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Image for Collins' Wide World Geography Reader: Book V: Africa

Collins' Wide World Geography Reader: Book V: Africa

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: William Collins Sons & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 005831

Condition: Good


Collins School Series. Undated (Early 1900s according to COPAC). Pictorial cloth; 160pp; 58 colour ills, 8 coloured maps plus b/w ills. Boards are bumped, rubbed and worn to corners and spine ends; cloth lightly puckered and marked with watermarking to rear cover; browning to endpapers. View more info

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Round the World with Wonder Spectacles

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, W.Walker & Sons:

Seller ID: 010277

Condition: Good


Landscape card covers; 32pp; 3-D pictures with Wonder Spectacles present in pocket inside front cover. Covers rubbed and creased to edges; creasing to spectacles; light thumbing to pages. View more info

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Children of the Sierras (Spain)

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson Junior Books: 1969

Seller ID: 010727

ISBN: 009072030X

Condition: Near Fine


Second impression. Book 13 in the 'This is Our Country' Series. Pictorial boards with yellow cloth spine in matching dustwrapper; colour photos. Toning to pages. Dustwrapper has small creased tear to upper edge of front panel. View more info

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The Story of Johnny Appleseed

By: ALIKI

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010591

ISBN: 0437225003

Condition: Very Good


Fourth impression. Paper backed pictorial boards with green cloth spine in matching matt dustwrapper: colour and b/w ills by the author. Very slight outward lean to spine. Dustwrapper has light edgewear and small puncture to spine gutter. View more info

Image for Around the World Programme (Mongolia, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Jamaica)

Around the World Programme (Mongolia, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Jamaica)

By: AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nelson Doubleday & Odhams:

Seller ID: 004242

Condition: Good Plus


Copyright 1967. Box set of six paperback books each with approx 64pp; colour and b/w ills. Books are near VG with light rubbing to cover edges and rusting to staples; Jamaica has small tear to upper edge of rear cover. Box is Good with light marking, sunning to spine with splitting and creasing to spine flap which is starting to peel away. 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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Little Jean Goes to a Dinner Party

By: CHETWYND, L.& P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Roger Schlesinger: 1975

Seller ID: 007508

ISBN: 850932211

Condition: Good


Small format pictorial cloth boards in matching dustwrapper; sepia ills. Slight bend to boards at lower corners. Dustwrapper is lightly marked and creased with a couple of small tears to upper edge. A Little Jean Book, about a little girl and her pet koala on a sheep station in Australia at the turn of the century. View more info

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Taro - A Little Boy of Japan

By: ENTWISTLE, Mary

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, United Council for Missionary Education:

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 010700

Condition: Fair


Undated [circa 1914]. Landscape format pictorial boards; 49pp; black, blue and white ills; signed and inscribed by the illustrator to front endpaper. Boards are rather bowed; significantly worn to corners and rubbed to edges with grubby marking and couple of pen marks to front; hinges weak with front hinge starting; foxing to endpapers; marking to edge of first page. The story of Taro and Mitsu-ko, two children of Japan. View more info

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Jeanne-Marie in Gay Paris

By: FRANCOISE

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1966

Seller ID: 009583

Condition: Good


Fifth impression. Red cloth boards with gilt vignette to front in matt pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards bumped to corners; toning, thumbing and occasional light marking to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned and marked with rubbed edges and chipped/split corners, a couple with tape repairs to reverse. Jeanne-Marie leaves her pet sheep Patapon to visit Paris. View more info

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Homeland Stories (Our National Story Series 1)

By: HANCOCK, Mary S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet and Co.Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 004196

Condition: Good


Red pictorial cloth; 140pp; colour and b/w ills. Light rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; previous owner details to front endpaper; small nick to upper edge of frontis; light tanning to pages. View more info

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Jingoo of the Jungle

By: HUGHES, Jean

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009939

Condition: Good


Blue cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 122pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends; synopsis of story, possibly from original dustwrapper, pasted to front pastedown; small tear and surface lifting to upper section of rear hinge.. Jingoo, a little Indian boy, can't wait to show his city cousin around the jungle. View more info

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Walks Around Moscow in Pictures for Children: The Kremlin

By: IONAITIS, Olga R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Moscow, Blagovest Ltd:

Seller ID: 002768

Condition: Very Good


Series Russia. Stapled pictorial paper covers; colour ills. Minimal rubbing to corners. A guide to Moscow for young readers with the help of an extra-terrestrial visitor. View more info

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A Prairie Boy's Summer

By: KURELEK, William

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Tundra Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007151

ISBN: 0887760589

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with black lettering and vignette in pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills. Light foxing to fore-edge of cloth. Dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, chipped to corners with 1cm creased tear to foot of spine with light marking and sunning to spine edge of rear panel. The Canadian artist returns to his prairie boyhood of the 1930s. View more info

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The Children of the Cave: A Tale of Israel and of Rome

By: LIVNE (LIEBERMAN), Zvi

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009641

ISBN: 0192712977

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 168pp; b/w ills. Very slight lean to spine with cloth lightly rubbed to corners. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to spine ends and corners. A story which epitomizes the spirit of Israel. View more info

Image for France (A First-Look-at-Geography Book)

France (A First-Look-at-Geography Book)

By: LONGLEY, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002897

Condition: Good


Light blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 32pp; b/w and colour ills. Boards sunned to edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with a number of small edge tears and large chip to upper edge of front panel, now in removable sleeve. A geography book aimed at 8-10 year olds, looking at the cities and industries of France. View more info

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Tamburlaine's Elephants

By: MCCAUGHREAN, Geraldine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Usborne Publishing Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002502

ISBN: 0746078773

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 196pp plus appendix. Faint line of colour transference to final page. Unclipped dustwrapper has minor edgewear and very small nick to upper edge of rear panel. A tale of friendship, destiny and revenge set in the war-ravaged lands of fourteenth-century India. View more info

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Little One-Inch and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories

By: SAKADE, Florence (Ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Charles E.Tuttle Company: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010247

ISBN: 0804803846

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card covers in attached pictorial dustwrapper; 61pp; b/w and colour ills. Toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has small nick to foot of spine. A collection of Japanese folk tales including 'Why the Jellyfish Has No Bones' and 'The Rabbit Who Crossed the Sea'. View more info

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This is New York

By: SASEK, Miroslav

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Universe Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 007507

ISBN: 0789308843

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 60pp; colour ills by the author. Light bumping to upper corners and head of spine; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper. Dustwrapper has a couple of small creased tears to head of spine. One of Sasek's classic travel guides updated for the 21st Century. View more info

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Red Indians

By: SHIRLEY, Edward

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 010119

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards; 64pp; colour ills. Rubbed edges and worn corners with cup ring stain to rear cover; hinges possibly repaired with front a little fragile; small nick to fore-edge of frontis and p7/8; light foxing to pages. View more info

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The Magical World Next-Door: A Children's Guide to Groombridge Place

By: STREETER, Tony

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Kent, A.W.E.Streeter: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007446

ISBN: 0954713974

Condition: Very Good


Landscape format glossy card covers; 48pp; colour ills by the author; signed with dedication to previous owners on title page. Light rubbing to upper corners. View more info

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

By: TETRO, Marc

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Quebec, 1994

Seller ID: 003483

ISBN: 0969840608

Condition: Good


Brown cloth landscape boards in red pictorial dustwrapper; colour ills. Light marking to cloth; thumbing and light creasing to pages. Dustwrapper is scuffed and creased with sunning to spine and chip to spine head. A true story of Canada's heritage. View more info