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Rare Stuart & Son Book by May Mulliner c.1911

A rare children's book in good condition.  'The Adventures of Kendrick Montgomery Stuart' who travels to Africa, survives and returns home to his beloved wife.  Hardback with 48 pages, black white and red illustrations on each page.  The story is written in verse eg: " I forgot to mention the Stuarts were Scotch". The book is 17 cm x 17.5 cm.  All pages are tight and clean with very little foxing.  There is a mark on the front as can be seen in the picture. Published by Bickers & Son Ltd. London, Leicester Square, W.C., printed at 'The Westminster Press, 411a Harrow Road, London W.

Price:  £58

 

Ameliaranne Cinema Star First Edition c.1929

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Ameliaranne Cinema Star First Edition c.1929

A wonderful book by Constance Heward, pictures by S.B.Pearce.  Ameliaranne Cinema Star, published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London. Hardback in good condition, the spine is scuffed, the pages are clean and tight. 64 pages, 18.5 cm x 13.5 cm.

Price:  £30

 

 

Little Chicks' Fairy Tales Folding Book c.1910

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Little Chicks' Fairy Tales Folding Book c.1910

A fabulous and rare little frieze style book with chromolithograph scenes on cardboard.  Published by 'The Alpha Publishing Co. Ltd. London E.C. 2.  Printed in Bavaria.  The scenes are on both sides and there are 14 scenes + the front and the back.  The book is 128 cm long when opened, 15.8 cm (closed) x 12 cm. There are 7 fairy tales which includes Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, Billy Goats Gruff and another story. There is some rubbing around the edges and a little loss of paper on the front (as can be seen in the picture).  A little damage on the page with the prince trying to reach Sleeping Beauty.  All the cloth spines are intact. 

Price:  £48

 

 

Rare Jolly Jinks Paperback c.1930s

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Rare Jolly Jinks Paperback c.1930s

A rare paperback 'Jolly Jinks' book in fair condition.  Published by John Leng & Co.Ltd., London & Dundee.  There are 57 short amusing stories in 80 pages.  The soft cover is damaged as can be seen in the pictures but the colours are still bright, it has separated from the main book and has been repaired with specialist tape.  The pages have some foxing and some damage at the corners which does not detract from this wonderful book. The book is 29 cm x 20 cm.

Price:  £28

 

 

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Daily Express Children's Annual  c.1932

A 1932 Daily Express Children's Annual in fair condition.  It is complete with the 7 pop-ups all in working condition, some have small repairs which are hardly noticeable.  There are 4 coloured plates.  Some pages have a little foxing from age but are otherwise clean, no scribbling.  The spine is complete but the covering printed paper has rubbed off.  The annual includes the story of Rupert and Bill Badger.  These annuals are difficult to find with all the pop-ups working, they are in bright colours and delightful. 

Price:  £48

 

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Daily Express Children's Annual  c.1933

A 1933 Daily Express Children's Annual in fair condition.  It is complete with the 7 pop-ups all in working condition, some have small repairs which are hardly noticeable.  Some pages have a little foxing from age but are otherwise clean, no scribbling.  The spine is complete but the covering printed paper has rubbed off, it has partially separated from the pages.  The annual includes the story "Rupert's Pet Monkey Gets Lost".  These annuals are difficult to find with all the pop-ups working, they are in bright colours and delightful. 

Price:  £48

 

Our Counting Book c.1950 Our Counting Book c.1950

This Counting Book is in fair to good condition with 10 pages. Published by Birn Bros Ltd., Printed in England, No. C.16.  The pictures are charming with very bright colours and include one of the Gollywog.  Soft cover with a dedication along the top of the front, some age spots on front and back and the corners are bumped as can be seen in the pictures.  The pages are tight and mostly clean.  It is 25 cm x 19 cm.

