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THE LION AND THE RAT
Written by Jean De La Fontaine; Brian Wildsmith. Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.
Stock no. 1826903
Published by Oxford University Press. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Fable retold by Wildsmith for younger children. Large format 11.25 x 8.5". Pictorial boards. Striking colour pictures. Reprint. Boards rubbed at edges. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few minor marks to prelims else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with laminate by the publisher which has a small tear to lower front vertical edge and is creased across the top horizontal edge.
THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1326224
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth, black title to spine. 256 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint is broken at top 2". A few foxspots to textblock else contents bright and clean. Flying Jacket wrapper is price-cut and edge torn with slight loss to base of spine.
BIGGLES GOES TO WAR
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Martin Tyas.
Stock no. 1326223
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Small dent to edge of front cover. Endpapers partly browned. Textblock is a bit grubby, contents otherwise clean. Flying Jacket wrapper is slightly edge chipped and grubby.
Green cloth, dark title to spine. 255 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Slight rubbing to spine edges. Faint damp stains to edges of covers. Contents clean.
Brown cloth with picture of sea-plane on front cover and spine. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. 1.5" thick. Asterix on half-title page. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed and slightly grubby. Rear edge of spine is split. Front and rear joints are cracked showing webbing beneath. Foxing to page margins.
Exploring the fascinating issues raised by the great range of ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Oxford History Art series. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 248 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0192100467. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.
THE LUNAR SOCIETY OF BIRMINGHAM: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF PROVINCIAL SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND
Written by Robert E. Schofield.
Stock no. 1826850
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Examining the organization and activities of one of the most influential of the provincial scientific societies of Georgian England. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine on dark blue title block. B/w plates. Light fading to top & tail of spine, small stain to top edge of rear board. Text block browned. Occasional pencil annotation. Some light damp staining affecting top margins (minor). Blue dustwrapper is heavily edge-worn with a few chips and is grubby, folds of dustwrapper are strengthened to verso with clear tape.
Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. Covers are edge rubbed. Textblock and endpapers are foxed. Flying jacket wrapper is just a little edge chipped, slightly grubby to rear panel.
Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution. A synthesis of quantitative information on the ecology of the brown trout, including sea-trout, and comparisons with closely related species such as Atlantic salmon, Pacific salmon, and rainbow trout. Cardwraps. ISBN: 0198540906. Light browning to covers. Light rubbing to corners. Contents clean.
A book of children's verse. White boards with embossed colour design to front cover. Full page colour illustrations. Covers a bit grubby. Spine has been replaced with blue cloth. Small and neat inscription in ink to front pastedown. Tear to inner margin of front free-endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers. Some page margins are grubby, slight surface paper damage to lower margin of "What the Bunnies Said". Water colour stencils painted and some pencil doodles to blank pages of some pages.
White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verse for children. Covers are edge worn with chipping of paper covers are edges and to spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Joints cracked. Some light fingermarks to page margins.
A book of verses for children. Small format. White boards with picture to front. Colour illustrations throughout with verses on pages opposite. Printed on one side of the paper only. Covers worn and grubby. Endpapers foxed. Some hinges pulled.