The Epworth Press
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4 Girls' School Stories. Colour illustrated boards. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuff/scratch marks to rear cover. Foxing and some page browning.
"Any summer evening, when you are walking down a country lane, you may hear a funny hiccupping noise in the hedge. It is sure to be Hickory Hedger out for his evening stroll..." Delightful colour pictures of hedgehogs and rabbits throughout. A cross between Alison Uttley and Beatrix Potter. Small format, 5.5 x 4.5". Pale green pictorial front board and plain rear board. A charming little book. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Page browning to endpapers. Foxing and some light fingering to contents. A couple of page corners creased. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, biro mark to rear panel and some loss to top of spine.
Blue boards, red title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 125 pages. Spine bumped. Prize inscription in blue biro to front pastedown, name of which has been scribbled out with black biro. Price-cut dustwrapper is torn and creased with tape repairs on verso, rear panel is a bit grubby.
Being vignettes of life and laughter compiled by Wilfred H. Harrison. Yellow cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 79 pages. Light wear to base of spine. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of title page. Top corner of covers and contents lightly creased.
Red boards, black title to spine. B/w frontis. Spine is bumped with some fading. Page edge browning. A few margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; piece MISSING along bottom of front panel; a few other smaller bits of loss.
THE LOVESOME BOOK FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Kay Rossiter; P.B. Longson; Lee Anderson; et al. Illustrated by B. Spurr; P.B. Longson; Lesley Gordon; et al..
Stock no. 2131159
Published by The Epworth Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Cloth spine, pictorial front cover with advert to rear cover. Edited by Rossiter. First story is 'Betty and the Dream-Man'. Includes dot-to-dots and musical score. Bumping to top and tail of spine and corners; a little chipping to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Dot-to-dots and a couple of other puzzle/colouring pages have been completed, but erased (can still see indentations etc). Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; a little loss.
Brown boards, black titles. B/w illustrations throughout. 95 pages. Grey endpapers. Bumping and wear to corner and long cover edges. A few marks to covers. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing and chipping and grubby marks; a few small nicks of loss.
Orange boards, black title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 123 pages. Mr. Twink is a black cat. The Eighth story of Mr Twink. Pale browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small tears/nicks; some marks and foxspots.
Brown cloth with black titles and borders. Colour frontis. Contains 4 short stories: Burly of Benny's by Donald Wimble; Old Whip's Boy & Rumpling Rueful Rufus both by Protheroe and The Lair of the Devil-Fish by Rudd. A few light marks to covers. Bumping to a couple of corners. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Grubby marks to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.
'And Other Stories of School Life and Adventure'. 3 stories. Red cloth spine with black title and pictorial onlay. Pictorial front board. Colour and b/w plates. 192 pages. Spine bumped and faded, some marks to onlay. Corners worn. Marks to covers plus remains of small label by title. Large, neat ink inscription to front endpaper. Name in ink in belongs to box. Very few marks to contents.
Blue cloth covers with black border and titles. Colour frontis. 167 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small hole to rear edge of browned spine. Rear cover has a few small marks. Prize plate to front endpaper. Joints cracked. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Foxing and some marks to contents.
Green cloth with black titles to front and spine and black wreath vignette to front. Colour frontis. 268 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped and rubbed. Light browning to bottom of boards. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing throughout, especially to page edges. Dustwrapper is torn with several small areas of loss. Panels and spine are grubby. Front flap is price cut.