Price:  £19.95

 

An Animal A B C c.1916

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An Animal A B C c.1916

This is a wonderful rare First Edition A B C hardback book by Harry B. Neilson and published by Blackie and Son Ltd. , London. There is a very faint inscription dated 1916. There are approximately 50 unnumbered pages illustrated throughout with black and white and coloured drawings. The book has been well loved, the edges are scuffed and some of the pages are loose though the spine is intact.  There is a near invisible repair to both covers on the inside.  Some of the pages have some slight foxing and faint smudges which do not detract from the pictures and brilliant wording. The book is 26 cm x 20 cm.

Price:  £48

 

Counting Rhymes - A Big Golden Book c. 1948/9

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Counting Rhymes - A Big Golden Book c. 1948/9

This is a wonderful Big Golden Book with superb illustrations by Corinne Malvern (1905 - November 9, 1956).  Published by Golden Press New York ©1947.  There are wonderfu rhymes: Two Cats, This Little Piggy, Three Men In A Tub, One Two Three, Tit Tat Toe, Three Babes, Come to the Window, Three Young Rats, Four Wrens, Going to St. Ives, How Many Days, Monday's Child, Seven Days of the Week, The Goat, Engine Engine Number Nine, Hickety Pickety, Ten Little Injuns, Addition Subtraction, One He Loves, Thirty Days Hath September, Bell Horses.  The book is in very good condition, clean and tight pages, the cover has some slight scuffing.  It is 28.3 cms x 21 cms with 26 pages.

Price:  £24.50

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Toyshop Tales c.1950

This is a wonderful Pixie Book written and illustrated by Justin Michman and published by Collins (Publishers for the Children).  It is hard backed undated in good condition,  some scuffing around the edges as can be seen in the pictures. It is 12 cms x 12 cms with 26 pages.  All about a toyshop with Teddy Bears and Golly and all the other animals!

Price:  £9.99

Stories from Fairy Land c.1895

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Stories from Fairy Land c.1895

This is a wonderful and rare Fairy Tales book Published by De Wolfe Fiske & Co. Boston.  The stories are: Jack The giant-Killer; Aladdin And His Wonderful Lamp; The Fair With Golden Hair; Mother Hulda; The Wild Swans; The Queen-Bee; The False Bride; Rumpelstiltzkin; The Elves (and the shoemaker). 

Glazed colour pictorial paper covered boards with green cloth spine.  The 52 pages are un-paginated, the book is 25.2 cms x 20.5 cms.  It has a full colour frontispiece and five full page colour chromolithographs. There are numerous smaller black & white illustrations throughout the book.   In this early version of Jack the Giant Killer, Jack was a young man living in Cornwall at the time of King Arthur when he slays seven or eight giants & is made a Knight of the Round Table.  The book has light to moderate wear most noticeable around the edges of the covers.  There is a bit of fingering at the edge of the pages throughout the book but this does not detract from this extremely scarce book with the most wonderful chromolithograph plates. One plate has a repair at the bottom (The False Bride).  The blank page has an inscription "A Happy Birthday to Sidney, from his little friends Carrie Masie and Mac, June 17 - 1900"

Price:  £135

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Tell Me The Time and Other Counting Rhymes 1962 Tell Me The Time and Other Counting Rhymes 1962

This is a wonderful fun book for learning about time, days, months, years etc... with superb drawings and rhymes.  The stories are actually counting rhymes and are absolutely charming!  There are 20 wonderful pages and the hard cover book is 24.8 cms x 22.3 cms.   Made and printed in Great Britain by Purnell & Sons Ltd.  The book is in good condition,  the base of the spine is slightly scuffed.

Price:  £26

Hubert The Hare by Patience Powell c.1950

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Hubert The Hare by Patience Powell c.1950

This is a wonderful Peekobook by Patience Powell.  Printed and published by Perry Colour Books Ltd, 11 Buckingham Street,  London WC2.  It is a story about Hubert the hare who saved Patty Pussy from drowning.  The characters include Mrs. Mole the teacher, Mrs. Tibbs who is Patty Pussy's mother and a mischievous elf.  The book is 12.7 cms x 9 cms with 31 pages.  There are 15 wonderful colour illustrations

Price:  £19.95

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The Humpty Dumpty Story Book c.1950's The Humpty Dumpty Story Book c.1950's

