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The Fair Maid of Wyoming / The Castle of Indolence / Gleanings from History / Pilgrim's Progress: (Collection of 4 Art Union publications bound as one)
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The Fair Maid of Wyoming / The Castle of Indolence / Gleanings from History / Pilgrim's Progress: (Collection of 4 Art Union publications bound as one)

By James Thomson / Gabriel Alexander / James Steward (Ed.) / [Thomas Campbell] / [John Bunyan] / H.C. Selous (Ilust.) / William Rimer (Illust.) / G.E. Hicks (Illust.)

London: Art Union of London / M.M. Holloway and Simpkin Marshall & Co. / James Steward, 1843 - 1847. 1st Edition . Good. 17 x 11.25 inches (43 x 29 cm). Half leather binding with marbled boards, spine has five raised bands and blind decoration. Heavy rubbing to leather and boards, chipping to board edges. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Mabled endpapers, all edges gilt. Some of the plates have heavy foxing, some browning and foxing to text pages. A collection of four Art Union publications bound as one. Comprising: Illustrations of the Pilgrim's Progress (Illust. by H.C. Selous) 1843, 22 plates + 1 (Text); The Castle of Indolence (by James Thomson, Illust. by William Rimer) 1845, 12 plates + [4] (Title + Intro), 27 (Text), [2] (Glossary); The Fair Maid of Wyoming (by Gabriel Alexander [after Gertrude of Wyoming by Thomas Campbell], Illust. by G.E. Hicks) 1846, 14 plates + x (Half title, Title, Intro), 28 (Text); Gleanings from History (Edited by James Steward) 1847, 7 Plates + [6] (Half title, Title, Intro), 34 (Text). An interesting collection, Fair Maid of Wyoming is rare. Overall condition is Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £22.10; Oceania £33.00; Rest of World £29.95. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 17 x 11.25 inches (43 x 29 cm). Hardback

$171.91

The Mabel Lucie Attwell Calendar
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The Mabel Lucie Attwell Calendar

By Mabel Lucie Attwell

1964. 1st Edition . Very Good. 8.5 x 10.75 inches (21.5 x 27.5 cm). Lacking the original envelope. Spiral bound calendar with plain card rear board and illustrated front cover. Slight creasing to lower corners and a few occasional spots of foxing, otherwise very clean throughout with no markings to any of the dates. Undated but published in 1964 for 1965. The days will be on the correct dates again in 2021. A very late Mabel Lucie Attwell item, she died in November 1964. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8.5 x 10.75 inches (21.5 x 27.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12

$39.67

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur

By Edward Fitzgerald / Charles Stewart (Illust.)

Secaucus, USA: Castle Books, 1975 (Circa). Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Decorated paper covered boards. Slight lean to binding. Light rubbing to corners, very clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback

$15.87

The String Tail: (The Rummy Tales Series)
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The String Tail: (The Rummy Tales Series)

By Lawson Wood

London: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd, 1922. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 7.75 x 6.75 inches (20 x 17 cm). Illustrated card wraps with browning and some marking. 4cm tear to foot of spine. A few light marks to text. Scarce. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.75 x 6.75 inches (20 x 17 cm). Paperback

$33.06

A Guide to Dyeing Wool With Plants
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A Guide to Dyeing Wool With Plants

By Ariane Damodice

London: Gryffon Publication, 1983. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.25 x 5.75 inches (10.5 x 14.5 cm). Beige card wraps with a couple of light marks. Internally in first class condition throughout. Limited edition of 425 copies. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 5.75 inches (10.5 x 14.5 cm). Paperback

$39.67

Unholy Trinity
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Unholy Trinity

By Eric Gill / Denis Tegetmeier (Illust.)

London: J.M. Dent, 1938. 1st Edition . Fine. 8.75 x 7 inches (22 x 18 cm). Printed card wraps with sewn binding. First class condition throughout. Complete with the original envelope which has slight creasing but no wear. Overall condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 7 inches (22 x 18 cm). Paperback

$39.67

Song of the Scythe
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Song of the Scythe

By Bruce Mawdesley / Miriam Macgregor (Illust.)

Andoversford: The Whittington Press, 1983. 1st Edition Thus . Fine/Near Fine. 7.75 x 10.75 inches (20 x 27.5 cm). Dust jacket: Green card wrapper with illustrated panel to front cover. Slight browning to edges. . Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Brown card wraps. First class condition throughout. Limited edition of 650 copies printed at the Whittington Press. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.75 x 10.75 inches (20 x 27.5 cm). Paperback

$39.67

Shakespeare's The Tragedie of King Lear: Newly Printed from the First Folio of 1623: Newly Printed from the First Folio of 1623
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Shakespeare's The Tragedie of King Lear: Newly Printed from the First Folio of 1623: Newly Printed from the First Folio of 1623

By William Shakespeare / Paul Nash (Illust.)

