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WINGED VICTORY
Written by V.M. Yeates.
Stock no. 2131885
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some foxing; nicks to corners.

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WINGED VICTORY
Written by V.M. Yeates.
Stock no. 1818566
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Reprint. Text block lightly browned and foxed. Faint pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapepr is browned to spine, has foxing and is lightly worn at corners.

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RACUNDRA'S FIRST CRUISE
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318494
Published by Jonathan Cape. 5th 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Illustrated from the author's own photographs. Spine bumped, slight spotting to spine edges. A few page corner tips creased. Endpapers and textblock foxed. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased, 0.5" loss to top of spine.

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NANCY BLACKETT UNDER SAIL WITH ARTHUR RANSOME
Written by Roger Wardale.
Stock no. 1318493
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition.

From detailed logs of all his voyaging and from countless letters to friends, Wardale has pieced together this revealing, funny and moving portrait of the lovable and intrepid old sea-dog, Captain Flint. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0224037544. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Pale page edge browning.

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR RANSOME
Written by Arthur Ransome; Rupert Hart-Davis.
Stock no. 1318490
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 368 pages. ISBN: 0224012452. Spine bumped. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby and browned to spine.

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ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINT'S TRUNK
Written by Christina Hardyment.
Stock no. 1318489
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

An essential companion to the Ransome books. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photo plates and illustrations. ISBN: 0224089894. Spine bumped and slightly faded. A few tiny indentations to cover edges. A couple of foxspots to textblock. Contents clean.

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THE WITCHES
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1318475
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

'This is not a fairy-tale. This is about REAL Witches. None of your silly black hats and broomsticks - the truth is MUCH MORE SCARY...' Gloriously gruesome secrets aptly illustrated in b/w by Blake. Dark green boards, gilt titles to spine. 208 pages. 9.5 x 6.25 inches. ISBN: 0224021656. Spine and corners bumped, small dent to top edge of rear cover. Pale page browning. Light stain from a small label being removed to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/creased. Reprint in same year as first edition.

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BETWEEN GENIUS AND GENOCIDE: THE TRAGEDY OF FRITZ HABER, FATHER OF CHEMICAL WARFARE
Written by Daniel Charles.
Stock no. 1818384
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The first man to fix nitrogen from the air, which led to mass production of agricultural fertilisers; winner of the Nobel Prize; the creator of chemical warfare; a German patriot destroyed by the Nazis... Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0224064444.

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DANTON THE GENTLE GIANT OF TERROR
Written by David Lawday.
Stock no. 1318398
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The personalities and associations that inspired and fuelled the Revolution. Black boards, silver title to spine. 294 pages. B/w plates. ISBN: 9780224079891. Top of spine is bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at spine and corners and has a small scuff mark to middle of front panel.

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER
Written by Robert Payne.
Stock no. 1818247
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1973. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The private and public life of the man who at close quarters impressed the author as 'quiveringly alive, ruthlessly intelligent and far from a caricature'. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0224009273. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.

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WINTER HOLIDAY
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318083
Published by Jonathan Cape. 4th 1936. Very good condition.

Green cloth gilt title to spine, embossed title to front cover. B/w illustrations. 359 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light mark to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents else clean. Name and date in ink to verso of frontis. Book leans to one side a little

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PEPPER & JAM
Written by Longbody. Illustrated by Reginald Pepper.
Stock no. 1817603
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to each page featuring white and black cats, text of story below. ISBN: 0224021397. Corners bumped & rubbed. Light browning to page edges.

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