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Bunnikin at the Circus

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Brown Watson Ltd:

Seller ID: 003475

Condition: Near Fine


Undated edition. Shaped stapled pictorial card covers; 10pp. Minor rubbing to cover edges, tanning to pages. Bunnikin tries his hand at circus skills. View more info

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Raggedy Ann and Andy's Rainy-Day Circus

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Purnell: 1979

Seller ID: 005808

ISBN: 0361042701

Condition: Good


Small format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Foxing to pages. View more info

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Circus Thrills

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions:

Seller ID: 008941

Condition: Fair


Undated. Stapled card covers; colour ills. Both front and rear covers have tear to fore-edge with splitting to spine ends and creasing to corners; occasional light marking to pages. View more info

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Banger's Circus

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: 1931

Seller ID: 012122

Condition: Good


Small format plain grey boards with pasted label to front; 60pp; b/w ills. Rubbing to edges, bumping to upper corner with light marking to boards and browning and creasing to spine; foxing to endpapers; occasional crack to gutter; scattered foxing with occasional mark to pages. One of the Punch and Judy Books. [2217: K2] View more info

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Graffy

By: ALDRIDGE, Eileen

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1947

Seller ID: 010843

Condition: Fair


Pictorial boards; 29pp; colour ills by the author. Boards rather grubby and pencil marked with surface creasing, rubbed edges and worn corners; discoloration to cloth spine; marking to pastedowns; rusting to staples; light thumbing and marking to pages. View more info

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Stella's Circus Adventure

By: BAX, Arthur

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Gerald G.Swan Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011971

Condition: Near Very Good


Orange cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 94pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to corners and sunning to outer edges of cloth with fading to title on front board; previous owner gift inscription dated 1953 to front endpaper; small indentation mark to first couple of pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is rather fragile with rubbing and creasing to edges with a number of chips and tears and small losses to spine ends; spine folds and flap folds are rather delicate with extensive rubbing, nicks and holes with tape repairs to reverse, now in removable sleeve. Stella Lawrence, a rich, spoiled little gir... View more info

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Sue's Circus Horse

By: BERRISFORD, Judith M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 009582

Condition: Good


A Star Book Third impression. Grey cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 174pp; b/w ills with two tone frontis. Couple of small bumps to boards; possibly repaired front hinge as looks like pastedown has additional paper strip; tear to lower margin edge of p159/60. Price clipped dustwrapper has had white paper stuck to the reverse and has a number of large chips and tears with tape repairs. The day that Sue Trent becomes the owner of a beautiful cream-coloured Arab at the circus auction, thrills and excitement become part of everyday life. View more info

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Claudia of the Circus

By: BOND, Geoffrey

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Press Ltd: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011972

Condition: Near Very Good


A Girl Novel. Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 191pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to corners and foxing to page block edges. Price clipped dustwrapper Is rubbed, creased, nicked and chipped to edges with couple of tape repairs to reverse; light sunning and surface rubbing to spine. An incident with a horse leads Claudia to search for the members of an circus troupe. [719: S3] View more info

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Kashtanka

By: CHEKHOV, Anton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1973

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 009674

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards; 62pp; sepia ills; translated from the Russian by Robert Daglish. Covers unevenly sunned with light marking; thumbing and occasional marking to pages. A stray dog performs in a circus. View more info

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Mr Mole's Circus

By: COLLINS, Douglas

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Collins:

Seller ID: 011961

Condition: Good


Undated. Pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards a little grubby with bumped and rubbed corners, rubbing to spine edge and patch of surface lifting to front; circular decorations to endpapers have been previously coloured in and erased but still visible; couple of small smudge marks to title page. The rabbits are coming to Tophat-on-the-Naze so the residents decide to organize a circus.[719: D2] View more info

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Olivia Saves the Circus

By: FALCONER, Ian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003451

ISBN: 068982954X

Condition: Very Good


Matt pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; b/w and red ills. Tanning and thumbing to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with a wrinkle to head of spine. Olivia tells her class about her trip to the circus when she saved the day. View more info

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Little Bear and the Papagini Circus

By: GREAVES, Margaret

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002308

ISBN: 0416634605

Condition: Near Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper. Light bumping to spine ends; toning and light thumbing to pages. Little Bear wants to be part of the circus. View more info

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Bubble and the Circus

By: HATCHER, Josephine

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter:

Seller ID: 011275

Condition: Fair


Small format pictorial boards; 52pp; colour ills. Boards are a little grubby with worn corners; couple of pages have production crease; occasional mark to page; one illustration looks like it has been embellished with colouring pen and child has written 'How Sad' to the last page! View more info

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Bertie Bear's Circus

By: HIGHAM, Geoffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Edmund Ward:

Seller ID: 010766

Condition: Fair


Undated. Small format burgundy boards lacking dustwrapper; 93pp; colour and b/w ills by the author. Boards marked and worn - splay to boards with small split mid spine, rubbing and bumping to corners and staining to front; thumbing and occasional mark to pages. Also includes Wolfy's Reward and Horace Hedgehog's Firework. A reading copy only. View more info

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The Stage-Struck Seal

By: HULL, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell:

Seller ID: 009677

Condition: Good


Undated. Blue cloth boards with black lettering and decs, no dustwrapper; 55pp; b/w ills. Lean to spine with rubbing to cloth extremities with spine edge starting to fray; previous owner gift inscription dated 1941 to front endpaper; light foxing and tanning to endpapers; light thumbing to pages. View more info

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Mr. Twink Takes Charge

By: HURT, Freda

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004775

Condition: Near Very Good


Green cloth boards with black decs to front and lettering to spine in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 125pp; b/w ills. Very slight lean to spine; light bumping to corners and spine ends; couple of small marks to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned and creased to spine with chips to corners and small splits to spine ends; white panel lightly tanned; original price crossed through to front flap, now in removable sleeve. The feline detective assists Sergeant Boffer when a circus comes to town. View more info

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Muff the Circus Monkey

By: MCGUINNESS, Lurline

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004822

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth boards with gilt lettring in pictorial dustwrapper; 29pp; colour and b/w ills. Tanning and light thumbing to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has a number of creased tears, some with tape to reverse, and chips to corners; light sunning to spine, now in removable sleeve. Muff the circus monkey meets some strange animals from the Australian bush. View more info

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A Trip to the Circus (A Young World Tripper Book)

By: WEBB, Anne

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nelson Young World: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001881

ISBN: 0723809550

Condition: Good


Landscape glazed pictorial boards. Bumping and rubbing to foot of spine; sunned cover, especially spine; price unclipped but crossed through; light tanning and occasional mark to pages. Prepared in consultation with Coco the Clown! View more info

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The Friendly Bear

By: WEYERGANS, Franz

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 001414

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards. A Panda Book (Number 19). Rubbing to spine edges, indentation marks to cover, grubby marks to pictorial endpapers and some pages. A story of a cigar-smoking, monocle-wearing circus bear who earns his freedom. View more info