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Image for “BB’s” Fairy Book: Meeting Hill With Illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.

“BB’s” Fairy Book: Meeting Hill With Illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.

By: “BB”: WATKINS-PITCHFORD, D. J.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter, 1948 1st edition:

Seller ID: 80501


Hardback, 10 x 8 inches. Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and front. Top edges red. In very good condition. Spine and edges of boards faded. Some minor handling marks to cloth. Some light foxing to free endpapers. Inside pages all very clean and tight. 141pp. Illustrated with 15 colour plates. View more info

Image for The VANITY FAIR Album. Vol. XII. (12) A Show of Sovereigns, Statesmen, Judges, and Men of the Day. Biographical and Critical Notices by JEHU JUNIOR. Twelfth Series.

The VANITY FAIR Album. Vol. XII. (12) A Show of Sovereigns, Statesmen, Judges, and Men of the Day. Biographical and Critical Notices by JEHU JUNIOR. Twelfth Series.

By: “JEHU JUNIOR”

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, “Vanity Fair” Office, 1880:

Seller ID: 78374


Large hardback, folio size, approx 16 x 11 inches. Green bevelled cloth with gilt lettering and floral decoration to boards and spine,blind embossed on rear cover. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Lovely bright clean cloth. Some minor bumps and rubbing to corners and ends of spine, ends of spine slightly nicked. Some light rubbing to cloth, Two bumped holes in cloth on rear board. “David Bryce & Son, Glasgow” bookseller label to front endpaper. A c... View more info

Image for My Sketch Book in the Shiny. (Sport in India).

My Sketch Book in the Shiny. (Sport in India).

By: "SNAFFLES":

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Gale & Polden Ltd.:

Seller ID: 79300


Large hardback, 4to. 12.5 x 10 inches. Beige cloth with tinted plate on front cover. In very good condition. Corners and edges slightly bumped and rubbed. Some minor handling to boards. Some light foxing to title and prelim pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper “To Bill, from Isabelle, Christmas 1930.” Else a very clean and tight copy. Profusely illustrated by Snaffles, including 28 tinted, mostly full-page plates. Contents i... View more info

Image for Wives. Wives by Washington Irving and The Henpecked Man by Sir Richard Steele. Pictures by Cecil Aldin.

Wives. Wives by Washington Irving and The Henpecked Man by Sir Richard Steele. Pictures by Cecil Aldin.

By: (ALDIN, CECIL) / IRVING, WASHINGTON / STEELE, RICHARD:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: William Heinemann. 1909.:

Seller ID: 73129


Size 5.0 x 6.75 inches. In brown hard card covers with colour plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed with small piece missing from bottom end. Slightly rubbed around edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1912. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 30pp. With 3 colour plates tipped in and b/w illustrations in text. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin. Scarce. View more info

Image for Silas Marner, The Weaver of Ravelow With twenty-four coloured illustrations by C. E. Brock. The Series of English Idylls.

Silas Marner, The Weaver of Ravelow With twenty-four coloured illustrations by C. E. Brock. The Series of English Idylls.

By: (BROCK, C.E.); ELIOT, George:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London / New York J. M. Dent & Co. / E. P. Dutton & Co. 1905:

Seller ID: 80088


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. In light green cloth with gilt lettering and extensive gilt decorations to spine and front. With decorative endpapers. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Small nicks to corners of spine. Endpapers slightly darkened. Side and bottom page edges rough cut. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. A very nice copy. 262pp. 24 colour plates & decorative title page by C. M. Brock. View more info

Image for The Nursery Rhyme Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.

The Nursery Rhyme Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.

By: (BROOKE, L. LESLIE); LANG, ANDREW;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1897 (1st.):

Seller ID: 77989


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Green cloth with colour vignette plate to front, black lettering to front and black and gilt lettering to spine. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded with small splits at top and bottom edges. Inside a couple of very minor handling marks else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 288pp. 8 B&W plates & many illustrations within & throughout text. View more info

Image for Pan-Pipes. A Book of old Songs. Newly arranged & with accompaniments by T. Marzials. Set to Pictures by Walter Crane. Engraved and Printed in colours by Edmund Evans.

Pan-Pipes. A Book of old Songs. Newly arranged & with accompaniments by T. Marzials. Set to Pictures by Walter Crane. Engraved and Printed in colours by Edmund Evans.

