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ENGLISH FAIRY TALES
Written by Flora Annie Steel. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1311519
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1918. Very good condition.
Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 16 colour plates with captioned paper guards. B/w text illustrations. 341 pages. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. A couple of small dents to cover edges. Foxing to contents else clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Written by Allen Andrews.
Stock no. 1808355
Published by Harrap. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
'This is the story of an investigation into thirteen separate confederacies of murder, and into the central conspiracy which planned these murders and achieved the desired result: the death of fifty Allied aircrew officers as a deterrent to ten thousand others in prisoner-of-war camps within Germany.' Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0245527753. Price-cut pictorial wrapper lightly edge-creased.
NATIONAL NURSERY RHYMES SET TO MUSIC
Written by J.W. Elliott. Illustrated by Dalziel Brothers.
Stock no. 1311518
Published by George Routledge & Sons; Novello, Ewer and Co.. Good condition.
Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 110 numbered pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. There is a light mark to rear cover. Joints are cracked causing contents to be loose but stitching still holding. Grubby fingeremarks to contents and pencil scribbling to last page (publication list).
A CENTURY OF GUNS: A SKETCH OF THE LEADING TYPES OF SPORTING AND MILITARY SMALL ARMS
Written by H.J. Blanch.
Stock no. 2112517
Published by John Blanch & Son. 1909. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles. With over 150 illustrations of guns and rifles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuff marks and other marks to covers. Front joint is cracked and a bit weak. Some foxing and browning to pages. Contents are generally very good.
ALL THE MOWGLI STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1311517
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition.
Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Contents clean.
THE CLOTHES HORSE AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Allan Ahlberg. Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg.
Stock no. 2112516
Published by Viking Kestrel. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. 31 pages. ISBN: 0670812676. SIGNED by Allan Ahlberg to half-title page. A little bumping to spine and corners. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with edge-creasing.
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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Helen Stratton.
Stock no. 1311516
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1899. Very good condition.
Large, heavy format. Beige and blue pictorial cloth, gilt. Upwards of 400 b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers just a little grubby and foxed. Small binders sticker to front pastedown. Name in ink to half-title. Heavy foxing, mainly to prelims and outer page edges.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2112515
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1950. Very good condition.
The last book to be illustrated by Rackham. Grahame himself originally approached Rackham to illustrate his book but at that time it could not be managed. It was thirty years later that Rackham finally consented. The pictures were finished just as World War II broke out and were originally published in America by the Limited Editions Club. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 12 lovely colour plates plus 15 line illustrations in the text. 178 pages. 9.5 x 6". Gilt to spine is worn and faded. Marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Name in ink and some ink smudges to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. All plates present.
THE TANKS - THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL TANK REGIMENT (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Capt. B.H. Liddell-Hart.
Stock no. 2112514
Published by Cassell. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, silver titles. Heavy branch machine gun corps, tank corps & Royal Tank Corps 1914-1945. Fold-out maps and b/w photos. Fold-out map to front of volume 1 is creased. Some foxing. Wrappers have some browning and edge-chipping and creasing; a little loss.
BRITISH ARMY COLLAR BADGES 1881 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Colin Churchill; Ray Westlake.
Stock no. 2112513
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors. (With 1987/88 price guide). Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853688958. SIGNED by Ray Westlake, with dedication in ink to front endpaper. Bump and nick to top of spine and wrapper; a little edge-creasing and browning to wrapper.
THE BIRDS OF STAFFORDSHIRE
Written by Alexander M. McAldowie.
Stock no. 2112512
Published by Chunet Valley Books. 1999. Fine condition.
Facsimile reprint of the 1893 original edition. Limited to 300 copies. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Copy no. 54.
A FLORA OF SHROPSHIRE
Written by W.A. Leighton.
Stock no. 2112511
Published by John Davies. 1841. Almost very good condition.
B/w plate pages to rear. Book has been rebound, with new endpapers and covers. Still a few scuffs to covers. Some foxing and page browning; especially to plate pages.