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THE KINGDOM UNDER THE SEA AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2140211
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Delightful retelling of traditional East European folk tales. Dark green boards, gilt title to spine. Full-page colour pictures - exquisitely beautiful, black silhouettes against marble colours, plus numerous other silhouette illustrations. 104 pages. ISBN: 0224618822. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; faded to spine.
Orange cloth with nightingale silhouette to front cover. Black titles to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Charming silhouette illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers discoloured and slightly grubby. Child's pretend library markings (in ink) to rear free-endpaper. Some marks to page margins.
Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561. Spine and corners bumped. Light tea/coffee(?) stain to foredge of textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with light foxing to the flaps.
Small oblong format. Red and white decorated boards. Silhouette illustrations. Story of a lost canary. No Text. ISBN: 0333285426. Light wear to cover edges. Contents are excellent!
The last in the Hetty Feather trilogy - Hetty's serach for a happy ending. Purple boards, silver title to spine. 418 pages. B/w silhouette illustrations. ISBN: 9780857531056. Wrapper a little edge-creased.
The Jan Pienkowski Fairy Tale Library. Very small format. Pink pictorial boards. Multi-coloured endpapers. Colour & b/w silhouette illustrations. Some fading to spine.
Dutch language nursery rhymes. Matt white boards with black silhouettes. Colour illustrations and silhouettes. ISBN: 9021826798. Boards a little grubby.
Small oblong format. Red and white decorated boards. Silhouette illustrations. Story of a lost canary. No Text. ISBN: 0333285426. Spine rubbed at base. Wrapper very lightly creaed at edges.
Who would dare to go outdoors on All Souls' Eve, knowing that the Demon Huntsman is on the prowl? Whitbread Award Winner. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Small b/w silhouette illustrations to text. 242 pages. ISBN: 0385605110. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Name and a couple of small marks to endpapers. A few marks to text block and light page edge browning. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small amount of loss from ends of spine.
Beige cloth, gilt title to spine, black title and illustration to front cover. B/w illustrations to text. 166 pages plus adverts to rear. Boards clean. Minor foxing to text block else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned at spine, split in two at front spine edge and just slightly grubby.
Small oblong format. Red and white decorated boards. Silhouette illustrations. Story of a lost canary. No Text. ISBN: 0333285426. Top of spine bumped. Minimal wear to spine and corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
Reissue of the book first published in 1919. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignettes to front. Colour frontis. 3 double-page colour spreads plus b/w silhouette illustrations. ISBN: 0434958611. Small mark to front cover. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with some uneven fading.