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First editions of major works of children's literature, including the works of Lewis Carroll, Beatrix Potter, A. A. Milne, Roald Dahl, J. K. Rowling, and other major writers in these fields.

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  1. East of the Sun and West of the Moon.
    Deluxe edition, number 85 of 500 copies signed by the artist. With the single-leaf printed advertisement for the exhibition of the original watercolours in November and December 1914 at the Leicester Galleries laid in. Learn More
    £19,500

    Stock Code: 47331

    signed

    Reserve

  2. We Love You Beatles.
    First edition, first printing. A most unusual children's picture book about the Beatles blending the bold visual language of mid-century graphic design with vibrant and bold colours of pop art. A visually stunning children's pop culture title. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 102054

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  3. x
    First edition, first impression. Signed by the cover illustrator, Cliff Wright, on the rear panel. The Chamber of Secrets is the second novel in the Harry Potter series. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 105923

    Out of stock

  4. Where the Wild Things Are.
    First edition, first printing, first issue. There seem to be multiple issues of the first printing of this elusive and important book. Variations in price occur throughout the later states but have no bearing on the status of the true first issue. Primacy is established through the text of the blurb which, as in the present... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 41539

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  5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
    First edition, first impression. The Chamber of Secrets is the second novel in the Harry Potter series. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 110153

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  6. The Wishing Horse of Oz.
    First edition, first impression, with correct issue dust jacket. The last Oz title to be issued with colour plates. Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 101400

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  7. Revolting Rhymes.
    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." Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 101381

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  8. Madeline In London.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 112407

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  9. Treasure Island.
    £1,450

    Stock Code: 110582

    Out of stock

  10. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck.
    First edition, deluxe issue. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 110575

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  11. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse.
    First edition, deluxe issue. The first two impressions are indistinguishable. Learn More
    £6,000

    Stock Code: 110566

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  12. Blueberries For Sal.
    First edition, first printing. A 1949 Caldecott Honor title. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 112281

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  13. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.
    First illustrated edition. An excellent association copy, signed by Eliot as Old Possum and inscribed on the front free endpaper to the Tandy family (Geoffrey, Doris "Polly", and their three children), whose second child Alison was one of the dedicatees: "To the Tandy family from O.P." Eliot initially met Geoffrey Tandy,... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 112277

    signed

    Out of stock

  14. The Guard Mouse.
    First edition, first printing. A Petrini Mice story. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 112272

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  15. Complete set of the Jell-O booklets.
    Complete set of the four Jell-O promotional booklets. Reprinting four of the titles which first appeared in the Little Wizard Series in 1913, the booklets contain short stories bookended by Jell-O recipes and advertisements. It is highly likely that the booklets were produced to coincide with The Wizard of Oz radio programme... Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 112245

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  16. The Land of the Lord High Tiger.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 112205

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  17. Madeline and the Bad Hat.
    First trade edition, first printing, issued in March 1957, preceded by the December 1956 signed limited edition. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 112047

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  18. Daisy-Head Mayzie.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 112026

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  19. Ann at Highwood Hall: Poems for Children.
    First edition, first impression of this charming book, the second collaboration between Graves and Ardizzone, following The Penny Fiddle (1960). Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 109601

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  20. The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin.
    Second deluxe issue, later printing, bound with the 1910 endpaper design. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 109442

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