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Dunderpate is a boy who has a head so full of daydreams there is no room for anything else. One day he decides to go to town to seek his fortune... Striking silhouette pictures throughout. Orange cloth with black titles and vignette. 8.5 x 6.6". ISBN: 0631001603. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing and fingering to contents. Ex-Libris plate (school) to verso of title-page, no other school markings.
Victoria Josephine is a rather spoiled doll who is rejected and yet finds her way back to a loving home in a rather surprising way. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Striking black silhouette illustrations throughout and on orange endpapers. 8.25 x 6.25". Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing to textblock. Some light marks to page margins.
NUMBER TWELVE JOY STREET
Written by Mabel Marlowe; Madeleine Nightingale; Rose Fyleman; Eleanor Farjeon; et al. Illustrated by L.R. Brightwell; Mary Baker; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 1324626
Published by Basil Blackwell. Good condition.
Blue decorated cloth. 6 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine slightly browned. Ex-Libris plate to front free-endpaper. Joint at front free-endpaper and half title-page is cracked showing webbing. Half title-page is MISSING. Hinges are cracked and pulled, some showing stitching at spine. This is causing the contents to be a bit loose in the binding but the contents are still tight. There is some colouring to the b/w illustrations and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Also, some foxing.
A medley of prose & verse for boys and girls. Contributors include Laurence Housman, Compton Mackenzie, Hugh Chesterman etc. One story illustrated in colour, packed with b/w illustrations. Cream cloth with blue titles and decorations on covers. Spine and corners rubbed, spine slightly browned. Half title-page is detached at lower 2". Colouring to quite a number of the b/w illustrations. Some light fingermarks to page margins.
Traditional tales told by de La Mare. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few foxspots to textblock. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper.
A colourful and exciting story for boys and girls laid in Restoration England and early American Colonies. Blue cloth boards, red title block to spine with gilt title. B/w illustrations. Blue mark to spine. Cloth to base of spine and lower 1/3 of rear board creased. Top corner of front board creased. Text block a little browned. Contents generally clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and small chips, blue biro to 'G' and 'y' of title, spine browned, rear panel grubby.
The third story of the strange adventures of the Secret Island children. Green cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 192 pages. 8.25 x 6". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fading to spine and edges. A few scuff marks. Boards are a little bowed. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
Red cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Covers are bowed with fading to spine and edges; bumping at corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and foxing, mostly to outer page edges.
White cloth with gilt tiles to spine and front cover; vignette also to front cover. Traditional tales told by Walter de la Mare. Limited edition to 260 copies. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. SIGNED by author to verso of half-title page. This is Copy No. 88. Grubby marks and spots, with cup ring mark to covers. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers, prelims, outer page edges; some throughout.
NUMBER TWO JOY STREET
Written by A.A. Milne; Walter De La Mare; Rose Fyleman; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Alec Buckels; C.T. Nightingale; et al..
Stock no. 2140030
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1924. Almost very good condition.
A Medley of Prose & Verse for Boys and Girls. Large format. Cream cloth with blue decorations and titles. 8 colour plates tipped-onto brown card. Packed with b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.
NUMBER THREE JOY STREET
Written by Maxwell Armfield; Rose Fyleman; A.A. Milne; Laurence Housman; et al. Illustrated by Vera Hibbert; A.H. Watson; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 2140029
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1925. Almost very good condition.
Dark red and white patterned cloth. Tipped-in colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine is faded/browned with small split to top. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some browning. A few hinges are pulled.
Black cloth with green titles and pictorial onlay to front. 29 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, light vertical crease in cloth to rear cover. Name in pink ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and fingering to contents. Erased pencil doodles to front pastedown.
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