The Bodley Head
You are viewing stock published by "The Bodley Head". We currently have 95 books by this publisher in stock.
Please be aware that many publishers change their name slightly over time and that our records show the exact name of the publisher at the time of publication.
95 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.
This book returns the world in the year prior to the Great War to its contemporary freshness, its future still undecided, its outlook still open. Told through the stories of twenty-three cities, the author presents a panoramic view of a world crackling with possibilities. Black paper boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w photos in the text. ISBN: 9781847922267. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased across top.
A story set against the conflicts and hardships of early American history. Yellow boards, red title to spine. 192 pages. Spine bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn with tape repairs on verso and slightly grubby to rear panel.
- Categorised in:
The third and final book in the Viking triology. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 182 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. Endpapers are partly browned. Some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby to rear panel.
A sequel to Viking's Dawn. Harald Sigurdson was weary of watching the sea and one day found himself embarked upon a quest for treasure with a band of Viking warriors. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 174 pages. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib (school) with removal of label to front pastedown and a bookplate to front free-endpaper. Library number in blue biro to verso of title-page and also in white to base of spine. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers are partly browned. Price-cut wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film, the wrapper is grubby/marked to rear panel.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370309790. Top & tail of spine lightly bumpeed. Light score marks (almost invisible) to rear board. Light creasing to front endpaper. Contents clean.
- Categorised in:
King Edward III and his son struggle against the French, the Welsh and the Scotts. Dark red boards, gilt to spine. B/w text illustrations. 187 pages. 8 x 5.25". Minimal bumping to spine. Rear endpapers are browned. Foxing to textblock. Old pencil price erased from front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby to rear panel, browned to spine and slightly worn at head of spine.
B/w photos. Behind the scenes of motor-racing to see the work that goes into the preparation of a car for a Grand Prix race. Some wear to spine. Browning and foxing to some pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; some grubby marks.
B/w photos. The achievements of British cars and British drivers in motor racing. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; some wear; tear to top of spine.
A pocket-sized picture book with delicate drawings by Sendak and rhyming text. Yellow pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370011384. Bookplate to front pastedown. Wrapper is faded and worn to spine; large stain to front panel and front flap; some white tape repairs to verso.
Competition record of one of the most famous marques in the history of motor racing. Every major race from that significant first appearance of W.O.'s three-litre masterpiece at the Essex Motor Club's meeting in May 1921 to the Brooklands 500 mile race in September 1931 is covered. B/w photos. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt Bentley vignette to front board. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Text block lightly browned, minor mark to lower edge. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, closed tears repaired to verso with clear tape, rear panel grubby.
1964 Caldecott Medal Winner. Oblong format. Colour matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780370007724.
Pictorial paper boards with yellow spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Covers are edge worn and slightly foxed, small splits to top and tail of spine. Some foxing to contents.