J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.
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THE ROSE AND THE RING & THE MAGIC FISHBONE
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray; Charles Dickens. Illustrated by W.M. Thackeray; John Gilbert; Paul Hogarth.
Stock no. 2132863
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Childrens Illustrated Classics series. 2 classics on one volume. Blue and cream decorated cloth with matching endpapers. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; repaired to verso with tape; faded to spine; minimal loss.
New and Cheaper edition. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 19 full-page b/w illustrations. 257 pages, top edge blue. Some scuffing/fading to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown.
AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND
Written by George MacDonald. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1318749
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Children's Illustrated Classics series. Beige and blue decorated cloth and endpapers. 8 colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Joint next to title page is a bit cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. A few light marks. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; some loss to top and tail of spine and corners; creasing.
Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 32 photos and 5 pages of mapes and diagrams. Foxing to outer page edges. Page browning. Bumping and a bit of wear to spine and corners.
THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF NILS
Written by Selma Lagerlof. Illustrated by H. Baumhauer.
Stock no. 2132403
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A continuation of the Swedish classic for children. 4 full page colour illustrations. Beige/green illustrated cloth, with matching endpapers. Children's Illustrated Classics. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has Top corner of front flap cut off, with tears and chips; a little loss; some fading to spine.
The Elian Greeting-Booklets. Green paperwraps with b/w illustration to front. 27 numbered pages. B/w text illustrations throughout. Covers are edge worn and faded. Foxing to contents.
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Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind vignette to front. Light rubbing to board edges. Endpapers browned, some foxing present.
Daisy and her friend discover a doll with a difference! Blue boards with gilt and black titles to spine and decoration to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 60 pages. SIGNED by author, with a dedication to a previous owner. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped, but with minimal loss.
Children's illustrated classics. Decorated cloth, blue titles. 8 Colour plates & B/W illustrations. ISBN: 0460050176. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf, small tear to top corner of same page. Creases to top corners of preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is sligthly grubby and edge worn with some slight loss and 0.5" loss to top of spine.
THE DOWNHILL CROCODILE WHIZZ AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Ian Newsham.
Stock no. 1818428
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collection of ten enchanting tales of varying lengths for five to nine year-olds. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 130 pages. ISBN: 0460062379. SIGNED by the author with dedication and a drawing to title page. Child's name & room number in black pen to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to text block and edge of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a closed tear repaired to verso with clear tape so that it is barely visible to rear panel.
The author deals with not only the operations on the Belgian Coast, but with these boats generally in an entertaining way. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards marked, gilt to spine faded. Browning to text block and endpapers.
FIELDS ELYSIAN: A PORTRAIT OF HUNTING SOCIETY
Written by Simon Blow.
Stock no. 1818232
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A fascinating history of hunting society: stories of various hunting packs, such as the Belvoir, the Pytchley, the Beaufort, and Quorn, the Middleton and the Fernie; recounting the activities of colourful sporting personalities such as Sir Gilbert Breenall, Lord Lonsdale, Lord Willoughby de Broke and more. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Sepia photos. vi and 152 pages including index. ISBN: 0460045342. A few minor foxpsots to endpapers. Top edge of text block foxed. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.