Elizabeth Gant

8 Sandon Close, Esher, Surrey KT10 8JE, United Kingdom

Tel: 020 8398 0962 Tel and fax: 020 8398 5107
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THIS MONTH'S STOCK SELECTION

 

 

1. MOVABLE / NISTER Revolving Pictures, A Reproduction from an Antique Book, by Ernest Nister in 1892. W Collins 1979
8vo, pictorial glazed boards.
Coloured illustrations throughout. Six movable pages; the pictures are changed by pulling the ribbon tab from left to right. The illustrations are of children and animals at play. Fine. £20

2. MOVABLE / NISTER FACSIMILE The Childrens’ Picture Book, A reproduction from an Antique Book, by Ernest Nister. Ernest Benn Ltd 1980
4to, pictorial glazed boards.
Black and white illustrations in text. Five coloured pop-up illustrations. Fine. £20
Victorian children on the beach, a cats’ circus, an array of uniformed ducks, a railway scene, and ‘Mrs Tabitha’s
Cats Academy’. A lovely reproduction of a Victorian book adapted from ‘The Children’s Tableaux 1896.’

3. MOVABLE / VAN DER MEER, RON AND ATIE Who’s Afraid ? a flap counting book, by Ron & Atie Van Der Meer. Hamish Hamilton, 1982,
First U.K. edition, square 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout. A counting book using flaps which must be flipped over to change the picture. Neat ownership inscription to front pastedown, else fine £20

4. NASH, OGDEN / NASH, LINELL The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t, by Ogden Nash, illustrated by Linell Nash. J M Dent, 1958
First edition (UK), 8vo, pp 54, red cloth with pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontispiece, illustrated throughout in black and white and in mauve, black and white. Wrapper chipped and creased around edges, else very good. £18
Christmas in Lullapat almost doesn’t happen. An amusing story.

5. NATURAL HISTORY / ROUTLEDGE Routledge’s Imperial Natural History Picture book, George Routledge, 1884,
Large folio, pp. 96, blue pictorial cloth printed in black, red and gilt. Black and white engraved illustrations by Harrison Weir and others. Minimal rubbing to edges, else fine. £80
A remarkable natural history book.
The frontis, of cats by Harrison Weir is particularly striking. The cover depicts children and their parents taking an elephant ride

6. NETTELL, REGINALD Carols 1400 - 1950, A Book of Christmas Carols edited and introduced by Reginald Nettell. Gordon Fraser, 1956,
8vo, pp 112, pictorial paper-covered boards. Very good. £10
A collection of carols with music.

7. NEWBOLT, HENRY The Linnet’s Nest, by Henry Newbolt, drawings by Ralph Keene. Ariel Poems No. 2. Faber and Gwyer Ltd. nd
Approx 4 by 6 inches, black-illustrated green card covers, pp 4. Charming full page illustration by Keene in black, white, green and violet. Near fine. £18

8. NICHOLS, BEVERLEY Cat’s A.B.C. by Beverley Nichols, illustrated by Derrick Sayer. Jonathan Cape, 1960,
First edition, 8vo, pp 124. Pictorial endpapers, paper-covered boards and dustwrapper. Illustrated in green, black & white; red, black & white etc. Nr fine. Dustwrapper price-clipped. £30

9. NOAKES, HELEN Moon Magic, written and illustrated by Helen Noakes. Australasian Publishing Co. Pty. Sydney, 1943,
Second edition, (first edition was 1942), small 4to, pp.60, pictorial paper-covered boards. Four full-page coloured illustrations, black and white illustrations throughout. Spine quite severely damaged with one inch loss at the tip, edges rubbed, otherwise very good. £25
Muir 5396.
A fairy tale set in the Sugar Cane Fields of Northern Queensland and New South Wales.

10. NOONAN, MICHAEL In The Land Of Talking Trees a fantasy by Michael Noonan. Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1946,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 89, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured frontis and 12, of thirteen coloured plates. Black and white illustrations. Endpapers marked with old selotape, pictorial title page lightly shaded by former owner, lacks one coloured plate, generally good. £40
Muir 5403.
An interesting fantasy set in wartime New Guinea. A lone soldier falls asleep and has strange dreams

11. NOVELTY BOOK Cowboys And Indians, story book with models. Amex and Co. no date, (1950s).
Oblong 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. 6 pages of text with black and white illustrations. Four pages of models ready for cutting out and assembling together with instructions. Covers slightly dusty, else fine and unused. £20
Cowboys and red indians on the warpath.

