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Image for The Lady of Provence or, Humbled and Healed

The Lady of Provence or, Humbled and Healed

By: A.L.O.E. [Charlotte Maria Tucker]

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1883

Seller ID: 233203

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, blue cloth lettered gilt and black, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers. Rubbed at extremities and to head and foot of spine, gift inscription to a previous owner on a browned front free endpaper, one gathering lightly pulled, minor spotting. Pictorial title page and frontis, 400pp View more info

Image for King Orville and the Bullfrogs

King Orville and the Bullfrogs

By: Abell, Kathleen (illustrated by Errol Le Cain)

Price: £36.50

Publisher: Little, Brown and Co: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 217805

ISBN: 0316001996

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, rectangular format, 7 1/2" x 10", first edition, a near fine tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, text clean and unmarked, illustrated in colour by Errol Le Cain, 48pp View more info

Image for The Last of the Incas

The Last of the Incas

By: Aimard, Gustave

Price: £11.85

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co: 1880

Seller ID: 233564

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, blind stamped purple cloth lettered purple on gilt, prize details to front pastedown have been partly effaced, the binding is tight, the text unmarked, 317pp View more info

Image for A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Macmillan & Co: 1901

Seller ID: 233185

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, pictorial green cloth richly gilt, all edges gilt, lightly rubbed to some extremities, rear hinge starting but sewing tight, foxing confined to endpapers, b&w illustrations throughout, 286pp View more info

Image for Fairy Tales and Stories

Fairy Tales and Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons: 1901

Seller ID: 233612

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, decorative red cloth lettered gilt, a little rubbed to extremities, lacks front free endpaper else good, sewing remains tight, b&w illustrations, 512pp View more info

Image for Flight to Antarctica

Flight to Antarctica

By: Andrew, Margaret

Price: £21.85

Publisher: Burlington Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 223283

ISBN: 095109310X

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, printed in an edition limited to 500 copies, text clean and unmarked, 112pp View more info

Image for The Magnet Companion: a collective biography, index and directory

The Magnet Companion: a collective biography, index and directory

By: Anon

Price: £6.65

Publisher: Howard Baker: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 214757

ISBN: 0703000063

Condition: Very Good


hardback, rectangular format, light foxing to closed page edges o/w a very good tightly bound copy in a pictorial dust wrapper that has one or two closed tears to edges, 120pp View more info

Image for The Czar. A tale of the time of the First Napoleon

The Czar. A tale of the time of the First Napoleon

By: Anon [Deborah Alcock]

Price: £9.85

Publisher: T Nelson & Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 233566

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, pictorial green cloth lettered gilt and black, decorative endpapers, rubbed to extremities, some light foxing to closed page edges. A tightly bound copy, the text is unmarked, frontis and pictorial title page, 446pp View more info

Image for Reuben Inch or, The Power of Perseverance

Reuben Inch or, The Power of Perseverance

By: Anon [E.S. Elliott]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: T Nelson & sons: 1889

Seller ID: 233164

Condition: Very Good


hardback, pictorial blue cloth lettered gilt, patterned endpapers, prize label with details effaced to front pastedown, the text is clean and unmarked, the binding tight, 20 b&w illustrations, 144pp View more info

Image for The Little Lame Prince and his travelling cloak : a parable for young and old

The Little Lame Prince and his travelling cloak : a parable for young and old

By: Anon [Mrs Craik]

Price: £9.85

Publisher: Daldy, Isbister & Co: 1875

Seller ID: 233179

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, pictorial green cloth gilt, all edges gilt, mildly rubbed to some extremities, binding pulled at pp64/65 but sewing holding, the text is unmarked, b&w illustrations, 169pp + catalogue to rear View more info

Image for On Both Sides of the Sea : a story of the Commonwealth and the Restoration

On Both Sides of the Sea : a story of the Commonwealth and the Restoration

By: Anon [Mrs Elizabeth Rundle Charles]

Price: £8.95

Publisher: T Nelson & Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 233597

