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THE BEANO BOOK 1954
No author listed.
Stock no. 2126054
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1954. Almost very good condition.
Front cover shows Biffo hanging from a tree with Dennis holding a live lobster. Two-tone and b/w illustrations throughout. 127 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping to spine and cover edges. Inscription in pencil to belongs to box. Some bookworm marks to page margins throughout. Page margin tears and page browning. A little foxing.
NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126053
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1977. Nearly fine condition.
Limited edition of 300 copies (not 490 copies, as incorrectly printed to book information page) SIGNED by Christopher Milne. Bound in crimson leather with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the book's first publication. ISBN: 0416589200. SIGNED by Christopher Milne to prelims. This is Copy No. 2. A few slight marks/imperfections to the leather to front cover. Includes SIGNED slip from the Chairman & managing director of Methuen Children's Books and the Chairman of The Chaucer Press stating that there are in fact 300 copies of this specific edition, not 490. Contained in slip case that has uneven fading and some grubby marks.
WINGS OF ROMANCE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2126052
Published by Latimer House. 1st thus 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, black title to spine. A Steeley Adventure. 152 pages. Revised and reset edition. Spine is unevenly faded/mottled. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a little loss; some grubby marks.
THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2126051
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1919. Good condition.
Brown boards, white lettering. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 84 pages. Early Reprint. Spine has been re glued (appears to have at one time been detached). Some chipping. Bumping and wear to corners. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some grubby margin marks and the odd foxspot. Front joint is a bit cracked.
JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH
Written by Jules Verne. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1816326
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.
Translated by Butcher, Introduced by Crichton. Pictorial boards. Full page colour plates to contents. 230 pages. Contained in a near fine blue slipcase.
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 1816324
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.
Collected and retold by Roger Lancelyn Green. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Crease to lower margin of frontis (not affecting illustration). Contained in a green slipcase which is faded at open edges.
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1816295
Published by Collins. Slightly better than very good condition.
Very small format. Set of 4 volumes - "Chicken Soup With Rice", "Pierre", "One Was Johnny" and "Alligators All Around". Cream/peach boards, black titles and vignettes. Colour illustrations. Approx 30 pages to each volume. Contained in a pictorial slip-case. Dustwrappers faded and a little rubbed to spines else books are in fine condition. Contained in a pictorial slipcase which is heavily faded with a small tear to surface paper at lower corner.
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THE STOLEN WHITE ELEPHANT
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Stock no. 2126036
Published by P.I.C.. 1st AUSTRALIA 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. Australian edition. ISBN: 0958784523. Bumping to spine and corners. Uneven mottling to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tear to top of spine; a few grubby marks.
THE TOMTEN AND THE FOX
Written by Astrid Lindgren; Karl-Erik Forsslund. Illustrated by Harald Wiberg.
Stock no. 2126034
Published by Floris Books. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.
Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. In the moonlight, the fox sneaks towards the farm, hoping to steal a chicken or two. But he's forgotten about the old Tomten who guards the farm... ISBN: 086315154X. Small nick to top of spine.
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ARTHUR RANSOME MASTER STORYTELLER
Written by Roger Wardale.
Stock no. 2126033
Published by Great Northern Books. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Writing the Swallows and Amazons Books. Forewords by A.N. Wilson and Adam Hart-Davis. Large format. Blue boards. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9781905080816. Light wear to top and tail of spine and a couple of corners. Browning to outer page edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few grubby marks; small sticker to base of spine. Remains of sticky label to rear panel of wrapper.
JENNIFER AND THE FLOWER FAIRIES
Written by Annette Mills. Illustrated by Molly Blake.
Stock no. 2126032
Published by News of the World. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Betterbook. Blue and pink pictorial boards. Beautiful illustrated flower endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. 52 pages. Bumping to spine. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; minimal loss.
KINGS AND QUEENS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft.
Stock no. 2126031
Published by The British Library. 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.
Colour pictorial boards. 41 coloured plates. A facsimile edition, featuring the original illustrations from the artist. It is the first time it has been published since 1953, allowing a new generation of children to enjoy it. ISBN: 9780712358507. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. A few grubby marks.