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POLISH FAIRY TALES
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POLISH FAIRY TALES

By GLINSKI, A. J. Translated by MAUDE ASHURST BIGGS

London: John Lane : The Bodley Head, 1920. Pp. xiii, 96; illustrated with 20 colour plates (all present) by Cecille Walton, original decorative endpapers. Publisher's navy blue cloth binding with central, gilt decorative device to the front board. binding very good with a little gentle wear, cloth slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's name neatly written to the front endpaper, a couple of leaves at rear chipped at edges with short nicks where hurriedly opened, a couple of short edges tears. Endpapers slightly tanned, internal pages bright. A very good copy. . First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. Illus. by Walton, Cecil. 4to (26 x 20cm). Book.

$160.02

WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
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WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1928. Original dust jacket poor, now carefully conserved with Japanese tissue to the reverse, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding good, little stain and fading to the boards and spine. Contents clean and tight, neat name to the half title, no front free endpaper as appears correct. A very good copy with its early jacket.. First Edition, Sixth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$266.70

WILLIAM AGAIN
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WILLIAM AGAIN

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1923. Original dust jacket poor, now carefully conserved with Japanese tissue to the reverse, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding good, little stain and fading to the boards and spine. Contents clean and tight, neat name to the top of the front free endpaper. A very good copy with its early jacket.. First Edition, Third Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$146.69

WILLIAM DOES HIS BIT
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WILLIAM DOES HIS BIT

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes Limited, 1950. Original dust jacket good, with very little wear, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, owner's name and date to front free endpaper. A very good copy with a near fine dust jacket.. Sixth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$37.34

WILLIAM CARRIES ON
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WILLIAM CARRIES ON

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes Limited, 1950. Original dust jacket good, with very little wear, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, owner's name and date to front free endpaper, no inscriptions. A very good copy with a near fine dust jacket.. Fourth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$24.00

WILLIAM THE BAD
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WILLIAM THE BAD

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes Limited, 1948. Original dust jacket good, with a little general wear, some loss to the top, bottom and middle of the spine, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, owner's name and date to front free endpaper. A good copy with a good dust jacket.. Sixteenth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$20.00

WILLIAM THE PIRATE
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WILLIAM THE PIRATE

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1936. Original dust jacket fair, loss to bottom and top of the spine, some general wear and creasing, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, staining to the bottom of the spine, otherwise good. Contents clean and tight, two names one crossed through and the other in pencil by a childs hand. A very good copy with a fair jacket.. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair/Near Fine. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$33.34

WILLIAM THE SHOWMAN
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WILLIAM THE SHOWMAN

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1938. Original dust jacket good, some general wear and creasing, a few closed tears, loss to the bottom of the spine, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding good. Contents clean and tight, name to the front free enddpaper. A good copy with a good jacket.. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$26.67

SWEET WILLIAM
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SWEET WILLIAM

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes Limited, 1949. Original dust jacket good, with a little general wear, some loss to the top and bottom of the spine, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, owner's name and date to front free endpaper. A good copy with a good dust jacket.. Twelfth Impression. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$13.34

WILLIAM AND THE EVACUEES
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WILLIAM AND THE EVACUEES

By Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes Limited, 1949. Original dust jacket very good, a little general wear, a few creases, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, small inscription to the top of the front free endpaper. A very good copy with a very good dust jacket.. Eighth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Henry, Thomas. 8vo. Book.

$40.01

FABLES FROM AESOP
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FABLES FROM AESOP

By Unknown

London: Unknown, 1910. Thought to be around 1910, collection of 12 fables with fine colour lithographic plates throughout. Original cloth spine and pictorial boards good with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, missing title page, tape marks from repair to front hinge, no inscriptions, a little dust soiled, no foxing. A very good copy with superb illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$16.00

THE ROUNDABOUT BOOK
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THE ROUNDABOUT BOOK

By Anon

London: Blackie & Son, 1911. No date but Copac gives 1911 and the gift inscription to the front end paper is dated Christmas 1913. Sixteen colour plates of which several are side by side, making double plates; numerous b/w illustrations, all by Charles Robinson. Title page printed in black and red. Original glazed pictorial boards with green cloth spine, good with a little general wear and rubbing to edges and corners. Contents good, original endpapers, the front with two gift inscriptions, internal hinges good and strong, possibly repaired, a little reading wear and a few nicks to edges. Overall a very good copy, with charming illustrations by Charles Robinson.. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Charles Robinson. 4to.

