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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2125423
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Some browning to spine. Contents are excellent. Contained in original slip case that has some light wear.
THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold; David Eccles.
Stock no. 2125422
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles. The illustrations are based on original b/w drawings by Detmold, recreated in colour by Eccles. Small stain to base of spine. Contents are fine. Contained in very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs.
THE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT (COMPLETE SET OF THE TALES WITH BOOKSHELF)
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2125362
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Complete set of the Tales Of Peter Rabbit. 23 books in total housed in original Peter Rabbit wooden bookshelf which has been painted pink. These books are mostly 1973 printings, all except books 12 and 23. Name in pencil to inside some titles. Wrappers are in various states of browning, with edge-creasing; a few chips and nicks; mostly to corners and top and tail of spine. Original shelf has some wear and bumps and chips to edges, but still very good.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2125359
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Almost very good condition.
Green leather with gilt title and vignette to spine, gilt vingettes to covers. This is the publisher's Deluxe binding edition. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned with wear and scuffs. Bumping to corners. Name indentation and marks to top of front cover. Other marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to page margins, else contents are still very good.
BILL BADGER AND THE BIG STORE ROBBERY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2125357
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
It was a dark and fearsome night on the canal when disaster struck the Wandering Wind... A Hamish Hamilton "Reindeer" book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0241913470. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Ex-lib. with most usual markings, especially to prelims. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with tape marks to flaps; creased with some chips and tears; minimal loss.
THE RABBIT'S PARTY AND OTHER STORIES - MY FOURTH NATURE BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1610622
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1953. Almost very good condition.
Red boards. Two tone illustrations throughout. 191 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and worn with some surface loss. Foxing to endpapers. Child's name to verso of Foreword.
THE HEDGEHOG FEAST
Written by Rowena Stott. Illustrated by Edith Holden.
Stock no. 1816133
Published by Michael Joseph; Webb & Bower. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Based on Edith Holden's exquisite water-colour illustrations, Rowena Stott has added the words to the paintings to make up a delightful story about the hedgehog family. Brown glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0718116933. Some light fingering creasing to contents (not grubby). Light creasing to pictorial dustwrapper.
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Garth Williams.
Stock no. 1816119
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Had anyone suggested that when Miss Bianca resigned from being Chairwoman of the Mouse Prisoners' Aid Society the whole organisation might turn against her, they would have been shouted down in horror by the entire mouse population. Yet that is exactly what ha pagesened... The third book about Miss Bianca is a memorable story with enchanting illustrations. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. 142 pages. ISBN: 0001848011. (Mouse?) nibble approx 2"to front vertical edge exposing boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is suffering from the same nibble at the same front vertical edge for 4" from the lower edge but front flap is still attached, rear panel a little grubby.
WHITE-EAR AND PETER
Written by Neils Heiberg. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2125302
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.
The Story of a Fox and a Fox-Terrier. Sixteen colour plates by Cecil Aldin. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. All edges red. Splash mark to front cover. Wear and bumping to spine and cover edges. Darkening and small mark to spine. Foxing to endpapers and some page margins. All plates present.
THE ADVENTURE OF THE FOUR WONDER CHICKENS AND THE WICKED WOOD-CUTTER
Written by B. Kok. Illustrated by B. Kok; R.V. Looy.
Stock no. 2125259
Published by Arthur Barron Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Miss Rooster and her Four Wonder Chickens No. 4. Oblong format. Cream cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour illustrations. Unpaginated. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping and wear along edges and to corners. Some page edge browning and foxing, a few light margin marks, but contents are very good.
THE PODGY-PUPPY BOOK
Written by Clara G. Dennis. Illustrated by Alan Wright; Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2125206
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.
The Nursery Zoo. The Podgy-Puppy who gets out of his cage during a holiday and plays the following pranks. Red cloth, with large pictorial onlay to front cover, which shows Podgy Puppy with a chewed slipper! B/w text illustrations and colour plates. Printed on one side of the page only - one page of text facing one colour plate. Spine is bumped and faded. A few marks and spotting to covers. A little chipping to couple of corners of onlay. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed!
TOAD OF TOAD HALL
Written by A.A. Milne.
Stock no. 2125182
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.
A play from Kenneth Grahame's book "The Wind in the Willows". Light blue cloth covers, gilt title to spine and small vignette to front. Spine and cover edges are browned, with some wear. Marks/spotting to covers, with glue to a patch on rear cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.