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Katechismus Der Christlichen Lehre. Zum Gebrauch in Den Evangelischen Kirchen Und Schulen Des Köningreichs Hannover. Mit Könglichem Allergnädigstem Privilegio.

By: (Lutheran Catechism)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Hannover (hanover), P. S. Schluter: (1790/1840?)

Edition: Stereotype Edition

Seller ID: 112316

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In Contemporary (to the book) brown cloth boards with No titling to the spine. Plain endpapers. Lacks all before Title page. Vignette to Title page. No Date - but presumably a reprint as 'Stereotyp Ausgabe' is printed under the attractive b/w vignette on the Title page. - the detail (dedication? ) on the reverse of the Title page is dated 1790, but...? . The paper/print is certainly late 18th/19th Century. 175 pp. (+1 page at the end = 'Das Ein mal Ein'. ). NO Inscriptions or Marks. Lemon page edges. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy of what appears to be a scarce imprint.... View more info

The Three Kingdoms Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection

By: Afanasiev; Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publisher: 1998

Edition: New Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 110672

ISBN: 5050043905

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Pictorial green boards. No dustjacket. The covers have slightly bumped corners and smudges which can only be seen if held up to the light. The rear free endpaper has a Russian price sticker. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 166 pp. Superbly illustrated in colour by Alexander Kurkin; reminiscent of Dulac, Harry Clarke and Kay Nielson. Endpapers are also beautifully illustrated. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. " Here is a collection of Folk Tales from the Russian version of the Grim... View more info

Image for Surveying for Boy Scouts. with Sectional Paper for Survey Work. Revised by Scoutmaster Ernest Alderson ... with Chapters on Map Reading

Surveying for Boy Scouts. with Sectional Paper for Survey Work. Revised by Scoutmaster Ernest Alderson ... with Chapters on Map Reading

By: Albert Harman

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Limited. ,: (1934)

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114126

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


NO DATE given, but priced at 9d, and came in with a few other Scouting books presumed of a similar date (? ) but one of which was dated 1943. In the original lettered and illustrated, thin, light beige/cream coloured, card covers with red titling and illustration to front cover. The former owner's name in ink to the top of the front cover. Some light foxing (browny spots) all over and some dust discolouration to the covers, but NO tears or damage. Page fore-edges lightly dusty with age and a scattering of foxing. Internally some VERY light discolouration to the inner gutters and some scattered... View more info

ARCHIBALD An Hilarious History

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London and Basingstoke, Macmillan Childrens Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50433

ISBN: 0333539125

Condition: Near Fine


Comical story about "a curly-headed man. He lived in a wooden shack, his name was Archie Hackenback. His locks were long and carrot red, in curls, they twirled around his head." and about his 'hair' antics. All written and illustrated by the talented Jez Alborough. Unpaginated (30pp.), corners have some brumping, and a sm. marks to ther inner edge of the ffep. No Inscriptions and o/w pages clean, tight and mark-free. A Scarce Title.; 4to View more info

The Clock's Story

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107314

ISBN: 057504070X

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Laminated covers, clean, colour illustrated. Illustrated title page, 28pp, profusely illustrated throughout in full colour, NO INSCRIPTIONS, hinges sound, excellent copy, CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT."Fable for young children" "Come inside Featherby House and meet the Clock in his cosy home. Discover how he sorts out his ticks from his tocks in this witty tale, on of Jez Alborough's ingenious Featherby House Fables."; 8vo (small) View more info

Marjorie Daw and Other Stories

By: ALDRICH, Thomas Bailey

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1890

Edition: Authors Edn

Seller ID: 107072

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Decorative cloth covered boards, bright gilt titling to front cover and to spine, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, inner hinges splitting slightly, surface speckles to rear board, 32pp illustrated catalogue to end of book, Name/writing on half title. 313pp, slight foxing spots mainly to page edges, overall internally CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. "A tale by Thomas Bailey Aldrich written in correspondence form followed by nine more short stories by the author. Includes Miss Mehetabel's son; Our new neighbours at Ponkapog; A midnight fantasy etc etc; 107072; 8vo (small) View more info

Secret Heart . Signed Copy

By: Almond, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Children's Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 111920

ISBN: 0340764821

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


Signed First Edition. Blue boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are very light foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Signed by the Author on the title page with a dedication: 'To Abigail Happy Reading'. (8) + 202 pp. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. "Secret Heart is the fourth novel from David Almond: an author who always hits the mark. This time he surpasses himself with a tale of lost souls ... View more info

The Steadfast Tin Soldier .

