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[The Uncle series.]

Uncle; Uncle Cleans Up; Uncle and His Detective; Uncle and the Treacle Trouble; Uncle and the Battle for Badgertown.

Published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1964-1973

Stock code: 90292

Price: £1,500

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First editions, first impressions. All of the Uncle books except for the fifth, Uncle and Claudius the Camel (1970).

5 works, octavo. Original pink, turquoise, yellow, red, and blue boards, gilt titles to spine, pictorial endpapers. With the illustrated dust jackets. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Top edges slightly foxed, spine ends lightly bumped; boards of Uncle and His Detective slightly soiled along top half, corner of half-title of Uncle clipped. Dust jackets rubbed along extremities, with a few nicks and closed tears; a few light dampstains to front covers of Uncle, Uncle Cleans Up, and Uncle and His Detective; jackets of Uncle and His Detective and Uncle and the Battle for Badgertown price-clipped. Otherwise a very good set.

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