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STRANGER MAGIC: CHARMED STATES & THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by Marina Warner.
Stock no. 1826782
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A dazzling history of magical thinking and storytelling, its power to cross boundaries and its enduring legacy. As part of her exploration into the prophetic enchantments of Arabian Nights, the author retalls some of the most wonderful and lesser-known stories. Her narrative reveals that magical thinking, as conveyed by these stories, governs many aspects of experiences, even now. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780701173319. Text block browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lgithly rubbed at edges and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
GLACIER ISLAND: THE OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH SOUTH GEORGIA EXPEDITION 1954-1955
Written by George Sutton.
Stock no. 1824559
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
The British South Georgia Expedition 1954-1955 was the first expedition to enter Antarctic regions with mountaineering as its principal objective. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Boards clean and bright. Light browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge torn to lower front with tape repairs to verso (no loss), the longest of these tears is jut over 4" at front spine edge, rear panel is a little grubby.
Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 367 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Some foxing to textblock.
Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour frontis plate, a few other colour plates, many b/w illustrations. 287 pages. 8.25 x 5.75". Ninth impression. SPine bumped. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing to textblock.
Pegasus sets out to see the world and gets involved with a circus where he has great success. Oblong format. Orange cloth, blue title and illustration to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Light foxing to edges and lower edge of rear cover is slightly faded. Some hinges cracked. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and is grubby and edge worn/torn, large piece missing to rear panel.
Oblong format. Red cloth, cream title and illustration to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to cover edges. Endpapers partly browned. Child's name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing. Front joint is partly cracked at top and bottom. Some hinges cracked.
Green pictorial cloth with black titles, top edge green. Colour and b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 367 pages Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to endpapers. Some hinges pulled.
A Peepshow book. Opens 360 degrees. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0701150661. Third impression. A few minor creases to pop-up scenes.
"A Peepshow Book". 5 pop-up scenes. Glazed pictorial boards. 6.75 x 5.25". ISBN: 0701121416. Spine is faded. Pop-ups are all very good. Slight musty odour to book.
A Peepshow Book. Glazed pictorial boards. Book and pictures open out 360 degrees - to show the entire story. With ties and hanging string. ISBN: 0701124164. Slightly musty odour. Top of spine is a bit crushed with tears. Pop-up pages are all still excellent.
SWEET WATER AND BITTER: THE SHIPS THAT STOPPED THE SLAVE TRADE
Written by Sian Rees.
Stock no. 2138825
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780701181598. Small knocks to spine, which is also a bit faded. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a little edge-creased and faded to spine.
MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMS: THE BRITISH MERCHANTS' SERVICE IN THE WAR
Written by David W. Bone. Illustrated by Muirhead Bone.
Stock no. 1823053
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1919. Very good condition.
Large format. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Lower edges deckle edged. Spine and corners lightly rubbed & bumped. Light browning to endpapers and text block. A few scattered foxspots and grubby finger marks (minor).