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SWEET WILLIAM

Written by Richmal Crompton
Illustrated by Thomas Henry
Published by George Newnes Ltd. in 1936

SWEET WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2131344
1st thus. 1936. Hardback. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Cheap edition. Some fading/offsetting to spine (can see picture from wrapper spine). Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; a few repaired to verso with sticky tape.
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SWEET WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1407127
1952. Hardback. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette of William to front. B/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Bad bump to bottom of front board. Foxing mainly to page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with several small tears and chips. Label removed from bottom of spine leaving old tape marks. Label removed from front flpa. Wrapper is grubby.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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SWEET WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2121507
1949. Hardback. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Wear to top of spine; some fading. Slight damp mark along top edge of rear cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. 12th impression. Saluting William Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; damp mark along top edge of rear panel. Original price of 5/- net to front flap.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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SWEET WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1203752
1942. Hardback. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper front flap is MISSING, with loss to top and tail of spine.
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SWEET WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1102665
1939. Hardback. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with small amounts of loss to corners; also grubby and creased.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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Front cover

Cover of SWEET WILLIAM by Richmal Crompton

Contents

  • William and the Wonderful Present
  • William and the Perfect Child
  • William Helps the Cause
  • William and the Bugle
  • William and the Policeman's Helmet
  • William the Reformer
  • St. Mars' Day
  • Uncle Charlie and the Outlaws
  • Pension's for Boys
  • A Spot of Heroism

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