12. NOVELTY BOOK It’s Fun To Count, P.M. Productions Ltd. no date, (1950s).
Oblong 4to, pictorial thin card covers. Illustrated throughout in red, black and white. Staples rusted, else fine. £12
An educational book for young children; using animals, birds, etc. to teach addition

13. NOVELTY BOOK It’s Fun To Read, P.M. Productions Ltd. no date, (1950s).
Oblong 4to, pictorial thin card covers. Illustrated throughout in red, black and white. Staples rusted, else fine. £12
An educational book for young children; using animals, birds, etc. to teach reading

14. NOVELTY BOOK Mother Goose Sticky Back Book, Sandle’s, No.21B, no date, (1950s).
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. One page of instructions to the child to enable him to cut out and make picture, alternate pages of coloured and black and white illustrations. Covers lightly marked, else fine. £10
There are four pages of coloured parts to be cut out and stuck on to the four black and white illustrations.

15. NOVELTY BOOK My Playtime Sticky Back Book. Sandle’s, no. 21a, no date, (1950s).
Quarto, pictorial card covers. Introduction giving instructions for use and four pages of coloured illustrations to be cut out and stuck on to four black and white outlines. Fine. £9
An attractive cut-out book.

16. NOVELTY BOOK My Playtime Sticky Back Book. Sandle’s, no. 21a, no date, (1950s).
Quarto, pictorial card covers. Introduction giving instructions for use and four pages of coloured illustrations to be cut out and stuck on to four black and white outlines. Fine. £9
An attractive cut-out book.

17. NOVELTY BOOK / EMBROIDERY / TRANSFERS The Children’s Book Of Embroidery Designs, including illustrated instructions, over fifty transfer designs and many helpful ideas on how best to use them. No publisher noted, no date, (1950s),
Quarto, unpaginated, decorated card covers. Two pages of transfers, 12 pages of instruction and illustrations. Fine, unused. £9
An attractive instructional book for older children.

18. NOVELTY BOOK / HAWKINS, COLIN & JACQUI Knock! Knock!, by Colin & Jacqui Hawkins, Walker Books, 1990
First edition, oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Ten double-page coloured illstrations with flaps to lift. On each flap is a caption of the Knock Knock variety, when the flap is opened the joke is revealed. Light wear to tip of spine else near fine with no damage to any of the flaps. £14
Inane jokes.

19. NOVELTY BOOK / MOVABLE BOOK / RABBITS Bunny Squeaks And Moves, Sandle’s No. 1785 A, no date, (1950s).
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial card covers with tab movable enabling two baby rabbits to saw a log,. When the book was published there was also a squeaker set into the back cover but, alas, this has now perished. Nine coloured plates witha few lines of text beneath. No illustrator noted, the style of the illustrations is bold and lively, rather similar to Kubasta. Squeaker perished with damage to back cover. Edges slightly chipped, otherwise very good. £24
A wonderful rabbit book.

20. NOVELTY BOOK / NEEDLEWORK Simple Sewing, Needle Work Pictures, Amex and Co. no date, (1950s).
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. One page of instructions and eight full-page illustrations ready for sewing. Fine. £12
Simple designs to encourage children with their sewing

21. NOVELTY / SHUTTLECOCK Shuttlecock, no cutting, no pasting. Toy model story book. Amex and Co. no date, (1940s).
Oblong 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial card cover. Four pages of text with black and white illustrations. 3 pages of models ready for cutting out complete with instructions. Fine and unused. £12

22. NURSERY RHYMES Merry Rhymes, Dean & Sons. no date,
Quarto, pictorial paper covers. Four coloured plates six black and white illustrations in the text. Staples rusted, else fine. £9
The illustrations are similar in style to those of Harry Rountree.

23. NYE, ROBERT Taliesin, by Robert Nye, illustrated by Sheila Hawkins. Faber and Faber, 1966,
First edition, 8vo, pp 128, red cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations. Fine. £35
A poetic, well-written version of the story of Taliesin the legendary poet and bard, taken from the Mabinogion, a collection of Welsh Legends

24. O’FAOLAIN, EILEEN / IRISH The Shadowy Man by Eileen O’ Faolain, illustrated by Phoebe Llewellyn Smith. Longmans 1949.
First edition, 4to, pp. 120, green cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with some loss of paper, Number written on front endpaper in childish hand, otherwise very good. £15
An Irish fairy tale.

