Children's Illustrated Books For Sale

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Walter de la Mare Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe signed limited edition book published by Faber and Faber Ltd in London in 1930 is for sale. Walter de la Mare Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe is illustrated by Rex Whistler.  This numbered limited edition book has been signed by Walter de la Mare.

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J.M. Barrie Peter Pan and Wendy is for sale. This book is not dated but has an introduction that states that the royalties from the book goes to Great Ormond Street Hospital, thus the book is dated to circa 1929. This vintage Pete4r Pan and Wendy illustrated book was published by Hodder and Stoughton.

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Walter Crane The Baby’s Opera first edition book is for sale. This book was published by George Routledge and Sons in 1887, and profusely illustrated by Walter Crane, as confirmed to the Title Page. This book measures 7½ x 7¼ inches (approximately).

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Thomas Ingoldsby The Ingoldsby Legends illustrated by Harry Theaker first edition book published by Macmillan in 1911 is for sale. This Harry G. Theaker first edition book has 16 stunning colour illustrations. This very collectable book measures 6 x 8½ inches (approximately). This is a rare presentation copy with a blind stamp to the title page.

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52 Fairy Tales edited by Alfred H. Miles is for sale. This is a very attractive fairy tale book with the Title Page that reads: “Fifty-Two Fairy Tales Wonder Stories, Legends, Visions and Fables, From German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Oriental, Classical, Ancient, and Modern Sources. Edited by Alfred H. Miles Fourth Thousand”.

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£35.00

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52 Classic Heroes edited by Francis Storr is for sale. This story book’s Title Page reads: “Fifty-Two Stories of Classic Heroes With Contributions by Hope Moncrieff, Mrs Guy E. Lloyd, M. Motyn Bird, H.P. Maskell, and the Editor. Edited by Francs Storr. With Illustrations by Frank C. Pape”.

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£35.00

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Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen illustrated by Rex Whistler first edition book 1935 is for sale. This stunning and rare Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen first edition has 10 full page black and white illustrations and numerous smaller illustrations by Rex Whistler. This first edition was published by Cobden Sanderson Ltd in London and measures 6 x 8¼ inches (approximately).

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£95.00

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G.E. Studdy Bonzo Annual 1949 is for sale. The G.E. Studdy Bonzo 1949 Annual was published by Dean in 1948. This is a highly collectable post-war children's illustrated book.

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£55.00

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Kate Greenaway Under the Window Pictures and Rhymes for Children is for sale. Under the Window was published by George Routledge in 1878. This is the Kate Greenaway Under the Window first edition first issue book.

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£65.00

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Joel Chandler Harris The Story of Aaron (So Named) The Son of Ben Ali is for sale. The Story of Aaron is the US first edition book published by Houghton Mifflin and Company in Boston and New York in 1896.

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£60.00

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Joel Chandler Harris Aaron in the Wildwoods is for sale. Aaron in the Wildwoods is a US first edition book published by Houghton Mifflin and Company in Boston and New York in 1897.

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£60.00

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William Heath Robinson Monarchs of Merrie England book is for sale. The Roland Carse Monarchs of Merrie England book is illustrated by William Heath Robinson with verses by Roland Carse. Monarchs of Merrie England was printed and published by Alf Cooke.

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£50.00

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William Heath Robinson More Monarchs of Merry England written by Roland Carse is for sale. More Monarchs of Merry England, published by T. Fisher Unwin, has been superbly illustrated by William Heath Robinson.

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£80.00

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Lamb’s Tales From Shakespeare by Charles Lamb is for sale.  This edition of Charles Lamb Lamb’s Tales From Shakespeare is not dated but it was published by Blackie and Son Limited and bears a contemporary presentation inscription dated 1914.

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£28.00

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John Bunyan The Pilgrim’s Progress is for sale.. This edition of The Pilgrim’s Progress has been superbly illustrated by William Strang and was published by George Routledge and Sons Ltd London in circa 1916.

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£30.00

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D.M. Craik The Fairy Book illustrated by Warwick Goble is for sale. The Fairy Book that has been superbly illustrated with 16 colour plates by Warwick Goble. The Fairy Book is the second edition and was published by Macmillan London in 1923.

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£45.00

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Winifred Radcliffe The Saint’s Garden 1927 first edition illustrated by Charles Robinson is for sale. This first edition book was published by the Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge in 1927 and on its original green boards has a stamped decoration to the front board and gilt lettering border decorations to the spine.

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£60.00

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David Garnett Pocahontas first edition book is for sale. This is the Pocahontas first edition book published by Chatto and Windus London in 1933 and comes complete with the fold-out map.

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£55.00

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Arthur Ransome Winter Holiday is for sale. This is the Arthur Ransome Winter Holiday first edition fourth impression published by Jonathan Cape in 1936, and is the fourth children’s illustrated book in Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons series of books.

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£30.00

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Arthur Ransome Peter Duck is for sale. Peter Duck is the third book in the Swallows and Amazons series of books. This is the first edition and eighth impression of Arthur Ransome’s Peter Duck book that was published by Jonathan Cape in 1937.

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£30.00

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Tuck’s Annual For Boys and Girls with Foreword by Enid Blyton is for sale. This is the Tuck’s Annual For Boys and Girls 1949 edition. Tuck’s Annual For Boys and Girls 1949 was published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd and has its original pictorial binding with original red cloth spine.

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£18.00

Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book first edition book is for sale.  The Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book was written and illustrated by Theodor Seuss "Ted" Geisel, and published in 1962 by Random House New York USA. This Dr. Seuss Sleep Book comes complete with its original pictorial dust jacket.

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£50.00

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Mabel Lucie Attwell Annual 1974 is for sale. The Mabel Lucie Attwell Annual 1974 was published by Dean and Son Limited in London in 1974.  

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£20.00

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