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Toby, Peetie, Harry, and Fred Were Here

By: Boyle, Vera

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Publishers: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15685

ISBN: 0333315294


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Black & white illustrations by Michael Charlton. 114 pages. The adventures of a group of children of diplomats caught up in unnamed civil war. View more info

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The Return of Twelves

By: Clarke, Pauline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y., The Company of Books The Akadine Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID301884

ISBN: 1585790214


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has piece missing to lower rear edge. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Black & white illustrations by Bernarda Bryson. 287 pages Carnegie Award winner for 1962. Continues the imaginative legacy of the Bronte children. View more info

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The Alien

By: De Fossard, Esta

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15684

ISBN: 0170050920


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 152 pages. The story of a teenage boy's struggle to adapt to the people and customs of a strange land. View more info

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Under the Sea and Back Again Another Meg, Peg, and Topkins Story

By: Elias, Edith L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289306


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Very faint foxing to some pages. Black & white illustrations by Bethell Jones 208 pages The three children of the King Adamant get sent away on a holiday with their nurse following a long war. A charmingly illustrated fantasy story published just after the end of World War Two. View more info

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THE PRISONERS OF SEPTEMBER [Signed copy]

By: Garfield, Leon

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Kestrel Books: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID230726

ISBN: 0722650973


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good [price-clipped] dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free end paper. 280 pages Leon Garfield [1921-1996] was a prize winning British author, most noted for his historical fiction aimed at children and young adults.. This one is based in the French Revolution - with its climax the September massacre of 1792. View more info

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Mirror, Mirror [Signed Copy]

By: Garfield, Leon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID230772

ISBN: 0434940313


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made, removable plastic cover. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free end paper. Illustrated in pen and wash by Antony Maitland. 48 pages A brilliant and comic novel of the busy life of an 18th century London apprentice by the master of historical fiction for young adults and children. View more info

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The Apprentices

By: Garfield, Leon [Signed Copy]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1978

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID230735

ISBN: 067012978X


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine slightly faded as are the spine ends of the book. Jacket painting by Stefan Bernath. Inscribed & signed by the author. viii, 315pp ''a dazzling cycle of novels in miniature'' by the award winning writer of children's historical fiction. Brings to life a dozen 18th century apprentices. Contents include The Lamplighter's Funeral, Mirror, Mirror, Moss and Blister, The Cloak, The Valentine, Labour-in-Vain, The Fool, Rosy Starling, The Dumb Cake, Tom Titmarsh's... View more info

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The Sory of Holly & Ivy

By: Godden, Rumer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Children's Books: 2004

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID301773

ISBN: 0333766784


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Lovely black and white illustrations by Christian Birmingham. 58 pages First published in 1958, one of Rumer Godden's most enchanting stories about the secret lives of toys and of the children who love them View more info

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Desert Caravan

By: Hallard, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID12041

ISBN: 0356026280


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ a little rubbed at edges. Black & white illustrations by Sheila Bewley 123 pages The story of two children and a baby camel survive in the West African desert after being attacked by raiders. Both a thrilling adventure story and an intriguing mystery by famous children's author, Arthur Catherall writing as Peter Hallard. View more info

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Brainbox and Bull an Adventure Story

By: Kenyon, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15682

ISBN: 0207956766


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 126 pages. A thriller for children by the well known British crime writer. View more info

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Little Round Stairway

By: Lister, Gladys

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, New Century Press: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294412


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Some chipping to spine ends and age-toning to spine and edges. Paper cracked at lower edge of front hinge but binding solid, Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Black & white and blue and white illustrations by the author and Joyce Abbott. Colour frontispiece and two other full page colour plates. 125 pages. View more info

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The Green Leaves of Nottingham

By: McGrath, Pat

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID15686

ISBN: 0491002149


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 172pages. View more info

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The Nitehood

By: Nickless, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oliver and Boyd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289309


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [priceclipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to DJ spine ends and corners. Black & white illustrations by the author. 136 pages A delightful fantasy based around a set of animal characters - a rat, a badger, a weasel and their friends and neighbours and charmingly illustrated by this well known British children's books illustrator. View more info

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Banning and Blessing

By: Roberts, Margaret; Edited and with an Introduction by Gillian Avery

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID273871


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Five original black & white illustrations. DJ by Maurice Bartlett. 192 pages Originally published in 1890 this is a story of Devon in the time of Bonaparte. Part of the Gollancz Revival series selected and edited by the highly regarded children's author, Gillian Avery. View more info

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Rift

By: Rose, Malcolm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID15681

ISBN: 0001956620


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 159 pages. The first children's book by the prolific British author. Neil finds his life has been invaded by a 'rift' between imagining and reality and he can see events before they happen. View more info

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THE XANADU MANUSCRIPT [Signed by Author]

By: Townsend, John Rowe

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID230762

ISBN: 0192714066


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-madeplastic cover. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on front free end paper. Black & white illustrations by Paul Ritchie. 170 pages John Rowe Townsend is an award winning, highly regarded writer for children and young adults. In this book, he uses science fiction, when a family from the future is transported to 20th century Cambridge, England and one of them becomes deeply involved in a teenager from that time. An intriguing and compelling novel View more info

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The Australian Children's Annual No. 4

By: Various Authors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Educational Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID307077


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 192 pages A collection of stories, plays, and non-fiction. Includes selection from the A.B.C. Studio people. View more info

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Ned Only

By: Willard, Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Julia MacRae Books: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279346

ISBN: 0862031974


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 176 pages A historical novel set in the 17th century by the highly regarded British children's writer Barbara Willard [1909-1994] View more info

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Pip and Andrew in Danger

By: Wilson, Keane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID197401


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. pages lightly tanned with age. 111 pages The third book in this Australian school series. View more info