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Peter Pan and Wendy : Retold by May Byron for Boys and Girls, With the Approval of the Author

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton 1938: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 56352

Condition: Very Good


188 pp. Bound in recent dark red half morocco over marbled boards. Green leather title label to spine. In slipcase. New endpapers. Slight spotting to fore-edge and prelims. Internally clean. With twelve full-page colour plates by Mabel Lucie Attwell. A date has been scratched off on the verso of the title page, so this is likely a reprint. View more info

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The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits

By: CARROLL, Lewis

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1876: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55913

Condition: Near Fine


xiv., 84, [2] advert. Bound in a full dark green morocco, with gilt lines and lettering. 1st impression with Baker, not Butcher on p. 83. Original decorative buff boards bound in at the rear. Some toning to the edges. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd 1947: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 57790

Condition: Good


[xii.], 162 pp, illustrated with 13 colour plates by Arthur Rackham, as well as black and white illustration. Bound in a half blue calf by Truslove and Hanson, cloth boards. Original endpapers preserved. Some fading to the spine and chipping. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £275.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Boots the Chemists circa 1930: 1930

Book number: 59418

Condition: Very Good


[xii], 181 pp. Recent half dark blue morocco with dark red labels. Five raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and lettering. Patterned boards, all edges gilt. With twelve tipped-in colour plates illustrated by Gwynedd M. Hudson. Colouring to one illustration. A Very Good copy. Produced circa 1930, the V & A catalogue says theres is 1928. View more info

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Flora's Feast : A Masque of Flowers

By: Crane, Walter

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company 1889: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55998

Condition: Good


40 pp. Quarter blue cloth over pictorial boards. Wear with short tear to head of spine. Boards edgeworn. Internally in Very Good clean condition. No ownership names. Full-colour illustrations to each page by Walter Crane. Colours bright. Binding firm. View more info

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Just So Stories : For Little Children

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Limited 1902: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45089

Condition: Near Fine


[vi]., 250 pp, Bound in a recent dark red full morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. New marbled endpapers. Original decorated cloth front cover bound in at the rear. With illustrations by the author. View more info

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The Jungle Book

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co Ltd. 1916: 1908

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 59454

Condition: Very Good


pp., xii., 314, [2]. Recently bound in a half deep red morocco, marbled boards, with gilt lettering and devices. The original front board is bound in at the rear, top edge gilt. Housed in a red cloth slipcase. Some minor spotting and toning. A very attractive volume, illustrated with 16 colour plates by both of the Detmold brothers. These had originally been published in limited numbers in a large portfolio format, but these are now very scarce, and sets are often incomplete. View more info

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The Brown Fairy Book

By: LANG, Andrew (Edited By)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London & New York & Toronto, Longmans, Green & Co 1941: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 5973

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 350 pp. brown cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to the spine and blind decoration to front board. Spine skewed and large crease to the rear board. Jacket is torn with loss to the corners at the head and tail. Previous owner's name on f.e.p. View more info

Image for The Chronicles of Narnia. - The Magician's Nephew. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. The Horse and His Boy. Prince Caspian. The Voyage of the 'Dawn Treader'. The Silver Chair. The Last Battle. 7 Volumes Complete in Slipcase

The Chronicles of Narnia. - The Magician's Nephew. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. The Horse and His Boy. Prince Caspian. The Voyage of the 'Dawn Treader'. The Silver Chair. The Last Battle. 7 Volumes Complete in Slipcase

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society 2001: 2001

Edition: 6th Impression

Book number: 59493

Condition: Fine


Sixth printing of The Folio Society edition. 7 volumes in slipcase. Gilt-decorated green cloth. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. An unread set still with most of the shrinkwrap on it View more info

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When We Were Very Young

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1925: 1925

Edition: 11th Edition

Book number: 55512

Condition: Good


x., [2], 100 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with decorative gilt design to front & rear covers and gilt lettering to spine. Cloth is a little rubbed at the extremities. Teg. Pictorial lighter offwhite endpapers. Good early reprint the year after the first edition. View more info

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When We Were Very Young

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd 1924: 1924

Edition: 5th Edition

Book number: 57905

Condition: Good


xi., 100 pp., Blue publisher's cloth a little marked, TEG. Head and foot of spine a little rubbed. Ownership signature on half title. Very slight warp to boards View more info