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THE BIG FAT BUNTER BOOK
Written by Frank Richards; Mike Higgs; Mary Cadogan.
Stock no. 2135585
Published by Hawk Books Limited. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A volume which collects together a variety of different formats in which Bunter appears with particular emphasis on his illustrated appearances in magazines and comic papers. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles and illustration to front cover. 290 pages. 10.5 x 7.5". ISBN: 0948248025. Page edge browning; a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut.
Blue cloth with black titles and two-tone blue diagonally striped front cover. Colour frontis. 256 pages. A Romance of the Abbey Girls. Light bumping to spine. Small inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Just under 1" tear to bottom margin of frontis, next to spine. A few margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; some tape repairs to verso; a little loss; some creasing.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings to text. 104 pages. 8 x 5.25.". Second impression. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with a small amount of loss; creased.
THE ST. BERGA SWIMMING POOL
Written by Theodora Wilson Wilson. Illustrated by J.R. Burgess.
Stock no. 2135448
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Pat's determination that St. Berga's should have its own swimming pool although adventures came thick and fast before that dream came true. Blue cloth, dark titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 260 pages. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a few small pieces of loss; grubby marks to rear panel.
This is the fourth book in the popular 'St. Clare's' series. Orange cloth with dark blue titles and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 157pages. Spine bumped. Child's name and address in blue biro to front free-endpaper (writing has caused indentations to half title-page). Light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, grubby to rear panel and browned to spine with loss to top 1" of spine and slight loss at base. Number '30' written in small circle at top edge of front panel.
The third book of the St. Clare's series. Blue cloth, red titles. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. A few spots to rear cover. Child's name and address in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Small ink stamp to rear pastedown. A few light foxspots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn and slightly grubby to rear panel and spine. Number '7' written in small circle at top edge of front panel.
The fifth book in the series about that popular girls' school, St. Clare's - just as entertaining, merry and interesting as the others. Orange cloth, black lettering and vignette. B/w drawings throughout. 153 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is foxed, slightly edge chipped with slight loss and tear to lower corner of front panel.
Seagull library. Blue boards, silver titles. 256 pages. SIGNED by the author by means of an inscription to front free-endpaper. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to top and tail of spine. Some slight fading to cover edges. Pale page browning to contents and a few foxspots throughout. Price-cut wrapper is very worn and torn with slight loss at lower edges and a large section of loss to top of spine and top front panel.
4 Girls' School Stories. Colour illustrated boards. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuff/scratch marks to rear cover. Foxing and some page browning.
Arthur Augustus D'Arcy is in trouble. He has been accused of punching a New House prefect. Red covers, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 218 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, a little grubby to rear panel and slightly faded to spine.
Blue boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Damp stains to edges of covers with particular damage to top edge of rear cover. Some light damp staining to lower corners of prelims. Musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, grubby and has piece missing to top edge of rear panel (where damp stain damage is).
The Magnet No. 31. Issue nos. 1325-1327, 1456, 1531-1532, 1573-1574. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703000632. Spine slightly bumped. Some very light browning to cover edges. Booksellers sticker (Foyles) to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is bright with minimal rubbing at edges.