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EVENINGS AT HOME IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
Written by Uncle John.
Stock no. 1321664
Published by Cassell, Petter And Galpin. Circa 1872. Good condition.

Red decorated cloth with gilt titles. 224 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. 8 chromolithograph plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. Inscription in ink and a large label to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. One of the plates is detached with slightly ragged edges.

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SHORT STORIES
Written by Ernest Hemingway; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Stock no. 2135147
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Black cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Selected and with an Introduction by David Hughes. Foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is very good - some foxing/fading and nicks to corners.

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IRISH SHORT STORIES
Written by Frank Delaney; et al. Illustrated by David Rooney.
Stock no. 1321404
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Green decorated cloth with gilt title to spine. Introduced by Delaney. Some light scuff/dust marks to slipcase. A couple of tiny dents to slipcase edges.

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RUSSIAN SHORT STORIES
Written by John Bayley; Alexander Pushkin; Fyodor M. Dostoevsky; Leo Tolstoy; Vladimir Nabokov; et al. Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.
Stock no. 1321370
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

Red/maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and decorations to covers. Introduced by John Bayley. B/w illustrations. One of the Classic Short Stories series. Third printing. Top front corner is bumped. Minimal scuffing to slipcase.

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SHORT STORIES
Written by Saki; John Letts. Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster.
Stock no. 1321352
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Yellow endpapers. Selected and introduced by Letts. Amusing b/w illustrations. 244 pages. Base of spine is slightly bumped. Contents fine. Slipcase is edge rubbed and a little bumped.

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IRISH SHORT STORIES
Written by Frank Delaney; et al. Illustrated by David Rooney.
Stock no. 1822084
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green decorated cloth with gilt title to spine. Introduced by Delaney. Book in fine condition, contained in slipcase with scuff marks to bottom edge.

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BEYOND THE PALE & OTHER STORIES
Written by William Trevor. Illustrated by Lyndon Hayes.
Stock no. 1821537
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Short stories selected and introduced by William Trevor. Pictorial cloth boards with silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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THE SPY'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by Graham Greene; Hugh Greene; Stella Rimington. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320759
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, white titles. B/w illustrations. An anthology edited by Greene and Greene, introduced by Rimington. 260 pages. Binding error in that several page gatherings are loose from the binding. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase.

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LITTLE FOLK'S BEDTIME BOOK
Written by Betty Coombs; et al. Illustrated by Fel.
Stock no. 2134470
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Two-tone illustrations. First story is 'What Shall I do?' by Coombs. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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IDEAL BOOK FOR TINIES
Written by Doris M. Lee; Dorothy M. Sheppard; C.M. Drury; Christine E. Bradley; et al.
Stock no. 2134469
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. First story is 'Bobbity Elf's New Suit' by Lee. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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BOYS' AND GIRLS' STORY BOOK No. 6
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler; Hilda McGavin; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 1320528
Published by News Chronicle Ltd.. Good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial boards with front showing toys chasing a golly on a wooden horse. 2 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 224 pages. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge worn. Some fading to spine. Joints cracked. Endpapers foxed/browned.

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MY SECOND ENID BLYTON SUNSHINE READER
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1320052
Published by World Distributors Ltd.. 1st thus 1968. Good condition.

Stories to read and games to play. Pictorial cardwraps. 64 pages. Colour & green two-tone illustrations. Covers are creased with wear to lower corners. Vertical crease to one page. Price-cut from title-page. Pale page browning else contents clean.

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