J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.
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CHESTER CRICKET'S NEW HOME
Written by George Selden. Illustrated by Garth Williams.
Stock no. 1326218
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
After Chester's home is crushed, by two overweight picnickers, his friends try to find him a new one. Blue cloth covers with silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 144 pages. ISBN: 0460061488. Some slight spotting to cover edges and page margins. Textblock lightly foxed. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and faded to spine.
SPLIT-CANE AND SABLE: A BOOK OF FISH, MEN AND NATURE
Written by Robin Armstrong. Illustrated by Robin Armstrong.
Stock no. 1826804
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Proving by his distinctive skills with rod, line and brush, that there is far more to fishing than meets the eye, the author has given us a charming book about his life and occupations. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460047450. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Light browning to text block. A few minor marks to endpapers and margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and slightly scuffed.
THE GARDENS OF DORR
Written by Paul Biegel; Gillian Hume. Illustrated by Eva Johanna Rubin.
Stock no. 1826638
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Dorr was once a good city but is now under the evil spell of a witch who has also turned the gardener's boy to stone. The princess has roamed the earth to try to set him free and now returns to Dorr. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 240 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460058886. Foxing to top edge of text block with just a slight amount of bleeding to top of page margins. A few minor foxspots to vertical edge of text block. Light browning to endpapers. Small name in ink to top of front endpaper. Contents are otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby, heavily browned to verso.
Accompanied by his cat, a small boy dreams up wonderful worlds in which he plays many roles - among them the king of the castle, an explorer in a jungle and the ringmaster of a circus. Glazed pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Large colour illustrations with smaller b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0460061755. Spine lightly faded, worn to top & tail with slight loss to surface paper, boards appear slightly scuffed. Corners lightly rubbed.Endpapers a little rubbed. Contents otherwise clean.
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Maxwell Armfield.
Stock no. 1325867
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Children's Illustrated Classics series. Beige decorated cloth. Decorated endpapers. 8 colour plates, many b/w line drawings. 278 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Name and address ink stamp to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge-chipped with old tape marks to spine and corners on verso.
MOPSA THE FAIRY
Written by Jean Ingelow. Illustrated by Dora Curtis; Diana Stanley.
Stock no. 1826325
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Children's Illustrated Classics series No. 62. Beige pictorial cloth with pink flamingo decoration and green titles. Matching pink flamingo patterned endpapers. With illustrations by Dora Curtis, four of which have been redrawn in colour by Diana Stanley. Boards clean. Name in ink to half-title page. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, a little scuffed to rear panel.
A VISIT TO GRANDPA'S AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Stock no. 1325598
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A splendidly illustrated collection of Dylan Thomas' stories chosen specially to appeal to the young. Light brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460061542. Spine slightly bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly faded and edge creased.
Tales For Children From Many Lands series. Green cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates. 128 pages. 7x 5" Spine and corners bumped. Gilt to spine has dulled. Fading to spine and spine edge of rear cover. Name in ink to front pastedown. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Endpapers browned. Evidence of removal of a label to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.
Cream cloth with colour illustrations to spine and front cover. 7 colour plates plus some b/w illustrations to text. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Rear cover is slightly grubby and spine is slightly darkened. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to contents.
EVERYMAN'S BOOK OF ENGLISH FOLK TALES
Written by Sybil Marshall. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1825411
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Tales of the little people and of giants, of the Devila nd the saints, supernatural and domestic and moral tales, retold in the tradition of a storyteller. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460044729. Boards clean, spine slightly cocked. Text block slightly dusty. Contents clean. Grey dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly creased at edges.
White cloth with blue titles and vignette to front cover. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 229 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Cloth slightly grubby. Foxing, mainly to textblock and prelims, other other light marks to page margins.
Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Beige cloth with dark blue titles and pale blue birds/butterfly decorations. 4 colour plates. Numerous b/w illustrations. Light browning to endpapers. A few minor scattered fox spots. Pictorial dustwrapper is foxed and edge-worn with a few edge-tears, grubby to rear panel.