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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam., POGANY, Willy:
181 POGANY, Willy: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. ca1957 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Green cloth with printed decorative pictorial design to front and spine. In dustwrapper with matching design. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some minor darkening and some marks, minor rubbing to edges, corners all clipped, in protective sleeve.) Some slight rubbing to corners of cloth. Neat inscription “To Irene from James 1957,” and Foyles bookseller label to front endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. 75pp + 16 colour plates.; Each page is illustrated/ usually with border in green. 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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Jolly Jump-Ups A.B.C. Alphabet Pop-Up Picture Book., PURNELL;
182 PURNELL; Jolly Jump-Ups A.B.C. Alphabet Pop-Up Picture Book.
Somerset & London, Purnell & Sons Ltd. n.d. ca1950 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6.5 inches. In colour illustrated glossy covers. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to cover and rubbing to edges and corners. Inside pages very clean and tight, colour printing is bright and vivid. Pop-ups in excellent condition. Else a very clean and tight copy. - Features “Reynard the Fox” and other Zoo Animals. 14pp. Colour illustrated Pop-up pages. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Nursery Rhyme Pop-Up Pictures, PURNELL;
183 PURNELL; Nursery Rhyme Pop-Up Pictures
Somerset & London, Purnell & Sons Ltd. n.d. ca1950 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6.5 inches. In colour illustrated glossy covers. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to cover and rubbing to corners. Inside pages very clean and tight, colour printing is bright and vivid. Pop-ups in excellent condition, only one tiny tear to top of ‘Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe’. Else a very clean and tight copy. - Features: Jack and Jill, Jack Horner, Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe, Handy Pandy, Mistress Mary, King Cole, Wise Men of Gotham. 14pp. Colour illustrated Pop-up pages. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird. With drawings by Arthur Rackham. WITH SIGNED & ILLUSTRATED ‘ONE-OF’ ART CARD., RACKHAM, ARTHUR/  BARRIE, J.M:
184 RACKHAM, ARTHUR/ BARRIE, J.M: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird. With drawings by Arthur Rackham. WITH SIGNED & ILLUSTRATED ‘ONE-OF’ ART CARD.
London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1906 1st edition. 
Hardback, approx 10 x 7.5 inches. In original maroon/red cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front, with gilt vignette to front of Peter Pan riding a goat. Grey endpapers with map to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped at ends, edges rubbed. Moderate foxing spots to half title page and last 2 text pages. Occasional small spots inside, some foxing around title page. Colour plates clean and bright (all bound at rear of volume). Else a very clean and tight copy. - Loose in front is a signed and cartoon-vignette ink sketch by Arthur Rackham, dated “Christmas 1913.” 126pp text . With 50 colour plates tipped in with titled tissue guards inc. frontis. 
Price: 1195.00 GBP
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185 RACKHAM, ARTHUR; BARRIE, J. M.; Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. With 24 drawings by Arthur Rackham.
London, Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. ca1910 
Hardback, 8 x 6.5 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and gilt vignette of ‘Peter playing Pipes’ to front. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrap. (DWsome darkening and tears, front corner lost on front, ends of spine chipped. In protective sleeve.) Cloth slightly rubbed at edges with some minor fading to Spine. A couple of minor spots to endpapers, Else a very clean and tight copy. --- This edition has 24 colour plates by Arthur Rackham and illustrated maps of Kensington gardens on endpapers. 126pp. With 24 colour plates by Arthur Rackham, with titled tissue guards. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Wrecked on a Reef. Or: Twenty Months in the Auckland Isles. A True Story of Shipwreck, Adventure and Suffering. With Forty Illustrations., RAYNAL, F. E.:
186 RAYNAL, F. E.: Wrecked on a Reef. Or: Twenty Months in the Auckland Isles. A True Story of Shipwreck, Adventure and Suffering. With Forty Illustrations.
