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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.

by RACKHAM. ARTHUR. Illustrates. ; SHAKESPEARE. WILLIAM

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Published
1908
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First edition.
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Heinemann. London. 1908. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. 4to. (10.1 x 7.7 inches). Colour frontis and thirty nine tipped-in colour plates, each with a printed tissue paper guard, and 30 fine line drawings by Rackham throughout the text, some full page. Finely bound in recent full tan morocco. Spine with raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Red… Read more
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FAIRY TALES. Old tales form the North

by NIELSEN. KAY. Illustrates. ; ANDERSEN. HANS

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Published
1924
Edition
First edition.
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$513.19

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Hodder & Stoughton. London. No date. 1924. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.3 x 8.9 inches). Beautifully illustrated with 12 fine tipped in colour plates, each mounted onto thick cream paper, and with a printed tissue guard. Illustrated mono title page, 18 full page drawings and 27 head and tail piece illustrations throughout the text. Most text pages decorated with a… Read more
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ISABELLA OR THE POT OF BASIL.

by KING. JESSIE M. Illustrates. ; KEATS. JOHN

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Published
1907
Edition
First edition.
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$205.28

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T. N. Foulis. Edinburgh and London. No date. 1907. FIRST JESSIE KING EDITION. Small 8vo (7.2 x 3.5 inches). Illustrated with six tipped in full colour plates comprising Frontispiece, title page, list of illustrations and 3 plates, all six mounted onto grey card pages, plus one mono illustration as the headpiece. Previous owners name and date (1908) on front… Read more
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND.

by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; STEADMAN. RALPH. Illustrates

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Published
1967
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First edition.
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$513.19

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Dennis Dobson. London. 1967. FIRST STEADMAN EDITION. Large 8vo. (13 x 9.2 inches). Fully illustrated throughout by Steadman's wonderful line drawings. The book is in very good condition, the white boards with a little browning to the very top and bottom edges of the front but still bright and fresh, and a small stain to the top of the… Read more
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ALICE`S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With Forty-Two illustrations by John Tenniel

by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

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Published
1868
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$2,052.75

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MacMillan and Co. London. 1868. FIFTH EDITION (Fourth published), (Eleventh thousand). Octavo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). Forty two beautiful line illustrations by John Tenniel. Original tissue guard still present on frontispiece. Three line presentation inscription on the half title and a few minor spots and marks otherwise remarkably clean and bright throughout. A couple of gatherings are slightly proud… Read more
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KIM.

by KIPLING. RUDYARD

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Published
1901
Edition
First edition.
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$752.68

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Macmillan and co. Ltd. London. 1901. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.1 x 5.3 inches). Finely illustrated with ten mono plates by J. Lockwood Kipling. A very small amout of spoting to the fore edge but overall a clean and bright copy. Finely bound in recent full deep red morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards.… Read more
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GUIDO AND LITA. A Tale of the Riviera

by LORNE. THE RIGHT HON. THE MARQUIS OF. (John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, 1845-1914)

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Published
1875
Edition
First edition.
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$1,710.63

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Macmillan and Co. London. 1875. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. (8.3 x 6.4 inches). Illustrated with a frontispiece, title page vignette and two other full page mono plates. Finely bound in late 19th/early 20th century arts and crafts style leather binding of full dark green Morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with three gilt dots. The compartments rule, lettered,… Read more
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ARCHIVE OF ENTERTAINMENT DUO.

by CLOWN BOBBY AND EVELYN. ( Robert Squire and Evelyn Wrensted )

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Published
1926
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$581.61

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NP. 1926 - 1972. A magnificent archive of stage performers 'Bobby and Evelyn' who performed as clowns. (11 x 8.3 inches). There are over 150 items, stuck neatly into a large folder, the spine of which is now breaking. Comprising: 24 real mono photographs (12 from the Clown act and 12 from a Luton Grammar School gymnastic display which… Read more
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The Macmillan Company. New York. 1910. TWO WORKS IN ONE VOLUME. Reprint of this single volume \edition, first published in this format in 1906. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated throughout with ninety-two (42 +50) fabulous line engravings by John Tenniel. Very good clean copy in fine leather binding of half dark green morocco for Charles E. Lauriat of… Read more
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CARTOONS ( FROM PUNCH ). Second series

by TENNIEL. JOHN

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Published
1901
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$1,984.33

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Bradbury, Evans & Co. London. - No date. Circa 1901. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (13 x 10.2 inches). Illustrated with 116 full page plates, many larger and fold-out. Finely bound in attractive early binding of full tan morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt dots. The compartments with single blind ruled boxes plus double gilt ruled lines around… Read more
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LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY.