25. O’FLAHERTY, WENDY DONIGER. Other People’s Myths, The Cave of Echoes, by Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty. Macmillan Publishing Co, New York, Collier Macmillan, London. 1988
First edition, 8vo, pp 225, red cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Fine. £15

26. O’HARRIS, PIXIE Marmaduke And Margaret, by Pixie O’Harris. Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1953,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 132, green cloth with pictorial vignette, pictorial endpapers. Two full page coloured illustrations, black and white illustrations throughout. Light marks to cover, generally very good, no dustwrapper. £20
Muir 5513.
The adventures of a little girl and a possum.

27. O’HARRIS, PIXIE Pixie O’Harris, Gift Book, stories and poems written and illustrated by Australia’s best beloved writer for the not-so-old. Dymock’s Book Arcade Ltd. Sydney, no date, (1953),
First edition, small 4to, pp. 128, paper-covered cloth-backed boards. Printed and illustrated throughout in various combinations of green, blue, brown, black and white. Covers marked and rubbed around edges, joint loose,endpapers marked, red biro number to final endpapers, contents very good. £30
Muir 5514.An attractive collection of stories and verses.

28. O’HARRIS, PIXIE Rocks of Han, a fairy story, written and illustrated by Pixie O’Harris. Currawong Publishing Co. Sydney, no date, (1944),
First edition, small 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial paper wraps. Black and white illustrations throughout. Staples rusted, covers marked and chipped around edges, internally very good. £40
Muir 5508.
An ephemeral item which is quite scarce.

29. OLCOTT, FRANCES JENKINS / RICHARDSON, FREDERICK The Red Indian Fairy Book, for the Children’s Own Reading and for Story-Tellers, by Frances Jenkins Olcott, with illustrations by Frederick Richardson. Houghton Mifflin Co. Riverside Press,Boston and New York, 1917,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 338, green decorated cloth printed with yellow and black. Coloured frontis and monochrome plates. Light foxing to foredges, small black marks to pages vi and vii of introduction, else near fine. £60
A very interesting collection of tales and legends.

30. OPIE, IONA Tail Feathers From Mother Goose, The Opie Rhyme Book. Walker Books, 1988,
First edition, 4to, pp 126, red pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial dustwrapper by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated in colour by 30 different leading artists of the time, including Errol le Cain, Nicola Bayley, Michael Foreman etc. Fine. £15
The book was published in aid of the Opie Appeal.

31. OXENHAM, ELSIE J Selma at the Abbey, by Elsie J Oxenham. Collins 1952
First edition, 8vo, pp 255, beige cloth, pictorial dustwrapper.
Coloured frontispiece. Wrapper price clipped and slightly chipped around edges. Generally very good. £20

32. OXENHAM, ELSIE J. A Dancer From The Abbey, by Elsie J. Oxenham. Collins, 1953,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 254, blue cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis. Dustwrapper creased and chipped around edges, title page lightly browned around edges, otherwise very good. £50

33. OXENHAM, ELSIE J. Selma At The Abbey, by Elsie J. Oxenham. Collins, 1952,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 255, yellow cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis. Dustwrapper slightly worn around edges, front endpapers rather scuffed and lightly brownedinyernally very good. £50

34. OXENHAM, ELSIE J. The Song Of The Abbey, by Elsie J. Oxenham. Collins, 1954
First edition, 8vo, pp. 256, grey cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis. Dustwrapper slightly worn and chipped at edges with a little loss of paper , front endpapers rather scuffed and lightly browned, internally very good. £50

35. OXENHAM, ELSIE J. Schoolgirl At The Abbey, by Elsie J. Oxenham. Collins, no date,
Early edition, 8vo, pp. 256, green pictorial cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis. Near fine. £40

36. OXENHAM, ELSIE J The Abbey Girls At Home, by Elsie J. Oxenham, Collins, 1946,
Reprint, first edition was1946. 8v0, pp. 276red cloth white lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis Wrapper badly chipped around edges with some loss of paper, internally very good. £28

37. PAGET, WALTER Christmas Tide in Prose and Poetry, Illustrated by Walter Paget. Ernest Nister No 1537. ndc 1900
8vo, pp 148, green decorated cloth with gilt lettering and green and red holly sprigs, aeg, patterned endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Covers lightly foxed and dusty, edges slightly rubbed, lacks final endpaper otherwise very good. £20
A well-illustrated collection of Christmas poetry and prose.
Authors include Charles Dickens, Washington Irving, W Thackeray etc.

