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THE KINGDOM UNDER THE SEA AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2140211
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Delightful retelling of traditional East European folk tales. Dark green boards, gilt title to spine. Full-page colour pictures - exquisitely beautiful, black silhouettes against marble colours, plus numerous other silhouette illustrations. 104 pages. ISBN: 0224618822. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; faded to spine.
Introducation by Aiken. Blue pictorial cloth with gilt. B/w drawings. 255 pages. Spine is browned. Slip case is very good - unevenly browned.
Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561. Spine and corners bumped. Light tea/coffee(?) stain to foredge of textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with light foxing to the flaps.
Dido Twite and Captain Hughes set out from Chichester Harbour with urgent dispatches for London. Their coach overturns in the middle of nowhere leading Dido to become involved in some 'havey cavey goings in' with smugglers, witches, kidnappers and treasonous pirates. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illus. 251 pages. ISBN: 0224005146. Spine and corners bumped. Ex -Library with stamps to front and rear endpapers. Textblock edge a little grubby but contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is darkened.
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A collection of short stories and poems. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0224064630.
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Written by Joan Aiken; Helen Cresswell; Dick King-Smith; Tony Robinson; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; et al..
Stock no. 1202908
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
To mark the 25th birthday of BBC TV's Jackanory a group of well-known writers were asked to write a story on the theme of silver... Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 2 stories illustrated by Blake. ISBN: 0563361719. Front joint is cracked. Light page edge browning else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby, a tiny closed tear to top edge of front panel.