How to identify first editions

Here you can read an introduction to these lists.  The introduction explains the background and the problems encountered when trying to identify first edition Ladybird books.

If you find an earler edition, please let me know.

1) Series 401.  Animal Rhyming Tales

Smoke and Fluff

Series 401

 

2) Series 413

Series 413

 

3) Series 417

The Secret

The Adventures of Wonk – series 417

4) Series 455 

Uncle Mac

5) Series 474

The Tasseltip books

Tasseltip

6) Series 497

The Discontented Pony

Animal Tales

7) Series 522

Shepherd Boy of Bethlehem

Bible Stories

8)Series 536 Nature

Nature

Series 536 Nature

9) Series 538 and 549 Robing Hood;  The Impatient Horse

Robin Hood; Impatient Horse

10) Series 561 History

History artwork

History series

11) Series 563

Learning to read (before Key Words)

12) Series 584

Recognition books

13) Series 587

‘Flight’ series

14) Series 601

Clothese and Costume

Achievements

15) Series 606a

Book of Saints

Bible Stories

16) Series 606b

The Farmer

People at Work

17) Series 606c

Football and Cricket

Sports

18)Series 606d

Rapunzel

Fairy tales

19) Series 606e f and g

Public services

Public Services, Through the Ages, Travel

20) Series 612, 618, 621, 622

4 series

Various series

21) Series 633

Things to Make

Hobbies

22) Series 634

Learnabout Painting

Learnabouts

23) Series 704

5th Picture Book

Picture books