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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

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The Dandy Book 1969

By: Anon (D. C. Thomson & Co. , )

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114172

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Cartoon illustrated boards with a Christmas illustration of Korky the cat mischievously about to eat a christmas pudding. The laminate at the spine edges is lifting slightly but otherwise the covers are fine. No dustjacket, presumed as issued? The 'This Book Belongs To' box has not been completed which makes the book ideal for purchase. The crossword has been completed in pencil, ( but this may be able to be removed? ) , otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 141 pp. ... View more info

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Düsseldorfer Monathefte. VIIII / 9. Band (Volume 9)

By: Arnz & Co

Price: £145.00

Publisher: In Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co: 1856

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113698

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Note: LACKS 8 of 48 Plates - see details further on. ALL TEXT in GERMAN. In dark burgundy cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped decoration and bright gilt titling to the front board only. Spine faded, and corners bumped with scraped tips. Head and tail of spine chipped and a repaired tear to the top rear edge (2cms). Internally, (apart from light foxing patches here and there, some pages worse than others, as usual with these volumes) generally very clean and tight but... View more info

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Düsseldorfer Monathefte. V / 5. Band (Volume 5)

By: Arnz & Co

Price: £145.00

Publisher: In Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co: 1852

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113699

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Note: LACKS 5 Plates - see details further on. ALL TEXT in GERMAN. In very dark blue/green cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped decoration and bright gilt titling to the front board only. Spine has come off at some point and has been completely reglued, and corners bumped with scraped tips. Head and tail of spine chipped with a little loss to the cloth. Internally, (apart from light foxing patches all over pages here and there, some pages worse than others, as usual w... View more info

The Evening Rise . Fifty Years of Fly Fishing

By: Bateman H. M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111105

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


'Brick' coloured boards with bright silver-gilt titling, and fish decoration to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial, Bateman illustrated, dustjacket. At some point the edges of this book have been near to somewhere damp and the top fron and rear edge of the book shows a little former exposure to damp - ie: slight darkening/discolouration but overall the books' covers are VG. The dustjacket has suffered the same fate and a former owner has internally strength... View more info

Cautionary Tales for Children Designed for the Admonition of Children Between the Ages of Eight and Fourteen Years

By: BELLOC, H

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, DUCKWORTH:

Seller ID: 108030

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated paper covered boards with sunned spine, edges and corners lightly bumped. Slight spotting/browning to endpapers. NO INSCRIPTIONS. No date. Hinges sound. 79pp. Profusley illustrated in black and white. Internally CLEAN AND BRIGHT. "Classic collection of poetry that would now be considered "politcally incorrect" bur are great fun. Tales that warn children of what terrible things can happen when they tell lies or are naughty."; 108030; 8vo View more info

Laureate's Progress

By: Blake, Quentin

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111563

ISBN: 0224064819

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. In the Original publisher's maroon cloth boards, with bright gilt lettering to spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has some slight shelfwear = some creasing and a couple of closed tears to the edges, all of which are now neatly repaired to the reverse of the d/j with clear archive tape. Also there are some light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up... View more info

Image for Hurrah for the Secret Seven - ENID BLYTON Serial COMPLETE in 12 Issues of the ' Mickey Mouse Weekly ' Comics - from December 22nd 1951 to March 8th 1952. Pre-Publication Issues - Published as a Book Later in 1952 as - ' The Secret Seven on the Trail'

Hurrah for the Secret Seven - ENID BLYTON Serial COMPLETE in 12 Issues of the ' Mickey Mouse Weekly ' Comics - from December 22nd 1951 to March 8th 1952. Pre-Publication Issues - Published as a Book Later in 1952 as - ' The Secret Seven on the Trail'

By: Blyton Enid (and Others - Various)

Price: £149.00

Publisher: London, Willbank Publications Ltd By Odhams Press Ltd: 1951/2

Edition: 1st Editions - Pre-Publication

Seller ID: 113436

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12 issues of the 'Mickey Mouse Weekly' Comic from 22nd December 1951 to March 8th 1952. Each issue = Pictorial paper wraps c. 38 cm x 27 cm (c. 15" x 10.75"). Most issues consisting of 12 pages (INCLUDING the covers which are paginated) , with colour covers and colour centre pages, the remainder in b/w. 3 of the Issues are ENLARGED issues with 16 pages, with colour covers, 2 other colour pages and colour centre pages. The comics overall range from Good to Very Go... View more info

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Original Vintage Postcard - The PEEK-A-BOO HUNTER

By: Chloe Preston

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford: 1923

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114413

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Original Vintage Postcard - The Peek-a-Boo Hunter - The stamp/date on the reverse shows 1923. The first Peek-a- Boo book was published in 1910 - with Humphrey Milford taking over the publishing in 1920 - so this is likely to have been published between 1920 and this postal date of 1923. The image in a single gold border is of a Peek-a-Boo on a horse with 3 Beagle Dogs around him. The text in gold under the image reads "The Peek-a-Boo hunter looks around for the fox h... View more info

Graham Clarke's History of England. (Signed Copy)

By: Clarke, Graham

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 110669

ISBN: 071482464X

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt-titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket which has a few closed tears, all of which are now neatly repaired to the reverse of the d/j with clear archive tape. Dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. The book is SIGNED by the author and dedicated to the former owner on the half-title page. Otherwise No other Inscriptions or Marks. 80 pp. Illustrated with 18 co... View more info

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The Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth (SIGNED Copy)

By: Colfer, Eoin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Puffin Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114045

ISBN: 0141381302

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A Near Fine Pictorial Hardback in an Identical dustjacket. I would have listed this 'As New' apart from the fact that the top 2 edges are 'bumped'. Otherwise this is a FINE, Near 'As New' FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key = 1. SIGNED by the Author "To Evan..." on the Title Page Together WITH a little Drawing - a semblance of a 'Scull and Cross Bones' - under his signature. No other Inscriptions or Marks.The dustjacket is now protected i... View more info

Bees Under My Bonnet

By: Collier, Ronald

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Motor Racing Publications Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002787

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Boards bright, extremities lightly rubbed, head/tail of spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper has been internally repairedwith light masking tape which overlaps on each corner/spine edges, but is still very attractive with Brockbank illus on the front d/w cover. Slight offsetting. 48 pp. Profusely illus with black/white line drawings. NO INSCRIPTIONS, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. .... many would say that this is British racing humor at its best. "No one ... View more info

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Postcards from the Nursery. The Illustrators of Children's Books and Postcards 1900-1950.

