Charles Scribner's Sons
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American edition. Green cloth, dark green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Beautiful b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, some rubbing to corners. Name plate to front pastedown. Contents lightly browned. Dustwrapper is damp stained and edge chipped with some loss.
A Tale of the Two Roses. Large format. Black cloth with title to spine. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Bumping and wear to cover edges. Title to spine has rubbed away. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Red grubby marks to a few pages.
The Adventures of David Balfour. Black cloth with large pictorial onlay to front and gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour title page and plates. Fold-out map. 289 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly grubby. Some scuffing to pictorial onlay. Top and bottom edges of textblock have been neatly trimmed during binding process, fore-edge has been roughly cut with some pages roughly opened causing marginal loss. Name in red felt-tip to front fly-leaf.
Black cloth, large pictorial onlay to front. Cream decorated endpapers. 9 colour plates. 308 pages. 9.5 x 7". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Dent to top edge of rear cover. Title to spine has faded. Rear cover is grugbby. There is loss to the corners of the pictorial onlay. Rear joint is cracked. Some light grubby fingermarks at page margins else contents clean.
A reconsideration of Josef Stalin, the demonic dictator who ruled over the Soviet Union for the better part of three decades. Black cloth spine with red title, grey boards. ISBN: 0684192039. A few minor marks to vertical edge of front board. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is creased to front flap and unevenly faded to spine.
Profusely illustrated with exquisite examples of Dulac's work. Large format. Light blue cloth boards, dark title to spine. 205 pages plus index. ISBN: 0684147912. SIGNED by author to prelims. Bumping to cover edges and a couple of corners. Red pen mark and some foxing to outer page edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with a few marks.
Blue cloth boards with red decorations. B/w drawings. xi & 209 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. Second issue with 'J.J. Little & Co.' printed to verso of title page. Boards damp mottled and faded, top & tail of spine worn with a little loss. Front joint split revealing cloth beneath. Inscriptions and ink stamps to first blank page. Foxing and dampstaining to top edges throughout. Hinges pulled but tight. A working copy of the early work.
Scribner Illustrated Classics Series. Dark cloth with gilt title to spine; large pictorial onlay to front cover. 9 colour plates. Some fading to covers. Corners are bumped. Some scuffing. A little surface paper damage to top of front endpaper and pastedown. Foxing.
Green cloth with blind titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Songs of Childhood. Bumping to corners. Uneven browning to covers. Grubby marks to endpapers and a few page margins.
STRAWBERRY DRESS ESCAPE
Written by Crescent Dragonwagon. Illustrated by Lillian Hoban.
Stock no. 1507484
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Emily sang as she flew around her field three times. The schoolroom had been hot, dusty and boring when Emily said 'yes' to the open window, the smell of honeysuckle, the buzzing of bees. This is the story of her escape to the wonder and magic of a late spring afternoon. Blue cloth with black titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. 10.25 x 8.25". ISBN: 068413912X. Spine bumped, a little wear to spine and corners. Ink inscription to front endpaper, smudge to top corner, light stain to outside edge. Fingermark to half-title. Rest of contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few chips and tears, spine darkened and writing faded, panels grubby, remains of small label on front panel.
PALACE IN BAGDAD - SEVEN TALES FROM ARABIA
Written by Jean Russell Larson. Illustrated by Marianne Yamaguchi.
Stock no. 1507042
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. circa 1966. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Out of the exotic world of the Middle East come these seven tales of adventure, humor and mystery. Yellow pictorial boards with black titles.10.25 x 7.5". B/w Illustrations. 95 pages. Top of spine and lower corners bumped, some wear to spine and corners. Pencil inscription and other pencil writing to both endpapers. Light foxing to text block. Text pages very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn, with a couple of tears and small pieces of loss. Small hole torn near centre of spine, silver library binding label stuck below. 2.5" tear to base of front fold, small hole to rear fold. Also slightly grubby with label residue on front panel.
10 full-page colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title and decoration to front and circular onlay. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Small score mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Small booksellers label to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Couple of hinges are cracked. Foxing and some marks to contents. Plates bright.