Blackie & Son Ltd.
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6 delightful stories with b/w illustrations in Blackie's Easy-To-Read Series. Light brown cloth with dark brown titles and vignette of fox to front. Child's ink marks to front free-endpaper and to small illustration on title-page, a few light fingermarks to endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners, rear panel is a grubby.
Written for children but a fascinating read for anyone interested in the history of transport. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Green edges to textblock. 32 b/w reproductions from photographs. 286 pages. Triumphs of Enterprise Series. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Occasional foxspots, mainly to margins. Original pictorial wrapper is grubby with loss at edges. Small tape marks on wrapper flaps and pastedowns. Address label to rear pastedown. A nice bright clean copy.
Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.
Bundle's real name is Catherine Mary and her belongings are her family. Blue cloth with black titles and border lines. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Spine faded and slightly bumped. Some damp staining to cover edges. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed and grubby, slight loss to top and tail of spine.
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Grey cloth with black titles and decoration. 6 b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tears and chips; some loss; very creased.
Cream cloth spine. Beige boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations. Top & tail of spine fraying. Corners worn. Boards grubby and stained. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.
Large format. White cloth spine with dark title and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows cowboy and horse on the prairie. First story is "Rabbit Unwin" by Richard Bird. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; Some scuffing to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.
Four b/w illustrations including frontis. Two-tone blue pictorial boards. 256 pages. An adventure story set in World War I. Boards clean. Spine slightly bumped and cocked. Foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, slightly grubby to rear panel.
Beautiful Poems series. Grey boards, dark grey title and vignette to front cover. Blue title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are browned. Small amount of loss to top and tail of spine; some splits. Corners are bumped, with wear. Marks and browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and pages throughout book.
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Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Full page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is Puss in Boots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and chipping to corners. Presentation plate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.
THE HOUSE ON THE RIVER
Written by Charlotte Baker. Illustrated by Charlotte Baker.
Stock no. 2132022
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Davy wishes his houseboat would float away... Blue cloth, dark blue title to spine and vignettes to front cover. B/w illustrations. A couple of knocks to corners. Browning to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and chips; some loss; also foxed.
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The advances in the science and art of aerial travel of the time. Written for boys and girls. Blue cloth. B/w photos and diagrams. Top edge blue. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to text block and prelims. A few grubby marks present. One gathering is bound upside-down pages 128-144. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and scuffed to rear panel.