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  1. The House at Pooh Corner.

    The House at Pooh Corner. 1928

    £1,250

    First edition, first impression, of the fourth Winnie-the-Pooh book, in which Tigger makes his first appearance. Read more

  2. An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. 1966

    £4,750

    Originally broadcast by CBS on 18 December 1966, How the Grinch Stole Christmas became a perennial feature of US festive season television – the position occupied by Raymond Briggs’s The Snowman for British audiences. Superbly voiced by Boris Karloff and with ear-catching music by Albert …Read more

  3. The Complete Works.

    The Complete Works. 1939

    £600

    First collected edition, first impression in a handsome binding. Read more

  4. The Holy Bible,

    The Holy Bible, 1806

    £275

    A charming Scottish Bible from the Georgian era. The publisher Sir David Hunter Blair, 3rd Baronet of Dunskey, succeeded his father, Edinburgh banker and provost James Hunter, in the “Old Corruption” post of King’s Printer, in 1787. He is also noted for having built Blairquhan …Read more

  5. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

    Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. [1909]

    £400

    The best Dulac edition. Read more

  6. Matilda.

    Matilda. 1988

    £450

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  7. Irish Fairy Tales.

    Irish Fairy Tales. 1920

    £2,500

    Deluxe edition, one of 520 copies signed by the artist. Read more

  8. A Christmas Carol.

    A Christmas Carol. 1915

    £4,500

    Deluxe edition, number 64 of 500 copies signed by the artist for sale in Great Britain, Ireland, and Colonies, with an additional 25 copies reserved for presentation. Read more

  9. The Little Prince.

    The Little Prince. 1943

    £2,000

    First edition, first printing. The original manuscript was in the author’s native French, but it was both written and published in America, the English and French editions appearing in April 1943, perhaps simultaneously. Read more

  10. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. 1973

    £750

    A lovely copy of Carroll’s classic novels, with all the original illustrations by Tenniel. Read more

  11. The Animal Story Book.

    The Animal Story Book. 1896.

    £200

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  12. Daisy-Head Mayzie.

    Daisy-Head Mayzie. 1994

    £150

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  13. Main Line Engines.

    Main Line Engines. 1966

    £100

    First edition, first impression. 21st of the Rev. Awdry’s railway books. Read more

  14. The House at Pooh Corner.

    The House at Pooh Corner. 1928

    £850

    First edition, first impression, of the fourth Winnie-the-Pooh book, in which Tigger makes his first appearance. Read more

  15. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. 1950

    £2,000

    First edition, first impression of the first book in the Narnia series. Read more

  16. The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games 2008

    £200

    First edition, first printing. Book one in The Hunger Games trilogy. Read more

  17. Now We Are Six.

    Now We Are Six. 1927

    £2,750

    Signed limited edition, large paper issue. Number 134 of 200 copies printed on hand-made paper and signed by both Milne and Shepard. With the spare title label pasted onto the rear pastedown. Read more

  18. Lassie Come-Home.

    Lassie Come-Home. 1940

    £575

    First edition, first printing of the enduringly popular story of a resourceful and loyal sheep dog. The Yorkshire-born author was a failed Hollywood screenwriter, somewhat ironical in that his book became the basis for the famous film starring Roddy McDowall and Elizabeth Taylor (1943), six …Read more

  19. Brambly Hedge: The High Hills.

    Brambly Hedge: The High Hills. 1986

    £75

    First edition, first printing. A Brambly Hedge mice story. Read more

  20. How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas. 1957

    £1,000

    First edition, first printing. In the first issue dust jacket with the advertisement for The Cat in the Hat on the rear panel and the list of fourteen books by the author on the rear flap. Read more

  21. Fungus the Bogeyman Plop-Up Book.

    Fungus the Bogeyman Plop-Up Book. 1982

    £175

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Briggs on the door fold-up flap on the front pastedown: “Worst wishes, Raymond Briggs, 2001”. Read more

  22. The Poor Boy Who Followed His Star.

    The Poor Boy Who Followed His Star. 1968

    £95

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  23. Little.com — mouse mat.

    Little.com — mouse mat. 2000

    £60

    A charming piece of Steadman ephemera. Read more

  24. The Mildenhall Treasure.

    The Mildenhall Treasure. 1999

    £65

    First Steadman edition, first impression. It was first published in book form in the 1977 collection The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More. Read more

  25. The Happy Prince and Other Tales.

    The Happy Prince and Other Tales. 1888

    £2,750

    First edition, trade issue. Read more

  26. Artemis Fowl; The Arctic Incident; The Eternity Code; The Opal Deception.

    Artemis Fowl; The Arctic Incident; The Eternity Code; The Opal Deception. 2001–5

    £200

    First editions, first impressions. Volume I signed on a loosely inserted bookplate, each of the other three volumes signed on the title page. Read more

