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Image for Happy England. With a Memoir and Descriptions. Reissued Larger Size.

Happy England. With a Memoir and Descriptions. Reissued Larger Size.

By: ALLINGHAM, HELEN: HUISH, MARCUS. B.:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK, 1909 reissue:

Seller ID: 78304


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 7 ins. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering, floral design and gilt panelling. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine and top edges of boards faded. Corners bumped. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Endpapers darkened and cracked at front. Some slight darkening/tanning to pages else very clean and tight throughout. Colour plates clean and bright. 204pp + Cat. 80 colour plates & Author’s portrait. Short biography of the noted Victorian watercolourist Helen Allingham, painter of countryside scenes of cottages and village folk. 80 colour plates, each with a date a... View more info

Image for Birds of Britain. Ills.selected by H.E.DRESSER from his "Birds of Europe".

Birds of Britain. Ills.selected by H.E.DRESSER from his "Birds of Europe".

By: BONHOTE, J.LEWIS / DRESSER, H.E.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: A.& C.BLACK 1907 (1st.):

Seller ID: 81992


Tall 8vo. Nice brown pictorial cloth gt., lettered in gold on spine and front cover. In good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, small neatly repaired tear head of spine. Slight foxing inside, a few faint marks on endpapers. Else generally clean & tight. 100 col.plts; 405 pp. Top edge gilt. Beautifully illustrated guide to, and history of, Birds of Britain. One of the titles of the renowned 20 shilling series of colour books published by Adam and Charles Black in the early years of the 20th century. View more info

Image for Cruikshank’s Water Colours. With an Introduction by Joseph Grego.

Cruikshank’s Water Colours. With an Introduction by Joseph Grego.

By: CRUIKSHANK; GREGO, JOSEPH;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black , 1903 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 77783


Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9 x 6.5 inches. Brown pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine a little faded, rubbing to edges and corners, rubbing to rear board, slight darkening to front. Slight darking to half title page else a pages very clean and tight throughout. --- CONTENTS: Oliver Twist, The Miser’s Daughter, History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798, and Emmett’s Insurrection in 1803. xxvipp + 325 pp. Illustrated with 68 colour plates. View more info

Image for Greece. Painted by John Fulleylove. Described by J. A. McClymont.

Greece. Painted by John Fulleylove. Described by J. A. McClymont.

By: FULLEYLOVE, JOHN; McCLYMONT, J. A.;

Price: £140.00

Publisher: A. & C. BLACK 1906 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77789


Hardback. Tall 8vo. 9 x 6.5 inches. In dark blue decorative illustrated cloth covers with gilt and colour printed designs to spine and front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing to ends of spine and corners. Some rubbing to rear. Crease to cloth on front board. slight darkening to endpapers. Small tear to bottom edge of front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Colour plates clean and bright. Cloth lovely and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- Beautifully illustrated, scarce first edition. 235pp. With 75 captioned tissue guarded coloured plates and ... View more info

Image for Kate Greenaway Sixteen Examples in Colour of the Artist’s Work. “British Artists” Series.

Kate Greenaway Sixteen Examples in Colour of the Artist’s Work. “British Artists” Series.

By: GREENAWAY, KATE: SPIELMANN, M. H.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK, 1910 1st:

Seller ID: 80944


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 7 inches. Green cloth with white lettering to spine, and to front white paneled design with gilt lettering and illustrated colour plate. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Endpapers tanned, bookseller stamp to front “Librarie H. Robert, Petite Fusterie, Geneve.” Some minor light foxing to top corners of pages, else a very clean and tight, bright copy. 12pp Illustrated with 16 colour plates tipped in and mounted on dark brown paper at frontis and rear. View more info

Image for Essex. Painted & Described.

Essex. Painted & Described.

By: MONCRIEFF, A. R. HOPE; BRUHL, L. BURLEITH;

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, 1909 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 77781


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In brown decorative cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front and colour printed designs. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Lovely bright clean cloth. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Endpapers darkened with bookseller label to corner “E.S. Fowler, Eastbourne.” Front hinge cracked with glue repair. The odd light handling/thumb spot else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 262 pp. 75 colour plates; Folding Map at rear. View more info

Image for Essex. Painted & Described.

Essex. Painted & Described.

By: MONCRIEFF, A. R. HOPE; BRUHL, L. BURLEITH;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, 1909 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 81991


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In brown decorative cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front and colour printed designs. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Lovely bright clean cloth. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Endpapers darkened with owners inscription. The odd light handling/thumb spot else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 262 pp. 75 colour plates; Folding Map at rear. Beautifully illustrated guide to, and history of, ESSEX. One of the titles of the renowned 20 shilling series of colour books published by Adam and Charles Black in the early years of the ... View more info

Image for Surrey. Painted by Sutton Palmer. Described by A. R. Hope Moncrieff.

Surrey. Painted by Sutton Palmer. Described by A. R. Hope Moncrieff.

By: PALMER, SUTTON: HOPE MONCRIEFF, A. R.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK, 1922 2nd edition revised:

Seller ID: 78289


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Blue cloth with blind embossed decoration to spine and boards. gilt lettering to spine, and black lettering to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened, spine faded, edges rubbed, nicks to ends of spine. In protective sleeve.) Minor rubbing to corners of cloth. Slight darkening to endpapers and outer page edges. “Roffey and Clark Ltd. Croydon” bookseller label to rear endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. 255pp.; 32 colour plates by S. Palmer. Map. View more info

Image for South America. Painted & Described.

South America. Painted & Described.

By: W.H. KOELBEL; TREVOR; FORREST A. S.;

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK , n.d. circa 1912 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77786


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 6.5 inches. Beautiful light blue pictorial cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, with yellow and green colour design to spine and front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Lovely bright clean cloth. Some slight fading to spine. Ends of spine rubbed, small split to cloth at bottom spine edge. Some rubbing to front and spine. Minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers slightly darkened. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 230 pp; 75 colour plates; Folding map at rear. View more info

Image for Egyptian Birds. For the most part seen in the Valley.

Egyptian Birds. For the most part seen in the Valley.

By: WHYMPER, Charles;

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK 1909 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77790


Hardback. Tall 8vo. 9 x 6.5 inches. In cream decorative illustrated cloth covers with gilt and colour printed designs to spine and front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Rubbing and small nicks to ends of spine and corners. Some small marks. Darkening to endpapers. Neat inscription to front. Hinges cracked. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 221pp. With 51 captioned tissue guarded coloured plates and a folding map. View more info