This is a fabulous tall and thin book filled with short stories/ditties and pictures.  There are 62 pages with 2 stories per page.  The book is 26.5 cms x 9.8 cms.  The pages have slightly yellowed with age and there are scuffs around the edges,  there are 2 repairs which are not noticeable.  An example of a few titles of some of the short ditties:  The Baby Contest (about a baby bear),  The Foolish Cow,  The Polite Chicks,  The Rocking Horses,  The Polite Cats,  Awkward Teddy Bear, including may ditties about cats, dogs, teddy bears etc.  Printed in Canada,  this is "An Alderman Book".

Price:  £11.95

The Three White Kittens c.1880 The Three White Kittens c.1880

A rare soft cover book 28 cm x 21.5 cm in poor condition.  Wonderfully illustrated with 3 stunning, fine full page chromos of cats backed on linen (the back page is missing).  These would look wonderful framed.

Price:  £18

 

Dolly's Ride c.1880s

There is the cover and 4 pictures from the book. The pictures would look wonderful framed. They are 29 cm x 22 cm.

Price:  £18

 

 

The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle by Beatrix Potter The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle by Beatrix Potter

This is a wonderful little book in good condition with dust jacket.  It is the story of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle the hedgehog.  The dust jacket is slightly scuffed around the edges.  The pages are clean and in very good condition.  There are 59 pages.  This hardback little book is published by Frederick  Warne & Co. Ltd., printed in Great Britain.

Price:  £4.99

 

The Tale of Two Bad Mice by Beatrix Potter The Tale of Two Bad Mice by Beatrix Potter

This is a wonderful story of 2 bad mice who rampage through a beautiful doll's house!  The pictures are lovely and of course,  the story ends well.  The dust jacket is slightly stained and scuffed around the edges.  This hardback little book is published by Frederick  Warne & Co. Ltd., printed in Great Britain.

Price:  £4.99

 

The Magic Roundabout - Dougal, The Best Detective c.1967

The Magic Roundabout - Dougal, The Best Detective c.1967

17 pages, a great story with Dougal, Florence and Ermintrude the Cow. In very good condition. 27 cms x 20 cms.

Price: £15

 

Dougal's Annual c.1971

 Dougal's Annual c.1971

This is a fabulous annual with the Magic Roundabout train, 2 great games and 42 pages filled with stories and great pictures of all the Magic Roundabout character. In very good condition, the last page has been slightly and lightly coloured in. 30.5 cms x 22.5 cms.

Price: £15

 

Dougal's Annual 1972

Dougal's Annual 1972

This is a fabulous annual in very good condition. 46 pages in very good condition, the colouring page has been coloured in. There are a couple of games included in the annual. The double back pages has a game called "The Road to the Ark" with Dougal, Brian and wild life animals (There is a small tear which has been repaired and is hardly noticeable.) 30.5 cms x 22.5 cms.

Price: £15

 

The Magic Roundabout - A Day with Mr. Rusty c.1970

The Magic Roundabout - A Day with Mr. Rusty c.1970

20 pages with all the Magic Roundabout characters. In very good condition, small stains on the very top of the pages which do not detract from the rarity of this book. 26.3 cms x 18 cms.

Price: £15

 

Magic Roundabout Figures c.1960's

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Fabulous Magic Roundabout Figures c.1960's

Le Manège Enchanté

This is a fabulous and rare set of 6 cardboard figures - made in France. There is :

1. Mr. McHenry on his trike (17cms high x 5.2cms wide and the trike is 13.2 cms long x 6.3 cms wide.

2. Florence (15.5 cms high x 6.5 cms wide)

3. Zebedee (14 cms high x 8.3 cms wide)

4. Ermentrude (15 cms long x 16 cms high including her hat)

5. Brian (15.3 cms long x 11 cms high x 4.2 cms high)

6. Dougal (19 cms long x 10.4 cms wide x 9 cms high)

They are all in very good condition. They have to be assembled as each figure is in several pieces.

Price: £35

 

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