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London: Blackie & Sons Ltd. First edition Hardcover 
A selection of forty pictures showing Flower Fairies of the Garden and Wayside and of Spring Summer, and Autumn, large quarto yellow paper covered boards illustrated with clover fairy, covered rubbed slight cracking at upper corner of spine but still attractive copy of this most elusive of the Flower Fairy titles. Binding is Paper Covered Boards. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Lodon: Blackie. 1st Edition Hardcover In Dust Jacket 
An early, possibly first edition of this classic, 72 colour plates, consisting of the Flower Fairies of the Spring, Summer and Autumn, a fine bright copy, green cloth gilt with a dw which is badly worn, front illustration substantially complete but about one third section of lower panel missing and small section at base of spine. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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3 Bestall, Alfred . RUPERT Adventure Book No 42.
London: Daily Express Publication. 1st Edition Wraps 
First Edition. Rupert dressed as pierrot stting on a rock at the seaside, sl marking to front cover, small tear at base of spine, near fine copy 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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4 BESTALL, Alfred. The New Rupert Book.
London: Daily Express Publication, 1951. First edition Hardcover 
First Edition. Rupert is climbing a hill clutching a snow ball, price clipped page, otherwise a very nice copy with on slight rubbing to the edges in paper covered boards. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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5 BOWEN, Elisabeth; Coppard A.E. ; Van Druten, John; O'Faolain, Sewan; Fraser, Ronald; Hoult, Norah; Maclaren, Hamish; Stern G.B.; Whitaker, Malachi. CONSEQUENCES : A Complete Story in the Manner of the Old Parlour Game.
Berkshire: THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1932. Limited ed Cloth In Dust Jacket 
One of a thousand printed copies. fine copy in a sl scuffed dustwrapper.Frontispiece & tp engraved by Eric Ravilious, includes contributions by John van Druten, G B Stern, A E Coppard, Sean O'Faolain, Norah Hoult, Hamish MacLaren, Elizabeth Bowen, Ronald Fraser and Malachi Whitaker. 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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6 Brand, Christianna. Welcome to Danger.
London: Foley House Press, 1949. First edition Cloth In Dust Jacket 
The book has a set of extremely unpleasant villians - and the adventures are definitely enough to make the hair curl Illustrated with line drawings throughout, dustwrapper has an interesting interview with Brand who gives a vivid description of he life as a child in India. Fine copy in a frayed pictorial dustwrapper. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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7 Brent-Dyer,Elinor. Gay from China at the Chalet School.
London: W & R Chambers & Co, 1950. Reprint Hard Cover 
Fine copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper, 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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8 Brent-Dyer,Elinor. The Chalet School Goes to It.
London: W & R Chambers & Co, 1952. Reprint Hard Cover 
Fine copy in dustwrapper with short tears at head a foot of spine, slight loss 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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9 Brent-Dyer,Elinor. The Rivals of the Chalet School.
London: W & R Chambers & Co, 1951. B001E04YSE Reprint Hard Cover 
Fine copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper with an 1" closed tear on top of upper panel & similiar on bottom of lower panel. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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10 Brent-Dyer,Elinor. Three Go to the Chalet School.
London: W & R Chambers & Co, 1949. First edition Hard Cover 
Fine copy in frayed, good only dustwrapper 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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11 Clifford; Wilkin, Karen Ross. The World of Edward Gorey.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996. 0810939886 / 9780810939882 First edition Hardcover 
Illustrated in colour and black and white, 190pp, fine copy in fine dustwrapper 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 ELDON, Magdalen. BUMBLE.
London: Collins, 1950. First edition Illustrated boards In Dust Jacket 
Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout, the first of the Bumble stories about a half Chinese, half Scottish pekinese who lives in a recognisable part of Devon near Tiverton. Some edge wear to top and bottom of boards, otherwise fine copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper. Binding is Illustrated boards in matching dustwrapper. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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13 Emmett, Rowland. HOBBY HORSES
London: Sanders. First edition Soft cover Fine copy 
With Riders by Guinness, illust by Rowland Emmett, orig wraps. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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14 Fenton, Eugénie. SHER Lord of the Jungle.
London: Benn, 1962. First edition 
Fine copy in sl frayed dustwrapper, full page and in text illustrations by Joan Kiddell Monroe, 96pp, small quarto 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 Field, Eugene & others. The Sleepy Song Book.
New York: McBride Nast & Co, 1915. First edition Cloth boards with an onlaid plate to upper board Fine copy 
With 12 coloured plates, title-page and endpapers by Anne Anderson, copy belonging to Miss Helen Monnette, with a poem by Phyllis Dyrenforth Fortune pasted on half-title called 'Little Brown House' published in 'Sunset Magazine' March 1921, in additon a typed poem called 'Cause She's Mine. All Mine' also by Phyllis Dyrenforth Fortune, dedicated to Helen Monnette, pasted in to reverse of fep, verso of title page has a birth announcement card tipped in (for Helen Monnette), hand written note on contents page (written by Phyllis D F) thus 'Dear Eugene Field used to hold me on his knee when I a little one and lived nearby - in Lakeview - Chicago. Fine copy 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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16 Gardner, Hugh. Beyond the Marble Mountain.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1948. First edition Cloth 
Very good copy in frayed and chipped price clipped dustwrapper,illustrated with black and white drawings by Joan Kiddell Monroe 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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17 GAUTIER, Theophile Fils. Aventures De Baron Munchhausen.
Paris: Furne, Jouvet et Cie. 1/2 cloth 
A first or early edition of this scarce title, no date, between 1860 - 1880, profusely illustrated with both line drawings and full page engravings by Dore, an exciting example of his work and less common than many other titles, bound in very rubbed half calf, endpapers cracked at hinges but hinges firm. 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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18 Grierson, Florence. HAUNTING EDINBURGH.
London: Bodley Head, 1929. 1st Edition Blue Cloth 
Very fine copy in near fine dw. With 16 cold plates & 6 in monochrome by Katharine Cameron, 178pp. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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London: Collins, 1953. First edition Hard Cover In Dust Jacket 
A Barnaby Littlemouse Book, Illustrated in full colour (14 plates) with pictorial endpapers and dustwrapper designed by the author, very faint foxing to fore-edge, neat inscription to verso of free endpaper, in slightly marked, frayed and chipped price clipped dustwrapper, small slim 7 x 5 3/4", but attractive copy of a scarce title. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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20 Hull, Katharine & Whitlock, Pamela. Crowns.
London: Jonathon Cape, 1947. First edition Cloth 
Illustrated by Pamela Whitlock, fine copy in frayed and slightly torn, at head and foot of spine dustwrapper 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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