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MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMS: THE BRITISH MERCHANTS' SERVICE IN THE WAR
Written by David W. Bone. Illustrated by Muirhead Bone.
Stock no. 1823053
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Lower edges deckle edged. Spine and corners lightly rubbed & bumped. Light browning to endpapers and text block. A few scattered foxspots and grubby finger marks (minor).

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COCOLO
Written by Bettina. Illustrated by Bettina.
Stock no. 2135852
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large, tall format. Yellow cloth with red title and donkey vignette. Beautiful lithographed colour and b/w illustrations. 14 x 10". The story of a little donkey. Printed by W.S. Cowell. What appears to be damp spotting to covers. Slight musty odour. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing - heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips - some loss to corners and edges; foxed with some grubby marks and browning.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK MINGO
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 2135791
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1960. Almost very good condition.

Blue matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Small format. 72 pages. ISBN: 0701100257. Scuffing and wear to cover edges and corners. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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THE SPIDER'S PALACE
Written by Richard Hughes. Illustrated by George Charlton.
Stock no. 1321637
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, gilt titles, gilt whale vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light darkening to cover edges. Grubby erasure mark to front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents. Light tobacco smell to contents. Remains of dustwrapper is foxed and browned with some stains.

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THE PLAYTIME NATURALIST
Written by J.E. Taylor.
Stock no. 1321563
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1896. Very good condition.

Blue decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. 287 pages, 32 page catalogue to rear. B/w text illustrations throughout. Catalogue to rear is dated September 1896. Spine and corners bumped, cloth slightly marked. Small booksellers sticker and a small white numbered sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light foxing and page corner tips creased.

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MEMOIRS OF A LANDLADY
Written by George R. Sims.
Stock no. 2135014
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1894. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Spine and covers are unevenly faded with many marks. Bumping to corners. Bookplate to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and browning. A reading copy.

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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1321111
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 36 pages. ISBN: 0701122773. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut, slightly edge creased and faded to spine and panel edges.

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THE LION THAT FLEW
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321105
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards with yellow spine. B/w & colour illustrations. Oblong format. ISBN: 0701150408. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded, some slight browning to top edge of rear cover. Foxing to prelims. A few tiny marks to front endppaers.

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SIXPENNY WONDERFULS 6D GEMS FROM THE PAST
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320956
Published by Chatto & Windus; The Hogarth Press. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations of the front covers of books first published between 1880 and 1914. ISBN: 0701139366. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, tiny indentation to top edge of front cover. Erased pencil markings to endpapers.

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TOM SAWYER ABROAD
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Dan Beard.
Stock no. 1320089
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1894. Very good condition.

Red cloth covers, black illustrations to front and spine. Black title to front cover, gilt titles to spine. 26 b/w illustrations throughout. 208 pages and 32 pages of adverts dated February 1894. Spine and corners bumped. Some grubby marks to covers. Book leans to one side. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock and tissue-guard of frontis. Small mark to front free-endpaper.

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UNCLE REMUS
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by J.A. Shepherd.
Stock no. 1319688
Published by Chatto & Windus. 10th 1927. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour frontis plate, a few other colour plates, many b/w illustrations. 287 pages. 8.25 x 5.75". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. A few spots to front cover. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock.

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SOCIETY IN LONDON
Written by T.H.S. Escott.
Stock no. 1820469
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1885. Good condition.

Top half of boards red floral cloth and gilt title to spine, lower half is dull brown. Green floral endpapers. Boards stained and title faded. Top edge of spine frayed. Spine cocked. Joints cracked. Hinges pulled. A few margin marks.

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