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    • OXFORD, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1993.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1993, 165 x 163mm, 6½ x 6½ inches, colour illustrated yellow boards, no pagination. Lovely full page coloured illustrations of domestic animals, simple repeating text beneath. No inscriptions, possibly a touch of fading to spine, spine lettering bright. A Fine crisp clean copy (issued without dustwrapper). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1963.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1963, 4to, 285 x 220 mm, 11¼ x 8½ inches, cloth backed colour illustrated boards, (30) pages. Superb bold coloured animal illustrations to every page. Tiny rub to lower corners, very little faint foxing at top of reverse of front endpaper, a couple of faint fox spots to top edge of half-title, and last page, no inscriptions. A Fine clean bright copy in VG+ DUSTRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, very slightly worn at head of spine and top corners, 15 mm (¾") closed tear at head of spine, just touching 'T' of Rat). Early Wildsmith title, scarce in first edition with dustwrapper. MOR... continua a leggere
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    • SPRINGFIELD, MASS, GEORGE & CHARLES MERRIAM, 1848.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: THE FIRST MERRIAM EDITION 1848. PRESENTATION COPY, TO HON. T. B. MACAULAY WITH RESPECTS OF G. & C. MERRIAM, MARCH 1849 (THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY, ENGLISH HISTORIAN) IN A PRESENTATION BINDING. Thick 4to, approximately 265 x 190 mm, 10½ x 7¾ inches, engraved portrait after Samuel F. B. Morse as frontispiece, pages: lxxxiv, 1-1367, full black morocco presentation binding, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and covers, inner gilt dentelles (turn ins), decorated endpapers, all edges in patterned gilt. Binding rubbed, hinges worn and slightly weak, but still holding, 2 small amateur repairs ... continua a leggere
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    • HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, PUFFIN BOOKS, 1974.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1974, 4to, 300 x 215 mm, 11¾ x 8½ inches, colour illustrated pink glazed boards, red, black and white maze on front endpapers, green fishing game on rear endpapers, 125 pages. Illustrations throughout in colour and black and white including some photographic. Illustrators include Pauline Baynes, Raymond Briggs, John Vernon Lord, Krystyna Turska. Stories by Joan Aiken, Roald Dahl (The Upsidedown Mice), Geoffrey Trease (That Awful Boy), Norman Hunter, Tove Jansson (The Cat), Russell Hoban, Cynthia Harnett and others. Articles, features and poems by Edward Ardizzone, Nina Bawden,... continua a leggere
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    • METUCHEN, N.J. AND LONDON, SCARECROW PRESS, 1992.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1992, 8vo, green cloth, lettered white, gilt decoration, book list and list of located paintings at rear, index, 196 pages. 32 pages of photo plates. Very interesting study of Upton's life and career both as a serious artist and as a book illustrator. New Fine unread copy (issued without dustwrapper). The author devotes 2 chapters to Upton's creation of the Golliwogg character and to the books he stars in, including some discussion of his origins. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • HARMONDSWORTH, KESTREL, 1982.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1982, 8vo, green boards, gilt lettering and vignette to spine, 218 pages. Vignette to title page by Fritz Wegner, no other illustrations. A dashing contemporary Ruritanian-style adventure story (dw blurb). Book leaning just very slightly, tiny bump to top of upper hinge, tiny address label on front endpaper. A very good plus clean copy in VG+ Wegner designed DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, spine faded, spine lettering bright). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN, 1982.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1982, small oblong format, 155 x 215 mm, 6 x 8½ inches, colour illustrated cream boards, 50 pages. Reproduced in facsimile from a manuscript with coloured illustrations made by Tolkien for his children. Each page faces the printed text. Mr Bliss is an eccentric who meets with various mishaps on his first drive in a new car including being hijacked by 3 bears. No inscriptions, a Fine new unread copy in Fine DUSTWRAPPER, not price clipped, bright, crisp and clean. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
    • LONDON, COLLINS, 1963.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1963, 8vo, pink boards, silver lettered spine, 246 pages. Full page monochrome lithographs by Charles Mozley. This is the first volume of autobiography with the author's tales of her childhood just before the First World War. A touch of rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, neat name on front endpaper, No inscriptions, a very good plus clean copy in very good DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, spine tanned, tiny chips to head of spine and 3 corners, tail of spine very slightly worn with tiny split to foot of upper hinge). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOO... continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, METHUEN, 1979.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1979, 8vo, black boards, gilt lettered spine, 148 pages. No illustrations. Gripping but frightening and violent story for children. Very neat name of Lance and Glenys Salway on front endpaper, top and fore-edges lightly foxed (not visible inside), otherwise a near Fine clean copy in Fine DUSTWRAPPER, not price clipped. Ivan Southall is an Australian author, winner of many awards including the Carnegie Medal 1972 for Josh. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • KINGSWOOD, WORLD'S WORK, 1959.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST UK EDITION 1959, INSCRIBED IN INK ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER: "To Charlie Maurice Sendak October 84", small 4to, 205 x 180 mm, 8 x 6 inches, green imitation cloth spine, colour illustrated pink boards, 52 pages. A truly delightful story about a little boy who with his friends cat, sparrow and horse dreams of 'very far away'. 