George Newnes Limited
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Being More Tales of Brer Rabbit and his friends retold from the original. Orange cloth, black titles. A slim volume 96 pages. B/w illustrations. 10" x 7". Spine and corners slightly bumped. Fading to top 1" of spine. Tiny dent to lower edge of front cover. Front free-endpaper has been torn out causing damage to pastedown (webbing of binding showing). Child's name and date in red felt-tip pen to half-title page. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge torn and creased with 1" loss at top of spine.
John O'London's Edition. Edited by William Orpen. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt title, light blue cloth boards with gilt title and publisher's vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 677 pages including index. Spine lightly rubbed boards a little marked and fading. Endpapers browned. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. Contents are very nice.
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Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette of William's head to front board. B/w illustrations. 248 pages. Second impression. Spine slightly bumped. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Light page browning throughout. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, slightly grubby to rear panel and lightly browned to spine.
WILLIAM AND THE WITCH
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry; Henry Ford.
Stock no. 1320877
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green boards with gilt titles and vignette of William to spine. 191 pages, top edge green. B/w text illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.
Red cloth, black title to spine. 256 pages. B/w illustrations. Top and tail of spine and lower corner of front cover bumped. Some light foxing. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly chipped at spine and corners with slight loss nad some rubbing/light creasing at edges.
Original publisher's burgundy leather binding with gilt titles and vignettes, top edge gilt. Green marble-effect endpapers. 248 pages, 4 page adverts at rear. B/w illustrations. 6th impression of the first edition. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Front edge of spine is starting to split. Foxing to contents. A nice copy with very scarce binding.
Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 249 pages, with 3 adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Beautifully rebound with red leather spine (raised bands and gilt titles) and corners, red cloth covers, top edge gilt. Original front cover and spine are bound in at back of book. Light foxing, mainly to prelims.
Red cloth black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some white paper reinforcements on verso, some of which have been coloured on the front to colour match tiny missing pieces.
Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light marks to rear cover. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss at base of spine and lower edge of front panel. Large tears and creases to rear panel which is also a bit grubby. There is surface paper damage to both of the dustwrapper flaps.
A chunky book, red cloth spine, yellow pictorial front board. 2 colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 223 pages. First story is "The Coming of the Circus". Covers are worn and grubby. There is heavy foxing throughout and a pencil address to verso of free-endpaper.
Red cloth with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Front joint is cracked. Name in pencil to free-endpaper.
Red cloth, black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, a couple of small dents at edges. Spine faded. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.