$146.69

PLEASANT PASTIME PICTURES A BOOK OF TRANSFORMATION PICTURES
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PLEASANT PASTIME PICTURES A BOOK OF TRANSFORMATION PICTURES

By Weatherly, F. E.

London: Ernest Nister, Dutton & Co., 1894. Nister. unpaginated, with 6 slatted colour transformation illustrations and numerous line drawings within text. Original colour glazed boards, cloth spine, very good and bright, slight rubbing to edges and corners a little worn, otherwise bright. Contents clean and tight, original endpapers, no inscription, light handling marks, paper a little toned, The six moving illustrations are in good working order with no detail or mechanisms missing, one original pull tab frayed, but could be replaced if needed. This is a very rare copy with superb pictures.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by E.S. Hardy, G.H. Thompson, W. Foster and Lawson. 17 x 20cm. Book.

$746.76

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE - TWO VOLUMES
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE - TWO VOLUMES

By Carroll, Lewis

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1910. Two Lewis Carroll titles bound in soft blue suede with a limp back feel. Both generously illustrated by John Tenniel including frontispiece with tissue guards. Original decorative blue suede binding with black debossed decoration to the front panels. Binding very good with a little general wear only. Contents clean and tight, stain to the end papers of one vol., no inscriptions and paper lightly toned. Very good copies of this rare edition.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by John Tenniel. 8vo. Book.

$320.04

JAPANESE CHILDREN
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JAPANESE CHILDREN

By Okada, Matsuo

Tokyo: The Toyodo, 1895. 10 double page woodblock illustrations printed in lithography, 8 english text pages, a comprehensive description of the plates. Bound accordion style, covers good with light general wear and a little creasing only. The paper covered boards are delicately decorated and to the front the title is in red ink, the spine is silk and shows a little loss and wear. Contents clean and tight, the colours remain vibrant, paper bright and unmarked, no inscriptions or annotation, matching endpapers. To the rear of the book on the pastedown is the original book advertising plate - The Toyodo, Tokyo and Mr .M. Okado Tokyo . A very good copy of this rare and stunning example of early 20th century Japanese illustrated children's books. Found on COPAC. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$660.08

RHYMES & LIFE SCENES OF JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1902
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RHYMES & LIFE SCENES OF JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1902

By Unknown

Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1898. Cover and internal pages are crepe, binding held with silk ties, spine somewhat rubbed but lettering still intact. Covers good with light general wear and a little creasing, decorated front and rear and shows no signs of fading, a couple of ink splashes to the front panel [Please see images]. Contents clean and tight, vibrant handcoloured illustrations, unmarked, no inscriptions or annotation. A very good copy of this rare and stunning example of the 1902 calendar. Found on COPAC. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$480.06

THE FAIRY BOOK THE BEST POPULAR FAIRY STORIES SELECTED AND RENDERED ANEW
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THE FAIRY BOOK THE BEST POPULAR FAIRY STORIES SELECTED AND RENDERED ANEW

By BY the Author of 'john Halifax, gentleman'

London: Macmillan and Co., 1923. pp. viii, 231. 16 illustrations in full colour. Original red cloth very good with a little light wear, top of spine a little frayed and carefully repaired, gilt vignette to the front board, Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Warwick Goble. 8vo. Book.

$60.01

THROUGH FIELD AND WOOD
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THROUGH FIELD AND WOOD

London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1950. Full page colour and b/w illustrations. Original hardback binding, cloth spine, very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Albert Kaye. 4to. Book.

$16.00

THREE PLAYFUL PUPPIES - Blackie and Son's Picture Books
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THREE PLAYFUL PUPPIES - Blackie and Son's Picture Books

By Morris, M. (Illustrator)

London: Blackie and Son, 1900. No date circa 1900? 23 colour plates by M. Morris. Original coloured pictorial boards, good with some marking, general wear and rubbing, corners and edges more worn. Contents clean, previous owner's neat gift inscription dated 1920. A good copy. A scarce title - no copies recorded on Copac.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$50.67

GULLIVER IN BROBDINGNAG
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GULLIVER IN BROBDINGNAG

By Swift, Jonathan

London: Bancroft & Co., 1958. Thought to be c1950. Pop up illustration to the front and rear endpapers, in very good working order, illustrations by Kubasta, Vojtech. Covers very good, brightly illustrated, some edge-wear, spine cloth faded. Contents clean and tight, colours very bright, no scribbles. A very good copy illustrated beautifully.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Kubasta, Vojtech. Sm Folio. Book.

$73.34

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