London, T. Nelson & Sons, 1880 1st edition 
Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt decorative lettering and gilt vignette designs to front and spine. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, edges slightly darkened. Hinges cracked between endpapers. A couple of minor handling marks, some lid foxing spots, Else a very clean and tight copy. 350pp. With Forty Illustrations. & Decorative letterpieces. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Fatherless Fanny; Or, A Young Lady’s First Entrance Into Life: Being The Memoirs of a Little Mendicant and Her Benefactors. By The Author of ‘The Old English Baron’, &c. Third Edition., REEVE, Clara;
187 REEVE, Clara; Fatherless Fanny; Or, A Young Lady’s First Entrance Into Life: Being The Memoirs of a Little Mendicant and Her Benefactors. By The Author of ‘The Old English Baron’, &c. Third Edition.
J. Gleave, Manchester. 1820 3rd 
8.5 x 5.5 inches. Half bound calf leather to spine and marbled papered boards. In very good condition. Contemporary covers. Lacks 2 plates. Inscription to title page. Edges of endpapers darkened. Handling marks and darkening to pages. Else a very tight and smart copy. 419pp. Engraved Frontispeice + vignette title page. + 5 (3) engraved plates. (* 2 plates missing.) Decorative end-notes. Plates missing at p.4 & p.268. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Her Majesty's Army: Vols. 1 & 2. AND: Indian and Colonial Forces. A Descriptive Account of the Various Regiments now comprising the Queen's Forces , from their first Establishment to the Present Times, and in India and the Colonies., RICHARDS, W.; GILES G. D.;
188 RICHARDS, W.; GILES G. D.; Her Majesty's Army: Vols. 1 & 2. AND: Indian and Colonial Forces. A Descriptive Account of the Various Regiments now comprising the Queen's Forces , from their first Establishment to the Present Times, and in India and the Colonies.
J. S. Virtue & Co. London. n.d ca1880 
Complete in 6 divisions (3 volumes). 4to. ( 23 cm x 28 cm). In original red cloth lettered in gold on spines, and in black on front covers. Full gilt page edging. In very good conditions. Covers are darkened around edges and spines, corners bumped/chipped with nicks to ends of spine. Pt1 of Indian and Colonial lacks half of front endpaper. Vol.1 has minor tear to bottom of endpaper. Inside the plates are clean and bright, with original tissue guards. Text pages very clean, with the odd foxing spot and handling marks to pages. Some foxing to edges of plates. Hinges cracked. But bindings remain tight. Overall a very good set. 44 lovely coloured lithographic plates of the various regiments. 
Price: 280.00 GBP
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In My Lady's Garden. With two Coloured Illustrations by Beatrice Parsons. and Forty-Eight other plates., RICHMOND, Mrs.:
189 RICHMOND, Mrs.: In My Lady's Garden. With two Coloured Illustrations by Beatrice Parsons. and Forty-Eight other plates.
London & Leipsic, T. Fisher Unwin, 1908 1st 
Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. Light green cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial designs to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine darkened, 2 minor marks to cloth. Inscription to front endpaper “Marguerite Lubbock 1908,” Some light foxing to pages inside else a very clean and tight copy. 464pp. 2 colour plates and 48 B&W plates. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Bill the Minder. Written and illustrated by W. Heath Robinson., ROBINSON, W. HEATH:
190 ROBINSON, W. HEATH: Bill the Minder. Written and illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
London, Constable & Co., 1912 1st edition 
Hardback, 4to. (10 x 7 ins.) In light blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front with colour plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Some fading to cloth.Some darkening to endpapers, neat inscription to front “To my darling Cicely from her loving Mother, 1912.” Colour plates all present, clean and bright. Some heavy foxing after endpapers; to title and contents pages. foxing around page margins and edges. Else a clean and tight copy. --- The story of Bill and his ten, mostly bad tempered, cousins and their adventures with the King of Troy and other bizarre characters. An imaginative story with beautiful illustrations by W.Heath Robinson. 256pp. With 16 colour plates (pasted in) with titled tissue guards and many b/w line drawings in text. 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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Railway Ribaldry. Being 96 Pages of Railway Humour., ROBINSON, W. HEATH:
