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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED
Written by Mrs. Meade; Edward Garrett; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by J.W. Grey; John Lawson; Ellen Welby; et al..
Stock no. 1314874
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Fair condition.
"New and Interesting Stories". 10 x 7.5". Cloth spine, pictorial boards. First story is "Charlie and the Thrins. 78 numbered pages. 9 chromolithograph plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers foxed and browned. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Front joint is broken with stitching still holding but contents obviously a bit loose. Plates detached.
THE WICKED GIANT AND OTHER TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2117687
Almost very good condition.
Hard card covers. Full colour pictorial front cover, showing giant sitting on a rock giving directions. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Wicked Giant and the Mountain'. Some creasing to covers; Colour front cover is starting to come away from rest of boards at corners. Scuffing. Page browning with a few grubby marks.
SHORT TALES FROM STORYLAND
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by Mrs Seymour Lucas; Eveline Lance.
Stock no. 2117285
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1902. Very good condition.
A volume of thirty stories by Everett-Green. Blue cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl trying on a bonnet. 6 chromolithograph plates, b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Some foxing.
Blue cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Stories and verse. Spine is bumped and worn. Some uneven fading and scuffing to covers. Corners are bumped, with some heavy wear. Damp marks along top edge of rear cover. Some foxing and a few grubby marks throughout.
Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title and illustration. Pictorial front cover. 8 colour plates plus numerous b/w text illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Corners and cover edges slightly worn. Some light scuffing and a couple of small marks to rear cover. Foxing to contents. Some hinges cracked.
Large format. Red cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front board showing 3 girls at gate to large house. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Bump to top of rear cover. Small patch of surface paper damage to front board which is also a little scuffed. A few light marks to covers. Small ink(?) stamp of a rabbit (blue and pink) to front endpaper. Name and date in ink to verso of frontis has been partially erased. Heavy foxing else contents clean.
Blue cloth spine, Grey boards, with black titles and pictorial onlay to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Rear board marked. Pictorial onlay to front is damp-marked, has surface damage and has been clumsily repaired with sticky tape. Front and rear joints badly cracked showing webbing beneath. A few hinges are cracked. Belongs to box completed. Some foxing throughout. Blue mark across one page and a few edge-tears to pages. A few marks otherwise contents generally clean.
Favourite Nursery Rhymes and Stories. A lovely teaching aid for small children with a progressive style of teaching, and many delightful colour illustrations by Tarrant. Blue boards, black titles, 92 pages. Easy-to-read text. Bumping and wear to cover edges. Some browning/foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned, with large tears and a few large pieces of loss; to top and tail of spine; corner on rear cover; creased with some scuffing.
Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board showing children running. 6 colour plates. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Corners worn and cover edges rubbed. Some light scratch marks to front cover and slight touching up of title (from small piece of surface paper damage) on front cover. Colours on front cover may be slightly faded but I am not sure. A few light marks to rear cover. Title-page is missing. Some hinges cracked. Foxing to contents and some light page edge browning else contents clean.
A Collection of Stories - first four by Henty. 8 b/w plates. Russet pictorial cloth with gilt title boxes. 398 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little bumped and worn. Gilt on front a little worn. Covers grubby. Some hinges cracked but binding still tight. Inscription to half title page. Foxing mainly to prelims and page edges. Some light fingering to page margins. Small ink mark affecting edge of a few pages.
Large, heavy format. Pictorial boards. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w text illustrations. First story "Blue Goblin". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and lightly stained. Remains of a small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing and some light fingering. Faint colouring to a couple of illustrations else contents clean.
A Collection of Stories - first four by Henty. 8 b/w plates. Blue pictorial cloth with gilt title boxes. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and scuffing to covers. Tape/glue residue with some paper residue to edges of pastedowns. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some grubby margin marks. One plate is partially detached.