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ROSE FYLEMAN'S NURSERY STORIES
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Rosemary Brown.
Stock no. 1502155
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Cream pictorial boards with red decorative borders and characters. Red and black titles. Illustrated endpapers. 18 stories plus foreword by E. R. Boyce. B/w story headers. 96 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing, mostly to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with a few small pieces of loss, worst at top of spine. Slightly grubby and foxed.
SCARLET BLUE AND GREEN
Written by Duncan Fife. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1402329
Published by Macmillan and Co Limited. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A book of sporting verse. Red cloth, gilt titles and fox vignette. 4 colour plates and 25 monochrome illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Slight uneven fading to covers. Names and date in ink to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers. A few light foxspots and a few grubby marks, otherwise contents are clean and bright. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with loss to top and bottom of spine and front flap. 5cm closed tear to spine which is browned. Red marks to wrapper which is browned and grubby. Foxing and tape repairs to verso.
Written by Leighton Houghton.
Stock no. 1502154
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Whilst camping Geoff and Andy discover that something illegal is going on around Gallows' Tor by night. Red boards with black titles. Colour frontis. 156 pages. Presentation plate and crossed out price to front endpaper. Pink cross to pastedown. Due to a binding error pages 83-94 are detached. Light browning to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby on the rear panel. Spine faded.
Written by Elsie Kendall. Illustrated by Leonard Skeats.
Stock no. 1502153
Published by Robert Culley. circa 1913. Very good condition.
A story of Five Years. Maroon covers with blind decoration and titles to front cover, gilt to spine. Colour frontis. 218 pages plus publication list. Light bumping to spine and corners. Small indentation to lower edge of rear cover. Small mark to top edge of front cover. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Half-title page is lightly browned. An odd grubby fingermark and fox spot.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1402328
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Slightly better than very good condition.
This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Painting contest page not used. Couple of light grubby marks and light page edge browning, otherwise contents are clean. Price cut. Not inscribed.
A GIRL OF METTLE
Written by Frances West.
Stock no. 1502152
Published by Collins. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Packed off for the summer vacation to a staid Aunt, Geraldine expects a dull holiday but it turns into one of the happiest she's ever had. Blue boards with silver titles. 332 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Pages are browned but contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with a couple of small pieces of loss to front panel. Rear panel slightly grubby, blue marks to verso.
GETTING TO KNOW DOGS
Written by Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1402327
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
All the necessary information and guidance for the boy or girl who is bent on acquiring the best friend and comrade a human can have outside his own kind. Beige cloth, green titles. Beautiful colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers a little faded at edges. Top edges are a little foxed. Inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to endpapers otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with several tears. Small piece missing from spine which is browned. Panels are grubby. Couple of tape repairs to verso plus a couple of white labels at spine, one which covers the missing piece.
SUZANNE THE ELEPHANT
Written by Dennis Peck. Illustrated by Sylvia Ball.
Stock no. 1502151
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Condemned to death at the height of her career as a circus elephant, Suzanne feels that she should tell the story of her long life to Maya, a young and inexperienced companion. Red boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 158 pages. ISBN: 575000139. A few tiny black spots to rear cover. Price-cut dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and just a little grubby.
BABY'S OWN BOOK
Written by Dorothy Fay Foster. Illustrated by Cecile Lamb.
Stock no. 1402326
Published by The Standard Publishing Company. 1948. Almost very good condition.
Enter details of your child's progress and milestones during his or her first years. Light blue pictorial boards with black titles to front cover. Colour illustrations. Sections to fill in for baby's progress. Spine bumped and rubbed with small splits to top. Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine and cover edges browned and a little foxed. Overall covers a little grubby. Creasing to first few pages. A little page edge browning. Contents are unused.
MOUNT AND MAN
Written by M.F. McTaggart. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1402325
Published by Country Life. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A Key to Better Horsemanship. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and top of boards faded. Bottom corners are slightly discoloured. Couple of small marks to covers. Endpapers are browned. Foxing throughout but plates are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss. Spine is browned and panels are a little grubby. Damp / grease mark to verso of front panel.
JUMBO'S JOLLY TALES
Written by Clifton Bingham; W. Boyle; Anon. Illustrated by Harry Neilson.
Stock no. 1402324
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1916. Almost very good condition.
Pictures and verses for little folk. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full page colour and b/w illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped and a little worn. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. A few marks to rear board. Front board a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown, Foxing and some page browning to endpapers and prelims. Couple of hinges beginning to crack. A few grubby marks otherwise contents are clean.
Written by Henry Treece. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 1502150
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Bill Frankland gets caught in adventures so grim that even if he could have foretold them he would have laughed them away as preposterous. Green cloth covers with brown titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 229 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Corners and lower edges a little worn. Foxing to top edges of covers. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing, heavy to prelims, otherwise mostly to page edges and last couple of blank pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss from top front panel/spine area. Small red stamp to front flap, rear panel slightly grubby. Foxed.