Methuen & Co. Ltd.
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Blue paperboards, cream spine. Humourous b/w drawings. 'A Beautiful Tale of Hare & Hound for Young & Old'. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut and a little grubby. Gift Aid sticker to rear panel of wrapper.
From When We Were Very Young, Now We are Six, Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. Light blue cloth. Gilt titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 171 pages plus publisher adverts. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine faded and grubby. Remains of a name plate to verso of front free-endpaper. Inscription in ink to half title-page. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Small blue stain to top edge of textblock.
Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Front cover is lightly mottled (damp?). Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Browning and pencil name/date to half title-page. Some hinges pulled. Foxing to textblock. A decent copy of an early edition.
The author's life with his terrier, originally published in the Daily Sketch. Charming b/w pictures. Grey boards, black title to spine & vignette to front. Spine bumped and slightly browned, small spot to rear edge of spine. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.
THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN MARWHOPPLE
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Gertrude Lindsay.
Stock no. 1324219
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. B/w illustrations. 120 pages. Foxing to covers, endpapers and textblock. White dustwrapper is ever so slightly grubby and foxed on verso.
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The fifth adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Green boards, vignette to front cover. B/w drawings. 167 pages. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine. Endpapers foxed. Name and address in pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is very worn and torn and has large piece of spine missing (lower 2"), also affects spine edge of rear panel.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. Childrens Poetry. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few grubby marks to covers. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some hinges cracked. Contents are a little fingered.
Rhymes for nursery children (or older). Small format. Yellow pictorial boards. 42 pages. Small b/w text illustration to title page. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed and edge chipped with a few small tears.
Small format. Yellow cloth, red title to spine and small rabbit vignette to front cover. 118 pages. B/w illustrations. Covers are grubby and damp stained, spine bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to textblock else contents clean.
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Red cloth with gilt titles and decoration/vignette to front. 7 x 4.5". Poetry for children. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Small patch of pencil heavy erasure to pastedown. Some page browning and foxing to contents.
Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 61 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight fraying of cloth at top of spine. Front free-endpaper is missing. Some slight grubbiness to contents, foxing to page edges. Some hinges cracked/pulled but binding still tight.
Blue cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. 112 pages plus 8 page publishers list to rear. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge rubbed and ever so slightly grubby. Child's name in pencil to front free-endpaper. One joint is cracked showing webbing. Endpapers and some page edges browned.