covered wraps. A scarce work. A children's collection of famous nursery rhymes, including...

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c1846 Gammer Gurton's Garland T. Webster Illustrated Frontispiece Scarce
c1846 Gammer Gurton's Garland T. Webster Illustrated Frontispiece Scarce

Price: £250.00

A scarce copy of this charming collection of nursery rhymes, in the colourful patterned publisher's original paper wraps. A scarce work. This work is a collection of famous nursery rhymes,...

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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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c1850 Les Contes Des Fees Perrault Pauquet Colour Illustrated Scarce
c1850 Les Contes Des Fees Perrault Pauquet Colour Illustrated Scarce

Price: £65.00

A scarce copy of this charming collection of fairy tales, by the notable French author Charles Perrault. Charles Perrault is best known for 'laying the foundations' of the genre of the the...

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c1850 The History of A Apple Pie Aunt Mavor's Everlasting Toy Books Childrens
c1850 The History of A Apple Pie Aunt Mavor's Everlasting Toy Books Childrens

Price: £100.00

A scarce children's work from the 'Toy Book' genre.Published by Routledge, Warne and Routledge, this work is from the 'Aunt Mavor's Everlasting Toy Books' series titled as it is printed on to cloth to ensure that the work is sturdy...

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c1850 The Old Story Books of England Ambrose Merton Illus Colour Plates Scarce
c1850 The Old Story Books of England Ambrose Merton Illus Colour Plates Scarce

Price: £85.00

A scarce charming collection of twelve illustrated short tales for children. Includes; 'The Famous History of Guy Earl of Warwick', 'The Gallant History of Sir Bevis of Hampton', 'The Excellent...

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c1850 The Old Story Books of England Illustrated Ambrose Merton Thoms Bone Bound
c1850 The Old Story Books of England Illustrated Ambrose Merton Thoms Bone Bound

Price: £140.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of short stories.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.An anthology of twelve histories for children set in England. Includes...

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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 Hunters and Trappers Their Perils and Adventures Illus Scarce Hand Colour
c1856 Hunters and Trappers Their Perils and Adventures Illus Scarce Hand Colour

Price: £1,700.00

A very scarce copy of this collection of adventure and hunting stories.An interesting and attractive collection of adventure narratives intended for children. Dated from World Cat. With 32 hand coloured plates.A collection of 31 short...

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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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c1859 Walks Talks Travels and Exploits of Two Schoolboys Rev J C Atkinson Bickers
c1859 Walks Talks Travels and Exploits of Two Schoolboys Rev J C Atkinson Bickers

Price: £185.00

A children's fiction work by Reverend J C Atkinson. Illustrated, with several plates. An adventure novel aimed at boys. In a stunning tree-calf binding. Undated, dated using Copac. ...

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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 5vols Reward Books Houlston and Wright Mrs Sherwood Mrs Cameron Children's
c1870 5vols Reward Books Houlston and Wright Mrs Sherwood Mrs Cameron Children's

Price: £120.00

A collection of five children's stories from Houlston and Co's 'Reward Series' written by popular Victorian evangelical children's authors, Mrs Cameron and Mrs Sherwood. From the one penny series....

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c1870 New Comical Nursery Rhymes and Funny Stories Scarce Children's Illustrated
c1870 New Comical Nursery Rhymes and Funny Stories Scarce Children's Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A very scarce collection of amusing children's rhymes, illustrated and issued by Ward, Lock and Co. The first edition of this work. Undated, dated using Copac. Very scarce, with only copies...

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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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c1870 The Child's Country Book In Words of Two Syllables Thomas Miller Illus
c1870 The Child's Country Book In Words of Two Syllables Thomas Miller Illus

Price: £60.00

An illustrated children's work, by Thomas Miller. Undated, dated from Copac. This work is aimed at children, with the language fairly simple. To the preface, Miller notes that as a child he...

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c1871 Ben George's Juvenile Library Series Dug Out From Below and Other Stories Peter Parley's Annua
c1871 Ben George's Juvenile Library Series Dug Out From Below and Other Stories Peter Parley's Annua

Price: £24.00

A collection of tales reprinted from the 'Peter Parley's Annuals' periodical. Illustrated throughout, with numerous illustrations throughout. Illustrations comprise of full page plates and...

