Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.
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Large format. Stiff card wraps. 8 text pages. One large double pop-up spread to rear. New staples to spine, which appear to have been done the wrong way round - so the joins stick out in 3 places on spine, where ends overlap (sharp). Tape marks to page edges next to binding where old staples were. Name in ink to bottom margin of last page. Pop-up to rear appears to be in excellent condition!
Large format. Cloth spine. 8 text pages, with large double-page pop-up to rear of book. Fading and staining to spine with wear (rusting). Some margin marks. Pop-up to rear appears very good - just a little creasing in couple of places, including horse heads.
Front cover shows Father Christmas, with a pull-tab that moves his eyes and lips etc. 8 text pages. Last two pages are a large pop-up Christmas scene. Moveable pull tab to front is damaged, with some repair. Couple of tears to 'beard' and creasing, Pull tab still works, but is fragile. Inscription in ink to top of first page, with grubby marks to some margins. Gift page has child's writing on it. Large pop-up to rear is generally very good - split to paper where pop-up opens - some creases.
Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. No. 104 to bottom left corner. 7 page story, plus large pop-up scene to rear. Creasing to cover corners; a little chipping. Page creasing, with some browning and foxing. Pop-up is generally good - very good - some creases and repairs. Free swinging monkey is present - and two free standing characters/tress.
Large format. Pictorial stiff cardwraps. Green cloth spine. No. 302 to end of text pages. 8 page story plus large very detailed pop-up scene to rear. Spotting to cloth spine. Creasing to cover corners. Staining to bottom of pages 3 - 8. Pop-up is in very good working order; a few creases; only 2 (of 5) free standing characters are present and loosely inserted.
Large format. Pictorial card wraps. An eight page story of Ricky the Rabbit with a stunning fold out pop-up scene to the rear of the book. No. 106 to bottom left corner of front cover. Title to title page is 'Easter' - but this IS text of 'Ricky the Rabbit' when compared to other copies. Creasing and tape repairs to cover corners. Paper tape repairs to strengthen joints. Creasing to page corners; browning. Pop-up has been repaired - but now broken - figures to front of pop up do not 'pop' and have come unstuck (torn). Inscription in ink to belongs to/dedication/gift page.
A Bancroft cloth book. ISBN: 0381023782. Some light foxing to last couple of pages else contents clean. A nice copy of a scarce Rupert item.
Large format. Brightly coloured pictorial paper boards with clear window in centre showing Crusoe looking through a spyglass. Top corner of boards & contents cut in shape of parrot. First and last double page spread is a colourful pop-up by Kubasta. Colour illustrations to story. Top 3" of spine have split with chipping. Damp marking/spotting to top of pages next to binding on pages throughout book. Pop-ups are very good - although it appears that one tab has come unstuck to last pop-up.
Oblong format. White cloth spine with red dots, pictorial cardwraps with moveable tab to front cover. 8 pop-up scenes with moveable tabs. Red biro scribble marks and blue biro child's name to front cover. Covers slightly browned. Old tape(?) mark to edge of front cover. Pop-ups appear to be in good working order.
A shaped board book which opens out completely and has colour illustrations to each leaf with text below. Slight rubbing to page edges. Generally a nice, clean copy.
Westminster Books. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Covers are a bit edge worn and chipped with small patch of surface paper damage to front cover. Slight crease to page edges and light page browning else contents clean.
Large format. Pictorial stiff cardwraps. Green cloth spine. No. 302 to end of text pages. 8 page story plus large very detailed pop-up scene to rear. 5 stand alone cut out figures are present, loosely inserted in envelope. Pop-up in very good working order. Crease to lower corner of front cover. Light stain to lower edges of text.