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THE CHILDREN'S TREASURE BOOK
Written by Dean Swift; Lewis Carroll; Daniel Defoe; Louisa M. Alcott. Illustrated by Charles Pears; et al..
Stock no. 2134823
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. 1934. Very good condition.

'Five famous books in one volume'. Includes; Gulliver's Travels in Lilliput, Alice in Wonderland, The Arabian Nights, Robinson Crusoe, and Little Women. Blue cloth with gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. 16 illustrations in colour. Many b/w text illustrations. 448 pages. Foxing. A few marks to covers.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 25TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Constance Heward; Jessie Pope; Eleanor B. Simeon; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Rene Bull; Harry Rountree; H.R. Millar; Anne Anderson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1321154
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth spine with black titles. Colour pictorial front board shows boy and girl hanging balloons and decorations. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story A Couple of Guineas. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown (name not filled in). Foxing, mainly to textblock. Tobacco smell to contents.

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THE FOLIO GOLDEN TREASURY
Written by James Michie; et al. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 1821955
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Leather spine with gilt titles. The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in English Language chosen and introduced by James Michie. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by various artists selected by Simon Brett. Minor yellow marks to base of text block else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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FAUST
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe; David Luke; Nicholas Boyle. Illustrated by Eugene Delacroix; et al..
Stock no. 1321037
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Parts One and Two. Introduction by Nicholas Boyle. Translation and Notes by David Luke. Large format. Bound in quarter leather with moire silk sides. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Book is fine. Slipcase has a few small splash marks to rear panel and a few tiny scuff marks to edge of picture on front panel.

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THE SONNETS AND A LOVER'S COMPLAINT
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Simon Brett; Peter Reddick; Jane Lydbury; et al..
Stock no. 1321025
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Navy blue silk moire boards. Lilac endpapers. B/w engravings by various engravers. Publisher's blue slipcased is lightly scuffed to one panel.

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THE ROALD DAHL TREASURY
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Raymond Briggs; Babette Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1321016
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, yellow title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046918. 5th printing of this edition. Minimal bumping to spine and light rubbing to corners. Tiny dent to top edge of rear cover. Dustwrapper is fine.

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WHY-SO STORIES OF BIRDS & BEASTS FROM FOLK-LORE & LEGEND
Written by Edwin Gile Rich. Illustrated by Charles Copeland; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1321014
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing rabbit with a noose round neck of a duck (plate repeated inside). 4 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. Covers are edge worn. Spine bumped and grubby, rear cover is rubbed and grubby. Page browning and foxing to textblock.

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FAUST
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe; David Luke; Nicholas Boyle. Illustrated by Eugene Delacroix; et al..
Stock no. 1821638
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Parts One and Two. Introduction by Nicholas Boyle. Translation and Notes by David Luke. Large format. Bound in quarter leather with moire silk sides. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Top headband starting to detach. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is bumped at top and worn to open edges with exposed board to lower open edge. Top open edge of slipcase is bent downwards.

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WINTER JOYS FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall; E. Lance; et al..
Stock no. 1320793
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

A mix of stories and verses. Cloth spine, pictorial boards, front cover shows two children on a sledge on ice. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners worn. A few light scratches to rear cover. Joints just starting to crack. Foxing to endpapers and text block, last text page is browned. Just an odd fingermark to contents and looks like small staple(?) indentations to margins of first pages.

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HAWKER TEMPEST
Written by Michal Ovcacik; Karel Susa. Illustrated by Michal Ovcacik; Karel Susa; et al..
Stock no. 2134484
Published by Mark I Ltd. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and diagrams. 4+ publication; world war II wings line. ISBN: 8090255922.

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BOYS' AND GIRLS' STORY BOOK No. 6
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler; Hilda McGavin; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 1320528
Published by News Chronicle Ltd.. Good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial boards with front showing toys chasing a golly on a wooden horse. 2 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 224 pages. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge worn. Some fading to spine. Joints cracked. Endpapers foxed/browned.

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FLOWER OF CITIES A BOOK OF LONDON
Written by John Betjeman; Christopher Sykes; Angus Maude; Elizabeth Bowen; et al. Illustrated by Edward Bawden; David Knight; Ronald Searle; Barbara Jones; et al..
Stock no. 2134330
Published by Max Parrish And Co Ltd. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

Studies and Sketches by 22 authors. Pale blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Uneven fading to covers. Foxing and page browning. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with small amounts of loss; also browned.

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