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Tunnels
by   Gordon and Williams  
Publisher Chicken House
Published Date 3 July 2007
ISBN 9781905294428
First Edition   First Printing  
£10.99
Softback. First edition first printing. Fine new unread condition. Number line: 13559108642.
Synopsis
Fourteen-year-old Will Burrows lives with his family in London. He has little in common with them except for a passion for digging which he shares with his father. When his father suddenly disappears down an unknown tunnel, Will decides to investigate with his friend Chester. Soon they find themselves deep underground, where they unearth a dark and terrifying secret - a secret which may cost them their lives. ...more
 
 
     
Tom Tackles the Chalet School
by  Elinor M. Brent-Dyer  
Publisher Chambers
Published Date 1956
ISBN n/a
£60.00
Hardback in original dustjacket. 1956 reprint. VG/VG. Not prie-cliopped - shows price of 6/- net.
No previous owner inscriptions. Pages browned with age. Red boards clean and unmarked. A couple of marks/impressions remain from where selotape was once used on the half-title page and rear free endpaper.
Dustjacket now protected by removable clear plastic protector. There are small amounts of loss to the corners and spine ends and a one inch closed tear to the base of the spine.
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The Wrong Chalet School
by  Elinor M. Brent-Dyer  
Publisher Chambers
Published Date 1952
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99
Hardback. No dustjacket. VG. School prize sticker to front free endpaper. Small rectangular mark from where sticker was removed at vase of spine. Spine good and straight. Pages clean and free from tears. A few marks to page edges. Afew marks and stains to boards....more
 
 
     
The World of Peter Rabbit (Original Presentation Box Set)
by  Beatrix Potter  
Publisher Frederick Warne
Published Date 1985
ISBN 0723251622
£49.99
Beautiful 1985-published collector's box set of the Peter Rabbit books by Beatrix Potter. The books/dustjackets are all in very fine as new unread condition. The set comprises 23 small books in individual/priced and unclipped dustjackets. The presentation box is in near fine condition with the occasional sign of wear and use.
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The Wind Singer
by  William Nicholson  
Publisher Mammoth
Published Date 1 April 2000
ISBN 0749741961
First Edition   First Printing  
£79.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Mint/mint new unread copy....more
 
 
     
The Wind Singer
by  William Nicholson  
Publisher Mammoth
Published Date 1 April 2000
ISBN 0749741961
First Edition   First Printing  
£89.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/Very fine new unread copy. Signed directly on the title page by the author....more
 
 
     
The Spook's Mistake - Signed First Printing.
by  Jospeh Delaney  
Publisher The Bodley Head
Published Date 5 June 2008
ISBN 9780370329314
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition.
(The fifth book in the Wardstone Chronicles series)
As danger increases in the County, Tom is sent far north by his master to be trained by Bill Arkwright, another Spook. Arkwright lives in a haunted mill on the edge of a treacherous marsh and his training methods prove to be harsh and sometimes cruel. But he has toughened up many previous apprentices and now he must do the same for Tom and prepare him for the gravest dangers of his life. But when the Fiend sends his own daughter, the ancient powerful water witch Morwena, to destroy Tom, Arkwright makes an error of judgement and Tom finds himself facing his enemies ......more
 
 
     
The Spook's Apprentice
by  Jospeh Delaney  
Publisher The Bodley Head
Published Date 1 July 2004
ISBN 0370328264
First Edition   First Printing  
£11.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. VG+/VG+ used condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £8.99. Very faint outline remains of where a name was once written in pencil to the top right hand corner of the fourth page in.<br>
Synopsis
A wonderful and terrifying series by a new writer about a young boy training to be an exorcist. Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have failed before Thomas. Somehow Thomas must learn how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches and bind boggarts. But when he is tricked into freeing Mother Malkin, the most evil witch ......more

 
 
     
The Picts and the Martyrs: or Not Welcome at All.
by  Arthur Ransome  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date 1948
ISBN /
£13.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Sixth impression 1948. Book in very good condition with spine firma nad straight and no previous owner inscriptions. Slight bumping to rear lower corner. Dustjacket is in good condition, unclipped and shows the price of 9s net. The dustjacket has small closed tear to the spine ends and corners with slight loss. The spine of the dustjacket is sunned. A nice collectible copy of this title.
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The Picts and the Martyrs: or Not Welcome at All
by  Arthur Ransome  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date 1967
ISBN n/a
£14.99
Hardcover in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine. Thirteenth impression. No previous owner inscriptions. Spine firm and straight....more
 
 
     
The Magykal Papers
by  Angie Sage  
Publisher Bloomsbury
Published Date 6 July 2009
ISBN 9781408800560
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99

Hardback in pictorial boards - no dustjacket as issued. Fine/fine. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
Product Description
This beautifully designed and wonderfully witty Septimus Heap compendium is a dazzling cornucopia of information on every aspect of Septimus's world and the creatures that inhabit it: from secret files, to journal excerpts, charm theory, the seven basic spells, dispatches from the Message Rat Office, history, maps and much more. It will be sumptuously illustrated in four-colour throughout by Mark Zug. The ultimate companion title for fans of Septimus Heap and an ideal gift for fans of magic, Wizardology and all things fantastical. ......more

 
 
     
The Hobbit - Brand New 2013 Illustrated Edition (signed by the illustrator).
by  J. R. R. Tolkien  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 12 September 2013
ISBN 9780007497904
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£22.99

The first new illustrated edition of The Hobbit for more than 15 years contains 150 brand new colour illustrations. Artist Jemima Catlin's charming and lively interpretation brings Tolkien's beloved characters to life in a way that will entice and entertain a new generation of readers. Pictorial Boards - no dustjacket as issed. Signed by Jemima Catlin in black pen on the title page.