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, green cloth lettered black and gilt, decorative endpapers part age-toned, one gathering working loose and thus good only, 508pp View more info

Image for The Truants

The Truants

By: Badcock, J C

Price: £4.50

Publisher: The Country Book Club: 1954

Seller ID: 172115

Condition: Good


hardback, 8vo, part faded green cloth lacks dust wrapper, internally very good, b&w illustrations, 124pp View more info

Image for The Pedlar's Pack

The Pedlar's Pack

By: Baldwin, Mrs Alfred

Price: £10.45

Publisher: W & R Chambers: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 218965

Condition: Very Good


hardback, undated but we believe this to be the 1904 first, octavo, pictorial yellow cloth binding lightly rubbed to extremities and with a short nick at foot of spine, all edges gilt, tightly bound, tissue guarded colour frontis, colour plates, b&w illustrations, 397pp View more info

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Tales of Adventure on the Ocean

By: Ballantyne, R M

Price: £14.00

Publisher: James Nisbet: 1910

Seller ID: 219869

Condition: Good


hardback, undated but National Library of Wales suggests 1910, octavo, pictorial cloth covers, three Ballantyne stories in this omnibus, Fighting the Whales, Sunk at Sea and The Battle and the Breeze, a little knocked at leading corners, paper yellowed, prize label to front pastedown almost entirely removed, lacks frontis for the first story - Fighting the Whales but all other plates present, 126, 124 + 120pp View more info

Image for Hunted and Harried - a tale of the Scottish Covenanters

Hunted and Harried - a tale of the Scottish Covenanters

By: Ballantyne, R M

Price: £16.95

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co: 1892

Seller ID: 233182

Condition: Good


hardback, octavo, undated but between 1892 and 1897, pictorial brown cloth, scattered foxing, brief dated gift inscription to a previous owner, name stamp of same to front endpapers and to rear board, the binding is tight, b&w illustrations, 195pp + catalogue bound to rear View more info

Image for The Pirate City ; an Algerine tale

The Pirate City ; an Algerine tale

By: Ballantyne, R M

Price: £26.95

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co: 1874

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 233220

Condition: Poor


hardback, small octavo, decorative green cloth lettered green on black and to spine, gilt, rubbed to extremities, upper hinge cracked, shaky, foxing. Pictorial title page and b&w frontis & illustrations, 400 pages. Uncommon first edition, albeit in poor condiiton. View more info

Image for The Dog Crusoe and His Master. A Story of Adventure in the Western Prairies

The Dog Crusoe and His Master. A Story of Adventure in the Western Prairies

By: Ballantyne, R M

Price: £14.00

Publisher: T Nelson & Sons: 1871

Seller ID: 233221

Condition: Poor


hardback, small octavo, blind stamped green cloth, volume slightly cocked, rubbed to extremities, joints cracked at endpapers & starting at central gathering, but sewing holding firm, foxing, tissue guarded fronts and pictorial title, tissue guarded plates, 356pp View more info

Image for Back to the Hills

Back to the Hills

By: Bannisdale, V E

Price: £19.50

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 205536

Condition: Good


hardback, small quarto measuring 8" x 7", blue cloth lettered black to spine, mild foxing to closed page edges and to pre-lims, some spotting under dust wrapper flaps to pastedowns, a tightly bound copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust wrapper that has paper repair to verso at head of spine, embossed stamp of a previous owner on front free endpaper, text clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations by Lionel Edwards, 148pp View more info

Image for The Annotated Mother Goose: With an Introduction and Notes

The Annotated Mother Goose: With an Introduction and Notes

By: Baring-Gould, William & Ceil

Price: £18.65

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1992

Seller ID: 217453

ISBN: 0517029596

Condition: Very Good


hardback, reprint of a work first published in 1962, large octavo, 11" x 8.5", a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text and in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, b&w illustrations, 350pp View more info

Image for The Seekers

The Seekers

By: Bates, H E

Price: £22.00

Publisher: John and Edward Bumpus: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 233510

