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Bill the Minder. Written and illustrated by W. Heath Robinson., ROBINSON, W. HEATH:
181 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:
182 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;
183 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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Rodeo. Photographs and text by Louise L.Serpa. Notes by Larry McMurtry., SERPA, LOUISE L.:
184 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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The Adventures of Akbar., SHAW, BYAM (ills.) / STEEL, FLORA ANNIE:
185 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;
186 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.);
187 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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Modern Daughters., STEUART, Maria:
188 STEUART, Maria: Modern Daughters.
London, S. W. Partridge & Co., n.d. 
Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Light grey cloth with black and white printed lettering and pictorial designs to front and spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Slight darkening to endpapers and rear cat pages darkened. Some light foxing to edges of title page else pages all clean and tight throughout. 285pp + 32pp cat. Illustrated with 4 B&W plates and a Colour frontispiece. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Lecture on Heads, With Additions by Mr. Pilon; as delivered by Mr. Charles Lee Lewes, To which is added An Essay on Satire. With Forty-Seven Heads by Nesbit, from Designs by Thurston., STEVENS, Geo. Alex;
189 STEVENS, Geo. Alex; A Lecture on Heads, With Additions by Mr. Pilon; as delivered by Mr. Charles Lee Lewes, To which is added An Essay on Satire. With Forty-Seven Heads by Nesbit, from Designs by Thurston.
Printed for Vernor & hood, J. Cuthell, J. Walker and Otridge & Son by T. Bensley, Fleet Street, London. 1802 
Size 4 x 6.5 inches. In full tree calf leather binding. Gilt edging to boards. Black leather spine label, and gilt decoration to spine. In very good conditions. Rubbing to edges, corners bumped. Hinges split. Some minor darkening to endpapers, else inner pages clean and tight. 124pp. With Forty-Seven b&w illustrations by Nesbit, from Designs by Thurston. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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A Cadger’s Creel. The Book of the Robert Louis Stevenson Club Bazaar., STEVENSON interest - DOUGLAS, SIR G. (ed.):
190 STEVENSON interest - DOUGLAS, SIR G. (ed.): A Cadger’s Creel. The Book of the Robert Louis Stevenson Club Bazaar.
W. Brown, Edinburgh 1925. 
Demy 8vo. Blue cloth spine. Grey stiff paper covers. Binding slightly rubbed. Else very good. Col. & mounted frontispiece. 7 black & white plates. 173 pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes., STEVENSON, R.L. / ARDIZZONE (ill.):
191 STEVENSON, R.L. / ARDIZZONE (ill.): Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes.
The Folio Society 1988 (repr.). 
Green pict.cloth. Fine in very good slip-case. Num.b/w ills.by EDWARD ARDIZZONE. 136pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Pavilion on the Links. Illustrated by Gordon Browne, R.I., STEVENSON, Robert Louis;
192 STEVENSON, Robert Louis; The Pavilion on the Links. Illustrated by Gordon Browne, R.I.
London, Chatto & Windus, 1913 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black lettering to front, black and colour printed pictorial designs to front and spine. top edges blued. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition. Lovely bright cover. Some minor rubbing. Slight darkening to endpapers, inscribed on verso corner with embossed address “W. Oswald Beatson.” Two or three minor spots else inside pages very clean and tight. An excellent copy. 96pp. Colour frontis, pictorial title page and 14 b&w plates by Gordon Browne. 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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Waiting For Charon. Poems and Illustrations by Louise Stockdale. SIGNED., STOCKDALE, Louise;
193 STOCKDALE, Louise; Waiting For Charon. Poems and Illustrations by Louise Stockdale. SIGNED.
Bird Brothers Ltd. n.d. ca1970 
11 x 8.5 inches. In light brown cloth with gilt lettering and design to front. In very good condition. Some minor soiling to front of cloth. Inside clean and tight throughout. Authors signature to title page. 95pp. B&W illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Settlers and Scouts. A Tale of the African Highlands. Illustrated by T. C. Dugdale., STRANG, HERBERT:
194 STRANG, HERBERT: Settlers and Scouts. A Tale of the African Highlands. Illustrated by T. C. Dugdale.
London, Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton, 1910 1st edition 
Hardback, size approx 8 x 5.5 inches. Light brown cloth with gilt lettering and colour pictorial designs to front and spine. Dark grey endpapers. Olivine edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Lovely bright cloth and colouring. A couple of minor marks to rear. Partial crack between front endpapers, some very light foxing to first and last pages, a couple of very faint spots elsewhere else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. A lovely bright & clean copy. 374pp + 2pp cat. Illustrated with 2 colour plates by T. C. Dugdale. And 2 b&W maps. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Book of Kells. Described by sir Edward Sullivan, Bart. And Illustrated with Twenty-Four Plates in Colours., SULLIVAN, Sir Edward:
195 SULLIVAN, Sir Edward: The Book of Kells. Described by sir Edward Sullivan, Bart. And Illustrated with Twenty-Four Plates in Colours.
