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Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light foxing to covers. Foxing to contents. One page has a large tear and crease, two others have small tears. Still a nice copy of a scarce book.
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. Slight bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a bit creased at edges.
The strange story of Deeley Montfort Delaroy, told by his war-time comrade and friend, Captain Eric (Tubby) Wilde. Blue boards, black title to spine. Revised and reset edition. Spine and corners bumped. Some light browning/foxing to spine. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed on verso, is edge chipped with slight loss and a bit grubby to rear panel.
Elizabeth, Karli and their mother are avoiding the Russian troops which would be hard enough to do, even if they didn't have an elephant to look after! Glazed pictorial boards. 232 pages. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.
The Story of H.M. Submarine R 19 in the Great War. Blue pictorial cloth. Frontis plus 3 b/w plates. 256 pages. Some light wear to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; some nicks and marks, but minimal loss.
Limited to 300 Copies, this edition also has an original hand drawn illustration by Skilleter to front endpaper. The first and only hardback edition. 12 stories, plus b/w illustrations. This is Copy No. 229. Tiny knock to top of spine of book and to wrapper. Pale browning to top edge of rear panel of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Blue boards with light titles and vignette. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Front free-endpaper is missing, some surface paper damage to pastedown where it has been torn out. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to top of spine.
Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w illustrations. Couple of corners are bumped. Some spotting. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some repairs to verso with paper tape. Some grubby marks to wrapper.
A story of the Yellow Peril. Olive green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Grey endpapers. 6 b/w plates. 292 pages, all edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped and worn with small splits at top and tail of spine. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Joints cracked. Some foxing to textblock and page margins. 1 plate is missing (opposite page 211).
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.
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.