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THE AERO CONTRACT
Written by J.F.C. Westerman. Illustrated by A. Mason Trotter.
Stock no. 1502144
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1938. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth covers with dark blue titles and vignettes of planes to spine and front cover. Colour frontis plus 6 b/w full page illustrations. 255 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Spine is very faded. Cover edges are lightly browned. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Rear joint cracked. Light foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges.
UNDER AUSTRALIAN SKIES
Written by Phyllis M. Power. Illustrated by Dobson Broadhead.
Stock no. 1502143
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Life on a cattle station in the vast, lonely stretches of Central Australia is the background of this unusual story. Pale blue boards with dark blue titles. B/w frontis. 206 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine and some cover edges slightly browned. Small splash mark to front cover. Presentation plate to front endpaper plus name in pencil. Some margin marks and a little foxing but contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with some loss to area at top of rear flap fold. Rear Panel is grubby. Foxing and two labels stuck to verso.
WITH THE WILL TO GO
Written by Agnes Danforth Hewes. Illustrated by Don Lambo.
Stock no. 1502142
Published by Longman, Green And Co.. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Pieter persuades his sober, sensible Amsterdam elders to start him off for Lisbon on a jeopardous adventure. Blue cloth covers with dark blue titles and vignette of ship and boys head to front cover. B/w illustrations. 244 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded, especially at top. A couple of erased letters to front endpaper. Light browning and foxing to endpapers, a little foxing to page edges. Pages 209 to 216 have creases. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss, worst at top of spine. Rear panel has small area of surface paper damage and uneven fading.
ON FORTUNE'S WHEEL
Written by Cynthia Voigt.
Stock no. 1502141
Published by Collins. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Birle is sure that it was a turn of Fortune's Wheel that brought her to Joaquim's household as a slave. Blue boards with silver titles to spine. 335 pages. B/w map to prelims. ISBN: 000191357-3. Lower corners bumped, especially front cover corner. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly edge worn.
THE NEW BOY AT ST. GREGORY'S
Written by H.E. Waterhouse.
Stock no. 1502140
Published by The Epworth Press. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
The Squirrel Library. Red boards with black titles. B/w illustrations. 92 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Grubby mark to text block. A couple of hinges cracked. A little foxing. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a browned spine and grubby rear panel.
Written by Brian Ball. Illustrated by Lisa James.
Stock no. 1502139
Published by Abelard-Schuman. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Grasshopper Book. Colin's new friend was no ordinary girl and as a result the children's holiday became quite an adventure. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 94 pages. ISBN: 020072293X. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small closed tears. Some small areas of surface paper damage to front panel near spine.
JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1502138
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green pictorial boards. 8 coloured illustrations plus b/w drawings. 63pp. 7 x 5.5". The Miniature Series. Small split to base of spine has been repaired. A little bumping to spine and corners. Small pencil numbers to front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with a little loss at top and bottom of spine. Rear panel is grubby.
Written by Emma Atkins Jacobs. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane.
Stock no. 1502137
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Brown cloth with green title and caravan vignette. B/w illustrations. The three children trek across America in an old car and caravan. Light bumping to spine and corners. A couple of very small bumps to lower edge of rear cover. Spine and edges of covers are unevenly faded. A little light browning to endpapers. Small mark to text block edge. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge torn with some loss especially to top of spine and top edge of front panel. Spine slightly faded. Tape repair on verso.
Written by F.O.H. Nash.
Stock no. 1502136
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Brown cloth with dark brown titles. Colour frontis. 191 pages. A Girl Guide Story. A little bumping to spine and corners. Fading to top edges of spine and front cover. A couple of small indentations to cover edges. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Top edge of text block grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and creased with a little loss from top and bottom of spine and front panel. Rear panel is grubby.
ISLAND OF HAPPY EXILES
Written by Fay King. Illustrated by Betsy Smith.
Stock no. 1502135
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
When the Jones family decided to go back to the island to live, things didn't prove to be so straightforward as they had expected. Dark blue boards with silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 158 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light vertical crease to rear cover. Some heavy foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed and the spine is slightly browned.
Written by Ronald Deadman. Illustrated by Graham Humphreys.
Stock no. 1502134
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1972. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Is Smudger dreaming or has he really been thrown forward in time to the year 3050 AD, to a world populated by expressionless, ghost-like figures who call themselves Somebodies and Nobodies? Orange boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0340157445. Ex-library, only a couple of stamps and a label removed from front endpaper. Top corner of front cover bumped. Some ink marks to front pastedown. Small closed tear to rear endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a very faded spine, small original price sticker to front flap.
CHILDREN I HAVE KNOWN
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1502133
Published by James R. Osgood, Mcilvaine & Co.. 1st 1892. Very good condition.
Also contains Giovanni and the Other. Brown cloth covers with black titles and vignette of boy to front cover. Gilt titles to spine. 4 b/w plates. 243 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers and a few small indentations to cover edges. Small bookseller's stamp to front pastedown. Neat ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to rear endpapers. Some foxing and a couple of marks to contents but generally clean.