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THE TALE OF THE TALES
Written by Beatrix Potter; Rumer Godden. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2129871
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The behind-scenes story of Tales of Beatrix Potter, the ballet film. Large format. Brown Boards with gilt title to spine and vignette of frog to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations by Beatrix Potter and pictures from the film. ISBN: 0723214212. Couple of small knocks to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. 3" closed tear to rear panel of wrapper; a few chips and nicks at corners.
Pale yellow boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some scuffing; a few edge-tears and chips; some repaired to verso; a few small nicks/chips of loss.
A broken ankle gives Annette Dancy an unexpected holiday at home in the lovely old peel tower where he family lives. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and a couple of colour and b/w plates. Spine very slightly bumped. Light brown stain to lower corners of pages else a near fine copy. Wrapper, price-cut by publisher, has light brown stain at front corners, a closed tear repaired on verso and is rubbed at edges.
Blue boards, black title to spine. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Spine bumped and a little faded. Front joint beginning to crack. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Contents, otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is clipped just below the price. Edgeworn with creasing to the top of the front panel. Small tears to top and bottom of spine are repaired with clear tape on veros. Spine is browned. Light foxing to panels.
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1404224
Published by White Lion Publishers Limited. 1st thus 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Nona Browning is physically handicapped. Brought up in an orphanage where she is given dancing lessons to strengthen her body she finds she has an aptitude for ballet but doesn't think she will ever be strong enough to make a career as a dancer. ISBN: 0856861154. Spine and corners a little bumped. A few foxspots mainly to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edgeworn. Spine is faded.
Two things make Mandelina happy - the Russian dances her father taught her, and what she and her friend Alice call 'the ballet dream'... Blue boards, metallic blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. 133 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460058231. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine and corners bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Slight evidence of erased pencil writing to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and has a couple of tiny holes to rear spine edge.
Susan Scarlett is the pen name for Noel Streatfeild. Judith Nell is torn between the demanding discipline of ballet and the love of a good man. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. 249 pages. ISBN: 9780955941375. A lovely copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Mabel Esther Allan writing as Jean Estoril. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed vignette to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers and colour frontis by Eve Guthrie. 191 pages. Spine bumped and just a little faded at base. A few very small old tape marks to endpapers otherwise contents are fine. Pictorial wrapper (photographic design by Stead Studio) is faded to spine, slightly worn at top of spine with a light crease at spine edge of rear panel, original printed price has been covered with a 'new' price sticker.
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 2116046
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... SIGNED by author 'Best Wishes' to title page. Spine is lightly bumped. Small splash mark to top of front cover. White name and address label of previous owner to front pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with light edge-creasing. Nice copy of an early reprint with the added bonus of the authors signature!
Green boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 160 pages. Spine bumped. Prize plate to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned and some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and price-cut.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. A few marks/light scuffing to covers. Couple of corners are bumped. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
Estoril is a pen-name for Mabel Ester Allan. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. Text in Japanese. ISBN: 8397730020090. SIGNED by the author (with inscription to Susan), also includes an initialed (by M.E.A.) postcard reminding the reader that being Japanese the book starts at the back! Spine slightly bumped. Pale page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.