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c1872 Home for the Holidays H W Petherick Illustrated Aunt Louisa Toy Books
c1872 Home for the Holidays H W Petherick Illustrated Aunt Louisa Toy Books

Price: £170.00

This is a charmingly illustrated children's books from the Aunt Louisa series.Aunt Louisa was the pseudonym of Laura Jewry, an English writer of children's books.

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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 Auf Der Hohe Lust und Leid Im Liede Dietrich Theden Scarce German
c1880 Auf Der Hohe Lust und Leid Im Liede Dietrich Theden Scarce German

Price: £80.00

A profusely illustrated children's book of poetry, written in German,. Profusely illustrated with vignettes and plates throughout. In the publisher's original decorative cloth binding, A...

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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 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 Songs for the Little Ones in Twilight Hours Mrs Arthur Goodeve Music Illus
c1880 Songs for the Little Ones in Twilight Hours Mrs Arthur Goodeve Music Illus

Price: £50.00

This is a scarce edition of this collection of music for children.With music by Mrs Arthur Goodeve, words by "A.D" and illustrations by F.L.F.N.

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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 Grandma's Attic Treasures Mary D Brine Illustrated
c1881 Grandma's Attic Treasures Mary D Brine Illustrated

Price: £23.00

A beautifully illustrated children's story.With 37 illustrations and an illustrated head and tail piece designed by C A Northam, J Francis Murphy, W P Snyder, Edmund H Garrett, W A Rogers and W F Halsall.

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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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c1881 Old Proverbs With New Pictures by Lizzie Lawson Illustrated Lithographs
c1881 Old Proverbs With New Pictures by Lizzie Lawson Illustrated Lithographs

Price: £59.99

A book of proverbs and poems for children. Illustrated throughout with colourful lithographs. With a copperplate inscription to front free endpaper.

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c1882 A Treat a Treat With Verses Good and Pictures Sweet Deans Chromo Toy Books
c1882 A Treat a Treat With Verses Good and Pictures Sweet Deans Chromo Toy Books

Price: £90.00

The third book from Dean's new series of Cheap Chromo Toy Books.Dated 1882 to the rear board.A scarce work, with none on Copac.An advertisement to the rear board notes the Dean's Chromo Toy Books 'are acknowledged.. to be the most...

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c1885 Story of a Short Life EWING Illus Gordan BROWNE
c1885 Story of a Short Life EWING Illus Gordan BROWNE

Price: £29.99

Nice hard back copy with illustrations by Gordon Browne! Mrs. Juliana Horatia Ewing (Gatty) (1842 - 1885) was a writer of children's stories, daughter of The Rev. Alfred Gatty and Margaret Gatty, also a writer for children. Among...

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c1886 MARY'S MEADOW Horatia Ewing illus BROWNE Children
c1886 MARY'S MEADOW Horatia Ewing illus BROWNE Children

Price: £29.99

Bound in original pictorial boards and illustrated with frontispiece and further plates throughout. This is a scrace copy of this delightful children's book Mrs. Juliana Horatia Ewing (Gatty) (18421885) was a writer of children's...

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c1888 Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy Theo Gift Alice Havers Illustrations
c1888 Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy Theo Gift Alice Havers Illustrations

Price: £95.00

A first edition of this beautifully decorated children's tale from, 'Theo Gift', the pseudonym of Dorothy Henrietta.Illustrated with coloured plates throughout by Alice Havers, with monotints by Ernest Wilson.

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c1890 2vol Novels by PANSY Isabella Macdonald Alden
c1890 2vol Novels by PANSY Isabella Macdonald Alden

Price: £239.99

18 Early editions of Pansy's novels, bound together in two volumes.   Bound in pebbled cloth with gilt lettering.   Isabella Macdonald Alden (1841 1930) was an American author, writing under the pseudonym of "Pansy".   The...

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c1890 Maids of Lee WEATHERLY childrens iilus HODGSON
c1890 Maids of Lee WEATHERLY childrens iilus HODGSON

Price: £29.99

Publisher's pictorial paper covers. Children's poem illustrated with lovely colour and sepia drawings by W. J. Hodgson.

