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The Children's Bookshop

The Children's Bookshop

Toll Cottage, Hay on Wye, HR3 5EW GBR 01497 821 083
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We specialise in children's books and children's literature from the 19th century onwards, covering both popular and collectible works.

The Children's Bookshop is located near the border of England and Wales in Hay-On-Wye, in the county of Herefordshire. As our name implies, we sell only children's books. With a stock in excess of twenty thousand books we cater both for children and for collectors, teachers and researchers.

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The Country Pancake used book

The Country Pancake

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Mammoth Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780749705671 ISBN: 0749705671

Description: Dupasquier, Philippe. Good. Light wear to covers. Pages tanned and a little crinkled. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

The Three Musketeers used book

The Three Musketeers

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Edition: Abridged Binding: Hardback Publisher: The Children's Press Date published: circa 1968

Description: Good. Octavo. Pictorial laminated boards. 151 pages. Spine ends worn, lettering faded. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Pages slightly tanned. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

The Fair Moon of Bath used book

The Fair Moon of Bath

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Edition: 1st Binding: Hardback Publisher: William Briggs, Toronto Date published: 1908

Description: Reading Copy. Grey covers, picture onlay front cover. Colour frontispiece by John Rae. Covers worn and scuffed, spine faded. Front endpaper and half title missing. Frontispiece is edge chipped and has dedication on reverse. Inner hinges cracked. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

The Mystery of the Manor House used book

The Mystery of the Manor House

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Granada Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780583305488 ISBN: 0583305482

Description: Good. Young Sherlock series. Covers worn and creased. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

First in the Field used book

First in the Field

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: Dean and Son Date published: circa 1936

Description: Reading Copy. Orange boards with black lettering. Covers worn and soiled. Inner hinges cracked. Edges foxed. Name and address on half title. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

King's Blood used book

King's Blood

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Edition: 1st Binding: Hardback Publisher: Rich and Cowan Date published: 1935

Description: Reading Copy. Ex-library. Orange boards with black lettering on spine. Covers and spine edge worn. Covers unevenly faded. Spine sunned. Front endpaper missing. Contents sound. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Fanny's King used book

Fanny's King

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: Blackie Date published: circa 1897

Description: Reading Copy. Brown boards with embossed gilt and black decoration. Small format, 15.5cm x 11cm. 64 pages of text, 16 pages of adverts at rear. Contains one long story of 37 pages, and three short animal fables. Covers worn and solied. Endpapers missing. Inner hinges strengthened. Sunday School prize label on front paste down. Several pages soiled. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Kitty Quick used book

Kitty Quick

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Blackie and Son Date published: circa 1930

Description: Reading Copy in dw jacket. Yellow covers, black lettering. Frontispiece by Elizabeth Earnshaw. Dustwrapper heavily worn and repaired. Covers badly discoloured. Book has been badly affected by damp. Worm hole in top of pages 122-126. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Marjorie in Command used book

Marjorie in Command

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: Grosset Dunlap Date published: 1910

Description: Pratt, J. C. Reading Copy. Grey cloth-covered boards. Covers worn and soiled. Inner hinges cracked. Foxing on prelims. Gift dedication on front endpaper. Pages tanned. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

The Rifle Rangers used book

The Rifle Rangers

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Collins Date published: circa 1925

Description: Greene, J. B. Reading Copy. Red pictorial boards. Covers worn. Inner hinge cracked. Some foxing and marks to pages. Contents shaken. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

What Katy Did Next used book

What Katy Did Next

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Dean Date published: circa 1965

Description: Good. Octavo. Green paper-covered boards. Black lettering on spine. 184 pages. Light wear to covers. Name and address written opposite half title. Pages tanned. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

The Mystery of Worton Keep used book

The Mystery of Worton Keep

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Collins Date published: circa 1930

Description: Reading Copy. Blue boards with silver lettering. Frontispiece by H. M. Brock. Covers somewhat worn. Front endpaper missing. Spine damged. Contents generally good. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