22 full page illustrations with pale orange tints face the simple text. No previous owner inscription, a Fine clean crisp copy in very good DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, very slightly dusty-looking, spine slightly yellowed, three 10 mm (½") closed edge tears, low... continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, EBURY PRESS IN ASSOCIATION WITH GEORGE RAINBIRD, 1965.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1965, 8vo, colour illustrated shiny thin card covers, 96 pages including index. Numerous wonderful illustrations by Searle printed black, brown or green, many full page, and a double page map. Slightest curling to corners of covers, spine faintly browned, no inscriptions. A near Fine copy issued without dustwrapper. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, DAVID & CHARLES, 1983.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1983, large 8vo, green boards, gilt vignette and lettering to spine, index, 256 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. A very useful general outline covering the period from the 16th century to the early 1900s. No inscriptions, tiniest bookseller's label on front pastedown, a Fine crisp clean copy in near Fine DUSTWRAPPER, not price clipped, faded on spine, spine lettering easily legible. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which may require extra postage. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, J. JOHNSON, 1775.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1775. 8vo, 220 x 125 mm, 8½ x 5 inches, pages: lxii, iv, 372, plus (4) - catalogue of Priestley's works and errata, bound in full sprinkled calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges speckled red. Slight chipping to head and tail of spine, 25 mm (1") cracked at top of hinges, just starting to crack at bottom, corners slightly worn with cardboard showing at tips, endpapers browned at edges, H. F. Norman MD bookplate on front pastedown, title page lightly browned and very lightly foxed, last 4 pages of t... continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1961.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1961, 8vo, yellow boards with black lettering, 232 pages. Illustrated by William Stobbs. Summer camp for a town boy in the Yorkshire dales. Slightly bumped at top of upper hinge, tiny bump to lower corner of upper cover, no inscriptions. A very good plus clean copy in near Fine DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, minute nick at head of spine, a touch of rubbing to head of spine and top corner of upper panel). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, GOLLANCZ, 1980.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1980, 4to, 285 x 260 mm, 11¼ x 10¼ inches, colour illustrated shiny boards, wonderful coloured endpapers. 12 excellent bold coloured illustrations, each of a single animal in its habitat facing a descriptive verse. Camel, Koalas, Polar Bear, Tiger, Walrus etc. For young children. No inscriptions, a Fine crisp clean copy, issued without dustwrapper. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, FABER, 1970.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1970, 4to, 280 x 220 mm, 11¼ x 8½ inches, yellow and black illustrated white cloth, 159 pages. 66 well known songs superbly illustrated with 8 full page full colour illustrations and many excellent humorous black and white illustrations. The styles vary greatly to suit the songs. No inscriptions. A Fine clean crisp copy in near Fine DUSTWRAPPER (dw: price clipped, top edges lightly browned). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, DEUTSCH, 1990.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1990, small oblong 4to, 180 x 255 mm, 7¼ x 10¼ inches, colour illustrated shiny boards, red endpapers, no pagination. 13 double page full colour illustrations, each with a colour illustrated half page interleaved which when turned advances the plot. Very attractive illustrations for the traditional story which is told wordlessly. After the title page there are 2 pages with brief descriptions of each illustration. No inscriptions, minute bump to top of upper hinge, lightest crease to top corner of front endpaper, otherwise a Fine crisp clean copy (issued without dustwrapper). M... continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, MACMILLAN, 1976.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1976, 140 x 185 mm, 5½ x 7¼ inches, dark green boards gilt decorated, pale lilac endpapers. 31 double page full colour illustrations of scenes from family and community life. No text. No inscriptions, tiny bump at tail of spine, otherwise a Fine crisp clean copy in Fine price clipped DUSTWRAPPER. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, MACMILLAN, 1978.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION 1978, 140 x 185 mm, 5½ x 7¼ inches, blue boards gilt decorated, blue endpapers. 28 double page full colour illustrations of scenes from a family's holidays by the sea or in the country, including many of children, their fun and pastimes. No text. No inscriptions, a Fine crisp clean copy in Fine DUSTWRAPPER, not price clipped. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. continua a leggere
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    • LONDON, HARRAP, 1931.
    • Libreria: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST UK EDITION 1931, 8vo, 198 x 142 mm, 7¾ x 5½ inches, colour illustrated boards, double page colour illustrated endpapers, different front and rear, (29) pages. Colour title illustration of Mickey and 30 brightly coloured illustrations in the text, most over half page, 1 full page. Slightly worn at head and tail of spine with tiny chips to surface colour, 2 - 4 mm maximum (1/10"-2/5"), corners slightly rubbed. Occasional very slight pale spotting to margins, contents bright and clean. VG+ in worn DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped, lower half of rear inner flap missing, 10 mm (½") missi... continua a leggere
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