191 ROBINSON, W. HEATH: Railway Ribaldry. Being 96 Pages of Railway Humour.
The Great Western Railway 1935 1st edition 
Tall 8vo. Paperback. Approx 10 x 7.5 ins. Green pictorial paper covers. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners. Slight darkening to edges. Small mark to title page else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 96 pages with b&w illustrations. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Bevis. The Story of a Boy. With an Introduction by E. V. Lucas. With Illustrations by Harry Rowntree., ROUNTREE, HARRY; JEFFERIES, RICHARD;
192 ROUNTREE, HARRY; JEFFERIES, RICHARD; Bevis. The Story of a Boy. With an Introduction by E. V. Lucas. With Illustrations by Harry Rowntree.
London, Duckworth & Co. 1913 New Edition (1st Illustrated edition) 
Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. In pictorial dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and colour pictorial design to spine and front. Thick beveled edge boards. Blue page edging. Dark blue endpapers. Blind embossed stamp to corner of rear board. In very good condition. Corners and edges a little bumped, ends of spine bumped with split to top. Small split to leading spine edge. A couple of light marks to spine and dark mark to rear top edge. Neat inscription to rear of front endpaper “Presented to Master Maurice Brody on his 13th Birthday from Mr & Mrs Benjamin.” Some minor darkening to ‘half-title’ page and edge of title page, also to rear catalogue pages. Some areas of mild foxing else pages clean and tight. 464pp + 20pp cat. 8 colour plates. B&W Map at rear. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland: Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions. together with Illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry. In Two Volumes., SCOTT, WALTER:
193 SCOTT, WALTER: The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland: Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions. together with Illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry. In Two Volumes.
London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; J. Murray ; John Grieg; and Constable & Co., 1814 
2 vols; large, approx 11.5 x 9 inches. dark green full polished morocco leather with extensive gilt decorations on spine & wide gilt and embossed dentelles on covers. In good conditions. Extremities of boards rubbed, rubbing and bumps to edges and corners. Some loss to leather at edges; some peeled areas to edges of boards. Engraved titles and frontispieces quite heavily foxed and darkened around edges. Some foxing and darkening to plates. Some light handling to pages else clean and tight. 92 copper-engraved plates plus frontis and title pages. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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Paris Sketchbook., SEARLE, Ronald; WEBB, Kaye;
194 SEARLE, Ronald; WEBB, Kaye; Paris Sketchbook.
London, The Saturn Press, 1950 1st edition, 
Hardback, approx 10 x 7.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW rubbing to edges, spine faded and darkened, minor tears to corners, mark to edge on rear, in protective sleeve.) Cloth slightly faded along top and bottom edges, mark at top of boards. Boards slightly curled. Endpapers slightly darkened, neat inscription to front “David Norwood.” Else inside pages all very clean and tight. 80pp. B&W illustrations throughout. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Rodeo. Photographs and text by Louise L.Serpa. Notes by Larry McMurtry., SERPA, LOUISE L.:
195 SERPA, LOUISE L.: Rodeo. Photographs and text by Louise L.Serpa. Notes by Larry McMurtry.
Konemann. 1994 1st edition. 