By: (CRANE, WALTER) MARZIALS, T:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons , 1883 (1st.):

Seller ID: 78636


Hardback, Oblong, 8vo. 12.5 x 9 inches. Maroon cloth binding to spine, bevel edge boards with decorative paper covers. In good condition. Cover is a little worn with rubbing to edges and chips/bumps to corners. Spine rubbed and nicked at ends with a couple of small splits to cloth. Some darkening to endpapers, neat inscription to top of half-title page “H.M.M. Oct 1882.” Some rubbing and a couple of small tears to edges of endpapers. Some minor darkening to e... View more info

Image for The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales.

The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales.

By: (DULAC, EDMUND); QUILLER-COUCH, SIR ARTHUR;

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London Hodder & Stoughton (n.d.). ca1930:

Seller ID: 76535


Tall 8vo. (Approx 9.5 x 6.5 ins.) Blue cloth with gold lettering to spine and plain blind embossed edging to front. In very good condition. Corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Spine faded/darkened, ends of spine rubbed and chipped. Some marks to cloth. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription to half-title pg. Some light foxing to outer pages, otherwise pages clean and tight throughout. Plates are clean and bright. Guard to p.77 has creased edges, and small mark to top o... View more info

Image for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Centenary Edition. Illustrated by Gwynedd M. Hudson.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Centenary Edition. Illustrated by Gwynedd M. Hudson.

By: (HUDSON, Gwynedd M.) CARROLL, Lewis:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd. (n.d.).:

Seller ID: 79648


Hardback, 4to; approx 10 x 8 inches. Red cloth cover with gilt lettering to front and spine and decorative gilt pictorial design. In red dustwrapper with colour plate to front and black lettering. Illustrations to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW, spine and edges rubbed and faded, small nicks to corners. Colour plate on front clean and bright. In protective sleeve.) Cloth is faded with some heavy fading around edges of front board with da... View more info

Image for A Midsummer-Night's Dream.

A Midsummer-Night's Dream.

By: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR) SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London. 1908 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77156


Tall 8vo. (10 x 7.5 inches.) Beige pictorial cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With gilt vignette to front. In very good condition. Spine darkened and bumped at ends, two small nicks to front edge. Small marks and darkening to edges of boards. Mild foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Colour plates all present and clean and bright. Occasional foxing spots. Else a very clean and tight copy. A beautifully illustrated edition of Shakespeare’s play. 134pp... View more info

Image for Gulliver's Travels Into several remote parts of the world. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Gulliver's Travels Into several remote parts of the world. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

By: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR) SWIFT, JONATHAN:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, The Temple Press, 1937 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 78638


Hardback, 9 x 7 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt decorative lettering to spine and blind embossed lettering to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened with some heavy foxing spots to rear, chips to corners and edges. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to corners else cloth clean and bright. Some slight darkening between endpaper and to title page else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Plat... View more info

Image for The Compleat Angler. Or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation. Being a discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

The Compleat Angler. Or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation. Being a discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

By: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR) WALTON, IZAAK:

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London. George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1931 1st thus edition:

Seller ID: 77354


Hardback. 4to; approx 10 x 7.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and gilt lettering and gilt fish design to front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, slight rubbing to corners and front board. Spine faded, boards a little darkened. Endpapers and half-title page slightly darkened, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 224pp; Pictorial endpapers; 12 colour plates (with tissue guards) & many B&W illu... View more info

Image for The Sensitive Plant. Introduction by Edmund Gosse. De Luxe Edition.

The Sensitive Plant. Introduction by Edmund Gosse. De Luxe Edition.

By: (ROBINSON,CHARLES) SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe;

Price: £225.00

Publisher: W. Heinemann / J. B. Lippincott (n.d.) ca 1911:

Seller ID: 76093


Tall 8vo. Full vellum binding with elaborate gold decor.& ills.on fr.cover & spine. Pict.endps; In very good condition. Corners bumped. Edges and boards darkened. Neat inscription to front endpaper, some minor handling marks and slight darkening to top edges else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 18 very nice col./tinted plts. (mounted). Every page has in addition a small ill., mostly in colour. 128pp. View more info

Image for Merry Times with Louis Wain. Stories in Prose & Verse by Dorothy Black, Grace C.Floyd, Norman Gale, and others.

