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The Gem Library No. 6, comprising Gem Nos 812-818. Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0703000489. Large foxspots to contents else clean. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.
Two boys in a helicopter fly their way through a thrilling and novel adventure. Green cloth, black titles with vignette to front cover. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 6 b/w illustrations and two colour plates. 220 pages, top edge dyed brown. Minimal bumping to spine. Foxing else clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss, grubby to rear panel and has some pencil prices written to front flap (printed price covered with green crayon).
Green boards, gilt vignette of William to spine and gilt lettering to spine/front cover. 248 pages. B/w illustrations to text throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink and a small pencil erasure patch to front free-endpaper. Slight foxing and fingering to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn at edges, creased and grubby but mainly complete.
Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 72. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 7 reproductions in faithful facsimile form of the most popular school stories of all time, by the world's greatest school story writer. Includes issues 1110, 1126, 1127, 1128, 1133, 1134, 1136: The Shylock of Greyfriars; The Boy Without a Friend; Monty Newland's Enemy; The New Boy's Feud; Blackmail; Fool's Luck; Six in the Soup. ISBN: 0703001787. Minimal bumping to spine and very pale page browning. Dustwrapper is sunned at spine and edges.
A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Light bumping to top of spine (minor). A few minor foxspots mainly to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with a few small chips and tears.
Red boards, black title to spine. Front endpapers are maps of the island of Tola. No other illustrations despite accreditation to Leslie Stead. 184 pages. Foxing to text block and some page margins else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed & worn, rear panel is foxed.
Cream boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. Base of spine lightly bumped. Text block and endpapers browned. Some foxing to page margins. All plates present. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners, browned to spine and rear panel, minor chips to edges.
BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1826506
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
In Central Africa Biggles & Co. free a primitive race from sinister influences and expose a plot. Green boards, black title to spine. 6 colour illustrations. Light discolouration to top of spine. A few minor margin marks. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with slight loss to corners, 0.5" loss to top of spine and a little loss to base of spine, Spine is faded and has a few light splash marks, horizontal crease across the middle, rear panel is browned and has a few marks.
THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1826482
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1948. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Biggles Story. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. 6 b/w illustrations. Boards are unevenly faded, browned to base of spine, splits to sides of spine, worn to corners. Spine slightly cocked. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front joint cracked but binding still strong. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped and wornand a little grubby. Musty odour present.
Blue boards, yellow titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Boards clean and bright. Top edge of text block a little dusty with pale foxing. Front joint is split but binding still tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed and grubby.
The first Lion annual. Colour frontis, b/w comic strips and illustrations. Colour pictorial boards, grey cloth spine. 144 pages. 10.5 x 8". Covers are edge worn. Spine bumped. Rear cover is worn from damp(?). Price is cut from front free-endpaper. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked and weak causing binding to be a little loose. Some slight foxing and other marks to pages else contents generally clean.
Pictorial boards and cloth spine. Covers are edge worn. Spine is bumped, faded and foxed. A couple of small margin marks else contents clean.