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JENNY THE JEEP
Written by Jack Townend. Illustrated by Jack Townend.
Stock no. 1318777
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1944. Good condition.

Jenny was a very pretty pink wartime Jeep. Small oblong format pictorial paperboards. Colour illustrations. Corners slightly bumped. A prize consolation letter from The Farmers Weekly dated 1946 glued onto the verso of the front free-endpaper. Pink pen scribbles to title-page and one other page (those on the title-page have been partially erased). Contents generally clean.

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LOOKING BACK IN SUSSEX
Written by W.E.P. Done.
Stock no. 2132613
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. The Story of the Manhood and West Wittering Down to Domesday. Bumping to spine. Uneven fading to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; loss to bottom corner of front panel; a few other marks and browning.

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STORIES FROM THE BIBLE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2131670
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A new and more lavish format (originally published in 1929). Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 420 pages. Erased pencil inscription to front endpaper. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips that have been repaired with sticky tape to verso.

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CUCKOO CHERRY-TREE
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 2126288
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 4th 1945. Very good condition.

"A book of original fairy tales, imbued with country lore and magic, with a background of woods and fields and cottages where simple folk live". Green cloth, title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE BED BOOK
Written by Sylvia Plath. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2124275
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A delicious play of fancy in this inspired catalogue of desirable beds. Pink boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571109292. Light browning along cover edges. Page edge browning. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges with creasing and a few small chips and nicks.

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STORIES FOR BOYS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1317120
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

21 short stories for boys. Cream cloth with red title to spine. Authors include BB, Wodehouse, Trease, Capt. Johns etc. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Small black mark to rear cover. Covers sunned and impression of dustwrapper to front cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned, contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn, faded to spine.

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STORIES FOR EIGHT-YEAR-OLDS
Written by Sara Corrin; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1407055
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 191 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Light browning to endpapers. Couple of marks to edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears. A little creasing to top of front panel. Wrapper is grubby. Foxing to verso.

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BILLY BOBTAIL
Written by Alec Buckels. Illustrated by Alec Buckels.
Stock no. 1314843
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White pictorial boards. Simple b/w drawings throughout. Billy Bobtail is a rabbit. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, tiny nick to side of spine. Covers a little grubby and foxed. Light foxing to endpapers. Name in ink (Alec Buckels - but no idea if this is an authentic author signature or not!) to front endpaper. A couple of page hinges slightly cracked. Creases to some pages from the binding process. Contents clean.

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CHARLOTTE AND FORTUNA
Written by Miche Wynants. Illustrated by Miche Wynants.
Stock no. 1313883
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial paper boards. Large colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name and address in ink (blue biro) to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with tears at edges.

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THE ADVENTURES OF DUDLEY AND GILDEROY
Written by Marion B. Cothren; Algernon Blackwood. Illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky.
Stock no. 2113105
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from Algernon Blackwoods story. Yellow cloth with blue titles and vingette. B/w text illustrations to contents. 35 pages. Browning/darkening to top and bottom edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and a few grubby marks. Wrapper is very faded and browned, with marks; edge-torn and chipped with some pieces of loss; creased.

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SHADOWMANCER
Written by G.P. Taylor.
Stock no. 1207795
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

A world of superstition, magic and witchcraft where nothing can be taken for granted, and the ultimate sacrifice might even be life itself. Uncorrected proof copy. Grey cardwraps. ISBN: 0571220460. SIGNED by author. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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TUMBLEDOWN DICK
Written by Howard Spring. Illustrated by Steven Spurrier.
Stock no. 2111002
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 3rd 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. All People and No Plot. Some fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks. Wrapper is torn and chipped with creasing and marks; some loss.

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