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Image for CHATTERBOX. 1906. Founded by J.Erskine Clarke.

CHATTERBOX. 1906. Founded by J.Erskine Clarke.

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wells Gardner... 1906.:

Seller ID: 81186


4to. Bound in original bright rd cloth. Sm.remains of a label on fr.and back endpaper. Very good. Nice bright copy. 3 col. plates. Numerous b/w ills., many of which are full-page (incl. one of a diver: “It became necessary to descend the shaft”). 412 pp./ cat. 32 pp. A.e.g. Contains: Round the Camp-fire (Matable) / Stories from Africa / The Giant of the Treasure Caves / Marvels of Man’s Making (Victoria Falls, etc.) / etc; 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 couple of light spots to half title page else a very clean and tight copy. Plates are all in excellent condition, clean & ... 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 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 edges and handling marks else pages clean and tight. 51 pages of coloured illustrations, with music & text inset. View more info

The Illustrated London Almanack. 1867 - 1874

By: (LEIGHTON BROTHERS)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Published at The Office, 1867 - 1874.:

Seller ID: 80475


8 parts bound in 1. Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 11 x 8 inches. In full calf leather binding, diced patterned boards with blind embossed and gilt decorative panelling. Black leather spine label, with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges, some handling marks to boards. Minor chips to top ends of spine, with small split to front hinge nr top end. Some light foxing to endpapers. The odd minor spot to inside pages, some minor spots to a couple of plates, else a very clean and tight copy. 34 coloured plates, also several ti... View more info

Image for Tales from Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Tales from Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

By: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR) LAMB, CHARLES & MARY:

Price: £140.00

Publisher: The Temple Press. 1909 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81825


Hardback, Size approx 9 x 6.5 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt lettering and pictorial decorations to spine and front. Plain endpapers. In dustwrapper with colour plate to front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some darkening to spine, a couple of handling marks, small chips to corners and ends of spine. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Cloth clean and bright. Endpapers clean, some mild foxing to outer page edges, else inside pages very clean and tight. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy with scarce dustwrapper. 304pp. Illustrat... 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. With 40 mounted colour plates with titled tissue guards. Plus b&w head and tail pieces. 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 illustrations. View more info

Image for Winnie The Pooh Collection. In Four Books; Winnie the Pooh, House at Pooh Corner; When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six.

Winnie The Pooh Collection. In Four Books; Winnie the Pooh, House at Pooh Corner; When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six.

By: (SHEPARD, E. H.) MILNE, A. A.:

Price: £380.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1927 4th; 1928 2nd; 1930 21st; & 1927 1st. (In Title order):

Seller ID: 82240


4 Volumes; hardbacks, green, red, pink and blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to spines, gilt pictorial vignette illustrations to front and rear boards. Gilt line edging to front boards. Top page edges all gilt. Illustrated endpapers. In very good near fine conditions. Cloths very clean and smart, some minor rubbing to edges and corners. tiny bump to front of ‘Now We Are Six.’ Penned inscriptions to endpapers of each volume. Some darkening to endpapers. A couple of minor handling marks to pages else all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent collection of Milne’s 4 Best... 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 couple of minor spots else pages clean and tight. 38pp. 3 colour tipped in plates, and b&w illustrations by Rex Whistler. 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 Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.

By: ALDIN, CECIL / DICKENS, C.:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall 1910 (1st.ed., thus):

Seller ID: 82132


2 vols; Tall 8vo; Bound in original Cloth spines, gt; Lighter shade of cloth on covers. In good condition. Ends of spines slightly rubbed with a few small nicks. Corners slightly bruised. Volume I rear board a little marked. Inside mostly clean with usually just the top edge of pages a little bit browned, some slight foxing. A few pages outer margin a fraction trimmed. 24 lovely col. plts. by Aldin. Many b/w illustrations. 450pp; 457pp; uncut. 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, mounted on dark paper. The title-page is also dark. 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 illustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen. 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 is illustrated in colour. (Chromolitho by Emrik & Binger.) View more info

Image for Playhours and Half-Holidays. Or, Further Experiences of Two Schoolboys. Illustrated by Coleman.

Playhours and Half-Holidays. Or, Further Experiences of Two Schoolboys. Illustrated by Coleman.

By: ATKINSON, REV.J.C:

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1905 reprint:

Seller ID: 77643


Hardback, approx 7 x 5 inches. In decorative full tree-calf leather “Prize Binding”; Morocco leather spine label lettered in gilt, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, edging to boards and outer edges. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Gilt vignette to front “Aldeburch Lodge.” In very good condition. Spine and boards faded. Prize label to front “AWN Saunders 1912.” Some heavy foxing to plain sides of endpapers, a couple of spots to edge of title page. Tissue guard to front. Some small spots to page edges else inside pages all very clean and tight. 44... View more info

Image for Oevres de Jean Racine. Precedees d’une notice sur sa vie et ses ouvrages.

Oevres de Jean Racine. Precedees d’une notice sur sa vie et ses ouvrages.

By: AUGER, L. S.;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Ancienne Librairie Furne, Paris. n.d. ca1890:

Seller ID: 75003


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. Half bound in maroon leather to spine and maroon cloth boards. Spine with gilt decoration, lettering and raised banding. All page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Cover is a little faded. Corners slightly bumped. Mainly rubbing to spine, with top end nicked. Inside neat inscription to endpaper. Pages a little darkened with some minor foxing to plates else a very clean and tight copy. 720pp. 12 full page engravings + frontis. All with tissue guards. Contents at rear. View more info

Image for Lamia's Winter-Quarters Signed by the Author.

Lamia's Winter-Quarters Signed by the Author.

By: AUSTIN, ALFRED:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1907 1st Ltd Numbered Edition:

Seller ID: 79229


Hardback, 11 x 8 inches. White/cream cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Red and black paneled designs. Beveled edges. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine rubbed and darkened. Some rubbing and darkening to edges, corners bumped. Marks to rear. Inscribed on half title page “Alfred Johns?” and Signed and numbered overleaf by the Author, 16/250. Pages all very clean and tight throughout. 164pp. Illustrated with 16 full-page colour plates by the author and B&W head & tailpieces by William Scott. View more info