That Exciting Holiday used book

That Exciting Holiday

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: C S S M Date published: circa 1947

Description: Good. Octavo. Blue cloth-covered boards. Black lettering on spine. 255 pages. War economy logo on back of title page. Four black and white illustrations. (CSSM is the old name for The Scripture Union. ) Covers clean and unmarked. Marks and shadows on endpapers and pastedowns, where an old paper-wrapper has been removed. Neat name on front endpaper. VG in other respects. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

The Coral Island used book

The Coral Island

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: Murray's Abbey Classics

Description: Reading Copy. Octavo. Pictorial paper-covered boards. Blue cloth spine. Gilt lettering on spine. Covers worn at edges. Pages tanned. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Treasure Island used book

Treasure Island

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Dean and Son Date published: 1967

Description: Very Good. Octavo. Pictorial laminated boards. 188 pages. Covers in good order. Contents clean but slightly tanned. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Ben Hur used book

Ben Hur

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: Thames Publishing Co Date published: circa 1955

Description: Good. Regent Classics series. Red cloth-covered boards. Black lettering on spine. Scuffing to front cover. Neat gift dedication on front endpaper. Pages slightly tanned. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Lorna Doone used book

Lorna Doone

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Sampson Low Date published: circa 1918

Description: Reading Copy. Octavo. Red cloth-covered boards. Black lettering on spine. Black decoration on spine. 517 pages. The Globe edition. Covers have darkened with age, corners and spine ends are bumped. 5cm. closed split to left hand bottom of spine. Pages tanned. Lengthy name and address written on front endpaper. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Heroine Or? used book

Heroine Or?

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Edition: 1st Binding: Hardback Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Date published: 1908

Description: Piffard, Harold. Reading Copy. Cream pictorial boards with brown lettering. Patterned endpapers. Covers heavily soiled, corners bumped. Three of four colour plates present. Name neatly written on front endpaper. Contents clean and unmarked. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Frank Burleigh used book

Frank Burleigh

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: S. W. Partridge Date published: circa 1892

Description: Reading Copy. Blue pictorial boards with gilt lettering. Covers worn and darkened. Gift dedication on front endpaper. Half title missing. Pages fingermarked with some brown staining. Read More

condition:

Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Sybil's Message used book

Sybil's Message

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: John F. Shaw Date published: circa 1928

Description: Reading Copy. Blue boards with black lettering and decoration. Covers heavily worn. Spine faded, and repaired at edges with clear tape. Prize label on front pastedown. Read More

condition:

Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Treasure Chest Island used book

Treasure Chest Island

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Oxford University Press Date published: 1934

Description: Good. Dark blue blind-embossed cloth-covered boards. Covers worn at edges. Some which speckles on front cover. Gift dedication on front endpaper. Read More

condition:

Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Harry Escombe-an Amazing Adventure in Peru used book

Harry Escombe-an Amazing Adventure in Peru

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: Blackie and Son Limited Date published: 1910

Description: Reading Copy. Blue cloth-covered boards. Covers worn. Inner hinges cracked. Contents shaken and edgeworn. Read More

condition:

Book: Fair

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Twelve Months to Win used book

Twelve Months to Win

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Binding: Hardback Publisher: Ward Lock Date published: circa 1930

Description: Good in dw jacket. Light brown covers. Black lettering on covers. Black decoration on covers. Light wear to dustwrapper. Pages tanned. Read More

condition:

Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Teddy's Button used book

Teddy's Button

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardback Publisher: Lutterworth Date published: 1962

Description: Good in dw jacket. Red cloth-covered boards. Dustwrapper worn at edges, and creased. Book itself would be VG, but has a vertical crease down centre of front cover. Read More

condition:

Book: Good

 

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The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM

Under Drake's Flag used book

Under Drake's Flag

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Armada Date published: 1966

Description: Good. Light wear to covers. Pages tanned. Read More

condition:

Book: Good

 

Seller Name & Rating:

The Children's Bookshop, UNITED KINGDOM


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