Size 9.75 x 12.75 inches. In black cloth covers with red lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 88pp. With b/w photographs throughout. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. A fascinating record of the American Rodeo with pictures taken inside the arena. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Black Beauty. The Autobiography of a Horse. Illustrated by John Beer., SEWELL, ANNA;
196 SEWELL, ANNA; Black Beauty. The Autobiography of a Horse. Illustrated by John Beer.
London, Jarrold and Sons, 1894 1st thus 
Hardback, Tall, 10 x 7.5 inches. Grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and decorative gilt and black lettering and pictorial design to front. Blind embossed vignette to rear. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, small nick to cloth on top and bottom front edges. Neat inscription and monogram bookplate to front endpaper “Davdf Fyfe Anderson 1950.” Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. A lovely bright copy. 229pp + 2pp cat. With many b&w illustrated chapter headings, letter and tailpieces, and full-page plates. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Adventures of Akbar., SHAW, BYAM (ills.) / STEEL, FLORA ANNIE:
197 SHAW, BYAM (ills.) / STEEL, FLORA ANNIE: The Adventures of Akbar.
William Heinemann, London 1913 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 8 x 6 inches. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in black on front cover, with small gilt illustration to front. In very good condition. Spine faded with minor rubbing to corners. Mild foxing to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Roger 1913”. Colour plates clean and bright. Small tear to rear endpaper with tape repair. A couple of minor spots, Else a very clean and tight copy. --- “..a strange wild tale” of the adventures of Prince Akbar among the snowy mountains between Kandahar and Kabul. 204pp. 8 tissue-guarded colour plates by Byam Shaw. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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A Pinch-Of Snuff: AND; The Khan’s Tale. Composed of Curious Particulars and Original Anecdotes of Snuff Taking; as well as A Review of Snuff, Snuff-Boxes, Snuff-Shops, Snuff-Takers, and Snuff-Papers. With Moral and Physical Effects of Snuff. Two Volumes in One., SNIFT, Dean; FRASER, James Baillie;
198 SNIFT, Dean; FRASER, James Baillie; A Pinch-Of Snuff: AND; The Khan’s Tale. Composed of Curious Particulars and Original Anecdotes of Snuff Taking; as well as A Review of Snuff, Snuff-Boxes, Snuff-Shops, Snuff-Takers, and Snuff-Papers. With Moral and Physical Effects of Snuff. Two Volumes in One.
London Robert Tyas; Simms and M’Intyre. 1840 / 1850 
Size 6.5 x 4 ins. Hardback. Half bound Morocco leather to spine and corners and marbled paper covered boards. Gilt lettering and banding to spine. Blind embossed decorative edging to leather. In Very good condition. Some rubbing to top of spine, edges and boards. Bookplates to front endpapers, endpapers darkened at corners. Plates a little darkened/faded. Some minor foxing spots else a clean and tight copy. 152pp + 271pp. (6 b&w full page plates + many smaller illustrations within text of “Pinch of Snuff”. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Prints from Antique Gems, A collection of thirty-two prints from antique gems in the collections of the Right Honourable Earl Percy, the Honourable C.F. Greville, and T.M. Slade, Esquire. 1785., SPILSBURY, J. (sculpt.); BOYDELL, J. (Pub.);
199 SPILSBURY, J. (sculpt.); BOYDELL, J. (Pub.); Prints from Antique Gems, A collection of thirty-two prints from antique gems in the collections of the Right Honourable Earl Percy, the Honourable C.F. Greville, and T.M. Slade, Esquire. 1785.
London J. Boydell 1781-84 
Hardback, 6.5 x 5.5 inches. In quarter-bound morocco leather and pebbled cloth boards. Gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Gilt line detailing to boards. Marbled endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Binding is later, title page is clipped and re-bound. Some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Slight darkening to cover. Some spotting to title. Some handling marks to plates, slight darkening around edges, some with some light foxing. Else clean and tight. 32 original steel-engravings, each with title and brief description. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Heidi Grows Up. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane., SPIRI, Johanna: TRITTEN Charles: DOANE, Pelagie:
200 SPIRI, Johanna: TRITTEN Charles: DOANE, Pelagie: Heidi Grows Up. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane.
London, Collins, 1952 repr 
Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Green cloth with dark green lettering to front and spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. Near fine copy with very good dustwrap (DW chip to top end of spine, some minor darkening, in protective sleeve.) Corners slightly bumped else a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. Colour plates and b&w illustrations within text. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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