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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to books written for children or juveniles.

First editions of children's classics, including Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, J. K. Rowling, A. A. Milne and J. M. Barrie.

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    First edition, inscribed by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper to volume I, "A. P. Watt from the author". An attractive set with the metallic blue blocking on the covers still bright. Learn More
    £2,175

    Stock Code: 72155

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  2. 72542comp
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title of volume I, "A. P. Watt with the Author's kindest wishes. 6th June 1891". Alexander Pollock Watt (1838-1914) was the first successful British literary agent. He acted as Besant's agent, and also his literary executor. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 72542

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