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THE CHILDREN'S TREASURE BOOK
Written by Dean Swift; Lewis Carroll; Daniel Defoe; Louisa M. Alcott. Illustrated by Charles Pears; et al..
Stock no. 2134823
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. 1934. Very good condition.

'Five famous books in one volume'. Includes; Gulliver's Travels in Lilliput, Alice in Wonderland, The Arabian Nights, Robinson Crusoe, and Little Women. Blue cloth with gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. 16 illustrations in colour. Many b/w text illustrations. 448 pages. Foxing. A few marks to covers.

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BEN AND KIT
Written by M.E. Drewson.
Stock no. 2134796
Published by Pickering & Inglis. 4th Good condition.

A Tale of Two London Waifs. Brown pictorial cloth, yellow titles. Colour frontis. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, dated 1923. Foxing and margin marks throughout.

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ROLLO IN LONDON
Written by Jacob Abbott.
Stock no. 2134795
Published by Homewood Publishing Company. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, black titles. B/w plates. Spine is faded. A little fraying to cloth on spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Some margin browning.

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DAS BRAVE BIENCHEN
Written by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo. Illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
Stock no. 2134794
Published by Joseph Mueller. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Title roughly translates to: The Good Bee. Text in German. Gorgeous colour illustrations! Wear to cover edges; chipping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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LUCY BROWN AND MR. GRIMES
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134789
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1937. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very large format (14 x 8.25"). Pictorial boards, green spine. Delightful colour illustrations with text in script. Printed on one side of pages only. Text later changed as this story of a little girl who was befriended by an old gentleman is now considered to be "politically incorrect". Ardizzone's second book. Page edge browning, with a few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips to cover edges; small loss along top edge of rear panel.

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LITTLE TIM AND THE BRAVE SEA CAPTAIN
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134788
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Very large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour lithographs throughout. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Scuff marks and browning to rear cover. Red mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Green crayon to verso of one page (plain page). Margin marks to some pages.

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THE LITTLE TRAIN
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134786
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A beautiful book! Pictorial boards, Colour illustrations throughout. Oblong format, 7.25 x 9.5". ISBN: 0370020200. Light bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is browned, with fading to spine; creased at edges and corners; a few closed tears, but virtually no loss.

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TIM TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134785
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial paper boards. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0192796429. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; minimal loss.

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TIM AND CHARLOTTE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134784
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green and purple pictorial boards. Charming colour and b/w drawings throughout. Charlotte is mysteriously washed up on the beach near Tim's home... the fourth book in the series of Tim's adventures. ISBN: 0192795627. NOTE: Contained in a later dustwrapper (c.1956). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Later wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; some green marks to rear.

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MY BOOK OF FAVOURITE FAIRY TALES
Written by Edric Vredenburg. Illustrated by Jennie Harbour.
Stock no. 2134783
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover. Retold by the editor (Vredenburg) & others. 12 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Heavy wear to cover edges; chipping and bumping. Scuffing and uneven fading to covers. Old date in ink to front endpaper. Old name in pencil, mostly erased to front pastedown. Neat colouring to a couple of advert pages to rear. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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OTTO OF THE SILVER HAND
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 2134782
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1st 1888. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt/black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w plates and other b/w illustrations. Uneven browning/darkening to covers. Wear to corners; a few small nicks at cloth. Bookplates to front pastedown and front endpaper. Browning to prelim and outer page edges; some foxing.

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2134781
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition.

The Deluxe India Paper Edition. Black cloth with gilt titles spine and decoration to front cover. All 3 books in one volume. Paper is wafer thin. ISBN: 004823091X. Covers have a few light marks. Fold-out maps appear to have a couple of mis-folds, but also couple of small tears along crease lines. Pages next to fold-out maps have faint crease lines. A few margin marks. Original box is almost very good - lid has tear to one corner; also scuffing and some marks.

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