  27. The Life and Times of Dick Whittington:

    The Life and Times of Dick Whittington: 1841

    £1,500

    First edition, beautifully bound by the Chelsea Bindery. Read more

  28. [Complete set of Harry Potter Collector’s Edition Deluxe:]

    [Complete set of Harry Potter Collector’s Edition Deluxe:] 1999–2007

    £18,000

    First deluxe editions, with the number “1” or “First Edition” on the printing line. Read more

  29. The House At Pooh Corner

    The House At Pooh Corner 1928

    £1,750

    First edition, first impression. The final book in the Winnie-the-Pooh series. Read more

  30. How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas. 1957

    £7,500

    First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket. Inscribed by Seuss on the verso of the front endpaper, “For Taddy, best wishes, Dr. Seuss.” Read more

  31. Now We Are Six.

    Now We Are Six. 1950

    £475

    Later printing. An attractively bound copy of the children’s classic, first published in 1927. Read more

  32. Irish Fairy Tales.

    Irish Fairy Tales. 1920

    £2,250

    First edition, limited issue, one of 520 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. Read more

  33. Nellie Come Home; New World for Nellie [US title; with duplicate copy].

    Nellie Come Home; New World for Nellie [US title; with duplicate copy]. 1952

    £975

    First editions, first impressions, published simultaneously in the UK and the US. With a presentation inscription by the author to his US publisher, Margaret McElderry, on the front free endpaper of New World for Nellie: “For Margaret, without whom it would not (repeat not) have …Read more

  34. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 1907

    £2,250

    First Rackham edition, limited issue, number 43 of 1130 copies. Unusually for Rackham, he did not sign this edition, as he was out of the country while it was in preparation. Read more

  35. When We Were Very Young.

    When We Were Very Young. 1924

    £2,000

    First edition, first impression, in the later printing dust jacket. The first and the scarcest of the four Pooh books with an initial print run of 4,500. Read more

  36. Revolting Rhymes.

    Revolting Rhymes. 1982

    £2,000

    First edition, first impression, of Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake’s fun and quirky take on six classic nursery rhymes. Inscribed by Dahl on the front free endpaper, “To Jessica with love Roald Dahl, 25 Oct. 1983.” Read more

  37. Dr. Seuss’s ABC.

    Dr. Seuss’s ABC. 1963

    £475

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  38. The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians. 1956

    £2,000

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  39. The Polar Express.

    The Polar Express. 1985

    £525

    First edition, first printing, with the $15.95 price on the jacket and the complete number line down to 1 on the copyright page. A beautiful copy of this classic Christmas tale. Read more

  40. Little Fur Family.

    Little Fur Family. 1946

    £825

    First edition, first printing, of this charming novelty presentation. “The diminutive 1946 rabbit-fur-bound edition had proven difficult to store (moths got into Harper’s warehouse, destroying a large quantity of the first printing)” (Marcus 33) and later editions had imitation fur or none at all. Margaret …Read more

  41. Ella Enchanted.

    Ella Enchanted. 1997

    £250

    First edition, first printing. A 1998 Newbery Honor title. Basis for the 2004 film starring Ann Hathaway. A new retelling of Cinderella. Read more

  42. A Single Shard.

    A Single Shard. 2001

    £750

    First edition, first printing. Winner of the 2002 Newbery Medal. This copy with the Caldecott and Newbery Awards banquet program and the acceptances speeches on cassette tape. A young adult novel set in 12th century Korea. A scarce title in the Newbery collecting field. Read more

  43. A Christmas Carol.

    A Christmas Carol. 1915

    £10,000

    Signed limited edition, no. 449 of 525 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. Presentation copy inscribed by Rackham on the half-title to American author and illustrator Oliver Herford, “To Oliver Herford, Arthur Rackham, 1927”, underneath Rackham’s original ink drawing of two birds dressed as Victorian …Read more

  44. When We Were Very Young.

    When We Were Very Young. 1924

    £2,000

    First edition, first impression. The first and the scarcest of the four Pooh books with an initial print run of 4,500. Read more

  45. The Hobbit

    The Hobbit 1937

    £7,500

    First edition, first impression. A beautifully bound copy of this children’s classic. Read more

  46. The Sleeping Beauty.

    The Sleeping Beauty. 1920

    £450

    First Rackham edition. Read more

  47. The Pied Piper of Hamelin; The King of the Golden River; The Night Before Christmas; Goblin Market.

    The Pied Piper of Hamelin; The King of the Golden River; The Night Before Christmas; Goblin Market. 1939

    £375

    A handsomely bound collection of four children’s stories illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Read more

  48. The Mildenhall Treasure.

    The Mildenhall Treasure. 1999

    £80

    First separate and illustrated edition. Signed by Ralph Steadman. A true story about a Suffolk ploughman, who uncovered the greatest hoard of Roman treasure in the British Isles. Read more

  1. The House at Pooh Corner.
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    MILNE, A. A. MILNE, A. A.

    The House at Pooh Corner.

