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Beige cloth covers, darker brown titles and surround. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout.
Previously published as Mad About Madeline. Introduction by Quindlen. Colour pictorial boards. 316 numbered pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780451470515. 4th printing of this edition. Spine and corners bumped. Some finger creases to pages but contents clean.
Red cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. Spine bumped. Covers grubby, C written in black pen to base of spine. Front free-endpaper removed. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, pink stain to rear panel.
ALTHEA JOINS THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 1826862
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1969. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A chain of family events lead Althea Glenyon to choose to go to the Chalet School. She makes friends with Len and her family and with the girls of Upper IVB. Blue boards, with gilt title and border on spine. B/w frontis plate. 173 pages. 7.5 x 5". ISBN: 0550306579. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of small closed edge tears (no loss) and a stain to lower rear edge, minor nibble of loss to rear flap fold.
Green cloth boards, white title to spine. Third impression. Minor mottling to rear board. Text block lightly browned with a few minor foxspots. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is nice and bright, slightly grubby at edges and to rear panel. A nice copy.
Pale blue cloth, parachute vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Damp(?) spotting to covers. A few foxspots to textblock. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is torn in half down centre of spine and title at top of spine is also detached (but still present). There is some slight loss to top and tail of spine and to lower edge of rear panel. Spine and rear panel are a little grubby.
When Worrals and her friend Frecks go to Australia to start up their own airline they expect a quiet and steady life. Instead they are met with high adventure. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. Corners of covers are damp stained. Spine bumped. Name in ink and small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, grubby to rear panel.
The story of a ballet company's tour in Sicily. Blue boards, black title to spine. 3 colour plates and 8 b/w pencil drawings. Boards are nice and bright. Front joint is broken, front endpaper consequently detaching but present. Foxing throughout. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is also heavily foxed, browned and worn at top & tail of spine.
Cream cloth with black titles and vignette of Worrals to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 3rd impression. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Covers and contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a tiny piece missing to top edge of front panel. Rear panel and spine very slightly grubby.
A Story of the War in the Pacific. Pale blue cloth, black titles, colour frontis. Full page monotone pictures. Spine bumped and slightly browned., small split to top of spine. Covers spotted. J3 written in red crayon to front pastedown. Some light foxing and some light creases to preliminary pages. Later dustwrapper (c1947) is edge creased, foxed on verso to spine and folds - the wrapper is a few millimetres too large for the book.
Pale blue cloth, parachute vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby and spine very slightly faded. Some slight spotting to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and grubby to rear panel.
Blue cloth, black titles to spine. Colour frontis, 220 pages. 5th impression. Some faint staining to edge of front cover. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers partly browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and slightly grubby to rear panel. Front flap of wrapper is creased and has been price-cut by publisher with 7s 6d net printed above.