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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1821881
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has some very slight scuffing.

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MY BRILLIANT CAREER
Written by Miles Franklin; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Dodie Masterman.
Stock no. 1319797
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1983. Nearly fine condition.

Introducation by Aiken. Blue pictorial cloth with gilt. B/w drawings. 255 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Cream slipcase is slightly grubby and edge rubbed.

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PAST EIGHT O'CLOCK
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1318522
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561. Spine and corners bumped. Light tea/coffee(?) stain to foredge of textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with light foxing to the flaps.

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PAST EIGHT O'CLOCK
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1406500
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561. Spine and corners bumped. Bottom of front board a little bumped. Contents are very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge rubbed. A few light marks to top of front panel.

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GO SADDLE THE SEA
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
Stock no. 1812681
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The trials facing Felix as he travels across Spain in search of the family of his dead father. Set in the early 19th century. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. 302 pages. ISBN: 022401546x. Boards clean, gilt title to spine bright. Bookplate to free front endpaper. Pages browned as is typical of this title, else clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine with the remains of a label to front panel.

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THE CUCKOO TREE
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
Stock no. 1402899
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dido Twite and Captain Hughes set out from Chichester Harbour with urgent dispatches for London. Their coach overturns in the middle of nowhere leading Dido to become involved in some 'havey cavey goings in' with smugglers, witches, kidnappers and treasonous pirates. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illus. 251 pages. ISBN: 0224005146. Spine and corners bumped. Ex -Library with stamps to front and rear endpapers. Textblock edge a little grubby but contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is darkened.

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GHOSTLY BEASTS
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Amanda Harvey.
Stock no. 1605767
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A collection of short stories and poems. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0224064630.

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SILVER JACKANORY
Written by Joan Aiken; Helen Cresswell; Dick King-Smith; Tony Robinson; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; et al..
Stock no. 1202908
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

To mark the 25th birthday of BBC TV's Jackanory a group of well-known writers were asked to write a story on the theme of silver... Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 2 stories illustrated by Blake. ISBN: 0563361719. Front joint is cracked. Light page edge browning else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby, a tiny closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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