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BUNTER THE BAD LAD
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1317684
Published by Cassell. 1st 1960. Very good condition.

Blue boards, yellow titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners lightly bumped. Spine faded. Small piece of marginal loss to corner of page 147/8. Foxing throughout.

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LESLIE DEXTER CADET
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Norman Hepple.
Stock no. 2129099
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventure story for boys. Dark blue cloth pictorial cloth. Front covers shows ship at docks, spine shows sailor looking out. Yellow/cream titles. 6 b/w plates. Top edge blue. 255 pages. Light bumping along cover edges. A few marks and light foxspots to outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to base of spine; a few marks; some chips and nicks, but minimal loss.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129044
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.

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WILLIAM THE GANGSTER
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2128983
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black title on spine. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine is spotted and faded. Some wear to corners and edges. Browning with some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Ink doodle to last page underneath text.

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JUST WILLIAM'S LUCK
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2128981
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles on spine and front cover. This is the only full-length William book (the others being made up of short stories) and was based on Val Guest's screenplay for the 1947 film of the same name. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. A few scuff marks to covers. Some marks and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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JENNINGS, OF COURSE!
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 2128243
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Top edge red. 4 b/w illustrations. 192 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few edge-tears and chips; some repairs with sticky tape to verso.

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WILLIAM THE GOOD
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317576
Published by George Newnes Limited. 23rd 1965. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black title label to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Covers and contents bright and clean. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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WILLIAM THE BAD
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317574
Published by George Newnes Limited. 20th 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette to front cover. 188 pages. Abridged edition. Spine slightly bumped. Light sellotape marks to corners of free-endpapers. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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WILLIAM'S CROWDED HOURS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317573
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 19th 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Abridged edition. Red boards, black title label to spine and small vignette of William to front cover. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Pale page browning to endpapers. Rear panel of wrapper is ever so slightly grubby.

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WILLIAM THE FOURTH
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317572
Published by George Newnes Limited. 33rd 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Abridged edition. Red boards, black title labels to spine and vignette of William to front. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly rubbed at edges.

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TRUST JENNINGS!
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 1317568
Published by Collins. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Everyone agreed that Jennings' plan to raise money for a worthy cause was highly commendable. They agreed too that Jennings' plans always worked well on paper but in practice they often ran into such disaster that he was obliged to think of new ones to stave off disaster! Pale grey boards with red title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations. 192 pages, top edge red. Spine bumped. Front joint just starting to crack. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners and has a few light marks to rear panel.

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EAGLE ANNUAL 1962
Written by Clifford Makins.
Stock no. 2127275
Published by Longacre Press. 1962. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green spine. Red pictorial boards showing helicopter rescue. Thelwell endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. 173 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some pages are loose. Foxing and a few grubby marks. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; large tear to spine; some tape residue.

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