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Red cloth, black titles to spine. 256 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine is bumped and faded. Uneven fading/mottling to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Some marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.
Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 92. Magnet issue nos. 534, 536, 537, 539, 540, 541, 542, 543, 546, 547 + 548. Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0703002678. Bumping to spine. Browning to a couple of cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.
THE IRON HAND AT GREYFRIARS
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2129674
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 89. Includes Magnet Issue nos. 842, 845, 847, 849-852. Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Includes: True to his Word (S.E. Austin), Inky's Peril (F.G. Cook), The Secret of the Shark's Tooth (S.E. Austin), Capped for Greyfriars (J.N. Pentelow), The Outcast of the Remove (F.G. Cook), The Iron Hand at Greyfriars (G.R. Samways), peter the Plotter (G.R. Samways). ISBN: 070300249X. A few small knocks to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
Green boards, yellow titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 215 pages. Bumping to spine. A few brown and damp marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Damp marking to edge of rear pastedown and endpaper.
Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. A couple of small fade marks to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears; 1-2" semi-circle of loss to bottom of rear panel; some grubby and browned marks.
Brown boards, black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 234 pages plus adverts to rear. Damp staining to early pages (including frontis). Corner tip of title page has been torn off. Foxing. Wrapper is dulled and grubby to spine, with edge-creasing and chipping; minimal loss; tape repairs to verso.
Green boards, gilt titles and vignette of William to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Bumping to spine. A few marks to covers. Browning and spotting to outer page edges and marks to a few page margins internally. Wrapper is faded to spine; what appears to be some damp markings; chipping and loss to corners; surface paper damage to front and rear panel.
Blue boards, dark blue titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, spine browned. Some slight surface paper loss to pastedowns (from removal of small pieces of tape). Some titles unerlined on reverse of half-title page. Foxing throughout.
Blue boards, yellow titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners lightly bumped. Spine faded. Small piece of marginal loss to corner of page 147/8. Foxing throughout.
Green cloth, gilt titles on spine and front cover. This is the only full-length William book (the others being made up of short stories) and was based on Val Guest's screenplay for the 1947 film of the same name. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. A few scuff marks to covers. Some marks and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette to front cover. 188 pages. Abridged edition. Spine slightly bumped. Light sellotape marks to corners of free-endpapers. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.