By: Andersen, H.C.; Lewis, Naomi & Patrick Lynch

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Andersen Press Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus; 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 112153

ISBN: 0862643554

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are NO inscriptions or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with striking colour plates by P. J. Lynch. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "This is the classic and powerful tale by Hans Christian Andersen of a one-legged tin soldier who falls in love with a little paper dancer. P. J. Lynch's stunning illustrations perfectly complement Naomi Lewis's haunting translation of a much loved fairy story." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London (H & S), By Hodder and Stoughton Limited for Boots Pure Drug Co. , Ltd. ; Nottingham.: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 114950

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Burgundy-red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titling, banding and 'Boots logo' to the spine, with bright gilt titling and gilt illustration of little children watching a snail wearing a hat to the front board. Black double borders to the front cover. NO dustjacket. There is a small indent to the spine and a split (1 cm x 0.5 cm) to the front edge of the spine - now coloured in so not too noticable. All titling/decoration/base colour is clear and deep and overall the covers look near VG. Light toning and some foxing (pale browny spotting) to the page fore-edges. Internally a presentation ... View more info

The Dandy-Andy Book

By: Anderson, Anne

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112802

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Light Grey/Beige cloth covered boards with colour pictorial pastedown to the upper board surrounded with a tan coloured border and tan coloured titling. No dustjacket, but the book is now protected in a removable clear plastic cover. The covers are a little grubby with smudge marks, stains, spots, particularly to the spine/rear spine edge, but the front board and rear board are pretty clean - certainly there is no defect to the coloured onlay/titling. There are light foxing (brown) spots and some 'thumb' marks to the endpapers. Each page has a blank side and a former child owner has used these... View more info

Fiction Sequels for Readers, 10 to 16 An Annotated Bibliography of Books in Succession

By: Anderson, Vicki

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, McFarland & Co Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47781

ISBN: 0899505198

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy lettered card covers. No dustjacket as issued. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (vii) + 150 pp. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Betty's Trip to Byrnieland

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: None Given: N.D.

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 000013

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Paper Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. Early Edition. 4to (slim booklet). Presumably an ELF TALE. Covers are illustrated in full colour. Black/white and colour illustrations inside book. Pages browning. Front cover slightly sunned. Charming Juvenile. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

I Can Do it Myself

By: ANON

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press Ltd:

Edition: Possible 1st Edition?

Seller ID: 002994

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No date, original price 3/6 so circa 1940/50. Covers worn, slight creasing, small tear, illus of small boy. Colourful decorated e/p's. Short story about Tommy, a little boy who wants to go outside to play with the red wagon and needs to put his coat on. A fun book teaching young children how to fasten buttons, put on gloves, wash their own hands, role play etc. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. CLEAN AND BRIGHT.; 002994; 4to Slim Booklet View more info

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Postcard Illustrated by Ethel Parkinson

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faulkner & Co (printed by): 1908

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003914

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Colour illustration of mother/girl carrying a small girl, another child standing by her side. Greeting reads 'To greet you heartily with every good wish.' Written on the front by the previous owner/sender, with their name and date-1908. Stamped (Sent from South Shields) , postmarked, written on the reverse with a ? Christmas & New Year Greeting but this is obscured, as there is something all over the back as if it had been stuck in an album (but not sticky). Front illustration = Bright and Clean. Lovely example of Ethel Parkinsons artwork. See Image. ; Postcard; 14 cm x 9 cm View more info

The Dandy Book 1997

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, D C Thomson and Co Ltd: 1996

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004195

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


AS NEW! NOT PRICE CLIPPED. NOT INSCRIBED. EXCELLENT COPY. NO MARKS. Profusely illustrated thoughout in full colour. CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. Front cover shows all characters of the Dandy at the circus.; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

THE BEANO BOOK 1996

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, D C Thomson and Co Ltd: 1996

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004198

ISBN: 0851165966

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Price clipped otherwise FINE. NO INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Profusely illustrated throughout in full colour.; 004198; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

THE DANDY BOOK (1954)

By: ANON

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, D C THOMSON & CO, LTD: 1954

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 7139

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A GOOD PLUS Copy of an early Dandy Annual. 1954. (Korky with Top Hat / Angling Club Marquee / Fish into Top Hat). Internally as usual a few chips / tears to this 'pulp' paper, with loss to the corners of pp 93/94, 95/96, but on the blank edges, NO loss to TEXT. Inscribed by owner on the 'Book belongs to', and presentation inscription "To Paul wishing you a Happy Xmas, 1953" in the blank space below. Orange paper covered boards, some paper scraped to head and tail of spine, and inner edge, b ut is, unusually, almost ALL intact. Where the small bits of paper is lacking it has been colour... View more info

THE THREE BEARS - MY FAVOURITE STORIES SERIES

By: ANON

Price: £4.00

Publisher: THE "BRIGHTWAY" BOOKS ND P/B:

Seller ID: 9820


GOOD SMALL TEAR TO TITLE PAGE, SOME DISCOLOURATION TO FRONT COVER BOXFBHH; 9820 View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS - TEN POUNDS REWARD

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9906

Condition: Very Good


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interesting items for social historians, or for english language studies, as I suspect these are not the sort of books 11-13 year old... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: THE ADVENTURES OF A PENNY STAMP

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9907

Condition: Very Good+


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interesting items for social historians, or for english language studies, as I suspect these are not the sort of books 11-13 year old... View more info