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THE TOYTOWN FIRE BRIGADE

By: ANON

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birn Brothers: 1930

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 023453


Charming tale very much of the era. Circa early 1930's. Attractive colour illustrations throughout accompany the rhyming tale. BB No. 904. Delightful. View more info

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THE THREE BEARS

By: ANON

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Salmon 2401: 1930

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 023734


Wonderful colour chromo cover, and black and white illustrations of the glorious bears accompanying the text. 1930's/1940's. 10 inches by 7 & a half inches. Very faint pencil marking to one margin, otherwise very good. Adore the cover! View more info

THE WOMBLES ANNUAL 1977

By: BERESFORD E

Price: £15.00

Publisher: World Distributors: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 023821


We all love the Wombles! View more info

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WORLD WAR II INTEREST: WE'RE HAVING FUN

By: DINAH

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Raphael Tuck: 1944

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 022560


A Tuck Book. Charming illustrations in colour throughout. WWII Soldier coming in to kitchen for his homemade cake, great advert too for Salvage, ( surprising how many folk don't remember this, especially as it is largely responsible for our lack of war-time dust wrappers!) Enchanting tinies featured on each page. Typically 1940's wartime/rationing flavour. Super item. Scarce. View more info

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

By: DYLAN THOMAS

Price: £45.00

Publisher: DENT: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator's wife(s)

Seller ID: 024980


Gorgeous illustrations throughout. Delightful book, and here offered with a charming hand-written letter from Catherine Ardizzone, the Artist's wife. The picture boards replicate this gorgeous wrapper.Lovely item. View more info

WHOPPER COWBOY BOOK

By: EDWARD BOYD

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Children's Press: 1955

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024838


Very much of the 1950's, nice collection of Wild West tales! Attractive paper wraps, front wrap has slight discolouration but overall a very decent copy. Generally very good. View more info

DICKEY BYRD A VERY SPECIAL COPY!

By: ELIZABETH WOODRUFF

Price: £265.00

Publisher: Milton Bradley USA: 1928

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 025317


A charming book with six wonderful full page tipped-in colour plates from Gustaf Tenggren, who was known for his Rackham/Neilsen influenced illustrations. Also twelve superb full page decorations from Carl Emil Wehde. Tenggren was also an illustrator for Walt Disney, as well as the Milton Bradley company. They produced games in addition to being book publishers. Splendidly this unique copy is a signed presentation gift from Miss Elizabeth Woodruff , ( in America! ) ... View more info

NO RUBBISH HERE

By: EVANS Myfanwy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins: 1936

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024203


Such exquisite illustrations throughout by Miss Tempest. A delight, completely irresistible! A scarce title, little rubbing to board edges, front endpaper removed, and childish annotations,( e.g. page numbers as unpaginated!) Priced accordingly. View more info

WOMAN AND HOME NOVEMBER 1975

By: FLEETWAY: AMALGAMATED PRESS

Price: £5.00

Publisher: IPC Magazines Fleetway: 1975

Edition: First Issue

Seller ID: 023988


A magazine of delightful suggestions.....Love the wonderful adverts that bring back so many happy memories, certainly a great trip down memory lane. Lots to make, read, do and enjoy. Serials and stories, so evocative of a bygone era, yet not so very long ago, and always monthly treat. A real social document. Hours of pleasure. View more info

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THE BIG SNEEZE

By: H E TODD

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Picture Knight: 1988

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 023763


A glorious picture book from a much loved team. Wonderful Christmassy illustrations from the late and much missed Val Biro. Nice to have more from Bobby Brewster too, as he takes charge of the Christmas Reindeer! Card wraps as issued. View more info

SHROPSHIRE HILLS MALCOLM SAVILLE LONE PINE INTEREST!

By: H W TIMPERLEY

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dent: 1947

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 025166


Super and comprehensive volume recommended to me by Mr Saville himself! Super. View more info

QUIETEST UNDER THE SUN FOOTWAYS ON SEVERNSIDE HILLS

By: JOHN WOOD & MALCOLM SAVILLE ASSOCIATED

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Museum Press: 1945

Edition: First edition, first reprint

Seller ID: 025134


A delightful volume about this lovely and special countryside, which was a book beloved and recommended to me by Mr Saville. Scene of adventures in the Lone Pine Series! Wonderful decorations by Mr Foster. View more info

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WHITE HEAT

By: MARCO PIERRE WHITE Photographs by Carlos Clarke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022889


Oversized paperback. Small bend to bottom corner, otherwise a super copy. Fabulous photos throughout. View more info

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THE DEVIL IN THE KITCHEN

By: MARCO PIERRE WHITE with James Steen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 022886


Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef. Fabulous copy in superb wrapper. Now surprisingly elusive. View more info

THE ORIGINAL VELVETEEN RABBIT OR HOW TOYS BECAME REAL

By: MARGERY WILLIAMS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Egmont: 2004

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 025164


A beautiful copy of this perennial favourite, glorious illustrations. View more info

QUEEN VICTORIA'S SKETCHBOOK

By: MARINA WARNER

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1979

Edition: 1st Reprint

Seller ID: 025088


A delightful collection from Victoria's own journals. A passionate recording of the time. View more info

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THE LITTLEST ONE AGAIN with Music by IDA SARGENT, Auntie Ida of the BBC.

By: MARION ST JOHN WEBB

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1926

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 022943


Gorgeous pictorial onlay, colour plates and colour frontis, and charming black and white headers to each piece of music. A delightful gift book. Slight foxing, otherwise a lovely copy. Hard to find one with such nice boards. View more info

ELIZ'BETH, PHIL AND ME

By: MARION ST JOHN WEBB

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1919

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024216


Attractive cloth illustrated with black vignettes of the children. Colour plates and black silhouettes from Miss Tarrant throughout. Fascinating book catalogue at rear. A nice item. Generally very good. View more info

TWICE TEN STORIES AND VERSES

By: MARION ST JOHN WEBB

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of London Press: 1931

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024217


A splendid collection of stories and verse. Interesting biographical foreword about Marion St John Webb, accompanied by a charming portrait frontis. Attractive cloth backed marbled boards. Wonderful illustrations throughout from Frank Rogers. View more info

JOHN AND ME AND THE DICKERY DOG

By: MARION ST JOHN WEBB

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1930

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024218


A super collection of verse beautifully illustrated throughout with the delightful drawings of A H Watson. Attractive cloth backed marbled boards with gilted titled paste-down. A very pleasing copy. View more info