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SAMUEL PALMER AND HIS ETCHINGS
Written by Raymond Lister.
Stock no. 1820091
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, red title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 057108978X. Name in red ink to free front endpaper. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Light foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is grubby with a small chip to lower rear corner.

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THE ELDER EDDA: A SELECTION
Written by Paul B. Taylor; W.H. Auden.
Stock no. 1820090
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1969. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Poetic or Elder Edda is a famous collection made about A.D. 1200 of old Icelandic poems on cosmogony, mythology and the tradition of Norse heroes. This translation from the Icelandic conveys the power, sharpness and precision of the original. Prefaced with a most helpful introduction by Professor Peter Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0571090664. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly grubby.

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STANLEY: THE IMPOSSIBLE LIFE OF AFRICA'S GREATEST EXPLORER
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819304
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Henry Morton Stanley. A re-examination of post-colonial guilt, new insights into African history, and a fresh understanding of the nature of exploration. Grey paper boards, red title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. xiii and 570 pages. ISBN: 9780571221028. Light bumping to board corners and light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and top of spine.

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EXPLORERS OF THE NILE: THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF A GREAT VICTORIAN ADVENTURE
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819301
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The thrilling story of the contest to uncover the planet's most elusive secret. The story of the epic expeditions to find the source of the White Nile. The tragic consequences the Nile search has had on Uganda and Sudan to this day. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates and b/w illustrations to text. ISBN: 9780571249756. board corners lightly bumped, top & tail of spine lightly worn, a couple of minor white marks to edges. Minor marks to text block.

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WALES AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL GUIDE
Written by Christopher Houlder.
Stock no. 2132617
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 0571082211. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few grubby marks.

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STORIES FOR FIVE-YEAR-OLDS
Written by Sara Corrin; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2132407
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

And Other Young Readers. Green boards with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Pale browning to outer page edge. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some creasing, but only small amounts of loss.

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MR LEAR: A LIFE OF ART AND NONSENSE
Written by Jenny Uglow. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1818940
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2017. Fine condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards with gilt title. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780571269549. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light score mark to rear board.

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HERTFORDSHIRE A SHELL GUIDE
Written by R.M. Healey.
Stock no. 1818746
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dark title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0571118011. Fading to top & tail of spine. Small mottling to boards. Price-cut dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine.

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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1318387
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, tiny piece torn from top corner of rear panel.

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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1818240
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751.

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THE BEWITCHED BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130668
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stories of unusual happenings including a clock which makes faces, a duck which loses its quack and trees which run away. Light brown cloth. B/w illustrations. 8 x 5". 109pp. Spine is faded. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks to corners.

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THE MAGIC JACKET & OTHER STORIES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 2130666
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Green cloth with blue title to spine and decoration to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; some foxing.

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