London, The Studio, 1920 2nd edition 
Hardback, Tall, approx 11.5 x 8.5 inches. In light brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Slight spotting to endpapers with neat inscription to front “Eva K. Carmichael from CSC 1925.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Coloured plates are tipped in and mounted on grey paper. 48pp. 24 coloured plates (tipped in.) 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Maitland of Laurieston., SWAN, Annie S.:
196 SWAN, Annie S.: Maitland of Laurieston.
Edinburgh and London, Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier, ca1910 
Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering and colour pictorial designs to front and spine. Plain endpapers. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Small nick to center of top of spine edge. Some darkening to endpapers with bookplate to front “Eliz. H. Gourlay, Buccleuch Juvenile Abstinence Meeting. 1909-1910.” 447pp. Illustrated with a B&W frontispiece and b&W illustrated chapter headings and decorative letterpieces. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Gulliver's Travels. With 48 colour plates by Harry G. Theaker., SWIFT, JONATHAN:
197 SWIFT, JONATHAN: Gulliver's Travels. With 48 colour plates by Harry G. Theaker.
London and Melbourne, Ward, Lock & Co., n.d. ca1920 
Hardback, Tall 8vo. 8.5 x 6 inches. In light brown cloth covers lettered in black. Colour plate on front cover. Nice colour pictorial endpapers. With original illsutrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw; edges rubbed and corners and top end of spine chipped. In protective sleeve.) Cloth very clean and bright. Inside very clean and tight. An excellent copy. 338pp. +Cat. 48 colour plates by Harry G. Theaker. 
Price: 42.00 GBP
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The Family History of England. Civil, Military, Social, Commercial, & Religious. From the earliest Period to the Present Time., TAYLOR, REV. James:
198 TAYLOR, REV. James: The Family History of England. Civil, Military, Social, Commercial, & Religious. From the earliest Period to the Present Time.
London William Mackenzie (n.d.) circa 1880. 
Complete in 12 divisions. Beautifully bound in Maroon cloth with bevel cut boards and cut edges. Gilt vignette ipictorial design to front covers and spines. Yellow endpapers. In very good conditions. Edges and corners rubbed. Corners slightly bumped. Spines faded with rubbing and nicks to ends of spines. Rubbing to boards. Darkened horizontal lines to front of vol.1. Some mild foxing to plates at front of vols. Pages very clean and tight throughout. Else very clean and tight copies. 12 colour decorative title-pages (M. Leighton). Many steel-engraved plates, including 6 plans, 2 maps, 42 portraits, 8 views (Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Preston, Spires, Worms, Chester, Kenilworth Castle), 1 colour chromo-litho plate ("Order of the Garter" - lovely bright & strong colours) & 3 facsimile documents. Folding plate in last vol. Approx. 200pp. per volume. In last vol.: "Military History and Resources", by HOZIER (56pp.) 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, Saturday May 19th to November 24, 1900. With Extra Supplement “The War in South Africa.” And “Lysbeth, A Tale of The Dutch”, By H. Rider Haggard., The Graphic;
199 The Graphic; The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, Saturday May 19th to November 24, 1900. With Extra Supplement “The War in South Africa.” And “Lysbeth, A Tale of The Dutch”, By H. Rider Haggard.
The Daily Graphic, London. 1900 
Large volume, size 12 x 16.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with embossed detailing to boards and spine, gilt lettering to spine. Red doppled page edges. In very good condition. Some marks and rubbing to cover. Corners bumped. Some nicks to cloth along spine, small split at bottom of spine. Rear board slightly soiled. Inside, endpapers darkened with some foxing. Pages clean and tight. Very little handling. Neat repair to top edge of plate at p966. Else a very clean and tight copy. 790pp. With many illustrations, full page plates and Special Colour supplement Plates. Notable articles: “Lysbeth, A Tale of The Dutch”, By H. Rider Haggard, Chapters 1-15.; ‘A Crack Australian Corps’ - colour plate; ‘Sport and Manoevres in India’ - colour illustrated article; Full-page Advertisments; The Boer War; The Siege of Mafeking; Crisis in China; ‘The Exiles’ Russian Prisoners in Siberia; Submarines; ‘Tempering A Gun’ - colour plate; View of the Paris Exhibition; ‘A Holiday in Greece’; Smugglers; Uganda Railway; Troops in Praetoria, “Principle English Racehorses of the Day” - colour plate; Dentist in The Veldt; Vintage Farming in Florence; Mules in South Africa; Colour Parlimentary Map of the United Kingdom; TWO Colour plates “Soldiers of the Great City”. 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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Shorelands Summer Diary., TUNNICLIFFE, C. F.:
200 TUNNICLIFFE, C. F.: Shorelands Summer Diary.
Collins 1952 1st edition. 
Large hardback, 12 x 9 inches. Red cloth lettered in gilt on spine with gilt vignette to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; some darkening and spots to rear, small nicks to corners and ends of spine. Price clipped). Slight rubbing to edges of cloth. A very clean and tight copy with clean and bright plates. --- Account of the author’s settling in the island of Anglesey. The first book that Tunnicliffe has both written and illustrated himself. 160pp. With 16 stunning coloured plates and many woodcut illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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