CHILDREN'S FICTION; AUTHORS F-J

Retro, rare and collectible childrens books. Children's fiction authors May Gibbs, Edith Howes, W E Johns, and others. Authors F-J.

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Children's Fiction Index

GARNER Alan  The Weirdstone of Brisingamen
VG $4 A/A Armada / Lion 1971 paperback [PB# 302 childrens]

GEE Maurice  Under the Mountain
VG name blacked out to inside cover $4 A/A Puffin 1982 paperback, 159pp. ISBN 0140365702 [PB# 392 childrens]
GIBBS May illustrated Dan Russell
Bib and Bub

VG top corner of fep clipped.

$8 B/B [ILL 3]

A&R Young Australia Series 1977 first thus pictorial boards 4to, approx 26pp, cartoon strip type format with colour art of the gumnut babie's adventures. Based on May Gibbs original. ISBN 0207134693


GIBBS May & David Harris illustrated Noela Young
Snugglepot and Cuddlepie on board The Snag

VG slight foxing.

$8 B/B [ILL 4]

A&R Young Australia Series 1988 first thus pictorial boards 4to, approx 26pp, Story with colour art of the gumnut babie's adventures. Based on May Gibbs original. ISBN 020713264X


GODDEN Rumer  Impunity Jane illustrated Adrienne Adams
G+ VG ex library with stamps and slips etc, DW unclipped under plastic sleeve taped to paste downs $10 B/B MacMillan 1959 reprint cloth, sewn sheets, 48pp illustrated in colour. [# 989 childrens illustrated]

GOSCINNY & UDERZO   Asterix and Cleopatra G+ $4 A/$5 internationally. Hodder/ Knight 1975 paperback. Cartoon strip in line (not colour). ISBN 0340168072 [PB# 123 kidsill]

GOSCINNY & UDERZO   Asterix in Spain G+ $4 A/$5 internationally. Hodder/ Knight 1976 paperback. Cartoon strip in line (not colour). ISBN 0340191031 [PB# 123b kidsill]
GREY Peter
Kit Hunter Show Jumper in Moor Grange Mystery

VG+ VG- minor foxing to endpapers,lacks fep, unclipped DW with short edge tears or rubbing.

$8 C/B [BGO 89]

World Distributors 1960 hardcover, 185pp.


HARNETT Cynthia   The Load of Unicorn
Apprenticed to William Caxton in the 15th century.

VG- sunned wraps $6 A/B Puffin 1976, 249pp [PB1392 ]


HOWES Edith
Maoriland Fairy Tales

VG- light foxing, light wear to boards, lacks fep.

$25 C/C [Item# 215 BGO]

Ward Lock 1936 reprint, dec. cloth, 224pp + plates +20pp adverts. Plates are line as well as four colour ones. Traditional Maori fairy tales and legends retold.


HUGHES Fielden
Bill Holmes and the Red Panthers

VG G some rubbing and chipping to DW, rear panel scuffed, toothbrush moustache penned into face on the fep.

$9 C/B [BGO 125]

Spring Books Halcyon Library nd cloth, 208pp + colour frontis.


JOHNS W E
Biggles in The Cruise of the Condor

G+ G+ age toned paper, light soiling and edge rubbing and chipping to unclipped DW

$10 C/B [BGO 1]

Dean & Son nd hardcover yellow papered boards, 184pp no illustrations


JOHNS W E
Biggles of The Special Air Police

VG G rubbing and chipping to unclipped DW with loss to bottom quarter of spine

$10 C/B [BGO 2]

Dean & Son nd blue cloth, 184pp no illustrations


JOHNS W E
Biggles Flies to Work

VG G+ age toned paper, light soiling and edge rubbing and chipping to unclipped DW

$10 C/B [BGO 3]

Dean & Son nd hardcover red papered boards, 184pp no illustrations


JOHNS W E
Biggles Pioneer Air Fighter

VG G+ age toned paper, light soiling and edge rubbing and chipping to unclipped DW, small area insect damage to surface of cover, bruised corners and spine ends

$10 C/B [BGO 4]

Dean & Son nd hardcover green papered boards, 184pp no illustrations


JOHNS W E
Biggles of the Camel Squadron

VG G+ age toned paper, light soiling and edge rubbing and chipping to unclipped DW, pen name to fep

$10 C/B [BGO 5]

Dean & Son nd hardcover red papered boards, 182pp no illustrations


JOHNS W E
Biggles and the Black Peril

VG

$10 C/B [BGO 7]

Dean & Son nd pictorial papered boards, 184pp no illustrations


JOHNS W E
Kings of Space; a story of interplanetary flight

VG G name to fep, tape scar to paste down, tape residue to rear paste down, light sunning to edges of boards,bottom quarter DW spine missing, front fold in flap detached, top edge worn and chipped,

$10 C/B [BGO 80]

Hodder 1954 first edition hardcover,192pp + colour plates by Stead (one creased).


JOHNS W E
Now to the Stars; a story of interplanetary flight

VG G+ name and address and name stamps to fep, DW complete would be VG but has had the edges (including joints) sellotaped, this is browing and may with time be removeable.

$20 C/B [BGO 81]

Hodder 1956 first edition hardcover,190pp + colour plates by Stead.


JOHNS W E
Return to Mars; a story of interplanetary flight

G+ G+ name and address to fep,and name stamps to title, newspaper clipping advert for this title taped to fep, DW complete would be VG but has had the edges (including joints) sellotaped, this is browing and may with time be removeable, small scuffed tear to rear panel. Lightly foxed closed edges.

$15 C/B [BGO 82]

Hodder 1955 first edition hardcover,160pp + colour plates by Stead.


JOHNS W E
Biggles Sorts it Out

VG top of fep trimmed.

$10 A/A [BGO 124]

Knight 1974 paperback. 158pp. ISBN 0340104325


JOHNS W E
Adventure Bound

G+ prize plate to paste down, lightly sunned spine, faint foxing.

$10 C/B [BGO 127]

Thomas Nelson Panther Library 1955 first edition hardcover, 118pp. 8 short adventure stories for boys.


JOHNS W E
Biggles' Chinese Puzzle and other Biggles' adventures

G sunned spine split at joint ends, corners bumped and rubbed, Salvation Army library stamps to endpapers and throughout the book, light foxing to closed edges. $10 C/B [Item# 441 BGO] Brockhampton Press 1955 first edition hardcover, 188pp + plates. Illustrated with colour plates by Stead.



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