Methuen & Co. Ltd.
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Grey cloth with green titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge worn and torn with slight loss at top and tail of spine.
Thirty short stories for children. Yellow cloth, red titles. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Child's name in red crayon to front free-endpaper. A few foxspots to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with loss to top and tail of spine and large section of loss to centre of rear panel.
Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Very slight bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. There is a damp stain to the edge of the front cover. Contents are clean. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge rubbed.
The third in the Colour Book series. Green cloth, dark titles. B/w illustrations. 18 stories. 150 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Neat name in ink to front free-endpaper. A couple of hinges are cracked. A binding error has caused a small tear/hole to margin of page 57/8. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and torn with minimal loss at corners and is a bit grubby.
EIGHT O'CLOCK TALES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler.
Stock no. 1318152
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A book of short stories by the children's favourite writer. Small format. Green cloth, dark titles. 185 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, slight darkening to cover edges. Front free-endpaper missing. Some foxing to textblock else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby.
29 varied stories for children. Small format. Grey cloth, red title to spine and vignette to front cover. 185 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. Inscription in ink crossed out with black felt-tip pen on front pastedown. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is slightly edge-rubbed and chipped at corners. A nice copy.
Blue covers. B/w plates. Spine is a bit faded. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned and foxed with some chips and nicks; a few corners of loss.
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Small format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and title/vignette to front cover. 57 pages and 8 page list of publications to rear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing and grubby marks throughout.
First published under the title 'La Fete de Celesteville'. Translated from French by Jones. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416933807. Bumping and chipping to spine corners and couple of cover edges. A few foxspots.
The first in the Milne Pooh quartet in which we meet Winnie-The-Pooh for the first time in the Teddy Bear, poem 'A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise...' Delightful rhymes and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fading to front cover, which is a bit bowed. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.
THE MYSTERY OF THE STRANGE MESSAGES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan.
Stock no. 2130163
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Being the Fourteenth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Grey boards, red titles and magnifying glass vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 186 pages. Bumping to top of spine and top edge of front cover. Some marks to outer page edges. Illustration facing page 84 is neatly coloured in with crayon. Wrapper is edge-creased with chipping, but minimal loss.
Orange cloth, black titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. The 6th adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Spine and corners bumped and lightly rubbed with some browning to top and tail of spine. Title and vignette to front cover has faded. Foxing to contents. A few light corner creases. Dustwrapper is worn with a large tear to lower 1/4 of spine and some loss top and tail, patch of surface paper damage (2.5 x 4cm) to rear panel of wrapper.