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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2132994
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. Some light wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Rubbing away of gilt to bottom of front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates are present - 4 have minor corner creases.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2125652
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. A few light grubby marks to covers. Small split in cloth to base of spine. A few scuff marks to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. All plates are present and in excellent condition.

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ROBIN HOOD AND OTHER TALES OF OLD ENGLAND
Written by Rosa Hobhouse; Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by W.H. Birch.
Stock no. 2125158
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1939. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few marks to covers. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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IN POWDER AND CRINOLINE
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1314437
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

Old Fairy Tales retold by Quiller-Couche. The first of Nielsen's greatest works. 24 magnificent colour plates reflecting both the Japanese influences and the Aubrey Beardsley tradition. The plates are tissue-guarded and tipped-in decorated backgrounds. Grey pictorial cloth, gilt title and floral decoration to spine. Grey and cream pictorial endpapers. Decorative borders to each page. 163 numbered pages. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and just a little rubbed. There are a few light marks to covers. Some heavy foxing, mainly to endpapers and page margins/edges. Dark marks to edge of text block. Light musty smell to contents. All plates present and in fine condition.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1108296
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1942. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Rear joint cracked. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Plate and tissue-guard to opposite page 24 are partially detached; hinge pulled. All plates present.

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THE DELECTABLE DUCHY
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch.
Stock no. 1202086
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Duchy Edition. Purple cloth, gilt title to spine. Wrapper a little grubby and price-cut.

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