Chapter 1: Children Collectables
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CRANE, WALTER ; EVANS, EDMUND
Red Riding Hood's Picture Book : Containing: Little Red Riding Hood, Jack & the Beantalk, the Forty Thieves (Walter Crane's Picture Books Volume IV)
John Lane The Bodley Head. 1898, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A robustly owned copy. Beautifully illustrated. The colours are fresh-faced, bright, vivid, lively. The book itself is a little dishevelled. The boards are much scuffed, worn, marked and stained. They are steady and comfortable. The contents have much evidence of eager, avid use throughout. The frontispage has a gift inscription. The pages are marked from handling, age and storage. They have some wear and user creasing. Nonetheless, the contents are agreeably amenable, charming, clear, cheerful. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 46mk
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.25 | £UK 64.5 | JP・ 8582]

 
CROMPTON, RICHMAL
William and the Masked Ranger
George Newnes Limited, London. 1966, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Ford, Henry. 176 pages (complete). A cheerful copy. The dustjacket is bright. It has some wear, scuffing about, some rubbing. It is secure and sure. The boards are smart. The corners do have some shallow wear. The contents are in excellent condition. The frontispage has a school presentation label. Otherwise, the pages are thick, fresh, keen, clean and clear - as if almost new! fk. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 59jn
USD 72.00 [Appr.: EURO 66 | £UK 58.25 | JP・ 7724]
Keywords: Ford, Henry

 
CROMPTON, RICHMAL
William's Television Show
George Newnes Limited, London. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Henry, Thomas. 256 pages (complete). The book will be supplied with a facsimile jacket. A generously owned copy. The covers have wear, scuffing. They are secure and comfortable. The contents have much evidence of use and handling. They have some handling marks here and there. Otherwise, the pages are comfortable, eager, clean, clear, contented. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cgvz
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23 | £UK 20.25 | JP・ 2682]
Keywords: Henry, Thomas

 
DAHL, ROALD
Dirty Beasts
Jonathan Cape Ltd. London. 1983, First Edition. (ISBN: 0224020536). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Fawcett, Rosemary. Complete. A lovely copy of the first edition of Dahl's characteristically anarchic verses for children. The boards are neat, bright, solid. The contents have evidence of careful, contented wear throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, bright, vivid, terrifying! fn. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bxuo
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP・ 1073]
Keywords: 0224020536 Fawcett, Rosemary

 
ENDE, MICHAEL ; MANHEIM, RALPH (TRANS)
Neverending Story
Allen Lane. 1983-01-01, First Edition. (ISBN: 0713915099). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Quadflieg, Roswitha. 396 pages (complete). First edition of the first English translation of Ende's bestselling story. Translated by Ralph Manheim - a prodigious translator, whose first published translation was of "Mein Kampf" in 1943. Imaginative produced in red and green text. The boards of this mild-mannered copy are much scuffed and marked and worn. The balance of the binding is a little skewed from storage - but the security of the book is unaffected. The boards are sound and sure. Within, the contents have evidence of happy usage throughout. The pages are comfortable, welcoming, clean, clear, fresh and engaging. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bvga
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 | £UK 24.25 | JP・ 3218]
Keywords: 0713915099 Quadflieg, Roswitha

 
FINNEMORE, JOHN
Three School Chums (the Teddy Lester Books No. 1)
Latimer House Limited, London. 1949, Reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 216 pages (complete). A convivial copy. The boards have wear, storage marks and stains, scuffing. They are passive and steady. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the author!). The contents are genial. They have aged gently, consequently there is foxing, wear, there are occasional marks. However, the contents are also certain, comfortable, clean, clear, assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 27hs
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68.75 | £UK 60.5 | JP・ 8046]

