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Spring Songs with Music from 'Flower Fairies of the Spring'

By: BARKER, Cicely Mary

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 004098

Condition: Good


Undated ediition. Paper backed boards with blue spine, blue lettering and pictorial onlay depicting the Speedwell Fairy, in pictorial dustwrapper; music by Olive Linnell; twelve tipped in colour ills by the author. Boards rather bowed with lean to spine and rubbed corners; foxing and brown strips to endpapers; foxing to page block edges. Dustwrapper is a little grubby with small stain to front panel; rubbing, chipping, creasing and several tears to edges and corners, now... View more info

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The Margaret Tempest Picture Book

By: BARLOW, Celia

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Medici Society: 1980

Seller ID: 011601

ISBN: 0855030593

Condition: Very Good


Landscape card covers; 24pp; colour ills. Light rubbing to cover edges. View more info

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My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch

By: BASE, Graeme

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2002

Seller ID: 003200

ISBN: 0734304501

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards; sepia and colour ills. Boards lightly bumped to upper corners and sunned to outer edges. A lavishly illustrated narrative poem about Grandma and her menagerie of animals. View more info

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Passport to Poetry 1: On the Go

By: BLACK, E.L. & DAVIES, D.S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1971

Seller ID: 003064

ISBN: 0304922862

Condition: Near Very Good


Third impression. Textured pictorial card covers; 88pp; two-tone ills. Light marking and sunning to cover; tanning to pages. A collection of poetry for primary schools. View more info

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Rhyme? And Reason?

By: CARROLL, Lewis

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co,: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004595

Condition: Good


Olive green cloth with gilt devices and borders; all edges yellow; 214pp; 65 b/w ills by Frost and 9 by Holiday. Boards bumped and rubbed to corners and spine ends with slight lean to spine; hinges starting to crack; erased inscription to front endpaper; light foxing to endpapers, browning from tissue guard to frontis and title page; occasional light mark to pages with small hole to centre of p199/200; couple of internal gutter gaps. Includes the previously issued 'Phant... View more info

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Verses from Alice

By: CARROLL, Lewis

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011354

Condition: Good


Copyright 1944. Large format blue cloth boards with gilt vignette of Humpty Dumpty to front in matt pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills.Slight lean to spine and bumping to corners; gutters a little strained in places. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, chipped to corners with 2cm loss with tears to head of spine and 4cm tear to lower edge of front panel; some surface lifting to spine. A collection of illustrated nonsense rhymes from Alice in Wonderland. View more info

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Bear Hugs

By: HAGUE, Kathleen

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1989

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 000224

ISBN: 416148220

Condition: Good


Red boards in pictorial dw. Colour ills and pictorial endpapers. Boards lightly rubbed to edges; pages toned and lightly thumbed; small nick to lower edge of one page. Dw is rather loose fitting with spine title slightly off-centre and minor edgewear. Nine poems capturing that special relationship between a child and their teddy bear. View more info

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People One Ought To Know

By: ISHERWOOD, Christopher

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1982

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 006215

ISBN: 0333342631

Condition: Near Very Good


Burgundy cloth boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards bumped to corners and spine ends; number in pen to rear pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped to corners and spine ends with light sunning to spine edge. A collection of 29 animal nonsense poems: 'The only fault I find with badgers/Is that they're such appalling cadgers'. View more info

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Babies of the Wild

By: MACROW, Brenda G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Blackie:

Seller ID: 010079

Condition: Very Good


Copyright 1962. Orange cloth boards lacking dustwrapper; colour ills. Small pen mark to rear board; toning and occasional light mark to pages. View more info

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Field Folk - Animal Rhymes for Children

By: MACROW, Brenda G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010902

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards in green pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills; pictorial endpapers. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly creased to edges with a number of nicks and chips with larger tear to upper edge of front panel and tape repair to reverse; light foxing to rear panel. A collection of beautifully illustrated animal poems. View more info

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Kastantas and the Birds

By: MIEZELAITIS, Eduardas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vaga Publishers: 1979

Seller ID: 010776

Condition: Good


Laminated card covers; 39pp; colour ills. Rubbing and creasing to cover with light marking; thumbing, light creasing and occasional mark to pages. View more info

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Milligan's Ark

By: MILLIGAN, Spike & HOBBS, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Surrey, M & J Hobbs: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010848

ISBN: 0851389174

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards lacking dustwrapper; 112pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to corners with small split to edge of spine; toning to pages. A collection of humorous animal poems and drawings. View more info

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Birds of a Feather : And Other Aesop's Fables

By: PAXTON, Tom

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001553

ISBN: 0688104002

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Toning to pages. Minor edgewear and scuffing to dustwrapper. A selection of Aesop's fables retold by Paxton in verse. View more info

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Michael Rosen's ABC

By: ROSEN, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hemel Hempstead, Macdonald Young Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002590

ISBN: 0750016876

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Bump to lower corners; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has minor edgewear, now in removable sleeve. A collection of alphabetical poems. View more info