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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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IRISH SHORT STORIES
Written by Frank Delaney; et al. Illustrated by David Rooney.
Stock no. 1320031
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

Green decorated cloth with gilt title to spine. Introduced by Delaney. Contained in a titled black slipcase which is lightly scuffed and a little dusty along top edge.

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THE FOLIO TREASURY OF SHORTER CRIME FICTION (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Tim Heald; Sue Bradbury. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320004
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

A four volume set: Early Escapades; Superior Sleuths; Police Procedures; Murderous Minds. An anthology of stories selected by Tim Heald and Sue Bradbury. Brown cloth spines, gilt titles. Each volume has a different pictorial paper board. Colour frontispieces plus b/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to top and tail of spines and corners. Slipcase is a little dusty on top and slightly scuffed on base.

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GREAT STORIES OF CRIME AND DETECTION (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Tim Heald. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320001
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Selected by Tim Heald. Blue cloth spines with gilt titles. Pictorial paper boards. B/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to spines and corners, top corners lightly bumped. Spines are also lightly faded. Top edges of textblocks are slightly dusty. Slipcase is bumped at corners and worn with splits at top and tail of back edges.

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THE SPY'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by Graham Greene; Hugh Greene; Stella Rimington. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1820834
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, white titles. B/w illustrations. Edited by Greene and Greene, introduced by Rimington. 260 pages. A fine copy in publisher's almost fine slipcase.

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THE FOLIO ANTHOLOGY OF HUMOUR
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Anthony Trollope; Oscar Wilde; et al.
Stock no. 1820830
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Green and yellow boards. Preface by P.G. Wodehouse. 400 pages. Second printing. Minor foxing to spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a light mark running vertically on spine end.

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THE WORLD'S BEST STORIES FOR BOYS & GIRLS
Written by Winifred Biggs. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2133906
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.; T. Nelson & Sons. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards with gilt titles. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. 624 pages. Selected by Biggs. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 4
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2133408
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition.

Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 15 short stories, the first being "The Conjuring Wizard". Some wear and a few nicks to cover edges/spine. White correction fluid over a name in ink to top of title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Some corner tip creasing.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 3
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2133407
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Fair condition.

Decorated card wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Creasing and marks to covers; repair to base of spine. Title page is MISSING. Foxing to outer page edges. A reading copy only!

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ENID BLYTON READERS 1
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1319086
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 13 short stories, the first being "The Peppermint Party". Spine and corners a little worn. Covers a little grubby. School ink stamp to verso of front cover. Small nick to the top of the first few pages. Tick marks to contents list and occasional margin mark but contents generally clean.

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PLAYTIME STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry B. Neilson; Levine Helmer; et al..
Stock no. 1319054
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows girl walking a large dog in the snow. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First item is "Cheerful Conversation". 1 b/w Louis Wain illustration entitled "A bogus Father Christmas". Spine slightly bumped and grubby. Corners worn. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Endpapers have been professionally replaced. Contents are browned and foxed.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 3
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318987
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1942. Good condition.

Decorated card wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Covers are edge worn and grubby, spine split. Some ink splodges to text pages and some pages charred. Grubby fingermarks to contents.

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