 
GRIFFIS, WILLIAM ELLIOT
Fairy Tales of Old Korea
George G Harrap & Co, London. 1911, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 155 pages (complete). A genial copy. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. Green boards with stamped gilt decoration and titling. The boards have light shelving wear and scuffing. They are otherwise healthy and pleasing. Pages are rough cut. Early and later flushes, rashes of foxing. The frontispage has a previous owner inscription. The contents are overwhelming healthy, assured, creamy, clean, fresh-faced, thick, amiable, engaging, smart, most carefully owned. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 87rk
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 137.25 | £UK 121 | JP・ 16091]

 
HACK, MARIA
Winter Evenings; or Tales of Travellers
Harvey and Darton, London. 1838, New Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 457 pages (complete). An elderly copy of this book from the instructive Maria Hack, who aimed to teach geography to children through these stories of travellers tales. The boards are much worn, marks, scuffed, rubbed. The spine has wear to the head and foot. They are benign and steady. The contents have age-related marks, handling marks. They have some wear. Otherwise, the contents are mild-mannered, clean and clear, comfortable, benevolent, still keen. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10lz
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.25 | £UK 64.5 | JP・ 8582]

 
HAWTHORN, MIKE
Carlotti Joins the Team
Cassell & Co. Ltd, London. 1959, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: McConnell, J E. 166 pages (complete). Ex-library (Kimberley Boys High School Junior Libraries) copy with consequent stamps, residue, annotations, marks, use, wear. This thrilling adventure story for young motor racing enthusiasts is the first of an intended series upon which Mike Hawthorn embarked on his retirement, stories with a fictional plot set against the real-life background of international racing that had been Mike Hawthorn's life. The chairman of Cassell wrote a most affecting foreword for pre-title page in which he said: The intention of Mike Hawthorn and ourselves was that there should be a series of Carlotti stories, in which the motor racing would be authentic in every detail. This intention was brought to the end by Mike's tragic death. However, at that time 'Carlotti Joins the Team' was already finished." This copy has evidence of much enjoyment. The dustjacket has some wear, scuffing, foxing and markings. It is comfortable and secure and cheerful. The boards are placid. The corners have some wear. The boards steady and sure. The papertrims have storage-related foxing. The contents are genial and comfortable. The frontispage has a previous owner inscription. The contents have some flushes of foxing here and there. Otherwise, the contents are contented, clean, clear, assured, congenial, keen. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 32kj
USD 59.00 [Appr.: EURO 54 | £UK 47.75 | JP・ 6329]
Keywords: McConnell, J E

 
HEYNEMAN, ANNE
William Wigglewhistle
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York / Charles Scribner's Sons Ltd. London. 1939, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A much owned and avidly enjoyed copy. The boards are grubby, worn, steady. They are resolutely secure. The contents have much evidence of energetic ownership. There are scribbles on the end papers. A page towards the end of the story has an open tear (this is unobtrusive). The pages are much worn, much marked from handling and use. The evidence of repeated enjoyment is seen throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are comfortable, convivial, contented, clear, eager. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 58jd
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 64 | £UK 56.5 | JP・ 7509]

 
HUTCHISON, GEORGE A (ED)
Boys Own Paper: November 1884-April 1885
Religious Tract Society, London. 1884. Softcover, with dust jacket. Six issues (complete): November 1884 [all October issues]; December 1884 [all November issues]; January 1885 [all December 1884 issues - NOT special Christmas issue which was printed and sold separately]; February 1885 [all January issues]; March 1885 [all February issues]; April 1885 [all March issues]. Authors included Jules Verne, Rev A N Malan, J F Hodgetts, the Marquis of Lorne, J Arthur Elliott. Please note that the advertised coloured plates are not included (whether by design or not). All copies are much owned. The covers have wear, marks from handling, age and storage all about. The spines also have wear. The contents also have evidence of ownership, use and the passing years. The contents are not always wholly secure. Nonetheless, aside from the early and later pages with their marks and creases and wear, the contents are clean, clear, comfortable, companionable, eager. Please note that these editions reflect the Imperial and Colonial attitudes, language and manners of the time towards race, class, British indefatigability. Should the set need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10ru
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP・ 5364]