    £1,250

  2. An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
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    (SEUSS, Dr.) JONES, Chuck. (SEUSS, Dr.) JONES,...

    An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    £4,750

  3. The Holy Bible,
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    (BIBLE.) (BIBLE.)

    The Holy Bible,

    £275

  4. Matilda.
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    DAHL, Roald. DAHL, Roald.

    Matilda.

    £450

  5. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.
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    [DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge.] CARROLL, Lewis. [DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge.]...

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

    £750

  6. The Animal Story Book.
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    LANG, Andrew (ed.) LANG, Andrew (ed.)

    The Animal Story Book.

    £200

  7. Daisy-Head Mayzie.
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    SEUSS, Dr. SEUSS, Dr.

    Daisy-Head Mayzie.

    £150

  8. Main Line Engines.
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    AWDRY, Wilbert Vere. AWDRY, Wilbert Vere.

    Main Line Engines.

    £100

  9. The House at Pooh Corner.
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    MILNE, A. A. MILNE, A. A.

    The House at Pooh Corner.

    £850

  10. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
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    LEWIS, C. S. LEWIS, C. S.

    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

    £2,000

  11. The Hunger Games
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    COLLINS, Suzanne. COLLINS, Suzanne.

    The Hunger Games

    £200

  12. Now We Are Six.
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    MILNE, A. A. MILNE, A. A.

    Now We Are Six.

    £2,750

  13. Lassie Come-Home.
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    KNIGHT, Eric. KNIGHT, Eric.

    Lassie Come-Home.

    £575

  14. Brambly Hedge: The High Hills.
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    BARKLEM, Jill. BARKLEM, Jill.

    Brambly Hedge: The High Hills.

    £75

  15. How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
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    SEUSS, Dr. SEUSS, Dr.

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    £1,000

  16. Fungus the Bogeyman Plop-Up Book.
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    BRIGGS, Raymond. BRIGGS, Raymond.

    Fungus the Bogeyman Plop-Up Book.

    £175

  17. The Poor Boy Who Followed His Star.
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    GRAVES, Robert. GRAVES, Robert.

    The Poor Boy Who Followed His Star.

    £95

  18. Little.com — mouse mat.
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    STEADMAN, Ralph. STEADMAN, Ralph.

    Little.com — mouse mat.

    £60

  19. The Happy Prince and Other Tales.
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    WILDE, Oscar. WILDE, Oscar.

    The Happy Prince and Other Tales.

    £2,750

  20. Artemis Fowl; The Arctic Incident; The Eternity Code; The Opal Deception.
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    COLFER, Eoin. COLFER, Eoin.

    Artemis Fowl; The Arctic Incident; The Eternity Code; The Opal Deception.

    £200

  21. The Life and Times of Dick Whittington:
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    (WHITTINGTON, Dick.) (WHITTINGTON, Dick.)

    The Life and Times of Dick Whittington:

    £1,500

  22. [Complete set of Harry Potter Collector’s Edition Deluxe:]
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    ROWLING, J. K. ROWLING, J. K.

    [Complete set of Harry Potter Collector’s Edition Deluxe:]

    £18,000

  23. The House At Pooh Corner
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    MILNE, A. A. MILNE, A. A.

    The House At Pooh Corner

    £1,750

  24. How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
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    SEUSS, Dr. SEUSS, Dr.

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    £7,500

  25. Now We Are Six.
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    MILNE, A. A. MILNE, A. A.

    Now We Are Six.

    £475

  26. Nellie Come Home; New World for Nellie [US title; with duplicate copy].
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    EMETT, Rowland. EMETT, Rowland.

    Nellie Come Home; New World for Nellie [US title; with duplicate copy].

    £975

  27. When We Were Very Young.
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    MILNE, A. A. MILNE, A. A.

    When We Were Very Young.

    £2,000

  28. Revolting Rhymes.
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    DAHL, Roald. DAHL, Roald.

    Revolting Rhymes.

    £2,000

  29. Dr. Seuss’s ABC.
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    SEUSS, Dr. SEUSS, Dr.

    Dr. Seuss’s ABC.

    £475

  30. The Hundred and One Dalmatians.
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    SMITH, Dodie. SMITH, Dodie.

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

    £2,000

  31. The Polar Express.
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    VAN ALLSBURG, Chris. VAN ALLSBURG, Chris.

    The Polar Express.

    £525

  32. A Single Shard.
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    PARK, Linda Sue. PARK, Linda Sue.

    A Single Shard.

    £750

  33. When We Were Very Young.
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    MILNE, A. A. MILNE, A. A.

    When We Were Very Young.

    £2,000

  34. The Pied Piper of Hamelin; The King of the Golden River; The Night Before Christmas; Goblin Market.
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    (RACKHAM, Arthur.) BROWNING, Robert; Clement C.... (RACKHAM, Arthur.) BROWNING,...

    The Pied Piper of Hamelin; The King of the Golden River; The Night Before Christmas; Goblin Market.

    £375

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