Macmillan & Co. Ltd.
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Written by Rumer Godden. Illustrated by William Pene Du Bois.
Stock no. 1403797
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, red vignette of mouse and title to front. Superb b/w text illustrations throughout. 37 numbered pages. 9 x 6.5". A little bumping to spine and corners. Slight fading to bottom of boards. Light foxing to top of boards. Front board is a little bowed. Foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and creased. Spine is browned. Panels are foxed. Verso of wrapper is browned. Small ink stamp to front panel.
Blue boards, red vignette of mouse and title to front. Superb b/w text illustrations throughout. 37 numbered pages. 9 x 6.5". Ink school stamps to pastedowns and to title-page. Endpapers lightly browned. Light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher (with new price printed above), is slightly edge rubbed with small chip to top of spine.
Orange cloth with black illustration to front and spine, gilt title to spine. 7 b/w illustrations. Corners bumped, some wear and splitting to spine. Spine scuffed with some fading of gilt. Joints cracked, inscription to front pastedown. One plate MISSING. One plate has been coloured.
The eighth in the Adventure series. An exciting story you just can't put down! Cream pictorial cloth, b/w illustrations. 277 pages. Corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper chipped and browned with tape strengthening to verso.
Large format. Burgundy cloth spine with green pictorial boards. Full-page colour illustrations throughout. 94 pages, all edges red. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light scuffing to covers. A few small chips to spine cloth, cleverly disguised with matching ink(?). Quite heavy foxing and a musty smell to contents. A couple of pages have very slightly ragged edges. A very nice copy of an extremely rare book.
A book of stories for children about the giant Seven League Boots, Esquire. Orange cloth covers with black titles and vignette of giant to front cover. B/w illustrations. 137 pages. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners a little worn. Endpapers browned. A few fox spots, mainly to prelims and text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and a little loss from top of spine. Small pin hole to front fold. Bottom corner of front fold has been cut off, price is stamped above. Some foxing and rear panel is a bit grubby.
Grey patterned covers with blue titles to spine. 337 pages. Some bumping to spine and corners. A little erased pencil writing to front endpapers. Contents generally clean.
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Green boards with dark green title to spine. 208 pages. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib with white fabric tape reinforcing joints, and some magic tape also to front joint. Contents are well-fingered and grubby. Spine and corners bumped and covers slightly grubby at edges. Dustwrapper is worn with slight loss, tear to rear fold.
If Dawks had not given Bap a worm he would never have been taken to the Disbanding Circus or met Duchess and Donizetti and his Doves - and that was where this series of adventures in and out of school began for the three Peyton children and their friend. Pale orange boards with red vignette to front cover and red titles and vignette to spine. B/w frontis. 203 pages. Top of spine heavily bumped. Spine slightly faded. A few small marks to covers. Light page edge browning and an odd grubby fingermark but contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with area of loss at top of spine and label repairs to spine and folds on verso. Spine browned and rear panel a bit grubby.
A comic and rueful story about people and the human condition, especially in families. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper: corners worn, price-cut.
Orange boards with black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has some closed tears and chips; a little loss to base of spine; creased.
Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 32 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, mounted on brown card with tissue guards. All edges gilt. Goble's most desired work. Spine is browned. Covers are unevenly faded. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, a few page margins and outer page edges. 4 plates have light creases.