By: Cope, Dawn & Peter Cope

Price: £24.95

Publisher: London, New Cavendish Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114419

ISBN: 1872727883

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


NEW, and Unopened/Unread, MINT copy - when bought it was still in the original protective clear shrink wrap - which I've had to open in order to see the edition - but bought NEW. MINT Original dark green cloth with Bright Gilt Gilt lettering to the spine in a FINE/MINT Pictorial Dustjacket. As it was New and unopened there are NO Inscriptions or Marks in the book, or any price clipping or similar to the d/j. 288 pp, illustrated in full colour throughout the book, with on... View more info

Take A Cold Tub Sir! The Story of the Boy's Own Paper.

By: Cox Jack

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Guildford, Surrey, Lutterworth Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7137

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket


In As New Tan boards/Gilt Lettering to Front Board and Spine. In the original full colour Pictorial Dustjacket (Front cover by John Hassell with an illustration from the BOP 1914. Rear cover = Front cover of the BOP 1899) with light edgewear to the top of rear cover and corners only, but now in clear (removable) protective book film and looks near fine. 1st Edition 1982. 4to. No Inscriptions or Marks. 128pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w with over 100 line drawings and h... View more info

The Dandy. No 561. August 23rd 1952. The Dandy (Comic)

By: D. C. Thomson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson and Co. , Ltd. ,: 1952

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004226

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


"The inimitable colourful comic workings of cat capers." - Korky; Plus Desperate Dan and all the usual Dandy favourites. Colour illustrated covers.. Original price 2d. Paper lightly browning and dusty. Paper and Page edges are very good but have a few tears (with NO loss) and a half inch split to the bottom spine edge of the front and rear covers. Otherwise NO other inscriptions/marks. Illustrated in colour and black/white. OVERALL Very Good MINUS - CLEAN AND BRI... View more info

The Dandy. No 556. July 19th 1952 The Dandy (Comic)

By: D. C. Thomson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson and Co. , Ltd. ,: 1952

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004227

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


"The inimitable colourful comic workings of cat capers." - Korky; Plus Desperate Dan and all the usual Dandy favourites. Colour illustrated covers.. Original price 2d. Paper lightly browning and dusty. Page edges are very good with only a couple of small chips/creasing but the front cover is torn near the spine inner edge - but NO loss. Otherwise NO other inscriptions/marks. Illustrated in colour and black/white. OVERALL Very Good MINUS - CLEAN AND BRIGHT. Images... View more info

The Dandy. No 559. August 9th, 1952 The Dandy (Comic)

By: D. C. Thomson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson and Co. , Ltd. ,: 1952

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004228

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


"The inimitable colourful comic workings of cat capers." - Korky; Plus Desperate Dan and all the usual Dandy favourites. Colour illustrated covers.. Original price 2d. Paper lightly browning and dusty. Page edges are very good with only a couple of small chips/creasing but the front cover is torn in a few places with NO loss (now fully 'closed' with clear archival tape) and with a smalI loss to the blank front bottom corner. Otherwise NO other inscriptions/marks.... View more info

The Dandy. No 560. August 16th 1952 The Dandy (Comic)

By: D. C. Thomson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson and Co Ltd: 1952

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004229

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


"The inimitable colourful comic workings of cat capers." - Korky; Plus Desperate Dan and all the usual Dandy favourites. Colour illustrated covers.. Original price 2d. Paper lightly browning and dusty. Page edges are very good with only a couple of small chips but the front cover has a circular tear near spine - but NO loss. Otherwise NO other inscriptions/marks. Illustrated in colour and black/white. OVERALL CLEAN AND BRIGHT. Images available on request. ; 4to S... View more info

The Dandy. No 405. August 27th 1949 The Dandy (Comic)

By: D. C. Thomson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson and Co. , Ltd. ,: 1949

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004232

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


"'The inimitable colourful comic workings of cat capers." - Korky; Plus Desperate Dan and all the usual Dandy favourites. Colour illustrated covers.. Original price 2d. Pencil Name/writing on top edge of front cover. Paper lightly browning. Slightly dusty. Page edges have little tears/chips - as always. Illustrated in colour and black/white. No other inscriptions or marks. OVERALL CLEAN AND BRIGHT. Images available on request. ; 4to Slim Comic View more info

The Dandy. No 406. Sept 3rd 1949. The Dandy (Comic)

By: D. C. Thomson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson and Co. , Ltd. ,: 1949

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004233

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


"'The inimitable colourful comic workings of cat capers." - Korky; Plus Desperate Dan and all the usual Dandy favourites. Colour illustrated covers.. Original price 2d. Pencil Name/writing on top edge of front cover. Paper lightly browning. Slightly dusty. Page edges have little tears/chips - as always. Illustrated in colour and black/white. Small loss to top corner of one of pages. No other inscriptions or marks. OVERALL CLEAN AND BRIGHT. Images available on req... View more info