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A WELSH EYE
Written by Gwyn Thomas. Illustrated by John Dd. Evans.
Stock no. 1819186
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The idiosyncratic testament of one Welshman's love for his country, at times moving, often hilarious, shot through with insights no outsider could possess, and sharpeneed by criticisms no outsider would dare make. The people and places of Wales. B/w illustrations. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and browned to verso top edge.

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CAPABILITY BROWN THE STORY OF A MASTER GARDENER
Written by Thomas Hinde.
Stock no. 2132663
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0091637406. Some light wear to corners. Page edge browning with a few foxspots. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing and a couple of tiny tears.

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ISLAND FORTRESS: THE DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN 1903-1945
Written by Norman Longmate.
Stock no. 1818469
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A definitive study. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0091748372. Pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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GEORGE'S BOATS
Written by A.J. Grainger. Illustrated by Graham Humphreys.
Stock no. 1817674
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

George was a bargee's son and, if his attendance at school was spasmodic, his knowledge of barges and the canal was inexhaustible. Funny, exciting and different with attractive b/w illustrations. Red boards. Gilt titles to spine. 120pp. 8 x 5". ISBN: 0091063906. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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THE SHAPE OF THE MOTOR CAR
Written by Leslie A. Everett.
Stock no. 2130214
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with title to spine and small vignette to front cover. B/w photos and diagrams. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some repairs to verso; scuffing and some loss.

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THE LURE OF SPEED
Written by Henry Segrave.
Stock no. 2118457
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1928. Good condition.

Autobiography. B/w photos. Spine is browned, with bumping and wear; a little fraying to cloth. Damp staining to couple of cover edges. Some scuff marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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SEEN AND NOT HEARD
Written by Nigel Temple.
Stock no. 1504610
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A selection of Victorian improving tales and pious horror stories. Burgundy cloth covers with gilt titles to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 272 pages. ISBN: 009104040X. Minimal bumping to spine. A little light page edge browning. Contents clean. Dustwrapper spine is sunned with bump at top. Corner creases to rear flap.

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FIGGLES FROG SEES LIFE
Written by Isobel St. Vincent. Illustrated by Helen Haywood.
Stock no. 2115443
Published by Hutchinson. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Cloth spine. Full page colour illustrations and b/w illustrations. Some marks to spine. Foxing to covers. Wear and bumping to corners and cover edges. Front endpaper has bottom corner cut off, as has last text page. 4 b/w illustrations are neatly hand painted.

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A WELSH EYE
Written by Gwyn Thomas. Illustrated by John Dd. Evans.
Stock no. 1809574
Published by Hutchinson. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition.

The people and places of Wales. Red cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 175 pages. ISBN: 0091540615. Spine lightly faded. Contents clean.

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A TALE OF WHOA
Written by Muriel Cooke; Sherman Cooke. Illustrated by Muriel Cooke; Sherman Cooke.
Stock no. 1312278
Published by Hutchinson. Very good condition.

Whoa is a Hobby Horse. Large oblong format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Foxing and light fingering to contents which are generally clean. There is a light glue(?) mark to edge of front cover and the covers are very slightly grubby. Corners slightly worn.

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SOMETHING NEW FOR A BEAR TO DO
Written by Shirley Isherwood. Illustrated by David McKee.
Stock no. 1710241
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1986. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0091633400.

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DID I EVER TELL YOU...ABOUT MY BIRTHDAY PARTY?
Written by Iris Grender. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1710121
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Many amusing black and white illustrations throughout. 72 pages. ISBN: 0091512301. Slight browning to page edges and covers. A review copy.

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