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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2135907
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1981. Slightly better than very good condition.

Centenniel Limited Edition bound in tan morocco. 30 glorious tipped-in colour plates. Lavish gilt decorations to front cover and on raised spine. 129 pages. Small scuff mark to rear cover. Foxing and browning to outer page edges, which are gilt. Tissue-guarded plates are lovely and bright.

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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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