38. PAICE, MARGARET A Joey For Christmas, written and illustrated by Margaret Paice. Angus & Robertson, 1960,
First edition, 8vo, pp.55, pictorial paper-covered boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout in black and white and pink, black and white. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with loss of paper to foot of front. Generally very good. £30
Muir 5644.
A story about a young kangaroo.

39. PAICE, MARGARET Mirram, written and illustrated by Margaret Paice. Angus & Robertson, 1955,
First edition, 4to, pp. 32, orange pictorial wraps printed in brown and white. Black and white illustrations throughout. Covers lightly marked, long pencil ownership inscription on half title page, otherwise very good. £20
Muir 5638.
The story of an Aboriginal girl.

40. PAINTING BOOK / NURSERY RHYMES Nursery Rhymes Painting Book, Juvenile Productions Ltd. no date, (1950s).
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial thin card covers. Five coloured illustrations with black & white version opposite ready for painting. Covers slightly chipped around edges, else very good and unused. £10
The artist is not stated, the illustrations are rather whimsical in style.

41. PALIN, MICHAEL / LEE, ALAN / SEYMOUR, RICHARD The Mirrorstone, by Michael Palin, Alan Lee and Richard Seymour. Holograms by Light Fantastic Ltd, Hologram blocking by Blockfoil Ltd, Holographic models by Alan Lee, Ray Evangelista and Wendy Froud. Jonathan Cape, 1986,
4to, pictorial glazed boards with hologram. Coloured illustrations with 5 holograms. Fine £30
A creepy, frightening tale.

42. PANORAMA / KING, MARIA Come Along, a picture panorama book for young children by Maria King, illustrated by Kind. Collins. no date, (1930s),
Oblong 4to, 12 pages of text, pictorial paper-covered boards Opening naturally at the centre the book divides into two distinct halves the left side containing the coloured picture panorama section to be manipulated by the child himself, and the right hand side contains the story to be read aloud to the child. A few light marks and creases, else very good. £45
An attractively illustrated book.

43. PAPE, FRANK C. / WILSON, RICHARD The Indian Story Book, containing tales from Ramayana, The Mahabharta and other early sources, retold by Richard Wilson, with sixteen coloured plates by Frank C. Pape. Macmillan, The Inglenook series, 1914,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 272, blue decorative cloth, gilt. Sixteen coloured plates. Black and white illustrated chapter headings. Light rubbing to spine and corners, bookplate laid down on front endpaper, otherwise very good. £50

44. PARK, RUTH The Muddle-Headed Wombat In The Snow, by Ruth Park, illustrated by Noela Young. The Educational Press, Sydney, 1966,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 67, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout in green, black and white and red, black and white. Dustwrapper price-clipped with tear to lower part of front, light rubbing to edges. generally very good. £35
Muir 5693.
The fifth in the series of the adventures of Wombat, Mouse and Tabby.Their adventures were featured in the A.B.C. Children’s Hour.

45. PARK, RUTH The Muddle-Headed Wombat In The Springtime, by Ruth Park, illustrated by Noela Young. The Educational Press, Sydney, 1970,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 67, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout in green, black and white and yellow, black and white. Dustwrapper price-clipped with chipped edges and discreet selotape repairs to edges, otherwise very good. £30
Muir 5702.
More adventures of Wombat, Mouse and Tabby.Their adventures were featured in the A.B.C. Children’s Hour.

46. PARK, RUTH The Muddle-Headed Wombat At School, by Ruth Park, illustrated by Noela Young. Angus & Robertson, 1972,
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 67, pictorial paper-covered boards with matching dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout in green, black and white and orange, black and white. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with a little loss of paper, edges lightly rubbed , otherwise very good. £20
Muir 5692.
More adventures of Wombat, Mouse and Tabby.Their adventures were featured in the A.B.C. Children’s Hour.

