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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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PEACOCK PIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2132024
Published by Faber & Faber. 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. New Edition. Bumping and scuffing, with wear and edge chipping to cover edges. Couple of small splits to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; tape repairs to verso; some loss; grubby marks.

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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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SOMETHING FOR NOTHING
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2131619
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Twelve Essays. Green cloth with yellow title to spine. 128 pages. B/w illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few nicks and chips to edges.

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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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CHRISTMAS 1993 or SANTA'S LAST RIDE
Written by Leslie Bricusse. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 2130789
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This sparkling poem tells how wars, bureaucracy and politics make life more and more difficult for Santa Claus, until the dreadful Christmas of 1993 drives him to issue an ultimatum....... Glorious full page colour illustrations and b/w vignettes. Tan cloth covers. 12" x 8.5". Unpaginated. Large format. ISBN: 0571146511.

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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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THE BEWITCHED BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130398
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost 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. Fading and bumping to cover edges. Large prize plate stuck in between half-title and title page. Foxing. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; grubby marks, minimal loss.

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