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BALLET SHOES
Written by Noel Streatfeild; Jacqueline Wilson. Illustrated by Inga Moore.
Published by Folio Society. 2013. Fine condition.

Stock no. 1817681

Introduction by Wilson. Pictorial paper board to front, purple cloth spine and rear cover with gilt vignette of ballet shoes and gilt title to spine. Colour plates. 206 pages. Fourth printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's mauve slipcase in very good condition, having a few marks. Weight: 600g.

Price: £14.00. Location: TL.

FOLIO SOCIETY; CHILDRENS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

THE CASTLE OF YEW
Written by Lucy M. Boston. Illustrated by Margery Gill.
Published by The Bodley Head. 1967. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1817680

Acorn Library. Matt pictorial boards. Green endpapers with acorn and leaf. B/w illustrations. 79 pages. Reprint. Board corners rubbed. Name in ink to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Couple of ink blots to half-title page. Page 77-end has a small closed tear to top margin. Contents a little grubby. Weight: 180g.

Price: £12.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817679

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Name & address in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, text block and some scattered to contents. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed with a few small chips, grubby and marked to rear panel, light foxing to flaps. Weight: 260g.

Price: £22.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; BIGGLES; BOYS; BOYS ADVENTURE

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817678

Light green boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers are maps. 101st edition with additional illustrations (all b/w). Spine slightly cocked. Minor browning to lower edges of boards. Browning to text block with a few minor foxspots. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper. ISBN: 0416393608. Weight: 420g.

Price: £12.50. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; ANIMAL STORY

Status: Sold 23-Feb-2020. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817677

Reset. Red boards, black titles. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. The Famous Five's first adventure featuring a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure. 183 pages. 17th impression. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and edge-worn with a few small chips. Weight: 230g.

Price: £30.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; FAMOUS FIVE; ENID BLYTON

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

JEREMY FISHER'S PAINTING BOOK
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1967. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1817676

B/w illustrations to colour-in with the printed colour illustration opposite to copy, small sentenace of text below each illustration. Blue pictorial boards. Foxspots to boards. Stapled binding means the main contents have come away from the boards but staples holding the contents together nicely. Contents are clean and bright. ISBN: 0723206759. Weight: 180g.

Price: £16.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; BEATRIX POTTER; PAINTING BOOK; FROG

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

THE ICE-KING'S DAUGHTER
Written by Sheila K. Mccullagh. Illustrated by Mary Gernat.
Published by E.J. Arnold & Son Ltd.. 1st 1964. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817675

Dragon Book D2. A reading book. Grey boards, white titles. B/w and colour illustrations. Corners bumped. Contents grubby, some pen marks. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is also grubby and marked, edge-worn with a few tears. Weight: 230g.

Price: £12.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; ADVENTURE

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

GEORGE'S BOATS
Written by A.J. Grainger. Illustrated by Graham Humphreys.
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817674

George was a bargee's son and, if his attendance at school was spasmodic, his knowledge of barges and the canal was inexhaustible. Funny, exciting and different with attractive b/w illustrations. Red boards. Gilt titles to spine. 120pp. 8 x 5". Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges. ISBN: 0091063906. Weight: 240g.

Price: £10.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; CANALS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

FAIRIES AND FRIENDS
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1817673

Small format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and title/vignette to front cover. 57 pages and 8 page list of publications to rear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing and grubby marks throughout. Weight: 120g.

Price: £12.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

COMPLETE POEMS FOR CHILDREN
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Published by Heinemann. 1st thus 1994. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817672

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 267 pages plus index. B/w text illustrations. Pictorial dustwrapper has very slight loss to top rear corner. ISBN: 0434969176. Weight: 622g.

Price: £24.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; ARDIZZONE; POETRY AND VERSE (CHILDRENS)

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie; May Byron. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Stock no. 1817671

Retold for young children. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 3rd impression. Browning to text block. Spine slightly cocked. ISBN: 0340037350. Weight: 380g.