47. PATERSON, A.B / MACARTHUR-ONSLOW, ANNETTE The Man From Snowy River, by A.B. Paterson illustrated by Annette Macarthur-Onslow. Collins, Sydney, 1977,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards with matching dustwrapper, patterned endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper lightly marked, generally very good. £30
“Banjo” Patterson was born in New South Wales in 1864, he died in 1941. He led a varied life as a correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald.He was a popular Australian Balladist.Annette Macarthur-Winslow’s bold illustrations are well suited to the text.

48. PAUL, AMERY It Could Be So, verses by Amery Paul, drawings by Douglas Annand. Georgian House, Melbourne 1944,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 26, pictorial paper-covered boards. A collection of verses with an illustration in red, black and white beneath each. Covers quite badly worn and rubbed spine cracked with loss of paper, generally good. £20
Muir 5878.
A collection of verses for young children. the illustrations are bold and simple.

49. PAYNE, WYNDHAM / GRAHAME, KENNETH The Wind In The Willows, by Kenneth Grahame, with illustrations in colour by Wyndham Payne. Methuen, 1930,
Thirty third edition, first edition illustrated throughout.8vo, pp. 247, blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Yellow, black and white illustrations throughout A very good bright copy. £45

50. PEACOCK, THOMAS LOVE / FOLIO SOCIETY Nightmare Abbey, by Thomas Love Peacock, introduced by Marilyn Butler, drawings and wood engravings by Peter Forster. Folio Society, 1994,
First edition thus, 8vo, pp. 125, violet cloth decorated in black, black slipcase lettered in gilt. Black and white illustrations throughout. Mint. £12

51. PEARSOM, MARGARET MARY Puddles And Other Rhymes, written and drawn by Margaret Mary Pearson. Australian Publishing Co, Sydney, 1945,
First Australian edition, 12mo, pp. 24, pictorial paper-covered boards and endpapers. Full page colour printed illustrations on alternate pages, calligraphic text. Covers marked and rubbed around edges, one page marked, else contents very good. £40
Muir 5902.An attractive collection of rhymes for very young children, mostly about animals and birds.

52. PEARSON, MARGARET MARY The Story Of Australia, written and illustrated by Margaret Mary Pearson. George Harrap, London, 1946,
First edition oblong 8vo, pp. 85, blue pictorial cloth, pictorial endpapers. Calligraphic text with coloured illustrations throughout. Covers worn, marked and rubbed around edges, contents very good, no dustwrapper. £30
An attractive account of the history of Australia, intended for young children.

53. PERGAUD, LOUIS / RINGEL, RENEE La Guerre Des Boutons, Roman de ma douzieme annee, illustre par Renee Ringel. Aux Editions Terres Latines. “ Leurs Chefs-D’Oeuvres” no date,
Number 684 of an edition limited to 2000, 8vo, pp. 239, pictorial card covers with dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout in black and white and pochoir. Light marks and adhesions to front endpaper and half-title, dustwrapper chipped around edges, else very good. £30
The illustrations are lively and attractive and enhanced by the pochoir colouring.

54. PHILLIPS, WILLIAM J Carols, Their Origin, Music and Connection with Mystery Plays, by William J Philips, with a Foreword by Sir Frederick Bridge. Printed at the Cheltenham Press. Routledge, nd (1890s)
8vo, pp 134, brown paper-covered cloth-backed boards. Black and white illustrations by various artists including Bernard Sleigh, Arthur Gaskin and others. Covers very worn, marked and rubbed. Internally very good. £35

55. PICTURE PUFFIN A Book Of Armour, by Patrick Nicolle, Puffin Picture Book number 97. Jesse Broad, published by Picture Puffin, 1964
Reprint.
( first published 1954), pictorial card covers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Fine. £8

56. PIKE, ROYSTON Round the Year with the World’s Religions, by Royston Pike, with 4 plates in colour and many drawings by E C Mansell. Watts and Co, 1949
First edition, 8vo, pp 208, red cloth gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Frontispiece and three other full-page colour plates, numerous black and white ilustrations in text. Wrapper chipped at tip and tail with a little loss at tail of spine, else very good. £18

57. PO-UP / HUGO, VICTOR The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, from the story by Victor Hugo, pop-up story book. Grandreams Ltd, 1996,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double-page pop-ups. Fine. £9

