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LITTLE TOTS' RECORDS: SONGS, GAMES, STORIES FOR KIDDIES No. 4 THE "STORY HOUR" BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2139055
Almost very good condition.
Slightly oblong format; cardwraps, tied together with string through hols in spine. 3 sleeves which contain 3 records. Contains: Little Red Riding Hood; The Frog Prince; Cinderella; The Three Bears: Jack and the Beanstalk; Tom Thumb. Records are all sold UNCHECKED. Splits to top and tail of spine joins. Damp marking along cover edges; creasing and some tear to corners. Browning.
Told to the Children series. Small format. Grey/brown cloth with black titles; pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and browning and grubby marks.
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2138936
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition.
Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. 16 colour tipped-in plates. Many b/w illustrations. 319 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine is browned with wear. Marks to covers with a little fading. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. One plate is creased.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour illustrations. First story is 'Puss In Boots'. Also includes: Little Red Riding Hood; Cinderella; Jack and the Beanstalk; Dick Whittington; Little Snowdrop; Tom Thumb. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to bottom corner of front cover. Rear cover is badly damp stained, with some pencil scribbling. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Contents are still generally very good.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Kingfisher Colour Book. My First Reading Book Series. Top half inch of spine is split with some chipping. First couple and last couple of pages have quite heavy browning. Rest of illustrations internally are nice and bright.
"Fairy Tales", text in gothic german script. Limited edition of 200 copies. Bound in red leather with gilt title to spine. Green silk page marker. Colour illustrations. Unpaginated. Top edge gilt. Uneven fading to covers. Boards slightly scuffed, with a few marks. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean, but some browning.
Blue cloth, silver titles and vignette. B/w illustrated endpapers. Colour tipped-in frontis plate. B/w text illustrations. 123pp. 7.5 x 5". Spine and edges are a bit faded. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is grubby with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; pencil inscription to flaps.
PETER PAN OR THE BOY WHO WOULD NOT GROW UP
Written by J.M. Barrie; Andrew Birkin. Illustrated by Paula Rego.
Stock no. 2138256
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.
Introduced by Andrew Birkin. Blue cloth, with silver titles and decoration. Unusual style colour plates. Slip case is very good - some marks and scuffs.
Red cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 16 gorgeous colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Top edge red. Some browning to outer page edges. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case. A few scuff marks to bottom edge.
A shaped 'Kiddie Kut' book with windows which allow you to peep through to the following pages. Charming! Colour illustrations throughout. Small split to top of spine. Some browning marks to edges of top of some cut out pages.
A contribution to the mood of patriotism and co-operation between the Allies during WWI, Rackham departs from his usual style in that this book is full of images which thrill and inspire but which do not terrify. Reports coming back from the Front were enough to suggest that this time the Allies could be spared violent images with their family reading at home! Blue cloth, gilt vignette. Introduction by Edmond Gosse. 13 tales. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 122 pages. 8 x 6". Spine is bumped and quite browned. Damp staining to rear cover, which shows through to around page 119 internally. Heavy foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Some margin marks. All plates present.
A nice collection of the traditional nursery fairy tales with 16 full page colour illustrations and b/w sketches throughout. Cloth spine. Colour pictorial cover. 74 pages. 11.5 x 9". Wear and chipping along cover edges; some fading to front cover. Uneven browning to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few page corner creases. Some margin marks.