 
JAMES, THOMAS
Aesop's Fables : A New Version, Chiefly from the Original Sources
John Murray, London. 1882. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Tenniel & Wolf. 148 pages (complete). Pocket size. A charming copy. Full leather. The boards are attractive. Stamped gilt borders. Five ridges on the spine. Stamped gilt decoration. The spine is benign. The boards have some scuffing, some wear. They are tidy and healthy. Marbled papertrims and end papers. The pages are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, convivial, amiable, cheerful, confident, generous, even joyfully keen. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 96jt
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 | £UK 16.25 | JP・ 2145]
Keywords: Tenniel & Wolf

 
JERROLD, WALTER
The Big Book of Fairy Tales
Blackie and Son, Limited, London and Glasgow. 1911, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Robinson, Charles. 344 pages (complete). A much owned and aging copy. The book is beautifully illustrated by Charles Robinson (the elder brother of William Heath Robinson of overly-complicated machinery drawings fame). The boards have much wear, fading, scuffing, handling and storage marks all about. The spine - with gilt titling (much faded) - has wear from head to foot. It is secure and efficient. The boards are comfortable and resolute. The final papers have much wear, foxing, tanning. The colour illustrations have wear about the edges, but the colours are bright, decorous, genteel, chic, most pleasing. The contents have foxing here and there, wear about the edges, handling marks. They are by far thick, clean, clear, companionable, welcoming, healthy, amiable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 62rb
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 128 | £UK 113 | JP・ 15018]
Keywords: Robinson, Charles

 
JERROLD, WALTER
The Big Book of Fair Tales
Blackie and Son, Limited, London and Glasgow. 1911, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Robinson, Charles. 344 pages (complete) but frontispiece is absent. A generously owned copy. The red boards are worn, scuffed and marked all about. The gilt titling is benign if somewhat worn. The spine has handling and shelving wear to the head and foot. It has been mildly rubbed. The boards are sound and sure. Within, the contents have been eagerly perused and read. The front and end pages have childish doodlings and annotations. Some of the black and white illustrations have been 'assisted' by childish creative urges, and coloured pencils have been carefully and generously applied. The contents have ample evidence of very contented use throughout. However, the pages are in general, and by far, clean and clear, energetic and eager, agreeable and assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: adwg
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 100.5 | £UK 88.75 | JP・ 11800]
Keywords: Robinson, Charles

 
JOHNS, CAPT. W E
The Raid
John Hamilton, Ltd. London. 1935, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 221 pages plus 30 advertising pages (complete). The W E Johns website page admits that it is difficult to ascertain a true first edition of this book (the story was first published in "Wings" magazine, whose publisher was the same as for the book). After consulting a copy in the Bodleian Library (dated stamped May 1935) they conclude that a true first edition (such as this copy) Binding:テつ Crest (publisher's) on spine. Orange cloth and black lettering.テつ Blind front.Titles at front of book:テつ Lists 4 non-fiction plus 7 titles by W. E. Johns opposite title page.テつ Under author on title page : 'Editor of Popular Flying'.テつ Pages run from 7 - 221.テつ No illustrations.Catalogue at back: Undated 'Aviation General'. Pages 7 - 30. Plus advert for Wings on inside back cover.テつ Amongst entries in catalogue states that The Black Peril, The Raid, plus one more non-WEJ are new titles. Also to be noted is that Johns was listed as a Flying-Officer and as a Captain on page 17 of the advertising pages. The boards of this copy are scuffed, a little worn from shelving and use, mildly marked. The spine is lightly sunned. There are some storage marks. It is fit and sure. The boards are steady. The page trims are flecked with foxing. The early pages have foxing. The bulk of the contents are mellowed, clean, clear, comfortable, congenial, pleasing, still eager. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 51hu
USD 115.00 [Appr.: EURO 105.25 | £UK 92.75 | JP・ 12337]

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