Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.
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White decorated cloth covers. B/w illustrations. Rear of spine is partially split, with fraying of cloth. Bumping and wear to covers. Uneven foxing and browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Rear joint is cracked. A reading copy.
Front cover shows galleon. First story is "The Dim Red Dawn" by Mrs. Hobart Hampden. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 316 pages. Competition closing date is January 1928. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffs and other marks to covers and spine. Front joint is cracked and a bit weak. Foxing. A few marks to a couple of pages.
The Duke's Messenger. Brown pictorial cloth. 16 b/w plates. 303 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Browning to endpapers, textblock and some page margins. Some foxing and other marks to contents.
Brown cloth with red titles. Oval pictorial onlay to front cover, with holly decorations. 4 tipped-in colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers; some marks. Wear to onlay. Some damp spots to top edge of front cover. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.
Large format. Cloth spine. 12 coloured plates, including frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping and heavy wear to a couple of corners; loss. Page edge browning and foxing with some grubby margin marks.
Green cloth covers with red titles and yellow decoration and chicks, small oval onlay to front. 7 stories. 4 tipped-in colour plates on brown mounts plus b/w illustrations. 110 pages. Spine bumped and slightly browned. Small mark to bottom edge of rear cover. New front endpapers. A few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Endpapers browned. Just an odd fox spot and mark to contents. All plates present.
Short stories and rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children and dog by grandfather clock. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Contains b/w cat illustration by Wain. Spine bumped, worn, faded and foxed with a couple of small splits. A little wear to corners and cover edges. Front cover lightly scuffed with scribble to title. One hinge cracked. Contents edge browned and foxed.
THE PRIZE FOR GIRLS AND BOYS VOL 65
Written by Hilda T. Skae; F.J.S. Bennett; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Peacock; Marjorie Slade; Gordon Robinson; Winifred Barham; Joyce Mercer; et al..
Stock no. 1506240
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.
Blue cloth spine, yellow and red pictorial front cover shows 3 children under cherry tree. Volume LXV on verso of title page. 140 pages. Adverts to rear cover and endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine lightly browned. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. One hinge cracked. Name and address in pencil to verso of frontis. Large tear through text to page 133/4. Contents have some foxing but are generally clean otherwise.
Deep pink cloth with black decoration around gilt title block on front cover. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 210 pages. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers unevenly faded with a few marks. Small hole to front cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents browned with some foxing. 3" tear to page 193. All plates present,
No author listed. Illustrated by Agnes Richardson; Gordon Robinson; Edgar Norfield; M.M. Gell; et al..
Stock no. 1505796
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. circa 1935. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Pictorial covers show continuous scene of pixies racing on tortoises. Red title page. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Stories and rhymes. First story: Two Little Stars. Bumping and wear to spine and corners, slight loss of surface at ends of spine. Erased writing on front pastedown. Contents lightly browned but clean. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a few small pieces of loss. Small hole to rear fold. Brown tape stuck to worst tear on verso.
Front cover shows galleon. First story is "The Dim Red Dawn" by Mrs. Hobart Hampden. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 316 pages. Competition closing date is January 1928. Spine and corners bumped, corners worn. Front cover slightly scuffed, rear cover slightly marked. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Contents bright and clean.
Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows children with a lantern on a wall looking out to sea. First story is "Somebody's Washing". Colour frontis. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge rubbed. Some slight scuffing to front cover. Endpapers browned, light page browning throughout.