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1 The Knitter's Bible
Crompton, Claire David and Charles Newton Abbot, Devon 2011 0715317997 / 9780715317990 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. The Knitter's Bible Learn how to knit with this essential handbook for creative knitters, from bestselling author Claire Crompton. Whether you're an experienced knitter or a complete beginner The Knitter's Bible contains everything you need to know about knitting. With full easy-to-follow instructions for all of the knitting basics, from knit and purl stitch to casting on and binding (casting) off, as well as more advanced techniques, such as Fair Isle knitting, cables and lace knitting, and circular knitting. 160pp. 304214 
Price: 12.74 GBP

 
11 William - The Bad
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1930 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback. No dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original red boards. Fair to good condition. The boards are discoloured and have a number of marks. Boards are bruised at the edges. The binding is firm and inner hinges are good. Foxing to prelims and to page edges. Some scattered foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 256. This 2nd impression was also the First Cheap Edition. 107073 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 William - the Hero
Crompton, Richmal Collins 1972 0001620061 / 9780001620063 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. New edition. In good clean condition. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Boards are bruised at the spine ends. A brief gift inscription written at the top edge of the front endpaper. Top edge tinted red - has a few small splash marks. Small biro mark to the outer closed textblock foredge. pp. 158. The flap of the dust jacket are discoloured / darkened, there is an approx. one inch tear to the top edge of the back cover, and there are some light creases to the dust jacket edges. Front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 308466 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
12 William - The Conqueror
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback with dust jacket. 27th impression. Publisher's original red boards, very slightly faded at the base of the spine. The binding is firm and pages clean but pages have significantly browned (due to poor paper quality). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 252. The dust jacket has light rubs, a few short tears and some light creasing to the edges. Front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307843 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 William and the Artist's Model. A Play in One Act.
Crompton, Richmal J. Garnet Miller Ltd London 1956 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paper wraps. Slim one act play, in sewn binding. In good condition, but with some light creasing to the covers and light handling creases to pages. Underlining in biro to a stage direction on p. 14. No other marks or writing. A good copy. 107167 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
13 William - The Detective
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1952 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback with dust jacket. 16th impression. Red boards with black titles. The boards are very good. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A little light foxing to prelims and to outer closed textblock page edges, plus occasional spot to page margins. pp. 252. Bump to the top corner of a few pages towards the end of the book. The dust jacket is worn at the edges - rubbed, a couple of short tears, creasing, chips with minor loss and a small brown stain to the spine. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107070 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 Just William's Luck
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes, Limited 1955 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. 4th impression. Original red boards. An abrasion to the front board (looks like an old price sticker may have been removed). A short black felt pen line next to the spine of the front board and a small hole (a small point like a drawing compass) in the spine. Excepting these flaws, a good solid copy with clean pages, though pages have noticeably browned / tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Inner hinges are very good and binding firm. pp. 256. 308469 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
14 William - The Gangster
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1951 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback. Lacks dust jacket. Original red boards. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 252. Boards have a few light marks and there is a slight forwards lean to the spine. 17th impression. 107074 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 Just William's Luck
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited Strand, London 1950 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original red boards. A forwards lean to the spine. Lightly bruised spine ends and a few minor rubs to edges. Boards clean. Second edition; was first published in 1948. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and some light foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 256. 307804 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
15 William - The Good
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1928 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback. Lacks dust jacket. Undated first edition (publication date not stated inside); 1928. The front endpaper has been removed. A pencil inscription takes up the whole of the half-title page. Some foxing and some grubby marks to pages. Very heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Red boards are discoloured, marked and rubbed and there is a forwards lean to the spine. The binding is quite firm. pp. 251. A FAIR copy only of this first edition. 107075 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
6 Just William's Luck
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. In good clean condition but with previous owner's name and address in pencil on the front endpaper and a number written in pen just above. List of other titles on the reverse of the front endpaper have lots of pen ticks against them and additions written in pen at the bottom of the list. Pages are otherwise in good clean condition. pp. 264. Boards are very slightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. 308992 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 William - The Pirate
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited 1958 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
19th impression. Red boards. Pages browned. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn, with rubs, chips, tears and creases and two sections of loss at the spine ends. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 252pp. 302673 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
7 More William
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1955 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
37th impression. Red boards. Previous owner's brief name and address stamp on the f.e.p. Pages tanned. Contents clean. Binding firm. The dust jacket is edgeworn - with rubs, chips, tears and creases; small loss at corners and spine ends. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 252pp. 302674 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
17 William - The Rebel
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1958 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 17th impression. 1st published 1933. Red boards. Pages browned, with just a couple of short nicks to page edges and one page has a long flattened crease to the top corner. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with short nicks and minor creasing. Not price clipped [7/6 net cheap edition]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 252pp. 308210 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
8 Still - William
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1957 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
27th impression. 1st published 1925. Red boards. Previous owner's brief name and address stamp on the f.e.p. Pages browned. 252pp. Dust jacket has a darkened spine, greyed back cover and edgewear - rubs, chips and nicks. Remnants of two old small sellotape repairs to the DJ. Not price clipped [7/6 net cheap edition]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 302672 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 William - The Rebel
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1958 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
17th impression. 1st published 1933. Red boards. Pages browned. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn, with a tear and creases to the front cover and more minor rubs and chips to the edges. Not price clipped [7/6 net cheap edition]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 252pp. 302664 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
9 William - The Showman
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes, Limited 1937 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Second impression, November 1937; was first published July 1937. Original red boards with black titles to the spine. A good solid copy. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. However, there is a forwards lean to the spine, rubs to boards at spine ends and corners, the spine is faded and there are some minor marks to the boards. A brief gift inscription written on the front pastedown. A few light handling marks to pages (not many) and some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges, with occasional spots to pages. pp. 253. 308465 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 William and the Evacuees
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited Strand, London 1940 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Second impression. An acceptable reading copy. Original red boards are marked, rubbed at the edges, with some short nicks to the cloth at the head of the spine. Top corner of the front board quite heavily rubbed. Rear inner hinge has a superficial light crack. A forwards lean to the spine. Some quite heavy foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. Some foxing and minor grubby / handling marks to pages as well. Previous owner's name, address and inscription on the front endpaper. pp. 256. 307805 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
10 William - The Bad
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes, Limited London 1932 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original red boards. Boards are in fair to good condition; contents good. The boards are dull, generally darkened overall, but faded at the spine and they are rubbed at the edges, with a small stain to the front board. Bumps to the corners. The binding is quite firm. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and to outer closed textblock page edges. A few minor grubby handling marks to pages. First published in 1930; this is the 4th impression (October 1932). pp. 256. A forwards lean to the spine. 106061 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
20 William's Happy Days
Crompton, Richmal ; illustrated by Thomas Henry George Newnes Limited London 1951 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Henry, Thomas 
Hardback with dust jacket. 17th impression; this William title was first published in 1930. Original red boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine and there is significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Pages are otherwise quite clean but slightly tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are two short tears in the foredge of the rear endpaper. pp. 252. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with some tears, chips, creasing and some very minor loss to the spine ends and corners. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107064 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 



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