Condition: Very Good


hardback, slim octavo, blue paper covered boards lettered gilt within frame to upper board, light foxing to closed edges else a very good copy in original glassene wrapper, 32pp View more info

Image for Waterstone's Classics Collection : The Wizard of Oz

Waterstone's Classics Collection : The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L Frank

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Templar Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 217220

ISBN: 1840115874

Condition: Very Good


hardback, a very good tightly bound copy in a very well preserved pictorial dust wrapper, text unmarked and clean, illustrated by Wayne Anderson, 158pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Famous Five Go Adventuring Again Annual 1979

Enid Blyton's Famous Five Go Adventuring Again Annual 1979

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Purnell: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 212242

ISBN: 0361041519

Condition: Very Good


hardback, pictorial glazed boards, mildly knocked at tips of top leading corners o/w a very good tightly bound copy, dust wrapper not called for, illustrated, 93pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Sunshine Book

Enid Blyton's Sunshine Book

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £4.85

Publisher: Dean & Son Ltd: 1965

Edition: reprinted edition

Seller ID: 213496

ISBN: 0603032621

Condition: Good


hardback, small 8vo, reprinted edition, pictorial glazed boards, dust wrapper not called for, paper age-toned, a good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, b&w illustrations, 184pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Sunshine Book

Enid Blyton's Sunshine Book

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £4.85

Publisher: Dean & Son Ltd: 1965

Edition: reprinted edition

Seller ID: 213497

ISBN: 0603032621

Condition: Good


hardback, small 8vo, reprinted edition, pictorial glazed boards, dust wrapper not called for, paper age-toned, a good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, b&w illustrations, 184pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Chimney Corner Stories

Enid Blyton's Chimney Corner Stories

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Dean & Son: 1971

Seller ID: 213509

ISBN: 0603032567

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a pictorial dust wrapper that is now protected in a non-adhesive clear film sleeve, previous ownership details to front free endpaper, mild age-toning but text clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 184pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Happy Hours Story Book

Enid Blyton's Happy Hours Story Book

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dean & Son: 1964

Edition: reprinted edition

Seller ID: 213514

ISBN: 0603032524

Condition: Good


hardback, small 8vo, undated later reprint, a very good tightly bound copy in a mildly rubbed and chipped price-clipped pictorial dust wrapper, age-toning, previous owner details to front free endpaper o/w text clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 185pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Round the Clock Stories

Enid Blyton's Round the Clock Stories

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £4.85

Publisher: Dean & Son Ltd: 1963

Edition: reprinted edition

Seller ID: 213503

ISBN: 0603032559

Condition: Good


hardback, later reprinted edition, small 8vo, pictorial glazed boards, dust wrapper not called for, bottom corners lightly knocked at tips o/w a good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, b&w illustrations, 184pp View more info

Image for The Naughtiest Girl is a Monitor

The Naughtiest Girl is a Monitor

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £4.85

Publisher: Dean & Son Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 213486

ISBN: 060303294X

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small 8vo, pictorial glazed boards, dust wrapper not called for, a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, b&w illustrations, 184pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Famous Five Go To Smugglers Top Annual

Enid Blyton's Famous Five Go To Smugglers Top Annual

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Purnell Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 212246

ISBN: 0361045646

Condition: Very Good


hardback, pictorial glazed boards, dust wrapper not called for with this publication, mildly knocked to leading corners of upper board o/w a very good tightly bound copy, text clean and unmarked, illustrated throughout, 92pp View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Famous Five Annual : Five on Kirren (sic) Island Again

Enid Blyton's Famous Five Annual : Five on Kirren (sic) Island Again

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £7.65

Publisher: Purnell Books: 1982

Seller ID: 212243

ISBN: 0361053126

Condition: Very Good


hardback, pictorial glazed boards, dust wrapper not called for with this publication, corners of boards lightly knocked at tips, single name of a previous owner o/w text clean and unmarked, binding tight, illustrated throughout, 93pp View more info