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THE LUNATIC EXPRESS: AN ENTERTAINMENT IN IMPERIALISM
Written by Charles Miller.
Stock no. 1823230
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The Magnificent Saga of How the White Man changed Africa / The Pioneers, Visionaries and Politicians and their crazy railway. A tale of high adventure at the high noon of imperialism. Red cloth spine with gilt title, green cloth boards. B/w photos and illustrations. Light mottling and fading to green cloth boards. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and lightly browned.
Grey cloth, gilt title to spine. Light brown endpapers. Beautiful b/w illustrations throughout. 42 pages. 9.5 x 6.25". Spine slightly bumped. Damp staining to rear cover. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and browned with slight chipping, light damp staining on verso of rear panel.
LITTLE MAGIC HORSE
Written by Peter Ershoff; Tatiana Balkoff Drowne. Illustrated by Vera Bock.
Stock no. 2130166
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st thus 1942. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A Russian tale translated by Drowne. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Pink and white pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. SIGNED by translator, with dedications on half-title and title page. Damp marks and spotting to covers. Numbers in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with uneven fading; some loss.
The Macmillan Classics series. White pictorial cloth. 348 numbered pages. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Price-cut wrapper is just a little edge worn with a few small chips/tears and lightly rubbed at spine edges.
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A personal narrative of life at sea. Attractive blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration, pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Top edge gilt. 415 pages plus 5 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn with gilt faded to spine. Scuffing of pictorial onlay to front. Light damp(?) stain to edge of rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Bookworm damage(3 small holes) to front joint which is cracked. Some browning and fingering to contents which are generally clean. Embossed "presentation copy" stamp to title-page. 2 tissue guards missing.
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Large format. Burgundy cloth spine with green pictorial boards. Full-page colour illustrations throughout. 94 pages, all edges red. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light scuffing to covers. A few small chips to spine cloth, cleverly disguised with matching ink(?). Quite heavy foxing and a musty smell to contents. A couple of pages have very slightly ragged edges. A very nice copy of an extremely rare book.
THE PIED PIPER AND OTHER FAIRY TALES OF JOSEPH JACOBS
Written by Joseph Jacobs; W.H. Auden. Illustrated by James Hill.
Stock no. 1605644
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1963. Good condition.
Large format. White illustrated boards. With commentary by W.H. Auden. Colour illustrations. 40 pages. Top and tail of spine split with a little loss and signs of previous glue repair. New endpapers. Some finger marks to margins.
B/w photos. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is edge torn and chipped with a little loss. Wrapper spine faded.
Green decorative cloth, gilt title to spine, red title to front cover.8 b/w plates. 307 pages. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed.
Men and Movements in Europe Since 1500. Blue card wrap booklet. Spine browned.
The story of how automobile racing was born, including the great races, the great cars and the great drivers. 630 pages. B/w photos. Top and tail of spine bumped else book fine. Wrapper price-cut and a little edge-chipped with some tape repairs. Second printing.
The story of how automobile racing was born, including the great races, the great cars and the great drivers. 630 pages. B/w photos. Top and tail of spine slightly bumped. Wrapper lightly browned with repaired tear to wrapper front fold.