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A picture book. Large format 11.5 x 9.5", cloth spine and pictorial boards show boy watching weasels. 24 colour plates. 50 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Front endpapers have been neatly replaced. Foxing to rear endpapers. Some light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean. Light musty smell to contents.
Blue decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. 287 pages, 32 page catalogue to rear. B/w text illustrations throughout. Catalogue to rear is dated September 1896. Spine and corners bumped, cloth slightly marked. Small booksellers sticker and a small white numbered sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light foxing and page corner tips creased.
Ladybird series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine is bumped. Heavy pencil number to front free-endpaper (blue open winged design). Child's name in pencil to top margin of title-page. Some light foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears at corners, is scored and slightly grubby. This is the last title listed on rear flap.
Wood Folk Series Book Four. Yellow cloth with black titles and vignettes. B/w plates. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown.
A SECOND BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1320633
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Ladybird Series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine slightly bumped, a few small stains to lower edges of covers. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and stained at lower edges. Last title listed on rear flap is The Ladybird book of British Wild Animals.
THE LADYBIRD BOOK OF BRITISH WILD ANIMALS
Written by George Cansdale. Illustrated by Roland Green.
Stock no. 1320631
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Ladybird series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light browning to covers. Foxspots to contents. Very small patch of surface paper damage to lower margin of title-page. Spine and corners bumped, light browning to spine and cover edges. Some light foxing. Crayon marks to pages 50/51. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn, rear panel is slightly grubby, pencil name to front flap (price not-cut), last title listed on rear cover is What to look for in Winter.
Six revolving pictures, each showing a different type of habitat. Pull the tabs to transform the scenes from day to night, summer to winter or high tide to low tide. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001837672. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some fading and browning to spine and cover edges. A few small foxspots to contents.
A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319310
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1856. Good condition.
Embossed blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages, all edges gilt. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and stain to top edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Tiny binders sticker to rear pastedown. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally contents clean.
Black and white scraperboard illustrations. Green cloth. Small birds and animals that can be seen in gardens. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to base of spine; other smaller closed tears; some chips of loss; some tears have remains of tape repairs to verso. Wrapper is also foxed and browned.
Manilla paper/card covers, light blue colour with b/w illustration of squirrels to front. Original address of 'Old Thatch' to the letter to boys and girls at front. B/w photos and illustrations. Spine browned. Writing to front free-endpaper in both blue crayon and pencil. Endpapers browned.
Manilla cardwraps (Brown colour with b/w illustration and title to front). B/w photos. (Manilla covers were simultaneously published with the original limp cloth wraps edition). Corners slightly creased. Spine and cover edges browned. Endpapers browned and a few foxspots else contents clean.
Beige card wraps with b/w illustration to front. (Manilla edition). 96 pages. B/w photos. Some neat blue crayon writing to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.