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Large format. Colour photographic covers. Photography by Zena Holloway. From the original by Kingsley. ISBN: 9781919790749. SIGNED by photographer (Holloway) to half-title page. Wrapper has some creasing.
Red cloth. Pretty colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Covers are stained. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name in ink to front pastedown. Slight foxing to endpapers and textblock. A couple of hinges have cracked.
Red boards, black title to spine. Abridged edition. 184 pages. Couple of knocks to spine. Page edge browning; darkest to edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.
The Raphael House Library series. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 135 pages, publication list to rear. Spine bumped and split at lower 2". Corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Covers are scuffed and slightly grubby. Some hinges cracked/pulled. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Foxing to last few pages.
THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1319207
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing. Dustwrapper has loss at all edges, is grubby and is missing the front flap.
Green cloth, dark green titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 pretty colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of nicks to cloth at corners. Spine is a little darkened. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.
Green cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. B/w frontis and booklist to rear. Spine and edges are faded. A few splash marks to front cover. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.
Green cloth, dark green titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 pretty colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corner; some browning and foxing. Some chips and fraying to cloth at top of spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. A few page corner creases. All plates present.
Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to surface paper on front cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing and margin marks throughout. All plates present.
Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Some browning to spine. All plates present. Some marks to page 241. Wrapper is torn and creased with loss along edges; some grubby marks.
Blue pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 259 pages. Spine and a couple of cover edges are unevenly browned. Bottom corner of front endpaper has been snipped off. Some foxing. All plates present. Wrapper is torn with upto 2" loss to base of spine; loss to corners and top edge of front panel. This is a 2nd impression.
Cheap Edition (no plates present). A Fairy-tale for a Land-Baby. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt titles. Lighter blue boards, black titles and illustration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Gilt to spine faded. Corners of boards rubbed. Musty odour present. Contents clean. A nice copy.