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Sister Mary's Tales in Natural History
John W Parker Leicester 7th edition 1850 HB. Hardcover. Original green decorated boards (slightly stained) with gilt lettering. Line drawing illustrations Good. Some age mottling. Contemporary inscriptions from 1851 by previous owner on prelims. 123pp 0. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: BYB2136
GBP 16.54 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 US$ 20.88 | JP 2351]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: Victoriana, children's, juvenile, stories, SPCK, natural history, nature Wildlife

 
AINSWORTH, RUTH ILLUS. SHIRLEY HUGHES
The Pirate Ship and Other Stories
Heinemann London 1st thus 1980. 1980. (ISBN: 0434925896). Hardcover. Thirty stories gathered from previous collections, charmingly illustrated by Shirley Hughes. Very slight wear to spine foot, neat name to ffep, one page edge a little rough, o/w VG in slightly edge-worn, price-clipped but generally VG DJ 159pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB7016
GBP 30.54 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 38.55 | JP 4342]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: 0434925896 children's book, juvenile, illustrated book, Ruth Ainsworth, Shirley Hughes

 
ANDERSON, WILLIAM
Tales of Discovery, Enterprise and Adventure
London, Gall and Inglis. Hardcover. Undated - handwritten prize inscription to ffep dated 1893. Blue decorative covers much worn and marked, split to spine, wear to corners, pages yellowed, grubby marks to pages, fair reading copy. 0. reading copy.
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Book number: BYB9343
GBP 10.52 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.28 | JP 1496]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: Exploration, travel, Columbus, The Dead Sea, Turkey, Bull Fighting, Alligators, Niagara Falls, Amazon.

 
ANTHOLOGY
Children's Digest - October 1965
Better Reading Foundation Nashville 1965 PB. Soft cover. Stories by famous authors, riddles, jokes and picture stories. This edition headlines The Walrus and the Carpenter, and features cartoons by Uncle Shelby (Shel Silverstein) - Who Wants a Cheap Rinoceros? Covers a little worn, marked and creased, tight and sound, good. 122pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB9012
GBP 8.91 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 11.25 | JP 1267]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: children's, juvenile, children's digest

 
VARIOUS AUTHORS, ILLUSTRATED BY JANUSZ GRABIANSKI
Das Grosse Fabelbuch
Wien-Heidelberg, Carl Ueberreuter. 1965. Hardcover. Fables, wise traditional animal stories, charmingly illustrated, text in German. VG, no inscriptions, in lightly worn, neatly mended, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB10846
GBP 13.37 [Appr.: EURO 15 US$ 16.88 | JP 1901]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: German, Germany, fables, children's, juvenile, illustrated, Grabianski

 
BALLANTYNE, R M
Lost in the Forest
Nisbet & Co London HB. Hardcover. Undated. Blue illustrative cloth covers (fully rigged ship) a little worn and marked, prize label to ffep, coloured frontis, pages yellowed, generally VG in DJ with paste-on illustration, edge-worn, with a chip to the spine, somewhat discoloured but basically sound, good. 120pp 0. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB7096
GBP 25.44 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 32.11 | JP 3617]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: fiction, novel, children's fiction, juvenile, Ballantyne, dust jacket Fiction

 
BARNES, J
Cinderella - an Amusing Pantomime Fairy Sketch
London, Abel Heywood & Son Ltd. Soft cover. Undated. In the series Original Plays for Children No 10. Stapled booklet, covers creased, no inscriptions or annotation, good. 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB10318
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.73 | JP 1208]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: stage, theatre, theater, drama, pantomime, children's juvenile

 
BAUM, L FRANK; ILLUS. JOHN R NEILL
Sky Island
Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co. 1912. Hardcover. Turquoise cloth worn and marked, wear to spine top and tail and a closed split to one side, paste-down illus. to the front cover slightly chipped at one edge, name to 'this book belongs to' page, coloured frontis and b/w illus. occasional grubby marks throughout, generally sound and good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11386
GBP 34.94 [Appr.: EURO 39 US$ 44.1 | JP 4967]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: children's, juvenile, Oz

 
BELL, R C
Tangram Teasers
Newcastle upon Tyne, Corbitt & Hunter. 1965. Soft cover. A selection of Ch'i Ch'iau puzzles, with solutions. Light wear to covers, name to front cover verso, otherwise VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11097
GBP 10.33 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.04 | JP 1469]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: tangram, Ch'i Ch'iau, puzzle, Chinese puzzle

 
BLAKE, QUENTIN
Nursery Collection - Boxed Set - Quentin Blake's ABC, Nursery Rhyme Book and Mister Magnolia
Jonathan Cape London 1991 HB. Hardcover. Three charming books with characteristically hilarious illustrations. A child has written her name on the back of the title page of each book; there is a scribble to the front endpapers of the ABC and Nursery Rhyme books, and the stitching is a little loose on Mr Magnolia, otherwise they are VG in VG slip-case 0. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: BYB7004
GBP 13.99 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.66 | JP 1989]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: fiction, children's book, juvenile, illustrated book

 
BLYTHE, RICHARD
Jack, the Giant and the Jiggery Plot
London, Samuel French. Soft cover. A play for children. Stapled booklet, stamped 'review copy' to front cover, otherwise good, no inscriptions. 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB10204
GBP 8.43 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.64 | JP 1198]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: play, script, playscript, stage, theatre, theater, drama