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c1890 MAVORS reading and picture book CHILDREN
c1890 MAVORS reading and picture book CHILDREN

Price: £36.99

Publisher's printed paper wrappers. Late nineteenth century children's reading and picture book, illustrated with black and white drawings.

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c1890 Men of Ware CHILDREN poem WEATHERLY illus HODGSON
c1890 Men of Ware CHILDREN poem WEATHERLY illus HODGSON

Price: £29.99

Publisher's pictorial paper covers. A children's poem by Frederic Weatherly, following three young men of Ware. Beautifully illustrated with colour plates and sepia drawings by W. J. Hodgson.

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c1890 Our Darlings Mars Illustrated Juvenile Fiction Children's Anthology
c1890 Our Darlings Mars Illustrated Juvenile Fiction Children's Anthology

Price: £60.00

A charming children's anthology, comprising of many tales. Illustrated throughout, by Mars. A lovely work, with numerous stories in several settings. Undated, dated from Copac. ...

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c1890 The Comic Adventures of Dame Trot and Her Cat Will Gibbons Illustrated
c1890 The Comic Adventures of Dame Trot and Her Cat Will Gibbons Illustrated

Price: £120.00

This is an charmingly illustrated children's book from the late nineteenth century.Dated from advertisements.Illustrated by Will Gibbons.

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c1890 The Panjandrum Randolph Caldecott Children's Rhymes and Tales.
c1890 The Panjandrum Randolph Caldecott Children's Rhymes and Tales.

Price: £75.00

A collection of children's rhymes and tales by Randolph Caldecott. In the original publisher's cloth binding. Being 'Come Lasses and Lads', ' Ride a Cock-Horse', 'A Farmer Went Trotiting',...

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c1890 The Story of the Gadsbys A Tale Without a Plot by Rudyard Kipling Indian
c1890 The Story of the Gadsbys A Tale Without a Plot by Rudyard Kipling Indian

Price: £69.99

A story by Rudyard Kipling, No. 2 in the Indian Railway Library. With publisher's catalogue to first and last pages and an advertisement to verso of title page. Fourth edition

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c1890 The Toy The Child Likes Best Richter Anchor Stone Blocks Building Sets
c1890 The Toy The Child Likes Best Richter Anchor Stone Blocks Building Sets

Price: £295.00

A catalogue for the nineteenth century German construction toy for children, 'Anchor Stone Blocks'. With several colour illustrations demonstrating the blocks. Undated, dated from reviews to...

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c1895 Two Little Pilgrims' Progress a Story of The City Beautiful F H Burnett
c1895 Two Little Pilgrims' Progress a Story of The City Beautiful F H Burnett

Price: £20.00

A children's work by Frances Hodgson Burnett.Illustrated throughout. Frances Hodgson Burnett was a British-American novelist and playwright. Her best known works include Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess and The Secret Garden....

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c1895 Wee Willie Winkie and Other Stories by Rudyard Kipling Indian Railway No 6
c1895 Wee Willie Winkie and Other Stories by Rudyard Kipling Indian Railway No 6

Price: £34.99

A collection of stories for children, by Rudyard Kipling. Number 6 of the Indian Railway Library. With illustrations to front and rear wraps. Publisher's catalogue to first page.

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c1897 Jackanapes J H Ewing Illustrated Randolph Caldecott Anthology Dovecot and Lob
c1897 Jackanapes J H Ewing Illustrated Randolph Caldecott Anthology Dovecot and Lob

Price: £48.00

A collection of short, illustrated tales aimed at children. In the original pictorial cloth binding. Being Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot, Lob Lie-By-The-Fire. With charming illustrations...

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c1899 The COWSLIP Or More Cautionary Stories Elizabeth TURNER Illustrated
c1899 The COWSLIP Or More Cautionary Stories Elizabeth TURNER Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A lovely little late Victorian illustrated book of cautionary poems. Leadenhall Press Facsimile Edition of 1811 original (c1899), published as a part of the Illustrated Shilling Series of Forgotten Children's Books. 'By...

