A Road to Fairyland

Foxing to prelims and minor foxing throughout. Small 2cm tear to pg. 3. Colour frontis by Arthur Rackham in perfect condition, with tissue guard. The book appears to have been recased and has new feps.

Daily Mail Annual for Boys and Girls

Various colour plates, drawings, pictures etc. inside. Contains a section on the Royal Family with photographs. Some pen marks (puzzles). Dust-jacket significantly worn

Father Goes Fishing

Some foxing to fep.


Delightful pop up book about a martian. In very good condition.

In Times of Peril, a Story of India

Ink inscription on fep. Some foxing to pages.

Old Silver Grizzle the badger and other stories from Wild Animals at Home

Some foxing to pages.


Text in German. Brightly illustrated story of a bird and its world travels.

South Africa’s Own, Happy Hours for Boys and Girls

Signed by author.

Sweet as a Pickle and Clean as a Pig

The Child World

A fine clean copy. Boards only slightly marked, top and bottom of spine chipped and corners of boards bumped.

The Golden Age

Text clean, some foxing to the endpapers and browning of the leaves. Dw still intact but shows wear, discolouration and some losses to the spine area.

The King of the Golden River

A very nice copy with some minor foxing and age toning. Neat name on the fep. 4 col plate and numerous line drawings in true Rackham style.

The Secret Chest

No date of publication, probably between First and Second World Wars. Inscription on verso of frontispiece. A very clean tightly bound copy with some insect damage at edges of boards.

Towards More Understanding, The Making and Sharing of Children’s Literature in Southern Africa

Ink inscription on fep.

Where the Leopard Passes

Dust jacket has some foxing and creasing. Previous owner’s inscription to end papers. In good condition. Delightful African tales illustrated by Sheila Hawkins