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HOW MOUNTAINS ARE CLIMBED
Written by Showell Styles.
Stock no. 1502645
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
For all those who feel the romance and attraction of mountains, this book contains everything they will want to know about them for a first approach. Grey boards with silver titles to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 158 pages. A little bumping to spine. A few page corner tips creased. Some foxing. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Bottom corner of front flap cut off, ink price to top corner. Spine lightly browned. A few marks to panels. White label stuck to verso.
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THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'S
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1502644
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. circa 1916. Almost very good condition.
Red covers with embossed decoration, gilt titles and gilt decoration to spine. Dark blue endpapers. B/w plates. 247 pages plus publication list. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. One hinge cracked. Some light foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges. Contents generally clean.
EPAMINONDAS HELPS IN THE GARDEN
Written by Constance Egan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 1502643
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1959. Slightly better than good condition.
Pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. 3-tone illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 6 x 4.5". Spine worn and bumped with some loss at top of spine. Surface paper missing also at middle and bottom. Corners and cover edges worn. Rear cover is grubby. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Loss from one page edge, no text or illustration affected. Ink mark to one page, surface paper damage to last page of text and illustration opposite, two words of text and illustration affected. Contents fingered with a few marks but generally clean.
BILLY BUNTER'S FIRST CASE
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1502642
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1953. Slightly better than good condition.
Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 254 pages. Spine bumped with small split at top. Corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked with faded edges. Large ink inscription with doodle to front endpaper. Front joint cracked and top third of half-title and frontis detached. A little foxing and the odd mark to contents but generally clean.
THE OGRE DOWNSTAIRS
Written by Diana Wynne Jones.
Stock no. 1502641
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1st USA 1974. Slightly better than good condition.
Lilac cloth covers with black titles to spine. 191 pages. ISBN: 0525363157. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked, spine browned. SIGNED by author with dedication on front endpaper. A few brown spots to pages 32/33 and a odd mark to contents but generally very good.
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1710995
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Fossilised fish-hooks, it's Jennings again! Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 151 pages. SIGNED by author. Red title on wrapper spine faded.
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Rodney Sutton.
Stock no. 1710994
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Red boards, gilt titles to spine. Last of the Jennings books. Incorrect ISBN 0333611330 printed on publisher information page in some books. ISBN: 0333617932. SIGNED by author. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GEOLOGY (5 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard C. Selley; L. Robin M. Cocks; Ian R. Plimer.
Stock no. 1710993
Published by Elsevier. 1st 2005. Fine condition.
Five volumes. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0126363803.
Written by Alice Whitby. Illustrated by Sara W.M. Fallon.
Stock no. 1710992
Published by George Allen. 1st 1901. Very good condition.
Cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front cover. Three colour illustrations. Edges-worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little foxing.
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1710991
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1930. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large paper edition, printed on specially made rag paper and limited to two hundred and seventy-five copies for sale. Cream spine with gilt title, grey marbled boards. 168 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. B/w text illustrations. Copy no. 85. SIGNED By author and illustrator. Some page edges uncut.
ADVENTURES AT WINDSOR CASTLE
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by David Walsh.
Stock no. 1710990
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A boy living in the shadow of Windsor Castle discovers its history by taking part in it. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Ink price to front endpaper. Wrapper damp marked with tape repaired closed tears and some chipping.
THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1710989
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1930. Slightly better than very good condition.
Small format. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. 215 pages. Contents unused. Spine faded.