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THE BOOK OF THE FLOWER FAIRIES

By: BARKER, Cicely Mary

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Lodon, Blackie:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15240

Condition: 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. View more info

CICELY BARKER'S FLOWER FAIRY PICTURE BOOK

By: BARKER, Cicely Mary

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Sons Ltd:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15241


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. View more info

A LITTLE BOOK OF OLD RHYMES

By: BARKER, Cicely Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & sons Ltd, nd nd:

Seller ID: 16873

Condition: In Dust Jacket


With 9 full page coloured plates and numerous drawings in text, 12mo, priced 2/6 on sticker overlaying original price of 3/-. Fine copy in slightly frayed & torn dustwrapper with a small pictorial sticker on upper flap. Binding is Paper covered boards, with onlaid plate of girl & two boys gazing up. View more info

RUPERT Adventure Book No 42

By: Bestall, Alfred

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Daily Express Publication:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1669


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. View more info

The New Rupert Book

By: BESTALL, Alfred

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Daily Express Publication: 1951

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15243


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. View more info

CONSEQUENCES : A Complete Story in the Manner of the Old Parlour Game

By: BOWEN, Elisabeth; Coppard A.E. ; Van Druten, John; O'Faolain, Sewan; Fraser, Ronald; Hoult, Norah; Maclaren, Hamish; Stern G.B.; Whitaker, Malachi

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Berkshire, THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS: 1932

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 16319

Condition: 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. View more info

Welcome to Danger

By: Brand, Christianna

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Foley House Press: 1949

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14251

Condition: 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. View more info

Gay from China at the Chalet School

By: Brent-Dyer,Elinor

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, W & R Chambers & Co: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16333


Fine copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper, View more info

The World of Edward Gorey

By: Clifford; Wilkin, Karen Ross

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1996

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15781

ISBN: 0810939886


Illustrated in colour and black and white, 190pp, fine copy in fine dustwrapper. View more info

HOBBY HORSES; GUINESS BOOKLETS

By: Emmett, Rowland

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Sanders:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15255

Condition: Fine copy


With Riders by Guinness, illust by Rowland Emmett, orig wraps. View more info

SHER Lord of the Jungle

By: Fenton, Eugénie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Benn: 1962

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16668


Fine copy in sl frayed dustwrapper, full page and in text illustrations by Joan Kiddell Monroe, 96pp, small quarto. View more info

The Sleepy Song Book

By: Field, Eugene & others

Price: £120.00

Publisher: New York, McBride Nast & Co: 1915

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16631

Condition: 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)... View more info

Beyond the Marble Mountain

By: Gardner, Hugh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1948

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16867


Very good copy in frayed and chipped price clipped dustwrapper,illustrated with black and white drawings by Joan Kiddell Monroe. View more info

Labrys 7: Alan Garner Issue

By: Garner Alan, Young, Grahaeme Barrasford & Matthews, John (eds)

Price: £270.00

Publisher: Frome, Somerset, Hunting Raven Press: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16876


Fine copy, very sl fading to spine, contains Four Poems, Holly from the Bongss, The Green Mist and To Kill a King amongst others, an interview with Garner and several reviews of his work, illustrated by Michael Foreman, 164pp, small quarto. View more info

Aventures De Baron Munchhausen

By: GAUTIER, Theophile Fils

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Paris, Furne, Jouvet et Cie:

Seller ID: 15252


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. View more info

HAUNTING EDINBURGH

By: Grierson, Florence

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16318


Very fine copy in near fine dw. With 16 cold plates & 6 in monochrome by Katharine Cameron, 178pp. View more info

BARNABY AND THE SCARECROW

By: HELPS, Racey

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1953

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 6073

Condition: 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. View more info

NURSIE'S LITTLE RHYME BOOK

By: LE MAIR, H Willebeek

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Augener Ltd:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16874


No 4 of Old Nursery Rhyme illiustrated in colour by H Willebeek Le Mair, small oblong, with glazed pictorial boards, a particularly nice copy of one of the scarcest of the Le Mair books. View more info

Run away Home

By: LYON, Elinor

Price: £110.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1953

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16359

Condition: In Dust Jacket


Very fine copy in dustwrapper a little rubbed at corners and small piece of surface missing from near top corner of upper panel of dustwrapper. illustrated with black and white drawings & illustrated endpapers by Christine Price, incredibley scarce. View more info

We Daren't Go A'Hunting

By: Lyon, Elinor

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1951

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16360

Condition: In Dust Jacket


Illustrated with coloured frontis and drawings in text, 191pp, oct. Very slight foxing to title-page, fore -edge of page 189/190 slightly roughed - a production fault, otherwise very good copy in dustwrapper which has frayed and rubbed edges, spine slightly faded, lower panel a bit grubby - a better than it sounds copy of a scarce book - scans sent if required. View more info