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KING GRISLY-BEARD
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2135938
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

A Tale From the Brothers Grimm, translated by Edgar Taylor. Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 037002026X. Bumping to spine and cover edges. Page edge browning and some foxing.

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WATERLOO THE AFTERMATH
Written by Paul O'Keeffe.
Stock no. 2135930
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781847921826. Light page edge browning. Wrapper has small nick along bottom edge of front panel.

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THE GOLDEN APPLE
Written by Max Bolliger; Roseanna Hoover. Illustrated by Celestino Piatti.
Stock no. 2135893
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Full page colour illustrations. Simple text. 12 x 8.5". ISBN: 0370015363. Some browning to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Margin marks to most pages. Wrapper is price-cut with some closed tears and chips; foxing and grubby marks; minimal loss.

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THE LITTLE FIRE ENGINE
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2135782
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 48 pages. ISBN: 0370020219. Ex-lib. with some usual markings; sticker to base of spine; stamp and pocket for library ticket to front pastedown. Book has been covered with clear adhesive film; spine is faded. Stains and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges, but contents are still generally very good.

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CURIOSITY HOW SCIENCE BECAME INTERESTED IN EVERYTHING
Written by Philip Ball.
Stock no. 2135672
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. By examining the rise of curiosity, we can ask what has become of it today: how it functions in sciences, how it is spun and packaged and sold, how well it is being sustained and honoured, and how the changing shape of science influences the kinds of questions it may ask. ISBN: 9781847921727. Page edge browning. Wrapper has small nick to top of spine.

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THE BIG ALFIE AND ANNIE ROSE STORYBOOK
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135550
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Delightful collection of stories of Alfie and his little sister, Annie. Extensive colourful and warmly realistic illustrations depict everyday family life. ISBN: 0370311205. Spine is bumped and a bit browned. Wear to corners

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ANOTHER HELPING OF CHIPS
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135494
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The second book about 'Chips'. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text throughout. ISBN: 0370307518.

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THE BIG ALFIE AND ANNIE ROSE STORYBOOK
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135479
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Delightful collection of stories of Alfie and his little sister, Annie. Extensive colourful and warmly realistic illustrations depict everyday family life. ISBN: 0370311205. A few knocks along cover edges and small chips to corners. Wrapper is browned with some large closed tears and chips; minimal loss; some grubby marks.

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THE BIG ALFIE OUT OF DOORS STORYBOOK
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135477
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Four new stories and four new poems introduce Alfie to the magic of the countryside, the excitement of the seaside, the mystery of night-time and the rhythm of the seasons. ISBN: 0370315162. Wrapper has 1" closed tear to top of spine.

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ALFIE AND THE BIRTHDAY SURPRISE
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135475
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 037032384X. Spine is faded. Contents are bright. Wrapper is unevenly faded with tears and creasing; minimal loss.

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NUTCRACKER
Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1321620
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with silver titles and embossed decoration to the front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour pictures throughout. Large format. ISBN: 0370308409. Spine slightly bumped, minimal fading to cover edges. Some erased pencil markings (old price) to half title-page. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and lightly browned to spine.

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MERCENARIES AND THEIR MASTERS: WARFARE IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
Written by Michael Mallett.
Stock no. 1822242
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Concentrating mainly on fifteenth century, a period when standing armies emerged in Italy and when the 'modern' trends were just as discernible here as elsewhere in Europe. Also looking back to the middle ages and the fourteenth century and then forward to the Italian Wars (1494-1530) when foreign armies disputed the European balance of power on Italian soil. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370105028. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block lightly faded. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is browned to spine and top edge, slightly grubby.

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