Victor Gollancz Ltd.
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THE BROTHERS GRIMM - POPULAR FOLK TALES
Written by Brian Alderson; Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1321674
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations to text throughout. Illustrated endpapers. 192 pages. 10 x 7". ISBN: 0575024461. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn.
Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0575033983. Spine and corners bumped. One gathering is pulled causing contents to be a little loose.
Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w illustrations. Couple of corners are bumped. Some spotting. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some repairs to verso with paper tape. Some grubby marks to wrapper.
JOURNEY INTO A FOG
Written by Margareta Berger-Hamerschlag. Illustrated by Margareta Berger-Hamerschlag.
Stock no. 2134328
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
B/w illustrations. The author's journey to a youth club in a London slum. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with heavy foxing; some edge-chipping, but minimal loss.
RIDING THE MOUNTAINS DOWN
Written by Bettina Selby.
Stock no. 2132470
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A Journey by Bicycle to Kathmandu. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0575034513. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.
The Pacific in its Wonder. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few tape repairs to verso, scuffed to rear panel.
HEROES AND HEROINES
Written by Eleanor Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft.
Stock no. 1318294
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. History in rhyme. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 1" loss to base of spine and very slight loss at top. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and some fingering to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with loss at edges, grubby and foxed.
Albert the friendly bear is lent a gypsy caravan and goes on holiday to Kent. Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0575004703. Bumping to base of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a faded spine; a few small chips to edges.
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Justin Todd.
Stock no. 2129335
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Light blue endpapers. A dazzling array of colour pictures which paint anew the topsy-turvy world Alice discovers at the bottom of the rabbit hole. ISBN: 0575032634. Some knocks/dents to cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.
MORE PRAYERS AND GRACES
Written by Allan M. Laing. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1814724
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1957. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Second Little Book of Unusual Piety. Blue boards, gilt title to spine; vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Slight browning to top & tail of spine. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper is slight faded to spine, edge-worn and grubby, small piece of loss to rear panel.
A Science Fiction Story. Red boards, gilt title to spine. A Story of the People of the Sea. Bottom 2" of spine are faded; smaller fade to top of spine. Corners are bumped. Foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped; piece of loss to front flap (including some text) and around 2" loss to base of spine; smaller loss to top of spine. Some marks also to wrapper.
CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1813291
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.