Merry Times with Louis Wain. Stories in Prose & Verse by Dorothy Black, Grace C.Floyd, Norman Gale, and others.

By: (WAIN)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons (1916).:

Seller ID: 75719


Tall 8vo. Cloth spine. Nice stiff paper covers with col.ill.of a cat and a dog on fr.cover. Col.frontis.plate ("His Mother's Present") plus 49 pages all illustrated in b/w or coloured tint by Louis Wain (incorporating the text). In very good condition. Some light rubbing on edges, corners a little bumped. A few faint marks on rear. Small faint mark on front endpaper. Else generally very clean & tight. Size 10.5 x 8 inches Part of the "Golden Gift... View more info

Image for The Story of Mr. Korah Illustrated by Rex Whistler.

The Story of Mr. Korah Illustrated by Rex Whistler.

By: ABERCONWAY, Christabel;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph, 1954 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77464


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 ins. Half bound in red and grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt illustration to front corner. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW some marks, corners torn, some minor tears to edges.) corners slightly bumped, edges of boards faded. Felt pen inscription to rear endpaper “H.E.S.” Some minor foxing along top edge of frontis and title page, small crease to bottom corner of frontis plate. A coupl... View more info

Image for A Necklace of Raindrops. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.

A Necklace of Raindrops. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.

By: AIKEN, Joan;

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape. 1968 1st:

Seller ID: 75670


10 x 7 ins. In blue cloth with black lettering and design to fornt and spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrap. (DW in plastic sleeve, edges/corners rubbed, spine a little faded, ink mark nr top of spine.) Inside pages clean and tight throughout with no marks or isncriptions. Cloth clean and unmarked. 107pp. B&W and full-page colour illustrations. View more info

Image for The Romance of the Road. Written & illustrated by C. Aldin. ‘Cheap Edition’

The Romance of the Road. Written & illustrated by C. Aldin. ‘Cheap Edition’

By: ALDIN, CECIL:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode Ltd. 1933 1st thus:

Seller ID: 74491


Large volume approx 13 x 10 inches. In blue cloth with yellow/cream lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth and minor bumps to corners. Inside some very minor foxing to endpapers else inside pages in fine condition. 17 colour plates & many b/w ills. 123 pp. Folding colour map at rear. View more info

Image for Sleeping Partners. A Series of Episodes.

Sleeping Partners. A Series of Episodes.

By: ALDIN, CECIL;

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode 1930 (2nd.impr.).:

Seller ID: 77926


Lg.4to; Hardback, 12 x 9 .5 ins. Blue cloth lettered in light blue. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and edges, corners a little bumped. Endpapers darkened. A couple of very minor marks to pages, mounted plates all clean and bright. ---- Devoted solely to Cracker (bull- terrier, and probably Aldin's favourite dog) and Micky (wolfhound - by the time of writing he was credited with being the third largest dog in the British Isles). 20 coloured plates,... View more info

Image for It's Perfectly True! And Other Stories Translated from the Danish by Paul Leyssac. With the Original illustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen. SIGNED.

It's Perfectly True! And Other Stories Translated from the Danish by Paul Leyssac. With the Original illustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen. SIGNED.

By: ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN: LEYSSAC, Paul:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1937 1st:

Seller ID: 80333


Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial vignette to front. top edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded and darkened, ends of spine nicked, edges and corners rubbed. some marks to rear board, some fading to cloth. Inscribed and signed on front endpaper by Translator Paul Lessac “To Miss Phyllis Hartmall, with sincere good wishes, Paul Leyssac, 25 Nov 1937.” 338pp + 2pp cat. With Original B&W i... View more info

Image for The Cruise of the Walnut Shell Written and Illustrated by Andre.

The Cruise of the Walnut Shell Written and Illustrated by Andre.

By: ANDRE:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston Searle & Rivington, ca1881:

Seller ID: 78635


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Brown cloth binding to spine, illustrated paper covered boards. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Cover is a little worn with rubbing to edges and chips/bumps to corners. Spine rubbed and nicked at ends with a couple of small splits to cloth. Some darkening to endpapers, neat inscription to top of half-title page. A couple of old glue repairs to binding. A couple of minor handling marks else pages very clean and tight. 32pp. Each page i... View more info