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DEFENDING THE ROCK: HOW GIBRALTAR DEFEATED HITLER
Written by Nicholas Rankin.
Stock no. 2137855
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571307708. One small fade mark to front cover.

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MOSQUITO
Written by C. Martin Sharp; Michael J.F. Bowyer.
Stock no. 1823523
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

Faber paper covered editions. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 498 pages. A penetrating history of the most interesting aircraft of the first half-century of aviation. ISBN: 0571095313. Browning and foxing to covers. Covers are lightly creased. Text block is browned. Some browning to margins.

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COUNTRY WORLD MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2136846
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

To celebrate the author's centenary, a selection from her many books about country life. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Selected by Lucy Meredicth. ISBN: 0571133282. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges with a couple of closed tears and chips; marks also to wrapper, including name in ink to front flap.

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NELSON: BRITANNIA'S GOD OF WAR
Written by Andrew Lambert.
Stock no. 2136790
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571212220. Page edge browning. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE A SHELL GUIDE
Written by David Verey.
Stock no. 2135654
Published by Faber & Faber. 2nd 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Brown cloth. B/w photos. 136 pages. ISBN: 0571047106. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and browning.

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DEVON: A SHELL GUIDE
Written by Ann Jellicoe; Roger Mayne.
Stock no. 1822363
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The authors have made an intensive exploration of the county for their re-writing of the Shell Guide to Devon. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0571048366. Light mottling & scuffing to boards. Text block browned. A few foxspots present. Dustwrapper is browned and edge-rubbed with slight loss of surface paper to corners, small pen mark (writing) to top of front flap.

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GROWLTIGER'S LAST STAND AND OTHER POEMS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1321619
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With: The Pekes and the Pollicles and The Song of the Jellicles. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Superb colour pictures throughout. A brilliant new interpretation of three favourite poems from Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. ISBN: 0571138829. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and lightly foxed on verso.

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ITALIAN RENAISSANCE STUDIES
Written by E.F. Jacob.
Stock no. 1822187
Published by Faber & Faber. 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Edited by E.F. Jacob. A cross-section of Italian civilization in the later fifteenth century. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine , lightly browned at top rear edge, couple of minor stains to spine and top & tail of spine lightly chipped.

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PIGEON RACING ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
Written by Jan Aerts; Inge Moore.
Stock no. 2134813
Published by Faber & Faber. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 191 pages. ISBN: 0571082874. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Musty odour to book. Wrapper is edge-creased with some small nicks and browning.

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TROUBLE ON THUNDER MOUNTAIN
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320462
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The O'Saurus family rebuild Thunder Mountain with the aid of their friends... Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0571193595. Spine slightly bumped. A lovely copy contained in a slightly edge worn dustwrapper that has a couple of small tears along the bottom edge.

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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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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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