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A chunky book, red cloth spine, yellow pictorial front board. 2 colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 223 pages. First story is "The Coming of the Circus". Covers are worn and grubby. There is heavy foxing throughout and a pencil address to verso of free-endpaper.
Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Second printing. A fine copy in publisher's silver slipcase in almost fine condition.
Orange cloth, black titles. B/w illustrations. Another splendid book about Mr. Galliano's wonderful circus. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name and address in biro to front free-endpaper. A couple of small marks to pastedowns where looks like small labels were stuck down. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss and slightly grubby/marked to rear panel.
Dark cream boards, brown title to spine. B/w illustrations. Marks and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off. Foxing to wrapper.
THE CHILDREN'S CIRCUS BOOK
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer; Robert Harding; et al. Illustrated by Eileen Mayo; Wyndham Payne.
Stock no. 1317854
Published by Associated Newspapers Ltd.. 1935. Very good condition.
Large format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards showing circus Big Top. Bright colour pictures and numerous b/w illustrations. Includes story by Elinor Brent-Dyer "Carlotta To The Rescue". Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly edge worn. Name and date in ink to half-title page. Foxing and page browning else contents clean.
HORATIO & SOME OTHERS BOOK NUMBER THREE THE CIRCUS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131008
Published by F. Levy & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
A Series of Four Books. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and two-tone illustrations throughout. Splitting to spine; appears to have been partially repaired. Creasing and some marks.
Peach boards, red titles. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. Spine is darkened to top of spine. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; loss to top of spine and a couple of corners; also foxed.
THE MYSTERY OF THE WOODEN LEGS
Written by Griselda Gifford. Illustrated by Barry Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2130664
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
All Sue could see from the basement flat were the legs and feet of the people walking past. One morning Sue saw something very odd. Two sticks were walking along the pavement followed by four furry paws, the wheels of a tricycle, two small feet in dirty sandals and a rope which twitched. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine and acorn vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 96 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Light wear to wrapper edges.
Green cloth. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.
Green cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Part of dustwrapper panel has been added to front cover as an onlay. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Second printing. Contained in publisher's almost fine grey slipcase.
Orange cloth, black titles. B/w illustrations. Another splendid book about Mr. Galliano's wonderful circus. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with a few small tears and chips; minimal loss; spine is grubby.