Ward Lock & Co Ltd.
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Red cloth. Black titles and borders. 256 pages. States "First Published 1929" on verso of title-page but this is believed to be an early reprint. Spine and corners bumped. Covers suffer with light damp mottling. Spine is faded. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper (dated 1933). Some foxing and light browning but contents generally clean.
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Third Edition. With fifteen colour plates and over three hundred illustrations. Red cloth spine with black title and vignette of Britannia, pictorial paper board to front shows soldiers of the Empire. 264 pages. Spine faded to top and bottom. Rear board scuffed. Board edges rubbbed. Name in ink to lower edge of front pastedown. Contents browned. All plates present.
Beige cloth. Oval pictorial onlay to front cover. 48 charming colour plates. A Prince Charming Colour Book. Covers slightly warped and slightly grubby. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Joints cracked. Inscription in ink to half title-page (dated 1924). Foxing to contents, some slight browning to margins of plates.
THE WONDER BOOK OF TELL ME WHY?
Written by Harry Golding; Herbert H. Thomas; A.M. Low; et al.
Stock no. 1325000
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. 8 colour plates and nearly three hundred illustrations. 256 pages. Spine bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss to top of spine. Spine is browned and there is a small hole at the base.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Spine slightly faded and foxed and starting to split along front edge. Small cup mark to centre of rear cover. Erased pink ink writing and doodle to front free-endpaper. Inscription in ink to verso of half title-page. Frontis almost detached. Foxing throughout.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Kingfisher Colour Book. My First Reading Book Series. Top half inch of spine is split with some chipping. First couple and last couple of pages have quite heavy browning. Rest of illustrations internally are nice and bright.
Green boards with large colour pictures to front and rear. 16 colour and 8 b/w plates. Some light wear to cover edges; a few marks. Foxing; heaviest to outer page edges and endpapers - but also a few pages internally.
24 colour plates. Sunshine Series. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Large format. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Covers edge rubbed. Light stain to front cover. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock. 1 plate is missing.
Written by Elizabeth S. Perks; Jessie Pope; Nancy M. Hayes; et al. Illustrated by Ethel K. Burgess; R.H. Facey; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1505514
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. circa 1922. Slightly better than good condition.
Pictures and Stories. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows boy with geese, wonder books advert to rear cover. Endpapers by Thomas Maybank. 3 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, worn and slightly faded. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. A few hinges and bottom 2" of front joint cracked. Dated ink inscription to half title page. One small illustration coloured in. Light browning and a few marks and fox spots to contents.
A Cosy Corner Picture Book. Illustrated alphabets and some numbers. Green cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children reading a book, 10 x 7.5". Illustrated endpapers. 2 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Some wear to spine and corners. Covers a bit grubby. Ink inscription to verso of frontis. Light foxing to text block. Contents clean. Book has slight musty smell.
Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing fox in a bucket. 24 colour plates. Sunshine Series. Retold by Blanche Winder. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover ever so slightly grubby. Dated ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges. All plates present. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to top of spine and front panel. Spine browned and slightly faded. Rear panel a little grubby. Some foxing.
Small format. Light brown decorated boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 85 numbered pages. Attractive colour pictorial endpapers. The Little Wonder Books series. Top 1.5" of backstrip missing and bottom edge. What is present has possible been reglued. Some wear to corners and cover edges. Marks to covers including stains to top edges. A few hinges slightly cracked. Erased doodle to verso of frontis. A few marks to text block. Most pages are clean.