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Children’s Classics

Books to delight for our special little ones. Castles and kings, magical wings, tales of yore and lots, lots more.

Studley Press, London. Hardcover 1947. First edition of 'Children's Classics'. Brown boards, gilt print. Strong spine, 308 clean pages with a little foxing. Inscription to front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Original pictorial dustjacket, a little worn but good condition. Colour plate. A rare, unusual and delightful edition of this classic schoolboy story.

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Collins 1961. Hardcover and dustjacket both in good condition. Strong spine, intact pages and no markings. Some foxing due to age, but no other blemishes. Classic style boys adventure story. A lovely copy.

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‘Tales of King Arthur’ by Longmans. Sixth impression 1963. Hardcopy red cloth boards – marked front and back with some scuffing on edges. Strong spine and pages intact. Marks on first 12 pages – fingerprints! Otherwise in fair condition. Black and white drawings included. No dustjacket.

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Foulsham and Co, London. Hardcover, undated but circa 1943. Red cloth boards with black print and pattern imprint. Pictorial dustcover frayed at edges. Spine strong but worn at tips and edges. However the 160 pages are clean and bright with no markings. Rare, in that it was printed during the war years when materials were scarce and not too many copies available. Owner's name inside front cover. Charles Dickens' famous tale and a well loved family treasure.

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J K Rowling, 1st edition, 1st print. Children's High Level Group 2008 (in association with Bloomsbury). Pale blue illustrated hardcover near fine condition with five separate stories. 105 delightful pages with illustrations.  Full number line denoting 1st edition copy. A very collectable book and a 'must have' companion for all seven Harry Potter books. Translated from the original runes by Hermione Granger.

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Children’s classic and rare first edition of Ladybird Vintage, ‘Sir Walter Raleigh’. Stamped imprint on 2nd page as ex-school book. Laminated dust jacket and numbers on inside cover. For children up to age 11. Pages worn but intact.

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Dean and Son, London. Hardcover, undated, circa 1950. Pictorial boards with strong spine. 216 clear, bright pages with no markings. A delightful, near perfect copy which has been much loved and treasured. Louisa M Alcott's delightful tale of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy aka 'Little Women'. A delight to behold.

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Early edition, Avenue Press, undated. Hardcover, reasonable condition. Strong, rather faded spine but book intact. Some foxing and slight wear at right edges. 15 adventure stories, 1 colour plate and b/w illustrations for each story. A real treasure.

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Classic story by Edith Nesbit and published by Vantage in 2012. Brand new book which follows the story of three children as they move to the country and discover the delights of the local railway.

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Macmillan and Co. London. Hardcover 1951. 4th printing. Yellow boards with green pictorial print on cover. Spine strong, a little worn at spine tips and right edges. 319 pages, all bright and unmarked. Slight fading of colour boards due to age. A much loved classic children's adventure from the pen of Enid Blyton with lovely illustrations throughout. A book treasured and loved and carefully treated which needs a new home.

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A lovely tale of irrepressible youngsters Lucy and Sam. Roger Harvey’s enchanting tale is a magical feast of holiday fun. Signed by the author

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‘Peter Pan’ by J M Barrie. Ladybird classic, vintage 1983 ‘First Edition’ printed on inside cover . Not new but excellent condition and fully intact.

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Collins, London, undated but probably early 20th century. Original dark red cloth boards with gilt decoration and text on spine. Gilt 'signature' of Charles Dickens on front board. A Collins clear type press edition. 16 photographs in character as played at His Majesty's Theatre by Mr Beerbohn Tree. Strong spine though fraying at edges due to age. Some foxing and page discolouration but totally intact, clear, pages. A much loved and treasured old classic.

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‘Winnie The Pooh’ by A A Milne. Hardcover printed by Methuen & Co in 1953. Red cloth boards with markings and scratches and wear at the top of the spine. A torn page at the front of the book and one at the back but those apart, the spine is fairly strong and the book intact. Minor foxing of some pages. Lovely black & white illustrations.

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