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c1899 The DAISY Or Cautionary Stories In Verse CHILDREN Elizabeth TURNER Illus
c1899 The DAISY Or Cautionary Stories In Verse CHILDREN Elizabeth TURNER Illus

Price: £59.99

A lovely little illustrated book of cautionary poems for children. Leadenhall Press Facsimile Edition of 1807 original, published as a part of the Illustrated Shilling Series of Forgotten Children's Books. Featuring 30 woodcut...

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c1900 Der Struwwelpeter Heinrich Hoffman Children's 122nd Edition Illustrated
c1900 Der Struwwelpeter Heinrich Hoffman Children's 122nd Edition Illustrated

Price: £50.00

An original German language edition of this illustrated children's book. This is the 122nd edition of the work, and is beautifully illustrated with coloured illustrations. The work remains...

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c1900 Pictures for Little People Scarce Children's Stories Colour Illustrations
c1900 Pictures for Little People Scarce Children's Stories Colour Illustrations

Price: £50.00

A very scarce collection of children's poems and stories from the turn of the twentieth century. With many illustrations in the text, many of which are coloured.

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c1900 The Infant Reader Short Stories in Simple Words Illus. Scarce
c1900 The Infant Reader Short Stories in Simple Words Illus. Scarce

Price: £25.00

A very scarce work of children's fiction, anonymously published with numerous vignettes throughout. Very scarce. Part of the Royal School Series. Undated, dated using Worldcat. Collated,...

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c1900 We Are Seven 'Never-Rip' Calico Book Children's Cloth Printed Scarce
c1900 We Are Seven 'Never-Rip' Calico Book Children's Cloth Printed Scarce

Price: £125.00

An extremely scarce children's publication printed on cloth. Illustrated throughout. Advertised to the front leaf as a 'Never-Rip' Calico Book. This is just one title from an entire series...

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c1900-1930 3vol Novels of G A Henty Hands of Malays Bravest of Brave 28th
c1900-1930 3vol Novels of G A Henty Hands of Malays Bravest of Brave 28th

Price: £39.99

Three novels of the popular Victorian author George Alfred Henty.Containing One of the 28th: A Tale of Waterloo, The Bravest of the Brave: With Peterborough in Spain  and In the Hands of the MalaysIllustrated with four plates...

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c1901 The Vacant Chair and Other Tales John Mackay Wilson Scarce Children's
c1901 The Vacant Chair and Other Tales John Mackay Wilson Scarce Children's

Price: £39.99

A collection of short stories from numerous authors, including Professor Gillespie, Oliver Richardson, J. M. Wilson and others. With an engraved frontispiece. Part of the Stirring Tales series.

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c1902 Cat Tales E Nesbit Illustrated Rosamund E Bland Isabel Watkin First Ed
c1902 Cat Tales E Nesbit Illustrated Rosamund E Bland Isabel Watkin First Ed

Price: £34.00

A charming work aimed at children. First edition, undated dated using Copac. Illustrated throughout with several pen-and-ink drawings by Isabel Watkin.Co-Authored by mother and daughter E Nesbit and Rosamund E Bland.Edith Nesbit was...

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c1902 Louis Wain Clifton Bingham Fun and Frolic Coloured Plates Scarce Children
c1902 Louis Wain Clifton Bingham Fun and Frolic Coloured Plates Scarce Children

Price: £195.00

Short poems and illustrationsThis scarce work is a collection of short, humorous poems for children with accompanying illustrations by Louis Wain. Wain was famous for his pictures of cats, whom he drew to support his mother and...

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c1902 The Mothers Book of Song J H Burn Illustrated Poems Songs First Edition
c1902 The Mothers Book of Song J H Burn Illustrated Poems Songs First Edition

Price: £95.00

A collection of rhymes and songs aimed at children.Illustrated throughout, with numerous vignettes throughout. Red and black frontis and title page.Illustrations are from drawings by Charles Robinson.No author or editor to title...