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1927. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 9.75 x 12.5 inches (25 x 32 cm). Dust jacket: Browned to spine and edges of covers. Wear to ends of spine and corners. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Limited edition of 500 copies printed on pure rag paper. This copy is unnumbered. Quarter beige cloth with paper covered boards. Heavy browning to boards. Internally in very clean condition throughout. Includes 6 black & white and 5 colour plates by Paul Nash. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 9.75 x 12.5 inches (25 x 32 cm). Hardback

$158.69

The Little Wood Duck
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The Little Wood Duck

By Brian Wildsmith

London: Oxford University Press, 1972. 1st Edition . Fine/Very Good. 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 28.5 cm). Dust jacket: Laminate lifting to top edge of rear cover, slight fading to spine. Unclipped. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First printing. Illustrated laminated boards. First class condition throughout. An excellent example. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 28.5 cm). Hardback

$39.67

Jack and the Meanstalk
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Jack and the Meanstalk

By Brian and Rebecca Wildsmith

London: Oxford University Press, 1994. 1st Edition . Fine. 9 x 12 inches (22 x 30 cm). Scarce first printing. Illustrated laminated boards. First class condition throughout. Overall condition is Fine. Size: 9 x 12 inches (22 x 30 cm). Hardback

$39.67

The Farce of Fashion
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The Farce of Fashion

By James Riddell and John Berry

London: Riddle Books Ltd, 1948. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 10.75 x 8.25 inches (27 x 21 cm). Paper covered boards with integral flaps. Light foxing to covers, slight rubbing to edges. Light browning to pages, otherwise excellent. Fourteen colour illustrations of a couple in various costumes. Pages are split horizontally allowing upper and lower halves to be mixed. An attractive work in nice clean condition. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 10.75 x 8.25 inches (27 x 21 cm). Hardback

$59.51

Over the Deep Blue Sea
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Over the Deep Blue Sea

By Daisaku Ikeda / Brian Wildsmith (Illust.) / Geraldine McCaugherean (Trans.)

London: Oxford University Press, 1992. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 9.75 x 12 inches (24 x 31 cm). Illustrated laminated boards. Light shelf wear to covers, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall condition is Near Fine. Size: 9.75 x 12 inches (24 x 31 cm). Hardback

$25.13

Sintram and His Companions and Aslauga's Knight: (The Temple Classics for Young People)
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Sintram and His Companions and Aslauga's Knight: (The Temple Classics for Young People)

By La Motte Fouque / Charles Robinson (Illust.)

London: J.M. Dent, 1900. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). Blue cloth binding with light rubbing to ends of spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Tanning to free endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's name to front pastedown endpaper. Colour title page and frontis plus eleven illustrations in black and white. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 218

$59.51

Peacock Pie
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Peacock Pie

By Walter de la Mare / Edward Ardizzone

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1946. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 6.25 x 9 inches (16 x 23 cm). Dust jacket: Original jacket with wear to edges. A couple of tears with creasing to rear cover. Browning to spine, a few marks to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: First Edward Ardizzone illustrated edition. Yellow cloth binding with illustrated front board. Light foxing to covers. A few occasional spots to text, otherwise very clean throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9 inches (16 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 107

$39.67

Kwatrijnen van Omar Khayyam: (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam) (Quousque Tandem Series)
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Kwatrijnen van Omar Khayyam: (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam) (Quousque Tandem Series)

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Ponticus [H.W.J.M. Keuls] (Trans.) / John Buckland Wright (Illust.)

Utrecht: De Bezige Bij, 1944. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.75 x 11.25 inches (17 x 29 cm). Grey card wraps with light browning to spine and edges of covers. Scattered spotting to pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Rare title from WWII underground publisher De Bezige Bij (Busy Bee). Part of their Quousque Tandem Series, issued as a limited edition of 525 copies, this copy is lettered R.S. (Possibly R.D.). This edition features 11 erotic Buckland plates taken from the 1938 Golden Cockerel Press edition, text is in Dutch. This printing includes 3 of the 5 extra illustrations that were only issued in the first 30 copies of the Golden Cockerel edition. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.75 x 11.25 inches (17 x 29 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: [24]

$528.96

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Adelaide Hanscom (Illust.)

New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1905. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 8 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Beige cloth binding with blue, yellow and red designs to front board. Stain to rear board, internally in first class condition throughout. First edition to feature the groundbreaking photographic illustrations of Adelaide Hanscom. This is the undated first printing with sepia photos printed on tissue, and illustrations credited only to Adelaide Hanscom, later editions also credited Blanche Cumming. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown endpaper dated 1909. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 8 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Hardback

$264.48

All the Fun of the Fair
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All the Fun of the Fair

By W. Rainey

London: Ernest Nister, 1888. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 9.75 x 12 inches (25 x 31 cm). Colour illustrated card wraps with some soiling and light creasing. Tear to lower section of spine. Binding loose but all pages attached. Light browning to pages but otherwise clean throughout. A rare Victorian circus title with lovely colour illustrations. WorldCat lists only two copies worldwide. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 9.75 x 12 inches (25 x 31 cm). Paperback

$158.69

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Frank Brangwyn (Illust.)

London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company Ltd., 1910 (Circa). Very Good/Good. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Creasing and slight wear to upper edge. Spine darkened and slightly worn to ends. Colour illustrated panel to front cover with slight wear, 2cm tear to top edge of front cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Brown buckram binding with decorative panel to front board. Slight bumping to board edges, foxing to page edges, a few occasional spots to text. Front free endpaper has 2cm tear to outside edge, with archival tape repair to verso. Complete with all 4 colour plates. . Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 135

$85.96

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Willy Pogany (Illust.)

New York: William Godwin Inc, 1933. 1st Edition Thus . Good Plus. 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Black cloth binding. Upper and lower board edges worn through. Light browning to pages, clean text throughout. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Eight colour plates. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: lxxv

$33.06

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Edmund J. Sullivan (Illust.)

New York: Arden Book Company, 1935 (Circa). Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Creasing and slight chipping to ends. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Beige cloth binding, slight browning to pages, otherwise excellent. Includes the translations from Fitzgerald's first edition and also his fifth edition. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 193

$59.51

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