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Bright red cloth, silver titles. Colour frontis. 314 pages, top edge red. 8.25 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Minimal fading at corners. Name and address in pencil to front pastedown. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing and browning to page margins. Dustwrapper is price-cut, edge-torn and chipped and a bit grubby.
Beige cloth, black titles and black/green vignettes to spine and front. 6 b/w plates. 287 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine bumped. Endpapers very lightly browned. Covers and contents beautifully bright and clean. Wrapper is edge chipped with loss, patch of loss to top of spine and corners of panels, small patch of loss to centre of rear panel. 2" closed tear to top of spine and 3" closed horizontal tear to centre of rear panel. Wrapper not as bad as it sounds!
Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Fox spots to prelims and outer page edges. A bright copy in dustwrapper which is edge rubbed with a couple of small closed tears and slight chipping to corners. Large closed tear to top edge of rear panel continuing to spine, leading to some loss (1" x 0.5") to surrounding area of spine. Small patch of loss to top corner of front panel. Slight marking to rear panel. A nice copy of the 2nd edition.
Light grey cloth, blue titles and vignette of girl to spine. Four b/w plates. 255 pages. Spine bumped. Slight darkening to cover edges. Erased pencil name to front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering to page margins. Dustwrapper is worn and creased with 2 x 1" loss to lower edge of front panel, some darkening at edges and grubby on rear panel and spine. Tape repairs on verso of dustwrapper edges.
Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 254 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers and outer page edges lightly foxed. Wrapper is just slightly edge chipped, but otherwise complete. Some small closed tears to outer edges, 1" closed tear to spine. Brown paper reinforcements to outer edges of verso. Overall, wrapper is grubby with small stain to front panel. Still a desirable copy of a very scarce wrapper.
A New Collection of School Stories, edited by Valerie Bierman. Grey boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0416157025. SIGNED by editor, with inscription on title page.
Joe Bead really cares about the kids in his classroom and tries to help them in and out of school. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0241120160. SIGNED by author with inscription on title page. 2nd impression.
The History of Several Young Ladies Related by Themselves. No authors named but believed to be Charles and Mary Lamb. B/w frontis, engraved title page. 11th edition, revised and improved. Pages: xi, 172, 8. Red leather spine, marbled boards. Contents very good indeed but front cover almost detached and spine worn.
Blue boards, green titles. B/w frontis. Covers a little grubby. Prize-plate to front pastedown. Contents clean.
Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vignettes. Colour frontis plate. 314 pages plus 5 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Prizeplate to front pasteedown. Frontis detached causing ragged edges. Textblock a bit grubby. Contents clean.
Red cloth with black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w text illustrations. 343 pages plus 1 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed else covers clean. Some light foxing and a few finger marks to page margins. One page has marginal tear (neatly repaired). A nice copy of an early reprint.
Toby's heart sinks when he hears that Danny Lamb is coming to Lindley High School... Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0862648661. SIGNED by the author with inscription on title page! Base of spine very slightly bumped.