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Abbott, Jane illustrated by Robinson, Hilary written by
Sarah The Spider
London, Dragon's World 1995 1st edition
£9.50
Hardback ( 9" x 10" ). Very attractive colour pictorial covers. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. Sarah the dancing Spider has a great passion for brightly-coloured boots and shoes. All superb double-page, colour illustrations by Jane Abbott. Identical pictorial d/w, not price - clipped and in lovely condition. A Fine copy in VG+ d/w.
4236
Adams Adrienne. Grahame Kenneth.
The River Bank, from The Wind in The Willows
London, Methuen, 1978.
£15.00
green cloth boards, 32 pages,illustrated in colour by Adrienne Adams, dw, minor chips, VG/VG.
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Adams, Adrienne - illustrated by Grahame, Kenneth - author
The River Bank from The Wind In The Willows
London, Methuen 1978 1st edition
£15.00
Hardback ( 8" x 10" ). Dark green cloth covers with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. Lovely colour illustrations by A. Adams ( some full-page ). Very attractive all-round colour pictorial dustwrapper. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w.
4882
Adel, Daniel - illustrated by Scieszka, Jon - author
The Book That Jack Wrote
london, Viking 1994 1st edition
£12.50
Hardback ( 9" x 11" ). Very attractive pictorial covers. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight ( new ).Both front and rear of book have three marbled endpapers. Superb full-page colour illustrations by Daniel Adel. Identical pictorial dustwrapper, not price - clipped. Fine / Fine
4943
Ahlberg Janet and Allan
Starting School
London Viking kestrel 1988 1st
£12.00
Laminated pictorial boards,price-clipped d/w VG/VG
354
Ahlberg Allan
Bye Bye Baby
London, Heinemann,1989.
£13.00
Laminated pictorial boards, decorated endpapers, illustrated in colour by Janet Ahlberg,VG+/VG.
350
Ahlberg, Janet & Allan
THE CLOTHES HORSE and OTHER STORIES
London, Viking / Kestrel 1987 1st edition
£12.50
Hardback ( 7" x 9" ). Very attractive pictorial covers. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright clean and tight. Decorated endpapers and delightful colour illustrations throughout. Identical pictorial dustwrapper. Price-clipped. Bright and clean. VG+ / VG
6337
Ahlberg,Allan
The Mysteries of Zigomar
London, Walker Books 1997 1st
£10.00
Light beige cloth covers.Very clean and tight. No inscription. Lovely colour illustrations by John Lawrence. Green pictorial d/w. Not price-clipped. F / VG+
1970
Aitken, Leslie
Massacre on the Road to Dunkirk
Northamptonshire, Patrick Stephens 1988 2nd edit.
£12.50
Black cloth cover. VG+ / VG+
629
Aldin, Cecil
CATHEDRALS AND ABBEY CHURCHES OF ENGLAND
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode no date c1920's
£60.00
Hardback ( 8" x 10 3/4" ). No dustwrapper. Mottled purple cloth covers with inlaid gilt titles on front cover and titles and decoration in gilt on faded spine.111pages. Ends of spine a little bumped and very slight rubbing at corners. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. Beautiful decorated endpapers and 16 SUPERB full-page, tissue-guarded colour illustrations and 15 in black and white by Cecil Aldin. A VERY GOOD copy.
6325
Aldin, Cecil
OLD INNS
London, Heinemann 1921 1st edition
£85.00
Hardback ( 7 1/2" x 10" ). No dustwrapper. Black cloth covers with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. 149pages. Ends of spine a little bumped and very slight rubbing at corners. Blank end papers browned. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. There are 16 SUPERB full-page, tissue-guarded colour illustrations and 12 in black and white by Cecil Aldin. A VERY GOOD copy.
6326
Aldin, Cecil
Cathedrals and Abbey Churches of England
London, Eyre And Spottiswoode 1929
£60.00
Hardback ( 8" x 11" ). Professionally re-cased, new boards and new endpapers. Red cloth covers with white inlaid label with black titles on spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. Superb full-page illustrations by Cecil Aldin - 16 in colour and 15 in b/w. Cream decorated d/w. Grubby and stained, also repaired but with no loss. Has a clear protective cover. A Fine copy in a Good d/w.
4090
Aldin, Cecil - illustrated by Irving, Washington - author
Old Christmas
London, Hodder & Stoughton 1908 1st edition
£100.00
Hardback ( 6" x 8" ). No d/w. Green cloth covers with attractive holly and mistletoe decoration and titles in dark green and cream, darkened spine with same decoration and titles. Corners and btm.of spine slightly rubbed and top of spine is bumped with two tiny tears. Foxing to first endpaper and on the tissue over the colour frontispiece and a few odd marks on margins. No inscription or name. Clean and tight. There are 27 superb colour illustrations by Cecil Aldin. A Very Good copy.
4916
Aldridge, Alan
PHANTASIA OF DOCKLAND,ROCKLAND AND DODOS
London, Jonathan Cape 1981 1st edition
£30.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very attractive pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page, double-page and a fold-out colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. A LOVELY COPY. VG+
6330
Aldridge, Alan - illustrated by Ryder, George E. - verses by
THE PEACOCK PARTY - A SEQUEL to THE BUTTERFLY BALL and the GRASSHOPPER's FEAST
London, Jonathan Cape 1979 1st edition
£25.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very attractive pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page and a double fold-out colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. A LOVELY COPY. VG+
6329
Aldridge, Alan - illustrated by Adams, Richard - verses by
THE SHIP'S CAT
London, Jonathan Cape 1977 1st edition
£30.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very attractive pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. Also includes a large FANTASTIC poster. A LOVELY COPY. VG+
6331
Aldridge, Alan - illustrator Walker, Ted - poems by
THE LION'S CAVALCADE
London, Jonathan Cape 1980 1st edition
£25.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11" ). Very attractive pictorial cover. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. SUPERB full-page colour illustrations by Alan Aldridge. A LOVELY COPY. VG+
6328
Ambrus ,Victor G.
The Little Cockerel
London,Oxford University Press 1968 1st
£12.50
White,pictorial cover, sl.rubbing at btm.front and back from clear covering over d/w which has been sealed along btm.edges.Book is very clean and tight.D/w is not price-clipped.VG/VG
362
Ambrus Victor G. Branley Franklyn M.
The Mystery of Stonehenge
Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1972 1st
£8.50
pictorial paper boards, blue cloth spine, 55 pages, dw, minor closed tears, no loss, illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus, VG/G+.
282
Andersen, Hans
Andersen's Fairy Stories
London, The Children's Press no date ( inscription 1930 )
£30.00
Hardback ( 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" ).Bright colour pictorial cover. Grubby rear cover and spine. Well-rubbed at spine ends, all edges and corners. Small, neat inscription on reverse of ffep. Clean and tight as front hinge has been neatly re-inforced. There are eight superb full-page, colour illustrations and numerous lovely b/w by Anne Anderson. Although well- rubbed it is still a Nice Copy.
4074
Total books: 830    Last update: 04/03/2015