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cover of Èloge de la Folie.

Èloge de la Folie.

by Èrasme. [Desiderius Erasmus].

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Paris: J. Terquem, 1927. Exemplaire No. 207, of 980 copies "sur vélin du Marais", paraphed / initialled by the editor, from a total edition of 1,100.. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo (22 cm x 16 cm), full brown morocco with circular orange morocco inlays on front and rear, further circular designs in silver and blind, lettered in silver, orange… Read more
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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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$45.00
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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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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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cover of By George Belcher.

By George Belcher.

by BELCHER, George.

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Folio, olive green cloth, pp. 80; illustrated in b&w, with a tipped-in portrait of Belcher on the title-page. Internally fine; light soiling to covers, and light bumping to corners. A nice copy.
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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]. . Hardcover. Very Good. Tall octavo., navy blue cloth with gilt peacock design on upper board, pp. ix, [128]; illustrated with 16 colour plates by Claud Lovat Fraser. Printed in Great Britain. Spine slightly leaned, light rubbing at spine ends and tips of corners, else a clean, very good or better… Read more
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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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Dickens's Children. Ten Drawings.

by SMITH, Jessie Willcox.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. First edition. Small quarto, deep brown cloth with pictorial onlay and gilt stamping, unpaginated; with ten colour illustrations by Smith. Covers are worn and frayed at spine ends and corner tips, pictorial onlay has a small scrape and light scratches, tiny stain to rear board, else a very good copy..
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A Painter's Anthology.

by WATTS, Arthur.

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London: Arrowsmith, (1924). First edition. Quarto, gray boards with the figure of a masked pierrot in gilt on upper board, backed in beige linen, pp. 162, [2] index of first lines; illustrated by Watts with twelve tipped in plates in "colours", eighty plates in black and white, and fifty decorarations in the text. With poems by Matthew Arnold, William Blake,… Read more
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