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The Children's Own Treasure Book

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Odhams Press Limited: 1947

Seller ID: 009393

Condition: Very Good


320pp stories by Andersen, Belloc, Blyton, Darling, Gribble, Kipling, Milne, Ockenden, Ransome, Roberts, Stevenson, Stoneham Streatfeild, Uttley View more info

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MY OWN SCHOOLDAYS

By: Brazil Angela

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 009676

Condition: Good


Photos tell the story, dj has a red drink splash (what other colour possible?), 1st page has a 1943 gift inscription inscription. Clean and well bound pp (spill is only to compressed edge & not inside, dj protected in plastic. "In offering the public this happy little autobiography, Miss Brazil yields to the urgent demand of numerous readers who regard her as not only a favourite authoress, but as a friend in the truest sense of the word. Here the friend reveals her... View more info

The New Chalet School

By: Brent-dyer, Elinor M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Amada Books, UK: 1981

Seller ID: 009892

Condition: Very Good


green pencil 1st page - all others 100%. plot > The Chalet School and St Scholastika's become a single school after Miss Browne, the headmistress of St Scholastika's wins a law-suit and retires. She offers her school as a whole to Madame and Mademoiselle Lepattre, who accept. Due to the addition of more than 40 pupils as well as new staff, the Chalet School is quite crowded, so plans are made for the building of a new house, as well as the acquisition of a nearby cha... View more info

Call Me Jacqueline

By: Dennison, Dorothy

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London, PATERNOSTER PRESS: 1958

Seller ID: 009399

Condition: Very Good


about the author - Born in 1899 in London, Dorothy Dennison was the daughter of merchant Charles Dennison, and was educated at the North London Collegiate School. A prolific author of Protestant Christian evangelistic stories for both children and adults, Dennison worked for a number of years for the Scripture Union. She was married in 1931, had one son and one daughter, and retired to Haslemere, Surrey, where she died in 1978. Dennison has this title as part of a group... View more info

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In the Power of the Pygmies

By: Gilson, Captain Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Humphrey Milford: 1919

Seller ID: 012978

Condition: Good to Very Good


In the Power of the Pygmies by Captain Charles Gilson is over 500g to post & 284pp plus catalogue at rear. What is the theme of this book? I'm glad you asked >> Britain is a great nation that has the right to rule over others and when a nation disrespects or is dangerous to the British way of life they must be controlled. The Africans, or pygmies as Gilson calls them, were obviously not a civilization that was prominent in the English consciousness, but as Britain is a ... View more info

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The Queen of the Pirate Isle

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1987

Seller ID: 009129

Condition: Very Good


60pp with glorious illus by Greenaway throughout. Book is in lovely order. View more info

A PICTURE HISTORY OF GREAT DISCOVERIES

By: Hutton Clarke

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London: 1961

Seller ID: 012977

Condition: Very Good


One for the collector with wonderful illustrations and a nice touch by the previous owner with handwritten attached list of contents. View more info

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Convent Cat

By: Iguchi, Bunshu

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1975

Seller ID: 009328

Condition: Very Good


Foxing on endpapers only (Grrrr!)- beautiful watercolour illustrations throughout the 20 or so pp, pp are really nice heavy quality papers with a nice feel. English text by Barbara Willard. View more info

bie's Trip to Fairyland

By: Johnson Phyllis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Australia, Murfett Pty. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 000767


Early Australian Collectible Children's book with attractive full colour plates by Jean Elder. View more info

Little Trouble the House

By: Meade, L.T.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, John F. Shaw & Co:

Seller ID: 010304

Condition: Good-fair


Title: Little Trouble-The-House Not sure of pub date but pre-1899, School presentation copperplate inscription with that date. Meade gets 4 other mentions in the list of books available. BW steel engravings throught the book. Author info >>> L. T. Meade was the pseudonym of Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith (1854–1914), a prolific writer of girls' stories. She was born in Bandon, County Cork, Ireland, daughter of Rev. R. T. Meade, of Nohoval, County Cork. She later moved... View more info

A Schoolgirl Adventurer A Story of the '45

By: Moore, Dorothea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Black: 1927

Seller ID: 009575

Condition: Good-fair


A Schoolgirl Adventurer. London, A. and C. Black, 1927. ... Dorothea Moore endeavoured to produce a more robust type of fiction than the unexciting domestic stories that had hitherto been put to market. Dorothea Mary Moore - born in Islington 27 February 1880, was 1 of 5 children. In 1909 she lived in Aberdeen. She had plays performed by the Alexander Maclean Company. She served as a VAD in 1914, died in London, 1933. View more info

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Lovey Mary

By: Rice, Lice Hegan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 1934

Seller ID: 009708

Condition: Good


This book has been reprinted an amazing number of times since first run in 1903. 191 pp The story begins. Everything about Lovey Mary was a contradiction, from her hands and feet, which seemed to have been meant for a big girl, to her high ideals and aspirations, that ought to have belonged to an amiable one. The heroine of the story takes off from an institution & takes a little one with her review > I would give this book 10 stars if I possibly could! It is a wonderful... View more info