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Large format. Purple boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour and b/w humourous drawings. ISBN: 0234772824. Covers are unevenly faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; a little loss; also foxed.
MOLESWORTH'S GUIDE TO THE ATOMMIC AGE
Written by Geoffrey Willans. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2135457
Published by The Vanguard Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
This time Molesworth's invaluable advice and widsom is universal.... Black boards, silver vignette to front cover and silver and orange title to spine. 104 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few nicks and small edge-tears; minimal loss.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings to text. 104 pages. 8 x 5.25.". Second impression. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with a small amount of loss; creased.
Selected and Introduced by Miles Kington. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Third printing. A super copy with slight scuffing to base of slipcase.
The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Lower edge of boards lightly rubbed, minor white mark to lower edge of front board. Text block lightly browned. Extensive black mark across page 184 and 185 but text still legible. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.
Fairy stories for adults written in a style that is charming, witty and the weeniest bit saucy! Originally published in the Strand magazine, the stories are reproduced here with new and delightful b/w illustrations. Grey cloth, blue titles. 167 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers creased. Large but neat inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. A few light foxspots and some light page margin creases else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss and a little grubby.
Maroon cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting and other marks to covers. Binding is starting to weaken. Some foxing and browning throughout. Ink stamp to title page.
New binding of Brown cloth spine, green boards; white paper title to spine. A Selection of the Most Humourous and Entertaining Reports Which Have Appeared in the Morning Herald. B/w illustrations. Some fading and wear to new spine. New endpapers. Rest of pages have uncut edges; foxing to varying degrees throughout.
The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, small white spot to lower edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge rubbed.
1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman; Ned Sherrin. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1321403
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition.
Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Introduced by Ned Sherrin. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Slipcase has a small brown mark to one side.
A masterpiece of satiric art by one of America's most biting humourists. Diabolic definitions and irreverent wit. Introduced by Miles Kington. Small format. Black cloth spine with gilt title. Peach/yellow marbled paper boards. Black endpapers. B/w illustrations. Second printing. A few very light marks to slipcase.
Picked and introduced by Joe Whitlock Blundell. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Fourth printing. A tiny knock to front board and rear spine edge else fine, contained in publisher's slipcase also in almost fine condition.