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THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO

By: COLLODI, C. (trans. Carol Della Chiesa)

Price: €25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1969

Seller ID: 37943


Quarto, publisher's white pictorial wraps, 309pp., profusely illustrated in colour. Very slight wear only. A very good, sound copy. View more info

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THE WATER BABIES: A FAIRY TALE FOR A LAND-BABY

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: €45.00

Publisher: London, T.C. & E.C. Jack:

Seller ID: 42999


Small quarto, decorated blue cloth with paste-down illustration at front board, gilt, colour fronts., line-illustrated title, [8] 246pp., seven further colour illustrations tipped-in. Spine a little faded, small soil, and chipped, loss minimal; light wear at front board, edges and endpapers foxed/tanned, light foxing at contents, nothing at all severe, just a little heavier at rear blanks, text and illustrations reasonably clean. Joints tender, but no imminent detachment... View more info

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CANTERBURY CHIMES OR CHAUCER TALES RETOLD FOR CHILDREN

By: STORR, Francis, and TURNER, Hawes

Price: €40.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co.: 1895

Edition: Fourth Edition.

Seller ID: 42726


Octavo, polished red calf by Bickers, rich gilt at spine with butterscotch lettering piece, marbled edges and endpapers, fronts., vi + 198pp., line vignette illustrations. Extremely minor blemishing at boards, just a touch of internal foxing, chiefly at prize bookplate. A sound, presentable copy, with gilt decoration of Ipswich High School at front board. View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL AND OTHER VERSES FROM THE RED BOOK

By: TOLKIEN, J.R.R.

Price: €35.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1962

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 39440


Octavo, pictorial boards, 63pp. [1], full-page and vignette illustrations. Dustwrapper clipped and with very light wear (still very good), slightly shaky Latin gift inscription (1968) and a little foxing at fly-leaf, very slight foxing at rear free endpaper; otherwise a sound, presentable copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

SWISS STORIES FOR CHILDREN AND THOSE WHO LOVE CHILDREN

By: WHEELOCK, Lucy, from the German of Madam Johanna Spyri

Price: €15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited:

Seller ID: 37972


Small octavo, fairly elaborate art-Nouveau cloth, gilt, colour fronts., viii + 208pp. + 16pp. adverts., two full-page mono. illustrations. Very light rubbing at cloth, still reasonably bright and presentable; edges tanned, one or two very slightly strained joints, nothing threatenting. A decent copy. Not dated, gift inscription, 1909. View more info