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THE NEVERENDING STORY
Written by Michael Ende. Illustrated by Roswitha Quadflieg.
Stock no. 1324377
Published by Allen Lane. 1st UK 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

First published in German in 1979. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Marble effect endpapers. Full-page illustration of the first letter of each chapter. Green and pink text. A wonderful fantasy story about a magical kingdom. ISBN: 0713915099. Spine slightly bumped. Some light fading to inner margin of half title-page. Evidence of erased pencil writing to half title-page. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and faded to spine

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THE NEVERENDING STORY
Written by Michael Ende. Illustrated by Roswitha Quadflieg.
Stock no. 1323979
Published by Allen Lane. 1st UK 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First published in German in 1979. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Marble effect endpapers. Full-page illustration of the first letter of each chapter. Green and pink text. A wonderful fantasy story about a magical kingdom. ISBN: 0713915099. Spine and corners bumped. Small damp stain to lower corner of front cover. Hinge between publisher's page and start of first chapter is cracked. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge creased. A nice copy of the scarce printing by William Clowes Ltd (UK).

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THE TOVERS
Written by Elisabeth Beresford. Illustrated by Geoffrey Beitz.
Stock no. 1824378
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Once upon a time the world was full of Tovers, all in their separate groups and going their separate ways. In this exciting story, Beresford has created a totally engaging warm and humorous world in which the reader will recall half-remembered shadowy dreams of another Golden Age. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416266606. A nice, clean copy. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1323766
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small black spot to lower corner of front cover, slight rubbing to centre of rear cover. A few marks to page margins but contents generally clean.

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UNSEEN ACADEMICALS
Written by Terry Pratchett.
Stock no. 1323544
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Discworld Novel. Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780385609340. Spine bumped, slight rubbing to corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at spine edges.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1824120
Published by Ted Smart. Circa 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Winner of the 1997 Smarties Gold Award. Following the adventures of Harry Potter as he discovers the magical, the dangerous, and unpredictable world of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Pictorial boards. 223 pages. ISBN: 1856134032. 1st edition thus, third printing. Spine cocked. Boards & contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased at base of spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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PURE DEAD BRILLIANT
Written by Debi Gliori. Illustrated by Debi Gliori.
Stock no. 1323352
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

The third deliciously rich read in the Pure Dead sequence. Green imitation suede covers with gilt title and vignette. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0385602529. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Some pale page browning.

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THE ENCHANTED WOOD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 1323307
Published by Budget Books. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Happy Time Books series. Large format. Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0868012327. Slight wear to spine and corners, spine faded and top corners bumped. Contents fine.

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THREE AGAINST THE WITCH WORLD
Written by Andre Norton. Illustrated by Jack Gaughan; Alice Phalen; Barbi Johnson.
Stock no. 1323180
Published by Gregg Press. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Witch World Novels of Andre Norton series. Blue boards with gilt title to spine and author name to front cover. 189 numbered pages. Endleave maps designed by Johnson. ISBN: 0839823584. Covers are lightly damp stained. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine. Tape reinforcements on verso (unnecessary!?).

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WARLOCK OF THE WITCH WORLD
Written by Andre Norton. Illustrated by Jack Gaughan; Alice Phalen; Barbi Johnson.
Stock no. 1323179
Published by Gregg Press. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Witch World Novels of Andre Norton series. Blue boards with gilt title to spine and author name to front cover. 222 pages. Endleave maps designed by Johnson. ISBN: 0839823592. Covers are lightly damp stained. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine. Tape reinforcements on verso (unnecessary!?).

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SORCERESS OF THE WITCH WORLD
Written by Andre Norton. Illustrated by Jack Gaughan; Alice Phalen; Barbi Johnson.
Stock no. 1323178
Published by Gregg Press. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and author's name to front cover. 221 pages. Endleave maps by Johnson. ISBN: 0838923606. Covers are lightly marked by dust(?) and damp at edges. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine. Tape reinforcements on verso (unnecessary!?).

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WEB OF THE WITCH WORLD
Written by Andre Norton. Illustrated by Jack Gaughan; Alice Phalen; Barbi Johnson.
Stock no. 1323177
Published by Gregg Press. Circa 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Witch World Novels of Andre Norton series. Blue boards with gilt title to spine and author name to front cover. 192 numbered pages. Endleave maps designed by Johnson. ISBN: 0839823576. No edition stated. Covers are dust(?) marked. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine. Brown paper and tape reinforcements on verso (unnecessary!?).

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