Many remarkable 1930s-era illustrations distinguish this book. Altho missing one text page, still a bright tight clean collectible copy of this scarce book. 8 x 11, approx 150 unnumbered pp, full-pg color illus, many b/w illus. Near Very Good unmarked, cover bright, all 4 color plates enclosed but endpapers, title pg, and pgs 1&2 are missing, small foxing-spots here and there. Oversize Hardcover in color illus boards, navy spine with decorations & titling, no jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 'Gladys Peto''s SUMMER DAYS'
Publisher: (John F Shaw & Co) (1930s)
Publication Date: 1930
Book Description John F. Shaw & Co. Ltd c. 1932, London, 1932. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. Pictorial boards. Protected by a neat plastic sleeve. Minor shelf wear to extremities, particularly to corners where there is slight paper loss. Foxed edges. Binding fairly tight. Slightly smudged stamp to front endpaper. Previous owner's inscription to rear of frontispiece is also slighty smudged. With four colour plates in good condition, as well as many black and white illustrations. Contents generally clean, albeit a little foxing throughout. Overall good. Unpaginated. Bookseller Inventory # 087967
Book Description John F. Shaw & Co Ltd., 1932. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Peto, Gladys (illustrator). circa 1932. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Red cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front board showing 3 girls at gate to large house. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Bump to top of rear cover. Small patch of surface paper damage to front board which is also a little scuffed. A few light marks to covers. Small ink(?) stamp of a rabbit (blue and pink) to front endpaper. Name and date in ink to verso of frontis has been partially erased. Heavy foxing else contents clean. [R]. Bookseller Inventory # 1404032
Book Description John F Shaw & Co Ltd, 3 Pilgrim St, London. Pictorial Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Gladys Peto (illustrator). First Edition. Short Stories for Girls. Delightfully illustrated with B&W Ink illustrations by Gladys Peto on almost every Page. Also 4 Beautiful Full-Page Colour Plates with Peto's Paintings. Enchanting 1920's artwork. First edition, circa 1920s. Brown Cloth Spine with Pictorial Boards illustrated with 3 Girls by a Garden Gate. First story is "The Harpsichord". Unpaginated, book is 1 1/4" Thick. 11" Tall, 790g. Some edge wear at tips of corners. Hinges slightly cracked. Previous owner's name at top of endpaper, no other inscriptions. Some very light foxing to title page. Only a few occasional spots elsewhere (mainly marginal). Please ask if you would like any more information or pictures. ( "Told in the Gloaming" by Gladys Peto also available, I'm happy to offer a quantity discount on the 2 volumes.) Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 015288