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.

Springbok Rympies En Stories Voor Die Kinders

Springbok Rympies En Stories Voor Die Kinders

Springbok Rympies En Stories Voor Die Kinders

Springbok Rympies En Stories Voor Die Kinders

Springbok Rympies En Stories Voor Die Kinders

Springbok Rympies En Stories Voor Die Kinders

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 Children in the Wood. A Tale for the Nursery

Considerable wear to the card wraps. Spine is stitched. Japanese paper repairs to the fold-out frontis. 32 pp., 4 pp. ads. Folding frontis and 4 copper engraved plates.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Girls of the Rockland School

Previous bookdealer’s mark and school award certificate dated 1936 pasted to the front end papers. Front endpapers, frontispiece and title page foxed. Previous owner’s name in ink to front fep. Leaves show significant darkening. DW shows a few closed tears and several small open tears,also some scuffing but in surprisingly good condition.

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.

The Trouble with Jennings

Past owners’ stamp/label on front fep. A clean copy firmly bound with a little creasing at top of dw.

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