58. POP-UP / ALICE Alice In Wonderland, a pop-up story book. Grandreams Ltd, 1991,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout. Six double page pop-ups. Fine. £9

59. POP-UP / BEARS An Adventure With Bobby Bear, an interactive pop-up book created by Maurice Pledger. Templar, 1996,
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout.. One double page pop-up, seven tab operated single page movables. Extremities of spine slightly rubbed, light creases to two of the movables, otherwise fine. £14

60. POP-UP / BEARS The Surprise Picnic, written by Andrea Stacy Leach, illustrated by John Bennett. Colour Library Books, 1993,
Octavo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, Three double page pop-ups. Fine. £7
A nice story about teddy bears.

61. POP-UP / BEARS Learn With Baby Bear. Shapes. by Alan Snow. Ted Smart, 1988
Narrow 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, four double page pop-ups. Fine. £8
Baby Bear makes shapes fun for young children

62. POP-UP / BEARS Learn With Baby Bear. Counting by Alan Snow. Ted Smart, 1988
Narrow 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, four double page pop-ups. Fine. £8
Baby Bear makes counting fun for young children

63. POP-UP / BEARS Learn With Baby Bear. Colours, by Alan Snow. Ted Smart, 1988
Narrow 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, four double page pop-ups. Fine. £8
Baby Bear makes colours fun for young children

64. POP-UP / BOOKANO Bookano Stories Number 4, with pictures that spring up in model form, edited by S. Louis Giraud. Strand Publications, no date, (1934).
Octavo, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards and endpapers. Black and white and coloured illustrations throughout, five coloured pop-ups; The Pipes Of Pan; The Enchanted Horse; The Hound; Prehistoric Man Meets Prehistoric Beast; Father Christmas and His Tree. Covers are slightly rubbed, particularly at corners and tip and tail of spine. Internally very good with all the pop-ups in working order. £100
Montanaro page 35.

65. POP-UP / BOOKANO Bookano Stories Number 4, with pictures that spring up in model form, edited by S. Louis Giraud. Strand Publications, no date, (1934).
Octavo, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards and endpapers. Black and white and coloured illustrations throughout, five coloured pop-ups; The Pipes Of Pan; The Enchanted Horse; The Hound; Prehistoric Man Meets Prehistoric Beast; Father Christmas and His Tree. Crack to centre of spine, otherwise very good with all the pop-ups in working order. £120
Montanaro page 35.

66. POP-UP / CATS Puss In Boots, Grandreams Ltd. 1994,
First published 1992, oblong 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, five double page pop-ups. Cat in first and final pop-ups lightly creased, else very good. £9

67. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS The Magic Little Christmas Tree, a mini pop-up story book. Grandreams Ltd, 1999,
Oblong 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £6
A story abouty the adventures of a rabbit on Christmas Eve.

68. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS The First Christmas, a pop-up story book, text by Maureen Spurgeon, Brown Watson, 1993,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, Six double page pop-ups. Fine. £9

69. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS The Magic Little Christmas Tree, a mini pop-up story book. Grandreams Ltd, 1999,
Oblong 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £6

70. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS Santa’s Sleigh Ride, a mini pop-up story book. Grandreams Ltd, 1999,
Oblong 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £6

71. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS The Twelve Days Of Christmas, a mini pop-up story book. Grandreams Ltd, 1999,
Oblong 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £6

72. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS Favourite Christmas Classics, 4 pop-up books, A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker, The Night Before Christmas, The Christmas Story. Treaasury Collection. Ottenheimer Publishers, 1989.
Quarto, pictorial glazed boards, card slipcase. Coloured illustrations throughout. Each book contains three double-page pop-ups. Slipcase slightly rubbed, else fine. £20

73. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS Welcome To Santa’s Grotto, a pop-up story book, Grandreams Ltd. 1994,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £9
One of a series of six Christmas books.

74. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS The Twelve Days Of Christmas, a pop-up Christmas Classic, illustrated by John Patience. Peter Haddock, no date, (1990s),
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrataions, six double page pop-ups. Light crease to first pop-up, else fine. £9
One in a series of four books.

75. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS The Night Before Christmas, pop-up Christmas story. Brown Watson, 1991,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Fine. £9


 

Elizabeth Gant

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