Price: £10.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

ANT AND BEE - AN ALPHABETICAL STORY
Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Bryan Ward.
Published by Heinemann. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Stock no. 1817670

A progressive ABC written as a story with simple words. Small format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Reprint. ISBN: 0434929662. Weight: 110g.

Price: £16.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; ABC

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien.
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817669

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Published posthumously although the origins of the book stretch back 60 years long before the Hobbit! The story of the First Age in Tolkien's world. Fold-out map to rear. Text block and endpapers browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed and browned. ISBN: 0048231398. Weight: 640g.

Price: £25.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; LITERATURE; FANTASY

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

THE WHEELWRIGHT'S SHOP
Written by A.F. Collins; George Sturt.
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Stock no. 1817668

Passages selected and edited by Collins. Learn about tools and their users in the later years of the nineteenth century. Written for schools. B/w photos. Small format. Brown cloth boards, black titles. Fading to spine and spine edges. Browning to endpapers. Weight: 260g.

Price: £24.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; TEXT BOOK (SCHOOL); FARMING; CRAFTS; HISTORY

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

WHERE THE SHADOWS LIE
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Pia Skogemann.
Published by Chiron Publications. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Stock no. 1817667

A Jungian Interpretation of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Originally published in Danish. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781888602456. Weight: 300g.

Price: £12.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; FANTASY; REFERENCE; LITERARY CRITICISM

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

PLATFORM SOULS
Written by Nicholas Whittaker.
Published by Icon Books. 1st thus 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817666

The Trainspotter as Twentieth-Century Hero. Revised edition of the cult classic. B/w photos. Light scuffing to dustwrapper. ISBN: 9781848319899. Weight: 500g.

Price: £12.00. Location: TL.

TRANSPORT; RAILWAYS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

GUNDOG SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
Written by Wilson Stephens. Illustrated by Mary Beattie Scott.
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Stock no. 1817665

The author fills the gap on the inner nature of gundogs, their behaviour patterns and reflexes, elements of management, and the man-dog communication system by which the recommended lessons can be taught which, in the past, may have been too familiar to the expert to pass on. Brown glazed boards, white titles, three colour photos of gundogs to front cover. B/w pencil sketches. 192 pages. ISBN: 1840372621. Weight: 450g.

Price: £28.00. Location: TL.

FIELD SPORTS; DOGS; DOGS (FACTUAL); DOGS - GUNDOG; SPANIELS; RETRIEVERS; SHOOTING

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

STORIES OF THE STARS
Written by Denise Vale. Illustrated by Denise Vale.
Published by G. Bell & Sons. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817664

A book to appeal to a child's imagination, sense of discovery and delight in patterns. Legends of the stars and constellations. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w maps of constellations to endpapers. Text and illustrations in blue. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at edges with slight loss and grubby to rear panel. ISBN: 0713516615. Weight: 290g.

Price: £12.00. Location: TL.

CHILDRENS; ASTRONOMY; LEGENDS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

SCIPIO AFRICANUS: GREATER THAN NAPOLEON
Written by B.H. Liddell Hart.
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st thus 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817663

First published in 1926 by William Blackwood as A Greater Than Napoleon: Scipio Africanus. This 1992 edition reproduces exactly the original edition, complete and unabridged with an added new Foreword by J. Enoch Powell. Includes b/w maps. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine. ISBN: 1853671320. Weight: 480g.

Price: £12.00. Location: TL.

HISTORY; HISTORY (ROMAN); HISTORY (EUROPEAN); BIOGRAPHY; GREEK AND ROMAN CIVILISATION

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.

TWO HUNDRED POPULAR FLIES AND HOW TO TIE THEM
Written by Tom Stewart.
Published by Adam & Charles Black; Ernest Benn. 1984. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1817662

An omnibus edition of the four volumes of the late Tom Stewart's Fifty Popular Flies. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations. Reprint. Endpapers and text block slightly grubby in appearance. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is also slightly grubby. ISBN: 071362664X. Weight: 820g.

Price: £14.00. Location: TL.

FIELD SPORTS; ANGLING; FLY FISHING

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 21-Feb-2020.