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c1903 Dad's Dorothy by MB Manwell Childrens Fiction Religious Christianity
c1903 Dad's Dorothy by MB Manwell Childrens Fiction Religious Christianity

Price: £19.99

An attractive turn of the century religious children's book. With a sunday school bookplate presenting the volume to one Winnie Barfield, dated 1903. Featuring several engraved plates and a frontispiece.  

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c1905 Cambrias Chieftain Evelyn Everett Green Illustrated Historical Fiction
c1905 Cambrias Chieftain Evelyn Everett Green Illustrated Historical Fiction

Price: £60.00

A work of historical fiction.This work is one of E Everett Green's stories for older children.Illustrated with four plates.Undated, dated using Copac.Written by Evelyn Everett-Green an English novelist. Her career as an author...

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c1905 Cloud and Sunshine L L Weedon Hilda K Robinson
c1905 Cloud and Sunshine L L Weedon Hilda K Robinson

Price: £22.99

A children's tale of the illness of a little girl named Mab, and the lives of her family. With a coloured frontispiece, and numerous engraved vignettes throughout by Hilda K Robinson.  

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c1905 R Caldecott's Picture Book No 1 John Gilpin Mad Dog Babes in the Wood House Jack
c1905 R Caldecott's Picture Book No 1 John Gilpin Mad Dog Babes in the Wood House Jack

Price: £35.00

A charming illustrated picture book comprising of four tales for children. Comprising of The Diverting History of John Gilpin, The House that Jack Built, An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog...

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c1906 By Pike and Dyke G.A. HENTY
c1906 By Pike and Dyke  G.A. HENTY

Price: £47.99

A bright copy of G.A. Henty's By Pike and Dyke. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial boards. Collated complete. There is a prize plate on the front pastedown. George Alfred Henty, (1832 - 1902), was a prolific...

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c1906 The Camerons of Niddry Mrs Stacy Waddy Childrens Illustrated Scarce
c1906 The Camerons of Niddry Mrs Stacy Waddy Childrens Illustrated Scarce

Price: £39.99

An early twentieth century Christian children's book, published under the direction of The Tract Committee. Featuring a monochrome frontispiece. With an inscription to front pastedown presenting the volume to one Reginald Eade,...

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c1907 Picture Book No 1 By Randolph Caldecott Illustrated Colour Black And White
c1907 Picture Book No 1 By Randolph Caldecott Illustrated Colour Black And White

Price: £39.99

The first of Caldecott's 'Picture Books' containing three tales The Diverting History of John Gilpin; The Three Jovial Huntsmen; and An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog. Illustrated in colour and black and white by Randolph Caldecott. Randolph...

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c1907 Wild Nature Pictures Rhymes Reasons Carruthers Gould Colour Illustrations
c1907 Wild Nature Pictures Rhymes Reasons Carruthers Gould Colour Illustrations

Price: £80.00

A scarce copy of this beautifully illustrated children's book.Colour plates throughout.With no date; dated from Copac. Francis Carruthers Gould (2 December 1844 - 1925), British caricaturist and political cartoonist, was born in Barnstaple,...

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c1908 Baby's Own Aesop Colour Illustrated Walter Crane Edmund Evans Fables Rhyme
c1908 Baby's Own Aesop Colour Illustrated Walter Crane Edmund Evans Fables Rhyme

Price: £225.00

A beautiful edition of Baby's Own sop, illustrated by Walter Crane.Illustrated throughout by Walter Crane and engraved and printed in colours by Edmund Evans.Very scarce in the dustwrapper especially in this

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c1908 Cliff House By A M Irvine Six Illustrations By Malcolm Paterson
c1908 Cliff House By A M Irvine Six Illustrations By Malcolm Paterson

Price: £19.99

An illustrated edition of Irvine's novel for school girls, with six full page illustrations throughout by Malcolm Paterson. With previous owner's ink inscription to label to front free endpaper.

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c1909 Held for Ransome ADVENTURE STORY by Wood Smith
c1909 Held for Ransome ADVENTURE STORY by Wood Smith

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of Wood Smith's book of children's adventure stories.Bound in cloth with pictorial front board and gilt lettering.Scarce.With 22 black and white plates and numerous in-text illustrations.With decorative prize nameplate...