by BURNETT. Frances Hodgson. ; Birch. Reginald B. Illustrates

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Published
1886
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$513.19

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Warne. London. 1886. FIRST U. K EDITION. 8vo. (8.4 x 6 inches). Illustrated with 26 drawings by Birch, many full page. Finely leather bound, for Sotheran's of Sackville Street, in half deep red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe of London. Spine with raised bands. Compartments lettered and decorated in gilt. Red cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt.… Read more
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OUR SENTIMENTAL GARDEN.

by CASTLE. AGNES and EGERTON. - ROBINSON. CHARLES. Illustrates

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Published
1914
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$615.83

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J. B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia. 1914. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Large 8vo. (8.8 x 7 inches). Illustrated with 8 beautiful full page colour plates, each with a printed tissue guard, 104 line drawings throughout the text, plus illustrated endpapers at the front and back, all by Charles Robinson. Small bookseller label to the bottom of the front free endpaper. A… Read more
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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER.

by TWAIN. MARK. ; Brehm. Worth. Illustrates

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Published
1923
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$752.68

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Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited. London. 1923. Large 8vo. (9.6 x 6.6 inches). Colour frontis and fifteen mono plates by Worth Brehm. A very good copy finely bound in recent full tan morocco, raised bands, two red labels, gilt. Decorative gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt. Attractively bound copy. -- Please also see my listing for my… Read more
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THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE. A story for children

by LEWIS. C. S. ; BAYNES. PAULINE. Illustrates

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Published
1950
Edition
First edition.
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$2,052.75

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Geoffrey Bles. London. 1950. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.6 inches). Illustrated throughout with full colour frontis & line drawings by Baynes. A small area of abrasion to the half title page, where a previous owner name has been erased, but not affecting the text. A very good bright and clean copy in fine leather binding. Recent full dark… Read more
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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. Tom Sawyer's comrade

by TWAIN. MARK

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Published
1923
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Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Limited, London. 1923. Large 8vo. (9.6 x 6.6 inches). Colour illustrated frontis and 12 mono photographic plates, either from a film of the book or staged for this edition. Some very light foxing to a few pages and to the fore edge otherwise a very good copy finely bound in recent full tan morocco, spine… Read more
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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER.

by COLERIDGE. SAMUEL TAYLOR. -- DORE. GUSTAV. Illustrates

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Published
1876
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$2,737.00

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Dore Gallery. Hamilton, Adams, and Co. London. 1876. SECOND EDITION. Large folio. (19.9 x 16.1 inches). 12 pages of text plus 38 full page illustrated wood engraved plates. Half title, title page (printed in red and black) with circular vignette, frontispiece, 2 engraved vignettes at start and end of the text, 38 full page engraved plates with the title… Read more
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R. Miller. Old Fish Street, St. Pauls. London. - No date 1810. FIRST EDITION. 18mo. (5.5 x 3.7 inches). Complete with 56 fine hand coloured maps. Decorative lettered title page, index, 12pp Publisher's catalogue at the rear. Neat previous owner's name, dated 1833, on the title page, otherwise a clean copy throughout. Contemporary half dark green sheep with marbled… Read more
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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER. Illustrated by numerous engravings from drawings by George Cruikshank. Edited by John Major

by DEFOE. DANIEL. ; CRUIKSHANK. GEORGE. Illustrates

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Published
1883
Edition
Limited edition.
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$1,026.38

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Chatto and Windus. London. 1883. LIMITED EDITION. Large paper. One of 100 numbered copies, this No. 32. Large 8vo. (10.1 x 8 inches). xii, 563pp. Illustrated frontis and 39 engravings, printed proofs on fine India paper, mounted onto the pages. A clean and bright copy of this attractive edition. Finely bound in recent full red morocco. Spine with raised… Read more
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SLY MIKE. A Hungarian story.

by SHIRES. FRANCES. Translates

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Published
1937
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Dr. George Vanja & Co. Budapest. 1937. SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION. Small 4to. (9.3 x 6.8 inches). Illustrated with ten original coloured etchings by Lidia Farkas and Zoltan Poharnok, printed by hand-press and hand-coloured. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by both artists. This is number 54. Plain red endpapers. Attractive illustrated bookplate fo the front pastedown endpaper. Split to… Read more
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Methuen and Co. London. 1924 - 28. FIRST EDITIONS. Four volumes. 8vo. (7.3 x 5 inches). Illustrated throughout with wonderful line drawings by E. H. Shepard. When We Were Very Young second state with page number ix present. Fine, crisp and clean copies throughout. Uniformly bound by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath in mid to late twentieth century full red… Read more
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