 
BLYTON, ENID
The Adventures of Pip
Dean & Sons London 1965 HB. Hardcover. Nature stories, enhanced by Raymond Sheppard's fine b/w drawings Green cloth, sunned and marked, pages yellowed, no inscriptions, internally VG in chipped, marked, worn, creased DJ, good only, though the front panel is substancially sound. 184pp 0. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB7211
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP 889]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: children's book, children's story, juvenile, nature stories, Blyton, Sheppard

 
BRIDES, IVORY
Jam Session
J Garnet Miller London PB. Soft cover. A play for schools and youth clubs. Good. 117pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB3626
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP 889]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: Plays, playwrights, stage, theatre, scripts, drama, plays for children

 
BRIGGS, RAYMOND
The Mother Goose Treasury
London, Hamish Hamilton. 1967. Hardcover. Second impression. Illustrative covers a little worn, marked and foxed, no inscriptions, occasional grubby marks to pages, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11976
GBP 17.05 [Appr.: EURO 19 US$ 21.52 | JP 2424]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: children's, juvenile

 
BRONTE, CHARLOTTE
The Twelve Adventurers and Other Stories
London, Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. Undated - introductory note by Clement Shorter dated 1925. Childhood writings by the Brontes. Quarter cloth in blue, spine edges strengthened, boards much worn and marked, no inscriptions, sound, good. 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB11252
GBP 30.34 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 38.3 | JP 4313]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: children's, juvenile, Brontes Fiction

 
BURROW, S E
Tre, Pol and Pen. A Cornish Story of Fifty Years Ago
Pickering & Inglis London HB. Hardcover. n.d. but a Sunday School award plate dated 1932. Stirring children's fiction set in Cornwall. Red cloth pictorial boards, illustrated. Light marks some light wear. Good. No DJ. 130pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB2838
GBP 5.91 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.46 | JP 840]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: General, travel, history, Tre pol pen, Cornwall, Cornish, children's, juvenile

 
BUSCH, WILHELM
Max Und Moritz Eine Bubengeschichte in 7 Streichen
Leuen-Verlag Wien PB. Hardcover. Card covers. No publish date. Probably late 1950's. Scarcer and collectible version of the ever popular exploits and downfall of these two. Green card covers with colour ill of the mischevious pair on the front. Colour illustrations throughout. Some creasing to covers, very small closed tear to front cover. Sunning to rear cover where book has stood next to a smaller one. Otherwise VG. Inscribed by previous owner. 56pp 0. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: BYB2132
GBP 10.40 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.13 | JP 1479]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: Humour, Cartoon, German, children's, juvenile, Max and Moritz (A Story of Seven Boyish Pranks), Leuen-Verlag Humour

 
CARROLL, LEWIS, ILLUSTRATED BY MORITZ KENNEL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
London, Elsevier Phaidon. 1975. (ISBN: 0729000354). Hardcover. With charming illustrations by Moritz Kennel. VG, no inscriptions, in lightly sunned, slightly edge-worn, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB10741
GBP 24.20 [Appr.: EURO 27 US$ 30.55 | JP 3440]
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Keywords: 0729000354 children's, juvenile, Alice, Carroll, Moritz, Kennel, ilustrations

 
CARROLL, LEWIS
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
London, Penguin. 1946. Soft cover. First publication as a Puffin Story Book. Covers worn and marked, no inscriptions, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11545
GBP 6.27 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.91 | JP 891]
Catalogue: Children's
Keywords: children's, juvenile, Puffin

 
CARROLL, LEWIS, DRAMATISED BY V A PEARN
A Play in One Scene from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
London, Macmillan & Co. 1933. Soft cover. Dramatized for the centenary celebrations, this follows the book very closely. It does not include the music written by Henry Cyphus, which was published separately. Sewn booklet, covers worn and marked, pages slightly yellowed, no inscriptions or annotation, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB10327
GBP 14.17 [Appr.: EURO 16 US$ 17.89 | JP 2014]
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Keywords: stage, theatre, theater, drama, play, script, playscript, Alice, Carroll, centenary, children's, juvenile

 
CARTER, MARGARET
Jack and the Bean-Stalk
London, Samuel French. 1929. Soft cover. A pantomime in two acts. Covers worn, small name and stamp to front cover, no other inscriptions, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB8636
GBP 6.27 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.91 | JP 891]
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CHORPENNING, CHARLOTTE B
The Indian Captive
Anchorage, The Children's Theatre Press. 1937. Soft cover. The story of the captivity among Senecas of Eleanor Lytell. Stapled booklet, light wear to illustrative covers, no inscriptions, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11514
GBP 7.28 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.19 | JP 1035]
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Keywords: stage, theatre, theater, play, script, playscript, children's Theatre stage

 
CHORPENNING, CHARLOTTE B
Little Red Riding Hood (or Grandmother Slyboots)
Anchorage, The Children's Theatre Press. 1946. Soft cover. Stapled booklet, light wear to illustrative covers, no inscriptions, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11515
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CHORPENNING, CHARLOTTE B
Robinson Crusoe
Anchorage, The Children's Theatre Press. 1952. Soft cover. Stapled booklet, no inscriptions, good. Adapted from Defoe's novel. Good.
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Book number: BYB9675
GBP 7.29 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.2 | JP 1036]
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CHORPENNING, CHARLOTTE
Rumpelstiltskin
Anchorage, The Children's Theatre Press. 1960. Soft cover. Reprint. Stapled booklet, light wear to illustrative covers, no inscriptions, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11513
GBP 7.28 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.19 | JP 1035]
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Keywords: stage, theatre, theater, play, script, playscript, children's Theatre Plays

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