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Red boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 156 pages. Light damp marks to joints at both ends of books on pastedowns/endpapers. Frontis is bright - light mark to edge of verso. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks; damp mark along bottom edge of rear panel, which also has red ink tick marks to many of the other books in the series.
Grey boards, red/orange title to spine. Colour frontis. Biggles faces eight diverse cases. Light splash/small stain to edge of spine. Other what appears to be damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; staining to bottom of spine and along bottom edges of panels.
Red boards with black titles. 6 colour plates. 159 pages. 7.5 x 5". Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears. 1" small piece torn from top edge of front panel. Grubby marks to rear panel.
WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND
Written by Mary Hayley Bell. Illustrated by Oven Edwards.
Stock no. 2134080
Published by T.V. Boardman & Company Limited. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Pale grey/blue cloth with blue title to spine. A Modern Fable. B/w illustrations. A few bumps/knocks along cover edges and to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and small nicks. Browned with foxing and some grubby marks.
Maroon cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine. Marks and spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; grubby marks to rear panel.
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An Enid Blyton Picture Book. Pictorial boards. Colour and two-tone illustrations throughout. A forerunner to the 'Secret Seven' series - including the characters Peter and Janet, with their spaniel Scamper! Chipping with loss to paper covering of spine. Damp marks to covers. Binding is weak. Front endpaper and title page are MISSING (torn out). Damp mark to page margins on most pages. A reading copy.
A "Janet and Peter Adventure". In which the Secret Seven was formed - this was the very first Secret Seven book after which came the Secret Seven series. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures plus two-tone and b/w illustrations. 60 pages. Bumping, wear and chipping to spine and cover edges. Some small bits of loss to picture on spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few margin marks, but contents are still very good. Small piece of surface paper damage and remains of brown paper to rear endpaper. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.
THE ADVENTURES OF WONK - THE SNOWMAN
Written by Muriel Levy. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 2134076
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 2nd 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Ladybird Series 417. Blue boards with pale blue vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Also contains: KIDNAPPED. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to top and tail of spine and to corners. A few margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; edge-tears and chips, with small pieces of loss.
LONDON 1066-1914: LITERARY SOURCES & DOCUMENTS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Xavier Baron.
Stock no. 2134075
Published by Helm Information. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.
Blue leather-look covers with gilt titles and borders. Edited and with an introduction by Baron. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1873403437. A few small knocks to spines and along cover edges; tiny chip/tear to top of Volume 1 spine. Light marks to some outer page edges. Contents are excellent!
A. & C. Black Colour Book. Dark green cloth, gilt. 75 tissue-guarded and captioned colour plates. Front cover is slightly bowed. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; knocks to edges. Marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Half-title page is stuck to front endpaper, with lengthy inscription in ink to verso. Glue marks to front endpaper. A few tissue-guards have small tears - or have partially come out. Foxing and page edge browning to outer page edges, endpapers and margins. All plates present.
Modern binding; black leather spine, gilt title. Red cloth covers. 27 hand coloured plates. Large paper edition. A reprint. Bumping to a couple of corners; some scuff and other marks. New endpapers. Foxing and page browning; some page edges are chipped/creased or not neatly cut.
PIERCE EGAN'S FINISH TO THE ADVENTURES OF TOM, JERRY, AND LOGIC, IN THEIR PURSUITS THROUGH LIFE IN AND OUT OF LONDON
Written by Pierce Egan. Illustrated by Robert Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2134072
Published by John Camden Hotten. Circa 1872. Very good condition.
Modern binding - green leather corners and spine; raised bands to spine; gilt titles. Marbled boards. 36 Hand coloured plates. Large paper edition. New endpapers. Some wear and rubbing to edges of leather. Page browning and some foxing. Margin marks in some places.