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Orange cloth, dark titles. Eight complete stories. Containing: Jackanapes; Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances; Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories. Spotting to covers. Newspaper cutting of Ewing stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is torn with some loss; grubby and scuffed.
Beige cloth with blue titles, windmill vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 288 pages. Covers a bit grubby and marked. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to contents.
Beige cloth with black swan borders and titles. Colour frontis. 288 pages. Darkening to spine and cover edges; some grubby marks. Rear joint a bit cracked. Foxing and browning; some marks. A reading copy.
Very small format (12 x 9.5 cm). Blue boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to covers. Pencil scribbles to rear cover. Grubby fingermarks and some erased pencil markings to contents.
Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w plates. Marks to covers, some fading and splash marks to spines. Some pencil underlining. Foxing and browning.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of small splits to spine, which is also browned. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and page browning.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; small nick to top of spine. Browning to spine. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Orange cloth with black title to spine. Second edition. With an introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a preface by Lord Linlithgow. Covers are unevenly faded with what appear to be damp marks and splashes. Lengthy inscription to verso of dedication pages. A few small page margin nicks/chips. Page browning.
Large format. Orange cloth with black titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.
THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1319207
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing. Dustwrapper has loss at all edges, is grubby and is missing the front flap.
Pale yellow cloth boards with black vignette of 'US' to front. Six colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 44 pages. 'A Story in Seven Breaths'. The story of Smut, a little black puppy of the Scotch terrier breed and his six-year old mistress. Corners are a bit bumped. Grubby marks to covers. A few prelim pages are detached, but still present. Some foxing, including to outer page edges.
A parody of Alice set in Bunnyborough. Large format. Grey cloth spine, pictorial paper boards with orange title to front. Pictorial endpapers. 17 colour plates including title page. Boards marked, edge-worn. Front joint split, cords still holding. Rear joint starting to crack. A few scattered foxspots and browning to page edges. Some hinges pulled. Binding is still generally tight. All plates present.