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New Edition. Burgundy leather spine and corners. Marble effect boards. 173 pages. B/w frontis. Leather spine and corners and endpapers have been professionally replaced. Browning, foxing and grubby fingering to contents. Names and other writing in ink to verso of frontis.
"Nouvelle Edition. Ornee de vignettes. La moral de chaque Fable est separee du texte". Black cloth spine. Cream boards. 308 numbered pages. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Covers are worn and browned. Spine bumped and worn, title label is browned. Name in ink and some pencil writing to front free-endpaper. Contents browned and foxed.
Black leather spine and corners with gilt title on spine. Marbled boards. 108 pages, all edges gilt. B/w frontis and text illustrations. Marble effect endpapers to match boards. Spine and corners are slightly worn and rubbed. Some scuffing to boards. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Joints cracked. Contents clean.
New Series. Small format. Brown embossed clotgh with gilt title to spine. Colour Kronheim frontis and b/w engravings. 380 pages. Cream endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine faded. Front joint is cracked. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Some light foxing and fingering.
Second Edition. A moral tale. Rebound in peach cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. 288 pages. A few light spots to cloth. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to contents and some grubby fingering. Name and date in pencil to top margin of title-page. First gathering of pages is detached at the top stitch.
Small format. Buff cardwraps. 72 pages. Some b/w text illustrations. Covers grubby and worn with some loss to spine. Contents are lightly browned but generally clean.
First step to french conversation for the use of young beginners. Small format. Brown embossed cloth with gilt title to spine. A few b/w plates. Short simple sentences in english and french. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers damp stained. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Name and inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Front free-endpaper is missing. A few page corner tips are lightly creased. A few pencil tick marks to contents and some pencil writing to rear free-endpaper.
A collection of stories for children showing them how to prevent quarrelling. Small format. Green cardwraps. 139 numbered pages plus 1 page publication list. My Early Readings series. Covers grubby, edge rubbed and lightly creased. Small booksellers embossed address stamp to top corner of front free-endpaper and title-page.
A Tale for Choristers (founded on fact). Small format. Brown decorated cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 3 b/w plates. 174 pages plus 2 page publication list. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with small damp patch to top edge of front cover. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to contents but generally clean.
THAT BOARDING-SCHOOL GIRL
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by R.H. Brock.
Stock no. 1318815
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Pretty pictorial boards with wraparound picture by Sybil Tawse. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 160 pages. 8.25 x 6.25". Spine and corners bumped. Spine has been stuck down with glue. Top of spine partly browned. There is a slight binding error of one page gathering being a couple of millimetres higher than the other pages, also glue has leaked at the first page of that gathering causing a tear in the two pages affected (54 & 55). Dustwrapper is grubby and edge worn and chipped, extensive tape repairs on verso of browned spine, loss at top and bottom. A few other tape repairs on verso.
THE TOBY TWIRL ADVENTURE BOOKS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Sheila Hodgetts; Martin Hockley. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 1318813
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.
Hockley, an avid collector himself, has produced this tribute and identification guide to the Toby Twirl books. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0954472004.
A christmas story and activity sticker book. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780954472016. Unused.