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Peach cloth, red bird decoration to front, gilt titles to spine. Green title to front. 23 beautiful colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Third printing. Spine very slightly faded and has a few pale foxspots. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed especially to one horizontal end and rubbed to one vertical edge.
A reproduction of the original edition first published in 1909. Dark red boards, elaborate gilt design and title to front and spine. Red endpapers. 23 spectacular colour plates. B/w text illus. 152 pages. ISBN: 0340267666. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Original clear film wrapper is torn and creased at rear corners, small tear to lower front corner.
Instructive applications by Croxall. Small format. Brown cloth. Gilt title to spine. 296 pages. Illustrated with 100 b/w engravings. Pull-out b/w frontispiece. Covers are worn and grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown, further writing in ink to rear endpapers. Front free-endpaper is missing. Contents are foxed and very grubby.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 10 x 6.5". ISBN: 0862030188. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine.
Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages. ISBN: 041652950X. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is faded to spine.
Dusky-pink pictorial boards. Blue cloth spine. Very nice full-page colour illustrations. 23 fables. 48pp. 10.5 x 7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are somewhat faded - very, very pale pink now. Some fading to spine. Bookplate from a previous owner stuck to front endpaper. Odd margin mark. Illustrations are still nice and bright.
The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by Publishers. This is Copy No. 184. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening/browning to spine. A few grubby marks to covers. Yellow stain to one corner of rear cover. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages in varying degrees; some pages just have foxing to outer page edges. All colour plates are present and in excellent condition!
Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. 23 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue-guards. Assumed 1st edition. Spotting/browning to spine; some chipping to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Wear along cover edges; a few small nicks at corners. Some foxing and browning, mostly to prelims. All plates present. Bottom corner of page 144 has small piece torn off.
Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages. ISBN: 041652950X. Top and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Top front corner very slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is sunned at spine and slightly rubbed at edges.
THE CHILDREN'S PLAY-HOUR BOOK
Written by Stephen Southwold; Rose Fyleman; A.A. Milne; Hans Christian Andersen; Aesop; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Joyce Mercer; et al..
Stock no. 1506874
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Lilac pictorial boards. green titles. Tipped-in colour plates, b/w and three-tone illustrations. 153 pages. 1927 to title page. First story The Faithless Sentinels by Southwold. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Dent to top edge of rear cover. Rear joint cracked. A little foxing. Small tear and hole to top of plate opposite 102. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips and tears, a little loss. Spine and folds browned. Panels grubby.
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The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by the publishers, this is copy no. 148. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to top and tail of spine and tears which have been tape repaired on verso the wrapper is also lightly browned and foxed. An exceptionally nice copy of this scarce edition made even more desirable by the original dustwrapper being present. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing fox in a bucket. 24 colour plates. Sunshine Series. Retold by Blanche Winder. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover ever so slightly grubby. Dated ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges. All plates present. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to top of spine and front panel. Spine browned and slightly faded. Rear panel a little grubby. Some foxing.