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Small format. Blue leather binding, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Red page marker. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 177 pages. A Temple Classics for Young People. Spine is browned, with wear and chipping to leather - a little loss. Some browning/darkening to cover edges. Name in ink to belongs to box. Page edge browning - some foxing to endpapers. Contents are still generally very good.
The first Rackham edition. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Illustrated green endpapers. 12 full page colour illustrations with tissue guards. Gilt top, other edges untrimmed. 90 drawings in b/w. 638 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spne and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers. Name and date in ink and page browning to half title-page. Foxing to contents (mainly at page margins). Page 376 is slightly grubby for some reason, otherwise contents are clean.
Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Brown boards, black title labels with gilt titles and border. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460050958. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. A large, heavy pencil tick mark has been partially erased. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and scuffed, lightly faded to spine and a bit grubby on rear panel.
SHAMROCK AND SPEAR TALES AND LEGENDS FROM IRELAND
Written by F.M. Pilkington. Illustrated by Roy Spencer.
Stock no. 2132483
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth covered boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few knocks to cover edges. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.
THESEUS - GOLDEN TALES OF GREECE
Written by Compton Mackenzie. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1318527
Published by Aldus Books. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Cream boards, gilt title to spine. Dramatic colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 049000251X. Some slight browning to cover edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is creased and slightly edge rubbed.
Attractive green cloth with gilt titles and borders, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour and b/w plates, b/w text illustrations. 316 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffs to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges, endpapers and to pages throughout.
SISTER ALYONUSHKA AND BROTHER IVANUSHKA and THE WHITE DUCK
Written by Irina Zheleznova.
Stock no. 1318301
Published by Central Books Limited. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format 11.75 x 9.25". Cream pictorial cardwraps. Colour pictures. Retold in English by Zheleznova. 12 pages. ISBN: 014075447.
Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Orange cloth, black titles. 30 colour plates (including the endpapers). 240 pages. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Slight discolouration to top and tail of spine. Heavy foxing to contents else clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
Large format. Card wraps. The Cinematic History of the Legendary Outlaw of Sherwood. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951558803. Very slight creasing to cover corners. Contents are excellent.
ROBIN OF SHERWOOD
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1317822
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A magical, spine-tingling retelling of the heroic tale of Robin Hood. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. 123 pages. 11.25 x 8.5". Large format. ISBN: 185793718X. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.
Small format (3.5 x 3"). Pictorial cardwraps. 30 pages. B/w illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges.
THE SILVER TREASURE
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Bee Willey.
Stock no. 2129870
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Myths and Legends of the World series. 23 short stories with colour illustrations. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1858811392. Wrapper has some light wear to top of spine.