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A MEDIEVAL FEAST
Written by Aliki. Illustrated by Aliki.
Stock no. 1824093
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1984. Very good condition.

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.

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THE BOMBARD
Written by Henry Treece. Illustrated by Christine Price.
Stock no. 1323269
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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FOR PRACTICE ONLY
Written by Louis Klemantaski; Michael Frostick.
Stock no. 2140123
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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BRITISH RACING GREEN 1946-1956
Written by Louis Klemantaski; Michael Frostick.
Stock no. 2140122
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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SARAH'S ROOM
Written by Doris Orgel. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2140113
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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A RACING HISTORY OF THE BENTLEY 1921-31
Written by Darell Berthon.
Stock no. 1823908
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2138837
Published by The Bodley Head. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

1964 Caldecott Medal Winner. Oblong format. Colour matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780370007724.

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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.

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TITUS IN TROUBLE
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1322237
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.

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.

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THE PUP GREW UP!
Written by Samuel Marshak; Richard Pevear. Illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky.
Stock no. 1322128
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

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.

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ANNO'S BRITAIN
Written by Mitsumasa Anno. Illustrated by Mitsumasa Anno.
Stock no. 1322060
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1982. Very good condition.

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.

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