Used and Out of Print Literature and Collectible Fiction Books
Enid Blyton's Good Morning Book -by- Enid Blyton. Illustrated -by- Willy Schermele. Used childrens
story book. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Illustrated in colour. Unpaginated. (Juvenile
Productions Ltd. London. Undated but circa 1950) Light foxing on illustrated endpapers. Written gift
inscription inside front cover. Corners and both ends of spine are heavily worn. Else good.
Fudge in Bubbleville -by- Ken Reid. ISBN 0861300106. Childrens Literature. Fudge embarks on a perilous journey to the
forbidding Mournful Mountain to retrieve the enchanted egg of the Glum-Glum bird, so that the wicked water witch
Golliponda will remove her spell over Tranquil Waters. Black and white cartoon format. Illustrated with colour
plates. (Savoy Books Ltd. Manchester. 1981) Used childrens story book. Softcover. 135 pages.
Covers are lightly scuffed and bumped in corners. A few spots of foxing on edges of pages. Else is very
Murder On Trust -by- Charles Rushton. First Edition Fiction. A murder mystery novel involving Inspector
Cadman investigating murders on and around the ship the 'Green Castle'. (Herbert
Jenkins. London. First Edition. First Printing. Undated but circa 1943)
Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 187 pages. Worn and marked orange cloth with brown lettering.
Spine discoloured. Foxing on eps and edges of pages. Pages are very good.
The Catalogue And Cataloguing -selected by-
Arthur Ray Rowland. ISBN 0258967560. The publication of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
completes a work which has been developing for over 3 decades; this volume is a
collection of those articles presenting the changes which have taken place in
the development of the Code and cataloguing generally, which will be of great
interest to students beginning a study of cataloguing and its development; many
of the articles appear on various reading lists, bibliographies, and in
cataloguing texts as supplementary reading. (Crosby Lockwood &
Son, London, 1969) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 344 pages, now protected by
clear plastic sleeve. Name and date written on fep, light foxing on edges of pages, else very good.
The Craft Of Poetic Speech In Ancient Greece -by- Claude Calame. Translated from the French -by- Janice Orion. ISBN 0801480221.
Ancient Greek literature - history and criticism. Greek Mythology. Semiotics. Rhetoric. The
author challenges his readers to rethink the principles of mythmaking in the poetry and art of the ancient Greeks; he utilises the methodology of
semiotics in formulating new ways of looking at the poetics of Homer, Hesiod, lyric, tragedy, and even history. Used softcover book. 220 pages.
(Cornell University Press. 1995) In fine condition.
The Market Square Dog -by- James Herriot -illustrated by- Ruth Brown. ISBN 0312033974. First Edition
Childrens' Literature. (St. Martin's Press, New York. 1989) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Illustrated covers.
Unpaginated. Light foxing on title page. Else very good.
The Mousetrap Story 43 Years of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Souvenir Programme.
Agatha Christie wrote the 30 minute play "Three Blind Mice" for the late Queen Mary in 1947; the play was eventually enlarged
into "the Mousetrap" and has been presented at St Martin's Theatre in London continuously for the past 43 years. A souvenir
programme celebrating the 43rd year; contains lists and photographs of the cast for every year since its opening. (presented by
The Agatha Christie Society, London, no date) Used softcover book. Light wear to edges and corners. Else very good.
The Princess Of The Chalet School -by- Elinor M Brent-Dyer. First Australian Edition 1952. (Dymock's
Book Arcade, Sydney, First Australian edition, 1952) Used hardcover book in dust jacket,
272 pages. Dust jacket is poor: torn and chipped on edges and corners, heavy foxing on
its edges, 2 small sections of surface of front cover lifted, obliterating parts
of the word "Chalet" in the title. Book itself is good, with the name
of a previous owner written inside front cover, foxing on edges and a red ink stain at top outer corner of rear pages.
The Song Of Middle-Earth J R R Tolkien's Themes, Symbols and Myths -by David Harvey. ISBN 0048090239.
The author takes a fresh look at the historical background to Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings'
revealing the complex web of history and myth that lies behind the stories.
(George Allen & Unwin. Boston. First Edition. 1985) Used hardcover book in
price-clipped dust jacket. 143 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks and inked stamps. No stickers on
the dust jacket. Tape shadows on dust jacket and boards from a plastic covering now removed. The laminate
covering of the dust jacket has crazed. The front free endpaper has been neatly torn out. Foxing on the
free endpapers, edges of pages and last few pages. Else pages are very good. _
The Twelve Lays of The Gipsy -by- Kostis Palamas. Translated by George Thomson. Poetry.
Poem by one of the greatest of all Greek poets. Introduction -by- George Thomson. Used small hardcover book in clear
plastic dust jacket. 146 pages. (Lawrence & Wishart. London. 1969) Name of previous owner written on title page.
Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
The Wild Beast -by- Franz Berliner -illustrated by- Lilian Brøgger. ISBN 0370315235. (Lilian Brogger).
English translation -by- Alison Sage. Childrens' Literature. (The Bodley Head, London. 1990) Used hardcover book. No dust
jacket. Illustrated covers. Unpaginated. Very good.
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