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LOOKING BACK IN SUSSEX
Written by W.E.P. Done.
Stock no. 2132613
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. The Story of the Manhood and West Wittering Down to Domesday. Bumping to spine. Uneven fading to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; loss to bottom corner of front panel; a few other marks and browning.

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THE BED BOOK
Written by Sylvia Plath. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2124275
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A delicious play of fancy in this inspired catalogue of desirable beds. Pink boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571109292. Light browning along cover edges. Page edge browning. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges with creasing and a few small chips and nicks.

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STORIES FOR BOYS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1317120
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

21 short stories for boys. Cream cloth with red title to spine. Authors include BB, Wodehouse, Trease, Capt. Johns etc. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Small black mark to rear cover. Covers sunned and impression of dustwrapper to front cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned, contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn, faded to spine.

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BILLY BOBTAIL
Written by Alec Buckels. Illustrated by Alec Buckels.
Stock no. 1314843
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White pictorial boards. Simple b/w drawings throughout. Billy Bobtail is a rabbit. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, tiny nick to side of spine. Covers a little grubby and foxed. Light foxing to endpapers. Name in ink (Alec Buckels - but no idea if this is an authentic author signature or not!) to front endpaper. A couple of page hinges slightly cracked. Creases to some pages from the binding process. Contents clean.

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CHARLOTTE AND FORTUNA
Written by Miche Wynants. Illustrated by Miche Wynants.
Stock no. 1313883
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial paper boards. Large colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name and address in ink (blue biro) to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with tears at edges.

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THE ADVENTURES OF DUDLEY AND GILDEROY
Written by Marion B. Cothren; Algernon Blackwood. Illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky.
Stock no. 2113105
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from Algernon Blackwoods story. Yellow cloth with blue titles and vingette. B/w text illustrations to contents. 35 pages. Browning/darkening to top and bottom edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and a few grubby marks. Wrapper is very faded and browned, with marks; edge-torn and chipped with some pieces of loss; creased.

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SHADOWMANCER
Written by G.P. Taylor.
Stock no. 1207795
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

A world of superstition, magic and witchcraft where nothing can be taken for granted, and the ultimate sacrifice might even be life itself. Uncorrected proof copy. Grey cardwraps. ISBN: 0571220460. SIGNED by author. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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TUMBLEDOWN DICK
Written by Howard Spring. Illustrated by Steven Spurrier.
Stock no. 2111002
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 3rd 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. All People and No Plot. Some fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks. Wrapper is torn and chipped with creasing and marks; some loss.

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ALL SORTS OF DAYS
Written by Doris Rust. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2109529
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.

Six stories for the very young. Red boards with blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading to covers, with damp marks. White correction fluid to front pastedown, with new inscription in ink over the top. Some foxing.

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HOW THE WHALE BECAME AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1303954
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of stories about the days when the world was brand new, and the animals were still making up their minds just what they wanted to be. Blue mottled boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 72 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Light page browning to half-title page else contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby on rear panel and slightly worn at top and tail of spine. A nice copy of the scarce first edition.

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SHADOWMANCER
Written by G.P. Taylor.
Stock no. 1202876
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. circa 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A special edition containing the previously unpublished final chapter. Shadowmancer takes you into a world of superstition, magic and witchcraft. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Burgundy endpapers. All edges black. ISBN: 0571221998. 2nd printing. Wrapper is just a little bit scuffed.

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SHAGGY AND SPOTTY
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by David Lucas.
Stock no. 738107
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

The two dogs (Shaggy and Spotty) set off for the fair - for the jollity, the music, the shouting and excitement... Pictorial glazed boards. Large colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 9.5 x 9.5". ISBN: 0571190871. Spine bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Front cover is light discoloured. Some light marking to endpapers else contents fine.

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