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THE SWALLOWS & AMAZONS ADVENTURES (6 VOLUME SET)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 1816941
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Boxed set of 6 of the 'Swallows & Amazons' titles: Swallows and Amazons; Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea; The Picts and the Martyrs. Contained in publisher's slipcase, just lightly scuffed.

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THE GIRAFFE AND THE PELLY AND ME
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1317613
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

A queer old wooden house called THE GRUBBER, a giraffe, a pelican and a monkey all make for another of Dahl's vastly entertaining stories with wonderfully humourous colour illustrations by Blake. Glazed boards. unpaginated. Large format. ISBN: 0224029991. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light finger creases to page corners else contents clean.

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WE DIDN'T MEAN TO GO TO SEA
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2128638
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. 34 b/w illustrations. 351 pages. Scuff marks to covers. Wear to corners. Small split across top of spine; some fraying to cloth. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE WITCHES
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2128585
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost 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. Wear to cover edges. Small brown mark to rear cover. Previous owner's name sticker to front endpaper. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges; a few to page margins. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and chips; damp mark to bottom edge.

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THE CLASSIC BOATING NOVELS OF ARTHUR RANSOME (12 VOLUMES)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 1816828
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

All twelve volumes, contained in blue slip case with gilt titles to ends. Titles include: Swallows and Amazons, Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Winter Holiday; Coot Club; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go to Sea; Secret Water; The Big Six; Missee Lee; Picts & Martyrs; Great Northern. Green boards, gilt titles to spines. B/w illustrations. Slipcase is a little scuffed, a little marked, and a little worn at edges, there is also a large stain on the top edge. Books are in fine condition.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) BUYS A FARM
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2128536
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition.

First published in 1942 by Country Life. This edition reset in new format. 11" x 8". Yellow pictorial glazed boards with black title to spine. Colour illustrations, 32 pages. While taking his family for a picnic in the country, Orlando comes across a small fallendown farm which he buys as a birthday present for the kitttens and calls their new home 'Butterpaw Farm'... ISBN: 0224007548. Some bumping to a few corners and top and tail of spine. Sticky mark to front endpaper (where a label has been removed).

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ARDIZZONE'S KILVERT
Written by Rev. Francis Kilvert; William Plomer; Elizabeth Divine. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1317580
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Kilvert's diary edited by Plomer and abridged for children by Divine. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0224012762. Minimal bumping to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and faded to spine.

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THE DANCING TIGERS
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by David Gentleman.
Stock no. 1816772
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224013742. Boards unevenly faded to spine and rear. Rear board has remains of label to lower edge. Some foxing present, mainly to prelims and endpapers.

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H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816663
Published by Jonathan Cape. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A record of a spiritual journey - an unflinchingly honest account of the author's struggle with grief during the difficult process of taming and training a goshawk. Beige boards, black titles, 300 pages. ISBN: 9780224097000. 13th printing.

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H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1317456
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2014. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A record of a spiritual journey - an unflinchingly honest account of the author's struggle with grief during the difficult process of taming and training a goshawk. Beige boards, black titles, 300 pages. ISBN: 9780224097000. Spine corners very slightly bumped, pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with a few nicks and light mark to front where label has been removed.

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EDWARD BURRA TWENTIETH-CENTURY EYE
Written by Jane Stevenson.
Stock no. 2127463
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The first full-scale biography of one of Britain's most important twentieth-century painters. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780224078757. Some bumping to corners and spine. Light page browning. Wrapper is very slightly edge-creased.

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TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA
Written by Charles M. Doughty; T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 2127462
Published by Jonathan Cape; The Medici Society Ltd.. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine. With a new preface by the author. With an Introduction by T.E. Lawrence. All original maps, plans & illustrations. Thin-paper edition in one volume - Complete and Unabridged. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks and scuffs to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Some browning and foxing.

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