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PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie; May Byron. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2127844
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1926. Almost very good condition.
Red boards, black titles and illustrations. Retold by May Byron for Boys and Girls, with the Approval of the Author. 10 beautiful colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 128 pages. Spine is browned, with a few nicks and chips. Front cover is a bit bowed. Corners are bumped. Uneven spotting/damp marking to rear cover. Bookplates to front pastedown and front endpaper. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks. All plates present.
SCHOOLGIRLS AND SCOUTS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 2127843
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.
Dark red cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover and spine. Colour plates. 320 pages. Onlay to spine is faded with surface paper chipping and lifting. Small splits and chips to rest of spine. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown; small mark to front endpaper. Some foxing. 2 plates are present (Frontis and page 240). Possibly 2 plates missing (no list with this book).
Written by G.D. Adams. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2127842
Published by The Batchworth Press. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-tears and chips; some loss to top and tail of spine and corners; cup ring marks to rear panel.
ADVENTURE FOR TWO
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2127841
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1945. Good condition.
Red cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 271 pages. Spine is faded, with chips to corners. Damp stains to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A little red colour smudge from damp marking to edges of frontis and a few other pages; also to outer page edges.
JUST WILLIAM'S LUCK
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2127840
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. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
A DOG DAY
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127839
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1926. Almost very good condition.
Or The Angel In The House. New and Cheap Edition. Brown cloth spine with cream paper boards with red title and vignette of dog. Full page illustrations by Aldin. A delightful canine diary! Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some wrinkling to covers. Inscription in ink to fron tendpaper. Some foxing throughout.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127838
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Nearly fine condition.
Enjoy Rupert's rarest and most sought-after adventures with this beautiful facsimile of the 1941 annual, widely considered to be the best ever. Everything from the colour of the ink to the specially selected paper is true to the original, the only difference being the addition of a slipcase to keep this collector's item in perfect condition. ISBN: 1874507112. Small bump to base of spine. COuple of foxspots to rear pastedown/last page of book. Rest of contents are fine! Contained in slip case in very good order; original sticker seal is broken; some light edge-creasing and wear.
THE STORY OF TREASURE ISLAND: TOLD IN PICTURES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Dudley D. Watkins.
Stock no. 2127835
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.; John Leng & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Famous Books series. Cream pictorial boards. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations - two per page with text below. 122 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Browning to pages; some grubby margin marks.
THE GOLDEN GOOSE
No author listed. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 2127830
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1942. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Cream/buff boards with 'Leslie Brooke's Children's Books' to cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Some surface paper damage/lifting to front cover. Uneven browning and foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to title page. Some foxing.
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 2127788
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with a few large tears and chips; only a little loss to a couple of corners and top of spine.
EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2127787
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.
Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author hand-coloured for this edition. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Slip case is also in excellent condition, with some light wear to corners.
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127786
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates and 18 monotone. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. All colour plates are present. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; one piece of loss to top of front panel; a few other smaller chips of loss.