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THE FIFTH ARMY IN MARCH 1918
Written by Walter Shaw Sparrow; Hubert Gough.
Stock no. 1819528
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1921. Good condition.

White cloth boards, black title to spine. Introduction by Gough. Folding maps. White cloth boards browned and grubby. Bookplate to front pastedown and name in ink below. First section splitting from binding to top 2". Endpapers browned. Some pencil annotation relevant to text present and also newspaper cuttings. A few scattered foxspots. Closed tear to one map.

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THE BEST ADVENTURE
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Diana John.
Stock no. 1318945
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The successor to 'Secret Service' and 'Dangerous Treasure' featuring Peter and Ginger. Cream cloth with black titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Front endpaper is a sketch map. B/w illustrations. 127 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Christmas gift sticker to front free-endpaper. Foxing at textblock, slight musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and foxed.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY AND BLUE BEARD
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1318036
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

Small format, 14 x 11cm. Grey/green pictorial boards. Full-page colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers a bit grubby. A couple of hinges are slightly cracked. A few small foxspots else contents clean.

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SQUIRE OSBALDESTON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by E.D. Cuming; George Osbaldeston.
Stock no. 2131178
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth. 16 colour plates plus b/w illustrations and folding map. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to pages throughout. Plate 56 has closed tear to margin.

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TRENCHER & KENNEL
Written by Charles Simpson.
Stock no. 2131177
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Some famous Yorkshire packs including the Bamham Moor, the York and Ainsty, Lord Middleton's Hunt, the Sinnington, the Bilsdale & the Farndale, with 24 illustrations in colour and 68 in b/w. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 312pp includes index. Covers are unevenly faded with splash marks. Bumping to corners. Colour frontis is creased. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and to page margins. Plate opposite page 226 also has large corner crease. Plate opposite page 272 has stained margin - where it appears to have got damp and the colour front to cover has run.

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PROFESSOR BRANESTAWM'S TREASURE HUNT
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by James Arnold.
Stock no. 2131064
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1937. Good condition.

A terrific treasure hunt with unexpected perils. The Professor's inventions include invisible glass and an expandable house that can be enlarged at will to contain extra guests! Yellow cloth, black title to spine and illustration to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. B/w text illustrations throughout. 230 pages. The first in the series to be illustrated by James Arnold. Spine is grubby and faded. Damp staining to rear cover. Bumping to corners. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges, which also have damp marking to some. Margin marks to pages.

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DREAM DAYS
Written by Kenneth Grahame.
Stock no. 2130893
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1899. Almost very good condition.

Yellow cloth, dark titles and decorations. Spine is browned, with wear. Marks to covers. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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CAROL COMES TO BROADWAY
Written by Helen Dore Boylston. Illustrated by Major Felten.
Stock no. 2130481
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark titles to spine. 4 b/w plates. Bottom of spine is faded. Some browning and bumping along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and margins. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; loss to bottom of spine, corners and a few chips along edges.

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THE CHILDREN
Written by Alice Meynell. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1317765
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and illustration to front cover. 96 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Belongs to plate to front pastedown and inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers partially browned. Light foxing to contents.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY AND BLUE BEARD
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2128334
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Small format, 14 x 11cm. Grey/green pictorial boards. Full-page colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small inscription in ink to bottom of front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2127785
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 2nd 1896. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w text illustrations. 136 pages plus publication list to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to page margins.

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DREAM DAYS
Written by Kenneth Grahame.
Stock no. 2127482
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 4TH 1904. Almost very good condition.

Yellow cloth, dark titles and decorations. Some foxing and marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to pages and outer page edges.

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