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A Collection of Seasonal Stories and Poems. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards, gilt. 16 colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - a few light scuffs.
Stories to read and games to play. Pictorial cardwraps. 64 pages. Colour & green two-tone illustrations. Covers are creased with wear to lower corners. Vertical crease to one page. Price-cut from title-page. Pale page browning else contents clean.
THE FOLIO TREASURY OF SHORTER CRIME FICTION (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Tim Heald; Sue Bradbury. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320004
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
A four volume set: Early Escapades; Superior Sleuths; Police Procedures; Murderous Minds. An anthology of stories selected by Tim Heald and Sue Bradbury. Brown cloth spines, gilt titles. Each volume has a different pictorial paper board. Colour frontispieces plus b/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to top and tail of spines and corners. Slipcase is a little dusty on top and slightly scuffed on base.
GREAT STORIES OF CRIME AND DETECTION (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Tim Heald. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320001
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
Selected by Tim Heald. Blue cloth spines with gilt titles. Pictorial paper boards. B/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to spines and corners, top corners lightly bumped. Spines are also lightly faded. Top edges of textblocks are slightly dusty. Slipcase is bumped at corners and worn with splits at top and tail of back edges.
Green and yellow boards. Preface by P.G. Wodehouse. 400 pages. Second printing. Minor foxing to spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a light mark running vertically on spine end.
Green pictorial boards with gilt titles. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. 624 pages. Selected by Biggs. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 15 short stories, the first being "The Conjuring Wizard". Some wear and a few nicks to cover edges/spine. White correction fluid over a name in ink to top of title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Some corner tip creasing.
Decorated card wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Creasing and marks to covers; repair to base of spine. Title page is MISSING. Foxing to outer page edges. A reading copy only!
Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 13 short stories, the first being "The Peppermint Party". Spine and corners a little worn. Covers a little grubby. School ink stamp to verso of front cover. Small nick to the top of the first few pages. Tick marks to contents list and occasional margin mark but contents generally clean.
Pictorial boards. Front cover shows girl walking a large dog in the snow. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First item is "Cheerful Conversation". 1 b/w Louis Wain illustration entitled "A bogus Father Christmas". Spine slightly bumped and grubby. Corners worn. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Endpapers have been professionally replaced. Contents are browned and foxed.
Decorated card wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Covers are edge worn and grubby, spine split. Some ink splodges to text pages and some pages charred. Grubby fingermarks to contents.
Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 13 short stories, the first being "The Peppermint Party". Covers slightly edge rubbed and grubby. Staples rusty. Small white sticker stuck to base of spine (and wraps around onto covers). 2" tear to inner margin of title-page.