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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


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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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, 1934: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 50771


[xii], 202, [2] ads. pp. Recently bound in a quarter red morocoo with marbled boards and endpapers. Raised bands to spine with gilt devices to the panels. With 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. Near Fine condition. 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


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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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


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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The Wind in the Willows

By: Grahame, Kenneth

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd 1923: 1925

Edition: 14th Edition

Book number: 56023


302, [2], 8 pp. pub. cat. Publisher's blue cloth with blind-stamped design to front board and gilt design to spine. Top edge gilt. Slight wear to spine ends. Stain to rear board. Internally clean, but lacking the front free endpaper. Eight-page publisher's list at rear. Frontis illustration by Graham Robertson. View more info

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Wind in the Willows

By: Grahame, Kenneth

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co. 1909: 1909

Edition: Fourth Edition

Book number: 56480


Fourth edition (one year after the first). Frontis., [viii.], 302 pp., blank, printer's details on verso. In original blue/green gilt lettered and decorated cloth, which has been repaired. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Some rubbing to the edges, bumping to base of spine, but a very good copy with minor foxing to the endpapers 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


[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 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


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: £135.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society 2002: 2002

Edition: Seventh Printing

Book number: 56050


7th printing of The Folio Society edtion. 7 volumes in slipcase. Gilt-decorated green cloth. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. No ownership names. Books in very nice condition. Some dents and scratching to the slipase which has some splitting to the top rear edge. 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: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society 1998: 2000

Edition: 5th Impression

Book number: 56733


Fifth printing of The Folio Society edtion. 7 volumes in slipcase. Gilt-decorated green cloth. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. No ownership names. Split to top rear edge of slipcase, with some rubbing to the edges. Books in very good condition with a couple of dogeared pages. In a good slipcase, with a split to one edge. View more info

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Winnie the Pooh

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: £5,000.00

Publisher: U S A, E. P. Dutton and Company 1926: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 6091


SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 52304xiv., 159 pp, illustrated in b/w. Bound in full dark green morocco, with gilt lettering, lines and devices by The Chelsea Bindery. Leather entry slipcase. Silk endpapers, the boards having a gilt decorated morocco border. Number 15 of 200 Large Paper copies printed on Japanese Vellum, and signed by both A A Milne and E H Shephard on the limitation page. All edges gilt. A beautiful thing to behold. 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


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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Now We are Six

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55654


xii, 103 pp. Publisher's maroon cloth with gilt decoration to front & rear boards and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Faded area of cloth at top of front board. Slight spotting to extremities. Early ink name to half-title. Internally clean. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. View more info

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: SHAKESPEARE, William ; RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrated)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1920: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 56189


[iv], 134 pp., 40 tipped in colour plates, and black and white illustrations, especially amongst the text. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, with light foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's inscription on free endpapers. Clean internally View more info