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The Cry of the Icemark
by  Stuart Hill   
Publisher Chicken House
Published Date 3 January 2005
ISBN 1904442560
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket in limited edition slipcase. Signed by the author and numbered 250 of 1000 on the title page. Very attractive item.
Synopsis
The blood of the Strong-in-the-Arm clan awoke, roaring in Thirrin's brain, and the fighting spirit of the Hypolitan, her mother's people, straightened her spine and sent a tingling excitement coursing through her veins. She was heir to the throne of the Icemark... She must defend her land and her people! When her father dies nobly in battie, fourteen-year-old Thirrin Freer Strong-in-the-Arm Lindenshield becomes Queen of the Icemark, a tiny kingdom forever caught between dangerous neighbours. But she bears a heavy burden. Thirrin ......more
 
 
     
The Chalet School Does it Again.
by  Elinor M. Brent-Dyer  
Publisher Chambers
Published Date 1956
ISBN n/a
£29.00
Hardback in original dustjacket. 1956 reprint. GVg-/G. Some marks to the red boards. Pages browned with age. No previous owner inscriptions.
Dustjacket is not price-clipped - shows price of 6s. net. Selotape repair and area of loss about halfway down the spine. Strip of selotape extends about one inch onto the front and rear of the dustjacket An area of loss at the top of the spine with the part of the title reading 'The Chalet' missing. Some closed tears to the edges and a larger area of loss to the top rear corner. Dustjacket is now protected by a clear removable plastic protector.
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The Chalet School and the Island
by  Elinor M. Brent-Dyer  
Publisher Chambers
Published Date 1956
ISBN n/a
£35.00

Hardback in original dustjacket. 1956 reprint. VG-/VG.
No previous owner inscriptions. A few marks to the red boards. Browning to pages with age. Some marks remain on the front and rear free endpapers from where selotape was once used to hold the inside dustjacket flaps in place.
There are also corresponding marks on the inside flaps of the dustjacket. Dustjacket is not price-clipped - shows price of 5s. net. The dustjacket has slight loss to the corners and the spine ends. A crease line runs parallel to the spine. The dustjacket is now protected by a removable clear plastic protector.
 

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The Bafut Beagles
by  Gerald Durrell  
Publisher Rupert Hart-Davis
Published Date 1954
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£24.99
Hardback in dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with the spine being firm and straight. There are no previous to the top edge - this being most pronounced in the top right hand corner (see picture). There are also some small closed tears to the dustjacket at the base of the spine.owner inscriptions. There is some bumping to the top corners. The dustjacket is in good condition with some loss/tears to the top edge - this being most pronounced in the top right hand corner (see picture). There are also some small closed tears to the dustjackt at the base of the spine. The spine of the dustjacket is slightly darkened by sunning. There are a couple of small dark liquid stains to ......more
 
 
     
Skulduggery Pleasant
by  Derek Landy  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 2 April 2007
ISBN 9780007241613
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by the author.
Stephanie's uncle Gordon wrote horror fiction. At least that's what Stephanie thought - until he died and left her his estate. Then she discovered that though his books may have been horror, they weren't exactly… well, fiction. Plunged into a terrifying world of vampires, evil villains and Hollow Men, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source: Skulduggery Pleasant, the wise-cracking skeleton of a dead magician. When all hell breaks loose it's lucky for Stephanie that she's not your average twelve-year-old girl - and it's lucky for Skulduggery that he's already dead. Will evil win the day? Will ......more
 
 
     
Shadowmancer
by  G. P. Taylor  
Publisher Mount
Published Date October 2002
ISBN 0954342100
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£199.00
Original self-published Mount paperback edition. Very nice used condition but few signs of having been read - no reading lines to the spine. Signed by the author and dated October 2002. A few faint crease tofront cover and very slight bumping to cover corners....more
 
 
     
Sabriel
by  Garth Nix  
Publisher Collins
Published Date 2 September 2002
ISBN 00071337303
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£49.99

Hardback book in clear acetate dustjacket as issued.First edition first printing. Near fine/near fine read once carefully condition. Slight bumping at the top of the spine. Comes with promotional flyer from the signing event in Bromley.
Synopsis
Breathtaking novel, the first of a trilogy, from a brilliant newcomer to the Collins fiction list. Sabriel is sent as a child across the Wall to the safety of a school in Ancelstierre. Away from magic; away from the Dead. After receiving a cryptic message from her father, 18-year-old Sabriel leaves her ordinary school and returns across the Wall into the Old Kingdom. Fraught with peril and deadly trickery, her journey takes her to a ......more

 
 
     
Queen Camilla
by  Sue Townsend  
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published Date 26 October 2006
ISBN 0718148568
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed and dated 27/10/2006 by the author directly on the title page in black pen. Very fine/very fine new unread condition.
Synopsis
For the past thirteen years, as England became an increasingly unhappy and fearful place, Prince Charles has been living quietly on a bleak council estate, The Flower Exclusion Zone (known locally as 'The Fez), with his wife and love of his life, Camilla. He enjoys gardening and poultry keeping while Camilla spends her days doing as little as possible, alongside their fellow ASBO-subjected neighbours. But life is about to change... Charles refuses to follow his destiny unless his wife can be Queen - and public opinion ......more
 
 
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