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Dark cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos by Kersting. SIGNED by Wynford Vaughan-Thomas - broadcaster and author to front endpaper, with a further inscription in ink. Wrapper has some edge-wear and is browned to spine.
A picture book about a little boy named Andrew and his very special "sitter". Oblong format. Blue boards, metallic green title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0200716166. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and heavily foxed.
Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A folk tale adapted from Grimm. Ex-lib. with some usual markings, book appears to have been covered with clear adhesive film. Foxing to outer page edges.
It is not easy to be one hundred and twenty-five and still be treated lie a child who doesn't know one end of the Book of Witchcraft from another, to be told one is too young to attend the festivities of Walpurgis Night and to be punished severely for disobedience... but that was the fate of the little Witch. Black boards, red title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0200712594. Boards clean. Minor foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and a little scuffed with a few small closed tears (no loss).
SELINA'S NEW FAMILY
Written by Anne Pilgrim; Mabel Esther Allan. Illustrated by Graham Byfield.
Stock no. 1314754
Published by Abelard-Schuman. 1st USA 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Mabel Esther Allan writing as Anne Pilgrim. Selina's mother returns from a holiday with plans to marry again, and move to Ireland.... Green cloth, black title to spine and small publisher's motif to front cover. 191 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 020071502X. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small mark to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss at corners, slightly grubby and lightly foxed on verso.
YAN AND THE GOLD MOUNTAIN ROBBERS
Written by Sydney Paulden. Illustrated by David McKee.
Stock no. 1710142
Published by Grasshopper; Abelard-Schuman. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A Grasshopper Book. ISBN: 0200722611. Wrapper spine faded with wear to corners.
Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. A Grasshopper Book. ISBN: 0200725734. Light bumping and wear to corners and spine. Little drink stain to outer page edges, going into page margins. Wrapper is a little browned, with light edge-creasing.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0200723804. Corners lightly rubbed. Lower rear side of spine split for about 1cm. Boards just a little grubby. Contents fine.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0200723804. Spine and corners bumped. A few light foxspots else contents clean.
Blue covers with silver title to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and a few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with fading to spine; some edge-creasing and some closed tears; chips of loss. Small piece of loss along top edge of rear panel.
A Grasshopper Book. Susan and her brother Jack find a corn dolly which has powers for good, which are tested to the utmost when the enemy struck. An unusual adventure story based on folk lore of the English countryside. Bright green boards, gilt title to spine. 128 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0200723715. SIGNED by author and illustrator on front pastedown - "To ann love Maggi and Colin xx". Name of previous owner also to pastedown. Contents clean. Spine and corners are slightly rubbed. Old tape mark to rear cover. Dustwrapper is edge worn, 5.5" closed tear to rear panel with old tape repair on verso.
A Grasshopper Book. A hilarious story of witchcraft and trickery. Bright green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 126 pages. ISBN: 0200726129. SIGNED by author and illustrator to front pastedown - "To Ann love Maggi & Colin xxx". A few tiny foxspots to outer page edges. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit creased at top of spine else fine.