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Olive colour pictorial boards with gilt titles. Front title reads: The Illustrated Robinson Crusoe. Illustrations are engraved by C.W. Sheeres. With a Memoir of the Author. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping/fraying to cloth at base of spine and a couple of corners. Some foxing and browning.
An evil organisation is at work to dominate the world! Dark green boards. B/w frontis. 206 pages. Spine is a bit browned. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Marks and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some chips and tears; a little loss.
MIRANGO THE MAN-EATER: A TALE OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by C. Dudley Lampen. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 2137439
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.
The Narrative of George Pryce, Traveller and Exile, First Writ Down Anno Domini 1706, and Now Retold. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine and red title to front cover. B/w frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; wrinkling to cloth on front cover. Chipping to top and tail of spine. Award plate to front pastedown; browning to endpapers. Frontis has damp marking to margins. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges.
The Atlantic alone in a home-made boat. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 208 pages. ISBN: 071830392X. Spine bumped. Light browning to endpapers and some foxing to textblock. White dustwrapper is grubby, browned to spine and edge rubbed.
A stirring tale of a boy and girl in the Kingdom of Flavonia. Green cloth, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped with some fading to lower cover edges. Dustwrapper is browned and edge chipped with slight loss, light pink stain to rear panel.
The Jillies expected a lovely peaceful holiday in the Austrian mountains, but it was anything but a peaceful holiday. Green cloth, silver titles. Green endpapers are maps. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Very light mottling to boards. Light page browning else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped and torn.
Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. Heavy staining to top corner of cover, which goes through to prelims. Smaller stain to bottom. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing. Margin marks - couple of pages are starting to come loose, where hinges are cracked. This is a reading copy ONLY!!
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
Written by Johann Rudolph Wyss. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2135778
Published by The Heirloom Library. 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Light orange decorated cloth. Illustrated white endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. Part of the Heirloom Library. 255 pages. Foxing to pages - heaviest to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is stained with some nicks and chips; also foxed.
Pale blue cloth with dark blue titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some foxing to lower edges of covers and also to text block. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and slightly edge worn. 'New' publisher's price sticker to front flap of 7/6.
Bunkle breaks away from the family and finds a new friend to share his adventures... Light blue cloth, black title strip with blue lettering. B/w head and tail pieces. 212 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers browned. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is just a little edge chipped with tape repairs on verso.
Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Spine is browned with foxing. A few light marks to covers. Small split to top of spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Youth Classics Series. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing, chips and tears; some grubby marks.