We specialise in children's illustrated books, mainly from the Victorian era up until the 1950s.
Wonderful illustrators such as Louis Wain, Beatrix Potter, Arthur Rackham and Honor C. Appleton
and publishers such as Nister, Raphael Tuck, Blackie and Birn Brothers. We also have a good
selection of pop-up and moveable books, as well as some non English language books. There is
just so much fabulous material available which is good for the avid collector, but also just as one
off presents for birthdays, christenings and anniversaries. They represent presents which are
investments as well as being romantic.If you don't have the time to search for that special book,
just let us know and we can help you and perhaps assist in finding that special present.
It is our intention to please all of our customers and to this end we attempt to provide very
thorough and realistic descriptions of all of our books. All books are described in accordance with
the guide published by the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association (see http://www.aba.org.uk) and
the overall condition is defined as per the Abebooks glossary. As we recognise it can be difficult to
buy a book ¿unseen¿ we attempt to be very thorough in the descriptions. Most books we advertise
via Abebooks should be supported by a photograph. Unfortunately Abebooks limit the photos to
35kb which will only allow for one view. If you require any additional photographs, or indeed any
additional information, please e-mail and we will be more than pleased to oblige.
We also have many more children's books for sale that are not yet catalogued on ABE, please
contact us if you have any special requests or interest.
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For more valuable books this will also include insurance. For international sales, please indicate
your time frame and we will select the appropriate service. We always aim to keep the postage
costs to those advertised against the book listing. Insurance is recommended for books over £40 /
$70 so please request this at the time of placing your order. Where feasible we will absorb this
cost within the stated postage charges, but in some situations (for heavier / larger books) we ma...
I aim to ship all orders within 1 business day.
I try to keep shipping costs as low as possible and where ever I can I absorb postage that is in excess of the rates quoted in the table. On very rare occasions, such as for volume sets or for books that are particularly heavy or oversized, I may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
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