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Jeremy Jack. The Lazy Hare

By: Cicely Englefield

Price: £19.95

Publisher: John Murray:

Seller ID: 111066

Condition: Acceptable


"Undated hardback, circa 1940's (previous owner's name and date to ffep - 17/01/1951). In overall acceptable condition, creamy-pink paper-covered boards, with illustrated front and rear covers and titles to spine, are rubbed to corners and spine covering is cracked and peeling to top two inches. The book has become stained and soiled to the leading edge - this affects both front and back boards and several pages ends, however text and charming illustrations are unaff... View more info

Clicking Vicky

By: Clement Freud

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Pelham Books: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 120838

ISBN: ISBN 0720711762

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1980, with no jacket as published. In overall very good condition - pictorial laminated boards slightly rubbed to spine head and corners. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; a little light tanning to prelims and page-ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Sailor Jack: A Tale Of The Southern Sea

By: Constance Cross

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 140942

Condition: Fair


"Undated fifth impression hardback edition, with no jacket. In overall fair used condition with some signs of age, handling and storage - embossed red cloth boards faded to spine with nicks to cloth at spine head. Binding overall tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name and address to ffep and handwritten note:' Four leaf clover in this book ' and there are two examples which have been pressed and retained between the pages; tanning to pa... View more info

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Sabre And Spurs! A Tale Of The Peninsular War

By: D. H. Parry

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Cassell and Company Limited: 1926

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140488

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Cassell's New Boy's Library series, 1926, with no jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original tan cloth boards, with pictorial on-lay to front panel, are generally clean and crisp with light rubbing to edges. Binding tight with slight roll and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning and spotting to page-ends with some scattered light spotting to several... View more info

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Sally The Hare

By: D. L. Leach

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160471

Condition: Fair


"First edition hardback, 1947, with unclipped jacket. In overall fair used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges; blue cloth boards have light crease to lower rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - Sunday School Prize plate to front pastedown; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. A great reading copy. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Flame

By: Daphne Winstone

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Peter Lunn: 1945

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 130312

Condition: Fair


"First edition hardback, 1945, with no jacket. In overall fair to good used condition - original cream cloth boards are a little soiled and tanned to spine with corners rounded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - faint trace of name and address to front pastedown and old price to ffep; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Treasure Of Hurstley Grange

By: David de Meza

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Pickering & Inglis Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 140129

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint in the Red Cord series, 1959, with clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and chipped at spine head; green cloth boards generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - prize-plate to ffep; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph availabl... View more info

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Giants

By: David Larkin

Price: £17.95

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1979

Seller ID: 190259

ISBN: ISBN 0043980058

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback edition, 1979, with unclipped jacket. In overall near-fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Uncle Mac's Children's Hour Story Book

By: Derek McCulloch (editor)

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1947

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 120883

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1947 (based on dated illustrations), with no jacket. In overall very good condition, pictorial boards are worn to edges and red cloth spine has faded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to prelims but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Rivals

By: Derek Mortimer

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140085

ISBN: ISBN 0233964037

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Behind the Night-Light

By: Described by Joan Maude and faithfully recorded by Nancy Price

Price: £24.95

Publisher: London, John Murray:

Seller ID: 110363

Condition: Very Good


"First Edition hardback (1912) with no dust jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - a little wear to edges and corners slightly rounded. Binding tight but has been strained at a couple of pages where gutter has opened; no annotations, modest gift inscription to ffep. Some tanning to half title page and the equivalent page to rear but text clean and clear throughout. The contents page has a small tear to top edge. This is... View more info

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Adventures Of Joan, Billy, Willy And Bobby

By: Desmond Beattie

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Gloucester, Thornhill Press: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180306

ISBN: 0904110249

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1975, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket slightly marked; orange cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Four Grannies

By: Diana Wynne Jones

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1981

Seller ID: 141061

ISBN: ISBN 0600204065

Condition: Very Good


"First Beaver Books edition paperback, 1981, in overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Sam, The African Boy and other stories

By: Dollie Bee

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Robert Culley.: 1904

Seller ID: 110235

Condition: Very Good


Second Edition hardback, 1904 ,with no jacket as issued. In overall very good condition with minor signs of age handling and storage - light rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions - previous owners name has been tipp-exed out on the front free-end paper. Light tanning to page-ends and end-papers but text and illustrated frontis bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Cats In May

By: Doreen Tovey

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Elek: 1959

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122673

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1959, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - some rubbing to edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; age-spots to prelims and page-ends but text and lovely illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Nesta Finds Her Niche

By: Doris A. Pocock

Price: £8.95

Publisher: "Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd":

Seller ID: 150263

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition, c. 1930s, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotation - handwritten Sunday School award note to ffep dated 1940; toning to page-ends and scattered light foxing here and there but text and illustrated frontispiece generally bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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A Week Of Stories (Signed)

By: Doris Rust

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1953

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140152

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first edition hardback, 1953, with unclipped jacket. In overall very goo used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj has a little light scattered foxing and chip at spine tail; green cloth boards crisp and clean. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; light foxing to prelims but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to ffep with brief inscription: 'Ric... View more info

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Tales Of Magic From Far And Near (Signed)

By: Doris Rust

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1969

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140153

ISBN: ISBN 0571087868

Condition: Fine


"SIGNED first edition hardback, 1969, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine used condition in a near fine dj with only slight signs of handling and storage - slight crease to dj front lower rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to ffep with brief inscription: 'Richard, With the author's love, Doris Rust.' Not an old library book. P... View more info

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Tales From The Pacific (Signed)

By: Doris Rust

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1965

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140155

ISBN: ISBN

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first edition hardback, 1965, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - a little very faint spotting to dj. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to ffep with brief inscription: 'For Richard, With the author's love and best wishes, Doris Rust. Not an old library book. Ph... View more info

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A Tale Of Three Rivers And Other Stories From Wales

By: Doris Rust

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Faber and faber: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140228

Condition: Fine


"SIGNED first edition hardback, 1966, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author with brief personal inscription to ffep: 'For Richard, Remembering a very happy holiday, from the author with love and best wishes, Doris Rust, October 1966."" Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info