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GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE
Written by David Walliams. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2133545
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
In his old age Grandpa has become confused. He believes he is back in World War II when he was an RAF Spitfire pilot. Only one person can understand him: his grandson Jack. Together they embark on the adventure of their lives. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780007494019. A few small nicks to page edges.
In his old age Grandpa has become confused. He believes he is back in World War II when he was an RAF Spitfire pilot. Only one person can understand him: his grandson Jack. Together they embark on the adventure of their lives. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780007494019. Pictorial dustwrapper has a faint circular mark to front cover and is scuffed to rear panel.
Cheaper Edition. World War I novel. Beige cloth boards, brown titles. Spine lightly faded. Endpapers & text block browned with minor foxing. Brown dustwrapper is browned with age and chipped to corners and spine, one tear across the spine at the lower half.
Four b/w illustrations including frontis. Two-tone blue pictorial boards. 256 pages. An adventure story set in World War I. Boards clean. Spine slightly bumped and cocked. Foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, slightly grubby to rear panel.
A Story of the War on the North Sea. Red cloth with blocked design to front and spine. Colour frontis. Spine lightly faded, mottling to rear board and spine. Foxing and browning mainly to prelims and text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with a couple of small closed tears.
Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some foxing; nicks to corners.
A Novel of the German Air Force in World War I. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Browning to top and tail of spine. Endpapers and text block browned. A few margin marks. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and browned to rear panel.
Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Reprint. Text block lightly browned and foxed. Faint pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapepr is browned to spine, has foxing and is lightly worn at corners.
A Rainbow Book. 'The war was over and Joey, the little jeep, wanted to go home...' The story of a World War II jeep. Matt pictorial boards. Two-tone & colour illustrations throughout. Lower cover edges are worn. Some slight corner creases and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is very worn with some loss to spine and corners, grubby to rear panel and has a large tear to front fold.
A tale of the Great European War. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 255 pages. 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Slight fading to spine. Heavy foxing to contents and some light browning to endpapers.
THE KINGFISHERS SEE IT THROUGH
Written by Catherine Christian. Illustrated by E. Spring-Smith.
Stock no. 1817517
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A war-time story of a few girls who determine, in spite of all sorts of difficulties, to keep the Guides going. Blue cloth, black titles. 4 b/w plates. 223 pages. A Girl Guide story. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block. Front hinge pulled but tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and scuffed to rear panel.
A PLANTATION PRINTER THE ADVENTURES OF A GEORGIA BOY DURING THE WAR
Written by Joel Chandler Harris.
Stock no. 2126691
Published by James R. Osgood, Mcilvaine & Co.. 1st 1892. Very good condition.
Olive green cloth, brown titles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Many pages have uncut edges (published like this).