The Bodley Head
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Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370309790. Top & tail of spine lightly bumpeed. Light score marks (almost invisible) to rear board. Light creasing to front endpaper. Contents clean.
King Edward III and his son struggle against the French, the Welsh and the Scotts. Dark red boards, gilt to spine. B/w text illustrations. 187 pages. 8 x 5.25". Minimal bumping to spine. Rear endpapers are browned. Foxing to textblock. Old pencil price erased from front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby to rear panel, browned to spine and slightly worn at head of spine.
B/w photos. Behind the scenes of motor-racing to see the work that goes into the preparation of a car for a Grand Prix race. Some wear to spine. Browning and foxing to some pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; some grubby marks.
B/w photos. The achievements of British cars and British drivers in motor racing. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; some wear; tear to top of spine.
A pocket-sized picture book with delicate drawings by Sendak and rhyming text. Yellow pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370011384. Bookplate to front pastedown. Wrapper is faded and worn to spine; large stain to front panel and front flap; some white tape repairs to verso.
Competition record of one of the most famous marques in the history of motor racing. Every major race from that significant first appearance of W.O.'s three-litre masterpiece at the Essex Motor Club's meeting in May 1921 to the Brooklands 500 mile race in September 1931 is covered. B/w photos. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt Bentley vignette to front board. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Text block lightly browned, minor mark to lower edge. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, closed tears repaired to verso with clear tape, rear panel grubby.
THE SHIRLEY HUGHES COLLECTION
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2139243
Published by The Bodley Head. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Purple boards with gilt title to spine. Meet Alfie and Annie Rose, Lucy and Tom, My Naughty Little Sister, Dogger and many more... A Celebration of a Lifetime's Work. Colour illustrations. 352 pages. ISBN: 9780370326825. Some light knocks along cover edges. 15th printing.
1964 Caldecott Medal Winner. Oblong format. Colour matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780370007724.
THE BEST OF BRANESTAWM
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson; Jill McDonald; George Adamson; Derek Cousins; et al..
Stock no. 2136302
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Purple cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370303628. Some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Pictorial paper boards with yellow spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Covers are edge worn and slightly foxed, small splits to top and tail of spine. Some foxing to contents.
A children's classic from the Soviet Union given a new life by Richard Pevear's translation and Radunsky's bold and stylish illustrations. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370316045. Slight rubbing/wear to spine and corners. Contents fine.
A picture book without words. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Originally published as "Anno's Journey III" in Japan, 1981. ISBN: 0370309162. Some very slight marking to front cover, a few light score marks to covers. Grubby fingermark to first page before beginning of book. Evidence of pencil erasure to top corner of front free-endpaper.