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THE MONSTER OF WIDGEON WEIR
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1206079
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1943. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Lockett family had not been on their Thames island many days before Adventure cropped up in the usual fashion... Green cloth, blue title to spine. Blue pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Horizontal line across front cover and spine - defect in the cloth. Wrapper lightly browned and edge-rubbed.
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A story of the Locketts family. Red cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Light crease to rear cover.
Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to top and tail of spine and corners. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. A few small ink splashes to outer page edges, parts of which go a little through onto page margins. Some foxing. Wrapper is a little faded in places, with edge-tears and chips; little loss to a few corners; some grubby marks, small damp mark to rear panel. This is 1st edition wrapper - because the 'd' is slightly shorter than the '6' on the price on front flap.
Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Bottom 2.5" of spine are darkened/damp marked; a few other grubby marks to covers, with a little foxing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (dated 1944); part of ink name has transferred across to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins internally. Binding is nice and tight. Pictorial wrapper is quite damaged, with front flap at one time being completely detached, but has been stuck back on with browning sticky tape. Bottom 2.5" of wrapper spine is missing and partially repaired with tape. Other splits and tears to wrapper down edges, with a couple of repairs - otherwise, showing signs of chipping. Front panel illustration is still bright (apart from tape). Still a collectable copy of this 1st edition.
THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 434386
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1944. Slightly better than very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to corners and top and tail of spine. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few brown/yellowing marks to some page margins. A lovely copy in pictorial wrapper which is price-cut with a few foxspots and light marks, edge-torn with some loss and chipped with some tape repairs to verso. Large tear down spine and across about 1/4 of the front panel.
Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine & corners very slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A beautiful, bright, clean copy. Pictorial wrapper is torn with loss at corners, base of spine, and top half of spine is missing. Loss disguised with photocopy beneath, otherwise wrapper is just very slightly browned and quite bright & clean. Exceptionally scarce in original wrapper.
Orange boards. Colour frontis piece, b/w illustrations throughout. 102pp. 7.5 x 5". Dustwrapper spine faded. A little edge worn. Generally a VG copy.
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