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A HOUSE FOR A MOUSE
Written by Cicely Englefield. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield.
Stock no. 1816547
Published by John Murray. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

The mouse that wanted a house of her own. Brown and cream pictorial boards. Green cloth spine. Delightful woodcuts throughout. 7 x 5". 41 pages plus booklist. Green cloth spine faded and foxed but title to spine still bright. Name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Contents clean.

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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D. (5 VOLUMES)
Written by James Boswell; John Wilson Croker.
Stock no. 2127234
Published by John Murray. 1831. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown leather. Gilt titles to spines and raised bands. Including A Journal of a Tour To The Hebrides. A New Edition, With numerous additions and notes by Croker. This edition contains the Round Robin fold-out plate but is without the map of the Hebrides as published. Some marks and scuffs to covers, with wear. Bookplates to front pastedowns of volumes; of Alderman Joseph Griggs, first mayor of Loughborough. Volume 1 has damp mark to bottom edge of first few pages. Some foxing and page browning.

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BILLY WINKS
Written by Cicely Englefield. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield.
Stock no. 1816409
Published by John Murray. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of an impertinent lizard and how he lost his tail. Fuschia and green pictorial boards. Delightful woodcuts throughout. 41pp plus booklist. 6.75 x 5". Light rubbing to board edges. Fading to top and tail of cloth spine. Blue pencil crayon scribble to front board. Contents clean. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips which affect 'Bil' of the title to spine (missing).

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THE OLD CONTEMPTIBLES THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, 1914
Written by Robin Neillands.
Stock no. 2127197
Published by John Murray. Circa 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0719556465. 2nd printing. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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ODDLE AND IDDLE
Written by Lily Collier. Illustrated by Joyce Crawshay Williams.
Stock no. 2126697
Published by John Murray. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

The Goblins Of Aloe Shamba. Green cloth, colour pictorial onlay to front. Brown titles. Colour frontis plus 8 b/w plates. 280 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Damp markings to page edges, including pastedowns. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some ink marks to front endpaper and pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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YOUNG LAWRENCE: A PORTRAIT OF THE LEGEND AS A YOUNG MAN
Written by Anthony Sattin.
Stock no. 1816383
Published by John Murray. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Uncovering the story T.E. Lawrence wanted to conceal: the truth of his birth, his tortuous relationship with a dominant mother, his deep affection for an Arab boy, the intimate details of the extraordinary journeys he made through the region with which his name is forever connected and the personal reasons that drove him from being a student to becoming an archaeologist and a spy. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848549128.

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UNBEATEN TRACKS IN JAPAN
Written by Isabella L. Bird.
Stock no. 2126388
Published by John Murray. 1905. Almost very good condition.

An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikki. Red leather covers, elaborate gilt decorations to spine, with black title box and gilt title. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. B/w illustrations. Popular edition. Small tear to top of spine; some chipping. Wear to cover edges and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked/weak. Foxing to some pages.

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ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS
Written by Rowland Emett. Illustrated by Rowland Emett.
Stock no. 2125878
Published by John Murray. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. And other Transports transfixed by Emett. Captioned b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0719534283. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven browning.

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CHRISTINA OF DENMARK DUCHESS OF MILAN AND LORRAINE 1522-1590
Written by Julia Cartwright.
Stock no. 1816234
Published by John Murray. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Biography. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and tooling. B/w plates. xii and 562 pages including index. Top edge gilt. Spine worn at top and tail, light vertical crease. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some scattered foxing. All plates present, some have dampstaining to margins.

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HANDBOOK FOR SHROPSHIRE, CHESHIRE AND LANCASHIRE
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124520
Published by John Murray. 1st 1870. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles. With Map. 64 pages of advertisements to rear. New red spine, with gilt titles (old spine is still inserted loosely into book). Heavy wear to edges, with some scuffing to covers. Some foxing. A few small pencil annotations to margins. Map is present, but very fragile!

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BERTIE AND THE BIG RED BALL
Written by Edward Lucie-Smith. Illustrated by Beryl Cook.
Stock no. 1815530
Published by John Murray; Gallery Five. 1st 1982. Fine condition.

When Ruby takes Bertie for a quiet walk on the seafront little does she know what lies in store... Pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0719539765.

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GRUB, WATER & RELIEF
Written by Adrian Vaughan.
Stock no. 1815441
Published by John Murray. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tales of the Great Western Railway 1835-1892. B/w photos. ISBN: 071954176X. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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