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The Children's Illustrated Classics. Red boards with black title labels and gilt titles. Colour plates & b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Blue pictorial wrapper is lightly scuffed and faded to spine.
Decorated red cloth and spine. B/w full page illustrations, colour frontis plate. 174 pages + 32 page catalogue to rear. Bumping, wear and marks to covers. Bookplate, small labels/names in ink etc. to prelims of book. Foxing and browning, mostly to outer page edges. A reading copy.
Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Some fading to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few margin marks; and marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is damp marked to verso, with some wrinkling; nicks and chips at edges, but minimal loss.
Yellow boards, black title to spine. 190 pages. Uneven fading/spotting - possible damp to covers, which also has large dent along one edge. Name and address in ink on label stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing. Pages browned. Wrapper is torn and nearly detached all way down one edge; some loss, but front and rear panels are mostly complete.
Four b/w illustrations including frontis. Two-tone blue pictorial boards. 256 pages. An adventure story set in World War I. Boards clean. Spine slightly bumped and cocked. Foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, slightly grubby to rear panel.
Orange/brown boards, black title label to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Part of The Ace Series. Spine browned, boards grubby. Text block browned. Name & address in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present. All plates correct.
DRUMS OF WAR
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818824
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1957. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A story set at the end of the American Civil War. Red boards, Black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.
The "Ace" Series, books of flying adventures. Light green cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. Small nick to top and tail of spine. Spine cocked. Front board bowed. Contents browned. Hinge next to plate facing page 76 is pulled showing glue to edge of plate.
Green cloth, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates. Boards marked, spine slightly faded. Slight fraying to top & tail of spine. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Contents browned and a few hinges pulled. All plates present.
The "Ace" Series, books of Flying Adventures. Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. Early reprint. Vertical crease to spine. A few foxspots mainly to prelims, text block browned.
Beige cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Spine browned and foxed. Name and adress in ink to front endpaper, written twice. Grubby marks to front endpaper. Text block browned. All plates present.
Green cloth boards with black title to spine. 4 b/w plates. 247 pages. Boards marked and bumped. Text block browned. Some foxing present mainly to endpapers and margins. All plates present.