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Green glazed pictorial boards. A Sequel to The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast. Superb colour illustrations with a double-spread fold-out at rear of book. ISBN: 0224015915. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Browning to page edges. 'PROOF' stamp to title page. Fold-out page to rear has crease along one edge.
The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412. Spine is faded and bumped to top. Foxing and some page browning; heaviest to prelims and last few pages.
The second book about Thursday the orphan mouse. Pale green boards, blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. 128 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0245593403. A few small knocks along cover edges, with a bit of browning. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some creasing; a few small nicks.
Blue cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, page margins and outer page edges. Wrapper is also foxed with edge-creasing; a few tears and chips; only a little loss to base of spine.
A Zoological Nightmare! Black cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front and spine. Grey endpapers. 58 b/w illustrations (some full-page). 148 pages plus 32 page publishers catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine is bumped and a bit faded. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page browning and some foxing. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis.
Orange pictorial cloth. 8 colour plates, including frontis. Spine is faded and browned. Foxing throughout. All plates present.
Red cloth, gilt titles and decorations. With numerous illustrations. Spine is browned with some fraying/splitting at top and tail. Marks to covers. Small label remains to verso of front endpaper. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout the book.
Ben and Biddy, the two bullfinches, were found in the middle of the road, too young to move. Sheila and Peter took them home to feed and look after them... Yellow boards, blue title to spine and vignette of a reindeer to front cover. Lovely b/w illustrations. 119 pages. A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer book. Light bumping to spine and corners. A little damp marking along some edges of covers, with foxing. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is un evenly faded; edge-torn and chipped; damp stained with foxing and other marks to rear panel especially.
Three stories featuring the delightful cuddly tabby cat. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001937782. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light browning to spine and cover edges. Contents are fine.
THE DAY JEAN-PIERRE WENT ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Paul Gallico. Illustrated by Gioia Fiammenghi.
Stock no. 2139789
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Exciting adventures of a guinea-pig. Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Some browning to covers. Foxing to title page and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and foxed/browned.
A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. Page browning. A few grubby marks to title page and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and a bit faded to spine. Slip case is very good - bumped to edges, with browning to one edge.
Blue cloth with gilt titles and illustrations. Black endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 400 pages. All edges gilt. Gilt to front cover is lovely and bright. Spine is a little faded, with some wear. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to varying degrees throughout.