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c1909 Le Robinson Suisse J-R Wyss Nouvelle Edition Illustrated
c1909 Le Robinson Suisse J-R Wyss Nouvelle Edition Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A decorative copy of the classic adventure story, The Swiss Family Robinson.Illustrated throughout with many engravings in the text. New edition. Written by Swiss pastor Johann David Wyss and edited by his son Johann Rudolf Wyss, the...

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c1909 Out of Doors Nature Stories for Children Alice Talwin Morris Illustrated
c1909 Out of Doors Nature Stories for Children Alice Talwin Morris Illustrated

Price: £40.00

This is a charmingly illustrated collection of stories for children.Alice Talwin Morris was a  late 19th and early 20th century children's book illustrator and author.

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c1909 The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures Illustrated
c1909 The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A collection of children's short stories by the German doctor of psychiatry Heinrich Hoffmann, lavishly illustrated throughout. Undated, dated using Copac. Copac dates the work at c1900. The...

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c1910 2vol Things Will Take A Turn By Harraden Pedlar And His Dog Rowsell Colour
c1910 2vol Things Will Take A Turn By Harraden Pedlar And His Dog Rowsell Colour

Price: £29.99

A collection of two of the series of 'Stories Old and New' which were prepared specially for school children, with charming stories by the best children's authors of the day. With decorative title pages and colour illustrated plates. In...

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c1910 Bobo's Motor Car Childrens Book Illustrated Golly Scarce Adventures
c1910 Bobo's Motor Car Childrens Book Illustrated Golly Scarce Adventures

Price: £225.00

A scarce twentieth century children's book.An author and date is not stated to this work. Only 'Made in England.''Alf Cooke' colophon to the rear board. Alf Cooke Printworks was a business founded by its namesake in 1866. He expanded...

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c1910 FRENCH Les Chaperons Roses by Marie PECLARD
c1910 FRENCH Les Chaperons Roses by Marie PECLARD

Price: £44.99

Charmingly written and attractively illustrated, Marie Peclard describes episodes from the everyday lives of three little sisters who wear pink hats - Les Chaperons Roses. Bound in quarter cloth with paper covered boards, and...

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c1910 In GOD'S Garden Stories of SAINTS Steedman SIGNED
c1910 In GOD'S Garden Stories of SAINTS Steedman SIGNED

Price: £65.00

Amy Steedman's In God's Garden. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, and pictorial front board. Signed by author. With sixteen colour plates, including frontis, collated complete. A collection of Christian stories...

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c1910 JACKANAPES Horatia Ewing illus CALDECOTT Children
c1910 JACKANAPES Horatia Ewing illus CALDECOTT Children

Price: £71.99

An illustrated and decorative early twentieth century edition of Ewing's children's story. Bound in quarter-cloth with the original pictorial paper-covered boards, with colour illustration. 'Two Hundred and Thirteenth Thousand.' Includes...

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c1910 Sketches from Dickens Illustrated Poor Traveller Mrs Gamp
c1910 Sketches from Dickens Illustrated Poor Traveller Mrs Gamp

Price: £29.99

A collection of some short tales from Charles Dickens. Illustrated throughout with numerous colour plates. Including The Poor Traveller, Boots at the Holly Tree Inn and Mrs Gamp.

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c1910 The Swiss Family Robinson Johann David Wyss H B Paull
c1910 The Swiss Family Robinson Johann David Wyss H B Paull

Price: £39.99

A smart copy of Mrs H. B. Paull's translation of the Swiss Family Robinson. With coloured frontispiece.

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c1910 When London Burned Restoration and the Great Fire G A Henty Illustrated
c1910 When London Burned Restoration and the Great Fire G A Henty Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A children's historical story by George Alfred Henty, set during the seventeenth century. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, including a coloured frontispiece.

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c1911 A Book of Children's Verse Mabel and Lilian Quiller-Couch Illus M E Gray
c1911 A Book of Children's Verse Mabel and Lilian Quiller-Couch Illus M E Gray

Price: £135.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of children's verse.With illustrations in colour by M. Etheldreda Gray.Mabel and Lilian Quiller-Couch were both English editors and writers of various works who co-wrote and co-edited two works...

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