Lot 7 of 377:
Six Ardizzone Little Tim books  

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$200 - $300

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain with five subsequent Little Tim books

Ardizzone, Edward

Various places


Various dates


Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain was Ardizzone's first and most famous book for children. He would win the Kate Greenaway award in 1957 for Tim All Alone.


  • Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. Oxford University Press, London, 1955. Pictorial boards, jacket. Second Edition, completely redrawn and with additional text. Bookplate from entry in a book design exhibition from 1956. (Very light rubbing to corners of jacket, volume fine).
  • Tim All Alone Oxford University Press, London, 1975. Pictorial boards (Library copy, somewhat worn).
  • Tim's Last Voyage. The Bodley Head, 1972. Pictorial boards, jacket. First Edition. (Jacket clipped with hints of corner wear; hints of foxing to endpapers; near fine in like jacket)
  • Tim's Friend Towser. Oxford University Press, London, 1962. Pictorial boards. First Edition. (Mild rubbing at spine ends).
  • Ship's Cook Ginger. Macmillan , New York, 1978. Pictorial boards, jacket. First American Edition. (Fine).
  • Tim to the Rescue. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, London, 2006. Pictorial boards, jacket. (A few minuscule tears to jacket; bump to top edge of front board).

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Varying from very good to fine.

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