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B/w photos. The achievements of British cars and British drivers in motor racing. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with a little edge-creasing.
The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Small fade mark to base of spine. Scuff/score mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is browned with edge-tears and chips, but minimal loss.
SHAMROCK AND SPEAR TALES AND LEGENDS FROM IRELAND
Written by F.M. Pilkington. Illustrated by Roy Spencer.
Stock no. 2132483
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth covered boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few knocks to cover edges. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.
KNIGHTS OF GOD TALES & LEGENDS OF THE IRISH SAINTS
Written by Patricia Lynch. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 2132477
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Grey boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Some browning to wrapper.
Girl's story. This is Ann's story from her first day in civil aviation. Her adventures off duty, with her fellow hostesses, the embarrassments and difficulties she sometimes has to face on her job, and her friend ship with the pilot... Light blue boards, dark blue title to spine. Colour frontis. Second impression. Some browning to covers. Foxing mainly to text block and prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and edge worn.
Black cloth. B/w photos. The author's life as a military test pilot. Vertical crease to rear cover. Marks to covers. Bumping to spine. Foxing and some marks. Damp/coffee stain to outer page edges of last few pages of book. Wrapper is torn and creased with pieces of loss; some tape glue residue showing through at edges.
The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Fading to top and tail of spine and horizontal edge next to spine. Text block browned. 5 tiny blue biro marks to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny chips, browned to spine and rear panel, , front flap has blue pen mark, rear panel has insignificant red pen doodle.
Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt decorations. New edition. 136 numbered pages plus booklist to rear. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.
HECTOR PROTECTOR AND AS I WENT OVER THE WATER
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1318026
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Two nonsense nursery rhymes wonderfully illustrated by full-page colour pictures. 7.5 x 8.5". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0370007743. Spine bumped. Light page browning throughout. There is a small damp mark to textblock (but it doens't affect the actual pages). Dustwrapper is lightly browned and is grubby and edge rubbed.
THE MYSTERY OF THE WOODEN LEGS
Written by Griselda Gifford. Illustrated by Barry Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2130664
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
All Sue could see from the basement flat were the legs and feet of the people walking past. One morning Sue saw something very odd. Two sticks were walking along the pavement followed by four furry paws, the wheels of a tricycle, two small feet in dirty sandals and a rope which twitched. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine and acorn vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 96 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Light wear to wrapper edges.
THE OLD BALLAD OF THE BABES IN THE WOOD
Written by Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130149
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Bodley Head Fairy Tale Picture Book (General Editor: Kathleen Lines). Pictorial boards. Large colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. 28 pages. 9.25 x 6.5". Story in verse. ISBN: 0370011341. Wrapper is unevenly foxed with 1" tear to bottom of front panel.
The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and corners; some browning along cover edges. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some closed tears and chips; a little loss; couple of blue ink rings to front panel.