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MOTHER GOOSE THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES (TWO VOLUMES)
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1324389
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1952. Slightly better than very good condition.

Originally published in 1913, this is the 2 volume set first published in 1952. White and blue pictorial cloth. Numerous colour plates and b/w drawings to each volume. 7 x 5.5". Unpaginated (each 1cm thick). Spines slightly bumped. Some light browning to spine of volume two. Covers of the two volumes are superbly bright and clean. Endpapers are partly browned and there is some foxing to page margins and textblock. A nice set.

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FIFTY YEARS OF BROOKLANDS
Written by Charles Gardner.
Stock no. 1824583
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. History of the Brooklands motor racing circuit and its use as an aerodrome. Edited by Charles Gardner. Boards clean. Endpapers and text block browned. Some foxing present. One plate and facing plate has surface paper damage/loss due to being stuck together (damp) and prised apart. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is strengthened at top & tail of spine, corners and lower front edge with clear tape, top of spine has a tear across horizontally, there is what what appears to be snail damage to spine of dustwrapper with loss of surface paper and some loss of paper. Musty odour present.

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THE VILLAGE POLICEMAN
Written by Ian Niall.
Stock no. 1824425
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Basing his story on police records and the private papers of a real-life policeman, the author reconstructs the life of any village policeman in the first four decades of the 20th century. Lilac boards, gilt title to spine. 181 pages. ISBN: 0434510173. Couple of minor marks to boards. Text block browned. Brown pictorial dustgwrapper is little grubby and edge-rubbed, faded to spine. Musty odour present.

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MANXMOUSE
Written by Paul Gallico. Illustrated by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 1323767
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the misbegotten ceramic mouse that came to life. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased/rubbed.

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THE SQUIRREL, THE HARE AND THE LITTLE GREY RABBIT
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1323456
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Edition. Cream cloth covers with brown vignette and green title and border. 111 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. 7 x 5". Spine slightly bumped. Small marks to margins of two pages. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to top edge of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a little browned to spine.

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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1323387
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. 16 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Tiny white mark to top edge of front cover. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss and a little faded to spine.

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HAUNTED HOUSE
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski; Jane Walmsley.
Stock no. 2140838
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 spooky pop-up scenes with moveable parts. Paper engineer Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 043495635X. Bumping to spine and corners. Binding is starting to come a little weak. Pop-ups and moving pieces all very good - except for duck wings that tab that is not working properly.

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SPOT GOES ON HOLIDAY
Written by Eric Hill. Illustrated by Eric Hill.
Stock no. 2140565
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1ST 1985. Very good condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Lift-the-Flap to find the answer! ISBN: 043494260X. Browning to edge of front cover. All lift-the-flaps in very good working order.

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BUT CHARLIE WASN'T LISTENING
Written by Tatiana Balkoff Drowne. Illustrated by Helen Meredith.
Stock no. 2140391
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Beige boards with dark brown title to spine and drawing to front cover. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Light bumping and wear to spine. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Grubby mark to title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; a few small tears but minimal loss.

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HAUNTED HOUSE
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski; Jane Walmsley.
Stock no. 2137403
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1982. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 spooky pop-up scenes with moveable parts. Paper engineer Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 043495635X. Bumping and fading to spine. Duck wings are NOT flapping. Clock handles are Missing. Ghost tab NOT working.

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TURNER'S HUMAN LANDSCAPE
Written by Eric Shanes. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner; Joseph Mallord William Turner.
Stock no. 1322120
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. 382 pages. A mass of information on the historical and artistic influences on Turner. ISBN: 0434695025. Spine slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is just a little creased at top edges.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2135793
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, pictorial onlay to front. Green and white illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations. 109 pages. The second in the Little Grey Rabbit series. Spine is a bit browned. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; couple of repairs; a little loss; some marks.

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