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THE ADVENTURES OF TWO DUTCH DOLLS AND A GOLLIWOGG
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 1819856
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1895. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cloth backed boards. Decorated cream endpapers. Delightful colour illustrations facing each page of verse. B/w vignettes to text. 64pp. Due to original binding technique, 4 page numbers duplicated with a little star beside the number. Oblong, 11 x 8.5". Boards just slightly grubby, corners lightly rubbed. Minor (faint) smudge to front pastedown. A few minor grubby marks to contents which appear lovely and bright. Overall a very nice copy indeed.
Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Large, oblong format. Wonderful colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and scuffed, stain to spine edge of front cover where colour has seeped from cloth. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper (dated 1907). Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked (between endpaper and title-page). Contents are foxed and slightly grubby. A nice copy overall.
Green cloth spine. Oblong format. Bold colour illustrations throughout. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Dark damp marks along cover edges. A few foxspots. Some margin marks; one margin tear to page 5/6 (around 1"). Light page corner creasing.
Oblong format. Blue cloth spine. Profusely illustrated in bright colours. Cloth spine is browned, with some wear; couple of small nicks to top and tail. Scuffing to covers. Corners are heavily worn; some bumped. Front endpaper is MISSING. Prelims are loose, with creasing, foxing and edge-chipping and small tears. Front joint is broken: some weak stitching can be seen. Some foxing and grubby margin marks. Illustrations are still nice and bright. A reading copy.
Cloth spine, oblong format. Glorious, humorous colour pictures. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some light scuffing to covers. Light browning to endpapers, some light fingering to page margins. There is a strong smell to the contents of the book (not sure what it is). Overall this is a very nice copy of a very politically-incorrect book! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Large format. Blue cloth spine. Cream boards with small colour pictures. Colour & b/w illustrations. Recased and restitched. Wear and fading to spine. Cover edges and corners are bumped and scuffed. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks to outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.
Green cloth spine. pictorial front board. Oblong format. 8.5 x 11". Colour illustrations throughout. Covers have some brown marks and a few scuff marks. Corners have been protected with what looks like browning paper tape. Spine is a little worn and browned to base. Front joint has been repaired eith white cloth tape. Date in ink to front endpaper and a few to title page. One hinge internally reinforced with white cloth tape. A couple of small margin tear repairs. A few margin marks, else contents are still lovely and bright.
Pictorial front board. Super colour illustrations throughout. Oblong format. 8.5 x 11". Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some scuff marks to covers. A few grubby marks. Date in ink to front endpaper and a couple of times to title page. Copyright date of 1896 to pages internally. Some hinges have been strengthened with tape. There are some page tears which have been repaired with sticky tape. Contents are still very good.
Oblong format. Blue cloth spine. Profusely illustrated in bright colours. Corners worn, covers slightly grubby. Spine a little bit rubbed to head and tail. A few faint finger marks to margins otherwise contents bright and clean. A very nice early edition.
Green cloth spine. Oblong format. Bold colour illustrations throughout. Inscription in ink to title-page. Vertical crease to front board, covers worn and stained at edges. A few pages with tape repairs and closed tears to margins. Pictures bright. Reduced from Â£250.
Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Large, oblong format. Wonderful colour illustrations. Corners worn. Small dent to top edge of front and rear cover. Rear cover slightly scuffed. One margin tear internally. Covers beautifully bright, contents near fine.
Green cloth spine. pictorial front board. Oblong format. 8.5 x 11". Colour illustrations throughout. Boards a little worn at corners with slight discolouration to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Three small margin tears to centrefold. Contents very bright.