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The third of the tales about St. Clare's School. Blue boards, red lettering. B/w drawings. 153 pages. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso, slightly grubby and edge rubbed, a few small pencil marks to booklist on rear panel.
The fifth book in the series about that popular girls' school, St. Clare's - just as entertaining, merry and interesting as the others. Red boards, black lettering and vignette. B/w drawings throughout. 153 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso, slightly grubby, edge worn with some loss to top of spine and large tear to top half of rear fold.
A school story for girls. Yellow cloth with blue lettering. 8 b/w drawings. 217 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxspots to spine. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed to spine and rear panel, spine also slightly browned. Very slight chipping and loss to edges of wrapper.
Green cloth. Red titles. B/w illustrations. Another school story about St. Clare's. Spine and top edge of front cover slightly damp stained, foxspots to spine. Rear cover is very damp stained, particularly at top 2". Child's inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers partly browned. Foxng to contents (mainly at page edges). Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn (with tape repair on verso of spine) and slightly grubby.
The sixth and last in the St. Clare's series. Yellow boards with blue lettering and vignette. B/w drawings throughout. 162 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Light browning to top 1.5" of spine and a small brown spot below authors name on spine. Biro writing (if found please return to....) to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss to spine which is also lightly browned.
Blue covers, gilt title and stripes to spine. B/w frontis. 211 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and creased with small chips and very slight loss.
Green boards with gilt titles to front and spine and vingette in gilt of William to spine. B/w text illustrations. 184 pages. 7.5 x 5". Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges - some of which have seeped through to page margins. Wrapper is creased with some tears and chips; a little loss; faded to spine. Some browning also to wrapper.
WILLIAM AND THE WITCH
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry; Henry Ford.
Stock no. 2133197
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green boards with gilt titles and vignette of William to spine. 191 pages, top edge green. B/w text illustrations. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and marks; faded to spine; a few chips of loss along edges.
Orange cloth, black titles. B/w text illustrations. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight mottling to cloth. Some foxing to contents. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. 2 of the b/w illustrations have been neatly coloured in. Worn and torn dustwrapper with some loss to spine and corners and larger piece of loss to lower corner of front panel. Old tape repairs have yellowed on front and verso. Large tear across spine and onto front panel. Rear panel and spine are slightly grubby. Still a nice copy of the first edition in very scarce original dustwrapper.
How Madge and Joey pull together in the face of adversity is the theme of this much-awaited forerunner to the Chalet School series. Pictorial cardwraps. 303 pages. ISBN: 9781847450548. Minimal rubbing to corners. Contents fine.
Brown pictorial cloth, front cover shows schoolgirl playing hockey. Colour frontis. 280 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.
Green and cream pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 296 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some margin marks. Wrapper is torn in 3 pieces with loss.