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South American Zoo

By: Von Hagen, Victor

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6541

Condition: Very Good


183pp, priceclipped dustjacket with large portions of loss to the front. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The animals and birds of South America, for children. Scarce. View more info

Holiday Stories For Girls

By: Wade, Anne and Catherall, Arthur and Robinson, Clare Etc

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1972

Seller ID: 1918

ISBN: 0601074505

Condition: Fine


B + w iIllustrations. 360 pp, green cloth boards.Very clean. Includes stories by Robert Bateman, Neil Rogers, Ida Melbourne, Frances Towers, Peter Grey, Jane Davis etc. View more info

Travel Alone, Eva

By: Wahlstedt, Viola

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10133

Condition: As New


158pp. Priceclipped dustjacket by Walter Ferro is otherwise complete. A very clean copy. Translated from the Swedish. A story for teenagers, set at the end of WWII. View more info

The Old Man Of Lochnagar

By: Wales, Prince Of

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1983

Seller ID: 3004

ISBN: 0241111455

Condition: Very Good


1st softback edition. Long format. Colour illustrations. Child's name and address inside front cover, one crease to back board, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Jessie Dyson A Tale For The Young

By: Walker, John A

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Partridge: 1111

Seller ID: 14419

Condition: Very Good


64pp, the paper browning a little with age, plus illustrated publisher's catalogue. Red cloth covered boards, with a coloured illustration. B + w engraved frontispiece illustration. Pencil Sunday School gift inscription to the flyleaf, dated 1908, oherwise internally clean. Jessie goes to Sunday School and reforms her drunken father. View more info

The Golden Pathway To A Treasury Of Knowledge VolumeVII Behind The Scenes Of History

By: Wallace, Lew and Byron and Bowwow, George and Freeman, E A and Hardy, Thomas and Power E & A et al

Price: £8.00

Publisher: International University Society, ND:

Seller ID: 4586

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 300pp, blue cloth covered boards. Colour and b + w illustrations. Flyleaf removed, otherwise clean. Stories from history, chiefly Roman and British, retold for children. View more info

Christie's Old Organ

By: Walton, Mrs O F

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Religious Tract Society: 1111

Seller ID: 7508

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1920s. 164pp, blue cloth covered boards with embossed design and a coloured paper illustration of Christie and the barrel organ to the front. Colour frontispiece illustration. A clean copy. View more info

Nature BBC Radio For Schools Spring Term 1975

By: Ward, Peter (producer)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: BBC: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13705

Condition: Very Good


31pp, long format. Colour illustrated soft covers, a little worn to front edge. Colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean. Birds in Winter, goldfish, pike, eels, mice, water shrew, hare, newts, birdwatching. View more info

Read-Aloud Horse Stories

By: Watts, Mabel

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Golden Pleasure Books: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10652

Condition: Very Good


143pp, colour-illustrated paper covered boards with red cloth spine. B + w illustrations. Gift inscription on flyleaf, paw marks to margins of first couple of pages, otherwise clean. Short 'horse stories'. View more info

20th Century News

By: Webster, H

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Ward Lock: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2585

Condition: Very Good


80pp, dustjacket in protective plastic cover. B + w photographs. Ex college library, so stamp and pocket to flyeaf, otherwise a clean copy. A survey for the younger reader of world events since 1900. View more info

The Schoolgril Pilot

By: Wendon, Edith A

Price: £23.00

Publisher: The Girl's Own Paper Office: 1111

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13129

Condition: Very Good


Probably late.1920s. 224pp, orange brown cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges. Colour frontispiece illustration, now becoming detached, otherwise internally clean. School adventure story for girls. Rare. View more info

A Song for Clowns

By: Wersba, Barbara

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Gollancz: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12594

Condition: Very Good


101pp. Illustrated dustjacket has a little edgewear and children's names have been neatly written on the back cover. B + w illustrations, some of which have been neatly coloured in. Pencil drawings to free endpapers, otherwise internally clean. Humphrey becomes a minstrel. View more info

Every Boy's Book Of British Natural History and Nature Photography

By: Westell, W Percival

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1917

Seller ID: 641

Condition: Very Good


8th impression, third edition. Introduction by Rt Hon Lord Avebury. 279 pp, orange boards. Colour frontispiece and 109 illustrations, including how to make a camera. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise VG. Photographs and descriptions of birds, insects and bygone farming practices. View more info

Wild Life of the Garden

By: Westell, W Percival and Harvey, Kate

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11393

Condition: Very Good


186pp, green cloth covered boards with a couple of ink marks. B + w photographs and illustrations. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Birds, insects and flowers etc View more info

The Airship 'Golden Hind'

By: Westerman, Percy F

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Partridge: 1111

Seller ID: 7106

Condition: Very Good


Sunday School gift inscription on flyleaf dated 1928. 256pp, illustrated cloth covered boards, a couple of light marks. B + w frontispiece illustration. Internally clean. A flight around the world for two former WWI 'aces'. View more info

Standish Gets His Man

By: Westerman, Percy F

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1111

Seller ID: 11492

Condition: Very Good


Presumed 1st edition, probably c 1945 - War Economy standard. 224pp, Illustrated dustjacket with a little loss to the spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. Standish arrests two American gunmen. View more info

Melbourne House

By: Wetherell, Elizabeth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock: 1921

Seller ID: 140

Condition: Very Good


Children's story. 255 pp, browned with age, green cloth boards with colour illustration. Colour frontispiece. Internally clean. View more info

The House of the Wolf A Romance

By: Weyman, Stanley

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1895

Seller ID: 14801

Condition: Very Good


278pp, marroon cloth covered boards with silver title, a little rubbed to ends of spine. B + w frontispiece illlustration by Charles Kerr, with tissue guard. Vignette illustration to title page. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, a few small light spots of foxing, otherwise clean. Historical adventure story, set in France in 1572. View more info

The Farthermost Fort

By: Wheeler, Molly

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7799

ISBN: 0460057561

Condition: Very Good


190pp, complete dustjacket in protective plastic cover. B + w illustrations. Flyleaf neatly removed, stamp on top edge and back of title page, otherwise a good reading copy. Set in Roman England. View more info

Revolt Against The Rain God

By: Whitman, Edmund S

Price: £6.50

Publisher: World's Work Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4074

Condition: Very Good


1st UK edition. 157pp, complete dustjacket by Alfred Whiteley, a little faded to top edge. Previous owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean. Historical story for children, set in Mayan Mexico. View more info