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London: Seeley, Jackson, Halliday, (No date). 7 ½ " x 11", slate blue cloth boards blocked in black, unpaginated; 34 plates after compositions by Flaxman. With the ownership signature of Stanley Mace Foster, and dated by him at the Municipal School of Art, Manchester and dated 1904. Stanely Mace Foster (b. 1884), sculptor, modeller… Read more
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The Thirty-Nine Steps

by BUCHAN, John

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library, (1988). First edition thus. . Franklin Center: Franklin Library, (1988). First edition thus. With a pictorial cover and several illustrations by Edward Gorey. Fine copy, without dust jacket, as issued..
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Shakespeare's Stories of the English Kings. Retold.

by (SHAKESPEARE, William). Carter, Thomas.

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London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., (1930). Reprint. Octavo., blue cloth with simple yet attractive decoration, pp. ix, [285]; with eight full page illustrations in colour by Gertrude Demain Hammond. Scattered foxing especially to page edges, corners a touch bumped, else a clean, very good plus copy. No dust jacket..
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The Lady of the Lake.

by (CHRISTY, Howard Chandler; Illustrator). Scott, Walter.

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(Indianapolis): The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1910). First edition. Quarto., deep green vertical fine-ribbed cloth, stamped in light green, yellow and gold, spine lettered in blind, unpaginated, with numerous lovely colour and b&w illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy. Binding design by Bertha Stuart [signed BS]. This copy bears a full page presentation inscription from Canadian author William Perkins Bull, dated May… Read more
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Daphnis and Chloe.

by LONGUS. Translation by Christopher Collins.

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Barre: Imprint Society, 1972. Edition of 1950 numbered copies; this copy out-of-series. Tall octavo, gray boards backed in teal calf, pp. 152; illustrated by Felix Hoffmann, and signed by him at the colophon. The frontispiece is an original print, and the remaining sixteen illustrations are after aquatints, each created especially for this edition. The book has been designed and produced… Read more
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Ballads of Britain.

by GOSS, John.

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London: John Lane The Bodley Head, (1937). Trial copy of the first edition. Quarto., cream cloth, pp. xx, 12. Edited, with a Foreword, by John Goss. With an Introduction by Sir John Squire and Decorations by. J. Whitehead. This is a trial copy, containing only a fraction of the pages of the finished book. The binding design of the finished… Read more
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Singing Games for Children.

by HAMLIN, Alice P., & Margaret G. Guessford.

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Cincinnati: The Willis Music Company, (1941). Oblong quarto, illustatrated paper covered boards, backed in cloth, pp. 51; illustrated with vividly coloured geometric figures. This copy has been expertly rebound, with new sewing and re-inforcement at the hinges. Small neat ink name on front cover, corners bumped and rubbed bare, else very good and sturdy..
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Wagner's Heroes.

by (FELL, H. Granville; Illustrator). Maud, Constance.

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London: Edwin Arnold, (N.d). Seventh impression. 8vo., green cloth with elaborate design in silver, pp. 284. With eight lovely black and white illustrations. Half inch tear in fore-edge of title page, slight fraying to spine ends, very slight darkening to the spine, else in excellent condition with the binding design bright and unworn. Uncommon thus..
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The Minotaur.

by AYRTON, Michael.

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London: Published Privately by Genevieve Restaurants, 1970. Squarish octavo, pictorial boards titled in gilt, pp. 31[only]. Illustrated with 13 illustrations by Ayrton. Lightly rubbed along the edges of the spine, else a near fine copy..
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The Yeomen of the Guard, or The Merryman and His Maid.

by (FLINT, W. Russell). Gilbert, W.S.

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(London): Macmillan, (1979). First of this "Facsimile Series" edition. 8vo., red boards, pp. vi, 103; illustrated with eight illustrations in colour by W. Russell Flint & drawings in pen and ink by Charles E. Brock, R.I. Fine in a very good dust jacket, with a couple of small tears to the rear panel..
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By George Belcher.

by BELCHER, George.

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$200.00

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London: Alston Rivers, Ltd., [1926]. First edition, limited issue. One of 200 copies signed by Belcher, this copy being out-of-series. Folio, olive green cloth, pp. 80; ilustrated in b&w, with a tipped-in portarit of Belcher on the title-page. Internally fine; light soiling to covers, and light bumping to corners. A very nice copy. [Oversize*]..
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1999). First edition. 19 cm x 19 cm, pictorial boards, pp. unpaginated; illustrated. The jacket blurb reads, "The inhabitants of the ever-so popular Haunted Tea-Cosy return in a new holiday tale." Fine in dust jacket..
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Carte de Visite [CDV] Portrait.

by KAULBACH, Wilhelm von.

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[N.p.: N.p., N.d]. Portrait of the artist seated, smoking a cigar. Wilhem von Kaulbach, (1805-1874), German painter, muralist and illustrator. Backmark reads: No. 1403. Light toning and spotting, else about very good..
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Peacock Pie. A Book of Rhymes.

by (FRASER, Claud Lovat; Illustrator). De la Mare, Walter.

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, [N.d]. First American edition. 8vo., blue cloth with gilt peacock design on upper board, pp. ix, [128]; illustrated with 16 colour plates. Printed in Great Britain. Spine slightly leaned, light rubbing at spine ends and tips of corners, else a very clean, near fine copy. No dust jacket. A very attractive book..
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Prisoner in the Bar.

by (BOSWELL, James; illustrator). Reynolds, Margaret.

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London: Phoenix House, (1958). Uncorrected proof copy. Small octavo, gray wrappers, pp. 142. Tales of Pub life, with simple but extremely good illustrations by Boswell throughout. Half inch piece gone from base of spine, else a very good copy. Uncommon..
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London: News Chronicle Publications Department, (1952). With excerpts from several of Dicken's works, illustrated by the likes of Edward Ardizzone, Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Giles and several other newspaper and magazine illustrators of the period. Flexible card covers, darkened at the edges and a bit worn at the foot of spine, else very good in an edge-chipped dust jacket..
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The Book of Affinity.

by (EPSTEIN, Jacob; Illustrator). Oyved, Moysheh.

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New York: Coward-McCann, 1935. First edition. Frontispiece in Full Colour and Six Black and White Reproductions of Water Colours by Jacob Epstein. Fine in a spine-sunned, price-clipped dust jacket, with a couple of small chips. With a supplied mylar dust jacket protector..
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The Book of Lovat Claud Fraser.

by [FRASER, Claud Lovat]. McFall, Haldane.

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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1923. First edition. Quarto, illustrated paper covered boards backed in royal blue cloth, pp. 183, illustrated. Printed in Great Britiain at the Morland Press. Canadian artist Frederick Coates' copy, with his pencil signature on the patterned endpapers. Corners of the boards are bumped and worn, slight soiling and toning to the boards, slight fraying… Read more
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Shakespeare's Comedy As You Like It.

by SHAKESPEARE, William.

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, (N.d). Quarto, brown cloth with decoration in gilt and deep green signed FH [Frank Hazenplug], pp. [143]; with sixteen tipped in colour plates by Hugh Thompson, as called for in the list of illustrations. Bookseller's faint stamp and small faint mark on front free endpaper, otherwise bright internally with no foxing. The covers are also bright… Read more
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San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks, (1992). First American edition. Quarto, card covers, unpaginated; illustrated throughout. Slight fading to the pale yellow colour at the spine, else fine..
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