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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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A RING OF BELLS
Written by John Betjeman; Irene Slade. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124293
Published by John Murray. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of John Betjeman introduced and selected for the young by Irene Slade. Sensitively illustrated by Ardizzone's b/w line drawings. Pictorial boards and title page. 129 pages includes 22 pages of notes. Bumping to a couple of corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; some edge-creasing.

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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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BEAU GESTE
Written by Percival Christopher Wren. Illustrated by Helen McKie.
Stock no. 1815398
Published by John Murray. 1940. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The cheap edition of the illustrated edition. Orange cloth, brown titles. B/w frontis of P.C.Wren, b/w illustrations. 579 pages. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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ORLANDO AND THE THREE GRACES
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2123973
Published by John Murray. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green pictorial boards. Tinkle's present of "scent" for his mother has an unexpected effect! Vivid colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Oblong format. 30pp. 7.5" x 8.75". Bumping to spine, corners and a couple of cover edges. Contents are excellent! A few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-torn with a few pieces of loss; some tape repairs to verso.

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TEAPOTS AND QUAILS AND OTHER NEW NONSENSES
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2123967
Published by John Murray. 1st 1953. Very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer. Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death. Brown pictorial boards. B/w drawings to text. Spine faded. A few scuff marks and grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

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A HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Irene Whalley; Tessa Rose Chester.
Stock no. 2123931
Published by John Murray; Victoria & Albert Museum. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719545846. Couple of corners are bumped. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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ARCHIE AND THE STRICT BAPTISTS
Written by John Betjeman. Illustrated by Phillida Gili.
Stock no. 2123898
Published by John Murray. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of Archibald Ormsby Gore, the teddy bear. This book tells of his youthful adventures while hunting for history and flying with home-made wings over the Berkshire Downs and over the village with its church, its four chapels and four public houses. Yellow boards with small gilt vignette of teddy and title in gilt to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0719534291. Damp marks and musty smell to book - especially to covers. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is creased with damp marking to verso; bottom corner of front flap has been cut off.

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THE STORY OF THE BRITISH LIGHT AEROPLANE
Written by Terence Boughton.
Stock no. 1815240
Published by John Murray. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Fading to horizontal edges of boards. Name in ink to top corner of front pastedown is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Minor foxing to endpapers. Light page browning. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears, top rear edge repaired with tape, spine is faded.

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LANCASTER: THE SECOND WORLD WAR'S GREATEST BOMBER
Written by Leo McKinstry.
Stock no. 1815176
Published by John Murray. Circa 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The full history including some personal narratives. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780719523533. 4th printing.

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DEEDS THAT WON THE EMPIRE: HISTORIC BATTLE SCENES
Written by W.H. Fitchett.
Stock no. 1814285
Published by John Murray. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Blue leather binding, gilt tooling to borders. Raised bands to spine, red title block and gilt title to spine. Blue marbled endpapers and text block. B/w plates. Leather spine faded and worn. Huntingdon Grammer School crest in gilt to front board and also prize plate to front pastedown. A few scattered foxspots. A nice, tight binding.

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