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Two Little Tigers and How They Flew

By: BEGG, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005308

Condition: Good


Square format matt textured pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; tri-colour ills; signed by author to front endpaper. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners; light tanning to spine and outer edges; two small puncture holes to front hinge; light tanning and occasional mark to pages. Two tigers fly to New York for a party. View more info

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Anthony Browne's King Kong - From the Story Conceived By Edgar Wallace & Merian C.Cooper

By: BROWNE, Anthony

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Julia MacRae: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010678

ISBN: 1856812588

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine in pictorial dustwrapper; 92pp; colour ills by the author; signed by Browne to title page. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to surface with very light edgewear. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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Bloodsong

By: BURGESS, Melvin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Andersen Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001749

ISBN: 1842701797

Condition: Very Good


Red boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Seam just visible between half-title and title page where author has signed, light tanning to page edges, Minimal edge wear to dustwrapper. A compelling story of love and destruction, based loosely on the pagan Volsunga Saga. View more info

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The Dodo's Egg

By: COALES, Kathleen Wallis

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, A.M.Philpot Ltd:

Seller ID: 006012

Condition: Good


Undated. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, no dustwrapper; 180pp; 6 colour plates by the author; inscription to previous owner stating 'With love from the Author' dated 1923. Lean to spine; boards slightly bowed, rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends; sunned to spine and outer edges; foxing to endpapers. A collection of inter-connected stories. View more info

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Freddie Meets Freddie

By: COWDREY, Chris

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Blue Cow Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001436

ISBN: 0955322502

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Lightly bumped rear board corner. Dustwrapper is unclipped with light edgewear/curling to top edge. Foreword by Andrew Flintoff. Signed by Chris Cowdrey to title page. A story of a little cricket ball separated from his owner. View more info

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Badgerman and Bogwitch

By: DIGGLE, Giles

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1994

Edition: First Paperback

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009930

ISBN: 0571171656

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 176pp; inscribed by author to previous owner on title page. Light rubbing to cover edges; toning to pages. View more info

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The Milk Run

By: DOGANIS, Sally

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 010644

ISBN: 0241893682

Condition: Very Good


All-in-a-Day Books. Glazed pictorial boards; b/w photos; inscribed to children's bookshop by John Claxton on half-title page. Tanning to cover; light tanning to pages. Andrew and Eve visit a farm to find out where milk comes from View more info

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Granny Was a Buffer Girl

By: DOHERTY, Berlie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Lions: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003376

ISBN: 0006727921

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 128pp. Light rubbing to cover edges and spine ends; gently creased cover corners; light marking to rear cover; tanning to pages. Signed to previous owner on first page. 'Berlie Doherty has captured perfectly the complex interweaving of emotions and experience through three generations of one family.' View more info

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The Princess in the Tower

By: FORMAN, Joan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002263

ISBN: 0571099114

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills. Light foxing to page block edges and very occasionally to pages. Dustwrapper is price-clipped with minor rubbing to spine ends and light tanning to spine and rear panel. Reginald the sheep decides to kidnap Princess Marigold from her block of flats. Signed by author to title page. View more info

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Moshi the Jackal

By: GIBSON, Tas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Rex Collings: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001734

ISBN: 0860360547

Condition: Good


Landscape brown boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly bumped corners, very slight wavy lower page edge. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, small tear to one corner, name written in pen faintly visible to rear panel along with grubby marks. The author, a wildlife artist, tells and illustrates the adventures of Moshi the jackal on the African plains. View more info

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The Amazing Adventures of Curd the Lion (and Us!) in the Land at the Back of Beyond

By: GILLILAND, Alan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: West Sussex, Shabby Tattler Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002100

ISBN: 0955548616

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Illustrated in black and white by the author. Light bruising to spine ends and corners. Dustwrapper is very lightly rubbed to edges. Signed dedication to previous owner dated 15 Apr 09, saying "To... Follow my animals till you reach the very Heart of Nonsense (if you find it - let me know)". As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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A Near Thing for Captain Najork

By: HOBAN, Russell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010582

ISBN: 0224011979

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills; signed and dated by Hoban to title page. Toning to pages. View more info

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The Big Alfie and Annie Rose Storybook

By: HUGHES, Shirley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010621

ISBN: 0370311205

Condition: Fine


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills; signed 'with love from Shirley Hughes 1992' to dedication page. Unclipped dustwrapper has minimal edgewear. A bumper collection of family stories. View more info

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The Adventures of Potters Bear and Friends

By: JOBLING, Brenda

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Potters Bear Company: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001328

ISBN: 0951368206

Condition: Very Good


Faded title and wrinkling to spine; light rubbing to cover edges. Illustrated by the author. Signed by author/illustrator to half-title page: "To Corrine, Best Wishes, Brenda Jobling". View more info

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Ashe of the Outback

By: LANGOULANT, Allan, TURTON, David & JORGENSEN, Norman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australia, Thomas Catt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010550

ISBN: 0646083732

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed pictorial boards; colour comic book style ills; signed by all three authors to the title page. Slight scratch to back cover. Australia has a new aviation hero...Cuthbert Robertson Ashe. View more info

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A Night in the Cathedral For Rosie

By: LESTER, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Lester: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002027

ISBN: 095310902X

Condition: Good


Small format stapled pictorial card wraps. Illustrated in black and white by the author. Covers are lightly curled and dented to spine edge. Signed by author with inscription to previous owner inside front cover. One of three 'Cathedral Tales' inspired by the choir at Salisbury Cathedral. View more info

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Sir's A Robot

By: MARCO, Mario

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003283

ISBN: 1857769333

Condition: Very Good


Red boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 104pp. Light rubbing to edge of unclipped dw. Signed by author to front endpaper with his address label to front flap View more info

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Up To the Hall

By: MARCO, Mario

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003284

ISBN: 184624126X

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 151pp.. Signed by the author to front endpaper with his address label to front flap. Child has also written their name twice to front endpaper; very light edgewear to dw. View more info

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Thrice Three and Then One

By: MATTHEWS, A. G.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001431

ISBN: 1857763939

Condition: Very Good


Yellow boards, gilt lettering to spine, in unclipped pictorial dustwrapper. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper to Pembury School. Black and white ills. Dustwrapper has minor edgewear inc light crease to upper left corner. A collection of children's stories. View more info

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Wombat Goes Walkabout

By: MORPURGO, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011616

ISBN: 0001982214

Condition: Fine


Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper with wraparound Waterstone's band; full page colour ills; signed by Morpurgo to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper has light edgewear; wraparound band is scuffed and rubbed with a couple of small tears. A little wombat doesn't realise what he is capable of until danger threatens the Australian Bush. View more info