CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER
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American edition. Green cloth, dark green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Beautiful b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, some rubbing to corners. Name plate to front pastedown. Contents lightly browned. Dustwrapper is damp stained and edge chipped with some loss.
The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Small fade mark to base of spine. Scuff/score mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is browned with edge-tears and chips, but minimal loss.
The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Fading to top and tail of spine and horizontal edge next to spine. Text block browned. 5 tiny blue biro marks to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny chips, browned to spine and rear panel, , front flap has blue pen mark, rear panel has insignificant red pen doodle.
The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and corners; some browning along cover edges. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some closed tears and chips; a little loss; couple of blue ink rings to front panel.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of the Hill Country. B/w illustrations. Some fading to cover edges. A little bowing to front cover. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby and scuffed with creasing; some chipping and a few tears/nicks, but minimal loss.
CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1813291
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.
Green cloth. Gilt title to front cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers of 'The Hill Country'. B/w text illustrations. 383 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Page 281/2 has 1" loss to lower edge of page (slight loss of text on page 282 but story still readable). Some fingermarks to contents and some foxing.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of the Hill Country. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and a little faded. Slight bumping to corners. Small mark to rear board. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Enapapers lightly browned and foxed. Some foxing and marks to contents but many pages are clean.
A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; spotting to couple of corners. Some browning and uneven fading; especially to spine, which also has a damp mark to base. Bookplate to front endpaper. Some foxing - mostly to outer page edges and endpapers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is in two halves, with spine MISSING; tape marks to edges; much creasing and tears; but both panels are mostly complete!